Migration Advisory Committee report: second review of recommended shortage occupation lists for the UK and S and has

not been quality assured to the levels enjoyed by National Statistics). Certificates of sponsorship Certificates used2 Route as percentage of total

Table 2.2 Certificates of sponsorship and migrant applications under selected Tier 2 routes, No

Tier 2 General 15,200 44 Of which RMLT3 11,900 35 Of which shortage 3,200 9 occupation Intra-company transfers 19,200 56 Total 34,300 100 Notes: (1) It is not possible to distinguish between RMLT and shortage occupation routes in migrant applications. (2) These an application that Agency management information data, Nov 2008 but not necessarily approved. They are managemen Source: UK Bordercorresponds to the certificate has been submitted, to Aug 2009 figures include those immigrants switching from a post-study category, and may also include some ministers of religion wh been conducted.

upation lists for the UK and Scotland (This data is UKBA management information

selected Tier 2 routes, Nov 2008 – Aug 2009
Migrant applications approved1 Applications approved Percent of applications made out of country 13,000 39 -

18,600 75 31,600 61 n migrant applications. (2) These figures describe ‘used’ certificates of sponsorship, where pproved. They are management information and may be subject to change. (3) RMLT de some ministers of religion where the employer has stated a labour market test has

Migration Advisory Committee report: second review of recommended shortage occupation lists for the UK and Scotl information and has not been quality assured to the levels enjoyed by National Statistics).

Table 2.3 Certificates of sponsorship used for occupations on previous recommended shortage o Aug 2009 on shortage list (4 digit SOC 2000 classification) Occupation Certificates used for shortage

occupations 3211 Nurses 604 5434 Chefs, cooks 575 6115 Care assistants and home carers 330 2314 Teacher, secondary education 314 2442 Social workers 154 2121 Engineers, civil 152 2211 Medical practitioners e.g. doctors and surgeons 135 3214 Medical radiographers 116 2213 Pharmacists/pharmacologists 115 6139 Animal care occupations n.e.c. 70 3113 Technicians, engineering 48 2113 Physicists, geologists and meteorologists 43 3414 Dancers and choreographers 37 9119 Fishing and agriculture related occupations n.e.c. 31 2112 Biological scientists and biochemists 29 5243 Lines repairers and cable jointers 28 2216 Veterinarians (vets) 26 2125 Engineers, chemical 19 3217 Pharmaceutical dispensers (pharmacists) 16 5215 Welder, welding trades 16 3222 Therapists, occupational 14 1122 Managers, construction 13 3218 Technicians, medical and dental 13 8111 Process operatives, food, drink and tobacco 13 2212 Psychologists 10 3434 Photographers and audio-visual equipment operators 7 2215 Dental practitioners (dentists) 6 3513 Ship and hovercraft officers 2 5216 Pipe fitters 2 3223 Therapists, speech and language 1 3415 Musicians 1 3229 Therapists n.e.c. 0 Note: These figures describe ‘used’ certificates of sponsorship, where an application that corresponds to the certificate has be are management information and may be information data, Nov 2008 to Aug 2009 Source: UK Border Agency management subject to change. Previous recommended shortage occupation lists can be found in

pation lists for the UK and Scotland (This data is UKBA management tics).

s recommended shortage occupation lists for Tier 2, Nov 2008 to

Total certificates used under Shortage as a percentage of total Tier 2 2015 30 697 83 641 52 686 46 167 92 285 53 1278 11 143 81 146 79 86 81 145 33 149 29 45 82 32 97 123 24 28 100 33 79 77 25 22 73 19 84 57 25 90 14 38 34 14 93 17 59 13 54 41 15 23 9 15 13 10 10 11 9 93 0 rresponds to the certificate has been submitted, but not necessarily approved. They ge occupation lists can be found in MAC (2008c) and MAC (2009b).

Migration Advisory Committee report: second review of recommended shortage occupation lists for the UK and Scotl information and has not been quality assured to the levels enjoyed by National Statistics).

Table 2.4 Top ten nationalities recruited via the shortage occupation route, Nov 2008 to Aug 2009
Nationality Certificate used for shortage occupations

India 847 Philippines 361 China 202 South Africa 183 Australia 182 United States 170 Zimbabwe 133 Pakistan 120 Nigeria 116 New Zealand 93 Note: These figures describe ‘used’ certificates of sponsorship, where an application that corresponds to the certificate has be are management information and may be information data, Nov 2008 to Aug 2009 Source: UK Border Agency management subject to change.

of recommended shortage occupation lists for the UK and Scotland (This data is UKBA management evels enjoyed by National Statistics). Total certificates used under Tier 2 Percentage of certificates used for shortage occupations

the shortage occupation route, Nov 2008 to Aug 2009

16,465 5 1044 35 1308 15 948 19 1,430 13 3,983 4 469 28 653 18 469 24 445 21 orship, where an application that corresponds to the certificate has been submitted, but not necessarily approved. They ge. a, Nov 2008 to Aug 2009

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