Computer programmers and interactive media developers

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Computer programmers write, modify, integrate and test computer code for software applications, data processing applications, operating systems-level software and communications software. Interactive media developers write, modify, integrate and test computer code for Internet and mobile applications, computer-based training software, computer games, film, video and other interactive media. They are employed in computer software development firms, information technology consulting firms, and in information technology units throughout the private and public sectors.
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Sources: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census (distribution of workers). Burning Glass Technologies, Labour Insight™ (job postings). Time frame is January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2020.

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Note: Previously, this section included data on job vacancies from Statistics Canada’s Job Vacancy and Wage Survey (JVWS). However, annual data from the JVWS for 2020 are unavailable as the survey was suspended for two quarters in 2020 due to COVID-19. Most recent occupational data from the JVWS can be accessed at Statistics Canada here.