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Linguistic

The Linguistic's interests are usually focused on ideas and information exchange. They tend to like reading a lot, and enjoy discussion about what has been said. Some will want to write about their own ideas and may follow a path towards journalism, or story writing or editing. Others will develop skills in other languages, perhaps finding work as a translator or interpreter. Most Linguistic types will enjoy the opportunity to teach or instruct people in a topic they are interested in.

Labour Market Information

Employers in Ireland report difficulties in recruiting staff for the following occupations. This information is derived from the EGFSN (Expert Group on Future Skills Needs) along with current media reports. Many of these occupations are also expected to remain in demand for the coming few years.

For information such as growth rate, employment numbers etc, for each occupation, click on the title.



 
127 Occupations found.
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Career Interests: A E I
Leaving Certificate plus professional award

Analyses financial information and prepares financial reports to determine or maintain a record of assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liability, or other financial activities within an organisation.

 
Career Interests: N R I

Agricultural scientists study all the factors involved in work on the farm, such as the animals and crops, with the goal of increasing productivity and sustainability.

 
Career Interests: I R S
Degree in Medicine

A fully qualified medical doctor who specialises in preventing patients from feeling pain whilst they undergo surgery and other medical procedures.

 
Career Interests: I R A
Level 8 Honours Bachelor Degree
Demand is in niche areas

Analytical Chemists study the exact chemical composition of natural and artificial materials.

 
Career Interests: C I A
Level 5 or 6 award along with on-the-job training required

Designs and creates an app for just about any computing device, from desktop computers to mobile devices. Once the app exists, the developer will help test it and correct any bugs prior to the launch of the app.

 
Career Interests: I C R
Level 9 Award in related subject area: MSc postgraduate courses in astronomy or physics would normal
Demand is in niche areas

Astronomers research stars, planets and the universe. They study and analyse maps, space, and the universe at large, using information from telescopes and satellites.

 
Career Interests: A E I
Level 8 Honours Bachelor Degree

An Auditor is a Professional Accountant who has undergone further post qualification training.

 
Career Interests: I A 
Demand is in niche areas

Works with the collection and analysis of massive amounts of data obtained from computer and internet users.

 
Career Interests: I R 
Engineering Degree
Demand is in niche areas

Biochemical engineering is a branch of chemical engineering which applies technological advancements to biological materials.

 
Career Interests: N I R
Level 8 Honours Bachelor Degree
Demand is in niche areas

Studies the chemistry of animals and plants and analyses their cells and tissues.

 
Career Interests: N I R
Science Degree
Demand is in niche areas

Studies, analyses and collects information about both plant and animal life.

 
Career Interests: I N R
Level 8/9 Degree in Engineering
Demand is in niche areas

Develops devices and procedures that solve medical and health-related problems by combining their knowledge of biology and medicine with engineering principles and practices.

 
Career Interests: I R 
Demand is in niche areas

A scientist who specialises in the investigation and research of the science of disease.

 
Career Interests: N I R
Level 7 or 8 Honours Bachelors Degree in related subject
Studies the cells, evolution, genes, and various species of plants. They look into how and where plants grow and investigate the impact that chemicals and diseases have on them. 
Career Interests: E A 
A Business Degree or greater with a great deal of expreience in the world of business.

Works with client companies to evaluate business plans and optimise long-term costs and production.

 
Career Interests: A E S
A Business Degree or greater with a great deal of expreience in the world of business.
Demand is in niche areas

Provides objective advice, expertise and specialist skills with the aim of creating value, maximising growth or improving the business performance of their clients.

 
Career Interests: A E S
Degree or greater
Demand is in niche areas

Provides objective advice, expertise and specialist skills with the aim of creating value, maximising growth or improving the business performance of their clients.

 
Career Interests: E S A
No formal entry requirements. However. courses in buisness studies are an advantage.
Demand is in niche areas

Involved in the creation and development of new business opportunities for a company.

 
Career Interests: R A I
Junior/Leaving Certificate + FAS Apprenticeship
Demand is in niche areas
The craft of carpentry and joinery is varied. It includes setting out, production and assembly of joinery such as stairs, doors, windows, floors and built-in furniture. 
Career Interests: R  
No formal education requirements. many fitters are trained on the job.
Cuts, shapes, lays and fits floor coverings in any type of building. 
Career Interests: N E C
Leaving Certificate + Further Cooking Training
Demand is in niche areas

Works in a kitchen preparing food, organising supplies and supervising staff.

 
Career Interests: I R A
Science Degree in chemistry. applied or analytical chemistry. biochemistry or a related.
Demand is in niche areas

Researches and analyses the content and structure of chemical substances.

 
Career Interests: I R A
Demand is in niche areas

Provides technical assistance to chemists by setting up equipment, preparing and carrying out experiments and taking measurements.

 
Career Interests: S I R

Children's nurses care for babies, children and adolescents. They apply their specialist knowledge to the particular needs and problems of children and their families.

 
Career Interests: E A S
Multilingual skills required

Works as part of a sales team typically acting as the main point of contact for the organisation’s clients.

 
Career Interests: R I C
Demand is in niche areas

Cloud Computing applications are becoming key to companies in all economic sectors. Cloud Computing is utilising networks of servers to store and manage data and applications rather than simply storing the information on one computer.

 
Career Interests: N E C
Junior Certificate plus Apprenticeship

Assists with the preparation, cooking and presentation of food and in the running of the restaurant.

 
Career Interests: A E R
Level 7 Degree or greater in relevant discipline

Plans, directs, or coordinates activities of an organisation to ensure compliance with ethical or legal standards.

 
Career Interests: E I A
Multilingual skills required

Computer/software sales assistants work in stores selling computers and computer-related goods. They help customers choose the products that best meet their needs.

 
Career Interests: I A R
Level 7 or 8 Degree

Writes, edits and alters Application Software Programs for computers.

 
Career Interests: I R A
<p>Level 7 Degree or greater.</p>

Computer science involves the design and architecture of computers, the development of programmes and the effective construction of systems. Modern computer science is involved in every aspect of industry and business and underpins every aspect of our personal lives.

 
Career Interests: I R C
Level 8 Honours Bachelor Degree in a computer related area.

Maintain and administer computer networks and related computing environments including computer hardware, systems software, applications software, and all necessary configurations.

 
Career Interests: I A R
Level 8 Honours Bachelor Degree

Analyses the needs of the end users of computers and writes specifications for programmers and technicians.

 
Career Interests: E R I
Multilingual skills required

Computer systems sales managers sell computer hardware and software to commercial customers. They give advice about appropriate equipment.

 
Career Interests: S I 

Computer trainers teach people how to use and get the most from their computer systems.

 
Career Interests: R A I
Junior/Leaving Certificate + FAS Apprenticeship

Service and maintains all the equipment and machinery used on construction plants.

 
Career Interests: I E A
Level 7 Ordinary Bachelor Degree or greater
Studies trends and patterns in consumer preferences to identify areas of potential profit for companies. 
Career Interests: E S A
Level 7 Ordinary Bachelor Degree or greater
Demand is in niche areas

Responsible for the management of sales to corporate clients.

 
Career Interests: R A I
No formal education requirements. Training available from FAS (3 day)
Operates a crane to lift heavy loads on a building site or in a factory. 
Career Interests: E S A
Leaving Certificate + Further Training
Multilingual skills required

Responsible for dealing with customer queries and complaints, and ensuring fare trading between a customer and a company.

 
Career Interests: A S 
Multilingual skills required

The customer services manager ensures that all staff work to their company's standard in satisfying each customer's requirement, enquiry or complaint politely and efficiently.

 
Career Interests: E A R
Leaving Certificate + Further training
Multilingual skills required

Manages telephone interactions with customers, using appropriate processes, tools and systems to address the customers needs.

 
Career Interests: I A R

Performs analysis of data and works out how the findings of the analysis can best be applied to profit the business.

 
Career Interests: I R A

Uses strong business acumen, coupled with an ability to communicate data findings to influence how an organisation approaches business challenges.

 
Career Interests: A R I

Manages the quality and security of an organisation's information.

 
Career Interests: A I 
Level 7 Ordinary Bachelor Degree or greater in IT area

Supervises and controls the creation and maintenance of databases and record filing systems.

 
Career Interests: I S R
<p>Level 8 Honours Bachelor Degree</p>

A fully qualified medical doctor who specialises in examing, treating and advising sick people in a local GP surgery, or in a hospital setting.

 
Career Interests: I R A
Demand is in niche areas

Examines the presence and impact of certain chemicals in soil and water.

 
Career Interests: N R I

Fisheries Biologists study fish, particularly their behaviour, their numbers and how they interact with their environments.

 
Career Interests: R A I
Junior/Leaving Certificate + FAS Apprenticeship

Repairs, services and maintains industrial machinery.

 
Career Interests: I N A
Level 6 Cert or greater
Demand is in niche areas

Analyse the properties of food and the effects of processing, freezing and storing food.

 
Career Interests: I A E
Demand is in niche areas

Provides accounting skills in civil and criminal cases, and also non-legal related investigations.

 
Career Interests: R A 
Demand is in niche areas

Operates a forklift truck transporting heavy goods to and from difficult places.

 
Career Interests: A E I
Level 8 Honours Bachelor Degree

Prepares bank account reconciliation, deals with cash transfers, bonds and equity settlements.

 
Career Interests: I A R

Computer games programmers turn the ideas and specifications of games designers into games that people can actually play.

 
Career Interests: S I R
<p>Level 8 Honours Bachelor Degree</p>

Works in a hospital or clinic caring for patients and assisting doctors and surgeons with their treatment.

 
Career Interests: I R 
Degree (Various disciplines)
Geoscientists are primarily involved with the exploration and production of natural resources. Their research requires detailed research into the composition, structure and other physical aspects of the earth. 
Career Interests: N I A

Horticultural scientists study the science and technology of plant cultivation.

 
Career Interests: I R A
Level 8 Honours Degree in Science

Studies the make-up and behaviour of chemicals, the way they react with each other and how they can be used in industrial processes such as producing plastics, pharmaceuticals or silicon chips.

 
Career Interests: S I R
<p>Level 8 Honours Bachelor Degree</p>

Tends to the special needs of people with intellectual disabilities, working in either residential or community services.

 
Career Interests: E S 
Leaving Certificate + Further training
Demand is in niche areas

Contacts new and existing customers to discuss their needs.Identifies products and services based of their knowledge of customer needs.

 
Career Interests: E I A
Level 8 Honours Degree + further professional qualification
Works in partnership with clients, advising them how to use information technology in order to meet their business objectives or overcome problems. 
Career Interests: I E A
Level 6 Cert or greater (IT or Business)
Demand is in niche areas
Supervises and manages the running of a computer department. 
Career Interests: I E S
Level 6 Cert or greater
Demand is in niche areas

Manages computer systems within an organisation and handles any problems that arise.

 
Career Interests: E S I
Level 6 Cert or greater
Multilingual skills required

Provides detailed information about a products technical specifications and suitability to a customer's needs.

 
Career Interests: I R A
Demand is in niche areas

Implements and monitors security protocols at the development stages of software systems, networks and data centres.

 
Career Interests: S E I
Level 6 Cert or greater (IT or Business)
Responsible for a team of people, motivating and encouraging them to meet customer satisfaction goals. 
Career Interests: S I A
Level 7 Degree in Training or Computer related area

Designs and delivers training courses in information and communications technology (ICT) including desktop applications and company-specific software.

 
Career Interests: I R E
Level 6 Cert or greater
Demand is in niche areas

Manages all aspects of the laboratory service in chemical, research or clinical laboratories and ensures appropriate staffing, equipment, quality and safety.

 
Career Interests: A E 
Degree + Professional Exam
Demand is in niche areas

Management accountants provide business data and analysis to managers within organisations to assist in business decision-making and control

 
Career Interests: E I A
Degree + Professional Exam

Provides professional management advice and direction to businesses and associations.

 
Career Interests: I R 

Studies the properties and uses of a range of materials, such as metals, glass, plastics and electronics.

 
Career Interests: E S C
Level 7 or 8 Degree in related area
Multilingual skills required
Develops and builds long term business relationships with potential advertisers and works to generate new business wherever possible. 
Career Interests: I R C

Applies scientific knowledge, engineering and technological skills to help prevent, diagnose and treat many kinds of disease and health conditions.

 
Career Interests: E S A
Level 7 or 8 Degree in Science
Multilingual skills required

Works to ensure doctors and hospital medical staff are aware of, buy and subsequently use their company's products.

 
Career Interests: I R C

An expert chemist with particular expertise in molecular design, the synthesis of drugs and understanding of biological functions.

 
Career Interests: R  
Junior/Leaving Certificate + FAS Apprenticeship
Demand is in niche areas
Makes steel girders and metal structures for use in the construction of buildings and other heavy duty equipment. 
Career Interests: I N R
Science Degree with Microbiology as major subject.
Demand is in niche areas

Studies and researches micro-organisms like bacteria and algae.

 
Career Interests: I N R
Level 8 Honours Degree in Science
Researches the interactions between the various systems of a cell, including the interactions between DNA, RNA and protein biosynthesis. 
Career Interests: A I 

Plans, designs, implements and troubleshoots computer networks.

 
Career Interests: I S R
Must first qualify as a medical doctor. then complete specialist training.
Studies the nervous system, and practices the diagnosis and treatment of related diseases. 
Career Interests: I R N

Researches how the nervous system behaves; develops pharmaceuticals for neurological disorders.

 
Career Interests: S I R
Level 8 Honours Bachelor Degree

Cares for pregnant women during both the pregnancy and the birth.

 
Career Interests: S I R

RANPs - Registered Advanced Nurse Practitioners - are the highest level of clinical experts in the nursing profession in Ireland.

 
Career Interests: S I R
<p>Level 8 Honours Bachelor Degree</p>

The prescribing of medicinal products is a new role for nurses and midwives in Ireland in order to meet the needs of patients/clients and the community in general.

 
Career Interests: S I A

Teaches nursing students who are candidates with the NMBI.

 
Career Interests: I S R
Must first qualify as a medical doctor and then specialise

A fully qualified medical doctor who specialises in treating and advising women on health, pregnancy and childbirth issues.

 
Career Interests: I R S
Must first qualify as a medical doctor. then complete specialist training.

A fully qualified medical doctor who specialises in treating people with cancer.

 
Career Interests: I A E
Demand is in niche areas

Uses scientific and mathematical methods to analyse management problems.

 
Career Interests: I S R
<p>Level 9 Award in related subject area</p>

A fully qualified medical doctor who specialises in the correction of vision, and works in the treatment of all conditions, disorders and diseases of the eye. 

 
Career Interests: I E S
Level 9 Award

A fully qualified medical doctor who specialises in treating sick children and new-born babies.

 
Career Interests: N R C
Level 6 Higher Cert + professional qualifications

Produces bread and confectionery products, such as cakes, pastries and biscuits.

 
Career Interests: I R 
Level 9 Award in related subject area

Conducts research into physical phenomena, develops theories and laws on the basis of observation and experiments, and devises methods to apply laws and theories to industry and other fields.

 
Career Interests: E S A
Level 6 Cert or greater
Demand is in niche areas

Co-ordinates all aspects of a project and ensures completion on schedule.

 
Career Interests: A S I
Degree in Computer Science plus additional work experience and on-the-job training.

Coordinate software development and design as part of a team. Develop, create, and modify general computer applications, software or specialised utility programs.

 
Career Interests: S I A
Degree

Helps people to restore and maintain mental health and may also have an educative role in the prevention of psychiatric illness.

 
Career Interests: S I R
Level 7 or 8 Degree

Public Health Nurses are qualified registered nurses who provide a range of health care services in the community.

 
Career Interests: I A R
Third Level degree in Science
Demand is in niche areas

Checks and tests materials and finished goods towards ensuring that they meet production standards.

 
Career Interests: R S 

Specialist trained in the use of radiological equipment, including X-ray, CT and MRI scans to take pictures of parts of the body where illness or injury is known or suspected.

 
Career Interests: I A 
Level 8 Honours Degree + training
Demand is in niche areas

Plans and carries out experiments and investigations to increase scientific knowledge in a range of areas such as life sciences, including physiology, pharmacology, microbiology, plant sciences.

 
Career Interests: I E A
Level 7/8 Degree + professional qualifications

Responsible for identifying and analysing areas of potential financial risk that threaten the assets, earning capacity or success of an organisation.

 
Career Interests: E S A
PLC or Level 6 Cert or greater
Multilingual skills required

Sells goods or services to businesses or individuals over the by telephone.

 
Career Interests: E S A
Leaving Certificate + relevant experience
Multilingual skills required

Sells a company's products and services to other companies, associations and the general public.

 
Career Interests: E S A
Multilingual skills required

Salespeople sell goods and services to individuals and to businesses.

 
Career Interests: I R 
<p>Level 9 Award in related subject area</p>
Demand is in niche areas

Works in exploration or research in an area such as biology, chemistry, or physics, that deals with the objects, phenomena, or laws of nature and the physical world.

 
Career Interests: I A R
Demand is in niche areas

Works to increase a website's visibility on the internet.

 
Career Interests: I R A

Create and maintains software applications; designs and builds computer programmes that help organisations and equipment to work effectively.

 
Career Interests: I R A
Level 7 or 8 Degree

Develops, creates, and modifies general computer applications software or specialised utility programs.

 
Career Interests: L I A
Level 8 Honours Bachelor Degree

Adapts computer software to suit a particular country, culture or society.

 
Career Interests: A I 
Computer science degree plus post graduate qualification as well as on-the-job training.
Co-ordinates research, designs, develops, and tests operating systems-level software and general computing applications. 
Career Interests: I R 
Related Science Degree

Soil scientists study soil and advise clients on its management and conservation. They survey and map soils, and produce information on their various properties and possible uses.

 
Career Interests: N R C

The second in command after the Executive Chef in a professional kitchen

 
Career Interests: I R S
Level 8 Honours Degree in medicine + professional qualifications

A fully qualified medical doctor who specialises in performing surgery for patients who need an operation following an injury, or on development of a disease or other degenerative condition.

 
Career Interests: I R S
Level 9 Award in related subject area

Provides surgical care for the teeth, jaws and facial bones.

 
Career Interests: A E 
Leaving Certificate plus professional award.

Maintains knowledge of tax code changes and of accounting procedures and theory to properly evaluate financial information. Makes tax returns on behalf of clients.

 
Career Interests: A I E
Degree

Assesses and collects tax from both business and professional individuals.

 
Career Interests: A E 
Level 8 Honours Bachelor Degree

Advises businesses and private individuals on taxation issues.

 
Career Interests: I A 
<p>Level 7 Degree or greater.</p>

Data architects are programmers who are good at working with undefined, disparate types of data and lots of ambiguity.

 
Career Interests: E S R
Level 8 Honours Bachelor Degree
Multilingual skills required

Technical experts who advise on the sale of high-tech equipment to clients.

 
Career Interests: I R A
Level 8 Honours Bachelor Degree

Completes or oversees all the calibration and testing of the various instruments and pieces of equipment used in the lab for measuring, weighing and processing raw and refined materials

 
Career Interests: I A R

Involved in the planning, monitoring and control of the testing activities and tasks of a team, in the life cycle of a software development project.

 
Career Interests: S I R
<p>Level 8 Honours Bachelor Degree</p>

Co-ordinates provision of patient care and support services within a surgery unit.

 
Career Interests: R I A
Junior/Leaving Certificate + FAS Apprenticeship
Demand is in niche areas

Make special tools for use in factories and workshops using precision machinery.

 
Career Interests: C L A
Level 6 Cert or greater
Demand is in niche areas

Designs and creates web pages and internet sites for businesses and private individuals.

 
Career Interests: A I C
Level 7 Ordinary Degree or greater
Demand is in niche areas

Works on the design, layout and coding required to build and maintain a website.

 
Career Interests: A I C
Demand is in niche areas

Writes and publishes pages for a website, presenting the content in the most suitble way for the website’s target audience.

 
Career Interests: R  
Demand is in niche areas

Welders join pieces of metal together by using intense heat.