Mon. Sep 26th, 2022

Brits have searched for work abroad by more than 56% compared to the 12 months prior, with teaching being the most popular job being searched with year-on-year increase of 30%.

Overseas jobs website Anywork Anywhere analysed UK Google Search data from the last 12 months to reveal which countries and jobs are the most in demand right now.

“It’s interesting to see such a huge increase in searches for jobs abroad. While teaching jobs have always been a popular choice for UK residents looking to work overseas, there seems to be a growing demand for nursing, engineering, and hospitality jobs.” said a spokesperson.

“There has also been a huge growth in searches for jobs in Dubai, where there is no income tax on salaries or wages paid, suggesting Brits are looking to take advantage of these benefits.”

The 10 most popular overseas jobs in 2022

The following are ranked according to search volume, and their year-on-year increase for 2022-2022 is quoted in brackets.

  1. Teaching (30%)
  2. Hotel Staff (56%)
  3. Nursing (23%)
  4. Engineering (55%)
  5. Au Pair (56%)
  6. Electrician (27%)
  7. Animal Care (57%)
  8. Chef (50%)
  9. Construction (133%)
  10. Bartending (57%)

The most popular countries for UK job hunters

Alongside professions, Anywork Anywhere mapped out search volumes for the desired countries of these jobseekers. Brackets denote year-on-year change.

  1. Dubai (83%)
  2. Canada (52%)
  3. Australia (50%)
  4. Spain (23%)
  5. USA (22%)
  6. Italy (-18%)
  7. New Zealand (26%)
  8. Germany (0%)
  9. France (19%)
  10. Thailand (69%)

The economic and bureacratic troubles of Covid-19 put paid to many aspiring jobseekers abroad. However with most countries now opening up for tourism and foreign business travelers, dreams of global careers may now awake from their suspension.

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