VISA eligible skills shortage list for healthcare and education in the UK

If you’re looking for a job in the UK in healthcare and education, here is a list of the occupations in high demand. If you find a job is on this list, your employers must follow the national pay scale rate for the job you’ll be doing.

Job types included on the shortage occupations list along with part of the UK where there is a shortage

Professions include:
Medical practitioners – all jobs England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland
Psychologists – all jobs England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland
Pharmacists – all jobs England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland
Medical radiographers – all jobs (including radiotherapy practitioners / technologists) England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland
Health professionals not elsewhere classified – all jobs England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland
Physiotherapists – all jobs England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland
Occupational therapists – all jobs England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland
Speech and language therapists – all jobs England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland
Nurses – all jobs England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland
Secondary education teaching professionals – only teachers in maths, physics, science (where an element of physics will be taught), computer science and modern foreign languages England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland
Secondary education teaching professionals – only teachers in Gaelic Scotland only
Primary and nursery education teaching professionals – only Gaelic medium teachers Scotland only
Social workers – all jobs England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland
Paramedics – all jobs England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland
Nursing auxiliaries and assistants – all jobs England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland