Skill Shortages in Ireland

There are many difficult to fill vacancies that persist in the Irish labour market.
Some of these hard to fill jobs include

Specialised posts in the ICT   sector (e.g. designers and developers with specific skill sets such as sophisticated database architecture, JAVA related applications, etc.),

High-tech manufacturing, mostly biopharma (e.g. chemical and product formulation engineers and analysts, especially those with an API (Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients) background) as well as more traditional manufacturing segments, namely agri-food (e.g. process and quality control engineers),

Financial services sector (e.g. risk analysts, credit specialists, actuaries),

Health sector (e.g. medical doctors, radiographers, and advanced nursing practitioners