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Manitoba’s
Tech Labour Market

Manitoba is a growing tech talent hub. Between 2012 and 2017, Winnipeg, Manitoba’s capital city saw its tech workforce grow by 40 per cent. From small and medium to big, startup to scaleup and everything in-between, the province’s tech companies have a diverse set of skills and expertise.

Fast Facts

As of May 2021

0%

Unemployment Rate1

90.6K

People employed by ICT businesses2

1,427

Number of ICT Businesses in MB3

190

New jobs created 2019-20204

$267 million

Capital Investments5

A look into
Manitoba + Canada

In 2020:

Manitoba

GDP6

$2.7 billion

Labour Productivity7
(GDP per hour worked)

$0.72/hr

vs.

GDP6
Labour Productivity7
(GDP per hour worked)

Canada

GDP6

$134 billion

Labour Productivity7
(GDP per hour worked)

$1/hr

1 Source: Statistics Canada, Labour Force Survey, 0119_07 Table 1 (2010 Jan. to 2020 Feb. Actuals) Source: WEM LMI Database (Forecast)

2 Source: Statistics Canada, Labour Force Survey, 0119_07 Table 1 (2010 Jan. to 2020 Feb. Actuals) Source: WEM LMI Database (Forecast)

3 Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM Table: 33-10-0031-01, 33-10-0214-01; 33-10-0032-01; 33-10-0215-01

4 Source: Statistics Canada, Labour Force Survey, 0119_07 Table 1 (2010 Jan. to 2020 Feb. Actuals),Statistics Canada, CANSIM Table 14-10-0297-01, WEM LMI Database (Forecast)

5 Source: Statistics Canada. Table 34-10-0035-01 Capital and repair expenditures, non-residential tangible assets, by industry and geography

6 Source: Statistics Canada, Cansim Table: 36-10-0480-01

7 Source: Statistics Canada. Table 36-10-0480-01 Labour productivity and related measures by business sector industry and by non-commercial activity consistent with the industry accounts

Tech Talent

A look into Manitoba

Manitoba is well positioned for continued growth at both the national and global tech levels. Explore the stats below for a glimpse into Manitoba’s current and projected industry talent demands.

Post Secondary Forecast 8

269

Graduates

1,567

Enrolled

Job Demand Forecast 2021-2025 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
2171 Information systems analysts and consultants -5 144 165 167 168
2174 Computer programmers and interactive media developers -88 63 125 126 128
2282 User support technicians 4 31 51 53 52
2281 Computer network technicians 49 61 74 78 76
6221 Technical sales specialists - wholesale trade 149 72 108 111 111
7246 Telecommunications installation and repair workers 0 -17 21 23 22
2242 Electronic service technicians (household and business equipment) 73 123 68 70 70
0213 Computer and information systems managers 0 35 59 60 61
2173 Software engineers and designers -22 18 38 40 39
7245 Telecommunications line and cable workers -3 -13 8 9 9
2175 Web designers and developers -13 22 33 35 33
2147 Computer engineers (except software engineers and designers) 10 7 19 20 20
9523 Electronics assemblers, fabricators, inspectors and testers -56 4 9 10 10
2241 Electrical and electronics engineering technologists and technicians 35 31 18 18 19
1122 Professional occupations in business management consulting 126 61 55 56 57
0013 Senior managers - financial, communications and other business services 79 31 43 44 45
1422 Data entry clerks -60 59 41 41 42
2133 Electrical and electronics engineers 58 27 14 15 15
Wage Data - Listed by category 2020
2171 Information systems analysts and consultants $80,976
2174 Computer programmers and interactive media developers $76,864
6552 Other customer and information services representatives $45,330
2282 User support technicians $62,258
2281 Computer network technicians $67,773
6221 Technical sales specialists - wholesale trade $90,462
7246 Telecommunications installation and repair workers $81,856
2242 Electronic service technicians (household and business equipment) $55,743
0213 Computer and information systems managers $119,796
2173 Software engineers and designers $83,546
0131 Telecommunication carriers managers $113,015
7245 Telecommunications line and cable workers $86,518
2175 Web designers and developers $54,693
2147 Computer engineers (except software engineers and designers) $84,580
9523 Electronics assemblers, fabricators, inspectors and testers $41,860
2241 Electrical and electronics engineering technologists and technicians $100,268
1122 Professional occupations in business management consulting $86,016
0013 Senior managers - financial, communications and other business services $151,460
1422 Data entry clerks $46,893
2133 Electrical and electronics engineers $135,371

The data for this page is compiled by WEM LMI wem.mb.ca

0119_07 Table 1 – Labour force survey estimates (LFS), labour force, employed and unemployed by 2, 3 and 4 digit North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) 2017 for Canada and provinces, unadjusted for seasonality, monthly (persons x 1,000 unless otherwise noted)

8 Estimate annual post secondary graduations and enrollments (5 year average)

9 WEM LIMI Database

10 Source: Statistics Canada, Labour Force Survey, 0119_07 Table 1 (2010 Jan. to 2020 Feb. Actuals), Statistics Canada, CANSIM Table 14-10-0297-01, WEM LMI Database (Forecast)