This year’s most popular jobs for Brits abroad – as searches for overseas vacancies soar

The 10 most popular overseas jobs in 2022

With 271,680 searches in the last year, ‘teaching jobs abroad’ are the most in-demand positions of 2022.

Searches for jobs in hotels landed second place, with 33,840 annual searches, along with chef jobs (5,880) and bartending vacancies (3,480).

Nursing is also another popular profession (22,560), with jobs in animal care also making the top 10 list. Those looking for a place to both live and work are searching for ‘au pair’ jobs, which has increased by 56% YOY.

Interestingly, searches related to ‘jobs in construction’ have increased by a staggering 133% YOY, while jobs in engineering are the fourth most searched for career abroad, along with electrician jobs which received 19,680 annual searches.

Most Popular Careers

Annual UK searches

Increase YOY 21-22

Teaching

271,680

30%

Hotel staff

33,840

56%

Nursing

22,560

23%

Engineering

19,680

55%

Au Pair

15,720

56%

Electrician

10,080

27%

Animal care

6,600

57%

Chef

5,880

50%

Construction

5,400

133%

Bartending

3,480

57%

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