The list of jobs which cannot be filled by domestic workers because of a lack of sufficient skill (a.k.a. the shortage occupation list) is now contained in Appendix K of the Immigration Rules to give the shortage list legal effect following the Supreme Court decision in Alvi.

The current shortage list can be accessed here:

http://www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/policyandlaw/immigrationlaw/immigrationrules/appendixk/

A useful summary of the job titles on the shortage list, classified by sector is listed below:

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