No, it is not. The labour markets in the European countries need skilled workers from other countries only when domestic skilled workers can no longer supply the required numbers.
At the moment, skilled workers are wanted in the following areas:
Technical occupations – expert level (engineers):
- mechanical and automotive engineering professions
- mechatronics, energy and electronics professions
- metal and welding engineering
- technical research and development
- technical drawing (not design draughtsman), construction and model making
- computer sciences, IT application consulting, software development and programming
Technical occupations – skilled workers/specialists:
- plumbing, sanitary, heating, air-conditioning technology
- vehicle guidance in railway traffic
Physicians and qualified health staff:
- human medicine (without dentists)
- health and nursing sector, rescue service, obstetrics (i.e. graduate professionals in health and nursing)
- elderly care (i.e. graduate professionals in elderly care)
Hotel and catering industry:
- all occupations on a skilled worker level e.g. chef, restaurant specialist, hotel clerk, professional system caterer, etc.
You can only receive financial support if you will continue to pursue work in one of these professions. The conditions mentioned in your employment contract must correspond to this qualified employment. The legal grounds are provided by the Germany-wide Bottleneck Analysis of the Federal Employment Agency.