Data on 2005 H1-B applications

IT jobs represented two of the top five occupations for H-1B visa petitions: 674,805 for systems analysts and programs and 58,429 for other computer-related occupations. Other top five occupations seeking H-1B visas: college professors and researchers, 94,685; accountants and auditors, 68,256; and electrical and electronics engineers, 65,974.