The Observatory of occupations in the SEPE, through its own methodology, studies the professional profiles and skills that require companies to cover their jobs in the job offers published on websites of public and private employment. It comes to working on understanding the functioning of the labour market and that this information to be useful to improve the employability of workers and for the unemployed who seek to join the labour market; the workers to stay in the market or create your own work; employers looking for candidates to fill their jobs, education and training entities and, of course, those who act as intermediaries and provide guidance.


  • Providing a characterization of jobs and working conditions of the same provide users with the information they need to contrast it with its own profile and take the necessary measures according to their expectations.
  • Disclosing new skills, which in turn require new formative contents that candidates have if they want to enter or remain in the ever-changing labour market.
  • Provision of guidance counsellors and employment agents useful tools to work in the fields of employment and educational counselling, mediation and the training for employment.
  • Provide various social actors, whether public or private, arguments to support decision-making in respect of employment, guidance, brokering, training, etc.

What information is contained in the profile?
The characterization of tenders professionals employment portals, requiring specific skills in their jobs and profile of the candidate they need, both of its characteristics, their competencies and training and employment.

What you can find professional profiles?
The profiles are organized in the home page 9 major professional groups.

We have aFORMwhere you can find the profiles. Enter the or the words of the profession and you want to search the linked profile
In this table, you can write the profession that information, as well as, when the cursor in the text of the profile that we want to consult, shows the occupations linked to it.
To view all profiles studied in each of the large groups only needs to be deployed in each of them:

1 Directors and managers.

  • Directors trade, research and development
  • Heads of companies of supply, transport, distribution and related
  • Directors of policy and planning of other administrative departments
  • Managers of information and communication technologies (ICT)
  • Chief financial officer

2 . Technical and professional scientists and intellectuals

  • Lawyers
  • Financial analysts
  • Analysts and systems administrators and computer networks
  • Analysts and software designers and multimedia
  • Architects (except landscape architects and planners)
  • Technical architects and planners technical
  • Biologists, botanists, zoologists and related
  • Game developers
  • Graphic designers and multimedia
  • Nurses specialized not
  • Non-specialized nurses (except matronos)
  • Specialists in accounting
  • Specialists in the organization and management
  • Policy specialists and personnel services and related
  • Pharmacists
  • Philologists, interpreters and translators
  • Physiotherapists
  • Aeronautical engineers
  • Agricultural engineers, agricultural technical engineers
  • Engineers of materials, engineers of trash and graphics and textile Engineers
  • Electronic engineers
  • In construction and engineering civilian labour force
  • Engineers
  • In
  • Industrial engineers and production
  • Mechanical engineers
  • Technical engineers and industrial production
  • Technical engineers in topography
  • Trainers of information technologies
  • Speech therapists
  • Mathematical and actuaries
  • Family doctors
  • Family doctors and specialists
  • Dentists, doctors and dentists
  • Optical-Optometrists
  • Other professional training
  • Professionals of environmental education
  • Professionals of environmental protection
  • Professionals from the sale of information and communications
  • Sales professionals and medical techniques (except icts)
  • Professional information technologies
  • Teachers of non-formal education of languages
  • Teachers of vocational training (specific subjects)
  • University professors and other higher education
  • Psychologists
  • Chemicals
  • Technical special education teachers
  • Technicians in cybersecurity
  • Technical childhood education
  • Occupational therapists
  • Veterinary

3 . Technical, professional support

  • Officers and administrators of property
  • Commercial agents and representatives
  • Youth leaders in free time
  • Management assistants and administrative matters
  • Chefs
  • Technical designers and stylists
  • Designers and interior decorators
  • Mediators and insurance
  • Monitors and instructors of sporting activities
  • Support of legal services and similar services
  • Professionals of the area of support in the company
  • Computer programmers
  • Representatives, agents and related business
  • Supervisors food industries and tobacco
  • Supervisors of the construction
  • Audio-visual recording equipment
  • Laboratory technicians in industrial chemistry
  • The Web
  • Technical assistance in the user of information technologies
  • Technical quality control
  • Technicians in electricity
  • Electronic technicians (except electromedicine)
  • Technical and diagnostic image
  • Technicians in facilities for the production of energy
  • Technicians in waste treatment plants, water and other operators similar plants
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Technicians in computer systems operations
  • Technicians in workplace hazard prevention and environmental health
  • Technicians in dental prostheses
  • Technicians
  • Senior technicians in oral health services

4. Empleados contables, administrativos y otros empleados de oficina

  • Empleados de encuestas
  • Empleados administrativos
  • Empleados administrativos comerciales
  • Empleados de agencias de viajes
  • Empleados de bibliotecas y archivos
  • Empleados de contabilidad
  • Empleados de control de personal y nóminas
  • Empleados de logística y transporte de mercancías
  • Grabadores de datos
  • Recepcionistas (excepto de hoteles)
  • Recepcionistas de hoteles
  • Teleoperadores y operadores de telemarketing

5. Trabajadores de los servicios de restauración, personales, protección y vendedores


  • Auxiliares de enfermería
  • Cajeros y reponedores de comercio
  • Camareros
  • Cocineros
  • Conserjes de edificios
  • Cuidadores de animales y adiestradores
  • Empleados de estación de servicio
  • Especialistas en tratamientos de estética, bienestar personal
  • Guías turísticos
  • Instructores de autoescuela
  • Jefes de sección en tiendas y almacenes
  • Peluqueros y especialistas en tratamientos de estética
  • Personal de seguridad privada
  • Promotores de venta
  • Socorristas
  • Supervisores de mantenimiento y limpieza en oficinas, hoteles y otros establecimientos
  • Técnicos auxiliares de farmacia
  • Técnicos de emergencias sanitarias
  • Trabajadores de los cuidados a las personas
  • Trabajadores de los cuidados personales a domicilio
  •  Vendedores a domicilio y operadores de telemarketing
  •  Vendedores en tiendas y almacenes
  •  Vendedores en tiendas y almacenes (productos alimenticios)
  •  Vendedores en tiendas y almacenes (productos no alimenticios)

6. Trabajadores cualificados en el sector agrícola, ganadero, forestal y pesquero 

  • Trabajadores cualificados en actividades agrícolas 
  • Trabajadores forestales 

7. Artesanos y trabajadores cualificados de las industrias manufactureras y la construcción (excepto operadores de instalaciones y maquinaria)

  • Ajustadores y operadores de máquinas-herramienta
  • Albañiles
  • Carpinteros
  • Chapistas y caldereros
  • Cristaleros
  • Ebanistas y trabajadores afines
  • Electricistas de la construcción y afines
  • Fontaneros
  • Fumigadores y otros controladores de plagas y malas hierbas
  • Instaladores aislante térmico e insonorización
  • Instaladores y reparadores de líneas eléctricas
  • Instaladores y reparadores en tecnologías TIC
  • Mantenedores de edificios 
  • Matarifes y trabajadores de las industrias cárnicas
  • Mecánicos de mantenimiento
  • Mecánicos-instaladores de refrigeración y climatización
  • Mecánicos y ajustadores de maquinaria agrícola e industrial
  • Mecánicos y ajustadores de vehículos a motor
  • Mecánicos y reparadores de equipos eléctricos
  • Montadores de estructuras metálicas
  • Montadores-instaladores de placas de energía solar
  • Otros trabajadores de las obras estructurales de construcción no clasificados bajo otros epígrafes
  • Panaderos, pasteleros y confiteros
  • Pintores en las industrias manufactureras
  • Pintores y empapeladores
  • Soldadores, colocadores de parquet y afines
  • Tapiceros, colchoneros y afines
  • Trabajadores conserveros de frutas y hortalizas
  • Trabajadores de la fabricación de herramientas, mecánico- ajustadores, modelístas, matriceros y afines
  • Trabajadores de las industrias del pescado
  •  Zapateros 

8.    Operadores de instalaciones y maquinaria, y montadores

  • Conductores asalariados de camiones
  • Conductores propietarios y asalariados de automóviles, taxis y furgonetas
  • Ensambladores de equipos eléctricos y electrónicos
  • Marineros de puente, marineros de máquinas y afines
  • Operadores de maquinaria agrícola
  • Operadores de máquinas de embalaje, embotellamiento y etiquetado
  • Operadores de máquinas de lavandería y tintorería
  • Operadores de máquinas para elaborar productos alimenticios, bebidas y tabaco
  • Operadores de máquinas para fabricar productos de material plástico
  • Operadores en instalaciones para la obtención y transformación de metales
  • Operadores en plantas industriales químicas
  • Repartidores en moto
  • Trabajadores del transporte de mercancías y descargadores

9.    Ocupaciones elementales

  • Ayudantes de cocina
  • Peones agrícolas
  • Peones de la construcción
  • Peones ganaderos
  • Personal de limpieza de oficinas, hoteles y otros establecimientos similares
  • Repartidores a domicilio a pie o en vehículo no motorizado