SCIKEY Has come up with some research findings in the IT sector. Despite the pandemic, demand for job roles in IT sector continues to be unaffected. Major job roles that were in demand in the month of November were Project Manager, Software Developer, Software Tester, Consultant & Digital Marketing lead, out of which in comparison to other sectors – IT sector alone had a demand of 55%, 65%, 60%, 33% & 30% respectively of above roles across India.
SCIKEY Market Network, platform research data revealed the demand for the above roles in various cities and across different sectors. Project Manager role was in highest demand in Bangalore with 30%, followed by Delhi/NCR (15%) and Pune (13%). Demand for Project Managers was maximum in IT Sector (55%), followed by Construction (6%), Recruitment (5%) & Banking (3%).
Demand for Developers was highest in Bangalore with 35% & out of total demand of developers- 65% was in IT sector. Other cities that were hiring Software Developers are Delhi (18%), Hyderabad (13% ) & Pune (12%). The sectors that are hiring developers most, after IT are Internet / Ecommerce (2.6%), Recruitment (2%) and Banking (1.5%).
Demand for Digital Marketing role has gone up as a direct result of companies looking to increase their digital presence due to increasing time spend online. While Bangalore tops the chart in demand with 28% followed by Delhi/NCR (26%0, Mumbai (14%), & Hyderabad (9%) & the sectors which are hiring most are IT (30%), BPO (10%), Advertising (8%) & Recruitment/staffing (6%).
The data further reveals, more than 50% jobs in the IT sector came from Bangalore, Pune, Hyderabad and Delhi, in the month of November. In terms of salary, 50% of the highest paying IT jobs are in Bangalore and Pune with a salary of more than 25 lac per annum. Bangalore again tops the chart with a salary bracket of 6 & 15 lakh per annum followed by Pune, Hyderabad and Delhi, reveals the findings.
Skills like SAP, Node.js and Communication are in high demand in the IT sector with a demand of 68%, 80% and 38% respectively with maximum demand in Bangalore.
Karunjit Kumar Dhir, Co-founder- SCIKEY Market Network said, “As the businesses go virtual during the pandemic, the IT sector is growing gradually with increasing demand of job roles in the sector with an increased use of technology. IT sectors remains one of the least affected sectors across the globe since it has been playing a major role in digital transformation amid the pandemic with companies adopting technology and hybrid working models. The Indian IT workforce accounts for 4.36 million employees, as of 2020. This indicates a positive growth in the hiring sentiments among the job seekers in India especially the metro cities while also influencing the economic parameters.”