Rise in Data Analytics Jobs during COVID-19

Rise in Data Analytics Jobs during COVID-19

Decrease in vacancies was seen from 109000-82500 in February-May 2020 in India. India’s contribution in analytics job in January was 7.2% which increased to 9.8% of the total global analytical jobs in August 2020

MNC, Domestic IT and KPO organisations are shifting jobs in India , so they are recruiting in large no. and because of this , in August2020, 93500 data finding jobs in India were vacant by the end of August 2020, a study conducted by ed tech company.

India’s contribution in analytic job was 9.8% of the total global analytical jobs in August 2020 and in January the same was 7.2%.

Mid and senior level professionals with over 7 years of experience are more in demand where as in 2019 young professionals were in demand.

Bengaluru is creating the maximum no. of jobs (23% of analytics jobs) in India followed by Delhi – NCR 20% and Mumbai approx. 15%

BFSI sector is the largest recruiter of analytics and data science talent (35%of all analytic jobs in the country). But this sector is also facing a decrease, in 2018 it was 41% then faced a fall in 2019 and was 38.35 and 35% in 2020. On the other hand the pharma sector showed an increase in analytical jobs of overall 3.9% over the last year making it 16.9%

The 10 leading organisations with the most number of analytics opening this year are dominated by the IT and KPO players – Accenture, Mohasis, Cognizant Technology Solutions, Capgemini, Infosys, Tech Mahindra, IBM India, Dell, HCL, And Collebra Technologies.

The average salary of data science professionals is 9.5 lakh/annum in 2020 but for those who have an experience of over a decade have packages in range of rs.25 lakh to rs 50 lakh depending on role and expertise.

27%of the companies require python as the core skill. It is closely followed by Java/Java script that is witnessing 22% demand.

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