Big Data Jobs In High Demand; Amazon, HCL, IBM Among Top Recruiters: Study Jobs
An increase in the number of jobs available in analytics is nearly twice that of the previous year, according to the Analytics & Data Science India Jobs Study 2017.
Amid layoff fears in the IT industry, which is facing tough times, the number of analytics jobs has nearly doubled in the past one year, according to a study by Analytics India Magazine – a platform for analytics, data science and big data – and Edvancer Eduventures – an online analytics training institute. The Analytics & Data Science India Jobs Study 2017 has estimated close to 50,000 positions related to analytics are currently available to be filled in India. This increase in the number of jobs available in analytics is at nearly twice that of the previous year and “suggests increased momentum in hiring in analytics and data science in India”, according to the study.
Here are some findings of the Analytics & Data Science India Jobs Study 2017:
1. India currently contributes to 12 per cent of worldwide analytics and data science job openings, making it the largest analytics hub in the world, outside the US.
2. Amazon, Citi, HCL, Goldman Sachs and IBM stand out to be the leading organisations with the most number of analytics openings this year.
3. In terms of cities, Bengaluru accounts for the highest number of jobs with around 25 per cent of all analytics jobs. Almost 50% of jobs in analytics is for those between 2-7 years of experience across all cities. For freshers, however, Chennai stands out in terms of the total number of openings.
4. The Delhi-National Capital Region follows Bengaluru close behind in terms of a number of analytics jobs.
5. The contribution of Tier B cities in analytics jobs has visibly increased from 5 percent in 2016 to 7 percent this year, as the number of start-ups in these cities has increased.
6. In terms of domains, the banking and financial domain continues to be the biggest creator of analytics jobs.
7. Banking and financial contributed nearly 46 percent of all analytics and data science jobs, followed by e-commerce and pharma, among others.
8. For fresh engineering graduates stressed due to lower IT hiring, analytics is the new go-to field. A good 42 per cent of analytics job openings are looking for a BE/BTech degree, while another 40 percent looks for post-graduate qualifications like MBA, MTech etc.
9. Skills in R and Python remain the most sought after that analytics companies are looking for, with almost 36 percent of advertised analytics jobs in India demanding R as a core skill and another 30 percent Python, followed by Hadoop, SAS and Spark, among others.
10. An average salary in analytics and data science stands at Rs. 10.5 lakh per annum. Almost 40 percent of jobs offer more than Rs. 10 lakh per annum, making it one of the highest-paying fields.
Bhasker Gupta, CEO and founder of Analytics India Magazine, said, “The use of technology has been soaring high in various industries, and so is the use of analytics to generate an actionable insight from the huge amount of data. This has led to an increased demand for skilled analytics professionals in India.”
Aatash Shah, CEO and founder of Edvancer Eduventures, said: “Jobs in analytics & data science have grown by 100% over the last year adding tens of thousands of employment opportunities. However, a large portion of people in IT will need to re-skill themselves in data science to make the most of this employment boom.”
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