IT Sector Shows A Rise in Demand for Jobs: SCIKEY Report

IT Sector Shows A Rise in Demand for Jobs: SCIKEY Report

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 per cent, 65 per cent, 60 per cent, 33 per cent and 30 per cent 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 Bengaluru with 30 per cent, followed by Delhi/NCR (15 per cent) and Pune (13 pre cent). Demand for Project Managers was maximum in IT Sector (55 per cent), followed by Construction (6 per cent), Recruitment (5 per cent) & Banking (3 per cent).


Demand for Developers was highest in Bengaluru with 35 per cent and out of total demand of developers- 65 per cent was in IT sector. Other cities that were hiring Software Developers are Delhi (18 per cent), Hyderabad (13 per cent) and Pune (12 per cent). The sectors that are hiring developers most, after IT are Internet / Ecommerce (2.6 per cent), Recruitment (2 per cent) and Banking (1.5 per cent).


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 the increased use of technology. IT sectors remain 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 positive growth in the hiring sentiments among the job seekers in India especially the metro cities while also influencing the economic parameters.”


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