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Hiring surges 21% in banking, financial sector in Sept:

The 'uncertainty' in the job market is likely to continue for a few more months: Report

IANS  |  New Delhi 

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in the banking and witnessed a 21 per cent growth during September this year compared to the same period last year, a report by job portal said on Monday.

Even as the in the country remains "volatile", Naukri Jobspeak Report, a monthly analysis of job listings on the portal, shows the overall has seen three per cent growth in September, compared to the same period last year.

"continues to be volatile. The Jobspeak index for September has shown a three per cent year-on-year growth driven by growth in sectors like banking, financial services, insurance, industrial products and auto and engineering," said Chief Sales Officer of V. Suresh in a statement.

The "uncertainty" in the is likely to continue for a few more months, he added.

The engineering industry registered a 15 per cent growth in hiring during September compared to the corresponding period last year, the report said.

While banking and insurance jobs rose by 32 per cent in September compared to last year, accounts and finance jobs saw a 15 per cent growth in the same period, it said. Software sector jobs during the same period witnessed a six per cent dip.

Among the 13 cities that were tracked by the report, 12 have recorded an increase in during the period, with Mumbai and Kolkata growing by 15 per cent each compared to September last year.

The Capital Region, on the other hand, witnessed a nine per cent dip in during the tracked period, it said.

First Published: Tue, October 24 2017. 15:20 IST