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IT sector continues to see sequential growth in hiring in January: Report

The sector witnessed a 39 per cent growth in job postings in January compared to the previous month, according to a report

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India's is experiencing a sequential growth in hiring since the lockdown in 2020, witnessing 39 per cent growth in job postings in January compared to the previous month, according to a report.

was followed by BPO (10 per cent growth) and banking (6 per cent), according to the report by job site SCIKEY.

Job postings have seen a significant rise in several metro cities, including Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Pune and Delhi, accounting for more than 50 per cent jobs in the sector in January 2021, it added.

The report by SCIKEY Market Network has analysed data from over 15,000 job postings across India.

Further, the report revealed that Bengaluru and Hyderabad are the highest paying cities for IT jobs in India for the salary bracket of Rs 25 lakhs or more.

Bengaluru also tops the chart for jobs with salary bracket for less than Rs 6 lakh and between Rs 6-15 lakh, it added.

The report said project managers are highly in demand in the (47 per cent), followed by construction (6 per cent), banking (4 per cent) and recruitment (3 per cent).

Digital marketing (30 per cent) is also one of the top roles for hiring compared to other industries, it added.

"The IT sector has made extraordinary progress in recovering the jobs lost despite the pandemic.IT professionals are playing a critical role in digital transformation and enabling many sectors of the economy to continue to operate through remote work.

"Although, some parts of the jobs market are still struggling,IT employment remains in a bright spot. If the growth continues, we will soon see a recovery in all the lost IT jobs," SCIKEY co-founder Akshay Sharma added.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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First Published: Tue, February 23 2021. 18:34 IST
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