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'Data Analytics One Of The Most Positive Sectors For Employment'

India is witnessing positive growth in terms of analytics and data science hiring, and approximately 50,000 analytics jobs are available in the country.

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Data analytics stands out to be one of the most positive sectors for employment, according to a study by online analytics training institute Edvancer.

India is witnessing positive growth in terms of analytics and data science hiring, and approximately 50,000 analytics jobs are available in the country.

The number of analytics jobs has almost doubled from April 2016 to April 2017, while it increased by 52 percent from April 2015 to April 2016, and by 40 percent from April 2014 to April 2015.

India currently contributes 12 per cent of jobs opening currently. Ten leading organizations with most number of analytics jobs opening this year are Amazon, Citi, HCL, Goldman Sachs, IBM, JPMorgan, Accenture, KPMG, and Ernst and Young.

Banking and financial sector continues to be the biggest influence in analytics job market. 46 per cent of the jobs are from banking sector, a massive increase of 42 per cent from a year ago. E-commerce has dipped in terms of analytics jobs this year with just 10 per cent of analytics jobs in the sector as opposed to 14 per cent a year ago.

Media and entertainment sector seems to have an up rise this year, contributing to 7 per cent of jobs as compared to 4 per cent a year ago. The sector has been traditionally a late adopter of analytics.

Around 61 per cent of analytics requirements are looking for candidates with less than 5 years experience. 17 jobs are for freshers and 39 percent require professionals with more than 5 years job experience.


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