TRENDS

TOP TRENDS IN ANALYTICS JOBS

The number of analytics jobs almost doubled from April 2016 to April 2017, it has been increased by 52% from April 2015 to April 2016, and by 40% from April 2014 to April 2015. Compared to worldwide estimates, India contributes just 12% of open jobs opening currently. The no. of jobs in India are likely to increase much faster vs. the rest of the world as more analytics projects get outsourced to India due to lack of skills across the world.

EMPLOYMENT

Employment in leading organisation

10 leading organizations with most number of analytics opening this year are – Amazon, Citi, HCL, Goldman Sachs, IBM, JPMorgan Chase, Accenture, KPMG, E&Y & Capgemini. While, it is difficult to ascertain exact number of analytics jobs openings; by our estimates, close to 50,000 positions related to analytics are currently available to be filled in India.

CITIES

ANALYTICS JOBS BY CITIES

In terms of cities, Bengaluru accounts for around 25% of analytics jobs in India. This is down from 27% a year earlier. Delhi/ NCR comes second contributing 22% analytics jobs in India, down slightly from 23% a year ago. Approximately 17% of analytics jobs are from Mumbai. This is up from 15% from last year. The contribution of tier-B cities in analytics jobs have increased this year, from 5% in 2016 to 7% this year due to the increased number of start-ups operating in tier 2 cities.

INDUSTRIES

ANALYTICS JOBS BY INDUSTRY

Banking & Financial sector continues to be the biggest influencer in Analytics job market. 46% of all jobs posted on analytics were from banking sector. This is an increase from 42% a year ago. Whereas Ecommerce sector 10% of analytics Jobs & Media/ entertainment sector contributing to 7% of all analytics jobs.

QUALIFICATION

EDUCATION REQUIREMENT BY ANALYTICS JOBS

80% of all employers are looking to hire analytics professionals with either an engineering degree or a postgraduate degree.

  • Almost 42% of analytics job openings are looking for a B.E./ B.tech degree in the incumbent.
  • 26% analytics job openings are looking for a postgraduate degree and 10% are looking for an MBA or PGDM.
  • 9% analytics jobs are fine with any graduate degree.
  • Job openings looking for a CA account for merely 3%.

EXPERIENCE

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT BY ANALYTICS JOBS

  • Around 61% of analytics requirements are looking for candidates with less than 5 years’ experience.
  • 17% analytics jobs are for fresher.
  • 39% analytics job openings are for professionals with more than 5 years job experience.
  • There has been a significant increase in the requirement for senior analytics professionals last year. Job requirements for professionals more than 7 years experience increased from 17%

TOOLS & SKILLS

ANALYTICS JOBS ACROSS TOOLS & SKILLS

The demand for R professionals is the highest among all analytics recruiters. Almost 36% of all advertised analytics jobs in India demand for R as a core skill , 30% of all analytics jobs looking for Python professionals & Among visualization tools, Tableau skills are most in demand with 9% of analytics jobs looking for Tableau professionals.

PACKAGE

ANALYTICS JOBS BY SALARIES

The median salaries being offered by advertised analytics jobs in India is INR 10.5 Lakh/ annum. 28% of all analytics jobs offer a salary range of 6 to 10 Lakh, followed by 24% for 3-6 Lakh, Almost 40% of all advertised analytics jobs in India are offering a salary of more than 10 Lakh.

SECTOR

ANALYTICS JOBS ACROSS COMPANY TYPE

Captive centers/ GIC’s/ Backoffices have seen highest growth in terms of analytics in last few years. Almost 56% of all analytics demand is with Captive centers in India. MNC IT & KPO service providers follow next with 18% of all analytics jobs advertised this year. Domestic IT & KPO service providers and consulting firms follow at 15% & 11% respectively.

TOP ANALYTICS DESIGNATION IN DEMAND
Data Analyst Job descriptions include- working with data scientists to determine organizational goals, mine data, clean & prune data, analyse & interpret results, providing concise report, design and maintain relational databases, etc.
Data Scientist should have an excellence around analysis, creative curiosity and the ability to turn high tech ideas into profits. Job descriptions include extracting huge volumes of data, employing sophisticated analytics programs, machine learning, and etc.to prepare data for use in predictive and prescriptive modelling and devise data driven solutions.
Configuration, designing, implementation and supporting data analysis solution or business intelligence tool, is what analytics manager does. Their job includes developing strategies for effective data analysis and reporting, leading & developing team of data analysts, configuring & implementing analytics solutions etc.
This profile involves the analyst to interpreting quantitative data and design statistical models for researching problems or questions and maintaining databases to ensure that data is reliable. Their job description involves planning and analyses, extracting data from the company database, analysing the data using statistical analysis software programs such as R, SAS, Stata or SPSS, reporting the result using data visualization techniques etc.
These professionals rely on SAS software products, as the primary analysis tool. Few of their roles may include SAS coding, collection and analysis of data to reveal patterns, predict future trends etc.
Hadoop developer is expected to develop, implement, design, build, install and configure Hadoop, translate complex functional requirements to detailed design, perform analysis of vast data stores, managing & deploying HBase etc.
Analytics Consultant developing & implementing analytics solutions, creating data mining projects to utilize the information, creating reports etc. are few of their roles.