Published On: Mon, Mar 21st, 2016

Wisdom Jobs Presents the Key Hiring Trends for the Industry

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March 21st, 2016, Hyderabad : Wisdomjobs.com is a unique 4th generation job portal, with a database of nearly 30 million and a turnover of INR 32 Crore. Over 13 million of wisdomjobs users are skill-tested and rated by a proprietary tool Pragnya Meter. Wisdom Jobs enables job seekers to showcase their competency through skill
scores, and employers carry out online screening and assessments for shortlisted candidates.

Wisdomjobs.com takes an in-depth look at the in-demand roles and skills, salary trends and top hiring locations across key sectors such as IT, ITes, BFSI, Retail, Manufacturing, Infrastructure, Automobile, FMCG and Pharmaceuticals.

IT Sector Jobs : Average salary hikes for the sector expected to be in the range of 7-10%

Wisdom Jobs Presents the Key Hiring Trends for the Industry

While the focus on Digital India, Make in India and Internet of Things, IT sector jobs will see a rise in demand for entry level candidates for jobs like Content writing, digital marketing, quality control, logistics and business development. The Middle and senior level demands will be driven by technology and engineering, EDP and
MIS roles. E-commerce is expected to drive the demand for product development, supply chain management and retail management roles. Jobs in Bangalore, Hyderabad and Delhi are expected to see an increase in skills like application programming, cloud computing and big data analytics.

ITes/BPO Sector Jobs : Expected rise in voice process, technical process and telemarketing roles.

While the junior level jobs will revolve around voice and technical processes, the middle and senior levels will see a demand for financial analysis, quality assurance, operations and business analysis kinds of roles. The sector will promise salary hikes directly linked to the resources skill sets and their impact on business performance. Specialists in blended process, customer service and technical writing are expected to be in demand for likely jobs in Delhi NCR, Chandigarh and Mumbai.

Retail Sector Jobs : A demand for buyers, merchandisers, product designers and logistics professionals

While the retail sector will see E-Retailers to hire juniors in large numbers for content writing and editing, web designing, programming, lead management and technical profiles, the Middle level roles will see an increase in hiring for logistics, finance and marketing professionals. Skills in demand will be store management, merchandising, channel sales and operations. This sector is expected to see an increase in jobs in Mumbai, Bangalore and Kolkata. Salary hikes in this sector are expected to vary widely starting from 8% and going up to 20% for top performers

Infrastructure Sector Jobs : Salary hikes not expected to exceed 7 to 8% at best

While the infrastructure sector will see opportunities growing in Engineering & Construction, Project Management and Sales/Business Development, the Junior levels will see a rise in demand for HR and procurement professionals in this sector. Skills in demand will be quality assurance, quality control and design automation. Cities like
Delhi NCR, Pune, Chennai and Ahmedabad are expected to offer maximum job opportunities in this sector.

BFSI Sector Jobs : Skills in demand will be digital marketing, direct marketing and channel selling

The BFSI sector will see a growth in demand for financial analysis, wealth management profiles driven by the insurance industry. The Mid and senior level functions such as treasury management and technical valuation will see a rise in jobs in Chennai, Mumbai and Bangalore. There will be a increase in demands for digital marketing, direct marketing and channel selling. Salary hikes are expected to be in the region of 12 to 14% for this sector.

FMCG Sector Jobs : Skills in demand to be manufacturing, visual merchandising, production management, quality assurance, supply chain management

FMCG sector is expected to see a rise in demand for roles in digital marketing, R&D, technology support, sales and logistics. Mid and senior level hiring is also expected to increase in quality assurance, marketing and advertising, business management and IT roles. Jobs in Hyderabad, Mumbai, Ahmedabad and Pune will be on the rise in this sector. The average salary hike for the sector is expected to be around 12%

Manufacturing & Engineering Sector Jobs : Average salary hikes expected to be around 12%

The sector will see a rise in demand for civil, mechanical and electrical engineers at different levels. The senior levels will see a demand for production management, quality management and procurement profiles, while the middle level demands will be for R&D and maintenance profiles. Skills in managing automated processes will see a huge demand. Hiring growth is expected to be the maximum for manufacturing jobs in Delhi NCR, Bangalore and Mumbai.

Healthcare & Pharmaceuticals Sector Jobs : Growth in opportunities in biotechnology, R&D and specialty medicine roles

The Middle and senior levels will see a demand for business management, sales, technology and alternative medicine professionals. Skills in demand is expected to be for analytical chemistry, radiology, physiotherapy and medical imaging.. Pharma jobs in Bangalore, Delhi NCR and Mumbai will see the highest hiring in this sector. The sector will increasingly see salary hikes being linked to business performance.

Automobile Sector Jobs: Spike in hiring for jobs in Pune, Delhi, Chennai, Hyderabad and Ahmedabad

The sector will see demand rising for sales, R&D, digital marketing, technical sales and logistics profiles, the Mid and senior level hiring will see an upsurge for corporate sales, audit and risk, plant management, and financial analysis roles. Skills in demand will be for design and engineering, production, maintenance and project management. Salary hikes are expected to be in the range of 11 to 14%.

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- Paul Linus is an eminent online journalist who has been writing news, features and editorials on different websites from across the world for about a decade.

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