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Review: IT Job Market in India

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The IT Sector in the country is likely to remain stable till 2020 if the analysis of World Economic Forum is taken into consideration. Although demand for traditional IT professionals is on a decline, attractive employment trends are expected for the upcoming and emerging fields of Data Analytics and Cloud Computing. Though, globally around 5.1 million jobs are on the verge of being lost during the period 2015-20, the demand for new trends in IT like mobile internet etc. would remain stable for the same period. This kind of stability is expected because of the increased demand of the digital technologies in today’s times. It is reported that in India, the traditional IT jobs will decline at the rate of 0.38% annually during 2015-2020, whereas growth in the mobility segment is expected at 1.15% during the same 5 year period. As per the report, “Strong employment growth in the computer and mathematical jobs family, covering both traditional IT work and disruptive digital technology, will be driven by trends beyond technology”.

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