Job crisis is haunting Indian youths around like a shadow. Millions of students study in different colleges with intentions to get a good job. But the reality is that there are a majority of degree holders with no jobs.
But this is nothing new as the problem has been existing for a long time. The job searching trend never seems to end here. It is only growing day by day, which is a bad sign.
Earlier reports suggest that 2 crore youths applied for around 1 lakh jobs in Indian Railways whereas two lakh candidates applied for 1,100 constable jobs in Mumbai Police. The applicants include doctors, lawyers and engineers. Likewise, in Rajasthan, 129 engineers, 23 lawyers, 1 chartered accountant and 393 postgraduates were interviewed for peon jobs. In fact, it has gone from bad to worse in this ongoing coronavirus crisis.
As per the new 2020 Tech Job Report, the coronavirus epidemic and subsequent lockdowns are massively impacting the way employers do business and plan for the future across the country.
From the report, we bring top IT jobs which are most in-demand in Q1 2020.
A computer programmer is a specialist in one area of computer programming. Computer programmer can also write code for many kinds of software.
YOY increase for Q1 2020: 58%
Java Developer is entirely responsible for the design, development, and management of Java-based applications because Java is used so widely especially by large organizations
YOY increase for Q1 2020: 52%
DevOps Engineer is someone who works with developers and the IT staff to supervise the code releases.
YOY increase for Q1 2020: 39%
There are majority software developers in our country without the shadow of any doubt. If you are into IT or computer science, you have a great chance to become a software engineer. Well, nowadays even the IT giants are recruiting freshers even from the non-IT department as well. The more you gain a wide range of experience in practical skills, you will earn more.
So the average salary for a fresh Software developer in India, or a person within the experience level of 0 to 3 years, is about 3.6 lakhs per annum. The salary is actually drawn totally depends on which company recruits these freshers.
Software developers are none other than the creative masterminds behind computer programs. As per Dice, software developers accounted for 12% of all tech job postings in 2019.
YOY increase for Q1 2020: 36%
IT Project Manager
IT project managers play a vital role in the organization or company. They do planning, organizing, allocating resources for budgeting and also performing organizations’ specific IT goals. Such projects include Software and app development, Hardware installations etc.
YOY increase for Q1 2020: 28%
Computer Support Specialist
The role of Computer Support Specialist is to assist users who face troubleshooting with software, computers, or peripherals like the printers or scanners.
YOY increase for Q1 2020: 27%
Software QA Engineer
Software quality assurance engineer monitors each and every phase of the software development process in order to make sure that the design quality and software adheres to the standards set by the development company.
YOY increase for Q1 2020: 26%
Business Analyst is someone who helps in guiding businesses in enhancing processes, products, services, and software through data analysis.
YOY increase for Q1 2020: 24%
Management Consultant deserves a special mention in the article. Management consulting helps organizations to improve their performance. For freshers who prefer to become management consultants, the average salary stands at 8 lakhs per year.
Other important information: The salary of a manager varies from respective fields and it ranges from INR 300,314 to INR 1,570,973 per year. From HR (Human Resource) to business, there are a variety of streams for a manager.