- In 2019, close to 97,000 positions related to analytics and data were vacant due to a dearth of qualified talent
Source | economictimes.indiatimes.com | Sanghamitra Kar
BENGALURU: India is expected to see 1.5 lakh new job openings in data science this year, which is an increase of about 62% from last year, according to a report prepared by an edtech firm.
A majority of these jobs would preferably be for professionals with less than five years of experience. Great Learning conducted the survey among working professionals in data science. The mix of respondents included executives, managers and senior managers.
In 2019, as per the study by the company, close to 97,000 positions related to analytics and data were vacant due to a dearth of qualified talent. The top sectors hiring for this kind of talent remained BFSI, energy, pharma and healthcare and ecommerce, among a few others.