Talent Demand Rises For Fifth Straight Month Recording 22% Y-o-Y Growth

Automobile sector saw the highest demand for professionals with 15 percent talent demand recorded in the report recorded for May


With 22 percent Y-o-Y growth, May 2019 became the fifth straight month to record an upsurge in the talent demand, as stated by the TimesJobs RecruiteX May 2019 report. The report noted a 6 percent M-o-M gain in talent demand, with the Automobiles and Construction sectors noting maximum talent demand. 

Sanjay Goyal, Business Head, TimesJobs and TechGig said, "The Automobiles sector is one of the strongest pillars of the Indian economy. Presently, the sector is witnessing new product launches, the advent of new international brands in India and is also gearing up for new policies that encourage the mass production of electric vehicles. The Automobiles sector is witnessing a shift in its way of working as well. It’s no surprise that the sector claimed the highest talent demand in May 2019". 

Automobiles sector leads talent demand in May’19

Automobiles sector was on the fifth spot last month with 3 percent talent demand and massively improved its talent intake to become the top sector with 15 percent talent demand in May 2019. On the other hand, the healthcare sector - which saw the highest talent demand of 12 percent in April 2019 slipped to the ninth spot in the May 2019 tally with just 3 percent talent demand. 

Demand for Logistics professionals post double-digit growth

In a functional-area wise analysis, Logistics/ Supply Chain Management/ Procurement was the most in-demand job profile. It had noted 6 percent talent intake in April 2019 and jumped on to register 10 percent talent demand in May 2019.   

Mirroring the trend of April 2019, demand for talent in May 2019 was highest for candidates with 20+ years of work experience. 

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