Update on 10 May, 23
A lot has changed in the employment sector in the past 3 years. The pandemic has set the world on the edge of transformation not only in the terms of lifestyle, education, and work but also in the aspects of creating new opportunities for themselves.
People are now looking for High Demand Jobs in India so they can earn good paychecks and have job security.
Due to the Pandemic, Businesses moved towards digitalization. While the country was on complete lockdown, these times also shed some light on the need to upscale individual skills to survive in such times.
Many Businesses derailed from their tracks while others have to bear losses as the markets got completely collapsed, and people lost jobs. So, these times of ruckus and havoc made us realize that we need to move towards more reliable career options that can be.
So, here in this article, we are going to briefly discuss the Most Demanding Jobs in India that have been of high appeal for the past few years.
1. Data Scientist
2. Product Manager
3. UX Designer
4. Data Analyst
5. Blockchain Engineer
6. Cyber Security Engineer
7. Cloud Developer
8. DevOps Engineer
9. Digital Marketing Specialist
10. Project Manager
11. Medical Professionals
12. Machine Learning Experts
13. Full Stack Developer
14. Management Consultant
15. Investment Banker
1. Data Scientist
A Data Scientist is a person who collects, analyzes, interprets, and translates large no. of unstructured data. Data Scientists are experts who possess fine mathematical, scientific, statistical, and computing skills.
They help the management of an organization to make better decisions based on the trends and quantifiable data-driven evidence which in turn helps the organization to achieve the defined goals.
According to Glassdoor, The average salary of a Data Scientist is recorded to be Rs 9.60 Lacs per Annum. The Data Scientists make lucrative incomes depending upon the amount of experience they have. The above-mentioned amount is the entry-level salary of a Data Scientist in India.
Following are the average salaries offered by the Top Data Scientist Recruiters:
|IBM Accenture Rs 10.20 Lacs||Rs 11.29 Lacs|
|Tata Consultancy Service (TCS)||Rs 7.53 Lacs|
|MU Sigma||Rs 8.05 L.P.A|
|Infosys||Rs 8 L.P.A|
|Cognizant Technology Solutions||Rs 7.90 L.P.A|
|Amazon||Rs 14.01 L.P.A|
|Capgemini||Rs 9.34 L.P.A|
|Microsoft||Rs 16.07 L.P.A|
|Wipro||Rs 8.17 L.P.A|
|Rs 14.28 L.P.A|
|Jio||Rs 13.31 L.P.A|
|Deloitte||Rs 12.72 L.P.A|
2. Block Chain Engineer/Developer
A blockchain engineer is an IT professional who is responsible to perform various tasks including the operations, designing, development, analysis, implementation, and support of a distributed blockchain network.
A blockchain engineer plays a versatile role in the organization. Blockchain Engineers are the most demanding jobs in the labor market.
You also need a core understanding of Cryptography and hands-on experience in the top blockchain technology such as Ethereum and Bitcoin.
The average salary of a Blockchain developer in India is recorded to be somewhere around Rs 7.06 L.P.A.
Below we have mentioned the names of the top blockchain developer recruiting companies along with the average annual salary offered by them to Blockchain Engineers:
|Tata Consultancy Services||Rs 7 L.P.A|
|Accenture||Rs 7 L.P.A - Rs 13 L.P.A|
|IBM||Rs 10 L.P.A|
|Tech Mahindra||Rs 4 L.P.A- Rs 11 L.P.A|
|LTI||Rs 4 L.P.A - Rs 11 L.P.A|
|SoluLab||Rs 5.20 L.P.A|
|Accubits Technologies||Rs 7.06 Lacs|
|Codezero2Pi Solutions||Rs 4.28 Lacs|
3. Cyber Security Engineers
They are also known as data security engineers, these IT professionals are responsible for designing and developing fully secured network solutions for companies, and they are also responsible for protecting the databases of the companies against cyber attacks or threats.
With more and more companies with active databases and enormous online presence, they are exposed to the threats of cyber-attacks and getting hacked, and therefore cyber security engineering is emerged as one of the most demanding jobs in India.
As per reports, the cybersecurity job market is facing a 43% cut shortage of talent with relevant skills such as app development security, threat intelligence, cloud security risk, data privacy, and security.
The average CTC offered to a Cyber Security Engineer is Rs 5.91 L.P.A as recorded by Glassdoor. The average salary of Cyber Security engineers may vary as per their hands-on experience and the organization they are working for.
Below we have mentioned the average salary offered to Cyber Security Engineers by top-notch companies in India:
|Tata Consultancy Services||Rs 4.10 Lacs|
|Wipro||Rs 5.60 L.P.A|
|Honeywell||Rs 10 L.P.A|
|HCL Technologies||Rs 7.92 L.P.A|
|PwC||Rs 7.96 L.P.A|
|FICO||Rs 7.53 L.P.A|
|Accenture||Rs 6 L.P.A- Rs 7 L.P.A|
|CyberLink||Rs 4.44 L.P.A|
|Ericsson - Worldwide||Rs 4.32 L.P.A|
|Cognizant||Rs 4 L.P.A - Rs 14 L.P.A|
|ABB||Rs 8 L.P.A-Rs 10 L.P.A|
|DXC Technology||Rs 4 L.P.A-Rs 6 L.P.A|
4. DevOps Engineer
DevOps Engineer is someone who has in-depth knowledge about Development as well as operations, they work with software developers, system operators, and other IT professionals to look after the code releases and successful deployments.
They abridge the gap between IT operations and software development. In simple words, they are responsible to help organizations to develop and release quick updates related to their product.
Many surveys and research implied that there is a high demand for DevOps professionals in the Job market and it will continue to increase in the upcoming years too. The jobs for DevOps engineers are increased by 40% -45% in the past few years.
Top-notch IT companies are competing for a shoulder to shoulder to recruit the best DevOps talent however there still is a shortage of skilled talent in the job market. There is a huge skill gap in DevOps in India therefore companies are willing to pay massive remuneration for skilled DevOps engineers.
The average basic pay offered to DevOps in India is Rs 7.20 L.P.A. With a handful of experience, a candidate can earn as high as Rs 28.30 L.P.A.
Following are the average salaries offered by the Top DevOps EngineerRecruiters:
|Tata Consultancy Services||Rs 5.09 L.P.A|
|Cognizant Technology Solutions||Rs 6.14 L.P.A|
|IBM||Rs 7 L.P.A|
|Accenture||Rs 7.45 L.P.A|
|Infosys||Rs 6.38 L.P.A|
|Wipro||Rs 5.90 L.P.A|
|Capgemini||Rs 5.96 L.P.A|
|Cognizant Technology Solutions||Rs 6.54 L.P.A|
|HCL Technologies||Rs 5.91 L.P.A|
|Tech Mahindra||Rs 5.48 L.P.A|
|Amazon||Rs 9.34 L.P.A|
|MindTree||Rs 4.97 L.P.A|
|Oracle||Rs 9.14 L.P.A|
|DEVOPS||Rs 6.09 L.P.A|
5. Product Manager
The product manager is a professional who manages the development of products and works to build business strategies. Product managers have a high design knowledge and they determine the customer needs to tailor the new products or alter the existing products.
The job of a product manager is to develop a relevant and feasible product that caters to the needs of its consumers and brings value to them. Product managers are focused on optimizing the product to achieve business goals and user needs while expanding revenue generation.
Due to the versatile job nature, they have to closely work with other departments such as marketing & sales, engineering team, production team, and others.
Their job mostly revolves around a product's concept designing, sample production, market forecast, production cost management, promotion & marketing, and support.
They ensure that the business objectives are met by the product, these are the growth objectives including the revenue, market share, profit, and Return on Investment (ROI).
The entry-level salary of a product manager is around Rs 5.80 L.P.A, the mid-level salary falls from around Rs 8.10 L.P.A to Rs 10.20 L.P.A and after gaining an experience of more than 5 years one can earn at least Rs 17 L.P.A.
Following are the average salaries offered by the Top Recruiters:
|Paytm||Rs 22.21 L.P.A|
|Amazon||Rs 29.19 L.P.A|
|ICICI Bank||Rs 12.51 L.P.A|
|Flipkart||Rs 25.99 L.P.A|
|Oracle||Rs 17.72 L.P.A|
|TCS||Rs 14 L.P.A|
|HDFC Bank||Rs 9.33 L.P.A|
|Axis Bank||Rs 10.55 L.P.A|
|Bharti Airtel||Rs 24.51 L.P.A|
|BYJU'S||Rs 8.37 L.P.A|
|Ola||Rs 28.10 L.P.A|
|Microsoft||Rs 20.69 L.P.A|
6. Digital Marketing Specialists
These are the professionals who help a brand/organization to build a strong presence on the internet. Digital marketing specialists maintain a brand image by building online marketing strategies.
Their duties are carrying out market research, developing effective marketing strategies in coordination with other marketing professionals, and creating valuable online content to drive the best outcomes from the marketing campaigns.
Due to the virtualization of businesses, digital marketing specialist jobs become quite popular. The demand for digital marketing professionals has also hiked however digital marketing specialists are expected to be an all-rounder in the internet marketing field as they have to look after diverse areas such as campaign designing, SEO marketing, PPC marketing, content marketing, and many others.
A digital marketing specialist's responsibilities may include creating and executing digital marketing campaigns, Ad copywriting and content creation, developing visual ads for online campaigns, administering the business websites and publishing content on them, optimizing and monitoring the ad campaigns, reporting making of the results and present it to higher management.
According to Ambition Box, the average annual income of a Digital Marketing Specialist in India stands at Rs 5.10 L.P.A. After getting proper certification or degree in Digital Marketing, one can warm from Rs 2.80 L.P.A to Rs 12 L.P.A in India.
Following are the average salaries offered by the Top Recruiters of Digital Marketing Specialists:
|Accenture||Rs 5.44 L.P.A|
|Cognizant Technology Solutions||Rs 4.79 L.P.A|
|Rs 7.36 L.P.A|
|Amazon||Rs 10.38 L.P.A|
|TCS||Rs 4.47 L.P.A|
|Oracle||Rs 7.09 L.P.A|
7. Cloud Developer
Cloud Developer also known as Cloud Engineer is another most highly demanded job title in the IT industry. They are skilled professionals who develop programs and software for the global and virtual cloud network.
Cloud developers can perform all the tasks that web designers and programmers do however they have many other responsibilities At the top of development, Cloud developers not only operate cloud systems but also are responsible for the deployment of the systems efficiently, securely, and timely.
According to a prediction based on research, the cloud computing market will be worth 830 billion dollars by the year 2025. This means that there will be numerous career opportunities for Cloud computing experts in the job market.
Many fortune 500 companies such as IBM, Deloitte Google, and Amazon are hiring cloud developers in India and around the globe.
According to a report by TOI and the Economic Times, India alone would require more than 1 million certified Cloud professionals by 2025 to fulfill the market demands.
The average salary of a Cloud Developer in India is recorded to be Rs 8.97 L.P.A by Glassdoor, The annual income of a Cloud developer or cloud engineer can range from Rs 6 L.P.A to Rs 13 L.P.A.
Following are the average salaries offered by the Top companies that recruit Cloud Developers:
|TCS||Rs 5.85 L.P.A|
|LTI||Rs 15.77 L.P.A|
|Honeywell||Rs 10.47 L.P.A|
|Rockwell Automation||Rs 15.36 L.P.A|
|CoreCompete||Rs 4.69 L.P.A|
|IBM||Rs 14 L.P.A|
|HP||Rs 8 L.P.A to Rs 14 L.P.A|
|Tech Mahindra||Rs 6 L.P.A|
8. UX Designer
UX Designer is a professional who ensures that the product or service has a user-friendly interface and it can be easily accessible to the users.
The UX designer makes the website/app navigation easier for the users, The designer keeps the user's emotional and functional needs in reference while designing the website/application interface.
Companies need UX Designers to help develop desktop websites, mobile-friendly websites, and web or mobile applications.
A UX Designer in India can make Rs 2.1 L.P.A to Rs 15 L.P.A depending on the years of experience they hold. According to Glassdoor, the UX Designer's average income in India is around Rs 8.19 L.P.A.
The job of a UX designer offers lucrative pay packages and amazing growth prospects.
Following are the average salaries offered by the Top UX Designer recruiting companies:
|Tata Consultancy Services||Rs 6.91 L.P.A|
|Accenture||Rs 8.35 L.P.A|
|Cognizant Technology Solutions||Rs 7.57 L.P.A|
|Microsoft||Rs 20 L.P.A|
|Infosys||Rs 5.63 L.P.A|
|Deloitte||Rs 8.70 L.P.A|
|IBM||Rs 12.23 L.P.A|
|Adobe||Rs 12.59 L.P.A|
|Amazon||Rs 18.07 L.P.A|
|Ernst&Young||Rs 5.78 L.P.A|
|Mindtree||Rs 9.34 L.P.A|
9. Data Analyst
A data analyst is a professional who gathers, filters out, analyzes, and interprets the data intending to find a solution to resolve a problem or find an answer to any business-related question.
Data Analysts are highly demanded in various types of industries including Business, Science, Medicine, finance, and government organizations.
The key responsibility of a Data Analyst Professional is to design & maintain data systems and databases, mine the data, reorganize it for easy readability, Interpret data sets by using various statistical tools, analyze the trends and patterns, and demonstrate the significance of their analysis and preparing the final reports to present it to the higher management.
India has witnessed a sudden rise in Data Analyst Jobs. Around 93,000 new Data Analyst vacancies have been recorded as of August 2020, 70% of these vacancies were for positions with experience of 0 to 5 years.
According to the job market prediction, the nation will witness the requirement of over 11 million Data Analysts by the year 2026.
The average basic pay of Data Analysts in India is around Rs 5.68 L.P.A. The highest salary of a Data Analyst recorded in India is Rs 11.80 L.P.A.
Following are the average salaries offered to Data Analysts by the leading IT companies in India:
|Tata Consultancy Services||Rs 4.53 L.P.A|
|Capgemini||Rs 4.09 L.P.A|
|Accenture||Rs 5.98 L.P.A|
|Cognizant||Rs 5.25 L.P.A|
|Amazon||Rs 5.41 L.P.A|
|Infosys||Rs 5.33 L.P.A|
|EY||Rs 4.72 L.P.A|
|Wipro||Rs 5.15 L.P.A|
|IBM||Rs 6.14 L.P.A|
|Rs 10.30 L.P.A|
|Mu Sigma||Rs 6.25 L.P.A|
|Deloitte||Rs 6.22 L.P.A|
|Tech Mahindra||Rs 4.40 L.P.A|
|HCL Technologies||Rs 3.67 L.P.A|
|Myntra||Rs 9.53 L.P.A|
10. Project Managers
Project managers are the professionals who manage business projects by planning, organizing, directing, and budgeting according to pre-defined goals and requirements.
They look after all the requirements of the project starting from its inception to its completion, they work along with their team members to ensure that the project gets completed timely and cost-effectively.
Project managers have the capability of shaping the organization's growth trajectory, reducing product costs, maximizing the company's efficiency, and accelerating revenue generation.
The average salary of a project manager is Rs 14 L.P.A while the average salary of an Assistant Project Manager is around Rs 5.53 L.P.A.
You can take a look at the salary offered to Project Managers by the top recruiting companies:
|Wipro||Rs 9.94 L.P.A|
|IBM||Rs 9.33 L.P.A|
|Ikya Human Capital Solutions Pvt Ltd||Rs 9.20 L.P.A|
|Infosys||Rs 8.82 L.P.A|
|Live Connections||Rs 12.06 L.P.A|
11. Medical Professionals
Medical and healthcare are one of the most compelling career fields in India. Medical jobs are not only one of the highest paying jobs in India but also one of the most respected professions.
The unfortunate rise of the Global Pandemic also shed some light on the high demand and less availability of medical professionals in our healthcare system.
They play a crucial role in maintaining the sustainability of our defense mechanism against such biological calamities ad therefore medical jobs are the best-paying jobs in India.
Candidates who have completed their higher secondary education in the medical stream are more likely to pursue a career as a medical professional.
Since medicine and healthcare is a vast field, you have numerous career options in these fields. Either you can become a practicing doctor, nurse, therapist, or medical technologist.
Below we have mentioned the best-paying jobs in India in the healthcare sector:
Top Courses to become Medical Professionals
The average salary of Medical professionals in India is Rs 5 L.P.A to Rs 7 L.P.A depending on the job profile of the health practitioner. MBBS Doctors and Surgeons top the list of highest-paying jobs in India in the healthcare sector. The average annual salary of a Surgeon in India is Rs 25.24 Lacs.
|AIIMS (All India Institute of Medical Sciences)||Rs 9.6 L.P.A|
|Apollo||Rs 17.3 L.P.A|
|Fortis||Rs 23 L.P.A|
|Max||Rs 10 LP|
12. Machine Learning Experts
Machine Learning (ML) is a domain of Artificial Intelligence (AI), and it is an emerging career field in the tech industry. ML is used in the development of computer systems that are intended to learn and adapt without getting any manual commands.
The paradigm shift of doing things using advanced methods has made Machine Learning a high-demand job in the present.
Machine Learning Experts/Specialists design and develop advanced algorithms that can be used by machines to take actions on their own without being instructed to do so, they run AI systems experiments and tests and perform statistical analyses to build advanced self-running systems.
Machine Learning engineers and experts play a crucial role in regulating automation and therefore their demand is high in the global job market.
According to the statistics, ML and AI jobs have seen a rise of 75 percent from 2018 to 2024 and according to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, the IT occupations are likely to see an increased rate of 13 percent between 2016- 2026. All the predictions and statistics have well stated that Machine Learning Jobs are going to boom in the industry.
The average salary of a Machine Learning Expert/Specialist is around Rs 6.45 L.P.A. ML Specialists can earn as much as Rs 35.4 L.P.A in India after gaining adequate experience in the industry.
However, in countries like the UK, the average pay of a machine learning engineer is £51,487/year.
|L&T Infotech||Rs 14.2 L.P.A - Rs 28.8 L.P.A|
|TCS||Rs 10.4 L.P.A- Rs 13.2 L.P.A|
|Cisco||Rs 43.2 L.P.A - Rs 55.2 L.P.A|
|Airbnb||Rs 6 LPA- Rs 7 LPA|
|Amazon||Rs 4.56 L.P.A|
|Rs 12.89 L.P.A|
|Accenture||Rs 9.97 L.P.A|
13. Full Stack Developer
Full-stack developers are responsible for the development of an application from its initial stage to its last stage. They design both the back-end and front-end of the applications and ensure that the application runs efficiently and seamlessly.
Full stack development is one of the best-paying jobs in India, they are called the jack of all trades in the Web development field because of their expertise in working for both server and client side.
As we have mentioned earlier, full-stack development jobs are the highest-salary jobs in India. For an instance- The average salary of a full-stack developer in India is around Rs 9.5 L.P.A.
With a handful of experience, the developer can get paid at least Rs 16 L.P.A to Rs 20 L.P.A depending on the job location and scale of the employer company.
|TCS||Rs 4.9 LPA|
|IBM||Rs 8.5 LPA|
|Cognizant||Rs 6.6 LPA|
|Capgemini||Rs 6.8 LPA|
|Deloitte||Rs 9.4 LPA|
|HCL Technologies||Rs 8.3 LPA|
|Boeing||Rs 10.9 LPA|
14. Management Consultant
A Management Consultant is an administrative-level job role. Their job is to provide solutions to solve internal issues of the company, boost business performance, add value to the organization, and identify the scope of potential growth. Their work varies as per the requirement of the organization, it may include marketing, business strategy planning, e-business, supply chain management, etc.
Their day-to-day work includes analyzing the reports of the company operations and business, coordinating with employees, supervising the team, preparing the business proposals & presentations, and overseeing the implementation of the suggestions made by him/her.
Management Consultants are usually employed in Consultation firms where they provide advisory to the organization belonging to various types of industries. While working in a large-scale firm, they may work for operating consulting, IT consulting, strategy consulting, and other types of consultation services your client may require.
They may deal in multiple types of organizations such as those who deal in eCommerce, nonprofit management, marketing, business strategy, healthcare, supply chain, etc. However smaller consultancy firms mostly focus on a single channel of consultancy and limited types of industries.
Management Consultant jobs are listed among the highest-paid jobs in India as the average salary of a management consultant in India falls under a scale of Rs 9.2 LPA to Rs 22 LPA depending on the employer and area of expertise.
The entry-level salary of a management consultant is Rs 6.82 LPA and a professional with at least 5 years of experience in this field can earn up to Rs 15 LPA. Speaking of the senior level Management consultant, the remuneration can go up to Rs 22 LPA.
|Accenture||Rs 26 L.P.A|
|IBM||Rs 25.2 L.P.A|
|Deloitte||Rs 19.9 L.P.A|
|KPMG||Rs 16.2 L.P.A|
|PwC||Rs 19.9 L.P.A|
|Wipro||Rs 17.4 L.P.A|
|Capgemini||Rs 17.2 L.P.A|
15. Investment Banker
Among other finance careers, Investment banking is one of the best-paying jobs in India. Investment bankers are financial experts who provide support to their clients to make profitable investments in capital markets by selling equity or issuing debts in the organizations.
They work within the organizations and underwrite the equity securities and new debts for companies, help to boost the sale of securities, and facilitate reorganizations, mergers & acquisitions.
As an investment banker, a person deals with clients with various tasks including mergers & acquisitions, providing them advice for making profitable investments, tax planning, documentation & client investment file management, etc.
This career field is best suited to those who possess good accounting and finance knowledge and would love to work as a finance professional. Please note that Investment bankers are majorly employed in Investment banks such as Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs, ICICI Securities Ltd, Axis Capital, and SBI Capital Markets Ltd.
Investment Banking is one of the highest-salary jobs in India. An entry-level Invest banker can make at least Rs 4.5 LPA, With at least 5 years of experience, a professional can earn at least Rs 9.7 LPA.
A well-experienced senior Investment banker can earn a whopping annual package of Rs 32.50 LPA. According to Glassdoor, The Investment Banker's average salary in India is Rs 13 LPA.
|JP Morgan Chase||Rs 12.7 LPA|
|HDFC Bank||Rs 9.3 LPA|
|ICICI Prudential Life Insurance||Rs 2.8 LP.A|
|Ernst & Young (EY)||Rs 21.8 LPA|
|State Street HCL Services||Rs 2.9 L.P.A|
|Accenture||Rs 5 L.P.A|
So these were some basic details of the most demanding jobs in India in 2024 that every beginner should check out before starting their professional journey.
Most of the above-mentioned jobs are the most demanded IT jobs in India, the reason is obviously the digitalization and rapidly emerging Information technology that needs more and more skilled IT professionals to do the jobs.
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