- Nearly 50,000 data analytics positions available in India, say experts
- Skills in R, Python remain most sought after, they add
- India contributes to 12% of analytics, data science job openings globally
Here are some other things pointed out by Analytics India Magazine and Edvancer Eduventuresin the study:
Skills in R and Python remain the most sought after, with almost 36 per cent of advertised analytics jobs in India demanding R as a core skill.
The demand for R professionals is the highest among all analytics recruiters, it said.
Another 30 per cent are demanding Python, followed by Hadoop, SAS and Spark.
The study also gave an estimate of analytics opportunities in terms of percentage of hiring across tools and skills.
The report also mentioned top trends in jobs related to analytics from April 2014 to April 2017.
Almost 40 per cent of jobs offer more than Rs. 10 lakh per annum, making it one of the highest-paying fields.
Meanwhile, the US is expected to have a shortage of 1,40,000-1,90,000 analytics professionals by 2018, which will open up a huge opportunity for product and service companies in India, according to Udacity, a global online education company.