Press Release

City release Jobspeak April 15 -Bangalore

May 12 2015

Bangalore saw a 20% increase in the hiring activity in April 15&rsquo over April 14&rsquo: Naukri Job Speak Index

  • IT-Software/Software Services sector saw an increase of 22% in hiring in April 15&rsquo over April 14&rsquo
  • Account and Finance professionals saw increased hiring activities in their sectors with the index moving up by 8%

Bangalore, May 12, 2015:
The Naukri Job Speak Index for Bangalore was at 2172 in April 2015 indicating a 20% increase in the hiring activity in comparison to April 2014. Industry wise too, hiring sentiments looked upbeat with sectors likeIT-Software/Software Services and Pharma seeing an increase of 22% and 3% respectively in their hiring levels in the same time period. Banking and Financial Services saw a strong increase of 75% in their hiring activity in April 15&rsquo over April 14&rsquo.

Industry Sector Analysis:
A detailed analysis revealed that among the key sectors of the city, as mentioned above, IT-Software/Software Services saw a robust in hiring over the year. Telecom and Pharma also saw hiring going upwards by 2% and 3% respectively in the same time period. However, an important sector of the city, Construction & Engineering saw a dip of 5% over the year.

Functional Area Analysis:
The job index spelt good news for IT Software professionals with the sector continuing to hire experienced talent. The demand for professionals in the sector saw an increase of 26% in the month of April 15&rsquo over April 14&rsquo. Sectors like Accounts and Finance and HR also continued to hire at a decent pace and showed an 8% and 9% rise respectively over the year. However, hiring of Production and Maintenance professionals saw a downward trend with the index moving down by 6% in the same period.

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