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Bengaluru creates 10,000 jobs in data analytics

Anil Urs Bengaluru | Updated on January 27, 2018 Published on February 24, 2016

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The start-up ecosystem is responsible for the creation of over 30,000 analytics and Big Data jobs every year across India.

Bengaluru called the start-up capital sees at least 10,000 jobs created in the data analytics sector annually.

Bengaluru is followed by Delhi with around 7,000 jobs and Mumbai, with around 4,000 jobs, reveals the Analytics and Big Data Salary Report 2016 brought out by Jigsaw Academy and Analytics Vidhya.

CEO of Jigsaw Academy Gaurav Vohra said the start-up ecosystem is responsible for the creation of over 30,000 analytics and Big Data jobs every year across India.

Puneet Gambhir, a key member of the Analytics Leadership at Flipkart, said, "We are assiduously building up the analytics talent pool within Flipkart. Analytics enables us to create better and differentiated experiences for our customers at all touch-points of our business and hence the need to shore up on such skill sets."

Commenting on the report Kunal Jain, Founder and CEO of Analytics Vidhya said, “This is one of the most exciting times to be alive for data science professionals. We are standing at an inflection point in history, after which analytics and data science will become an integral part of any product or service available. Our community comprises thousands of data scientists and we regularly look for trends in the industry. We are excited to release these findings for the benefit of a larger audience and hope that this helps people make the right career choices.

T V Mohandas Pai, Chairman of Manipal Global Education Services said, "Analytics is one of the most important skills required in today's professionals. Having analytics as a part of their skill portfolio will allow these professionals to easily scoop up the most lucrative jobs, as the market is hungry for such trained talent."

Published on February 24, 2016
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