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Hadoop Jobs Salary Trends in India

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All these headlines in the news clearly prove that big data analytics sphere in the next few years is the big key to unfold the career of IT professionals in data analytics. The increasing number of startups, boom in the e-commerce industry, consumer driven market and growing economy are all set to create huge big data job opportunities in the analytics space with commanding salaries in India. India has the second highest demand for big data, data science and analytics professionals, US being the first. This blog post gives an overview on the big data analytics job market growth in India which will help the readers understand the current trends in big data and hadoop jobs and the big salaries companies are willing to shell out to hire expert Hadoop developers.

Indian Big Data Analytics Market worth 2+ Billion

By 2017-2018, India alone will be a major shareholder of the overall big data analytics market worth $2.3 billion. Major industries driving demand for analytics talent in India are - e-Commerce & Retail, Insurance, Finance, Manufacturing and IT with e-Commerce being the highest paymaster for Hadoop salaries in India. Many organizations across these industries have started increasing awareness about the new big data tools and are taking steps to develop the big data talent pool to drive industrialisation of the analytics segment in India.

Aditya Narain Mishra, President of Indian Unit of Global Recruiting firm, Randstad said –“Up to 20% of data analytic jobs are going unfilled or are being filled with difficulty.”

Experts estimate a dearth of 200,000 data analysts in India by 2018. Gartner report on big data skills gap reveals that about 2/3rd of big data skill requirements remains unfilled and only 1/3 are met. This demand and supply gap has widened the big data and hadoop job market, creating a surging demand for big data skills like Hadoop, Spark, NoSQL, Data Mining, Machine Learning, etc.

For trained professionals in big data and hadoop, there are ample of job opportunities waiting to be grabbed- Hadoop Developer, Data Engineer, MapReduce Application Developer, Hadoop Administrator, Data Architect, Java Hadoop Lead, etc.

It’s raining jobs for Hadoop skills in India. Don’t believe us? Just look for the job listings of companies like Amazon, Flipkart, KPMG, Accenture, IBM, Citibank, TCS, and Infosys with hadoop skills. You are definitely going to find a few job listings with Hadoop as a necessary skillset. Amazon is the top job poster as of June 23, 2016 with 151 hadoop openings in India on LinkedIn.

A search term for jobs requiring “Hadoop” skill in India on Glass door showed up 3455 Hadoop Jobs in India as of June 23, 2016. Of the 3455 big data and hadoop jobs in India, close to 50% i.e. 1637 jobs are in the Silicon Valley of India, Bangalore. Of the 90,000+ big data professional in India, Bangalore is said to be recruiting 30% of analytics talent.

India will witness the ability of big data and data science technology to look at all possible data streams and take valuable decisions on the fly. There is lots happening in the analytics space as organizations realize the value of real-time customer drive analytics. If you are looking for big leap in your career, then this is the best time to master big data skills..

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