Cautious Optimism In Indian Employment Market
People Matters|June 2017
Cautious Optimism In Indian Employment Market

The TeamLease Jobs & Salary Primer 2017 paints an optimistic picture of job and salary growth

Manav Seth

India Inc. is in the middle of fundamental and far-reaching changes, and is staring at automation, global protectionist sentiments and uncertainty in global politics right in the eyes. In such a dynamic and evolving environment, it becomes necessary to pause and look at the bigger picture, and see where we are headed. TeamLease Services, the staffing firm, recently released the ‘TeamLease Jobs & Salaries Primer 2017’ and the primer serves just the purpose to analyze overarching industry developments, especially in job creation.

The primer, an annual report, “analyses a variety of attributes that govern the dynamics of the employment market – skills, salaries, increments and longevity in 17 key industry sectors. The functional domains analyzed are Accounts, Administration Blue Collar, Support Services, Engineering, Human Resources, IT and Sales & Marketing while the locations covered are Ahmedabad, Kolkata, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Chandigarh, Mumbai, Chennai, Pune and Delhi.”

The report reveals that the job growth is expected this fiscal, and identifies ‘optimism’ as the dominating theme for Indian employment market. It states that the “Indian job marketplace is transforming and robust owing to fast diminishing salary variance, prized job profiles being rewarded with handsome increments and the expanding avenues for the jobs of tomorrow.” The report is rich in data related to job growth, salary increments and future projections of job creation. Following are the key findings of the same:

Job growth and creation


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June 2017