By Astute 18 January 2020

STEM jobs in India increase 44%: Report

Job postings related to STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) in India have increased by 44% in the past three years (November 2016 to November 2019), according to an Economic Times report, quoting data from Indeed.

In the last year (November 2018 to November 2019), postings for STEM roles saw an increase of 5%, the data showed.

While the overall job searches for these roles decreased by 14% in the past three years (November 2016 to November 2019), the last year (November 2018 to November 2019) saw job seeker interest in STEM jobs witness an increase of 4%, the data showed.

Delhi is leading the way for STEM jobs with 31% of overall postings among metros, followed by Mumbai (21%), Bengaluru (14%), Pune (12%), Hyderabad (12%) and Chennai (10%).

The top five roles in demand in the sector are software engineer, php developer, .net developer, android developer and full stack developer. The demand for talent in STEM is in line with the interests of Indian job seekers as the roles of software engineer, php developer, .net developer and android developer are also among the most searched titles for STEM jobs by job seekers in India, as per Indeed data.

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