IT-software sector remains top job creator in May, says report

IT-software sector continued to remain top job creator in the country in May followed by manufacturing industry compared to the same month last year, according to a report.

Job portal found that IT and software showed maximum growth during May. The report is based on data on platform in May 2019 comparing it with data in May 2018. Further, it revealed that customer service, which topped the list in May 2018, has shifted down to the fifth position on the top 10 list. The quality and testing sector has entered the top five for the first time since May 2018.

BPO and call centre industry that was at the third position on the list in May 2018, has dropped out of the top 5 job-creators’ list.

Telecom and ISP has found itself on the top 10 list, registering stellar growth since 2018, it said.

Though still growing, the aviation industry has witnessed a significant slowdown and is now at the 10th position on the list.

Other industries that have retained top positions include recruitment, education and training and BFSI, it added.

"The jobs landscape is booming on the back of technological disruption across all sectors. It is heartening to see the substantial growth of key industries such as IT and software, manufacturing and quality and testing. Tier II cities like Pune have also shown considerable job growth making it evident that industry development is underway across all major sectors and geographies," said head brand and growth marketing, Neha Kaul added.

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