Data from Indeed, reveals that demand for talent in India is elevated across multiple categories. Indeed’s monthly jobs insights, which share updates on the labor market between the period of December 1st to December 31st, 2022, showed that healthcare-allied fields such as dental and nursing have the highest job postings at 30.8%. This was followed by Food services (8.8%), Construction (8.3%), rounding off the top 4 sectors in terms of increase in postings.
The data also shows that Bangalore tops the list of cities in job postings, occupying 16.5% of the total share. Bangalore is closely followed by Mumbai at 8.23%, Pune at 6.33%, and Chennai at 6.1%. Tier 2 cities like Ahmedabad, Coimbatore, Kochi, Jaipur, and Mohali totally contribute around 6.9%, showcasing the rising demand for talent in tier 2 cities.
Top 10 job categories with the highest job postings in December 2022
|S.No||Job category||% of Job Postings|
The relative resurgence of business normalcy in a post-pandemic world has brought buoyancy back in sectors like construction and civil engineering. Even sectors like marketing, which was one of the earliest to see layoffs during the pandemic, have picked up steam. In the last year, brands have realized the need for marketing for enhanced customer experience as well as business and sales leading to an increase in demand.
Interestingly, therapy has appeared among the top 10 job categories with the highest posting. In the last two years, there has been a movement to address issues like stress, burnout, and mental health at work which is highlighted in the demand for therapy roles.