Courtesy : 2018 Survey by Aspiring Minds

Below give the number of open job positions in various skills and job functions as a percentage of total jobs in the country.

Skills with high demand in India

Skills Skill Description Demand %
English Comprehension The ability to understand the written text and communication effectovely through written documents 100.00%
Deductive Reasoning The ability to make inferences and decide actions based on data containing multiple textual instructions and simple symbolic rules 62.31%
Inductive Reasoning The ability to learn and to derive objective rules based on specific instances of a rule's applicaiton 45.75%
Agreeableness This refers to social conformity, cooperativeness, friendliness , and helpfulness. It is a "big five" personality trait 34.30%
Information Gathering and Synthesis The ability to collate, comprehend , and evaluate information from multiple sources to make inferences and draw objective conclusions,and determine the appropriate course of action 33.74%
Extraversion This is defined as disposition towards the outer world sociabilty, talkativeness , and assertveness 28.21%
Emotional Stability This is defined as the ability to stay even tempered and face stressful situations without getting upset 22.88%
Quantitative Ability It is defined as the ability to understand basic number system i.e fractions , decimals , negative , positive, odd, even numbers. etc 15.14%

Open job positions in various functions in india

Function Description Demand
Software and Information Technology Software and IT comprises of job roles such as Support Technician, Software Developer , Networking Engineer , System Analyst. In addition to having requisite domain knowledge, they are also required to possess a certain level of reasoning and quantitative ability 31%
Sales Sales is a crucial job function for any business as it results in generation of revenue for the organization. The key skills needed for someone to be a successful salesperson are logical ability , soft skills such as agreeableness and ability to influence others by rational discussions. 12%
Customer Service Customer Service is the support and advice provided by an organization to its custemers in order to assist them and ease their buying experience and post sales queries. 9%
Marketing Marketing is a function that design and implements the promotion strategies for a business, including activities like market research and advertising. This requires skills that are less likely to be matched in competence by automation techniques. Some of these skills are creativity and a highly rational thought process. 7%
Core Engineering Core engineering comprises of various engineering domains apart from software and IT. These include but may not be limited to electrical engineering, civil engineering and mechanical engineering. 7%
General Management General management comprises of roles that require leadership and management of an enterprise as a whole, such as Business Managers , General Managers. 7%
Analytics and Consulting Analytics and consulting is the practice of assisting organizations in improving their operations and processes through the analysis of existing issues and developing improvement plans. 4%
Accounting Accounting comprises of recording, summarizing, analyzing and reporting financial data. An accountant is required to be highly logical and innovative, as the job requires them to constantly learn the new developments in policies and processes. 3%
Operations Management Operations management comprises of tasks conducted in order to design and control business processes efficiently so as to ensure smooth production and / or delivery of services or products of an organization. 1%
Other 19%

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