LinkedIn Workforce Report - Professional Edition | Chennai | H1 2018

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Within Chennai alone, we have more than 2 million members from over 130 thousand companies. Migration is concentrated within the southern region of India.

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Key Insights

  1. Nonprofit and Education lead industry growth in H1 2018, followed by Retail, Entertainment and Legal
  2. Software Engineer has the highest job posting in H1 2018. Other tech and engineer streams such as Application Developer, Solutions Consultant and Data Engineer also had high number of job posting.
  3. Migration is concentrated within the southern region of India. Exchange is also seen with other cities including Hyderabad and Mumbai.

Relative Industry Growth (H1 2018)

Share of Job Postings in India (H1 2018)

Volume of Migration

In-Demand Migration

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