India Workforce Report - Professional Edition | City Level Insights | Kolkata | H2 2018

Over 55 million professionals in India have LinkedIn profiles; over 1 million company pages; over 350,000 open jobs and over 50,000 skills added by members to their profiles to showcase their professional brands. That gives us unique and valuable insight into India's workforce trends.

Whether you are an employer, a recent graduate, or a policymaker, we hope you will use insights from our report to better understand and navigate the dynamics of today’s professional workforce.

Trends in Top Jobs

The top 3 in-demand jobs in the leading industries are as follows:

  • Software & IT: Software Engineer, System Engineer, Process Associate

  • Manufacturing: Sales Manager, Territory Sales Manager, Service Engineer

  • Finance: Relationship Manager, Credit Manager, Sales Manager

  • Consumer Goods: Area Sales Manager, Sales Officer, Sales Manager

  • Education: Business Development Associate, Postdoctoral Researcher, Teaching Assistant

Trends in Top Skills

The top 3 skills in the leading industries are as follows:

  • Software &  IT: Java, SQL, C (Programming Language)

  • Manufacturing: Team Management, Management, Engineering

  • Finance: Management, Team Management, Leadership

  • Consumer Goods: Management, Team Management, Leadership

  • Education: Leadership, Management, Public Speaking

Trends in Talent Inflow

  • The top source cities Kolkata imports talent from are New Delhi, Bengaluru, Mumbai, Hyderabad and  Bhubaneshwar.

  • The top source cities for in-demand migration into Kolkata are New Delhi, Mumbai (Sales Manager), Hyderabad, Bengaluru and Bhubaneshwar.

Trends in Talent Outflow

  • The top destination cities Kolkata exports talent to are Bengaluru, New Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad, and Chennai.

  • The top destination cities for in-demand migration are Bengaluru (Software Engineers), Hyderabad (Software Engineer), New Delhi (Business Development Manager, Sales Manager, Software Engineer and Sales Executive), Mumbai (Software Engineer, Sales Manager) and Chennai (Software Engineer).


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