India Workforce Report - Professional Edition | City Level Insights | New Delhi | 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, Technical Recruiter, System Engineer

  • Manufacturing: Software Engineer, Project Engineer, Business Development Manager

  • Corporate Services: Recruiter, Human Resources Executive, Technical Recruiter

  • Finance: Relationship Manager, Software Engineer, Sales Manager

  • Consumer Goods: Software Engineer, Sales Manager, Area Sales Manager

Trends in Top Skills

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

  • Software & IT: Management, HTML, C (Programming Language)

  • Manufacturing: Team Management, Management, Leadership

  • Corporate Services: Management, Team Management, Leadership

  • Finance: Management, Team Management, Leadership

  • Consumer Goods: Management, Team Management, Leadership

Trends in Talent Inflow

  • The top source cities New Delhi imports talent from are Bengaluru, Mumbai, Chandigarh, Lucknow and Jaipur.

  • The top source cities for in-demand migration into New Delhi are Pune (Software Engineer),  Bengaluru (Software Engineer), Hyderabad (Software Engineer, Business Development Manager), Lucknow (Software Engineer, Sales Executive) and Jaipur (Software Engineer, Android Developer).

Trends in Talent Outflow

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

  • The top destination cities for in-demand migration are Hyderabad (Software Engineer), Mumbai (Software Engineer, Business Development Manager), Chennai (Software Engineer), Lucknow (Area Sales Manager) and Chandigarh (Business Development Manager).

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