Wonder which are the sectors giving the biggest pay jumps to get talent to switch jobs, or, which are the roles that offer the highest premiums for job changes? We have the answers.
Technology, ecommerce, digital, fintech, consumer, IT and manufacturing are among the sectors leading the charge, offering enticing hikes of 30-40% for in-demand talent, around half a dozen headhunters and recruitment firms told ET.
As for skills and roles, cybersecurity experts, cloud architects, data scientists, new market entry/city heads, AI experts, blockchain professionals, CFOs and general counsels are among those most in demand, where switching jobs will fetch one 40-50% hike, they said. Those who are not in any of these sectors can expect 12-20% hikes in general.
“This year, the increase in hiring is fuelled by startups, fintech, newly funded consumer internet firms and IT captives,” said Kamal Karanth, co-founder of specialist staffing firm Xpheno.