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Pune sees a 27% rise in hiring in November ’14 over November’13: Naukri Job Speak Index


The IT & Auto sectors saw a 7% & 12% increase respectively in hiring in November ’14

Pune (Dec. 09, 2014): The Naukri Job Speak Index for the month of November 2014for Pune was at 1754 indicating a27%increase in hiring when compared to November 2013. Sectors like ITES and Auto saw an increase of 7% and 12% respectively in November’14 over the same period.

V Suresh, Executive Vice President and Chief Sales Officer,Naukri.com said, “The city is growing on the back of availability of talent and sectors such as IT and Auto are fuelling this growth. We can expect hiring to gain more momentum in the coming months”.

Industry Sector Analysis:
An in depth analysis of the city revealed that most significant sectors like IT, Auto and Banking saw their hiring activities increase by 7% ,12% and 26% respectively in the month of November’14 as compared to November 13’. Hiring in sectors like Telecom and Insurance also saw an upward trend with the index moving up by 43% and 20% in the same period.  However sectors like Construction and Engineering experienced aninsignificant dip with the index going down by 1% in the same period.

Functional Area Analysis:
The demand for hiring professionals in sectors like IT, ITES and Accounts & Finance saw a significant rise with the index moving up by 16%, 25% and 29% respectively in November’14 over November’13. Professionals employed in HR and Marketing & Advertising also witnessed a 33% and 15% increase in hiring in November’14 in comparison with last year. However employment opportunities for Project management professionals saw a sharp decline of 20% in this time period.