Despite the challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic, IT jobs market is witnessing a strong hiring boom. Demand for tech professionals is rising across IT firms, non-technical or consulting businesses wherein companies are bolstering their workforce with skilled engineers.
According to a report by a financial news portal (cnbctv18.com), lucrative opportunities are plenty for certain profiles. Full stack engineers, data engineers, frontend engineers, developer operations, data scientists and backend engineers are in high demand and are commanding higher salaries.
The report also said that the companies are paying higher than previous year for getting people onboard. Not only companies are willing to pay more to get new talent, but tech professionals are also expecting good salary hikes.
If the numbers mentioned in the report are something to go by, then salary hike expectations in case of full-stack engineers are in the range of 70-120 percent. A year ago, the expectation was around 20-30 percent.
If you are a front end engineer, you can expect a salary hike between 60 and 100 percent, which compares to a mediocre 30-40 percent a year ago.
It is seemingly a golden time for skilled IT engineers and if you are the one who is juggling job offers, then you can land at a really lucrative offer.
Top it with the fact that IT giants like TCS, Wipro, and Infosys are already on record-hiring spree, IT engineers are really staring at promising job prospects and outlook currently.
(Video Credits: Editor: Partha Narayan Das, Producer: Sanchita Mondal)
Published: Sanchita Mondal
Last updated: 17 September 2021, 09:12 AM IST
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