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Demand and Opportunities for Data Science in India (2024)

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India is the second-highest country next to the US to have generated the demand to recruit about 50,000 Data Scientists for 2020 and 2024. The average salary for a Data Scientist with less than 1 year of experience is about 7 LPA in the Indian market. Even Startups are not shying away to offer a well-trained Data Scientist up to 5 LPA with zero real-time experience. Mid-Level - 3 to 5 years of experience will easily fetch a job for salary anywhere between 10 LPA – 14 LPA.

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Data Science opportunities - Industry-wise

  • HealthCare – Industry alone will generate about 20,000 job openings.
  • Automotive- This Industry looks forward to creating at least 5000 Jobs by the end of 2020.
  • Software Development -The most pivotal which alone will create close to 1 lakh job opportunities.
  • There are about 2,50,000 plus E-commerce companies Globally hence it is evident that there’s a huge demand for Data Scientists as these companies analyze huge amounts of data every day.

Data Science Opportunities

The following list of the most sought-after Indian MNCs with job opportunities in the field of data sciences and those willing to provide the average annual wage is provided:

  • Accenture: Rs 6.3 Lac per annum
  • Myntra: Rs 8 Lac per annum
  • Tata Consultancy Services: Rs 4.8 Lac per annum.
  • Capgemini: Rs 7 Lac per annum
  • IBM: Rs 4.7 Lac per annum
Current Job Openings on Data Sciences in India

Naukri.com says India's top job site has more than 25,000 opportunities. 14,000 Positions on LinkedIn India.

Few of the Top-Notch Data Scientists to get inspired from:

  • Dean Abbott: Co-founder and Chief Data Scientist at SmarterHQ
  • Sebastian Thrun: CEO of Udacity
  • Kenneth Cukier: Chief Data Editor at The Economist
  • John Elder: Founder of the Data mining consultancy Elder Research, Inc.
  • Andrew Ng: Founder and Chairman, Coursera

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Top 10 Best Companies hiring Data Scientists 365 Days

  • Aditya Birla group - Data and Analytics Division
  • BridgeI2I Analytics Solution
  • Course 5 Intelligence
  • Evalueserve
  • Genpact
  • MIQ Digital India
  • Tiger Analytics
  • Tredence Inc
  • Ugam
  • Verizon
  • Wipro

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Career options or Designations open for aspiring Data Scientists in India

  • Data Analyst
  • Data Architect
  • Applications Architect
  • Infrastructure Architect
  • Machine Learning Scientist
  • Enterprise Architect
  • Business Intelligence or BI Developer

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Recent salaries update from Tech Companies for Data Scientists - June 2024

  • Ericson worldwide - salary range - INR 3.65 LPA - INR 32.75 LPA
  • Innoplexus - salary range – INR 6.60 LPA - INR 17.35 LPA
  • DXC Technology - salary range - INR 10.40 LPA - INR 12.90 LPA
  • Quantiphi - salary range - INR 7.40 LPA - INR 14.60 LPA
  • Tech Mahindra - salary range - INR 3.70 LPA - INR 15.5 LPA
  • CASHe - salary range - INR 9.90 LPA - INR 10.25LPA
  • Capgemini - salary range - INR 5.12 LPA - INR 14.80 LPA
  • Applied Data Science salary range - INR 6.20 LPA - INR 11.90LPA
  • Nielsen - salary range - INR 6 LPA - INR 12.40LPA

Below is the list of some renowned companies recruiting for Data Scientists - 2024

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