Sales managers, oil & gas engineers to get double-digit hikes: Survey
Professionals with analytics skills can expect a 15 per cent increase in their base salaries
Kelly Services releases Indian Salary Guide for 2013-14; Retail, Oil & Gas and ITeS sectors to see double-digit hikes this year
Kelly Services, India’s leading staffing firm, released its annual Indian Salary Guide 2013-14 this month. It gives a summary of the jobs and skills in demand in India along with salary benchmark increase in each sector.
While the banking and finance sectors are facing a challenge globally, sales and relationship managers are in demand and will see year-on-year salary increase in double digit.
Oil and gas engineers with experience in engineering, procurement and construction will command a hike of 15-20 per cent irrespective of the current macroeconomic situation. Process technology licensing professionals can annually see their salaries going up by 15 per cent plus.
With advent of retail FDI norms, changing procurement and demand/supply planners in the consumer retail sector will see a salary increase in the range of 15 per cent plus and can also command a hike of about 25 per cent when poached by competition at about 25 per cent by virtue of the shortage of skilled professionals in this space. Besides the planners, product managers will also be in demand and can expect a salary increase of 15 per cent.
In the information technology sector, people with Big Data experience at middle to senior management level and SAP professionals will be in demand and can command double-digit hikes despite a single-digit hike across the industry. The ITeS sector will witness a demand in quantitative and qualitative analytics. Professionals with analytics skills can expect a 15 per cent increase in their base salaries.
In the pharmaceutical sector, regulatory affairs professionals, clinical research associates, research and development professionals and sales representatives will continuously be in demand and will fetch minimum 15 per cent plus salary increase this year.