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April 4 2018

Big Data, Machine Learning and AI to Shape India's Job Market in 2018

2018 will see a sharp increase in demand for professionals with skills in emerging technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning, while people with capabilities in Big Data and Analytics will continue to be the most sought after by companies.

The Indian IT industry is expected to add 180,000 to 200,000 new jobs in 2018. AI alone will create 2.3 million jobs globally by 2020, said Alka Dhingra, General Manager, IT staffing, TeamLease Services. Other jobs that are expected to increase in hiring include Blockchain specialists, digital marketing, and data scientists.