In the present circumstances, the technological advancement has opened up door for many new employment opportunities.
Even though, the technological developments are taking place in India for the past 10-15 years, there are some jobs that gained immense popularity and even many new jobs have been created in the past five years.
The great thing about some jobs created in the past five years is that they are paying well for the appropriate technical talents.
Here are the details about the top 7 high paying jobs that did not exist in the job market 5 years ago:
1. Mobile application developer:
In India, mobile applications got popular only recently and this has created an increase in the demand for mobile application developers.
Many companies are venturing towards mobile application development with a view to reach out larger group of audience and this has also created a higher demand for these developers.
When it comes to pay packages for Mobile application developers in India, these professionals are earning about Rs.3.5 lakhs per annum.
2. Educational/admission consultant:
Nowadays, parents are more and more concerned about providing the best education to their children. This is why educational/admission consultant is a new job that did not exist half a decade ago.
Even though, some of educationists were offering consultation earlier, they just provided this service as a help. But, nowadays, there are professional educational/admission consultants, who do this job on a full-time basis.
Most of these professionals practice individually and even some of them work for educational firms as well.
3. SAP Consultants:
SAP consultant generally possess wider knowledge about SAP application and this is why they provide consultation clarifying doubts of their customers on any area in SAP.
They play a major role in crucial stages of projects and this has made an increase in the demand for these professionals. SAP professionals are earning nearly Rs.6 lakhs per annum. They also practice separately, while some work for corporate firms as well.
4. Market Researcher/data miner:
As the data of customers become more and more vital in the retail industry and many other industries in India, many businesses are in the need for compiling data in huge quantities.
This has created a demand for people with expertise in data mining. From a wide database regardless of whether it is structural or semi-structured or unstructured database, these professionals, who are otherwise called as data analysts, identify the behavioral pattern to help out their customers.
They also predict the future trends and make recommendations accordingly. The highest paying skills associated with the job of data analyst are SQL, SAS and VBA. Candidates with knowledge in these areas are earning nearly Rs.3 lakhs per annum in India.
5. Social media manager:
Social networks have become highly important for businesses these days regardless of the size of the business. This is why not only top corporate firms, but also smaller companies show interest towards hiring social media managers these days.
These professionals are appointed to the marketing/advertisement department of organizations. These professionals help their employers to leverage their social audiences via targeted marketing. These professionals are making nearly 3.3 lakhs per annum in India.
6. Sustainability consultant:
These professionals give suggestions to businesses on how to make their products sustainable generally in an ecological sense. They are appointed in construction and engineering industry.
Nowadays, with the increasing energy cost in India, many companies have understood that hiring someone to play an environmental-conscious role will be beneficial in bringing down power bills and to get benefited from tax rebates to achieve sustainability.
This is why sustainability consultants are paid well and they make nearly Rs.7.3 lakhs per year in India.
7. User Experience Designers:
As the name implies, these designers are employed to give an enjoyable experience to the users. For instance, earlier, when we were using alarm clocks, they more or less have the same sound.
But, nowadays, to give the best experience to the users, alarm clocks come with different tones like chirping birds to wake up the users in a method that is close to the nature. For this position, candidates must have fluency in Photoshop and programming languages like CSS and HTML.
Professionals are earning nearly 6.8 lakhs per annum in India.
These are some of the jobs that did not exist five years ago. Even though, some of them might have existed, they were not popular and they have gained popularity only recently.