Intellipaat, an online professional training course and certification platform, conducted the survey with participants between the ages of 24 and 38. Five hundred people participated in the six-month-long survey.
According to the survey, 70% of participants opted for Data Science & AI courses and they reported a 60% hike in their salary and position. Other top courses opted by professionals were Data Science & AI, Cloud, Programming and Analytics.
The platform conducted another survey during the period April 2020 to April 2021 with an estimated sample size of 80,000 people. In it, they found that 90% were upskilling themselves with courses in Digital Marketing, and 70% opted for web development courses.
Diwakar Chittora, Founder & CEO of Intellipaat, told TOI one in every four employees in India lost their jobs as a result of the pandemic, and the job market is still on the decline. He says that the only way to survive the crisis is through upskilling, which is as important for businesses as it is for employees. “Upskilling is required for the former group to stay ahead of the competition, while it helps the latter group get noticed in the workplace. Furthermore,…