#Asia Infographic: Non-tech staff forms 47% of fresher hiring in Indian startups


A study by Aspiring Minds shows that while volume of hiring and budgets have grown, the average annual salary has not kept pace


A recent study conducted by global jobs credentialing company Aspiring Minds reveals a rising demand for professionals in non-technical roles in Indian startups.

This is against the popular notion that startups hire only programmers or developers.

As per this research, 47 per cent of the entry-level hirings comprises professionals in non-technical roles.

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While the hiring volume and budgets have grown manifold for startups to be able to successfully scale and build an efficient workforce, only 3 per cent of the hired manpower has been able to cross an annual compensation of more than 7 lakh (US$10,500) per annum.

Also, though sales workforce continues to play an integral part in the growth strategy of startups, non-technical roles such as marketing, digital media executives, content writers and business analysts have increasingly gained relevance.

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With most startups being tech-driven, recruitment for technology profiles was led by web and Android developer profiles.



LPA is INR1lakh (100,000) per annum; INR100,000=US$1,500

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