Freshers have witnessed a significant jump in their pay package in 2016 over the previous year and the number of jobs offered with a salary package of over Rs 6 lakh grew by 85 per cent, says a survey.
In a survey by job assessment firm Aspiring Minds, conducted by fresher jobs portal Myamcat.com, the range of salaries offered to the candidates (graduates with 0-2 years of experience) varied between Rs 1-30 lakh per annum, while most number of salary offers were in the range of Rs 2-3 lakh per annum.
“The number of jobs offered with a salary package of Rs 6 lakh grew by 85 per cent from 2015,” the survey, which covered nearly 40 lakh job applications for over 6,000 jobs posted by recruiters across India, said.
The most in-demand job role, based on the number of applications received, was software developers. Around 38 per cent of the pie of job applications were in the field of software developers/web architects.