The Demands on Talents sub-index is 7.9% higher than 2018-19 and is expected to increase by 3% in 2020-21. The expected growth rate is lower than sub-indices Business Environment and Performance which indicates that companies are turning conservative in hiring talents due to the downside revenue risk. On the required skills for new employees.
This graph demonstrates the required skills for the new hires of the companies being surveyed. Among them, programming skills (85.2%) are the most preferable skills for new hires, followed by marketing expertise (48.1%). IT infrastructure skills (42.1%) have evolved to be a more important skill set than in 2018-19.