According to a report by Udemy, cloud computing skills remain a top priority, with public cloud spending in India anticipated to grow by 27% in 2023. A number of businesses are prepared to engage in the public cloud, which is predicted to account for more than 45% of all enterprise IT spending by 2026 and surpass spending on traditional IT in 2025.
With data brick enrollments rising by 2161%, system design interviews by 1012%, and 5G by 643%, skills and solutions for data analysis and security also rated highly among the technical skills that are in high demand.
Leadership and communication were the two categories of business abilities that were most frequently used. However, there has been a substantial increase in consumption of customer experience management (up 449%), non-verbal communication (up 268%), and business communication (up 211%).
INDIA'S TOP 5 CONSUMED SKILLS FOR 2023 (RANKED BY TOTAL CONSUMPTION)
— AWS (Amazon Web Services) accreditation
— Certification from Microsoft
— The Python
— WebDriver for Selenium
According to the report, the employment market in India is expanding quickly, with 40% of workers there needing retraining within the next five years and 60% needing to upskill in order to be competitive. “Leaders play an essential role in helping their employees build the skills they need while maintaining a competitive edge in the job market,” says Vinay Pradhan, Country Manager for India and South Asia at Udemy. Companies must put time, money, and effort into self-learning platforms and research laboratories so that employees can experiment and improve business performance through technical skill training in order to increase overall security, reliability, and maintain business agility.
The combination of business, interpersonal, and technological abilities is the secret to success in today's digital enterprises, he continued. Business executives are prioritizing training in cloud platforms and a few other programming languages as they realize the value of the cloud and associated technologies. These trends account for the increasing demand for cloud computing expertise, which will promote collaboration and teamwork, lessen conflict, and increase output.