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Most Indian jobseekers searched for jobs in the US in 2020

With India well known as a leading exporter of skilled personnel in IT & software industries as well as technical roles, the US was the focus country

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It is no surprise that the US has turned out to be “the country” to go to for Indian jobseekers. With India well known as a leading exporter of skilled personnel in IT & software industries as well as technical roles, the US was the focus country.

The data pointed out that in 2018, Indians topped the list looking for jobs in the US: 72% in December 2018. The next year saw the searches going down

According to crossborder search data on Indeed for October 2020 points to the fact that 43% Indian jobseekers searched for jobs in the US. Canada was the next choice – 18 % — because of its immigration policies followed by Great Britain (17%), UAE (10%) and Australia (3%). Singapore came sixth in the list of countries with 2% of Indian jobseekers looking for opportunities there.

At 16%, India leads among countries searching for jobs in the US, followed by Canada (8%), Puerto Rico (7%), Great Britain (6%) and Mexico (5%).

The data pointed out that in 2018, Indians topped the list looking for jobs in the US: 72% in December 2018. The next year saw the searches going down. Even so, search for jobs was the lowest in 2020 despite the fact that there was a 44% increase in search activity in October 2020 over the same month in the previous year.

The top five jobs Indians sought in the US in October 2020 were:

Full Stack Developer (3%)

Java Developer (2.5%)

 

Development Ops Engineer (2%)

 

Software Engineer (2%)

 

Front End Developer (2%).

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