Hiring of high-tech workers was 29.2% higher than in January 2009.
Hiring of high-tech workers rose by 12.4% in January 2010, compared with December 2009, and was 29.2% higher than in January 2009, according to job placement agency Nisha Group. Demand for high-tech workers was 9.5% higher in January than in the preceding month and 42% higher than in the corresponding month.
Hiring by start-ups has also picked up: it was 15% higher in January than in December and 35% higher than in January 2009.
The most sought after high-tech employees in January were QA engineers, up 23.7% compared with December. Hiring of sales and marketing staff rose 14%, hiring hardware engineers rose 11.5% and of software engineers rose by 7%.
Nisha Group CEO Paule Tzuker said, "Compared with the figures for January 2009, there has been strong recovery in almost all high-tech professions. However, it should be borne in mind that the job market is still 20-30% lower than the hiring levels in 2008 before the crisis. The road to full recovery is still long."
Demand for senior staff, CEOs and VPs, is still comparatively sluggish, up 5% in January compared with the preceding month and up 37% compared with the corresponding month
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