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The Naukri Job Speak Index for the month of June 2015 stood at 1,749, recording an 11% increase in hiring activity over June 2014.

While the maximum increase in hiring was recorded in acounting/finance, banking, IT-Software, IT-Hardware and telecom too showed an upsurge. 

Hiring activity in sectors such as oil and gas, auto and real estate witnessed a y/y decline in the June'15 index over June'14.

While the hiring sentiment in Mumbai, Bangalore and Kolkata recorded an upward movement, Delhi-NCR was stagnant in hiring activity in the June'15 index.

"Job market continues to sustain the momentum gained in April and May with an impressive 11% growth in June. Sectors like IT, Banking and Pharma lead the show right now and we can expect the other sectors to start looking up in the next few months or so. Looks like Jobs are back and exciting times ahead!!," said V. Suresh, Executive Vice President and Chief Sales Officer,

Demand for IT-Software professionals saw a Y-o-Y growth of 26 percent in the June'15 index. Mumbai and Pune recorded the maximum increase in hiring activity and stood at a Y-o-Y growth of 21%.

Accounting/finance topped the charts and recorded the maximum year-on-year growth in hiring activity, at 79 percent. 

While the demand for consulting professionals recorded the highest Y-o-Y increase, to the tune of 28 percent, the demand for professionals in Pharma also witnessed a Y-o-Y growth to the tune of 5% percent in June'15 over June'14.