Program Designer

Computer System Analyst

Data Analyst

Minimum B.E, B.Tech, B.Sc or any graduation degree with relevant skills

Freshers or up to 2 years of work experience in IT-ITeS industry

The tasks a Programmer Analyst is expected to perform include:

Analyzing user requirements, current operating procedures and programme objective to modify the programme or to develop new programme

Testing system programme to identify errors and rectify the same for efficient operation

Writing technical report, manuals, drawing flowchart, etc. to document programme development, installation, operation and modification

Knowledge of programming techniques, computer systems and computer language

Proficient in evaluating user requirement, project specification, clinical research trial results, traffic patterns, etc. to develop new programme or to modify the current programme

Adept in determining feasibility, cost and time required, compatibility of new programme with current system and computer capabilities

Well-versed in reading manuals, periodicals and technical reports to develop new programme that meets user requirements

Adept in preparing flowchart and diagrams to illustrate sequence of steps programme must follow and to describe logical operation involved

Knowledge of designing computer terminal screen displays

Proficient in entering programme codes into computer system

Adept in reading computer printouts or observing display screen to detect syntax or logic errors during program test

Knowledge of replacing, deleting, or modifying codes to correct errors

Well-versed in analyzing, reviewing, and altering programme to increase operating efficiency or adapting it to new requirements

Proficient in writing technical report, manuals, drawing flowchart, etc. to document programme development, installation, operation and modification

Adept in using computer-aided software tools, such as flowchart design and code generation

Well-versed in providing technical assistance to programme users

Proficient in monitoring performance of programme after implementation

Well-versed in developing programmes for business or technical applications

Not applicable

Logical thinking

Good listener


Creative thinking


Good mathematics skills

Good communication skills

Problem solving skills

Effective writing skills

Hardworking and persistent

Time management skills

It is a desk job

Need not handle a team

Travelling is not a part of this job role

Part-time and contractual jobs are available in some cities

Work from home option is not available

Working hours

Companies usually work for 5/6 days a week and 9/10 hours everyday. This may vary from company to company

Being self-employed is also an option. In this case, the working hours and days will be flexible

Shift system may predominantly not be available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?This job is suitable for candidates with One Leg (OL), One Arm (OA), Both Leg(BL), Low Vision (LV) and those who have their Hearing Impaired (HH)

This job is not listed as hazardous or dangerous under The Factories Act, 1948 (section 87)

Health risks include long hours of working, stress, extensive use of computer, sitting for long hours, etc.

Occupational hazards include shoulder back pain, neck pain, fatigue, eyestrain, headache, risk of metabolic syndrome, heart diseases, etc

For freshers INR 20,000 to INR 25,000 per month

For candidates with 1/2 years of experience - INR 25,000 to INR 35,000 per month

For candidates withover2yearsexperience-INR35,000 to INR 45,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Overview of IT-ITeS Sector in India

The IT-ITeS industry has been fuelling India?s growth story. In addition to contributing to the country?s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and exports, the industry has played a big role in influencing the socio-economic parameters across the country. The industry has helped provide employment and a good standard of living to millions. The IT-ITeS industry has almost doubled in terms of revenue and contribution to India?s GDP over the last six years (2008-2013). Exports account for over 70% and domestic market account for 21% of the industry revenue.

India?s acceptance as a preferred offshoring destination in the world is one of the main reasons for the growth of export in Indian IT and ITeS Industry. Again with the increasing spending by Indian companies on IT and ITeS services, domestic market will be a major area of growth in the future and it is expected to grow at 8% in the near term.

The major segments of the Industry are IT Services, BPO, and Engineering Services, R&D, and Products. Software products form the fastest growing segment of the global IT industry, with the software spends forecast to grow from USD 294 billion in FY 2008 to USD 537 billion in 2015. Over the same period, the addressable market for Indian software product businesses is estimated to reach USD 290 to 315 billion. The next decade will play a crucial role in bringing about disruptive growth for the Indian Software Products segment, and the annual revenue aggregate of this segment is forecasted to grow from USD 1.4 billion in FY2008 to USD 9.5 to 12 billion by FY2015. Over the past 3 years, the annual revenue aggregate of Indian software product businesses has grown at a CAGR of 44%.

The growth is likely to be in the areas of Business Intelligence (BI), Enterprise Resource Management (ERM), Storage, Security, BFSI, Telecom, Healthcare, Retail, Search Engine Marketing, Mobile Applications, Social Networking, and Online Gaming.

In the IT Exports segment, a large portion of the workforce is currently engineers and MCAs over 80%. The proportion of graduates of science and other streams engaged in software development is expected to show significant increase from about 5% to 10% currently to about 15% to 20%.

Based on the trends witnessed in productivity and the likely growth potential of the IT and ITES industry, it is expected that the industry would result in an incremental employment of about 7.5 million persons directly by 2022. All these factors indicate great job growth for professionals such as Programmer Analyst in this sector.

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