Let me share my background with you all. I am a java/j2ee/ajax/sql developer, have more than 7 years of experience, have an MS in Computer Science from USA. I was making good money in USA , doing consulting work for almost five and half years. Last year end, I needed to come back to India for a family issue, and my VISA extension got rejected. So, started working for a CMM level 5 company in Chennai, India. I didn't know how much I need to ask for my salary. I am currently getting 9.5 lacks ( after taxes, take-home salary becomes lesser). There are no on site opportunities too. But still, it is making me feeling like an idiot because it's a very uneasy situation when I see some of my co-workers , who has less skills are earning more and sitting higher up in the hierarchy. Do you think switching jobs is going to increase my salary and position. I didn't switch all these days because they sent me on site on a B1 Visa and I had to sign a bond for 6 months.I came to know, even if I switch, I get at max 30% raise, is that a trustworthy information.
I was in a hurry to find a job in India, because I lost my visa extension which was very unplanned and sudden. This was the first job interview I attended right after I came to know that I can no longer go back to USA.They offered me the job and I accepted it, because I was in a hurry to quickly switch over.I know it sounds absurd, but that's what my situation is right now.Anyway, thanks for reply.
There are currently openings in my company in bangalore for your skill set.If you are interested do send me a private message.You can negotiate for around 15 lakh/annum or more if you can crack the interview
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