IT Salaries: 9 Ways We've Changed (Or Not) From 2001's Heyday
What a decade it's been for U.S. IT professionals. They rode the tech-fueled boom of the late 1990s and early 2000s to great heights, then crashed hard in the recessions of 2002 and 2008-2009. We have data from our annual U.S. IT Salary Survey dating back to 2000, so we thought now would be a good time to look back and compare today with the boom that was early 2001 -- the peak of salaries, raises, and perks, according to our data. We look at changes in economics and in attitudes, using data dra
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This is the most surprising data point of all. For this question, we asked IT pros in 2011 to pick seven attributes from a list of 24 that matter most in their jobs. Less than half value the challenge/responsibility? That's down eight points from 2009. In 2001, it was cited more than anything else.