InformationWeek's 17th annual IT Salary Survey examines the highest- and lowest-paying industries, the lucrative skills, and the best titles. How does your job stack up?
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IT staffers reported a median total compensation of $92,000 and a 1.6% raise from last year, while managers reported a 2.4% raise and a median total compensation of $120,000. Base salaries start at $88,000 for staffers and $112,000 for managers.
The raises may not be significant, but at least they're positive: In 2010, 55% of IT pros reported a pay freeze or cut. This year, that number is just 15%, according to our data.
The Business of Going DigitalDigital business isn't about changing code; it's about changing what legacy sales, distribution, customer service, and product groups do in the new digital age. It's about bringing big data analytics, mobile, social, marketing automation, cloud computing, and the app economy together to launch new products and services. We're seeing new titles in this digital revolution, new responsibilities, new business models, and major shifts in technology spending.
Top IT Trends to Watch in Financial ServicesIT pros at banks, investment houses, insurance companies, and other financial services organizations are focused on a range of issues, from peer-to-peer lending to cybersecurity to performance, agility, and compliance. It all matters.
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