The IT Job Market

Posted on October 8, 2007  Comments (3)

The CS/IT job market quotes 3 articles from looking at the IT and computer science job markets in the USA, United Kingdom and Canada. IT Job Prospects and Salaries on the Rise (USA):

CRA reported that computer science graduates were among the highest paid of any major – an average offer of $53,051, which is about a 4.5 percent increase over 2007.

Network World released a survey… The data shows that pay raises and bonuses for 2006 showed an 11.6% jump on average. Further, the average base salary grew by 5.6% to $86,700. Interestingly the survey noted that experts in security, storage and networking are wanted but hard to find.

See more posts on science and engineering careers and: What Graduates Should Know About an IT CareerProgramming Grads Meet a Skills Gap in the Real WorldHigh Pay for Computer Science Graduates (2007)A Career in Computer ProgrammingS&P 500 CEOs – Again Engineering Graduates LeadScience, Engineering and Technology Graduates Paid Well (Ireland)

3 Responses to “The IT Job Market”

  1. avocat
    October 19th, 2007 @ 3:42 am

    In Romania it’s about 15.000$/year, so … you are lucky 🙂

  2. CuriousCat: IT Employment Hits New High Again
    June 24th, 2008 @ 10:05 am

    “In 2007, according to our analysis, 3,758,000 workers in the U.S. held IT jobs; another 79,000 people who consider themselves business-technology professionals were unemployed. IT employment grew 8.5 percent last year…”

  3. Curious Cat: The Technology Job Market is Strong
    June 24th, 2008 @ 10:10 am

    “Here’s a hint for high school graduates or college students still majoring in indecision: Put down that guitar or book of poetry and pick up a laptop. Study computer science or engineering…”

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