Best Places to Work in IT: Employees' most important issues

What are the top-of-mind issues for IT workers today? 27,000 IT professionals weigh in for Computerworld's annual Best Places to Work in IT special report.

What's Most Important About Your Job?

Working in an enjoyable environment 94%

Being fairly compensated for the work I do 93%

Having access to training and opportunities that further my skills 88%

Having the means and opportunity to further my career 86%

Working in a challenging environment 84%

Being able to work with cutting-edge technology 73%

What is the Best Benefit?

Paid vacation 77%

Health insurance 75%

Profit sharing/employee stock-ownership program/401(k)/403b plan 52%

Flexible hours 46%

Telecommuting 45%

Bonuses 40%

How do You Rate IT Department Morale?

Excellent 22%

Very good 37%

Good 25%

Fair 11%

Poor 5%

How do You Rate Job Satisfaction Factors?

* 77% are very satisfied or satisfied with their health benefits

*77% are very satisfied or satisfied with their flexible hours

*77% are very satisfied or satisfied with their company's profit sharing or employee stock ownership plans

*76% are very satisfied or satisfied with their company's training and development programs

*58% are very satisfied or satisfied with their bonuses

How do You Rate Workplace Stress Level?

Very stressful 8%

Stressful 22%

Somewhat stressful 50%

Not very stressful 18%

Not at all stressful 2%

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