In today's digital world, technology has become a part of everything we do. It touches all parts of today's marketplace, so it's not surprising that the tech job market continues to pick up steam. In fact, according to a recent report from staffing firm Modis, demand in the technology job market is expected to grow 18 percent by the year 2022.
Ever wondered if the grass is really greener in another industry? Technology professionals are needed in virtually every business, which opens a world of possibilities to those looking to build a career. But which industry vertical is the right one for you? We can't answer that, but we can tell you which ones offer the best compensation.
Recently Computerworld and IDG Enterprise conducted their 29th annual salary survey. More than 4,800 IT professionals were surveyed to better understand the needs and wants of tech professionals and IT pros, ongoing trends in the workplace and, of course, salary information across a host of industry verticals. What they found was that compensation for tech jobs increased 3.6 percent over the last year. But how does that pan out across the different industries like manufacturing, education, government, healthcare and others?