Slight Increase in IT Salaries a Ray of Hope
Feb 05, 2010, 09:02 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by David Needle)
"IT salaries appear to be on the rise, but don't get too
excited. According to the just-released Computer Economics 2010 IT
Salary Report, IT organizations are budgeting to give the typical
IT worker a 1.8 percent pay boost.
"The glimmer of good news for IT workers comes at a time of
high, double-digit unemployment rates across the economy.
"But Computer Economics found that IT organizations plan to
increase operational budgets by a median of 1.8 percent in 2010,
and that more than a third are planning to increase staff,
restoring some of the positions shed over the past two years.
""Over the last year or so it's been easy to find talent and
there's been downward pressure on salaries," John Longwell, vice
president of research at Computer Economics, told