Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) February 12, 2014
According to CIO magazine, many IT professionals are optimistic about higher salaries in 2014. While the average salary for the tech employment industry was upwards of $87,000 in 2013, many tech professionals have stated higher salary as a primary reason for changing companies or positions.
In line with this thinking, the recent Employment Situation Economic Release from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) published February 7, 2014, shows a slight increase in the number of jobs in the tech sector. The sector now employees 1728.2 professionals compared to 1723.5 in December 2013. Likewise the unemployment rate for the tech industry is a low 3.5 percent signifying a surplus of jobs in the tech industry.
Consistent IT job growth and low unemployment rates are raising the demand for tech professionals in both the public and private sector. With higher demand these professionals are able to demand higher salaries. IT is one of the forerunning sectors containing the most coveted talent. In the coming months IT professional will have undeniable leverage in salary requests as the need for skilled tech professionals grows.
ITJobsWeb.com, the leading information technology jobs and computer employment website for IT professionals, states 3-D printing and scanning and wearable technology are two other industry trends IT professionals should be on the lookout for in 2014. As these trends begin to grow so will the need for IT professionals specializing in them.
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