IT Job Market's growth in 2017 will be at least double that of 2016 according to Janco Associates, Inc.
March 13, 2017 (PRLEAP.COM) Business NewsMarch 13, 2017 - Park City – UT – www.e-janco.com – Janco has just reviewed the February data from the BLS on the total labor picture for the US and concludes that IT Job Market growth in 2017 will exceed the growth of 2016.
The CEO of Janco, Mr. M. V. Janulaitis said, "Many enterprises are actively recruiting and looking to add the skills necessary to support the new solutions the C-Level executives are demanding. We already are seeing the strain this is putting CIOs and the HR function of IT." Janco's CEO added, "Requisitions are being re-written to add staff, job descriptions are being updated and sent to HR for compensation adjustments, and relationships with recruiters are being re-activated. All of these activities have re-kindled the career prospects for IT professionals. In addition, he said, "With our forecast of over 125,000 new IT jobs in 2017, this will be one of the best job markets IT pros have seen in years."
Janulaitis said, "In our just released IT Salary Survey we have seen an up-tick in overall compensation for all IT professionals. The median compensation is up by $4,000 to $5,000 since we last collected this data in 2016. The median compensation for all IT professionals now is $87,072 which is 5.19% higher than last year at this time."
Janco has found that there are a number of "hot jobs" in high demand. They are: Chief Mobility Officer (CMO); Chief Digital Officer (CDO); Digital Brand Manager; Data Scientist; and Social Media Specialist. Janulaitis said, "… Our Internet and IT Position Descriptions HandiGuide® contains 281 job descriptions — including these 5 hot IT jobs. The entire HandiGuide has been updated and meet the latest compliance and technology requirement of 2017."
Mr. Janulaitis said, "When it is necessary to hire, it is critical to make every hire count. There is little room for error. It is crucial for senior-level leadership, HR, and hiring managers to all be on the same page and do the right thing. To that end, Janco has just released its 2017 IT Hiring Kit which contains:
1. 2017 IT Salary Survey
2. Internet and IT Job Descriptions HandiGuide® - 2017 version
3. Interview and Hiring Guide
Janco is an international consulting firm that follows issues that concerns CIOs and CFOs and publishes a series of IT and business infrastructure HandiGuides® and Templates including a Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity Template, Security Template and its semi-annual IT Salary Survey.