IT Salary Guide 2016


The Robert Half Japan Information Technology Salary Guide provides insights into salaries across the Technology sector in Japan, the anticipated increases and commentary on the current hiring environment.

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Sector Highlights

In an increasingly global marketplace, IT recruitment in Japan is driven by new project/initiatives (59%) and new market penetration (41%). 

This demand is also driving specific requirements for project management experience, supported by strong communication skills to be effective across all levels.

Expertise in coding languages including Java, C, SPSS and R are also at the top of firms' wish lists.


Information Technology Remuneration Trends

  • 47% of CIOs/CTOs and finance leaders plan to increase salaries
  • 35% of them plan to increase bonuses

Hiring Intentions

  • 37% of CIOs/CTOs in large companies are adding new permanent positions
  • 57% are maintaining or only filling vacated positions
  • 7% are freezing headcount and none are anticipating decreases
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