IT and Technology 2017 Salary Guide
The 2017 Robert Half Salary Guide offers job seekers and hiring mangers the latest information on recruitment trends and IT salaries.
Japan currently has a bustling technology and IT sector, so download your complimentary copy today to find the right IT salary to aid your upcoming remuneration decisions.
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IT salary trends for the year ahead
With skills shortages prevalent in many functional areas, companies will need to adjust their salary packages to remain competitive to attract and retain staff. In a market where companies are competing to secure skilled talent, top IT candidates know they are the in high demand and can negotiate accordingly.
The soft skills list is growing
IT hiring managers are looking for candidates with a greater array of soft skills that can contribute to the business. While technical skillsets remain at the forefront of the technology industry, soft skills such as a personal learning aptitude and adaptability are highly valued in candidates.
Technical skills are becoming more specific
Cyber-security has become a key priority to ensure that businesses are well-protected against external threats, which means the demand for IT security specialists is expected to increase.
What's impacting your industry in 2017?
Download the guide to access the coming year's salary projections and the key recruitment trends affecting your sector.
Japan is facing a key skills shortage within finance, urging companies to proactively upskill existing staff or search for professionals with the necessary proficiencies. With 89% of CEOs concerned about the availability of key skills to meet business threats to their organisations' growth prospects, finding top talent will become a hiring trend to look out for. Learn more in the Finance and Accounting Salary Guide.
Despite a static hiring outlook for the year ahead, positive hiring trends are emerging in the financial services industry with SMEs seeking new hires to join growing businesses. With regulations growing increasingly strict, companies are also looking for candidates with strong compliance skills to mitigate rising costs. Read more in the Financial Services Salary Guide.