With the intensification of the War for Talent showing no signs of slowing, hiring managers must use every tool at their disposal to attract and successfully hire the top talent. Salary is the foremost differentiator between organizations that acquire the best IT workers for their roles and those who suffer from long job vacancies and diminished revenue. Knowing the most up-to-date industry compensation rates is essential for successful recruitment.

In addition to providing detailed salary data at the national and regional levels, the salary guide also includes a look at:

  • The top IT trends of 2017 including cognitive computing, robotic process automation, cybersecurity, and serverless computing.
  • Chicago regional trends such as population shift.
  • Omaha regional trends including local vs. outside talent.
  • The difficulty of filling positions and reaching passive candidates.