In exact terms, 61 percent of executives say they plan to give technology worker salaries a boost in 2011. Only a third of employers say they will keep salaries flat. The silver lining? Less than 10 percent say they will reduce salaries next year.
Business productivity, coupled with cost reduction, is the greatest area of concern for CIOs and other senior IT executives surveyed. Other major concerns include:
- speed to market;
- business agility;
- business and IT alignment;
- the reliability and efficiency of IT practices.
For more, read the eWeek article IT Budgets, IT Salaries Will Rise in 2011: SIM Report.