IT Salary Survey: Outlook Points to Cautious OptimismThe past several years have certainly been rough sailing for the financial services industry, but the market for IT talent in the sector is on the rise, according to the "2012 InformationWeek IT Salary Survey." After several years of painful cuts, the job market is improving, albeit at a slower pace than before the financial crisis.
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11. The Older the Better
The sweet spot for salary earnings appear to be between the ages of 36-55, according to the survey. Respondents in those age ranges reported receiving an annual salary base of at least $90,000, much higher than those under 35.
[For more charts on IT salary trends in the banking industry, download the complete 2012 InformationWeek report.]
Bryan Yurcan is associate editor for Bank Systems and Technology. He has worked in various editorial capacities for newspapers and magazines for the past 8 years. After beginning his career as a municipal and courts reporter for daily newspapers in upstate New York, Bryan has ... View Full Bio
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