Number of job offers for IT specialists in the first quarter of this year. increased by half compared to the first quarter of 2021, according to a report by No Fluff Jobs. Along with the greater demand for employees, wages also increased.
Job offers for IT specialists increased by 47%
According to the portal, from January to March this year, the number of job offers for IT specialists increased by 47% compared to the same period a year ago.
The salary range in the case of the B2B contract amounted to PLN 15-21000 net, which means that the lower band increased by 10 percent compared to the previous year, and the upper – by 12 percent. Those who decided to be employed on the basis of a contract of employment could count on salaries between PLN 10.7000 and 17000. PLN gross. The lower band was thus in this case higher by more than 6 percent, and the upper – by almost 12 percent.
“Companies are still fighting for the best talents, while the staffing gap is widening. The IT market is therefore conducive to specialists and specialists in this sector” ,commented Tomasz Bujok, the head of the portal.
As emphasised, the IT industry is constantly evolving and needs specialists with many competences. Positions that were not so popular a few years ago have recently become very important in the industry, including project and product manager. The lower and upper salary ranges in the case of the first category in 2021 oscillated between 14-18.600 PLN net for B2B and 11-15.2000. PLN gross for an employment contract. In the first quarter of 2022, it was already 14.1-20000 PLN net for B2B and 11.3-17.100 PLN gross for an employment contract.
“The growing popularity of specialisations not related to programming is noticeable. The first quarter of 2022 in the context of earnings growth belonged to project and product managers who could count on the spread reaching the mythical PLN 20,000 in IT”, emphasised Bujok.
The portal requires the publication of the salary spreads in each job offer.
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