All 2022 compensation surveys updated on JANUARY 1, APRIL 1, JULY 1, AND OCTOBER 1

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Average market value for 659 non-certified IT skills showed robust growth in Q1 2022, with 216 changing in value from the prior quarter. 579 IT certifications declined on average, posting the largest quarterly loss since late 2020.

Average market value for 659 non-certified IT skills showed robust growth in Q1 2022, with 216 changing in value from the prior quarter.  579 IT certifications declined on average, posting the largest quarterly loss since late 2020.
Since its launch in 1999, the IT Skills and Certifications Pay IndexTM has continuously tracked cash pay premiums paid to tech professionals by th...

Average market value for 642 non-certified IT skills declined slightly in final quarter of 2021, as 119 skills declined in period. Conversely, for just the second time in three years, average market value for 567 IT certifications increased.

Average market value for 642 non-certified IT skills declined slightly in final quarter of 2021, as 119 skills declined in period. Conversely, for just the second time in three years, average market value for 567 IT certifications increased.

Since its launch in 1999, the IT Skills and Certifications Pay IndexTM has continuously tracked cash pay premiums paid to tech professionals by their employers for an ever-increasing number of popular tech skills and certifications. Rigorously validated data and detailed market analyses are updated and published by Foote Partners every 90 days. Currently, premiums are reported for 1,209 certifications and non-certified skills.

Average market value for 630 non-certified IT skills decreased slightly in 3Q 2021 as 195 changed value, while average market value of 555 IT certifications increased for the first time in three years.

Average market value for 630 non-certified IT skills decreased slightly in 3Q 2021 as 195 changed value, while average market value of 555 IT certifications increased for the first time in three years.
Since its launch in 1999, the IT Skills and Certifications Pay IndexTM has continuously tracked cash pay premiums paid to tech professionals by their employers for an ever-increasing number of popular tech skills and certifications. Rigorously validated data and detailed market analyses are updated and published by Foote Partners every 90 days. Currently, premiums are reported for 1,017 certifications and non-certified skills

WorldatWork Podcast: Tech Analyst David Foote on the Future of Work: Key Drivers, Implications and How to Prepare

WorldatWork Podcast: Tech Analyst David Foote on the Future of Work: Key Drivers, Implications and How to Prepare
In his fourth appearance on the pod, tech analyst David Foote joins us to discuss the future of work: what it means, what’s driving it, the implications for how we build and manage workforces going forward. David is Chief Analyst & Chief Research Officer for the eponymous Foote Partners. He is an innovator of advanced techniques for benchmarking enterprise tech jobs, skills supply/demand, and compensation; tracking/forecasting tech labor trends; and analyzing human factors in technology development. David is a former Gartner and META Group analyst and Silicon Valley executive.

Top 10 fastest growing, highest paying tech skills – and no certification required

Top 10 fastest growing, highest paying tech skills – and no certification required

Market values of these non-certified skills pay well above average and were still growing in cash pay premiums in the first half of 2018.

Why pay for tech certifications is declining

Why pay for tech certifications is declining

New highly-validated data from 3,305 employers reveals that the average cash market value for hundreds of tech certifications is at its lowest point since 2015.

The IT skills gap is a reality, but doesn’t have to be

The IT skills gap is a reality, but doesn’t have to be
Many businesses face a looming skills gap in IT, but, according to research from Foote Partners, many of the wounds are self-inflicted.

Here's why the skills gap may be killing your digital transformation

Here's why the skills gap may be killing your digital transformation
Most companies approach IT hiring like trying to build a house without a blueprint, says David Foote, co-founder and chief analyst at the research and analysis firm Foote Partners. In part one of a three-part interview, Foote explains what most IT leaders get wrong about hiring, how it's holding their organizations back, and how to get it right.

Why 2018 will be a dramatically different year for tech labor

Why 2018 will be a dramatically different year for tech labor
My take on the tech labor market in 2018—informed by 3,150 research partner employers in the U.S. and Canada—is that it will be conspicuously different than any year in recent history. Unusually so.