All 2024 compensation surveys updated on JANUARY 1, APRIL 1, JULY 1, AND OCTOBER 1

Volatility in cash pay premiums for 1,333 IT skills and certifications reported in Foote Partners’ IT Skills and Certification Pay Index spiked upwards again from October to December, similar to 2nd quarter 2023 which reached a 3-year volatility high.


Highest volatility was recorded in skills and certifications related to Data/Database; Architecture/Project Management/Methodology/Process; Networking; Systems; Applications Development; and Info/Cybersecurity.

 Since its launch in 1999, the IT Skills and Certifications Pay IndexTM (ITSCPI) has continuously tracked cash 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 1,333 certifications and non-certified skills.