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Dice Survey Shows Record Dev Bonuses, Hiring

While it’s been no secret that IT hiring has entered hyperdrive – unemployment was as low as 2.3 percent in Q1, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics – has just published a new survey with some eye-watering numbers: Bonus pools that approach executive levels – 20% to 30% – are being established, even as base salaries approach the $100,000 level and top talent is nabbing 7-figure salaries.

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Software Developers to Remain Scarce

It’s no secret that IT professionals are enjoying a stunning demand for their services. The question foremost on IT managers’ minds, though, is how high software developers’ salaries can rise, and continue to put pressure on budgets, product launches, staff turnover, and even the the bottom line.

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