Java the Holy Grail in IT – No Fluff Jobs report
No Fluff Jobs looked at what the IT market was like in November 2021. According to the portal data, compared to the same period last year, the number of job offers addressed to IT specialists increased by 140%. Moreover, the data shows that the market is once again opening up to juniors, i.e. beginners in the IT industry. Announcements addressed to them in November 2021 were by 308 percent. more than in the same month in 2020. Java specialists, on the other hand, were the most sought-after, .NET and DevOps engineers.
Most demanded IT specialists and their salaries
According to No Fluff Jobs, in November 2021, the most sought-after in the IT industry were Java programming specialists, and the median of their earnings was between 16.8 and 23.51 thousand PLN. PLN net (+VAT) in the case of a B2B contract, while in the case of a contract of employment it was 10-17 thousand. PLN gross. The second place was occupied by specialists from .NET with earnings of 15-21 thousand. PLN 10-15.6 thousand net (+VAT) on B2B and 10-15.6 thousand on remotely contracted work. specialists on B2B contracts of employment. They were followed by DevOps engineers – They, in turn, could count on wages of 19.7-25.2 thousand. The most popular location for remote work in the IT industry is a B2B contract with a net salary (+VAT) of 14-20 thousand. PLN gross on an employment contract.
More offers not only for specialists, but also for juniors in IT
November this year was much more gracious in terms of offers than last year – both for IT professionals, as well as those taking their first steps in the industry. Indeed, according to No Fluff Jobs, The number of advertisements addressed to IT specialists increased in November 2021 by 140 percent. compared to the same month in 2020.
– Although the pandemic shook up the IT industry only for a while, it closed the career path of many juniors. Organizations were betting on the recruitment of experienced IT professionals who smoothly go through the implementation process and quickly achieve independence, even working remotely. Therefore, beginners in the industry almost overnight lost the opportunity to find employment in IT – says Lech Wikaryjczyk, Head of Marketing in No Fluff Jobs. – However, as the numbers show, this trend is beginning to reverse. The number of ads, which were directed to beginners in the industry, compared to November last year.year, increased by as much as 308 percent.
Remote work the most popular location in the IT industry
IT professionals have always valued a flexible approach to the employee, m.in. possibility to work remotely. As a result, employers, wanting to acquire them, are increasingly reaching out to them. In November 2021, the most advertisements on No Fluff Jobs offered the option of remote work and it dominated among all other locations in job offers. What’s more, according to No Fluff Jobs data, compared to November 2021 and 2020, the number of ads offering it increased by 287 percent.
And what other locations, apart from remote work, were the most popular at that time and what were the median salaries in each of them? In November this year there was is Warsaw, in which, according to the portal, IT specialists could count on earnings ranging from 15.1 to 21.1 thousand PLN. Net salary (+VAT) on B2B and 11-18 thousand PLN. Gross salary on a contract of employment. Kraków came next with salaries of 15-21.1 thousand. PLN net (+VAT) in the case of a B2B contract and 12-18 thousand. PLN gross on an employment contract. Wroclaw was right behind it – Here you can earn from PLN 15,000-21,100 net (+VAT) on B2B and PLN 10,000-15,500 gross on a contract of employment. Interestingly, in the case of remote work, the median salary range was even higher than in other locations, because in the case of B2B contracts it was 16-21.8 thousand. PLN net (+VAT), while on a contract of employment – 12-18 thousand. PLN gross.
– Summary of this year’s November showed us that the IT market in Poland is getting better every year, and programmers can count on a wider choice of job offers – in the previous month there were as many as 140 percent. more – says Marek Psiuk, CTO at No Fluff Jobs. – Although the IT market is changing dynamically, as shown by No Fluff Jobs data, Java is still at the forefront of the most popular technologies. This is certainly influenced by the large number of available libraries, frameworks or courses, as well as wide possibilities of using Java in business.