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Apple’s profit slump means a pay cut for Tim Cook

Apple CEO Tim Cook's total compensation took a dive for 2016, as the company missed its financial targets for the year.

Which job-related factors alienate cybersecurity pros?

Cybersecurity professionals become dissatisfied when security is considered an afterthought, their pay isn’t on par with the industry, and they don’t have opportunities for skills development.

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10 tech skills that will boost your salary

Looking for a pay increase in 2017? Add one or more of these hot skills to your resume and watch your earnings soar.

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STEM majors dominate salary-based college ranking

Petroleum engineering majors earn the highest salaries, followed by systems engineering majors, according to a new ranking from PayScale

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Top U.S. colleges for computer science

College ranking is based on the median pay of computer science graduates

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13 top paying cities for software engineers

Online jobs marketplace Glassdoor has crunched the numbers by looking at the ratio of each city’s local median software engineer base salary to its official cost of living figures from the federal government.

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Open-source really could help get you a job, study finds

Experience in the open-source world is a valuable asset for technology job-seekers, and it’s getting more so over time, according to the latest Open-Source Jobs Report, which was published today by Dice and the Linux Foundation.

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Star Wars Day special: "Jedi" jumps in job descriptions since Force Awakens released

The term Jedi has become an exceedingly common term in job titles and descriptions since Star Wars: The Force Awakens debuted, according to jobs site Indeed on this Star Wars Day (May 4th)

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10 best-paying companies in tech

The technology industry offers some of the highest salaries of any industry, thanks to high demand for software engineers, developers or data scientists. But, according to Glassdoor, these 10 tech companies pony up the top pay.

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Juniper, Google, Microsoft & other IT vendors urge Congress to up CompSci education spending

Nearly 50 business leaders, including many enterprise IT company executives, have joined dozens of governors and educational system representatives in urging Congress to support the teaching of computer science in every K-12 school...

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IT salaries increase across 12 tech job categories

It's a great time to be in tech, as nearly every industry grows more reliant on technology every year. And Mondo's salary survey shows that for tech workers, the average annual compensation is only increasing for these in-demand jobs....

Cybersecurity salary inflation—A red flag

A global cybersecurity skills shortage is creating a rapid spike in salaries, exacerbating an already critical issue.

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Lack of confidence proving to be real killer for women in technology

A pair of studies released this week shed light on challenges -- including career advancement and equal pay -- facing women in technology.

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You don’t need a degree to be a programmer in Silicon Valley

The Wall Street Journal says most programming jobs in Silicon Valley now require a college degree. Don’t believe it.

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Survey: With all eyes on security, talent shortage sends salaries sky high

Annual IT Salary Survey shines a light on security hiring and compensation trends. Find out what your peers said about their career outlook and how your salary compares.

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California’s $15-an-hour minimum wage may spur automation

California's plans to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2022 could spur a move in the restaurant industry toward automation.

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Male computer programmers shown to be right up there with chefs, dentists on gender pay gap scale

A deep dive into crowdsourced salary data from more than half a million employees shows that the gender pay gap is very real, and that male computer programmers make far more than their female counterparts.

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Employers get creative with compensation

Savvy companies are coming up with new ways to recognize their best employees, according to PayScale's 2016 Compensation Best Practices report.

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