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Top Programming Languages That Employers Want and Will Pay High Salaries For

According to Burning Glass, which collects and analyzes millions of job postings from across the country, the most in-demand programming languages for U.S. employers include SQL, Java and Python. Overall, there appears to be a growing list of programming languages that employers want and are willing to pay high salaries for. All of these languages are immensely popular among companies and developer teams and mastering any of them could potentially land you a developer, QA, or project management job. All of these languages also offer significant job security, since there is not only a need to constantly build new apps and services, but also maintain legacy code.

IT Career: 5 Salary Negotiation Tips For Remote Jobs

Salary has always been a difficult topic to bring up during the recruiting and hiring process, and the new era of remote work has only made the task more difficult. Of course, remote work is not new, but the numbers of IT professionals now working from home or another location outside of the traditional corporation setting have skyrocketed over the last year because of the pandemic. And many employers and managers seem to be signaling that they expect remote or hybrid work models to remain commonplace going forward, primarily because many IT roles lend themselves well to remote operations. And companies that have struggled to hire tech talent in their local area can now more easily recruit on a much wider geographic basis. With that in mind, the article provides five salary negotiation tips to land your next remote job offer.

Job Market and Salaries Soar For Computer Science Graduates

In 2021, computer science graduates can expect an average annual starting salary of $73,550, according to recent data from the National Association of Colleges and Employers. This represents a more than 7% increase compared to the year prior. The wage increase is happening along with rapid job growth for computer science programs. Despite uncertainties surrounding the current pandemic, graduates are not yet seeing evidence of a job shortage.

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