If you work in the IT industry, here’s some good news: the sector remains the most attractive globally, according to the Randstad Employer Brand Research 2018.

Why did the sector rank so highly? Its impact on everyday lives is one reason, but when asked about the benefits of working in IT, workers said fundamental factors were key. These include a good salary and benefits, a balanced work-life schedule and long-term job security.

IT might be a favorite among working-age adults around the world, loyalty to the sector is not unconditional. Randstad’s research revealed that 75% of those working in the field are open to switching sectors.

how can your business take advantage of these insights?

Each year, we survey people working in IT as well as job seekers to find out what they want from their jobs and careers. The aim is to help employers gain insights into what makes an organization attractive to work for. The 2018 research included questions about what potential employees want when choosing an employer, factors they leave an employer and actions they take iun order to stay employable. 

Download our information technology report and start learning what matters most when people look for a new employer.