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Employees rate satisfaction, security and stress

Employees rate satisfaction, security and stress

Some 60% of the IT workers surveyed reported being asked to take on new tasks and boost their productivity, and slightly more than half (51%) said that they feel underpaid based on their role and responsibility. Still, the vast majority (81%) are satisfied or very satisfied that they chose a career in IT. (Base: 4,337 IT professionals)

MONEY How satisfied are you today with your total compensation package, including your base salary, bonuses and benefits, in relation to your job responsibilities?

Very satisfied

13%

Satisfied

40%

Neither satisfied nor dissatisfied

23%

Dissatisfied

20%

Very dissatisfied

4%

Twelve months ago, were you more satisfied or less satisfied with your total compensation package than you are now? Or has your level of satisfaction stayed the same?

More satisfied

17%

Less satisfied

19%

The same

64%

Do you think you're...?

Underpaid based on role and responsibility

51%

Paid fairly based on role and responsibility

49%

CURRENT JOB Overall, how satisfied are you with your current job?

Very satisfied

17%

Satisfied

46%

Neither satisfied nor dissatisfied

20%

Dissatisfied

14%

Very dissatisfied

3%

Twelve months ago, were you more satisfied or less satisfied with your job than you are now? Or has your level of satisfaction stayed the same?

More satisfied

20%

Less satisfied

17%

The same

60%

Not in the same position

3%

CAREER IN IT How satisfied are you with your decision to pursue a career in IT?

Very satisfied

44%

Satisfied

37%

Neither satisfied nor dissatisfied

14%

Dissatisfied

4%

Very dissatisfied

1%

STRESS How stressful is your job?

Very stressful

18%

Stressful

31%

Somewhat stressful

40%

Not very stressful

10%

Not at all stressful

1%

Do you feel your position was more stressful or less stressful twelve months ago than it is now? Or has your level of stress stayed the same?

More stressful

18%

Less stressful

19%

The same

60%

Not in the same position

3%

Within the past year, have you felt more pressure at your company to personally increase productivity or take on new tasks?

Increase productivity

8%

Take on new tasks

17%

Both increase productivity and take on new tasks

60%

None of the above

15%

JOB SECURITY How secure do you feel your current position is?

Very secure

21%

Secure

36%

Somewhat secure

31%

Not very secure

9%

Not at all secure

3%

Do you feel your position was more secure or less secure twelve months ago than it is now? Or has your level of job security stayed the same?

More secure

22%

Less secure

16%

The same

59%

Not in the same position

3%

BASE FOR ALL SATISFACTION CHARTS: 4,337 RESPONDENTS

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