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Reasons IT Professionals Leave Their Jobs

TEKsystems surveyed 2,400 IT professionals and 1,500 IT leaders about their sourcing processes and experiences.

Top reasons IT professionals stay or move (according to IT leaders):

  1. Compensation
  2. Benefits
  3. Enjoyment of job

Top reasons IT professionals stay or move (according to IT professionals):

  1. Career development
  2. Career advancement
  3. Compensation

Ninety-one percent of IT professionals are open to new opportunities, even when not actively searching.

Eighty-four percent of IT job seekers will consult with their networking community or a recruiter when considering a professional move. More than friends or colleagues!

IT professionals are contacted by recruiters 23 times a week. Eighty-eight percent are likely to reply if a message includes detailed information.

Eighty-three percent of IT professionals want a job search resource to find relevant opportunities.

Only 8 percent of IT leaders claim they have a strong, well-defined employee value proposition.

Ninety-one percent of IT professionals say getting a clear and realistic view of a job opportunity is their top priority.

Eighty-six percent of IT professionals want an actual dialogue about a position beyond a written job description.

IT professionals clearly want someone to talk to. For more information about this survey, solutions to these challenges and more, please check out our research.