IT salaries to oncrease 0.5% on average in 2005

According to Robert Half Technology 2005 Salary Guide, average base pay for IT professionals overall will rise 0.5% in 2005, with larger increases expected in high-demand specialties such as information security and quality assurance.

According to Robert Half Technology 2005 Salary Guide, average base pay for IT professionals overall will rise 0.5% in 2005, with larger increases expected in high-demand specialties such as information security and quality assurance. This compares to a 1.6% decline in starting compensation that was projected for 2004.

Projected average salaries for IT occupations
Occupation 2005 % growth over 2004
Systems auditor $63,250-$81,750 5.1%
Pre- and post- sales consultant $53,500-$78,250 3.9%
Programmer/analyst $52,500-$83,250 3.6%
Instructor / trainer $43,250-$65,500 2.6%
Network security administrator $63,750-$90,500 2.3%
Data security analyst $68,250-$93,000 2.2%
Quality assurance / testing manager $64,750-$86,750 2.2%
Disaster recovery specialist $60,500-$90,750 2.2%
Internet / intranet developer $51,750-$74,250 2.0%
Business systems analyst $56,000-$80,500 1.9%
Source: Robert Half Technology

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