The IT sector has salaries 30% higher than the Spanish average

The ICT sector continues to lead salaries at the national level. LThe difference between the average gross salary in Spain and that offered in the IT and telecommunications industry It is more than 7,000 euros. Specifically, from 24,555 euros to 31,898 euros.

Technology is booming in the world of work: in 2014 the average gross salary was 26,000 euros. Seven years later, the IT sector leads the ranking of the best paid professional areas with 32,000 euros per year, according to the Report on the State of the Labor Market in Spain made by InfoJobs Y Esade.

The experts from iron hack, the school specialized in technological training, point out that it is an area that is increasingly valued and demanded in the professional sector. In fact, in the list Booming Jobs conducted by LinkedIn, where they indicate the 20 fastest growing jobs, 50% are technology-related jobs: site reliability engineer, cloud systems architect, machine learning engineer, cybersecurity expert, application engineer , infrastructure engineer, user experience researcher, back-end developer, data engineer and software account executive.

199,000 vacancies

According to the study of InfoJobs, last year there were 199,000 vacancies in total, 34% more than in 2020, when the number of vacancies did not exceed 165,000. Some data that Ironhack experts value as an opportunity for the future for those professionals who consider a job level change.

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According to data from the McKinsley Global Institute, 14% of current jobs will be obsolete in 2030. Therefore, for those who see their jobs in danger, Ironhack recommends the reskilling: the recycling of professional skills to be able to develop new functions or professions.

To do this, Ironhack has a series of specialized bootcamps in various fields of the IT sector: cybersecurity, analysis of data, UX/UI design either Web development.

Thiago Santosgeneral manager of Ironhack Iberia, advises “plan the work 10 years from now. Many times professionals get overwhelmed by the day to day and get stuck in their work area. Meanwhile, there are growing sectors that need good workers who are trained and lead the technological revolution that is increasingly implanted in the workplace”.

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