Software engineering roles have shifted this year, showing an increased demand for blockchain and artificial intelligence (AI) specialists, with salaries in these domains witnessing significant growth. The report shows the regions in the US with the highest salaries for software engineers, with the San Francisco Bay Area paying the highest yearly average wages (for both local and remote software engineering roles).
Work culture, remote work, and flexible schedules are top priorities for job seekers. At the same time, 81% of software engineers identify work-life balance as a critical factor in job satisfaction. The report also contains a section where employers will find information on attracting and retaining engineers. Job seekers can find a list of resources to help them gain access to the job market.
The report also underlines the importance of addressing diversity and inclusion, as women and minorities are still underrepresented in the field.