Employees rate satisfaction, security and stress

The majority of respondents said they feel pressure to increase their productivity or expand their workloads, yet they're generally satisfied with their jobs.

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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