7. Job Stability
Despite the turmoil in the markets, financial services IT workers have been at their current job for an average of 7 years, while managers have an average tenure of 9 years. In addition, 75% of IT staffers have worked at just 1 or 2 companies during the past 10 years, while 75% of managers have been with 2 or fewer employers during the same period.
Greg MacSweeney is editorial director of InformationWeek Financial Services, whose brands include Wall Street & Technology, Bank Systems & Technology, Advanced Trading, and Insurance & Technology. View Full Bio