Due to heavy competition for software developers, the demand for those positions have increased at least 5% over the past year, driving up salaries for tech talents. This trend is expected to grow continuously, especially in San Francisco.
It’s no surprise that local salaries for those positions far outpace the national averages: A big data engineer in San Francisco could make as much as $274,900 on the high end, as compared to $196,000 nationally.
Overall, job verticals expected to see the biggest gains in salary in 2017 are: accounting and finance, project management, and data management & technology.
Data and security engineering roles are particularly hot right now, but compensation for other technical positions don’t appear to be slowing anytime soon, either, at least among the biggest employers in the S.F. area.
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