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Are software developers important? Yes, very

Survey of senior IT decision makers suggests that most execs understand the importance of listening to developers and making them happy.

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IT Salary Survey 2021: Compensation holds steady despite pandemic

Our survey of 1,172 IT pros finds that despite the pandemic, most people have seen compensation rise or remain steady but some old inequalities remain

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Entry-level software developer? Learn React to get that first job

Go and Kotlin are also good bets for developers with just a few years of experience — not Java.

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Programming jobs for losers

You’ll need the right attitude and the right hard and soft skills to feel like a winner in your software development career.

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Hidden figures: 7 Black programmers you should know

These African-American software pioneers were part of a largely unheralded history of key software innovators.

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The future of work: Coming sooner than you think

What will your worklife be like years from now? Today's work-from-home world has given us a glimpse of the future, as these five articles from CIO, Computerworld, CSO, InfoWorld, and Network World illustrate.

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Software developer jobs outlook for 2021

With technology salaries projected to be broadly flat as the world grapples with the economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic, here is what software developers need to know about the 2021 jobs market.

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Prepare for the work-from-anywhere revolution

The enterprise infrastructure needed to support the 'new normal' will depend on IoT, digital twins, and immersive reality.

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The most valuable software developer skills to get hired now

We identify some of the hot areas where software developers can focus their attention to better stand out from the crowd in a challenging job market.

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7 things to know before becoming a developer manager

Management is often seen as the natural next step for developers, but it’s a harder change than many people realize. Here, developer managers tell InfoWorld what they wish they had known before they made the shift.

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Should you work in developer relations?

If you love technology, learning, and meeting people, developer relations could be right for you. It’s definitely a job in high demand.

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Open source your way to an MBA

Didn’t have time or inclination to get your Harvard MBA? Just start an open source project instead.

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Reconciling political beliefs with career ambitions

Data professionals face personal dilemmas as AI contributes to ethical issues such as reduced privacy, algorithmic bias, and advanced military weapons.

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The future of COBOL is now

The COBOL skills gap is neither as extreme nor as straightforward as you might imagine. Here’s what companies can do to keep their COBOL systems running, and what would-be COBOL developers should know before taking the plunge.

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4 nonprofits teaching disadvantaged students to code

With career accelerators, workshops, and coding courses, these nonprofits are putting low-income and underrepresented students on the path to programming and computer science careers.

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Should product design be ethical?

Turns out there are advantages to putting people first and thinking about ethics, like superior products, happier employees, and devoted customers.

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6 non-profits giving women a boost in tech

For women, girls, and LGBTQ+ individuals seeking a career in technology, these non-profit organizations provide education, job placement, networking opportunities, community support, and more

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Take part in the 2021 IT Salary Survey

Whether you’re scouting out a new job or looking to fill a key IT role, access to salary data is an important tool. Help us help you by taking our 10-minute IT Salary Survey.

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Companies still can’t find enough open source skills

The pandemic has accelerated demand for IT professionals with open source skills, and organizations are searching far and wide or retraining staff to fill the gap.

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The 24 highest paying developer roles in 2020

Some developer jobs command higher salaries than others. Aiming high? See what you can expect to earn in these 24 roles.

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