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Half of UK IT professionals looking to leave current employer in the next 12 months

posted 22 Jan 2015, 04:16 by Stephen Hind   [ updated 24 Mar 2015, 07:29 ]

More than half (54%) of UK IT professionals that have been in their role for one year or less, plan to leave their current employer within the next 12 months, according to a survey by Mortimer Spinks and Computer Weekly. Questioning 1,200 technology and digital experts, the survey found that this figure increased from 38% last year. Respondents of the Technology Industry Survey 2013 had an average age of 40-44, with 89% being male. Harry Gooding, head of client engagement at Mortimer Spinks, said technology professionals are really focusing on "skilling up" and moving to jobs where they are given the opportunity to do so. “The cynic would say that this is a case of employees just wanting to add value to their CVs," said Harry Gooding. "However, it’s usually a case of people wanting to keep up with the industry and new technologies.”

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