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Computerworld conducts surveys of its readership throughout the year on issues affecting enterprise IT users. Below is a description of each survey project along with key dates and links to past reports.

We're interested in hearing from you. If you'd like to take part in upcoming Computerworld surveys and be notified when nomination forms are posted, please send an email to Ken Mingis, Executive Editor of Computerworld.

This year's special reports:

IT Salary Survey

Published annually in the spring
Computerworld's annual salary survey evaluates IT salaries, including base pay, bonuses and total compensation packages, for key IT job titles. The survey also provides comparative salaries for a number of different industries as well as regional comparisons.

By participating in the survey, IT staffers and managers help Computerworld identify historical and merging trends in IT compensation and provide benchmarks to other managers on what they should be paying to stay competitive. The report also offers advice to IT workers on how to get the best salary.

Most Recent Report:

Past Reports:

Survey: Sign up to participate in the 2018 IT Salary Survey!

Questions about Computerworld's IT Salary Survey can be emailed to Valerie Potter, managing editor of features.

Best Places to Work in IT

Published annually in the spring
The annual Best Places to Work in IT issue takes a revealing look at the top 100 companies that excel at keeping their IT workers well compensated, well trained and satisfied on the job.

Most Recent Report:

Past Reports:

Find information on our linking policy and reprints.

Frequently asked questions: Find answers to many of your questions about the Best Places program in our FAQ. Further questions about Computerworld's Best Places to Work in IT program can be emailed to bestplaces@computerworld.com.

Premier 100 Technology Leaders

This special project ended in 2017.
Each spring, Computerworld launched a nationwide search for nominations of professionals who showed leadership in their organizations through technology. Computerworld's Premier 100 Technology Leaders have been individuals who foster ideas and creative work environments, envision innovative technology approaches to business problems and effectively manage IT strategies. The list of honorees and feature stories was published annually.

Most Recent Report:

Past Reports:

Visit the Honor Roll! View Premier 100 alumni from 2000 to 2017

Related conference Information: AGENDA conference

Frequently Asked Questions: Find out more about the Premier 100 program in our FAQ.

Tech Forecast

Published annually in the winter
Each year, Computerworld looks ahead to the hot skills, top technologies, and spending trends for the following year. 

Most Recent Report:

Past Reports:

IT Careers Special Report

This special project ended in 2016.
Each year, Computerworld conducted a survey of IT professionals to determine the current state of the IT jobs market, upcoming hiring trends and new job titles, as well as to gauge how changes in the IT landscape will impact IT careers in the future. The resulting report identified the hottest IT careers trends and offered advice for both job seekers and IT hiring managers.

Most Recent Report:

Past Reports:

Data+ Editors' Choice Awards

This special project ended in 2016.
In recent years, Computerworld showcased organizations that made better business decisions, generating new revenue streams and tapping into new markets through use of data analytics.

Most Recent Report:

Past Reports:

Contacts

Contact the following staff for additional information:

Ken Mingis
Editor
(508) 820-8545

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