Battle for tech talent driving up salaries, staff attrition, say observers

Tech professionals who switch jobs can command salary increases of 15 to 20 per cent. PHOTO: ST FILE
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SINGAPORE - When information technology (IT) professional Sean Jerome Llanto was offered an opportunity by another employer to move with his family to Australia, he jumped at the chance.

It did not hurt that the IT solutions provider was offering him about 30 per cent more than his previous salary to jump ship.

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