what job seekers want

Built In’s 2022 Candidate Insight Reports.

Almost 60 percent of our millions of monthly visitors are ready to make a career change in the next year. Learn what candidates truly value in their job search and become an employer of choice in a competitive job market.

What Candidates Value Most.

Each year we research topics that candidates care about most — including salary, technology stack, benefits and more – to create our Candidate Insight Reports. These ebooks will help empower you with the knowledge you need to evolve your recruitment efforts and hire the best talent possible.

Where Our Insights Come From

Built In Tech Worker Survey

In partnership with Brandata

1,099 employed tech pros surveyed across the country from March 18 to April 5, 2022.

Built In Platform Users

A survey of 1,116 Built In platform users from March to April 24, 2022.

Aggregated Salary & Search Data

from the millions of tech pros that visited our site between January 2021 & January 2022.

Where Our Insights Come From

Built In Tech Worker Survey

In partnership with Brandata

1,099 employed tech pros surveyed across the country from March 18 to April 5, 2022.

Built In Platform Users

A survey of 1,116 Built In platform users from March to April 24, 2022.

Aggregated Salary & Search Data

from the millions of tech pros that visited our site between January 2021 & January 2022.
The Top 10 Benefits candidates want most in 2022

Total Rewards Package

Professionals value their total rewards package, or benefits, so much that 66 percent decide whether to leave their employer after assessing their company’s new offerings. And these values often change over time. This ebook features the rewards that professionals prioritize the most today & what is driving current benefits trends.

Compensation

63 percent of employees quit their jobs in 2021 because of low pay. So tech employers today must keep compensation top of mind to attract the talent they need. This report details the salary averages for 18 in-demand roles based on real tech candidate data. We also break down how these roles’ compensation changes based on their company size and gender.

Topics & Stories

What stories do tech candidates enjoy reading about most? And is your company telling those stories? Investing in the right content can help improve your reputation as an employer, which is an important consideration for 84 percent of candidates. Download this ebook to find out the content that talent values most across the different levels of their candidate journey.

Industry

Built In users love reading about — and joining — industries that are top of mind for them. In fact, 22 percent of professionals start their job search on industry-specific job boards. This ebook dives into the top 10 most-searched-for industries of the year and how employers can use branding to highlight the value of working in their specific market.

Person looking at title page of ebook "The Most Popular Industries of the Year"

Technologies

Tech stack is the most important element for one in five developers and data professionals during their job search. And these roles are some of the hardest to fill today. This report outlines the top 10 tools technical pros value and how employers can showcase the power of their tech stack to create a buzz with candidates.

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