Job-hunting site CareerCast sifted through its database of nationwide IT jobs and came up with a list of the best of them for 2016, based on salary and the importance of the work at their companies.

They also looked at how fast each type of job is growing, and projected how likely that job is to keep growing.

So these in-demand jobs of 2016 are going to stay that way for 2017 and, mostly likely, for many more years to come.

 
 
The year of (insert trend here) sounds familiar to anyone involved in the tech world. A new innovation arrives, it dominates the news cycle, and its popularity is followed by a chorus of talking heads declaring it as the product of the year.

 
 
Now, I’d like to take a look at how we all should evolve as search optimizers. Since the theme fits, let’s call these the seven New Year’s resolutions you should be making for your campaign in 2017: