IT & Technology

Download the latest IT & Technology Salary Guide for Q3 & Q4 of 2022

The market in the second half of 2022 is just going to get hotter…

Recruitment of tech professionals during the first half of 2022 has surpassed previous records. Accurate commentary for salary reviews, recruitment of staff, and retention of key talent is now absolutely essential.

Due to the challenges presented by cost of living and inflationary pressures, Abacus Careers has taken the decision to update its salary guidance for Q3 & Q4 2022.

Published in August 2022, we have created our most comprehensive and up-to-date guide on pay and reward in the Northern Ireland marketplace.

The tables below provide guidance on basic salary levels for a range of positions. No consideration of benefits, bonuses, or other emoluments is included in these ranges. The information has been summarised by the Tech Recruitment team at Abacus Careers and is based upon salary information provided by candidates in-post throughout 2021 and into 2022.

Just scroll left and right to view salary tables for Software Development and Infrastructure based jobs.

Software


Object Orientated Development (Java, C#, .Net) Web (Javascript, PHP, etc) Mobile (ios, Android) IT Contractors NI based QA Automation Miscellaneous
Object Orientated Development (Java, C#, .Net) Salary
Level Average Low High
Graduate Developer £ 26,000 £ 23,000 £ 30,000
1-2 years £ 30,000 £ 26,000 £ 38,000
3-4 years £ 40,000 £ 32,000 £ 45,000
5-6 years £ 55,000 £ 45,000 £ 65,000
7 years + £ 67,000 £ 60,000 £ 80,000
Architect £ 85,000 £ 75,000 £ 95,000

Infrastructure


IT Support Network Engineers Security Engineers (cyber/information)
IT Support Salary
Level Average Low High
1st Line £ 24,000 £ 22,000 £ 28,000
2nd Line £ 30,000 £ 25,000 £ 35,000
3rd Line £ 45,000 £ 40,000 £ 50,000
Infrastructure Engineer £ 50,000 £ 45,000 £ 60,000

For further advice or perspective on the information provided please contact one of the I.T. Recruitment team who will be glad to assist.

Finally, please reference the range and role of benefits on offer when considering the issue of reward. Make sure to visit our associated page ‘Benefits & Total Reward’ which features an example of the financial impact benefits can make.

Download our 2022 IT & Technology Salary Guide here

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