IT & Technology

At Abacus the goal is simple, enjoy our work and help talented people find great opportunities.

We have created our most comprehensive guide on pay and reward in the Belfast marketplace for 2021.

The tables below provide guidance on basic salary levels for a range of positions. No consideration of benefits, bonuses or other emoluments are included in these ranges. The information has been summarised by the I.T. Recruitment team at Abacus Careers and is based upon salary information provided by candidates in-post throughout 2020.

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 £ 22,000 £ 19,000 £ 25,000
1-3 years £ 28,500 £ 25,000 £ 35,000
3-5 years £ 38,000 £ 35,000 £ 45,000
5-7 years £ 52,500 £ 45,000 £ 60,000
7 years + £ 60,000 £ 55,000 £ 75,000
Architect £ 70,000 £ 60,000 £ 80,000

Infrastructure


IT Support Network Engineers Security Engineers (cyber/information)
IT Support Salary
Level Average Low High
1st Line £ 20,000 £ 18,000 £ 22,000
2nd Line £ 25,500 £ 22,000 £ 28,000
3rd Line £ 32,000 £ 28,000 £ 35,000
Senior Tech Support £ 37,000 £ 35,000 £ 40,000

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

Download the latest IT & Technology Salary Guide for 2021

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