IT & Technology

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2022 is going to be a busy year…

Accurate commentary for salary reviews is essential. We have created our most comprehensive guide on pay and reward in the Belfast Tech 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 £ 25,000 £ 22,000 £ 28,000
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 £ 22,000 £ 20,000 £ 25,000
2nd Line £ 25,000 £ 23,000 £ 30,000
3rd Line £ 40,000 £ 35,000 £ 45,000
Infrastructure Engineer £ 45,000 £ 40,000 £ 50,000

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 2022

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