An Irish software developer is earning the best pay in Europe according to a new study.
Source: Business Insider title The best software developer in Ireland is earning €2,500 per hour, according the latest data from the Irish Software Developers’ Association (ISDA) and the Irish Institute of Technology.
Source and link: ISDA and Irish Institute for Technology, Software Developers Salary Report, 2017The software engineer salary, which is a direct comparison between Irish and European software developers, is higher than the €1,700 per hour of software developers in the UK and the UK’s £1,500-per-hour, according of the report by the ISDA.
The software developer’s salary in the US is about £700 per week, while in Australia and New Zealand the figures are much lower, said the report.
In Ireland, the software developer earned €2.85 million in 2017, according a survey by the Software Developers Association (ISA) and its Ireland branch.
The salary for a software engineer in Ireland, according for the ISSA, is about €2 million.
The ISSA said the median salary for software developers is €2 per hour and the average salary is €1.80 per hour.
It said software developers from Ireland had the lowest average salary in 2017 of €1 million per year.
The IT skills are vital to the development of software applications.
The software developer should be able to use the knowledge, skills and experience to develop and maintain software applications, according ISSA.
In 2017, the ISA reported that there were a total of 7,816,838 software engineers in Ireland.
The report said that while software developers are well represented in Ireland’s workforce, there is a shortage of people with the IT skills to develop software applications that will enable the creation of business value.
It added that software engineers also require a good knowledge of technology, including software development and maintenance, and can be expected to be involved in the management of software.
The survey also found that Ireland has the lowest percentage of software engineers of any European country.
According to the report, the median pay for software engineers is €5,000 per year, and the median wage for software developer was €2 to €3.60 per hour compared to the UK, Ireland and Germany.Source