IT professionals continue to make good money in 2017

According jobsDB’s Job Seeker Salary Report, salary adjustment for the job functions of information technology has been overperforming the market average in the past years, recording +6.0% in 2014, +5.2% in 2015 and +4.9% in 2016. This year, technology professionals have received an average of +5.3% salary rise, which along with the property segment is topping the list of all job functions. In general, Hong Kong salaries are up by an average of +3.9% in 2017.

IT professionals continue to make good money in 2017

Under the profession of IT, however, the pictures for different job positions vary significantly. Programmers and analyst programmers have won the most salary increment of +8.1% and +8.4% respectively. It may indicate that these specific roles are in great demand in the industry. IT managers, on the other hand, received a mere +1.2% hike.

IT professionals continue to make good money in 2017

On the bonus front, 52% of IT respondents received a bonus in 2017. The average bonus size was 1.4 times the basic monthly wage, slightly lower than the market average of 1.5 times.

To learn more salary and bonus figures of other job functions, please visit jobsDB Job Seeker Salary Report 2017.

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