UK IT salaries rise by almost double the national average
Thursday, May 10, 2012
UK IT salaries have risen by 4.3 percent on average over the last year, according to IT recruitment firm ReThink, almost double the national average of 2.3 percent.
According to the Office of National Statistics the average wage in the IT industry has risen from £38,500 in 2010 to £40,140 in 2011. ReThink surveyed IT directors and discovered that 54 percent of directors had increased staff pay last year.
Director at ReThink, Michael Bennett, said: “Salaries for many IT staff have actually fallen in real terms over the last year. However when compared with the average UK worker IT staff salaries are still ahead of the game.”