IT pay on the up despite downturn
Despite the economic downturn and industry redundancies, IT salaries in the UK have increased by 1.65% on the last quarter, according to latest findings.
The latest Lifesupportal Factual Salary Survey, found the average salary of IT professionals in the UK to be ?31,191 – a 1.65% increase over the last quarter. It also found notable regional differences, with salaries in the South East and London witnessing increasing 4%, while the largest increases were 5.4% in Scotland.
Differences were also reflected in technical disciplines, where salaries for audit/security specialists and systems testers have seen increases of 5%.
However, over the same period salaries for business analysts saw a slight overall decrease of 2.1%.