Salaries of some senior tech and finance jobs rise 20% due to skills shortage


According to recruiter Hays Ireland, salaries for some senior jobs in tech and finance have increased by almost 20% and those for some junior positions have increased by 8% in the past year amid a backdrop of continuing skills shortage during the pandemic.

The survey, based on 1,500 employers, found that tech jobs attracted some of the biggest pay increases, accounting for 10 of the 20 biggest pay increases, while some accounting and finance jobs also continued to attract. significant salary increases.

“The competition for talent has been a constant theme throughout 2021 and we expect this to continue into the new year,” said Maureen Lynch, director at Hays Ireland.

“It has been well documented that we operate in a candidate driven market and this is reflected in rising wages at all levels,” she said.

Hays Ireland said major tech salary increases included a development operations manager at € 95,000, up 18.8% year-on-year, and a help desk analyst at € 35,000, up 16.7%.

According to the survey, seniors in finance and construction have also benefited from significant salary increases.

Salaries for payroll supervisors jumped 20.5% to € 58,750 and 10% and senior payroll managers got increases of 10% to € 70,000, according to the survey.


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