Australia IT Jobs
Down under, Australia IT jobs are thriving, according to itwire.com. Salaries have reportedly increased 11.54% over the past 12 months, according to a new survey by Australia's largest IT recruiters, Greythorn Group. According to the report, "a project manager in Melbourne can expect to earn around (in US dollars) $126,000, compared to $87,000 in the US."
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"A business analyst in Canberra or Melbourne, Australia could earn $95,000 compared to $84,000 in the US and $92,000 in the UK. A .Net developer in Brisbane, Australia could expect to be paid $91,000, compared to $117,000 in the UK and $64,000 in the US (ouch!). A C++ software engineer in Sydney can earn $83,000, $84,000 in the US and $102,000 in the UK." So the good news is, we sqeak them out in C++ software engineering.
IT Jobs in the UK
In jolly old England there was a salary slump in 2006 for those working IT jobs in the UK, as reported on news.zdnet.co.uk. According to a 2006 Skills Survey, the percentage of UK IT workers earning less than 40,000 pounds grew to 56 percent, compared to 44 percent in 2005; there was an increase of 8 percent in the "below 25,000 pounds" range. Hmm. the pound is about twice the dollar right now, so if you made 30,000 pounds, that's about $60,000 American dollars.
Current Vacancies For IT Jobs UK
Things started to look for IT jobs in the UK in 2007, computerweekly.com reported that salaries for permanent positions increased by 2.6% on average; the first increase in five quarters. Average pay rates for freelancers also increased by 2.6%. Some freelance IT jobs in the UK increased really well: systems analysts gained 8%, from 38 pounds per hour to 41 pounds (about $82 an hour in US dollars). Programmers went up by 19%, from 31 pounds to 37 pounds.
IT Jobs in Singapore
Zdnetasia.com reports that IT jobs in Singapore are seeing an increase in salary, particularly for those employees who have Microsoft certification. Professionals working IT jobs in Singapore earned an average salary equal to $41,500 American dollars. IT management specialists earned an average salary of $61,167, project development executives took home $48,05 annually, while system developers were the lowest paid, earning an annual salary of $32,902.
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Dr. Al Lee