Salaries are annual unless otherwise stated.
Salary and wage information for New Zealand professions is compiled regularly by analysis of New Zealand jobs advertised in major publications. Salaries are annual unless otherwise stated.
New Zealand has a shortage of IT specialists. As a result there are many IT occupations on the New Zealand’s long term skills shortage list. Among those included are: Organisation and Methods Analyst, ICT Business Analyst, Systems Analyst, Multimedia Specialist, Web Developer, Analyst Programmer and Developer Programmer.
Junior developers can expect to receive a basic annual income of $55,000 to $70,000. This can increase to between $70,000 and $100,000 with three years’ experience.
Senior developers typically can earn between $80,000 and $130,000 depending on their field of expertise, experience and location.
For comparison, the average ordinary time hourly wage in New Zealand for the quarter ending 31 December 2018 was $31.63 according to Statistics New Zealand.
This would give an annual average salary of around $62,500, working standard full-time hours (38 hours)
Information Technology / IT Professionals Salaries / Wages in 2018 – 2019
|Position||Salary / Wage $||Location|
|Senior Developer||90 – 100 per hour||Auckland|
|Mobile Developer / iOS and / or Android||up to 110,000||Auckland|
|Senior C# ASP.Net Developer||75,000 – 100,000||Auckland|
|Intermediate PHP Developer||65,000- 90,000||Auckland|
|Data warehouse Developer / Analyst||up to 90,000||Auckland|
|Strong Application Developer – ASP.NET, MVC, WCF, SQL, SOA, VS 2012||80,000 – 105,000||Auckland|
|Junior / Intermediate .Net Developer||60,000 – 70,000||Auckland|
|PHP Developer | Three Month Contract||75 – 85 per hour||Auckland|
|Contract C# / ASP.Net Developer||80 – 90 per hour||Auckland|
|Senior Full Stack Developer – Java||85,000 – 115,000||Wellington|
|Intermediate Full Stack C#.Net Web Developer (Xamarin)||70,000 – 90,000||Christchurch|
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