New Zealand IT Professionals Salaries

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

PositionSalary / Wage $Location
Senior Developer90 – 100 per hourAuckland
Mobile Developer / iOS and / or Androidup to 110,000Auckland
Senior C# ASP.Net Developer75,000 – 100,000Auckland
Intermediate PHP Developer65,000- 90,000Auckland
Data warehouse Developer / Analystup to 90,000Auckland
Strong Application Developer – ASP.NET, MVC, WCF, SQL, SOA, VS 201280,000 – 105,000Auckland
Junior / Intermediate .Net Developer60,000 – 70,000Auckland
Java Developer95,000Auckland
PHP Developer | Three Month Contract75 – 85 per hourAuckland
Contract C# / ASP.Net Developer80 – 90 per hourAuckland
Senior Full Stack Developer – Java85,000 – 115,000Wellington
Intermediate Full Stack C#.Net Web Developer (Xamarin)70,000 – 90,000Christchurch
Senior / Lead Full Stack C#.NET/SQL/JavaScript Software Developer80,000 – 100,000Christchurch

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