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 up to $77,000. This can increase to between $90,000 and $100,000 with three years’ experience.

Senior developers typically can earn between $100,000 and $130,000 depending on their field of expertise, experience and location.

For comparison, the average hourly wage in New Zealand for the quarter ending 31 March 2020 was $33.20 according to Statistics New Zealand.

This would give an annual average salary of around $65,600, working standard full-time hours (38 hours).

Information Technology / IT Professionals Salaries / Wages in 2020

PositionSalary / Wage $Location
Full-Stack Developer with ninja PHP70,000 – 90,000Auckland Central
Java Developer – Contract / Java 9 and above, JSP, JavaScript, AJAX80 to 90 per hourAuckland
Senior Developer C# .Net Corer150,000 negNorth Shore, Auckland
Senior Developer / Azure or AWS135,000 – 140,000Auckland
Data warehouse Developer / Analystup to 95,000Auckland
Strong Application Developer – ASP.NET, MVC, WCF, SQL, SOA, VS 201285,000 – 105,000Auckland
Junior / Intermediate .Net Developer65,000 – 75,000Auckland
Java Developer95,000Auckland
React Developer- TypeScript, React.js, Node.js80,000 – 110,000Auckland
Intermediate Full Stack Web Developer (JS/TypeScript/React /Node/AWS)60,000 – 80,000Christchurch
Software Developer70,000 – 90,0000Wellington
Developer / Python, PHP, C# and SQL62,000 – 68,000Dunedin, Otago
Front End Intermediate Developer70,000 – 90,000Christchurch

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