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10 highest-paid IT jobs in the UK


A popular employment website Indeed put together a list of the highest-paid IT jobs in the UK

The UK has a lot to offer to IT professionals. The country is Europe's leading tech hub staying well ahead of other countries, including France and Germany. More than that, thanks to its strong financial technology sector, a thriving culture of innovation and an entrepreneur-friendly climate London is considered to be one of the technology capitals of the world.


At the same time, the tech industry in general is constantly evolving, creating new exciting opportunities in previously unexplored areas. Some experts predict that such jobs as Data Science, Cybersecurity, and Software and Web development will keep growing fast over the next decade or so.


A popular employment website Indeed put together a list of the highest-paid IT jobs in the UK:


1. Software architect


National average salary: £72,323 per year


What they do: these specialists have broad and deep technical knowledge and are responsible for creating the blueprint and overall structure of software – both for a specific product or project and an organization as a whole. Their responsibilities include assigning specific development tasks to developers and writing code themselves.


2. Data warehouse architect


National average salary: £66,025 per year


What they do: data warehouse architects design and maintain everything related to an organization's data that can be analyzed for business decisions. Their responsibilities include planning future databases and implementing solutions to store and manage data for organizations and their users.


3. Development operations engineer


National average salary: £65,194 per year


What they do: the development operations engineer is responsible for different aspects of the software development process, from coding to development to maintenance and updates.


4. Java developer


National average salary: £62,322 per year


What they do: these specialists are responsible for planning, designing, developing, and managing Java-based applications and software.


5. Product manager


National average salary: £51,666 per year


What they do: defines the product strategy based on customer needs to create, distribute, sell, and obtain feedback on a specific product or service.


6. Full-stack developer


National average salary: £51,505 per year


What they do: full-stack developers help build and maintain both the front end (the part that users interact with) and the back end of a website (the portion of the website you don't see).



National average salary: £50,434 per year


What they do: they are responsible for creating and maintaining (for example, making sure that there are no accessibility bugs) a user interface for websites and applications.


8. Data scientist


National average salary: £49,696 per year


What they do: data scientists gather and study various types of information to help organizations make better business decisions.


9. Cyber security expert


National average salary: £47,320 per year


What they do: these specialists are responsible for developing and implementing security strategies and policies to ensure that software systems, networks and data centres are safe and secure.



National average salary: £47,224 per year


What they do: the term IoT, or Internet of Things, refers to the collective network of connected devices, such as smart home devices and smartwatches. IoT engineers help create technologies that allow various devices like PCs, smartphones, and tablets to connect/transfer data to one another securely without human intervention.


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