Salary Survey

for IT, Data and Business Change – Ireland

Archer Recruitment Ireland Salary Survey Jan 2021

Salary Survey Guide Jan ’21

Updated with the latest sectors and salaries to reflect the latest trends, market activities and salary market rates.

Salary Survey Jan 2021 for IT, Data and Business Change – Ireland

A lot of water has gone under the bridge since we last checked in in April 2020. Together we have gone through a lockdown, a reopening, another lockdown, a US Presidential election, enough Zoom calls to last each of us a lifetime and now news of vaccines which appears to be a glimmer of light at the end of the tunnel.

The IT, Data and Business Change job market in Ireland has been through a similar journey, with a huge amount of change compressed into a short 6-month period. The rapid adoption of remote working, remote interviewing and remote onboarding has been a big adjustment for many, and with no fixed end date in sight, organisations have had to adapt and innovate their approach to collaboration and teamwork in particular. Building teams where people haven’t met remains a challenge, and at this point, there is a cohort of people out there who have joined a company and passed probation without ever meeting one of their new colleagues in person.

As far as hiring goes, there has been a remarkable level of resilience and robustness on display in organisations based in Ireland – after the inevitable pause in April and May 2020, many companies resumed previous hiring plans and have not faltered with the second lockdown. The demand for IT, Data and Business Change hires is a little reduced from the heights of 2019 and Q1 of 2020, but the fluidity of movement, availability of opportunities for IT professionals and buzz generated by organisations growing teams and opening offices is certainly back.

The IT market is in a really good place with a strong balance in the market. Companies are finding it is a great time to hire talented IT professionals in Ireland. Equally, candidates are finding unique and interesting job opportunities. There is considerable market activity, with a little less competition than at other times in the lifecycle.

Archer’s consultants are experts in recruiting in their specialist sector of the IT market in Dublin, Ireland. Our laser focus on these niches means that our consultants have an in-depth knowledge of the market and that keen insight forms the foundation for everything we do. Our team shares a common goal: to unite the top IT employers in Ireland with the best IT talent. We have created this Salary Survey to share our insight into the market with candidates and hiring teams to help them make their next career move or to improve their recruitment process. Let’s talk If you would like further insight on any aspect of our Salary Survey, then why not get in touch?


How do we get this information?

Archer Recruitment is a specialist Recruitment Agency in Dublin, Ireland.

We compile this salary survey from 20,000 people in IT, Data and Business Change. We also look at the salaries offered by 150 companies and government organisations across Ireland.

We consider trends in the US, which have a significant impact on IT Jobs and Employment in Ireland. We also consider local information and statistics from the ERSI.

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