The salary report on the IT Software and Services Industry is based on the data submitted by the job seekers on the Ctrlsal network in India. As per the data submitted on the platform, there are some key interesting insights about the salary ranges of professions in the IT Software and Services Industry.
Highest paid jobs in IT industry
Program & Project Managers, Technical Architects, and Project Leads are the paid the highest annual salary, and web designers and Customer Support Engineers earn the lowest annual salary.
As you know, the person with higher work experience would have the highest paid salaries. On average program managers have the highest work experience of 16.5 years and the highest average salary of 24 lakhs. Web designers have the lowest average work experience and are paid the lowest average salary.
Highest rewarded job position in IT industry
System security is the most rewarded job role in the long term and average salary increases with the experience. Compared to this, the salary hike of the software engineer and data analysts reduce in the 16-20 year range. Web designers have a comparatively low salary even with increased experience.
Roles for women in IT industry
Testing engineers, data analysts, and software engineers are being the highest jobs chosen by women, and positions such as Program Manager, Consultants, and Technical Architects are the less chosen jobs by women.
The disparity observed in salary between men and women is high for the middle management jobs such as Tech Architect, Project Manager, Project Lead, and Team Lead, we can observe a difference of 2 lakhs as a salary between men and women in these roles. At an entry-level job position such as software engineers and web designers, the disparity of salary is very low.
Salaries based on location
Based on the location or city of the job you in work for, the salaries change. If you are a Software Engineer, Data Analyst, or Tech Architect you are likely to pay the highest in the cities such as Bangalore and Gurgaon compared to other cities and Mumbai has the highest salary for Sales and Business Development roles in software companies.
Interestingly, software engineers in Gurgaon are paid more than the software engineer working in Bangalore.