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Tech and finance jobs enjoy the fastest growing salaries in Ireland this year

Tech and finance jobs enjoy the fastest growing salaries in Ireland this year

​If you’re looking to grow your salary in 2022, it’s looking like tech or finance roles could be your best bet - surprise, surprise!

Gary Grimes

Gary Grimes

If you're looking to exponentially grow your salary in 2022, it's looking like tech or finance roles could be your best bet - surprise, surprise!

New research conducted by recruitment group Hays Ireland has shown the Top 20 job roles with the fastest growing salaries in the country. Taking the top spot was that of a Payroll Supervisor which jumped to an average salary of €58,750 in 2021 - a huge increase of over 20 per cent!

Other roles which enjoyed a big jump included DevOps Managers (18.8%), Full Stack Developers (16.9%), Helpdesk Analyst (16.7%) and Site Reliability Engineers (15.4%) which rounded off the Top 5.

"The competition for talent has been a consistent theme across 2021 and we expect this to continue into the New Year," said Maureen Lynch, director at Hays Ireland.

You can check out the full Top 20 salary increases in Ireland this year below:

  • Payroll Supervisor for a large/multinational company; €58,750.00, up 20.5%
  • DevOps Manager; €95,000.00, up 18.8%
  • Full Stack Developer; €76,000.00, up 16.9%
  • Helpdesk/Service Desk Analyst; €35,000.00, up 16.7%
  • Site Reliability Engineer, €75,000.00, up 15.4%
  • DevOps Engineer; €75,000.00, up 15.4%
  • CTO; €150,000.00, up 13.6%
  • Front End Web Developer; €70,000.00, up 12.9%
  • Revenue Accountant; €61,000.00, up 10.9%
  • Health & Safety Manager with 4-5 years' experience; €49,750.00, up 10.6%
  • Architect Part I with no experience; €24,250.00, up 10.2%
  • Senior Claims Handler; €41,250.00, up 10.0%
  • Head of Development; €110,000.00, up 10.0%
  • Senior Payroll Manager for a large/multinational company; €70,000.00, up 9.8%
  • Network Engineer; €60,000.00, up 9.1%
  • Health & Safety Manager with 6-10 years' experience; €59,750.00, up 8.6%
  • Junior Technologist, 1-2 years' experience, Diploma/Degree qualified; €32,250.00, up 8.4%
  • Transformation Director; €130,000.00, up 8.3%
  • Health & Safety Advisor with 0-3 years' experience; €36,250.00, up 8.2%
  • Payroll Specialist; €41,750.00, up 7.7%

"It has been well documented that we are operating in a candidate driven market and this is reflected in rising salaries across the board," Lynch continued.

"The findings in our Hays Ireland Salary and Recruitment Trends Survey 2022 will come as welcome news to Irish-based professionals, particularly those in tech, finance and construction, who may be considering changing roles in 2022.

"From an employer perspective, it is important that we look to identify meaningful solutions to meeting the current demand for talent.

"The ability of employers to recruit and retain talent is integral to delivering upon their wider business objectives and at a more macro level, driving the fundamentals of a prosperous Irish economy into 2022 and beyond."

Featured Image Credit: Ibrahim Boran on Unsplash

Topics: Ireland