When you’re on the hunt for a new job, there are a number of things to consider. We all have our personal list of what we want from a job. It might be a worthy pension scheme, incredible annual leave allowances (this is a huge 1 for me personally!), or a fantastic tradition. However, 1 thing we can all pretty much agree on is the significance of the wage on offer.
We know money isn’t everything when it comes to choosing a job, but we can’t deny that it’s fairly necessary. The mortgage isn’t going to pay for itself at the end of the day, is it? So, before you take a leap into a position, you may be interested to know which are the highest paying tech jobs for engineers in the UK right now.
We had a gaze through Indeed’s Salary Calculator, and identified the top 5:
Chief Technology Officer
Average annual wage in the UK: £85,396
A chief technology officer is an executive position inside a corporation. In this position, the officer is in charge of overseeing a company’s resource and development department and its tech department. Their main job duties include researching new technologies and identifying weaknesses inside the company that could advantage from new tech.
Average annual wage in the UK: £63,099
DevOps engineers construct, test, and maintain the infrastructure and tools desired to allow for the speedy development and release of software. DevOps practices aim to simplify the development process of software. DevOps engineers are instrumental in combining code, application maintenance, and application management. All of these tasks rely on understanding not only development life cycles, but DevOps tradition, and its philosophy, practices, and tools.
Big Data Engineer
Average annual wage in the UK: £57,849
A Big Data Engineer creates and manages a company’s Big Data infrastructure and tools, and is somebody who knows how to get results from vast quantities of data quickly. The actual definition of this position varies, and often mixes with the Data Scientist position.
Average annual wage in the UK: £55,960
Cloud engineers are IT professionals who work with the technicalities that approach with the ever-increasing cloud work environment. This includes planning, managing, designing, and monitoring cloud systems. It also includes having a skill set that would allow for the deployment of cloud applications. More specifically, a cloud engineer’s position can be broken down to focus on the particular expertise of those responsible for specific segments inside the cloud environment.
Average annual wage in the UK: £47,224
A specialist in related objects, an IoT engineer develops revolutionary services that help users to receive, control and handle information. They’re also in charge of developing and managing a vast array of IoT devices, platforms, software, hardware, and systems through a combination of data, technology, and research.
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