Top 10 Countries that Pay Developers the Most

Are you a developer and looking to jump from your current job? Wants to settle in an overseas country with high earnings? Which country would pay you the most for your skills? Yes, we have answer for all your questions. Here we’ve created a list of top 10 countries where you can get handful earnings for your development skills.  


Countries that Pay Developers the Most


1. Canada:

As a neighbour to world’s tech hub USA, Canada is creating huge opportunities for tech businesses, particularly in Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver, and Waterloo. As a result, there has been an increased demand for mobile, web and software developers.
Some high paying IT companies in Canada:
· Samsung Electronics Canada Inc.
· Siemens Canada Limited
· Apple
· Salesforce

Salary overview:

Mobile app developer- C$40,160 - C$85,073 (£20,786 - £44,032)
Software developer - C$43,539 - C$85,577 (£22,537- £44,298)
Web developer - C$31,942 - C$62,849 (£16,529 - £32,529)

2. New Zealand

Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, Hamilton are the major tech cities of New Zealand. 
Some high paying IT companies in New Zealand:
· Dell
· Microsoft
· IBM
· Google

Salary overview:

Applications developer - NZ$40,547 - NZ$95,871 (£19,246 - £45,515)
Software developer- NZ$44,505 - NZ$89,996 (£21,129 - £42,719)
Web developer - NZ$39,494 - NZ$80,037 (£18,748 - £37,995)

3. Germany:

The major tech cities of Germany include Berlin, Munich, Hamburg, Cologne and Frankfurt.
Some high paying IT companies in Germany:

· SAP (German based firm)
· Siemens
· Software AG‎
· IBM

Salary overview:

Software developer- €26,185- €62,430 (£20,429 - £48,704)
Application developer - €18,246 - €61,246 (£14,234 - £47,780)
Front end developer - €24,316 - €59,436 (£18,969 - £46,365)

4. Australia

Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, and Perth are the major tech cities of Australia. 
Some high paying IT companies in Australia:

· Google
· Salesforce
· NetApp Australia
· Adobe Systems

Salary overview:

Software developer - AU$46,043 - AU$99,869 (£23,537 - £51,053)
Web developer - AU$39,694 - AU$82,301 (£20,288 - £42,064)
Applications developer - AU$43,610 - AU$96,976 (£22,285 - £49,556)

5. Israel

The major IT cities of Israel include Jerusalem, West Jerusalem, Haifa, and Tel Aviv.
Some high paying tech companies in Israel:
· Intel
· IBM
· Google
· Microsoft
· Facebook

Salary overview:

Web developer ILS77,477 – ILS 265,771 (£14,010 - £48,061)
iOS developer – ILS24,328 – ILS305,592 (£4,400 - £65,281)
Software developer – ILS90,500 – ILS362,523 (£16,371 - £65,580)

6. Sweden

The major tech cities of Sweden include Stockholm, Gothenburg, Malmo, and Uppsala.
Some high paying IT companies in Sweden:
· Ericsson
· Intentia
· IFS
· Scala

Salary overview:

Web developer - $21,455 - $78,282 (£15,171 - £55,360)
Java developer - $46,191 - $244,287 (£32,667 - £172,770)
Software developer - $29,087 - $70,002 (£20,571 - £49,508)

7. Norway

The major tech cities of NorwayareOslo, Bergen, Trondheim, and Stavanger.
Some high paying IT companies in Norway:
· Opera Software
· Finn
· ABB
· Microsoft
· Cisco

Salary overview:

Web developer- $29,250 - $106,833 (£20,710 - £75,641)
Software developer - $43,142 - $89,292 (£30,554 - £63,238)
Mobile app developer - averages $89,000 (£63,031 taken from Indeed.com)

8. United States

San Francisco Bay Area, Boston, Austin, Seattle, and Huntsville are some of the major tech cities of USA.
Some high paying IT companies in USA:

· Juniper Networks
· Google
· VMware
· Guidewire
· Cadence Design Systems

Salary overview:

Mobile app developer - $42,728 - $114,616 (£30,234 - £81,101)
Software engineer - $54,844 - $122,651 (£38,807 - £86,783)
Web developer - $33,449 - $85,887 (£23,667 - £60,700)

9. Denmark

The major tech cities of Denmark include Copenhagen, Aarhus, Odense, and Aalborg.
Some high paying IT companies in Denmark:

· Microsoft
· Zendesk
· Apple
· Google

Salary overview:

Software developer - $24,507 - $96,825 (£17,328 - £68,460)
Web developer - $18,163 - $162,843 (£12,845 - £115,163)
Mobile app developer – average$97,000 (£68,619 – taken from Indeed.com)

10. Switzerland

Zurich, Geneva, Basel, Lausanne, and Bern are the major tech cities of Switzerland.
Some high paying IT companies in Switzerland:
· Logitech
· HP
· Google
· Cisco
· SAP
Salary overview:

Software developer – CHF35,813 – CHF148,595 (£25,403 - £105,396)
Web developer – CHF17,200 – CHF120,666 (£12,199 - £85,587)
Application developerCHF18,229 – CHF446,007 (£12,921 - £316,159 - the average salary is £52,452 for an application developer)

Conclusion:

In this rapidly evolving technological world, there is an increased demand for developers, especially mobile application developers. The companies that are listed above are not just attractive in salary, but also all-time favourite of employees with med claims, perks and other additional facilities.

Author bio: 

Shiva kumar a well-versed content writer working in a mobile application development company. I like to write on technology, startups and latest technological innovations that people like to know and share with others.