The 2012 IT Salary Guide: Page 8

The IT Salary Guide lists salaries for various IT professionals, from software developers to IT managers to systems administrators. It also lists salary increases for specialty IT skill sets.


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Job Title: Mobile Applications Developer

2012 average salary range: $85,000 – $122,500.

• The 2012 salary range is an increase of 9.1% over this job’s 2011 salary range, which was $78,000 – $112,250.

Add a salary increase for the following skills:

• Add 6% for AJAX development skills

• Add 7% for Business Object skills

• Add 8% for C# development skills

• Add 5% for C++ development skills

• Add 7% for Hyperion skills • Add 8% for Java/Java EE development skills

• Add 7% for LAMP skills

• Add 12% for Microsoft SharePoint skills

• Add 8% for .NET development skills

• Add 8% for PHP development skills

• Add 8% for SAP development skills

• Add 4% for Visual Basic development skills


Note: Since these numbers are national averages, adjust them based on your city or region.

IT Salary levels are – approximately – 10% to 30% higher in the Northeast; about average in the South Atlantic (Florida to Delaware); average to modestly lower in the Midwest, Mountain west, and South; and 5% to 30% higher on the West coast.

IT salaries in major metropolitan areas are higher than the national average. For instance, in the following cities they are:

• Atlanta: 5% higher

• Boston: 32% higher

• Chicago: 23% higher

• Dallas/Houston: 3-5% higher

• Irvine: 24% higher

• Los Angeles: 24% higher

• Miami/Fort Lauderdale: 7% higher

• New York, NY: 41% higher

• Philadelphia: 15% higher • San Diego: 15% higher

• San Francisco: 35% higher

• San Jose: 33% higher

• Seattle: 19% higher

• Stamford: 31% higher

• Washington, DC: 30% higher


More IT Salary Resources:

IT Salary (a variety of IT salary resources)

2011 IT Salary Guide

How Not to Get an IT Job: 10 Tips

25 IT Job Sites (and an Effective Formula)

• Search for IT Jobs at JustTechjobs.com

Salary data courtesy of Robert Half Technology. To request a copy of the complete Robert Half Salary Guide, which includes salary ranges for more than 60 different job titles, in the U.S. and Canada, click here.

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