What to expect in the Salary Guide

The Hays Salary Guide: IT Edition offers a comprehensive look at today’s labour market, including data on salary policy, hiring intentions and recruitment trends.

Based on the insights gathered from more than 9,000 employers and employees surveyed across Australia and New Zealand we found that organisations are facing unprecedented skills shortages which are hindering growth plans.  

In our Hays Salary Guide: IT Edition FY22/23, we explore why a new equation in the world of work needs to be defined, and how employees and employers can come together to design the future of work.

In the Hays Salary Guide: IT Edition you’ll discover:

  • Hiring trends and insights 
  • Typical salaries for hundreds of tech jobs 
  • Attraction and retention strategies 
  • Pay rise benchmarks 
  • Market trends and recommendations  
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Key findings from our Hays Salary Guide: IT Edition 2022-2023

Employers say the technology skills shortage is the result of a shortage of people with the necessary qualification/s or experience, increased competition from other employers and the current lack of overseas talent.  



of IT employers are experiencing a skills shortage
of IT professionals can expect a pay rise in the next year



of IT employers are saying that skill shortages will impact operations or growth plans in the year ahead of IT professionals say an increase of greater than 6% would reflect their individual performance and demand for their skills in today’s market

Drive your IT recruitment strategy with our insights

New Zealand’s IT landscape is constantly evolving – and a new equation in the world of work needs to be defined so employers and employees can come together to design the future of work together.   
To help keep your finger on the pulse of current salary, benefits and recruitment trends, each year we produce our annual Hays Salary Guide: IT Edition. 
Our guide remains the definitive snapshot of salaries and recruiting trends for hundreds of  IT jobs  across New Zealand. Our New Zealand Salary Guide offers an overview of the IT industry and typical salaries at this point in time by job category and location.  
Our Hays Salary Guide: IT Edition FY22/23 for New Zealand allows hiring managers, candidates and current employees to benchmark average IT salaries and recruiting trends.  

In the guide, we provide salary data for roles across the following verticals: