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Information Technology Average Salaries in Ireland 2019

How much money does a person working in Information Technology make in Ireland?

4,225 EUR per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Information Technology in Ireland typically earns around 4,225 EUR per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits.
Salaries differ drasticly between different Information Technology jobs. If you are interested in the salary of a particular job, see below for salaries for specific job titles.

Salaries for specific jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
2nd Line Systems Engineer3,500 EUR
Business Analyst3,571 EUR
Business Intelligence Analyst3,333 EUR
Business Objects Developer5,000 EUR
C# Developer4,033 EUR
C++ Developer4,167 EUR
Chief Information Technology Officer7,500 EUR
Consultant4,583 EUR
CRM Application Administrator3,000 EUR
Data Analyst4,000 EUR
Database Administrator3,000 EUR
Database Analyst3,600 EUR
Database Developer5,167 EUR
Delivery Manager7,292 EUR
Developer / Programmer (General)4,521 EUR
Development Manager7,083 EUR
E-Commerce Sales Manager4,167 EUR
Enterprise Infrastructure Manager7,917 EUR
ERP Project Manager4,292 EUR
IT Director9,750 EUR
IT Manager3,083 EUR
IT Support2,729 EUR
Java Developer3,852 EUR
Linux Administrator2,917 EUR
Network Analyst4,583 EUR
Network Engineer2,500 EUR
Project Manager3,860 EUR
SAP Consultant3,750 EUR
Security Analyst3,333 EUR
Senior Oracle Developer6,000 EUR
Sharepoint Consultant4,792 EUR
Software Architect7,083 EUR
Software Engineer5,040 EUR
Software Sales2,208 EUR
Software Support Engineer3,234 EUR
System Administrator3,833 EUR
Systems Analyst5,417 EUR
Technical Analyst3,000 EUR
Technical Consultant3,950 EUR
Technical Manager7,806 EUR
Tester2,156 EUR
User Experience Consultant4,417 EUR
VB.NET Developer4,583 EUR
Web Designer3,375 EUR
Web Developer3,625 EUR

Information Technology Jobs Salary Distribution in Ireland

25% of people earn
3,000 EUR
or less
50% of people earn
3,950 EUR
or less
75% of people earn
5,000 EUR
or less
1,250 EUR
3,950 EUR
12,500 EUR

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

The Information Technology salaries in Ireland range between 1,250 EUR per month (minimum salary) to 12,500 EUR per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 3,950 EUR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Information Technology are earning less than 3,950 EUR while the other half are earning more than 3,950 EUR. The median represents the middle salary value. Generally speaking, you would want to be on the right side of the graph with the group earning more than the median salary.

Closely related to the median are two values: the 25th and the 75th percentiles. Reading from the salary distribution diagram, 25% of people working in Information Technology are earning less than 3,000 EUR while 75% of them are earning more than 3,000 EUR. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Information Technology are earning less than 5,000 EUR while 25% are earning more than 5,000 EUR.

What is the difference between the median and the average salary? What should you be looking at?

Both are indicators. If your salary is higher than both of the average and the median then you are doing very well. If your salary is lower than both, then many people are earning more than you and there is plently of room for improvement. If your wage is in between the average and median, then things can be a bit confusing. We have written a guide to explain all the different senarios. How to compare your salary

Information Technology Salary Forecast and Trend in Ireland

How do Information Technology salaries change over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary in recent years.

Average Salary 2016    =  
3,982 EUR
Average Salary 2017    +3%  
4,093 EUR
Average Salary 2018    +2%  
4,175 EUR
Average Salary 2019    +1%  
4,225 EUR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Information Technology salaries in Ireland are rising in the year 2019 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2019 are 1% higher than those of 2018. The trend suggests a slow yet continous increase in pay in 2020 and future years. These numbers differ slightly from industry to another.

Information Technology Hourly Average Wage in Ireland

22 EUR per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Ireland for Information Technology is 22 EUR. This means that the average person in Ireland earns approximatly 22 EUR for every worked hour.

Hourly Wage = Annual Salary ÷ ( 52 x 5 x 8 )

The hourly wage is the salary paid in one working hour. Usually jobs are classified into two categories: salaried jobs and hourly jobs. Salaried jobs pay a fix amount regardless of the hours worked. Hourly jobs pay per worked hour. To convert salary into hourly wage the above formula is used (assuming 5 working days in a week and 8 working hours per day which is the standard for most jobs). The hourly wage calculation may differ slightly depending on the worked hours per week and annual vacation allowance. The figures mentioned above are good approximation and they are considered to the be the standard.

Salary Comparison of Information Technology Jobs in Ireland

4,225 EUR
3,567 EUR
Average Salary
Information Technology
Average Salary
All Jobs
We compared Ireland salaries for Information Technology and All Jobs and we found that Information Technology salaries are 18% more than those of All Jobs.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Cork4,548 EUR
Dublin4,362 EUR
Galway3,461 EUR
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