Salaries: the sector that pays up to 50% more than the rest in Argentina

Salaries: the sector that pays up to 50% more than the rest in Argentina

“The IT sector is a key industry for the development of the city due to its ability to generate investments, jobs and a good business environment,” he said. Jose Luis Giusti, Minister Economic development and production. He added that “having accurate information, such as that obtained from this report, is essential to designing and implementing initiatives that promote growth in the technology sector.”

“It is often said that salaries in IT are better, but thanks to this study, we know that these salaries can be up to 51% higher than the labor market average,” he commented. Diego Amado, Chief Technology Officer at Jobint. “In addition, the indicator shows us that there is an increasing trend in the wage differential: in the second half of 2019 it did not reach more than 19%,” he explained.

What is the average wage required?

In June, it was I mean salary In the novice positions it was 97,895 pesos per month, while the market average was 95,059 pesos. In senior and semi-senior positions, the required IT wage was 183,166 pesos per month, and the market average was 141,396 pesos. At the rank of chief or supervisor, the required salary for an IT was 315,612 pesos, and the market average was 209,309 pesos.


In the First half of 2022 Salary difference in relation to Same period in 2021 They rose from 8% to 2% in entry-level positions, from 21% to 32% in senior or semi-senior positions, and from 39% to 51% at manager or supervisor levels. In other words, it decreased by 6 percentage points and grew by 11 and 12 percentage points, respectively.

If we consider the data from Second half of 2019A growth trend can be seen in the salary gap between the market average and IT bonuses. At that time, there was a difference of 1% in junior positions, 17% in senior and semi-senior positions, and 19% at the level of managers or supervisors.

What are the highest paying entry-level positions?

The 5 entry-level IT positions with the highest monthly salaries They are: network programming at 121,711 pesos at 108,909 pesos, job analysis at 103,333 pesos, technical support at 94,951 pesos, testing/guarantee/quality control at 91,719 pesos.

The Senior or semi-senior positions in IT with better salaries They are: project leadership at 280,716 pesos, technology/systems with 227,012 pesos, infrastructure with 209,461 pesos, systems with 201069 pesos, and job analysis with 186,930 pesos.

What are the most in-demand IT profiles in the job market?

The volume of active advertising in the public market is growing from the pandemic floor and reaches an increase of 116% in June 2022 compared to June 2019. For its part, the volume of active tech advertising shows a growth in June 2022 of 14% compared to the same period.

In the first half of 2022 Most Wanted IT Centers They are: programming with 24% of advertising, technology and systems at 14% and job analysis at 10%. All three profiles are among the most in-demand tech jobs since 2021.


to me seniorityit can be noted that The demand for information technology is concentrated in senior or semi-senior positions. In the first half of 2022, this concentration exceeded the market average by 87% compared to 70%. At the entry level, manager or supervisor level, the demand is below the market average by 10% vs. 20% and 3% vs. 10%.


How is the file of applicants for IT positions?

34% of applicants are between 30 and 40 years old. Only 31.6% of women. The majority apply for positions in community management while the minority apply to lead the project.

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28% of these people are in the 24-29 age group, 27% are between 19 and 24 years old, and 12% are over 40 years old. there More orders from people under 29 In IT compared to the rest of the market: 28% vs. 24% for 24-29 year olds and 27% vs. 25% for 19-24 year olds. On the other hand, in the 40+ year range, there are 12% fewer IT applications than the rest of the market observed compared to 17%.


58% of those aged 19-24 are applying for senior or semi-senior positions. This number reaches 63% for those between the ages of 30 and 40. The roles of president or supervisor and senior management are mostly applied by those over the age of 40.


only the 31.6% of applications in technology are women In the first half of 2022, 3 percentage points lower than the first half of 2021 and 18.8 points lower than the overall average (50.3%). However, female participation in technology does not decrease as much as the market average with increasing seniority.


During the analyzed period, it was The sites that got the most requests per ad The field of technology is community management, technical support, multimedia, data entry and systems. At the other end, the IT websites with fewer apps per ad They are data warehousing, programming, media planning, testing/QA/QC, and project leadership.


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