US vs. UK: the IT pay gap
Based on 747 UK and US developers' salaries
There is a consequent pay difference between US and UK developers:The average pay gap is 30% widening to 34% for C++ developers.
Choosing the right coding specialism has a bigger impact on remuneration in the US : C++ developers get paid almost twice as much as PHP developers in the USA. In the UK, there is only a 32% pay difference between the two.
The pay gap between the US and the UK is wider for top paying specialisms : Sought-after specialisms are particularly well-rewarded in the US (£10,000 more than average), vs. £4,000 more than average in the UK.
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