Jobs And Salaries. How Much IT Specialists In Belarus Earn?

IT sphere in Belarus is seen as one of the most prosperous and best-paid. Rabota.tut.by broke down the highest-paying and most popular tech jobs in the industry.

In the second quarter of 2019, the IT sector ranked second (12.4% of the total number of vacancies), second only to sales.

Programming, Development and Engineering traditionally headed the list of the most popular specializations among IT applicants and employers.

Software Testing, for the first time in a long time, got into the top 5. Competition in IT is stable since the end of 2018 – 2.8 resumes for 1 vacancy.

QA-engineers, Java-developers and PHP-developers became the most demanded in the 2nd quarter, as well as in the 1st quarter. Below are the most popular positions with salary analytics.

Over the year, the median value of salaries of PHP Seniors working increased by + 14.0%, while the salary of Senior developers working with .NET remained at $ 3,000.

The median salary of .NET and Java Middle-level developers increased by 16.7% and 20.0%, respectively. The opposite situation is observed with JS (-13.5%), PHP (-15.6%) and QA (-3.3%).

Almost 60% of vacancies are available for applicants with work experience of 1-3 years. 22.4% of vacancies are available for beginners and professionals with no experience.

The median salary in Belarus in May amounted to BYN 802.7 (~$401), Belstat reports. For comparison, the average salary in May was BYN 1,071,6 (~$529), that is, almost BYN 269 (~$132) more.