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DevOps darlings Puppet has emitted some juicy salary data from its annual DevOps survey, showing that the US is still the place to go for an impressive IT paycheck.
For the US the report shows an overall salary bump for IT pros, but disappointing disparities between genders and ethnic groups remain. Males reported higher pay packets – in the $75,000 to $100,000 bracket, while females mostly hovered around the $50,000 to $75,000 mark.
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Only 3 per cent of men saw pay of less than $50,000 - compared to 23 per cent of women, while 62 per cent of men reached the dizzying heights of more than $100,000. Just 26 per cent of women achieved the same feat.
Things have improved since last year, however, with the gap narrowing. Members of under-represented minority groups have also seen a reduction in the gap – last year only 11 per cent made more than $100,000. This year it was 29 per cent.
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While the US reported the highest percentage of survey respondents with salaries for IT managers and practitioners over $100,000, at 64 per cent, things in the rest of the world were not so rosy. The UK managed 31 per cent, Asia 28 per cent and the rest of Europe? 16 per cent.
The good news, though, is that salaries have generally increased around the world. Unsurprisingly for a study published by a DevOps vendor is the finding that...
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