There’s no question that the tech industry pays well.
But which job titles specifically make the most money in 2015, and which ones have tons of job openings?
Those are the questions the job-hunting site Glassdoor answered when it created its latest list of the 25 best-paying jobs that are in high demand.
And naturally, that list was dominated by tech roles.
- Technical Job of Software architect
The best-paid technical job on Glassdoor’s list is that of a software architect. Software architects earn an average annual base salary of $130,891.
- Technical Job of Software development manager
At no. 2 Technical Job of software development manager. The average base salary of a Software development manager is $123,747
- Technical Job of Solutions architect
Technical Job of Solutions architect is the third highest-paid job on the Glasdoor list is Solutions architect. Average annual salary of a solution architect is $121,522.
- Technical Job of Analytics manager
Technical Job of Analytics manager performs business and financial analysis to help the company measure its success and predict its needs. Average annual base salary of an analytics manager is $115,725.
- Technical Job of IT manager
The No. 5 Technical Job of IT manager is most-paying tech job on Glasdoor’s list. Runs manages a company’s technology infrastructure.
- Technical Job of Product manager
A Technical Job of product manager isn’t a tech-specific job per se, however, it is a major role at most tech companies. Product managers earn base salary of $113,959 on an average.
- Technical Job of Data scientist
The clamour for Big Data has made data scientist another sought after job. The average annual base salary of data scientists is $105,395.
- Technical Job of Security engineer
A Technical Job of security engineer designs, deploys, and monitors systems that secure a company’s network, software, and other assets. Average annual base salary of a security engineer is $102,749.
- Technical Job of QA manager
The No. 9 Technical job on the list is QA or quality assurance manager. QA manager — who performs tests to make sure a product, service or software performs as it should — has an average annual salary of $101,330.
- Technical Job of Computer hardware engineer
Technical Job of Computer hardware engineer are next on the list. The guys who design computers and all sorts of other electronic devices earn an average annual salary of $101,154.
- Technical Job of Database administrator
Next on the list is Technical job of database administrator. Database administrators make an average of $97,258.
- Technical Job of UX designer
A Technical Job of UX designer, or “user experience” designer is next on the list. The people who ensure look and feel of a product is user-friendly earn an average base salary of $96,855.
- Technical Job of Software engineer
At No. 13 on the list is Technical job of software engineer. The average salary for software engineers is $96,392 in US.
- Technical Job of Sales engineer
A sales engineer, who helps ensure bids and contracts meet the customers’ technical specifications, earns an average base salary of $90,899.
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