Technology graduates have a range of career and industry options, so before you make any big decisions it can be helpful to know what your decision can mean, financially.
On average, starting salaries for technology roles range from £22,000 to £30,000 with start ups at the lower end and tech advisory towards the top. Below, we’ve summarised the typical starting salaries for tech roles in different industries, based on 2015 schemes available..
Defence industry: £25,000 - £28,000
Example employers include BAE, EADS, ADS
Telecoms industry: £26,000 - £32,000
Public sector: £20,000 - £28,000
Technology advisory: £30,000 - £45,000
Financial services: £28,000 - £42,000
Consumer & Retail: £24,000 - £28,000
Technology companies: £24,000 - £28,000
Don't forget - whilst knowing the financial implications of your career move is important, it is just one factor when considering a career.