Requested positions

I. Frontend developer

1. Definition and skills of frontend development:

A frontend – or also called web-developer is the developer who is working closest “to the customer”. He develops the technical part of the design, the layout and the surface consistency. The user interface is his milieu. He also optimizes the presentation of websites, implements codes and develops database designs.

To built a website from the scratch you usually need at least three positions: webdesigner, a backend developer and a frontend developer.
In smaller companies one person can be reliable sometimes for all these three positions. In regular IT departments you will work together with the before mentioned positions and therefore also be a team player.

As a frontend developer, you need to have a solid knowledge of CSS and HTML and keep it up-to-date. Beside that you also need to understand programming. Depending on the application, one comes into contact with JavaScript or PHP, for example. C ++ or Javascript can also be relevant in some cases. Furthermore you need to understand databases and Content Management Systems and have analytical skills.

2. Earning opportunities in Germany

a. general information

Average gross income in Germany and taxes in general

The average gross income for all fields of work (not only IT) in Germany is EUR 3.800 monthly (in fulltime). This equals a yearly gross income from EUR 45.600. Within Germany there is a gap from East to West and also if you work in a metropolis, a city or a smaller city.

Taxes in general in Germany

The average tax rate is linear progressive. An yearly income up to around 9.000 EUR is tax free. A yearly income from EUR 10.000 leads to an average of 1,2 % taxes, EUR 40.000 to 21,4 % as an average value, EUR 60.000 the average tax is 27,4 %. The top tax rate of 42,5 % start from a yearly income over around EUR 55.000.

Please be aware that lots of circumstances matter for your tax percentage (working spouse?, kids? etc.). Especially if you are married, your spouse is working (or part time working) you can get tax advantages. The above mentioned numbers are only supposed to give you an idea and can not state your concrete case. Therefore you need to see a tax specialist to figure out your correct numbers. Please also be aware that the above mentioned numbers are only average numbers.

10 % of the richest people

FYI: With a monthly income from around net EUR 3.500 (yearly EUR 42.000) you belong as a single to the top 10 % of the richest people in Germany.

Highest monthly costs:

Living

One of the biggest cost a month with around 40 % are the costs for living.
The living costs depend a lot on the area you are living at and which kind of apartment you want to live in. While you are paying for an average apartment in Munich (and also in the catchment area around Munich) with 70 square-meter easily EUR 1.500 a month (and “open end” for more), you can get a whole house with garden for only EUR 800 a month in smaller cities.

Foodstuffs

Placed second ahead of living costs are with around 13 % of the monthly costs foodstuff costs.

b. gross income of a frontend developer

The gross income of a frontend developer starts with EUR 2.400 monthly (yearly EUR 28.800) for beginners. Experienced developer earn around EUR 6.000 a month (yearly EUR 72.000). The compensation greatly depends from location, qualification and experience and on the field you are working in.
The average gross income of all frontend developer (average of: beginners and experienced developers in all areas in Germany) is around EUR 3.900 monthly (EUR 46.800 yearly).

II. Backend developer

1. Definition and skills of backend development

There is merely a company in Germany which does not have a own internet presence, to built a dynamic website. Other than the work of the frontend developer the user will not directly see the technic or the processes that run on the server, showing the assignment of the backend developer.

The tasks of a backend developer include the development and maintenance of software and databases that ensure the smooth running of server operation in the background. Backend developers provide interfaces that frontend developers can use to display a website or application.

In this profession, programming languages are the be-all and end-all. Javascript, C and C ++ knowledge is the highest paid, closely followed by experience with PHP. Analytical and structured thinking is essential for working with database systems and for programming efficient functions.

2. Earning opportunities in Germany

a. general information

Average gross income in Germany

The average gross income for all fields of work (not only IT) in Germany is EUR 3.800 monthly (in fulltime). This equals a yearly gross income from EUR 45.600. Within Germany there is a gap from East to West and also if you work in a metropolis, a city or a smaller city.

Taxes in general in Germany

The average tax rate is linear progressive. An yearly income up to around 9.000 EUR is tax free. A yearly income from EUR 10.000 leads to an average of 1,2 % taxes, EUR 40.000 to 21,4 % as an average value, EUR 60.000 the average tax is 27,4 %. The top tax rate of 42,5 % start from a yearly income over around EUR 55.000.

Please be aware that lots of circumstances matter for your tax percentage (working spouse?, kids? etc.). Especially if you are married, your spouse is working (or part time working) you can get tax advantages. The above mentioned numbers are only supposed to give you an idea and can not state your concrete case. Therefore you need to see a tax specialist to figure out your correct numbers. Please also be aware that the above mentioned numbers are only average numbers.

10 % of the richest people

FYI: With a monthly income from around net EUR 3.500 (yearly EUR 42.000) you belong as a single to the top 10 % of the richest people in Germany. We would like to draw your attention that it is common in Germany to talk about the gross income (“Bruttogehalt”).

Highest monthly costs:

Living

One of the biggest cost a month with around 40 % are living costs.
The living costs depend a lot on the area you are living at and which kind of apartment you want to live in. While you are paying for an average apartment in Munich (and also in the catchment area around Munich) with 70 square-meter easily EUR 1.500 a month (and “open end” for more), you can get a whole house with garden for only EUR 800 a month in smaller cities.

Foodstuffs

Placed second ahead of living costs are – with around 13 % of the monthly costs – foodstuff costs.

b. gross income of a backend developer

The gross income of a backend developer starts with EUR 3.000 monthly (EUR 36.000 yearly EUR) for beginners. Experienced developer can earn up to EUR 8.300 a month (yearly EUR 100.000). The compensation greatly depends from location, qualification and experience and on the field you are working in. The education (studies, Bachelor/Master) is beside the working experience for backend developer an important factor for the salary negotiations.

The average gross income of all backend developer (average of: beginners and experienced developers in all areas in Germany) is around EUR 5.750 (yearly EUR 69.000).

III. Fullstack developer

1. Definition and skills of Full Stack development

While the frontend developer handels the interaction with the user interaction, the backend developer provide interfaces that frontend developers can use to display a website or Application. The Full stack developer is a combination of both front-end and back-end developer, familiar with both the front-end and the back-end and ideally knows all common programming languages; thus he is the allrounder in the field of development. They are also able to take on tasks from system administrators, data scientists and machine learning developers.

With this skills Full Stack developers can work in all areas of software programming and development and are accordingly in demand on the job market. A focus on the most common languages such as HTML, CSS, Java and other topics is very much appreciated.

2. Earning opportunities in Germany

a. general information

Average gross income in Germany

The average gross income for all fields of work (not only IT) in Germany is EUR 3.800 monthly (in fulltime). This equals a yearly gross income from EUR 45.600. Within Germany there is a gap from East to West and also if you work in a metropolis, a city or a smaller city.

Taxes in general in Germany

The average tax rate is linear progressive. An yearly income up to around 9.000 EUR is tax free. A yearly income from EUR 10.000 leads to an average of 1,2 % taxes, EUR 40.000 to 21,4 % as an average value, EUR 60.000 the average tax is 27,4 %. The top tax rate of 42,5 % start from a yearly income over around EUR 55.000.

Please be aware that lots of circumstances matter for your tax percentage (working spouse?, kids? etc.). Especially if you are married, your spouse is working (or part time working) you can get tax advantages. The above mentioned numbers are only supposed to give you an idea and can not state your concrete case. Therefore you need to see a tax specialist to figure out your correct numbers. Please also be aware that the above mentioned numbers are only average numbers.

10 % of the richest people

FYI: With a monthly income from around net EUR 3.500 (yearly EUR 42.000) you belong as a single to the top 10 % of the richest people in Germany. We would like to draw your attention that it is common in Germany to talk about the gross income (“Bruttogehalt”).

Highest monthly costs:

Living

One of the biggest cost a month with around 40 % are the costs for living.

The living costs depend a lot on the area you are living at and which kind of apartment you want to live in. While you are paying for an average apartment in Munich (and also in the catchment area around Munich) with 70 square-meter easily EUR 1.500 a month (and “open end” for more), you can get a whole house with garden for only EUR 800 a month in smaller cities.

Foodstuffs

Placed second ahead of living costs are with around 13 % of the monthly costs foodstuff costs.

b. gross income of a Full Stack Developer

The gross income of a Full Stack Developer lies between EUR 3.750 monthly (yearly EUR 45.000) as a beginners. Experienced developer can earn up to EUR 8.300 a month (yearly EUR 100.000). The compensation greatly depends from location, qualification and experience and on the field you are working in.

The average gross income of all Full Stack Developer (average of: beginners and experienced developers in whole Germany) is around EUR 54.000.

IV. Blockchain specialist

1. Definition and skills of a Blockchain Specialist

Blockchain developers are responsible for the full life cycles of blockchain applications, from research and analysis to design and execution, development and optimizing blockchain protocols. Crafting the architecture of blockchain systems, developing smart contracts and web applications based on blockchain technology.

As a blockchain developer, you face a variety of challenges in the backend. The creation and maintenance of a public blockchain is not easy for various reasons. The development of blockchains is decentralized. Ethereum is currently the largest blockchain network for the provision of decentralized Apps, which is also used by large corporations such as Microsoft or Amazon. Ethereum currently accounts for 55 % of the total volume of transactions for decentralized Apps.

There are some programming languages used for the development of blockchains. If you are a blockchain developer, then you absolutely need basic knowledge of C ++ and JavaScript. Even if C ++ seems a little out of date, it fulfills all the functionalities that we have described above. Indeed, Satoshi Nakamoto wrote the Bitcoin source code in C ++. In addition to HTML and CSS, this is one of the three core technologies used to produce content on the World Wide Web. Javascript is usually used to create highly interactive websites.

2. Earning opportunities in Germany

a. general information

Average gross income in Germany

The average gross income for all fields of work (not only IT) in Germany is EUR 3.800 monthly (in fulltime). This equals a yearly gross income from EUR 45.600. Within Germany there is a gap from East to West and also if you work in a metropolis, a city or a smaller city.

Taxes in general in Germany

The average tax rate is linear progressive. An yearly income up to around 9.000 EUR is tax free. A yearly income from EUR 10.000 leads to an average of 1,2 % taxes, EUR 40.000 to 21,4 % as an average value, EUR 60.000 the average tax is 27,4 %. The top tax rate of 42,5 % start from a yearly income over around EUR 55.000.

Please be aware that lots of circumstances matter for your tax percentage (working spouse?, kids? etc.). Especially if you are married, your spouse is working (or part time working) you can get tax advantages. The above mentioned numbers are only supposed to give you an idea and can not state your concrete case. Therefore you need to see a tax specialist to figure out your correct numbers. Please also be aware that the above mentioned numbers are only average numbers.

10 % of the richest people

FYI: With a monthly income from around net EUR 3.500 (yearly EUR 42.000) you belong as a single to the top 10 % of the richest people in Germany. We would like to draw your attention that it is common in Germany to talk about the gross income (“Bruttogehalt”).

Highest monthly costs:

Living

One of the biggest cost a month with around 40 % are living costs.
The living costs depend a lot on the area you are living at and which kind of apartment you want to live in. While you are paying for an average apartment in Munich (and also in the catchment area around Munich) with 70 square-meter easily EUR 1.500 a month (and “open end” for more), you can get a whole house with garden for only EUR 800 a month in smaller cities.

Foodstuffs

Placed second ahead of living costs are – with around 13 % of the monthly costs – foodstuff costs.

b. gross income of a Blockchain Specialist

Blockchain jobs are some of the most lucrative jobs in the tech industry. Experts get an average of 20 percent more salary than competitors without blockchain experience. The compensation greatly depends from location, qualification and experience and on the field you are working in. The average gross income of all Blockchain specialists (average of: beginners and experienced developers in all areas in Germany) is around EUR 6.250 (yearly EUR 75.000).

V. UX/UI designer

1. Definition and skills of a UX/UI designer

A user experience designer has the task of designing new products and applications in such a way that they address people in a target group-oriented manner. To do this, they work closely with the developers concerned. Convincing – and ideally inspiring – user experience is the task and goal of user experience designers across all touchpoints.

The user interface design explicitly deals with the user`s interactions with the program. Put simply, UI-Design deals with the visual representation: the layout, the colors, buttons, images, illustrations, etc. It is the part of a website that the user actually sees and with which he interacts.

User experience design is more analytical and technical, while user interface design is more graphic design – albeit in a more complex way. UX is not just UI design. The latter may make up a large part of the user experience because often the UX designer also interfaces.

2. Earning opportunities in Germany

a. general information

Average gross income in Germany

The average gross income for all fields of work (not only IT) in Germany is EUR 3.800 monthly (in fulltime). This equals a yearly gross income from EUR 45.600. Within Germany there is a gap from East to West and also if you work in a metropolis, a city or a smaller city.

Taxes in general in Germany

The average tax rate is linear progressive. An yearly income up to around 9.000 EUR is tax free. A yearly income from EUR 10.000 leads to an average of 1,2 % taxes, EUR 40.000 to 21,4 % as an average value, EUR 60.000 the average tax is 27,4 %. The top tax rate of 42,5 % start from a yearly income over around EUR 55.000.

Please be aware that lots of circumstances matter for your tax percentage (working spouse?, kids? etc.). Especially if you are married, your spouse is working (or part time working) you can get tax advantages. The above mentioned numbers are only supposed to give you an idea and can not state your concrete case. Therefore you need to see a tax specialist to figure out your correct numbers. Please also be aware that the above mentioned numbers are only average numbers.

10 % of the richest people

FYI: With a monthly income from around net EUR 3.500 (yearly EUR 42.000) you belong as a single to the top 10 % of the richest people in Germany. We would like to draw your attention that it is common in Germany to talk about the gross income (“Bruttogehalt”).

Highest monthly costs:

Living

One of the biggest cost a month with around 40 % are the costs for living.

The living costs depend a lot on the area you are living at and which kind of apartment you want to live in. While you are paying for an average apartment in Munich (and also in the catchment area around Munich) with 70 square-meter easily EUR 1.500 a month (and “open end” for more), you can get a whole house with garden for only EUR 800 a month in smaller cities.

Foodstuffs

Placed second ahead of living costs are with around 13 % of the monthly costs foodstuff costs.

b. gross income of a UX/UI Designer

The gross income of a UX/UI Designer lies between EUR 3.000 monthly (yearly EUR 37.000) as a beginners. Experienced UX/UI designers earn around EUR 5.000 a month (yearly EUR 60.000). The compensation greatly depends from location, qualification and experience and on the field you are working in.
The average gross income of all UX/UI Designer (average of: beginners and experienced UX/UI Designer in whole Germany) is around EUR 52.000

VI. IT project manager

1. Definition and skills of a IT Project Manager

IT project managers are the human interface between application development and users. He deals with all tasks related to the planning, organization and control of IT projects. IT project managers integrate business goals in their planning, assess hardware and software requirements and coordinate of employees and departments regarding the planning of IT projects. You will be the interface of different parties and stakeholders. It is a complex environment thus to get started as an IT project manager, you should therefore have practical experience

2. Earning opportunities in Germany

a. general information

Average gross income in Germany

The average gross income for all fields of work (not only IT) in Germany is EUR 3.800 monthly (in fulltime). This equals a yearly gross income from EUR 45.600. Within Germany there is a gap from East to West and also if you work in a metropolis, a city or a smaller city.

Taxes in general in Germany

The average tax rate is linear progressive. An yearly income up to around 9.000 EUR is tax free. A yearly income from EUR 10.000 leads to an average of 1,2 % taxes, EUR 40.000 to 21,4 % as an average value, EUR 60.000 the average tax is 27,4 %. The top tax rate of 42,5 % start from a yearly income over around EUR 55.000.

Please be aware that lots of circumstances matter for your tax percentage (working spouse?, kids? etc.). Especially if you are married, your spouse is working (or part time working) you can get tax advantages. The above mentioned numbers are only supposed to give you an idea and can not state your concrete case. Therefore you need to see a tax specialist to figure out your correct numbers. Please also be aware that the above mentioned numbers are only average numbers.

10 % of the richest people

FYI: With a monthly income from around net EUR 3.500 (yearly EUR 42.000) you belong as a single to the top 10 % of the richest people in Germany. We would like to draw your attention that it is common in Germany to talk about the gross income (“Bruttogehalt”).

Highest monthly costs:

Living

One of the biggest cost a month with around 40 % are the costs for living.
The living costs depend a lot on the area you are living at and which kind of apartment you want to live in. While you are paying for an average apartment in Munich (and also in the catchment area around Munich) with 70 square-meter easily EUR 1.500 a month (and “open end” for more), you can get a whole house with garden for only EUR 800 a month in smaller cities.

Foodstuffs

Placed second ahead of living costs are with around 13 % of the monthly costs foodstuff costs.

b. gross income of an IT Project Manager

The gross income of an IT Project Manager lies between EUR 5.000 monthly (yearly EUR 60.000) as a beginners. Experienced IT Project Manager earn around EUR 6.300 a month (yearly EUR 76.000). The compensation greatly depends from location, qualification and experience and on the field you are working in.
The average gross income of all IT Project Managers (average of: beginners and experienced IT Project Manager in whole Germany) is around EUR 69.000.

VII. IT security specialist

1. Definition and skills of an IT Security Specialist

The need of IT security specialists raises with the digitalization. The extensive fields of application require large security teams – consisting of network specialists, application experts and those who understand the business logic behind the applications. The greatest need will arise in the areas of software and application security. IT security specialists work in companies and develop specific security strategies there to protect the data from hacker attack. Their main tasks are the preventive protection of an organization’s information and communication systems against attacks from cyber space and the reactive management of security incidents; clarify issues coming with data protection, data loss, data corruption, computer- and cyber crime.

Analytical skills and technical know-how are among the most important skills for this job. The exact use of analysis methods and data protection tools is required,. A high resilience in stressful situations is a clear advantage.

2. Earning opportunities in Germany

a. general information

Average gross income in Germany

The average gross income for all fields of work (not only IT) in Germany is EUR 3.800 monthly (in fulltime). This equals a yearly gross income from EUR 45.600. Within Germany there is a gap from East to West and also if you work in a metropolis, a city or a smaller city.

Taxes in general in Germany

The average tax rate is linear progressive. An yearly income up to around 9.000 EUR is tax free. A yearly income from EUR 10.000 leads to an average of 1,2 % taxes, EUR 40.000 to 21,4 % as an average value, EUR 60.000 the average tax is 27,4 %. The top tax rate of 42,5 % start from a yearly income over around EUR 55.000.

Please be aware that lots of circumstances matter for your tax percentage (working spouse?, kids? etc.). Especially if you are married, your spouse is working (or part time working) you can get tax advantages. The above mentioned numbers are only supposed to give you an idea and can not state your concrete case. Therefore you need to see a tax specialist to figure out your correct numbers. Please also be aware that the above mentioned numbers are only average numbers.

10 % of the richest people

FYI: With a monthly income from around net EUR 3.500 (yearly EUR 42.000) you belong as a single to the top 10 % of the richest people in Germany. We would like to draw your attention that it is common in Germany to talk about the gross income (“Bruttogehalt”).

Highest monthly costs:

Living

One of the biggest cost a month with around 40 % are the costs for living.

The living costs depend a lot on the area you are living at and which kind of apartment you want to live in. While you are paying for an average apartment in Munich (and also in the catchment area around Munich) with 70 square-meter easily EUR 1.500 a month (and “open end” for more), you can get a whole house with garden for only EUR 800 a month in smaller cities.

Foodstuffs

Placed second ahead of living costs are with around 13 % of the monthly costs foodstuff costs.

b. gross income of an IT Security Specialist

The gross income of an IT Security Specialist lies between EUR 3.300 monthly (yearly EUR 40.000) as a beginners. Experienced IT security Specialists earn up to EUR 8.800 month (yearly EUR 106.000). The compensation greatly depends from location, qualification and experience and on the field you are working in.
The average gross income of all IT Security Specialists (average of: beginners and experienced IT Security Specialist in whole Germany) is around EUR 83.100.

VIII. IT Administrator

1. Definition and skills of IT Administrator

The IT System Administrator is responsible for managing, developing and monitoring the networks in a company. In this position, in-depth computer and network knowledge is required, as is the ability to find quick solutions to problems. The IT System Administrator is the one who works in the background of a company and is responsible for the smooth technical process. He coordinates all tasks related to the configuration, monitoring and maintenance of networks in a company.

A system administrator ensures the proper functioning of e-mail and other communication services, the data storage and the networking of the individual employees. He takes care of updating the security software, firewall, router and switches and manages the connection of branches, mobile users and home office applications. The tasks of an admin also include the creation and administration of user accounts

2. Earning opportunities in Germany

a. general information

Average gross income in Germany

The average gross income for all fields of work (not only IT) in Germany is EUR 3.800 monthly (in fulltime). This equals a yearly gross income from EUR 45.600. Within Germany there is a gap from East to West and also if you work in a metropolis, a city or a smaller city.

Taxes in general in Germany

The average tax rate is linear progressive. An yearly income up to around 9.000 EUR is tax free. A yearly income from EUR 10.000 leads to an average of 1,2 % taxes, EUR 40.000 to 21,4 % as an average value, EUR 60.000 the average tax is 27,4 %. The top tax rate of 42,5 % start from a yearly income over around EUR 55.000.

Please be aware that lots of circumstances matter for your tax percentage (working spouse?, kids? etc.). Especially if you are married, your spouse is working (or part time working) you can get tax advantages. The above mentioned numbers are only supposed to give you an idea and can not state your concrete case. Therefore you need to see a tax specialist to figure out your correct numbers. Please also be aware that the above mentioned numbers are only average numbers.

10 % of the richest people

FYI: With a monthly income from around net EUR 3.500 (yearly EUR 42.000) you belong as a single to the top 10 % of the richest people in Germany. We would like to draw your attention that it is common in Germany to talk about the gross income (“Bruttogehalt”).

Highest monthly costs:

Living

One of the biggest cost a month with around 40 % are the costs for living.

The living costs depend a lot on the area you are living at and which kind of apartment you want to live in. While you are paying for an average apartment in Munich (and also in the catchment area around Munich) with 70 square-meter easily EUR 1.500 a month (and “open end” for more), you can get a whole house with garden for only EUR 800 a month in smaller cities.

Foodstuffs

Placed second ahead of living costs are with around 13 % of the monthly costs foodstuff costs.

b. gross income of IT Administrator

The gross income of a IT Administrator lies between EUR 3.300 monthly (yearly EUR 40.000) as a beginners. Experienced IT Administrator earn around EUR 5.800 a month (yearly EUR 70.000). The compensation greatly depends from location, qualification and experience and on the field you are working in.
The average gross income of all IT Administrators (average of: beginners and experienced IT Administrators in whole Germany) is around EUR 55.000.

IX. Database developer

1. Definition and skills of a Database Developer

Database developers work in the planning, development and implementation of database systems and database applications. With the advent of broadband communication, more and more companies are giving their employees or customers real-time access to various databases over the Internet. Professional database developers ensure that customer or product data can be organized, stored and securely accessed.

As a Database Developer, a sound knowledge of databases and solid programming skills is needed. It is also helpful to have a basic knowledge of business processes, because in business it is often exactly these processes that have to be mapped in databases. The Database Developer works in a structured, analytical and independent manner.

2. Earning opportunities in Germany

a. general information

Average gross income in Germany

The average gross income for all fields of work (not only IT) in Germany is EUR 3.800 monthly (in fulltime). This equals a yearly gross income from EUR 45.600. Within Germany there is a gap from East to West and also if you work in a metropolis, a city or a smaller city.

Taxes in general in Germany

The average tax rate is linear progressive. An yearly income up to around 9.000 EUR is tax free. A yearly income from EUR 10.000 leads to an average of 1,2 % taxes, EUR 40.000 to 21,4 % as an average value, EUR 60.000 the average tax is 27,4 %. The top tax rate of 42,5 % start from a yearly income over around EUR 55.000.

Please be aware that lots of circumstances matter for your tax percentage (working spouse?, kids? etc.). Especially if you are married, your spouse is working (or part time working) you can get tax advantages. The above mentioned numbers are only supposed to give you an idea and can not state your concrete case. Therefore you need to see a tax specialist to figure out your correct numbers. Please also be aware that the above mentioned numbers are only average numbers.

10 % of the richest people

FYI: With a monthly income from around net EUR 3.500 (yearly EUR 42.000) you belong as a single to the top 10 % of the richest people in Germany. We would like to draw your attention that it is common in Germany to talk about the gross income (“Bruttogehalt”).

Highest monthly costs:

Living

One of the biggest cost a month with around 40 % are the costs for living.

The living costs depend a lot on the area you are living at and which kind of apartment you want to live in. While you are paying for an average apartment in Munich (and also in the catchment area around Munich) with 70 square-meter easily EUR 1.500 a month (and “open end” for more), you can get a whole house with garden for only EUR 800 a month in smaller cities.

Foodstuffs

Placed second ahead of living costs are with around 13 % of the monthly costs foodstuff costs.

b. gross income of a Database Developers

The gross income of a Database developers lies between EUR monthly 3.400 (yearly EUR 41.000) as a beginners. Experienced Database Developers earn around EUR 5.800 a month (yearly EUR 70.000). The compensation greatly depends from location, qualification and experience and on the field you are working in.

The average gross income of all (with beginners and experienced Database Developers in whole Germany) Database Developer is around EUR 52.600.

X. Database Administrator

1. Definition and skills of a Database Administrator

Database Administrator is directly or indirectly responsible for all activities related to the successful management of a database environment. Responsibilities include designing, implementing and managing the database system, and creating policies and procedures related to the management, security, maintenance and use of the database management system.

For the frontend, the Database Administrator ensures that users can find, filter and check the information stored in the database quickly and easily: it is of fundamental importance here that the query modalities for the database meet the specific company requirements. For the backend, he defines the database architecture, the format and structure of their objects and their relationships with one another (data dictionary or metadata repository).

As a rule, it is assumed that a Database Administrator is familiar with one or more of the well-known products for database management, for example structured query language (SQL), SAP and Oracle-based database systems.

2. Earning opportunities in Germany

a. general information

Average gross income in Germany

The average gross income for all fields of work (not only IT) in Germany is EUR 3.800 monthly (in fulltime). This equals a yearly gross income from EUR 45.600. Within Germany there is a gap from East to West and also if you work in a metropolis, a city or a smaller city.

Taxes in general in Germany

The average tax rate is linear progressive. An yearly income up to around 9.000 EUR is tax free. A yearly income from EUR 10.000 leads to an average of 1,2 % taxes, EUR 40.000 to 21,4 % as an average value, EUR 60.000 the average tax is 27,4 %. The top tax rate of 42,5 % start from a yearly income over around EUR 55.000.

Please be aware that lots of circumstances matter for your tax percentage (working spouse?, kids? etc.). Especially if you are married, your spouse is working (or part time working) you can get tax advantages. The above mentioned numbers are only supposed to give you an idea and can not state your concrete case. Therefore you need to see a tax specialist to figure out your correct numbers. Please also be aware that the above mentioned numbers are only average numbers.

10 % of the richest people

FYI: With a monthly income from around net EUR 3.500 (yearly EUR 42.000) you belong as a single to the top 10 % of the richest people in Germany. We would like to draw your attention that it is common in Germany to talk about the gross income (“Bruttogehalt”).

Highest monthly costs:

Living

One of the biggest cost a month with around 40 % are the costs for living.

The living costs depend a lot on the area you are living at and which kind of apartment you want to live in. While you are paying for an average apartment in Munich (and also in the catchment area around Munich) with 70 square-meter easily EUR 1.500 a month (and “open end” for more), you can get a whole house with garden for only EUR 800 a month in smaller cities.

Foodstuffs

Placed second ahead of living costs are with around 13 % of the monthly costs foodstuff costs.

b. gross income of a Database Administrator

The gross income of a Database Administrator lies between EUR 3.300 monthly (yearly EUR 40.000) as a beginners. Experienced Database Administrators earn around EUR 5.2000 a month (yearly EUR 63.400). The compensation greatly depends from location, qualification and experience and on the field you are working in.

The average gross income of all Database Administrators (average of: beginners, experienced and Database Administrators in whole Germany) is around EUR 53.000.

XI. Data Analyst

1. Definition and skills of a Data Analyst

Companies that evaluate data about their customers and processes to know what is working and what isn’t. Data analysts examines large amounts of data and identifies trends, develops predictions and uses them to transform data into information. He implements (new) systems for data collection, gets the right data from external and internal databases, converts raw data into the appropriate format (data wrangling), writes queries, works closely with the development teams, creates and develops reports and defines the right key figures, e.g. the profitability of individual company processes.

Data Analysts are used in many areas when it comes to evaluating tables and diagrams. They serve as a kind of intermediary for the data between the different departments of the company.

A Data Analyst should have good knowledge of big data and data analytics, ability to concentrate, patience, analytical thinking, precision, very safe use of computers

2. Earning opportunities in Germany

a. general information

Average gross income in Germany

The average gross income for all fields of work (not only IT) in Germany is EUR 3.800 monthly (in fulltime). This equals a yearly gross income from EUR 45.600. Within Germany there is a gap from East to West and also if you work in a metropolis, a city or a smaller city.

Taxes in general in Germany

The average tax rate is linear progressive. An yearly income up to around 9.000 EUR is tax free. A yearly income from EUR 10.000 leads to an average of 1,2 % taxes, EUR 40.000 to 21,4 % as an average value, EUR 60.000 the average tax is 27,4 %. The top tax rate of 42,5 % start from a yearly income over around EUR 55.000.

Please be aware that lots of circumstances matter for your tax percentage (working spouse?, kids? etc.). Especially if you are married, your spouse is working (or part time working) you can get tax advantages. The above mentioned numbers are only supposed to give you an idea and can not state your concrete case. Therefore you need to see a tax specialist to figure out your correct numbers. Please also be aware that the above mentioned numbers are only average numbers.

10 % of the richest people

FYI: With a monthly income from around net EUR 3.500 (yearly EUR 42.000) you belong as a single to the top 10 % of the richest people in Germany. We would like to draw your attention that it is common in Germany to talk about the gross income (“Bruttogehalt”).

Highest monthly costs:

Living

One of the biggest cost a month with around 40 % are the costs for living.

The living costs depend a lot on the area you are living at and which kind of apartment you want to live in. While you are paying for an average apartment in Munich (and also in the catchment area around Munich) with 70 square-meter easily EUR 1.500 a month (and “open end” for more), you can get a whole house with garden for only EUR 800 a month in smaller cities.

Foodstuffs

Placed second ahead of living costs are with around 13 % of the monthly costs foodstuff costs.

b. gross income of a Data Analyst

The gross income of a Data Analyst lies between EUR monthly (yearly EUR 44.000) as a beginners. Experienced Data Analyst earn up to EUR 9.000 a month (yearly EUR 108.000). The compensation greatly depends from location, qualification and experience and on the field you are working in.

The average gross income of all Data Analyst (average of: beginners and experienced Data Analyst in whole Germany) is around EUR 57.000.