The 2017 edition of P@SHA IT Salary Survey identifies average salary nationally and city wise along with average increments, promotions and benefits for 28 job roles within the IT Industry. Each role has been subdivided into experience levels to present findings for 98 distinct job levels, and this year the survey features data from a total of 31,801 employees working in 130 participating companies. 44% companies and 13,984 (44%) employees are from Karachi, 26% companies and 13,149 (41%) employees are from Lahore and 27% companies and 4,397 (14%) employees were from Islamabad. 4 companies from Peshawar and Faisalabad also participated in the survey this year. There are three distinctions of job levels covered throughout the survey, an entry level
function denotes 0-3 years of experience, middle level is supposed to have 4-6 years of experience and a senior function depicts 6+ years of experience (unless otherwise stated). Each function is presented on a unique page to maintain clarity and comprehension.
The survey reveals there has been an overall increment of 16.37% in salaries across all job functions when compared to 2016. The highest paid job function is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) who on average earns PKR 520,650 (which is an increase of 7.46% over 2016). The highest increase in salary this year has been witnessed in Entry Level Game Designer role with a growth of 38.52%. On the other hand, the position of a Senior BPO Professional witnessed the smallest increase of 3.31% in salary.