How to Increase Your Income as a Software Engineer in Portugal
Article by JobTerix IN DESIGN & ILLUSTRATION - 5/29/2021
If you are a seasoned Software Engineer and looking for that next step to increase your income there are few things you could do besides just applying for top paying tech companies in Portugal .
No all companies pay the same As we mentioned in one of our articles, just switching the company you work for, can be a game changer when it comes to your salary as a Software engineer.
Short summary: that big tech companies pay 50% more for the same skills and experience. More here.
Not all software engineering careers are the same. There are different types of SW Engineers ( VR, NLP, Cybersecurity, etc) and the wages vary a lot.
The table below gives a high level overview how much different types of SW Engineers make in Portugal.
|Type||Annual salary, EUR|
|Video Game Software Development||25,800.00|
So one way to earn more is to acquire new skills and look for jobs like SRE, Cyber Security or NLP/Data Scientist that earn the most in Portugal.
From Engineer to Product Owner or Scrum Master
Maybe it's time to change your career track, but still stay within a software development space? Some career options for software engineers are becoming Scrum Master or Product Owner ,which has a potential increase of your salary up to 45%.