Indonesia: IT Salary Benchmark 2010

Indonesian IT professionals with over 10 years of industry experience earned average annual paycheck of 109.7 million rupiah.

ZDNet Asia conducted an online survey between October 2009 and November 2010, to gain insights into salary trends and the IT workforce in Asia.

The study polled a total of 14,998 respondents from various sectors including government, healthcare, IT, services, telecommunications, legal and finance, and across eight Asian economies: China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore and Thailand.

There were 1,269 respondents from Indonesia, holding full-time positions with job functions that cut across several areas such as systems development, project management and support.

In addition, 141 respondents from the economy were either contract or independent consultants, while another 51 held part-time positions, working fewer than 28 hours a week.

Respondents who had IT management responsibilities in the media, marketing and sales sector were the highest paid among their peers in Indonesia, pulling in an average salary of 144.3 million rupiah a year.

In the following charts, IDR denotes the Indonesian rupiah.

Average annual salary by IT skills and years of experience (IDR)

IT Skills
Years of Experience
Less than 5 years
5-10 years
More than 10 years
Application Development
41,076,430
72,387,596
122,961,017
Desktops/Software
35,720,809
74,072,867
106,737,714
Operating Systems
37,270,661
66,445,100
99,637,087
Servers/Networking
36,320,145
69,316,628
103,453,108
Web Development
41,045,231
67,485,390
-
Systems Administration
33,900,526
71,492,724
94,171,898
Database Management
36,974,578
63,845,642
96,427,356
Enterprise Applications
45,473,952
81,323,387
132,138,799
Consulting/Business Services
-
-
150,089,767
IT Security
36,177,730
70,119,467
100,871,814
Infrastructure Management
43,940,123
74,762,226
107,727,611

Average annual salary by job function and years of experience (IDR)

Job Function
Years of Experience
Less than 5 years
5-10 years
More than 10 years
IT Management
58,820,000
107,015,640
147,184,571
Project Management
50,892,711
79,458,411
123,603,319
Systems Development
29,700,272
48,609,464
70,562,370
Communications
42,046,296
46,989,765
89,507,826
Support
28,949,753
49,980,270
55,341,901
Administration
38,411,585
59,533,839
54,903,806
Other IT Professionals
35,640,984
71,227,769
70,927,513
Overall
37,280,311
69,753,784
109,768,146

Average annual salary of Top 10 most popular IT skills (IDR)

Rank
% of Respondents
IT Skills
Average Annual Salary
#1
46.3
Application Development
70,358,777
#2
38.5
Servers/Networking
64,566,119
#3
37.6
Desktops/Software
65,367,849
#4
35.8
Operating Systems
62,486,132
#5
33.9
System Administration
63,637,532
#6
33.3
Database Management
60,875,313
#7
28.6
Web Development
60,188,639
#8
25.1
Infrastructure Management
75,217,373
#9
25
Enterprise Applications
82,274,507
#10
22.6
IT Security
65,856,007

Average annual salary by job function and industry (IDR)

Job Function
INDUSTRY
IT, Web & Telecom
Government, Education
& Health
Legal & Finance
Media, Marketing
& Sales (non-IT)
Manufacturing, Services
& Others (non-IT)
Overall
IT Management
113,396,923
100,650,000
123,848,485
144,300,000
115,559,395
116,479,364
Project Management
72,542,174
64,687,500
79,375,418
94,854,167
85,968,609
76,083,094
Systems Development
39,455,844
48,509,545
31,138,148
38,830,000
36,518,227
38,739,473
Communications
58,922,631
28,292,000
37,283,333
55,685,714
46,080,769
52,068,109
Support
52,205,905
23,909,070
53,247,368
41,485,714
28,825,263
39,316,767
Administration
51,975,057
30,303,684
41,685,714
52,212,500
57,413,500
49,283,655
Other IT Professionals
61,766,130
19,533,333
4,502,778
26,725,000
57,363,156
55,117,575
Overall
61,510,373
51,573,378
69,121,909
71,738,667
63,545,773
62,445,104

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