Adecco UAE Salary Guide 2024

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The UAE’s technology industry landscape in 2023-24 indicates several notable trends and developments emerged across organizational structures, compensation and benefits strategies, as well as talent dynamics.

The Adecco UAE Technology Salary Guide 2024 provides crucial insights into current salary benchmarks and industry trends, offering invaluable guidance for both employers and job seekers. Whether you’re an experienced professional managing the complexities of talent acquisition or a candidate looking to elevate your career, this comprehensive guide empowers you to make informed decisions that go beyond just earning potential.

About our research

Our guide features extensive research based on insights gathered from a comprehensive survey conducted from February 2024 to April 2024. Drawing data from 507 professionals across various industries and functions within the UAE as well as expats from outside UAE seeking career opportunities in the country.

Our research provides actionable insights for leaders and organizations to build a future-ready workforce and drive transformation in the ever-changing landscape.

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Working professionals are looking to switch their jobs in 2024 in the UAE major factors include limited career progress, Uncompetitive Pay, Raising Cost of Living among the top three factors.


Candidates consider salary as the biggest influencer while looking for a new job. But 48% Candidates prefer a healthy work-life balance 


Candidates feel the need to learn new skills and upskill themselves to Gen AI. Thus factoring the openness to AI and a need to upskill to be future ready. Majority of respondents feel Gen AI will make their jobs easier and more productive.


Candidates are highly optimistic about the UAE job market. High job market optimism is observed in industries such as Information Technology, Software Services, Retail and Luxury, Transport and Logistics, this is fueled by ongoing digital adoption, consumer buying behavior and UAE’s growing economy.


Employers have maintained their salaries and bonus structure with no changes in Q1 and Q2 in 2024, while 24% companies have increased salaries, 5% companies have added housing bonus and 10% offered annual bonus in Q1 and Q2 of 2024.

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Exclusive IT Salary Benchmarks!

 While our general research is available at no cost, detailed salary benchmarks for IT positions are part of our premium services. To give you a glimpse, we have shared salaries for certain positions in IT industry in our Salary Guide.

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