[Melbourne-pm] Testing the waters re an anonymous salary survey at next MelbPM meeting
ickphum at gmail.com
Mon May 16 17:17:35 PDT 2011
On Tue, May 17, 2011 at 7:09 AM, David Dick <ddick at iinet.net.au> wrote:
> On 17/05/11 00:17, Ian Macdonald wrote:
>> On Mon, May 16, 2011 at 10:29 PM, Ian Macdonald <ickphum at gmail.com
>> <mailto:ickphum at gmail.com>> wrote:
>> On Mon, May 16, 2011 at 7:22 PM, David Dick <ddick at iinet.net.au
>> <mailto:ddick at iinet.net.au>> wrote:
>> On 16/05/11 16:52, Ian Macdonald wrote:
>> Our goal is to gather some evidence we can take to
>> management here to
>> show them what we need to be offering to attract (and retain)
>> experienced Perl developers.
>> Maybe the data contained in http://survey.perlfoundation.org/
>> would be useful? The raw data is supplied as well as precanned
>> Yes, maybe it will be. Thanks David, I'll see what I can pull out of
>> this and repost some more targeted and correlated info.
>> Ian Macdonald
>> Quick look shows that average (in USD $1000) for Australia is around 90,
>> while limiting to 4 years or more Perl raises it to around 100. We
>> hadn't reached parity last year, so these would be slightly higher in
>> AUD, but there's already heaps of guesswork in these figures, eg salary
>> bands are 30k wide.
>> For me, that's probably enough for now; I think we're unlikely to get
>> anything enough better than this to warrant the effort, and we might
>> well get something worse and not know it. I'd guess we'd get higher
>> figures if we accurately measured the PM group, but I could be wrong
>> (these surveys are also self-selecting) and the accuracy is the tricky
>> Thanks again David and Toby.
> You probably wanted to reply to the list. :)
No, I felt that was a deeply personal message for you, David, but if you
want to cheapen it then fine.
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