5. Applications Architect
Average salary: $153,000
Applications architects design and improve existing computer, smartphone and other devices’ applications for consumers to use. They run software testing, create product prototypes and write manuals relating to application development.
6. Software Architect
Average salary: $145,400
This role shares similarities to that of an enterprise architect, a software architect functions as a software developer who makes high-level decisions. They set the technical standards for an organization, which ranges from the coding languages used to other required platforms.
7. Technical Program Manager
Average salary: $145,000
Technical program managers are responsible for handling a company’s technical project’s journey from start to finish. They achieve this by managing a team and ensuring that they initiate the program, track progress and provide support if issues arise.
8. Enterprise Architect
Average salary: $144,400
The role of an enterprise architect comprises of managing the communication between the business side of a company and its IT team. They are responsible for ensuring that a businesses aims are met and supported by the IT strategy.
9. DevOps Engineer
Average salary: $137,400
Working with developers, operators and other members of the IT team, DevOps engineers oversee the deployment of new software. They help a business to release changes to a product quickly and then incorporate the feedback about such changes.
10. Information Security Engineer
Average salary: $131,300
Information security engineers investigate security violations or potential breaches that arise and plan and implement the security measures necessary to protect an organization from a cyber attack or security breach.