Salary Advice

Places like Xero might think they've got market rates, but that depends on the companies they're competing against. If you want to get the best talent then you have to raise your game and match companies like Uber. Article

Bell Curves based on Salaried Tiers in Software. From "The Trimodal Nature of Software Engineering Salaries in the Netherlands and Europe" Source

Negotiation

Otta plots Salaries from London. They say there's more coming soon. Website * If asked about salary expectations in an interview, give a range. They want to make sure they won’t waste your time. It’s not a negotiation. * If you have an offer, seek to understand how the company arrived at this to ensure you have all information (e.g. about how they perceive your experience level). Is there anything in their reasoning that’s worth challenging? * Point to as much information as you can, e.g. showing roles at other companies. * If you don’t negotiate successfully, try to set expectations of when you’ll be able to discuss salary (e.g. in 6 months) so you can reopen the conversation easily.

10 Commandments of Salary Negotiation. Article Archive

Further tips on negotiating a job offer. Article

Stats

Fresh Remote has a mega CSV of surveyed salaries. Github

Salary stats from Better World of Work cover NZ, Aus, US, and Germany. Stats

Global Salaries are documented on Levels. This is most mature for the US, but includes NZ and Europe. Website