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In this division, you will search through more than 500 roles and 170 locations for your most desirable role. Only by selecting the position and location will you find what you are looking for. And if you wish for a more accurate search, you can filter it by company sector, size, and funding.

Are the salaries shown gross or net? 

Both! Above the table on the left, you can choose whether the salary table is shown at the gross or net level.

Can I know the company costs for each position depending on the seniority level and percentile?

Of course! Automatically, the salary table is going to show you gross salaries. However, above the table on the left, you can select “Company Costs” as shown in the previous image.

Position levels guide

Here’s an explanatory guide for different seniority levels:

  • Individual contributor:
    Junior: Solves scoped problems. Knows the fundamental concepts, practices and procedures of a particular field of specialization. Works effectively and inclusively with a range of people, both within and outside of the organisation. Requires oversight and close mentoring. Eager to learn more and participate in projects.
    Mid: Responsible for individual tasks, with full ownership of those tasks. Knows and applies the fundamental concepts, practices and procedures of a particular field of specialization. Can work autonomously with some level of oversight.
    Senior: Accountable and responsible for well-defined projects from beginning to end. Possesses and applies broad knowledge of principles, practices, and procedures that allow the completion of complex assignments.Works independently, with guidance in only the most complex situations. Possibly leading or mentoring a few people in the team.
    Lead: Recognised as a strong generalist and, on top of that, as a subject matter expert in a specific field. Uses acquired expert knowledge to support business on targeted, complex issues such as key business processes. Established as the go-to person within field of expertise that owns and drives solutions on request.
    Principal: A principal is a professional who has several years of experience working in his respective field of specialised knowledge. Principals are responsible for providing guidance and oversight to multiple teams working on numerous products that depend on the knowledge of the Principal. They are known outside the business as subject matter experts to others.
  • Manager:
    Mid: Responsible for guiding a group of employees as they complete a project. They are responsible for developing and implementing a timeline their team will use to reach its end goal. Some of the ways team leaders ensure they reach their goals is by delegating tasks to their members, including themselves
    Senior: Leading multiple teams, the Senior Manager oversees strategic initiatives for the department, fostering a culture of excellence. They collaborate with executives to align goals, conduct performance reviews for mid-managers, and drive cross-functional collaboration. It makes sure the department remains innovative and meets organizational goals by keeping up with market trends.
    Lead: Guiding the department, the Lead Manager directs strategic execution and drives transformative initiatives. Collaborating with C-level executives, they shape the company’s strategy, mentor senior and mid-level managers, and represent the department in high-level discussions. Through vigilant trend monitoring, it ensures project success amid evolving industry dynamics.
  • Lead
    Mid: Responsible for individual tasks, with full ownership of those tasks. Knows and applies the fundamental concepts, practices and procedures of a particular field of specialization. Can work autonomously with some level of oversight.
    Senior: Accountable and responsible for well-defined projects from beginning to end. Possesses and applies broad knowledge of principles, practices, and procedures that allow the completion of complex assignments.Works independently, with guidance in only the most complex situations. Possibly leading or mentoring a few people in the team.
  • Director
    Mid: Provides strategic direction of an entire business unit Leads Managers of sub-departments, such as the head’s. Requires subject matter credibility to influence business leaders and decision-making in regards to their business unit. He requires strong industry knowledge and understanding of business requirements, both within and outside his unit.
    Senior: Recognized as an influential leader of Senior Directors, Directors and/or subject matter experts. Translates corporate vision into strategic plans for multiple departments or a division and oversees their execution. Decision-making may have a serious impact on the overall success of long-term company operations and reputation.
  • Head
    Mid: An industry-experienced manager with advanced managerial knowledge and a broad understanding of the relevant business area. Interacts with senior functional management to present recommendations and provides guidance to direct reports through operational goals that are aligned to functional and business strategies. Makes independent decisions on processes and procedures that impact the achievement of the department day-to-day. Requires commercial acumen. Receives direction from the Director of distinguished business functions regarding long-term business goals and strategic planning. Supports people in the team and their career development and is responsible for their success.
  • Suite
    Mid: Recognised as an influential key leader in the industry. Formulates vision and direction through resource allocation decisions for multiple Inmarsat divisions or a major or strategic division. Regularly liaises with the board of directors, business Leaders and key decision makers, both internally and externally.

Can I search for contractor salaries?

Yes! Above the table on the left, you can select the option “Contractor Salaries”.

What are the differences between the types of salaries available?

Once you look for salaries, you will automatically get gross salary data. However, you can choose to get:

  • Gross salary

The gross salary refers to the total compensation that workers get before taxes, social contributions, and other withholdings. Additionally, it may include provisions such as private health insurance, spending allowances, dining vouchers, the provision of corporate vehicles, and several other forms of monetary or non-monetary benefits provided to employees.

  • Net salary

A person’s “net salary” is the amount of money remaining after taxes, insurance, etc. have been taken out. It’s basically the amount of money an employee gets each month in their bank account after all taxes. The highest number you can get on your payroll is the gross salary, and the lowest is the net salary.

  • Contractor salaries

It is the compensation an independent employer receives for conducting freelance work for their clients. The salaries of specific contract employees vary according to the industry in which they work, their level of experience, and how much they charge their customers for their services.

  • Company costs

Company costs refer to all of the costs and expenditures of any kind, including payments. Common operating costs in addition to COGS may include rent, equipment, inventory costs, marketing, payroll, insurance, and funds allocated for research and development.

What additional information will I get by searching for salaries?

For example, let’s look at the position of frontend developer in Brussels!

  • Choose your quarter
  • Choose your base salary
  • Choose your format: table or chart?
  • Benefits list

This benefits list shows the top 10 common benefits posted in job postings for this market. And if you click on a benefit, it redirects you to an article explaining the benefits, challenges, and more about providing this kind of benefit to employees.

  • Salary over time

This graph represents the average salary by seniority over time. This shows the tendency of each seniority salary over the years of experience in a specific position and location.

  • Similar positions
  • Offer and demand

This feature shows how demanding a position is and whether there are a lot of professionals available for that specific position. The job offers are based on the last 12 months.

In Brussels, there are a lot more frontend developers looking for a job than job postings looking for a frontend developer.

  • Bonus and stock options

This feature shows the annual bonus for a frontend developer in Brussels. Plus, if you select “Stock Options”, it represents the annual stock options for a frontend developer working in Brussels.

  • Gender Gap

This graph shows the percentage of men and women working as Frontend Developers in Brussels.

  • Job description and Taxes & Payrolls of the country (in this case, Belgium)

The job description option appears as a pop-up on the same page. However, the taxes and payrolls option redirects you to an article about that country in another window.

What is the offer-and-demand ratio?

The ratio of job offers to job demand indicates the balance between job opportunities and the number of active professionals in the city. It gives insights into the competitiveness of the job market and the availability of skilled talent.

What is the confidence ratio? How do we calculate it?

To calculate the confidence ratio, we begin by examining the number of salaries we have utilized. Next, we compare this figure to the salaries available in our database as well as those of our competitors. Additionally, we consider salaries from positions similar to the one in question. Finally, we penalize the ratio if we have had to rely on salaries from similar positions, parent positions, or from other locations or countries. This process helps us assess the reliability and accuracy of the salary data we are working with.

What happens if I choose multiple positions/locations in “search salaries”?

The Platform automatically calculates the average salary for those positions and locations.

When are the salaries updated?

We update the data on our Salary Platform on a regular basis, every two weeks. This makes sure that our customers can get the most accurate and up-to-date information about salaries and benefits.

Can I download the salary data?

First, you have to choose the type of data you want in the configuration (gross, net, company costs, etc.). Then, next to the current quarter, you will find a download icon, with which you will get the data in CSV format (Excel) for individual roles and locations.