Philippine Tech Hackers Salary Survey, part 2


The sample was overwhelmingly male (80.3%), and while the median salary of both male and female respondents were the same, the upper bound of the middle 50% of salaries for men exceeded women’s by Php 13,750.

Age and Experience

Over half (53.1%) of respondents were 25 years old or younger at the time of the survey. There were not enough respondents with ages greater than 40 to provide meaningful analysis. As expected, developer salary increases with age and experience.



Respondents came from many different universities, with University of the Philippines Diliman, Quezon City having the most respondents (7.51%).

Course Selection and Advanced Degrees

The majority (83.8%) came from CS, IT or MIS courses. Only 4.46% of respondents had completed a master’s degree, and 7.04% came from a mathematics, statistics or physics course.