As one of the most digitized countries in Europe, Denmark boasts an attractive software development and R&D sectors, while also offering high salaries to IT workers.
- Developed ICT sector. The Danish ICT (information and communications technology) sector delivers services within mobile and wireless technology, quantum research, robotics, Smart City solutions, software development as well as audio and sound technology (acoustics). More than 100,000 people are employed in Denmark’s ICT sector.
- Multinational tech companies. Denmark is home to several international research and development (R&D) centers of multinational giants such as Google, Microsoft, and Nokia.
- High quality of life. Denmark is #1 in Numbeo Quality of Life Index, #2 in U.S. News Quality of Life Rankings, and #5 in the OECD Better Life Index.
- High IT salaries. The average IT salary in Denmark is DKK 40,000 – 50,000 per month ($6,300 – 7,900), and it can reach DKK 70,000 – 90,000 depending on work experience, specialization, and a specific employer.