The New Zealand tech industry is a dynamic, growth industry to work in. It offers higher than average salaries, a variety of roles and great career opportunities.

The tech sector has an ongoing need for employees, yet women are in the minority, occupying only 23% of professional IT roles overall.

Key facts

3%
15yr old girls in NZ considering a career in computing
20%
Women in senior management in NZ (across all sectors)
23%
Women in professional IT roles in NZ
37%
Mid-market businesses with NO women in senior management

In 2004, New Zealand was third in the world for the number of women in senior management roles. In 2014, New Zealand was ranked 15th out of 45 countries. By 2016, that dropped to 28th out of 36.

Women in Business Survey

Source: Grant Thornton http://www.grantthornton.co.nz/insights/women-in-business-new-perspectives-on-risk-and-reward/