Simon Wistow simon at
Mon Dec 12 22:16:39 GMT 2011

On Fri, Dec 09, 2011 at 08:49:16AM +0100, Richard Foley said:
> UK programmers are half the cost of US programmer?  Wow, and I thought all the
> IT jobs were moving to India!
> Maybe it's time to move back to the UK, where the beer is warm and the girls
> are...

That's not implausible.

A good but junior programmer in San Francisco is generally looking at a
100K USD salary which equates to about 65K UKP. 

Unless things have changed since I left London that would be high for a 

Senior developers are looking at between 120K-150K USD if not more.

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