Boston Link gives insight into industry salaries

28 February 2018

Recruitment and headhunting firm Boston Link has published a new report that details online gaming salaries in Malta and the Isle of Man.

The report picks up on extra initiatives that companies in both national markets are taking in order to enhance employee welfare and how this can benefit their business.

Key trends highlighted include competition for staff in Malta leading to wage inflation across the board, while companies in the Isle of Man are experiencing high demand for data analyst and business intelligence roles.

Boston Link also cited the fact that more Maltese companies are now opting to use technologies for which it is difficult to find talent, and are therefore looking to relocate specialists with experience in specific coding languages.

In addition, the report highlights a strong push for diversity and inclusion across the industry after negative press exposure at ICE Totally Gaming last month.

Julian Perigo, managing director of Boston Link, said: “The annual salary data that we produce is critically important for both employees and employers alike.

“The employers in igaming are increasingly concerned about rewarding their staff in line with their competitors; attracting and retaining talent is a huge focus of the market and as igaming specialists we wanted to bridge the gap of information that, naturally, can be hard for businesses to obtain.”

Cosmo Currey, head of talent acquisition for the Isle of Man, added: “The Isle of Man and Malta are two of the most respected iGaming hubs in Europe.

“They are similar in that they are both experiencing significant talent shortages due to the growth of established operators.

“As small markets it can be hard to get reliable and localised comparative data which is why we’ve focused on these jurisdictions for our reports.”

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