This combination of experience and knowledge allows them to design and implement pieces of software that connect back-end programming with front-end elements such as databases. Eastern European countries are among the most attractive destinations for talent search in terms of affordability and quality. Regionally, Albania and Moldova have the lowest rates (about $9,700 per year), nearly one-tenth the annual salary of JS developers in the United States. It is much lower than the wage level in Hungary ($17,500), Romania ($20,200), Bulgaria ($20,500), Slovakia ($25,230) and Poland ($40K). You can check out our recent guide to software development in Ukraine to learn more about the local IT market, especially if you are considering working with Ukrainian developers.