What’s the income tax to a SW Engineer in each country in Europe?

Usually, when giving insights about wages, the value studied are gross salaries. In the west of Europe, income taxes usually represent more than 30% of the salary. Meanwhile, in the east, they are usually lower than 20%.

In some cases, income taxes have a negative relation with salaries. For example, in Spain, the income tax is higher than 40% and the median net salary for software engineers is lower than 20k EUR annually.

On the other side, there is Switzerland with 13% income tax approximately and the highest median net salary in Europe.

Tax are calculated for a SW Engineer salary, 30 years old, unmarried.