Salary Report

Information Technology Job

C# and C++
Development

United States Location

Chicago - Gary - Kenosha
IL - IN - WI
USA Metropolitan Area

Competitive Position® Salary Report

Salary Average

$108,677

Experience Requirement

5 Years and 4 Months

Raise +1 Year

$4,406 at 4.05%

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Salary and Number of Jobs

Graph of succeeding salary information

About Salary and Jobs

Salary Range :

At required Experience of 5 Years & 4 Months: $108,677 is Salary average; 50% of Jobs pay between $88,929 & $128,424; and, 5% of Jobs top $156,917.

Number of Jobs :

Most Jobs are available closest to the Salary Average.

Fewer Jobs are available at Lower and Higher Salaries.

Salary End Points :

$26,400 = annual salary at $15 per hour working between: 44 weeks at 40 hours a week, to, 52 weeks at 34 hours a week.

$248,119 = annual salary for the highest paying IT Job in the USA at the Top 2.5% Experience and Top 2.5% Salary.

Top Salaries

Top Percentile of Job market Top Salary
2.5% $166,209
5% $156,917
10% $146,232
25% $128,424
33% $121,151
50% $108,677
Top Percentile of Job Market =

Number of Jobs Above the Top Salary
÷
Number of all Jobs at 5 Years and 4 Months Experience.

Salary Range and Jobs

Percentage of Jobs within Salary Lows and Highs
Percent of Job Market Salary Range
Low Salary High Salary
10% $104,999 $112,354
25% $99,350 $118,003
33% $96,203 $121,151
50% $88,929 $128,424
67% $80,146 $137,207
95% $51,144 $166,209
Salary Average =

$108,677

Mid Point between each Low/High pair.

Percent of Job Market =

Number of Jobs with Salary between Low/High pair
÷
Number of all Jobs at 5 Years and 4 Months Experience.

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Salary and Experience

Graph of succeeding salary information

Salary ±1 Year

Experience Salary Average Raise +1 Year
4 Years and 4 Months $103,511 $5,166 at 4.99%
5 Years and 4 Months $108,677 $4,406 at 4.05%
6 Years and 4 Months $113,082 $3,840 at 3.40%

About Salary and Experience

Salary by Year :

Salary is lowest at entry level, increases rapidly with the first years of experience and approaches a ceiling as experience matures.

Salary and Experience Range :

Salary average rises with experience: $52,985 at the low experience of Entry Level; $108,677 at the average experience of 5 Years and 4 Months; and, $127,664 at the top experience of 10 Years and 11 Months.

Experience End Points :

0 = Entry Level.

15 Years and 10 Months = Top 2.5% Experience in the IT Job with the highest required experience in the USA.

Salary and Experience Range

95% of Jobs require Experience between the Low and Top
Experience Salary Average Raise +1 Year
Low Entry Level $52,985 $20,986 at 39.61%
Average 5 Years and 4 Months $108,677 $4,405 at 4.05%
Top 10 Years and 11 Months $127,664 $2,419 at 1.89%

Qualifications

Description

Application development, using C# and C++ programming languages on Microsoft .Net platform, is the position's primary responsibility.

Skills

The qualifications of this information technology Job:
  • Microsoft C#;
  • C++;
  • Software-Application Developer,
    Agile, Application (App), Back End, Big Data, Cloud, .Net, Embedded, Front End, Full Stack, Machine Learning, Mobile, Portal, Software (SW), User Interface (UI), User Experience (UX) or Web,
    and
    Analyst, Architect, Developer, Engineer, Lead or Programmer.

Characteristics

A+ Skills
Additional IT skills requested in some job descriptions:
Project Lead,
Development Manager, Lead Developer, Project Lead, Project Manager, Project Supervisor, Team Lead, Team Supervisor or Technical Lead,
30.5% of job descriptions;
Master of Arts/Science or Ph.D. Graduate Degree,
5.1% of job descriptions;
Bachelor of Arts/Science Degree,
50.8% of job descriptions;
Financial Sector,
Asset Management, Banking, Brokerage, Commodity Trading, Derivative Trading, Equity Trading, Finance, Insurance, Investment, Securities Trading, Stock Market or Wall Street,
6.6% of job descriptions;
Microsoft TFS (Team Foundation Server),
22.7% of job descriptions;
Subversion,
7.6% of job descriptions;
Git,
9.1% of job descriptions;
Microsoft WPF (Windows Presentation Foundation),
15.7% of job descriptions;
Microsoft WCF (Windows Communication Foundation),
23% of job descriptions;
MFC (Microsoft Foundation Class library),
13.3% of job descriptions;
Requirement Specification,
Business Specification, Design Specification, Functional Specification, Requirement Gathering, Requirement Documentation, Requirement Specification, Software Specification, Technical Specification or User Specification,
14.8% of job descriptions;
Microsoft Azure,
25.1% of job descriptions.

Location

Chicago, IL

Illinois,
Addison, Arlington Heights, Aurora, Batavia, Barrington, Berwyn, Bollingbrook, Boone, Buffalo Grove, Burbank, Calumet City, Carol Stream, Carpentersville, Chicago Heights, Chicago, Cicero, Cook County, Crystal Lake, De Kalb County, De Kalb, Deerfield, Des Plaines, Downers Grove, DuPage County, East Chicago, Elgin, Elk Grove, Elk Grove Village, Elmhurst, Evanston, Geneva, Glendale Heights, Glenview, Grundy County, Hanover Park, Harvard, Harvey, Highland Park, Hines, Hinsdale, Hoffman Estates, Homewood, Itasca, Joliet, Kane County, Kankakee County, Kendall County, Lake County, Lake Forest, Lansing, Libertyville, Lincolnshire, Lombard, Maywood, McHenry County, Morris, Mount Prospect, Mundelein, Naperville, Niles, Norridge, North Chicago, Northbrook, Oak Brook, Oak Forest, Oak Lawn, Oak Park, Ogle, Orland Park, Palatine, Park Forest, Park Ridge, Plano, Riverside, Riverwoods, Rochelle, Rockford, Rolling, Romeoville, Rosemont, Schaumburg, Schiller Park, Skokie, St Charles, Streamwood, Tinley Park, Vernon Hills, Warrenville, Waukegan, Westchester, Wheaton, Wheeling, Will County, Wilmette, Winebago, Wood Dale and Woodridge;
Indiana,
Cedar Lake, Crown Point, East Chicago, Gary, Hammond, Hobart, Lake County, Lake, Merrilvilee, Merrilville, Portage, Porter County, and Valparaiso;
Wisconsin,
Kenosha County and Kenosha.

These locations are all included in the Chicago, IL metropolitan area as defined by the U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB).