Salary Report

Information Technology Job

C# and C++
Development

United States Location

Columbia
SC
USA Metropolitan Area

Competitive Position® Salary Report

Salary Average

$88,071

Experience Requirement

5 Years and 4 Months

Raise +1 Year

$4,191 at 4.76%

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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: $88,071 is Salary average; 50% of Jobs pay between $72,067 & $104,074; and, 5% of Jobs top $127,165.

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% $134,695
5% $127,165
10% $118,505
25% $104,074
33% $98,180
50% $88,071
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% $85,090 $91,051
25% $80,513 $95,629
33% $77,962 $98,180
50% $72,067 $104,074
67% $64,950 $111,192
95% $41,447 $134,695
Salary Average =

$88,071

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 $83,154 $4,917 at 5.91%
5 Years and 4 Months $88,071 $4,191 at 4.76%
6 Years and 4 Months $92,262 $3,652 at 3.96%

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: $34,783 at the low experience of Entry Level; $88,071 at the average experience of 5 Years and 4 Months; and, $106,121 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 $34,783 $20,180 at 58.02%
Average 5 Years and 4 Months $88,071 $4,191 at 4.76%
Top 10 Years and 11 Months $106,121 $2,298 at 2.17%

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

Columbia, SC

South Carolina,
Cayce, Columbia, Forest Acres, Lexington, Oak Grove, Richland and St Andrew, West Columbia.

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