Salary Report

Information Technology Job

C++
Embedded
Developer

United States Location

San Jose -
- San Francisco - Oakland
CA, USA Metropolitan Area

Competitive Position® Salary Report

Salary Average

$104,340

Experience Requirement

5 Years and 2 Months

Raise +1 Year

$3,580 at 3.43%

Salary and Number of Jobs

Graph of succeeding salary information

About Salary and Jobs

Salary Range :

At required Experience of 5 Years & 2 Months: $104,340 is Salary average; 50% of Jobs pay between $87,821 & $120,860; and, 5% of Jobs top $144,630.

Number of Jobs :

Most Jobs are available closest to the Salary Average.

Fewer Jobs are available at Lower and Higher Salaries.

Salary End Points :

$15,080 = minimum wage annual salary in the USA.

$187,699 = 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% $152,350
5% $144,630
10% $135,730
25% $120,860
33% $114,890
50% $104,340
Top Percentile of Job Market =

Number of Jobs Above the Top Salary
÷
Number of all Jobs at 5 Years and 2 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% $101,263 $107,418
25% $96,536 $112,145
33% $93,791 $114,890
50% $87,821 $120,860
67% $80,646 $128,035
95% $56,331 $152,350
Salary Average =

$104,340

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 2 Months Experience.

= and

Salary and Experience

Graph of succeeding salary information

Salary ±1 Year

Experience Salary Average Raise +1 Year
4 Years and 2 Months $100,139 $4,201 at 4.20%
5 Years and 2 Months $104,340 $3,580 at 3.43%
6 Years and 2 Months $107,921 $3,120 at 2.89%

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: $77,070 at the low experience of 11 Months; $104,340 at the average experience of 5 Years and 2 Months; and, $116,869 at the top experience of 9 Years and 5 Months.

Experience End Points :

0 = Entry Level.

11 Years and 1 Month = 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 11 Months $77,070 $9,637 at 12.5%
Average 5 Years and 2 Months $104,340 $3,581 at 3.43%
Top 9 Years and 5 Months $116,869 $2,201 at 1.88%

Qualifications

Description

This position involves designing software systems for mobile devices, game consoles, medical instruments, communication equipment, computer peripherals and/or other microcontrollers.

Skills

The qualifications of this information technology Job:
  • C++;
  • Embedded,
    Digital Signal Processing (DSP), Embedded, Game Console, Mobile Computing or Microcontroller;
  • Developer,
    Analyst, Automate, Code, Customize, Design, Develop, Enhance, Modify, Programmer, Programmer Analyst, Revise, Software Developer, Software Engineer, Update or Write Code.

Characteristics

A+ Skills
Additional IT skills and US Cities requested in some job descriptions:
Manager,
9% of job descriptions,
Project Leader, Project Manager, Supervisor, Team Leader or Technical Lead;
Graduate Degree,
23% of job descriptions,
Master of Science in Computer Engineering, Master of Science in Computer Science, Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, MA/MS in Information Technology, MA/MS in Information Science, Master of Arts Degree, Master of Science Degree or Ph.D.;
Java,
18% of job descriptions,
Enterprise Java Beans (EJB), Java, Java Platform Enterprise Edition (Java EE), Java Platform Micro Edition (Java ME), Java Platform Standard Edition (Java SE), JavaApplet, Java Database Call (JDBC), Java Development Kit (JDK), Java Messaging Service (JMS), Jbuilder, JavaServer Faces (JSF), JSP, Java Swing or Sun Certified Java Programmer;
Perl,
8% of job descriptions;
Wind River VxWorks,
8% of job descriptions;
Assembly Language,
6% of job descriptions;
MATLAB,
7% of job descriptions;
Google Android,
7% of job descriptions;
Microsoft .Net Compact Framework or Windows Phone 7,
6% of job descriptions;
Qualcomm BREW MP (Binary Runtime Environment for Wireless),
4% of job descriptions;
Security Clearance,
11% of job descriptions;
San Francisco-Oakland-San Jose, CA,
29% of jobs.

Location

San Francisco - Oakland - San Jose, CA:

California,
Alameda, Alameda County, Alamo, Albany, Alum Rock, Alviso, Antioch, Ashland, Atherton, Bay Area, Bay Point, Belmont, Benicia, Berkeley, Boyes Hot Springs, Brisbane, Burlingame, Campbell, Capitola, Castre Valley, Concord, Contra Costa, Contra Costa County, Corte Madea, Cupertino, Daly City, Danville, Dixon, Dublin, East Palo Alto, El Cerrito, El Sobrante, Emeryville, Fairfax, Fairfield, Foster City, Fremont, Gilroy, Half Moon Bay, Hayward, Healdsburg, Hercules, Hillsborough, Julian, Kensington, Lafayette, Larkspur, Livermore, Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, Los Gatos, Marin, Marin County, Martinez, Menlo Park, Mill Valley, Millbrae, Milpitas, Moraga, Mountain View, Napa, Napa County, Newark, North Fair Oaks, Novato, Oakland, Orinda, Pacifica, Palo Alto, Petaluma, Piedmont, Pinole, Pittsburg, Pleasant Hill, Pleasanton, Redwood City, Redwood Shores, Richmond, Rodeo, Rohnert Park, San Anselmo, San Bruno, San Carlos, San Francisco, San Francisco County, San Jose, San Leandro, San Lorenzo, San Mateo, San Mateo County, San Pablo, San Rafael, San Ramon, San Raphael, Santa Clara, Santa Clara County, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County, Santa Rosa, Saratoga, Sausalito, Scotts Valley, Silicon Valley, Solano, Solano County, Sonoma, Sonoma County, Soquel, South San Francisco, Stanford, Sunnyvale, Tara Hills, Tiburon, Timalpais Valley, Union City, Vacaville, Vallejo, Walnut Creek, Walnut Creek West, Watsonville and Woodside.

These locations are all included in the San Jose - San Francisco, CA metropolitan area as defined by the U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB).