Salary Report

Information Technology Job

Java Developer with
JDBC - SQL Database

United States Location

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

Competitive Position® Salary Report

Salary Average

$90,229

Experience Requirement

4 Years and 11 Months

Raise +1 Year

$3,862 at 4.28%

Salary and Number of Jobs

Graph of succeeding salary information

About Salary and Jobs

Salary Range :

At required Experience of 4 Years & 11 Months: $90,229 is Salary average; 50% of Jobs pay between $74,215 & $106,242; and, 5% of Jobs top $129,285.

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% $136,771
5% $129,285
10% $120,657
25% $106,242
33% $100,455
50% $90,229
Top Percentile of Job Market =

Number of Jobs Above the Top Salary
÷
Number of all Jobs at 4 Years and 11 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% $87,245 $93,212
25% $82,664 $97,794
33% $80,003 $100,455
50% $74,215 $106,242
67% $67,260 $113,197
95% $43,687 $136,771
Salary Average =

$90,229

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 4 Years and 11 Months Experience.

= and

Salary and Experience

Graph of succeeding salary information

Salary ±1 Year

Experience Salary Average Raise +1 Year
3 Years and 11 Months $85,654 $4,575 at 5.34%
4 Years and 11 Months $90,229 $3,862 at 4.28%
5 Years and 11 Months $94,090 $3,341 at 3.55%

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: $61,383 at the low experience of 10 Months; $90,229 at the average experience of 4 Years and 11 Months; and, $103,007 at the top experience of 8 Years and 11 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 10 Months $61,383 $10,681 at 17.4%
Average 4 Years and 11 Months $90,229 $3,861 at 4.28%
Top 8 Years and 11 Months $103,007 $2,380 at 2.31%

Qualifications

Description

This position involves the development of enterprise application software and/or web applications with a focus on database queries, transaction processing and/or modeling.

Skills

The qualifications of this information technology Job:
Java,
Enterprise Java Beans (EJB), Java, Java Platform Enterprise Edition (Java EE), Java Platform Standard Edition (Java SE), JavaApplet, Java Database Call (JDBC), Java Messaging Service (JMS), Java Swing or Sun Certified Java Programmer;
Java Database Queries,
JDBC, IBM DB2, IBM UDB, Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL, Oracle, Sybase or SQL Database;
Developer,
Analyst, Automate, Code, Customize, Database Developer, Design, Develop, Enhance, Modify, Programmer, Programmer Analyst, Revise, Software Developer, Software Engineer, Sun Certified Java Programmer, Update or Write Code.

Characteristics

A+ Skills
Additional IT skills and US Cities requested in some job descriptions:
Manager,
12% of job descriptions,
Project Leader, Project Manager, Supervisor, Team Leader or Technical Lead;
Graduate Degree,
11% 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.;
JavaSwing,
10% of job descriptions;
Oracle Database,
49% of job descriptions,
Oracle, Oracle Certified Professional (OCP), Oracle Designer, Oracle Developer, Oracle Financials, Oracle Form, PL|SQL, Oracle Report or Oracle Tools;
Microsoft SQL Server,
13% of job descriptions;
MySQL,
19% of job descriptions;
Sybase,
10% of job descriptions;
IBM DB2 or IBM DB2 UDB,
8% of job descriptions;
Security Clearance,
7% of job descriptions;
Financial Trading System,
8% of job descriptions,
Bloomberg, MarketData, Trading Application, Trading Platform, Trading Software, Trading Solution or Trading System;
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-CT-PA,
24% of jobs;
Washington-Baltimore, DC-MD-VA-WV,
11% of jobs.

Location

Chicago - Gary - Kenosha, IL - IN - WI:

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).