Salary Report

Information Technology Job

C++
Embedded Linux
Development

United States Location

Hartford
CT
USA Metropolitan Area

Competitive Position® Salary Report

Data Observed 12/1/21 to 11/30/22

Salary Average

$121,764

Experience Requirement

6 Years and 1 Month

Raise +1 Year

$6,072 at 4.99%

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Salary and Number of Jobs

Graph of succeeding salary information

About Salary and Jobs

Salary Range :

At required Experience of 6 Years & 1 Month: $121,764 is Salary average; 50% of Jobs pay between $106,164 & $137,363; and, 5% of Jobs top $159,949.

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.

$335,911 = annual salary for the highest paying IT Job in the highest paying US City at the Top 2.5% Experience and Top 2.5% Salary.

Job Market :

Job offers, publicly posted in want ads by employers, were observed and measured from 12/1/21 to 11/30/22.

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Top Salaries

Top Percentile of Job market Top Salary
2.5% $167,350
5% $159,949
10% $151,462
25% $137,363
33% $131,615
50% $121,764
Top Percentile of Job Market =

Number of Jobs Above the Top Salary
÷
Number of all Jobs at 6 Years and 1 Month Experience.

Salary Range and Jobs

Percentage of Jobs within Salary Lows and Highs
Percent of Job Market Salary Range
Low Salary High Salary
10% $118,860 $124,668
25% $114,399 $129,129
33% $111,912 $131,615
50% $106,164 $137,363
67% $99,216 $144,312
95% $76,177 $167,350
Salary Average =

$121,764

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 6 Years and 1 Month Experience.

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Salary and Experience

Graph of succeeding salary information

Salary ±1 Year

Experience Salary Average Raise +1 Year
5 Years and 1 Month $114,775 $6,988 at 6.09%
6 Years and 1 Month $121,764 $6,072 at 4.99%
7 Years and 1 Month $127,835 $5,368 at 4.20%

About Salary and Experience

Salary by Year :

Salary increases rapidly in the first years, rises moderately with greater experience and approaches a ceiling with maturity.

Salary Growth Overall :

The increase in Salary average from low to high experience is more than that in the USA IT job market as a whole.

Salary and Experience Range :

Salary average rises with experience: $33,537 at the low experience of Entry Level; $121,764 at the average experience of 6 Years and 1 Month; and, $153,694 at the top experience of 13 Years and 2 Months.

Experience End Points :

0 = Entry Level.

14 Years and 8 Months = Top 2.5% Experience in the IT Job with the highest required experience in the USA.

Job Market :

Job offers, publicly posted in want ads by employers, were observed and measured from 12/1/21 to 11/30/22.

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Salary and Experience Range

95% of Jobs require Experience between the Low and Top
Experience Salary Average Raise +1 Year
Low Entry Level $33,537 $30,619 at 91.30%
Average 6 Years and 1 Month $121,764 $6,071 at 4.99%
Top 13 Years and 2 Months $153,694 $3,150 at 2.05%

Qualifications

Description

Software development, using C++ programming language on an embedded Linux platform, is the position's primary responsibility.

Skills

The qualifications of this information technology Job:
  • C++;
  • Embedded;
  • Linux;
  • 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,
7.7% of job descriptions;
Master of Arts/Science or Ph.D. Graduate Degree,
25.8% of job descriptions;
Bachelor of Arts/Science Degree,
51.6% of job descriptions;
Security Clearance,
17.4% of job descriptions;
RTOS (Real Time Operating System),
31.6% of job descriptions;
Firmware,
25.2% of job descriptions;
Kernel,
27.1% of job descriptions;
Device Driver,
24.5% of job descriptions;
DSP (Digital Signal Processing),
5.2% of job descriptions;
Qt,
7.7% of job descriptions;
Wind River VxWorks,
25.8% of job descriptions;
Git,
23.9% of job descriptions.

Location

Hartford, CT

Connecticut,
Andover, Ashford, Avon, Barkhamsted, Berlin, Bloomfield, Bolton, Bristol, Burlington, Canton, Chaplin, Colchester, Columbia, Coventry, Cromwell, Durham, East Granby, East Haddam, East Hampton, East Hartford, East Windsor, Ellington, Enfield, Farmington, Glastonbury, Granby, Haddam, Hartford, Harwinton, Hebron, Lebanon, Manchester, Mansfield, Marlborough, Middlefield, Middlesex, Middletown, New Britain, New Hartford, Newington, Plainville, Plymouth, Portland, Rocky Hill, Simsbury, Somers, South Windsor, Southington, Stafford, Suffield, Tolland, Vernon, West Hartford, Wethersfield, Willington, Winchester, Windsor and Windsor Locks.

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