Salary Report

Information Technology Job

C++
Embedded Linux
Development

United States Location

Indianapolis
IN
USA Metropolitan Area

Competitive Position® Salary Report

Data Observed 2/1/23 to 1/30/24

Salary Average

$110,835

Experience Requirement

6 Years and 2 Months

Raise +1 Year

$9,496 at 8.57%

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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 & 2 Months: $110,835 is Salary average; 50% of Jobs pay between $91,976 & $129,693; and, 5% of Jobs top $156,987.

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.

$372,700 = 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 2/1/23 to 1/30/24.

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Top Salaries

Top Percentile of Job market Top Salary
2.5% $165,927
5% $156,987
10% $146,733
25% $129,693
33% $122,745
50% $110,835
Top Percentile of Job Market =

Number of Jobs Above the Top Salary
÷
Number of all Jobs at 6 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% $107,324 $114,346
25% $101,931 $119,739
33% $98,925 $122,745
50% $91,976 $129,693
67% $83,578 $138,092
95% $55,742 $165,927
Salary Average =

$110,835

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 2 Months Experience.

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Salary and Experience

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Salary ±1 Year

Experience Salary Average Raise +1 Year
5 Years and 2 Months $101,297 $9,538 at 9.42%
6 Years and 2 Months $110,835 $9,496 at 8.57%
7 Years and 2 Months $120,331 $9,471 at 7.87%

About Salary and Experience

Salary by Year :

Salary increases gradually in the first years, rises vigorously with greater experience and grows robustly into maturity.

Salary Growth Overall :

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

Salary and Experience Range :

Salary average rises with experience: $50,440 at the low experience of 4 Months; $110,835 at the average experience of 6 Years and 2 Months; and, $165,996 at the top experience of 12 Years.

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.

Job Market :

Job offers, publicly posted in want ads by employers, were observed and measured from 2/1/23 to 1/30/24.

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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 4 Months $50,440 $12,719 at 25.22%
Average 6 Years and 2 Months $110,835 $9,496 at 8.57%
Top 12 Years $165,996 $9,429 at 5.68%

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,
5.6% of job descriptions;
Master of Arts/Science or Ph.D. Graduate Degree,
21.6% of job descriptions;
Bachelor of Arts/Science Degree,
45.1% of job descriptions;
Security Clearance,
16% of job descriptions;
RTOS (Real Time Operating System),
32.7% of job descriptions;
Firmware,
29.6% of job descriptions;
Kernel,
21% of job descriptions;
Device Driver,
11.1% of job descriptions;
DSP (Digital Signal Processing),
4.3% of job descriptions;
Qt,
9.3% of job descriptions;
Wind River VxWorks,
14.8% of job descriptions;
Git,
21% of job descriptions.

Location

Indianapolis, IN

Indiana,
Anderson, Boone, Brownsburg, Carmel, Central, Elwood, Franklin, Greenfield, Greenwood, Hamilton, Hancock, Hendricks, Indianaplois, Indianapolis, Johnson, Lawrence, Lebanon, Madison, Marion, Martinsville, Morgan, Noblesville, Plainfield, Shelby, Shelbyville and Speedway.

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