Salary Report

Information Technology Job

C++
Embedded Linux
Development

United States Location

Omaha
NE - IA
USA Metropolitan Area

Competitive Position® Salary Report

Data Observed 4/1/23 to 3/30/24

Salary Average

$126,442

Experience Requirement

6 Years and 8 Months

Raise +1 Year

$8,205 at 6.49%

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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 & 8 Months: $126,442 is Salary average; 50% of Jobs pay between $105,614 & $147,271; and, 5% of Jobs top $177,510.

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.

$411,395 = 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 4/1/23 to 3/30/24.

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Top Salaries

Top Percentile of Job market Top Salary
2.5% $187,460
5% $177,510
10% $166,129
25% $147,271
33% $139,593
50% $126,442
Top Percentile of Job Market =

Number of Jobs Above the Top Salary
÷
Number of all Jobs at 6 Years and 8 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% $122,566 $130,319
25% $116,611 $136,274
33% $113,291 $139,593
50% $105,614 $147,271
67% $96,326 $156,559
95% $65,425 $187,460
Salary Average =

$126,442

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 8 Months 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 8 Months $118,281 $8,161 at 6.90%
6 Years and 8 Months $126,442 $8,205 at 6.49%
7 Years and 8 Months $134,647 $8,234 at 6.11%

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: $80,947 at the low experience of 5 Months; $126,442 at the average experience of 6 Years and 8 Months; and, $178,032 at the top experience of 12 Years and 11 Months.

Experience End Points :

0 = Entry Level.

15 Years and 11 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 4/1/23 to 3/30/24.

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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 5 Months $80,947 $4,628 at 5.72%
Average 6 Years and 8 Months $126,442 $8,205 at 6.49%
Top 12 Years and 11 Months $178,032 $8,290 at 4.66%

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,
3.7% of job descriptions;
Master of Arts/Science or Ph.D. Graduate Degree,
19.4% of job descriptions;
Bachelor of Arts/Science Degree,
40.7% of job descriptions;
Security Clearance,
19.4% of job descriptions;
RTOS (Real Time Operating System),
33.3% of job descriptions;
Firmware,
25% of job descriptions;
Kernel,
22.2% of job descriptions;
Device Driver,
8.3% of job descriptions;
DSP (Digital Signal Processing),
4.6% of job descriptions;
Qt,
4.6% of job descriptions;
Wind River VxWorks,
11.1% of job descriptions;
Git,
17.6% of job descriptions.

Location

Omaha, NE

Iowa,
Council Bluffs and Pottawattamie;
Nebraska,
Arlington, Bellevue, Blair, Cass, Chalco, Douglas, La Vista, Omaha, Papillion, Plattsmouth, Ralston, Sarpy and Washington.

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