Salary Report

Information Technology Job

C++
Embedded Linux
Development

United States Location

Salt Lake City - Ogden
UT
USA Metropolitan Area

Competitive Position® Salary Report

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

Salary Average

$138,172

Experience Requirement

6 Years and 1 Month

Raise +1 Year

$7,335 at 5.31%

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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: $138,172 is Salary average; 50% of Jobs pay between $120,470 & $155,874; and, 5% of Jobs top $181,503.

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% $189,902
5% $181,503
10% $171,873
25% $155,874
33% $149,351
50% $138,172
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% $134,877 $141,468
25% $129,814 $146,530
33% $126,993 $149,351
50% $120,470 $155,874
67% $112,586 $163,759
95% $86,443 $189,902
Salary Average =

$138,172

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 $129,739 $8,434 at 6.50%
6 Years and 1 Month $138,172 $7,335 at 5.31%
7 Years and 1 Month $145,508 $6,491 at 4.46%

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: $33,525 at the low experience of Entry Level; $138,172 at the average experience of 6 Years and 1 Month; and, $176,819 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 $33,525 $35,630 at 106.28%
Average 6 Years and 1 Month $138,172 $7,336 at 5.31%
Top 13 Years and 2 Months $176,819 $3,819 at 2.16%

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

Salt Lake City, UT

Utah,
Bennion City, Bountiful, Clearfield, Clinton, Cottonwood Heights, Cottonwood, Davis, Draper, Granite Park, Granite, Harrisville, Holladay, Kerns, Lake City, Magna, Midvale, Millcreek, Mount Olympus, Murray, North Salt Lake, Ogden, Riverdale, Riverton, Roy, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Sandy, South Jordan, South Ogden, South Salt Lake, South Weber, Sunset, Taylorsville, Val Verde, Washington Terrace, Weber, West Haven, West Jordan, West Point, West Valley City and Woods Cross.

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