Salary Report

Information Technology Job

C++
Embedded Linux
Development

United States Location

St. Louis
MO - IL
USA Metropolitan Area

Competitive Position® Salary Report

Data Observed 3/1/22 to 2/28/23

Salary Average

$117,096

Experience Requirement

6 Years

Raise +1 Year

$5,742 at 4.90%

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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: $117,096 is Salary average; 50% of Jobs pay between $102,405 & $131,787; and, 5% of Jobs top $153,022.

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.

$418,376 = 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 3/1/22 to 2/28/23.

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Top Salaries

Top Percentile of Job market Top Salary
2.5% $159,964
5% $153,022
10% $145,050
25% $131,787
33% $126,375
50% $117,096
Top Percentile of Job Market =

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

Salary Range and Jobs

Percentage of Jobs within Salary Lows and Highs
Percent of Job Market Salary Range
Low Salary High Salary
10% $114,360 $119,831
25% $110,159 $124,033
33% $107,817 $126,375
50% $102,405 $131,787
67% $95,866 $138,326
95% $74,227 $159,964
Salary Average =

$117,096

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 Experience.

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Salary and Experience

Graph of succeeding salary information

Salary ±1 Year

Experience Salary Average Raise +1 Year
5 Years $110,455 $6,641 at 6.01%
6 Years $117,096 $5,742 at 4.90%
7 Years $122,838 $5,057 at 4.12%

About Salary and Experience

Salary by Year :

Salary increases gradually in the first years, rises slightly with greater experience and quickly approaches a ceiling with 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: $30,884 at the low experience of Entry Level; $117,096 at the average experience of 6 Years; and, $145,783 at the top experience of 12 Years and 8 Months.

Experience End Points :

0 = Entry Level.

15 Years and 1 Month = 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 3/1/22 to 2/28/23.

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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 $30,884 $31,603 at 102.33%
Average 6 Years $117,096 $5,742 at 4.90%
Top 12 Years and 8 Months $145,783 $3,018 at 2.07%

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,
12.6% of job descriptions;
Master of Arts/Science or Ph.D. Graduate Degree,
28% of job descriptions;
Bachelor of Arts/Science Degree,
53.6% of job descriptions;
Security Clearance,
19.3% of job descriptions;
RTOS (Real Time Operating System),
33.3% of job descriptions;
Firmware,
28% of job descriptions;
Kernel,
23.2% of job descriptions;
Device Driver,
27.1% of job descriptions;
DSP (Digital Signal Processing),
4.3% of job descriptions;
Qt,
7.2% of job descriptions;
Wind River VxWorks,
30.9% of job descriptions;
Git,
26.1% of job descriptions.

Location

St. Louis, MO

Illinois,
Alton, Belleville, Bethalto, Cahokie, Centreville, Clinton, Collinsville, East Alton, East St Louis, Edwardsville, Fairview Heights, Glen Carbon, Granite City, Highland, Jersey, Jerseyville, Madison, Monroe, O'Fallon, St. Clair, Swansea, Troy, Washington Park, Waterloo and Wood River;
Missouri,
Afton, Ballwin, Bellefontaine Neighbors, Berkeley, Black Jack, Breckeridge Hills, Brentwood, Bridgeton, Chesterfield, Clayton, Concord, Crawford, Crestwood, Creve Coeur, Dellwood, Des Peres, Ellisville, Ferguson, Florisant, Franklin, Glasgow Village, Glendale, Hazelwood, Hermann, Jefferson, Jennings, Kirkwood, Ladue, Lemay, Lincoln, Louis, Manchester, Maplewood, Maryland Heights, Mehlville, Murphy, Northwoods, O'Fallon, Oakville, Olivette, Overland, Pine Lawn, Richmond Heights, Richmond Hts, Rock Hill, Saint, Sappington, Shrewsbury, Spanish Lake, St Ann, St Charles, St John, St Louis, St Peters, Sullivan, Town Country, Union, University City, Warren, Washington, Webster Groves, Wildwood and Winfield.

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