Salary Report

Information Technology Job

C++
Embedded Linux
Development

United States Location

Tampa - St. Petersburg - Clearwater
FL
USA Metropolitan Area

Competitive Position® Salary Report

Data Observed 5/1/21 to 4/30/22

Salary Average

$105,521

Experience Requirement

5 Years and 6 Months

Raise +1 Year

$3,530 at 3.35%

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Salary and Number of Jobs

Graph of succeeding salary information

About Salary and Jobs

Salary Range :

At required Experience of 5 Years & 6 Months: $105,521 is Salary average; 50% of Jobs pay between $88,861 & $122,182; and, 5% of Jobs top $146,304.

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.

$365,834 = 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 5/1/21 to 4/30/22.

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Top Salaries

Top Percentile of Job market Top Salary
2.5% $154,209
5% $146,304
10% $137,240
25% $122,182
33% $116,043
50% $105,521
Top Percentile of Job Market =

Number of Jobs Above the Top Salary
÷
Number of all Jobs at 5 Years and 6 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% $102,420 $108,623
25% $97,656 $113,387
33% $95,000 $116,043
50% $88,861 $122,182
67% $81,440 $129,603
95% $56,834 $154,209
Salary Average =

$105,521

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 5 Years and 6 Months Experience.

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Salary and Experience

Graph of succeeding salary information

Salary ±1 Year

Experience Salary Average Raise +1 Year
4 Years and 6 Months $102,052 $3,470 at 3.40%
5 Years and 6 Months $105,521 $3,530 at 3.35%
6 Years and 6 Months $109,052 $3,571 at 3.27%

About Salary and Experience

Salary by Year :

Salary is lowest at entry level and increases at a fixed rate with experience.

Salary and Experience Range :

Salary average rises with experience: $91,701 at the low experience of 1 Year and 1 Month; $105,521 at the average experience of 5 Years and 6 Months; and, $121,657 at the top experience of 10 Years.

Experience End Points :

0 = Entry Level.

14 Years and 4 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 5/1/21 to 4/30/22.

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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 1 Year and 1 Month $91,701 $2,538 at 2.77%
Average 5 Years and 6 Months $105,521 $3,531 at 3.35%
Top 10 Years $121,657 $3,642 at 2.99%

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,
9.2% of job descriptions;
Master of Arts/Science or Ph.D. Graduate Degree,
19.7% of job descriptions;
Bachelor of Arts/Science Degree,
41.4% of job descriptions;
RTOS (Real Time Operating System),
36.8% of job descriptions;
Firmware,
25% of job descriptions;
Kernel,
20.4% of job descriptions;
DSP (Digital Signal Processing),
9.2% of job descriptions;
OpenGL,
5.3% of job descriptions;
Qt,
8.6% of job descriptions;
Git,
21.1% of job descriptions;
UML (Uniform Modeling Language),
6.6% of job descriptions;
Jira,
10.5% of job descriptions.

Location

Tampa - St. Petersburg, FL

Florida,
Alachua, Bay Pines, Brandon, Brooksville, Carrollwood, Clair-Mel City, Clearwater, Dade City, Dunedin, Egypt Lake, Gulfport, Hernando County, High Point, Hillsborough County, Lake Magdalene, Largo, Lealmen, Lutz, Oldsmar, Palm Harbor, Pasco County, Petersburg, Pinellas County, Pinellas, Pinellas Park, Plant City, Rocky Creek, Ruskin, Safety Harbor, Seminole, South Pasadena, Spring Hill, St. Pete Beach, St. Petersburg, Sun City Center, Tampa, Tampa Bay, Tarpon Springs, Temple Terrace, Treasure Island, University Wet and Zephyrhills.

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