Salary Report

Information Technology Job

C++
Linux
Development

United States Location

Dallas - Fort Worth
TX
USA Metropolitan Area

Competitive Position® Salary Report

Data Observed 2/1/22 to 1/31/23

Salary Average

$156,038

Experience Requirement

6 Years and 8 Months

Raise +1 Year

$2,929 at 1.88%

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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: $156,038 is Salary average; 50% of Jobs pay between $142,441 & $169,635; and, 5% of Jobs top $189,475.

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.

$404,082 = 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 2/1/22 to 1/31/23.

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Top Salaries

Top Percentile of Job market Top Salary
2.5% $196,050
5% $189,475
10% $181,987
25% $169,635
33% $164,620
50% $156,038
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% $153,509 $158,567
25% $149,623 $162,453
33% $147,456 $164,620
50% $142,441 $169,635
67% $136,365 $175,711
95% $116,027 $196,050
Salary Average =

$156,038

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 $152,723 $3,315 at 2.17%
6 Years and 8 Months $156,038 $2,929 at 1.88%
7 Years and 8 Months $158,967 $2,623 at 1.65%

About Salary and Experience

Salary by Year :

Salary increases gradually 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 less than that in the USA IT job market as a whole.

Salary and Experience Range :

Salary average rises with experience: $113,692 at the low experience of Entry Level; $156,038 at the average experience of 6 Years and 8 Months; and, $171,846 at the top experience of 13 Years and 9 Months.

Experience End Points :

0 = Entry Level.

14 Years and 6 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 2/1/22 to 1/31/23.

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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 $113,692 $12,176 at 10.71%
Average 6 Years and 8 Months $156,038 $2,929 at 1.88%
Top 13 Years and 9 Months $171,846 $1,605 at 0.93%

Qualifications

Description

Software development, using C++ programming language on a Linux server, is the position's primary responsibility.

Skills

The qualifications of this information technology Job:
  • C++;
  • 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:
Master of Arts/Science or Ph.D. Graduate Degree,
12.5% of job descriptions;
Bachelor of Arts/Science Degree,
44.4% of job descriptions;
Security Clearance,
15.3% of job descriptions;
C programming language,
20.8% of job descriptions;
PostgreSQL,
6.9% of job descriptions;
Jira,
9.7% of job descriptions;
Git,
8.3% of job descriptions;
NFS (Network File System),
22.2% of job descriptions;
Kernel,
18.1% of job descriptions;
Agile software methodology,
31.9% of job descriptions;
Scrum software methodology,
5.6% of job descriptions.

Location

Dallas - Fort Worth, TX

Texas,
Addison, Allen, Arlington, Athens, Balch Springs, Bedford, Benbrook, Carrollton, Cedar Hill, Celeste, Colleyville, Collin County, Commerce, Coppell, Corinth, Dallas County, Dallas, De Soto, Dennison, Denton County, Duncanville, Ellis County, Ennis, Euless, Everman, Farmers Beach, Forest Hill, Fort Worth, Garland, Grand Prairie, Grapevine, Greenville, Haltom City, Henderson County, Highland, Hood County, Hunt County, Hurst, Irving, Johnson County, Kaufman County, Keller, Lancaster, Lewisville, Mesquite, North Richland Hills, Parker County, Plano, Richardson, Richland Hills, River Oaks, Rockwall County, Rowlett, Sachse, Saginaw, Sherman, Southlake, Tarrant County, Terrell, University Park, Watauga, Weatherford and White Settlement.

These locations are all included in the Dallas - Fort Worth, TX metropolitan area as defined by the U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB).