Salary Report

Information Technology Job

C++
Linux
Development

United States Location

Louisville
KY - IN
USA Metropolitan Area

Competitive Position® Salary Report

Data Observed 9/1/22 to 8/31/23

Salary Average

$120,728

Experience Requirement

5 Years and 6 Months

Raise +1 Year

$6,343 at 5.25%

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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: $120,728 is Salary average; 50% of Jobs pay between $107,215 & $134,241; and, 5% of Jobs top $153,942.

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.

$423,666 = 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 9/1/22 to 8/31/23.

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Top Salaries

Top Percentile of Job market Top Salary
2.5% $160,464
5% $153,942
10% $146,510
25% $134,241
33% $129,257
50% $120,728
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% $118,214 $123,242
25% $114,352 $127,104
33% $112,199 $129,257
50% $107,215 $134,241
67% $101,179 $140,277
95% $80,992 $160,464
Salary Average =

$120,728

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 $114,413 $6,315 at 5.52%
5 Years and 6 Months $120,728 $6,343 at 5.25%
6 Years and 6 Months $127,071 $6,362 at 5.01%

About Salary and Experience

Salary by Year :

Salary increases steadily in the first years, rises stably with greater experience and grows consistently 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: $95,505 at the low experience of 1 Year and 5 Months; $120,728 at the average experience of 5 Years and 6 Months; and, $147,255 at the top experience of 9 Years and 8 Months.

Experience End Points :

0 = Entry Level.

15 Years and 10 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 9/1/22 to 8/31/23.

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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 1 Year and 5 Months $95,505 $5,954 at 6.23%
Average 5 Years and 6 Months $120,728 $6,343 at 5.25%
Top 9 Years and 8 Months $147,255 $6,391 at 4.34%

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,
19.7% of job descriptions;
Bachelor of Arts/Science Degree,
31.6% of job descriptions;
Financial Sector,
Asset Management, Banking, Brokerage, Commodity Trading, Derivative Trading, Equity Trading, Finance, Insurance, Investment, Securities Trading, Stock Market or Wall Street,
10.5% of job descriptions;
Security Clearance,
6.6% of job descriptions;
C programming language,
23.7% of job descriptions;
NFS (Network File System),
21.1% of job descriptions;
Kernel,
13.2% of job descriptions;
Git,
6.6% of job descriptions;
Hadoop,
6.6% of job descriptions;
Agile software methodology,
21.1% of job descriptions;
Microsoft Azure,
2.6% of job descriptions;
AWS (Amazon Web Services),
11.8% of job descriptions.

Location

Louisville, KY

Indiana,
Charlestown, Clark, Clarksville, Floyd, Harrison, Jeffersonville, New Albany, Scott, Scottsburg and Sellersburg;
Kentucky,
Buechel, Bullitt, Fern Creek, Highview, Jefferson, Jeffersontown, Louisville, Lyndon, Okolona, Oldham, Pleasure Ridge Park, Shively, St Matthews and Valley Station.

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