Salary Report

Information Technology Job

C++
Linux
Development

United States Location

Norfolk - Virginia Beach -
- Newport News
VA - NC, USA Metropolitan Area

Competitive Position® Salary Report

Data Observed 9/1/21 to 8/30/22

Salary Average

$112,571

Experience Requirement

6 Years and 6 Months

Raise +1 Year

$3,530 at 3.14%

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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 & 6 Months: $112,571 is Salary average; 50% of Jobs pay between $99,440 & $125,701; and, 5% of Jobs top $145,001.

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.

$344,966 = 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 9/1/21 to 8/30/22.

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Top Salaries

Top Percentile of Job market Top Salary
2.5% $151,463
5% $145,001
10% $137,686
25% $125,701
33% $120,854
50% $112,571
Top Percentile of Job Market =

Number of Jobs Above the Top Salary
÷
Number of all Jobs at 6 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% $110,130 $115,011
25% $106,380 $118,761
33% $104,287 $120,854
50% $99,440 $125,701
67% $93,554 $131,587
95% $73,678 $151,463
Salary Average =

$112,571

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 6 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 6 Months $108,524 $4,046 at 3.73%
6 Years and 6 Months $112,571 $3,530 at 3.14%
7 Years and 6 Months $116,100 $3,130 at 2.70%

About Salary and Experience

Salary by Year :

Salary is lowest at entry level, increases rapidly with the first years of experience and approaches a ceiling as experience matures.

Salary and Experience Range :

Salary average rises with experience: $53,243 at the low experience of Entry Level; $112,571 at the average experience of 6 Years and 6 Months; and, $134,406 at the top experience of 15 Years and 4 Months.

Experience End Points :

0 = Entry Level.

15 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 9/1/21 to 8/30/22.

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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 $53,243 $21,263 at 39.94%
Average 6 Years and 6 Months $112,571 $3,529 at 3.13%
Top 15 Years and 4 Months $134,406 $1,658 at 1.23%

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:
Project Lead,
Development Manager, Lead Developer, Project Lead, Project Manager, Project Supervisor, Team Lead, Team Supervisor or Technical Lead,
4.2% of job descriptions;
Master of Arts/Science or Ph.D. Graduate Degree,
12.5% of job descriptions;
Bachelor of Arts/Science Degree,
54.2% of job descriptions;
Security Clearance,
16.7% of job descriptions;
C programming language,
8.3% of job descriptions;
PostgreSQL,
18.8% of job descriptions;
Git,
16.7% of job descriptions;
Subversion,
8.3% of job descriptions;
UML (Uniform Modeling Language),
10.4% of job descriptions;
Jira,
14.6% of job descriptions;
Agile software methodology,
43.8% of job descriptions;
Scrum software methodology,
10.4% of job descriptions.

Location

Norfolk, VA

North Carolina,
Currituck;
Virginia,
Chesapeake, Gloucester, Hampton, Isle Wight, James City, Mathews, Newport News, Norfolk, Poquoson, Portsmouth, Smithfield, Suffolk, Virginia Beach, Williamsburg, Windsor and York.

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