Salary Report

Information Technology Job

C# and C++
Development

United States Location

Portland - Salem
OR - WA
USA Metropolitan Area

Competitive Position® Salary Report

Data Observed 4/1/23 to 3/30/24

Salary Average

$125,616

Experience Requirement

5 Years and 4 Months

Raise +1 Year

$4,797 at 3.82%

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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 & 4 Months: $125,616 is Salary average; 50% of Jobs pay between $112,713 & $138,520; and, 5% of Jobs top $157,394.

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.

$411,395 = 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 4/1/23 to 3/30/24.

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Top Salaries

Top Percentile of Job market Top Salary
2.5% $163,671
5% $157,394
10% $150,260
25% $138,520
33% $133,759
50% $125,616
Top Percentile of Job Market =

Number of Jobs Above the Top Salary
÷
Number of all Jobs at 5 Years and 4 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% $123,217 $128,016
25% $119,530 $131,703
33% $117,473 $133,759
50% $112,713 $138,520
67% $106,941 $144,292
95% $87,562 $163,671
Salary Average =

$125,616

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 4 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 4 Months $120,002 $5,615 at 4.68%
5 Years and 4 Months $125,616 $4,797 at 3.82%
6 Years and 4 Months $130,413 $4,187 at 3.21%

About Salary and Experience

Salary by Year :

Salary increases rapidly 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 equal to that in the USA IT job market as a whole.

Salary and Experience Range :

Salary average rises with experience: $90,819 at the low experience of 1 Year and 2 Months; $125,616 at the average experience of 5 Years and 4 Months; and, $141,918 at the top experience of 9 Years and 5 Months.

Experience End Points :

0 = Entry Level.

15 Years and 11 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 4/1/23 to 3/30/24.

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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 2 Months $90,819 $12,227 at 13.46%
Average 5 Years and 4 Months $125,616 $4,797 at 3.82%
Top 9 Years and 5 Months $141,918 $3,009 at 2.12%

Qualifications

Description

Application development, using C# and C++ programming languages on Microsoft .Net platform, is the position's primary responsibility.

Skills

The qualifications of this information technology Job:
  • Microsoft C#;
  • C++;
  • 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,
9.8% of job descriptions;
Master of Arts/Science or Ph.D. Graduate Degree,
9.8% of job descriptions;
Bachelor of Arts/Science Degree,
42.6% 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,
4.9% of job descriptions;
AngularJS,
60.7% of job descriptions;
C programming language,
4.9% of job descriptions;
React,
39.3% of job descriptions;
Microsoft WPF (Windows Presentation Foundation),
3.3% of job descriptions;
Oracle,
4.9% of job descriptions;
Scrum software methodology,
4.9% of job descriptions;
Microsoft Azure,
9.8% of job descriptions;
AWS (Amazon Web Services),
6.6% of job descriptions.

Location

Portland, OR

Oregon,
Beaverton, Clackamas County, Columbia County, Columbia City, Dallas, Forest Grove, Four Corners, Garden Home, Gilbert, Gladstone, Gresham, Hayesville, Hillsboro, Keizer, Lake Oswego, Marion County, McMinnville, Metzger, Milwaukie, Molalla, Mount Angel, Multnomah County, Newburg, Oak Grove, Oregon City, Polk County, Portland, Raleigh Hills, Rockwood, Salem, Scappoose, Sheridan, Silverton, St. Helens, Stayton, Tualatin, Washington County, West Linn, West Slope, Wilsonville, Woodburn and Yamhill County;
Washington,
Clark County, Hazell Dell and Vancouver.

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