Salary Report

Information Technology Job

SQL Server

United States Location

Colorado Springs
USA Metropolitan Area

Competitive Position® Salary Report

Data Observed 9/1/20 to 8/31/21

Salary Average


Experience Requirement

5 Years

Raise +1 Year

$5,113 at 5.74%

User Funded :

Salary and Number of Jobs

Graph of succeeding salary information

About Salary and Jobs

Salary Range :

At required Experience of 5 Years: $89,120 is Salary average; 50% of Jobs pay between $75,058 & $103,183; and, 5% of Jobs top $123,545.

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.

$300,868 = 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 9/1/20 to 8/31/21.

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Top Salaries

Top Percentile of Job market Top Salary
2.5% $130,219
5% $123,545
10% $115,893
25% $103,183
33% $98,001
50% $89,120
Top Percentile of Job Market =

Number of Jobs Above the Top Salary
Number of all Jobs at 5 Years Experience.

Salary Range and Jobs

Percentage of Jobs within Salary Lows and Highs
Percent of Job Market Salary Range
Low Salary High Salary
10% $86,503 $91,738
25% $82,481 $95,760
33% $80,240 $98,001
50% $75,058 $103,183
67% $68,794 $109,446
95% $48,022 $130,219
Salary Average =


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 Experience.

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Salary and Experience

Graph of succeeding salary information

Salary ±1 Year

Experience Salary Average Raise +1 Year
4 Years $83,069 $6,051 at 7.28%
5 Years $89,120 $5,113 at 5.74%
6 Years $94,234 $4,427 at 4.70%

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: $42,937 at the low experience of 6 Months; $89,120 at the average experience of 5 Years; and, $107,408 at the top experience of 9 Years and 5 Months.

Experience End Points :

0 = Entry Level.

15 Years and 1 Month = 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 9/1/20 to 8/31/21.

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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 6 Months $42,937 $17,077 at 39.77%
Average 5 Years $89,120 $5,114 at 5.74%
Top 9 Years and 5 Months $107,408 $3,036 at 2.83%



Application development, using C# programming language on Microsoft .Net platform with SQL Server database access, is the position's primary responsibility.


The qualifications of this information technology Job:
  • Microsoft C#;
  • Microsoft SQL Server;
  • 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,
    Analyst, Architect, Developer, Engineer, Lead or Programmer.


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,
8.6% of job descriptions;
Bachelor of Arts/Science Degree,
44.4% 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,
3.3% of job descriptions;
Microsoft TFS (Team Foundation Server),
5.3% of job descriptions;
6.6% of job descriptions;
4% of job descriptions;
3.3% of job descriptions;
3.3% of job descriptions;
Microsoft Visual Studio Windows Forms Designer,
6.6% of job descriptions;
T-SQL (Transact SQL),
4% of job descriptions;
Microsoft Azure,
23.2% of job descriptions;
AWS (Amazon Web Services),
15.9% of job descriptions.


Colorado Springs, CO

Colorado Springs, El Paso, Manitou Springs, Security-Widefield and Stratmoor Hills.

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