Salary Report

Information Technology Job

Director of
Software Development

United States Location

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

Competitive Position® Salary Report

Data Observed 12/1/20 to 11/30/21

Salary Average

$142,732

Experience Requirement

8 Years and 5 Months

Raise +1 Year

$927 at 0.65%

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Salary and Number of Jobs

Graph of succeeding salary information

About Salary and Jobs

Salary Range :

At required Experience of 8 Years & 5 Months: $142,732 is Salary average; 50% of Jobs pay between $119,880 & $165,585; and, 5% of Jobs top $198,558.

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.

$331,587 = 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 12/1/20 to 11/30/21.

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Top Salaries

Top Percentile of Job market Top Salary
2.5% $209,311
5% $198,558
10% $186,192
25% $165,585
33% $157,168
50% $142,732
Top Percentile of Job Market =

Number of Jobs Above the Top Salary
÷
Number of all Jobs at 8 Years and 5 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% $138,476 $146,989
25% $131,940 $153,525
33% $128,297 $157,168
50% $119,880 $165,585
67% $109,716 $175,749
95% $76,154 $209,311
Salary Average =

$142,732

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 8 Years and 5 Months Experience.

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Salary and Experience

Graph of succeeding salary information

Salary ±1 Year

Experience Salary Average Raise +1 Year
7 Years and 5 Months $141,732 $1,001 at 0.71%
8 Years and 5 Months $142,732 $927 at 0.65%
9 Years and 5 Months $143,659 $863 at 0.60%

About Salary and Experience

Salary by Year :

Salary remains constant regardless of experience.

Salary and Experience Range :

Salary average remains relatively constant with experience: $134,072 at the low experience of 1 Year and 6 Months; $142,732 at the average experience of 8 Years and 5 Months; and, $148,005 at the top experience of 15 Years and 3 Months.

Experience End Points :

0 = Entry Level.

15 Years and 3 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 12/1/20 to 11/30/21.

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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 1 Year and 6 Months $134,072 $1,348 at 1.01%
Average 8 Years and 5 Months $142,732 $927 at 0.65%
Top 15 Years and 3 Months $148,005 $612 at 0.41%

Qualifications

Description

Directing software development, cost efficient staff leadership optimized from end-user need discovery to model, code, test and deploy, is the position's primary responsibility.

Skills

The qualifications of this information technology Job:
  • Director of Software (SW) Development,
    Agile, Application (App), Back End, Big Data, Business Intelligence (BI), Cloud, Customer Resource Management (CRM), Database, Data Management, Data Warehouse, .Net, Embedded, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Front End, Full Stack, Human Resource Information System (HRIS), Human Resource Management System (HRMS), Machine Learning, Mobile, Portal, Software (SW), Supply Chain Management (SCM), User Interface (UI), User Experience (UX) or Web,
    and
    Chief Information Officer (CIO), Chief Technology Officer (CTO), Director of Information Technology (IT) or Information Technology (IT) Vice President.

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,
9.7% of job descriptions;
Master of Arts/Science or Ph.D. Graduate Degree,
20.8% of job descriptions;
Bachelor of Arts/Science Degree,
51.1% 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,
13.6% of job descriptions;
Microsoft .Net Framework,
13.9% of job descriptions;
Requirement Specification,
Business Specification, Design Specification, Functional Specification, Requirement Gathering, Requirement Documentation, Requirement Specification, Software Specification, Technical Specification or User Specification,
8.8% of job descriptions;
Tableau,
6.6% of job descriptions;
ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning),
5.7% of job descriptions;
CRM (Customer Relationship Management),
3.9% of job descriptions;
SCM (Supply Chain Management),
3% of job descriptions;
Microsoft Azure,
18.7% of job descriptions;
AWS (Amazon Web Services),
27.5% 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).