Salary Report

Information Technology Job

Director of
Software Development

United States Location

Washington - Baltimore
DC - MD - VA - WV
USA Metropolitan Area

Competitive Position® Salary Report

Data Observed 4/1/20 to 3/31/21

Salary Average

$173,179

Experience Requirement

10 Years and 8 Months

Raise +1 Year

$3,099 at 1.79%

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Salary and Number of Jobs

Graph of succeeding salary information

About Salary and Jobs

Salary Range :

At required Experience of 10 Years & 8 Months: $173,179 is Salary average; 50% of Jobs pay between $145,251 & $201,108; and, 5% of Jobs top $241,434.

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.

$293,823 = 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 4/1/20 to 3/31/21.

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Top Salaries

Top Percentile of Job market Top Salary
2.5% $254,598
5% $241,434
10% $226,305
25% $201,108
33% $190,820
50% $173,179
Top Percentile of Job Market =

Number of Jobs Above the Top Salary
÷
Number of all Jobs at 10 Years and 8 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% $167,978 $178,381
25% $159,990 $186,369
33% $155,539 $190,820
50% $145,251 $201,108
67% $132,825 $213,534
95% $91,761 $254,598
Salary Average =

$173,179

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 10 Years and 8 Months Experience.

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Salary and Experience

Graph of succeeding salary information

Salary ±1 Year

Experience Salary Average Raise +1 Year
9 Years and 8 Months $169,800 $3,379 at 1.99%
10 Years and 8 Months $173,179 $3,099 at 1.79%
11 Years and 8 Months $176,279 $2,862 at 1.62%

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: $122,649 at the low experience of 2 Years and 1 Month; $164,760 at the average experience of 8 Years and 4 Months; and, $183,879 at the top experience of 14 Years and 6 Months.

Experience End Points :

0 = Entry Level.

14 Years and 6 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 4/1/20 to 3/31/21.

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Salary and Experience Range

95% of Jobs require Experience between the Low and Top

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,
15.4% of job descriptions;
Master of Arts/Science or Ph.D. Graduate Degree,
27.7% of job descriptions;
Bachelor of Arts/Science Degree,
53.2% 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,
13.1% of job descriptions;
Microsoft .Net Framework,
9.7% of job descriptions;
Requirement Specification,
Business Specification, Design Specification, Functional Specification, Requirement Gathering, Requirement Documentation, Requirement Specification, Software Specification, Technical Specification or User Specification,
9% of job descriptions;
Tableau,
8.2% of job descriptions;
ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning),
6.7% of job descriptions;
CRM (Customer Relationship Management),
5.2% of job descriptions;
SCM (Supply Chain Management),
5.2% of job descriptions;
Microsoft Azure,
14.6% of job descriptions;
AWS (Amazon Web Services),
18.4% of job descriptions.

Location

Washington, DC

Washington, D.C.,
District of Columbia, Anacostia, Georgetown and Washington DC;
Maryland,
Aberdeen, Adelphi, Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Anne Arundel, Arundel Village, Aspen Hill, Baltimore County, Baltimore, Beltsville, Berwyn Heights, Bethesda, Bladensburg, Bowie, Brighton, Brooklyn Park, Brunswick, Calvert County, Calvert, Calverton, Camp Springs, Capital Heights, Carney, Carroll County, Carroll, Charles County, Cheverly, Chevy Chase, Chillum, Clarksburg, Clinton, Colesville, College Park, Columbia, Coral Heights, Crofton, District Heights, Dundalk, Edgewood, Elk Ridge, Elkridge, Ellicot City, Emory Grove, Essex, Fairland, Forest Heights, Forestville, Fort Meade, Frederick County, Frederick, Gaithersburg, Germantown, Glassmanor, Glen Burnie, Glenarden, Glenn Dale, Greenbelt, Hagerstown, Halethorpe, Halfway, Hanover, Harford County, Harford, Havre de Grace, Hillcrest Heights, Howard County, Hunt Valley, Hyattsville, Joppatown, Kent Village, Kenwood, Kettering, Landover, Langley Park, Lanham, Lansdowne, Largo, Laural, Laurel, Lewisdale, Linthicum, Lochern, Lutherville, Lynne Acres, Manchester, Marley, Middle River, Montgomery County, Montgomery Village, Montpelier, New Carrolton, Oak View, Owings Mills, Oxon Hill, Palmer Park, Parkville, Perry Hall, Pikesville, Potomac, Prince Georges County, Prince Georges, Pumphry, Queen Anne's County, Randallstown, Randolph Hills, Reisterstown, Riverdale, Rockville, Savage, Seabrook, Seat Pleasant, Severn, Severna Park, Silver Spring, South Gate, St. Charles, Suitland, Takoma Park, Taneytown, Thurmont, Timonium, Towson, Upper Marlboro, Waldorf, Washington County, West Edmondale, Westminster, Wheaton, White Oak, Woodlawn and Woodmoor;
Virginia,
Alexandria, Annandale, Arlington County, Arlington, Ashburn, Baileys Crossroads, Burke, Centreville, Chantilly, Clarke County, Crystal City, Culpeper County, Culpeper, Dale City, Dulles Corridor, Dulles International Airport, Engleside, Fairfax County, Fairfax, Falls Church, Fauquier, Fort Belvoir, Franconia, Fredericksburg, Front Royal, Groveton, Herndon, Huntington, King George County, Kings Park, Kings Park West, Leesburg, Loudoun County, Loudoun, Manassas Park, Manassas, McLean, North Springfield, Northern Virginia, Oakton, Pimmit Hills, Prince William County, Reston, Rose Hill, Rosslyn, Spotsylvania County, Spotsylvania, Springfield, Stafford County, Stafford, Sterling, Tyson's Corner, Quantico, Vienna, Warren County, Warrenton, Watneswood, West Springfield and Woodbridge;
West Virginia,
Berkeley County, Charlestown, Harper's Ferry, Jefferson County, Martinsburg and Ranson.

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