Salary Report

Information Technology Job

Java and C++

United States Location

USA Metropolitan Area

Competitive Position® Salary Report

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

Salary Average


Experience Requirement

5 Years

Raise +1 Year

$12,659 at 8.85%

User Funded :

Salary and Number of Jobs

Graph of succeeding salary information

About Salary and Jobs

Salary Range :

At required Experience of 5 Years: $142,999 is Salary average; 50% of Jobs pay between $118,483 & $167,515; and, 5% of Jobs top $203,065.

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% $214,742
5% $203,065
10% $189,695
25% $167,515
33% $158,479
50% $142,999
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% $138,436 $147,562
25% $131,426 $154,572
33% $127,519 $158,479
50% $118,483 $167,515
67% $107,556 $178,442
95% $71,256 $214,742
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 $131,548 $11,451 at 8.71%
5 Years $142,999 $12,659 at 8.85%
6 Years $155,658 $13,663 at 8.78%

About Salary and Experience

Salary by Year :

Salary remains constant regardless of experience.

Salary and Experience Range :

Salary average remains relatively constant with experience: $130,283 at the low experience of Entry Level; $142,999 at the average experience of 5 Years; and, $227,963 at the top experience of 10 Years and 9 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 $130,283 $-17,988 at -13.81%
Average 5 Years $142,999 $12,659 at 8.85%
Top 10 Years and 9 Months $227,963 $17,406 at 7.64%



Software development, using Java and C++ programming languages, is the position's primary responsibility.


The qualifications of this information technology Job:
  • Java;
  • 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,
    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,
17.7% of job descriptions;
Master of Arts/Science or Ph.D. Graduate Degree,
37.1% of job descriptions;
Bachelor of Arts/Science Degree,
71.8% of job descriptions;
Security Clearance,
22.6% of job descriptions;
International Corporation,
7.3% of job descriptions;
C programming language,
5.6% of job descriptions;
20.2% of job descriptions;
27.4% of job descriptions;
4% of job descriptions;
Scrum software methodology,
4% of job descriptions;
AWS (Amazon Web Services),
8.1% of job descriptions;
Microsoft Azure,
5.6% of job descriptions.


Louisville, KY

Charlestown, Clark, Clarksville, Floyd, Harrison, Jeffersonville, New Albany, Scott, Scottsburg and Sellersburg;
Buechel, Bullitt, Fern Creek, Highview, Jefferson, Jeffersontown, Louisville, Lyndon, Okolona, Oldham, Pleasure Ridge Park, Shively, St Matthews and Valley Station.

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