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LinkUp Data Insights: Job Openings vs. Salary

Jul. 05, 2018

LinkUp’s job listing data provides incredible insights into the U.S. labor market at all levels, but layering with additional external data sets such as salary, provides an even richer picture.

Top MSAs For Software and Application Developers

Software Developer Annual Salary Data vs. Number of Job Openings

LinkUp's job listing data gives valuable insights into the U.S. labor market. When combined with salary data, it provides an even richer picture. Our data team recently compared salary data for Software Developer and Application Developers jobs using Occupational Information Network’s (O*NET) classification.

The table and map display the top 20 MSAs for Software and Application Developers' annual mean salary and job openings in the LinkUp database.

Seattle has more job opportunities for Software and Application Developers, but they offer a lower average salary than San Francisco by $8,000+. San Francisco-based Software and Application Developers make $9,000 more per year than their counterparts in San Jose, which are quite close geographically. As a point of comparison, the U.S. average salary for Software and Application Developers is $88,980.

As of July 2018, the LinkUp job market data shows there are currently over 45,000 job openings for this occupation in the United States.

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Top MSAs For Software Developers Applications Map

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