Datamation/Dice IT Salary Tracker

C++ professionals, see how both the demand for your skills and the salaries you can command have grown over the last several months.

C++ professionals

This week's IT Salary Tracker results were compiled by comparing the results of May 1999 and November 1999 searches of the dice.com database for C++ professionals. Data came from available jobs listed during May and November 1999 on our sister site, dice.com, an Internet-based job board for IT professionals. From the May data, we extracted 491 jobs from the Dice.com database with an average salary of $62,000 and an average hourly contract rate of $52. From the November data, we found an amazing 1,617 jobs posted with the average salary growing to $73,000 and average contract rates moving up to $60! Results are based on averages or totals from the following information on dice.com: salary, job type, job skills, and location.

  • Highest salary by city (average): New York
    May 1999: $64,000
    November 1999: $88,000

  • Highest hourly contract rate by city (average): New York
    May 1999: $55
    November 1999: $80

  • City with the most demand: New York
    May 1999: 161 available jobs
    November 1999: 346 available jobs

    Datamation/Dice IT Salary Tracker
    C++ pros: salaries by city

    C++ professionals: job demand by title

    Source: Datamation/Dice IT Salary Tracker/May & Nov. 1999

    Datamation/Dice IT Salary Tracker
    C++ professionals: hourly contract rates by city

    C++ professionals: hourly contract rates by city

    Source: Datamation/Dice IT Salary Tracker/May & Nov. 1999

    Datamation/Dice IT Salary Tracker
    C++ professionals: job demand by city

    C++ professionals: job demand by city

    Source: Datamation/Dice IT Salary Tracker/May & Nov. 1999





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