Annual Survey of Stack Overflow Coders = WOW!

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Stack Overflow surveyed over twenty six thousand users and learned some very interesting results about the state of programming.

Here are some of the hightlights of the results:

  • The Majority of Coders are in their twenties
  • 92.1% of responders of this survey were male
  • The majority of coders have 2-5 years of experience
  • 41% are self taught coders
  • The majority of coders use JavaScript, SQL, and Java
  • Desktop OS most used is Windows 7 - Ubuntu rules the linux world
  • Text Editor award goes to NotePad++ and Sublime Text
  • Most occupations are leaning towards the full stack web developer
  • The average Java and JavaScript developer in the US makes about $90,000 a year!
  • Most programmers use Stack Overflow to get help and to learn. They can make over $100,000 a year.

Here is the complete write-up:


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