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
- 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
- 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: http://stackoverflow.com/research/developer-survey-2015