The biggest survey amongst programmers is published for 2018. There are many interesting points there. In this post you will find most interesting in my opinion:
- Programmers salary by Developer Type
- Most Popular Technologies
- Developer Type
- Languages and Highest Salaries Worldwide?
As you can see many interesting topics are publish inside. This is the link of the survey:
Over 100,000 participants in this survey.
The biggest question - programmer salary
Is one of the most asked question in developers world: how much and what roles takes the biggest salaries by programmer position:
- $89,000 Engineering manager
- $72,000 DevOps specialist
- $60,000 Data scientist or machine learning specialist
- $59,000 Data or business analyst
- $59,000 Embedded applications or devices developer
- $59,000 Full-stack developer
- $57,000 Desktop or enterprise applications developer
- $56,000 Back-end developer
Another interesting moment which is visible from this survey is World vs USA salary comparison:
- Engineering manager - $89,000 Global, $137,000 USA
- DevOps specialist - $72,000 Global, $110,000 USA
So big advantage for USA in salaries of programmers for 2017 - 2018 period.
You can read more here:
Programmer Salary per language and experience 2018
Another interesting topic is how much programmer earn per language based on his experince in 2018. This can be viewed here:
Salary and Experience by Language
Languages and Highest Salaries Worldwide?
The most paid languages are very interesting:
- $74,000 - F#
- $73,000 - Ocaml
- $72,000 - Closure
- $72,000 - Groovy
- $69,000 - Perl
One of my favourite languages are inside top 5 - Groovy.
here is the list:
What Languages Are Associated with the Highest Salaries Worldwide?
Participants in the survey per continent
It seems that users who participate in the survey are mainly from Europe, followed by N. America and Asia.
- 39,001 - Europe
- 25,016 - North America
- 24,700 - Asia
- 4,162 - South America
- 2,869 - Africa
- 2,591 - Australia/Oceania
Most Popular Technologies
Programming, Scripting, and Markup Languages
- 68.5% HTML
- 65.1% CSS
- 57.0% SQL
- 45.3% Java
in databases MySQL is the most popular one:
- 58.7% MySQL
- 41.2% SQL Server
- 32.9% PostgreSQL
- 25.9% MongoDB
Years Since Learning to Code
it seems that professional coders with experience more than 10 years are extremely small number. And people with less that 5 years are most than half of the people in this survey:
- 30.1% - 0-2 years
- 27.4% - 3-5 years
- 10% - 10-20 years
- 5% - 20-30 years
You can find more here: Experience
There are many more topics that can be found in this survey. Go and check it. Please do share any comments - do you agree with the results of this survey?