Who Codes in 2015?

Computers in Workplace

In a recent survey by Stack Overflow, we see that there are some interesting facts about developers collected from just their visitors:

  • The average developer surveyed is 29 years old
  • About 60% of all developers are under 30 years old
  • Over 92% of developers are male
  • Almost half of all developers have less than 5 years of experience
  • About 25% of developers have more than 10 years of experience
  • About half of developers don’t have a degree in Computer Science
  • 70% reported that they spend 2 hours (or more) each week programming open source software or as an after-hours  hobby
  • The most popular programming languages used are JavaScript, SQL, Java, C#, and PHP
  • Less than 22% use Mac OS X and less than 21% use Linux operating systems
  • About 10% of developers don’t use a source control solution
  • 36% of developers love their job

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