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insights October 16, 2019

Coding Salaries in 2019: Updating the Stack Overflow Salary Calculator

Today we are launching the 2019 update to the Stack Overflow Salary Calculator, a tool that allows developers and employers to understand representative salaries for the software industry based on experience level, location, education, and specific technologies. This is the third year we have released our salary calculator, and we continue to use the same…
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Data Scientist (former)
insights May 21, 2019

Public Data Release of Stack Overflow’s 2019 Developer Survey

Last month, we published the results from Stack Overflow’s 2019 Developer Survey, and today you can access the data from this year’s survey for yourself. Almost 90,000 developers from around the world shared their opinions about the jobs they have, the technologies they use everyday, and where they see the industry going. This year, we…
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Data Scientist (former)
company April 9, 2019

The 2019 Stack Overflow Developer Survey Results Are In

We’ve been working hard for months, and today the Developer Survey results for 2019 are live. This year marks the ninth year we’ve published our annual Developer Survey, and nearly 90,000 developers took the 20-minute survey earlier this year. See the results for yourself! What are some of this year’s key results? Python, the fastest-growing…
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Data Scientist (former)
insights September 5, 2018

Developer Salaries in 2018: Updating the Stack Overflow Salary Calculator

Today we launched the 2018 update to the Stack Overflow Salary Calculator, a tool that allows developers and employers to find typical salaries for the software industry based on experience level, location, education, and specific technologies. The methodology we used is similar to last year, but this year we’ve added support for eight new countries…
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Data Scientist (former)
insights May 30, 2018

Public Data Release of Stack Overflow’s 2018 Developer Survey

Starting today, you can access the public data release for Stack Overflow’s 2018 Developer Survey. Over 100,000 developers from around the world shared their opinions about everything from their favorite technologies to job preferences, and this data is now available for you to analyze yourself. This year, we are partnering with Kaggle to publish and…
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Data Scientist (former)
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insights January 22, 2018

Remote Work in the 2017 Developer Survey

The 2018 Stack Overflow Developer Survey is open right now, and we on the Data Team are eagerly awaiting this year’s data so we can uncover new insights about the worldwide developer community. Every year, we learn interesting things, whether that’s about student developers’ attitudes toward industries or fictional representations of coders. I work remotely,…
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Data Scientist (former)
code-for-a-living September 19, 2017

How Much Do Developers Earn? Find Out with the Stack Overflow Salary Calculator

Today, we launched the Stack Overflow Salary Calculator, a tool that allows developers and employers to find typical salaries based on experience level, location, specific technologies, and education. We did this because we believe developers should be empowered with more information around job searches, careers, and salary. In fact, we know that developers want more…
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Data Scientist (former)
community June 15, 2017

Download Stack Overflow’s 2017 Developer Survey Data

Starting today, you can download the raw data from Stack Overflow’s 2017 Developer Survey, which received more than 64,000 responses from developers around the world. (The data file includes the 51,392 responses we considered to be sufficiently complete for publication.) You can download previous years’ results as well, from 2011 to 2016. We’re always excited…
insights June 15, 2017

Developers Who Use Spaces Make More Money Than Those Who Use Tabs

Do you use tabs or spaces for code indentation? This is a bit of a “holy war” among software developers; one that’s been the subject of many debates and in-jokes. I use spaces, but I never thought it was particularly important. But today we’re releasing the raw data behind the Stack Overflow 2017 Developer Survey,…
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