Reports prepared by Stack Overflow are a great source of information for all those interested in the world of technology and modern industry trends. As the Stack Overflow test is very extensive, I decided to analyze it carefully and choose the most interesting information for you. Here is the data that you need to know in 2019.
- Twelfth place in the ranking went to the Ruby programming language.
- 45% of developers in the world have experience of less than 10 years. The largest group are programmers who have worked in the industry for 5 to 9 years.
- The respondents chose Elon Mask as the person who in 2019 will have the greatest impact on the technology industry. Jeff Bezos came in second and Satya Nadella was third.
- The most popular web framework chosen was jQuery and second place was taken by React js. and Angular/Angular js.
- Ruby on Rails took the eleventh place among web frameworks was taken and Vue.js was in seventh place.
- For the fourth time in a row, Rust was the most liked programming language by developers, followed by Python and then TypeScript.
- React js., Vue.js and Express were the most classified among the frameworks, and tenth place went to Ruby on Rails.
- Nearly half of programmers (47.5%) use Windows in their work, 26.8% use MacOS, and 25.6% are Linux-based.
- Ruby is one of the most-paid programming languages, finishing sixth with an average of $75k.
- For the greatest challenges faced, productivity was in first place: distracting work environments, meetings and being tasked with non-development work.
- 68.8% of respondents see the value in executing code review, 6.7% do so only through obligation, at 23.6% of developers do not practice this principle at all.
- 12.2% of respondents spend less than 1 hour per week on code review, and 31.4% spend between 2 and 3 hours per week.
- On average, a full stack developer’s salary is $57k, a backend developer earns $56k, and front end developers earn $52k. Let's also note that average designer salary is $51k.
- Over half of the developers work from 40 to 44 hours per week. Product managers and engineers are mostly long-term employees, as well as developers in Eastern Europe, India and the United States.