Calm, Swift and F # prove most popular programming languages




StackOverflow has announced the results of the survey is conducted annually among developers. Calm, Swift and F # are the most popular languages ​​in the bus. In total, 56 033 people from 173 countries filled in the questionnaire, more than double last year.

Stack Overflow logo The survey consisted of 45 questions, divided into developer profile, technology, work and the StackOverflow community. Programming languages ​​where the most work are JavaScript, SQL and Java, but they are not necessarily the most popular. Those top three consists of Peace, Swift and F #. Working with Visual Basic, WordPress or Matlab is most feared. The trends on StackOverflow show React is very popular and programming for Windows Phone is by far the least.

Mac OS X for the second year in a row popular than Linux among developers. The difference was in 2015 one percent, now the trend seems to really follow through with 26.2 percent for OS X, 21.7 percent and 22.5 percent for Linux to Windows 7. If the trend continues, used next represent less than 50 percent of developers a Windows OS.

The average age is 29.6 years and the majority of all respondents developer or programmer. The percentage of women who filled out the survey is 5.8 percent. They were most active as a designer. The least common job among women executive.

67.8 percent have a full-time job of respondents. Then the people of Stack consists of 12.6 percent of students, professionals take 7.1 percent on their behalf. For getting a job appears to be a ‘known’ in most countries a practical wheelbarrow, except in India where recruiters friends dethrone. Then comes the money and that is still the main motivation for many, though the balance between work and leisure time also high.

Salaries are pretty average in the Netherlands and Belgium, as the salary of a developer compared to the Big Mac index. In Europe, that salaries in Denmark are much higher. Most earned in Europe by Swiss, nearly double what it earned in the Netherlands, but the Big Mac is also twice as expensive. All results are shown on StackOverflow .


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