Stack Overflow Developer Survey 2017

Each year since 2011, Stack Overflow has asked developers about their favorite technologies, coding habits, and work preferences, as well as how they learn, share, and level up.

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  1. Tomi Engdahl says:

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    Stack Overflow survey of 64K developers worldwide: 73.1% say Rust is the most loved language, 66.9% say Facebook’s React is the most loved framework

    Rust, React, JavaScript, Python top Stack Overflow survey
    The programming community’s survey also finds that many developers are newcomers to the field

    There may be a perception in some circles that software developers have been busy coding since childhood. But online programming community Stack Overflow in its recent developer survey found many coders have been coming aboard much later.

    Stack Overflow found that only 13.1 percent of developers were actively looking for a job, but 75.2 percent were interested in hearing about new job opportunities. The opportunity to work remotely was rated a big plus by developers, with 53.3 percent calling it a top priority. Many developers felt they were underpaid, with 11.6 percent of respondents saying they were greatly underpaid and 44.9 percent believing they were somewhat underpaid.

    JavaScript (62.5 percent), SQL (51.2 ), and Java (39.7) remain the most commonly used programming languages. But Rust, with 73.1 percent of users wanting to keep working with it, was the most loved language

    The most wanted languages were Python (20.8 percent), JavaScript (18.6), and Go (13.5). “Python shot to the most-wanted language this year

    The most loved frameworks, meanwhile, were Facebook’s React (66.9 percent), Node.js (62.1), and Microsoft’s .Net Core (60.9). Node.js also took the title of most wanted framework (22.2), followed by Angular (19.4), and React (18.9).


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