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1. What Country or Region do you live in?
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Percent
Response
Count
Australasia
1.7%105
North America (Other)
0.4%23
Mexico
0.5%32
Central America
0.3%21
United States of America
28.6%1,785
United Kingdom
9.4%589
France
2.2%135
Russia
2.6%162
Germany
4.4%273
Italy
1.8%110
Other Europe
18.7%1,168
Netherlands
2.2%136
Other Asia
3.5%221
Middle East
2.0%124
Australia
3.0%185
India
8.6%537
South America
2.9%182
Bangladesh
0.2%15
Canada
5.6%348
Africa
1.5%92

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2. Which US State or Territory do you live in?
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Percent
Response
Count
Alabama
0.6%10
Alaska
0.3%6
Arizona
1.9%34
Arkansas
0.3%5
California
14.4%256
Colorado
2.6%47
Connecticut
0.9%16
Delaware
0.5%8
Florida
3.6%64
Georgia
1.6%29
Guam 0.0%0
Hawaii
0.1%1
Idaho
0.5%9
Illinois
3.9%69
Indiana
1.5%26
Iowa
1.1%19
Kansas
1.1%19
Kentucky
0.8%14
Louisiana
0.3%5
Maine
0.4%7
Maryland
2.3%40
Massachusetts
4.6%81
Michigan
3.2%56
Minnesota
2.8%49
Mississippi
0.2%4
Missouri
1.7%30
Montana
0.3%5
Nebraska
1.0%18
Nevada
0.3%5
New Hampshire
0.7%12
New Jersey
3.2%57
New Mexico
0.3%5
New York
6.9%122
North Carolina
2.5%44
North Dakota
0.2%4
Ohio
3.3%59
Oklahoma
1.0%18
Oregon
2.4%42
Pennsylvania
4.0%71
Puerto Rico
0.1%1
Rhode Island
0.3%6
South Carolina
0.8%15
South Dakota
0.2%4
Tennessee
1.1%20
Texas
4.8%86
Utah
2.5%45
Vermont
0.1%1
Virginia
3.3%59
Washington
5.8%103
Washington DC
0.3%6
West Virginia
0.2%4
Wisconsin
3.0%54
Wyoming
0.2%4
American Samoa
0.1%1
US Virgin Islands 0.0%0
Northern Mariana Islands 0.0%0
Minor Outlying Islands 0.0%0

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3. How old are you?
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Percent
Response
Count
< 20
5.8%348
20-24
24.7%1,474
25-29
32.1%1,914
30-34
19.1%1,138
35-39
9.4%558
40-50
7.1%426
51-60
1.3%77
>60
0.5%30

4. How many years of IT/Programming experience do you have?
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Percent
Response
Count
<2
11.6%694
2-5
32.4%1,935
6-10
27.9%1,663
11+
28.0%1,673

5. How would you best describe the industry you currently work in?
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Percent
Response
Count
Consulting
10.4%618
Gaming
2.3%138
Finance / Banking
5.8%347
Healthcare
2.7%161
Web Services
20.5%1,223
Software Products
31.6%1,884
Education
5.8%345
Advertising
1.7%99
Manufacturing
2.9%173
Retail
1.9%116
Foundation / Non-Profit
1.4%83
Other
13.0%778

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6. Which best describes the size of your company?
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Percent
Response
Count
Start Up (1-25)
30.7%1,762
Mature Small Business (25-100)
19.7%1,133
Mid Sized (100-999)
18.3%1,049
Fortune 1000 (1,000+)
17.5%1,007
Student
8.8%506
Other (not working, consultant, etc.)
4.9%281

7. Which of the following best describes your occupation?
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Percent
Response
Count
Web Application Developer
42.3%2,427
Desktop Application Developer
13.5%774
Embedded Application Developer
5.7%326
Server Programmer
7.6%438
Kernel / Driver Developer
0.5%30
Manager of Developers or Team Leader
6.0%346
IT Staff / System Administrator
2.6%147
Database Administrator
0.6%36
Systems Analyst
1.8%104
IT Manager
1.2%66
Executive (VP of Eng, CTO, CIO, etc.)
2.1%121
Student
8.2%472
I don't work in tech
1.5%86
Other
6.4%365

8. What is your involvement in purchasing products or services for the company you work for? (You can choose more than one)
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Percent
Response
Count
Influencer
44.5%2,554
Recommender
48.3%2,773
Approver
17.0%975
Purchaser
15.4%882
Check Writer
7.0%402
No Involvement
34.8%1,998
I'm a Seller
3.1%180

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9. What types of purchases are you involved in?
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Percent
Response
Count
Hardware
45.8%1,722
Servers
34.4%1,292
Software
90.5%3,401
User Equipment: Monitors, PCs, Laptops
44.0%1,655
Consultants
23.1%867
Other
14.1%529

10. What is your budget for outside expenditures (hardware, software, consulting, etc) for 2011?
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Percent
Response
Count
<$10,000
32.1%1,207
$10,001 - $25,000
10.6%398
$25,001 - $40,000
3.6%135
$41,000 - $75,000
2.0%74
$75,001 - $100,000
1.6%59
$100,001 - $150,000
1.6%59
>$150,000
6.3%236
Don't know
42.3%1,590

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11. What type of project are you developing?
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Percent
Response
Count
Mobile
12.1%675
Enterprise
24.4%1,359
SaaS
7.4%413
Web Platform
37.1%2,060
Other
15.8%878
None / Unemployed
3.1%175

12. Which languages are you proficient in?
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Percent
Response
Count
Java
42.5%2,348
JavaScript
56.6%3,128
CSS
51.1%2,824
PHP
34.8%1,925
Python
21.9%1,210
Objective-C
11.0%606
Ruby
10.4%577
SQL
59.6%3,294
C#
44.7%2,468
C++
27.6%1,527
C
26.9%1,485
Perl
8.3%461
HTML5
39.0%2,154
Other (please specify)
 
15.8%871

13. Which desktop operating system do you use the most?
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Percent
Response
Count
Linux
19.9%1,105
Mac OS X
18.7%1,035
Windows 7
48.0%2,665
Windows XP
10.8%600
Windows Vista
1.6%86
Other
1.0%57

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14. What best describes your career / job satisfaction?
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Percent
Response
Count
I wish I had a job!
7.3%396
Hate my job
1.2%63
I'm not happy in my job
6.3%344
Its a paycheck
16.4%891
I enjoy going to work
43.4%2,363
Love my job
25.5%1,388

15. Including bonus, what is your annual compensation in USD?
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Response
Count
Student / Unemployed
9.9%516
Rather not say
18.7%982
<$20,000
13.1%688
$20,000 - $40,000
12.4%647
$40,000 - $60,000
13.2%691
$60,000 - $80,000
11.6%609
$80,000 - $100,000
9.1%479
$100,000 - $120,000
5.7%298
$120,000 - $140,000
2.8%147
>$140,000
3.5%181

16. Have you visited / Are you aware of Stack Overflow Careers?
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Percent
Response
Count
Yes
77.0%4,191
No
23.0%1,253

17. Do you have a Stack Overflow Careers Profile?
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Percent
Response
Count
Yes
39.2%2,133
No thank you
38.0%2,069
I'm not a programmer or IT person
1.2%68
No, but I want one! (Please provide email and we will invite you)
 
21.6%1,174

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18. You answered you don't have a Careers profile, can you elaborate why?
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Percent
Response
Count
Didn't know about Careers before you asked
17.6%360
Couldn't get an invite
2.5%51
Don't have anything cool to put on a profile
18.1%370
Tried it, but had a problem
0.7%15
Thought Careers site was just about finding a job and I already have one
45.0%923
Other (please specify)
 
16.1%330

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19. Which technology products do you own? (You can choose more than one)
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Percent
Response
Count
iPhone
34.1%1,754
Android
48.0%2,471
Blackberry
6.0%310
Windows Phone
7.9%406
Other Smart Phone
7.5%385
Regular Mobile Phone
19.5%1,004
Kindle
20.5%1,057
Nook
3.0%154
AppleTV
6.1%313
Boxee
1.7%89
Other media streaming device
11.9%614
Netbook
19.6%1,011
PS3
16.6%854
Xbox
23.6%1,213
Wii
27.7%1,426
Other gaming system
11.7%601
Kindle Fire
2.2%113
iPad
23.8%1,226
Other tablet
8.2%423
Other (please specify)
 
7.8%403

20. In the last 12 months, how much money have you spent on personal technology-related purchases?
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Percent
Response
Count
<$100
12.7%672
$100-$250
14.4%763
$251-$500
15.4%818
$501-$1,000
19.2%1,019
$1,001-$2,000
20.6%1,089
$2,001-$3,000
8.8%466
>$3,000
8.9%471

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21. Please rate the advertising you've seen on Stack Overflow
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 Strongly DisagreeDisagreeNeutralAgreeStrongly AgreeRating
Average
Rating
Count
The ads are relevant3.8% (198)3.8% (197)42.4% (2,186)41.9% (2,162)8.0% (415)3.475,158
The ads are entertaining7.2% (374)10.7% (555)50.9% (2,629)26.5% (1,367)4.6% (238)3.105,163
The ads are Informative4.8% (249)8.0% (414)51.7% (2,667)31.5% (1,626)4.0% (205)3.225,161
I click on ads that interest me10.1% (524)9.5% (490)28.0% (1,449)41.8% (2,165)10.6% (546)3.335,174
I've taken a trial/purchased a product from ads41.5% (2,139)23.5% (1,213)25.5% (1,315)7.4% (383)2.0% (101)2.055,151
What ads? I use an ad blocker41.7% (2,133)17.9% (914)23.7% (1,213)7.1% (365)9.5% (484)2.255,109

22. What advertisers do you remember seeing on Stack Overflow?
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4,255
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Count
 1,988

23. What is your current Stack Overflow reputation?
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1,099
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Percent
Response
Count
10,000+
7.3%378
5,000+
6.4%328
3,000+
5.9%304
2,000+
6.1%312
1,000+
12.0%615
500+
11.5%592
200+
10.0%515
100+
7.4%382
50+
5.7%291
1+
14.7%757
Don't have an account
13.0%670

24. Which of our sites do you frequent most?
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 Response
Percent
Response
Count
Stack Overflow
89.1%4,629
Super User
1.0%52
Server Fault
1.4%74
Meta Stack Overflow
0.6%30
Programmers Stack Exchange
2.1%109
None
1.0%52
Other Stack Exchange (please specify)
 
4.8%252

25. If you're interested in receiving the results of this survey, please provide your email address. Results will be emailed in a couple of weeks once the survey is closed.
 answered question2,706
 
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3,537
 Response
Count
 2,706

26. Thank you for participating in the survey! If you live in the US or Canada and you'd like to receive a few Stack Overflow stickers as a small token of our appreciation, please fill in your address below. Sorry we can't ship internationally.
 answered question1,074
 
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5,169
 Response
Percent
Response
Count
Name
 
99.4%1,068
Street Address
 
96.3%1,034
City
 
97.9%1,051
State
 
96.9%1,041
Zip
 
96.2%1,033

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