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1. What Country or Region do you live in?
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Percent
Response
Count
Australasia
1.0%29
North America (Other)
0.3%8
Mexico
0.7%20
Central America
0.2%6
United States of America
36.9%1,037
United Kingdom
11.2%314
France
2.1%60
Russia
1.5%41
Germany
3.8%106
Italy
1.2%35
Other Europe
16.0%451
Netherlands
2.0%55
Other Asia
2.9%81
Middle East
2.6%73
Australia
4.0%112
India
3.4%95
South America
3.2%91
Canada
5.5%156
Africa
1.5%43

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2. Which US State or Territory do you live in?
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Percent
Response
Count
Alabama
0.3%3
Alaska
0.4%4
Arizona
2.7%28
Arkansas
0.5%5
California
11.9%122
Colorado
1.7%18
Connecticut
1.1%11
Delaware
0.6%6
Florida
3.2%33
Georgia
1.8%19
Guam 0.0%0
Hawaii
0.1%1
Idaho
0.2%2
Illinois
4.5%46
Indiana
1.7%17
Iowa
1.6%16
Kansas
1.4%14
Kentucky
0.7%7
Louisiana
0.5%5
Maine
0.7%7
Maryland
2.1%22
Massachusetts
4.8%49
Michigan
2.5%26
Minnesota
2.2%23
Mississippi
0.3%3
Missouri
1.7%17
Montana
0.3%3
Nebraska
0.7%7
Nevada
0.3%3
New Hampshire
0.5%5
New Jersey
2.8%29
New Mexico
0.5%5
New York
8.4%86
North Carolina
2.4%25
North Dakota
0.2%2
Ohio
3.9%40
Oklahoma
1.0%10
Oregon
2.3%24
Pennsylvania
4.1%42
Puerto Rico
0.1%1
Rhode Island
0.3%3
South Carolina
0.6%6
South Dakota
0.5%5
Tennessee
1.6%16
Texas
6.1%63
Utah
1.7%17
Vermont
0.3%3
Virginia
4.3%44
Washington
5.9%61
Washington DC
0.4%4
West Virginia 0.0%0
Wisconsin
1.8%19
Wyoming
0.2%2
American Samoa 0.0%0
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
4.3%116
20-24
18.6%507
25-29
30.5%831
30-34
22.4%612
35-39
12.6%343
40-50
10.2%277
51-60
1.4%37
>60
0.2%6

4. How many years of IT/Programming experience do you have?
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Percent
Response
Count
<2
5.3%146
2-5
26.3%717
6-10
30.1%822
11+
38.3%1,044

5. How would you best describe the industry you work in?
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Percent
Response
Count
Consulting
11.8%322
Gaming
1.8%49
Finance / Banking
6.9%189
Healthcare
3.0%81
Web Services
18.1%495
Software Products
29.8%814
Education
5.8%157
Advertising
1.6%43
Manufacturing
2.8%77
Retail
2.1%56
Foundation / Non-Profit
1.8%50
Other
14.5%396

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6. Which best describes the size of your company?
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Percent
Response
Count
Start Up (1-25)
28.2%745
Mature Small Business (25-100)
21.5%569
Mid Sized (100-999)
16.9%447
Fortune 1000 (1,000+)
20.5%543
Student
7.7%203
Other (not working, consultant, etc.)
5.3%139

7. Which of the following best describes your occupation?
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Percent
Response
Count
Web Application Developer
40.3%1,066
Desktop Application Developer
15.8%419
Embedded Application Developer
4.3%115
Server Programmer
8.0%213
Kernel / Driver Developer
0.4%10
Manager of Developers or Team Leader
7.4%195
IT Staff / System Administrator
3.2%85
Database Administrator
0.9%23
Systems Analyst
2.0%54
IT Manager
1.1%28
Executive (VP of Eng, CTO, CIO, etc.)
2.6%70
Student
7.5%198
Other
6.4%170

8. How likely is it that a recommendation you make will be acted upon?
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Percent
Response
Count
Not in a million years
2.1%56
Once in a blue moon
7.7%201
It's been known to happen
40.6%1,060
Unless it's stoopid it gets done
38.0%993
I run this place
11.5%300

9. What is your involvement in purchasing? You can choose more than 1.
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Percent
Response
Count
Influencer
51.4%1,361
Recommender
56.5%1,496
Approver
14.9%394
Purchaser
17.2%456
Check Writer
7.0%185
No Involvement
27.4%726
I'm a Seller
3.4%91

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10. What types of purchases are you involved in?
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Percent
Response
Count
Hardware
49.5%967
Servers
36.3%708
Software
91.6%1,789
User Equipment: Monitors, PCs, Laptops
49.6%969
Consultants
23.9%466
Other
14.5%284

11. What is your budget for outside expenditures (hardware, software, consulting, etc) for 2011?
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Percent
Response
Count
<$10,000
27.3%532
$10,001 - $25,000
11.2%218
$25,001 - $40,000
4.3%84
$41,000 - $75,000
2.3%44
$75,001 - $100,000
2.2%42
$100,001 - $150,000
2.3%44
>$150,000
6.1%120
Don't know
47.4%926

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12. What type of project are you developing?
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Percent
Response
Count
Mobile
7.5%194
Enterprise
31.7%824
SaaS
7.7%201
Web Platform
33.3%864
Other
19.8%515

13. Which languages are you proficient in?
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Percent
Response
Count
Java
33.2%861
JavaScript
54.7%1,419
CSS
52.3%1,356
PHP
30.4%788
Python
22.2%575
Ruby
11.0%285
SQL
62.2%1,613
C#
52.1%1,352
C++
28.5%740
C
28.6%741
Perl
10.9%284
None
0.8%20
other (please specify)
 
25.7%667

14. What operating system do you use the most?
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Percent
Response
Count
Linux
18.2%472
Mac OS X
15.6%405
Windows 7
44.7%1,158
Windows XP
18.3%473
Windows Vista
3.2%82

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15. Please rate your job/career satisfaction
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Percent
Response
Count
FML
2.5%63
I'm not happy in my job
6.2%159
It pays the bills
22.9%585
I enjoy going to work
55.6%1,419
So happy it hurts
12.8%327

16. Including bonus, what is your annual compensation in USD?
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Percent
Response
Count
Student / Unemployed
9.1%215
<$20,000
12.0%283
$20,000 - $40,000
13.4%318
$40,000 - $60,000
17.5%415
$60,000 - $80,000
17.5%413
$80,000 - $100,000
12.3%292
$100,000 - $120,000
9.4%222
$120,000 - $140,000
4.1%97
>$140,000
4.7%110

17. Which technology products do you own? (You can choose more than one)
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Percent
Response
Count
iPhone
34.3%839
Android
30.4%744
Blackberry
6.9%168
Other Smart Phone
15.0%366
Regular Mobile Phone
25.5%624
Kindle
14.4%353
Nook
1.6%39
Blu-Ray
21.1%516
HDTV
44.6%1,090
AppleTV
4.7%116
iPad
16.1%394
Other netbook
20.5%501
PS3
15.4%376
Xbox
24.4%597
Wii
33.7%824
Other gaming system
12.8%314
other (please specify)
 
8.9%218

18. In the last 12 months, how much money have you spent on personal technology-related purchases?
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Percent
Response
Count
<$100
9.5%239
$100-$250
11.2%280
$251-$500
14.7%367
$501-$1,000
20.2%505
$1,001-$2,000
22.7%569
$2,001-$3,000
10.6%265
>$3,000
11.2%280

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19. Which of our sites do you frequent most?
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Percent
Response
Count
Stack Overflow
88.1%2,230
Super User
2.3%57
Server Fault
2.2%56
Meta Stack Overflow
0.7%17
Programmers Stack Exchange
3.2%82
None
0.6%14
Other
3.0%76

20. If you're interested in receiving the results of this survey, please provide your email address.
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 1,157

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