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1. What Country or Region do you live in?
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 Response
Percent
Response
Count
Australasia
1.2%118
North America (Other)
0.3%26
Mexico
0.3%29
Central America
0.2%17
United States of America
32.7%3,181
United Kingdom
9.6%935
France
2.4%232
Russia
2.5%241
Germany
6.0%583
Italy
1.5%151
Other Europe
16.7%1,626
Netherlands
2.1%207
Other Asia
3.8%367
Middle East
2.0%198
Australia
2.5%246
India
7.6%737
South America
2.3%225
Bangladesh
0.2%17
Canada
5.0%490
Africa
1.2%115

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2. Which US State or Territory do you live in?
 answered question3,160
 
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 Response
Percent
Response
Count
Alabama
0.6%20
Alaska
0.2%6
Arizona
2.3%74
Arkansas
0.4%12
California
14.9%471
Colorado
2.8%87
Connecticut
1.0%33
Delaware
0.1%3
Florida
4.0%126
Georgia
2.1%66
Guam 0.0%0
Hawaii
0.1%3
Idaho
0.5%16
Illinois
3.6%114
Indiana
1.3%41
Iowa
0.9%29
Kansas
0.9%28
Kentucky
0.5%17
Louisiana
0.4%13
Maine
0.3%10
Maryland
2.4%75
Massachusetts
4.7%149
Michigan
2.7%85
Minnesota
2.6%82
Mississippi
0.2%7
Missouri
1.6%52
Montana
0.2%7
Nebraska
0.7%22
Nevada
0.5%15
New Hampshire
0.7%21
New Jersey
2.7%85
New Mexico
0.3%9
New York
8.9%280
North Carolina
2.3%72
North Dakota
0.1%4
Ohio
3.2%101
Oklahoma
0.6%18
Oregon
2.1%66
Pennsylvania
4.5%141
Puerto Rico
0.1%3
Rhode Island
0.5%16
South Carolina
0.8%24
South Dakota
0.2%5
Tennessee
1.3%41
Texas
5.3%169
Utah
1.7%55
Vermont
0.1%4
Virginia
3.6%114
Washington
5.3%168
Washington DC
0.8%26
West Virginia
0.1%3
Wisconsin
2.1%66
Wyoming
0.2%5
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?
 answered question9,436
 
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306
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Percent
Response
Count
< 20
6.5%617
20-24
22.4%2,114
25-29
27.5%2,594
30-34
20.1%1,896
35-39
10.5%990
40-50
9.7%915
51-60
2.8%260
>60
0.5%48

4. How many years of IT/Programming experience do you have?
 answered question9,436
 
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306
 Response
Percent
Response
Count
<2
10.5%991
2-5
30.6%2,892
6-10
26.6%2,506
11+
32.3%3,047

5. How would you best describe the industry you currently work in?
 answered question9,436
 
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306
 Response
Percent
Response
Count
Consulting
9.3%876
Gaming
2.0%193
Finance / Banking
5.6%526
Healthcare
2.9%274
Web Services
19.2%1,811
Software Products
31.1%2,930
Education
7.1%672
Advertising
1.4%129
Manufacturing
2.7%257
Retail
1.9%182
Foundation / Non-Profit
1.7%159
Other
15.1%1,427

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6. How many people work for your company?
 answered question8,218
 
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1,524
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Percent
Response
Count
1-25
32.9%2,706
26-100
18.0%1,478
101-999
17.9%1,467
1,000-3,000
5.8%476
3,001+
15.4%1,263
Other (not working, consultant, etc.)
10.1%828

7. Which of the following best describes your occupation?
 answered question8,218
 
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1,524
 Response
Percent
Response
Count
Front-End Web Developer
5.1%420
Back-End Web Developer
9.3%768
Full-Stack Web Developer
29.0%2,387
Mobile Application Developer
7.7%631
Embedded Application Developer
2.6%210
Desktop Software Developer
11.3%929
Enterprise Level Services
5.3%432
Database Administrator
0.8%64
IT Staff / System Administrator
2.7%224
Manager of Developers or Team Leader
6.5%535
Executive (VP of Eng, CTO, CIO, etc.)
2.4%195
Student
8.6%708
I don't work in tech
1.9%160
Other
6.8%555

8. Including yourself, how many developers are employed at your company?
 answered question7,833
 
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1,909
 Response
Percent
Response
Count
1-5
38.6%3,021
6-15
18.0%1,408
16-30
9.5%745
31-50
6.3%492
50-100
7.0%546
100+
20.7%1,621

9. How large is the team that you work on?
 answered question7,941
 
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1,801
 Response
Percent
Response
Count
Just me!
19.6%1,555
1-3
30.5%2,422
4-8
33.6%2,672
9-15
10.2%811
15+
6.1%481

10. What other departments / roles do you interact with regularly?
 answered question7,307
 
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2,435
 Response
Percent
Response
Count
System Administrators
56.6%4,136
Designers
49.4%3,612
Product Managers
53.7%3,925
Testers / Quality Assurance
55.3%4,038
Technical Support
40.2%2,940
Sales / Marketing
31.1%2,270
Consultants
22.1%1,613
Customers
36.5%2,664
Finance
12.3%899
Human Resources
14.6%1,069

11. If your company has a native mobile app, what platforms do you support?
 answered question7,093
 
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2,649
 Response
Percent
Response
Count
iPhone
36.6%2,596
iPad
29.5%2,094
Android phone
33.4%2,370
Android tablet
23.0%1,631
Blackberry
6.9%489
Other
8.4%594
No mobile app
51.8%3,674

12. If you make a software product, how does your company make money? (You can choose more than one)
 answered question6,495
 
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3,247
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Percent
Response
Count
Advertising
11.7%757
Direct sales to consumers
26.4%1,712
Direct sales to companies
47.6%3,089
Software as a service / recurring billing
41.3%2,681
Mobile app sales
9.0%584
Consulting
25.4%1,647
Grants / outside fund-raising
8.3%540
Other
19.4%1,260

13. In an average week, how do you spend your time?
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 None1-2 hours2-5 hours5-10 hours10-20 hours20+ hoursRating
Count
Developing new features4.0% (309)10.1% (784)15.4% (1,189)25.0% (1,934)27.8% (2,147)17.6% (1,363)7,726
Refactoring / code quality7.1% (528)26.2% (1,963)30.1% (2,253)24.6% (1,845)10.5% (783)1.5% (114)7,486
Fixing bugs4.0% (301)19.8% (1,481)30.6% (2,293)29.6% (2,218)13.2% (987)2.7% (205)7,485
Technical support32.6% (2,280)33.6% (2,348)18.7% (1,308)9.9% (695)3.7% (261)1.5% (103)6,995
Meetings13.7% (1,013)42.1% (3,108)30.2% (2,229)10.4% (771)3.1% (230)0.5% (39)7,390
Learning new skills4.2% (314)29.9% (2,260)34.7% (2,626)21.0% (1,586)7.0% (527)3.2% (244)7,557
Surfing the Internet4.1% (311)24.7% (1,849)31.5% (2,360)22.5% (1,684)10.1% (755)7.2% (542)7,501
Commuting23.2% (1,698)30.2% (2,210)22.8% (1,667)17.3% (1,264)5.7% (417)0.7% (54)7,310

14. 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
I can recommend or request products
52.9%4,346
I influence purchasing decisions, but don't have final approval
32.8%2,693
I have a discretionary budget at my disposal
7.5%615
I can buy anything I want without asking anyone
14.1%1,157
No Involvement
25.4%2,089

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15. What types of purchases are you involved in?
 answered question6,157
 
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3,585
 Response
Percent
Response
Count
Hardware
50.1%3,086
Servers
32.8%2,020
Software
87.8%5,406
User Equipment: Monitors, PCs, Laptops
47.8%2,942
Consultants
17.4%1,069
Other
13.6%837

16. What is your budget for outside expenditures (hardware, software, consulting, etc) for 2013?
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3,585
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Percent
Response
Count
<$1,000
13.9%856
$1,001 - $5,000
15.6%961
$10,001 - $25,000
8.6%527
$25,001 - $100,000
4.2%260
$100,001 +
4.5%279
Don't know
53.2%3,274

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17. Which of the following languages or technologies have you used significantly in the past year?
 answered question8,042
 
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1,700
 Response
Percent
Response
Count
C
17.9%1,436
C++
21.1%1,696
C#
37.6%3,027
Java
37.6%3,020
JavaScript
58.9%4,735
jQuery
51.1%4,109
Node.js
7.4%599
Objective-C
11.9%955
PHP
28.9%2,324
Python
23.4%1,880
Ruby
9.9%794
SQL
57.1%4,593
Other (please specify)
 
23.6%1,897

18. Which technologies are you excited about?
 answered question5,597
 
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4,145
 Response
Percent
Response
Count
Node.js
41.2%2,304
Haskell
15.8%883
CoffeeScript
18.2%1,018
Dart
7.3%411
TypeScript
11.0%615
C++11
22.2%1,240
WinRT
14.0%782
Redis
14.4%804
MongoDB
30.1%1,687
F#
10.9%608
PhoneGap
18.6%1,042

19. Which desktop operating system do you use the most?
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Percent
Response
Count
Linux
20.9%1,685
Mac OS X
20.3%1,640
Windows 7
45.6%3,680
Windows XP
5.9%474
Windows 8
6.4%520
Other
0.9%75

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20. Please rate how important each of the following characteristics of a company/job offer are to you. Please select a MAXIMUM of 3 items as "Non-Negotiables" to help us identify the most important items, those where you would never consider a company if they didn't meet them.
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 Don't CareNot Very ImportantSomewhat ImportantVery ImportantNon-NegotiableRating
Average
Rating
Count
High Base Compensation4.2% (290)7.8% (537)37.2% (2,574)39.7% (2,751)11.2% (775)3.466,927
Stock Options/Profit Sharing Program20.6% (1,413)38.2% (2,620)30.4% (2,084)9.5% (650)1.2% (83)2.326,850
Identification With the Company/Goals3.9% (265)10.3% (707)35.0% (2,395)40.9% (2,796)9.8% (673)3.426,836
Excitement About the Company's Products2.7% (184)8.0% (549)33.8% (2,327)45.7% (3,149)9.9% (683)3.526,892
Opportunity to Use/Learn New Technologies0.8% (54)2.4% (165)19.8% (1,374)54.8% (3,805)22.3% (1,545)3.956,943
Room for Growth of Skills/Knowledge0.8% (53)1.6% (112)12.5% (871)52.0% (3,613)33.1% (2,298)4.156,947
High Quality Office Space (amenities, lounge space, free food, etc)5.2% (356)21.2% (1,457)45.5% (3,132)24.9% (1,715)3.3% (228)3.006,888
High Caliber Team (is everyone else smart/hardworking)1.3% (90)3.5% (240)25.1% (1,742)51.9% (3,601)18.2% (1,261)3.826,934
Positive Organization Structure (not much bureaucracy, helpful management)1.0% (67)3.0% (208)24.5% (1,688)55.7% (3,844)15.8% (1,090)3.826,897
Lots of Control Over Your Own Work1.5% (106)5.6% (387)29.1% (2,008)48.4% (3,343)15.3% (1,059)3.706,903
Quality of Workstation (dream machine, 30inch monitors, etc)3.8% (263)17.0% (1,170)43.8% (3,017)30.4% (2,096)5.0% (341)3.166,887
Autonomy Over Budget/Expenditures21.4% (1,458)42.5% (2,894)28.3% (1,929)6.8% (460)1.0% (69)2.236,810
Office in a Desirable City/Area8.0% (548)17.9% (1,230)34.8% (2,386)27.9% (1,913)11.3% (776)3.176,853
Convenient Commute or Telecommute Options4.8% (330)13.0% (887)33.2% (2,271)35.8% (2,449)13.2% (899)3.396,836
40 hour work week9.9% (682)17.5% (1,203)31.3% (2,156)29.5% (2,034)11.8% (813)3.166,888
Limited night / weekend work8.5% (585)14.7% (1,011)24.6% (1,696)31.5% (2,173)20.7% (1,424)3.416,889

21. Have you changed jobs in the last 12 months?
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2,350
 Response
Percent
Response
Count
Yes
32.8%2,422
No
67.2%4,970

22. What best describes your career / job satisfaction?
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2,114
 Response
Percent
Response
Count
I wish I had a job!
6.6%502
Hate my job
1.0%80
I'm not happy in my job
6.9%527
It's a paycheck
15.2%1,163
I enjoy going to work
44.3%3,383
Love my job
25.9%1,973

23. Including bonus, what is your annual compensation in USD?
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2,684
 Response
Percent
Response
Count
Student / Unemployed
8.1%570
Rather not say
16.0%1,128
<$20,000
10.9%767
$20,000 - $40,000
12.2%864
$40,000 - $60,000
12.9%911
$60,000 - $80,000
14.0%986
$80,000 - $100,000
10.3%727
$100,000 - $120,000
7.5%528
$120,000 - $140,000
3.6%254
>$140,000
4.6%323

24. Have you visited / Are you aware of Stack Overflow Careers 2.0?
 answered question7,628
 
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2,114
 Response
Percent
Response
Count
Yes
74.4%5,674
I got my current job via Careers 2.0!
1.1%83
No
24.5%1,871

25. Do you have a Stack Overflow Careers 2.0 Profile?
 answered question7,628
 
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2,114
 Response
Percent
Response
Count
Yes
52.8%4,031
No thank you
30.6%2,336
I'm not a programmer or IT person
1.7%129
No, but I want one! (Please provide email and we will invite you)
 
14.8%1,132

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26. You answered you don't have a Careers 2.0 profile, can you elaborate why?
 answered question2,304
 
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7,438
 Response
Percent
Response
Count
Didn't know about Careers before you asked
21.2%489
Couldn't get an invite
1.4%33
Don't have anything cool to put on a profile
13.3%306
Tried it, but had a problem
0.7%15
Thought Careers site was just about finding a job and I already have one
45.4%1,046
Other (please specify)
 
18.0%415

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27. Which technology products do you own? (You can choose more than one)
 answered question7,047
 
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 Response
Percent
Response
Count
iPhone
35.2%2,481
Android
59.6%4,199
Blackberry
4.7%331
Windows Phone
8.4%591
iPad
30.5%2,148
Android Tablet
21.1%1,486
Kindle Fire
5.0%350
Windows Tablet
2.9%204
Kindle
23.6%1,666
Nook
3.0%214
PS3
17.5%1,232
Xbox
23.6%1,662
Wii
26.8%1,891
Other (please specify)
 
10.0%708

28. In the last 12 months, how much money have you spent on personal technology-related purchases?
 answered question7,461
 
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 Response
Percent
Response
Count
<$100
11.8%883
$100-$250
13.3%989
$251-$500
15.3%1,144
$501-$1,000
20.3%1,516
$1,001-$2,000
21.8%1,629
$2,001-$3,000
9.4%698
>$3,000
8.1%602

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29. Please rate the advertising you've seen on Stack Overflow
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 Strongly DisagreeDisagreeNeutralAgreeStrongly AgreeRating
Average
Rating
Count
The ads are relevant7.4% (552)4.9% (365)55.1% (4,114)28.3% (2,112)4.4% (326)3.177,469
The ads are entertaining12.1% (907)12.1% (906)60.8% (4,541)13.3% (994)1.6% (120)2.807,468
The ads are Informative9.1% (681)7.8% (580)61.1% (4,562)20.3% (1,519)1.6% (123)2.987,465
I click on ads that interest me18.1% (1,360)11.8% (884)35.9% (2,692)28.8% (2,158)5.4% (402)2.917,496
I've taken a trial/purchased a product from ads43.3% (3,242)21.0% (1,571)30.8% (2,305)3.8% (283)1.1% (80)1.987,481
What ads? I use an ad blocker29.4% (2,180)12.9% (960)23.1% (1,713)9.6% (710)25.1% (1,860)2.887,423

30. What advertisers do you remember seeing on Stack Overflow?
 answered question2,783
 
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6,959
 Response
Count
 2,783

31. What is your current Stack Overflow reputation?
 answered question7,432
 
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2,310
 Response
Percent
Response
Count
10,000+
9.3%692
5,000+
7.2%535
3,000+
6.8%505
2,000+
7.2%533
1,000+
13.0%969
500+
13.0%968
200+
11.3%841
100+
8.5%629
50+
6.0%446
1+
12.5%926
Don't have an account
5.2%388

32. How do you use Stack Overflow?
 answered question7,529
 
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2,213
 Response
Percent
Response
Count
Read other people's questions to solve my problems
93.7%7,056
Ask questions to solve problems
65.4%4,922
Answer questions I know the answer to
78.7%5,925
Other (please specify)
 
8.0%602

33. 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 question4,647
 
skipped question
5,095
 Response
Count
 4,647

34. 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 question2,666
 
skipped question
7,076
 Response
Percent
Response
Count
Name
 
99.5%2,652
Street Address
 
93.7%2,499
City
 
97.9%2,610
State / Province
 
97.4%2,596
Zip / Postal Code
 
97.2%2,592

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