The 2021 version of Stack Overflow’s developer survey options each substantial adjustments within the panorama whereas different components have remained stubbornly resilient.
In a blog post, Stack Overflow’s Ben Popper and David Gibson wrote:
“This yr’s survey was just a little completely different than ones in years previous. We opened our 2020 survey in February, and by the point we bought round to publishing the outcomes, the truth of labor and every day life had shifted dramatically for individuals across the globe.
The pandemic continues to exert a powerful affect on the form of our financial system and society, so we tried to maintain this yr’s survey shorter and centered on issues exterior the standard workplace.”
So, with that in thoughts, to the findings…
One of many highlights from this yr’s report is that React.js (40.14%) has overtaken jQuery (34.42%) to turn out to be the most-used net framework. Finishing the highest 5 are Specific (23.82%), Angular (22.96%), and Vue.js (18.97%).
React.js (25.12%) additionally leads the most-wanted net frameworks, adopted by Vue.js (16.69%), Django (9.21%), Angular (8.47%), and Svelte (6.57%).
Though it simply makes the highest 5 most-wanted, Svelte (71.47%) is tied with ASP.NET Core because the most-loved net framework. FastAPI (70.04%) is second on the rostrum, adopted by most-wanted framework React.js (69.28%), Vue.js (64.41%), and Specific (62.07%).
Three of the most-loved net frameworks additionally seem within the high 5 highest-paid: Svelte, ASP.NET Core, and React.js.
Sadly, none of those take the best spot which fits to Ruby on Rails ($77,556). Svelte ($62,520) takes second place, adopted by ASP.NET Core ($60,744), Gatsby ($60,129), and React.js ($58,128).
Our personal “most spectacular” award has to go to the shiny new net framework Svelte that manages to characteristic extremely within the most-wanted, most-loved, and highest-paid lists. Given extra time, it wouldn’t be stunning to see it speed up into the most well-liked net frameworks.
Python (48.24%) traded locations with SQL (47.08%) for third-place when together with all respondents however remained in fourth-place when accounting for simply skilled builders.
Whereas in fifth place in most-wanted languages, Mozilla-founded Rust (86.98%) retains its crown because the most-loved language for the sixth consecutive yr. Behind Rust are Clojure (81.12%), TypeScript (72.73%), Elixir (72.11%), and Julia (70.69%).
Python (67.83%) simply falls out of the highest 5 most-loved programming languages.
Coding in a language you like may repay, with each Clojure and Elixir showing within the high 5 highest paid languages. In actual fact, Clojure builders are, on common, raking within the greatest annual salaries ($95,000).
That wage is over $14k greater than the second-highest that goes to F# ($81,037) builders, adopted by Elixir ($80,077) and Erlang ($80,077) which tie third-place, Perl and Ruby that tie fourth ($80,000), and Scala ($77,832) which completes the highest 5.
Notably, Perl was the best paid language final yr.
Probably the most commonly-used database is MySQL (50.18%), adopted by PostgreSQL (40.42%), SQLite (32.18%), MongoDB (27.7%), and Microsoft SQL Server (26.87%).
Whereas there are not any databases that builders overwhelmingly “love” when in comparison with languages, Redis comes out on high (70.71%) and is intently adopted by PostgreSQL (70.40%) that represents the primary commonly-used database to additionally seem within the cherished listing.
MongoDB (60.28%) – one other commonly-used database – takes third place. Elasticsearch (56.70%) and Firebase (56.22%) full the highest 5.
Builders working with DynamoDB ($80,936) are making the most important bucks, adopted by Elasticsearch ($67,021) and Cassandra ($64,090). Builders’ most-loved database, Redis ($64,548), takes fourth place. Lastly, IBM DB2 ($64,044) rounds off the highest 5.
By a large margin, AWS (54.22%) unsurprisingly stays the cloud platform to beat in utilization. Nevertheless, Google Cloud (31.05%) and Microsoft Azure (30.77%) made substantial good points over final yr.
Nevertheless, if we’re speaking about extensive margins, nothing comes near the margin Visible Studio (VS Code particularly) enjoys in IDE utilization. Visible Studio Code leads the pack (71.06%), adopted by Visible Studio (33.03%), Notepad++ (29.71%), IntelliJ (28.74%), after which Vim (24.19%).
You possibly can delve into the total outcomes of Stack Overflow’s newest survey here.
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