Most pressing long-running challenges facing software developers worldwide, as of 2015

Leading difficulties facing software developers worldwide 2015 The statistic displays the most pressing, long-running concerns and challenges facing software developers worldwide, as of April 2015. When surveyed, 57 percent of respondents indicated that staying current with new languages, frameworks, and tools was one of the most pressing challenges facing them in their role as a software developer.
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Share of respondents
Staying current with new languages, frameworks, and tools57%
Striving to develop high-quality, high-performance, and secure code43%
Overall work/life balance39%
Overly demanding clients that do not appreciate the complexity37%
Finding work that utilizes the skills developed32%
Difficulty in communicating with team members and stakeholders14%
Immature tools and platforms that make work harder13%
Share of respondents
Staying current with new languages, frameworks, and tools57%
Striving to develop high-quality, high-performance, and secure code43%
Overall work/life balance39%
Overly demanding clients that do not appreciate the complexity37%
Finding work that utilizes the skills developed32%
Difficulty in communicating with team members and stakeholders14%
Immature tools and platforms that make work harder13%
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The statistic displays the most pressing, long-running concerns and challenges facing software developers worldwide, as of April 2015. When surveyed, 57 percent of respondents indicated that staying current with new languages, frameworks, and tools was one of the most pressing challenges facing them in their role as a software developer.
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Release date
August 2015
Region
Worldwide
Survey time period
April 2015
Number of respondents
855 respondents
Special properties
Software developers

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