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Use of agile development and continuous integration by software devs globally 2015-18

The statistic shows the share of software developers worldwide that have adopted agile development methodology and continuous integration (CI) practices worldwide, from 2015 to 2018, based on a survey of development professionals. As of early 2018, 91 percent of respondents indicated their organization had adopted an agile development methodology, while 88 percent practiced continuous integration.

Adoption of agile development and continuous integration (CI) in software development worldwide from 2015 to 2018

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Release date

February 2018



Survey time period

2016 to 2018

Number of respondents

1,091 respondents

Special properties

technology professionals responsible for development and testing

Supplementary notes

The questions were phrased by the source as follows: "Has your organization adopted an agile development methodology?" and "Does your development organization practice continuous integration (CI)?"

Agile development is a term used to describe a variety of iterative and incremental software development methodologies. Continuous integration refers to the practice of frequently merging developer copies of software into the main project, usually several times a day.

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