NewsSurvey: JavaScript Named Most Popular Development Technology

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Stack Overflow has released the results of a wide-ranging survey completed by 55,000 developers around the world. Key takeaways include the following:

  • JavaScript was the technology developers used the most.
  • React was the technology making the biggest gains in users (311.3 percent increase), followed by Apache Spark.
  • Windows Phone was the technology with the biggest decrease in popularity.
  • Spark developers command the biggest salaries, as much s $125,000 per year.
  • Only 5.8 percent of the developers who took the survey identify as female.
  • 67.8 percent of those surveyed had a full-time position.
  • 96 percent of developers surveyed work on some kind of team.

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