Developers highly value jobs within organizations that provide ongoing learning and professional growth, even more than they value compensation, according to the annual Stack Overflow Developer Survey report released today. Just over half of the respondents, though, said they believe they are underpaid.
The report, based on responses from more than 64,000 developers in 213 countries and territories, looks at issues such as career satisfaction, education, languages and tools they use, according to Jay Hanlon, Stack Overflow vice president. “Internally our core mission [at Stack Overflow] is to help developers learn, share and level up” their skills, he said. “Just from their use of the site, we know where developers live and what they use, but not a lot about what drives them, about what’s important to them in their careers.”
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