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2013 Developer Salary Survey

, November 05, 2013 Our survey of more than 3,000 developers and managers shows that after several years of being flat, salaries are on the rise once again
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For the last four years, Dr. Dobb's and InformationWeek have run one of the largest independent salary surveys of U.S. developers and their managers. As shown in the following slides, the overall message from this year's survey is that salaries are on the rise again after being stuck in park for the last two years. This advance is doubtlessly attributable to an improving economy. In fact, in some areas (such as Silicon Valley), the economy's recovery and the proliferation of mobile start-ups has created an acute shortage of developers, with many companies actively competing for talent already employed at competitors. Whether this forward momentum can be sustained or whether the Silicon Valley experience is part of a bubble is hard to tell, but next year's results will surely be indicative. Meanwhile…






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