Rust is the most-loved programming language in the world, while Visual Basic is the technology developers most dread, the results of Stack Overflow’s 2016 developer survey have revealed.
This is the second year in a row that Go, Rust, and Swift make the top 5 most-loved programming languages.
Developers who currently don’t develop with Android, Node, and Angular want to do so, Stack Overflow found.
Over 50,000 developers from 173 countries responded to the survey.
Stack Overflow’s questions put to the developers, and associated results, are posted below.
Star Trek or Star Wars?
The average developer is 29.6 years old. The median is 27.
The average developer has about 6.5 years IT or programming experience. The median Front-End Web Developer has 3.5 years experience. The median Full-Stack Developer has 8 years experience.
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Percentages shown are developer salaries as a proportion of the average developer salary in a respondent’s country.