Software Development Status Quo - 1: General Insights (as of Feb. 2016)
Want to learn about the state of software development? Here's some insight into the development space, focusing current trends. Check out popular programming languages, loved and hated technologies, web dev, mobile dev, and more!
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In this post, I will select some results from surveys/studies/reports/statistics about the state of software development. The intent of this post is to help developers understand what is happening around them, and current technology trends so that they can adapt and remain competitive.
For shared or different results between resources, I selected a single resource as a reference and left other results to readers to find differences themselves.
Popular Programming languages
* Note: Have a look at this other article which summarizes findings from different important resources in a single post.
Most Loved Technologies
Most Hated Technologies 
Most Wanted Technologies 
Server-Side Languages 
Web Servers 
Client-Side Languages 
Text Editors 
* Note: Text editors not IDEs
Text Editors by Occupation 
Source Control 
Operating Systems Market Shares 
Mobile Application Markets 
Mobile Developers 
Agile Methodologies 
 IEEE Spectrum: The 2015 Top 10 Programming Languages
 Stackoverflow holds an annual survey about the state of software development. These results as per 2015 survey.
 W3Techs — World Wide Web Technology Surveys, as per February 2016
 VersionOne — 9th annual State Of Agile Survey, 2015
 MobiForge — Mobile Software Statistics, 2015
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