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Digging into the HackerRank Survey 2023 Episode 19

Digging into the HackerRank Survey 2023

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In this episode we dig into the HackerRank annual survey that was released a few months ago for 2023 including the top in demand skills from employers in this uncertain tech and economic environment.
Note from Colin & CJ: This episode was recorded in November 2022. It is amazing how much changes in a few months.

Languages By Volume of HackerRanks
  • Java
  • Python
  • SQL
  • C++
  • Javascript
  • Bash
  • C#
  • Go
  • Typescript
  • R
  • PHP
  • C
  • Swift
  • Ruby
Methodology for languages 
  • To estimate employer demand for specific programming languages, we looked at HackerRank Work tests where a specific programming language was required, or where specific library questions were asked. Skill demand was estimated by the number of HackerRank Work tests using specific library questions.
  • On the preference – or supply–side, we tracked submitted languages by candidates when they have multiple options available, as well as their proficiency in those languages. We also included HankerRank Community practice data to get a full spectrum of skill preferences.
  • Notable these results are not survey results like the Stack Overflow survey
  • Demand for most languages growing, but not equally
  • Is there potential bias in the types of companies that use HackerRank? 
    • Companies that are more likely to use Java for example
Top 5 Skills in demand 
  • Problem Solving
  • Machine Learning
  • React
  • REST API shows sustained drama-free demand growth 😂
  • Keep an eye on Go and TypeScript

  • Tech hiring (and everything else) hit headwinds in 2022
  • Overall, the tech industry continues to growing
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Creators and Guests

CJ Avilla
CJ Avilla
Developer Advocate @StripeDev. Veteran. 📽 https://t.co/2UI0oEAnFK. Building with Ruby, Rails, JavaScript
Colin Loretz
Colin Loretz
I like to build software and communities. Building software at @orbitmodel 🪐 Coworking at @renocollective 🎙Sharing software learnings on @buildandlearn_


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