A slightly modified version of the 2017 Stack Overflow developer survey. The dataset is filtered to only include respondents who have used R before, and to include illustrative variable types.

SO_survey

Format

A data frame with 1634 rows and 25 variables.

Respondent

Respondent ID number

Professional

Which of the following best describes you?

Country

In which country do you currently live?

CompanySize

In terms of the number of employees, how large is the company or organization you work for?

CareerSatisfaction

Career satisfaction rating

JobSatisfaction

Job satisfaction rating

ImportantHiringAlgorithms

Congratulations! You've just been put in charge of technical recruiting at Globex, a multinational high- tech firm. This job comes with a corner office, and you have an experienced staff of recruiters at your disposal. They want to know what they should prioritize when recruiting software developers. How important should each of the following be in Globex's hiring process? Knowledge of algorithms and data structures

ImportantHiringTechExp

Congratulations! You've just been put in charge of technical recruiting at Globex, a multinational high- tech firm. This job comes with a corner office, and you have an experienced staff of recruiters at your disposal. They want to know what they should prioritize when recruiting software developers. How important should each of the following be in Globex's hiring process? Experience with specific tools (libraries, frameworks, etc.) used by the employer

ImportantHiringCommunication

Congratulations! You've just been put in charge of technical recruiting at Globex, a multinational high- tech firm. This job comes with a corner office, and you have an experienced staff of recruiters at your disposal. They want to know what they should prioritize when recruiting software developers. How important should each of the following be in Globex's hiring process? Communication skills

ImportantHiringOpenSource

Congratulations! You've just been put in charge of technical recruiting at Globex, a multinational high- tech firm. This job comes with a corner office, and you have an experienced staff of recruiters at your disposal. They want to know what they should prioritize when recruiting software developers. How important should each of the following be in Globex's hiring process? Contributions to open source projects

ImportantHiringPMExp

Congratulations! You've just been put in charge of technical recruiting at Globex, a multinational high- tech firm. This job comes with a corner office, and you have an experienced staff of recruiters at your disposal. They want to know what they should prioritize when recruiting software developers. How important should each of the following be in Globex's hiring process? Experience with specific project management tools & techniques

ImportantHiringCompanies

Congratulations! You've just been put in charge of technical recruiting at Globex, a multinational high- tech firm. This job comes with a corner office, and you have an experienced staff of recruiters at your disposal. They want to know what they should prioritize when recruiting software developers. How important should each of the following be in Globex's hiring process? Previous companies worked at

ImportantHiringTitles

Congratulations! You've just been put in charge of technical recruiting at Globex, a multinational high- tech firm. This job comes with a corner office, and you have an experienced staff of recruiters at your disposal. They want to know what they should prioritize when recruiting software developers. How important should each of the following be in Globex's hiring process? Previous job titles held

ImportantHiringEducation

Congratulations! You've just been put in charge of technical recruiting at Globex, a multinational high- tech firm. This job comes with a corner office, and you have an experienced staff of recruiters at your disposal. They want to know what they should prioritize when recruiting software developers. How important should each of the following be in Globex's hiring process? Educational credentials (e.g. schools attended, specific field of study, grades earned)

ImportantHiringRep

Congratulations! You've just been put in charge of technical recruiting at Globex, a multinational high- tech firm. This job comes with a corner office, and you have an experienced staff of recruiters at your disposal. They want to know what they should prioritize when recruiting software developers. How important should each of the following be in Globex's hiring process? Stack Overflow reputation

ImportantHiringGettingThingsDone

Congratulations! You've just been put in charge of technical recruiting at Globex, a multinational high- tech firm. This job comes with a corner office, and you have an experienced staff of recruiters at your disposal. They want to know what they should prioritize when recruiting software developers. How important should each of the following be in Globex's hiring process? Track record of getting things done

Gender

Which of the following do you currently identify as?

Race

Which of the following do you identify as?

Salary

What is your current annual base salary, before taxes, and excluding bonuses, grants, or other compensation?

ExpectedSalary

You said before that you are currently learning how to program. When you have completed your studies, what annual salary do you expect to earn in your first job after graduation?

TabsSpaces

Tabs or spaces?

WantWorkLanguage

Which of the following languages have you done extensive development work in over the past year, and which do you want to work in over the next year?

HaveWorkedLanguage

Which of the following languages have you done extensive development work in over the past year, and which do you want to work in over the next year?

Source

https://insights.stackoverflow.com/survey/