During the study, over the period of one year, the salary figures of software engineers was looked at and some interesting finding were compiled. The average salaries when sorted by company funding stage, it was found that software engineers get paid the most by Series B funded companies.
Talking about the highest paying skills of a software engineer– it was found that languages like Java, JS, Ruby and Python are the ones helping the people to earn fat pay-cheques.
Enough about the skills and companies- Which schools are producing the most in-demand crop of software engineers? This list is dominated by UC Berkeley, followed by USC and Stanford.
Riviera has created this nice and enriching infographic to depict all information regarding the salaries of software engineers at one place. Take a look:
In the study, it was found that the top reason why a software engineer leaves his/her job remains the fact that he/she doesn’t find the job challenging enough. Other major factors include vague direction of the company, poor product performance and laying off.
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