Developers Recruiting Guide 2017

Good software developers are in high demand and can often chose between several options when changing jobs. When recruiting a developer or even a team, there are many things to consider. How can you maximize your attractivity when recruiting new employees? What are the developer's priorities when searching for a job and during the recruiting process?

The Developers Recruiting Guide can help - here are some key insights from the 2017 report:

  • More than half of the employed developers are generally interested in changing their employer

  • 59% of developers work on side projects in their spare time

  • Developers are highly mobile: Only 14% would not consider moving abroad for the job

  • The main reason for moving abroad would be better pay

  • For developers in CEE countries, better living conditions and educational options are more important

  • For Austrians, moving towards leadership positions matters more

  • When considering an offer, developers mainly look for a good working atmosphere and the ability to identify with their work


The report, released annually, is priced at €4600.


About the study

MindTake Research issues the guide in cooperation with WeAreDevelopers, Europe's leading developer conference. WeAreDevelopers takes place once a year in Vienna and was founded to give developers from all around the world the opportunity to share experiences and knowledge. Based on surveys with participants of the conference, the guide is the definited guide to the trends in the sector, straight from the source.