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Top tech stats: Developer salaries, Facebook news consumption and more

top tech stats

Welcome to your roundup of some of the past week’s most interesting surveys, statistics and reports relevant to those involved in the UK tech industry.

This week we bring you the latest stats on developer salaries, news consumption on Facebook, the seeming disconnect between corporate culture and digital transformation and research looking at the state of Scotland’s tech sector.

Surveying developers

Some 45% of developers say the feel underpaid.

That’s according to Stack Overflow’s ‘Q2 Developer Ecosystem report,’ which also found that developers don’t always get the benefits they want – including their preference for remote working options, flexible working hours and professional development.

Unsurprisingly, the best paid software engineers were in Greater London, where the top 5% of developers earn over £98,000 per annum. ...