Harness 2020 State of Developer Satisfaction Report Shows Impact of Coronavirus on Software Development

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Harness, the platform for software delivery, today announced its 2020 State of Developer Satisfaction Report. The report features insights from 500 IT and engineering professionals across software and finance industries on the impact that demographics, job skills, company culture and the 2020 Coronavirus pandemic have on software delivery and job satisfaction.

The skills developers provide are hard to find and easy to lose, and the Coronavirus pandemic has introduced a bevy of new challenges that developers have never encountered before, from company-wide shifts to remote work, budget cuts, layoffs, and salary freezes. Product development has never been more important to a company’s survival. Thus, the overall satisfaction of today’s developer workforce is critical.

The report reveals that over half of developers (52%) are happier in their roles since COVID-19 began. Developers are overwhelmingly satisfied (94%) with their employer’s investment in employee

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