State of the Software Developer Nation 2021

Thanks to our partner OfferZen, this report provides detailed insights into the needs and wants of Dutch software developers, how important education & learning is for them and what drives their career satisfaction.

Important insights for the Dutch startup ecosystem include:

Developers are highly ambitious
Junior developers are keen to learn new skills every couple of months, and more than half of developers code as a hobby.

• However, they’re worried about their career growth
1 in 3 developers aren’t confident in their career growth at their company.

• In fact, 1 in 4 developers want to move jobs this year
Startups and scaleups need to focus on employee growth and the candidate hiring experience if they want to compete for the best talent.