What Makes a Great Software Engineer
What Makes a Great Software Engineer
Written by Alex Armstrong   
Sunday, 08 January 2012

How do you rate your co-workers and other programmers that you are acquainted with? How do they rate you? And how much confidence should we place in the results.

This infographic from Kissmetrics comes up with some definite sounding findings - starting with Python and Java developers being "superior" to those using PHP, Perl and Ruby and Facebook and Google software engineers being "better" than those at Amazon and Microsoft.

So how exactly were these results obtained?

The data comes from Mixtent, a site that has devised a method of ranking individuals' professional reputation which involves asking its members to rate those they are connected to.

Log into Mixtent via a LinkedIn account to see how this works and if you agree with the methodology.


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