YouTube is the primary source to learn new skills/technologies: Wisdom jobs Survey finds

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YouTube is the primary source to learn new skills/technologies: Wisdom jobs Survey finds

Recent survey wisdom jobs on hiring coders/IT talent found some interesting facts.

Recruiters

Recruiters

Based on your experience, who is a better coder?

Responding to these question 73% men and 27% women are considered as better coders. Recruiters felt that they would hire the coder who is self taught (27%), on the job learners (34%), university certified (25%) and short term trainees (16%).

Employers are looking for the coders with an experience of 1-5 years (22%), coders with an experience of 5-9 years (14%), and freshers (63%) and only one percent of candidates with coding experience of 1-9 years.

What’s the biggest challenge when hiring coders?

The biggest challenge when hiring coders include that 33% recruiters felt that they hard to assess skills before hand,18% felt that time consuming interviews,20% recruiters felt that there would be competition from other companies,17%calibarting the job description and 6 % recruiters felt that there is no enough talented and diversified talent.

Programmers/coders

Responding to the question how did you learn code, some programmers responded that they follow various methods to learn code including self learning(45%),formal degree(32%),part time course(10%),on the job training(9%) and industry certification(4%).

What is your primary source to learn new technologies?

More than 29% coders prefer you tube channel to learn coding, followed by online courses(18%),coding competitions/hackathons(12%),tech books(9%),taking up learning classes(5%),other documentation(3%),develop a personal project(21%) and other sources(3%) etc.

Which new technologies would you like to acquire in 2018?

Responding to the questionnearly 29 percent programmers would like to learn Machine learning followed by web(21%),Internet of things(12%),Mobile(10%),Big data(9%),Others(6%),functional programming(4%),robotics(3%),Blockchain(2%),Virtual reality(2%) and video game(1%) etc.

More than 52 percent coders are looking for an opportunity to learn new things at job followed by career advancement opportunities (18%), complex problem solving (11%), flexible working hours (3%), salary (12%) and technical stack (4%) etc.

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