Computer Programmer Statistics By Gender
29.8% of computer programmers are women and 70.2% of computer programmers are men.
- Male, 70.2%
- Female, 29.8%
Computer Programmers By Gender
Gender Pay Gap For Computer Programmer
Women Earn 94¢ For Every $1 Earned By Men
Computer Programmer Gender Over Time
This data shows how men and women predominate in the computer programmer position over time.
Computer Programmer Gender By Year
Computer Programmer Male to Female Ratio
We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, dell certified systems expert and software applications architect have the biggest difference in gender.
|Informatics Nurse Specialist||13%||87%|
|Clinical Support Specialist||22%||78%|
|Senior Data Center Engineer||98%||2%|
|Software Applications Architect||98%||2%|
|Dell Certified Systems Expert||99%||1%|
Computer Programmer Statistics By Race
The most common ethnicity among computer programmers is White, which makes up 69.4% of all computer programmers. Comparatively, there are 15.2% of the Asian ethnicity and 8.1% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity.
- White, 69.4%
- Asian, 15.2%
- Hispanic or Latino, 8.1%
- Black or African American, 4.6%
- Unknown, 2.4%
- American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.3%
Computer Programmer Race
|Computer Programmer Race||Percentages|
|Hispanic or Latino||8.1%|
|Black or African American||4.6%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native||0.3%|
Computer Programmer Race And Ethnicity Over Time
Using the Census Bureau data, we found out how the percentage of each ethnic category trended between 2010-2019 among computer programmers.
- Hispanic or Latino
- Black or African American
Computer Programmer Race By Year
|Year||White||Black or African American||Asian||Hispanic or Latino|
Computer Programmer Wage Gap By Race
|Black or African American||$70,615|
|Hispanic or Latino||$70,933|
Computer Programmer JOBS
Average Age of a Computer Programmer
We determined the average age of computer programmers based on ethnicity and gender.
Computer Programmer Age By Race
|Race||Male Age||Female Age|
|Black or African American||46||52|
|Hispanic or Latino||39||45|
Computer Programmer Age Breakdown
This chart breaks down the ages of computer programmer employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of computer programmers is 40+ years old, which represents 69% of the population.
Computer Programmer Age
|Computer Programmer Years||Percentages|
Types of Computer Programmer Degree Levels
The most common degree for computer programmers is bachelor's degree 60% of computer programmers earn that degree. A close second is associate degree with 22% and rounding it off is master's degree with 10%.
- Bachelors, 60%
- Associate, 22%
- Masters, 10%
- Diploma, 3%
- Other Degrees, 5%
Computer Programmers By Education
|Computer Programmer Degree||Percentages|
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Computer Programmer Wage Gap By Education
|Some College/ Associate Degree||$69,517|
Computer Programmer Employment Statistics
We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire computer programmers.
< 50 employees
50 - 100 employees
100 - 500 employees
500 - 1,000 employees
1,000 - 10,000 employees
Computer Programmer Jobs By Employer Size
|< 50 employees||9%|
|50 - 100 employees||5%|
|100 - 500 employees||15%|
|500 - 1,000 employees||25%|
|1,000 - 10,000 employees||25%|
|> 10,000 employees||22%|
Top Industries Hiring Computer Programmers
Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ computer programmers. Those industries include technology, non profits and telecommunication.
Computer Programmer Turnover And Employment Statistics
Computer Programmer Unemployment Rate Over Time
The Bureau of Labor Statistics came in clutch when it came down to figuring out how the unemployment rate has changed over time. Between 2008 and 2018, this is how the number of computer programmers changed.
- Unemployment rate
Computer Programmer Unemployment Rate By Year
|Year||Computer Programmer Unemployment Rate|
The Average Number of Years That Computer Programmer Stay in a Job
By looking over 6,449 computer programmers resumes, we figured out that the average computer programmer enjoys staying at their job for 1-2 years for a percentage of 38%.
Less than one year
Computer Programmer Tenure
|Number or Years||Percentages|
|Less than 1 year||19%|
Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Computer Programmers with Other Job Titles
After finding the gender ratio, we wondered if the percentages of LGBT persons were different as well. Using the data below, you can see how other job titles compare to computer programmers.
|Job Title||LGBT||Job Openings|
|Automation Test Engineer||7.66%||125,816|
|Senior Communications Engineer||7.80%||48,258|
|Senior Database Consultant||8.31%||34,988|
|Air Support Operations Operator||9.71%||149,923|
|Senior Data Scientist||20.69%||103,618|
Foreign Languages Spoken By Computer Programmers
The most common foreign language among computer programmers is Spanish at 48.5%. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is Chinese at 5.9% and French is the third-most popular at 5.9%.
- Spanish, 48.5%
- Chinese, 5.9%
- French, 5.9%
- Mandarin, 5.3%
- Arabic, 4.7%
- Other, 29.7%
Computer Programmer Languages Spoken