Software Engineer Statistics By Gender
Among software engineers, 22.0% of them are women compared to 78.0% which are men.
- Male, 78.0%
- Female, 22.0%
Software Engineers By Gender
Gender Pay Gap For Software Engineer
Women Earn 92¢ For Every $1 Earned By Men
Software Engineer Gender Over Time
This data shows how men and women predominate in the software engineer position over time.
Software Engineer Gender By Year
Software Engineer 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%|
Software Engineer Statistics By Race
The most common ethnicity among software engineers is White, which makes up 52.3% of all software engineers. Comparatively, there are 33.0% of the Asian ethnicity and 6.9% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity.
- White, 52.3%
- Asian, 33.0%
- Hispanic or Latino, 6.9%
- Black or African American, 4.9%
- Unknown, 2.8%
- American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.1%
Software Engineer Race
|Software Engineer Race||Percentages|
|Hispanic or Latino||6.9%|
|Black or African American||4.9%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native||0.1%|
Software Engineer 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 software engineers.
- Hispanic or Latino
- Black or African American
Software Engineer Race By Year
|Year||White||Black or African American||Asian||Hispanic or Latino|
Software Engineer Wage Gap By Race
|Black or African American||$84,962|
|Hispanic or Latino||$88,050|
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Average Age of a Software Engineer
We determined the average age of software engineers based on ethnicity and gender.
Software Engineer Age By Race
|Race||Male Age||Female Age|
|Black or African American||40||43|
|Hispanic or Latino||35||35|
Software Engineer Age Breakdown
This chart breaks down the ages of software engineer employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of software engineers is 40+ years old, which represents 46% of the population.
Software Engineer Age
|Software Engineer Years||Percentages|
Types of Software Engineer Degree Levels
The most common degree for software engineers is bachelor's degree 73% of software engineers earn that degree. A close second is master's degree with 20% and rounding it off is associate degree with 4%.
- Bachelors, 73%
- Masters, 20%
- Associate, 4%
- Diploma, 1%
- Other Degrees, 2%
Software Engineers By Education
|Software Engineer Degree||Percentages|
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Software Engineer Wage Gap By Education
Software Engineer Employment Statistics
We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire software engineers.
< 50 employees
50 - 100 employees
100 - 500 employees
500 - 1,000 employees
1,000 - 10,000 employees
Software Engineer Jobs By Employer Size
|< 50 employees||2%|
|50 - 100 employees||2%|
|100 - 500 employees||5%|
|500 - 1,000 employees||12%|
|1,000 - 10,000 employees||34%|
|> 10,000 employees||46%|
Top Industries Hiring Software Engineers
Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ software engineers. Those industries include technology, non profits and media.
Software Engineer Turnover And Employment Statistics
Software Engineer 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 software engineers changed.
- Unemployment rate
Software Engineer Unemployment Rate By Year
|Year||Software Engineer Unemployment Rate|
The Average Number of Years That Software Engineer Stay in a Job
By looking over 102,987 software engineers resumes, we figured out that the average software engineer enjoys staying at their job for 1-2 years for a percentage of 45%.
Less than one year
Software Engineer Tenure
|Number or Years||Percentages|
|Less than 1 year||24%|
Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Software Engineers 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 software engineers.
|Job Title||LGBT||Job Openings|
|Functional Test Engineer||7.66%||44,452|
|Telecommunication Systems Designer||7.80%||102,055|
|Database Development Project Manager||8.31%||95,300|
|PC Systems Administrator||8.39%||135,471|
Foreign Languages Spoken By Software Engineers
The most common foreign language among software engineers is Spanish at 24.5%. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is Chinese at 11.4% and French is the third-most popular at 10.2%.
- Spanish, 24.5%
- Chinese, 11.4%
- French, 10.2%
- Mandarin, 7.5%
- German, 7.2%
- Other, 39.2%
Software Engineer Languages Spoken
Software Engineer Jobs
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