It is bit surprising for me that according the study developers in general feel happier in rather small companies.
The reason might be that in general start-ups are small and start ups work with the latest technologies. In large companies’ developers many times end up digging the bugs out from the old code base and even new releases are just extension of the old presented in the new package.
The key three main things influencing to work satisfaction among the developers:
- 68% of developers consider that the ability to learn new things is more important than salary when considering a new job opportunity;
- Machine learning is the number 1 skill that developers would like to acquire in 2018; and
- Developers who work in small companies are more professionally fulfilled than those working in large groups.
This quite nicely fits for the TT-Search O’s mission to help small and medium size Finnish software companies to find transnational developer talents. Again looks like we are dealing with the challenge that presents win-win situation for both parties.