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As a software developer, which of the following would you consider yourself   [Edit]

Survey period: 8 Feb 2010 to 15 Feb 2010

Software development involves the creative, the analytical, the disciplined and sometimes the plain old stubborn sides of us.

OptionVotes% 
Engineer68472.00
Architect49151.68
Artist26127.47
Story teller677.05
Inventor31332.95
Researcher and Scientist35537.37
Detective / Sleuth25526.84
Mathematician / Analyst29531.05
Marketer / Salesman717.47
Manual Labourer17718.63
Pedantic proof checking editor697.26
I don't develop software90.95
Other394.11
Respondents were allowed to choose more than one answer; totals may not add up to 100%

View optional text answers (56 answers)


 
GeneralPerpetual Student Pin
Mycroft Holmes11-Feb-10 12:04
professionalMycroft Holmes11-Feb-10 12:04 
Generalplain old stubborn lies! Pin
Nisamudheen9-Feb-10 23:20
Nisamudheen9-Feb-10 23:20 
GeneralVoodoo Doctors Pin
M@dHatter9-Feb-10 11:06
M@dHatter9-Feb-10 11:06 
GeneralRe: Voodoo Doctors Pin
ThatsAlok9-Feb-10 16:38
ThatsAlok9-Feb-10 16:38 
GeneralRe: Voodoo Doctors Pin
Gandalf_TheWhite9-Feb-10 23:14
professionalGandalf_TheWhite9-Feb-10 23:14 
GeneralNinja Code Monk Pin
Nagy Vilmos9-Feb-10 2:38
professionalNagy Vilmos9-Feb-10 2:38 
GeneralEngineer or Mechanic Pin
Paul Darlington8-Feb-10 21:28
Paul Darlington8-Feb-10 21:28 
GeneralRe: Engineer or Mechanic Pin
Pete Appleton8-Feb-10 22:28
Pete Appleton8-Feb-10 22:28 
GeneralRe: Engineer or Mechanic Pin
Paul Darlington8-Feb-10 22:32
Paul Darlington8-Feb-10 22:32 
Of course many of us are properly qualified, as am I, sadly that is not the case with many Software 'engineers'. My point was to question the term 'Engineer' in this context without the alternatives.
GeneralA better speller Pin
Marc Clifton8-Feb-10 10:53
mvaMarc Clifton8-Feb-10 10:53 
GeneralRe: A better speller Pin
mejojo8-Feb-10 11:05
mejojo8-Feb-10 11:05 
GeneralRe: A better speller Pin
Ben Daq8-Feb-10 23:12
Ben Daq8-Feb-10 23:12 
GeneralRe: A better speller PinPopular
Marc Clifton9-Feb-10 3:15
mvaMarc Clifton9-Feb-10 3:15 
GeneralRe: A better speller Pin
BrowniePoints9-Feb-10 8:30
BrowniePoints9-Feb-10 8:30 
GeneralRe: A better speller Pin
Max Bogon12-Feb-10 6:17
Max Bogon12-Feb-10 6:17 
GeneralRe: A better speller Pin
Nagy Vilmos9-Feb-10 2:37
professionalNagy Vilmos9-Feb-10 2:37 
GeneralTitle Spelling Mistake Pin
thatraja8-Feb-10 7:10
professionalthatraja8-Feb-10 7:10 
GeneralRe: Title Spelling Mistake Pin
Vasudevan Deepak Kumar9-Feb-10 2:15
Vasudevan Deepak Kumar9-Feb-10 2:15 
GeneralRe: Title Spelling Mistake Pin
PIEBALDconsult9-Feb-10 3:14
mvePIEBALDconsult9-Feb-10 3:14 
GeneralRe: Title Spelling Mistake Pin
Vasudevan Deepak Kumar9-Feb-10 18:33
Vasudevan Deepak Kumar9-Feb-10 18:33 
GeneralRe: Title Spelling Mistake Pin
thatraja9-Feb-10 18:05
professionalthatraja9-Feb-10 18:05 
GeneralInventor Pin
radioman.lt8-Feb-10 5:24
radioman.lt8-Feb-10 5:24 
GeneralSlave. Pin
Indivara8-Feb-10 1:00
professionalIndivara8-Feb-10 1:00 
GeneralRe: Slave. Pin
John M. Drescher8-Feb-10 6:47
John M. Drescher8-Feb-10 6:47 
GeneralRe: Slave. Pin
Indivara9-Feb-10 12:51
professionalIndivara9-Feb-10 12:51 

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