Number of software developers employed in the United States in 2010 and 2020
(in 1,000)
Number of software developers employed in the U.S. 2010-2020
In 2010, there were around 520,800 app developers working in the United States. By 2020, this number is expected to rise to 664,500. The number of systems software developers is also expected to rise significantly into the future.
Number of software developers employed in the United States in 2010 and 2020
(in 1,000)
20102020
Application software developers520.8664.5
Systems software developers392.3519.4
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Source

Release date

February 2013

Region

United States

Survey time period

2010

Number of software developers employed in the U.S. 2010-2020
In 2010, there were around 520,800 app developers working in the United States. By 2020, this number is expected to rise to 664,500. The number of systems software developers is also expected to rise significantly into the future.
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