2010 Technology Community Survey
This survey was coordinated in May 2010 by Audrey Eschright and Eva Schweber. Silicon Florist covered the reasons for the survey here.
667 people responded.
Median year of birth: 1956 (mean: 1972)
- 85% male
- 12.3% female
(not all respondents answered)
77.5% were raised outside the Portland metro area.
67.5% currently live inside Portland city limits. 32.5% reported they do not.
Median personal income: $75,000 (mean: $79,758.35)
252 respondents listed their job role as including programming, software development, or a similar title. 67 were company owners, founders, or executives.
Company size breakdown:
- 17.6% sole proprietor
- 13.2% <5 employees
- 12.5% 5-15 employees
- 6.7% 16-25 employees
- 13.7% 25-100 employees
- 36.3% 100+ employees
- 88.1% private companies
- 9.2% nonprofits
- 9% government
Other responses (in no particular order): SQL, Django, search engines, SQL Server, NHibernate, ArcGIS, Assembler, OWL, RDF, Sharepoint, C#, T-SQL, Flash, Silverlight, Adobe Flex/FlashBuilder, Excel VBA, Visual Foxpro, Delphi, Wordpress, Sitecore, Apache, ColdFusion, Linux, VB6, PostgreSQL, Crystal Reports, IIS, MVC, WCF, WF, WPF, Restfull WS, ESB, ActionScript, Rails, Zope, Scala, Stata, SAS, R, XML, PL/SQL, Powershell, Haskell, XSLT, MATLAB, JSP, Oracle, whiteboards, Photoshop, OmniGraffle, Common Lisp, Scheme, Joomla, Screenflow, Final Cut Pro, Sound Track Pro, MySQL, HLSL, Lua, Verilog, bash, Forth, assembly language, tcl/expect, Apache, Arduino, Google Web Toolkit, Coq, Isabelle, ExpressionEngine, DB2, WebSphere, jQuery, Flash, Clojure, Prolog, Apex/visualforce, UX, IxD, 3rd party APIs, concrete5, Clearspace, ARM assembly, MediaWiki, Thunderbird, Firefox, Grails, Tcl/tk, Eclipse, ArcMap, Erdas Imagine, Powerbuilder, DataFlex, Erlang, ocaml, hadoop, Agda, Smalltalk Fortress, LAMP, Pylons, GURU, Omega, Pascal, Prolog, Tapestry, sketchflow, Basalmiq, Torah
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