In this week’s roundup from OfferZen, we give you a sneak peek at data from our latest Dev Nation Survey, explore how bad management wrecks developer retention, and what it costs to hire Kotlin developers.
Exclusive Dev Nation sneak peek: Boost your dev retention with more opportunities to work with AI
AI’s rapid and ongoing developments are making it harder for companies and developers to ignore its impact on software development. Generative AI tools like Co-pilot and ChatGPT are helping developers write and debug basic code. As a result, StackOverflow has suffered traffic losses leading to the company laying off 28% of its staff this week.
But how is the South African tech community using AI? And is there a correlation between using AI as part of their role and dev retention? Let’s take a look at incoming data from our latest Dev Nation survey.
When looking at what makes developers stay or leave their roles, our data shows that growth opportunities are one of the most important factors: