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Education.

Back in the day, computing was a specialist job, and was taught by people who understood it, who knew what they were doing. And that rubbed off in how they taught, what they taught. And mostly, what they taught was "language basics" and "how to think like a developer".

Now, governments are pushing "developing" as a school course. So it's taught by teachers who don't know the subject outside the curriculum, who don't genuinely care about development, who haven't written much more than "hello world" for themselves; and taught to kids who don't care either - they just have to pass the course.
Worse, they course it taught like any other: "Read this and remember it" works fine for History, English Lit., and so forth - but development needs you to think, not remember: that's a very different mindset and that isn't taught.
And if the teachers don;t even know the debugger exists - and most don't - how teh heck are the students supposed to know?
Software is seen as a simple way to make a load of money - it's well paid, with no heavy lifting - so it's a route a lot of people want to take, even if they have no interest, skill, or abilities in that direction.
And of course, everyone who can run an app on an iPhone assumes they are computer geniuses.

This is just the impression I get - mostly from QA - and is probably well and truly wide of the mark in a lot of cases: but we don't get those case except rarely ...
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