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As a software developer, what's the pinnacle of your profession?

Survey period: 25 Mar 2013 to 1 Apr 2013

Do you want to become the ultimate Polyglot Programmer, run your own software company, or be the resident genius, admired and feared in equal amounts in a company wealthy enough to afford your services?

OptionVotes% 
CEO of my own company29522.01
CTO of a company (mine or someone else's)1128.36
Resident Legend On All things Programming14010.45
Chief Architect, Lead Developer, Top Dog in the Developer Pit27720.67
Sales. I know where the real money is!272.01
Software developer. A really, really good one.31623.58
Not anything to do with programming352.61
No idea, or I've never really thought about it.836.19
Other554.10

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GeneralA really good developer Pin
gcode129-Mar-13 23:18
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GeneralRe: A really good developer Pin
Pravinda Amarathunge30-Mar-13 19:31
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GeneralRe: A really good developer Pin
paul_cheung13-Jun-13 21:31
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GeneralKlingon programmer Pin
CPallini29-Mar-13 11:17
mvpCPallini29-Mar-13 11:17 
GeneralIndependent Contractor Pin
AspDotNetDev28-Mar-13 15:50
protectorAspDotNetDev28-Mar-13 15:50 
GeneralMarketing Pin
Keith Barrow28-Mar-13 5:28
mentorKeith Barrow28-Mar-13 5:28 
GeneralOther Pin
kid sister27-Mar-13 7:01
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GeneralHow's this kid doing? Pin
ChrisElston26-Mar-13 2:32
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SoMad26-Mar-13 10:38
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n.podbielski30-Mar-13 10:42
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SoMad30-Mar-13 10:56
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n.podbielski1-Apr-13 22:59
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PIEBALDconsult27-Mar-13 13:35
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GeneralCEO of my own company Pin
Karthik Harve26-Mar-13 2:21
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GeneralRe: CEO of my own company Pin
Albert Holguin26-Mar-13 4:09
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Karthik Harve26-Mar-13 18:24
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Albert Holguin27-Mar-13 4:51
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snorkie26-Mar-13 4:18
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Karthik Harve26-Mar-13 18:26
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n.podbielski30-Mar-13 10:39
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Anuja Pawar Indore27-Mar-13 2:49
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GeneralPresident of the EU! Pin
tecgoblin25-Mar-13 23:16
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GeneralRe: President of the EU! Pin
ryanb3126-Mar-13 1:29
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GeneralTop Dog in the Developer Pit Pin
_Amy25-Mar-13 17:46
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PIEBALDconsult25-Mar-13 19:04
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Söderlund26-Mar-13 20:13
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GeneralWoof Pin
Mycroft Holmes25-Mar-13 15:50
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GeneralIPO Pin
Mike Mullikin25-Mar-13 14:20
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GeneralRe: IPO Pin
Mycroft Holmes25-Mar-13 15:50
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GeneralEarly Retirement Pin
_Damian S_25-Mar-13 13:49
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GeneralRe: Early Retirement Pin
Mycroft Holmes25-Mar-13 15:54
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_Damian S_25-Mar-13 16:37
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Mycroft Holmes30-Mar-13 22:53
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_Damian S_1-Apr-13 13:49
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Albert Holguin26-Mar-13 4:10
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GeneralRe: Early Retirement Pin
_Damian S_26-Mar-13 13:52
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Nicolas Dorier26-Mar-13 14:39
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_Damian S_26-Mar-13 15:54
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Nicolas Dorier26-Mar-13 22:56
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GeneralRe: Early Retirement Pin
_Damian S_27-Mar-13 14:02
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GeneralRe: Early Retirement Pin
Albert Holguin26-Mar-13 16:31
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GeneralRe: Early Retirement Pin
_Damian S_26-Mar-13 17:41
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GeneralRe: Early Retirement Pin
Albert Holguin26-Mar-13 18:16
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GeneralRun my own company Pin
Brisingr Aerowing25-Mar-13 12:34
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GeneralRe: Run my own company Pin
Albert Holguin26-Mar-13 4:11
memberAlbert Holguin26-Mar-13 4:11 
GeneralReally good software developer and CTO Pin
Oshtri Deka25-Mar-13 12:33
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GeneralCop Pin
Marco Bertschi25-Mar-13 12:09
memberMarco Bertschi25-Mar-13 12:09 
GeneralRe: Cop Pin
radioman.lt26-Mar-13 4:39
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GeneralCEO but the codes' in beta so........ Pin
Ron Anders25-Mar-13 11:28
memberRon Anders25-Mar-13 11:28 
GeneralWorld Domination and Master of the Universe Pin
Deus ex Machina25-Mar-13 7:45
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