[Haskell-cafe] Popularity?!

MigMit migmit at gmail.com
Wed Jun 3 17:42:52 UTC 2020

Isn't it self-reported?

> On 3 Jun 2020, at 18:33, Gregory Guthrie <guthrie at miu.edu> wrote:
> Yep. But hey, why doubt good PR!
> Even COBOL jobs are high paying recently.
> Nonetheless, This is (real) data from a survey, from one place where language techies hang-out. Not definitive, but interesting. Haskell gets such little respect and good PR, anything is nice to see.
> And I think that anyone who has to program in Perl deserves higher pay than ... :-)
> Don't take the numbers "seriously", just enjoy.
> Dr. Gregory Guthrie
> Maharishi International University
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> On Wed, Jun 03, 2020 at 11:51:31AM -0400, Chris Smith wrote:
>> https://insights.stackoverflow.com/survey/2020#top-paying-technologies  
>> is the link.  Honestly, though, the salary numbers seem so wrong that 
>> I find it hard to take them seriously.  I imagine what's going on here 
>> is that salaries vary mainly by location.  Technologies that have not 
>> been adopted in regions where salaries are lower will show up at the top of this list.
>> It says nothing about how salaries in any given area will compare.
>> Interpreting correlations like this is tricky.
> Perl as top-paying programming language, and Bash/Shell/PowerShell as number 6 are particularly hard to believe.
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