Demographic information on Computer programmers in the US. The average age of male Computer programmers in the workforce is 41.7 and of female Computer programmers is 44.7, and the most common race/ethnicity for Computer programmers is White.
Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Computer programmers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Computer programmers need many skills, but most especially Programming, Reading Comprehension, and Quality Control Analysis. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Computer programmers need more than the average amount of Programming, Technology Design, and Operations Analysis.
Projections on wages and job growth for Computer programmers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 6.5%, but Computer programmers are expected to see a growth of -8% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow slower than the national average.