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Here’s some key advice for hiring a developer
posted on December 11, 2016

Kevin Troy, director of insights at Stack Overflow, examines some of the most common mistakes in the developer hiring process and offers some advice on how to attract the best developers to your company.

Get the right hacker for the job with Hackajob – Startup of the Week
posted on November 4, 2015

Welcome to the seventh episode of the Elevator Pitch series 5! Every week we publish a 30-second pitch from our Elevator Pitch winners. These startups, chosen by a panel of expert judges for their potential to change the world, join an alumni group that includes the likes of YPlan, Hassle, and Glow, and have to-date raised more than $86m. In this series we…

UK developers among the best compensated in the world
posted on May 14, 2015

UK developers are among the best paid and highly skilled coders in the world, new research from Stack Overflow Careers has found. The research revealed that London’s booming tech scene, which is responsible for nearly a third of all new jobs in the city, has almost eradicated unemployment for qualified developers. UK developers are paid…

AXA HealthTech finalists revealed
posted on February 18, 2015

After a long process deliberation and debate the shortlist for the first ever AXA PPP Health Tech & You Awards has been revealed. This shortlist celebrates a unique mix of innovative entries from individuals, designers, developers, entrepreneurs and healthcare professionals from the UK and around the world. All 24 shortlisted entries will be showcased in…

Startup salaries boom to average over £40,000
posted on November 13, 2014

As the UK tech sector continues to grow, it looks like startup salaries are also on the rise. The average advertised salary for startup jobs now stands at over £40,000, according to new research. Figures released by recruitment event Silicon Milkroundabout and job search engine have revealed that the average advertised salary has jumped…

Why developers are like artists
posted on October 25, 2013

A few weeks ago my team at Mulesoft created a video describing what it’s like to be a developer at the company, and I noted in the video how developers are like artists. In response, I received numerous questions and comments about it being an interesting metaphor and requests to elaborate on the concept. There are a whole…

Brave Developers: the new type of devs
posted on October 21, 2013

A class of “brave developers” is emerging, a new study has determined Despite the uncertain environment, a new breed of “brave developers” are emerging, an independent study on the state of the UK developer sector has found. The report, commissioned by Microsoft and conducted by Vanson Bourne, has found that the modern developer is facing significant…

How do I stop developers stealing my ideas?
posted on September 6, 2013

This is a common concern, and is well founded as a failure to address the issues up front can lead to a genuine loss of market competitiveness. Firstly, it is important to understand how intellectual property laws work – at least in the absence of a written contract! If you commission someone to do some…

The Flavour of BACON
posted on April 15, 2013

Jeremy Evans gives us his take on the Bacon Conference The tech community is no stranger to something a little off-the-wall. Crazy office spaces and wacky meeting hubs are almost a pre-requisite in this sector – the idea is that ultimately this will feed back into productivity and creativity: there’s a method to the madness. BACON…

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Startups must constantly evolve if they are to succeed
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posted on May 27, 2017

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posted on May 26, 2017

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Theresa May: Tech giants should be encouraged to do more to fight online extremism
posted on May 26, 2017

Alfa Financial completes ‘largest UK tech listing in almost two years’
posted on May 26, 2017

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The Liberal Democrats Manifesto: what does it mean for UK tech?
posted on May 26, 2017