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Reasons for Developer Burnout

Fifty-five percent of U.K. software engineers reported feeling at least moderately burned-out at work, said a survey conducted on behalf of Haystack. Participants cited too much work and personal stress for their burnout, but the results also point to personal expectations as a culprit.
Jul 15th, 2021 11:51am by
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Demand for software developers’ time has not softened recently. COVID-related traumas created their unique reasons for stress, but 55% of 278 software engineers in the United Kingdom feel at least moderately burned-out at work, according to a June 2021 survey conducted on behalf of Haystack. The top reasons for feeling this way are too much work and personal stress but dig deeper and they are really about work and personal expectations.

 

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