Leading multi-category online platform in Russian, Ozon surveyed more than 700 IT specialists from all over the country to find out how they came to the profession. Survey results showed that one third of developers are self-taught and only 30% have specialized higher education.
Only 21% of IT professionals are women. The most popular profession is a developer: 3 out of 4 respondents are programmers. 6% of respondents called themselves testers, and a little more than 2% are engaged in project management.