Since 2014, Andela has been deeply embedded in the African tech landscape, mirroring the agility and expertise that technology and innovation demand.
The Africa Developer Survey polled over 1,000 developers across the continent during late 2021. Proudly showcasing Africa’s exceptional talent pool and capturing the DNA of African technologists, the survey highlights the innovation emerging from this often under-represented region.
A cohort eager to learn
Africa’s developers are typically university educated but look to online resources for professional growth.
Over 90% of Africa’s developers
want to work fully remotely, or in a hybrid work environment.
Why do African developers want to work remotely?
To focus on work
To be creative
Companies are lagging in their support of flexible and remote work:
Taking their future into their own hands
Developers are constantly on the lookout for the next trend
and keeping themselves up to date.
#1 Language used
#1 Language developers
want to learn
Tools of the trade
Developers across the continent are consistent in their choice of tools and technologies.
Three technologies dominate developer’s views
on the future of technology
The Internet of Things