The hope is to increase developer efficiency, not headcount.
More than half Professional developers use CI/CD, DevOps and automated testing tools and services at their organizations, Stack Overflow’s 2022 Developer Survey reveals.
However, according to Stack Overflow, only 38% of 34,906 respondents reported having a developer portal to make it easier to find tools and services. Similarly, data viewer tools are only available to small developers.
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These findings show that the best practices common in startups and technology companies are increasing widely, but there is a lot of margin for the process to improve the efficiency of developers and the work environment.
Shomik Ghosh of Boldstart Ventures told TechCrunch that “CI/CD tooling, DevOps functionality and automated testing are the categories that make up more than 50%. “This means [that] For what is supposed to be a table stake in most startups and tech companies, more than half of developers (probably in other industries) still don’t have these core building blocks in place.