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Current employment

  1. Australia
  2. Canada
  3. Germany
  4. Netherlands
  5. New Zealand
  6. South Africa
  7. United Kingdom
  8. United States
  9. World

Questions in the sections:

  • Please select your organization type (one choice)
  • Please select the discipline in which you work. Please select all that apply. (multiple choice)
  • Which university do you work for? (one choice)
  • What is your official job title? (free text)
  • Are you known in your group by a different job title? If so, please enter the job title you use (free text)
  • Do you work full time or part time (free text)
  • What is the nature of your current employment? (one choice)
  • When did you start your current position? (numeric)
  • What is the expected duration (in years) of your current position (in total)? (numeric)
  • Please select the range of your (gross) salary (one choice)
  • Which of the following sources are used to pay for your effort as a Research Software Engineer? (multiple choice)

Australia

Type of organization

Organisation type for Australia Count Percentage Percentage in 2018 Difference with previous year
University 19 59.38 54.55 4.83
Non-profit organization 4 12.5 8.08 4.42
Government 4 12.5 13.13 -0.63
Other 2 6.25 2.02 4.23
National laboratory 2 6.25 21.21 -14.96
NGO 1 3.12 nan nan

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In which field are you working

In which field for Australia Count Percentage Percentage in 2018 Difference with previous year
Information and computing sciences 12 37.5 0 37.5
Biomedical and clinical sciences 7 21.88 0 21.88
Biological sciences 6 18.75 0 18.75
Earth sciences 6 18.75 0 18.75
Physical sciences 6 18.75 0 18.75
Health sciences 6 18.75 0 18.75
Language, communication and culture 5 15.62 0 15.62
Built environment and design 5 15.62 0 15.62
Engineering 5 15.62 0 15.62
Human society 4 12.5 0 12.5
Chemical sciences 4 12.5 0 12.5
Environmental sciences 4 12.5 0 12.5
History, heritage and archaeology 4 12.5 0 12.5
Commerce, management, tourism and services 4 12.5 0 12.5
Education.1 3 9.38 0 9.38
Economics.1 3 9.38 0 9.38
Indigenous studies 2 6.25 0 6.25
Mathematical sciences 2 6.25 0 6.25
Psychology.1 2 6.25 0 6.25
Law and legal studies 1 3.12 0 3.12
Philosophy and religious studies 1 3.12 0 3.12
Creative arts and writing 1 3.12 0 3.12
12 Built Environment and Design 0 0 2.02 -2.02
03 Chemical Sciences 0 0 10.1 -10.1
04 Earth Sciences 0 0 22.22 -22.22
05 Environmental Sciences 0 0 21.21 -21.21
06 Biological Sciences 0 0 34.34 -34.34
07 Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences 0 0 10.1 -10.1
08 Information and Computing Sciences 0 0 45.45 -45.45
09 Engineering 0 0 23.23 -23.23
10 Technology 0 0 26.26 -26.26
11 Medical and Health Sciences 0 0 24.24 -24.24
13 Education 0 0 9.09 -9.09
14 Economics 0 0 2.02 -2.02
15 Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services 0 0 2.02 -2.02
16 Studies in Human Society 0 0 4.04 -4.04
17 Psychology and Cognitive Sciences 0 0 3.03 -3.03
18 Law and Legal Studies 0 0 1.01 -1.01
19 Studies in Creative Arts and Writing 0 0 3.03 -3.03
20 Language, Communication and Culture 0 0 5.05 -5.05
21 History and Archaeology 0 0 3.03 -3.03
22 Philosophy and Religious Studies 0 0 3.03 -3.03
02 Physical Sciences 0 0 36.36 -36.36
01 Mathematical Sciences 0 0 24.24 -24.24

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Which university or organization

Which university for Australia Count Percentage
Queensland University of Technology 4 21.05
The Australian National University 3 15.79
The University of Melbourne 3 15.79
University of Canberra 1 5.26
Swinburne University of Technology 1 5.26
University of Western Sydney 1 5.26
The University of Queensland 1 5.26
Curtin University of Technology 1 5.26
University of Tasmania 1 5.26
Macquarie University 1 5.26
The University of Sydney 1 5.26
University of Newcastle 1 5.26

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Full time or part-time

Contract type for Australia Count Percentage Percentage in 2018 Difference with previous year
Full Time 29 90.62 93.94 -3.31
Part-time 2 6.25 5.05 1.2
Prefer not to say 1 3.12 1.01 2.11

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Type of contract

Nature of employment for Australia Count Percentage Percentage in 2018 Difference with previous year
Fixed term – funded by project funds 12 37.5 23.23 14.27
Permanent – funded by Institution core funding 9 28.12 36.36 -8.24
Fixed term – funded by Institution core funding 6 18.75 18.18 0.57
Permanent – funded by project funds 3 9.38 12.12 -2.75
Fixed term – Freelancer, consultant, contractor 1 3.12 nan nan
Fixed term – Research/Student Assistant 1 3.12 nan nan

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Length of current position

Duration of contract in years for Australia (without 95 percentile) Results in 2022 Results in 2018
count 19 74
mean 2.95 6.35
std 2.02 7.27
min 0 0.5
25% 1 2
50% 3 3
75% 4.25 6
max 6 30

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Salary

Annual salary for Australia Count Percentage Percentage in 2018 Difference with previous year
< AUD 45,000 1 3.23 2.5 0.73
≥ AUD 45,000 and < AUD 65,000 nan nan nan nan
≥ AUD 65,000 and < AUD 85,000 2 6.45 11.25 -4.8
≥ AUD 85,000 and < AUD 105,000 7 22.58 42.5 -19.92
≥ AUD 105,000 and < AUD 120,000 13 41.94 25 16.94
≥ AUD 120,000 8 25.81 15 10.81

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Funding

Type of funding for Australia Count Percentage Percentage in 2018 Difference with previous year
Institutional support 19 59.38 52.53 6.85
Grants 13 40.62 32.32 8.3
Consulting & services 5 15.62 16.16 -0.54
other. Which of the following sources are used to pay for your effort as a Research Software Engineer? 2 6.25 0 6.25
Industry support 1 3.12 10.1 -6.98
Foundations & consortiums 1 3.12 1.01 2.11
I volunteer my time 0 0 20.2 -20.2
Venture capital 0 0 1.01 -1.01
Open core 0 0 1.01 -1.01
Membership 0 0 1.01 -1.01

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Job title

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Canada

Type of organization

Organisation type for Canada Count Percentage Percentage in 2018 Difference with previous year
University 6 54.55 81.82 -27.27
Private company 3 27.27 9.09 18.18
Government 1 9.09 nan nan
Non-profit organization 1 9.09 9.09 0

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In which field are you working

In which field for Canada Count Percentage Percentage in 2018 Difference with previous year
Computer Science 7 63.64 0 63.64
Mathematics 4 36.36 0 36.36
Psychology 3 27.27 0 27.27
Biological Sciences 3 27.27 0 27.27
Physics and Astronomy 3 27.27 0 27.27
Medicine 2 18.18 0 18.18
Mechanical Engineering 1 9.09 0 9.09
Geography & Environmental Sciences 1 9.09 0 9.09
Accounting & Finance 1 9.09 0 9.09
Art & Design 1 9.09 0 9.09
General Engineering 1 9.09 0 9.09
Chemistry 1 9.09 0 9.09
Social Work 1 9.09 0 9.09
History of Art, Architecture & Design 1 9.09 0 9.09
CONDENSED MATTERPHYSICS 0 0 9.09 -9.09
EARTH SCIENCE 0 0 9.09 -9.09
ASTRONOMY AND ASTROPHYSICS 0 0 27.27 -27.27
PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY 0 0 9.09 -9.09
STATISTICS AND PROBABILITY 0 0 36.36 -36.36
THEORETICAL PHYSICS AND CHEMISTRY 0 0 9.09 -9.09
FLUID MECHANICS 0 0 9.09 -9.09
ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING 0 0 9.09 -9.09
INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING 0 0 9.09 -9.09
DESIGN AND MANUFACTURING 0 0 9.09 -9.09
BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING 0 0 9.09 -9.09
PHYSICS 0 0 9.09 -9.09
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 0 0 18.18 -18.18
ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE 0 0 18.18 -18.18
APPLIED MATHEMATICS 0 0 9.09 -9.09
HYDROLOGY 0 0 9.09 -9.09
EVOLUTION AND ECOLOGY 0 0 18.18 -18.18
MICROBIOLOGY 0 0 9.09 -9.09
PSYCHOLOGY 0 0 18.18 -18.18
LIFE SCIENCES RESEARCH RELATED TO HUMAN HEALTH AND DISEASE 0 0 18.18 -18.18
OTHER STUDIES IN NATURAL SCIENCES AND ENGINEERING 0 0 18.18 -18.18
HEALTH SCIENCES 0 0 9.09 -9.09

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Which university or organization

No data found in survey.

Full time or part-time

No data found in survey.

Type of contract

Nature of employment for Canada Count Percentage Percentage in 2018 Difference with previous year
Permanent – funded by Institution core funding 5 45.45 54.55 -9.09
Fixed term – funded by project funds 4 36.36 18.18 18.18
Permanent – funded by project funds 1 9.09 nan nan
Fixed term – funded by Institution core funding 1 9.09 9.09 0

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Length of current position

Duration of contract in years for Canada (without 95 percentile) Results in 2022
count 0
mean nan
std nan
min nan
25% nan
50% nan
75% nan
max nan

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Salary

No data found in survey.

Funding

No data found in survey.

Job title

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Germany

Type of organization

Organisation type for Germany Percentage in 2018
Helmholtz Association of German Research Centres 24.92
University 20.72
Fraunhofer Society 19.22
Max Planck Society 11.41
Other 9.91
Leibniz Association 8.41
Government 2.7
Private Company 1.8
University of Applied Sciences 0.9

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In which field are you working

In which field for Germany Count Percentage Percentage in 2018 Difference with previous year
Computer Science 104 40.31 41.44 -1.13
Biological Sciences 52 20.16 15.92 4.24
Geography & Environmental Sciences 51 19.77 16.82 2.95
Physics and Astronomy 50 19.38 24.32 -4.94
Mathematics 28 10.85 10.81 0.04
Geology 21 8.14 6.91 1.23
Education 18 6.98 4.5 2.47
Agriculture & Forestry 15 5.81 3.6 2.21
Librarianship & Information Management 15 5.81 4.2 1.61
Medicine 14 5.43 4.8 0.62
Chemistry 13 5.04 4.8 0.23
Mechanical Engineering 12 4.65 9.01 -4.36
Linguistics 10 3.88 2.7 1.17
History 10 3.88 3.6 0.27
Electrical & Electronic Engineering 10 3.88 12.01 -8.14
Civil Engineering 10 3.88 3 0.87
General Engineering 9 3.49 6.91 -3.42
Materials Technology 7 2.71 6.61 -3.89
Chemical Engineering 7 2.71 2.4 0.31
Communication & Media Studies 6 2.33 3 -0.68
Sociology 6 2.33 0.9 1.42
Philosophy 5 1.94 1.5 0.44
Economics 5 1.94 2.4 -0.46
Robotics 5 1.94 8.11 -6.17
Psychology 4 1.55 1.8 -0.25
Law 4 1.55 1.8 -0.25
Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering 4 1.55 5.71 -4.16
Classics & Ancient History 4 1.55 2.7 -1.15
Politics 3 1.16 1.5 -0.34
German 3 1.16 3.6 -2.44
History of Art, Architecture & Design 3 1.16 1.2 -0.04
Theology & Religious Studies 3 1.16 2.1 -0.94
East & South Asian Studies 2 0.78 0.3 0.47
Music 2 0.78 0.9 -0.13
Middle Eastern and African Studies 2 0.78 0.6 0.17
Business & Management Studies 2 0.78 1.2 -0.43
Town & Country Planning and Landscape Design 1 0.39 0.3 0.09
Food Science 1 0.39 0.9 -0.51
Social Work 1 0.39 0.6 -0.21
American Studies 1 0.39 0.9 -0.51
Anthropology 1 0.39 0.6 -0.21
French 1 0.39 0.3 0.09
Veterinary Medicine 1 0.39 0.6 -0.21
Iberian Languages/Hispanic Studies 1 0.39 0.3 0.09
English 1 0.39 0.6 -0.21
Social Policy 1 0.39 0.3 0.09
Youth Work 0 0 0.3 -0.3
Sports Science 0 0 0.3 -0.3
Russian & East European Languages 0 0 0.3 -0.3
Physiotherapy 0 0 0.3 -0.3
Pharmacology & Pharmacy 0 0 1.2 -1.2
Ophthalmics 0 0 0.3 -0.3
Nursing 0 0 0.3 -0.3
Marketing 0 0 0.9 -0.9
Land & Property Management 0 0 0.6 -0.6
Hospitality, Leisure, Recreation & Tourism 0 0 0.3 -0.3
Fashion 0 0 0.3 -0.3
Dentistry 0 0 0.3 -0.3
Criminology 0 0 0.9 -0.9
Counselling 0 0 0.3 -0.3
Complementary Medicine 0 0 0.3 -0.3
Art & Design 0 0 1.2 -1.2
Architecture 0 0 0.3 -0.3
Anatomy & Physiology 0 0 0.3 -0.3
Accounting & Finance 0 0 0.9 -0.9

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