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The median salary of respondents was ¥8.5 million, down ¥1 million from last year. This may partially be explained by respondents tending to be less experienced than the previous year.
Respondents who worked for a subsidiary of an international company were more successful at negotiation than those working for a Japanese headquartered one.
Respondents who declined to give their previous compensation when interviewing were more likely to successfully negotiate a higher salary.
19% of respondents were actively looking for a job, up from 11% last year.
Respondents working for a Japanese subsidiary of an international company had a 73% higher median compensation than those working for a company headquartered in Japan.
59% of respondents could work fully remotely, down from 70% last year. Those working at companies that embraced remote work had a higher median professional experience.
While male and female respondents had lived in Japan for similar periods of time, female respondents had significantly less professional software development experience.
Women respondents were much more likely to have attended a coding bootcamp than men. While 11.6% male of respondents had graduated from a coding bootcamp, 32.4% of female respondents did.
79.4% of respondents worked 8 hours or less in a typical day.
39.2% of respondents using Java worked at a company of 10,000 or more employees, while 43.5% of respondents using Ruby worked at a company of 20 to 99 employees.