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Table 13 The 20 main skill groups mapped, based on the subjects answers

From: Investigating probabilistic sampling approaches for large-scale surveys in software engineering

Skill group Skills examples Incidence (%)
Personal Skill Creativity, Detailing, Learning, Planning 10.56 %
Programming Algorithms, Programming Languages  8.80 %
SW Analysis and Design Object-Oriented Design, Design Patterns  8.25 %
Social Skill Communication, Leadership  7.78 %
SW Testing Testing, Debugging  7.71 %
Thinking and Reasoning Abstraction, Analytical Thinking  6.24 %
Agile Practices Refactoring, Test Driven Development  5.05 %
Agile Characteristic Adaptability, Being Collaborative  5.00 %
SW Requirements Req. Analysis, Requirements Elicitation  4.52 %
SW Quality Quality, Quality Assurance  3.65 %
SW Architecture SW Architecture  3.63 %
Problem Solving Problem Solving  3.31 %
Agile Methods Kanban, Scrum, Extreme Programming  2.71 %
Business Analysis Business understanding, Business Analysis  2.66 %
Project Management Project Management  2.21 %
Technical Expertise Technical Knowledge  2.06 %
Configuration Management Change Management, Release Management  2.01 %
Agile Agile coaching, Agile thinking, Agility  1.91 %
SW Development Process SW Process Improvement, SW Development Life-Cycle  1.27 %
SW Development Development, SW Development  1.12 %