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Table 2 Demographic data of survey participants (N = 45)

From: Investigating the effectiveness of peer code review in distributed software development based on objective and subjective data

Characteristic Answer # %
Age 20-29 years 11.0 20.0
  30-39 years 25.0 54.6
  > 39 years 9.0 24.4
Gender Male 44.0 97.8
  Female 0.0 0.0
  Not informed 1.0 2.2
Education Graduation 35.0 77.8
  Master (incomplete) 2.0 4.8
  Master 7.0 15.6
  PhD 1.0 2.2
Professional experience in software development 2-5 years 4.0 8.9
  5-10 years 17.0 37.8
  > 10 years 24.0 53.3
Experience as reviewer Very low (1) - -
  Low (2) - -
  Medium (3) 14.0 31.1
  High (4) 26.0 57.8
  Very high (5) 5.0 11.1
Experience as author Very low (1) - -
  Low (2) - -
  Medium (3) 13.0 28.9
  High (4) 28.0 62.2
  Very high (5) 4.0 8.9
Experience in projects with multiple teams Very low (1) 0.0 0.0
  Low (2) 1.0 2.2
  Medium (3) 12.0 26.7
  High (4) 22.0 48.9
  Very high (5) 10.0 22.2
Experience in projects with multiple locations Very low (1) 0.0 0.0
  Low (2) 3.0 6.7
  Medium (3) 12.0 26.7
  High (4) 21.0 46.7
  Very high (5) 9.0 20.0
  1. Participants that reported (very) low experience as author or reviewer were discarded