I've been having a dispute with a friend over how many programmers working full time in software development actually have a 4 year degree. It seems like there's less full timers with degrees in this field than in others. Are there statistics anywhere?
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In 2006 about 75% according to:
In 2002 65% according to: http://wiki.answers.com/Q/Do_you_need_to_go_to_college_to_be_a_computer_programmer
According to Salary.com, 50%
Most of the developers I've worked with have 4-year degrees, but they ranged from Art History to Electrical Engineering. I'd estimate that only about half had a CS degree.