It's easy to understand why non-technical managers might be a little less than confident in their ability to hire a great developer. After all, these people literally work in a different language

But with a basic understanding of of the vocabulary as well as a knowledge of the hiring landscape, you'll be in much better position to attract employees who have this highly in-demand skill set. For example, did you know that if you require a Ruby developer, you should expect that she'll ask for a greater salary than someone who works with Java? 

Column Five and AppDynamics, an application performance management company, created the infographic below to give you a better sense of the developer industry as a whole.

Published on: Jan 6, 2015