The report also illustrates how important diversity, equity and inclusion efforts and values are to technologists, and how they believe their current organizations are performing in these areas.
Majority (57%) of respondents who identify as women say that they have experienced some form of gender discrimination, outnumbering the number of respondents who identify as men who said the same (10%), the report adds.
Black respondents (48%) were the most likely to have experienced racial discrimination, followed by Hispanic/Latino(a) respondents (30%), Asian/Pacific Islander respondents (25%), Asian Indian respondents (23%) and White respondents (9%).
Only 37% of technologists identifying as women said they were extremely or moderately impressed with their company’s response to gender diversity and inclusion movements; and 17% of technologists identifying as women expressed that they are not all impressed.
Also, 59% of those respondents who identify as women said that an employer’s reputation regarding diversity, equity and inclusion is extremely or moderately influential in their decision to work for that company; 42% of those respondents who identify as male said the same.
Majority (65%) of Black respondents thought that a reputation for diversity, equity, and inclusion was an important factor (extremely or moderately influential) in whether they would work for a particular company, followed by Asian Indian respondents (53%), Asian/Pacific Islander respondents (51%), Hispanic/Latino(a) respondents (50%) and White respondents (41%).
The report is based on data from Dice’s annual survey of more than 9,000 technologists across the United States.