Developer Satisfaction Survey 2015 Summary Report
The IGDA’s Developer Satisfaction Survey for 2015 was open for responses in March and April, 2015. By the conclusion of the survey period, the survey accrued 2,928 valid responses, though there was considerable drop-out across the survey as a whole. The survey was targeted broadly and captured responses from people with various connections to the industry. These are summarized in Table 1. The majority of the survey respondents reported that they make games in a core creation or development role or work in studios in supportive or ancillary roles to game creation. These individuals were asked the most survey questions regarding the nature of their work and form the core of this report. Other respondents answered select question subsets (i.e., for students or the unemployed) and/or answered general questions about diversity and industry trends.