Personality Types in Software Engineering

Luiz Fernando Capretz

Software engineering is forecast to be among the fastest growing employment field in the
next decades. The purpose of this investigation is two-fold: Firstly, empirical studies on the
personality types of software professionals are reviewed. Secondly, this work provides an up-to-
date personality profile of software engineers according to the Myers–Briggs Type Indicator.

Type of Publication: Journal Article
Publication Year: 2003
Publisher: Elsevier Science Ltd
Volume: 58
Start Page: 207
Number: 2
TitlePersonality Types in Software Engineering
Publication TypeJournal Article
AuthorsCapretz, LFernando