March 29, 2024

Full-Stack Developers Reign Are In Demand in 2023. Why? - Incode Group Research

Julia Nepyipyvo

In the dynamic landscape of web development, 2023 has brought about a significant shift in demand, and Full Stack Developers have emerged as the powerhouses of 2023. As businesses navigate the ever-evolving landscape of web development, the demand for professionals who can seamlessly bridge the gap between front-end, back-end, and even mobile development (as seen in React Native) is higher than ever.

According to Indeed’s annual ranking of the “best jobs” in the U.S., Full-stack developers claimed the top spot thanks to a strong 10-year outlook and increasing demand for these skilled professionals across several industries.


Recently, the Incode Group team conducted a survey among our LinkedIn subscribers and asked them a question: What type of developer is most in demand in the third quarter of 2023? 

Among the answers, we have left:

  • front-end developer;
  • back-end developer;
  • full-stack developer;
  • React Native developer.

Subscribers gave the preference to full-stack developers (53%). However, they should have paid attention to front-end (25%) and back-end (19%) developers and cast their votes for them. And only 3% of the audience voted for React Native developers.

The versatility and comprehensive skill set of Full Stack Developers make them the most sought-after professionals in the industry today.

At Incode Group, we have also seen an increase in the number of requests from customers for a full stack of developers. 

“They are really asked more often because they want one person to close all existing issues on the project without dividing responsibilities and spending additional resources, time, and money on it,” said Oleh Meleshko, CEO of Incode Group.

Overview of the role of Full-Stack Developers in the IT market

Full Stack Developers are proficient in a wide range of technologies and frameworks. This versatility allows them to work with different tech stacks, adapting to the specific needs of a project.

With financial, retail, and logistics sectors tightening their belts, the need for efficient, cost-effective solutions has become paramount. This has resulted in a reshaping of hiring strategies, emphasizing multifaceted skill sets that can address diverse challenges.

According to the experience of Incode Group, these guys have the ability to handle both client and server-side development and streamline the development process. This reduces the need for extensive team coordination and translates into cost savings for businesses, making Full Stack Developers an economically attractive choice.

"However, the IT world crisis of 2023 has made hiring full-stack developers more challenging than ever. With tech budgets slashed across industries like financial, retail, and logistics, companies are looking to cut costs wherever possible. This has led to downsizing of specialized roles and an increased reliance on full stack developers who can deliver an entire product," analyzed the state of the IT market in 2023 Vitaliy Grebenik, COO at Incode Group.

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Hiring Approach 

As companies navigate the challenges posed by the IT world crisis, the emphasis on hiring full-stack developers is not without its complexities. Finding individuals with a balance of expertise in both front-end and back-end development is no small feat. However, with the right recruitment strategies, including comprehensive assessments and targeted training programs, organizations can build a team equipped to thrive in the current IT landscape.

Incode Group understands that technology is ever-evolving, and developers need to be adaptable and eager to learn. As a result, the hiring process is designed to identify candidates who not only possess current expertise but also demonstrate a commitment to continuous learning and improvement which makes our team strong and expert.

The recruitment team at Incode Group works closely with hiring managers and teams to understand the specific skill sets required for each role. This collaborative approach ensures that the hiring process is tailored to meet the unique needs of each department, project, and company.


As a result, while specialized roles like Front-end, Back-end, and React Native developers continue to be essential, the demand for Full-Stack Developers in 2023 is driven by the need for holistic, adaptable, and cost-effective solutions. That's why this development position prevails in most projects.

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