One of the worst things you could ever overhear an employee say is that their career is stalled because they haven’t landed a promotion to management. There’s nothing wrong with a lifelong career that keeps your brain engaged in a positive way and software development remains an outstanding career. Developers should want to get into management for only one reason — because that’s what they want to do, not because it’s considered a step up.
The Quiet Crisis unfolding in Software Development
Bill Jordan

This is a very valid point to be understood by developers that management position is not an answer to career progression.

If you love your job and aspire to be good at it, career progression in a non-management role is as good as a management one.

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