Members of the NEARC-L email listserv engaged in a discussion recently about whether which software is taught at academic institutions (and elsewhere) matters. I encourage you to check out the actual discussion since it was interesting!
I was inspired to post a quick and unscientific survey to collect the opinions of whoever was willing to share them wihin about a day, and the results are in the PDF linked here: Survey Results
And here are the responses to the open-ended question at the end: Comments
Hope you find it interesting!