Best Programming Languages to Learn

Best Programming Languages to Learn

It’s all about skills set and career choices, that is why there are numerous sources of “best language” statistics, so, here are some of them:

Stack Overflow Developer Survey made a survey with more than 56,000 developers from 173 countries.

Here are the most-used technologies:


The survey also revealed what developers love most:


And if you’re curious about what developers most dreaded, here are some of them:
1. Visual Basic – 79.5%
2. WordPress – 74.3%
3. Matlab – 72.8%
4. Sharepoint – 72.1%
5. CoffeeScript – 72.1%
6. LAMP – 68.7% (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP)
7. Cordova – 66.9%
8. Salesforce – 65.4%
9. Perl – 61.3%
10. SQL – 60.3%


Here’s a top of what technologies are more interesting to learning for developers:


And here’s Stack Overflow Top Tech:


 

The PYPL Popularity of Programming Languages Index  uses data from Google Trends to determine how often language tutorials are searched online:

  1. Java – 23.1%
  2. Python – 14.4%
  3. PHP – 9.7%
  4. C# – 8.4%
  5. JavaScript – 7.7%
  6. C – 7.1%
  7. C++ – 7.0%
  8. Objective-C – 4.4%
  9. R – 3.4%
  10. Swift – 3.0%

So, what’s the Best Programming Language for you?

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