Programming Languages That Has Been Popular in 2018


Well, folks, 2018 is almost on the last steps, soon the calendar will be rolled to 2019. This year has been a very challenging and eye-opening for the programmers. Plenty of different technologies have been invented, where some runs to the ground and some touches the success of the sky. However, it doesn’t matter about which year we are talking, for a developer the programming language is going to be the hot topic.

So, if you are wondering which programming language has been working the most in 2018. Then, after going through different job portals such, we have compiled the data for the top five programming languages of 2018. This data is crafted from the perception of the job seekers online on the different portals. Well, guys if you are thinking why haven’t you cracked job interviews in 2018, just make sure that have you been on the right track all this time or not.

Top 5 Programming Languages of 2018

#5. C#

C# or as we pronounce C sharp has been in the demand. C# is an object-oriented programming language which is designed to operate on the Microsoft’s .NET platform. It is designed to make the development process quicker and easier for Microsoft’s predecessors. C# 7.2 has been launched in November, in it numerous new features are added to avoid unnecessary copying feature of earlier versions. This language has been heavily used by the video gaming industry. So, if you are an aspiring video game developer, then learning it will help you a lot.

#4. C++

From 2017 to 2018, very little change in the popularity of C++ has been recorded. It is an extension of the ancient ‘C’ programming language which is usually used to create application software, games, drivers, client-server application and embedded firmware. However, numerous programmers find it difficult to learn and use as compared to the other programming languages which are mentioned ahead, but still many legacy systems at large organizations use C++.

#3. JavaScript

JavaScript can be called as the grandfather of all programming languages. Nobody can change the popularity of JavaScript. It is used by more than 80% of developers and by 95% of all websites around the globe. Plenty of front-end frameworks for JavaScript such as React and Angular JS have great potential to change the game of IoT and mobile devices industry. So, the popularity of JavaScript isn’t dropping down anytime soon.

#2. Python

More than 5000 jobs have been posted for python developers in this year. It is general purpose programming language which is used to develop web and support language for software developers. This language is rapidly used in scientific computing, data mining and machine learning. That’s why constant demand for machine learning developers may be surging the popularity of python.

#1. Java

Well, Java’s job posting status has been reduced in 2018 by 6000 jobs, but still, it’s number one programming language of the year. It has been launched 20 years back and millions of developers have used it. Developers are able to run hardware and operating system through the Java Virtual Machine. All Android apps are based on Java and 90 percent of Fortune 500 companies use Java as a server-side language for backend development. Java edition 8 and 9 has been launched in September 2017 and took over Java EE from Oracle.

So, folks that were the report card of the top programming languages who rules the job sector in 2018. But, if you like to think ahead and future is your goal, then check out the top 5 programming languages of 2019 by Hitesh Choudhary to change your future.

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Arpit Agarwal

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