Top 20 Most Popular Technologies (Programming/Scripting Languages) in 2018

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2018 came to an end and like every year StackOverflow performed a developer community survey asking developers about their favourite technologies, learning process, location, job type, experience etc.

This survey has an opinion of more than 100,000 developers across the world and as per their survey here goes a list of top 20 most popular programming languages across the world.

Most Popular Programming Languages in 2018

Here you can see that JavaScript is the winner with 69.8% developers using it and as per StackOverflow’s previous year surveys, JavaScript is the most used programming/scripting languages since last 6 years. Java is the 5th most popular programming language with 45.3% developer base.

You can also see that HTML is widely used as it is the second most popular technology. There are more backend developers (57.9%) than front-end developers (37.8%) and you’ll be surprised to know that 80% of user are coding as a hobby. There are only 1.7% developers with 30+ years of experience and approx 20% of developers are student. 87% of users taught themselves a new language and framework without taking any course. Python is the fastest growing programming language, for details go through this article – The Incredible Growth of Python

Read complete Stack Overflow Developer Survey 2018

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