According to the TIOBE Index, Java, C, C++, Python, and PHP continue to dominate the list of world’s most popular programming languages. Programming languages can rise or fall several times in a year depending on the usage of the tech companies to build their products. Here is the list of top five programming languages if you wish to seek a career as a developer.
Ruby: Ruby is an open source programming language which focuses on simplicity and productivity. According to the index, Ruby jumped from 18th place to 10th place today. This is more popular programming language among the developers used for general l purpose.
Swift: Swift is a innovative programming language for iOS, OS X, watchOS, tvOS and Linux development by Apple Inc. Swift also leapt from 23rd to 14th in the list , which offers latest tools for programming iOS and Mac OS X apps, which is surely attractive to the masses of developers who work with those platforms.
Assembly Language: Assembly language also enjoyed the progression in the list of world’s top programming languages, leapt from 28th to 12th place. It is considered as the very low level programming language. It is not used by the majority of programmers and developers in their daily jobs as it is deals with some very fundamental CS concepts.
R: R is a programming language for statistical computing and graphics supported by the R Foundation. R is the next programming language in the list of world’s top programming languages. However it didn’t moved top in the list as other languages leapt.
Groovy: Groovy is an object oriented programming language for java, it is similar to Python or Perl in applications as it is used for different kinds of web applications. Groovy jumped from 36th to 17th in the list.