Top 6 Most in-demand Programming Language in 2018

After completing B.Tech in Computer Science or Information Technology, candidates are often puzzled with the various facets of programming language. Which language should I choose? What are career opportunities in that language? Can this programming language make my future bright? All sorts of questions come to mind. But you don’t need to worry about. Just go through this article at once and everything thing will be vivid.

Software development is a dynamic field. So, with technology came into its effect, it also brings various programming language along with it. In November 2017, has done a survey on the programming languages whose data will clearly show the ups in downs in the demand of programming language. So, here I am going to discuss the top programming languages which are very trendy in the programming world.

  1. Java

Java is very popular high-level programming language among the developer.  The number of jobs vacancies has been decreased to 6000 in 2018 as compared in 2017 as per the survey of but still, it is very established language. This programing language is used in millions of devices and it is able to run on any devices by using Java Virtual Machine.

  1. Python

Python is the fastest growing programming language. It has gained its popularity by about 5000 job vacancies over 2017. It is a general-purpose programming language used for web development, game development, image processing and as a support language for software developers. Python has multiple libraries to do almost everything. So, a candidate can boost his career by leaning this language.

  1. JavaScript

JavaScript is known as the father of all programming language. Every browser supports JavaScript and it is almost used in all websites. This language was initially build to run on client-side but later on, with Node.js, it has been used in all work of server-side also.

According to the survey of StackOverflow, almost 85% developers are using JavaScript. There are more than 20,000 job vacancies monthly worldwide for JavaScript skills. So, the proper knowledge of this language will never let you jobless.

  1. C++

C++ is commonly used for system/application software, client-server application, drivers, game development, embedded firmware. It allows you to have a lot of control over how to use your computer resources.

  1. C#

C# (pronounced “C sharp”) went down slightly in demand this year. This object-oriented programming language was developed by Microsoft, designed to run Microsoft’s .NET platform easier than its previous Microsoft languages. This language has very cool features and is heavily used in video game development.

  1. PHP

It is very easy to learn and free to use (open source) server-side scripting language. PHP is used by maximum numbers of developers, either to add functions that HTML can’t handle or to interact with MySQL Databases.

Almost 30% of the websites that exist today are powered by WordPress. And WordPress is Content Management System that is used to create beautiful and simple websites without knowing any programming languages. And WordPress uses PHP as its programming language. There are a lot of people who use WordPress websites and they need to add features to their website. So, there is a lot of job opportunities to work for these people by enhancing the features of their website. These are some of the programming languages with ample job opportunities in 2018.

There is various job portal which updates about job vacancies on regular basis. You can overcome your job hunt by visiting these websites. To get updates about job openings, Monster Philippines would be a great source for you. It is a leading job portal which connects job seekers with a relevant job as per skills, experience, and location.

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An engineer by education but a professional content writer by passion, Pragyan Prabha finds solace in writing. She loves writing on job search, interview tips, and career guidance.