Java Remains The Most Popular Programming Language

The Tiobe Index and PYPL Indx have both confirmed Java as the most popular programming language in the world again this year after having lost between 0.9% and 4.19% market share.

According to the reports, its popularity can be attributed largely to its use in Android applications as Google continues to dominate the smartphone market share. This allows Java a tremendous lead ahead of its competitors such as C, Python, and C#.

Google Trends provided PYPL with the raw data from which it was deduced that the more a programming language tutorial was searched, the more popular the language is assumed to have been. Tiobe, on the other hand based their ratings on the number of skilled engineers worldwide, courses, and third-party vendors, with an inclusion of popular search engines but with less emphasis.

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