Top 10 of Programming Languages With The Highest Salaries In 2017
Feb 15, 2017
Which programming language will be the most popular in 2017? What skills will prove to be the highest paying? What
The world is changing very fast. One technology is replaced with another. Some tools supported by large corporations may constantly develop. Others fall into oblivion when they prove less efficient, fast and useful. Creating a ranking of the highest paying programming languages is not about stating that PHP is better than Matlab and
Programming languages - how many of them are there?
We do not know the final and complete list of currently existing programming languages. Not only that, we believe that creating such a complete list would not make sense at all. According to some
In our ranking of 10 highest paying programming languages in 2017 we solely focus on popular, used and constantly developing languages.
GitHub annually publishes a popularity ranking of tools used for work by its users. In 2016, it recorded more than 19 million active repositories and nearly 6 million active users. In its official report
TIOBE, in turn, is a Dutch company which is engaged in tracking and assessing software quality. It verifies whether specific IT systems are developed according to universally accepted standards specific to a given language. TIOBE runs an index of programming languages that are most searched in search engines. In January 2017, Java was ranked first, followed by C, and then C++ and Visual Basic Analysts point to a significant decline in C's popularity (starting from November 2015). This may be related to the fact that C is not the first language that comes to mind when we think about the creation of a new mobile application or website. The reason for the decrease in its popularity may be also that it is not developing particularly strongly and there is no large company that would promote it.
Which programming languages will be the highest paying in 2017?
In preparing the ranking of 10 programming languages with the highest salaries in 2017 we took into account all known to us lists of the most popular tools used by software developers as well as rankings of salaries that were actually noted in previous years in the US market - says Paweł Kwiatkowski, co-creator of the recruitment platform for IT professionals, challengerocket.com. In the US, more than 6 million people are employed in technology companies. Only in 2015 itself, there were 200,000 job offers in this sector. Those who have
Ranking of programming languages with the highest salaries in 2017
Developed in the '60s, IBM Structured Query Language appears in approx. 13% of job advertisements on the site paysa.com as one of the requirements for potential IT employees. This is the language for special tasks currently used to manage information in databases such as Oracle,
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C Sharp has become popular due to programmers using tools developed by Microsoft, the company that also created the language more than 15 years ago. C# is known for its simplicity and widespread use. According to Quartz Media (a portal investigating trends in the technology market), the average salary of a developer
The R (GNU S) language is used most frequently in advanced statistical calculations. An American portal for job listings with one of the highest rates of visits (indeed.co.in), available in 50 countries in 28 languages, conducted a study in which the occurrence of the name of the programming language in available ads was counted. One of the biggest surprises was the R language which appeared as many as 11 596 times! For
C is the basis for many other programming languages, and even if programmers themselves argue whether it is still needed, companies seem to constantly see its potential. For many people, the C language is the basis of modern
The popular scripting language used also for graphical programming, systems administration, and even for creating financial applications. It can be used in a wide variety of projects. Already in 2014, knowledge of Perl was worth (as reported by Business Insider) $82,513, and
If you want to be called a professional developer, you certainly need to know the language. C++ is best known as an efficient and flexible language used for the creation of large systems, such as desktop applications and server platforms. It is very popular and reliable. It is considered one of the best solutions for creating applications that process music and film. There is even a very extensive list of websites 7 and tools created based on C++. It is worth becoming acquainted with it. Knowledge of C++ appears as one of the main requirements in 7% of all job offers posted on the site paysa.com. Financial analysts predict that earnings in this specialization will reach at least $102,000 per year.
It is a versatile and clear language, used by the big players in the technology industry (Google, NASA). Bearing in mind that already in 2016 a software engineer with knowledge of Python could earn up to $100,000, we predict that an annual salary of a Senior Python Developer will fluctuate around the amount of $105,000 and higher. This is due in large part to the popularity of the language and its frequent appearance on lists of requirements in recruitment procedures. According to the TIOBE ranking, Python is on the 5th place in terms of number of queries in the major search engines, so the analysts assume that its popularity will continue to grow because in the past 5 years it had the largest growth rate in this aspect (exactly 6.8%, for example, PHP has -5.0%).
The primary language used by Apple developers to work on O SX and iOS. Among other reasons, due to its hermetic
In line with a slogan: Write Once, Run Anywhere, Java has become almost an omnipresent language that can be run virtually on any platform. This means that developers highly skilled in the language may be certain to find an interesting and well-paid job. A Senior Java Developer has a real chance for a salary ranging from $74,000 to $130,000, with as much as 90% of all software developers specializing in this language approaching the top rate in 2017. It is worth noting that recruiting of employees with several years of experience in Java programming more and more often takes place during hackathons organised by companies.