COVID-19 will have profound, long-term consequences for the reallocation of jobs, workers, and capital across firms and locations. “Researchers estimate that 42% of recent pandemic-induced layoffs will result in permanent job loss” said by Steven J. Davis. He is a well known researcher of the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, a leading expert on hiring practices, job loss, and the effects of economic uncertainty.
Computer scientists are among one of those groups which are less affected by COVID-19 in terms of job share and remote work. This blog provide insights for new and experienced developers to explore most wanted programming languages. Due to continuous advancement in technology, most of the developers struggle to catch up and learn latest programming languages that are trending and will have high demand in the future. This blog focuses on the top 5 programming languages in 2020 that will have high demand in the future. The results presented here are based on Stack Overflow Development Survey, GitHub Language Popularity Index and TIOBE Programming Community index for the year 2020.
Stack Overflow Development Survey, 2020
GitHub Language Popularity Index, 2020
TIOBE Programming Community Index, 2020
The TIOBE Programming Community index is an indicator of the popularity of programming languages. The index is updated once a month. The ratings are based on the number of skilled engineers world-wide, courses and third party vendors. Popular search engines such as Google, Bing, Yahoo!, Wikipedia, Amazon, YouTube and Baidu are used to calculate the ratings. The results presented here are of the month of July, 2020. According to TIOBE, C is the top programming language. The second most popular language is Java. Here is the list of top 5 programming languages from TIOBE: