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Most requested coding languages

Most requested coding languages
There is a whole world of coding languages out there and it can be hard to know which one is right for you, and which one is going to get you into the career you want. Here’s a round-up of the most popular languages this year.

JavaScript still sits contentedly at number one with about 95% of all websites being coded using this language. There’s an implicit assumption that you’ll also work comfortably with HTML and CSS as these are integral to most web pages.

Java, Python and Swift are also in high demand and stats from the job board Indeed.com indicate that job postings frequently cite these languages as key to employers. Swift is iOS- and macOS-specific and a lot of employers will mention a requirement for ‘iOS experience’ without mentioning a specific coding language – what they really mena though is Swift.

Essentially all Android apps are based on Java the general-purpose Python programming language is used as a support by most software developers.

C++ and C# are also still in constant demand, though C++ has droped slightly in popularity over the last year. These two languages are most often used by video game developers so these are the ones to know if you’re looking for a career in the gaming industry.

If you’re just starting out in the programming world, your best bet is a) to learn JavaScript! And b) to do some research around thr type of programming you want to do. This will help you decide the languages most helpful to you in your journey to coding superstardom.