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  1. Another Top 10 Languages list for 2014

    Everyone seems to publish their Top 10 list at the end of the year. Some rely on stats from surveys, others look at how many GitHub projects use a certain language, whilst others are purely anecdotally based. They're all good ways to investigate the trends (except maybe the anecdotal version).Using our data which consists now of over 4,000,000 job ads in the United States, Great Britain, and Australia, we look at how often a particular skill is mentioned in ads.Immediately we notice that SQL has...
  2. Programming languages - salaries and demand (October 2014)

    A few months ago we wrote up a brief analysis of key programming languages, showing the demand for each language and the salaries being offered. We now have almost 3 million job advertisements in our analysis engine so we should take a fresh look at what it says.In July, we saw three main clusters, the established leaders, the followers, and the niche.The leaders of the group are still ahead in very much the same positions. Java, C++, and C all pay well and are in high demand. JavaScript and C# are...
  3. Which language wins in terms of salary/demand (July 2014)

    Here we take a look at a selection of programming languages and compare their mean salary and demand. The data comes from an analysis of 1.5 million tech job advertisements collected between January and June 2014 from the USA, Great Britain, and Australia.The first thing we notice is an obvious clustering of languages into three distinct groups:Established leaders are common in paying organisations and show a high demand globally. These include skills like Java, C#, and JavaScript.Skills which are...
  4. Programming Language Index - April 2014

    The following charts show the salary and demand statistics for jobs mentioning various Programming Languages. The data is taken from the analysis of job advertisements in the United States, Great Britain, and Australia.When reading these charts, the lower the demand for a skill, the less reliable the salary indicators become. It only takes a handful of jobs to shift the average.Job data is extremely useful as it's plentiful and provides a lot of fascinating and interesting aspects to work...
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