Learning to code Languages can take a lot of time and effort. Especially if you are a beginner, this process can be a bit energy-consuming. That is why we have analyzed and laid out the best programming languages that you can learn without wasting your time. These are the best and most in-demand programming languages on the market.
We have done the heavy lifting for you and drawn out a conclusion on the trends and the growing in-demand program languages by going through developer and market data from the past few years.
Our research more or less emphasized popular & trendy programming languages. This is because the more popular a language becomes, the more likely developers have to deal with that language. As a result, it is being used widely and is in demand at work.
After analyzing and researching the market popularity, trend & in-demand scale of the programming languages, we have concluded the following ranking:
- Front-End Web Development
- Back-End Web Development
- Game Development
- Mobile Apps
- Desktop Application
- Data Science
- Back-End Web Development
First and foremost, Python is the easiest & the most user-friendly programming language for beginners. What makes python so powerful is its extensive library and variety of applications that make it a versatile programming language.
If you want a concrete application of python, look at youtube or google search, Both YouTube and Google Search were developed using Python. From a career standpoint, HackerRank reported that in the Americas company’s look for Python Knowledge while hiring managers. To be more specific, Python is ranked as the second-highest most in-demand language looked for when hiring managers.
From an Academic perspective, Python can be heavily useful when dealing with Data Science, Machine Learning, Financial Analysis, and other data applications. Its user-friendliness & versatile application in the fields of mathematics, scientific computing & engineering makes it an absolute beast of a language.
- Learn Python — freecodecamp
- The Quick Python Book — Naomi Ceder
- The Real Python Podcast — Real Python
- Coding Resources: Python — Berkeley Boot Camps
- Web Documents
- Web Development
- Website Maintenance
HTML stands for Hypertext Markup Language. It is the first stepping stone of website development. The content you are seeing at the moment on your screen, this content is actually provided by HTML. If you Right-Click on the web page and choose “Inspect”, you will see the HTML language used to code the web page. To develop a web page, learning HTML is the first step, even a little bit of knowledge of HTML can help you troubleshoot a snippet of code or insert a code/ information in a web page. According to StackOverflow’s 2020 report, HTML is the second most popular language in the world. HTML is extremely easy to learn and you can find solutions to almost every problem on StackOverflow.
- Jamfinity – Introduction to HTML – Jamfinity
- Build a Website With HTML (Course) — freecodecamp
- HTML and CSS: Design and Build Websites — Jon Duckett
- Intro to HTML/CSS: Making Webpages — Khan Academy
- Coding Resources: HTML — Berkeley Boot Camps
- Database Management
- Sales Reports
- Business Management
SQL stands for Structured Query Language. This language is absolutely essential for programmers as it greatly deals with the back-end of any application. To simplify, SQL is a language that allows programmers to store, manipulate or query data stored on a database. It is mainly used for managing data stored on a relational database.
According to StackOverflow’s 2020 report, SQL is the third most popular programming language. With about a staggering 55.6% (more than half) popularity, it is ranked at the top in the Database Category with PostgreSQL at second place with 36.1%. This huge difference makes it clear that SQL is the king of Database Management Languages.
- Jamfinity – Basic MySQL – Jamfinity
- Learn SQL — Codecademy
- NoSQL Databases Explained — IBM Cloud
- SQL & NoSQL Databases: Models, Languages, Consistency Options and Architectures for Big Data Management — Andreas Meier and Michael Kaufmann
- Coding Resources: SQL — Berkeley Boot Camps