Top 10 Highest Paying Programming Languages of 2016

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Efficient programmers are a backbone of the IT-based corporate structure. People excelled in various programming languages are hired by the companies and paid fat paychecks so that they don’t knock on the doors of their competitors.

Many programming languages exist and thousands of developers work on them. Learning some of these programming languages does pay off more than the other ones, in terms of salary.

The report describes popularity trends among various programming languages used by leading IT professionals and developers. The most number of respondents were from the US followed by the UK.

The most popular programming languages are:

  • JavaScript
  • Python
  • Java
  • C
  • SQL
  • Scala
  • Bash
  • R
  • Css
  • Ruby

Expert programmers adopted languages like Bash and Perl. Thus, these languages are preferred by the companies when it comes to deciding salary structure for the jobs. Google’s Go ($50,000) language has grabbed the attention, performing better than the more popular Swift which is used to code apps for the Apple ecosystem. Golang has been designed by the likes of the veteran C but the code has been kept readable and concise.

Golang has been designed by the likes of the veteran C but the code has been kept readable and concise. It is mainly adopted due its speed which comes handy for some quick coding sessions. Software engineer and application software dev are the two most opted jobs profiles for the language. A back-end web dev can also be a considerable option.

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