4 Programming Language That Will Get You a Job

Programming either
a website or a software is a dynamic field. They are a lot of programming
language out there, ranging from framework to design to server side scripting. There are hundreds of programming language, I
will give you four (4) programming language that is in high demand and will get
you a job easily. The four(4) programming language listed here is based on job
posting of each language. These programming language have large communities.


Python is an interpreted, high-level, general-purpose programming language. It is a fast growing language in high demand, created by Guido van Rossum and first released in 1991. It provides constructs that enable clear programming on both small and large scales. Python is a popular because of its many extension, integrating with other language like java, c++,c# and also because it is fun and easy to learn together with it’s large developer community. Python features a dynamic type system and automatic memory management, and it has a large and comprehensive standard library. Python’s large standard library is commonly cited as one of it’s greatest strengths, it provides tools suited to many task such as for internet-facing applications. The python package index (PyPI), the official repository for third-party python software containing over 130,000 package, including range of functionality such as Graphical User Interface (GUI)

  • Web Framework
  • Database
  • Web scraping
  • Scientific computing
  • Image processing
  • Text processing
  • Networking
  • Test frameworks.

The community of python developers has also
contributed over 86,000 software modules(as in 20 August 2016). Large organisation/companies who uses python includes
Google, Wikipedia, Yahoo!, NASA, Facebook, Amazon, Instagram, Spotify. Social
news networking site like Reddit is written entirely with python. Python
can be use as a scripting language, have framework that supports developer in
the design and maintenance of complex applications. It is commonly used for
artificial intelligence. In 2017 job post for python developer was 32,000 and
in 2018, it was 38,000.

2. Java

Java is a general-purpose, computing-programming language that is
concurrent, class-oriented, object-oriented and specifically designed to have
as few implementation dependencies as possible. As of 2016, Java is one of the most popular programming language.
Mostly used for client-server web applications. Java has a large developers
communities of about 9 million developers. Java was originally developed by James
Gosling at Sun Microsystem
(Owned by Oracle corporation) and
released in 1995. Java is intended to let application developer “write
once, run anywhere” (WORA), meaning that compiled Java code can run on all
platforms   that support Java. All
android app is mostly made with Java. Java job post for 2017 was 68,000 and in
2018 decreased to 62,000.


is often noted as JS. JS is a high-level,
interpreted programming language
. It is  a language that is also characterized as a
dynamic, weakly typed, prototype-based and multi-paradigm. JavaScript was
developed by Brendan Eich, It first appeared in December 4,1993. Alongside with
HTML and CSS, JavaScript is one of the three core
language for web development. Javascript enable interactive web page and is a
essential part of a website and web application. JavaScript frontend frameworks
like React,
AngularJS are
used in developing web application for mobile, so as mobile phone is becoming
more popular everyday, language like JavaScript
is needed, which JavaScript more and more popular and also be in

demand. JavaScript job post in 2017 was 40,000
and in 2018 decreased to 38,000.

4.  C++

C++ is a general-purpose
programming language
. It has imperative, object-oriented and generic
programming features, while also providing facilities for low-level memory
manipulation. C++ was developed by Bjarne
and was first released in 1985. C++ is great for many
contexts with key strengths of software infrastructure and resource-constrained
application, including desktop softwares, servers( such as web search, SQL
servers). C++ is hard to learn and use compared to
other language like Python and Java, but despite that fact, they are many c++
developer and large developers communities. As of 2017, C++ remains the third most popular programming
language, behind java and C. Large companies that uses C++ includes Amazon,
Microsoft, Google, Adobe, Oracle, Opera, Mozilla, Evernote, PayPal, Facebook,
LInkedIn. C++ job post in 2017 was 33,000 and in 2018, It was 31,000.


Any of these language will get you a job easily. Now the big question is which language do  you want to learn. These four have large communities and thousand of jobs requiring developers like you. Once you make up your mind, show others your opinion and leave a comment in the comment section on which language you want to learn and why you chose the programming language.

Written by Haliru Zubairu


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