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July Highlights

For most months, this post examines technologies across the sprectrum of software development, from languages to frameworks to products. And, that data is all still here for you to examine as well. But, I thought it would be interesting to take a look at the state of Programming Languages specifically as their trends can often be obscured in the overall analysis.

Top 10 Programming Languages

  1. Python
  2. JavaScript
  3. Go
  4. Ruby
  5. Java
  6. C++
  7. PHP
  8. Scala
  9. Swift
  10. Kotlin

Compare Top 10 Programming Lanuages

Server-side Frameworks

Compare Rails, node.js, PHP and Django

JavaScript Frameworks

Compare AngularJS, Backbone, Ember and React

SQL Databases

Compare Postgresql, MySQL and SQL Server

NoSQL Databases

Compare Mongodb, Elasticsearch, Cassandra and DynamoDB

Big Data

Compare Storm, Hadoop and Spark

Messaging

Compare Kafka, RabbitMQ and ActiveMQ

DevOps Tools

Compare Chef, Puppet, Ansible and the DevOps term itself

Virtualization and Container Tools

Compare Docker, Kubernetes, Mesos and Vagrant

Cryptocurrency and Blockchain

Compare Blockchain, Bitcoin and Ethereum

Total Postings Trend

Rankings and movers

Tech Rank Last Month Change Last Year Change
React 1 1 0 1 0
Python 2 2 0 2 0
AWS 3 3 0 5 +2
Postgresql 4 6 +2 11 +7
JavaScript 5 4 -1 3 -2
Machine Learning 6 8 +2 7 +1
Full Stack 7 5 -2 4 -3
Docker 8 11 +3 13 +5
node.js 9 7 -2 6 -3
Android 10 16 +6 17 +7
golang 11 14 +3 10 -1
Ruby 12 9 -3 12 0
Rails 13 12 -1 15 +2
DevOps 14 10 -4 9 -5
iOS 15 15 0 14 -1
Java 16 13 -3 8 -8
Kubernetes 17 19 +2 23 +6
Django 18 26 +8 26 +8
Data Science 19 17 -2 29 +10
Open Source 20 20 0 25 +5
Tech Mentions Rank Last Year Mentions Last Year Rank Change
Kinesis 7 88 1 159 +71
nginx 8 87 2 139 +52
Bash 6 97 2 141 +44
Vue 25 43 7 86 +43
Redshift 13 65 5 107 +42
EC2 8 81 3 119 +38
TensorFlow 12 67 5 105 +38
S3 9 77 4 115 +38
Kotlin 21 47 7 85 +38
Puppet 6 101 2 137 +36
Tech Mentions Rank Last Year Mentions Last Year Rank Change
Angular 2 1 171 6 95 -76
Flux 1 170 6 97 -73
jQuery 2 141 11 69 -72
WebSockets 1 155 5 103 -52
Sidekiq 2 142 7 90 -52
Erlang 3 126 8 79 -47
Symfony 4 123 8 78 -45
VR 4 119 7 80 -39
Cassandra 6 99 13 60 -39
Haskell 7 96 14 58 -38