hottest programming languages in 2019



Developed by Google in 2007, Golang is heavily used by companies like Amazon, Netflix and Dropbox today. Go is one of the most in demand and high paid languages. It is an open source programming language that builds simple, reliable, and efficient software. Its popularity has gone up due to its advantages such as efficient parallel processes, fast startup time, and using memory only when needed. In fact, it is considered the future of programming languages.

Min: $36,000
Max: $155,000


Python is still one of the most popular programming languages in 2019. More efficient than Java and oriented towards fast performance, this programming language is used by big companies like Yahoo and Microsoft. Also used for data mining and Machine Learning, the rising demand for Data Scientists and Machine Learning Developers is making this language one of the hottest programming languages right now.

Min: $55,000
Max: $140,000



React.js is a library created by Facebook. It allows developers to build single page applications and user friendly interfaces. Many developers are content with React for creating modern web applications. Due to its popularity and job demand, there are still many JavaScript developers who want to learn React.js

Min: $86,000
Max: $134,000


Node.js is a JavaScript runtime environment that achieves low latency and high throughput by taking a “non-blocking” approach to serving requests. In other words, Node.js wastes no time or resources on waiting for I/O requests to return. Node.js is often used to run real time applications such as chat, newsfeed or push notifications.

Min: $53,000
Max: $125,000



JavaScript is the most widespread language among all. Used by more than 80% of developers, this programming language is mostly used for interactive web pages in all web browsers. JavaScript is also used for developing Android Apps. Popular jobs for Java developers include web developer, full-stack developer, and front-end developer.

Min: $65,000
Max: $125,000


The versatility of C++ is what helps it remain one of the hottest programming languages year after year. This language is performance oriented and one of the most used in the world. Used for numerous application as coding apps, games and software, making it a key hiring requirement for a variety of Tech roles.

Min: $80,000
Max: $117,000



Developed in 2014 by Apple, Swift is the primary language used to develop macOS, iOS, watchOS and tvOS apps. Its advantage is its easy use and speed in terms of working on a project and launching an app. Considered as more simple than Objective-C, Swift is becoming more and more popular among the programming languages. Becoming the 16th most used programming language in its first year of release. It is still progressing to the top to this day.

Min: $50,000
Max: $116,000


HTML or Hypertext Markup Language can structure and format the content of pages, including multimedia resources and images, input forms and computer programs. In today’s world, it is commonly used along with JavaScript and CSS to give web pages the look and feel we desire. It is an easy language to learn for freelancers.

Min: $44,500
Max: $91,000

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