According to analysis, carried out by Stack Overflow, there has been a significant increase of interest shown by UK and Ireland employers in Java.
Java is, as you will know, particularly popular for enterprise users and is beloved amongst developers of Android apps. Now The Developer Ecosystem Report published as the result of analysis has shown that Java has in fact seen the biggest rise in demand from employers from July to December.
For the 2017 Q4 jobs tagged with Java as a key skills breaks down like this:
- Java: 22%
- Python: 15%
- C#: 12%
- ReactJS: 10%
A major selling point of Python is its flexibility which means it is popular with developers and sysadmin/devops as well as machine-learning engineers. We recently ran through some of the major selling points of Java and why it is still one of the most used programming languages in our blog post: The Case For Java.
The hard data from Stack Overflow shows Java’s popularity and that it remains a relevant programming language. Check out our range of solid Java courses that can give individuals and teams a headstart when working with Java.