Java, C, and C++ remain the most popular programming languages in the world, according to the Tiobe Index for April 2018.
Other popular languages include Python, C#, and Visual Basic, according to the rankings.
Both Objective-C and Perl have fallen substantially in the Tiobe rankings year-on-year, however, with the former being replaced by Swift and the latter lacking a clear future.
The top 10 programming languages for April 2018, according to the Tiobe Index and PYPL rankings, are detailed below.
|Tiobe Ranking||Change YoY||PYPL Ranking||Change YoY|
|Visual Basic .NET||+1.70%||C||-1.1%|
Calculating the rankings
PYPL – The more a language tutorial is searched, the more popular the language is assumed to be. The raw data comes from Google Trends.
Tiobe – The ratings are based on the number of skilled engineers worldwide, courses, and third-party vendors. Popular search engines are also used to calculate the ratings.