The most popular programming languages


Java, C++, C#, C, Visual Basics, Oracle and Python are the most popular programming languages in the world.



October 2019 rankings

The top 10 programming languages for October 2019, according to the Tiobe Index and PYPL rankings, are detailed below.


October 2019
Tiobe Ranking Change YoY PYPL Ranking Change YoY
Java -0.92% Python +4.5%
C +0.8% Java -2.4%
Python +1.93% JavaScript +0.1%
C++ -1.36% C# -0.4%
C# +0.37% PHP -1.2%
Visual Basic .NET -2.14% C/C++ -0.4
JavaScript -0.2% R -0.2
SQL -0.1% Objective-C -0.7
PHP -0.89% Swift -0.1
Objective-C +0.3% Matlab -0.2