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Top 10 developer technologies in 2019


Top 10 developer technologies in 2019

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Richard Harris Richard Harris

Pluralsight reports the top 10 developer technologies in 2019, plus a tech Index to rank most in-demand technologies for Software Engineers, IT Operations, Information Security, and Data Professionals.

Pluralsight, Inc. announced that it has expanded its Technology Index tool to address the most in-demand technologies for IT operations, information security, and data professionals in addition to the previously existing ranking of top in-demand software developer languages.

In-demand technologies according to Technology Index

Pluralsight's expanded Technology Index provides a monthly snapshot into the most in-demand technologies, tools, languages, frameworks, and certifications, enabling tech leaders and practitioners to keep their finger on the pulse of technology innovation. Ranking the demand and growth rate of more than 850 languages, tools, and frameworks for software developers, IT operations, information security, and data professionals, the Index draws from more than 23 billion data points across eight sources.

"The pace of technology change is faster than ever, and tech leaders are struggling to keep pace. We created the Technology Index to give organizations an effective and easy-to-use tool to better understand the direction and cadence of the latest enterprise tech innovations. Using the Index, tech leaders can leverage independent data points to help inform their next tech investments and develop the skills their teams need," said Nate Walkingshaw, chief experience officer at Pluralsight.

Top 10 developer technologies in 2019

Pluralsight's Technology Index continues to track the most in-demand technologies for software development, delivering a current snapshot of programming languages most important to tech leaders. The top ten software development languages ranked by the Pluralsight Technology Index are still dominated by legacy languages like Java, Javascript, C, and HTML. Four new technologies - Python, Android Development, PHP, and Git - have entered the top 10 since last year, displacing Blockchain, jQuery, CSS, and Arduino. The list of the latest top 10 in-demand and fastest-growing developer technologies, frameworks, tools, and certifications are as follows:

Top 10 In-Demand: Developer                    Top 10 Fastest Growth Rate: Developer

1 - JavaScript                                                                          1 - Svelte

2 - Java                                                                                   2 - UiPath

3 - HTML                                                                                 3 - Microsoft Powerapps

4 - Python                                                                               4 - Fixie

5 - C++                                                                                    5 - Microsoft Managed Services Engine

6 - Android Development                                                        6 - Microsoft Flow

7- C                                                                                         7 - Dart

8 - C#                                                                                      8 - Automation Anywhere

9 - PHP                                                                                   9 - MobX

10 - Git                                                                                    10 - .Net Core

"Software engineering teams face the challenge of maintaining expertise in core legacy languages such as JavaScript or C while staying open to new technologies that enable them to create new products and services for their customers. As software development languages, tools, and frameworks continuously evolve, engineers must find ways to stay informed on what's new and keep pace with the speed of change," said Travis Kimmel, head of developer productivity at Pluralsight.

Top Technologies for Data Professionals

Top Technologies for Data Professionals

The rise in demand for data-intensive applications such as machine learning and artificial intelligence has sparked an explosion in the need for data technologies in the enterprise. According to the Index, the top 10 in-demand and fastest-growing technologies, tools, and certifications for data professionals include:

Top 10 In-Demand: Data                                                      Top 10 Fastest Growth Rate: Data

1 - R                                                                                       1 - ADAMS

2 - Microsoft SQL Server                                                       2 - webreadr

3 - MATLAB                                                                           3 - HPAT

4 - Google Analytics                                                               4 - Plasticity Magnitude

5 - Tensorflow                                                                        5 - Amazon SageMaker

6 - Microsoft Power BI                                                            6 - Qlik Core

7- Tableau                                                                              7 - Google Cloud DataProc

8 - SAS                                                                                   8 - Apache ORC

9 - Pandas                                                                              9 - Databricks

10 - Apache Spark                                                                 10 - Amazon Rekognition

"Data is playing an increasingly important role for businesses looking to gain a competitive edge and as such, enterprises are investing heavily in technologies that enable machine learning, AI and analytics to get the insights and deliver the services they need to stay ahead," said James Aylward, head of the learner at Pluralsight.

Top Technologies for IT Operations Professionals

The addition of IT Ops to the Technology Index addresses the top enabling technologies for core IT operations, including digital transformation efforts like cloud migration. Although operating systems such as Linux, Ubuntu, macOS, and Microsoft Windows dominate the list, technologies such as Docker and Amazon S3 demonstrate the growing importance of cloud computing in the enterprise. The top ten most in-demand and fastest-growing IT Operations technologies, tools and certifications are as follows:

Top 10 In-Demand: IT Operations                                       Top 10 Fastest Growth Rate: IT Operations

1 - Linux                                                                                 1 - Exam 70-688

2 - Ubuntu                                                                              2 - Microsoft Intune

3 - Microsoft Windows                                                           3 - Azure App Service

4 - macOS                                                                             4 - CompTIA Network+

5 - HTTP                                                                                5 - VMWare Certified Associate

6 - Docker                                                                              6 - Citrix CCA-V

7- PowerShell                                                                        7 - Azure Logic Apps

8 - TCP/IP                                                                              8 - AWS Certified DevOps Engineer

9 - Microsoft Office 365                                                         9 - CCIE Routing and Switching

10 - Microsoft SharePoint                                                     10 – CCENT

"The speed of technology innovation is faster than ever before and technology leaders need to stay informed on the changing nature of enterprise tech in order to ensure they have sufficient resources to keep up with the pace of change.  Pluralsight has its finger on the pulse of the rapidly changing technology landscape and delivers a comprehensive platform to ensure that organizations have the fastest possible path to skills development. By using Pluralsight's advanced platform, technology leaders and practitioners will be able to understand where technology investments should be made, develop the skills needed to maximize their investment, and measure the implementation of those skills," said Walkingshaw.

Top Technologies for Information Security Professionals

Top Technologies for Information Security Professionals

Cybersecurity threats continue to grow, as data breaches become increasingly more common and costly. As such, it is critical for enterprises to stay on top of the latest information security tools and technologies to protect valuable corporate data and assets. According to the Index, the top ten in-demand and fastest-growing technologies, tools, and certifications for security professionals include:

Top 10 In-Demand: Security                                                Top 10 Fastest Growth Rate: Security

1 - Kali Linux                                                                           1 - BriMor Labs Live Response Collection

2 - CISSP                                                                                2 - Scout2

3 - CloudFlare                                                                         3 - PaloAlto Networks DNS Security

4 - CompTIA Security+                                                           4 - Cyber Triage

5 - Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)                                          5 - Amazon Inspector

6 - CISA                                                                                  6 - Checkmarx CxIAST

7- OpenSSL                                                                            7 - Azure MFA

8 - OWASP                                                                             8 - Contrast Assess

9 - JSON Web Tokens (JWT)                                                 9 - Cloudflare

10 - Cisco Identity Services Engine (ISE)                              10 - Chronicle Backstory

"Security is a top of mind concern for all technology leaders, especially heads of security and CISO's. As cyber threats evolve and adapt, enterprises must stay on top of the most relevant, up-to-date technologies to ensure that sensitive company and user data is protected from attacks and breaches," said Walkingshaw.

Read more: https://www.pluralsight.com/tech-index

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