How to integrate into the fast digital transformation?

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Introduction

Digital transformation is generating a fierce debate on its possible societal impact, including the effects on jobs and wages.

  • Among the programming language most used in the last years, which one is the best paied?
  • What is the average age of people who program these type of languages and what do they recommend to become professional?
  • “Which languages are you proficient in?”
  • “Do you program as a hobby or contribute to open source projects?”

Part I: What have been the most used programming language in the last years?

If you are planning to start learning a new programming language, maybe it is better to strive for learning a type of language that is highly required in the job market. In the chart bellow, it is shown the seven programming language most used in the last ten years.

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Figure 1: The most popular programming languages in the last years.

Part II: Among the programming language most used in the last years, which one is the best paied?

Once identified the seven types of programming language that is most used recently, it is interesting to verify which one is the best paied. In the chart bellow, the average salary classified by type of programming language is shown.

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Figure 2: Salary per type of programming language 2017.

Part III: What are the recommendations to become professional?

Finally, after recognized which programming languages have been the most popular in recent years and their corresponding average salary, it is interest to know whether it is possible to become a professional in this specific type of language.

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Figure 3: Average age per type of programming language in 2019 and 2020.
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Conclusion

This article aims to identify the most suitable programming language to start learning in order to adapt to the fast digital transformation that we have been living. The society has changed, consequently the requirements of professionals for future jobs have also been modified.

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