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Survey: Python Now Most Popular Development Tool

  • June 21, 2017
  • By Developer.com Staff

Packt Publishing Ltd. has completed its annual Skill Up survey, and this year, Python ranked as the most popular development tool. While most surveys evaluate the popularity of either programming languages or integrated development environments (IDEs), frameworks, code repositories and other development tools, this survey lumps them all together. The company says the goal is to obtain "a snapshot of the modern tech community, to discover the tools and techniques developers are using to succeed."

The top fifteen on the skills list were as follows:

  1. Python
  2. Git
  3. Visual Studio
  4. Eclipse
  5. Java
  6. Notepad++
  7. Linux
  8. R
  9. Docker
  10. Excel
  11. JavaScript
  12. Vim
  13. Android Studio
  14. Visual Studio Code
  15. Jira

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