by Marcus Andrews in TechieJobs Case Studies Tech
Posted on January 08, 2022
Are you new to the IT industry or thinking of changing your current tech stack? Still deciding which programming language to choose? Then maybe you need take a closer look at Python. At least that's what the trends seem to be. And that's what TechieJobs visitors think. According to the results of our recent open survey 2/3, more than 66%, of our visitors think that Python is the most popular and perspective programming language on the market.
Python began its history in early 90s and since then has become a very popular choice among IT professionals. Unlike some other domain-specific programming languages that can only be used for specific types of applications, Python is a general-purpose cross-platform language that can be used to build a variety of tools, applications and libraries. Want to build a website? Python and frameworks like Django will offer you all you need. Are you into artificial intelligence (AI) or data analysis? Python along with lots of open-source libraries will give you all the powers you need. Scientific computing, security scanning tools, etc. Almost anything is possible using Python.
It is an interpreted high-level programming language. It is meant to be an easily readable language, it often uses English keywords where other programming languages use punctuation. And like other interpreted high-level programming languages it makes Python an easy-to-learn technology. Many programmers say that Python is quite intuitive comparing to other programming languages.
Furthermore, as stated above Python can be used for almost anything when it comes to programming. This makes Python one of the most used programming languages in the world. Which in turn creates a lot of career opportunities associated with Python and the number of open positions for Python coders grows constantly.
Since the beginning of its history Python has gained a lot of trust and popularity among programmers. And there is no sign that this trust and popularity will disappear in the future.
Most of the biggest IT companies and IT departments in big corporations use Python in a large number of projects.
Python has become a "first choice" programming language for AI industry. If you are going to enter this domain, most-likely Python will be among the skills you would need to have in your CV.
This is a very common and very popular question. Obviously, it very much depends on your location and your level. The average Python developer salary in Canada is $95,000 per year or close to $50 per hour. The average salary for a Python developer in the United States is around $110,000 per year.