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Number of hits (x1,000) on www.dice.com, tech jobs search engine.

(year)            00   02   04   06   08   10   12   14   16   18

Java              55    3    8   14   16   12   18   17   16   15
JavaScript         5    1    2    4    6    6   11   12   12   10
Visual Basic      21    1    2    3    2    1    2    1   12    9
Python                            1    1    2    4    5    7    8
C/C++             75    2    5   16    9   12   18   16    8    7
C#                           1    5    8    6    9    8    7    6
Objective C                                           2    6    5
Perl              18    1    2    5    5    4    5    4    4    3
Ruby                                        1    2    2    3    2
PHP                               1    2    2    4    3    3    2
R                                                               2
Bash                                                  1    2    2
Scala                                                      1    1
ASP                              11    7    4    6    5    2    1
Assembly           4    1    1    2    1    1    1    1    1    1
JSP                               4    4    3    3    2    1    1
Swift                                                           1
Matlab                                                          1

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Number of hits on www.dice.com, tech jobs search engine, March 2018.

Java           14,995
JavaScript     10,198
Visual Basic    8,572
Python          8,043
C or C++        6,530
C#              5,979
Objective-C     5,312
Perl            2,587
Ruby            2,186
PHP             1,806
R               1,705
Bash            1,575
Scala           1,220
ASP             1,133
Assembly          941
JSP               822
Swift             686
Matlab            633
Crystal           493
Typescript        493
Cobol             449
VBA               351
Groovy            343
Ada               243
Golang            274
Tcl               124
Kotlin             88
awk                70
Fortran            59
Clojure            49
Delphi             46
Erlang             45
Scheme             37
Haskell            30
Lua                28
F#                 25
Dart               24
Rust               20
Lisp               10
Smalltalk           8
Prolog              6
Pascal              4
PostScript          3

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