The Python Software Foundation has released the results of its fifth annual Python Developers Survey, done in collaboration with JetBrains. The study, performed in late 2021, surveyed more than 23,000 Python developers and enthusiasts globally, according to the announcement. Here are a few highlights from the survey.
“Python is being used by the vast majority (84%) of survey respondents as their primary language,” the announcement says, and it is an important tool for many others.
- HTML/CSS (38%)
- Bash/Shell (33%)
- SQL (33%)
- C/C++ (30%)
- Java (20%)
The top five uses for Python are:
- Data analysis (51%)
- Web development (45%)
- DevOps / system administration / automation (36%)
- Machine learning (36%)
- Programming of web parsers / scrapers / crawlers (31%)
The following operating systems are most used by respondents (from multiple choice answers):
- Linux (63%)
- Windows (58%)
- macOS (25%)
- BSD (2%)
- Other (1%)
More than half (61%) of Python developers surveyed use cloud platforms, and the top platforms used are:
- AWS (50%)
- Google Cloud (32%
- Microsoft Azure (23%)
- Heroku (23%)
- DigitalOcean (17%)
Check out the complete survey results to learn more.
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