Recently Glassdoor published a reports about Highest Paying Programming Languages In 2016 and The Top 25 lucrative in demand jobs, more than half of the jobs recorded are related to tech and demand programming skills. If you are interested in a rapidly growing, lucrative and rewarding career, you should definitely include learning to code a priority on your checklist!

Once you make your mind the next big thing and the important one is to decide which programming language to learn.

To help you decide i have compiled data from different reputed websites including This list provides insight about the Highest Paying and Demanding Programming Languages In 2016 when we take into account the number of jobs monthly offered, average developer income etc

Highest Paying Programming Languages In 2016

The most In Demand Programming Languages of 2016 (Lowest to Highest)


9) SQL (Average salary: US$ 85,511)

SQL also known as “sequel” is included in our list of one of the highest paid programming languages of 2016 since, this language can be found far and wide in various flavors including Database technologies e.g MySQL, PostgreSQL and Microsoft SQL Server, hospitals, banks, universities etc. Almost every computer & individual having access to technology eventually touches something running SQL. For example, all Android & iPhones have access to a SQL database well known as SQLite and numerous mobile apps e.g Google, Skype and DropBox use this language directly.


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