The purpose of the survey is to show recent trends in the developer community and help to map the landscape of the tech industry.
The survey also showed that while Python is more popular than Java in terms of overall use, Java is more popular as a main language. Thirty-two percent of developers use Java as their main language, and 29% use Python as their main language.
The survey also studied the languages that have had decreased usage over the last five years. These languages are Ruby, Objective-C, and Scala.
The survey also revealed statistics about gender, namely, women are more likely than men to be involved in data analysis, machine learning, and UX/UI design. However, women are less likely to be involved in infrastructure development and DevOps, system administration, or deployment. The survey also showed that gender diversity in the tech industry is increasing among younger developers.