The C++ programming language is the biggest winner in Tiobe’s 2022 Language Popularity Index. C++ has even overtaken Java in Tiobe’s monthly language popularity index.
The popularity of this programming language has increased by 4.62 percentage points year-over-year, making it an unprecedented winner for Tiobe’s 2022 Programming Language of the Year award.
Tiobe’s index measures language popularity using a formula that evaluates programming language searches on Google, Bing, Yahoo, Wikipedia and other search engines.
Second place in this year’s award goes to the C programming language, which grew 3.82 percentage points, and Python, which grew 2.78 percentage points in 2022.
Here are the top languages in Tiobe’s index for January 2023:
Python, with a rating of 16.36%
Visual Basic, 4.64%
Assembly language, 1.6%