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Numbers of programming job openings in Japan and US by languages

Posted in Jobs & Careers, Technology with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , on January 24, 2008 by keronii
Rank USA (indeed.com) Japan (jobdirect.jp)
#1 Java 66346 Java 4580
#2 C++ 42495 PHP 3163
#3 C# 32673 VB + VisualBasic 2748
#4 JavaScript 29491 Perl 1198
#5 Perl 24415 Flash 799
#6 VB + VisualBasic 20159 JavaScript 526
#7 Flash 16619 C++ 292
#8 PHP 10703 Ruby 110
#9 Python 5990 C# 101
#10 Ruby 3749 Python 26

* Numbers of job openings in USA and Japan were taken from indeed and Jobdirect, respectively. C language is omitted due to the technical inflexibility.

Do you have any idea why C++ is popular in USA and PHP is common in Japan?

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