Python has been declared the most popular programming language of 2018 based on the percentage change in the rankings in the TIOBE index. The open source programming language has secured third position in TIOBE’s search engine based ranking index in the January 2019 report, behind Java and C.
The language has gained 3.62% points year over the year in TIOBE January 2019 Index. Python’s popularity has significantly increased in the last few years. The language created by a Dutch programmer in 1989 entered TIOBE’s top three list in September 2018.