2018

Tech in 2018

What We Learned

Keeping pace with technology in 2018 left us with some pretty powerful data points. Take a beat to bask in our best-of list; it might just shine a light on the skills you need to make big moves in the year ahead.

Top Pluralsight courses

By monthly average view time

Top 10 most popular software development technologies

From Pluralsight’s Tech Index
RANK TECHNOLOGY RANK TECHNOLOGY
1 JavaScript 6 C++
2 Java 7 Python
3 HTML 8 CSS
4 C 9 Blockchain
5 Git 10 SQL
As of December 24th, 2018
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Pluralsight learners who watched at least one course about a top ten technology. Are you keeping up?

Movers and Shakers

Software development technologies with the most growth

Based on average growth rate
RANK TECHNOLOGY RANK TECHNOLOGY
1 Svelte 6 Microsoft Powerapps
2 Apple MDM 7 Microsoft Flow
3 Jest 8 Oracle Cloud Platform
4 Kotlin 9 Apache Knox Gateway
5 Dart 10 Apache Nifi
As of December 24th, 2018

Most popular technologies by region

It’s a split! People in top tech hubs overwhelmingly tuned in to Pluralsight to get sharp on two major technologies this year.

Bangalore, India
San Francisco New York City Boston
London, UK
Beijing, China
Angular
Python

Top 10 most popular skill assessments

SkillIQ
RANK SKILL
1 JavaScript
2 C#
3 Python
4 Java
5 HTML5
6 Angular
7 CSS
8 React
9 Networking Fundamentals
10 ASP.NET MVC
As of December 24th, 2018

With Pluralsight IQ, you don’t have to guess about where skills stand and you can use this information to make better decisions about your teams.

Nate Walkingshaw PLURALSIGHT CXO

Most popular authors

By monthly average view time
AUTHORS

4
Product launches

PROJECTS

Turn real-world experience into real-world success

Projects are an efficient way to put what you’ve learned into practice by applying it to real-world scenarios—all on your local developer environment. 

INTERACTIVE COURSES

Take learning into your own hands

Starting something new doesn’t have to be intimidating. With interactive courses, you can practice as you learn with hands-on coding challenges and guided feedback.

ROLE IQ

From chaos to clarity

Role IQ shows you and your team members which skills you need to succeed, where skills gaps exist and what you need to work on to reach role mastery.

PLURALSIGHT ONE

Democratizing technology skills

Pluralsight One is our commitment to drive significant, lasting social impact by improving equal access to technology skills and investing in catalytic solutions.

role IQ

Most popular role

Not only does Role IQ give employees a clear path for growth, it helps leaders quantify technology roles across their organization and know whether they have the talent to meet their most critical objectives.

Aaron Skonnard

PLURALSIGHT CEO

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Channels

CREATED IN 2018

Channels
6,588

Most followers

ON A SINGLE CHANNEL

Most popular channel topics

Azure
Azure 26,881 CHANNELS
C#
C#20,959 CHANNELS
Python
Python 19,312 CHANNELS
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