I came across langpop.com earlier and it makes for rather curious reading. It contains a series of graphs that purport to show the popularity of different programming languages. Admittedly, the data is not at all scientific but based on relevant matches from various websites and search engines. Nevertheless it’s worth a passing glance, if for nothing more than seeing how your current favourites fare in the different categories.
Here is the top 10 based on the normalised results of all sites searched:
It’s a pity they didn’t create hyperlinks from the language names in the graphs axes as it would have made it easier to find out more about some of the ones I hadn’t heard of before.
Source: Little Tutorials