Top tech skills for 2019: Blockchain programming language Solidity tops the list

The top tech skill for 2019 is a programming language some may not expect: Solidity, according to an Udemy report released on Tuesday. The language is used for developing smart contracts for Ethereum, a public decentralized blockchain platform, the report said.

JavaScript is typically the programming language that dominates top 10 most popular or in-demand lists, typically followed by Python, Java, C++, and the like. Solidity, on the other hand, isn’t usually featured or even mentioned. However, with more companies adopting and implementing blockchain technology, knowledge of a blockchain-related programming language may be beneficial for the future.

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