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What languages you used for data mining / data analysis?

          

What programming languages you used for data mining / data analysis in the past 12 months? [570 voters]

R (257) 45%
SQL (184) 32%
Python (140) 25%
Java (139) 24%
SAS (121) 21%
MATLAB (83) 15%
C/C++ (73) 13%
Unix shell/awk/gawk/sed (59) 10%
Perl (45) 7.9%
Hadoop/Pig/Hive (35) 6.1%
Lisp (4) 0.7%
Other (70) 12.0%
None (7) 1.2%

Notes
On average, data miners use 2.1 languages. Among the top 5 languages, only about 15-25% used that language alone.

The breakdown by region is:

  • US/Canada, 42%
  • Europe, 30%
  • Asia, 16%
  • Latin America, 4.9%
  • AU/NZ, 2.8%
  • Africa/MidEast, 3.0%

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