Here’s The 12 Highest Paid Computer Programming Skills

Highest Paid Computer Programming Skills

Computer programming is well known to be one of the highest paying jobs in Vancouver and around the world. The average salary for a computer programmer just hit an all-time high and is approaching $100,000 USD.

However, some programming skills are more coveted than others. US website Quartz broke down data from a Brookings Institution July publication and showed the difference in pay for the top 12 programming skills.

Based on that data, here are the programming skills listed next to their average annual salary in US dollars from lowest to highest:

12 Highest Paid Computer Programming Skills

12. PERL – $82,513

11. SQL – $85,511

10. Visual Basic – $85,962

9. C# – $89,074

7. C – 90,134

6. JavaScript – $91,461

5. C++ – $93,502

4. JAVA – $94,908

3. Python – $100,717

2. Objective C – $108,225

1. Ruby on Rails – $109,460

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