Clients can screen candidates in the most popular programming languages

IKM, a top provider of web-based employee and candidate knowledge measurement solutions and services, announced today that its IKM TeckChek™ library includes tests for nine of the ten most popular programming languages for 2016, as ranked by IEEE Spectrum, the flagship magazine and website of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), the world’s largest technical professional organization.Based on IEEE rankings, the top languages for web, mobile, enterprise and embedded development are:

1. C
2. Java
3. Python
4. C++
5. R
6. C#
7. PHP
8. JavaScript
9. Ruby
10. Go


IKM has tests available for all with the exception of the R language, which is currently in development and is expected to be released later this year. In addition, a test for the Swift language is also in development and is expected to be released early 2017. IEEE Spectrum lists Swift as one of the top mobile languages.

Current clients of IKM can immediately access any of these tests for candidate screening. If your organization wishes to learn more about these tests or any of the 360+ IT skill assessment tests available in the IKM library, please contact your local sales representative via