Top 4 Javascript Frameworks to Watch out in 2015

This article presents analytics on popular Javascript frameworks and call out top 4 javascript frameworks (event-handling) one should watch out in 2015. From the analysis below, AngularJS Rocks!!!  Please feel free to comment/suggest if I missed to mention one or more important points. Also, sorry for the typos.
Following are the top 7 Javascript frameworks that are considered in this analysis:

  • AngularJS
  • JQuery
  • BackboneJS
  • KnockoutJS
  • ReactJS
  • MeteorJS
  • EmberJS

The analytics presents data based on trends captured from Google Trends and Indeed.com job trends. Please feel free to suggest any javascript frameworks that I may have missed. From the analysis below, following are top 4 javascript frameworks that you may want to watch out in 2015:

  • AngularJS
  • ReactJS
  • MeteorJS
  • EmberJS

Updated the blog with an entry of EmberJS based on the suggestion of one of the readers. Please feel free to suggest others.

 

Google Trends for Javascript Frameworks

Following image represents search trends on above-mentioned JS frameworks, being captured from google.com trends website.

Google Trends for Javascript Frameworks (Jan 2015)

Google Trends for Javascript Frameworks (Jan 2015)

Based on the image, one could infer that following are top 4 Javascript frameworks that are searched most at this point of time in year 2015.

  • AngularJS
  • ReactJS
  • MeteorJS: Important thing about MeteorJS is that it does not yet support windows version and still is showing upward trend.
  • EmberJS

The above framework however shows up like following (in order) based on search done and hence, popularity in US.

  • ReactJS & MetoerJS
  • EmberJS
  • AngularJS: Interestingly, AngularJS is searched most by developers out of India.

It is also interesting to observe that following three frameworks have been declining in its popularity from the perspective of search happening at this time in comparison with starting of 2014.

  • JQuery
  • Backbone
  • Knockout

 

Indeed.com (Job) Trends for Javascript Frameworks

Following image represents job trends on above-mentioned JS frameworks, being captured from indeed.com trends website.

Indeed.com Job Trends on Javascript Frameworks

Indeed.com Job Trends on Javascript Frameworks

From the above image, one could infer that Job positions for AngularJS is rising and, for following three frameworks is declining:

  • JQuery
  • Backbone
  • Knockout

JQuery is not going to go soon anywhere. However, it will certainly be interesting to watch how it shows up in near future in term of adoption.

Following represents the number of job positions consisting of keywords related with above JS frameworks. It represents the fact that still JQuery rules, but also indicates that AngularJS is catching up.

Indeed.com Job Positions Consisting of JS Frameworks as Keywords

Indeed.com Job Positions Consisting of JS Frameworks as Keywords

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