In April, C ++ pressed Python out of the top three and sent it on the fourth line. Experts say the reason is not a drop in interest in Python. On the contrary, from month to month interest in it is growing. Also, the popularity of C ++ is growing.
TIOBE Programming Community Index April 2019
TIOBE experts recalled that once C ++ market share exceeded 15%. Difficulties with the release of new versions of the standard language provoked a drop in interest in C ++ and a reduction in this share. With the release of C ++ 11, C ++ 14 and C ++ 17, and most importantly, with their support by the main compilers, the popularity of the language began to revive.
TIOBE April 2019
The TIOBE ranking is compiled monthly based on the analysis of search queries in Google, Bing, Yahoo !, Wikipedia, Amazon, YouTube and Baidu. It reflects the popularity of programming languages, but not their quality.