In which technology domains is Rust used? - Rust survey 2023

survey domains technology

The Annual Rust Survey for 2023 has a number of very interesting charts. Probably the most interesting for me was the one about the technology domains in which Rust is used.

domain percentage
Server-side or "backend" applications 52.7%
Cloud computing applications 27.2%
Distributed system 27.0%
Cloud computing infrastructure or utilities 21.8%
Web Assembly 20.1%
Computer networking 18.1%
Embedded devices (with Operating system) 17.5%
Data Science 14.8%
Computer security 14.1%
Embedded devices (bare metal) 12.6%
Desktop computer application frontend 12.0%
Scientific and/or numeric computing 10.4%
Web application frontend 9.9%
Desktop or mobile libraries or services 9.9%
IoT (Internet of Things) 9.5%
Programming languages and related tools 9.4%
Machine learning 9.1%
Blockchain 8.9%
Computer graphics 8.0%
Database implementation 7.8%
Simulation 6.4%
Other 6.2%
HPC High-Performance (super) Computing 5.2%
Robotics 3.9%
Audio programming 3.9%
Computer games 3.8%
Mobile phone application frontend 2.2%


Gabor Szabo (szabgab)

Gabor Szabo, the author of the Rust Maven web site maintains several Open source projects in Rust and while he still feels he has tons of new things to learn about Rust he already offers training courses in Rust and still teaches Python, Perl, git, GitHub, GitLab, CI, and testing.

Gabor Szabo