For the Internet of Things, there are many well-entrenched languages like Python, Ruby and Perl, and even the ol’ C/C++ standby, available. JS does not have a competitive advantage here.
To drive home this point, let’s look at some job statistics. If you compile a list of job postings at Indeed.com for several cities and several languages, here is what you will find (the stats are for April 21, 2016):
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