The table below looks at the statistics for F# skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited F# over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F#
Rank 115 112 127
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +15
Permanent jobs citing F# 1 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.054% 0.19% 0.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.087% 0.28% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 2
Average salary £50,000 £39,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.20% +0.64%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £32,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+53.84% -45.83%
F#
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Programming Languages Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1150 1064 1364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 62.47% 66.83% 71.23%
Number of salaries quoted 949 960 1215
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

F#
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing F# across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

F# Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

F#
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing F# across the Cambridge region.

F# Salary Trend in Cambridge

F#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing F# also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited F#.

1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) TDD
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) Functional Programming
4 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (50.00%) Finance
4 3 (50.00%) Scrum
4 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (50.00%) jQuery
5 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
5 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Ruby
5 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
5 2 (33.33%) Degree
5 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
5 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 2 (33.33%) QA
5 2 (33.33%) WATIR
5 2 (33.33%) Selenium
5 2 (33.33%) C++
5 2 (33.33%) Python
5 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 2 (33.33%) Jasmine
5 2 (33.33%) Automation Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Selenium IDE
5 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 2 (33.33%) Sahi
5 2 (33.33%) WebDriver

F#
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing F# also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited F#. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) WATIR
1 2 (33.33%) Selenium
1 2 (33.33%) Jasmine
1 2 (33.33%) Selenium IDE
1 2 (33.33%) Sahi
1 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Junior Developer
2 2 (33.33%) QA Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Software Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Junior
3 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Graduate
3 1 (16.67%) Graduate Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Graduate Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Junior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
1 3 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) TDD
2 4 (66.67%) Functional Programming
3 3 (50.00%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (33.33%) Automation Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 2 (33.33%) BDD
5 1 (16.67%) Algorithmic Trading
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) Ruby
4 2 (33.33%) C++
4 2 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £18000 to £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£50k according to experience
Posted: 2 days ago