The table below looks at the prevalence of the term French Language in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited French Language over the 3 months to 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
French Language
Rank 260 297 275
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -22
Permanent jobs citing French Language 60 34 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.55% 0.28% 0.41%
As % of the General category 0.98% 0.48% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 44 31 32
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £82,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
French Language
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

General Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
6146 7123 7211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 56.02% 58.62% 60.19%
Number of salaries quoted 5311 6195 6591
Average salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

French Language
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing French Language across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

French Language Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

French Language
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing French Language across the City of London region.

French Language Salary Trend in the City of London

French Language
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing French Language across the City of London region over the 3 months to 25 November 2014.

French Language Salary Histogram in the City of London

French Language
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing French Language 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 French Language.

1 58 (46.03%) Finance
2 46 (36.51%) German Language
3 40 (31.75%) Degree
4 37 (29.37%) Spanish Language
5 29 (23.02%) Analytical Skills
6 27 (21.43%) Banking
7 26 (20.63%) Italian Language
8 20 (15.87%) SQL
8 20 (15.87%) Analytics
9 17 (13.49%) Windows
9 17 (13.49%) Marketing
9 17 (13.49%) MS PowerPoint
10 14 (11.11%) Financial Institution
10 14 (11.11%) Microsoft
11 13 (10.32%) Oracle
11 13 (10.32%) Project Management
11 13 (10.32%) Law
12 12 (9.52%) HTML
12 12 (9.52%) MS Excel
12 12 (9.52%) Internet
13 11 (8.73%) Salesforce.com
13 11 (8.73%) Back Office
14 10 (7.94%) Change Management
14 10 (7.94%) Advertising
14 10 (7.94%) Linux
14 10 (7.94%) MS Office
14 10 (7.94%) Google
15 9 (7.14%) Biometrics
15 9 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
16 8 (6.35%) Service Management

French Language
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing French Language 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 French Language. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (4.76%) IIS
1 6 (4.76%) WebSphere
2 5 (3.97%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (3.97%) IBM Notes
2 5 (3.97%) WebSphere Process Server
3 3 (2.38%) Apache
3 3 (2.38%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.59%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.79%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 17 (13.49%) MS PowerPoint
2 12 (9.52%) MS Excel
3 10 (7.94%) MS Office
4 6 (4.76%) MS Visio
5 3 (2.38%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (1.59%) Photoshop
6 2 (1.59%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (5.56%) Google Analytics
2 5 (3.97%) WebTrends
3 2 (1.59%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (1.59%) Retail-J
4 1 (0.79%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.79%) Kondor+
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.52%) Internet
2 3 (2.38%) Telnet
2 3 (2.38%) SSH
2 3 (2.38%) IMAP
2 3 (2.38%) SMTP
2 3 (2.38%) FTP
3 1 (0.79%) CTI
3 1 (0.79%) Intranet
3 1 (0.79%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.56%) Oracle Database
1 7 (5.56%) Relational Database
2 5 (3.97%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.38%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.59%) QlikView
4 2 (1.59%) Big Data
5 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.79%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.79%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (4.76%) JIRA
2 1 (0.79%) Maven
General
1 58 (46.03%) Finance
2 46 (36.51%) German Language
3 37 (29.37%) Spanish Language
4 27 (21.43%) Banking
5 26 (20.63%) Italian Language
6 17 (13.49%) Marketing
7 14 (11.11%) Financial Institution
8 13 (10.32%) Law
9 11 (8.73%) Back Office
10 10 (7.94%) Advertising
11 8 (6.35%) Dutch Language
12 7 (5.56%) Investment Banking
13 6 (4.76%) Retail
13 6 (4.76%) Legal
14 5 (3.97%) Multimedia
14 5 (3.97%) Games
15 4 (3.17%) Japanese Language
16 3 (2.38%) Telecoms
16 3 (2.38%) General Ledger
16 3 (2.38%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (16.67%) Analyst
2 16 (12.70%) Consultant
3 12 (9.52%) Technical Support
4 9 (7.14%) Applications Support
5 8 (6.35%) Business Analyst
5 8 (6.35%) Graduate
5 8 (6.35%) Coordinator
5 8 (6.35%) Project Manager
6 7 (5.56%) Account Manager
7 6 (4.76%) Test Coordinator
8 5 (3.97%) Service Analyst
8 5 (3.97%) Service Desk Analyst
8 5 (3.97%) PPC Specialist
8 5 (3.97%) PPC Manager
8 5 (3.97%) PPC Analyst
8 5 (3.97%) PPC Executive
8 5 (3.97%) Content Editor
9 4 (3.17%) Technical Consultant
9 4 (3.17%) 1st Line Support
9 4 (3.17%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.52%) HTML
2 5 (3.97%) XHTML
2 5 (3.97%) Middleware
3 4 (3.17%) XML
4 2 (1.59%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (1.59%) CSS
5 1 (0.79%) Web Services
5 1 (0.79%) .NET
5 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.79%) JMS
5 1 (0.79%) Spring
5 1 (0.79%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.79%) WPF
5 1 (0.79%) Symfony
5 1 (0.79%) jQuery
5 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 29 (23.02%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.14%) Biometrics
3 6 (4.76%) SWIFT
4 5 (3.97%) Statistics
5 4 (3.17%) Derivative
5 4 (3.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (3.17%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.17%) Blog
5 4 (3.17%) Social Media
6 3 (2.38%) Market Risk
6 3 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.38%) Fixed Income
6 3 (2.38%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.38%) Applied Mathematics
6 3 (2.38%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.59%) Copywriting
7 2 (1.59%) Credit Derivative
7 2 (1.59%) Economics
7 2 (1.59%) New Media
7 2 (1.59%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 17 (13.49%) Windows
2 10 (7.94%) Linux
3 6 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (4.76%) Windows 7
4 4 (3.17%) Windows XP
4 4 (3.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (15.87%) Analytics
2 13 (10.32%) Project Management
3 10 (7.94%) Change Management
4 9 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
5 8 (6.35%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (6.35%) Service Management
6 7 (5.56%) Service Delivery
6 7 (5.56%) SEO
6 7 (5.56%) ITIL
6 7 (5.56%) CRM
7 6 (4.76%) Technical Analysis
7 6 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (4.76%) Product Management
8 5 (3.97%) Test Strategy
8 5 (3.97%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (3.97%) Content Management
8 5 (3.97%) Pay per click
8 5 (3.97%) Incident Management
8 5 (3.97%) Coaching
9 4 (3.17%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (15.87%) SQL
2 6 (4.76%) VBScript
3 5 (3.97%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.38%) Perl
4 3 (2.38%) Java
5 2 (1.59%) VBA
6 1 (0.79%) XQuery
6 1 (0.79%) VB
6 1 (0.79%) C++
6 1 (0.79%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (31.75%) Degree
2 5 (3.97%) MBA
3 3 (2.38%) PhD
4 2 (1.59%) CISA
5 1 (0.79%) ISEB
5 1 (0.79%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.97%) SLA
2 3 (2.38%) QA
2 3 (2.38%) Basel III
3 2 (1.59%) IAS 39
4 1 (0.79%) CRD IV
System Software
1 7 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (4.76%) Tivoli
1 6 (4.76%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 5 (3.97%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 13 (10.32%) Oracle
3 11 (8.73%) Salesforce.com
4 10 (7.94%) Google
5 7 (5.56%) Bloomberg
6 6 (4.76%) Red Hat
7 5 (3.97%) Lotus
7 5 (3.97%) Omniture
8 4 (3.17%) Business Objects
9 3 (2.38%) Intel
10 2 (1.59%) SAP
10 2 (1.59%) Adobe
10 2 (1.59%) DoubleClick
10 2 (1.59%) Twitter
11 1 (0.79%) Avaloq
11 1 (0.79%) TOWER Software
11 1 (0.79%) Citrix
11 1 (0.79%) Actuate
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