The table below looks at the statistics for F# skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited F# over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F#
Rank 98 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing F# 3 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.22% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.47% - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £32,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -36.00%
F#
Scotland

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

Programming Languages Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
639 656 581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 47.26% 46.76% 50.57%
Number of salaries quoted 465 458 414
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,747 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £48,187
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

F#
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

F# Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

F#
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

F# Salary Trend in Edinburgh

F#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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%) OO
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) TDD
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (50.00%) VBA
4 3 (50.00%) .NET
4 3 (50.00%) OOP
4 3 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (50.00%) Front Office
4 3 (50.00%) Asset Management
4 3 (50.00%) WinForms
4 3 (50.00%) Equities
4 3 (50.00%) WCF
4 3 (50.00%) WPF
4 3 (50.00%) Silverlight
4 3 (50.00%) Derivative
4 3 (50.00%) FINCAD Analytics
4 3 (50.00%) BDD
5 2 (33.33%) MongoDB
5 2 (33.33%) NoSQL
5 2 (33.33%) CSS3
5 2 (33.33%) Backbone.js
5 2 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
5 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
5 2 (33.33%) Hadoop
5 2 (33.33%) Parallel Programming

F#
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (50.00%) FINCAD Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 2 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 2 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 2 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (50.00%) Front Office
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Quantitative Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Quantitative Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) WinForms
1 3 (50.00%) WCF
1 3 (50.00%) WPF
1 3 (50.00%) Silverlight
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) LINQ
2 2 (33.33%) jQuery
2 2 (33.33%) HTML5
2 2 (33.33%) CSS3
2 2 (33.33%) Backbone.js
2 2 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Derivative
1 3 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 3 (50.00%) Equities
2 2 (33.33%) Exotic Derivative
2 2 (33.33%) N-Tier
2 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 2 (33.33%) iPad
2 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) OO
2 4 (66.67%) TDD
3 3 (50.00%) Asset Management
3 3 (50.00%) BDD
3 3 (50.00%) OOP
4 2 (33.33%) MVC
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) Fund Management
4 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (33.33%) Multithreading
4 2 (33.33%) Parallel Programming
5 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) VBA
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Postgraduate
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Sybase
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft