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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F#
Rank 155 170 156
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -14
Permanent jobs citing F# 1 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.032% 0.054% 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.060% 0.10% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Average salary - £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -9.09%
F#
UK

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

Programming Languages Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1673 1942 1684
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 53.83% 52.51% 56.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1062 1311 1006
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

F#
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

F# Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

F#
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

F# Salary Trend in Scotland

F#
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing F# within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +7 1 - -
F#
UK

F#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 10 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (80.00%) TDD
4 7 (70.00%) MVC
4 7 (70.00%) WinForms
4 7 (70.00%) .NET
4 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (70.00%) OO
4 7 (70.00%) N-Tier
4 7 (70.00%) WCF
4 7 (70.00%) WPF
4 7 (70.00%) Silverlight
4 7 (70.00%) LINQ
4 7 (70.00%) Multithreading
4 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (70.00%) Parallel Programming
4 7 (70.00%) AngularJS
4 7 (70.00%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (50.00%) OOP
6 4 (40.00%) Scrum
6 4 (40.00%) CSS
6 4 (40.00%) RDBMS
6 4 (40.00%) HTML
6 4 (40.00%) Sybase
6 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
6 4 (40.00%) iPad
6 4 (40.00%) BDD
6 4 (40.00%) MongoDB
6 4 (40.00%) NoSQL
6 4 (40.00%) HTML5

F#
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (40.00%) RDBMS
2 4 (40.00%) Hadoop
2 4 (40.00%) MongoDB
2 4 (40.00%) NoSQL
2 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) NUnit
1 3 (30.00%) Moq
2 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (30.00%) Front Office
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst Programmer
2 3 (30.00%) Programmer
2 3 (30.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) C# Analyst Programmer
2 3 (30.00%) C# Programmer
3 2 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Quantitative Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) .NET
1 7 (70.00%) WinForms
1 7 (70.00%) WCF
1 7 (70.00%) WPF
1 7 (70.00%) Silverlight
1 7 (70.00%) LINQ
1 7 (70.00%) AngularJS
2 4 (40.00%) HTML5
2 4 (40.00%) CSS3
2 4 (40.00%) Backbone.js
2 4 (40.00%) KnockoutJS
2 4 (40.00%) jQuery
2 4 (40.00%) HTML
2 4 (40.00%) CSS
3 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) N-Tier
1 7 (70.00%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (40.00%) iPad
3 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (30.00%) Derivative
3 3 (30.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (30.00%) Equities
4 2 (20.00%) Exotic Derivative
4 2 (20.00%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) TDD
2 7 (70.00%) OO
2 7 (70.00%) MVC
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Multithreading
2 7 (70.00%) Parallel Programming
3 5 (50.00%) OOP
4 4 (40.00%) Scrum
4 4 (40.00%) BDD
4 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (30.00%) Coaching
5 3 (30.00%) Asset Management
5 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (20.00%) Fund Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (30.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Postgraduate
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Sybase
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft