The table below looks at the prevalence of the term French Language in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited French Language over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
French Language
Rank 447 463 424
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -39
Permanent jobs citing French Language 581 476 606
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.50% 0.45% 0.52%
As % of the General category 1.14% 0.99% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 389 397 442
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £66,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.97%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

General Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
51028 47860 52399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 43.84% 45.00% 44.85%
Number of salaries quoted 39285 37767 43790
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

French Language
Jobs Demand Trend

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

French Language Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

French Language
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing French Language within the UK.

French Language Salary Trend in the UK

French Language
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing French Language over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 within the UK.

French Language Salary Histogram in the UK

French Language
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing French Language within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
England +11 541 £45,000 +5.88% 65
London +39 278 £49,250 +9.44% 39
South East +6 162 £44,000 +3.52% 20
Berkshire +13 82 £40,000 -5.88% 11
City of London +7 60 £50,500 +1.00% 15
Reading +9 41 £32,500 -35.00% 4
South West 0 36 £37,500 - 3
Surrey +6 32 £50,000 +17.64% 3
Bristol +6 24 £35,500 -5.33% 1
Hampshire -15 20 £60,000 +60.00% 2
Yorkshire -25 20 £22,500 -
Scotland -8 14 £45,000 +31.38%
East of England -35 14 £51,000 +29.11% 3
South Yorkshire -5 13 £40,500 +80.00%
Southampton +8 12 £65,000 +44.44%
Edinburgh -2 11 £36,750 +28.94%
Barnsley - 11 - -
Bracknell -13 9 £45,000 +47.54% 1
Maidenhead - 9 £50,000 - 3
West Sussex -4 8 £33,000 -5.71% 3
Hertfordshire -12 8 £52,250 +49.28% 1
Brighton -28 8 £50,000 +17.64%
East Sussex -33 8 £50,000 +17.64%
West Yorkshire - 7 £22,500 -
Uxbridge - 7 £35,000 -
Dorset - 7 £47,500 - 2
Poole - 7 £47,500 - 2
North West -27 6 £47,500 +20.25% 2
Reigate - 6 £46,250 - 1
Gatwick - 6 £33,000 -

French Language
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 517 (45.35%) German Language
2 321 (28.16%) Degree
3 313 (27.46%) SQL
4 301 (26.40%) Finance
5 272 (23.86%) Windows
6 253 (22.19%) Microsoft
7 246 (21.58%) Spanish Language
8 185 (16.23%) MS Excel
9 177 (15.53%) Oracle
10 171 (15.00%) Italian Language
11 159 (13.95%) Java
12 157 (13.77%) Project Management
13 156 (13.68%) SQL Server
14 153 (13.42%) Marketing
15 151 (13.25%) Computer Science
16 141 (12.37%) Linux
17 136 (11.93%) UNIX
18 128 (11.23%) JavaScript
19 123 (10.79%) Banking
20 121 (10.61%) MS Office
21 119 (10.44%) E-Commerce
22 117 (10.26%) HTML
23 115 (10.09%) Relational Database
24 106 (9.30%) VMware
25 93 (8.16%) Software Engineering
26 91 (7.98%) CRM
27 85 (7.46%) PRINCE2
27 85 (7.46%) OO
28 83 (7.28%) .NET
29 81 (7.11%) XML

French Language
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 77 (6.75%) WebSphere
2 64 (5.61%) WebLogic
3 62 (5.44%) IIS
4 38 (3.33%) nginx
4 38 (3.33%) Apache Solr
5 33 (2.89%) SharePoint
6 31 (2.72%) Lotus Domino
7 27 (2.37%) MS Exchange
8 23 (2.02%) Apache ServiceMix
9 21 (1.84%) Site Server
10 12 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
10 12 (1.05%) Tomcat
11 11 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
12 9 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2007
12 9 (0.79%) SAS
13 8 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2003
14 7 (0.61%) WebSphere Process Server
15 6 (0.53%) IBM Notes
16 5 (0.44%) Apache
16 5 (0.44%) Node.js
Applications
1 185 (16.23%) MS Excel
2 121 (10.61%) MS Office
3 34 (2.98%) MS Project
4 29 (2.54%) MS PowerPoint
5 17 (1.49%) MS Visio
6 12 (1.05%) InDesign
7 7 (0.61%) Acrobat
8 6 (0.53%) RoboHelp
8 6 (0.53%) PageMaker
8 6 (0.53%) FrameMaker
8 6 (0.53%) CorelDRAW
9 3 (0.26%) SPSS
10 2 (0.18%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.18%) InfoPath
10 2 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.088%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 16 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.70%) SAP SD
3 7 (0.61%) SAP FI
4 6 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.53%) OpenWorks
5 5 (0.44%) Google Analytics
5 5 (0.44%) SAP APO
6 4 (0.35%) SAP CRM
7 3 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.26%) Oracle General Ledger
7 3 (0.26%) Dynamics GP
8 2 (0.18%) SAP SCM
8 2 (0.18%) GoldMine
8 2 (0.18%) SAP EM
8 2 (0.18%) Oracle CRM
8 2 (0.18%) SalesLogix
8 2 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.18%) Agresso
8 2 (0.18%) PeopleSoft HRMS
8 2 (0.18%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 39 (3.42%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 38 (3.33%) GitHub
2 38 (3.33%) Trello
3 37 (3.25%) SaaS
4 6 (0.53%) Office 365
5 4 (0.35%) SuccessFactors
6 3 (0.26%) Taleo
7 1 (0.088%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 73 (6.40%) TCP/IP
1 73 (6.40%) Internet
2 44 (3.86%) WAN
3 43 (3.77%) DNS
4 42 (3.68%) LAN
5 37 (3.25%) DHCP
6 34 (2.98%) SAN
7 32 (2.81%) Firewall
8 29 (2.54%) FTP
9 22 (1.93%) VPN
10 18 (1.58%) PBX
11 17 (1.49%) Wireless
12 15 (1.32%) Network Security
12 15 (1.32%) LDAP
12 15 (1.32%) MPLS
13 13 (1.14%) HTTP
14 10 (0.88%) VoIP
14 10 (0.88%) Intranet
14 10 (0.88%) iSCSI
14 10 (0.88%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (13.68%) SQL Server
2 115 (10.09%) Relational Database
3 65 (5.70%) RDBMS
4 38 (3.33%) RavenDB
5 28 (2.46%) Oracle Database
6 27 (2.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 24 (2.11%) MySQL
8 21 (1.84%) MS Access
8 21 (1.84%) QlikView
9 20 (1.75%) DB2
10 12 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 10 (0.88%) Data Mining
12 9 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
12 9 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
13 8 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 6 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
15 5 (0.44%) OLAP
15 5 (0.44%) Oracle OLAP
15 5 (0.44%) NoSQL
16 4 (0.35%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 54 (4.74%) Eclipse
2 49 (4.30%) Eclipse RCP
3 43 (3.77%) TeamCity
4 41 (3.60%) NUnit
5 38 (3.33%) ReSharper
5 38 (3.33%) dotTrace
5 38 (3.33%) Rhino Mocks
5 38 (3.33%) YouTrack
5 38 (3.33%) Octopus Deploy
6 33 (2.89%) Ant
6 33 (2.89%) JUnit
7 22 (1.93%) Visual Studio
7 22 (1.93%) Git (software)
8 19 (1.67%) Maven
9 16 (1.40%) Jenkins
10 8 (0.70%) JIRA
11 6 (0.53%) Subversion
12 2 (0.18%) JMeter
12 2 (0.18%) Xcode
12 2 (0.18%) Oracle APEX
General
1 517 (45.35%) German Language
2 301 (26.40%) Finance
3 246 (21.58%) Spanish Language
4 171 (15.00%) Italian Language
5 153 (13.42%) Marketing
6 123 (10.79%) Banking
7 57 (5.00%) Retail
8 55 (4.82%) Manufacturing
9 53 (4.65%) Telecoms
10 52 (4.56%) Dutch Language
11 34 (2.98%) Russian Language
12 32 (2.81%) Back Office
13 30 (2.63%) Swedish Language
14 26 (2.28%) Pharmaceutical
15 25 (2.19%) Advertising
16 24 (2.11%) Electronics
17 19 (1.67%) Portuguese Language
17 19 (1.67%) Norwegian Language
18 18 (1.58%) Czech Language
19 17 (1.49%) Finnish Language
Job Titles
1 203 (17.81%) Analyst
2 131 (11.49%) Support Engineer
3 112 (9.82%) Consultant
4 94 (8.25%) Technical Support
5 88 (7.72%) Developer
6 63 (5.53%) Project Manager
6 63 (5.53%) Technical Engineer
7 62 (5.44%) Business Analyst
8 60 (5.26%) Technical Support Engineer
9 55 (4.82%) Support Analyst
10 54 (4.74%) Software Engineer
11 52 (4.56%) Applications Support
12 45 (3.95%) Architect
13 41 (3.60%) Junior
14 39 (3.42%) Java Software Engineer
15 37 (3.25%) .NET Developer
16 26 (2.28%) Service Analyst
17 25 (2.19%) Service Desk Analyst
18 24 (2.11%) Data Analyst
18 24 (2.11%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (10.26%) HTML
2 83 (7.28%) .NET
3 81 (7.11%) XML
4 80 (7.02%) Web Services
4 80 (7.02%) J2EE
5 75 (6.58%) Spring
6 72 (6.32%) CSS
7 54 (4.74%) ASP.NET
8 49 (4.30%) GWT
9 45 (3.95%) Servlets
10 44 (3.86%) jQuery
11 41 (3.60%) REST
12 40 (3.51%) AngularJS
13 39 (3.42%) WCF
14 38 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
14 38 (3.33%) Castle Windsor
14 38 (3.33%) Sass
14 38 (3.33%) Lucene
15 37 (3.25%) JSP
16 36 (3.16%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 151 (13.25%) Computer Science
2 68 (5.96%) Enterprise Software
3 52 (4.56%) Management Information System
4 51 (4.47%) SWIFT
5 38 (3.33%) Inversion of Control
5 38 (3.33%) Client/Server
6 34 (2.98%) N-Tier
7 22 (1.93%) PMI
7 22 (1.93%) Clustering
8 20 (1.75%) Social Media
9 18 (1.58%) Mathematics
10 17 (1.49%) Statistics
11 13 (1.14%) Data Integration
12 12 (1.05%) Graphic Design
13 11 (0.96%) Biometrics
14 10 (0.88%) Visualisation
15 9 (0.79%) Blackberry
16 8 (0.70%) Thin Client
16 8 (0.70%) EPoS
16 8 (0.70%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 272 (23.86%) Windows
2 141 (12.37%) Linux
3 136 (11.93%) UNIX
4 42 (3.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 41 (3.60%) Windows 7
6 35 (3.07%) Solaris
7 30 (2.63%) Windows XP
8 25 (2.19%) Windows Server 2003
9 22 (1.93%) Android
10 14 (1.23%) Apple iOS
11 13 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 13 (1.14%) AIX
12 12 (1.05%) HPUX
13 10 (0.88%) Windows 2000
14 7 (0.61%) Mac OS
14 7 (0.61%) Windows 8
15 6 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
16 4 (0.35%) Windows CE
16 4 (0.35%) Windows Mobile
17 3 (0.26%) IRIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (13.77%) Project Management
2 119 (10.44%) E-Commerce
3 93 (8.16%) Software Engineering
4 91 (7.98%) CRM
5 85 (7.46%) PRINCE2
5 85 (7.46%) OO
6 80 (7.02%) ITIL
7 79 (6.93%) Business Intelligence
8 74 (6.49%) Analytics
9 62 (5.44%) UML
10 56 (4.91%) Unit Testing
11 54 (4.74%) ERP
12 51 (4.47%) Problem Management
13 50 (4.39%) Service Management
14 49 (4.30%) Change Management
15 47 (4.12%) Agile Software Development
16 44 (3.86%) MVC
16 44 (3.86%) Continuous Improvement
17 40 (3.51%) Validation
18 39 (3.42%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 313 (27.46%) SQL
2 159 (13.95%) Java
3 128 (11.23%) JavaScript
4 73 (6.40%) C#
5 56 (4.91%) T-SQL
6 40 (3.51%) PHP
6 40 (3.51%) C
7 38 (3.33%) C++
8 29 (2.54%) PL/SQL
9 28 (2.46%) VBA
10 23 (2.02%) Perl
11 13 (1.14%) Python
12 8 (0.70%) ABAP
12 8 (0.70%) Ruby
13 6 (0.53%) VB
14 5 (0.44%) Shell Script
14 5 (0.44%) AspectJ
14 5 (0.44%) PowerShell
15 4 (0.35%) VC++
15 4 (0.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 321 (28.16%) Degree
2 50 (4.39%) PMI Certification
3 41 (3.60%) MBA
4 33 (2.89%) PMP
5 21 (1.84%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (1.58%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
6 18 (1.58%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 14 (1.23%) CCNP
7 14 (1.23%) CCNA
8 12 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (0.96%) MCSE
9 11 (0.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 10 (0.88%) SC Cleared
10 10 (0.88%) Security Cleared
11 8 (0.70%) HND
11 8 (0.70%) CCIE
12 7 (0.61%) CCA
12 7 (0.61%) CISSP
12 7 (0.61%) MCP
13 5 (0.44%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (5.61%) SLA
2 34 (2.98%) QA
3 22 (1.93%) Data Quality
4 13 (1.14%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (0.61%) ISO 8583
7 3 (0.26%) IAS 39
7 3 (0.26%) Basel III
8 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.18%) COBIT
9 1 (0.088%) GAAP
9 1 (0.088%) COSO
9 1 (0.088%) GCP
System Software
1 79 (6.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 74 (6.49%) Active Directory
3 12 (1.05%) Hyper-V
4 11 (0.96%) VMware ESX
5 7 (0.61%) NFS
6 6 (0.53%) MetaFrame
6 6 (0.53%) Terminal Services
7 4 (0.35%) Xen
7 4 (0.35%) XenApp
8 3 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.088%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.088%) Novell eDirectory
9 1 (0.088%) Postfix
9 1 (0.088%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.088%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 17 (1.49%) Norton AntiVirus
1 17 (1.49%) WSUS
2 11 (0.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 8 (0.70%) Tivoli
3 8 (0.70%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 6 (0.53%) Cisco CUCM
5 5 (0.44%) ServiceCenter
5 5 (0.44%) SCCM
5 5 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (0.35%) CA LISA
6 4 (0.35%) WMI
7 2 (0.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (0.18%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.088%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.088%) Nagios
8 1 (0.088%) AppManager
8 1 (0.088%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.088%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.088%) SCOM
Vendors
1 253 (22.19%) Microsoft
2 177 (15.53%) Oracle
3 106 (9.30%) VMware
4 70 (6.14%) SAP
5 61 (5.35%) JBoss
6 51 (4.47%) Google
7 49 (4.30%) IBM
8 38 (3.33%) Rackspace
9 29 (2.54%) Salesforce.com
10 28 (2.46%) Cisco
11 27 (2.37%) Business Objects
12 26 (2.28%) Sun
13 25 (2.19%) Symantec
14 24 (2.11%) Citrix
15 22 (1.93%) HP
15 22 (1.93%) Dell
16 20 (1.75%) Cognos
17 18 (1.58%) Minitab
18 16 (1.40%) Adobe
19 15 (1.32%) MicroStrategy
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + pension, life assurance, 25 days
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Corporate Benefits Package
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: £70k - 80k per year + OTE & Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: £75k - 84k per year + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Connectus
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + bonus, pension, health
Posted: 19 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus, pension, health
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Aspire
Posted: 21 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 40-60K + Bens
Posted: 23 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £55k + bonus + share options
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
ECMWF
Salary: £52,822 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wokingham, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum £35k & Corporate Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 27,000-30,000 + 10-15k OTE
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum £30k basic & Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
tcpl
Salary: Attractive Basic + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £27500 per annum + uncapped OTE
Posted: Yesterday
London
tcpl
Salary: Attractive Basic + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
tcpl
Salary: Attractive Basic + Bens
Posted: Yesterday