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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
French Language
Rank 546 457 472
Rank change year-on-year
-89 +15
Permanent jobs citing French Language 380 581 476
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.34% 0.50% 0.45%
As % of the General category 0.77% 1.14% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 279 389 397
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £80,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-17.64% -

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
49526 51028 47860
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 44.63% 43.83% 44.99%
Number of salaries quoted 39616 39285 37767
Average salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.00% -
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 £45,000 £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 1 September 2015 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 1 September 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
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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 -90 349 £37,500 -16.66% 36
London -60 187 £42,500 -13.70% 21
South East -39 109 £34,000 -22.72% 5
City of London +19 47 £45,000 -10.89% 9
Berkshire -21 43 £33,750 -15.62%
Reading -15 29 £32,500 -
Surrey +3 27 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Hampshire +17 15 £30,000 -50.00% 1
Buckinghamshire -8 15 £27,500 -42.10% 1
South West -42 13 £35,000 -6.66% 1
East of England 0 12 £46,000 -9.80% 4
Yorkshire 0 12 £32,000 +42.22%
Bristol -26 11 £37,500 +5.63%
East Midlands +11 10 £45,000 +50.00% 1
Leicestershire +17 9 £45,000 +136.84% 1
Reigate +24 8 £40,000 -13.51%
Woking +10 8 £34,500 +4.54% 1
Harrogate - 8 £32,000 -
North Yorkshire - 8 £32,000 -
Leicester +10 7 £45,000 +136.84%
Southampton +5 7 £32,500 -50.00% 1
High Wycombe - 7 £26,500 -
Weybridge +12 5 - -
Milton Keynes -9 5 £46,000 -16.36%
West Sussex -13 5 £35,000 +6.06% 1
Hayes - 4 £35,000 -
Cambridgeshire +20 3 £44,000 +3.52% 2
Warrington +5 3 £27,500 -42.10%
Hammersmith +3 3 £47,500 +13.09%
Bedfordshire +3 3 £46,000 +60.00%

French Language
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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.

1 442 (51.76%) German Language
2 233 (27.28%) Degree
3 223 (26.11%) Finance
4 174 (20.37%) Spanish Language
5 165 (19.32%) Italian Language
6 155 (18.15%) SQL
7 154 (18.03%) Microsoft
8 131 (15.34%) Windows
9 123 (14.40%) Analytical Skills
10 122 (14.29%) Project Management
10 122 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
11 111 (13.00%) Retail
12 107 (12.53%) HTML
12 107 (12.53%) MS Excel
13 104 (12.18%) SQL Server
14 100 (11.71%) JavaScript
15 95 (11.12%) MS Office
16 92 (10.77%) Computer Science
17 88 (10.30%) CSS
18 86 (10.07%) Marketing
19 80 (9.37%) Banking
20 79 (9.25%) Oracle
21 76 (8.90%) XML
22 73 (8.55%) ITIL
23 66 (7.73%) .NET
24 65 (7.61%) Linux
24 65 (7.61%) Business Intelligence
24 65 (7.61%) Dutch Language
24 65 (7.61%) jQuery
25 60 (7.03%) MVC

French Language
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 28 (3.28%) SharePoint
2 21 (2.46%) JBoss
3 18 (2.11%) WebLogic
3 18 (2.11%) IIS
4 16 (1.87%) WebSphere
5 12 (1.41%) MS Exchange
6 9 (1.05%) Apache ServiceMix
7 8 (0.94%) Node.js
8 7 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (0.70%) IBM Notes
9 6 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (0.70%) CMS
10 5 (0.59%) Lotus Domino
10 5 (0.59%) Apache
10 5 (0.59%) Tomcat
10 5 (0.59%) SAS
10 5 (0.59%) Lync
10 5 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.35%) Moodle
Applications
1 107 (12.53%) MS Excel
2 95 (11.12%) MS Office
3 28 (3.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 23 (2.69%) MS Visio
5 10 (1.17%) AutoCAD
5 10 (1.17%) SOLIDWORKS
6 7 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.59%) MS Project
7 5 (0.59%) SPSS
8 3 (0.35%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.23%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.23%) RoboHelp
10 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.12%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (0.59%) SAP SD
1 5 (0.59%) Dynamics NAV
1 5 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.47%) Misys Equation
2 4 (0.47%) Misys Midas
2 4 (0.47%) SunGard AvantGard
2 4 (0.47%) Temenos T24
2 4 (0.47%) Finacle
3 3 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.23%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (0.23%) Agresso
4 2 (0.23%) Sage 1000
4 2 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.23%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
5 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.12%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.12%) Movex
5 1 (0.12%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.12%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 51 (5.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 50 (5.85%) Amazon AWS
3 42 (4.92%) SaaS
4 18 (2.11%) Office 365
5 12 (1.41%) Google Analytics
6 7 (0.82%) Google Apps
7 5 (0.59%) Adobe Analytics
8 2 (0.23%) Basecamp
9 1 (0.12%) IaaS
9 1 (0.12%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (4.68%) TCP/IP
2 31 (3.63%) WAN
2 31 (3.63%) Internet
3 30 (3.51%) Firewall
4 20 (2.34%) VPN
4 20 (2.34%) DNS
5 18 (2.11%) LAN
6 17 (1.99%) SAN
6 17 (1.99%) MPLS
6 17 (1.99%) OSPF
6 17 (1.99%) BGP
7 16 (1.87%) Network Security
7 16 (1.87%) WebEx
8 15 (1.76%) DHCP
9 12 (1.41%) iSCSI
9 12 (1.41%) IPsec
10 11 (1.29%) IP Telephony
10 11 (1.29%) NAS
11 9 (1.05%) VoIP
12 7 (0.82%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (12.18%) SQL Server
2 41 (4.80%) Relational Database
3 29 (3.40%) Data Warehouse
4 26 (3.04%) SQL Server 2008
5 21 (2.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (1.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 14 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 13 (1.52%) Big Data
8 13 (1.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 13 (1.52%) RDBMS
8 13 (1.52%) MySQL
9 10 (1.17%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (0.59%) DB2
10 5 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (0.47%) MS Access
11 4 (0.47%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (0.47%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 4 (0.47%) QlikView
12 3 (0.35%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (1.41%) Eclipse
2 11 (1.29%) Eclipse RCP
3 10 (1.17%) Jenkins
3 10 (1.17%) JUnit
3 10 (1.17%) Maven
4 9 (1.05%) Ant
4 9 (1.05%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (0.47%) Subversion
5 4 (0.47%) JIRA
5 4 (0.47%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.23%) Toad
7 1 (0.12%) LSMW
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.12%) Selenium
7 1 (0.12%) eCATT
General
1 442 (51.76%) German Language
2 223 (26.11%) Finance
3 174 (20.37%) Spanish Language
4 165 (19.32%) Italian Language
5 111 (13.00%) Retail
6 86 (10.07%) Marketing
7 80 (9.37%) Banking
8 65 (7.61%) Dutch Language
9 54 (6.32%) Telecoms
10 41 (4.80%) Legal
11 24 (2.81%) Pharmaceutical
12 21 (2.46%) Manufacturing
13 20 (2.34%) Back Office
13 20 (2.34%) Billing
14 18 (2.11%) Electronics
15 17 (1.99%) Polish Language
16 15 (1.76%) Automotive
17 14 (1.64%) Swedish Language
18 13 (1.52%) Portuguese Language
19 9 (1.05%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 143 (16.74%) Consultant
2 124 (14.52%) Analyst
3 108 (12.65%) Developer
4 73 (8.55%) Project Manager
5 62 (7.26%) Support Engineer
6 54 (6.32%) Business Analyst
7 45 (5.27%) Technical Support
8 41 (4.80%) Applications Support
9 40 (4.68%) Front-End Developer
10 36 (4.22%) Technical Support Engineer
10 36 (4.22%) Technical Engineer
11 29 (3.40%) Support Analyst
12 28 (3.28%) IT Consultant
13 25 (2.93%) Senior Developer
13 25 (2.93%) Technical Consultant
14 21 (2.46%) Senior Front-End Developer
15 20 (2.34%) Support Consultant
15 20 (2.34%) Technical Analyst
16 18 (2.11%) Senior Consultant
17 16 (1.87%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (12.53%) HTML
2 88 (10.30%) CSS
3 76 (8.90%) XML
4 66 (7.73%) .NET
5 65 (7.61%) jQuery
6 57 (6.67%) HTML5
7 51 (5.97%) JSON
8 49 (5.74%) HTML5 Canvas
8 49 (5.74%) Flash
9 48 (5.62%) Backbone.js
9 48 (5.62%) Browserify
10 30 (3.51%) Web Services
11 23 (2.69%) J2EE
12 22 (2.58%) .NET Framework
13 21 (2.46%) ASP.NET
14 18 (2.11%) AngularJS
15 16 (1.87%) Spring
16 13 (1.52%) JMS
17 12 (1.41%) JSP
17 12 (1.41%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 123 (14.40%) Analytical Skills
2 92 (10.77%) Computer Science
3 59 (6.91%) Enterprise Software
4 28 (3.28%) Management Information System
5 24 (2.81%) Mathematics
5 24 (2.81%) Data Centre
6 17 (1.99%) Data Integration
7 16 (1.87%) Social Media
7 16 (1.87%) User Experience
8 14 (1.64%) PMI
9 13 (1.52%) Fixed Income
10 11 (1.29%) Client/Server
11 10 (1.17%) EPoS
11 10 (1.17%) Copywriting
12 9 (1.05%) Derivative
12 9 (1.05%) N-Tier
12 9 (1.05%) AS400
12 9 (1.05%) SWIFT
12 9 (1.05%) Inversion of Control
13 8 (0.94%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 131 (15.34%) Windows
2 65 (7.61%) Linux
3 59 (6.91%) UNIX
4 33 (3.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (2.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (1.99%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (1.64%) Solaris
8 8 (0.94%) Windows 7
9 5 (0.59%) Apple iOS
9 5 (0.59%) AIX
9 5 (0.59%) HPUX
9 5 (0.59%) Windows 2000
9 5 (0.59%) Android
10 4 (0.47%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.47%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.35%) IRIX
12 2 (0.23%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.12%) MVS
13 1 (0.12%) SUSE
13 1 (0.12%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (14.29%) Project Management
1 122 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (8.55%) ITIL
3 65 (7.61%) Business Intelligence
4 60 (7.03%) MVC
5 59 (6.91%) Analytics
6 57 (6.67%) Web Development
7 55 (6.44%) ERP
8 52 (6.09%) DNA
9 48 (5.62%) E-Commerce
10 47 (5.50%) CRM
11 39 (4.57%) Change Management
12 32 (3.75%) Scrum
13 31 (3.63%) Data Analysis
13 31 (3.63%) SDLC
14 30 (3.51%) Service Management
15 29 (3.40%) Risk Management
16 28 (3.28%) PRINCE2
16 28 (3.28%) Service Delivery
17 27 (3.16%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 155 (18.15%) SQL
2 100 (11.71%) JavaScript
3 56 (6.56%) Java
4 48 (5.62%) ActionScript 3.0
4 48 (5.62%) ActionScript
5 30 (3.51%) C#
6 29 (3.40%) T-SQL
7 27 (3.16%) PHP
8 18 (2.11%) VBA
9 16 (1.87%) R
10 12 (1.41%) PL/SQL
10 12 (1.41%) Perl
11 10 (1.17%) PowerShell
12 9 (1.05%) RPG
12 9 (1.05%) COBOL
13 6 (0.70%) VB
13 6 (0.70%) MATLAB
14 5 (0.59%) VB.NET
14 5 (0.59%) ABAP
14 5 (0.59%) C
Qualifications
1 233 (27.28%) Degree
2 32 (3.75%) Cisco Certification
3 27 (3.16%) CCNA
4 18 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (2.11%) PMI Certification
5 16 (1.87%) CISSP
6 15 (1.76%) CCNP
6 15 (1.76%) MCSE
6 15 (1.76%) ACCA
6 15 (1.76%) CIMA
7 14 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
8 13 (1.52%) CEH
9 8 (0.94%) PMP
10 7 (0.82%) Oracle Certification
11 6 (0.70%) MCSA
12 5 (0.59%) CFA
12 5 (0.59%) Security Cleared
13 4 (0.47%) MCDBA
13 4 (0.47%) MCP
14 3 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (5.50%) QA
2 44 (5.15%) SLA
3 30 (3.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 10 (1.17%) ISO 14001
4 10 (1.17%) ISO 9002
5 6 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.70%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.47%) IAS 39
7 2 (0.23%) COBIT
8 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 1 (0.12%) HL7
System Software
1 38 (4.45%) Active Directory
2 34 (3.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.94%) vSphere
4 6 (0.70%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.59%) XenApp
6 4 (0.47%) NFS
6 4 (0.47%) VMware ESX
6 4 (0.47%) BitLocker
7 3 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.35%) pfSense
7 3 (0.35%) Squid
7 3 (0.35%) Samba
8 2 (0.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.12%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.12%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.12%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 5 (0.59%) WMI
2 4 (0.47%) NetBackup
2 4 (0.47%) Backup Exec
2 4 (0.47%) Nmap
3 2 (0.23%) Nagios
3 2 (0.23%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (0.23%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (0.23%) Kibana
4 1 (0.12%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.12%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (0.12%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (0.12%) SCCM
4 1 (0.12%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 154 (18.03%) Microsoft
2 79 (9.25%) Oracle
3 57 (6.67%) Cisco
4 46 (5.39%) SAP
5 41 (4.80%) VMware
6 31 (3.63%) Google
7 28 (3.28%) Avaloq
8 24 (2.81%) Salesforce.com
9 20 (2.34%) Citrix
10 19 (2.22%) Sun
11 18 (2.11%) Adobe
12 17 (1.99%) IBM
13 11 (1.29%) Dell
14 10 (1.17%) SunGard
14 10 (1.17%) NetApp
14 10 (1.17%) Siemens
14 10 (1.17%) T-Plan
14 10 (1.17%) Allen-Bradley
15 9 (1.05%) ServiceNow
15 9 (1.05%) TOWER Software
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 hours ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 8 hours ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Safran
Posted: 8 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Safran
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leicestershire
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + ben
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Salary: £45000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West Sussex
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Salary: £27500 - £28500 per annum + season ticket loan, childcare voucher.
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Intuition IT Solutions
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + great commission
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, Expenses, Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Ferrari Healy
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Propel London Ltd
Posted: 7 days ago
London
The People Network
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus, Bens, Stock Options
Posted: 7 days ago