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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
French Language
Rank 469 494 449
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -45
Permanent jobs citing French Language 510 444 553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.46% 0.41% 0.49%
As % of the General category 1.06% 0.95% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 406 311 419
Average salary £38,250 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.92% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £61,750 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%

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
47903 46834 49397
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 43.36% 43.45% 43.36%
Number of salaries quoted 38467 36412 41169
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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
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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 +28 497 £38,125 -2.24% 40
London +65 294 £48,500 +7.77% 18
South East -3 136 £35,000 -7.89% 11
Berkshire -17 53 £35,000 -7.89% 5
City of London +27 50 £38,250 -23.50% 9
Hampshire 0 34 £33,500 -0.74% 2
Reading -23 22 £37,500 -1.31% 2
South West -13 21 £40,000 -8.57% 2
West Sussex +13 16 £35,000 -11.39%
Southampton +9 16 £35,500 +1.42% 1
East Midlands +18 13 £30,000 +57.89% 1
Yorkshire -5 13 £22,500 -
Gatwick - 13 £35,000 -
West Yorkshire +12 12 £22,500 -
Oxfordshire +12 11 £27,500 -43.58%
Leeds +6 11 £22,500 -
Oxford +20 10 £29,500 -43.80%
Surrey -4 10 £56,250 +32.35% 3
Bristol -12 10 £33,500 -23.42% 2
East of England -36 10 £41,250 +0.60% 7
Bracknell -6 9 £60,000 +71.42%
Devon - 9 £47,500 -
Buckinghamshire +7 8 £24,250 -14.91% 1
Cambridge -4 8 £33,500 -18.29% 2
Cambridgeshire -9 8 £33,500 -18.29% 7
North West -14 7 £22,500 -43.75% 1
Maidenhead +5 6 £28,000 +1.81% 1
Milton Keynes - 6 £24,000 - 1
Uxbridge - 6 £30,250 -
Nottingham +16 5 £30,000 +57.89% 1

French Language
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 472 (42.11%) German Language
2 335 (29.88%) Degree
3 266 (23.73%) Finance
4 254 (22.66%) Spanish Language
5 252 (22.48%) SQL
6 247 (22.03%) Microsoft
7 217 (19.36%) Windows
8 169 (15.08%) SQL Server
9 157 (14.01%) Italian Language
10 154 (13.74%) Analytical Skills
11 148 (13.20%) JavaScript
12 140 (12.49%) Project Management
13 139 (12.40%) Linux
14 138 (12.31%) HTML
14 138 (12.31%) Computer Science
15 135 (12.04%) Java
16 133 (11.86%) MS Excel
17 130 (11.60%) Marketing
18 128 (11.42%) Oracle
18 128 (11.42%) E-Commerce
19 114 (10.17%) UNIX
20 111 (9.90%) .NET
21 109 (9.72%) Agile Software Development
22 106 (9.46%) C#
23 104 (9.28%) IIS
24 101 (9.01%) MS Office
25 98 (8.74%) CSS
26 97 (8.65%) CRM
27 92 (8.21%) Web Services
28 89 (7.94%) ASP.NET

French Language
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
1 104 (9.28%) IIS
2 57 (5.08%) nginx
2 57 (5.08%) Apache Solr
3 50 (4.46%) WebLogic
4 49 (4.37%) WebSphere
5 46 (4.10%) JBoss
6 30 (2.68%) MS Exchange
7 27 (2.41%) SharePoint
8 26 (2.32%) CMS
9 24 (2.14%) Site Server
10 21 (1.87%) Apache
11 20 (1.78%) Commerce Server
11 20 (1.78%) Apache ServiceMix
12 16 (1.43%) SAS
13 14 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
13 14 (1.25%) Tomcat
14 11 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2010
15 10 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2007
16 9 (0.80%) WordPress
16 9 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 133 (11.86%) MS Excel
2 101 (9.01%) MS Office
3 48 (4.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 23 (2.05%) MS Visio
5 20 (1.78%) MS Project
6 8 (0.71%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.45%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.18%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.089%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 14 (1.25%) Google Analytics
2 13 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (0.80%) SAP SD
4 8 (0.71%) Agresso
4 8 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
6 5 (0.45%) SAP EM
6 5 (0.45%) SAP EWM
6 5 (0.45%) SAP SCM
6 5 (0.45%) WebTrends
6 5 (0.45%) SAP CRM
7 4 (0.36%) OpenWorks
8 3 (0.27%) Magento
8 3 (0.27%) Retail-J
8 3 (0.27%) SAP R/3
9 2 (0.18%) Lawson
9 2 (0.18%) JDE OneWorld
9 2 (0.18%) Dynamics GP
9 2 (0.18%) Exchequer
9 2 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 70 (6.24%) Amazon AWS
2 57 (5.08%) GitHub
2 57 (5.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 57 (5.08%) Trello
3 39 (3.48%) SaaS
4 13 (1.16%) Office 365
5 5 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.089%) Taleo
6 1 (0.089%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 53 (4.73%) TCP/IP
1 53 (4.73%) Internet
2 48 (4.28%) WAN
3 40 (3.57%) MPLS
4 38 (3.39%) LAN
5 29 (2.59%) FTP
6 26 (2.32%) DNS
7 23 (2.05%) SAN
7 23 (2.05%) BGP
7 23 (2.05%) Firewall
8 21 (1.87%) VoIP
9 19 (1.69%) VPN
9 19 (1.69%) DHCP
9 19 (1.69%) SSH
10 17 (1.52%) SMTP
11 15 (1.34%) Wireless
11 15 (1.34%) IMAP
12 14 (1.25%) Telnet
13 13 (1.16%) IPsec
14 11 (0.98%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 169 (15.08%) SQL Server
2 73 (6.51%) Relational Database
3 57 (5.08%) RavenDB
4 36 (3.21%) RDBMS
5 19 (1.69%) MySQL
6 18 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 18 (1.61%) NoSQL
6 18 (1.61%) Oracle Database
7 13 (1.16%) Crystal Reports
8 12 (1.07%) QlikView
8 12 (1.07%) Big Data
9 11 (0.98%) DB2
10 10 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
11 9 (0.80%) BusinessObjects
12 8 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
12 8 (0.71%) Data Mining
12 8 (0.71%) Hadoop
13 7 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
14 6 (0.54%) MS Access
15 5 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 61 (5.44%) TeamCity
2 59 (5.26%) NUnit
3 57 (5.08%) ReSharper
3 57 (5.08%) dotTrace
3 57 (5.08%) Rhino Mocks
3 57 (5.08%) YouTrack
3 57 (5.08%) Octopus Deploy
4 48 (4.28%) Eclipse
5 34 (3.03%) Eclipse RCP
6 29 (2.59%) Maven
7 27 (2.41%) Git (software)
8 25 (2.23%) JUnit
8 25 (2.23%) Visual Studio
9 24 (2.14%) Jenkins
10 21 (1.87%) Ant
11 5 (0.45%) JIRA
11 5 (0.45%) Subversion
12 4 (0.36%) Emacs
13 3 (0.27%) Selenium
14 2 (0.18%) Axure RP
General
1 472 (42.11%) German Language
2 266 (23.73%) Finance
3 254 (22.66%) Spanish Language
4 157 (14.01%) Italian Language
5 130 (11.60%) Marketing
6 81 (7.23%) Banking
6 81 (7.23%) Retail
7 61 (5.44%) Dutch Language
8 46 (4.10%) Telecoms
9 42 (3.75%) Advertising
10 39 (3.48%) Legal
11 29 (2.59%) Japanese Language
12 26 (2.32%) Law
12 26 (2.32%) Back Office
13 24 (2.14%) Manufacturing
14 22 (1.96%) Games
15 21 (1.87%) Swedish Language
16 20 (1.78%) Portuguese Language
16 20 (1.78%) Electronics
17 19 (1.69%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 174 (15.52%) Analyst
2 132 (11.78%) Consultant
3 116 (10.35%) Developer
4 111 (9.90%) Support Engineer
5 99 (8.83%) Technical Support
6 73 (6.51%) Support Analyst
7 67 (5.98%) Architect
8 63 (5.62%) Project Manager
9 61 (5.44%) Technical Engineer
10 56 (5.00%) Technical Support Engineer
11 54 (4.82%) Software Engineer
12 50 (4.46%) Business Analyst
13 47 (4.19%) Applications Support
14 45 (4.01%) .NET Developer
15 42 (3.75%) Junior
16 38 (3.39%) Java Software Engineer
17 34 (3.03%) Applications Support Analyst
17 34 (3.03%) Administrator
18 29 (2.59%) Enterprise Architect
19 27 (2.41%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (12.31%) HTML
2 111 (9.90%) .NET
3 98 (8.74%) CSS
4 92 (8.21%) Web Services
5 89 (7.94%) ASP.NET
6 77 (6.87%) jQuery
7 76 (6.78%) XML
8 63 (5.62%) REST
9 61 (5.44%) WCF
10 60 (5.35%) J2EE
11 58 (5.17%) ASP.NET MVC
12 57 (5.08%) Sass
12 57 (5.08%) AngularJS
12 57 (5.08%) Castle Windsor
12 57 (5.08%) Lucene
13 50 (4.46%) Spring
14 37 (3.30%) JSP
15 36 (3.21%) Servlets
16 34 (3.03%) GWT
17 30 (2.68%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 154 (13.74%) Analytical Skills
2 138 (12.31%) Computer Science
3 87 (7.76%) Enterprise Software
4 57 (5.08%) Management Information System
5 30 (2.68%) SWIFT
6 25 (2.23%) Inversion of Control
6 25 (2.23%) Social Media
7 24 (2.14%) Client/Server
8 20 (1.78%) N-Tier
8 20 (1.78%) Visualisation
8 20 (1.78%) Algorithms
9 18 (1.61%) Mobile App
9 18 (1.61%) Mathematics
10 16 (1.43%) Statistics
11 14 (1.25%) Data Integration
12 13 (1.16%) iPad
13 12 (1.07%) PMI
14 11 (0.98%) EPoS
14 11 (0.98%) Clustering
14 11 (0.98%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 217 (19.36%) Windows
2 139 (12.40%) Linux
3 114 (10.17%) UNIX
4 35 (3.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 32 (2.85%) Windows 7
6 25 (2.23%) Android
7 19 (1.69%) Apple iOS
8 18 (1.61%) Solaris
9 17 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (1.07%) Windows 8
12 10 (0.89%) AIX
12 10 (0.89%) HPUX
13 8 (0.71%) Windows XP
13 8 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 7 (0.62%) Windows 2000
14 7 (0.62%) IRIX
15 3 (0.27%) SUSE
15 3 (0.27%) Windows CE
15 3 (0.27%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (12.49%) Project Management
2 128 (11.42%) E-Commerce
3 109 (9.72%) Agile Software Development
4 97 (8.65%) CRM
5 83 (7.40%) OO
6 82 (7.31%) ITIL
7 74 (6.60%) Software Engineering
8 73 (6.51%) Business Intelligence
9 72 (6.42%) Analytics
10 67 (5.98%) ERP
11 64 (5.71%) MVC
12 57 (5.08%) PRINCE2
13 39 (3.48%) Service Management
13 39 (3.48%) Problem Management
13 39 (3.48%) Unit Testing
14 38 (3.39%) Scrum
14 38 (3.39%) Business Analysis
14 38 (3.39%) Content Management
15 37 (3.30%) UML
16 34 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 252 (22.48%) SQL
2 148 (13.20%) JavaScript
3 135 (12.04%) Java
4 106 (9.46%) C#
5 84 (7.49%) T-SQL
6 28 (2.50%) Perl
7 23 (2.05%) VBScript
8 22 (1.96%) Python
9 19 (1.69%) C++
10 17 (1.52%) PHP
10 17 (1.52%) PL/SQL
11 15 (1.34%) C
12 8 (0.71%) VBA
13 7 (0.62%) PowerShell
14 6 (0.54%) VB
15 5 (0.45%) AspectJ
16 4 (0.36%) Objective-C
16 4 (0.36%) ABAP
17 3 (0.27%) Shell Script
17 3 (0.27%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 335 (29.88%) Degree
2 48 (4.28%) Cisco Certification
3 39 (3.48%) CCNA
4 25 (2.23%) PMI Certification
5 23 (2.05%) PMP
6 19 (1.69%) MBA
6 19 (1.69%) CCNP
7 14 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (1.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 14 (1.25%) VCP5
8 13 (1.16%) CISSP
9 10 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 10 (0.89%) MCSE
9 10 (0.89%) Security Cleared
10 8 (0.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 8 (0.71%) CEH
10 8 (0.71%) ISEB
10 8 (0.71%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
10 8 (0.71%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 8 (0.71%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (4.91%) SLA
2 41 (3.66%) QA
3 15 (1.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (0.71%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.45%) Basel III
5 5 (0.45%) ISO 8583
6 4 (0.36%) CRD IV
7 3 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.27%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.18%) GCP
9 1 (0.089%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.089%) IAS 39
9 1 (0.089%) Solvency II
System Software
1 58 (5.17%) Active Directory
2 56 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (0.98%) Firmware
4 7 (0.62%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.54%) XenApp
6 5 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (0.45%) VMware ESX
6 5 (0.45%) Novell eDirectory
7 4 (0.36%) NFS
8 2 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.18%) XenServer
8 2 (0.18%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.089%) Nmap
9 1 (0.089%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 11 (0.98%) EMC NetWorker
2 8 (0.71%) WSUS
3 7 (0.62%) ServiceCenter
3 7 (0.62%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (0.54%) SCCM
5 5 (0.45%) Tivoli
5 5 (0.45%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 4 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (0.36%) SCOM
7 3 (0.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 3 (0.27%) Netcool
7 3 (0.27%) Netcool/OMNIbus
8 2 (0.18%) CA LISA
9 1 (0.089%) CiscoWorks
9 1 (0.089%) AppManager
9 1 (0.089%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.089%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.089%) Nessus
Vendors
1 247 (22.03%) Microsoft
2 128 (11.42%) Oracle
3 79 (7.05%) VMware
4 57 (5.08%) Rackspace
5 49 (4.37%) SAP
6 43 (3.84%) IBM
7 36 (3.21%) Google
8 35 (3.12%) Cisco
9 28 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
10 23 (2.05%) Dell
10 23 (2.05%) Business Objects
11 22 (1.96%) Citrix
12 20 (1.78%) HP
13 19 (1.69%) Remedy
14 16 (1.43%) Intel
14 16 (1.43%) Sun
15 14 (1.25%) Adobe
15 14 (1.25%) Facebook
16 13 (1.16%) Apple
17 12 (1.07%) Symantec
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £85,000 to £95,000 per annum + 15% to 20% bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £85,000 to £95,000 per annum + 15% to 20% bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + health,pen, etc
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £90000 per annum + car allowance, bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum (+ very competitive package!!!)
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum (+ very competitive package!!!)
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum +basic (+ very competitive package!
Posted: Yesterday
Egham, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum +basic (+ very competitive package!
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Salt
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £75,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Purple Consultancy
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Yoh Company
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Egham, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum (+ very competitive package!!!)
Posted: 5 days ago
Egham, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum (+ very competitive package!!!)
Posted: 5 days ago
North West London
Blue Glue
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Salt
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + 20k OTE & share options
Posted: 5 days ago