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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
French Language
Rank 485 488 452
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -36
Permanent jobs citing French Language 478 533 553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.43% 0.44% 0.49%
As % of the General category 0.98% 1.01% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 268 394 450
Average salary £42,500 £42,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.59% +12.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,800 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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
49017 52911 48623
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 44.31% 44.07% 43.30%
Number of salaries quoted 38294 41012 38467
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 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

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 April 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 24 April 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
England -33 443 £42,500 - 81
London +24 252 £50,000 -16.66% 41
South East -26 117 £39,500 +4.63% 19
Berkshire +10 79 £42,000 +7.00% 4
Reading +4 37 £42,000 +10.52% 1
City of London +18 28 £41,250 -25.00% 15
East of England +28 24 £30,750 +36.66% 5
Yorkshire +4 15 £32,000 -7.24% 5
Canary Wharf +13 11 £50,000 -28.57%
Surrey -3 11 £40,000 -8.57% 4
Maidenhead -5 11 £40,000 -27.27% 1
South West -45 11 £23,750 -29.10%
West Sussex +6 10 £35,000 - 3
Bracknell +3 10 - -
Wokingham - 9 £30,000 -
East Midlands +24 8 £20,750 -36.15% 4
West Yorkshire +19 8 - - 2
Hertfordshire - 8 £70,000 - 1
Bedfordshire +27 7 £21,000 -2.32% 2
Scotland +16 7 £17,500 -39.13%
North Yorkshire - 7 £32,000 - 3
Harrogate - 7 £32,000 - 2
Cambridge +16 6 £42,500 +20.56% 1
Cambridgeshire +12 6 £42,500 +51.78% 1
Buckinghamshire -1 6 £34,000 +25.92% 4
Birmingham -15 6 £38,250 +101.31%
Bristol -28 6 £30,000 -10.44%
West Midlands -32 6 £38,250 +101.31%
Slough - 6 £60,000 - 1
Nottingham - 5 £19,500 -

French Language
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 435 (47.28%) German Language
2 247 (26.85%) Degree
3 196 (21.30%) Finance
4 174 (18.91%) Spanish Language
5 165 (17.93%) SQL
6 154 (16.74%) Agile Software Development
7 150 (16.30%) XML
8 147 (15.98%) HTML
9 142 (15.43%) JavaScript
10 132 (14.35%) Microsoft
11 126 (13.70%) Project Management
12 114 (12.39%) CSS
12 114 (12.39%) Linux
13 112 (12.17%) Italian Language
14 103 (11.20%) Windows
14 103 (11.20%) Retail
15 101 (10.98%) jQuery
16 96 (10.43%) Computer Science
17 94 (10.22%) MS Excel
18 93 (10.11%) Java
19 92 (10.00%) Oracle
20 89 (9.67%) SQL Server
21 87 (9.46%) Marketing
22 85 (9.24%) Analytical Skills
23 78 (8.48%) .NET
24 77 (8.37%) CRM
25 76 (8.26%) MS Office
26 75 (8.15%) Banking
27 73 (7.93%) MVC
27 73 (7.93%) Enterprise Software

French Language
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 31 (3.37%) SharePoint
2 30 (3.26%) IIS
3 29 (3.15%) MS Exchange
4 25 (2.72%) Apache
5 23 (2.50%) JBoss
5 23 (2.50%) CMS
6 21 (2.28%) WebSphere
6 21 (2.28%) WebLogic
7 17 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
8 16 (1.74%) Lotus Domino
9 13 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2007
10 12 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2003
11 10 (1.09%) Apache ServiceMix
11 10 (1.09%) Tomcat
12 9 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
13 8 (0.87%) Node.js
13 8 (0.87%) Drupal
13 8 (0.87%) Alfresco
13 8 (0.87%) Liferay
14 7 (0.76%) Site Server
Applications
1 94 (10.22%) MS Excel
2 76 (8.26%) MS Office
3 27 (2.93%) MS Visio
4 22 (2.39%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (1.20%) Photoshop
6 10 (1.09%) AutoCAD
6 10 (1.09%) SOLIDWORKS
7 4 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.33%) MS Project
9 2 (0.22%) SPSS
9 2 (0.22%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.22%) Fireworks
9 2 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.11%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 12 (1.30%) Dynamics AX
2 11 (1.20%) SAP SD
3 7 (0.76%) Dynamics NAV
3 7 (0.76%) Magento
4 6 (0.65%) SAP CRM
5 5 (0.54%) Finacle
5 5 (0.54%) Temenos T24
5 5 (0.54%) Misys Equation
5 5 (0.54%) Misys Midas
5 5 (0.54%) SunGard AvantGard
6 3 (0.33%) SAP Business One
6 3 (0.33%) JDE OneWorld
6 3 (0.33%) Exchequer
6 3 (0.33%) Lawson
6 3 (0.33%) SAP APO
6 3 (0.33%) SAP R/3
6 3 (0.33%) SAP MM
6 3 (0.33%) Dynamics GP
7 2 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.11%) Movex
Cloud Services
1 72 (7.83%) Amazon AWS
2 64 (6.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (2.72%) SaaS
4 11 (1.20%) Google Analytics
5 7 (0.76%) Adobe Analytics
6 6 (0.65%) GitHub
6 6 (0.65%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 5 (0.54%) Sage Pay
8 4 (0.43%) Office 365
9 3 (0.33%) Google Apps
10 2 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.22%) Basecamp
11 1 (0.11%) Trello
11 1 (0.11%) Yammer
11 1 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.11%) Route 53
11 1 (0.11%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 35 (3.80%) SAN
2 34 (3.70%) TCP/IP
3 26 (2.83%) Firewall
4 24 (2.61%) LAN
5 23 (2.50%) FTP
6 21 (2.28%) DNS
6 21 (2.28%) SMTP
7 20 (2.17%) DHCP
7 20 (2.17%) Internet
8 19 (2.07%) WAN
9 17 (1.85%) SSH
9 17 (1.85%) IMAP
10 16 (1.74%) Telnet
11 15 (1.63%) NAS
12 14 (1.52%) iSCSI
13 12 (1.30%) VPN
14 11 (1.20%) HTTP
15 10 (1.09%) VLAN
16 9 (0.98%) MPLS
17 6 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (9.67%) SQL Server
2 36 (3.91%) Relational Database
3 17 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (1.63%) RDBMS
6 13 (1.41%) MySQL
7 11 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (0.87%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 7 (0.76%) MS Access
9 7 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (0.65%) Oracle Database
10 6 (0.65%) NoSQL
11 4 (0.43%) Big Data
11 4 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (0.43%) Sybase ASA
11 4 (0.43%) Data Mining
11 4 (0.43%) DB2
11 4 (0.43%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (0.43%) SQL Anywhere
Development Applications
1 36 (3.91%) Eclipse
2 26 (2.83%) Maven
3 19 (2.07%) JUnit
3 19 (2.07%) Eclipse RCP
4 18 (1.96%) Git (software)
5 15 (1.63%) Visual Studio
6 14 (1.52%) Jenkins
7 11 (1.20%) Ant
7 11 (1.20%) Subversion
8 7 (0.76%) Mercurial
8 7 (0.76%) Bitbucket
9 4 (0.43%) Emacs
9 4 (0.43%) JIRA
10 2 (0.22%) Selenium
10 2 (0.22%) Fiddler
10 2 (0.22%) Axure RP
10 2 (0.22%) Grunt
11 1 (0.11%) YouTrack
11 1 (0.11%) Octopus Deploy
11 1 (0.11%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 435 (47.28%) German Language
2 196 (21.30%) Finance
3 174 (18.91%) Spanish Language
4 112 (12.17%) Italian Language
5 103 (11.20%) Retail
6 87 (9.46%) Marketing
7 75 (8.15%) Banking
8 42 (4.57%) Dutch Language
9 40 (4.35%) Legal
10 30 (3.26%) Telecoms
11 27 (2.93%) Swedish Language
12 24 (2.61%) Manufacturing
12 24 (2.61%) Advertising
13 23 (2.50%) Games
14 20 (2.17%) Billing
14 20 (2.17%) Portuguese Language
15 18 (1.96%) Back Office
15 18 (1.96%) Electronics
16 16 (1.74%) Pharmaceutical
17 15 (1.63%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 148 (16.09%) Analyst
2 128 (13.91%) Developer
3 119 (12.93%) Consultant
4 76 (8.26%) Support Engineer
5 60 (6.52%) Project Manager
6 58 (6.30%) Technical Support
7 55 (5.98%) Front-End Developer
8 51 (5.54%) Support Analyst
9 48 (5.22%) Business Analyst
10 41 (4.46%) Technical Engineer
11 39 (4.24%) Technical Support Engineer
12 36 (3.91%) Applications Support
13 34 (3.70%) Architect
14 33 (3.59%) Administrator
15 31 (3.37%) Software Engineer
16 29 (3.15%) Senior Developer
17 26 (2.83%) Technical Analyst
18 25 (2.72%) Java Software Engineer
18 25 (2.72%) Systems Administrator
19 24 (2.61%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (16.30%) XML
2 147 (15.98%) HTML
3 114 (12.39%) CSS
4 101 (10.98%) jQuery
5 78 (8.48%) .NET
6 66 (7.17%) JSON
7 64 (6.96%) HTML5
7 64 (6.96%) Backbone.js
8 63 (6.85%) Flash
8 63 (6.85%) HTML5 Canvas
9 62 (6.74%) Browserify
10 40 (4.35%) Spring
11 37 (4.02%) J2EE
11 37 (4.02%) Web Services
12 35 (3.80%) Servlets
13 31 (3.37%) ASP.NET
14 27 (2.93%) Struts
15 23 (2.50%) JSP
16 19 (2.07%) GWT
17 18 (1.96%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 96 (10.43%) Computer Science
2 85 (9.24%) Analytical Skills
3 73 (7.93%) Enterprise Software
4 38 (4.13%) Management Information System
5 33 (3.59%) User Experience
6 21 (2.28%) Social Media
7 20 (2.17%) Open Source
8 19 (2.07%) Mathematics
9 17 (1.85%) Data Integration
10 16 (1.74%) Clustering
11 15 (1.63%) Inversion of Control
12 14 (1.52%) PMI
13 13 (1.41%) Fixed Income
14 11 (1.20%) Client/Server
14 11 (1.20%) N-Tier
15 10 (1.09%) SWIFT
16 9 (0.98%) Life Science
17 7 (0.76%) Statistics
17 7 (0.76%) EPoS
18 6 (0.65%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 114 (12.39%) Linux
2 103 (11.20%) Windows
3 72 (7.83%) UNIX
4 27 (2.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (1.85%) Windows 7
6 16 (1.74%) Solaris
7 15 (1.63%) AIX
7 15 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (1.52%) HPUX
9 13 (1.41%) Apple iOS
10 12 (1.30%) Android
11 11 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (0.65%) Windows 8
13 5 (0.54%) IRIX
13 5 (0.54%) SUSE
13 5 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.22%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.22%) Windows CE
14 2 (0.22%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (16.74%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (13.70%) Project Management
3 77 (8.37%) CRM
4 73 (7.93%) MVC
5 72 (7.83%) Web Development
6 71 (7.72%) ITIL
7 68 (7.39%) E-Commerce
8 54 (5.87%) DNA
8 54 (5.87%) Business Intelligence
9 52 (5.65%) ERP
10 47 (5.11%) Software Engineering
11 45 (4.89%) Service Management
12 44 (4.78%) PRINCE2
13 41 (4.46%) Problem Management
14 38 (4.13%) Analytics
15 37 (4.02%) Change Management
16 35 (3.80%) Content Management
17 31 (3.37%) Service Delivery
18 30 (3.26%) Stakeholder Management
18 30 (3.26%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 165 (17.93%) SQL
2 142 (15.43%) JavaScript
3 93 (10.11%) Java
4 64 (6.96%) ActionScript
5 62 (6.74%) ActionScript 3.0
6 56 (6.09%) C#
7 24 (2.61%) VBScript
8 22 (2.39%) T-SQL
9 21 (2.28%) Perl
10 16 (1.74%) PHP
11 13 (1.41%) C
12 12 (1.30%) C++
13 8 (0.87%) PowerShell
14 7 (0.76%) VB
15 6 (0.65%) Python
15 6 (0.65%) PL/SQL
16 5 (0.54%) COBOL
16 5 (0.54%) Apple Swift
16 5 (0.54%) Objective-C
16 5 (0.54%) AspectJ
Qualifications
1 247 (26.85%) Degree
2 21 (2.28%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
4 17 (1.85%) CCNA
5 16 (1.74%) CISSP
6 15 (1.63%) PMI Certification
7 11 (1.20%) CEH
8 9 (0.98%) Security Cleared
9 7 (0.76%) CIMA
9 7 (0.76%) ACCA
10 6 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (0.54%) CCNP
12 4 (0.43%) CNE
12 4 (0.43%) Novell Certification
12 4 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (0.43%) MCP
12 4 (0.43%) PhD
12 4 (0.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (0.43%) CFA
12 4 (0.43%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (6.20%) QA
2 36 (3.91%) SLA
3 21 (2.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 10 (1.09%) ISO 14001
4 10 (1.09%) ISO 9002
5 6 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.54%) IAS 39
7 3 (0.33%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.33%) CRD IV
7 3 (0.33%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.33%) Basel III
8 2 (0.22%) COBIT
9 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 1 (0.11%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.11%) FISMA
System Software
1 39 (4.24%) Active Directory
2 28 (3.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.65%) Hyper-V
3 6 (0.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 6 (0.65%) NFS
4 4 (0.43%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.33%) Squid
5 3 (0.33%) Samba
5 3 (0.33%) pfSense
5 3 (0.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (0.54%) Backup Exec
2 4 (0.43%) NetBackup
2 4 (0.43%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 4 (0.43%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (0.33%) WSUS
3 3 (0.33%) SCOM
3 3 (0.33%) Tivoli
3 3 (0.33%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 3 (0.33%) Netcool
3 3 (0.33%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 3 (0.33%) Nagios
4 2 (0.22%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.22%) SCCM
5 1 (0.11%) Puppet
5 1 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.11%) Ansible
5 1 (0.11%) Salt
5 1 (0.11%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (0.11%) Nessus
Vendors
1 132 (14.35%) Microsoft
2 92 (10.00%) Oracle
3 54 (5.87%) SAP
4 39 (4.24%) VMware
5 32 (3.48%) Cisco
6 31 (3.37%) IBM
7 28 (3.04%) Google
8 22 (2.39%) Avaloq
9 18 (1.96%) ServiceNow
10 17 (1.85%) Intel
11 16 (1.74%) Adobe
11 16 (1.74%) AppDynamics
12 14 (1.52%) HP
12 14 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
13 13 (1.41%) Dell
13 13 (1.41%) Citrix
14 11 (1.20%) Facebook
15 10 (1.09%) T-Plan
15 10 (1.09%) Allen-Bradley
15 10 (1.09%) Sun
South West London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £29,000 per annum Superb base, training and excellent
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Uniqlo UK
Posted: 10 hours ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £33000 Per Annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + pension, bonus, private health
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £36250.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Pension, Bonus, Gym Membership
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Enorth Staffing
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Salary: From £20,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Accomplish Today Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £27,000 per annum excellent employee benefit package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + COMMISSION & BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, Yorkshire
4it Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Arden Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
Vertex I.T. Solutions Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Eye, Suffolk
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified TSE/DUB
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Enorth Staffing
Salary: £20000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
North Yorkshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: Market related
Posted: 3 days ago