The table below looks at the statistics for F# skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited F# over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F#
Rank 807 632 750
Rank change year-on-year
-175 +118
Permanent jobs citing F# 97 241 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.083% 0.22% 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.16% 0.42% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 77 196 119
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £32,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £85,000 £81,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £32,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+53.84% -45.83%

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

Programming Languages Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
59934 57231 62888
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.16% 52.66% 53.67%
Number of salaries quoted 50259 49201 55232
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

F#
Jobs Demand Trend

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

F# Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

F#
Salary Trend

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

F# Salary Trend in the UK

F#
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing F# over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 within the UK.

F# Salary Histogram in the UK

F#
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing F# within the UK over the 3 months to 22 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 -158 93 £56,250 -6.25% 18
London -147 64 £60,000 -4.00% 8
Staffordshire +5 13 £55,000 -31.25% 2
West Midlands +4 13 £55,000 -13.72% 2
Stoke-on-Trent +13 10 £55,000 -31.25% 2
City of London -29 9 £63,750 +15.90% 3
Oxford +9 5 £29,000 +5.45%
Oxfordshire +8 5 £29,000 +5.45%
East of England +3 5 £50,000 +17.64% 3
South East -37 5 £29,000 -10.76% 3
Scotland -15 4 £45,000 -
Edinburgh - 4 £45,000 -
Yorkshire - 3 £36,500 - 1
Hertfordshire -4 2 £40,000 -5.88%
Cambridgeshire -5 2 £50,000 +22.69% 3
Sheffield - 2 £36,500 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £36,500 -
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £40,000 -
Bristol - 2 £50,000 - 1
South West - 2 £50,000 - 1
Peterborough +6 1 £50,000 +13.63%
Cambridge -3 1 £50,000 +28.20% 3
Manchester - 1 £50,000 -
Northampton - 1 £50,000 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £40,000 - 1
Northamptonshire - 1 £50,000 -
Skipton - 1 £40,000 - 1
Essex - 1 £55,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £50,000 -
North West - 1 £50,000 -

F#
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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#.

1 364 (94.30%) C#
2 207 (53.63%) Java
3 197 (51.04%) C++
4 178 (46.11%) Finance
5 169 (43.78%) .NET
6 160 (41.45%) OO
7 140 (36.27%) Computer Science
8 132 (34.20%) SQL
9 130 (33.68%) Software Engineering
10 118 (30.57%) Scala
11 114 (29.53%) Hedge funds
12 112 (29.02%) Python
13 106 (27.46%) TDD
14 105 (27.20%) JavaScript
15 89 (23.06%) Ruby
16 88 (22.80%) Agile Software Development
17 85 (22.02%) Functional Programming
18 84 (21.76%) ASP.NET
19 81 (20.98%) Degree
20 78 (20.21%) Erlang
21 77 (19.95%) MVC
22 70 (18.13%) Big Data
23 64 (16.58%) Games
24 62 (16.06%) WCF
25 61 (15.80%) SQL Server
25 61 (15.80%) Microsoft
26 60 (15.54%) MongoDB
27 59 (15.28%) Multithreading
28 52 (13.47%) ASP.NET MVC
29 51 (13.21%) BDD

F#
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 22 (5.70%) Node.js
2 14 (3.63%) CMS
2 14 (3.63%) Umbraco
2 14 (3.63%) Sitecore CMS
3 11 (2.85%) Apache Pig
4 10 (2.59%) Magnolia
4 10 (2.59%) Sitefinity
4 10 (2.59%) NServiceBus
4 10 (2.59%) Orchard CMS
5 2 (0.52%) Apache
6 1 (0.26%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (2.59%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.04%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 49 (12.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (4.66%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (4.40%) GitHub
4 13 (3.37%) Amazon EC2
5 11 (2.85%) Amazon SQS
5 11 (2.85%) Amazon S3
6 9 (2.33%) Amazon EMR
7 8 (2.07%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (2.07%) Google App Engine
8 4 (1.04%) SaaS
9 1 (0.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (5.18%) TCP/IP
2 13 (3.37%) Internet
3 2 (0.52%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (18.13%) Big Data
2 61 (15.80%) SQL Server
3 60 (15.54%) MongoDB
4 48 (12.44%) NoSQL
5 40 (10.36%) Hadoop
6 27 (6.99%) Relational Database
7 24 (6.22%) Apache Hive
8 21 (5.44%) Neo4j
9 18 (4.66%) Redis
10 14 (3.63%) RavenDB
11 11 (2.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 11 (2.85%) Couchbase
11 11 (2.85%) CouchDB
12 10 (2.59%) Mahout
13 9 (2.33%) HBase
13 9 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
13 9 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
14 8 (2.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 8 (2.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 5 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 38 (9.84%) Selenium
2 25 (6.48%) WebDriver
3 23 (5.96%) NUnit
4 20 (5.18%) Jasmine
5 16 (4.15%) SilkTest
6 12 (3.11%) TeamCity
6 12 (3.11%) WATIR
6 12 (3.11%) Selenium IDE
6 12 (3.11%) Sahi
7 10 (2.59%) ReSharper
7 10 (2.59%) SpecFlow
7 10 (2.59%) NCrunch
8 9 (2.33%) Visual Studio
9 8 (2.07%) Git (software)
10 6 (1.55%) Octopus Deploy
11 5 (1.30%) PostSharp
12 4 (1.04%) JIRA
12 4 (1.04%) Subversion
12 4 (1.04%) NuGet
13 2 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 178 (46.11%) Finance
2 64 (16.58%) Games
3 25 (6.48%) Retail
4 24 (6.22%) Telecoms
5 23 (5.96%) Publishing
6 17 (4.40%) Banking
7 16 (4.15%) Marketing
8 15 (3.89%) Front Office
9 14 (3.63%) Advertising
10 12 (3.11%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 279 (72.28%) Developer
2 118 (30.57%) Software Developer
3 104 (26.94%) C# Developer
4 65 (16.84%) C# .NET Developer
5 60 (15.54%) Software Engineer
6 49 (12.69%) Programmer
7 45 (11.66%) .NET Developer
8 31 (8.03%) C# Programmer
9 27 (6.99%) Senior Developer
10 25 (6.48%) C++/C# Developer
10 25 (6.48%) C++ Developer
11 19 (4.92%) Tester
12 17 (4.40%) C# Software Developer
13 16 (4.15%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 16 (4.15%) Senior .NET Developer
14 15 (3.89%) Real Time Software Engineer
14 15 (3.89%) Real Time Engineer
14 15 (3.89%) Graduate
14 15 (3.89%) Test Engineer
14 15 (3.89%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 169 (43.78%) .NET
2 84 (21.76%) ASP.NET
3 62 (16.06%) WCF
4 52 (13.47%) ASP.NET MVC
5 41 (10.62%) jQuery
6 40 (10.36%) CSS
7 39 (10.10%) AngularJS
8 38 (9.84%) WPF
9 35 (9.07%) HTML
10 28 (7.25%) Web Services
11 27 (6.99%) KnockoutJS
12 25 (6.48%) .NET Framework
13 23 (5.96%) WinForms
14 20 (5.18%) Backbone.js
14 20 (5.18%) RabbitMQ
15 18 (4.66%) NancyFx
15 18 (4.66%) ASP.NET Web API
16 16 (4.15%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 15 (3.89%) Silverlight
18 14 (3.63%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 140 (36.27%) Computer Science
2 114 (29.53%) Hedge funds
3 43 (11.14%) Open Source
4 26 (6.74%) Equities
4 26 (6.74%) Blog
5 25 (6.48%) Mathematics
6 19 (4.92%) Inversion of Control
7 16 (4.15%) N-Tier
8 14 (3.63%) Online Games
9 10 (2.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 10 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (2.07%) Social Gaming
11 7 (1.81%) Visualisation
12 5 (1.30%) Derivative
12 5 (1.30%) Equity Derivative
12 5 (1.30%) Physics
13 4 (1.04%) Statistics
14 3 (0.78%) New Media
14 3 (0.78%) Grid Computing
15 2 (0.52%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 43 (11.14%) Windows
2 32 (8.29%) Linux
3 26 (6.74%) UNIX
4 16 (4.15%) Android
4 16 (4.15%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (41.45%) OO
2 130 (33.68%) Software Engineering
3 106 (27.46%) TDD
4 88 (22.80%) Agile Software Development
5 85 (22.02%) Functional Programming
6 77 (19.95%) MVC
7 59 (15.28%) Multithreading
8 51 (13.21%) BDD
9 46 (11.92%) Algorithmic Trading
10 44 (11.40%) Scrum
11 40 (10.36%) OOP
11 40 (10.36%) Low Latency
12 37 (9.59%) Continuous Integration
13 36 (9.33%) Unit Testing
14 33 (8.55%) E-Commerce
15 24 (6.22%) Investment Management
16 19 (4.92%) Pair Programming
17 17 (4.40%) OOD
18 16 (4.15%) Domain-Driven Design
18 16 (4.15%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 364 (94.30%) C#
2 207 (53.63%) Java
3 197 (51.04%) C++
4 132 (34.20%) SQL
5 118 (30.57%) Scala
6 112 (29.02%) Python
7 105 (27.20%) JavaScript
8 89 (23.06%) Ruby
9 78 (20.21%) Erlang
10 36 (9.33%) Clojure
11 32 (8.29%) Haskell
12 19 (4.92%) R
13 16 (4.15%) VB
14 14 (3.63%) T-SQL
15 10 (2.59%) OCaml
16 9 (2.33%) C
17 7 (1.81%) VB.NET
18 6 (1.55%) Shell Script
19 4 (1.04%) PHP
19 4 (1.04%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 81 (20.98%) Degree
2 8 (2.07%) ISTQB
3 7 (1.81%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (7.77%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (1.81%) Puppet
2 6 (1.55%) HAProxy
3 4 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 61 (15.80%) Microsoft
2 19 (4.92%) Twitter
3 15 (3.89%) Google
4 14 (3.63%) Sitecore
4 14 (3.63%) EPiServer
5 12 (3.11%) Facebook
6 4 (1.04%) Red Hat
6 4 (1.04%) DevExpress
6 4 (1.04%) Endeca
7 1 (0.26%) VMware
7 1 (0.26%) Cisco
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle
Newbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £60,000 to £100,000 per annum + bonus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum + bonus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £18000 to £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£50k according to experience
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bens - pens, healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £40k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + Bonus +Bens
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
London
LShift
Posted: 16 days ago
Skipton
Modis International - London
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Bens + Bonus + FE Car
Posted: 22 days ago