The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F#
Rank 762 673 747
Rank change year-on-year
-89 +74
Permanent jobs citing F# 119 197 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.18% 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.20% 0.35% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 100 154 108
Average salary £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,550 £32,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £88,500 £80,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+53.84% -7.14%
Programming Languages Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
60005 56979 63005
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.53% 52.56% 53.64%
Number of salaries quoted 50842 48864 55418
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +2.46%
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 1 August 2014 within the UK.

F# Salary Histogram in the UK

F#
Top 28 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 1 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
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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 -139 114 £57,500 -4.16% 16
London -115 80 £75,000 +25.00% 8
East of England -5 14 £50,000 +15.60%
City of London -30 9 £63,750 +15.90% 2
Oxfordshire +10 8 £29,000 +20.83%
South East -22 8 £29,000 -10.76% 5
West Midlands +11 7 £55,000 -13.72% 2
Oxford +10 7 £29,000 +20.83%
Staffordshire +1 7 £55,000 -31.25% 2
Cambridgeshire +10 6 £50,000 +15.60%
Stoke-on-Trent +1 5 £57,500 -28.12% 2
Scotland -4 5 £45,000 -
Edinburgh - 5 £45,000 -
Hemel Hempstead -7 4 £40,000 -20.00%
Hertfordshire -16 4 £40,000 -13.51%
Essex - 4 £55,000 -
Cambridge +1 3 £50,000 +17.64%
Peterborough +11 2 £50,000 +13.63%
Sheffield - 2 £36,500 -
Manchester - 2 £53,250 -
Northampton - 2 £50,000 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £50,000 -
Yorkshire - 2 £36,500 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £36,500 -
East Midlands - 2 £50,000 -
North West - 2 £53,250 -
South West - 1 £50,000 - 1
Bristol - 1 £50,000 - 1

F#
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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#.

1 403 (93.94%) C#
2 238 (55.48%) Java
3 235 (54.78%) C++
4 208 (48.48%) Finance
5 181 (42.19%) OO
6 166 (38.69%) Computer Science
7 163 (38.00%) .NET
8 141 (32.87%) Software Engineering
9 140 (32.63%) Scala
10 139 (32.40%) Hedge funds
11 136 (31.70%) SQL
12 128 (29.84%) Python
13 114 (26.57%) JavaScript
14 102 (23.78%) TDD
15 99 (23.08%) Erlang
16 90 (20.98%) Agile Software Development
17 88 (20.51%) Ruby
18 83 (19.35%) Big Data
19 79 (18.41%) ASP.NET
20 77 (17.95%) Degree
21 74 (17.25%) MVC
22 71 (16.55%) Games
23 70 (16.32%) Microsoft
24 62 (14.45%) SQL Server
25 60 (13.99%) WCF
26 57 (13.29%) MongoDB
27 55 (12.82%) Algorithmic Trading
27 55 (12.82%) Multithreading
28 50 (11.66%) Microsoft Azure
29 49 (11.42%) Clojure

F#
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 19 (4.43%) Node.js
2 13 (3.03%) CMS
2 13 (3.03%) Sitecore CMS
2 13 (3.03%) Umbraco
3 11 (2.56%) Apache Pig
4 7 (1.63%) Sitefinity
4 7 (1.63%) NServiceBus
4 7 (1.63%) Orchard CMS
4 7 (1.63%) Magnolia
5 2 (0.47%) Apache
6 1 (0.23%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (1.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (1.40%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 50 (11.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (5.13%) GitHub
3 21 (4.90%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (3.26%) Amazon EC2
5 11 (2.56%) Amazon S3
5 11 (2.56%) Amazon SQS
6 10 (2.33%) Amazon EMR
7 8 (1.86%) Google App Engine
8 7 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.70%) SaaS
10 1 (0.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.73%) Internet
2 13 (3.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (19.35%) Big Data
2 62 (14.45%) SQL Server
3 57 (13.29%) MongoDB
4 47 (10.96%) Hadoop
5 43 (10.02%) NoSQL
6 24 (5.59%) Apache Hive
7 23 (5.36%) Relational Database
8 18 (4.20%) Redis
8 18 (4.20%) Neo4j
9 11 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
9 11 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
9 11 (2.56%) RavenDB
9 11 (2.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 11 (2.56%) Couchbase
10 10 (2.33%) Mahout
10 10 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 9 (2.10%) CouchDB
11 9 (2.10%) HBase
12 5 (1.17%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 35 (8.16%) Selenium
2 27 (6.29%) NUnit
3 22 (5.13%) WebDriver
4 20 (4.66%) Jasmine
5 13 (3.03%) TeamCity
6 12 (2.80%) Selenium IDE
6 12 (2.80%) WATIR
6 12 (2.80%) Sahi
7 11 (2.56%) ReSharper
7 11 (2.56%) SilkTest
7 11 (2.56%) NCrunch
8 10 (2.33%) SpecFlow
9 8 (1.86%) Git (software)
9 8 (1.86%) Visual Studio
10 6 (1.40%) Octopus Deploy
10 6 (1.40%) JIRA
11 5 (1.17%) NuGet
11 5 (1.17%) PostSharp
12 4 (0.93%) Subversion
13 2 (0.47%) PhantomJS
General
1 208 (48.48%) Finance
2 71 (16.55%) Games
3 40 (9.32%) Telecoms
4 30 (6.99%) Retail
5 28 (6.53%) Publishing
6 17 (3.96%) Marketing
7 16 (3.73%) Banking
7 16 (3.73%) Advertising
8 12 (2.80%) Front Office
9 7 (1.63%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.23%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 320 (74.59%) Developer
2 151 (35.20%) Software Developer
3 112 (26.11%) C# Developer
4 77 (17.95%) Software Engineer
5 67 (15.62%) C# .NET Developer
6 50 (11.66%) Programmer
7 44 (10.26%) .NET Developer
8 32 (7.46%) C# Programmer
8 32 (7.46%) C++ Developer
9 30 (6.99%) C++/C# Developer
10 27 (6.29%) Senior Developer
11 24 (5.59%) Java Developer
12 21 (4.90%) C# Software Developer
13 20 (4.66%) Real Time Software Engineer
13 20 (4.66%) Real Time Engineer
14 16 (3.73%) Senior .NET Developer
15 15 (3.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 14 (3.26%) Tester
17 13 (3.03%) Analyst
17 13 (3.03%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 163 (38.00%) .NET
2 79 (18.41%) ASP.NET
3 60 (13.99%) WCF
4 46 (10.72%) ASP.NET MVC
5 40 (9.32%) jQuery
6 37 (8.62%) CSS
6 37 (8.62%) HTML
7 36 (8.39%) AngularJS
8 35 (8.16%) WPF
9 27 (6.29%) Web Services
9 27 (6.29%) WinForms
10 23 (5.36%) Backbone.js
10 23 (5.36%) KnockoutJS
11 21 (4.90%) RabbitMQ
12 19 (4.43%) .NET Framework
13 15 (3.50%) Silverlight
13 15 (3.50%) NancyFx
14 14 (3.26%) HTML5
15 13 (3.03%) Ajax
15 13 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 166 (38.69%) Computer Science
2 139 (32.40%) Hedge funds
3 33 (7.69%) Open Source
4 29 (6.76%) Blog
4 29 (6.76%) Equities
5 23 (5.36%) Mathematics
6 20 (4.66%) Inversion of Control
7 18 (4.20%) N-Tier
8 14 (3.26%) Online Games
9 10 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (2.10%) Visualisation
11 8 (1.86%) Social Gaming
12 7 (1.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 5 (1.17%) Grid Computing
13 5 (1.17%) Derivative
13 5 (1.17%) Equity Derivative
13 5 (1.17%) Physics
14 4 (0.93%) Statistics
15 3 (0.70%) New Media
16 2 (0.47%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 43 (10.02%) Windows
2 28 (6.53%) Linux
3 26 (6.06%) UNIX
4 17 (3.96%) Apple iOS
4 17 (3.96%) Android
5 4 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (42.19%) OO
2 141 (32.87%) Software Engineering
3 102 (23.78%) TDD
4 90 (20.98%) Agile Software Development
5 74 (17.25%) MVC
6 55 (12.82%) Algorithmic Trading
6 55 (12.82%) Multithreading
7 44 (10.26%) BDD
8 43 (10.02%) OOP
9 41 (9.56%) Scrum
10 39 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
11 38 (8.86%) E-Commerce
12 35 (8.16%) Low Latency
13 34 (7.93%) Unit Testing
14 29 (6.76%) Investment Management
15 20 (4.66%) OOD
16 17 (3.96%) Analytics
17 15 (3.50%) Automation Testing
18 14 (3.26%) Web Development
18 14 (3.26%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 403 (93.94%) C#
2 238 (55.48%) Java
3 235 (54.78%) C++
4 140 (32.63%) Scala
5 136 (31.70%) SQL
6 128 (29.84%) Python
7 114 (26.57%) JavaScript
8 99 (23.08%) Erlang
9 88 (20.51%) Ruby
10 49 (11.42%) Clojure
11 44 (10.26%) Haskell
12 25 (5.83%) R
13 19 (4.43%) C
14 16 (3.73%) T-SQL
15 14 (3.26%) OCaml
16 12 (2.80%) VB
17 11 (2.56%) Lisp
18 9 (2.10%) VB.NET
19 6 (1.40%) IronPython
19 6 (1.40%) Perl
Qualifications
1 77 (17.95%) Degree
2 9 (2.10%) PhD
3 8 (1.86%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (6.76%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (1.63%) Puppet
2 6 (1.40%) HAProxy
3 3 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 70 (16.32%) Microsoft
2 18 (4.20%) Twitter
3 15 (3.50%) Google
4 13 (3.03%) EPiServer
4 13 (3.03%) Sitecore
4 13 (3.03%) Facebook
5 6 (1.40%) DevExpress
5 6 (1.40%) Endeca
5 6 (1.40%) Red Hat
6 2 (0.47%) Cisco
6 2 (0.47%) VMware
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £40k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + Bonus +Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Bens + Bonus + FE Car
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Quant Capital
Salary: £45,000 - £65,000 per year
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits: excellent Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Quant Capital
Salary: £60,000 - £75,000 per year
Posted: 22 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago