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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F#
Rank 756 802 682
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -120
Permanent jobs citing F# 136 127 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.11% 0.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.24% 0.21% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 116 108 154
Average salary £70,000 £57,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.73% -4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,850 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £94,500 £83,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £50,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +53.84%

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
56197 60288 57126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.32% 51.53% 52.54%
Number of salaries quoted 47850 51125 49034
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 31 July 2015 within the UK.

F# Salary Histogram in the UK

F#
Top 17 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 31 July 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 +30 133 £70,000 +21.73% 21
London +55 113 £70,000 -6.66% 15
City of London +25 9 £65,000 +4.00%
Staffordshire +8 8 £80,000 +45.45%
West Midlands -9 8 £80,000 +45.45% 3
South East 0 7 £40,000 +37.93% 2
Stoke-on-Trent +3 6 £80,000 +39.13%
Berkshire - 6 £40,000 -
Newbury - 3 £40,000 -
Cambridge +9 2 £41,250 -17.50%
Cambridgeshire +9 2 £41,250 -17.50%
East of England -8 2 £41,250 -17.50% 1
Scotland +10 1 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Glasgow - 1 £40,000 -
Midlands - 1 - -
Aylesbury - 1 £35,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £35,000 - 1

F#
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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#.

1 229 (88.76%) C#
2 155 (60.08%) .NET
3 109 (42.25%) Scala
3 109 (42.25%) Functional Programming
4 107 (41.47%) Java
5 105 (40.70%) Agile Software Development
5 105 (40.70%) Computer Science
6 102 (39.53%) SQL
7 94 (36.43%) Finance
8 87 (33.72%) Degree
9 79 (30.62%) Haskell
9 79 (30.62%) C++
10 76 (29.46%) OO
11 75 (29.07%) JavaScript
11 75 (29.07%) SQL Server
12 72 (27.91%) Algorithms
13 69 (26.74%) Software Engineering
14 67 (25.97%) TDD
15 56 (21.71%) Microsoft
15 56 (21.71%) Erlang
16 55 (21.32%) NoSQL
16 55 (21.32%) AngularJS
17 53 (20.54%) Clojure
18 50 (19.38%) Web Services
19 47 (18.22%) ASP.NET
19 47 (18.22%) Python
20 45 (17.44%) Analytical Skills
21 44 (17.05%) Data Structures
22 43 (16.67%) Windows
22 43 (16.67%) Derivative

F#
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 28 (10.85%) Node.js
2 26 (10.08%) IIS
3 14 (5.43%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (1.94%) CMS
4 5 (1.94%) Umbraco
4 5 (1.94%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (1.55%) SAS
5 4 (1.55%) Sitefinity
5 4 (1.55%) Orchard CMS
5 4 (1.55%) NServiceBus
5 4 (1.55%) Apache Spark
6 3 (1.16%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 18 (6.98%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.94%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.16%) SPSS
4 1 (0.39%) Mathematica
4 1 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.39%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 20 (7.75%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (6.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.33%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (1.55%) Google App Engine
5 3 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.16%) Amazon S3
5 3 (1.16%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (1.16%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (0.39%) Office 365
6 1 (0.39%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 25 (9.69%) Internet
2 16 (6.20%) HTTP
3 4 (1.55%) SMTP
4 2 (0.78%) 3G
4 2 (0.78%) 2G
4 2 (0.78%) 4G
5 1 (0.39%) FTP
5 1 (0.39%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.39%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (29.07%) SQL Server
2 55 (21.32%) NoSQL
3 42 (16.28%) MongoDB
4 33 (12.79%) Redis
5 28 (10.85%) Neo4j
6 25 (9.69%) Apache Cassandra
7 23 (8.91%) Relational Database
8 20 (7.75%) CouchDB
9 16 (6.20%) Big Data
10 13 (5.04%) Hadoop
11 8 (3.10%) RDBMS
11 8 (3.10%) Event Store
12 6 (2.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 6 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
13 4 (1.55%) SQL Server 2000
13 4 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 4 (1.55%) SQL Server 2005
13 4 (1.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (1.55%) Apache Hive
13 4 (1.55%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 25 (9.69%) NUnit
2 18 (6.98%) MSBuild
3 17 (6.59%) Octopus Deploy
3 17 (6.59%) Visual Studio
4 16 (6.20%) Jenkins
5 14 (5.43%) TeamCity
6 12 (4.65%) Rhino Mocks
7 10 (3.88%) SpecFlow
8 8 (3.10%) Mockito
8 8 (3.10%) Hamcrest
8 8 (3.10%) JUnit
9 6 (2.33%) Log4Net
9 6 (2.33%) Psake
10 5 (1.94%) Subversion
10 5 (1.94%) Selenium
11 4 (1.55%) WebDriver
11 4 (1.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 4 (1.55%) NSubstitute
12 3 (1.16%) Git (software)
12 3 (1.16%) Moq
General
1 94 (36.43%) Finance
2 27 (10.47%) Banking
3 24 (9.30%) Games
4 21 (8.14%) Front Office
4 21 (8.14%) Investment Banking
5 15 (5.81%) Financial Institution
6 7 (2.71%) Back Office
6 7 (2.71%) Advertising
7 2 (0.78%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.39%) Electronics
8 1 (0.39%) Law
8 1 (0.39%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.39%) Marketing
8 1 (0.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 222 (86.05%) Developer
2 73 (28.29%) C# Developer
3 57 (22.09%) .NET Developer
4 53 (20.54%) C# .NET Developer
5 51 (19.77%) Senior Developer
6 24 (9.30%) Software Developer
7 18 (6.98%) Software Engineer
8 16 (6.20%) Lead Developer
9 15 (5.81%) Senior .NET Developer
10 14 (5.43%) C++ Developer
10 14 (5.43%) Programmer
11 13 (5.04%) Junior
11 13 (5.04%) Java Developer
12 12 (4.65%) Junior Developer
12 12 (4.65%) Analyst
13 11 (4.26%) Front Office Developer
14 10 (3.88%) Analyst Developer
14 10 (3.88%) ASP.NET Developer
14 10 (3.88%) AWS Developer
15 8 (3.10%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (60.08%) .NET
2 55 (21.32%) AngularJS
3 50 (19.38%) Web Services
4 47 (18.22%) ASP.NET
5 39 (15.12%) WCF
6 38 (14.73%) HTML
7 35 (13.57%) CSS
8 33 (12.79%) RESTful
9 28 (10.85%) ASP.NET Web API
10 26 (10.08%) NancyFx
10 26 (10.08%) RabbitMQ
11 21 (8.14%) MSMQ
12 20 (7.75%) XML
12 20 (7.75%) COM
13 19 (7.36%) XSLT
14 18 (6.98%) Middleware
14 18 (6.98%) HTML5
15 17 (6.59%) jQuery
15 17 (6.59%) Spring
16 16 (6.20%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 105 (40.70%) Computer Science
2 72 (27.91%) Algorithms
3 45 (17.44%) Analytical Skills
4 44 (17.05%) Data Structures
5 43 (16.67%) Derivative
6 37 (14.34%) Mathematics
7 25 (9.69%) Equity Derivative
7 25 (9.69%) Hedge funds
8 16 (6.20%) Physics
8 16 (6.20%) Equities
9 14 (5.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 7 (2.71%) Mobile Games
11 6 (2.33%) Online Games
12 5 (1.94%) User Experience
12 5 (1.94%) Statistics
13 4 (1.55%) Fixed Income
13 4 (1.55%) Inversion of Control
13 4 (1.55%) Social Gaming
14 3 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
14 3 (1.16%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 43 (16.67%) Windows
2 31 (12.02%) Linux
3 8 (3.10%) UNIX
4 6 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.16%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.16%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (42.25%) Functional Programming
2 105 (40.70%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (29.46%) OO
4 69 (26.74%) Software Engineering
5 67 (25.97%) TDD
6 40 (15.50%) OOD
7 36 (13.95%) Continuous Integration
8 34 (13.18%) E-Commerce
9 33 (12.79%) BDD
10 30 (11.63%) Scrum
11 28 (10.85%) MVC
12 27 (10.47%) OOP
13 24 (9.30%) Pair Programming
14 22 (8.53%) Multithreading
15 21 (8.14%) DevOps
16 19 (7.36%) Continuous Delivery
17 18 (6.98%) Microservices
17 18 (6.98%) Open Source
18 17 (6.59%) Analytics
18 17 (6.59%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 229 (88.76%) C#
2 109 (42.25%) Scala
3 107 (41.47%) Java
4 102 (39.53%) SQL
5 79 (30.62%) C++
5 79 (30.62%) Haskell
6 75 (29.07%) JavaScript
7 56 (21.71%) Erlang
8 53 (20.54%) Clojure
9 47 (18.22%) Python
10 36 (13.95%) OCaml
11 26 (10.08%) Ruby
11 26 (10.08%) VBA
12 24 (9.30%) PL/SQL
13 22 (8.53%) PowerShell
14 18 (6.98%) VB.NET
14 18 (6.98%) T-SQL
15 16 (6.20%) VB
16 9 (3.49%) Groovy
17 8 (3.10%) R
Qualifications
1 87 (33.72%) Degree
2 5 (1.94%) Postgraduate
3 3 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.78%) MCP
5 1 (0.39%) MCSD
5 1 (0.39%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.43%) QA
2 4 (1.55%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.55%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (6.20%) Puppet
1 16 (6.20%) Opscode Chef
1 16 (6.20%) Ansible
Vendors
1 56 (21.71%) Microsoft
2 36 (13.95%) Oracle
3 12 (4.65%) Google
4 9 (3.49%) Facebook
5 5 (1.94%) EPiServer
5 5 (1.94%) Sitecore
6 4 (1.55%) Sybase
6 4 (1.55%) HP
6 4 (1.55%) Twitter
7 2 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.39%) OpenText
8 1 (0.39%) Citrix
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
ECM Selection
Salary: to £80k + excellent benefits DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £50000 per annum + potential share scheme
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ISL
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + 10% bonus & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 55k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Amersham, Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Preferred Choice
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 55k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 55k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago