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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F#
Rank 801 622 720
Rank change year-on-year
-179 +98
Permanent jobs citing F# 95 265 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.084% 0.25% 0.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.17% 0.47% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 79 229 148
Average salary £57,500 £62,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,300 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £78,000 £100,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £32,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+53.84% -40.90%

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
57264 56537 62961
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.83% 52.96% 53.60%
Number of salaries quoted 47993 48723 55236
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 £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 17 September 2014 within the UK.

F# Salary Histogram in the UK

F#
Top 19 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 17 September 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 -199 92 £57,500 -8.00% 14
London -162 67 £60,000 -4.00% 4
Staffordshire - 15 £55,000 - 2
West Midlands - 15 £55,000 - 2
Stoke-on-Trent - 10 £55,000 - 2
City of London -10 7 £67,500 +22.72% 4
South East -16 5 £29,000 -10.76% 7
Oxford +7 4 £29,000 +0.86%
Oxfordshire -5 4 £29,000 +0.86%
Scotland -4 3 £45,000 -
Yorkshire - 3 £36,500 -
Edinburgh - 3 £45,000 -
South West -26 2 £50,000 +66.47%
South Yorkshire - 2 £36,500 -
Bristol - 2 £50,000 -
Sheffield - 2 £36,500 -
Berkshire +6 1 £50,000 +53.84% 7
North Yorkshire - 1 £40,000 -
Skipton - 1 £40,000 -

F#
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 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#.

1 323 (93.90%) C#
2 184 (53.49%) Java
3 166 (48.26%) C++
4 156 (45.35%) .NET
4 156 (45.35%) Agile Software Development
5 150 (43.60%) Finance
6 143 (41.57%) OO
7 126 (36.63%) SQL
8 113 (32.85%) Computer Science
9 109 (31.69%) TDD
10 107 (31.10%) Scala
11 106 (30.81%) Software Engineering
12 103 (29.94%) Python
13 94 (27.33%) Hedge funds
14 93 (27.03%) JavaScript
15 90 (26.16%) Ruby
16 82 (23.84%) ASP.NET
17 74 (21.51%) Erlang
17 74 (21.51%) Functional Programming
18 73 (21.22%) MVC
19 71 (20.64%) Degree
20 64 (18.60%) WCF
21 59 (17.15%) Multithreading
22 55 (15.99%) Games
22 55 (15.99%) MongoDB
23 54 (15.70%) Microsoft
23 54 (15.70%) BDD
24 53 (15.41%) SQL Server
25 52 (15.12%) ASP.NET MVC
25 52 (15.12%) Big Data

F#
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 21 (6.10%) Node.js
2 15 (4.36%) CMS
2 15 (4.36%) Umbraco
2 15 (4.36%) Sitecore CMS
3 11 (3.20%) Sitefinity
3 11 (3.20%) Orchard CMS
3 11 (3.20%) NServiceBus
3 11 (3.20%) Magnolia
4 10 (2.91%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.29%) Confluence
5 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.29%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.29%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (2.62%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.16%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 38 (11.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (3.78%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (3.49%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (3.20%) Amazon S3
4 11 (3.20%) Amazon SQS
5 8 (2.33%) Google App Engine
5 8 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (2.33%) Amazon EMR
6 6 (1.74%) GitHub
7 4 (1.16%) SaaS
8 1 (0.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (7.56%) TCP/IP
2 12 (3.49%) Internet
3 4 (1.16%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (15.99%) MongoDB
2 53 (15.41%) SQL Server
3 52 (15.12%) Big Data
4 42 (12.21%) NoSQL
5 27 (7.85%) Hadoop
5 27 (7.85%) Relational Database
6 22 (6.40%) Neo4j
7 21 (6.10%) Apache Hive
8 15 (4.36%) Redis
9 13 (3.78%) RavenDB
10 11 (3.20%) CouchDB
10 11 (3.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 11 (3.20%) Couchbase
11 9 (2.62%) HBase
11 9 (2.62%) SQL Server 2005
11 9 (2.62%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (2.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (2.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (2.03%) Mahout
13 3 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 35 (10.17%) Selenium
2 26 (7.56%) WebDriver
3 22 (6.40%) NUnit
4 21 (6.10%) SilkTest
5 17 (4.94%) Jasmine
6 12 (3.49%) Selenium IDE
6 12 (3.49%) WATIR
6 12 (3.49%) Sahi
7 9 (2.62%) Git (software)
7 9 (2.62%) Visual Studio
8 7 (2.03%) SpecFlow
9 6 (1.74%) TeamCity
10 5 (1.45%) JIRA
10 5 (1.45%) PostSharp
11 4 (1.16%) NCrunch
11 4 (1.16%) Octopus Deploy
11 4 (1.16%) ReSharper
11 4 (1.16%) Subversion
12 2 (0.58%) Maven
12 2 (0.58%) FitNesse
General
1 150 (43.60%) Finance
2 55 (15.99%) Games
3 22 (6.40%) Retail
4 21 (6.10%) Telecoms
5 20 (5.81%) Publishing
6 17 (4.94%) Front Office
7 14 (4.07%) Banking
8 13 (3.78%) Investment Banking
9 12 (3.49%) Marketing
10 10 (2.91%) Advertising
11 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 248 (72.09%) Developer
2 101 (29.36%) Software Developer
3 95 (27.62%) C# Developer
4 57 (16.57%) C# .NET Developer
5 46 (13.37%) Software Engineer
6 40 (11.63%) Programmer
7 38 (11.05%) .NET Developer
8 27 (7.85%) C# Programmer
9 26 (7.56%) Senior Developer
10 24 (6.98%) Tester
11 21 (6.10%) C++ Developer
12 20 (5.81%) Test Engineer
12 20 (5.81%) C++/C# Developer
13 16 (4.65%) C# Software Developer
13 16 (4.65%) Graduate
13 16 (4.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 13 (3.78%) Real Time Software Engineer
14 13 (3.78%) Real Time Engineer
14 13 (3.78%) Senior .NET Developer
14 13 (3.78%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (45.35%) .NET
2 82 (23.84%) ASP.NET
3 64 (18.60%) WCF
4 52 (15.12%) ASP.NET MVC
5 38 (11.05%) WPF
6 37 (10.76%) AngularJS
7 35 (10.17%) jQuery
7 35 (10.17%) CSS
8 30 (8.72%) KnockoutJS
9 29 (8.43%) Web Services
9 29 (8.43%) HTML
10 24 (6.98%) .NET Framework
11 21 (6.10%) WinForms
12 20 (5.81%) ASP.NET Web API
13 18 (5.23%) NancyFx
13 18 (5.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 16 (4.65%) Middleware
15 15 (4.36%) Silverlight
15 15 (4.36%) Backbone.js
16 13 (3.78%) Reactive Extensions
Miscellaneous
1 113 (32.85%) Computer Science
2 94 (27.33%) Hedge funds
3 46 (13.37%) Open Source
4 26 (7.56%) Equities
5 24 (6.98%) Mathematics
6 23 (6.69%) Blog
6 23 (6.69%) Analytical Skills
7 19 (5.52%) Inversion of Control
8 15 (4.36%) N-Tier
9 14 (4.07%) Online Games
10 12 (3.49%) User Experience
11 11 (3.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 8 (2.33%) Social Gaming
13 6 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (1.74%) Derivative
13 6 (1.74%) Equity Derivative
13 6 (1.74%) Physics
14 4 (1.16%) Statistics
15 3 (0.87%) Visualisation
16 2 (0.58%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 39 (11.34%) Windows
2 29 (8.43%) Linux
3 26 (7.56%) UNIX
4 17 (4.94%) Android
4 17 (4.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (45.35%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (41.57%) OO
3 109 (31.69%) TDD
4 106 (30.81%) Software Engineering
5 74 (21.51%) Functional Programming
6 73 (21.22%) MVC
7 59 (17.15%) Multithreading
8 54 (15.70%) BDD
9 47 (13.66%) Scrum
10 40 (11.63%) Low Latency
11 35 (10.17%) OOP
11 35 (10.17%) Unit Testing
12 33 (9.59%) Algorithmic Trading
13 32 (9.30%) E-Commerce
14 26 (7.56%) Continuous Integration
15 22 (6.40%) Pair Programming
16 21 (6.10%) Investment Management
17 17 (4.94%) Domain-Driven Design
17 17 (4.94%) Automation Testing
18 15 (4.36%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 323 (93.90%) C#
2 184 (53.49%) Java
3 166 (48.26%) C++
4 126 (36.63%) SQL
5 107 (31.10%) Scala
6 103 (29.94%) Python
7 93 (27.03%) JavaScript
8 90 (26.16%) Ruby
9 74 (21.51%) Erlang
10 32 (9.30%) Clojure
11 27 (7.85%) Haskell
12 17 (4.94%) VB
13 13 (3.78%) T-SQL
13 13 (3.78%) R
14 7 (2.03%) OCaml
14 7 (2.03%) VB.NET
15 6 (1.74%) Shell Script
16 5 (1.45%) Groovy
17 4 (1.16%) PowerShell
17 4 (1.16%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 71 (20.64%) Degree
2 8 (2.33%) ISTQB
3 5 (1.45%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (8.72%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.16%) HAProxy
2 4 (1.16%) Puppet
3 1 (0.29%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.29%) StatsD
Vendors
1 54 (15.70%) Microsoft
2 15 (4.36%) EPiServer
2 15 (4.36%) Sitecore
3 14 (4.07%) Twitter
4 13 (3.78%) Google
5 11 (3.20%) Facebook
6 4 (1.16%) Endeca
6 4 (1.16%) DevExpress
7 3 (0.87%) Oracle
8 1 (0.29%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.29%) New Relic
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