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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F#
Rank 740 686 732
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +46
Permanent jobs citing F# 153 195 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.18% 0.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.26% 0.34% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 131 152 102
Average salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £42,750
10% offered a salary of more than £93,000 £84,500 £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
59777 57287 63667
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.90% 52.66% 53.85%
Number of salaries quoted 50809 49277 56082
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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 July 2014 within the UK.

F# Salary Histogram in the UK

F#
Top 26 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 July 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 -73 148 £62,500 +4.16% 11
London -82 109 £75,000 +25.00% 6
East of England +4 21 £50,000 +15.60%
Cambridgeshire +14 11 £50,000 +15.60%
City of London -25 11 £57,500 -8.00%
Oxfordshire +5 8 £29,000 +20.83% 1
South East -19 8 £29,000 -10.76% 5
Oxford +6 7 £29,000 +20.83% 1
West Midlands +17 6 £55,000 -13.72%
Staffordshire -2 6 £55,000 -31.25%
Cambridge +1 5 £45,000 +5.88%
Hemel Hempstead -4 5 £40,000 -20.00%
Hertfordshire -13 5 £40,000 -13.51%
Scotland -17 5 £45,000 -
Essex - 5 £55,000 -
Edinburgh - 5 £45,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent +4 4 £60,000 -25.00%
Peterborough +12 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 -

F#
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 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#.

1 431 (92.69%) C#
2 259 (55.70%) Java
3 255 (54.84%) C++
4 232 (49.89%) Finance
5 204 (43.87%) OO
6 184 (39.57%) Computer Science
7 165 (35.48%) .NET
8 162 (34.84%) Software Engineering
9 156 (33.55%) Scala
10 154 (33.12%) Hedge funds
11 144 (30.97%) SQL
12 140 (30.11%) Python
13 125 (26.88%) JavaScript
14 113 (24.30%) Erlang
15 103 (22.15%) TDD
16 101 (21.72%) Agile Software Development
17 100 (21.51%) Ruby
18 94 (20.22%) Big Data
19 83 (17.85%) Degree
20 78 (16.77%) Games
21 75 (16.13%) ASP.NET
22 74 (15.91%) Microsoft
22 74 (15.91%) MVC
23 63 (13.55%) Multithreading
24 62 (13.33%) SQL Server
25 60 (12.90%) Algorithmic Trading
25 60 (12.90%) Clojure
26 59 (12.69%) MongoDB
27 58 (12.47%) WCF
28 51 (10.97%) Haskell

F#
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 18 (3.87%) Node.js
2 13 (2.80%) CMS
2 13 (2.80%) Umbraco
2 13 (2.80%) Sitecore CMS
3 11 (2.37%) Apache Pig
4 7 (1.51%) Magnolia
4 7 (1.51%) Sitefinity
4 7 (1.51%) Orchard CMS
4 7 (1.51%) NServiceBus
5 2 (0.43%) Apache
6 1 (0.22%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (1.72%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (1.29%) nopCommerce
2 1 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 48 (10.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (5.81%) GitHub
3 22 (4.73%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (3.01%) Amazon EC2
5 12 (2.58%) Amazon S3
6 11 (2.37%) Amazon SQS
7 10 (2.15%) Amazon EMR
8 8 (1.72%) Google App Engine
9 6 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.22%) SaaS
10 1 (0.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.44%) Internet
2 13 (2.80%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.22%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (20.22%) Big Data
2 62 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 59 (12.69%) MongoDB
4 48 (10.32%) Hadoop
5 44 (9.46%) NoSQL
6 26 (5.59%) Relational Database
7 25 (5.38%) Apache Hive
8 19 (4.09%) Redis
9 18 (3.87%) Neo4j
10 11 (2.37%) Couchbase
10 11 (2.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 11 (2.37%) SQL Server 2008
10 11 (2.37%) RavenDB
10 11 (2.37%) SQL Server 2005
11 10 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 10 (2.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 10 (2.15%) HBase
11 10 (2.15%) Mahout
12 9 (1.94%) CouchDB
13 6 (1.29%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 35 (7.53%) Selenium
2 28 (6.02%) NUnit
3 22 (4.73%) WebDriver
4 20 (4.30%) Jasmine
5 13 (2.80%) TeamCity
6 12 (2.58%) Sahi
6 12 (2.58%) ReSharper
6 12 (2.58%) WATIR
6 12 (2.58%) SilkTest
6 12 (2.58%) Selenium IDE
6 12 (2.58%) NCrunch
7 10 (2.15%) Git (software)
8 9 (1.94%) SpecFlow
9 8 (1.72%) Visual Studio
10 7 (1.51%) Subversion
11 6 (1.29%) JIRA
11 6 (1.29%) Octopus Deploy
11 6 (1.29%) NuGet
12 5 (1.08%) PostSharp
12 5 (1.08%) Maven
General
1 232 (49.89%) Finance
2 78 (16.77%) Games
3 47 (10.11%) Telecoms
4 34 (7.31%) Retail
5 32 (6.88%) Publishing
6 20 (4.30%) Banking
7 17 (3.66%) Marketing
8 16 (3.44%) Advertising
9 12 (2.58%) Front Office
10 7 (1.51%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.22%) Back Office
11 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 342 (73.55%) Developer
2 163 (35.05%) Software Developer
3 117 (25.16%) C# Developer
4 84 (18.06%) Software Engineer
5 71 (15.27%) C# .NET Developer
6 58 (12.47%) Programmer
7 49 (10.54%) .NET Developer
8 34 (7.31%) C# Programmer
9 33 (7.10%) C++ Developer
10 30 (6.45%) C++/C# Developer
11 29 (6.24%) Java Developer
12 27 (5.81%) Senior Developer
13 22 (4.73%) C# Software Developer
14 21 (4.52%) Real Time Software Engineer
14 21 (4.52%) Real Time Engineer
15 16 (3.44%) Senior .NET Developer
16 15 (3.23%) Graduate
17 14 (3.01%) Tester
17 14 (3.01%) Analyst
17 14 (3.01%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (35.48%) .NET
2 75 (16.13%) ASP.NET
3 58 (12.47%) WCF
4 43 (9.25%) ASP.NET MVC
5 42 (9.03%) CSS
6 41 (8.82%) jQuery
7 40 (8.60%) HTML
8 36 (7.74%) AngularJS
9 34 (7.31%) WPF
10 29 (6.24%) WinForms
11 28 (6.02%) Web Services
12 26 (5.59%) RabbitMQ
13 24 (5.16%) Backbone.js
14 21 (4.52%) KnockoutJS
15 16 (3.44%) HTML5
15 16 (3.44%) .NET Framework
16 15 (3.23%) Silverlight
16 15 (3.23%) NancyFx
17 13 (2.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 13 (2.80%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 184 (39.57%) Computer Science
2 154 (33.12%) Hedge funds
3 40 (8.60%) Open Source
4 33 (7.10%) Blog
5 31 (6.67%) Equities
6 27 (5.81%) Mathematics
7 20 (4.30%) Inversion of Control
8 19 (4.09%) N-Tier
9 17 (3.66%) Online Games
10 10 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (1.94%) Grid Computing
11 9 (1.94%) Visualisation
11 9 (1.94%) Physics
12 8 (1.72%) Social Gaming
13 7 (1.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 5 (1.08%) Derivative
14 5 (1.08%) Equity Derivative
15 4 (0.86%) Statistics
16 3 (0.65%) New Media
17 2 (0.43%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 48 (10.32%) Windows
2 33 (7.10%) UNIX
3 30 (6.45%) Linux
4 22 (4.73%) Android
4 22 (4.73%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (43.87%) OO
2 162 (34.84%) Software Engineering
3 103 (22.15%) TDD
4 101 (21.72%) Agile Software Development
5 74 (15.91%) MVC
6 63 (13.55%) Multithreading
7 60 (12.90%) Algorithmic Trading
8 44 (9.46%) BDD
8 44 (9.46%) OOP
9 41 (8.82%) Scrum
9 41 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
10 37 (7.96%) E-Commerce
11 36 (7.74%) Low Latency
12 33 (7.10%) Unit Testing
13 31 (6.67%) Investment Management
14 19 (4.09%) OOD
15 17 (3.66%) Analytics
16 15 (3.23%) Automation Testing
17 14 (3.01%) Automated Testing
17 14 (3.01%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 431 (92.69%) C#
2 259 (55.70%) Java
3 255 (54.84%) C++
4 156 (33.55%) Scala
5 144 (30.97%) SQL
6 140 (30.11%) Python
7 125 (26.88%) JavaScript
8 113 (24.30%) Erlang
9 100 (21.51%) Ruby
10 60 (12.90%) Clojure
11 51 (10.97%) Haskell
12 34 (7.31%) R
13 19 (4.09%) OCaml
13 19 (4.09%) C
14 17 (3.66%) Lisp
15 14 (3.01%) T-SQL
16 12 (2.58%) VB
17 9 (1.94%) VB.NET
17 9 (1.94%) Shell Script
18 7 (1.51%) Perl
Qualifications
1 83 (17.85%) Degree
2 14 (3.01%) PhD
3 8 (1.72%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (5.59%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (1.72%) Puppet
2 6 (1.29%) HAProxy
3 2 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 74 (15.91%) Microsoft
2 19 (4.09%) Google
2 19 (4.09%) Twitter
3 17 (3.66%) Facebook
4 13 (2.80%) EPiServer
4 13 (2.80%) Sitecore
5 6 (1.29%) DevExpress
5 6 (1.29%) Red Hat
5 6 (1.29%) Endeca
6 2 (0.43%) VMware
6 2 (0.43%) Oracle
6 2 (0.43%) Cisco
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