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

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F#
Rank 790 679 749
Rank change year-on-year
-111 +70
Permanent jobs citing F# 114 230 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.21% 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.20% 0.39% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 102 201 134
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £40,600 £45,750
10% offered a salary of more than £82,250 £97,750 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £32,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+53.12% -32.63%

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
56541 58551 63646
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.21% 53.39% 54.85%
Number of salaries quoted 48499 49569 56120
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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 17 December 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 December 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 -111 105 £60,000 - 14
London -86 79 £62,500 - 8
City of London +2 13 £65,000 +7.43% 2
Scotland +12 8 £37,500 -
North West -2 8 £35,000 - 2
Cambridgeshire -11 8 £52,500 +25.00% 1
East of England -22 8 £52,500 +20.68% 1
Staffordshire - 6 £62,500 - 2
West Midlands - 6 £62,500 - 2
Merseyside - 5 £35,000 - 1
Peterborough - 5 £55,000 -
Glasgow - 5 £55,000 -
Liverpool - 5 £35,000 - 1
Edinburgh +3 3 £37,500 -
Manchester -24 3 £50,000 - 1
Cambridge - 3 £40,000 - 1
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 £60,000 - 2
Yorkshire - 2 £35,000 -
North Yorkshire - 2 £35,000 -

F#
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 December 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#.

1 177 (84.69%) C#
2 121 (57.89%) .NET
3 120 (57.42%) Agile Software Development
4 95 (45.45%) Java
5 92 (44.02%) TDD
5 92 (44.02%) Scala
6 73 (34.93%) Ruby
7 72 (34.45%) OO
8 68 (32.54%) Python
9 66 (31.58%) JavaScript
10 65 (31.10%) MVC
11 64 (30.62%) Erlang
12 63 (30.14%) SQL
13 61 (29.19%) Finance
13 61 (29.19%) Functional Programming
14 57 (27.27%) ASP.NET
14 57 (27.27%) Software Engineering
15 48 (22.97%) Open Source
16 47 (22.49%) BDD
17 44 (21.05%) Scrum
17 44 (21.05%) Degree
17 44 (21.05%) MongoDB
18 42 (20.10%) Computer Science
18 42 (20.10%) WCF
18 42 (20.10%) ASP.NET MVC
18 42 (20.10%) NoSQL
19 40 (19.14%) Windows
19 40 (19.14%) Algorithms
20 39 (18.66%) C++
21 38 (18.18%) Haskell

F#
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 15 (7.18%) Node.js
2 6 (2.87%) Apache Spark
2 6 (2.87%) Magnolia
2 6 (2.87%) NServiceBus
2 6 (2.87%) Orchard CMS
2 6 (2.87%) CMS
2 6 (2.87%) Sitecore CMS
2 6 (2.87%) Umbraco
2 6 (2.87%) Confluence
2 6 (2.87%) Sitefinity
3 2 (0.96%) WebLogic
3 2 (0.96%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.48%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (2.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 33 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (6.22%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (4.31%) Amazon SQS
4 4 (1.91%) SaaS
5 3 (1.44%) Amazon EMR
5 3 (1.44%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.96%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.96%) Google App Engine
6 2 (0.96%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.96%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 25 (11.96%) TCP/IP
2 12 (5.74%) Internet
3 4 (1.91%) AMQP
4 3 (1.44%) Intranet
4 3 (1.44%) Broadband
5 1 (0.48%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (21.05%) MongoDB
2 42 (20.10%) NoSQL
3 37 (17.70%) SQL Server
4 16 (7.66%) Relational Database
5 14 (6.70%) Big Data
5 14 (6.70%) Hadoop
6 10 (4.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 10 (4.78%) Data Mining
7 9 (4.31%) Neo4j
8 7 (3.35%) CouchDB
8 7 (3.35%) Redis
9 6 (2.87%) RavenDB
10 5 (2.39%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.96%) Apache Hive
12 2 (0.96%) Couchbase
12 2 (0.96%) BigQuery
13 1 (0.48%) HBase
13 1 (0.48%) MemcacheDB
Development Applications
1 27 (12.92%) Selenium
2 17 (8.13%) SilkTest
3 14 (6.70%) Git (software)
4 11 (5.26%) NUnit
5 10 (4.78%) TeamCity
5 10 (4.78%) WebDriver
6 6 (2.87%) Calabash
6 6 (2.87%) JIRA
6 6 (2.87%) Moq
7 5 (2.39%) Visual Studio
7 5 (2.39%) Subversion
8 4 (1.91%) WATIR
8 4 (1.91%) Sahi
8 4 (1.91%) Jasmine
8 4 (1.91%) MSBuild
8 4 (1.91%) PostSharp
8 4 (1.91%) Selenium IDE
9 3 (1.44%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (1.44%) Fiddler
9 3 (1.44%) ReSharper
General
1 61 (29.19%) Finance
2 12 (5.74%) Banking
3 11 (5.26%) Front Office
4 10 (4.78%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.83%) Investment Banking
5 8 (3.83%) Games
6 7 (3.35%) Retail
7 5 (2.39%) Advertising
8 4 (1.91%) Publishing
8 4 (1.91%) Back Office
9 1 (0.48%) Marketing
9 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 117 (55.98%) Developer
2 47 (22.49%) C# Developer
3 32 (15.31%) C# .NET Developer
4 25 (11.96%) Senior Developer
5 24 (11.48%) .NET Developer
6 19 (9.09%) Software Developer
7 18 (8.61%) Test Engineer
8 17 (8.13%) Tester
9 15 (7.18%) Software Engineer
10 14 (6.70%) Programmer
11 13 (6.22%) Technical Engineer
11 13 (6.22%) Technical Tester
12 10 (4.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 9 (4.31%) Team Leader
13 9 (4.31%) Senior C# Developer
13 9 (4.31%) Java Developer
14 8 (3.83%) Architect
15 7 (3.35%) Development Manager
15 7 (3.35%) Senior .NET Developer
16 6 (2.87%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (57.89%) .NET
2 57 (27.27%) ASP.NET
3 42 (20.10%) WCF
3 42 (20.10%) ASP.NET MVC
4 38 (18.18%) AngularJS
5 33 (15.79%) KnockoutJS
6 30 (14.35%) WPF
7 29 (13.88%) .NET Framework
8 26 (12.44%) CSS
9 23 (11.00%) Middleware
9 23 (11.00%) HTML
10 22 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web API
11 21 (10.05%) RESTful
12 19 (9.09%) jQuery
13 18 (8.61%) Web Services
14 17 (8.13%) HTML5
14 17 (8.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 16 (7.66%) NancyFx
16 15 (7.18%) REST
17 13 (6.22%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 48 (22.97%) Open Source
2 42 (20.10%) Computer Science
3 40 (19.14%) Algorithms
4 30 (14.35%) User Experience
5 23 (11.00%) Blog
6 19 (9.09%) Mathematics
6 19 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (7.18%) Hedge funds
7 15 (7.18%) Data Structures
8 11 (5.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 9 (4.31%) N-Tier
10 7 (3.35%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (2.87%) Equities
12 4 (1.91%) Derivative
12 4 (1.91%) Online Games
12 4 (1.91%) Inversion of Control
12 4 (1.91%) iPad
13 3 (1.44%) Physics
13 3 (1.44%) Equity Derivative
14 2 (0.96%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 40 (19.14%) Windows
2 32 (15.31%) Linux
3 27 (12.92%) UNIX
4 13 (6.22%) Android
4 13 (6.22%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.96%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (57.42%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (44.02%) TDD
3 72 (34.45%) OO
4 65 (31.10%) MVC
5 61 (29.19%) Functional Programming
6 57 (27.27%) Software Engineering
7 47 (22.49%) BDD
8 44 (21.05%) Scrum
9 37 (17.70%) Multithreading
10 27 (12.92%) Low Latency
11 25 (11.96%) Unit Testing
12 23 (11.00%) Continuous Integration
13 22 (10.53%) OOP
14 20 (9.57%) Pair Programming
15 17 (8.13%) Software Testing
15 17 (8.13%) Computer Architecture
15 17 (8.13%) Black-Box Testing
16 16 (7.66%) Kanban
17 15 (7.18%) Domain-Driven Design
18 14 (6.70%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 177 (84.69%) C#
2 95 (45.45%) Java
3 92 (44.02%) Scala
4 73 (34.93%) Ruby
5 68 (32.54%) Python
6 66 (31.58%) JavaScript
7 64 (30.62%) Erlang
8 63 (30.14%) SQL
9 39 (18.66%) C++
10 38 (18.18%) Haskell
11 35 (16.75%) Clojure
12 12 (5.74%) PowerShell
13 10 (4.78%) OCaml
14 9 (4.31%) T-SQL
15 7 (3.35%) VB
16 5 (2.39%) Groovy
17 4 (1.91%) Objective-C
17 4 (1.91%) Shell Script
18 3 (1.44%) R
18 3 (1.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 44 (21.05%) Degree
2 4 (1.91%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 18 (8.61%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (2.87%) Graphite
2 6 (2.87%) StatsD
2 6 (2.87%) ZABBIX
3 3 (1.44%) logstash
Vendors
1 22 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 7 (3.35%) Twitter
3 6 (2.87%) New Relic
3 6 (2.87%) Xamarin
3 6 (2.87%) Sitecore
3 6 (2.87%) EPiServer
4 5 (2.39%) Google
5 4 (1.91%) Sybase
6 2 (0.96%) Oracle
6 2 (0.96%) Adobe
6 2 (0.96%) Terracotta
6 2 (0.96%) Facebook
7 1 (0.48%) MapR
7 1 (0.48%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.48%) Brady
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