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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F#
Rank 629 710 717
Rank change year-on-year
+81 +7
Permanent jobs citing F# 310 173 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.16% 0.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.49% 0.29% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 278 145 182
Average salary £65,000 £65,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £90,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
Programming Languages Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
63878 59360 67268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.65% 53.46% 53.52%
Number of salaries quoted 53885 50924 59394
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%

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 18 April 2014 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +76 305 £65,000 - 12
London +58 287 £70,000 +7.69% 6
City of London -15 28 £62,500 +11.11% 2
South East -7 10 £50,000 +53.84% 4
Newbury - 8 £50,000 -
Berkshire - 8 £50,000 - 3
East of England -13 6 £50,000 -9.09%
Scotland -11 5 £42,500 +6.25%
Cambridgeshire +1 4 £50,000 -9.09%
Edinburgh - 4 £42,500 -
Essex - 2 £55,000 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £32,500 - 1
West Yorkshire - 2 £57,500 -
Yorkshire - 2 £57,500 -
Cambridge -2 1 £45,000 -18.18%
Glasgow -13 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £55,000 -

F#
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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#.

1 461 (89.34%) C#
2 303 (58.72%) Java
3 250 (48.45%) C++
4 249 (48.26%) OO
5 230 (44.57%) Finance
6 224 (43.41%) Computer Science
7 205 (39.73%) Scala
8 193 (37.40%) Software Engineering
9 176 (34.11%) .NET
10 166 (32.17%) Python
11 157 (30.43%) Erlang
12 155 (30.04%) Hedge funds
13 146 (28.29%) JavaScript
14 144 (27.91%) Ruby
15 132 (25.58%) SQL
16 115 (22.29%) Clojure
17 114 (22.09%) TDD
18 111 (21.51%) Big Data
19 105 (20.35%) Haskell
19 105 (20.35%) Degree
20 103 (19.96%) Agile Software Development
21 91 (17.64%) Open Source
22 80 (15.50%) Microsoft
23 79 (15.31%) MVC
24 78 (15.12%) MongoDB
25 71 (13.76%) Multithreading
26 67 (12.98%) Games
27 65 (12.60%) Windows
28 64 (12.40%) NoSQL
29 63 (12.21%) BDD

F#
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 16 (3.10%) Sitecore CMS
1 16 (3.10%) CMS
1 16 (3.10%) Umbraco
2 13 (2.52%) Node.js
3 10 (1.94%) Apache Pig
4 9 (1.74%) Apache
5 2 (0.39%) NServiceBus
5 2 (0.39%) Orchard CMS
5 2 (0.39%) Sitefinity
5 2 (0.39%) Magnolia
6 1 (0.19%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.19%) nginx
Applications
1 27 (5.23%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.39%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (2.71%) nopCommerce
2 8 (1.55%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 61 (11.82%) GitHub
2 34 (6.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (3.10%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.58%) Amazon EMR
5 3 (0.58%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.39%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.19%) SaaS
7 1 (0.19%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 33 (6.40%) Internet
2 8 (1.55%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.39%) WPA
4 1 (0.19%) GSM
4 1 (0.19%) UMTS
4 1 (0.19%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.19%) AMQP
4 1 (0.19%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (21.51%) Big Data
2 78 (15.12%) MongoDB
3 64 (12.40%) NoSQL
4 53 (10.27%) SQL Server
5 38 (7.36%) Hadoop
6 33 (6.40%) Relational Database
7 20 (3.88%) Redis
8 17 (3.29%) Apache Hive
9 15 (2.91%) RDBMS
9 15 (2.91%) Hazelcast
10 14 (2.71%) MySQL
11 12 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 12 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 11 (2.13%) HBase
12 11 (2.13%) CouchDB
13 9 (1.74%) Mahout
14 8 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
14 8 (1.55%) SQL Server 2005
15 7 (1.36%) MariaDB
16 6 (1.16%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 36 (6.98%) Selenium
2 26 (5.04%) NUnit
3 25 (4.84%) SpecFlow
4 19 (3.68%) Git (software)
5 15 (2.91%) Subversion
5 15 (2.91%) NetBeans
6 14 (2.71%) Maven
7 13 (2.52%) TeamCity
8 12 (2.33%) NCrunch
8 12 (2.33%) ReSharper
8 12 (2.33%) Visual Studio
9 10 (1.94%) Jasmine
10 9 (1.74%) JIRA
11 8 (1.55%) Eclipse
11 8 (1.55%) Toad
11 8 (1.55%) SilkTest
12 7 (1.36%) PhpStorm
12 7 (1.36%) PEAR
13 6 (1.16%) Bitbucket
13 6 (1.16%) NuGet
General
1 230 (44.57%) Finance
2 67 (12.98%) Games
3 54 (10.47%) Telecoms
4 39 (7.56%) Banking
5 31 (6.01%) Retail
6 27 (5.23%) Publishing
7 25 (4.84%) Advertising
8 13 (2.52%) Marketing
9 8 (1.55%) Front Office
10 4 (0.78%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.58%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 368 (71.32%) Developer
2 160 (31.01%) Software Developer
3 111 (21.51%) C# Developer
4 81 (15.70%) Software Engineer
5 63 (12.21%) Programmer
6 62 (12.02%) C# .NET Developer
7 50 (9.69%) Senior Developer
8 49 (9.50%) .NET Developer
9 40 (7.75%) Java Developer
10 29 (5.62%) C# Software Developer
10 29 (5.62%) C# Programmer
11 24 (4.65%) C++ Developer
12 21 (4.07%) Scala Developer
13 20 (3.88%) C++/C# Developer
14 16 (3.10%) C++ Software Developer
15 15 (2.91%) Senior Java Developer
16 14 (2.71%) VB.NET Developer
16 14 (2.71%) Java Software Developer
16 14 (2.71%) JavaScript Developer
16 14 (2.71%) Real Time Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 176 (34.11%) .NET
2 62 (12.02%) ASP.NET
2 62 (12.02%) CSS
2 62 (12.02%) HTML
3 57 (11.05%) jQuery
4 52 (10.08%) WCF
5 50 (9.69%) ASP.NET MVC
6 49 (9.50%) RabbitMQ
7 40 (7.75%) HTML5
8 35 (6.78%) XML
9 33 (6.40%) Web Services
10 32 (6.20%) CSS3
11 31 (6.01%) Backbone.js
11 31 (6.01%) WinForms
12 30 (5.81%) XSLT
13 27 (5.23%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 26 (5.04%) AngularJS
15 23 (4.46%) WPF
16 19 (3.68%) Razor View Engine
17 16 (3.10%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 224 (43.41%) Computer Science
2 155 (30.04%) Hedge funds
3 91 (17.64%) Open Source
4 36 (6.98%) Blog
5 23 (4.46%) Mathematics
6 18 (3.49%) Inversion of Control
6 18 (3.49%) Equities
7 16 (3.10%) Online Games
8 15 (2.91%) Grid Computing
8 15 (2.91%) N-Tier
9 13 (2.52%) Physics
10 9 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (1.74%) Visualisation
11 4 (0.78%) BBC
11 4 (0.78%) Derivative
12 3 (0.58%) Chemistry
12 3 (0.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 3 (0.58%) Fixed Income
12 3 (0.58%) New Media
13 2 (0.39%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 65 (12.60%) Windows
2 54 (10.47%) UNIX
3 41 (7.95%) Android
4 40 (7.75%) Linux
5 37 (7.17%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.19%) CentOS
7 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 249 (48.26%) OO
2 193 (37.40%) Software Engineering
3 114 (22.09%) TDD
4 103 (19.96%) Agile Software Development
5 79 (15.31%) MVC
6 71 (13.76%) Multithreading
7 63 (12.21%) BDD
7 63 (12.21%) Algorithmic Trading
8 57 (11.05%) Scrum
9 55 (10.66%) Continuous Integration
10 34 (6.59%) E-Commerce
11 33 (6.40%) OOP
12 31 (6.01%) Refactoring
13 27 (5.23%) Low Latency
14 25 (4.84%) Investment Management
15 22 (4.26%) Unit Testing
15 22 (4.26%) Software Architecture
16 21 (4.07%) Kanban
17 18 (3.49%) Feature Driven Development
17 18 (3.49%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 461 (89.34%) C#
2 303 (58.72%) Java
3 250 (48.45%) C++
4 205 (39.73%) Scala
5 166 (32.17%) Python
6 157 (30.43%) Erlang
7 146 (28.29%) JavaScript
8 144 (27.91%) Ruby
9 132 (25.58%) SQL
10 115 (22.29%) Clojure
11 105 (20.35%) Haskell
12 57 (11.05%) OCaml
13 45 (8.72%) Lisp
14 36 (6.98%) R
15 32 (6.20%) VB.NET
16 31 (6.01%) Perl
17 27 (5.23%) C
18 21 (4.07%) Groovy
19 17 (3.29%) Shell Script
20 15 (2.91%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 105 (20.35%) Degree
2 15 (2.91%) PhD
3 1 (0.19%) MCP
3 1 (0.19%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (1.94%) Puppet
2 6 (1.16%) HAProxy
3 2 (0.39%) Capistrano
3 2 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.19%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 80 (15.50%) Microsoft
2 17 (3.29%) Oracle
2 17 (3.29%) Twitter
3 16 (3.10%) Sitecore
3 16 (3.10%) EPiServer
4 14 (2.71%) Endeca
5 10 (1.94%) Facebook
6 9 (1.74%) Google
7 8 (1.55%) DevExpress
7 8 (1.55%) Red Hat
8 7 (1.36%) Zend
9 2 (0.39%) Cisco
9 2 (0.39%) VMware
9 2 (0.39%) HP
10 1 (0.19%) Brocade
10 1 (0.19%) Intel
10 1 (0.19%) Avaya
10 1 (0.19%) Hitachi
10 1 (0.19%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.19%) Symantec
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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City of London
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Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus
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London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
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Reading
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Salary: £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
London
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Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
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Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 per year
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