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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F#
Rank 809 635 737
Rank change year-on-year
-174 +102
Permanent jobs citing F# 98 243 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.085% 0.23% 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.17% 0.43% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 75 201 127
Average salary £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,900 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £81,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £32,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+46.15% -45.83%

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
58976 56587 62824
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.02% 52.70% 53.66%
Number of salaries quoted 49429 48738 55092
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.79%
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 £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 2 September 2014 within the UK.

F# Salary Histogram in the UK

F#
Top 23 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 2 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 -170 94 £57,500 -4.16% 12
London -145 69 £60,000 -4.00% 6
West Midlands +11 14 £55,000 +15.78% 2
Staffordshire - 14 £55,000 - 2
Stoke-on-Trent - 10 £55,000 - 2
City of London -14 8 £63,750 +15.90% 5
Oxford +6 4 £29,000 +5.45%
Oxfordshire +4 4 £29,000 +5.45%
Scotland -10 4 £45,000 -
South East -34 4 £29,000 -10.76% 3
Edinburgh - 4 £45,000 -
Yorkshire - 3 £36,500 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £36,500 -
South West - 2 £50,000 -
Sheffield - 2 £36,500 -
Bristol - 2 £50,000 -
Hertfordshire -10 1 £40,000 -5.88%
East of England -27 1 £40,000 -1.84% 1
North Yorkshire - 1 £40,000 -
Skipton - 1 £40,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £40,000 -
Manchester - 1 £50,000 -
North West - 1 £50,000 -

F#
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 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#.

1 359 (94.23%) C#
2 204 (53.54%) Java
3 190 (49.87%) C++
4 170 (44.62%) Finance
5 168 (44.09%) .NET
6 159 (41.73%) OO
7 134 (35.17%) SQL
8 133 (34.91%) Computer Science
9 123 (32.28%) Software Engineering
10 117 (30.71%) Scala
11 112 (29.40%) Python
12 109 (28.61%) TDD
12 109 (28.61%) Hedge funds
13 106 (27.82%) JavaScript
14 94 (24.67%) Ruby
15 92 (24.15%) Agile Software Development
16 86 (22.57%) ASP.NET
17 82 (21.52%) Degree
17 82 (21.52%) Functional Programming
18 80 (21.00%) Erlang
19 78 (20.47%) MVC
20 65 (17.06%) WCF
21 64 (16.80%) Big Data
22 62 (16.27%) Games
23 61 (16.01%) SQL Server
23 61 (16.01%) Microsoft
23 61 (16.01%) MongoDB
24 60 (15.75%) Multithreading
25 55 (14.44%) BDD
25 55 (14.44%) ASP.NET MVC

F#
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 23 (6.04%) Node.js
2 14 (3.67%) CMS
2 14 (3.67%) Umbraco
2 14 (3.67%) Sitecore CMS
3 11 (2.89%) Apache Pig
4 10 (2.62%) Magnolia
4 10 (2.62%) Sitefinity
4 10 (2.62%) Orchard CMS
4 10 (2.62%) NServiceBus
5 2 (0.52%) Apache
6 1 (0.26%) SAS
6 1 (0.26%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (2.62%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.05%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 45 (11.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (3.94%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (3.41%) Amazon EC2
3 13 (3.41%) GitHub
4 11 (2.89%) Amazon S3
4 11 (2.89%) Amazon SQS
5 8 (2.10%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (2.10%) Google App Engine
5 8 (2.10%) Amazon EMR
6 4 (1.05%) SaaS
7 1 (0.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (5.77%) TCP/IP
2 13 (3.41%) Internet
3 4 (1.05%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (16.80%) Big Data
2 61 (16.01%) SQL Server
2 61 (16.01%) MongoDB
3 47 (12.34%) NoSQL
4 36 (9.45%) Hadoop
5 27 (7.09%) Relational Database
6 24 (6.30%) Apache Hive
7 21 (5.51%) Neo4j
8 18 (4.72%) Redis
9 14 (3.67%) RavenDB
10 11 (2.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 11 (2.89%) Couchbase
11 10 (2.62%) Mahout
11 10 (2.62%) CouchDB
12 9 (2.36%) SQL Server 2005
12 9 (2.36%) HBase
12 9 (2.36%) SQL Server 2008
13 8 (2.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 8 (2.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 5 (1.31%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 38 (9.97%) Selenium
2 25 (6.56%) WebDriver
3 23 (6.04%) NUnit
4 20 (5.25%) Jasmine
5 18 (4.72%) SilkTest
6 12 (3.15%) WATIR
6 12 (3.15%) Sahi
6 12 (3.15%) Selenium IDE
7 11 (2.89%) TeamCity
8 10 (2.62%) SpecFlow
9 9 (2.36%) Git (software)
9 9 (2.36%) Visual Studio
10 8 (2.10%) ReSharper
10 8 (2.10%) NCrunch
11 6 (1.57%) Octopus Deploy
12 5 (1.31%) PostSharp
12 5 (1.31%) JIRA
13 4 (1.05%) Subversion
14 2 (0.52%) Maven
14 2 (0.52%) FitNesse
General
1 170 (44.62%) Finance
2 62 (16.27%) Games
3 26 (6.82%) Retail
4 25 (6.56%) Telecoms
5 24 (6.30%) Publishing
6 16 (4.20%) Banking
7 15 (3.94%) Front Office
8 14 (3.67%) Marketing
9 13 (3.41%) Investment Banking
10 12 (3.15%) Advertising
11 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 274 (71.92%) Developer
2 116 (30.45%) Software Developer
3 103 (27.03%) C# Developer
4 63 (16.54%) C# .NET Developer
5 55 (14.44%) Software Engineer
6 48 (12.60%) Programmer
7 43 (11.29%) .NET Developer
8 30 (7.87%) C# Programmer
9 28 (7.35%) Senior Developer
10 25 (6.56%) C++ Developer
11 24 (6.30%) C++/C# Developer
12 21 (5.51%) Tester
13 18 (4.72%) C# Software Developer
14 17 (4.46%) Test Engineer
15 16 (4.20%) Graduate
15 16 (4.20%) Senior .NET Developer
15 16 (4.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 14 (3.67%) Java Developer
17 13 (3.41%) Analyst
17 13 (3.41%) Real Time Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 168 (44.09%) .NET
2 86 (22.57%) ASP.NET
3 65 (17.06%) WCF
4 55 (14.44%) ASP.NET MVC
5 40 (10.50%) WPF
6 39 (10.24%) jQuery
6 39 (10.24%) CSS
6 39 (10.24%) AngularJS
7 34 (8.92%) HTML
8 29 (7.61%) KnockoutJS
9 28 (7.35%) Web Services
10 26 (6.82%) .NET Framework
11 24 (6.30%) WinForms
12 19 (4.99%) RabbitMQ
12 19 (4.99%) NancyFx
12 19 (4.99%) ASP.NET Web API
13 18 (4.72%) Backbone.js
14 17 (4.46%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 16 (4.20%) Silverlight
16 14 (3.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 133 (34.91%) Computer Science
2 109 (28.61%) Hedge funds
3 48 (12.60%) Open Source
4 27 (7.09%) Blog
5 26 (6.82%) Mathematics
5 26 (6.82%) Equities
6 19 (4.99%) Inversion of Control
7 16 (4.20%) N-Tier
8 14 (3.67%) Online Games
9 10 (2.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 10 (2.62%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (2.10%) Social Gaming
11 6 (1.57%) Visualisation
12 5 (1.31%) Physics
12 5 (1.31%) Derivative
12 5 (1.31%) Equity Derivative
13 4 (1.05%) Statistics
14 3 (0.79%) New Media
14 3 (0.79%) Grid Computing
15 2 (0.52%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 44 (11.55%) Windows
2 31 (8.14%) Linux
3 28 (7.35%) UNIX
4 18 (4.72%) Apple iOS
4 18 (4.72%) Android
5 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (41.73%) OO
2 123 (32.28%) Software Engineering
3 109 (28.61%) TDD
4 92 (24.15%) Agile Software Development
5 82 (21.52%) Functional Programming
6 78 (20.47%) MVC
7 60 (15.75%) Multithreading
8 55 (14.44%) BDD
9 47 (12.34%) Scrum
10 44 (11.55%) Algorithmic Trading
11 42 (11.02%) Low Latency
12 39 (10.24%) OOP
13 36 (9.45%) Unit Testing
14 34 (8.92%) Continuous Integration
15 32 (8.40%) E-Commerce
16 23 (6.04%) Investment Management
17 20 (5.25%) Pair Programming
18 17 (4.46%) Automation Testing
19 16 (4.20%) Domain-Driven Design
19 16 (4.20%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 359 (94.23%) C#
2 204 (53.54%) Java
3 190 (49.87%) C++
4 134 (35.17%) SQL
5 117 (30.71%) Scala
6 112 (29.40%) Python
7 106 (27.82%) JavaScript
8 94 (24.67%) Ruby
9 80 (21.00%) Erlang
10 36 (9.45%) Clojure
11 31 (8.14%) Haskell
12 19 (4.99%) R
13 16 (4.20%) VB
14 14 (3.67%) T-SQL
15 10 (2.62%) OCaml
16 8 (2.10%) C
17 7 (1.84%) VB.NET
18 6 (1.57%) Shell Script
19 4 (1.05%) Objective-C
19 4 (1.05%) IronPython
Qualifications
1 82 (21.52%) Degree
2 8 (2.10%) ISTQB
3 7 (1.84%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (7.87%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (1.84%) Puppet
2 6 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (1.57%) HAProxy
3 1 (0.26%) StatsD
3 1 (0.26%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 61 (16.01%) Microsoft
2 16 (4.20%) Twitter
3 15 (3.94%) Google
4 14 (3.67%) EPiServer
4 14 (3.67%) Sitecore
5 11 (2.89%) Facebook
6 4 (1.05%) Endeca
6 4 (1.05%) DevExpress
7 2 (0.52%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.26%) VMware
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle
8 1 (0.26%) Cisco
8 1 (0.26%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.26%) New Relic
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