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 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F#
Rank 770 633 731
Rank change year-on-year
-137 +98
Permanent jobs citing F# 112 264 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.25% 0.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.21% 0.47% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 93 228 110
Average salary £57,500 £60,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £50,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £92,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £32,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -36.00%

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
53236 56410 59229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.51% 52.94% 54.29%
Number of salaries quoted 45486 47191 51516
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 26 February 2015 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 26 February 2015. 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 -140 104 £57,500 -4.16% 20
London -161 63 £65,000 +7.43% 14
South East -22 14 £42,500 +32.81%
East Sussex -10 13 £40,000 +25.00%
Brighton -14 13 £40,000 +25.00%
City of London -9 10 £65,000 +23.80% 5
North West -9 8 £35,000 - 2
West Midlands - 7 £50,000 - 3
Staffordshire - 7 £50,000 - 2
Merseyside - 6 £35,000 - 2
Liverpool - 6 £35,000 - 2
Edinburgh - 3 - -
Scotland - 3 - -
Manchester +5 2 - -
Newbury -2 1 £50,000 -9.09%
Berkshire -6 1 £50,000 -32.20%
Nottingham - 1 £47,500 -
East Midlands - 1 £47,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £47,500 -

F#
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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#.

1 178 (77.73%) C#
2 123 (53.71%) Agile Software Development
3 122 (53.28%) .NET
4 100 (43.67%) Scala
5 89 (38.86%) TDD
6 83 (36.24%) Java
7 72 (31.44%) JavaScript
7 72 (31.44%) Erlang
8 71 (31.00%) SQL
9 69 (30.13%) Finance
10 66 (28.82%) OO
11 63 (27.51%) Functional Programming
12 62 (27.07%) Ruby
13 61 (26.64%) Haskell
14 60 (26.20%) AngularJS
15 59 (25.76%) Software Engineering
16 57 (24.89%) ASP.NET
17 54 (23.58%) Python
18 53 (23.14%) Computer Science
19 47 (20.52%) MVC
19 47 (20.52%) NoSQL
20 45 (19.65%) MongoDB
20 45 (19.65%) Open Source
21 43 (18.78%) BDD
22 41 (17.90%) Linux
22 41 (17.90%) Clojure
23 40 (17.47%) Scrum
23 40 (17.47%) WCF
24 39 (17.03%) Degree
24 39 (17.03%) SQL Server

F#
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 25 (10.92%) Node.js
2 7 (3.06%) Apache Spark
2 7 (3.06%) IIS
3 6 (2.62%) Confluence
3 6 (2.62%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (2.18%) Sitefinity
4 5 (2.18%) Orchard CMS
4 5 (2.18%) NServiceBus
4 5 (2.18%) CMS
4 5 (2.18%) Umbraco
4 5 (2.18%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (1.31%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.31%) Magnolia
5 3 (1.31%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.44%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.44%) SAS
6 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (2.62%) MS Excel
1 6 (2.62%) HipChat
2 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.31%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 25 (10.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (7.42%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (3.93%) Amazon SQS
4 7 (3.06%) GitHub
5 4 (1.75%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.87%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (0.87%) Google Compute Engine
6 2 (0.87%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.44%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.44%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.99%) TCP/IP
2 15 (6.55%) Internet
3 7 (3.06%) HTTP
4 3 (1.31%) Intranet
4 3 (1.31%) Broadband
5 1 (0.44%) SMTP
5 1 (0.44%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (20.52%) NoSQL
2 45 (19.65%) MongoDB
3 39 (17.03%) SQL Server
4 15 (6.55%) Relational Database
5 14 (6.11%) Hadoop
6 13 (5.68%) Data Mining
6 13 (5.68%) Redis
6 13 (5.68%) Neo4j
6 13 (5.68%) Big Data
7 12 (5.24%) CouchDB
8 11 (4.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 8 (3.49%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (2.18%) RavenDB
11 4 (1.75%) RDBMS
12 3 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (0.87%) MySQL
13 2 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 2 (0.87%) Couchbase
14 1 (0.44%) MemcacheDB
Development Applications
1 26 (11.35%) Selenium
2 12 (5.24%) SilkTest
3 11 (4.80%) Visual Studio
3 11 (4.80%) NUnit
4 10 (4.37%) Git (software)
5 9 (3.93%) Octopus Deploy
5 9 (3.93%) TeamCity
5 9 (3.93%) WebDriver
6 6 (2.62%) Moq
6 6 (2.62%) JIRA
6 6 (2.62%) Calabash
7 5 (2.18%) Maven
8 4 (1.75%) Subversion
8 4 (1.75%) MSBuild
8 4 (1.75%) WATIR
8 4 (1.75%) Selenium IDE
8 4 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (1.75%) Sahi
8 4 (1.75%) Jasmine
9 3 (1.31%) PostSharp
General
1 69 (30.13%) Finance
2 13 (5.68%) Games
3 12 (5.24%) Front Office
4 11 (4.80%) Banking
5 6 (2.62%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.18%) Advertising
6 5 (2.18%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.75%) Retail
7 4 (1.75%) Back Office
8 3 (1.31%) Marketing
9 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.44%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 153 (66.81%) Developer
2 50 (21.83%) C# Developer
3 37 (16.16%) C# .NET Developer
4 35 (15.28%) Senior Developer
5 30 (13.10%) .NET Developer
6 20 (8.73%) Middleware Developer
7 15 (6.55%) Software Engineer
8 13 (5.68%) Test Engineer
9 12 (5.24%) Tester
10 10 (4.37%) Software Developer
10 10 (4.37%) Programmer
10 10 (4.37%) Java Developer
10 10 (4.37%) Technical Engineer
10 10 (4.37%) Technical Tester
10 10 (4.37%) Senior C# Developer
10 10 (4.37%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 9 (3.93%) Senior .NET Developer
12 7 (3.06%) JavaScript Developer
12 7 (3.06%) ASP.NET Developer
12 7 (3.06%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (53.28%) .NET
2 60 (26.20%) AngularJS
3 57 (24.89%) ASP.NET
4 40 (17.47%) WCF
5 38 (16.59%) Web Services
6 34 (14.85%) RESTful
7 32 (13.97%) HTML
8 29 (12.66%) ASP.NET MVC
8 29 (12.66%) KnockoutJS
9 28 (12.23%) CSS
9 28 (12.23%) Middleware
10 25 (10.92%) HTML5
11 24 (10.48%) WPF
12 22 (9.61%) .NET Framework
13 20 (8.73%) NancyFx
14 15 (6.55%) jQuery
14 15 (6.55%) MSMQ
15 14 (6.11%) CSS3
15 14 (6.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 14 (6.11%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 53 (23.14%) Computer Science
2 45 (19.65%) Open Source
3 37 (16.16%) Algorithms
4 30 (13.10%) Analytical Skills
5 27 (11.79%) User Experience
6 19 (8.30%) Blog
7 15 (6.55%) Mathematics
8 12 (5.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 12 (5.24%) Hedge funds
9 11 (4.80%) Data Structures
10 9 (3.93%) Derivative
11 8 (3.49%) Grid Computing
11 8 (3.49%) Equities
12 7 (3.06%) N-Tier
12 7 (3.06%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (2.18%) Inversion of Control
13 5 (2.18%) Equity Derivative
14 4 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
14 4 (1.75%) Statistical Arbitrage
14 4 (1.75%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 41 (17.90%) Linux
2 37 (16.16%) Windows
3 21 (9.17%) UNIX
4 7 (3.06%) Android
4 7 (3.06%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.75%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (53.71%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (38.86%) TDD
3 66 (28.82%) OO
4 63 (27.51%) Functional Programming
5 59 (25.76%) Software Engineering
6 47 (20.52%) MVC
7 43 (18.78%) BDD
8 40 (17.47%) Scrum
9 33 (14.41%) E-Commerce
10 32 (13.97%) Multithreading
11 23 (10.04%) Continuous Integration
12 22 (9.61%) OOP
12 22 (9.61%) Pair Programming
13 17 (7.42%) Unit Testing
14 16 (6.99%) Mentoring
15 15 (6.55%) Low Latency
16 14 (6.11%) Analytics
16 14 (6.11%) Kanban
16 14 (6.11%) OOD
17 13 (5.68%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 178 (77.73%) C#
2 100 (43.67%) Scala
3 83 (36.24%) Java
4 72 (31.44%) JavaScript
4 72 (31.44%) Erlang
5 71 (31.00%) SQL
6 62 (27.07%) Ruby
7 61 (26.64%) Haskell
8 54 (23.58%) Python
9 41 (17.90%) Clojure
10 26 (11.35%) C++
11 15 (6.55%) OCaml
12 13 (5.68%) PowerShell
13 10 (4.37%) VB
13 10 (4.37%) VB.NET
14 8 (3.49%) T-SQL
15 6 (2.62%) Lisp
16 5 (2.18%) Shell Script
16 5 (2.18%) VBA
17 3 (1.31%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 39 (17.03%) Degree
2 3 (1.31%) VCP4
3 2 (0.87%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.44%) PhD
4 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.44%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.24%) QA
2 1 (0.44%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 21 (9.17%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (2.62%) StatsD
2 6 (2.62%) Ansible
2 6 (2.62%) ZABBIX
2 6 (2.62%) Puppet
2 6 (2.62%) Graphite
3 3 (1.31%) logstash
Vendors
1 28 (12.23%) Microsoft
2 10 (4.37%) Google
3 6 (2.62%) Xamarin
3 6 (2.62%) New Relic
4 5 (2.18%) Facebook
4 5 (2.18%) Twitter
4 5 (2.18%) EPiServer
4 5 (2.18%) Sitecore
5 4 (1.75%) Sybase
6 3 (1.31%) Terracotta
7 2 (0.87%) Oracle
7 2 (0.87%) Adobe
8 1 (0.44%) Brady
8 1 (0.44%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.44%) MapR
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