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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F#
Rank 717 799 650
Rank change year-on-year
+82 -149
Permanent jobs citing F# 174 97 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.084% 0.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.31% 0.16% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 147 76 197
Average salary £70,000 £57,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.73% -4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £37,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £81,250 £82,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £47,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +46.15%

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
55830 58935 56454
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.26% 50.97% 52.69%
Number of salaries quoted 47821 49445 48617
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +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 3 September 2015 within the UK.

F# Salary Histogram in the UK

F#
Top 18 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 3 September 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 +100 173 £70,000 +21.73% 30
London +98 154 £70,000 +16.66% 23
City of London +33 13 £62,500 -1.96% 2
South East +11 10 £35,000 +20.68%
West Midlands 0 5 £80,000 +45.45% 6
Staffordshire -5 5 £80,000 +45.45%
Buckinghamshire - 5 £35,000 -
Aylesbury - 5 £35,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent -3 4 £80,000 +45.45%
East of England +12 3 £45,000 +12.50%
Cambridgeshire - 3 £45,000 -
East Sussex - 3 £22,500 -
Brighton - 3 £22,500 -
Cambridge - 3 £45,000 -
Berkshire - 2 £40,000 -
Scotland +4 1 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Midlands - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 £40,000 -

F#
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 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#.

1 264 (91.35%) C#
2 168 (58.13%) .NET
3 125 (43.25%) Functional Programming
4 115 (39.79%) Finance
5 111 (38.41%) Computer Science
6 109 (37.72%) Agile Software Development
7 107 (37.02%) Scala
8 105 (36.33%) Degree
8 105 (36.33%) Java
9 100 (34.60%) C++
10 95 (32.87%) SQL
11 83 (28.72%) SQL Server
12 81 (28.03%) Algorithms
13 78 (26.99%) OO
14 76 (26.30%) Haskell
15 71 (24.57%) TDD
16 68 (23.53%) Software Engineering
17 66 (22.84%) JavaScript
18 61 (21.11%) Microsoft
19 51 (17.65%) Derivative
20 50 (17.30%) Data Structures
21 49 (16.96%) Clojure
21 49 (16.96%) NoSQL
22 48 (16.61%) Analytical Skills
23 47 (16.26%) AngularJS
23 47 (16.26%) Erlang
23 47 (16.26%) Python
23 47 (16.26%) Windows
24 41 (14.19%) VBA
24 41 (14.19%) Banking

F#
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 21 (7.27%) IIS
1 21 (7.27%) Node.js
2 12 (4.15%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (2.08%) Apache Spark
4 3 (1.04%) Apache Pig
4 3 (1.04%) SAS
4 3 (1.04%) CMS
4 3 (1.04%) Umbraco
4 3 (1.04%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (0.69%) Sitefinity
5 2 (0.69%) Orchard CMS
5 2 (0.69%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.35%) OpenStack
Applications
1 26 (9.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.38%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.04%) SPSS
4 1 (0.35%) Mathematica
4 1 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 23 (7.96%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (6.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (3.46%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.69%) Amazon Kinesis
4 2 (0.69%) Google App Engine
4 2 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.69%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.69%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (0.69%) GitHub
4 2 (0.69%) Google Compute Engine
5 1 (0.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (7.96%) Internet
2 12 (4.15%) HTTP
3 5 (1.73%) VoIP
4 3 (1.04%) SMTP
5 2 (0.69%) 3G
5 2 (0.69%) 2G
5 2 (0.69%) 4G
6 1 (0.35%) FTP
6 1 (0.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (28.72%) SQL Server
2 49 (16.96%) NoSQL
3 39 (13.49%) MongoDB
4 31 (10.73%) Redis
5 25 (8.65%) Neo4j
5 25 (8.65%) Apache Cassandra
6 24 (8.30%) Relational Database
7 20 (6.92%) Big Data
8 16 (5.54%) CouchDB
9 14 (4.84%) Hadoop
9 14 (4.84%) Event Store
10 13 (4.50%) RDBMS
11 8 (2.77%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (2.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 3 (1.04%) Apache Hive
12 3 (1.04%) SQL Server 2000
12 3 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (0.69%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 29 (10.03%) NUnit
2 23 (7.96%) MSBuild
3 17 (5.88%) Jenkins
3 17 (5.88%) Visual Studio
4 15 (5.19%) TeamCity
5 13 (4.50%) Octopus Deploy
6 12 (4.15%) Rhino Mocks
7 11 (3.81%) JUnit
8 9 (3.11%) Selenium
8 9 (3.11%) Subversion
8 9 (3.11%) Mockito
8 9 (3.11%) Hamcrest
8 9 (3.11%) Git (software)
8 9 (3.11%) SpecFlow
9 8 (2.77%) Moq
10 7 (2.42%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (2.08%) Log4Net
11 6 (2.08%) Psake
12 5 (1.73%) MSTest
13 4 (1.38%) Maven
General
1 115 (39.79%) Finance
2 41 (14.19%) Banking
3 34 (11.76%) Investment Banking
4 32 (11.07%) Games
5 23 (7.96%) Front Office
6 16 (5.54%) Financial Institution
7 9 (3.11%) Back Office
8 7 (2.42%) Advertising
9 2 (0.69%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.35%) Electronics
10 1 (0.35%) Law
10 1 (0.35%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.35%) Marketing
10 1 (0.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 240 (83.04%) Developer
2 97 (33.56%) C# Developer
3 59 (20.42%) .NET Developer
3 59 (20.42%) C# .NET Developer
4 44 (15.22%) Senior Developer
5 28 (9.69%) Software Developer
6 22 (7.61%) Software Engineer
7 20 (6.92%) Lead Developer
8 18 (6.23%) C++ Developer
8 18 (6.23%) Java Developer
9 17 (5.88%) Programmer
9 17 (5.88%) Analyst
10 15 (5.19%) Junior
10 15 (5.19%) Senior .NET Developer
11 14 (4.84%) Junior Developer
12 12 (4.15%) Front Office Developer
13 10 (3.46%) Analyst Developer
13 10 (3.46%) Lead C# Developer
13 10 (3.46%) AWS Developer
14 9 (3.11%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 168 (58.13%) .NET
2 47 (16.26%) AngularJS
3 41 (14.19%) WCF
4 36 (12.46%) HTML
5 34 (11.76%) CSS
5 34 (11.76%) Web Services
6 33 (11.42%) ASP.NET
7 30 (10.38%) ASP.NET Web API
8 29 (10.03%) RESTful
9 26 (9.00%) RabbitMQ
10 22 (7.61%) WPF
11 21 (7.27%) MSMQ
12 20 (6.92%) COM
12 20 (6.92%) .NET Framework
12 20 (6.92%) NancyFx
13 18 (6.23%) Entity Framework
14 16 (5.54%) jQuery
15 14 (4.84%) ASP.NET MVC
15 14 (4.84%) HTML5
16 13 (4.50%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 111 (38.41%) Computer Science
2 81 (28.03%) Algorithms
3 51 (17.65%) Derivative
4 50 (17.30%) Data Structures
5 48 (16.61%) Analytical Skills
6 39 (13.49%) Hedge funds
7 36 (12.46%) Mathematics
8 28 (9.69%) Equity Derivative
9 22 (7.61%) Equities
10 18 (6.23%) Physics
11 12 (4.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 11 (3.81%) Mobile Games
13 8 (2.77%) Fixed Income
14 7 (2.42%) Statistics
15 5 (1.73%) Online Games
16 4 (1.38%) Social Gaming
16 4 (1.38%) User Experience
17 3 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
17 3 (1.04%) Data Extraction
18 2 (0.69%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 47 (16.26%) Windows
2 22 (7.61%) Linux
3 6 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (1.73%) UNIX
5 2 (0.69%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (43.25%) Functional Programming
2 109 (37.72%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (26.99%) OO
4 71 (24.57%) TDD
5 68 (23.53%) Software Engineering
6 40 (13.84%) OOD
7 31 (10.73%) BDD
8 29 (10.03%) Continuous Integration
9 27 (9.34%) OOP
9 27 (9.34%) MVC
10 25 (8.65%) Scrum
11 22 (7.61%) Analytics
12 21 (7.27%) Multithreading
13 19 (6.57%) DevOps
13 19 (6.57%) Continuous Delivery
14 18 (6.23%) Mentoring
14 18 (6.23%) E-Commerce
15 15 (5.19%) Pair Programming
15 15 (5.19%) MVVM
15 15 (5.19%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 264 (91.35%) C#
2 107 (37.02%) Scala
3 105 (36.33%) Java
4 100 (34.60%) C++
5 95 (32.87%) SQL
6 76 (26.30%) Haskell
7 66 (22.84%) JavaScript
8 49 (16.96%) Clojure
9 47 (16.26%) Erlang
9 47 (16.26%) Python
10 41 (14.19%) VBA
11 37 (12.80%) OCaml
12 26 (9.00%) PL/SQL
13 23 (7.96%) PowerShell
14 18 (6.23%) Ruby
14 18 (6.23%) T-SQL
15 10 (3.46%) Groovy
15 10 (3.46%) R
16 8 (2.77%) TypeScript
16 8 (2.77%) VB
Qualifications
1 105 (36.33%) Degree
2 5 (1.73%) Postgraduate
3 3 (1.04%) PhD
4 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.69%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.92%) QA
2 3 (1.04%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (2.77%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (4.50%) Puppet
1 13 (4.50%) Ansible
2 12 (4.15%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.35%) Mesos
3 1 (0.35%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 61 (21.11%) Microsoft
2 38 (13.15%) Oracle
3 11 (3.81%) Google
4 4 (1.38%) Sybase
4 4 (1.38%) HP
5 3 (1.04%) EPiServer
5 3 (1.04%) Sitecore
5 3 (1.04%) Facebook
6 2 (0.69%) Twitter
6 2 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.35%) OpenText
7 1 (0.35%) Citrix
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