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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F#
Rank 776 738 686
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -52
Permanent jobs citing F# 126 201 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.17% 0.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.22% 0.33% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 109 170 157
Average salary £70,000 £63,750 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.80% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £82,500 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +53.84%

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
57059 61627 57328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.56% 52.19% 52.79%
Number of salaries quoted 48676 52571 49507
Average salary £45,000 £43,250 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.04% +6.79%
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 £40,000 £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 3 July 2015 within the UK.

F# Salary Histogram in the UK

F#
Top 13 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 July 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 -47 124 £70,000 +7.69% 12
London -36 97 £70,000 -6.66% 11
City of London +31 15 £62,500 +8.69% 3
Cambridge +23 9 £37,500 -16.66%
Cambridgeshire -3 9 £37,500 -25.00%
East of England -10 9 £37,500 -25.00%
West Midlands - 9 £80,000 -
Staffordshire - 9 £80,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 7 £80,000 -
South East +10 6 £40,000 +37.93% 1
Berkshire 0 6 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Newbury +3 3 £40,000 -20.00%
Midlands - 1 - -

F#
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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#.

1 201 (84.45%) C#
2 139 (58.40%) .NET
3 101 (42.44%) Scala
4 96 (40.34%) Java
5 95 (39.92%) Computer Science
6 92 (38.66%) Agile Software Development
7 91 (38.24%) SQL
8 88 (36.97%) Finance
9 87 (36.55%) Functional Programming
10 80 (33.61%) JavaScript
11 77 (32.35%) OO
11 77 (32.35%) Degree
12 67 (28.15%) Haskell
13 62 (26.05%) TDD
13 62 (26.05%) Software Engineering
14 59 (24.79%) C++
15 58 (24.37%) SQL Server
15 58 (24.37%) Erlang
15 58 (24.37%) Algorithms
16 55 (23.11%) AngularJS
17 52 (21.85%) NoSQL
18 51 (21.43%) Web Services
19 50 (21.01%) ASP.NET
20 46 (19.33%) Clojure
21 45 (18.91%) Analytical Skills
22 41 (17.23%) HTML
23 40 (16.81%) Microsoft
24 39 (16.39%) Python
24 39 (16.39%) E-Commerce
24 39 (16.39%) MongoDB

F#
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 30 (12.61%) Node.js
2 25 (10.50%) IIS
3 11 (4.62%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (2.10%) CMS
4 5 (2.10%) Umbraco
4 5 (2.10%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (1.68%) SAS
5 4 (1.68%) Sitefinity
5 4 (1.68%) Orchard CMS
5 4 (1.68%) NServiceBus
5 4 (1.68%) Apache Spark
6 3 (1.26%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 13 (5.46%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.10%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.26%) SPSS
4 1 (0.42%) Mathematica
4 1 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.42%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.42%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.72%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (5.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.68%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (1.26%) Google App Engine
4 3 (1.26%) GitHub
5 2 (0.84%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.84%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.84%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (0.42%) Office 365
6 1 (0.42%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.42%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 21 (8.82%) Internet
2 15 (6.30%) HTTP
3 4 (1.68%) SMTP
4 2 (0.84%) 3G
4 2 (0.84%) 2G
4 2 (0.84%) 4G
5 1 (0.42%) FTP
5 1 (0.42%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (24.37%) SQL Server
2 52 (21.85%) NoSQL
3 39 (16.39%) MongoDB
4 29 (12.18%) Redis
5 24 (10.08%) Neo4j
6 21 (8.82%) Apache Cassandra
7 20 (8.40%) Relational Database
8 19 (7.98%) CouchDB
9 15 (6.30%) Big Data
10 12 (5.04%) Hadoop
11 6 (2.52%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (2.52%) Event Store
12 5 (2.10%) RDBMS
13 4 (1.68%) SQL Server 2000
13 4 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 4 (1.68%) SQL Server 2005
13 4 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (1.68%) Apache Hive
13 4 (1.68%) RavenDB
14 3 (1.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 25 (10.50%) NUnit
2 18 (7.56%) MSBuild
3 17 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 17 (7.14%) Visual Studio
4 16 (6.72%) Octopus Deploy
5 12 (5.04%) Rhino Mocks
6 11 (4.62%) TeamCity
7 10 (4.20%) SpecFlow
8 6 (2.52%) Psake
8 6 (2.52%) Log4Net
9 5 (2.10%) JUnit
9 5 (2.10%) Subversion
9 5 (2.10%) Selenium
10 4 (1.68%) Mockito
10 4 (1.68%) Hamcrest
10 4 (1.68%) Maven
10 4 (1.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 4 (1.68%) NSubstitute
10 4 (1.68%) WebDriver
11 3 (1.26%) CruiseControl
General
1 88 (36.97%) Finance
2 21 (8.82%) Games
3 19 (7.98%) Banking
4 16 (6.72%) Front Office
5 13 (5.46%) Investment Banking
6 12 (5.04%) Financial Institution
7 8 (3.36%) Advertising
8 6 (2.52%) Back Office
9 3 (1.26%) Marketing
10 2 (0.84%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.42%) Electronics
11 1 (0.42%) Law
Job Titles
1 204 (85.71%) Developer
2 66 (27.73%) C# Developer
3 52 (21.85%) C# .NET Developer
4 50 (21.01%) .NET Developer
5 48 (20.17%) Senior Developer
6 18 (7.56%) Software Developer
7 13 (5.46%) Junior
8 12 (5.04%) Programmer
8 12 (5.04%) Junior Developer
8 12 (5.04%) Middleware Developer
9 11 (4.62%) Senior .NET Developer
9 11 (4.62%) ASP.NET Developer
10 10 (4.20%) Software Engineer
10 10 (4.20%) AWS Developer
11 9 (3.78%) Lead Developer
11 9 (3.78%) Java Developer
12 8 (3.36%) C++ Developer
13 7 (2.94%) Front Office Developer
13 7 (2.94%) Analyst
13 7 (2.94%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (58.40%) .NET
2 55 (23.11%) AngularJS
3 51 (21.43%) Web Services
4 50 (21.01%) ASP.NET
5 41 (17.23%) HTML
6 37 (15.55%) CSS
7 34 (14.29%) WCF
8 31 (13.03%) RESTful
9 25 (10.50%) NancyFx
10 24 (10.08%) Middleware
11 23 (9.66%) RabbitMQ
11 23 (9.66%) ASP.NET Web API
12 21 (8.82%) XML
13 20 (8.40%) XSLT
13 20 (8.40%) HTML5
14 18 (7.56%) MSMQ
15 17 (7.14%) jQuery
16 15 (6.30%) KnockoutJS
17 14 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
18 13 (5.46%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 95 (39.92%) Computer Science
2 58 (24.37%) Algorithms
3 45 (18.91%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (12.18%) Data Structures
4 29 (12.18%) Mathematics
5 27 (11.34%) Derivative
6 20 (8.40%) Hedge funds
7 13 (5.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 12 (5.04%) Equity Derivative
8 12 (5.04%) Physics
9 10 (4.20%) Equities
10 5 (2.10%) Statistics
10 5 (2.10%) User Experience
11 4 (1.68%) Grid Computing
11 4 (1.68%) Inversion of Control
11 4 (1.68%) Online Games
11 4 (1.68%) Mobile Games
12 3 (1.26%) Blog
12 3 (1.26%) Data Extraction
12 3 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 37 (15.55%) Windows
1 37 (15.55%) Linux
2 7 (2.94%) UNIX
3 6 (2.52%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (2.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.26%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.26%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (38.66%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (36.55%) Functional Programming
3 77 (32.35%) OO
4 62 (26.05%) TDD
4 62 (26.05%) Software Engineering
5 39 (16.39%) E-Commerce
6 37 (15.55%) OOD
7 33 (13.87%) BDD
8 32 (13.45%) Continuous Integration
9 29 (12.18%) Scrum
10 27 (11.34%) OOP
11 24 (10.08%) MVC
12 23 (9.66%) Pair Programming
13 22 (9.24%) Multithreading
14 20 (8.40%) Open Source
15 19 (7.98%) Continuous Delivery
16 18 (7.56%) DevOps
17 17 (7.14%) Analytics
18 16 (6.72%) Mentoring
18 16 (6.72%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 201 (84.45%) C#
2 101 (42.44%) Scala
3 96 (40.34%) Java
4 91 (38.24%) SQL
5 80 (33.61%) JavaScript
6 67 (28.15%) Haskell
7 59 (24.79%) C++
8 58 (24.37%) Erlang
9 46 (19.33%) Clojure
10 39 (16.39%) Python
11 33 (13.87%) OCaml
12 23 (9.66%) Ruby
13 18 (7.56%) PowerShell
13 18 (7.56%) VB.NET
14 17 (7.14%) VBA
15 16 (6.72%) VB
16 12 (5.04%) PL/SQL
17 10 (4.20%) T-SQL
18 8 (3.36%) R
19 7 (2.94%) Perl
Qualifications
1 77 (32.35%) Degree
2 6 (2.52%) Postgraduate
3 3 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.84%) MCP
5 1 (0.42%) MCSD
5 1 (0.42%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.78%) QA
2 4 (1.68%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.68%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.42%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (6.30%) Puppet
1 15 (6.30%) Opscode Chef
1 15 (6.30%) Ansible
Vendors
1 40 (16.81%) Microsoft
2 23 (9.66%) Oracle
3 10 (4.20%) Google
4 8 (3.36%) Facebook
5 5 (2.10%) EPiServer
5 5 (2.10%) Sitecore
6 4 (1.68%) HP
6 4 (1.68%) Twitter
7 3 (1.26%) Sybase
8 2 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.42%) OpenText
9 1 (0.42%) Citrix
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