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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F#
Rank 787 828 696
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -132
Permanent jobs citing F# 156 106 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.10% 0.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.29% 0.20% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 134 89 202
Average salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £97,500 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,074 £40,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+7.68% +25.00%

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
52947 52865 55326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.98% 50.33% 53.24%
Number of salaries quoted 45673 45429 46448
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £66,000 £66,300
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%

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 14 February 2016 within the UK.

F# Salary Histogram in the UK

F#
Top 20 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 14 February 2016. 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 +61 151 £65,000 +4.00% 11
London +75 132 £70,000 +7.69% 7
West Midlands -21 10 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Coventry - 8 £42,500 - 1
City of London +51 7 £65,000 - 2
South West - 3 £65,000 -
East Sussex +11 2 £22,500 -8.16%
Nottingham +7 2 - -
Nottinghamshire +6 2 - -
Edinburgh +4 2 £58,750 -
Scotland +4 2 £58,750 +6.81%
East Midlands +3 2 - -
South East +3 2 £22,500 -8.16% 1
Brighton -3 2 £22,500 -8.16%
Bristol - 2 £67,500 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £68,000 - 1
East of England - 2 £68,000 - 1
Somerset - 1 £35,000 -
Potters Bar - 1 £41,000 - 1
Street - 1 £35,000 -

F#
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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#.

1 288 (89.72%) C#
2 203 (63.24%) .NET
3 147 (45.79%) Functional Programming
4 139 (43.30%) Finance
5 127 (39.56%) Agile Software Development
6 109 (33.96%) Computer Science
7 103 (32.09%) OO
8 101 (31.46%) C++
9 95 (29.60%) Degree
10 87 (27.10%) Erlang
11 86 (26.79%) Scala
12 84 (26.17%) Java
13 79 (24.61%) Algorithms
14 74 (23.05%) TDD
14 74 (23.05%) Haskell
15 72 (22.43%) SQL
16 70 (21.81%) Clojure
17 68 (21.18%) Software Engineering
17 68 (21.18%) Games
18 64 (19.94%) SQL Server
19 61 (19.00%) NoSQL
20 58 (18.07%) Amazon AWS
21 57 (17.76%) Microsoft
22 54 (16.82%) Hedge funds
23 53 (16.51%) WCF
24 52 (16.20%) WPF
24 52 (16.20%) Web Services
25 45 (14.02%) Python
25 45 (14.02%) Windows
26 41 (12.77%) Open Source

F#
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 32 (9.97%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (3.43%) Node.js
3 4 (1.25%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.31%) IIS
4 1 (0.31%) OpenStack
Applications
1 20 (6.23%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 58 (18.07%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (8.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (5.61%) Google Cloud Platform
4 13 (4.05%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (3.12%) GitHub
6 9 (2.80%) Amazon EC2
6 9 (2.80%) Amazon SQS
7 8 (2.49%) Amazon Kinesis
7 8 (2.49%) Amazon S3
7 8 (2.49%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.31%) Google Compute Engine
8 1 (0.31%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.61%) Internet
2 10 (3.12%) VoIP
3 7 (2.18%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (19.94%) SQL Server
2 61 (19.00%) NoSQL
3 40 (12.46%) Big Data
4 31 (9.66%) Relational Database
5 24 (7.48%) Event Store
5 24 (7.48%) MongoDB
6 20 (6.23%) Apache Cassandra
6 20 (6.23%) RDBMS
7 19 (5.92%) Redis
8 17 (5.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 16 (4.98%) Neo4j
10 11 (3.43%) MySQL
11 8 (2.49%) BigQuery
12 6 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (1.56%) Hadoop
14 4 (1.25%) CouchDB
14 4 (1.25%) HBase
14 4 (1.25%) SQL Server 2014
14 4 (1.25%) Tick Data
15 1 (0.31%) KDB
Development Applications
1 24 (7.48%) Moq
2 21 (6.54%) Git (software)
3 16 (4.98%) TeamCity
4 15 (4.67%) NUnit
5 13 (4.05%) Selenium
6 11 (3.43%) JIRA
7 10 (3.12%) Oracle Forms
7 10 (3.12%) Visual Studio
8 9 (2.80%) MSBuild
8 9 (2.80%) WebDriver
9 8 (2.49%) JUnit
9 8 (2.49%) PostSharp
10 7 (2.18%) Eclipse
10 7 (2.18%) FitNesse
10 7 (2.18%) jMock
10 7 (2.18%) JSUnit
10 7 (2.18%) Maven
10 7 (2.18%) SilkTest
10 7 (2.18%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (2.18%) The Grinder
General
1 139 (43.30%) Finance
2 68 (21.18%) Games
3 32 (9.97%) Banking
4 27 (8.41%) Investment Banking
5 22 (6.85%) Financial Institution
6 20 (6.23%) Front Office
7 5 (1.56%) Back Office
7 5 (1.56%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.62%) Advertising
9 1 (0.31%) Publishing
9 1 (0.31%) Retail
Job Titles
1 235 (73.21%) Developer
2 177 (55.14%) C# Developer
3 108 (33.64%) .NET Developer
4 97 (30.22%) F# Developer
5 89 (27.73%) C# .NET Developer
6 42 (13.08%) Senior Developer
7 36 (11.21%) Programmer
8 31 (9.66%) Software Engineer
9 30 (9.35%) Senior C# Developer
10 27 (8.41%) Agile C# Developer
10 27 (8.41%) Agile Developer
11 25 (7.79%) C# Programmer
11 25 (7.79%) Java Developer
12 23 (7.17%) Agile .NET Developer
13 22 (6.85%) C++ Developer
14 20 (6.23%) Data Scientist
15 19 (5.92%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
16 18 (5.61%) Software Developer
17 17 (5.30%) Analyst
18 16 (4.98%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 203 (63.24%) .NET
2 53 (16.51%) WCF
3 52 (16.20%) Web Services
3 52 (16.20%) WPF
4 34 (10.59%) AngularJS
5 31 (9.66%) ASP.NET
6 30 (9.35%) HTML
7 29 (9.03%) ActiveMQ
8 24 (7.48%) ASP.NET MVC
8 24 (7.48%) WinForms
9 23 (7.17%) ASP.NET Web API
9 23 (7.17%) RabbitMQ
10 19 (5.92%) Reactive Extensions
11 17 (5.30%) HTML5
11 17 (5.30%) Ninject
12 14 (4.36%) CSS
13 11 (3.43%) Entity Framework
13 11 (3.43%) jQuery
14 10 (3.12%) Akka
15 8 (2.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 109 (33.96%) Computer Science
2 79 (24.61%) Algorithms
3 54 (16.82%) Hedge funds
4 33 (10.28%) Analytical Skills
5 31 (9.66%) Data Structures
5 31 (9.66%) Mathematics
6 25 (7.79%) Derivative
7 19 (5.92%) Physics
8 18 (5.61%) Visualisation
9 17 (5.30%) Statistics
10 15 (4.67%) Fintech
11 13 (4.05%) Equities
11 13 (4.05%) Mobile Games
12 12 (3.74%) Social Gaming
13 10 (3.12%) Artificial Intelligence
13 10 (3.12%) Fixed Income
14 8 (2.49%) Spread Betting
15 4 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
15 4 (1.25%) Online Games
16 3 (0.93%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 45 (14.02%) Windows
2 23 (7.17%) Linux
2 23 (7.17%) Unix
3 4 (1.25%) Android
3 4 (1.25%) Apple iOS
4 3 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (45.79%) Functional Programming
2 127 (39.56%) Agile Software Development
3 103 (32.09%) OO
4 74 (23.05%) TDD
5 68 (21.18%) Software Engineering
6 41 (12.77%) Open Source
7 37 (11.53%) OOD
8 35 (10.90%) MVC
9 33 (10.28%) Analytics
10 29 (9.03%) BDD
10 29 (9.03%) Multithreading
11 27 (8.41%) Low Latency
12 25 (7.79%) Unit Testing
13 24 (7.48%) Mentoring
14 21 (6.54%) Machine Learning
14 21 (6.54%) OOP
14 21 (6.54%) Scrum
15 19 (5.92%) Microservices
16 18 (5.61%) Business Intelligence
16 18 (5.61%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 288 (89.72%) C#
2 101 (31.46%) C++
3 87 (27.10%) Erlang
4 86 (26.79%) Scala
5 84 (26.17%) Java
6 74 (23.05%) Haskell
7 72 (22.43%) SQL
8 70 (21.81%) Clojure
9 45 (14.02%) Python
10 39 (12.15%) JavaScript
11 35 (10.90%) OCaml
12 22 (6.85%) R
13 19 (5.92%) Ruby
13 19 (5.92%) VBA
14 15 (4.67%) C
15 10 (3.12%) Go
15 10 (3.12%) PL/SQL
15 10 (3.12%) Shell Script
16 6 (1.87%) MATLAB
16 6 (1.87%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 95 (29.60%) Degree
2 17 (5.30%) PhD
3 1 (0.31%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (8.10%) QA
2 5 (1.56%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.31%) SEPA
System Software
1 9 (2.80%) Docker
2 5 (1.56%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.31%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (1.25%) Ansible
1 4 (1.25%) Puppet
2 3 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.31%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (0.31%) Kibana
3 1 (0.31%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.31%) Mesos
3 1 (0.31%) WSUS
Vendors
1 57 (17.76%) Microsoft
2 21 (6.54%) Google
3 19 (5.92%) Oracle
4 14 (4.36%) Facebook
5 7 (2.18%) Perforce
5 7 (2.18%) Sybase
6 3 (0.93%) Sun
6 3 (0.93%) Twitter
7 2 (0.62%) ION Trading
8 1 (0.31%) Reuters
8 1 (0.31%) Teradata
8 1 (0.31%) TIBCO
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