The table below looks at the statistics for Functional Programming skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Functional Programming over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Programming
Rank 728 632 655
Rank change year-on-year
-96 +23
Permanent jobs citing Functional Programming 173 287 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.26% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.32% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 139 242 206
Average salary £57,500 £65,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.53% +23.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £47,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £90,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £60,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +50.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
91483 89221 91345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.29% 81.86% 79.59%
Number of salaries quoted 75482 71477 77760
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Functional Programming
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Functional Programming within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Functional Programming Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Functional Programming
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Functional Programming within the UK.

Functional Programming Salary Trend in the UK

Functional Programming
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Functional Programming over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 within the UK.

Functional Programming Salary Histogram in the UK

Functional Programming
Top 27 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Programming within the UK over the 3 months to 22 December 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 -113 163 £58,750 -9.61% 22
London -118 134 £60,000 -7.69% 18
City of London -11 27 £40,000 -48.38% 7
Scotland +10 8 £52,500 +10.52% 1
Staffordshire +8 7 £62,500 -26.47% 2
West Midlands -14 7 £62,500 -26.47% 2
Glasgow +14 6 £52,500 +10.52% 1
South East -9 5 £57,500 -4.16% 1
East of England -23 5 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Canary Wharf +10 4 £60,000 -25.00%
Cambridge +1 4 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Cambridgeshire -2 4 £45,000 -5.26% 1
North West - 4 £32,500 -
Berkshire +13 3 £55,000 -8.33%
Stoke-on-Trent +11 3 £50,000 -41.17% 2
Cheshire - 3 £32,500 -
Reading - 3 £55,000 -
Stirling - 2 - -
Warrington - 2 £32,500 -
East Midlands +17 1 £32,500 -
Leicestershire +16 1 £32,500 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £50,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £42,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 £42,500 -
Manchester - 1 £50,000 -
Bedford - 1 £50,000 -
Leeds - 1 £42,500 -

Functional Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Functional Programming 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 Functional Programming.

1 182 (60.67%) Java
2 135 (45.00%) Scala
3 129 (43.00%) Agile Software Development
4 96 (32.00%) Finance
4 96 (32.00%) Linux
5 85 (28.33%) SQL
6 69 (23.00%) OO
7 67 (22.33%) Software Engineering
7 67 (22.33%) Clojure
8 65 (21.67%) Banking
8 65 (21.67%) UNIX
9 64 (21.33%) F#
10 63 (21.00%) TDD
11 62 (20.67%) Python
12 61 (20.33%) C#
13 59 (19.67%) Erlang
14 58 (19.33%) Computer Science
15 57 (19.00%) JavaScript
16 54 (18.00%) Haskell
16 54 (18.00%) Algorithms
17 53 (17.67%) Open Source
17 53 (17.67%) Degree
18 49 (16.33%) Scrum
19 48 (16.00%) Investment Banking
20 43 (14.33%) HTML
20 43 (14.33%) .NET
20 43 (14.33%) NoSQL
21 42 (14.00%) C++
21 42 (14.00%) Front Office
22 40 (13.33%) Multithreading

Functional Programming
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Functional Programming 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 Functional Programming. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 30 (10.00%) CMS
2 19 (6.33%) Tomcat
3 18 (6.00%) Umbraco
4 15 (5.00%) Apache Solr
5 7 (2.33%) Apache Spark
6 6 (2.00%) Node.js
7 4 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (1.00%) Apache Pig
8 3 (1.00%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.67%) Gunicorn
10 1 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.33%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.33%) GemFire
10 1 (0.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 18 (6.00%) Photoshop
2 8 (2.67%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.33%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.67%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.33%) GitHub
2 5 (1.67%) SaaS
3 4 (1.33%) Heroku
3 4 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.33%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (0.33%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.33%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.33%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.33%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.33%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 23 (7.67%) Internet
2 21 (7.00%) TCP/IP
3 17 (5.67%) HTTP
4 9 (3.00%) Firewall
5 5 (1.67%) DSL
5 5 (1.67%) DNS
6 3 (1.00%) Intranet
6 3 (1.00%) Broadband
7 1 (0.33%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (14.33%) NoSQL
2 30 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 30 (10.00%) Big Data
3 23 (7.67%) Hadoop
4 22 (7.33%) MySQL
5 17 (5.67%) Relational Database
6 16 (5.33%) SQL Server
7 13 (4.33%) Apache Cassandra
8 9 (3.00%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (3.00%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (2.00%) HBase
11 5 (1.67%) Apache Hive
11 5 (1.67%) Datomic
12 4 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (1.33%) Couchbase
12 4 (1.33%) Redis
12 4 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (1.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 32 (10.67%) Git (software)
2 30 (10.00%) Maven
3 20 (6.67%) JIRA
4 8 (2.67%) RSpec
4 8 (2.67%) Jenkins
5 7 (2.33%) Gradle
5 7 (2.33%) Selenium
5 7 (2.33%) Subversion
6 5 (1.67%) JUnit
7 4 (1.33%) PostSharp
8 3 (1.00%) Jasmine
8 3 (1.00%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.00%) TeamCity
8 3 (1.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (1.00%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (1.00%) NUnit
8 3 (1.00%) ReSharper
8 3 (1.00%) Fiddler
8 3 (1.00%) Mercurial
8 3 (1.00%) Moq
General
1 96 (32.00%) Finance
2 65 (21.67%) Banking
3 48 (16.00%) Investment Banking
4 42 (14.00%) Front Office
5 23 (7.67%) Marketing
6 20 (6.67%) Advertising
7 10 (3.33%) Games
8 9 (3.00%) Telecoms
9 8 (2.67%) Retail
10 4 (1.33%) German Language
10 4 (1.33%) Italian Language
10 4 (1.33%) Turkish Language
11 3 (1.00%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 176 (58.67%) Developer
2 63 (21.00%) Java Developer
3 33 (11.00%) Programmer
4 32 (10.67%) Software Engineer
5 31 (10.33%) Senior Developer
6 19 (6.33%) Front-End Developer
7 17 (5.67%) C# Developer
8 15 (5.00%) Applications Support
8 15 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
9 14 (4.67%) Scala Developer
9 14 (4.67%) Senior Java Developer
10 13 (4.33%) Python Developer
10 13 (4.33%) Analyst
11 11 (3.67%) Java Programmer
12 10 (3.33%) Senior Front-End Developer
12 10 (3.33%) Senior Programmer
12 10 (3.33%) Network Analyst
13 7 (2.33%) .NET Developer
13 7 (2.33%) DBA
13 7 (2.33%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (14.33%) HTML
1 43 (14.33%) .NET
2 35 (11.67%) CSS
2 35 (11.67%) jQuery
3 31 (10.33%) HTML5
3 31 (10.33%) Spring
4 26 (8.67%) CSS3
5 25 (8.33%) Backbone.js
5 25 (8.33%) Middleware
6 22 (7.33%) FIX Protocol
7 21 (7.00%) Hibernate
8 20 (6.67%) AngularJS
9 18 (6.00%) J2EE
10 17 (5.67%) Web Services
10 17 (5.67%) REST
11 15 (5.00%) Akka
11 15 (5.00%) XML
12 12 (4.00%) Struts
13 11 (3.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 10 (3.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 58 (19.33%) Computer Science
2 54 (18.00%) Algorithms
3 53 (17.67%) Open Source
4 31 (10.33%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (7.67%) Data Structures
5 23 (7.67%) Derivative
6 22 (7.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 17 (5.67%) Grid Computing
7 17 (5.67%) Mathematics
7 17 (5.67%) Hedge funds
8 11 (3.67%) Fixed Income
8 11 (3.67%) User Experience
9 10 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (3.33%) Social Media
10 9 (3.00%) Equity Derivative
11 8 (2.67%) Clustering
11 8 (2.67%) Replication
12 6 (2.00%) N-Tier
12 6 (2.00%) Blog
13 5 (1.67%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 96 (32.00%) Linux
2 65 (21.67%) UNIX
3 16 (5.33%) Android
4 15 (5.00%) Windows
5 12 (4.00%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.67%) Ubuntu
7 4 (1.33%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.67%) Debian
8 2 (0.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (43.00%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (23.00%) OO
3 67 (22.33%) Software Engineering
4 63 (21.00%) TDD
5 49 (16.33%) Scrum
6 40 (13.33%) Multithreading
7 28 (9.33%) Low Latency
8 27 (9.00%) Mentoring
9 24 (8.00%) E-Commerce
10 22 (7.33%) OOP
11 20 (6.67%) BDD
12 19 (6.33%) Continuous Integration
13 17 (5.67%) Kanban
14 15 (5.00%) OOD
15 12 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
16 10 (3.33%) Unit Testing
16 10 (3.33%) Analytics
16 10 (3.33%) MapReduce
17 9 (3.00%) Algorithmic Trading
17 9 (3.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 182 (60.67%) Java
2 135 (45.00%) Scala
3 85 (28.33%) SQL
4 67 (22.33%) Clojure
5 64 (21.33%) F#
6 62 (20.67%) Python
7 61 (20.33%) C#
8 59 (19.67%) Erlang
9 57 (19.00%) JavaScript
10 54 (18.00%) Haskell
11 42 (14.00%) C++
12 26 (8.67%) Ruby
13 21 (7.00%) Shell Script
14 16 (5.33%) Perl
14 16 (5.33%) Bash Shell
15 14 (4.67%) Groovy
16 11 (3.67%) OCaml
17 10 (3.33%) T-SQL
18 5 (1.67%) PHP
18 5 (1.67%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 53 (17.67%) Degree
2 10 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (2.67%) CCNA
4 2 (0.67%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.33%) Platform Symphony
2 1 (0.33%) Snort
2 1 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (2.67%) Puppet
3 7 (2.33%) Ansible
4 3 (1.00%) MOM
Vendors
1 25 (8.33%) Oracle
2 24 (8.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (2.33%) Google
4 4 (1.33%) Sybase
5 3 (1.00%) DataSynapse
5 3 (1.00%) Terracotta
5 3 (1.00%) Facebook
6 2 (0.67%) SAP
6 2 (0.67%) Cisco
6 2 (0.67%) IBM
7 1 (0.33%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.33%) VMware
7 1 (0.33%) Brady
7 1 (0.33%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.33%) Cloudera
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