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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Programming
Rank 533 766 657
Rank change year-on-year
+233 -109
Permanent jobs citing Functional Programming 400 144 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.36% 0.13% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.15% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 349 114 204
Average salary £62,500 £53,750 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.27% -14.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £37,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £97,500 £80,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -

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
94267 95114 86807
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 85.15% 82.79% 81.72%
Number of salaries quoted 77668 75899 71027
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 31 August 2015 within the UK.

Functional Programming Salary Histogram in the UK

Functional Programming
Top 30 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 31 August 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 +217 376 £65,000 +18.18% 43
London +167 297 £70,000 +27.27% 32
City of London +66 71 £72,500 +95.94% 13
South West +20 27 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Wales +6 18 £45,000 - 2
Cardiff - 18 £45,000 - 2
South Wales - 18 £45,000 - 2
Bath - 16 £43,750 -
Somerset - 16 £43,750 -
Staffordshire +9 15 £80,000 +45.45%
West Midlands -17 15 £80,000 +45.45% 1
East Midlands +9 14 £37,500 -16.66% 5
Yorkshire - 13 £32,500 - 2
Bristol -15 10 £57,500 +27.77% 2
York - 10 £32,500 -
North Yorkshire - 10 £32,500 -
Derbyshire -4 8 £42,500 -5.55% 5
Derby +3 5 £42,500 -5.55% 4
Stoke-on-Trent -4 5 £80,000 +45.45%
Leicestershire - 4 £30,000 -
Leicester - 4 £30,000 -
South East +12 3 £55,000 +22.22%
North West +8 3 £55,000 +10.00%
Surrey +3 3 £55,000 -21.42%
Manchester +3 3 £55,000 +10.00%
Isleworth - 3 - -
Leeds - 3 £25,000 - 2
Chesterfield - 3 - - 1
West Yorkshire - 3 £24,000 - 2
Cambridge +15 2 £41,250 -17.50% 1

Functional Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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.

1 355 (55.56%) Java
2 322 (50.39%) Scala
3 279 (43.66%) Agile Software Development
4 229 (35.84%) Finance
5 217 (33.96%) C#
6 169 (26.45%) C++
7 155 (24.26%) OO
7 155 (24.26%) Python
8 151 (23.63%) JavaScript
9 150 (23.47%) Algorithms
10 149 (23.32%) SQL
11 146 (22.85%) Haskell
12 139 (21.75%) Computer Science
13 128 (20.03%) TDD
14 124 (19.41%) F#
14 124 (19.41%) Analytics
15 123 (19.25%) .NET
16 122 (19.09%) Linux
17 121 (18.94%) Erlang
18 120 (18.78%) Software Engineering
19 109 (17.06%) Data Structures
20 101 (15.81%) Banking
20 101 (15.81%) Clojure
21 99 (15.49%) Scrum
22 96 (15.02%) Derivative
23 95 (14.87%) UNIX
24 93 (14.55%) Front Office
25 89 (13.93%) NoSQL
26 83 (12.99%) Degree
27 80 (12.52%) AngularJS

Functional Programming
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 36 (5.63%) Elasticsearch
2 35 (5.48%) Apache Spark
3 28 (4.38%) Node.js
4 25 (3.91%) Apache Solr
5 21 (3.29%) Tomcat
6 13 (2.03%) OpenStack
7 12 (1.88%) Apache
8 9 (1.41%) CMS
9 8 (1.25%) SharePoint
9 8 (1.25%) SharePoint Server
10 6 (0.94%) IIS
10 6 (0.94%) Apache Pig
11 4 (0.63%) Oracle Coherence
12 3 (0.47%) SAS
13 1 (0.16%) Zope
Applications
1 24 (3.76%) MS Excel
2 17 (2.66%) Mathematica
3 8 (1.25%) InfoPath
4 4 (0.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.31%) Sophis RISQUE
2 1 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 50 (7.82%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (3.91%) SaaS
3 22 (3.44%) GitHub
4 20 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
5 16 (2.50%) Google Cloud Platform
6 9 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.94%) Google App Engine
8 6 (0.94%) Amazon ELB
8 6 (0.94%) Route 53
9 3 (0.47%) IaaS
10 2 (0.31%) Amazon Kinesis
10 2 (0.31%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.31%) Google Compute Engine
10 2 (0.31%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.16%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (6.10%) TCP/IP
2 38 (5.95%) HTTP
3 24 (3.76%) Internet
4 12 (1.88%) Multicast
5 9 (1.41%) tcpdump
5 9 (1.41%) DNS
6 7 (1.10%) LDAP
7 6 (0.94%) InfiniBand
7 6 (0.94%) Firewall
7 6 (0.94%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (0.94%) Network Security
8 2 (0.31%) Broadband
8 2 (0.31%) DSL
9 1 (0.16%) IMAP
9 1 (0.16%) X.500
9 1 (0.16%) VoIP
9 1 (0.16%) POP3
9 1 (0.16%) SMTP
9 1 (0.16%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (13.93%) NoSQL
2 71 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 63 (9.86%) Big Data
4 45 (7.04%) Hadoop
4 45 (7.04%) MongoDB
5 43 (6.73%) Apache Cassandra
5 43 (6.73%) Relational Database
6 38 (5.95%) MySQL
7 32 (5.01%) Redis
8 29 (4.54%) RDBMS
9 26 (4.07%) Riak
10 25 (3.91%) PostgreSQL
10 25 (3.91%) HBase
11 24 (3.76%) Apache Hive
12 17 (2.66%) CouchDB
13 13 (2.03%) Data Warehouse
14 10 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 10 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 10 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
14 10 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 75 (11.74%) Git (software)
2 29 (4.54%) Maven
3 26 (4.07%) JUnit
4 23 (3.60%) JIRA
5 18 (2.82%) Jenkins
6 15 (2.35%) Mercurial
6 15 (2.35%) Cucumber
7 14 (2.19%) Selenium
7 14 (2.19%) Jasmine
7 14 (2.19%) gulp
8 11 (1.72%) Grunt
8 11 (1.72%) JBehave
8 11 (1.72%) Mockito
8 11 (1.72%) Hamcrest
9 10 (1.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 9 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (1.41%) Visual Studio
11 8 (1.25%) Octopus Deploy
11 8 (1.25%) NUnit
11 8 (1.25%) CruiseControl
General
1 229 (35.84%) Finance
2 101 (15.81%) Banking
3 93 (14.55%) Front Office
4 51 (7.98%) Investment Banking
5 26 (4.07%) Games
6 18 (2.82%) Financial Institution
7 15 (2.35%) Telecoms
8 13 (2.03%) Marketing
9 11 (1.72%) Retail
10 10 (1.56%) Advertising
11 6 (0.94%) Back Office
12 5 (0.78%) Publishing
13 2 (0.31%) Legal
13 2 (0.31%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 455 (71.21%) Developer
2 120 (18.78%) Java Developer
3 71 (11.11%) Software Engineer
4 66 (10.33%) Senior Developer
5 48 (7.51%) C# Developer
6 46 (7.20%) Scala Developer
7 36 (5.63%) Programmer
7 36 (5.63%) .NET Developer
8 35 (5.48%) C# .NET Developer
9 28 (4.38%) Software Developer
10 26 (4.07%) Python Developer
10 26 (4.07%) JavaScript Developer
11 25 (3.91%) Technical Leader
12 22 (3.44%) Senior Java Developer
12 22 (3.44%) Senior Software Engineer
12 22 (3.44%) AWS Developer
13 21 (3.29%) Team Leader
14 17 (2.66%) Big Data Developer
14 17 (2.66%) Front-End Developer
14 17 (2.66%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (19.25%) .NET
2 80 (12.52%) AngularJS
3 78 (12.21%) HTML
4 70 (10.95%) CSS
5 65 (10.17%) Spring
6 62 (9.70%) Akka
7 61 (9.55%) HTML5
8 58 (9.08%) RESTful
9 47 (7.36%) Web Services
10 35 (5.48%) Middleware
11 34 (5.32%) JSON
12 31 (4.85%) Play Framework
13 29 (4.54%) Hibernate
13 29 (4.54%) J2EE
14 27 (4.23%) jQuery
14 27 (4.23%) React
15 23 (3.60%) COM
16 22 (3.44%) REST
16 22 (3.44%) Backbone.js
16 22 (3.44%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 150 (23.47%) Algorithms
2 139 (21.75%) Computer Science
3 109 (17.06%) Data Structures
4 96 (15.02%) Derivative
5 64 (10.02%) Equities
5 64 (10.02%) Mathematics
6 58 (9.08%) Analytical Skills
7 53 (8.29%) Fixed Income
8 50 (7.82%) User Experience
9 41 (6.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 36 (5.63%) Hedge funds
10 36 (5.63%) Equity Derivative
11 26 (4.07%) Grid Computing
12 24 (3.76%) Visualisation
13 22 (3.44%) Mobile App
14 17 (2.66%) Physics
15 14 (2.19%) Market Risk
16 13 (2.03%) Social Media
16 13 (2.03%) Statistics
16 13 (2.03%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 122 (19.09%) Linux
2 95 (14.87%) UNIX
3 36 (5.63%) Android
4 35 (5.48%) Windows
5 30 (4.69%) Apple iOS
6 12 (1.88%) Ubuntu
7 6 (0.94%) CentOS
8 3 (0.47%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.31%) CoreOS
10 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 279 (43.66%) Agile Software Development
2 155 (24.26%) OO
3 128 (20.03%) TDD
4 124 (19.41%) Analytics
5 120 (18.78%) Software Engineering
6 99 (15.49%) Scrum
7 78 (12.21%) OOP
8 73 (11.42%) Open Source
9 71 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
10 48 (7.51%) BDD
11 47 (7.36%) Low Latency
12 46 (7.20%) Multithreading
13 45 (7.04%) Unit Testing
14 44 (6.89%) OOD
15 37 (5.79%) DevOps
16 34 (5.32%) MVC
17 32 (5.01%) Data Analysis
18 29 (4.54%) Kanban
19 28 (4.38%) MapReduce
20 27 (4.23%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 355 (55.56%) Java
2 322 (50.39%) Scala
3 217 (33.96%) C#
4 169 (26.45%) C++
5 155 (24.26%) Python
6 151 (23.63%) JavaScript
7 149 (23.32%) SQL
8 146 (22.85%) Haskell
9 124 (19.41%) F#
10 121 (18.94%) Erlang
11 101 (15.81%) Clojure
12 44 (6.89%) T-SQL
13 38 (5.95%) OCaml
14 34 (5.32%) R
15 32 (5.01%) Ruby
16 29 (4.54%) Go
17 28 (4.38%) PL/SQL
18 27 (4.23%) Groovy
19 25 (3.91%) C
20 24 (3.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 83 (12.99%) Degree
2 7 (1.10%) PhD
2 7 (1.10%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (5.48%) QA
2 1 (0.16%) CDISC
2 1 (0.16%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (4.69%) Docker
2 9 (1.41%) Snort
3 7 (1.10%) HDFS
3 7 (1.10%) LXC
4 6 (0.94%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.94%) vSphere
4 6 (0.94%) Platform Symphony
4 6 (0.94%) Apache Flume
5 5 (0.78%) Xen
6 3 (0.47%) VirtualBox
6 3 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 25 (3.91%) Opscode Chef
2 23 (3.60%) Puppet
3 14 (2.19%) Ansible
4 7 (1.10%) Vagrant
5 6 (0.94%) Salt
6 5 (0.78%) MOM
6 5 (0.78%) Mesos
7 4 (0.63%) Oozie
8 3 (0.47%) Kubernetes
9 2 (0.31%) Hadoop YARN
9 2 (0.31%) Capistrano
10 1 (0.16%) logstash
10 1 (0.16%) Graylog
10 1 (0.16%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.16%) TIBCO Hawk
10 1 (0.16%) Nagios
Vendors
1 51 (7.98%) Oracle
2 44 (6.89%) Microsoft
3 16 (2.50%) Google
4 12 (1.88%) Cloudera
5 10 (1.56%) Sybase
6 9 (1.41%) StreamBase
7 7 (1.10%) TIBCO
8 6 (0.94%) Cisco
8 6 (0.94%) DataSynapse
8 6 (0.94%) SaltStack
8 6 (0.94%) Isilon
9 5 (0.78%) Informatica
9 5 (0.78%) PayPal
10 4 (0.63%) IBM
11 3 (0.47%) Tableau
11 3 (0.47%) Teradata
11 3 (0.47%) VMware
11 3 (0.47%) Siebel
12 2 (0.31%) Cognos
12 2 (0.31%) Ab Initio
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