The table below looks at the prevalence of the term French Language in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited French Language over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

French Language
London / City of London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 203 215 270
Rank change year-on-year +12 +55  
Permanent jobs citing French Language 24 40 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.47% 0.63% 0.44%
As % of the General category 0.84% 1.05% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 23 36 26
Median salary £57,500 £65,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.53% +106.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £37,500 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £87,000 £83,750 £81,250
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% -12.50%  

French Language is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 2848 3827 5932
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 55.42% 60.07% 58.31%
Number of salaries quoted 4100 5516 7930
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £35,000 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £90,000 £88,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

French Language
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing French Language as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for French Language in the City of London

French Language
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing French Language in the City of London.

Salary trend for French Language in the City of London

French Language
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing French Language in the City of London over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for French Language in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT jobs citing French Language also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for French Language.

1 33 (58.93%) Finance
2 24 (42.86%) Degree
3 19 (33.93%) Project Management
4 16 (28.57%) Unix
5 15 (26.79%) SQL
6 13 (23.21%) German Language
7 12 (21.43%) Linux
8 11 (19.64%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (19.64%) Banking
8 11 (19.64%) Derivative
9 10 (17.86%) Financial Institution
9 10 (17.86%) Presales
10 9 (16.07%) Anti-Money Laundering
10 9 (16.07%) Spanish Language
10 9 (16.07%) Risk Management
11 8 (14.29%) Windows
12 7 (12.50%) CRM
12 7 (12.50%) Oracle
12 7 (12.50%) SQL Server
12 7 (12.50%) Microsoft
12 7 (12.50%) Shell Script
12 7 (12.50%) Management Information System
12 7 (12.50%) Validation
12 7 (12.50%) Billing
12 7 (12.50%) KDB
12 7 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (12.50%) Test Strategy
12 7 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (12.50%) Kdb+
12 7 (12.50%) Pricing Strategy

French Language
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (8.93%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.14%) Tomcat
2 4 (7.14%) WebLogic
2 4 (7.14%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.79%) Apache
3 1 (1.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.79%) Confluence
3 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.79%) JBoss
3 1 (1.79%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (1.79%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (10.71%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (10.71%) Microsoft Office
1 6 (10.71%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (7.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (5.36%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.79%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (1.79%) Camtasia
Business Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.79%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.79%) Dynamics SL
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Office 365
1 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) DHCP
1 1 (1.79%) DNS
1 1 (1.79%) FTP
1 1 (1.79%) RIP
1 1 (1.79%) Skype
1 1 (1.79%) WebEx
1 1 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.50%) KDB
1 7 (12.50%) Kdb+
1 7 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (7.14%) RDBMS
2 4 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (5.36%) JIRA
2 2 (3.57%) Axure RP
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 33 (58.93%) Finance
2 13 (23.21%) German Language
3 11 (19.64%) Banking
4 10 (17.86%) Financial Institution
5 9 (16.07%) Spanish Language
6 7 (12.50%) Billing
7 4 (7.14%) Legal
8 3 (5.36%) Advertising
8 3 (5.36%) Italian Language
9 2 (3.57%) Front Office
9 2 (3.57%) Hungarian Language
9 2 (3.57%) Investment Banking
9 2 (3.57%) Law
9 2 (3.57%) Norwegian Language
9 2 (3.57%) Polish Language
9 2 (3.57%) Portuguese Language
9 2 (3.57%) Swedish Language
10 1 (1.79%) Arabic Language
10 1 (1.79%) Publishing
10 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (21.43%) Analyst
2 10 (17.86%) Consultant
3 8 (14.29%) Developer
3 8 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
4 7 (12.50%) KDB Developer
4 7 (12.50%) Software Developer
5 5 (8.93%) Business Analyst
5 5 (8.93%) Presales Consultant
5 5 (8.93%) Support Analyst
5 5 (8.93%) Technical Presales Consultant
6 4 (7.14%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.36%) Applications Support
7 3 (5.36%) Client Relationship Manager
7 3 (5.36%) Customer Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Customer Support Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Implementation Consultant
7 3 (5.36%) Professional Services Consultant
7 3 (5.36%) Relationships Manager
7 3 (5.36%) Technical Implementation Consultant
7 3 (5.36%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.14%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (5.36%) XML
3 2 (3.57%) JSON
4 1 (1.79%) DHTML
4 1 (1.79%) HTML
4 1 (1.79%) REST
4 1 (1.79%) Software Packaging
4 1 (1.79%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.64%) Derivative
2 7 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 5 (8.93%) SWIFT
4 3 (5.36%) e-Learning
4 3 (5.36%) Market Risk
4 3 (5.36%) OTC Derivatives
4 3 (5.36%) Virtual Team
5 2 (3.57%) Blackberry
5 2 (3.57%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.57%) Fixed Income
5 2 (3.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (3.57%) User Experience
6 1 (1.79%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (1.79%) Cybercrime
6 1 (1.79%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.79%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.79%) Podcast
6 1 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.79%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 16 (28.57%) Unix
2 12 (21.43%) Linux
3 8 (14.29%) Windows
4 7 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.57%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.79%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (33.93%) Project Management
2 11 (19.64%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (17.86%) Presales
4 9 (16.07%) Anti-Money Laundering
4 9 (16.07%) Risk Management
5 7 (12.50%) CRM
5 7 (12.50%) Pricing Strategy
5 7 (12.50%) Test Strategy
5 7 (12.50%) Validation
6 6 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (10.71%) PRINCE2
6 6 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (10.71%) Time Management
7 5 (8.93%) Customer Requirements
7 5 (8.93%) Workflow
8 4 (7.14%) KYC
8 4 (7.14%) Product Management
8 4 (7.14%) Use Case
9 3 (5.36%) Mathematics
9 3 (5.36%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 15 (26.79%) SQL
2 7 (12.50%) Shell Script
3 6 (10.71%) VBA
4 3 (5.36%) Java
4 3 (5.36%) Python
5 1 (1.79%) C++
5 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.79%) Perl
5 1 (1.79%) R
5 1 (1.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (42.86%) Degree
2 1 (1.79%) ACCA
2 1 (1.79%) CCNA
2 1 (1.79%) CIMA
2 1 (1.79%) CISA
2 1 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.79%) CISM
2 1 (1.79%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.93%) QA
2 4 (7.14%) SEPA
3 3 (5.36%) MiFID
3 3 (5.36%) PMO
4 1 (1.79%) COBIT
4 1 (1.79%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.79%) EMIR
4 1 (1.79%) HIPAA
4 1 (1.79%) PA-DSS
4 1 (1.79%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.79%) XenApp
1 1 (1.79%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) ITRS Geneos
1 1 (1.79%) SCCM
1 1 (1.79%) SCOM
1 1 (1.79%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 7 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 7 (12.50%) Oracle
2 3 (5.36%) PeopleSoft
2 3 (5.36%) SAP
3 2 (3.57%) Cisco
3 2 (3.57%) Citrix
3 2 (3.57%) iManage
4 1 (1.79%) Adobe
4 1 (1.79%) IBM
4 1 (1.79%) Remedy
4 1 (1.79%) Sybase
4 1 (1.79%) TIBCO
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