Period
to 13 December 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term French Language in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited French Language over the 6 months to 13 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

French Language
UK > England
6 months to
13 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 631 629 704
Rank change year-on-year -2 +75 -62
Permanent jobs citing French Language 411 550 525
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.33% 0.37% 0.31%
As % of the General category 0.84% 0.88% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 293 439 380
England median annual salary £55,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.41% +2.41% +9.21%
10th Percentile £29,250 £26,250 £26,200
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +23.53% +3.66% +7.89%

French Language is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 49,142 62,591 76,495
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.99% 42.29% 45.34%
Number of salaries quoted 37,617 48,283 56,799
England median annual salary £56,500 £55,000 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.73% +5.77% +4.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

French Language
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing French Language as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for French Language in England

French Language
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for French Language in England

French Language
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing French Language in England over the 6 months to 13 December 2019.

Salary histogram for French Language in England

French Language
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing French Language within the England region over the 6 months to 13 December 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +27 291 £57,500 +9.52% 26
South East -2 69 £35,000 +0.72% 17
East of England +42 26 £47,500 +58.33% 10
Midlands +28 15 £34,250 -19.41% 7
East Midlands +17 8 £27,500 -57.69% 4
West Midlands +40 7 £40,000 +52.38% 3
North West +35 7 £28,000 +33.33% 3
North of England +33 7 £28,000 +15.46% 6
French Language
UK

For the 6 months to 13 December 2019, IT jobs citing French Language also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for French Language.

1 235 (57.18%) German Language
2 172 (41.85%) Degree
3 155 (37.71%) Spanish Language
4 128 (31.14%) Italian Language
5 116 (28.22%) Oracle
6 110 (26.76%) SQL
7 105 (25.55%) Finance
8 101 (24.57%) SQL Server
9 100 (24.33%) Computer Science
10 81 (19.71%) Asset Management
10 81 (19.71%) Agile Software Development
11 80 (19.46%) Fixed Income
11 80 (19.46%) Derivative
12 77 (18.73%) Dutch Language
12 77 (18.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 75 (18.25%) Equities
13 75 (18.25%) Front Office
13 75 (18.25%) Hedge funds
14 74 (18.00%) Investment Management
15 71 (17.27%) thinkFolio
16 68 (16.55%) Windows
17 66 (16.06%) Problem-Solving
18 65 (15.82%) Banking
19 64 (15.57%) XML
20 62 (15.09%) Java
21 61 (14.84%) C#
21 61 (14.84%) SaaS
22 58 (14.11%) Microsoft
23 57 (13.87%) Workflow
24 56 (13.63%) Software Engineering

French Language
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 50 (12.17%) Oracle Workflow
2 24 (5.84%) Apache
2 24 (5.84%) Tomcat
3 9 (2.19%) MS Exchange
4 8 (1.95%) IIS
5 4 (0.97%) CMS
5 4 (0.97%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.73%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.49%) Confluence
7 2 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.24%) Drupal
8 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.24%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.24%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.24%) WordPress
Applications
1 33 (8.03%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (2.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (2.92%) Microsoft Project
3 8 (1.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.97%) Chatbot
4 4 (0.97%) Sketch
5 3 (0.73%) InVision
5 3 (0.73%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.49%) Figma
6 2 (0.49%) Zeplin
7 1 (0.24%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.24%) Adobe XD
7 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 71 (17.27%) thinkFolio
2 50 (12.17%) Front Arena
2 50 (12.17%) Markit EDM
3 22 (5.35%) SAP S/4HANA
4 17 (4.14%) SAP SD
5 16 (3.89%) SAP MM
6 4 (0.97%) Bloomberg TOMS
6 4 (0.97%) Sage X3
6 4 (0.97%) SAP BPC
7 3 (0.73%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (0.73%) SAP EWM
7 3 (0.73%) SAP WM
8 1 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
8 1 (0.24%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.24%) SAP PM
8 1 (0.24%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 61 (14.84%) SaaS
2 11 (2.68%) Office 365
3 10 (2.43%) AWS
4 8 (1.95%) IaaS
4 8 (1.95%) PaaS
5 5 (1.22%) Azure
6 3 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.49%) Power Platform
7 2 (0.49%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.24%) Datadog
8 1 (0.24%) GCP
8 1 (0.24%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.24%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.24%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 31 (7.54%) WAN
2 21 (5.11%) DNS
3 20 (4.87%) BGP
4 19 (4.62%) DHCP
4 19 (4.62%) OSPF
5 18 (4.38%) TCP/IP
6 17 (4.14%) MPLS
7 16 (3.89%) LAN
8 15 (3.65%) Firewall
9 13 (3.16%) IPsec
10 12 (2.92%) VoIP
11 10 (2.43%) IP Telephony
11 10 (2.43%) VPN
11 10 (2.43%) Wireless
12 8 (1.95%) Remote Desktop
13 7 (1.70%) Internet
13 7 (1.70%) SDH
14 6 (1.46%) Wi-Fi
15 4 (0.97%) EIGRP
15 4 (0.97%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (24.57%) SQL Server
2 36 (8.76%) Relational Database
3 9 (2.19%) NoSQL
4 6 (1.46%) MySQL
5 5 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (0.97%) Big Data
7 3 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.49%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.49%) Power BI
8 2 (0.49%) QlikView
9 1 (0.24%) GIS
9 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2017
9 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 19 (4.62%) JIRA
2 15 (3.65%) Git (software)
3 7 (1.70%) Subversion
4 6 (1.46%) Oracle APEX
5 5 (1.22%) Jenkins
5 5 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (1.22%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.73%) Maven
7 1 (0.24%) GitLab
General
1 235 (57.18%) German Language
2 155 (37.71%) Spanish Language
3 128 (31.14%) Italian Language
4 105 (25.55%) Finance
5 77 (18.73%) Dutch Language
6 75 (18.25%) Front Office
7 65 (15.82%) Banking
8 39 (9.49%) Marketing
9 24 (5.84%) Investment Banking
9 24 (5.84%) Private Banking
9 24 (5.84%) Telecoms
10 17 (4.14%) Pharmaceutical
11 16 (3.89%) Games
12 12 (2.92%) Portuguese Language
13 10 (2.43%) Polish Language
14 9 (2.19%) Manufacturing
14 9 (2.19%) Retail
14 9 (2.19%) Swedish Language
15 7 (1.70%) Advertising
15 7 (1.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 110 (26.76%) Consultant
2 55 (13.38%) Support Engineer
3 40 (9.73%) Technical Consultant
4 38 (9.25%) Analyst
5 37 (9.00%) Implementation Consultant
6 35 (8.52%) Developer
7 34 (8.27%) Technical Implementation Consultant
8 31 (7.54%) Technical Support
9 27 (6.57%) Applications Support
9 27 (6.57%) Support Analyst
10 26 (6.33%) IT Consultant
11 24 (5.84%) Applications Engineer
11 24 (5.84%) Applications Support Engineer
12 20 (4.87%) Java Consultant
12 20 (4.87%) SAP Consultant
13 19 (4.62%) SAP S/4HANA Consultant
14 18 (4.38%) Java Developer
15 17 (4.14%) J2EE Consultant
15 17 (4.14%) Software Engineer
16 16 (3.89%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (15.57%) XML
2 34 (8.27%) .NET
3 28 (6.81%) J2EE
4 21 (5.11%) FIX Protocol
5 11 (2.68%) HTML
6 7 (1.70%) CSS
7 6 (1.46%) Web Services
8 5 (1.22%) Node.js
9 4 (0.97%) MDX
9 4 (0.97%) Middleware
9 4 (0.97%) REST
9 4 (0.97%) Spring
10 3 (0.73%) EDI
10 3 (0.73%) JPA
10 3 (0.73%) RESTful
10 3 (0.73%) WCF
10 3 (0.73%) WinForms
10 3 (0.73%) WPF
10 3 (0.73%) XML Messaging
11 2 (0.49%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 80 (19.46%) Derivative
1 80 (19.46%) Fixed Income
2 77 (18.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 75 (18.25%) Equities
3 75 (18.25%) Hedge funds
4 51 (12.41%) Self-Motivation
5 31 (7.54%) Analytical Skills
6 28 (6.81%) Enterprise Software
7 16 (3.89%) Life Science
7 16 (3.89%) Linux Command Line
7 16 (3.89%) Robotics
8 10 (2.43%) Data Centre
8 10 (2.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 9 (2.19%) Blackberry
10 8 (1.95%) Driving Licence
11 7 (1.70%) Blog
11 7 (1.70%) Management Information System
11 7 (1.70%) User Experience
12 6 (1.46%) Smartphone
13 4 (0.97%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 68 (16.55%) Windows
2 26 (6.33%) Linux
2 26 (6.33%) Windows 10
3 18 (4.38%) Windows 7
3 18 (4.38%) Windows Server
4 17 (4.14%) Unix
5 9 (2.19%) Android
5 9 (2.19%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.24%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (24.33%) Computer Science
2 81 (19.71%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (19.71%) Asset Management
3 74 (18.00%) Investment Management
4 66 (16.06%) Problem-Solving
5 57 (13.87%) Workflow
6 56 (13.63%) Software Engineering
7 55 (13.38%) Business Analysis
8 52 (12.65%) Wealth Management
9 38 (9.25%) Project Management
10 31 (7.54%) Fintech
11 27 (6.57%) Business Development
12 26 (6.33%) Product Management
13 22 (5.35%) ITIL
14 21 (5.11%) Quality Management
14 21 (5.11%) Telesales
15 18 (4.38%) Lead Generation
15 18 (4.38%) Performance Improvement
15 18 (4.38%) Time Management
15 18 (4.38%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 110 (26.76%) SQL
2 62 (15.09%) Java
3 61 (14.84%) C#
4 47 (11.44%) Perl
5 31 (7.54%) Python
6 26 (6.33%) Bash Shell
6 26 (6.33%) C++
7 24 (5.84%) Bourne shell
7 24 (5.84%) Korn
7 24 (5.84%) Ruby
8 9 (2.19%) JavaScript
9 6 (1.46%) Apex Code
10 3 (0.73%) C
10 3 (0.73%) PowerShell
10 3 (0.73%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.49%) ES6
11 2 (0.49%) Java 8
11 2 (0.49%) PHP
11 2 (0.49%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.24%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 172 (41.85%) Degree
2 24 (5.84%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (4.62%) Computer Science Degree
4 17 (4.14%) CCNA
5 15 (3.65%) CCNP
6 11 (2.68%) Master's Degree
7 6 (1.46%) CCIE
8 5 (1.22%) MCP
8 5 (1.22%) Numerate Degree
8 5 (1.22%) PMI Certification
8 5 (1.22%) PMP
9 4 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (0.73%) CCIP
11 2 (0.49%) MCSE
11 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.49%) Security Cleared
12 1 (0.24%) CCSA
12 1 (0.24%) CISM
12 1 (0.24%) CISSP
12 1 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.16%) QA
2 7 (1.70%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 5 (1.22%) PMO
4 4 (0.97%) GDPR
4 4 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.73%) SLA
6 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.24%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.24%) MiFID
6 1 (0.24%) SEPA
System Software
1 29 (7.06%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.19%) Docker
3 7 (1.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.24%) Firmware
4 1 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.24%) VMware NSX
4 1 (0.24%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (1.95%) Kubernetes
2 7 (1.70%) SCCM
3 3 (0.73%) Ansible
4 2 (0.49%) Puppet
4 2 (0.49%) Terraform
5 1 (0.24%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (0.24%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.24%) SCOM
5 1 (0.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 116 (28.22%) Oracle
2 58 (14.11%) Microsoft
3 50 (12.17%) Calypso
3 50 (12.17%) Charles River
3 50 (12.17%) SimCorp
4 39 (9.49%) Salesforce.com
5 31 (7.54%) SAP
6 29 (7.06%) Cisco
7 28 (6.81%) Avaloq
8 27 (6.57%) Bloomberg
9 22 (5.35%) Reuters
10 21 (5.11%) Eze Software Group
10 21 (5.11%) FXall
10 21 (5.11%) ION Trading
10 21 (5.11%) MarketAxess
10 21 (5.11%) Tradeweb
11 8 (1.95%) VMware
12 6 (1.46%) Fortinet
12 6 (1.46%) Google
12 6 (1.46%) Juniper