Period
to 18 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Functional Programming skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Functional Programming over the 6 months to 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Functional Programming
UK > England
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 657 614 706
Rank change year-on-year -43 +92 +83
Permanent jobs citing Functional Programming 541 633 639
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.33% 0.38% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.42% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 373 487 562
England median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% +4.00%
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £43,750
90th Percentile £93,750 £100,500 £103,750
UK median annual salary £62,500 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -10.71% +7.69% +4.00%

Functional Programming is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 147,882 151,544 172,380
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 90.67% 90.70% 90.03%
Number of salaries quoted 119,051 122,950 145,105
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £29,625 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,039 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.96% +3.24% -

Functional Programming
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Functional Programming as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Functional Programming in England

Functional Programming
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Functional Programming in England

Functional Programming
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Functional Programming in England over the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Functional Programming in England

Functional Programming
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Programming within the England region over the 6 months to 18 July 2018. 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 -10 398 £70,000 -6.67% 82
South East -22 45 £50,000 -16.67% 6
South West -24 38 £52,500 -26.57% 10
North of England +11 34 £52,500 +16.67% 11
West Midlands +23 26 £47,500 -20.83% 1
Midlands +5 26 £47,500 -20.83% 2
North West +14 19 £60,000 +9.09% 5
Yorkshire +30 13 £50,000 +33.33% 5
East of England +2 2 £57,500 +27.78% 2
North East -30 2 £47,500 +5.56% 1
Functional Programming
UK

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, IT jobs citing Functional Programming 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 Functional Programming.

1 282 (52.13%) Java
2 255 (47.13%) Agile Software Development
3 228 (42.14%) Scala
4 220 (40.67%) JavaScript
5 152 (28.10%) Finance
6 145 (26.80%) TDD
7 127 (23.48%) Software Engineering
8 124 (22.92%) Microservices
9 117 (21.63%) Banking
10 107 (19.78%) HTML
11 106 (19.59%) Big Data
12 105 (19.41%) NoSQL
12 105 (19.41%) Problem-Solving
13 103 (19.04%) Node.js
14 101 (18.67%) Python
15 100 (18.48%) Test Automation
16 98 (18.11%) React
17 97 (17.93%) OO
18 96 (17.74%) Analytics
19 92 (17.01%) AngularJS
20 91 (16.82%) Linux
21 90 (16.64%) Investment Banking
21 90 (16.64%) Low Latency
22 89 (16.45%) Continuous Integration
23 88 (16.27%) REST
24 87 (16.08%) Haskell
24 87 (16.08%) SQL
25 86 (15.90%) Financial Institution
26 78 (14.42%) Investment Management
26 78 (14.42%) SDLC

Functional Programming
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 49 (9.06%) Apache Spark
2 14 (2.59%) Elasticsearch
2 14 (2.59%) Ethereum
3 8 (1.48%) GemFire
4 6 (1.11%) CMS
4 6 (1.11%) IIS
5 5 (0.92%) Apache
5 5 (0.92%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.74%) Confluence
7 3 (0.55%) Jetty
8 2 (0.37%) Apache Pig
8 2 (0.37%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.18%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.18%) JBoss
9 1 (0.18%) SAS
9 1 (0.18%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (1.11%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.37%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 68 (12.57%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (5.18%) GitHub
3 23 (4.25%) Slack
4 20 (3.70%) SaaS
5 18 (3.33%) PaaS
6 17 (3.14%) Serverless
7 15 (2.77%) Microsoft Azure
8 10 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
9 8 (1.48%) Google Cloud Platform
10 6 (1.11%) AWS Lambda
11 4 (0.74%) Amazon S3
11 4 (0.74%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (0.74%) npm
12 3 (0.55%) IaaS
13 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
13 1 (0.18%) Amazon Kinesis
13 1 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
13 1 (0.18%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.14%) HTTP
2 13 (2.40%) DSL
3 4 (0.74%) Broadband
4 1 (0.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (19.59%) Big Data
2 105 (19.41%) NoSQL
3 48 (8.87%) Blockchain
3 48 (8.87%) MongoDB
4 44 (8.13%) SQL Server
5 39 (7.21%) Relational Database
6 33 (6.10%) Hadoop
7 31 (5.73%) RDBMS
8 23 (4.25%) MySQL
9 22 (4.07%) PostgreSQL
10 20 (3.70%) MemSQL
11 18 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
12 13 (2.40%) DB2
13 12 (2.22%) Data Lake
14 11 (2.03%) Couchbase
15 9 (1.66%) Riak
16 8 (1.48%) HBase
17 7 (1.29%) Apache Hive
17 7 (1.29%) Data Mining
18 6 (1.11%) Datomic
Development Applications
1 75 (13.86%) Git (software)
2 29 (5.36%) Maven
3 27 (4.99%) CircleCI
3 27 (4.99%) Jenkins
4 26 (4.81%) JUnit
5 21 (3.88%) Selenium
6 19 (3.51%) GoCD
7 12 (2.22%) Cucumber
7 12 (2.22%) Eclipse
7 12 (2.22%) Gatling
7 12 (2.22%) IntelliJ
7 12 (2.22%) Mocha
8 11 (2.03%) SoapUI
9 10 (1.85%) Subversion
9 10 (1.85%) webpack
10 8 (1.48%) Jasmine
10 8 (1.48%) JIRA
10 8 (1.48%) Protractor
10 8 (1.48%) Travis CI
11 7 (1.29%) Bitbucket
General
1 152 (28.10%) Finance
2 117 (21.63%) Banking
3 90 (16.64%) Investment Banking
4 86 (15.90%) Financial Institution
5 40 (7.39%) Games
6 16 (2.96%) Marketing
7 15 (2.77%) Telecoms
8 12 (2.22%) Front Office
9 11 (2.03%) Manufacturing
10 10 (1.85%) Electronics
11 7 (1.29%) Publishing
12 6 (1.11%) Law
13 4 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.74%) Retail
14 3 (0.55%) Automotive
15 2 (0.37%) Back Office
16 1 (0.18%) Danish Language
16 1 (0.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 281 (51.94%) Developer
2 70 (12.94%) Software Engineer
3 60 (11.09%) Java Developer
4 59 (10.91%) Senior Developer
5 57 (10.54%) Scala Developer
6 38 (7.02%) JavaScript Developer
7 34 (6.28%) Full Stack Developer
8 31 (5.73%) Java Engineer
9 24 (4.44%) Software Developer
10 23 (4.25%) Data Engineer
11 17 (3.14%) Erlang Developer
11 17 (3.14%) Programmer
11 17 (3.14%) Senior Software Engineer
12 16 (2.96%) Clojure Engineer
12 16 (2.96%) React Developer
12 16 (2.96%) Software Manager
13 15 (2.77%) F# Developer
13 15 (2.77%) Haskell Developer
13 15 (2.77%) Scala Software Engineer
14 14 (2.59%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (19.78%) HTML
2 103 (19.04%) Node.js
3 98 (18.11%) React
4 92 (17.01%) AngularJS
5 88 (16.27%) REST
6 77 (14.23%) Spring
7 73 (13.49%) Kafka
8 66 (12.20%) CSS
9 59 (10.91%) .NET
10 58 (10.72%) HTML5
11 49 (9.06%) Akka
12 46 (8.50%) RESTful
13 36 (6.65%) Redux
14 32 (5.91%) CSS3
15 29 (5.36%) Spring Boot
16 27 (4.99%) Hibernate
16 27 (4.99%) Web Services
17 26 (4.81%) RabbitMQ
18 24 (4.44%) XML
19 23 (4.25%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 75 (13.86%) Cyberthreat
2 72 (13.31%) Fintech
3 61 (11.28%) Greenfield Project
4 59 (10.91%) Computer Science
5 47 (8.69%) Algorithms
6 37 (6.84%) Analytical Skills
7 30 (5.55%) Self-Motivation
8 26 (4.81%) Data Structures
9 25 (4.62%) Hedge funds
10 23 (4.25%) Management Information System
11 22 (4.07%) User Experience
12 18 (3.33%) Derivative
12 18 (3.33%) Fixed Income
13 14 (2.59%) Equities
14 13 (2.40%) Mobile App
15 11 (2.03%) Linux Command Line
15 11 (2.03%) Public Cloud
16 10 (1.85%) Analytical Mindset
17 9 (1.66%) Bitcoin
17 9 (1.66%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 91 (16.82%) Linux
2 45 (8.32%) Unix
3 5 (0.92%) Windows
4 3 (0.55%) Android
4 3 (0.55%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.18%) CentOS
5 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.18%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 255 (47.13%) Agile Software Development
2 145 (26.80%) TDD
3 127 (23.48%) Software Engineering
4 124 (22.92%) Microservices
5 105 (19.41%) Problem-Solving
6 100 (18.48%) Test Automation
7 97 (17.93%) OO
8 96 (17.74%) Analytics
9 90 (16.64%) Low Latency
10 89 (16.45%) Continuous Integration
11 78 (14.42%) Investment Management
11 78 (14.42%) SDLC
12 75 (13.86%) DevOps
12 75 (13.86%) Innovative Thinking
12 75 (13.86%) Strategic Thinking
13 74 (13.68%) Risk Management
14 63 (11.65%) Scrum
15 59 (10.91%) Open Source
16 50 (9.24%) BDD
17 39 (7.21%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 282 (52.13%) Java
2 228 (42.14%) Scala
3 220 (40.67%) JavaScript
4 101 (18.67%) Python
5 87 (16.08%) Haskell
5 87 (16.08%) SQL
6 72 (13.31%) C#
7 66 (12.20%) C++
7 66 (12.20%) Erlang
8 62 (11.46%) F#
9 57 (10.54%) Ruby
10 53 (9.80%) Clojure
10 53 (9.80%) Java 8
11 47 (8.69%) TypeScript
12 33 (6.10%) C
13 30 (5.55%) Elixir
13 30 (5.55%) ES6
14 27 (4.99%) Go
15 18 (3.33%) Lisp
16 17 (3.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 77 (14.23%) Degree
2 42 (7.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (3.70%) Master's Degree
4 16 (2.96%) PhD
5 6 (1.11%) AWS Certification
6 3 (0.55%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (0.55%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.18%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.18%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.62%) QA
2 6 (1.11%) WCAG
3 2 (0.37%) GCP
3 2 (0.37%) PSD2
System Software
1 68 (12.57%) Docker
2 6 (1.11%) HDFS
3 3 (0.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 48 (8.87%) Kubernetes
2 14 (2.59%) Terraform
3 9 (1.66%) Ansible
4 6 (1.11%) Rancher
5 5 (0.92%) Mesos
6 4 (0.74%) Docker Swarm
7 3 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.55%) Puppet
8 2 (0.37%) Grafana
8 2 (0.37%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (0.18%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 1 (0.18%) Chronos
9 1 (0.18%) MOM
Vendors
1 29 (5.36%) Google
1 29 (5.36%) Oracle
2 28 (5.18%) SAP
3 23 (4.25%) Sybase
4 18 (3.33%) Concur
5 10 (1.85%) Microsoft
6 6 (1.11%) Cloudera
7 5 (0.92%) Tableau
8 4 (0.74%) Hortonworks
8 4 (0.74%) MapR
9 3 (0.55%) Capita
9 3 (0.55%) TIBCO
10 2 (0.37%) Vertica
11 1 (0.18%) Apple
11 1 (0.18%) Brightcove
11 1 (0.18%) Cognizant
11 1 (0.18%) Facebook
11 1 (0.18%) IBM
11 1 (0.18%) Informatica
11 1 (0.18%) Red Hat