Period
to 31 October 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term French Language in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited French Language over the 6 months to 31 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

French Language
England > London
6 months to
31 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 401 428 505
Rank change year-on-year +27 +77 +96
Permanent jobs citing French Language 62 328 352
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.31% 0.60% 0.52%
As % of the General category 0.65% 1.25% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 53 262 312
Median annual salary £50,000 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.04% +15.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £27,700 £36,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £109,500 £85,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +29.41% +3.66%

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 London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 9,531 26,221 34,155
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 47.83% 48.01% 50.40%
Number of salaries quoted 7,870 20,707 26,704
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £42,500 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £115,000 £105,000 £97,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

French Language
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing French Language as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for French Language in London

French Language
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing French Language in London.

Salary trend for French Language in London

French Language
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing French Language in London over the 6 months to 31 October 2020.

Salary histogram for French Language in London

French Language
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing French Language within the London region over the 6 months to 31 October 2020. 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
Central London +131 11 £50,000 -9.09% 4
West London +55 1 £28,000 -49.09% 3
French Language
England

For the 6 months to 31 October 2020, 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 London region with a requirement for French Language.

1 24 (38.71%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (33.87%) Degree
3 19 (30.65%) German Language
4 16 (25.81%) Banking
5 14 (22.58%) Spanish Language
6 13 (20.97%) User Experience
6 13 (20.97%) Finance
7 11 (17.74%) Software Engineering
7 11 (17.74%) Java
7 11 (17.74%) Project Management
8 10 (16.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 9 (14.52%) E-business
9 9 (14.52%) SQL
9 9 (14.52%) React
9 9 (14.52%) AngularJS
9 9 (14.52%) Technical Architecture
9 9 (14.52%) Electronic Trading
10 8 (12.90%) Scala
10 8 (12.90%) Computer Science
10 8 (12.90%) Kafka
10 8 (12.90%) Multithreading
10 8 (12.90%) Spring Boot
10 8 (12.90%) Solace
10 8 (12.90%) TypeScript
10 8 (12.90%) Kotlin
10 8 (12.90%) Performance Optimisation
10 8 (12.90%) Fintech
10 8 (12.90%) SOA
10 8 (12.90%) Economics
10 8 (12.90%) Investment Banking

French Language
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 3 (4.84%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.61%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) SAP EWM
1 2 (3.23%) SAP S/4HANA
1 2 (3.23%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.45%) Azure
2 2 (3.23%) SaaS
3 1 (1.61%) OneDrive
3 1 (1.61%) Power Platform
3 1 (1.61%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.06%) BGP
1 5 (8.06%) EIGRP
1 5 (8.06%) Ethernet
1 5 (8.06%) MPLS
1 5 (8.06%) OSPF
1 5 (8.06%) SDH
2 3 (4.84%) SAN
3 2 (3.23%) LAN
3 2 (3.23%) NAS
3 2 (3.23%) WAN
4 1 (1.61%) Firewall
4 1 (1.61%) Intranet
4 1 (1.61%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.61%) VLAN
4 1 (1.61%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.45%) MySQL
2 3 (4.84%) Relational Database
2 3 (4.84%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.61%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.61%) DB2
4 1 (1.61%) Informix
4 1 (1.61%) MariaDB
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.61%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.23%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.23%) JIRA
2 2 (3.23%) Maven
3 1 (1.61%) C++Builder
3 1 (1.61%) Firebug
3 1 (1.61%) JMeter
3 1 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (30.65%) German Language
2 16 (25.81%) Banking
3 14 (22.58%) Spanish Language
4 13 (20.97%) Finance
5 8 (12.90%) Investment Banking
6 7 (11.29%) Retail
6 7 (11.29%) Telecoms
7 6 (9.68%) Dutch Language
7 6 (9.68%) Italian Language
8 4 (6.45%) Polish Language
9 3 (4.84%) Legal
9 3 (4.84%) Marketing
10 2 (3.23%) Advertising
10 2 (3.23%) Law
11 1 (1.61%) Back Office
11 1 (1.61%) Financial Institution
11 1 (1.61%) Front Office
11 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
11 1 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (1.61%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 11 (17.74%) Developer
2 10 (16.13%) Java Developer
3 8 (12.90%) Analyst
4 7 (11.29%) Account Manager
4 7 (11.29%) Business Analyst
5 6 (9.68%) Consultant
5 6 (9.68%) Graduate
6 5 (8.06%) Data Manager
6 5 (8.06%) Graduate Analyst
6 5 (8.06%) Graduate Business Analyst
6 5 (8.06%) Lead Developer
6 5 (8.06%) Lead Java Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Data Science Manager
7 4 (6.45%) Java Team Leader
7 4 (6.45%) Product Manager
7 4 (6.45%) Team Leader
8 3 (4.84%) Presales Engineer
9 2 (3.23%) Java Engineer
9 2 (3.23%) Product Owner
9 2 (3.23%) SAP EWM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.52%) AngularJS
1 9 (14.52%) React
2 8 (12.90%) Kafka
2 8 (12.90%) Spring
2 8 (12.90%) Spring Boot
3 3 (4.84%) HTML
4 2 (3.23%) J2EE
4 2 (3.23%) LDAP
4 2 (3.23%) RESTful
4 2 (3.23%) XML
5 1 (1.61%) 802.1X
5 1 (1.61%) Ajax
5 1 (1.61%) EDI
5 1 (1.61%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (1.61%) GraphQL
5 1 (1.61%) JAAS
5 1 (1.61%) JMS
5 1 (1.61%) JPA
5 1 (1.61%) JSF
5 1 (1.61%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 24 (38.71%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (20.97%) User Experience
3 10 (16.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 7 (11.29%) FMCG
5 4 (6.45%) Algorithms
6 3 (4.84%) Reinsurance
7 2 (3.23%) CMDB
7 2 (3.23%) Data Centre
7 2 (3.23%) Equities
7 2 (3.23%) Management Information System
7 2 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (1.61%) Fixed Income
8 1 (1.61%) iSeries
8 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.61%) Replication
8 1 (1.61%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (1.61%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.68%) Linux
2 4 (6.45%) Windows
3 3 (4.84%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.61%) AIX
4 1 (1.61%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (17.74%) Project Management
1 11 (17.74%) Software Engineering
2 9 (14.52%) E-business
2 9 (14.52%) Electronic Trading
2 9 (14.52%) Technical Architecture
3 8 (12.90%) Computer Science
3 8 (12.90%) Economics
3 8 (12.90%) Fintech
3 8 (12.90%) Multithreading
3 8 (12.90%) Performance Optimisation
3 8 (12.90%) SOA
4 7 (11.29%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (9.68%) Mathematics
6 5 (8.06%) Physics
7 4 (6.45%) Business Development
7 4 (6.45%) Data Science
7 4 (6.45%) ITIL
7 4 (6.45%) Presales
7 4 (6.45%) Product Management
7 4 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (17.74%) Java
2 9 (14.52%) SQL
3 8 (12.90%) Java 8
3 8 (12.90%) Kotlin
3 8 (12.90%) Scala
3 8 (12.90%) TypeScript
4 5 (8.06%) Perl
5 4 (6.45%) C
6 3 (4.84%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.84%) Python
7 2 (3.23%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.61%) C++
8 1 (1.61%) COBOL
8 1 (1.61%) Go
Qualifications
1 21 (33.87%) Degree
2 6 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (8.06%) CCIE
3 5 (8.06%) CCIP
3 5 (8.06%) CCNP
4 4 (6.45%) Master's Degree
4 4 (6.45%) PhD
5 2 (3.23%) CISA
6 1 (1.61%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.06%) QA
2 2 (3.23%) GDPR
2 2 (3.23%) SLA
2 2 (3.23%) Solvency II
3 1 (1.61%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (1.61%) ISO 20022
3 1 (1.61%) MiFID
3 1 (1.61%) PSD2
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (12.90%) Solace
2 7 (11.29%) Cisco
2 7 (11.29%) Microsoft
3 6 (9.68%) Fortinet
4 4 (6.45%) Google
4 4 (6.45%) Oracle
5 3 (4.84%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (3.23%) SAP
6 2 (3.23%) Talend
7 1 (1.61%) Borland
7 1 (1.61%) Calypso
7 1 (1.61%) Citrix
7 1 (1.61%) IBM
7 1 (1.61%) Polycom
7 1 (1.61%) Splunk
7 1 (1.61%) VMware