Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Fortran skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Fortran over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Fortran
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1098 1181 1241
Rank change year-on-year +83 +60 -16
Permanent jobs citing Fortran 91 56 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.051% 0.030% 0.025%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.091% 0.056% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 64 40 46
UK median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £30,500 £32,375 £28,625
90th Percentile £99,160 £56,250 £56,875
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,000 £42,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year -23.81% +8.39% -3.13%

Fortran is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 99519 100442 112575
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.25% 52.92% 51.76%
Number of salaries quoted 81976 86632 96296
UK median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +1.27%

Fortran
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Fortran as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Fortran in the UK

Fortran
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Fortran in the UK

Fortran
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Fortran over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Fortran in the UK

Fortran
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Fortran within the UK over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
England +71 78 £35,000 -12.50% 2
UK excluding London +51 54 £32,000 -23.81% 1
London +23 24 £45,000 +28.57% 1
East of England +23 23 £31,500 -24.10%
South East +33 16 £40,000 -5.88%
South West +20 15 £35,000 +23.42%

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing Fortran also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Fortran.

1 80 (87.91%) C++
2 71 (78.02%) C
3 60 (65.93%) Degree
4 49 (53.85%) Computer Science
4 49 (53.85%) OO
5 46 (50.55%) Software Engineering
6 44 (48.35%) OOP
7 41 (45.05%) Java
8 40 (43.96%) Python
9 38 (41.76%) Linux
9 38 (41.76%) Mathematics
10 34 (37.36%) C#
11 32 (35.16%) Physics
11 32 (35.16%) Algorithms
12 30 (32.97%) MATLAB
12 30 (32.97%) Agile Software Development
13 27 (29.67%) Configuration Management
14 26 (28.57%) PhD
15 25 (27.47%) Scrum
16 21 (23.08%) Numerate Degree
17 20 (21.98%) Unix
18 16 (17.58%) Collaborative Working
19 15 (16.48%) Open Source
19 15 (16.48%) Perl
19 15 (16.48%) Statistics
20 14 (15.38%) SQL
20 14 (15.38%) R
20 14 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
21 13 (14.29%) KVM
21 13 (14.29%) TCP/IP

Fortran
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 12 (13.19%) SAS
2 8 (8.79%) OpenStack
3 7 (7.69%) Apache Spark
4 5 (5.49%) Apache
5 3 (3.30%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 12 (13.19%) SPSS
2 11 (12.09%) Simulink
3 9 (9.89%) Mathematica
4 4 (4.40%) Maple
5 1 (1.10%) Abaqus
5 1 (1.10%) GNU Octave
5 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (1.10%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (1.10%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.79%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (4.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.10%) SaaS
3 1 (1.10%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 13 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.89%) Big Data
2 8 (8.79%) Hadoop
3 7 (7.69%) Apache Hive
4 6 (6.59%) MongoDB
5 5 (5.49%) MySQL
5 5 (5.49%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (5.49%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.30%) Data Mining
7 2 (2.20%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.10%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (7.69%) ClearCase
1 7 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.10%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 11 (12.09%) Retail
2 10 (10.99%) Games
3 7 (7.69%) Finance
4 4 (4.40%) Financial Institution
5 3 (3.30%) Legal
6 2 (2.20%) Aerospace
6 2 (2.20%) Marketing
7 1 (1.10%) Automotive
7 1 (1.10%) Avionics
7 1 (1.10%) Electronics
7 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 46 (50.55%) Software Engineer
2 27 (29.67%) C++ Software Engineer
3 23 (25.27%) Database Engineer
4 14 (15.38%) Developer
5 12 (13.19%) Data Scientist
5 12 (13.19%) Software Developer
6 11 (12.09%) C Software Engineer
6 11 (12.09%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 7 (7.69%) C++ Developer
8 6 (6.59%) C++ Software Developer
9 5 (5.49%) Analyst
9 5 (5.49%) Cloud Engineer
9 5 (5.49%) Cloud Specialist
9 5 (5.49%) Database Specialist
9 5 (5.49%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 4 (4.40%) Qualitative Analyst
10 4 (4.40%) Quantitative Analyst
11 3 (3.30%) Performance Specialist
12 1 (1.10%) Automotive Software Engineer
12 1 (1.10%) C/C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.29%) .NET
2 10 (10.99%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 10 (10.99%) MFC
2 10 (10.99%) OpenGL
2 10 (10.99%) Qt
2 10 (10.99%) STL
3 6 (6.59%) POSIX
4 5 (5.49%) LAMP
4 5 (5.49%) LAPP Stack
5 3 (3.30%) GraphX
5 3 (3.30%) MLlib
5 3 (3.30%) NumPy
5 3 (3.30%) Pandas
5 3 (3.30%) scikit-learn
6 2 (2.20%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.20%) RESTful
7 1 (1.10%) CSS
7 1 (1.10%) HTML
7 1 (1.10%) Web Services
7 1 (1.10%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 49 (53.85%) Computer Science
2 32 (35.16%) Algorithms
3 14 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (14.29%) Life Science
5 10 (10.99%) 3D Graphics
6 4 (4.40%) Hedge funds
7 3 (3.30%) FMCG
8 2 (2.20%) CUDA
8 2 (2.20%) Renewable Energy
9 1 (1.10%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 38 (41.76%) Linux
2 20 (21.98%) Unix
3 12 (13.19%) Windows
4 10 (10.99%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (53.85%) OO
2 46 (50.55%) Software Engineering
3 44 (48.35%) OOP
4 38 (41.76%) Mathematics
5 32 (35.16%) Physics
6 30 (32.97%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (29.67%) Configuration Management
8 25 (27.47%) Scrum
9 16 (17.58%) Collaborative Working
10 15 (16.48%) Open Source
10 15 (16.48%) Statistics
11 12 (13.19%) Concurrent Programming
12 11 (12.09%) UML
13 10 (10.99%) CAE
13 10 (10.99%) OOD
14 7 (7.69%) SDLC
14 7 (7.69%) Software Delivery
15 5 (5.49%) Actionable Insight
15 5 (5.49%) Analytics
15 5 (5.49%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 80 (87.91%) C++
2 71 (78.02%) C
3 41 (45.05%) Java
4 40 (43.96%) Python
5 34 (37.36%) C#
6 30 (32.97%) MATLAB
7 15 (16.48%) Perl
8 14 (15.38%) R
8 14 (15.38%) SQL
9 13 (14.29%) Ruby
10 6 (6.59%) PL/SQL
11 4 (4.40%) PHP
11 4 (4.40%) VB
12 3 (3.30%) Scala
13 2 (2.20%) JavaScript
14 1 (1.10%) Delphi
14 1 (1.10%) Julia
14 1 (1.10%) Lisp
14 1 (1.10%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 60 (65.93%) Degree
2 26 (28.57%) PhD
3 21 (23.08%) Numerate Degree
4 6 (6.59%) Master's Degree
5 4 (4.40%) Security Cleared
6 3 (3.30%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.10%) HND
7 1 (1.10%) NVQ Level 4
7 1 (1.10%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 13 (14.29%) KVM
2 8 (8.79%) oVirt
2 8 (8.79%) RHEV
3 5 (5.49%) Samba
4 1 (1.10%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (8.79%) Ansible
1 8 (8.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (5.49%) Oracle
2 4 (4.40%) Teradata
3 3 (3.30%) ANSYS
3 3 (3.30%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.20%) Google
4 2 (2.20%) Twitter
5 1 (1.10%) MathWorks
5 1 (1.10%) Mentor Graphics
5 1 (1.10%) Perforce
5 1 (1.10%) Progress