Period
to 14 December 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term French Language in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited French Language over the 6 months to 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

French Language
UK
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 635 709 644
Rank change year-on-year +74 -65 +27
Permanent jobs citing French Language 564 538 680
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.35% 0.30% 0.37%
As % of the General category 0.89% 0.69% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 452 392 562
UK median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.66% +7.89% -5.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £23,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £33,000 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year -5.71% -1.41% +1.43%

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 with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 63,502 78,457 79,021
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.87% 43.68% 42.59%
Number of salaries quoted 48,708 57,819 64,124
UK median annual salary £55,000 £51,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.84% +2.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,750 £29,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

French Language
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for French Language in the UK

French Language
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for French Language in the UK

French Language
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing French Language over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Salary histogram for French Language in the UK

French Language
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing French Language within the UK over the 6 months to 14 December 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
England +82 544 £42,500 +1.19% 58
London +121 350 £52,500 +5.00% 34
UK excluding London +11 214 £33,000 -5.71% 28
South East -34 107 £34,750 -0.71% 6
East of England +48 43 £30,000 -35.48% 7
North of England +35 28 £24,250 -37.42% 3
North West +22 17 £21,000 - 2
Midlands +37 15 £42,500 +38.21% 2
Yorkshire +16 10 £30,000 -22.58%
West Midlands +42 8 £26,250 -0.94% 2
Channel Islands - 8 £50,000 -
East Midlands +28 7 £65,000 +44.44%
Scotland -5 5 £23,250 -7.00% 2
South West +8 4 £43,750 +52.17% 6
Wales +8 4 £36,000 +33.33% 2
North East - 1 £40,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, 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 with a requirement for French Language.

1 297 (52.66%) German Language
2 244 (43.26%) Degree
3 200 (35.46%) Spanish Language
4 161 (28.55%) Finance
5 153 (27.13%) SQL
6 142 (25.18%) Italian Language
7 134 (23.76%) Computer Science
8 117 (20.74%) Microsoft
9 102 (18.09%) Banking
10 99 (17.55%) Project Management
11 98 (17.38%) Windows
12 97 (17.20%) Oracle
13 96 (17.02%) Problem-Solving
14 87 (15.43%) Java
15 81 (14.36%) SaaS
16 76 (13.48%) SQL Server
17 73 (12.94%) Analytical Skills
18 70 (12.41%) Telecoms
19 67 (11.88%) Linux
20 66 (11.70%) Python
21 63 (11.17%) Perl
22 62 (10.99%) Cisco
23 60 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
24 59 (10.46%) C#
25 57 (10.11%) C++
26 54 (9.57%) Bash Shell
27 51 (9.04%) Wealth Management
28 47 (8.33%) Investment Banking
28 47 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
28 47 (8.33%) Citrix

French Language
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 40 (7.09%) Apache
2 39 (6.91%) Tomcat
3 15 (2.66%) SharePoint
4 14 (2.48%) GlassFish
5 12 (2.13%) MS Exchange
5 12 (2.13%) OpenStack
6 11 (1.95%) JBoss
6 11 (1.95%) MQSeries
6 11 (1.95%) WebLogic
6 11 (1.95%) WebSphere
7 10 (1.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 6 (1.06%) Apache Spark
8 6 (1.06%) CMS
9 4 (0.71%) IIS
10 3 (0.53%) WildFly
11 1 (0.18%) ArcGIS
11 1 (0.18%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.18%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 47 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (3.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (1.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.71%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.18%) GNU Octave
5 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 39 (6.91%) thinkFolio
2 7 (1.24%) Unit4 Business World
3 4 (0.71%) NetSuite
4 3 (0.53%) Relativity
4 3 (0.53%) SAP Business One
4 3 (0.53%) SAP S/4HANA
5 2 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.18%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 1 (0.18%) JDE OneWorld
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.18%) Rolfe and Nolan
Cloud Services
1 81 (14.36%) SaaS
2 31 (5.50%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (4.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 25 (4.43%) Office 365
5 18 (3.19%) IaaS
6 16 (2.84%) PaaS
7 11 (1.95%) AWS CloudFormation
8 8 (1.42%) Google Cloud Platform
9 6 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (1.06%) Slack
10 5 (0.89%) Datadog
11 3 (0.53%) OneDrive
12 2 (0.35%) Asana
13 1 (0.18%) AdWords
13 1 (0.18%) Dynamics 365
13 1 (0.18%) G Suite
13 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
13 1 (0.18%) Mimecast
13 1 (0.18%) Serverless
13 1 (0.18%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 41 (7.27%) MPLS
2 36 (6.38%) Firewall
2 36 (6.38%) VPN
3 35 (6.21%) BGP
4 33 (5.85%) Internet
5 29 (5.14%) OSPF
6 27 (4.79%) TCP/IP
7 26 (4.61%) WAN
8 21 (3.72%) Ethernet
9 17 (3.01%) IPsec
10 16 (2.84%) DNS
11 14 (2.48%) IP Telephony
11 14 (2.48%) VoIP
12 13 (2.30%) LAN
12 13 (2.30%) SAN
13 12 (2.13%) EIGRP
13 12 (2.13%) SDH
14 11 (1.95%) Reverse Proxy
14 11 (1.95%) WebEx
15 8 (1.42%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (13.48%) SQL Server
2 34 (6.03%) Relational Database
3 13 (2.30%) NoSQL
4 11 (1.95%) Power BI
5 7 (1.24%) Big Data
6 6 (1.06%) Hadoop
7 5 (0.89%) MySQL
7 5 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (0.53%) Blockchain
9 3 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.35%) Apache Hive
10 2 (0.35%) HBase
10 2 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.18%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.18%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.18%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.18%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 19 (3.37%) JIRA
2 7 (1.24%) Visual Studio
3 5 (0.89%) GitLab
4 4 (0.71%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.18%) Ant
5 1 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 297 (52.66%) German Language
2 200 (35.46%) Spanish Language
3 161 (28.55%) Finance
4 142 (25.18%) Italian Language
5 102 (18.09%) Banking
6 70 (12.41%) Telecoms
7 47 (8.33%) Investment Banking
8 42 (7.45%) Front Office
9 37 (6.56%) Portuguese Language
10 36 (6.38%) Retail
11 34 (6.03%) Marketing
12 25 (4.43%) Arabic Language
12 25 (4.43%) Swedish Language
13 23 (4.08%) Manufacturing
14 22 (3.90%) Advertising
15 18 (3.19%) Dutch Language
16 16 (2.84%) Financial Institution
17 15 (2.66%) Back Office
18 10 (1.77%) Russian Language
19 9 (1.60%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 66 (11.70%) Consultant
1 66 (11.70%) Support Engineer
2 58 (10.28%) Analyst
3 46 (8.16%) Applications Support
3 46 (8.16%) Technical Support
4 40 (7.09%) Project Manager
5 39 (6.91%) Applications Engineer
5 39 (6.91%) Applications Support Engineer
6 33 (5.85%) IT Support
6 33 (5.85%) Support Analyst
7 26 (4.61%) Architect
7 26 (4.61%) Senior Support Engineer
8 25 (4.43%) Trainer
9 23 (4.08%) Senior Applications Engineer
9 23 (4.08%) Senior Applications Support
10 21 (3.72%) Graduate
10 21 (3.72%) Technical Analyst
11 20 (3.55%) Technical Support Analyst
12 19 (3.37%) IT Consultant
13 16 (2.84%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (7.09%) FIX Protocol
2 31 (5.50%) Web Services
3 20 (3.55%) XML
4 19 (3.37%) HTML
5 15 (2.66%) .NET
5 15 (2.66%) MDX
6 14 (2.48%) Java EE
7 12 (2.13%) EJB
8 11 (1.95%) ActiveMQ
8 11 (1.95%) EJB 3.0
8 11 (1.95%) HornetQ
8 11 (1.95%) Java SE
8 11 (1.95%) JMS
8 11 (1.95%) SOAP
8 11 (1.95%) WebSphere MQ
9 8 (1.42%) ASP.NET
9 8 (1.42%) CSS
9 8 (1.42%) REST
10 6 (1.06%) WinForms
11 5 (0.89%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 73 (12.94%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (7.45%) Hedge funds
3 41 (7.27%) Derivative
4 40 (7.09%) Equities
4 40 (7.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 39 (6.91%) Fixed Income
6 36 (6.38%) Self-Motivation
7 28 (4.96%) Data Centre
8 15 (2.66%) Management Information System
9 13 (2.30%) Hybrid Cloud
10 12 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
10 12 (2.13%) Replication
11 11 (1.95%) FMCG
11 11 (1.95%) Robotics
12 10 (1.77%) Linux Command Line
13 9 (1.60%) Blog
14 8 (1.42%) e-Learning
14 8 (1.42%) Fintech
14 8 (1.42%) Learning Management System
15 6 (1.06%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 98 (17.38%) Windows
2 67 (11.88%) Linux
3 33 (5.85%) Windows Server
4 25 (4.43%) Unix
5 20 (3.55%) Windows 10
6 14 (2.48%) Windows 7
7 9 (1.60%) Windows 8
8 7 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (0.89%) Windows XP
11 4 (0.71%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.71%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.53%) Android
12 3 (0.53%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.53%) Solaris
13 2 (0.35%) CentOS
14 1 (0.18%) Debian
14 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.18%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (23.76%) Computer Science
2 99 (17.55%) Project Management
3 96 (17.02%) Problem-Solving
4 60 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
5 51 (9.04%) Wealth Management
6 43 (7.62%) Asset Management
6 43 (7.62%) Change Management
7 39 (6.91%) Decision-Making
8 38 (6.74%) Investment Management
9 37 (6.56%) Presales
10 35 (6.21%) CRM
11 34 (6.03%) ITIL
12 33 (5.85%) Analytics
13 27 (4.79%) Project Planning
13 27 (4.79%) Scrum
14 26 (4.61%) Service Management
15 24 (4.26%) ERP
15 24 (4.26%) Risk Management
16 22 (3.90%) Stakeholder Management
17 20 (3.55%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 153 (27.13%) SQL
2 87 (15.43%) Java
3 66 (11.70%) Python
4 63 (11.17%) Perl
5 59 (10.46%) C#
6 57 (10.11%) C++
7 54 (9.57%) Bash Shell
8 40 (7.09%) Ruby
9 39 (6.91%) Bourne shell
9 39 (6.91%) Korn
10 19 (3.37%) PowerShell
11 16 (2.84%) JavaScript
12 11 (1.95%) Shell Script
13 9 (1.60%) AWK
14 7 (1.24%) PL/SQL
14 7 (1.24%) R
15 6 (1.06%) MATLAB
15 6 (1.06%) Scala
15 6 (1.06%) VBA
16 4 (0.71%) C
Qualifications
1 244 (43.26%) Degree
2 36 (6.38%) Cisco Certification
3 27 (4.79%) CCNP
4 26 (4.61%) Computer Science Degree
5 24 (4.26%) CCNA
6 22 (3.90%) Master's Degree
7 14 (2.48%) CCIE
8 12 (2.13%) CCIP
9 9 (1.60%) CISSP
9 9 (1.60%) PMI Certification
10 8 (1.42%) AWS Certification
10 8 (1.42%) PMP
11 7 (1.24%) MCP
12 5 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 2 (0.35%) APMP
13 2 (0.35%) CCIE Data Center
13 2 (0.35%) CCIE Service Provider
13 2 (0.35%) EMC Certification
14 1 (0.18%) CHECK Team Member
14 1 (0.18%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (5.32%) QA
2 18 (3.19%) Data Quality
3 11 (1.95%) PMO
4 9 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 7 (1.24%) SLA
6 4 (0.71%) SEPA
7 3 (0.53%) PSD2
7 3 (0.53%) TARGET2
8 2 (0.35%) GDPR
9 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 38 (6.74%) Active Directory
2 20 (3.55%) Hyper-V
3 15 (2.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (1.95%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (1.77%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (1.95%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (1.95%) Puppet
2 5 (0.89%) Ansible
3 4 (0.71%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.35%) WSUS
5 1 (0.18%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.18%) Jamf Pro
5 1 (0.18%) Kibana
5 1 (0.18%) logstash
5 1 (0.18%) StatsD
Vendors
1 117 (20.74%) Microsoft
2 97 (17.20%) Oracle
3 62 (10.99%) Cisco
4 47 (8.33%) Citrix
5 41 (7.27%) Bloomberg
6 40 (7.09%) Reuters
7 39 (6.91%) FXall
7 39 (6.91%) MarketAxess
7 39 (6.91%) Tradeweb
8 35 (6.21%) Salesforce.com
9 27 (4.79%) VMware
10 22 (3.90%) Avaloq
11 21 (3.72%) SAP
12 20 (3.55%) ION Trading
13 19 (3.37%) Eze Software Group
14 12 (2.13%) IBM
15 10 (1.77%) Google
16 9 (1.60%) Ariba
16 9 (1.60%) EMC
16 9 (1.60%) Tableau