Period
to 24 October 2020

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 24 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

French Language
UK
6 months to
24 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 576 637 633
Rank change year-on-year +61 -4 +102
Permanent jobs citing French Language 114 476 584
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.35% 0.35%
As % of the General category 0.62% 0.88% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 101 351 479
Median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +29.41% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £85,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +2.74% +1.39% +2.86%

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 18,341 53,836 70,470
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 37.56% 39.43% 42.82%
Number of salaries quoted 14,600 40,531 54,012
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £92,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,750 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +2.27%

French Language
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for French Language in the UK

French Language
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for French Language in the UK

French Language
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing French Language over the 6 months to 24 October 2020.

Salary histogram for French Language in the UK

French Language
Top 13 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 24 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
England +70 105 £50,000 -9.09% 42
London +22 61 £50,000 -13.04% 20
UK excluding London +236 41 £37,500 +2.74% 22
South East +179 27 £30,000 -21.05% 8
Work from Home +13 18 £51,000 -7.27% 5
Midlands +124 9 £42,500 +49.12% 2
West Midlands +104 6 £30,000 -25.00% 1
East Midlands +93 3 £46,750 +70.00% 1
South West - 2 £68,750 - 7
North of England +164 1 £51,000 +35.10% 4
East of England +122 1 £28,000 +14.29% 1
North West +116 1 £51,000 +35.10% 2
Scotland +90 1 - -

For the 6 months to 24 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 with a requirement for French Language.

1 40 (35.09%) Degree
2 38 (33.33%) German Language
3 36 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
4 35 (30.70%) Spanish Language
5 22 (19.30%) Microsoft
6 16 (14.04%) SQL
6 16 (14.04%) Linux
6 16 (14.04%) Banking
7 15 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (12.28%) Computer Science
8 14 (12.28%) Finance
9 13 (11.40%) Windows
9 13 (11.40%) MySQL
10 12 (10.53%) Project Management
10 12 (10.53%) JIRA
10 12 (10.53%) User Experience
10 12 (10.53%) Git (software)
11 11 (9.65%) Italian Language
11 11 (9.65%) SAP
11 11 (9.65%) Cisco
11 11 (9.65%) ETL
12 10 (8.77%) Java
12 10 (8.77%) Mathematics
12 10 (8.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 10 (8.77%) Software Engineering
12 10 (8.77%) Team Foundation Server
12 10 (8.77%) RESTful
12 10 (8.77%) Azure
13 9 (7.89%) SAP S/4HANA
13 9 (7.89%) Scrum

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 5 (4.39%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.51%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.75%) Drupal
3 2 (1.75%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.75%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.88%) Confluence
4 1 (0.88%) Moodle
4 1 (0.88%) Totara
Applications
1 6 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (4.39%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (4.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (7.89%) SAP S/4HANA
2 5 (4.39%) SAP EWM
2 5 (4.39%) SAP WM
3 4 (3.51%) SAP MM
3 4 (3.51%) SAP SD
4 2 (1.75%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.75%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.77%) Azure
2 8 (7.02%) SaaS
3 6 (5.26%) Office 365
4 2 (1.75%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.88%) AWS
5 1 (0.88%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.88%) Power Platform
5 1 (0.88%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.39%) BGP
1 5 (4.39%) EIGRP
1 5 (4.39%) Ethernet
1 5 (4.39%) Firewall
1 5 (4.39%) MPLS
1 5 (4.39%) OSPF
1 5 (4.39%) SDH
2 4 (3.51%) LAN
2 4 (3.51%) WAN
3 3 (2.63%) Internet
3 3 (2.63%) SAN
3 3 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (1.75%) NAS
4 2 (1.75%) Network Security
4 2 (1.75%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.75%) VPN
5 1 (0.88%) DNS
5 1 (0.88%) Intranet
5 1 (0.88%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.88%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.40%) MySQL
2 10 (8.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (7.02%) Informix
3 8 (7.02%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.51%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.75%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (1.75%) DB2
5 2 (1.75%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.88%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.88%) Big Data
6 1 (0.88%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.88%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.88%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.88%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.88%) OLAP
6 1 (0.88%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 12 (10.53%) Git (software)
1 12 (10.53%) JIRA
2 10 (8.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (7.02%) C++Builder
4 2 (1.75%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.75%) JMeter
4 2 (1.75%) Maven
5 1 (0.88%) Firebug
General
1 38 (33.33%) German Language
2 35 (30.70%) Spanish Language
3 16 (14.04%) Banking
4 14 (12.28%) Finance
5 11 (9.65%) Italian Language
6 8 (7.02%) Dutch Language
6 8 (7.02%) Marketing
7 7 (6.14%) Investment Banking
7 7 (6.14%) Retail
7 7 (6.14%) Telecoms
8 5 (4.39%) Slovak Language
9 4 (3.51%) Legal
9 4 (3.51%) Polish Language
10 3 (2.63%) Automotive
11 2 (1.75%) Advertising
11 2 (1.75%) Arabic Language
11 2 (1.75%) Law
12 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.88%) Military
12 1 (0.88%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 19 (16.67%) Developer
2 17 (14.91%) Analyst
3 14 (12.28%) Consultant
4 10 (8.77%) Business Analyst
4 10 (8.77%) Graduate
5 9 (7.89%) Graduate Analyst
5 9 (7.89%) Graduate Business Analyst
5 9 (7.89%) Java Developer
6 8 (7.02%) C++ Developer
7 7 (6.14%) Account Manager
7 7 (6.14%) Data Manager
7 7 (6.14%) SAP Consultant
8 6 (5.26%) Product Manager
8 6 (5.26%) Support Engineer
9 5 (4.39%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (4.39%) SAP WM Consultant
10 4 (3.51%) IT Manager
10 4 (3.51%) Lead Developer
10 4 (3.51%) Support Analyst
10 4 (3.51%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.77%) RESTful
2 8 (7.02%) AngularJS
2 8 (7.02%) React
2 8 (7.02%) Web Services
3 7 (6.14%) Kafka
3 7 (6.14%) Spring
3 7 (6.14%) Spring Boot
4 5 (4.39%) HTML
5 3 (2.63%) CSS
6 2 (1.75%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (1.75%) HTML5
6 2 (1.75%) J2EE
6 2 (1.75%) JAAS
6 2 (1.75%) JMS
6 2 (1.75%) JPA
6 2 (1.75%) jQuery
6 2 (1.75%) JSF
6 2 (1.75%) LDAP
6 2 (1.75%) SOAP
6 2 (1.75%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 36 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (10.53%) User Experience
3 8 (7.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 7 (6.14%) FMCG
5 5 (4.39%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.39%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (3.51%) Algorithms
6 4 (3.51%) Virtual Team
7 3 (2.63%) Reinsurance
7 3 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.75%) CMDB
8 2 (1.75%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.75%) Equities
8 2 (1.75%) iSeries
8 2 (1.75%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.88%) Augmented Reality
9 1 (0.88%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.88%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.88%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 16 (14.04%) Linux
2 13 (11.40%) Windows
3 5 (4.39%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.63%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.75%) AIX
5 2 (1.75%) Android
5 2 (1.75%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2016
5 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2019
6 1 (0.88%) Unix
6 1 (0.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (12.28%) Computer Science
3 12 (10.53%) Project Management
4 11 (9.65%) ETL
5 10 (8.77%) Mathematics
5 10 (8.77%) Software Engineering
6 9 (7.89%) Physics
6 9 (7.89%) Scrum
7 8 (7.02%) Continuous Delivery
7 8 (7.02%) Economics
7 8 (7.02%) Fintech
7 8 (7.02%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (7.02%) Technical Architecture
8 7 (6.14%) E-business
8 7 (6.14%) Electronic Trading
8 7 (6.14%) Migration
8 7 (6.14%) Multithreading
8 7 (6.14%) Performance Optimisation
8 7 (6.14%) Product Management
8 7 (6.14%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 16 (14.04%) SQL
2 10 (8.77%) Java
3 8 (7.02%) Bash Shell
3 8 (7.02%) C++
4 7 (6.14%) Java 8
4 7 (6.14%) Kotlin
4 7 (6.14%) Scala
4 7 (6.14%) TypeScript
5 5 (4.39%) JavaScript
5 5 (4.39%) Perl
6 4 (3.51%) C
7 3 (2.63%) ABAP
7 3 (2.63%) Python
8 2 (1.75%) COBOL
8 2 (1.75%) PHP
8 2 (1.75%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.88%) Go
Qualifications
1 40 (35.09%) Degree
2 7 (6.14%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (5.26%) Master's Degree
4 5 (4.39%) CCIE
4 5 (4.39%) CCIP
4 5 (4.39%) CCNP
5 4 (3.51%) PhD
6 2 (1.75%) CCNA
6 2 (1.75%) CISA
6 2 (1.75%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.88%) CCSA
7 1 (0.88%) CFCE
7 1 (0.88%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.88%) GCED
7 1 (0.88%) GCIA
7 1 (0.88%) GCIH
7 1 (0.88%) GIAC
7 1 (0.88%) GREM
7 1 (0.88%) OSCP
7 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.39%) QA
2 4 (3.51%) GDPR
3 3 (2.63%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.75%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (1.75%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (1.75%) ISO 20022
4 2 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.75%) SLA
4 2 (1.75%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.88%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.88%) IEC 62304
5 1 (0.88%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.88%) PSD2
System Software
1 7 (6.14%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.75%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 22 (19.30%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.65%) Cisco
2 11 (9.65%) SAP
3 8 (7.02%) Borland
3 8 (7.02%) Google
4 7 (6.14%) Oracle
4 7 (6.14%) Solace
5 6 (5.26%) Fortinet
5 6 (5.26%) VMware
6 3 (2.63%) Citrix
6 3 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.75%) IBM
7 2 (1.75%) JD Edwards
7 2 (1.75%) Splunk
7 2 (1.75%) Talend
8 1 (0.88%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.88%) Calypso
8 1 (0.88%) Polycom