Period
to 16 January 2021

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 16 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

French Language
UK
6 months to
16 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 595 664 653
Rank change year-on-year +69 -11 +80
Permanent jobs citing French Language 155 402 537
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.32% 0.36%
As % of the General category 0.66% 0.80% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 135 312 457
Median annual salary £51,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.37% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £26,600 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £92,000 £77,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,750 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +10.71% - +6.06%

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 23,657 50,316 62,552
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.00% 39.89% 41.40%
Number of salaries quoted 18,385 38,469 48,307
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £32,750 £31,250 £30,500
90th Percentile £96,250 £95,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -

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 16 January 2021.

Salary histogram for French Language in the UK

French Language
Top 12 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 16 January 2021. 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 +68 141 £50,000 +5.26% 38
London +29 72 £51,000 -7.27% 16
UK excluding London +146 66 £38,750 +10.71% 21
South East +127 36 £32,500 -7.14% 8
Work from Home -61 23 £51,000 -7.27% 7
East of England +100 15 £52,500 +10.53% 6
Midlands +75 9 £42,500 +41.67% 1
West Midlands +69 6 £30,000 -25.00% 1
South West - 4 £65,000 - 2
East Midlands +56 3 £46,750 +70.00%
North of England +89 2 £51,000 +85.45% 4
North West +80 2 £51,000 +85.45% 1

For the 6 months to 16 January 2021, 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 66 (42.58%) German Language
2 61 (39.35%) Spanish Language
3 54 (34.84%) Degree
4 43 (27.74%) Microsoft
5 34 (21.94%) Analytical Skills
6 28 (18.06%) Italian Language
7 26 (16.77%) Windows
8 22 (14.19%) Project Management
8 22 (14.19%) Azure
9 21 (13.55%) Cisco
9 21 (13.55%) Agile Software Development
10 20 (12.90%) Linux
10 20 (12.90%) Active Directory
11 19 (12.26%) SQL
11 19 (12.26%) Computer Science
11 19 (12.26%) Office 365
12 18 (11.61%) Google
12 18 (11.61%) Finance
13 17 (10.97%) VMware
13 17 (10.97%) VMware Infrastructure
14 16 (10.32%) Git (software)
14 16 (10.32%) SharePoint
15 15 (9.68%) JIRA
15 15 (9.68%) Dutch Language
15 15 (9.68%) Self-Motivation
16 13 (8.39%) Banking
16 13 (8.39%) User Experience
17 12 (7.74%) Bash Shell
17 12 (7.74%) Marketing
17 12 (7.74%) MySQL

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 16 (10.32%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.29%) Drupal
2 2 (1.29%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.65%) Confluence
3 1 (0.65%) Moodle
3 1 (0.65%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.65%) Totara
Applications
1 10 (6.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (4.52%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (4.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (5.81%) SAP S/4HANA
2 8 (5.16%) SAP EWM
2 8 (5.16%) SAP WM
3 3 (1.94%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (1.29%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.29%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (1.29%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle AGIS
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle iSupplier
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.65%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 22 (14.19%) Azure
2 19 (12.26%) Office 365
3 10 (6.45%) SaaS
4 6 (3.87%) AWS
5 2 (1.29%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.29%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (1.29%) OneDrive
5 2 (1.29%) Serverless
6 1 (0.65%) GCP
6 1 (0.65%) PaaS
6 1 (0.65%) Power Platform
6 1 (0.65%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.87%) Firewall
1 6 (3.87%) Internet
2 5 (3.23%) DNS
2 5 (3.23%) LAN
2 5 (3.23%) VLAN
2 5 (3.23%) WAN
3 4 (2.58%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.94%) SAN
4 3 (1.94%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (1.29%) DHCP
5 2 (1.29%) MQTT
5 2 (1.29%) NAS
5 2 (1.29%) Network Security
5 2 (1.29%) VPN
6 1 (0.65%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.65%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.65%) SDH
6 1 (0.65%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.65%) VoIP
6 1 (0.65%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.74%) MySQL
2 10 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (5.16%) Informix
4 6 (3.87%) SQL Server
5 5 (3.23%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.94%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (1.29%) Big Data
7 2 (1.29%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.29%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.29%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.29%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.65%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.65%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.65%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.65%) Looker
8 1 (0.65%) OLAP
8 1 (0.65%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 16 (10.32%) Git (software)
2 15 (9.68%) JIRA
3 10 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (5.16%) C++Builder
5 4 (2.58%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.29%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.29%) Gradle
6 2 (1.29%) Maven
6 2 (1.29%) Postman
6 2 (1.29%) Protractor
General
1 66 (42.58%) German Language
2 61 (39.35%) Spanish Language
3 28 (18.06%) Italian Language
4 18 (11.61%) Finance
5 15 (9.68%) Dutch Language
6 13 (8.39%) Banking
7 12 (7.74%) Marketing
8 9 (5.81%) Retail
9 8 (5.16%) Investment Banking
9 8 (5.16%) Law
10 6 (3.87%) Legal
10 6 (3.87%) Polish Language
11 5 (3.23%) Automotive
12 3 (1.94%) Back Office
12 3 (1.94%) Slovak Language
13 2 (1.29%) Arabic Language
13 2 (1.29%) Electronics
13 2 (1.29%) Manufacturing
13 2 (1.29%) Telecoms
14 1 (0.65%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 29 (18.71%) Analyst
2 20 (12.90%) Developer
3 18 (11.61%) 2nd Line Support
4 17 (10.97%) Consultant
5 14 (9.03%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 14 (9.03%) Support Analyst
6 12 (7.74%) Graduate
7 11 (7.10%) Business Analyst
7 11 (7.10%) Graduate Analyst
8 10 (6.45%) Java Developer
9 9 (5.81%) Graduate Business Analyst
9 9 (5.81%) Software Asset Manager
9 9 (5.81%) Software Manager
10 8 (5.16%) C++ Developer
10 8 (5.16%) SAP Consultant
10 8 (5.16%) SAP EWM Consultant
10 8 (5.16%) SAP WM Consultant
11 7 (4.52%) Data Manager
11 7 (4.52%) Team Leader
12 6 (3.87%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.45%) AngularJS
1 10 (6.45%) React
1 10 (6.45%) RESTful
2 8 (5.16%) Kafka
2 8 (5.16%) Spring
2 8 (5.16%) Spring Boot
2 8 (5.16%) Web Services
3 6 (3.87%) HTML
4 4 (2.58%) CSS
5 3 (1.94%) 802.1X
6 2 (1.29%) CSS3
6 2 (1.29%) HTML5
6 2 (1.29%) J2EE
6 2 (1.29%) jQuery
6 2 (1.29%) LDAP
6 2 (1.29%) Node.js
6 2 (1.29%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.65%) Middleware
7 1 (0.65%) WebRTC
7 1 (0.65%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (21.94%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (9.68%) Self-Motivation
3 13 (8.39%) User Experience
4 10 (6.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 8 (5.16%) Management Information System
6 5 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (2.58%) Algorithms
7 4 (2.58%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.94%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.94%) FMCG
8 3 (1.94%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.94%) Reinsurance
9 2 (1.29%) Credit Risk
9 2 (1.29%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (1.29%) Equities
9 2 (1.29%) Internet of Things
9 2 (1.29%) Life Science
9 2 (1.29%) PKI
9 2 (1.29%) Renewable Energy
9 2 (1.29%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 26 (16.77%) Windows
2 20 (12.90%) Linux
3 8 (5.16%) Android
3 8 (5.16%) Apple iOS
4 7 (4.52%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.94%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.29%) Windows Server 2016
6 2 (1.29%) Windows Server 2019
7 1 (0.65%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (14.19%) Project Management
2 21 (13.55%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (12.26%) Computer Science
4 11 (7.10%) Asset Management
4 11 (7.10%) ETL
4 11 (7.10%) ITIL
4 11 (7.10%) Scrum
5 10 (6.45%) Continuous Delivery
5 10 (6.45%) Mathematics
5 10 (6.45%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (6.45%) Software Engineering
6 9 (5.81%) E-business
6 9 (5.81%) Electronic Trading
6 9 (5.81%) ITIL V3
6 9 (5.81%) Physics
6 9 (5.81%) Software Asset Management
6 9 (5.81%) Software Audit
6 9 (5.81%) Technical Architecture
7 8 (5.16%) ERP
7 8 (5.16%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 19 (12.26%) SQL
2 12 (7.74%) Bash Shell
3 10 (6.45%) Java
4 8 (5.16%) C++
4 8 (5.16%) Java 8
4 8 (5.16%) JavaScript
4 8 (5.16%) Kotlin
4 8 (5.16%) Scala
4 8 (5.16%) TypeScript
5 7 (4.52%) Python
6 5 (3.23%) C
7 2 (1.29%) PHP
7 2 (1.29%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.65%) Perl
8 1 (0.65%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 54 (34.84%) Degree
2 11 (7.10%) PMP
3 9 (5.81%) MCP
3 9 (5.81%) PMI Certification
4 7 (4.52%) Master's Degree
5 5 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (2.58%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.58%) PhD
6 4 (2.58%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.94%) CCNA
7 3 (1.94%) CCNP
7 3 (1.94%) CISA
8 1 (0.65%) CCIP
8 1 (0.65%) CFCE
8 1 (0.65%) CISSP
8 1 (0.65%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.65%) GCED
8 1 (0.65%) GREM
8 1 (0.65%) OSCP
8 1 (0.65%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.23%) QA
2 4 (2.58%) GDPR
3 3 (1.94%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.94%) Solvency II
4 2 (1.29%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (1.29%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.65%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.65%) IEC 62304
5 1 (0.65%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.65%) MiFID
5 1 (0.65%) PMO
5 1 (0.65%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (12.90%) Active Directory
2 17 (10.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.65%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.65%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.65%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (1.29%) CSIRT
1 2 (1.29%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (1.29%) Terraform
2 1 (0.65%) SCCM
2 1 (0.65%) SCVMM
2 1 (0.65%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 43 (27.74%) Microsoft
2 21 (13.55%) Cisco
3 18 (11.61%) Google
4 17 (10.97%) VMware
5 11 (7.10%) SAP
6 9 (5.81%) Oracle
6 9 (5.81%) Snow
7 8 (5.16%) Borland
7 8 (5.16%) Solace
8 5 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (2.58%) Fortinet
10 2 (1.29%) Citrix
10 2 (1.29%) JD Edwards
10 2 (1.29%) Talend
11 1 (0.65%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.65%) HubSpot
11 1 (0.65%) IFS
11 1 (0.65%) MicroStrategy
11 1 (0.65%) Polycom
11 1 (0.65%) Veeam