Period
to 7 July 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 7 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

French Language
UK
6 months to
7 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 695 719 713
Rank change year-on-year +24 -6 -21
Permanent jobs citing French Language 152 404 528
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.27% 0.30%
As % of the General category 0.49% 0.69% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 118 316 406
Median annual salary £45,000 £56,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +25.00% +12.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £86,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £31,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year +34.92% -5.97% +3.08%

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 31,198 58,727 77,019
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.66% 39.95% 43.13%
Number of salaries quoted 23,922 44,300 59,457
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +6.80% +3.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,750 £29,000
90th Percentile £96,250 £90,000 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,750 £46,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.41% +2.78% +5.88%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 +42 137 £45,000 -21.74% 26
UK excluding London +188 79 £42,500 +34.92% 15
London -45 64 £45,000 -21.74% 14
South East +147 49 £46,250 -19.57% 4
East of England +88 12 £55,000 +129.17% 4
Scotland +95 9 £27,500 -8.33% 3
Work from Home +60 9 £100,000 +90.48% 6
Midlands +112 5 £20,000 -29.20% 3
North of England +109 4 £22,500 -15.09%
North West +78 3 £35,000 +32.08%
East Midlands +66 2 £21,000 -2.33% 1
Yorkshire +115 1 £22,000 -37.14%
West Midlands +95 1 £19,000 -45.71% 2

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 63 (41.45%) Degree
2 57 (37.50%) German Language
3 45 (29.61%) Spanish Language
4 36 (23.68%) Microsoft
5 32 (21.05%) Italian Language
6 31 (20.39%) Finance
7 30 (19.74%) SQL
8 28 (18.42%) Computer Science
9 27 (17.76%) Self-Motivation
10 23 (15.13%) Project Management
11 22 (14.47%) Problem-Solving
11 22 (14.47%) Analytical Skills
12 19 (12.50%) SAP
13 17 (11.18%) ITIL
13 17 (11.18%) Citrix
13 17 (11.18%) Banking
14 16 (10.53%) SAP S/4HANA
15 15 (9.87%) SaaS
15 15 (9.87%) Mathematics
15 15 (9.87%) Linux
16 13 (8.55%) Agile Software Development
17 12 (7.89%) Dutch Language
17 12 (7.89%) Information Security
17 12 (7.89%) SAP MM
17 12 (7.89%) SAP SD
17 12 (7.89%) SQL Server
17 12 (7.89%) Analytics
18 11 (7.24%) Stakeholder Management
18 11 (7.24%) Physics
19 10 (6.58%) Time Management

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 7 (4.61%) Confluence
2 2 (1.32%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.32%) WebLogic
2 2 (1.32%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.66%) IIS
3 1 (0.66%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.66%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.66%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (5.92%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (3.95%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (10.53%) SAP S/4HANA
2 12 (7.89%) SAP MM
2 12 (7.89%) SAP SD
3 4 (2.63%) SAP EWM
3 4 (2.63%) SAP WM
4 3 (1.97%) SAP HCM
4 3 (1.97%) SAP Payroll
5 1 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.87%) SaaS
2 4 (2.63%) Azure
3 3 (1.97%) AWS
3 3 (1.97%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (1.32%) Office 365
5 1 (0.66%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.66%) GCP
5 1 (0.66%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (0.66%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.95%) Internet
2 5 (3.29%) BGP
2 5 (3.29%) Firewall
2 5 (3.29%) MPLS
2 5 (3.29%) OSPF
3 4 (2.63%) EIGRP
3 4 (2.63%) Ethernet
3 4 (2.63%) SDH
4 2 (1.32%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.32%) WAN
5 1 (0.66%) ADSL
5 1 (0.66%) DHCP
5 1 (0.66%) DNS
5 1 (0.66%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.66%) IPsec
5 1 (0.66%) Multicast
5 1 (0.66%) NAS
5 1 (0.66%) SAN
5 1 (0.66%) VoIP
5 1 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.32%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (1.32%) DB2
2 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.66%) MariaDB
3 1 (0.66%) MySQL
3 1 (0.66%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (5.92%) JIRA
2 2 (1.32%) JMeter
2 2 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.32%) TestComplete
3 1 (0.66%) AppScan
3 1 (0.66%) Firebug
General
1 57 (37.50%) German Language
2 45 (29.61%) Spanish Language
3 32 (21.05%) Italian Language
4 31 (20.39%) Finance
5 17 (11.18%) Banking
6 12 (7.89%) Dutch Language
7 7 (4.61%) Marketing
7 7 (4.61%) Private Banking
7 7 (4.61%) Telecoms
8 6 (3.95%) Retail
9 5 (3.29%) Law
10 4 (2.63%) Portuguese Language
11 3 (1.97%) Advertising
11 3 (1.97%) Swedish Language
12 2 (1.32%) Billing
12 2 (1.32%) Games
12 2 (1.32%) Legal
12 2 (1.32%) Polish Language
12 2 (1.32%) Slovak Language
13 1 (0.66%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 40 (26.32%) Analyst
2 26 (17.11%) Consultant
3 15 (9.87%) SAP Consultant
4 14 (9.21%) Support Engineer
5 13 (8.55%) Service Analyst
6 11 (7.24%) Business Analyst
7 10 (6.58%) IT Analyst
8 9 (5.92%) Support Analyst
9 8 (5.26%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 8 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
9 8 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 8 (5.26%) Business IT Analyst
9 8 (5.26%) IT Business Analyst
9 8 (5.26%) SAP MM Consultant
9 8 (5.26%) SAP S/4HANA Consultant
9 8 (5.26%) SAP SD Consultant
9 8 (5.26%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
9 8 (5.26%) Software Asset Manager
9 8 (5.26%) Software Manager
10 7 (4.61%) Financial Services Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.63%) HTML
2 3 (1.97%) CSS
3 2 (1.32%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (1.32%) iOS SDK
3 2 (1.32%) JAAS
3 2 (1.32%) Java EE
3 2 (1.32%) JMS
3 2 (1.32%) JPA
3 2 (1.32%) jQuery
3 2 (1.32%) JSF
3 2 (1.32%) RESTful
3 2 (1.32%) SOAP
3 2 (1.32%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (1.32%) XML
4 1 (0.66%) Ajax
4 1 (0.66%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.66%) GraphQL
4 1 (0.66%) JNI
4 1 (0.66%) React
4 1 (0.66%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 27 (17.76%) Self-Motivation
2 22 (14.47%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.92%) Data Centre
4 6 (3.95%) PKI
5 4 (2.63%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.97%) Driving Licence
6 3 (1.97%) User Experience
7 2 (1.32%) Analytical Mindset
7 2 (1.32%) FMCG
7 2 (1.32%) iSeries
7 2 (1.32%) PMI
7 2 (1.32%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.66%) Blog
8 1 (0.66%) CMDB
8 1 (0.66%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.66%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (0.66%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.66%) Replication
8 1 (0.66%) Robotics
8 1 (0.66%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 15 (9.87%) Linux
2 8 (5.26%) Windows
3 6 (3.95%) Android
3 6 (3.95%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.97%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.32%) AIX
5 2 (1.32%) Mac OS
5 2 (1.32%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.66%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.66%) Unix
6 1 (0.66%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (18.42%) Computer Science
2 23 (15.13%) Project Management
3 22 (14.47%) Problem-Solving
4 17 (11.18%) ITIL
5 15 (9.87%) Mathematics
6 13 (8.55%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (7.89%) Analytics
7 12 (7.89%) Information Security
8 11 (7.24%) Physics
8 11 (7.24%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (6.58%) Time Management
10 9 (5.92%) Asset Management
10 9 (5.92%) Business Analysis
10 9 (5.92%) ITIL V3
10 9 (5.92%) Requirements Gathering
11 8 (5.26%) Case Management
11 8 (5.26%) Project Planning
11 8 (5.26%) Software Asset Management
11 8 (5.26%) Software Audit
12 7 (4.61%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 30 (19.74%) SQL
2 8 (5.26%) Java
2 8 (5.26%) Python
3 5 (3.29%) Perl
4 3 (1.97%) ABAP
4 3 (1.97%) C++
4 3 (1.97%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.32%) C
5 2 (1.32%) COBOL
5 2 (1.32%) PHP
5 2 (1.32%) Ruby
6 1 (0.66%) C#
6 1 (0.66%) Go
6 1 (0.66%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 63 (41.45%) Degree
2 10 (6.58%) PMI Certification
3 9 (5.92%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (5.26%) MCP
4 8 (5.26%) PMP
5 5 (3.29%) CCNA
5 5 (3.29%) CCNP
6 4 (2.63%) CCIE
6 4 (2.63%) CCIP
6 4 (2.63%) CISSP
6 4 (2.63%) Master's Degree
7 3 (1.97%) SSCP
8 2 (1.32%) CCSA
8 2 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.66%) CEH
9 1 (0.66%) GPEN
9 1 (0.66%) GWAPT
9 1 (0.66%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.29%) QA
2 3 (1.97%) SLA
3 2 (1.32%) ISO 20022
3 2 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.66%) GDPR
4 1 (0.66%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.66%) PMO
4 1 (0.66%) PSD2
System Software
1 1 (0.66%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.66%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (5.92%) SCCM
2 1 (0.66%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.66%) HP NNM
2 1 (0.66%) Nagios
2 1 (0.66%) SCOM
Vendors
1 36 (23.68%) Microsoft
2 19 (12.50%) SAP
3 17 (11.18%) Citrix
4 8 (5.26%) Snow
5 7 (4.61%) Cisco
6 5 (3.29%) Oracle
7 4 (2.63%) Fortinet
7 4 (2.63%) IBM
7 4 (2.63%) Splunk
8 3 (1.97%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.32%) Automation Anywhere
10 1 (0.66%) Arista
10 1 (0.66%) CA Agile Central
10 1 (0.66%) Calypso
10 1 (0.66%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.66%) Solace
10 1 (0.66%) Tableau
10 1 (0.66%) VMware
10 1 (0.66%) Zoho