Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

French Language
UK
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 696 693 618
Rank change year-on-year -3 -75 +17
Permanent jobs citing French Language 522 537 807
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.31% 0.30% 0.41%
As % of the General category 0.74% 0.70% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 386 408 638
UK median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.33% +5.63%
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,000 £23,175
90th Percentile £72,875 £82,500 £70,225
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% -6.67%

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 70,177 76,590 86,947
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.38% 43.27% 43.82%
Number of salaries quoted 53,971 56,943 71,113
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £29,250 £28,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% - +2.35%

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 15 August 2018.

Salary histogram for French Language in the UK

French Language
Top 15 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 15 August 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 +3 505 £42,500 +6.25% 76
London +63 291 £50,000 +5.26% 42
UK excluding London -11 221 £35,000 +7.69% 39
South East -6 136 £38,000 +8.57% 9
East of England +13 36 £33,000 +20.00% 4
North of England +10 16 £31,000 -11.43% 7
Midlands +10 16 £50,000 +88.68% 10
West Midlands +20 12 £45,000 +69.81% 7
Yorkshire +23 8 £30,000 -45.45% 2
North West +11 8 £60,000 +109.61% 4
South West -21 8 £43,750 +48.31% 4
Scotland - 5 £45,000 - 5
East Midlands +15 4 £65,000 +88.41% 3
Wales -2 3 £22,500 +15.38%
Northern Ireland - 1 £70,000 -

For the 6 months to 15 August 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.

1 308 (59.00%) German Language
2 233 (44.64%) Degree
3 168 (32.18%) Finance
4 166 (31.80%) Spanish Language
5 153 (29.31%) Italian Language
6 137 (26.25%) Microsoft
7 136 (26.05%) SQL
8 114 (21.84%) Computer Science
9 112 (21.46%) Java
10 103 (19.73%) Project Management
11 89 (17.05%) Windows
12 88 (16.86%) Linux
13 87 (16.67%) Banking
14 86 (16.48%) Oracle
15 76 (14.56%) Agile Software Development
16 73 (13.98%) SQL Server
17 68 (13.03%) Perl
17 68 (13.03%) Microsoft Office
17 68 (13.03%) Analytical Skills
18 63 (12.07%) Problem-Solving
19 60 (11.49%) SaaS
20 57 (10.92%) Python
21 54 (10.34%) CRM
22 53 (10.15%) Telecoms
23 49 (9.39%) Front Office
24 48 (9.20%) C#
24 48 (9.20%) C++
24 48 (9.20%) Bash Shell
25 47 (9.00%) Presales
25 47 (9.00%) ITIL

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 39 (7.47%) Apache
1 39 (7.47%) Tomcat
2 17 (3.26%) SharePoint
3 14 (2.68%) MQSeries
3 14 (2.68%) WebSphere
4 10 (1.92%) MS Exchange
5 7 (1.34%) IIS
6 6 (1.15%) OpenStack
6 6 (1.15%) SAS
7 5 (0.96%) JBoss
8 4 (0.77%) CMS
8 4 (0.77%) GlassFish
8 4 (0.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (0.77%) Predix
8 4 (0.77%) ThingWorx
8 4 (0.77%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.57%) Apache Spark
9 3 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 68 (13.03%) Microsoft Office
2 32 (6.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (3.07%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (1.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.38%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.19%) EViews
6 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.19%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 39 (7.47%) thinkFolio
2 12 (2.30%) Unit4 Business World
3 7 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.96%) NetSuite
5 3 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.57%) SAP Business One
6 2 (0.38%) Maximo
7 1 (0.19%) Magento
7 1 (0.19%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 60 (11.49%) SaaS
2 37 (7.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (5.75%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (3.83%) Office 365
5 16 (3.07%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (1.53%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (1.15%) Datadog
7 6 (1.15%) IaaS
7 6 (1.15%) Slack
8 5 (0.96%) PaaS
9 4 (0.77%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (0.38%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.38%) G Suite
11 1 (0.19%) Dropbox
11 1 (0.19%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.19%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.19%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 1 (0.19%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 42 (8.05%) Internet
2 25 (4.79%) MPLS
3 24 (4.60%) BGP
3 24 (4.60%) OSPF
4 21 (4.02%) TCP/IP
5 16 (3.07%) WebEx
6 15 (2.87%) DNS
6 15 (2.87%) IPsec
7 14 (2.68%) WAN
8 12 (2.30%) Ethernet
8 12 (2.30%) Firewall
8 12 (2.30%) IP Telephony
8 12 (2.30%) VPN
9 11 (2.11%) Remote Desktop
10 10 (1.92%) SAN
10 10 (1.92%) Wireless
11 9 (1.72%) DHCP
11 9 (1.72%) EIGRP
11 9 (1.72%) SDH
12 7 (1.34%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (13.98%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.49%) BusinessObjects
2 13 (2.49%) Relational Database
3 12 (2.30%) NoSQL
4 10 (1.92%) MySQL
5 9 (1.72%) Big Data
5 9 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (1.15%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (0.96%) Hadoop
7 5 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (0.96%) Power BI
8 4 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (0.57%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.57%) QlikView
10 2 (0.38%) OLAP
10 2 (0.38%) OLTP
10 2 (0.38%) Pentaho
10 2 (0.38%) SQLPlus
11 1 (0.19%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (2.49%) JIRA
2 11 (2.11%) Ant
3 4 (0.77%) GitLab
3 4 (0.77%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.38%) Mocha
4 2 (0.38%) Subversion
4 2 (0.38%) Toad
5 1 (0.19%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.19%) JSUnit
5 1 (0.19%) JUnit
5 1 (0.19%) Maven
5 1 (0.19%) MSTest
5 1 (0.19%) Robot Framework
5 1 (0.19%) Selenium
5 1 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.19%) Visual Studio
General
1 308 (59.00%) German Language
2 168 (32.18%) Finance
3 166 (31.80%) Spanish Language
4 153 (29.31%) Italian Language
5 87 (16.67%) Banking
6 53 (10.15%) Telecoms
7 49 (9.39%) Front Office
8 43 (8.24%) Dutch Language
9 28 (5.36%) Portuguese Language
10 26 (4.98%) Investment Banking
11 24 (4.60%) Marketing
12 20 (3.83%) Manufacturing
12 20 (3.83%) Retail
13 19 (3.64%) Russian Language
14 14 (2.68%) Arabic Language
14 14 (2.68%) Publishing
15 11 (2.11%) Automotive
16 9 (1.72%) Financial Institution
16 9 (1.72%) Swedish Language
17 8 (1.53%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 89 (17.05%) Analyst
2 70 (13.41%) Consultant
3 69 (13.22%) Support Engineer
4 48 (9.20%) Applications Support
5 46 (8.81%) Support Analyst
6 40 (7.66%) Applications Engineer
6 40 (7.66%) Applications Support Engineer
7 39 (7.47%) Architect
7 39 (7.47%) Project Manager
8 35 (6.70%) Technical Support
9 32 (6.13%) Developer
9 32 (6.13%) Solutions Architect
10 28 (5.36%) Technical Analyst
11 23 (4.41%) Implementation Consultant
11 23 (4.41%) Technical Support Analyst
12 19 (3.64%) IT Support
13 18 (3.45%) Security Consultant
14 17 (3.26%) Business Analyst
14 17 (3.26%) Graduate
14 17 (3.26%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (7.47%) FIX Protocol
2 38 (7.28%) XML
3 37 (7.09%) HTML
4 26 (4.98%) Web Services
5 19 (3.64%) .NET
6 15 (2.87%) CSS
6 15 (2.87%) J2EE
6 15 (2.87%) Java EE
7 10 (1.92%) JSP
8 8 (1.53%) Middleware
8 8 (1.53%) React
9 6 (1.15%) JSON
9 6 (1.15%) LDAP
9 6 (1.15%) MDX
9 6 (1.15%) REST
10 4 (0.77%) ActiveMQ
10 4 (0.77%) EJB 3.0
10 4 (0.77%) Java SE
10 4 (0.77%) JMS
10 4 (0.77%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 114 (21.84%) Computer Science
2 68 (13.03%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (8.05%) Hedge funds
4 41 (7.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 39 (7.47%) Derivative
5 39 (7.47%) Equities
5 39 (7.47%) Fixed Income
6 30 (5.75%) Management Information System
7 29 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
8 14 (2.68%) Data Centre
8 14 (2.68%) Virtual Team
9 13 (2.49%) Social Media
9 13 (2.49%) User Experience
10 9 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (1.34%) Fintech
11 7 (1.34%) Hybrid Cloud
12 6 (1.15%) Mobile App
12 6 (1.15%) Replication
13 5 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
14 4 (0.77%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 89 (17.05%) Windows
2 88 (16.86%) Linux
3 31 (5.94%) Unix
4 30 (5.75%) Windows Server
5 14 (2.68%) Windows 10
6 13 (2.49%) Windows 7
7 10 (1.92%) AIX
8 6 (1.15%) Android
9 5 (0.96%) Apple iOS
9 5 (0.96%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.96%) Windows XP
10 4 (0.77%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.38%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.19%) Windows Embedded Compact
12 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (19.73%) Project Management
2 76 (14.56%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (12.07%) Problem-Solving
4 54 (10.34%) CRM
5 47 (9.00%) Asset Management
5 47 (9.00%) ITIL
5 47 (9.00%) Presales
6 43 (8.24%) Decision-Making
7 40 (7.66%) Wealth Management
8 39 (7.47%) ERP
9 38 (7.28%) Workflow
10 37 (7.09%) Business Intelligence
10 37 (7.09%) Scrum
11 27 (5.17%) PRINCE2
11 27 (5.17%) SDLC
12 26 (4.98%) Service Delivery
12 26 (4.98%) Software Engineering
12 26 (4.98%) Stakeholder Management
13 25 (4.79%) Change Management
13 25 (4.79%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 136 (26.05%) SQL
2 112 (21.46%) Java
3 68 (13.03%) Perl
4 57 (10.92%) Python
5 48 (9.20%) Bash Shell
5 48 (9.20%) C#
5 48 (9.20%) C++
6 40 (7.66%) Ruby
7 39 (7.47%) Bourne shell
7 39 (7.47%) Korn
8 26 (4.98%) JavaScript
9 25 (4.79%) PowerShell
10 16 (3.07%) VBA
11 10 (1.92%) C
12 7 (1.34%) R
13 6 (1.15%) PL/SQL
14 5 (0.96%) MATLAB
14 5 (0.96%) Scala
15 4 (0.77%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.77%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 233 (44.64%) Degree
2 45 (8.62%) Computer Science Degree
3 35 (6.70%) Cisco Certification
4 24 (4.60%) CCNA
4 24 (4.60%) CISSP
5 22 (4.21%) CCNP
6 17 (3.26%) Master's Degree
7 12 (2.30%) CCIE
8 10 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 9 (1.72%) CCIP
10 8 (1.53%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (1.15%) MCP
12 5 (0.96%) PMI Certification
12 5 (0.96%) PMP
12 5 (0.96%) Security Cleared
13 4 (0.77%) AWS Certification
13 4 (0.77%) CISA
14 3 (0.57%) CISM
14 3 (0.57%) GIAC
14 3 (0.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.64%) QA
2 12 (2.30%) SLA
3 10 (1.92%) PMO
4 6 (1.15%) Data Quality
4 6 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.38%) COBIT
6 2 (0.38%) SEPA
7 1 (0.19%) GDPR
7 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 46 (8.81%) Active Directory
2 14 (2.68%) Docker
3 12 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.77%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (0.77%) XenApp
5 1 (0.19%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 7 (1.34%) Kubernetes
2 4 (0.77%) Ansible
2 4 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.77%) Puppet
3 2 (0.38%) Nagios
3 2 (0.38%) Pingdom
4 1 (0.19%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.19%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.19%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.19%) Jamf Pro
4 1 (0.19%) Kibana
4 1 (0.19%) logstash
4 1 (0.19%) SCCM
4 1 (0.19%) SCOM
4 1 (0.19%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.19%) SCSM
4 1 (0.19%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.19%) StatsD
4 1 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.19%) vRealize
Vendors
1 137 (26.25%) Microsoft
2 86 (16.48%) Oracle
3 46 (8.81%) Cisco
4 44 (8.43%) Citrix
5 42 (8.05%) Salesforce.com
6 40 (7.66%) Bloomberg
7 39 (7.47%) FXall
7 39 (7.47%) MarketAxess
7 39 (7.47%) Reuters
7 39 (7.47%) Tradeweb
8 22 (4.21%) VMware
9 18 (3.45%) SAP
10 9 (1.72%) Cognizant
10 9 (1.72%) Google
11 8 (1.53%) EMC
11 8 (1.53%) hybris
11 8 (1.53%) TOWER Software
12 7 (1.34%) Dell
12 7 (1.34%) Splunk
13 6 (1.15%) NetApp