Period
to 21 February 2019

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 21 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

French Language
UK
6 months to
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 620 711 648
Rank change year-on-year +91 -63 +24
Permanent jobs citing French Language 535 526 629
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.35% 0.30% 0.36%
As % of the General category 0.91% 0.71% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 433 387 525
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,550 £22,800
90th Percentile £82,500 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £33,000 £33,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - -12.00% +7.14%

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 58,694 74,047 73,833
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.80% 42.00% 41.97%
Number of salaries quoted 44,705 57,443 59,492
UK median annual salary £55,000 £51,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.84% +2.00% -
10th Percentile £30,500 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +1.15%

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 21 February 2019.

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 21 February 2019. 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 +64 510 £45,000 - 69
London +71 358 £52,500 +5.00% 42
UK excluding London +41 175 £33,000 - 27
South East -31 78 £34,500 +3.76% 6
North of England +79 38 £26,500 -28.38% 9
East of England +59 28 £30,000 -28.57% 6
North West +35 28 £26,500 -28.38% 2
Yorkshire +40 9 £35,000 +3.70% 7
Midlands +36 8 £34,750 +39.00% 4
Channel Islands - 8 £50,000 -
Scotland +13 6 £22,500 -10.00%
Wales +12 6 £36,000 +60.00%
East Midlands +38 5 £42,000 +20.00% 1
West Midlands +39 3 £27,500 +13.40% 3
South West -3 3 £22,000 -15.38% 2
North East +21 1 £40,000 +125.35%

For the 6 months to 21 February 2019, 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.

1 293 (54.77%) German Language
2 225 (42.06%) Degree
3 199 (37.20%) Spanish Language
4 179 (33.46%) Finance
5 151 (28.22%) Italian Language
6 141 (26.36%) Computer Science
7 139 (25.98%) SQL
8 128 (23.93%) Banking
9 125 (23.36%) Oracle
10 102 (19.07%) Microsoft
11 95 (17.76%) SaaS
12 92 (17.20%) Java
13 88 (16.45%) Project Management
14 83 (15.51%) Windows
15 79 (14.77%) Perl
16 78 (14.58%) Problem-Solving
17 77 (14.39%) Wealth Management
18 76 (14.21%) Python
19 75 (14.02%) C#
20 72 (13.46%) C++
21 69 (12.90%) SQL Server
22 67 (12.52%) Bash Shell
23 65 (12.15%) Analytical Skills
24 63 (11.78%) Apache
25 60 (11.21%) Agile Software Development
26 59 (11.03%) Derivative
27 58 (10.84%) Front Office
27 58 (10.84%) Equities
27 58 (10.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
27 58 (10.84%) Reuters

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 63 (11.78%) Apache
2 57 (10.65%) Tomcat
3 13 (2.43%) OpenStack
4 12 (2.24%) GlassFish
5 11 (2.06%) JBoss
5 11 (2.06%) MS Exchange
5 11 (2.06%) SharePoint
5 11 (2.06%) WebLogic
5 11 (2.06%) WebSphere
6 9 (1.68%) MQSeries
7 8 (1.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 6 (1.12%) CMS
9 3 (0.56%) Apache Spark
9 3 (0.56%) IIS
9 3 (0.56%) WildFly
10 2 (0.37%) WordPress
11 1 (0.19%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 43 (8.04%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (2.80%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.37%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.19%) GNU Octave
5 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 57 (10.65%) thinkFolio
2 10 (1.87%) Eze OMS
3 5 (0.93%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 3 (0.56%) Relativity
4 3 (0.56%) SAP S/4HANA
4 3 (0.56%) Unit4 Business World
5 2 (0.37%) CiviCRM
5 2 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.37%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.19%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.19%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 1 (0.19%) JDE OneWorld
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.19%) Rolfe and Nolan
Cloud Services
1 95 (17.76%) SaaS
2 24 (4.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (3.74%) IaaS
4 19 (3.55%) PaaS
5 18 (3.36%) Amazon AWS
6 16 (2.99%) Office 365
7 11 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (1.68%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (0.56%) OneDrive
10 2 (0.37%) Asana
11 1 (0.19%) AdWords
11 1 (0.19%) Amazon Alexa
11 1 (0.19%) Basecamp
11 1 (0.19%) Datadog
11 1 (0.19%) G Suite
11 1 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.19%) Responsys
11 1 (0.19%) Silverpop
11 1 (0.19%) Slack
11 1 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 39 (7.29%) VPN
2 38 (7.10%) Firewall
2 38 (7.10%) MPLS
3 32 (5.98%) TCP/IP
4 30 (5.61%) BGP
4 30 (5.61%) WAN
5 23 (4.30%) OSPF
6 17 (3.18%) Ethernet
6 17 (3.18%) Internet
7 16 (2.99%) LAN
8 14 (2.62%) IPsec
8 14 (2.62%) VoIP
9 13 (2.43%) IP Telephony
10 12 (2.24%) Remote Desktop
11 11 (2.06%) DNS
12 10 (1.87%) Skype
13 9 (1.68%) EIGRP
13 9 (1.68%) Reverse Proxy
13 9 (1.68%) SAN
13 9 (1.68%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 53 (9.91%) Relational Database
3 13 (2.43%) NoSQL
4 7 (1.31%) Power BI
5 6 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (0.56%) Big Data
8 3 (0.56%) Blockchain
8 3 (0.56%) MySQL
8 3 (0.56%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (0.56%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (0.37%) Apache Hive
9 2 (0.37%) DB2
9 2 (0.37%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.37%) HBase
9 2 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.19%) OLAP
10 1 (0.19%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (2.06%) JIRA
2 8 (1.50%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.19%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.19%) GitLab
3 1 (0.19%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.19%) Subversion
3 1 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 293 (54.77%) German Language
2 199 (37.20%) Spanish Language
3 179 (33.46%) Finance
4 151 (28.22%) Italian Language
5 128 (23.93%) Banking
6 58 (10.84%) Front Office
7 48 (8.97%) Telecoms
8 44 (8.22%) Investment Banking
9 36 (6.73%) Financial Institution
10 32 (5.98%) Portuguese Language
11 31 (5.79%) Retail
12 27 (5.05%) Marketing
13 25 (4.67%) Swedish Language
14 22 (4.11%) Dutch Language
15 21 (3.93%) Advertising
16 20 (3.74%) Arabic Language
16 20 (3.74%) Back Office
17 15 (2.80%) Manufacturing
18 13 (2.43%) Legal
19 10 (1.87%) Law
Job Titles
1 70 (13.08%) Support Engineer
2 59 (11.03%) Consultant
3 58 (10.84%) Analyst
4 37 (6.92%) Applications Support
5 35 (6.54%) Applications Engineer
5 35 (6.54%) Applications Support Engineer
6 34 (6.36%) IT Support
6 34 (6.36%) Project Manager
6 34 (6.36%) Technical Support
7 27 (5.05%) Architect
7 27 (5.05%) Senior Support Engineer
8 26 (4.86%) IT Consultant
9 24 (4.49%) Senior Applications Engineer
9 24 (4.49%) Senior Applications Support
10 22 (4.11%) Support Analyst
11 21 (3.93%) Senior Manager
12 20 (3.74%) 2nd Line Support
12 20 (3.74%) Trainer
13 19 (3.55%) Graduate
14 18 (3.36%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (10.84%) FIX Protocol
2 25 (4.67%) Web Services
3 19 (3.55%) .NET
4 12 (2.24%) Java EE
5 11 (2.06%) SOAP
6 10 (1.87%) EJB
6 10 (1.87%) HTML
6 10 (1.87%) MDX
7 9 (1.68%) ActiveMQ
7 9 (1.68%) ASP.NET
7 9 (1.68%) CSS
7 9 (1.68%) EJB 3.0
7 9 (1.68%) HornetQ
7 9 (1.68%) Java SE
7 9 (1.68%) JMS
7 9 (1.68%) WebSphere MQ
8 8 (1.50%) XML
9 7 (1.31%) WinForms
10 5 (0.93%) REST
11 4 (0.75%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 65 (12.15%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (11.03%) Derivative
3 58 (10.84%) Equities
3 58 (10.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 57 (10.65%) Fixed Income
4 57 (10.65%) Hedge funds
5 26 (4.86%) Self-Motivation
6 25 (4.67%) Data Centre
7 20 (3.74%) Fintech
8 15 (2.80%) FMCG
8 15 (2.80%) Management Information System
9 13 (2.43%) Hybrid Cloud
10 12 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
11 10 (1.87%) Replication
12 9 (1.68%) Blog
12 9 (1.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 8 (1.50%) e-Learning
13 8 (1.50%) Learning Management System
13 8 (1.50%) Linux Command Line
14 7 (1.31%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 83 (15.51%) Windows
2 49 (9.16%) Linux
3 26 (4.86%) Windows Server
4 17 (3.18%) Unix
5 15 (2.80%) Windows 10
6 14 (2.62%) Windows 7
7 10 (1.87%) Windows 8
8 7 (1.31%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (1.31%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.93%) CentOS
9 5 (0.93%) Windows XP
10 4 (0.75%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.56%) Solaris
11 3 (0.56%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.37%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.37%) Debian
13 1 (0.19%) Android
13 1 (0.19%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (26.36%) Computer Science
2 88 (16.45%) Project Management
3 78 (14.58%) Problem-Solving
4 77 (14.39%) Wealth Management
5 60 (11.21%) Agile Software Development
6 58 (10.84%) Asset Management
7 57 (10.65%) Investment Management
8 40 (7.48%) Economics
9 34 (6.36%) Presales
10 33 (6.17%) Business Analysis
11 31 (5.79%) Stakeholder Management
12 30 (5.61%) Change Management
13 29 (5.42%) ITIL
14 26 (4.86%) Disaster Recovery
15 25 (4.67%) CRM
15 25 (4.67%) Service Management
16 24 (4.49%) Analytics
17 22 (4.11%) Product Management
18 21 (3.93%) Fund Management
19 20 (3.74%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 139 (25.98%) SQL
2 92 (17.20%) Java
3 79 (14.77%) Perl
4 76 (14.21%) Python
5 75 (14.02%) C#
6 72 (13.46%) C++
7 67 (12.52%) Bash Shell
8 54 (10.09%) Ruby
9 34 (6.36%) Bourne shell
9 34 (6.36%) Korn
10 23 (4.30%) PowerShell
11 15 (2.80%) VBA
12 9 (1.68%) AWK
12 9 (1.68%) JavaScript
12 9 (1.68%) Shell Script
13 8 (1.50%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.56%) PHP
15 2 (0.37%) MATLAB
15 2 (0.37%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 225 (42.06%) Degree
2 25 (4.67%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (4.30%) CCNP
4 19 (3.55%) Computer Science Degree
5 18 (3.36%) Master's Degree
6 16 (2.99%) CCNA
7 9 (1.68%) CCIE
7 9 (1.68%) CCIP
8 8 (1.50%) PMI Certification
9 6 (1.12%) AWS Certification
9 6 (1.12%) MCSA
9 6 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (1.12%) PMP
9 6 (1.12%) Security Cleared
10 5 (0.93%) MCP
11 4 (0.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (0.75%) PhD
12 2 (0.37%) MCSE
13 1 (0.19%) CCVP
13 1 (0.19%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.67%) QA
2 13 (2.43%) PMO
3 12 (2.24%) Data Quality
4 10 (1.87%) SLA
5 9 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 5 (0.93%) SEPA
7 4 (0.75%) GDPR
8 3 (0.56%) PSD2
8 3 (0.56%) TARGET2
9 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 40 (7.48%) Active Directory
2 23 (4.30%) Hyper-V
3 10 (1.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (1.50%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.56%) Docker
5 3 (0.56%) KVM
6 1 (0.19%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (1.68%) Puppet
2 5 (0.93%) Kubernetes
3 3 (0.56%) Juju
4 2 (0.37%) WSUS
5 1 (0.19%) Ansible
Vendors
1 125 (23.36%) Oracle
2 102 (19.07%) Microsoft
3 58 (10.84%) Bloomberg
3 58 (10.84%) Reuters
4 57 (10.65%) FXall
4 57 (10.65%) MarketAxess
4 57 (10.65%) Tradeweb
5 54 (10.09%) Cisco
6 48 (8.97%) ION Trading
7 47 (8.79%) Eze Software Group
8 41 (7.66%) Citrix
9 40 (7.48%) Avaloq
10 27 (5.05%) Salesforce.com
11 24 (4.49%) VMware
12 16 (2.99%) SAP
13 9 (1.68%) Ariba
13 9 (1.68%) IBM
14 8 (1.50%) iManage
15 7 (1.31%) Ciena
15 7 (1.31%) Nokia