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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 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

French Language
UK
6 months to
24 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 786 668 697
Rank change year-on-year -118 +29 +37
Permanent jobs citing French Language 477 228 207
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.25% 0.22%
As % of the General category 0.45% 0.45% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 150 131 152
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,125
25th Percentile £37,813 £31,250 £29,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £46,250 £45,000 £44,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.78% +2.27% -16.19%
75th Percentile £65,938 £59,375 £60,000
90th Percentile £85,125 £86,250 £71,125
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,000 £42,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year -12.94% +9.68% +23.02%

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 105,920 50,239 51,045
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 64.56% 54.69% 54.93%
Number of salaries quoted 51,287 35,326 39,429
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £93,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 24 May 2022.

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 May 2022. 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
Jobs
England -107 414 £41,289 -8.25% 42
London -149 225 £40,000 -5.33% 18
Work from Home -125 218 £51,250 +28.13% 25
UK excluding London -71 181 £37,000 -12.94% 25
South East -56 85 £42,500 +12.58% 7
North of England -57 41 £25,000 -28.57% 9
North West -43 38 £25,000 - 4
South West -8 34 £45,000 +5.88% 1
East of England -85 18 £31,250 -40.48% 4
Yorkshire -48 3 £52,500 +50.00% 4
Midlands -67 3 - - 3
East Midlands -26 2 - - 3
West Midlands -57 2 - -

For the 6 months to 24 May 2022, 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.

1 214 (44.86%) German Language
1 214 (44.86%) Social Skills
2 203 (42.56%) Degree
3 163 (34.17%) Spanish Language
4 138 (28.93%) Computer Science
5 133 (27.88%) Agile
6 127 (26.62%) Italian Language
7 114 (23.90%) Finance
8 109 (22.85%) Project Management
9 108 (22.64%) SQL
10 96 (20.13%) Problem-Solving
11 95 (19.92%) Microsoft
12 84 (17.61%) Analytical Skills
13 83 (17.40%) Computer Science Degree
14 79 (16.56%) SaaS
15 70 (14.68%) Validation
16 66 (13.84%) Salesforce.com
17 61 (12.79%) Marketing
18 60 (12.58%) JavaScript
19 58 (12.16%) .NET
19 58 (12.16%) Continuous Improvement
20 56 (11.74%) Life Science
20 56 (11.74%) SAP
20 56 (11.74%) Management Information System
21 55 (11.53%) CSS
22 52 (10.90%) Pharmaceutical
22 52 (10.90%) Veeva
23 51 (10.69%) SQL Server
23 51 (10.69%) Asset Management
24 50 (10.48%) Content 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 39 (8.18%) SharePoint
2 38 (7.97%) Documentum
3 26 (5.45%) IIS
4 14 (2.94%) Apache Airflow
5 13 (2.73%) Apache
6 10 (2.10%) Drupal
7 5 (1.05%) CMS
8 3 (0.63%) Confluence
8 3 (0.63%) SAS
9 2 (0.42%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.21%) Jupyter
10 1 (0.21%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.21%) WebSphere
Applications
1 38 (7.97%) Microsoft Office
2 32 (6.71%) Microsoft Excel
3 25 (5.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (1.47%) Spreadsheet
5 6 (1.26%) Adobe Premiere
5 6 (1.26%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (1.26%) Photoshop
6 5 (1.05%) SOLIDWORKS
7 4 (0.84%) Adobe XD
8 3 (0.63%) MS Visio
8 3 (0.63%) Simulink
9 2 (0.42%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.21%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.21%) CATIA
10 1 (0.21%) NASTRAN
Business Applications
1 38 (7.97%) TrackWise
2 3 (0.63%) SAP S/4HANA
2 3 (0.63%) Workday HCM
3 2 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.21%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.21%) PlanetPress Connect
4 1 (0.21%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.21%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.21%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 79 (16.56%) SaaS
2 52 (10.90%) Veeva
3 27 (5.66%) Azure
4 25 (5.24%) AWS
5 24 (5.03%) Microsoft 365
6 23 (4.82%) Power Platform
7 16 (3.35%) Dynamics 365
8 15 (3.14%) Azure Logic Apps
9 14 (2.94%) Azure Data Factory
10 9 (1.89%) Google Analytics
11 6 (1.26%) Serverless
12 5 (1.05%) Azure Active Directory
12 5 (1.05%) IaaS
12 5 (1.05%) PaaS
13 4 (0.84%) GCP
13 4 (0.84%) Google Ads
14 3 (0.63%) Lucidchart
15 2 (0.42%) Google Sheets
15 2 (0.42%) OneDrive
15 2 (0.42%) Smartsheet
Communications & Networking
1 32 (6.71%) HTTP
2 12 (2.52%) Firewall
3 8 (1.68%) VPN
3 8 (1.68%) WAN
4 7 (1.47%) LAN
5 6 (1.26%) SD-WAN
5 6 (1.26%) VoIP
6 5 (1.05%) WLAN
7 3 (0.63%) Network Security
7 3 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.42%) DNS
8 2 (0.42%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.21%) BIG-IP
9 1 (0.21%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.21%) Cisco IPT
9 1 (0.21%) DHCP
9 1 (0.21%) Internet
9 1 (0.21%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.21%) IP Telephony
9 1 (0.21%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (10.69%) SQL Server
2 31 (6.50%) GIS
3 30 (6.29%) PostgreSQL
4 25 (5.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 22 (4.61%) Power BI
6 14 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (2.10%) MySQL
8 7 (1.47%) Data Mining
8 7 (1.47%) NoSQL
9 5 (1.05%) Informix
10 3 (0.63%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.21%) Big Data
11 1 (0.21%) Electronic Patient Records
11 1 (0.21%) Redis
11 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 25 (5.24%) JIRA
2 23 (4.82%) RStudio
3 16 (3.35%) Git (software)
4 10 (2.10%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (1.05%) C++Builder
5 5 (1.05%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (0.42%) Fiddler
7 1 (0.21%) MSI
7 1 (0.21%) Storybook
General
1 214 (44.86%) German Language
1 214 (44.86%) Social Skills
2 163 (34.17%) Spanish Language
3 127 (26.62%) Italian Language
4 114 (23.90%) Finance
5 84 (17.61%) Analytical Skills
6 61 (12.79%) Marketing
7 52 (10.90%) Pharmaceutical
8 39 (8.18%) Publishing
9 26 (5.45%) Aviation
10 25 (5.24%) Manufacturing
11 23 (4.82%) Influencing Skills
12 22 (4.61%) Portuguese Language
13 17 (3.56%) Dutch Language
13 17 (3.56%) Presentation Skills
14 15 (3.14%) Retail
15 14 (2.94%) Organisational Skills
16 12 (2.52%) Legal
17 11 (2.31%) Telecoms
18 10 (2.10%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 91 (19.08%) Developer
2 59 (12.37%) Consultant
3 58 (12.16%) Applications Developer
4 53 (11.11%) Analyst
5 43 (9.01%) Implementation Consultant
6 32 (6.71%) Web Applications Developer
6 32 (6.71%) Web Developer
7 27 (5.66%) Applications Support
8 26 (5.45%) .NET Applications Developer
8 26 (5.45%) .NET Developer
8 26 (5.45%) ASP.NET Developer
8 26 (5.45%) C# .NET Developer
8 26 (5.45%) C# Application Developer
8 26 (5.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 26 (5.45%) C# Developer
8 26 (5.45%) SQL Developer
9 25 (5.24%) Senior Consultant
10 24 (5.03%) Project Manager
11 23 (4.82%) GIS Analyst
11 23 (4.82%) Senior Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (12.16%) .NET
2 55 (11.53%) CSS
3 37 (7.76%) jQuery
4 34 (7.13%) AngularJS
5 32 (6.71%) Ajax
5 32 (6.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 26 (5.45%) ASP.NET
7 23 (4.82%) PostGIS
8 21 (4.40%) React
9 18 (3.77%) Ruby on Rails
10 14 (2.94%) HTML
11 13 (2.73%) WF
12 12 (2.52%) Spring
12 12 (2.52%) Spring Boot
12 12 (2.52%) Velocity
13 11 (2.31%) Node.js
13 11 (2.31%) Web Services
14 10 (2.10%) REST
15 8 (1.68%) scikit-learn
15 8 (1.68%) Scrapy
Miscellaneous
1 56 (11.74%) Life Science
1 56 (11.74%) Management Information System
2 45 (9.43%) Biotechnology
2 45 (9.43%) Pharmacovigilance
3 16 (3.35%) User Experience
4 12 (2.52%) Greenfield Project
5 9 (1.89%) Self-Motivation
6 7 (1.47%) PKI
6 7 (1.47%) Social Media
7 6 (1.26%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.26%) PropTech
8 5 (1.05%) Driving Licence
8 5 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.05%) Podcast
9 4 (0.84%) Cyberthreat
9 4 (0.84%) Hedge funds
9 4 (0.84%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (0.84%) IoT
10 3 (0.63%) Data Centre
10 3 (0.63%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 49 (10.27%) Windows
2 31 (6.50%) Linux
3 28 (5.87%) Windows Server 2016
4 18 (3.77%) Android
5 8 (1.68%) Windows Server
6 7 (1.47%) Windows 10
7 6 (1.26%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.63%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.42%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.42%) Unix
9 2 (0.42%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.42%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.42%) Windows Server 2019
10 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (28.93%) Computer Science
2 133 (27.88%) Agile
3 109 (22.85%) Project Management
4 96 (20.13%) Problem-Solving
5 70 (14.68%) Validation
6 58 (12.16%) Continuous Improvement
7 51 (10.69%) Asset Management
8 50 (10.48%) Content Management
9 49 (10.27%) Software Engineering
10 47 (9.85%) Coaching
10 47 (9.85%) Mathematics
11 41 (8.60%) Document Management
12 39 (8.18%) Stakeholder Management
13 38 (7.97%) Analytics
13 38 (7.97%) Information Management
13 38 (7.97%) Requirements Workshops
13 38 (7.97%) Strategic Thinking
14 35 (7.34%) Data Science
15 34 (7.13%) Web Development
16 33 (6.92%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 108 (22.64%) SQL
2 60 (12.58%) JavaScript
3 49 (10.27%) Python
4 33 (6.92%) VB
5 32 (6.71%) Tcl
6 29 (6.08%) C
7 27 (5.66%) C#
8 26 (5.45%) T-SQL
9 20 (4.19%) Ruby
9 20 (4.19%) TypeScript
10 12 (2.52%) Kotlin
11 8 (1.68%) PHP
11 8 (1.68%) XPath
12 5 (1.05%) Bash
12 5 (1.05%) C++
13 4 (0.84%) Java
14 3 (0.63%) MATLAB
14 3 (0.63%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.21%) Apex Code
15 1 (0.21%) F#
Qualifications
1 203 (42.56%) Degree
2 83 (17.40%) Computer Science Degree
3 29 (6.08%) PMI Certification
3 29 (6.08%) PMP
4 13 (2.73%) Numerate Degree
5 7 (1.47%) MBA
6 6 (1.26%) Master's Degree
7 3 (0.63%) CCNA
7 3 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.42%) CCNP
8 2 (0.42%) CISSP
8 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.21%) ACCA
9 1 (0.21%) CIMA
9 1 (0.21%) CISA
9 1 (0.21%) CISM
9 1 (0.21%) MCSE
9 1 (0.21%) PhD
9 1 (0.21%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.94%) PMO
2 8 (1.68%) SLA
3 6 (1.26%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.63%) GDPR
5 3 (0.63%) QA
6 2 (0.42%) NIST
6 2 (0.42%) NIST 800
6 2 (0.42%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.21%) COBIT
7 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (2.94%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.84%) Firmware
3 2 (0.42%) Docker
3 2 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (3.14%) Kubernetes
2 13 (2.73%) Terraform
3 6 (1.26%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (0.84%) SCCM
5 2 (0.42%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.21%) Ansible
6 1 (0.21%) Argo
6 1 (0.21%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.21%) Opsview
6 1 (0.21%) QRadar
Vendors
1 95 (19.92%) Microsoft
2 66 (13.84%) Salesforce.com
3 56 (11.74%) SAP
4 46 (9.64%) Oracle
5 45 (9.43%) OpenText
6 43 (9.01%) Workday
7 41 (8.60%) Google
8 11 (2.31%) Cognizant
9 9 (1.89%) Adobe
9 9 (1.89%) ServiceNow
10 8 (1.68%) Instagram
11 7 (1.47%) DocuSign
11 7 (1.47%) Remedy
12 6 (1.26%) Polycom
13 5 (1.05%) Borland
14 4 (0.84%) CA
14 4 (0.84%) Citrix
14 4 (0.84%) LexisNexis
14 4 (0.84%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
14 4 (0.84%) Sun