Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

French Language
UK
6 months to
19 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 698 719 691
Rank change year-on-year +21 -28 -51
Permanent jobs citing French Language 410 534 579
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.31% 0.33%
As % of the General category 0.74% 0.74% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 305 392 448
UK median annual salary £57,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.29% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £25,950 £27,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £70,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £30,750 £33,750 £32,500
% change year-on-year -8.89% +3.85% -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 55,285 72,315 75,927
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 37.86% 41.54% 42.73%
Number of salaries quoted 41,558 55,729 57,967
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,000 £29,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £91,250 £86,250 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% +4.65% -

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 19 July 2019.

Salary histogram for French Language in the UK

French Language
Top 14 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 19 July 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 -3 387 £57,500 +35.29% 95
London +73 279 £60,000 +20.00% 44
UK excluding London -51 116 £30,750 -8.89% 53
South East -66 47 £62,500 +78.57% 16
East of England +77 27 £24,000 -28.89% 16
North of England +15 27 £26,500 -17.19% 10
North West +29 24 £26,500 -28.38% 7
Scotland +9 6 £28,750 -
Wales +10 5 £28,250 +25.56% 2
Yorkshire +6 3 £35,000 +16.67% 3
Midlands +15 2 £28,250 -19.29% 7
South West -5 2 £22,000 -15.38% 2
East Midlands +23 1 £21,500 +2.38% 5
West Midlands +14 1 £35,000 -22.22% 1

For the 6 months to 19 July 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.

1 236 (57.56%) German Language
2 181 (44.15%) Spanish Language
3 171 (41.71%) Finance
4 154 (37.56%) Italian Language
5 123 (30.00%) Degree
6 113 (27.56%) SQL
7 110 (26.83%) Oracle
8 95 (23.17%) Agile Software Development
9 83 (20.24%) Asset Management
9 83 (20.24%) Front Office
9 83 (20.24%) Fixed Income
10 81 (19.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 81 (19.76%) Business Analysis
10 81 (19.76%) Derivative
11 80 (19.51%) thinkFolio
11 80 (19.51%) Investment Management
11 80 (19.51%) Hedge funds
11 80 (19.51%) Equities
12 77 (18.78%) XML
13 76 (18.54%) Dutch Language
14 70 (17.07%) SQL Server
15 67 (16.34%) Java
16 65 (15.85%) Banking
16 65 (15.85%) Computer Science
17 64 (15.61%) Software Engineering
18 60 (14.63%) C#
19 58 (14.15%) Microsoft
20 55 (13.41%) Project Management
20 55 (13.41%) Workflow
21 54 (13.17%) Oracle Workflow

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 54 (13.17%) Oracle Workflow
2 31 (7.56%) Apache
3 28 (6.83%) Tomcat
4 16 (3.90%) SharePoint
5 7 (1.71%) OpenStack
6 3 (0.73%) Apache Spark
6 3 (0.73%) CMS
6 3 (0.73%) WordPress
7 2 (0.49%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.49%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.24%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.24%) Drupal
8 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.24%) IIS
8 1 (0.24%) Magnolia
8 1 (0.24%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 31 (7.56%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (3.90%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.46%) Sketch
4 5 (1.22%) InVision
4 5 (1.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.22%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (1.22%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.98%) Figma
5 4 (0.98%) Zeplin
6 2 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.49%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.24%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.24%) Adobe XD
7 1 (0.24%) InDesign
7 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 80 (19.51%) thinkFolio
2 54 (13.17%) Front Arena
2 54 (13.17%) Markit EDM
3 8 (1.95%) Eze OMS
4 6 (1.46%) SAP MM
4 6 (1.46%) SAP S/4HANA
4 6 (1.46%) SAP SD
5 3 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.49%) Bloomberg TOMS
6 2 (0.49%) CiviCRM
6 2 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.49%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.24%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.24%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 43 (10.49%) SaaS
2 8 (1.95%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.46%) Office 365
4 6 (1.46%) PaaS
5 4 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.73%) IaaS
7 2 (0.49%) Datadog
8 1 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.24%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.24%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle CX
8 1 (0.24%) Responsys
8 1 (0.24%) Silverpop
8 1 (0.24%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 23 (5.61%) TCP/IP
2 21 (5.12%) WAN
3 19 (4.63%) BGP
4 17 (4.15%) OSPF
5 16 (3.90%) MPLS
6 15 (3.66%) IPsec
7 14 (3.41%) IP Telephony
8 9 (2.20%) Internet
9 8 (1.95%) VPN
10 7 (1.71%) LAN
11 6 (1.46%) Firewall
11 6 (1.46%) Remote Desktop
12 4 (0.98%) Unified Communications
12 4 (0.98%) Wi-Fi
13 3 (0.73%) SAN
13 3 (0.73%) Wireless
14 2 (0.49%) DHCP
14 2 (0.49%) Ethernet
14 2 (0.49%) Intrusion Detection
14 2 (0.49%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (17.07%) SQL Server
2 29 (7.07%) Relational Database
3 4 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (0.73%) NoSQL
4 3 (0.73%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (0.49%) Big Data
5 2 (0.49%) BigQuery
5 2 (0.49%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (0.49%) GIS
5 2 (0.49%) JasperReports
5 2 (0.49%) MySQL
5 2 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.49%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (0.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.24%) Blockchain
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 10 (2.44%) Visual Studio
2 8 (1.95%) JIRA
3 3 (0.73%) Pivotal Tracker
4 2 (0.49%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.24%) Subversion
5 1 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 236 (57.56%) German Language
2 181 (44.15%) Spanish Language
3 171 (41.71%) Finance
4 154 (37.56%) Italian Language
5 83 (20.24%) Front Office
6 76 (18.54%) Dutch Language
7 65 (15.85%) Banking
8 37 (9.02%) Retail
9 35 (8.54%) Marketing
10 24 (5.85%) Financial Institution
11 21 (5.12%) Portuguese Language
12 17 (4.15%) Swedish Language
12 17 (4.15%) Telecoms
13 11 (2.68%) Norwegian Language
13 11 (2.68%) Polish Language
14 9 (2.20%) Private Banking
15 7 (1.71%) Advertising
15 7 (1.71%) Manufacturing
16 5 (1.22%) Automotive
16 5 (1.22%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 84 (20.49%) Consultant
2 54 (13.17%) Analyst
3 39 (9.51%) Implementation Consultant
3 39 (9.51%) Technical Consultant
4 38 (9.27%) Technical Implementation Consultant
5 33 (8.05%) Developer
6 31 (7.56%) Project Manager
7 25 (6.10%) Support Engineer
8 24 (5.85%) Software Engineer
9 22 (5.37%) IT Consultant
10 19 (4.63%) Graduate
11 18 (4.39%) .NET Developer
11 18 (4.39%) C# .NET Developer
11 18 (4.39%) C# Developer
11 18 (4.39%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 18 (4.39%) J2EE Consultant
11 18 (4.39%) Java Consultant
11 18 (4.39%) Technical Analyst
12 15 (3.66%) Support Analyst
13 14 (3.41%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (18.78%) XML
2 44 (10.73%) .NET
3 27 (6.59%) J2EE
4 26 (6.34%) FIX Protocol
5 12 (2.93%) HTML
6 11 (2.68%) SOAP
7 10 (2.44%) ASP.NET
7 10 (2.44%) JSON
7 10 (2.44%) Web Services
7 10 (2.44%) WinForms
8 8 (1.95%) CSS
9 5 (1.22%) libvirt
10 3 (0.73%) REST
11 2 (0.49%) ActiveMQ
11 2 (0.49%) Ajax
11 2 (0.49%) Apache POI
11 2 (0.49%) EDI
11 2 (0.49%) jQuery
11 2 (0.49%) LAMP
12 1 (0.24%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 83 (20.24%) Fixed Income
2 81 (19.76%) Derivative
2 81 (19.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 80 (19.51%) Equities
3 80 (19.51%) Hedge funds
4 37 (9.02%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (3.17%) Data Centre
6 12 (2.93%) Robotics
6 12 (2.93%) User Experience
7 9 (2.20%) Management Information System
7 9 (2.20%) Self-Motivation
8 8 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (1.95%) Social Media
9 7 (1.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 6 (1.46%) FMCG
10 6 (1.46%) Hybrid Cloud
11 4 (0.98%) Driving Licence
11 4 (0.98%) Photography
12 3 (0.73%) Cyber Defence
12 3 (0.73%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 31 (7.56%) Windows
2 21 (5.12%) Linux
3 9 (2.20%) Windows Server
4 6 (1.46%) Windows 10
5 5 (1.22%) Ubuntu
5 5 (1.22%) Unix
6 4 (0.98%) Windows 7
6 4 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.49%) SUSE
7 2 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.24%) AIX
8 1 (0.24%) Android
8 1 (0.24%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.24%) Debian
8 1 (0.24%) HPUX
8 1 (0.24%) IRIX
8 1 (0.24%) Solaris
8 1 (0.24%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (23.17%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (20.24%) Asset Management
3 81 (19.76%) Business Analysis
4 80 (19.51%) Investment Management
5 65 (15.85%) Computer Science
6 64 (15.61%) Software Engineering
7 55 (13.41%) Project Management
7 55 (13.41%) Workflow
8 49 (11.95%) Problem-Solving
9 38 (9.27%) Wealth Management
10 31 (7.56%) Economics
11 29 (7.07%) Fintech
12 24 (5.85%) CRM
12 24 (5.85%) Fund Management
13 23 (5.61%) Business Development
13 23 (5.61%) ITIL
14 21 (5.12%) Presales
15 18 (4.39%) Stakeholder Management
16 17 (4.15%) People Management
16 17 (4.15%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 113 (27.56%) SQL
2 67 (16.34%) Java
3 60 (14.63%) C#
4 52 (12.68%) Perl
5 37 (9.02%) Python
6 28 (6.83%) C++
7 27 (6.59%) Bash Shell
8 22 (5.37%) VBA
9 19 (4.63%) Ruby
10 11 (2.68%) PowerShell
11 7 (1.71%) C
11 7 (1.71%) JavaScript
12 6 (1.46%) MATLAB
13 3 (0.73%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.73%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.49%) Bourne shell
14 2 (0.49%) Korn
14 2 (0.49%) PHP
15 1 (0.24%) AWK
Qualifications
1 123 (30.00%) Degree
2 16 (3.90%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (3.66%) CCNA
4 14 (3.41%) CCNP
5 10 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
6 8 (1.95%) Master's Degree
7 5 (1.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 5 (1.22%) MCSA
7 5 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.98%) MCP
9 2 (0.49%) CISM
9 2 (0.49%) CISSP
9 2 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.49%) PhD
10 1 (0.24%) CCIE
10 1 (0.24%) MCSE
10 1 (0.24%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.24%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.68%) SLA
2 9 (2.20%) PCI DSS
2 9 (2.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (1.22%) PMO
4 4 (0.98%) GDPR
5 3 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.49%) ISO 15022
6 2 (0.49%) ISO 20022
6 2 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.49%) QA
7 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.24%) PSD2
System Software
1 15 (3.66%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.22%) Hyper-V
2 5 (1.22%) KVM
2 5 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.24%) Ceph
3 1 (0.24%) Docker
3 1 (0.24%) Firmware
3 1 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.24%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (1.46%) Kubernetes
2 5 (1.22%) Juju
3 2 (0.49%) Nagios
4 1 (0.24%) Ansible
4 1 (0.24%) QRadar
4 1 (0.24%) SCCM
4 1 (0.24%) SCOM
4 1 (0.24%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 110 (26.83%) Oracle
2 58 (14.15%) Microsoft
3 54 (13.17%) Calypso
3 54 (13.17%) Charles River
3 54 (13.17%) SimCorp
4 30 (7.32%) Bloomberg
5 28 (6.83%) Cisco
6 27 (6.59%) Reuters
7 26 (6.34%) Eze Software Group
7 26 (6.34%) FXall
7 26 (6.34%) ION Trading
7 26 (6.34%) MarketAxess
7 26 (6.34%) Tradeweb
8 23 (5.61%) Avaloq
9 17 (4.15%) Salesforce.com
10 14 (3.41%) SAP
11 12 (2.93%) Citrix
12 9 (2.20%) VMware
13 8 (1.95%) Adobe
13 8 (1.95%) HP