Period
to 20 April 2021

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 20 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

French Language
UK
6 months to
20 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 657 709 713
Rank change year-on-year +52 +4 +28
Permanent jobs citing French Language 198 250 436
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.23% 0.29%
As % of the General category 0.59% 0.57% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 119 190 343
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,500
25th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% -14.29% +14.13%
75th Percentile £59,375 £60,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £86,500 £75,000 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £38,250 £33,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +15.91% -1.49%

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 33,584 44,208 59,890
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.78% 40.20% 40.30%
Number of salaries quoted 24,225 34,003 45,676
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,750
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +0.87% +4.55% +10.00%
75th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £96,250 £95,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +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 20 April 2021.

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 20 April 2021. 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 +104 187 £46,775 +3.94% 51
UK excluding London +65 97 £42,500 +11.11% 25
London +82 84 £49,275 +9.50% 26
South East +51 51 £32,500 -24.86% 8
Work from Home -112 34 £51,500 -48.50% 10
East of England +61 23 £52,500 +10.53% 4
North of England +38 12 £35,000 +12.00% 3
South West - 9 £42,500 - 5
North West +40 6 £26,500 -24.29% 2
Yorkshire +10 6 £35,000 +59.09% 1
Midlands +18 2 £38,250 +62.77% 5
East Midlands +13 1 £21,500 -37.23% 4
West Midlands +9 1 £55,000 +134.04% 1

For the 6 months to 20 April 2021, 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.

1 106 (53.54%) German Language
2 81 (40.91%) Spanish Language
3 65 (32.83%) Degree
4 57 (28.79%) Italian Language
5 54 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 44 (22.22%) Project Management
7 42 (21.21%) Finance
8 33 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 33 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
9 32 (16.16%) Computer Science
10 31 (15.66%) Windows
11 30 (15.15%) SQL
12 27 (13.64%) Marketing
13 26 (13.13%) Oracle
14 25 (12.63%) Self-Motivation
14 25 (12.63%) Problem-Solving
15 24 (12.12%) SharePoint
16 23 (11.62%) ERP
17 22 (11.11%) Azure
18 21 (10.61%) Microsoft 365
18 21 (10.61%) Cisco
18 21 (10.61%) Active Directory
18 21 (10.61%) Asset Management
19 20 (10.10%) SaaS
20 19 (9.60%) Mentoring
20 19 (9.60%) SAP
20 19 (9.60%) ITIL
21 18 (9.09%) E-Commerce
21 18 (9.09%) Google
22 17 (8.59%) Artificial Intelligence

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 24 (12.12%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.03%) IIS
3 3 (1.52%) SAS
4 1 (0.51%) Apache
4 1 (0.51%) Confluence
4 1 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.51%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.51%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (4.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (2.53%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (2.02%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.01%) Figma
6 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.51%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (6.57%) SAP S/4HANA
2 9 (4.55%) HFM
2 9 (4.55%) Hyperion Planning
3 7 (3.54%) SAP EWM
3 7 (3.54%) SAP WM
4 3 (1.52%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (1.01%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (1.01%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (1.01%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (1.01%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (1.01%) StreamServe
6 1 (0.51%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle AGIS
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle iSupplier
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.51%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 22 (11.11%) Azure
2 21 (10.61%) Microsoft 365
3 20 (10.10%) SaaS
4 7 (3.54%) AWS
5 5 (2.53%) iPaaS
6 4 (2.02%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (2.02%) Power Platform
7 3 (1.52%) Google Analytics
7 3 (1.52%) OneDrive
8 2 (1.01%) Adobe Analytics
8 2 (1.01%) GCP
8 2 (1.01%) PaaS
8 2 (1.01%) Serverless
9 1 (0.51%) AdWords
9 1 (0.51%) Azure Sentinel
9 1 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.51%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.51%) GitHub
9 1 (0.51%) IaaS
9 1 (0.51%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.03%) Internet
1 6 (3.03%) Intranet
2 5 (2.53%) Ethernet
2 5 (2.53%) Modbus
2 5 (2.53%) RS-422
3 4 (2.02%) DNS
3 4 (2.02%) VLAN
3 4 (2.02%) Wireshark
4 2 (1.01%) DHCP
4 2 (1.01%) Firewall
4 2 (1.01%) LAN
4 2 (1.01%) MQTT
4 2 (1.01%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.01%) WAN
4 2 (1.01%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.51%) 4G
5 1 (0.51%) ADSL
5 1 (0.51%) Broadband
5 1 (0.51%) Network Security
5 1 (0.51%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (8.59%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.05%) Big Data
3 9 (4.55%) Essbase
3 9 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (3.03%) SQL Server 2014
4 6 (3.03%) SQL Server 2017
5 5 (2.53%) Relational Database
5 5 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.02%) Power BI
6 4 (2.02%) RDBMS
6 4 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.01%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (1.01%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.01%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.01%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.51%) Looker
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.51%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 10 (5.05%) JIRA
2 5 (2.53%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.02%) Fiddler
4 3 (1.52%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.52%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (1.01%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.01%) Gradle
5 2 (1.01%) Maven
5 2 (1.01%) Postman
5 2 (1.01%) Protractor
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle Forms
General
1 106 (53.54%) German Language
2 81 (40.91%) Spanish Language
3 57 (28.79%) Italian Language
4 42 (21.21%) Finance
5 27 (13.64%) Marketing
6 16 (8.08%) Law
7 13 (6.57%) Manufacturing
8 11 (5.56%) Dutch Language
9 9 (4.55%) Legal
10 7 (3.54%) Banking
10 7 (3.54%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (3.03%) Automotive
11 6 (3.03%) Retail
12 5 (2.53%) Multimedia
13 4 (2.02%) Back Office
14 3 (1.52%) Arabic Language
14 3 (1.52%) Games
14 3 (1.52%) Investment Banking
15 2 (1.01%) Czech Language
15 2 (1.01%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 38 (19.19%) Analyst
2 29 (14.65%) Consultant
3 20 (10.10%) Support Analyst
4 16 (8.08%) 2nd Line Support
5 14 (7.07%) Developer
5 14 (7.07%) Graduate
6 13 (6.57%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 11 (5.56%) Software Asset Manager
7 11 (5.56%) Software Manager
7 11 (5.56%) Team Leader
7 11 (5.56%) Technical Support
8 10 (5.05%) Senior Consultant
9 9 (4.55%) Hyperion Consultant
9 9 (4.55%) Principal Consultant
9 9 (4.55%) Senior Hyperion Consultant
10 8 (4.04%) SAP Consultant
10 8 (4.04%) Support Team Leader
10 8 (4.04%) Technical Leader
10 8 (4.04%) Technical Support Team Leader
10 8 (4.04%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.07%) AngularJS
1 14 (7.07%) React
2 10 (5.05%) Node.js
3 7 (3.54%) CSS
3 7 (3.54%) HTML
3 7 (3.54%) REST
4 6 (3.03%) .NET
4 6 (3.03%) ASP.NET
5 5 (2.53%) Spring
6 4 (2.02%) CSS3
6 4 (2.02%) HTML5
7 3 (1.52%) jQuery
7 3 (1.52%) JSON
7 3 (1.52%) Kafka
7 3 (1.52%) Spring Boot
8 2 (1.01%) 802.1X
8 2 (1.01%) Apache Flex
8 2 (1.01%) Java EE
8 2 (1.01%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (1.01%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 33 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (12.63%) Self-Motivation
3 14 (7.07%) User Experience
4 8 (4.04%) Client/Server
5 6 (3.03%) Life Science
5 6 (3.03%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.03%) Mobile App
5 6 (3.03%) Social Media
5 6 (3.03%) Virtual Team
6 5 (2.53%) e-Learning
6 5 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.53%) FMCG
7 4 (2.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (1.52%) Biotechnology
8 3 (1.52%) Marketing Technology
8 3 (1.52%) Renewable Energy
9 2 (1.01%) Blog
9 2 (1.01%) CMDB
9 2 (1.01%) Credit Risk
9 2 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 31 (15.66%) Windows
2 8 (4.04%) Linux
3 7 (3.54%) Windows Server 2016
4 6 (3.03%) Android
4 6 (3.03%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.02%) Windows 10
5 4 (2.02%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.51%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (0.51%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (22.22%) Project Management
2 33 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (16.16%) Computer Science
4 25 (12.63%) Problem-Solving
5 23 (11.62%) ERP
6 21 (10.61%) Asset Management
7 19 (9.60%) ITIL
7 19 (9.60%) Mentoring
8 18 (9.09%) E-Commerce
9 17 (8.59%) Artificial Intelligence
10 16 (8.08%) B2B
10 16 (8.08%) DevOps
11 13 (6.57%) Data Science
11 13 (6.57%) Mathematics
12 12 (6.06%) Analytics
12 12 (6.06%) Validation
13 11 (5.56%) CRM
13 11 (5.56%) ITIL V3
13 11 (5.56%) Software Asset Management
13 11 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (15.15%) SQL
2 15 (7.58%) JavaScript
3 7 (3.54%) Java
4 6 (3.03%) C
4 6 (3.03%) C#
4 6 (3.03%) T-SQL
5 5 (2.53%) C++
5 5 (2.53%) Python
6 4 (2.02%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.52%) Java 8
7 3 (1.52%) Kotlin
7 3 (1.52%) Scala
7 3 (1.52%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.51%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 65 (32.83%) Degree
2 15 (7.58%) PMP
3 14 (7.07%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (7.07%) PMI Certification
4 11 (5.56%) MCP
5 9 (4.55%) ACCA
5 9 (4.55%) CIMA
5 9 (4.55%) Master's Degree
6 5 (2.53%) PhD
7 3 (1.52%) JNCIS
7 3 (1.52%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.01%) CCNA
8 2 (1.01%) CCNP
8 2 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.51%) CISA
9 1 (0.51%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.51%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.02%) QA
2 3 (1.52%) CDISC
3 2 (1.01%) GDPR
3 2 (1.01%) SLA
4 1 (0.51%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.51%) GAAP
4 1 (0.51%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.51%) MiFID
4 1 (0.51%) PMO
4 1 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.51%) Solvency II
System Software
1 21 (10.61%) Active Directory
2 14 (7.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.51%) Docker
3 1 (0.51%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.51%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.51%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (2.53%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (1.52%) SCCM
3 2 (1.01%) Terraform
4 1 (0.51%) Ansible
4 1 (0.51%) CSIRT
4 1 (0.51%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.51%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.51%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 54 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 26 (13.13%) Oracle
3 21 (10.61%) Cisco
4 19 (9.60%) SAP
5 18 (9.09%) Google
6 15 (7.58%) VMware
7 11 (5.56%) Snow
8 9 (4.55%) Hyperion
9 8 (4.04%) IFS
10 7 (3.54%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (2.53%) Facebook
11 5 (2.53%) Instagram
11 5 (2.53%) YouTube
12 4 (2.02%) CheckPoint
12 4 (2.02%) Dynatrace
12 4 (2.02%) Splunk
12 4 (2.02%) Twitter
13 3 (1.52%) Adobe
13 3 (1.52%) Juniper
13 3 (1.52%) Solace