Period
to 24 January 2020

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 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

French Language
UK
6 months to
24 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 659 646 716
Rank change year-on-year -13 +70 -53
Permanent jobs citing French Language 389 533 512
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.31% 0.35% 0.29%
As % of the General category 0.78% 0.85% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 280 431 371
UK median annual salary £46,250 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £77,625 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £33,750 £33,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +2.27% -12.00%

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 50,049 62,603 76,851
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.81% 41.25% 44.10%
Number of salaries quoted 37,914 47,696 58,567
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%

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 24 January 2020.

Salary histogram for French Language in the UK

French Language
Top 12 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 January 2020. 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 -22 368 £47,500 +5.56% 77
London 0 242 £55,000 +4.76% 34
UK excluding London +20 136 £35,000 +3.70% 45
South East +43 74 £35,000 +0.72% 18
East of England +63 23 £47,500 +58.33% 3
Midlands +53 19 £30,000 -29.41% 10
Scotland +35 12 £27,500 +18.28% 2
West Midlands +34 9 £40,000 +45.45% 5
East Midlands +19 8 £27,500 -55.10% 5
North West +28 7 £31,250 +48.81% 5
North of England +26 7 £31,250 +17.92% 9
Wales -5 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 24 January 2020, 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.

1 207 (53.21%) German Language
2 161 (41.39%) Degree
3 132 (33.93%) Spanish Language
4 106 (27.25%) Italian Language
5 99 (25.45%) Computer Science
6 81 (20.82%) Microsoft
7 78 (20.05%) SQL
8 76 (19.54%) Oracle
8 76 (19.54%) Finance
9 69 (17.74%) Windows
10 66 (16.97%) SQL Server
11 63 (16.20%) Problem-Solving
12 57 (14.65%) Banking
13 55 (14.14%) SaaS
14 53 (13.62%) Self-Motivation
15 52 (13.37%) Dutch Language
16 46 (11.83%) Asset Management
17 44 (11.31%) Agile Software Development
18 43 (11.05%) Project Management
18 43 (11.05%) Java
19 42 (10.80%) Linux
20 41 (10.54%) Derivative
21 40 (10.28%) Wealth Management
21 40 (10.28%) C#
22 39 (10.03%) Fixed Income
23 38 (9.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
23 38 (9.77%) Hedge funds
24 37 (9.51%) Investment Management
24 37 (9.51%) Equities
25 36 (9.25%) Front Office

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 22 (5.66%) Apache
1 22 (5.66%) Tomcat
2 14 (3.60%) Oracle Workflow
3 9 (2.31%) IIS
4 8 (2.06%) MS Exchange
5 7 (1.80%) Confluence
5 7 (1.80%) Skype for Business
6 3 (0.77%) CMS
6 3 (0.77%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.26%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 34 (8.74%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (3.60%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (2.57%) Microsoft Project
4 9 (2.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.26%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 34 (8.74%) thinkFolio
2 20 (5.14%) SAP S/4HANA
3 16 (4.11%) SAP SD
4 15 (3.86%) SAP MM
5 14 (3.60%) Front Arena
5 14 (3.60%) Markit EDM
6 5 (1.29%) SAP ERP
7 4 (1.03%) Oracle BPM
7 4 (1.03%) Sage X3
7 4 (1.03%) SAP BPC
8 2 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.51%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.51%) Oracle iProcurement
8 2 (0.51%) Oracle Payables
8 2 (0.51%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 2 (0.51%) SAP EWM
8 2 (0.51%) SAP HCM
8 2 (0.51%) SAP Payroll
8 2 (0.51%) SAP WM
9 1 (0.26%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 55 (14.14%) SaaS
2 13 (3.34%) Office 365
3 12 (3.08%) AWS
4 8 (2.06%) Azure
4 8 (2.06%) IaaS
4 8 (2.06%) PaaS
5 4 (1.03%) GCP
5 4 (1.03%) IBM Cloud
5 4 (1.03%) SoftLayer
5 4 (1.03%) SuccessFactors
6 3 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.51%) Power Platform
8 1 (0.26%) Datadog
8 1 (0.26%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle CX
8 1 (0.26%) SurveyMonkey
Communications & Networking
1 28 (7.20%) WAN
2 21 (5.40%) Firewall
3 19 (4.88%) DNS
4 18 (4.63%) BGP
5 17 (4.37%) DHCP
5 17 (4.37%) MPLS
5 17 (4.37%) OSPF
6 15 (3.86%) LAN
7 14 (3.60%) TCP/IP
8 12 (3.08%) IPsec
8 12 (3.08%) VoIP
9 9 (2.31%) SDH
9 9 (2.31%) Wireless
10 8 (2.06%) IP Telephony
10 8 (2.06%) Remote Desktop
10 8 (2.06%) VPN
11 5 (1.29%) EIGRP
11 5 (1.29%) Ethernet
12 4 (1.03%) Internet
12 4 (1.03%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (16.97%) SQL Server
2 27 (6.94%) Relational Database
3 8 (2.06%) NoSQL
4 6 (1.54%) MySQL
5 4 (1.03%) Big Data
5 4 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.51%) Power BI
7 2 (0.51%) QlikView
8 1 (0.26%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.26%) DTS
8 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2017
8 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 22 (5.66%) JIRA
2 16 (4.11%) Git (software)
3 8 (2.06%) Subversion
4 6 (1.54%) Jenkins
4 6 (1.54%) Oracle APEX
5 4 (1.03%) Maven
5 4 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (1.03%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.26%) AppScan
6 1 (0.26%) GitLab
General
1 207 (53.21%) German Language
2 132 (33.93%) Spanish Language
3 106 (27.25%) Italian Language
4 76 (19.54%) Finance
5 57 (14.65%) Banking
6 52 (13.37%) Dutch Language
7 36 (9.25%) Front Office
8 34 (8.74%) Marketing
9 23 (5.91%) Telecoms
10 22 (5.66%) Investment Banking
11 21 (5.40%) Private Banking
12 16 (4.11%) Polish Language
13 14 (3.60%) Pharmaceutical
13 14 (3.60%) Portuguese Language
14 13 (3.34%) Games
15 9 (2.31%) Swedish Language
16 8 (2.06%) Advertising
16 8 (2.06%) Manufacturing
17 7 (1.80%) Retail
18 6 (1.54%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 79 (20.31%) Consultant
2 61 (15.68%) Support Engineer
3 50 (12.85%) Analyst
4 27 (6.94%) Applications Support
4 27 (6.94%) Technical Support
5 25 (6.43%) Support Analyst
6 23 (5.91%) Applications Engineer
7 22 (5.66%) Applications Support Engineer
7 22 (5.66%) Developer
8 20 (5.14%) SAP Consultant
9 18 (4.63%) Graduate
10 17 (4.37%) SAP S/4HANA Consultant
11 16 (4.11%) IT Consultant
11 16 (4.11%) Technical Consultant
12 15 (3.86%) SAP MM Consultant
12 15 (3.86%) SAP SD Consultant
12 15 (3.86%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
13 14 (3.60%) 2nd Line Support
13 14 (3.60%) Service Analyst
14 13 (3.34%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (6.94%) XML
2 20 (5.14%) FIX Protocol
3 15 (3.86%) .NET
4 11 (2.83%) J2EE
5 9 (2.31%) HTML
6 5 (1.29%) Node.js
6 5 (1.29%) Spring
7 4 (1.03%) CSS
7 4 (1.03%) JPA
7 4 (1.03%) MDX
7 4 (1.03%) REST
7 4 (1.03%) RESTful
7 4 (1.03%) Web Services
8 3 (0.77%) Middleware
9 2 (0.51%) EDI
9 2 (0.51%) EDIFACT
9 2 (0.51%) HTML5
9 2 (0.51%) STL
9 2 (0.51%) WinForms
9 2 (0.51%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 53 (13.62%) Self-Motivation
2 41 (10.54%) Derivative
3 39 (10.03%) Fixed Income
4 38 (9.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 38 (9.77%) Hedge funds
5 37 (9.51%) Equities
6 31 (7.97%) Analytical Skills
7 24 (6.17%) Enterprise Software
8 19 (4.88%) Data Centre
9 13 (3.34%) Life Science
10 12 (3.08%) Driving Licence
10 12 (3.08%) Linux Command Line
11 11 (2.83%) Robotics
12 10 (2.57%) Management Information System
13 8 (2.06%) Blackberry
13 8 (2.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 7 (1.80%) Blog
15 4 (1.03%) PKI
15 4 (1.03%) Smartphone
15 4 (1.03%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 69 (17.74%) Windows
2 42 (10.80%) Linux
3 22 (5.66%) Windows 10
4 18 (4.63%) Windows Server
5 16 (4.11%) Windows 7
6 12 (3.08%) Unix
7 8 (2.06%) Android
7 8 (2.06%) Apple iOS
8 4 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (25.45%) Computer Science
2 63 (16.20%) Problem-Solving
3 46 (11.83%) Asset Management
4 44 (11.31%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (11.05%) Project Management
6 40 (10.28%) Wealth Management
7 37 (9.51%) Investment Management
8 30 (7.71%) ITIL
9 25 (6.43%) Business Analysis
9 25 (6.43%) Fintech
10 24 (6.17%) Time Management
11 23 (5.91%) Business Development
11 23 (5.91%) Product Management
12 22 (5.66%) Presales
12 22 (5.66%) Workflow
13 21 (5.40%) Software Engineering
14 19 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
15 18 (4.63%) Customer Requirements
16 17 (4.37%) Telesales
17 16 (4.11%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 78 (20.05%) SQL
2 43 (11.05%) Java
3 40 (10.28%) C#
4 34 (8.74%) Perl
5 27 (6.94%) Python
6 24 (6.17%) C++
7 23 (5.91%) Bash Shell
8 22 (5.66%) Bourne shell
8 22 (5.66%) Korn
8 22 (5.66%) Ruby
9 8 (2.06%) JavaScript
10 6 (1.54%) Apex Code
11 3 (0.77%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.51%) ES6
12 2 (0.51%) Java 8
12 2 (0.51%) PHP
12 2 (0.51%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.26%) C
13 1 (0.26%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 1 (0.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 161 (41.39%) Degree
2 25 (6.43%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (5.91%) Computer Science Degree
4 16 (4.11%) CCNA
5 14 (3.60%) CCNP
5 14 (3.60%) Master's Degree
6 9 (2.31%) PMI Certification
7 8 (2.06%) CCIE
7 8 (2.06%) PMP
8 7 (1.80%) MCP
9 6 (1.54%) Numerate Degree
10 4 (1.03%) CCIP
10 4 (1.03%) CISSP
10 4 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (0.77%) MCSE
11 3 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (0.77%) Security Cleared
11 3 (0.77%) SSCP
12 2 (0.51%) CCSA
13 1 (0.26%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.08%) QA
2 7 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 5 (1.29%) PMO
4 4 (1.03%) GDPR
4 4 (1.03%) SLA
5 3 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.51%) GAAP
6 2 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.26%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.26%) MiFID
7 1 (0.26%) SEPA
System Software
1 32 (8.23%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.31%) Docker
4 2 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.26%) Firmware
5 1 (0.26%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 9 (2.31%) SCCM
2 8 (2.06%) Kubernetes
3 3 (0.77%) Ansible
3 3 (0.77%) Puppet
4 2 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.51%) Terraform
4 2 (0.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.26%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (0.26%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.26%) HP NNM
5 1 (0.26%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.26%) Nagios
Vendors
1 81 (20.82%) Microsoft
2 76 (19.54%) Oracle
3 36 (9.25%) SAP
4 33 (8.48%) Salesforce.com
5 25 (6.43%) Cisco
6 23 (5.91%) Bloomberg
7 21 (5.40%) Reuters
8 20 (5.14%) Eze Software Group
8 20 (5.14%) FXall
8 20 (5.14%) ION Trading
8 20 (5.14%) MarketAxess
8 20 (5.14%) Tradeweb
9 18 (4.63%) Avaloq
10 14 (3.60%) Calypso
10 14 (3.60%) Charles River
10 14 (3.60%) SimCorp
11 12 (3.08%) VMware
12 8 (2.06%) Fortinet
13 7 (1.80%) Snow
14 6 (1.54%) Google