Period
to 25 July 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 25 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

French Language
UK
6 months to
25 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 699 669 717
Rank change year-on-year -30 +48 +8
Permanent jobs citing French Language 301 136 413
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.19% 0.29%
As % of the General category 0.47% 0.36% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 135 101 312
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,250 £25,800
25th Percentile £32,625 £29,750 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% -21.74% +27.78%
75th Percentile £61,000 £60,000 £77,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £41,250 £31,500
% change year-on-year +15.15% +30.95% -14.86%

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 63,616 38,033 81,352
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 56.57% 53.76% 56.40%
Number of salaries quoted 40,191 29,673 61,955
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £56,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +1.82% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £87,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 25 July 2021.

Salary histogram for French Language in the UK

French Language
Top 15 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 25 July 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 -14 289 £45,000 - 75
UK excluding London -40 156 £47,500 +15.15% 40
London -59 129 £42,250 -6.11% 38
South East -50 69 £52,500 +17.98% 14
Work from Home -206 53 £35,000 -65.00% 17
North of England -32 39 £35,000 +12.90% 11
North West -12 33 - - 5
East of England -29 19 £52,500 -4.55% 4
South West - 17 £55,000 - 2
Midlands -63 7 £25,000 -7.41% 6
Yorkshire -56 6 £35,000 +59.09% 6
East Midlands -39 5 £25,000 -14.53% 3
Scotland -68 4 £47,500 +72.73% 2
West Midlands -59 2 £55,000 +103.70% 3
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 144 (47.84%) German Language
2 117 (38.87%) Social Skills
3 114 (37.87%) Spanish Language
4 102 (33.89%) Degree
5 85 (28.24%) Italian Language
6 80 (26.58%) Microsoft
7 70 (23.26%) SQL
8 67 (22.26%) Problem-Solving
9 66 (21.93%) Analytical Skills
10 65 (21.59%) Computer Science
10 65 (21.59%) Agile Software Development
11 60 (19.93%) Project Management
12 59 (19.60%) SaaS
13 42 (13.95%) Finance
14 40 (13.29%) Analytics
15 39 (12.96%) Computer Science Degree
16 38 (12.62%) Marketing
17 37 (12.29%) Validation
17 37 (12.29%) Life Science
18 36 (11.96%) Veeva
19 34 (11.30%) Windows
20 33 (10.96%) Asset Management
21 32 (10.63%) DevOps
22 30 (9.97%) Oracle
23 29 (9.63%) Mentoring
24 28 (9.30%) ERP
24 28 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
24 28 (9.30%) Manufacturing
25 27 (8.97%) SQL Server
25 27 (8.97%) T-SQL

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 (7.31%) SharePoint
2 15 (4.98%) IIS
3 7 (2.33%) Documentum
4 3 (1.00%) SAS
5 1 (0.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.33%) Apache
5 1 (0.33%) Confluence
5 1 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 19 (6.31%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (2.66%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (1.99%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.33%) Figma
5 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (2.99%) HFM
1 9 (2.99%) Hyperion Planning
2 7 (2.33%) TrackWise
3 3 (1.00%) Sentinel
4 2 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.66%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.66%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.66%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.33%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.33%) Infor LN
5 1 (0.33%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.33%) Shopify
5 1 (0.33%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 59 (19.60%) SaaS
2 36 (11.96%) Veeva
3 21 (6.98%) Power Platform
4 10 (3.32%) Azure
5 9 (2.99%) Microsoft 365
6 8 (2.66%) Google Ads
6 8 (2.66%) Google Analytics
7 7 (2.33%) AWS
8 5 (1.66%) Akamai
8 5 (1.66%) iPaaS
8 5 (1.66%) Serverless
9 2 (0.66%) Adobe Analytics
9 2 (0.66%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.33%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.33%) GCP
10 1 (0.33%) GitHub
10 1 (0.33%) IaaS
10 1 (0.33%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.65%) Ethernet
1 17 (5.65%) Firewall
1 17 (5.65%) Modbus
1 17 (5.65%) RS-422
2 8 (2.66%) LAN
2 8 (2.66%) VPN
2 8 (2.66%) WAN
3 7 (2.33%) HTTP
4 6 (1.99%) Intranet
4 6 (1.99%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (1.66%) Wireshark
6 3 (1.00%) Internet
6 3 (1.00%) SD-WAN
6 3 (1.00%) VoIP
6 3 (1.00%) WLAN
7 1 (0.33%) 4G
7 1 (0.33%) ADSL
7 1 (0.33%) Broadband
7 1 (0.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (8.97%) SQL Server
2 21 (6.98%) Power BI
3 19 (6.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (4.98%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (4.98%) SQL Server 2014
4 15 (4.98%) SQL Server 2017
5 14 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (4.32%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (2.99%) Big Data
7 9 (2.99%) Essbase
8 6 (1.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (1.66%) Tableau
10 4 (1.33%) Redis
10 4 (1.33%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.66%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.66%) MariaDB
11 2 (0.66%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.66%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (5.32%) Visual Studio
2 9 (2.99%) Rational DOORS
3 7 (2.33%) JIRA
4 5 (1.66%) Fiddler
5 4 (1.33%) Appium
5 4 (1.33%) Postman
5 4 (1.33%) Selenium
5 4 (1.33%) WebDriver
6 2 (0.66%) Maven
6 2 (0.66%) PhpStorm
7 1 (0.33%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.33%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 144 (47.84%) German Language
2 117 (38.87%) Social Skills
3 114 (37.87%) Spanish Language
4 85 (28.24%) Italian Language
5 66 (21.93%) Analytical Skills
6 42 (13.95%) Finance
7 38 (12.62%) Marketing
8 28 (9.30%) Manufacturing
9 22 (7.31%) Advertising
10 19 (6.31%) Presentation Skills
11 18 (5.98%) Pharmaceutical
12 10 (3.32%) Law
12 10 (3.32%) Legal
13 8 (2.66%) Dutch Language
13 8 (2.66%) Multimedia
13 8 (2.66%) Publishing
14 7 (2.33%) Inclusion and Diversity
15 6 (1.99%) Influencing Skills
16 5 (1.66%) Arabic Language
16 5 (1.66%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (15.61%) Consultant
2 46 (15.28%) Developer
3 38 (12.62%) Analyst
4 28 (9.30%) Senior Consultant
5 21 (6.98%) Test Engineer
6 17 (5.65%) Software Engineer
6 17 (5.65%) Software Test Engineer
7 15 (4.98%) .NET Developer
7 15 (4.98%) ASP.NET Developer
7 15 (4.98%) C# .NET Developer
7 15 (4.98%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 15 (4.98%) C# Developer
7 15 (4.98%) SQL Developer
8 14 (4.65%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 14 (4.65%) Graduate
8 14 (4.65%) Implementation Consultant
8 14 (4.65%) Principal Consultant
9 13 (4.32%) Senior Implementation Consultant
10 11 (3.65%) Support Analyst
11 10 (3.32%) Commercial Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (7.31%) .NET
2 21 (6.98%) AngularJS
3 15 (4.98%) ASP.NET
4 14 (4.65%) CSS
5 12 (3.99%) MDX
5 12 (3.99%) Node.js
6 11 (3.65%) React
6 11 (3.65%) Web Services
7 10 (3.32%) jQuery
8 9 (2.99%) Ajax
8 9 (2.99%) REST
9 8 (2.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 7 (2.33%) HTML
11 6 (1.99%) CSS3
11 6 (1.99%) HTML5
12 4 (1.33%) React Native
12 4 (1.33%) Swagger
13 3 (1.00%) JSON
13 3 (1.00%) Velocity
14 2 (0.66%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 37 (12.29%) Life Science
2 21 (6.98%) Self-Motivation
3 16 (5.32%) User Experience
4 12 (3.99%) Analytical Mindset
4 12 (3.99%) Biotechnology
5 11 (3.65%) Management Information System
6 9 (2.99%) Pharmacovigilance
7 7 (2.33%) Virtual Team
8 6 (1.99%) FMCG
9 5 (1.66%) e-Learning
9 5 (1.66%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.66%) Social Media
10 4 (1.33%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.33%) Enterprise Cloud
10 4 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (1.00%) Marketing Technology
11 3 (1.00%) PKI
12 2 (0.66%) Blog
12 2 (0.66%) CMDB
12 2 (0.66%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 34 (11.30%) Windows
2 19 (6.31%) Linux
3 16 (5.32%) Windows Server 2016
4 8 (2.66%) Mac OS
4 8 (2.66%) Windows 10
5 3 (1.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.66%) Android
6 2 (0.66%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.33%) SUSE
7 1 (0.33%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.33%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (22.26%) Problem-Solving
2 65 (21.59%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (21.59%) Computer Science
3 60 (19.93%) Project Management
4 40 (13.29%) Analytics
5 37 (12.29%) Validation
6 33 (10.96%) Asset Management
7 32 (10.63%) DevOps
8 29 (9.63%) Mentoring
9 28 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
9 28 (9.30%) ERP
10 25 (8.31%) Scrum
11 24 (7.97%) B2B
11 24 (7.97%) Content Management
12 21 (6.98%) Configuration Management
12 21 (6.98%) CRM
13 19 (6.31%) Software Engineering
14 17 (5.65%) Software Testing
15 16 (5.32%) Mathematics
15 16 (5.32%) Requirements Gathering
Programming Languages
1 70 (23.26%) SQL
2 27 (8.97%) T-SQL
3 20 (6.64%) JavaScript
4 19 (6.31%) C#
5 18 (5.98%) C
5 18 (5.98%) Python
6 17 (5.65%) C++
7 12 (3.99%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 8 (2.66%) Go
8 8 (2.66%) VBA
9 7 (2.33%) Tcl
9 7 (2.33%) VB
10 5 (1.66%) Java
10 5 (1.66%) R
11 4 (1.33%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.00%) PHP
13 2 (0.66%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 102 (33.89%) Degree
2 39 (12.96%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (5.32%) Master's Degree
4 13 (4.32%) PMI Certification
4 13 (4.32%) PMP
5 9 (2.99%) ACCA
5 9 (2.99%) CIMA
5 9 (2.99%) CompTIA Security+
5 9 (2.99%) PhD
6 8 (2.66%) CISA
6 8 (2.66%) CISM
6 8 (2.66%) CISSP
6 8 (2.66%) SANS
7 6 (1.99%) MBA
8 5 (1.66%) MCP
9 3 (1.00%) JNCIS
10 1 (0.33%) CCNA
10 1 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.33%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.99%) QA
2 8 (2.66%) CDISC
3 6 (1.99%) Accessibility
4 4 (1.33%) GDPR
4 4 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (1.00%) SLA
6 2 (0.66%) PSD2
7 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.33%) GAAP
7 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (3.65%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.66%) Docker
3 2 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (2.66%) Kibana
1 8 (2.66%) QRadar
2 3 (1.00%) SCCM
3 2 (0.66%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 80 (26.58%) Microsoft
2 30 (9.97%) Oracle
3 20 (6.64%) Instagram
4 18 (5.98%) SAP
5 17 (5.65%) Salesforce.com
6 13 (4.32%) Google
6 13 (4.32%) Splunk
7 11 (3.65%) Cisco
8 9 (2.99%) Hyperion
9 8 (2.66%) CheckPoint
10 7 (2.33%) IFS
10 7 (2.33%) OpenText
10 7 (2.33%) Workday
11 6 (1.99%) Citrix
12 5 (1.66%) Cadence
12 5 (1.66%) Dynatrace
12 5 (1.66%) Facebook
12 5 (1.66%) Snow
12 5 (1.66%) YouTube
13 4 (1.33%) Adobe