Period
to 30 November 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 30 November 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

French Language
UK
6 months to
30 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 696 600 656
Rank change year-on-year -96 +56 +1
Permanent jobs citing French Language 393 127 453
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.30% 0.23% 0.34%
As % of the General category 0.51% 0.46% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 152 98 320
10th Percentile £28,250 £26,500 £27,500
25th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £37,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +29.41%
75th Percentile £72,688 £70,000 £71,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £109,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £32,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +69.23% -14.47% +5.56%

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 76,677 27,658 73,945
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 59.38% 50.56% 55.01%
Number of salaries quoted 47,445 22,473 56,957
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,000 £28,500
25th Percentile £42,000 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +2.94%
75th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £72,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.16% +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 30 November 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 30 November 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 -102 342 £55,000 +20.88% 55
UK excluding London -85 187 £55,000 +69.23% 38
London -157 152 £46,250 -7.50% 24
Work from Home -180 89 £60,000 +17.65% 11
North of England -57 75 £35,000 -9.68% 11
South East -84 73 £55,000 +83.33% 6
North West -30 71 £25,000 -35.48% 5
East of England -103 14 £52,500 - 6
Midlands -109 13 £50,000 +33.33% 4
South West -65 8 £55,000 -20.00% 4
West Midlands -103 7 £55,000 +92.98% 1
East Midlands -61 6 £25,500 -40.00% 3
Yorkshire - 4 £35,000 - 5
Scotland - 3 £47,500 - 7
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 30 November 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.

1 198 (50.38%) German Language
2 166 (42.24%) Spanish Language
3 152 (38.68%) Degree
3 152 (38.68%) Social Skills
4 122 (31.04%) Italian Language
5 119 (30.28%) SQL
6 106 (26.97%) Computer Science
7 91 (23.16%) Microsoft
8 82 (20.87%) Agile Software Development
9 77 (19.59%) Project Management
10 76 (19.34%) Life Science
10 76 (19.34%) Problem-Solving
10 76 (19.34%) Analytical Skills
11 74 (18.83%) Computer Science Degree
12 72 (18.32%) SaaS
13 67 (17.05%) Veeva
14 51 (12.98%) Analytics
15 48 (12.21%) Windows
15 48 (12.21%) Manufacturing
16 44 (11.20%) Validation
16 44 (11.20%) SAP
17 40 (10.18%) JavaScript
18 39 (9.92%) Microsoft Office
19 38 (9.67%) Pharmaceutical
20 37 (9.41%) Active Directory
20 37 (9.41%) Scrum
20 37 (9.41%) Data Analysis
21 36 (9.16%) ERP
21 36 (9.16%) Mentoring
22 35 (8.91%) AngularJS

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 28 (7.12%) SharePoint
2 17 (4.33%) Documentum
3 6 (1.53%) IIS
4 4 (1.02%) SAS
5 3 (0.76%) WordPress
6 2 (0.51%) Confluence
6 2 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.51%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.25%) CloudStack
Applications
1 39 (9.92%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (5.34%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (4.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.27%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.02%) SPSS
6 3 (0.76%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.25%) MadCap Flare
Business Applications
1 17 (4.33%) TrackWise
2 7 (1.78%) SAP S/4HANA
3 4 (1.02%) Loan IQ
4 3 (0.76%) Sentinel
5 2 (0.51%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
6 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.25%) Infor LN
6 1 (0.25%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.25%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.25%) SAP FI-AA
6 1 (0.25%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 72 (18.32%) SaaS
2 67 (17.05%) Veeva
3 23 (5.85%) Power Platform
4 19 (4.83%) AWS
5 17 (4.33%) Azure
6 11 (2.80%) Serverless
7 7 (1.78%) Google Ads
7 7 (1.78%) Google Analytics
7 7 (1.78%) Microsoft 365
8 3 (0.76%) Akamai
8 3 (0.76%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (0.76%) ClickUp
8 3 (0.76%) OneDrive
9 2 (0.51%) GCP
9 2 (0.51%) IaaS
9 2 (0.51%) iPaaS
9 2 (0.51%) PaaS
10 1 (0.25%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.25%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.25%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 28 (7.12%) WAN
2 27 (6.87%) HTTP
3 25 (6.36%) SD-WAN
4 19 (4.83%) Firewall
5 16 (4.07%) BGP
5 16 (4.07%) IP Telephony
5 16 (4.07%) IPsec
5 16 (4.07%) MPLS
5 16 (4.07%) OSPF
5 16 (4.07%) VPN
6 14 (3.56%) Ethernet
6 14 (3.56%) Modbus
6 14 (3.56%) RS-422
7 13 (3.31%) LAN
8 9 (2.29%) VoIP
8 9 (2.29%) WLAN
9 5 (1.27%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (1.02%) Intranet
11 3 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (0.25%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (5.85%) Power BI
2 17 (4.33%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (3.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (3.31%) MariaDB
4 13 (3.31%) MongoDB
4 13 (3.31%) SQL Server
5 12 (3.05%) NoSQL
6 9 (2.29%) Tableau
7 7 (1.78%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (1.53%) SQL Server 2014
8 6 (1.53%) SQL Server 2017
9 4 (1.02%) GIS
9 4 (1.02%) MySQL
10 3 (0.76%) Redis
11 2 (0.51%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.51%) Data Lake
11 2 (0.51%) SAP BW
11 2 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 16 (4.07%) Visual Studio
2 13 (3.31%) PhpStorm
3 11 (2.80%) Git (software)
4 5 (1.27%) JIRA
5 4 (1.02%) RStudio
6 3 (0.76%) Appium
6 3 (0.76%) IntelliJ
6 3 (0.76%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.76%) Maven
6 3 (0.76%) Postman
6 3 (0.76%) Rational DOORS
6 3 (0.76%) Selenium
6 3 (0.76%) WebDriver
7 2 (0.51%) webpack
8 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 198 (50.38%) German Language
2 166 (42.24%) Spanish Language
3 152 (38.68%) Social Skills
4 122 (31.04%) Italian Language
5 76 (19.34%) Analytical Skills
6 48 (12.21%) Manufacturing
7 38 (9.67%) Pharmaceutical
8 32 (8.14%) Presentation Skills
9 28 (7.12%) Finance
10 24 (6.11%) Telecoms
11 23 (5.85%) Marketing
12 22 (5.60%) Portuguese Language
13 18 (4.58%) Influencing Skills
14 17 (4.33%) Publishing
15 14 (3.56%) Advertising
16 11 (2.80%) Retail
17 9 (2.29%) Multimedia
17 9 (2.29%) Organisational Skills
18 8 (2.04%) Mandarin Language
19 7 (1.78%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 77 (19.59%) Developer
2 74 (18.83%) Consultant
3 43 (10.94%) Analyst
4 40 (10.18%) Senior Consultant
5 35 (8.91%) Implementation Consultant
6 30 (7.63%) Applications Developer
7 27 (6.87%) Web Applications Developer
7 27 (6.87%) Web Developer
8 24 (6.11%) Full Stack Developer
9 23 (5.85%) Senior Implementation Consultant
10 17 (4.33%) Test Engineer
11 16 (4.07%) Project Manager
12 15 (3.82%) Project Leader
12 15 (3.82%) Software Project Leader
12 15 (3.82%) Test Leader
12 15 (3.82%) Test Project Leader
13 14 (3.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 14 (3.56%) Software Engineer
13 14 (3.56%) Software Test Engineer
14 13 (3.31%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (8.91%) AngularJS
2 34 (8.65%) .NET
3 32 (8.14%) CSS
3 32 (8.14%) Web Services
4 27 (6.87%) Ajax
4 27 (6.87%) jQuery
4 27 (6.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 20 (5.09%) React
6 16 (4.07%) MDX
7 15 (3.82%) Velocity
8 13 (3.31%) Preactjs
9 7 (1.78%) GraphQL
9 7 (1.78%) Node.js
10 6 (1.53%) ASP.NET
10 6 (1.53%) Vue.js
11 5 (1.27%) HTML
12 4 (1.02%) Django
12 4 (1.02%) Flask
12 4 (1.02%) HTML5
12 4 (1.02%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 76 (19.34%) Life Science
2 28 (7.12%) Self-Motivation
3 23 (5.85%) Biotechnology
3 23 (5.85%) Pharmacovigilance
4 22 (5.60%) Management Information System
5 12 (3.05%) Analytical Mindset
6 9 (2.29%) PKI
7 7 (1.78%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.76%) Enterprise Cloud
8 3 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (0.76%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.51%) CMDB
9 2 (0.51%) Renewable Energy
10 1 (0.25%) CCTV
10 1 (0.25%) FMCG
10 1 (0.25%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.25%) LIMS
10 1 (0.25%) Over-the-Top Content
10 1 (0.25%) Smartcard
10 1 (0.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 48 (12.21%) Windows
2 25 (6.36%) Linux
3 14 (3.56%) Apple iOS
4 10 (2.54%) Windows 10
5 8 (2.04%) Windows Mobile
6 6 (1.53%) Windows Server 2016
7 5 (1.27%) Mac OS
7 5 (1.27%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.51%) Android
8 2 (0.51%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.51%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.25%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (26.97%) Computer Science
2 82 (20.87%) Agile Software Development
3 77 (19.59%) Project Management
4 76 (19.34%) Problem-Solving
5 51 (12.98%) Analytics
6 44 (11.20%) Validation
7 37 (9.41%) Data Analysis
7 37 (9.41%) Scrum
8 36 (9.16%) ERP
8 36 (9.16%) Mentoring
9 33 (8.40%) Asset Management
9 33 (8.40%) DevOps
10 30 (7.63%) Content Management
10 30 (7.63%) Software Engineering
11 27 (6.87%) Full Stack Development
11 27 (6.87%) PLM
11 27 (6.87%) Presales
11 27 (6.87%) Web Development
12 26 (6.62%) Data Management
13 24 (6.11%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 119 (30.28%) SQL
2 40 (10.18%) JavaScript
3 27 (6.87%) Tcl
3 27 (6.87%) VB
4 26 (6.62%) Python
5 25 (6.36%) T-SQL
6 16 (4.07%) C
6 16 (4.07%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 14 (3.56%) C++
7 14 (3.56%) PHP
8 13 (3.31%) PHP 7
9 10 (2.54%) C#
10 8 (2.04%) R
11 7 (1.78%) TypeScript
12 5 (1.27%) Go
12 5 (1.27%) Java
13 4 (1.02%) Bash Shell
13 4 (1.02%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.02%) VBA
14 3 (0.76%) Java 11
Qualifications
1 152 (38.68%) Degree
2 74 (18.83%) Computer Science Degree
3 18 (4.58%) CCNA
3 18 (4.58%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (4.33%) CCNP
5 12 (3.05%) PMI Certification
5 12 (3.05%) PMP
6 9 (2.29%) CCA
6 9 (2.29%) Citrix Certification
6 9 (2.29%) MCSA
6 9 (2.29%) MCSE
6 9 (2.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (2.04%) Master's Degree
7 8 (2.04%) MBA
8 7 (1.78%) CISA
8 7 (1.78%) CISM
8 7 (1.78%) CISSP
9 5 (1.27%) CompTIA Security+
9 5 (1.27%) SANS
10 4 (1.02%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.11%) SLA
2 14 (3.56%) CDISC
3 5 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.27%) QA
4 3 (0.76%) Accessibility
4 3 (0.76%) GDPR
5 2 (0.51%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.51%) PSD2
6 1 (0.25%) COBIT
6 1 (0.25%) GLBA
6 1 (0.25%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.25%) PA-DSS
6 1 (0.25%) PMO
6 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.25%) SOC 2
6 1 (0.25%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 37 (9.41%) Active Directory
2 17 (4.33%) Docker
3 8 (2.04%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.25%) Ceph
4 1 (0.25%) Firmware
4 1 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (5.09%) SCCM
2 12 (3.05%) Microsoft Intune
3 9 (2.29%) WSUS
4 5 (1.27%) Kibana
4 5 (1.27%) QRadar
5 1 (0.25%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 91 (23.16%) Microsoft
2 44 (11.20%) SAP
3 32 (8.14%) Citrix
4 26 (6.62%) Salesforce.com
5 25 (6.36%) Cisco
6 23 (5.85%) Oracle
7 21 (5.34%) Google
8 18 (4.58%) Workday
9 17 (4.33%) OpenText
10 13 (3.31%) Apple
11 12 (3.05%) ServiceNow
12 10 (2.54%) VMware
13 9 (2.29%) Remedy
13 9 (2.29%) Veeam
14 7 (1.78%) CA
15 6 (1.53%) Splunk
16 5 (1.27%) Avaya
17 4 (1.02%) Cadence
17 4 (1.02%) Cognos
17 4 (1.02%) Instagram