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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

French Language
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 577 613 570
Rank change year-on-year +36 -43  
Permanent jobs citing French Language 283 351 426
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.33% 0.34% 0.40%
As % of the General category 0.82% 0.76% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 224 283 249
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +10.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £23,580
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -4.41% -2.85%  

French Language is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 34670 45928 47522
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.55% 43.92% 44.14%
Number of salaries quoted 27983 37120 37263
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

French Language
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing French Language as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for French Language in the UK

French Language
Top 30 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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +20 272 £41,250 -2.94% 44
London +8 116 £50,000 -7.40% 29
South East +82 95 £40,000 +14.28% 4
Buckinghamshire +43 38 £47,500 +61.01%
East of England +43 30 £27,000 -3.57% 3
City of London +40 30 £55,000 +10.00% 5
Berkshire +55 28 £39,750 +4.60% 2
Milton Keynes +29 22 £55,000 +44.73%
High Wycombe - 15 £24,000 -
West Midlands +34 14 £20,585 -20.05%
Hertfordshire +24 14 £23,500 -68.66% 2
West Sussex -4 14 £38,000 +11.76% 1
Surrey +56 13 £50,000 +11.11%
Cambridgeshire - 13 £27,000 - 1
Cambridge - 13 £27,000 - 1
Reading +39 12 £35,250 -8.44% 1
Crawley +14 11 £32,500 +18.18% 1
Birmingham +21 10 £19,210 -26.39%
Hatfield +32 7 £27,500 - 2
North West -15 7 £31,250 +19.04% 2
Manchester -19 7 £31,250 -60.93%
Redhill +9 6 £47,500 -17.39%
Stevenage +7 5 £23,500 -60.83%
Yorkshire +15 4 £55,000 +111.53% 2
South Wales +9 4 £19,250 -57.22%
Wales +1 4 £19,250 -57.22%
East Sussex - 4 £70,000 -
South West +23 3 £27,000 -36.47% 3
Essex +17 3 £35,000 -12.50%
Cardiff +4 3 £19,500 -56.66%

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing French Language also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for French Language.

1 320 (53.96%) German Language
2 201 (33.90%) Degree
3 179 (30.19%) Spanish Language
4 141 (23.78%) Windows
5 123 (20.74%) Finance
6 113 (19.06%) Microsoft
7 106 (17.88%) SQL
8 105 (17.71%) Project Management
9 103 (17.37%) Italian Language
10 85 (14.33%) Linux
11 84 (14.17%) Computer Science
12 79 (13.32%) MS Excel
13 68 (11.47%) MS Office
14 62 (10.46%) Unix
14 62 (10.46%) Dutch Language
15 61 (10.29%) ITIL
16 57 (9.61%) Analytical Skills
17 55 (9.27%) Marketing
18 54 (9.11%) Analytics
19 52 (8.77%) CRM
20 48 (8.09%) Banking
21 47 (7.93%) Active Directory
21 47 (7.93%) TCP/IP
21 47 (7.93%) Business Intelligence
22 46 (7.76%) Agile Software Development
22 46 (7.76%) Manufacturing
23 43 (7.25%) CISSP
24 40 (6.75%) MS PowerPoint
25 39 (6.58%) Cisco
26 37 (6.24%) Risk Management

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 35 (5.90%) SharePoint
2 13 (2.19%) Apache
3 12 (2.02%) IIS
4 11 (1.85%) Tomcat
4 11 (1.85%) WebSphere
5 10 (1.69%) IBM Notes
6 9 (1.52%) WebLogic
7 8 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
7 8 (1.35%) WordPress
8 7 (1.18%) MS Exchange
9 4 (0.67%) CMS
9 4 (0.67%) Confluence
9 4 (0.67%) Skype for Business
10 3 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.34%) JBoss
11 2 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.34%) SAS
12 1 (0.17%) CICS
12 1 (0.17%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 79 (13.32%) MS Excel
2 68 (11.47%) MS Office
3 40 (6.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 28 (4.72%) MS Project
5 17 (2.87%) Acrobat
5 17 (2.87%) Camtasia
5 17 (2.87%) Snagit
6 11 (1.85%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.84%) MS Visio
8 4 (0.67%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.34%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 23 (3.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.18%) SAP ERP
3 6 (1.01%) SAP SD
4 4 (0.67%) SAP CAR
4 4 (0.67%) SAP MM
4 4 (0.67%) SAP POS DM
4 4 (0.67%) SAP Retail
5 3 (0.51%) Adobe Campaign
5 3 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.51%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.34%) BPCS
6 2 (0.34%) Eloqua
6 2 (0.34%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.34%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.34%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.34%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.34%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.34%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (3.71%) SaaS
2 12 (2.02%) Office 365
3 6 (1.01%) MailChimp
4 5 (0.84%) iPaaS
5 4 (0.67%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 4 (0.67%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.51%) Boomi
6 3 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.34%) AdWords
7 2 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.34%) Google Tag Manager
7 2 (0.34%) OneDrive
7 2 (0.34%) SuccessFactors
7 2 (0.34%) Taleo
8 1 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
8 1 (0.17%) GitHub
8 1 (0.17%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.17%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 47 (7.93%) TCP/IP
2 27 (4.55%) Internet
3 24 (4.05%) Firewall
4 18 (3.04%) HTTP
4 18 (3.04%) LAN
5 17 (2.87%) DNS
6 16 (2.70%) Intrusion Detection
7 15 (2.53%) WAN
8 10 (1.69%) Ethernet
8 10 (1.69%) MPLS
8 10 (1.69%) OSPF
9 9 (1.52%) BGP
9 9 (1.52%) HTTPS
9 9 (1.52%) SDH
10 8 (1.35%) DHCP
10 8 (1.35%) EIGRP
11 7 (1.18%) SSH
11 7 (1.18%) SSL
11 7 (1.18%) Wireless
12 5 (0.84%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (5.23%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.19%) Big Data
3 11 (1.85%) MongoDB
4 10 (1.69%) Relational Database
5 9 (1.52%) KDB
5 9 (1.52%) Kdb+
6 8 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (1.01%) InfluxDB
7 6 (1.01%) NoSQL
7 6 (1.01%) OLAP
7 6 (1.01%) SAP HANA
8 5 (0.84%) Hadoop
9 4 (0.67%) Apache Hive
9 4 (0.67%) Data Lake
9 4 (0.67%) MySQL
10 3 (0.51%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.17%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.17%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.17%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (2.02%) JIRA
2 4 (0.67%) Maven
3 3 (0.51%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.51%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.34%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.34%) JUnit
4 2 (0.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (0.34%) Subversion
5 1 (0.17%) LSMW
5 1 (0.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 320 (53.96%) German Language
2 179 (30.19%) Spanish Language
3 123 (20.74%) Finance
4 103 (17.37%) Italian Language
5 62 (10.46%) Dutch Language
6 55 (9.27%) Marketing
7 48 (8.09%) Banking
8 46 (7.76%) Manufacturing
9 32 (5.40%) Telecoms
10 24 (4.05%) Retail
11 20 (3.37%) Swedish Language
12 18 (3.04%) Billing
13 16 (2.70%) Legal
14 14 (2.36%) Polish Language
15 12 (2.02%) Games
15 12 (2.02%) Portuguese Language
16 11 (1.85%) Advertising
16 11 (1.85%) Financial Institution
16 11 (1.85%) Japanese Language
16 11 (1.85%) Law
Job Titles
1 157 (26.48%) Analyst
2 48 (8.09%) Support Analyst
2 48 (8.09%) Support Engineer
3 43 (7.25%) Project Manager
4 40 (6.75%) Business Analyst
5 39 (6.58%) Technical Support
6 36 (6.07%) Consultant
7 30 (5.06%) Developer
7 30 (5.06%) Security Engineer
8 29 (4.89%) Service Analyst
9 26 (4.38%) Linux Engineer
9 26 (4.38%) Technical Engineer
9 26 (4.38%) Technical Support Engineer
10 23 (3.88%) Trainer
11 22 (3.71%) Graduate
12 21 (3.54%) Cybersecurity Analyst
12 21 (3.54%) IT Support
12 21 (3.54%) Security Analyst
13 20 (3.37%) Software Analyst
14 19 (3.20%) Juniper Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (3.54%) XML
2 20 (3.37%) HTML
3 18 (3.04%) Web Services
4 17 (2.87%) CSS
5 14 (2.36%) .NET
6 10 (1.69%) jQuery
6 10 (1.69%) Regular Expression
7 8 (1.35%) FIX Protocol
7 8 (1.35%) LAMP
7 8 (1.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 6 (1.01%) COM
8 6 (1.01%) Spring
8 6 (1.01%) XHTML
9 5 (0.84%) ASP.NET
9 5 (0.84%) EDI
9 5 (0.84%) RabbitMQ
10 4 (0.67%) Middleware
10 4 (0.67%) SOAP
11 3 (0.51%) XSD
11 3 (0.51%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 84 (14.17%) Computer Science
2 57 (9.61%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (2.87%) User Experience
4 16 (2.70%) Fixed Income
5 15 (2.53%) Management Information System
6 13 (2.19%) Data Centre
7 10 (1.69%) Derivative
7 10 (1.69%) EPoS
7 10 (1.69%) Social Media
8 9 (1.52%) Cyber Attack
8 9 (1.52%) FMCG
9 7 (1.18%) Virtual Team
10 6 (1.01%) Hedge funds
10 6 (1.01%) Smartphone
11 5 (0.84%) Cyberthreat
11 5 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (0.84%) Graphic Design
12 4 (0.67%) Cyber Defence
12 4 (0.67%) Cybercrime
12 4 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 141 (23.78%) Windows
2 85 (14.33%) Linux
3 62 (10.46%) Unix
4 30 (5.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (4.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 23 (3.88%) Windows 7
6 23 (3.88%) Windows Server
7 21 (3.54%) Solaris
8 20 (3.37%) Windows 10
9 15 (2.53%) Windows 2000
10 10 (1.69%) Windows XP
11 8 (1.35%) AIX
11 8 (1.35%) Android
11 8 (1.35%) HPUX
11 8 (1.35%) IRIX
11 8 (1.35%) Mac OS
11 8 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (1.35%) Windows NT
11 8 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (0.84%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (17.71%) Project Management
2 61 (10.29%) ITIL
3 54 (9.11%) Analytics
4 52 (8.77%) CRM
5 47 (7.93%) Business Intelligence
6 46 (7.76%) Agile Software Development
7 37 (6.24%) Risk Management
8 36 (6.07%) Cybersecurity
9 34 (5.73%) E-Commerce
10 31 (5.23%) ERP
10 31 (5.23%) Stakeholder Management
11 29 (4.89%) Change Management
12 25 (4.22%) Business Analysis
12 25 (4.22%) PRINCE2
13 21 (3.54%) Mentoring
13 21 (3.54%) Presales
14 20 (3.37%) Data Management
14 20 (3.37%) Mathematics
15 19 (3.20%) Project Planning
16 17 (2.87%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 106 (17.88%) SQL
2 30 (5.06%) Java
3 23 (3.88%) C++
4 22 (3.71%) Python
5 20 (3.37%) C#
6 16 (2.70%) JavaScript
7 10 (1.69%) C
7 10 (1.69%) VB
8 8 (1.35%) Bash Shell
8 8 (1.35%) PowerShell
8 8 (1.35%) Shell Script
9 7 (1.18%) Perl
9 7 (1.18%) PHP
9 7 (1.18%) VBA
10 5 (0.84%) R
11 2 (0.34%) Ruby
12 1 (0.17%) ABAP
12 1 (0.17%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.17%) COBOL
12 1 (0.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 201 (33.90%) Degree
2 43 (7.25%) CISSP
3 29 (4.89%) Cisco Certification
4 24 (4.05%) CISM
5 20 (3.37%) MOS
6 18 (3.04%) CCNA
7 17 (2.87%) SANS
8 12 (2.02%) PMP
9 10 (1.69%) CCNP
9 10 (1.69%) CEH
10 9 (1.52%) CCIP
10 9 (1.52%) PMI Certification
11 8 (1.35%) CCIE
11 8 (1.35%) MCSE
11 8 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (1.18%) CompTIA Security+
12 7 (1.18%) ISACA
12 7 (1.18%) Security+ Certification
13 6 (1.01%) CISMP
14 4 (0.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (5.23%) SLA
2 18 (3.04%) PCI DSS
3 15 (2.53%) QA
4 7 (1.18%) GDPR
5 6 (1.01%) COBIT
6 5 (0.84%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.67%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.67%) MiFID
7 4 (0.67%) PMO
8 3 (0.51%) ISO 9000
9 2 (0.34%) Actionable Recommendations
9 2 (0.34%) PMBOK
10 1 (0.17%) EMIR
10 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
10 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 47 (7.93%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.18%) Samba
2 7 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.34%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.17%) vSphere
4 1 (0.17%) XenApp
4 1 (0.17%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (1.35%) SCCM
2 7 (1.18%) AirWatch
2 7 (1.18%) RSA Archer
2 7 (1.18%) XenMobile
3 6 (1.01%) Grafana
4 3 (0.51%) Graphite
4 3 (0.51%) ITRS Geneos
5 2 (0.34%) PaperCut
5 2 (0.34%) Puppet
5 2 (0.34%) SafeCom
5 2 (0.34%) WebSphere Cast Iron
6 1 (0.17%) Ansible
6 1 (0.17%) DameWare
6 1 (0.17%) Nessus
6 1 (0.17%) Nmap
6 1 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.17%) Salt
6 1 (0.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 113 (19.06%) Microsoft
2 39 (6.58%) Cisco
3 36 (6.07%) SAP
4 27 (4.55%) Citrix
5 26 (4.38%) Adobe
5 26 (4.38%) Salesforce.com
6 20 (3.37%) Blue Coat
6 20 (3.37%) CheckPoint
6 20 (3.37%) F5
6 20 (3.37%) Juniper
6 20 (3.37%) Oracle
6 20 (3.37%) Palo Alto
6 20 (3.37%) VMware
7 17 (2.87%) iManage
8 13 (2.19%) Crossbeam
8 13 (2.19%) Sourcefire
9 12 (2.02%) IBM
9 12 (2.02%) Sun
10 10 (1.69%) Lotus
10 10 (1.69%) Mitel
West Drayton, Middlesex
Stott & May
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harris Global
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Up to £40,000 + Bonus & Benefits!!
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Amicus Recruitment Limited
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Acumin
Salary: Unspecified £DOE + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Harris Global
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Ellesmere Port, Merseyside
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 5 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £33000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Widnes
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Required IT Limited
Posted: 8 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum 20% Bonus + Pension + Health
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Pixie Recruitment Services Limited
Salary: Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,500 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45,000 DoE
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Technology People UK
Salary: €€ Negotiable + Bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Innocent Drinks
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Gloucester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £24000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 15 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum healthcare and pension
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Cognitive Group Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £33000 per annum + Commission + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
UK
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Centum Recruitment Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aim Hire Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum excellent Benefits and bonuses
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Modis International Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65 - £100 per annum + Pension, Etc
Posted: Yesterday
London
Anthony Cole Associates
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 7 days ago