Period
to 23 June 2018

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 23 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

French Language
UK
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 708 691 650
Rank change year-on-year -17 -41 -24
Permanent jobs citing French Language 516 539 766
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.30% 0.31% 0.38%
As % of the General category 0.72% 0.74% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 382 420 619
UK median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -6.98% +1.18%
10th Percentile £28,000 £23,000 £22,200
90th Percentile £70,000 £78,750 £71,350
UK excluding London median annual salary £33,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +3.08% -7.14% -6.67%

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 71,925 72,742 88,487
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.38% 42.04% 44.04%
Number of salaries quoted 55,652 56,968 71,890
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £29,500 £28,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £83,750 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +4.65% - +1.18%

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 23 June 2018.

Salary histogram for French Language in the UK

French Language
Top 16 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 23 June 2018. 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 -18 492 £45,000 +12.50% 93
London +41 292 £50,000 -4.76% 47
UK excluding London -69 204 £33,500 +3.08% 61
South East -25 126 £33,500 -10.67% 19
East of England -27 25 £33,750 +25.00% 10
North of England +15 19 £37,000 +18.40% 7
Midlands -11 14 £47,500 +97.92% 7
West Midlands +1 13 £50,000 +132.56% 4
North West +5 11 £37,000 +18.40% 5
South West -7 10 £26,000 -4.59% 3
Yorkshire +21 6 £26,750 -51.36% 2
Wales +15 5 £22,500 +16.88%
Scotland - 4 - - 15
North East - 2 £17,750 -
East Midlands +8 1 £21,000 -32.80% 3
Northern Ireland - 1 £70,000 -

For the 6 months to 23 June 2018, 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.

1 281 (54.46%) German Language
2 200 (38.76%) Degree
3 183 (35.47%) Finance
4 134 (25.97%) Microsoft
5 131 (25.39%) Italian Language
5 131 (25.39%) Spanish Language
6 117 (22.67%) SQL
7 104 (20.16%) Project Management
8 101 (19.57%) Banking
9 99 (19.19%) Oracle
10 98 (18.99%) Java
11 96 (18.60%) Computer Science
12 89 (17.25%) Windows
13 83 (16.09%) Linux
14 75 (14.53%) Microsoft Office
15 74 (14.34%) SQL Server
15 74 (14.34%) Analytical Skills
16 70 (13.57%) Agile Software Development
17 68 (13.18%) Problem-Solving
18 57 (11.05%) Perl
19 51 (9.88%) Business Intelligence
20 50 (9.69%) Active Directory
20 50 (9.69%) CRM
20 50 (9.69%) ERP
20 50 (9.69%) SaaS
21 49 (9.50%) Front Office
22 44 (8.53%) ITIL
23 42 (8.14%) Dutch Language
24 41 (7.95%) Presales
24 41 (7.95%) Computer Science Degree

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 39 (7.56%) Tomcat
2 33 (6.40%) Apache
3 29 (5.62%) WebSphere
4 19 (3.68%) MQSeries
5 12 (2.33%) SharePoint
5 12 (2.33%) WebLogic
6 7 (1.36%) JBoss
7 6 (1.16%) IIS
7 6 (1.16%) MS Exchange
7 6 (1.16%) SAS
8 4 (0.78%) OpenStack
8 4 (0.78%) Predix
8 4 (0.78%) ThingWorx
9 3 (0.58%) CMS
9 3 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (0.39%) GlassFish
10 2 (0.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 75 (14.53%) Microsoft Office
2 37 (7.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 18 (3.49%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (1.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.58%) Acrobat
5 3 (0.58%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.19%) EViews
6 1 (0.19%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 34 (6.59%) thinkFolio
2 10 (1.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.94%) Unit4 Business World
3 7 (1.36%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.97%) SAP Business One
5 2 (0.39%) Maximo
5 2 (0.39%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.19%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.19%) Magento
6 1 (0.19%) Sage X3
6 1 (0.19%) SimCorp Dimension
6 1 (0.19%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 50 (9.69%) SaaS
2 32 (6.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (4.07%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (3.68%) Office 365
5 16 (3.10%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (1.74%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (0.78%) IaaS
8 3 (0.58%) PaaS
9 2 (0.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.39%) Datadog
9 2 (0.39%) G Suite
9 2 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.39%) Slack
10 1 (0.19%) AdWords
10 1 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.19%) Dropbox
10 1 (0.19%) Firebase
10 1 (0.19%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 27 (5.23%) Internet
2 18 (3.49%) TCP/IP
3 15 (2.91%) MPLS
4 14 (2.71%) BGP
4 14 (2.71%) OSPF
4 14 (2.71%) WebEx
5 12 (2.33%) Firewall
6 10 (1.94%) DNS
6 10 (1.94%) Remote Desktop
6 10 (1.94%) Wireless
7 9 (1.74%) Ethernet
7 9 (1.74%) VPN
8 7 (1.36%) EIGRP
8 7 (1.36%) IPsec
8 7 (1.36%) SDH
8 7 (1.36%) WAN
9 6 (1.16%) DHCP
9 6 (1.16%) SAN
10 5 (0.97%) IP Telephony
10 5 (0.97%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (14.34%) SQL Server
2 25 (4.84%) Relational Database
3 19 (3.68%) BusinessObjects
4 8 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (1.55%) MySQL
4 8 (1.55%) NoSQL
5 6 (1.16%) Big Data
5 6 (1.16%) Crystal Reports
5 6 (1.16%) RDBMS
6 4 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.58%) Blockchain
7 3 (0.58%) SQLPlus
8 2 (0.39%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.39%) OLAP
8 2 (0.39%) OLTP
8 2 (0.39%) Pentaho
8 2 (0.39%) QlikView
9 1 (0.19%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 17 (3.29%) Ant
2 10 (1.94%) JIRA
3 4 (0.78%) Eclipse
3 4 (0.78%) Eclipse RCP
4 3 (0.58%) Toad
5 2 (0.39%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.39%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.39%) JSUnit
5 2 (0.39%) Mocha
5 2 (0.39%) Robot Framework
5 2 (0.39%) Selenium
5 2 (0.39%) Subversion
6 1 (0.19%) CocoaPods
6 1 (0.19%) JUnit
6 1 (0.19%) Maven
6 1 (0.19%) MSTest
6 1 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.19%) Xcode
General
1 281 (54.46%) German Language
2 183 (35.47%) Finance
3 131 (25.39%) Italian Language
3 131 (25.39%) Spanish Language
4 101 (19.57%) Banking
5 49 (9.50%) Front Office
6 42 (8.14%) Dutch Language
7 35 (6.78%) Telecoms
8 29 (5.62%) Portuguese Language
9 27 (5.23%) Financial Institution
10 24 (4.65%) Manufacturing
11 23 (4.46%) Marketing
12 17 (3.29%) Investment Banking
13 16 (3.10%) Russian Language
14 15 (2.91%) Polish Language
15 13 (2.52%) Publishing
15 13 (2.52%) Retail
16 12 (2.33%) Turkish Language
17 9 (1.74%) Arabic Language
17 9 (1.74%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 100 (19.38%) Analyst
2 81 (15.70%) Consultant
3 78 (15.12%) Support Engineer
4 51 (9.88%) Support Analyst
5 41 (7.95%) Developer
6 37 (7.17%) Architect
7 36 (6.98%) Applications Support
8 35 (6.78%) Project Manager
9 34 (6.59%) Technical Support
10 32 (6.20%) Applications Engineer
10 32 (6.20%) Applications Support Engineer
11 31 (6.01%) Solutions Architect
12 29 (5.62%) Technical Analyst
13 25 (4.84%) Technical Support Analyst
14 24 (4.65%) IT Consultant
15 21 (4.07%) Java Engineer
16 20 (3.88%) Implementation Consultant
17 19 (3.68%) IT Manager
18 18 (3.49%) 3rd Line Support
18 18 (3.49%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (6.59%) FIX Protocol
2 33 (6.40%) XML
3 30 (5.81%) HTML
4 22 (4.26%) J2EE
5 21 (4.07%) Java EE
6 19 (3.68%) Web Services
7 17 (3.29%) JSP
8 16 (3.10%) .NET
9 13 (2.52%) CSS
10 8 (1.55%) Middleware
10 8 (1.55%) React
11 6 (1.16%) JSON
11 6 (1.16%) LDAP
12 5 (0.97%) Spring
13 4 (0.78%) GWT
13 4 (0.78%) HTML5
13 4 (0.78%) MyBatis
13 4 (0.78%) Node.js
13 4 (0.78%) Struts
13 4 (0.78%) SWT
Miscellaneous
1 96 (18.60%) Computer Science
2 74 (14.34%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (7.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 35 (6.78%) Fixed Income
4 35 (6.78%) Hedge funds
5 34 (6.59%) Equities
6 33 (6.40%) Derivative
6 33 (6.40%) Management Information System
7 22 (4.26%) Self-Motivation
8 14 (2.71%) Fintech
9 13 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
9 13 (2.52%) Virtual Team
10 12 (2.33%) Social Media
10 12 (2.33%) User Experience
11 9 (1.74%) Data Centre
12 7 (1.36%) EPoS
13 6 (1.16%) Digital Currency
13 6 (1.16%) Mobile App
13 6 (1.16%) SWIFT
14 5 (0.97%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 89 (17.25%) Windows
2 83 (16.09%) Linux
3 36 (6.98%) Unix
4 23 (4.46%) Windows Server
5 20 (3.88%) Windows 7
6 17 (3.29%) AIX
7 16 (3.10%) Windows 10
8 13 (2.52%) Apple iOS
9 10 (1.94%) Mac OS X
10 8 (1.55%) Android
11 5 (0.97%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.39%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.19%) Solaris
14 1 (0.19%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.19%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (20.16%) Project Management
2 70 (13.57%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (13.18%) Problem-Solving
4 51 (9.88%) Business Intelligence
5 50 (9.69%) CRM
5 50 (9.69%) ERP
6 44 (8.53%) ITIL
7 41 (7.95%) Presales
8 39 (7.56%) Asset Management
8 39 (7.56%) Scrum
9 36 (6.98%) Software Engineering
10 35 (6.78%) Time Management
11 34 (6.59%) Decision-Making
12 33 (6.40%) Wealth Management
13 28 (5.43%) Workflow
14 26 (5.04%) Service Delivery
15 25 (4.84%) Stakeholder Management
16 23 (4.46%) Service Management
17 21 (4.07%) PRINCE2
18 19 (3.68%) Value Proposition
Programming Languages
1 117 (22.67%) SQL
2 98 (18.99%) Java
3 57 (11.05%) Perl
4 40 (7.75%) Python
5 39 (7.56%) C#
6 38 (7.36%) Bash Shell
6 38 (7.36%) C++
7 33 (6.40%) Bourne shell
7 33 (6.40%) Korn
7 33 (6.40%) Ruby
8 23 (4.46%) PowerShell
9 21 (4.07%) JavaScript
10 17 (3.29%) VBA
11 11 (2.13%) C
12 9 (1.74%) PL/SQL
13 4 (0.78%) VBScript
14 3 (0.58%) PHP
15 2 (0.39%) AWK
15 2 (0.39%) R
15 2 (0.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 200 (38.76%) Degree
2 41 (7.95%) Computer Science Degree
3 24 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (3.10%) CISSP
5 15 (2.91%) CCNA
5 15 (2.91%) Master's Degree
6 14 (2.71%) CCNP
7 10 (1.94%) CCIE
8 8 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (1.36%) CCIP
9 7 (1.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 5 (0.97%) PMI Certification
10 5 (0.97%) PMP
11 4 (0.78%) Security Cleared
11 4 (0.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (0.58%) MCSA
12 3 (0.58%) MCSE
12 3 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.58%) MOS
12 3 (0.58%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.07%) QA
2 19 (3.68%) SLA
3 10 (1.94%) PMO
4 7 (1.36%) SEPA
5 6 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.39%) COBIT
6 2 (0.39%) GDPR
7 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 50 (9.69%) Active Directory
2 17 (3.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.55%) Docker
4 4 (0.78%) XenApp
5 2 (0.39%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.19%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 6 (1.16%) Kubernetes
2 3 (0.58%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (0.39%) Nagios
3 2 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.39%) Pingdom
3 2 (0.39%) Puppet
4 1 (0.19%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.19%) SCCM
4 1 (0.19%) SCOM
4 1 (0.19%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.19%) SCSM
4 1 (0.19%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.19%) vRealize
Vendors
1 134 (25.97%) Microsoft
2 99 (19.19%) Oracle
3 39 (7.56%) Cisco
4 37 (7.17%) Salesforce.com
5 36 (6.98%) Citrix
6 35 (6.78%) Bloomberg
7 34 (6.59%) Reuters
8 33 (6.40%) FXall
8 33 (6.40%) MarketAxess
8 33 (6.40%) Tradeweb
9 29 (5.62%) VMware
10 26 (5.04%) SAP
11 13 (2.52%) hybris
12 12 (2.33%) Avaloq
13 10 (1.94%) Cognizant
13 10 (1.94%) TOWER Software
14 8 (1.55%) Apple
14 8 (1.55%) F5
15 7 (1.36%) JD Edwards
15 7 (1.36%) Splunk