Period
to 17 October 2019

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 17 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

French Language
UK
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 646 664 716
Rank change year-on-year +18 +52 -89
Permanent jobs citing French Language 468 564 526
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.34% 0.30%
As % of the General category 0.86% 0.80% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 325 450 392
UK median annual salary £55,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.41% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,850 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £75,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £33,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -4.29% - -

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 54,154 70,535 79,425
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.47% 42.89% 45.35%
Number of salaries quoted 40,705 54,052 57,873
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,000 £29,750 £29,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% -

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 17 October 2019.

Salary histogram for French Language in the UK

French Language
Top 13 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 17 October 2019. 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 +37 442 £55,000 +29.41% 71
London +76 325 £60,000 +20.00% 25
UK excluding London -16 124 £33,500 -4.29% 51
South East -23 66 £38,000 +9.35% 20
East of England +34 26 £24,000 -26.72% 8
Midlands +32 14 £28,500 -43.00% 8
North of England +19 8 £28,000 -6.67% 6
North West +38 7 £28,000 +33.33% 3
East Midlands +29 7 £27,500 -57.69% 3
West Midlands +26 7 £40,000 -5.88% 5
Scotland +18 7 £27,500 +22.22% 2
Wales +18 3 £28,250 -21.53% 3
Yorkshire -4 1 - - 3

For the 6 months to 17 October 2019, 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.

1 273 (58.33%) German Language
2 178 (38.03%) Spanish Language
3 168 (35.90%) Degree
4 153 (32.69%) Italian Language
5 151 (32.26%) Finance
6 137 (29.27%) Oracle
7 130 (27.78%) SQL
8 118 (25.21%) SQL Server
9 104 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
10 99 (21.15%) Dutch Language
11 98 (20.94%) Fixed Income
12 95 (20.30%) XML
12 95 (20.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 95 (20.30%) Derivative
13 94 (20.09%) Asset Management
13 94 (20.09%) Computer Science
13 94 (20.09%) Hedge funds
13 94 (20.09%) Front Office
14 93 (19.87%) Equities
14 93 (19.87%) Investment Management
15 90 (19.23%) thinkFolio
16 87 (18.59%) Business Analysis
17 80 (17.09%) Software Engineering
17 80 (17.09%) Workflow
18 76 (16.24%) Problem-Solving
19 74 (15.81%) Oracle Workflow
19 74 (15.81%) Calypso
19 74 (15.81%) Charles River
19 74 (15.81%) Front Arena
19 74 (15.81%) SimCorp

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 74 (15.81%) Oracle Workflow
2 21 (4.49%) Apache
3 20 (4.27%) Tomcat
4 10 (2.14%) MS Exchange
5 9 (1.92%) IIS
6 5 (1.07%) CMS
6 5 (1.07%) Skype for Business
7 4 (0.85%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.43%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.21%) Alfresco
10 1 (0.21%) Drupal
10 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.21%) Magnolia
10 1 (0.21%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.21%) WordPress
Applications
1 36 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (2.14%) Microsoft Project
4 9 (1.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (1.28%) Sketch
6 5 (1.07%) InVision
6 5 (1.07%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.85%) Chatbot
7 4 (0.85%) Figma
7 4 (0.85%) Zeplin
8 1 (0.21%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.21%) Adobe XD
8 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 90 (19.23%) thinkFolio
2 74 (15.81%) Front Arena
2 74 (15.81%) Markit EDM
3 18 (3.85%) SAP S/4HANA
4 13 (2.78%) SAP SD
5 12 (2.56%) SAP MM
6 4 (0.85%) Bloomberg TOMS
6 4 (0.85%) Sage X3
6 4 (0.85%) SAP BPC
7 3 (0.64%) SAP EWM
7 3 (0.64%) SAP WM
8 2 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.21%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.21%) SAP PM
9 1 (0.21%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 55 (11.75%) SaaS
2 15 (3.21%) Office 365
3 7 (1.50%) AWS
3 7 (1.50%) IaaS
3 7 (1.50%) PaaS
4 4 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.43%) Datadog
5 2 (0.43%) Power Platform
5 2 (0.43%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.21%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.21%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 26 (5.56%) WAN
2 19 (4.06%) BGP
3 18 (3.85%) OSPF
4 15 (3.21%) DNS
4 15 (3.21%) MPLS
5 14 (2.99%) DHCP
5 14 (2.99%) TCP/IP
6 12 (2.56%) IPsec
7 11 (2.35%) Firewall
7 11 (2.35%) IP Telephony
8 10 (2.14%) Internet
8 10 (2.14%) LAN
8 10 (2.14%) VPN
9 7 (1.50%) VoIP
10 6 (1.28%) Skype
10 6 (1.28%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (1.07%) Wireless
12 4 (0.85%) EIGRP
12 4 (0.85%) SDH
12 4 (0.85%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (25.21%) SQL Server
2 42 (8.97%) Relational Database
3 9 (1.92%) NoSQL
4 5 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (1.07%) MySQL
5 4 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.43%) Big Data
6 2 (0.43%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.43%) Power BI
6 2 (0.43%) QlikView
6 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.21%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.21%) DTS
7 1 (0.21%) GIS
7 1 (0.21%) JasperReports
7 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 14 (2.99%) JIRA
2 9 (1.92%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.07%) Oracle APEX
3 5 (1.07%) Subversion
4 3 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.64%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.21%) GitLab
5 1 (0.21%) Pivotal Tracker
General
1 273 (58.33%) German Language
2 178 (38.03%) Spanish Language
3 153 (32.69%) Italian Language
4 151 (32.26%) Finance
5 99 (21.15%) Dutch Language
6 94 (20.09%) Front Office
7 67 (14.32%) Banking
8 50 (10.68%) Marketing
9 26 (5.56%) Retail
10 25 (5.34%) Private Banking
11 23 (4.91%) Telecoms
12 19 (4.06%) Investment Banking
13 16 (3.42%) Pharmaceutical
14 15 (3.21%) Games
15 12 (2.56%) Manufacturing
16 9 (1.92%) Electronics
16 9 (1.92%) Portuguese Language
17 8 (1.71%) Back Office
17 8 (1.71%) Polish Language
18 7 (1.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 132 (28.21%) Consultant
2 58 (12.39%) Technical Consultant
3 55 (11.75%) Implementation Consultant
4 54 (11.54%) Support Engineer
5 52 (11.11%) Technical Implementation Consultant
6 40 (8.55%) Developer
7 34 (7.26%) Analyst
8 30 (6.41%) IT Consultant
9 28 (5.98%) Technical Support
10 27 (5.77%) Java Consultant
11 25 (5.34%) J2EE Consultant
11 25 (5.34%) Software Engineer
12 24 (5.13%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 23 (4.91%) Applications Support
14 21 (4.49%) Applications Engineer
14 21 (4.49%) Applications Support Engineer
15 20 (4.27%) Project Manager
16 19 (4.06%) Java Developer
17 18 (3.85%) C# Developer
17 18 (3.85%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (20.30%) XML
2 47 (10.04%) .NET
3 37 (7.91%) J2EE
4 16 (3.42%) FIX Protocol
5 10 (2.14%) HTML
5 10 (2.14%) JSON
6 9 (1.92%) CSS
7 6 (1.28%) Web Services
8 4 (0.85%) MDX
8 4 (0.85%) Middleware
8 4 (0.85%) WinForms
9 3 (0.64%) ASP.NET
9 3 (0.64%) EDI
9 3 (0.64%) WCF
9 3 (0.64%) WPF
9 3 (0.64%) XML Messaging
10 2 (0.43%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (0.43%) HTML5
10 2 (0.43%) Node.js
10 2 (0.43%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 98 (20.94%) Fixed Income
2 95 (20.30%) Derivative
2 95 (20.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 94 (20.09%) Hedge funds
4 93 (19.87%) Equities
5 41 (8.76%) Self-Motivation
6 31 (6.62%) Analytical Skills
7 26 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
8 23 (4.91%) Robotics
9 16 (3.42%) Data Centre
10 15 (3.21%) Life Science
10 15 (3.21%) Linux Command Line
11 14 (2.99%) User Experience
12 12 (2.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 8 (1.71%) Driving Licence
13 8 (1.71%) Management Information System
14 7 (1.50%) Blog
15 4 (0.85%) Enterprise Cloud
15 4 (0.85%) Photography
15 4 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 60 (12.82%) Windows
2 25 (5.34%) Linux
3 22 (4.70%) Windows 10
4 19 (4.06%) Windows Server
5 16 (3.42%) Unix
6 15 (3.21%) Windows 7
7 5 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.85%) Android
8 4 (0.85%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.43%) SUSE
11 1 (0.21%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (20.09%) Asset Management
2 94 (20.09%) Computer Science
3 93 (19.87%) Investment Management
4 87 (18.59%) Business Analysis
5 80 (17.09%) Software Engineering
5 80 (17.09%) Workflow
6 76 (16.24%) Problem-Solving
7 49 (10.47%) Wealth Management
8 41 (8.76%) Business Development
8 41 (8.76%) Project Management
9 30 (6.41%) Fintech
9 30 (6.41%) Telesales
10 29 (6.20%) WFM
11 25 (5.34%) Performance Improvement
11 25 (5.34%) Quality Management
12 24 (5.13%) Business Transformation
13 21 (4.49%) Lead Generation
13 21 (4.49%) Product Management
14 20 (4.27%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 130 (27.78%) SQL
2 68 (14.53%) C#
2 68 (14.53%) Java
3 49 (10.47%) Perl
4 26 (5.56%) Python
5 22 (4.70%) C++
6 21 (4.49%) Bash Shell
7 19 (4.06%) Bourne shell
7 19 (4.06%) Korn
7 19 (4.06%) Ruby
8 7 (1.50%) JavaScript
9 5 (1.07%) Apex Code
9 5 (1.07%) C
9 5 (1.07%) MATLAB
10 4 (0.85%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.64%) PowerShell
11 3 (0.64%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.43%) ES6
12 2 (0.43%) Java 8
12 2 (0.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 168 (35.90%) Degree
2 23 (4.91%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (3.85%) CCNA
4 16 (3.42%) CCNP
4 16 (3.42%) Computer Science Degree
5 11 (2.35%) Master's Degree
6 4 (0.85%) CCIE
7 3 (0.64%) CCIP
8 2 (0.43%) MCSE
8 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.21%) CCSA
9 1 (0.21%) CISM
9 1 (0.21%) CISSP
9 1 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.21%) JNCIA
9 1 (0.21%) JNCIP
9 1 (0.21%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.21%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.21%) PMP
9 1 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.92%) PCI DSS
1 9 (1.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 8 (1.71%) QA
3 7 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 5 (1.07%) PMO
5 4 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.85%) SLA
6 3 (0.64%) GDPR
7 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.21%) ISO 15022
7 1 (0.21%) ISO 20022
7 1 (0.21%) SEPA
System Software
1 24 (5.13%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.92%) Docker
3 7 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.21%) Ceph
4 1 (0.21%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.21%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (1.71%) Kubernetes
2 3 (0.64%) Ansible
3 2 (0.43%) Terraform
4 1 (0.21%) Nagios
4 1 (0.21%) QRadar
4 1 (0.21%) SCCM
4 1 (0.21%) SCOM
4 1 (0.21%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 137 (29.27%) Oracle
2 74 (15.81%) Calypso
2 74 (15.81%) Charles River
2 74 (15.81%) SimCorp
3 57 (12.18%) Microsoft
4 42 (8.97%) Salesforce.com
5 33 (7.05%) Avaloq
6 28 (5.98%) SAP
7 27 (5.77%) Cisco
8 21 (4.49%) Bloomberg
9 16 (3.42%) Eze Software Group
9 16 (3.42%) FXall
9 16 (3.42%) ION Trading
9 16 (3.42%) MarketAxess
9 16 (3.42%) Reuters
9 16 (3.42%) Tradeweb
10 7 (1.50%) VMware
11 6 (1.28%) Adobe
11 6 (1.28%) Google
12 5 (1.07%) Juniper