Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

French Language
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 710 621 657
Rank change year-on-year -89 +36 -119
Permanent jobs citing French Language 528 711 792
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.30% 0.38% 0.36%
As % of the General category 0.67% 0.88% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 390 586 588
UK median annual salary £40,000 £38,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.58% -4.38% -1.23%
10th Percentile £25,450 £22,000 £24,525
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £70,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year - -5.41% -1.33%

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 78557 80617 98482
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.07% 42.73% 45.06%
Number of salaries quoted 57283 65633 78703
UK median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.00% - -
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for French Language in the UK

French Language
Top 14 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 19 November 2017. 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 -75 512 £40,000 +3.90% 35
London -60 262 £52,500 +5.00% 20
UK excluding London -57 253 £35,000 - 15
South East +4 149 £35,000 -7.89% 9
East of England +13 30 £50,000 +75.44% 3
North of England -17 27 £38,750 +3.33% 2
Midlands +11 20 £26,500 +1.92% 1
South West +25 17 £26,000 -20.00%
North West -13 17 £35,000 -6.67% 1
West Midlands -2 13 £26,500 +1.92%
Yorkshire +18 10 £42,500 +63.46% 1
East Midlands +28 7 £45,000 +80.00% 1
Wales +22 7 £27,000 +42.11%
Scotland -11 3 £25,000 -

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 266 (50.38%) German Language
2 134 (25.38%) Degree
3 119 (22.54%) Finance
4 108 (20.45%) Spanish Language
5 97 (18.37%) Italian Language
6 96 (18.18%) SQL
7 91 (17.23%) Windows
8 83 (15.72%) Linux
9 78 (14.77%) Microsoft
9 78 (14.77%) Project Management
10 72 (13.64%) Banking
11 64 (12.12%) Microsoft Office
11 64 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
12 59 (11.17%) Computer Science
13 58 (10.98%) ITIL
14 55 (10.42%) Unix
14 55 (10.42%) Oracle
15 51 (9.66%) Cisco
16 50 (9.47%) Java
17 48 (9.09%) Presales
18 47 (8.90%) Marketing
19 45 (8.52%) SLA
20 44 (8.33%) SQL Server
20 44 (8.33%) Analytics
21 43 (8.14%) Firewall
22 41 (7.77%) Telecoms
23 39 (7.39%) Business Intelligence
24 35 (6.63%) JavaScript
24 35 (6.63%) Skype
25 34 (6.44%) SAP

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 31 (5.87%) Skype for Business
2 9 (1.70%) MS Exchange
3 8 (1.52%) IIS
3 8 (1.52%) WebSphere
4 7 (1.33%) Apache
4 7 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (1.33%) WebLogic
5 6 (1.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (0.95%) JBoss
6 5 (0.95%) Tomcat
7 4 (0.76%) CMS
8 3 (0.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 3 (0.57%) nginx
8 3 (0.57%) SAS
8 3 (0.57%) WordPress
9 2 (0.38%) Confluence
9 2 (0.38%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.19%) MQSeries
Applications
1 64 (12.12%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (4.73%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (3.60%) MS Visio
4 12 (2.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (1.52%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.76%) Adobe Captivate
6 4 (0.76%) Camtasia
7 3 (0.57%) SPSS
8 2 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.19%) Mathematica
9 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (2.08%) SAP MM
2 8 (1.52%) Adobe Campaign
3 6 (1.14%) Eloqua
3 6 (1.14%) NetSuite
4 4 (0.76%) SAP ERP
4 4 (0.76%) SAP FI
4 4 (0.76%) SAP PP
5 3 (0.57%) SAP Business One
6 2 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.38%) SAP PM
6 2 (0.38%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.19%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.19%) Magento
7 1 (0.19%) SAP APO
7 1 (0.19%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.19%) SAP Business ByDesign
7 1 (0.19%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 21 (3.98%) SaaS
2 19 (3.60%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (3.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (3.03%) Office 365
5 12 (2.27%) Google Analytics
6 7 (1.33%) SuccessFactors
7 6 (1.14%) Boomi
7 6 (1.14%) Taleo
8 5 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.95%) Google Tag Manager
9 4 (0.76%) PaaS
10 3 (0.57%) IaaS
11 2 (0.38%) AdWords
11 2 (0.38%) Azure Machine Learning
11 2 (0.38%) GitHub
12 1 (0.19%) Adobe Analytics
12 1 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 1 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.19%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (8.14%) Firewall
2 35 (6.63%) Skype
3 31 (5.87%) TCP/IP
4 22 (4.17%) DNS
5 19 (3.60%) WebEx
6 17 (3.22%) MPLS
6 17 (3.22%) VPN
7 15 (2.84%) DHCP
7 15 (2.84%) Unified Communications
8 14 (2.65%) IPsec
8 14 (2.65%) WAN
9 11 (2.08%) Internet
10 10 (1.89%) FTP
11 8 (1.52%) BGP
11 8 (1.52%) IP Telephony
11 8 (1.52%) OSPF
11 8 (1.52%) VoIP
12 6 (1.14%) DSL
12 6 (1.14%) SMTP
12 6 (1.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 22 (4.17%) Relational Database
3 17 (3.22%) DB2
4 15 (2.84%) Big Data
4 15 (2.84%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (2.27%) BusinessObjects
5 12 (2.27%) MySQL
6 6 (1.14%) Data Mining
6 6 (1.14%) NoSQL
7 5 (0.95%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (0.95%) SQLPlus
8 4 (0.76%) Apache Hive
8 4 (0.76%) Hadoop
8 4 (0.76%) OLAP
8 4 (0.76%) Oracle OLAP
8 4 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.57%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (2.84%) JIRA
2 10 (1.89%) Git (software)
2 10 (1.89%) Jenkins
3 8 (1.52%) Robot Framework
4 7 (1.33%) Maven
5 6 (1.14%) Eclipse
6 5 (0.95%) JSUnit
6 5 (0.95%) Selenium
6 5 (0.95%) Toad
7 4 (0.76%) Eclipse RCP
7 4 (0.76%) Subversion
8 3 (0.57%) Ranorex
9 2 (0.38%) Axure RP
9 2 (0.38%) IntelliJ
9 2 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.38%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (0.38%) WebStorm
10 1 (0.19%) JUnit
10 1 (0.19%) Mercurial
General
1 266 (50.38%) German Language
2 119 (22.54%) Finance
3 108 (20.45%) Spanish Language
4 97 (18.37%) Italian Language
5 72 (13.64%) Banking
6 47 (8.90%) Marketing
7 41 (7.77%) Telecoms
8 29 (5.49%) Financial Institution
8 29 (5.49%) Portuguese Language
9 27 (5.11%) Dutch Language
9 27 (5.11%) Retail
10 24 (4.55%) Manufacturing
11 19 (3.60%) Japanese Language
12 17 (3.22%) Automotive
13 16 (3.03%) Legal
14 15 (2.84%) Digital Economy
15 14 (2.65%) Law
15 14 (2.65%) Polish Language
16 12 (2.27%) Advertising
17 11 (2.08%) Billing
Job Titles
1 126 (23.86%) Analyst
2 66 (12.50%) Consultant
3 39 (7.39%) Support Analyst
4 34 (6.44%) Project Manager
5 27 (5.11%) Developer
5 27 (5.11%) Technical Support
6 25 (4.73%) Presales Consultant
7 24 (4.55%) Security Analyst
8 21 (3.98%) 1st Line Support
8 21 (3.98%) Graduate
8 21 (3.98%) Support Engineer
9 20 (3.79%) Blue Coat Analyst
9 20 (3.79%) Firewall Analyst
10 18 (3.41%) Applications Support
11 16 (3.03%) Architect
11 16 (3.03%) IT Consultant
12 14 (2.65%) IT Manager
12 14 (2.65%) IT Trainer
12 14 (2.65%) SAP Consultant
12 14 (2.65%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (5.87%) HTML
2 26 (4.92%) XML
3 22 (4.17%) CSS
3 22 (4.17%) J2EE
4 19 (3.60%) Web Services
5 18 (3.41%) Node.js
6 15 (2.84%) AngularJS
6 15 (2.84%) JSON
7 12 (2.27%) Spring
8 10 (1.89%) RESTful
9 9 (1.70%) CSS3
9 9 (1.70%) HTML5
9 9 (1.70%) jQuery
10 8 (1.52%) SOAP
11 7 (1.33%) EDI
11 7 (1.33%) Java EE
12 6 (1.14%) .NET
12 6 (1.14%) JMS
12 6 (1.14%) Middleware
13 4 (0.76%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 64 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (11.17%) Computer Science
3 22 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 20 (3.79%) Video Conferencing
5 18 (3.41%) Enterprise Software
6 16 (3.03%) Data Centre
7 14 (2.65%) e-Learning
7 14 (2.65%) Fintech
8 12 (2.27%) Blackberry
8 12 (2.27%) Digital Media
9 10 (1.89%) User Experience
10 6 (1.14%) Derivative
10 6 (1.14%) Podcast
10 6 (1.14%) Virtual Team
11 5 (0.95%) Driving Licence
11 5 (0.95%) Hedge funds
11 5 (0.95%) Mobile App
12 4 (0.76%) Digital Currency
12 4 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 4 (0.76%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 91 (17.23%) Windows
2 83 (15.72%) Linux
3 55 (10.42%) Unix
4 24 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (4.36%) Windows 2000
6 22 (4.17%) Solaris
7 21 (3.98%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (2.84%) zOS
9 12 (2.27%) Windows Server
10 6 (1.14%) Windows 7
11 5 (0.95%) Windows XP
12 4 (0.76%) CentOS
13 3 (0.57%) Fedora
14 2 (0.38%) Android
14 2 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.38%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.38%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.38%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.19%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (14.77%) Project Management
2 58 (10.98%) ITIL
3 48 (9.09%) Presales
4 44 (8.33%) Analytics
5 39 (7.39%) Business Intelligence
6 34 (6.44%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (4.55%) Risk Management
8 23 (4.36%) Stakeholder Management
9 21 (3.98%) Scrum
10 20 (3.79%) E-Commerce
10 20 (3.79%) Workflow
11 19 (3.60%) Mentoring
11 19 (3.60%) Time Management
12 18 (3.41%) CRM
12 18 (3.41%) ERP
12 18 (3.41%) Product Management
13 16 (3.03%) Business Analysis
13 16 (3.03%) Change Management
13 16 (3.03%) High Availability
13 16 (3.03%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 96 (18.18%) SQL
2 50 (9.47%) Java
3 35 (6.63%) JavaScript
4 23 (4.36%) Python
5 19 (3.60%) Perl
6 17 (3.22%) C++
7 13 (2.46%) PHP
8 12 (2.27%) R
9 7 (1.33%) C
10 6 (1.14%) VBA
11 5 (0.95%) C#
11 5 (0.95%) Go
11 5 (0.95%) PL/SQL
12 4 (0.76%) Scala
13 3 (0.57%) MATLAB
13 3 (0.57%) Ruby
14 2 (0.38%) ES6
14 2 (0.38%) Kotlin
15 1 (0.19%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.19%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 134 (25.38%) Degree
2 20 (3.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (2.65%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (2.08%) CCNA
4 11 (2.08%) Master's Degree
5 9 (1.70%) CCNP
5 9 (1.70%) Numerate Degree
6 8 (1.52%) CISA
6 8 (1.52%) CISM
6 8 (1.52%) CISSP
6 8 (1.52%) CRISC
7 7 (1.33%) PMI Certification
8 5 (0.95%) PMP
9 4 (0.76%) CCIE
9 4 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.76%) SC Cleared
9 4 (0.76%) Security Cleared
10 3 (0.57%) ISEB
10 3 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.57%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (8.52%) SLA
2 18 (3.41%) QA
3 14 (2.65%) Data Quality
4 11 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (1.52%) PCI DSS
6 7 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 3 (0.57%) Actionable Recommendations
7 3 (0.57%) SEPA
8 2 (0.38%) PMO
9 1 (0.19%) IEC 61508
9 1 (0.19%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 25 (4.73%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (1.33%) vSphere
3 6 (1.14%) XenDesktop
4 5 (0.95%) XenApp
5 4 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.57%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.57%) Postfix
6 3 (0.57%) Sendmail
7 2 (0.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (2.84%) Tivoli
1 15 (2.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 9 (1.70%) SCCM
3 6 (1.14%) WebSphere Cast Iron
4 5 (0.95%) XenMobile
5 4 (0.76%) AirWatch
6 3 (0.57%) QRadar
7 2 (0.38%) Ansible
7 2 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.38%) Terraform
8 1 (0.19%) Control-M
8 1 (0.19%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.19%) PowerCLI
8 1 (0.19%) SCOM
8 1 (0.19%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.19%) vMotion
Vendors
1 78 (14.77%) Microsoft
2 55 (10.42%) Oracle
3 51 (9.66%) Cisco
4 34 (6.44%) Citrix
4 34 (6.44%) SAP
5 26 (4.92%) Blue Coat
5 26 (4.92%) CheckPoint
5 26 (4.92%) IBM
6 25 (4.73%) F5
6 25 (4.73%) Juniper
7 23 (4.36%) Palo Alto
8 21 (3.98%) VMware
9 20 (3.79%) Crossbeam
9 20 (3.79%) Sourcefire
10 17 (3.22%) Adobe
11 14 (2.65%) Google
11 14 (2.65%) iManage
12 11 (2.08%) Avaloq
12 11 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
13 8 (1.52%) TIBCO