Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

French Language
UK
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 689 630 663
Rank change year-on-year -59 +33 -101
Permanent jobs citing French Language 503 637 730
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.36% 0.36%
As % of the General category 0.68% 0.85% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 366 530 547
UK median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,875 £23,250 £23,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £33,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -12.00% +7.14% -

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 74,040 75,350 91,826
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.75% 42.37% 44.69%
Number of salaries quoted 55,910 60,964 74,045
UK median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £43,164
% change year-on-year +1.12% +3.10% +1.56%

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 January 2018.

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 17 January 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 -73 489 £42,500 +6.25% 119
London -27 266 £50,000 - 52
UK excluding London -46 227 £33,000 -12.00% 67
South East +8 155 £33,000 -13.16% 21
East of England +6 20 £42,000 +1.82% 16
South West +15 16 £28,750 +27.78% 7
North of England -22 15 £42,500 +13.33% 11
Midlands -2 12 £37,500 +43.14% 12
North West -25 11 - - 10
Wales +17 6 £23,250 +22.37%
East Midlands +17 6 £45,000 +28.57% 5
West Midlands -3 6 £25,000 -4.21% 7
Yorkshire +17 4 £42,500 +63.46%
Scotland -31 3 £25,000 -

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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.

1 237 (47.12%) German Language
2 137 (27.24%) Finance
3 120 (23.86%) Degree
4 112 (22.27%) Spanish Language
5 98 (19.48%) Windows
6 85 (16.90%) Italian Language
7 84 (16.70%) Linux
8 81 (16.10%) Microsoft
9 77 (15.31%) SQL
10 75 (14.91%) Project Management
11 74 (14.71%) Banking
12 67 (13.32%) Oracle
13 65 (12.92%) Microsoft Office
14 63 (12.52%) Computer Science
14 63 (12.52%) Analytical Skills
15 47 (9.34%) Java
15 47 (9.34%) Unix
16 44 (8.75%) ITIL
17 43 (8.55%) SQL Server
17 43 (8.55%) Cisco
18 40 (7.95%) CRM
19 39 (7.75%) ERP
19 39 (7.75%) Presales
20 37 (7.36%) Business Intelligence
21 34 (6.76%) Financial Institution
21 34 (6.76%) Firewall
21 34 (6.76%) Portuguese Language
22 33 (6.56%) SLA
22 33 (6.56%) Active Directory
23 31 (6.16%) Marketing

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 16 (3.18%) Skype for Business
2 14 (2.78%) WebSphere
3 8 (1.59%) MQSeries
4 7 (1.39%) MS Exchange
5 6 (1.19%) Tomcat
5 6 (1.19%) WebLogic
6 5 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (0.99%) IIS
7 4 (0.80%) Apache
7 4 (0.80%) JBoss
8 3 (0.60%) CMS
9 2 (0.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.40%) WordPress
10 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.20%) SharePoint
Applications
1 65 (12.92%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (3.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (3.38%) MS Visio
3 9 (1.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.20%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.20%) Camtasia
Business Applications
1 13 (2.58%) SAP Business One
2 8 (1.59%) Unit4 Business World
3 5 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.20%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.20%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.20%) Sage X3
5 1 (0.20%) SAP APO
5 1 (0.20%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.20%) SAP Business ByDesign
5 1 (0.20%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.20%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.20%) SimCorp Dimension
5 1 (0.20%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.38%) SaaS
2 15 (2.98%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (2.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (2.39%) Office 365
4 6 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (1.19%) Google Analytics
5 4 (0.80%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (0.40%) AdWords
6 2 (0.40%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (0.20%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.20%) Dropbox
7 1 (0.20%) IaaS
7 1 (0.20%) PaaS
7 1 (0.20%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 34 (6.76%) Firewall
2 18 (3.58%) TCP/IP
3 16 (3.18%) Skype
4 15 (2.98%) WebEx
5 10 (1.99%) DNS
5 10 (1.99%) Internet
5 10 (1.99%) MPLS
5 10 (1.99%) Unified Communications
6 9 (1.79%) WAN
7 8 (1.59%) DHCP
8 7 (1.39%) IPsec
8 7 (1.39%) VPN
9 6 (1.19%) VoIP
10 5 (0.99%) BGP
10 5 (0.99%) IP Telephony
10 5 (0.99%) LAN
10 5 (0.99%) OSPF
11 4 (0.80%) DSL
11 4 (0.80%) FTP
11 4 (0.80%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (8.55%) SQL Server
2 31 (6.16%) Relational Database
3 15 (2.98%) Big Data
4 11 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (1.99%) DB2
6 9 (1.79%) BusinessObjects
7 8 (1.59%) MongoDB
8 7 (1.39%) Blockchain
8 7 (1.39%) NoSQL
9 6 (1.19%) Data Mining
10 5 (0.99%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (0.99%) MySQL
10 5 (0.99%) SQLPlus
11 4 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (0.60%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (0.40%) Power BI
13 2 (0.40%) SQL Server 2016
13 2 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (1.59%) JIRA
2 7 (1.39%) Ant
2 7 (1.39%) Git (software)
3 5 (0.99%) Jenkins
3 5 (0.99%) Robot Framework
3 5 (0.99%) Toad
4 4 (0.80%) Eclipse
4 4 (0.80%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (0.60%) Eclipse RCP
5 3 (0.60%) JSUnit
5 3 (0.60%) Selenium
5 3 (0.60%) Subversion
6 2 (0.40%) Ranorex
6 2 (0.40%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.20%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.20%) JUnit
7 1 (0.20%) Maven
7 1 (0.20%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.20%) WebStorm
General
1 237 (47.12%) German Language
2 137 (27.24%) Finance
3 112 (22.27%) Spanish Language
4 85 (16.90%) Italian Language
5 74 (14.71%) Banking
6 34 (6.76%) Financial Institution
6 34 (6.76%) Portuguese Language
7 31 (6.16%) Marketing
8 28 (5.57%) Telecoms
9 26 (5.17%) Manufacturing
10 18 (3.58%) Dutch Language
10 18 (3.58%) Retail
11 15 (2.98%) Arabic Language
12 13 (2.58%) Japanese Language
13 11 (2.19%) Automotive
14 10 (1.99%) Front Office
14 10 (1.99%) Polish Language
15 8 (1.59%) Advertising
15 8 (1.59%) Billing
15 8 (1.59%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 122 (24.25%) Analyst
2 61 (12.13%) Consultant
3 46 (9.15%) Project Manager
4 44 (8.75%) Support Analyst
5 39 (7.75%) Technical Support
6 35 (6.96%) Support Engineer
7 31 (6.16%) Security Analyst
8 28 (5.57%) Developer
9 23 (4.57%) Blue Coat Analyst
9 23 (4.57%) Firewall Analyst
10 20 (3.98%) Applications Support
10 20 (3.98%) IT Consultant
11 18 (3.58%) Architect
11 18 (3.58%) Technical Analyst
12 17 (3.38%) 1st Line Support
12 17 (3.38%) Support Specialist
13 16 (3.18%) Applications Support Analyst
13 16 (3.18%) Solutions Architect
14 15 (2.98%) ERP Manager
14 15 (2.98%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (4.37%) J2EE
2 21 (4.17%) HTML
3 18 (3.58%) XML
4 16 (3.18%) Node.js
5 15 (2.98%) CSS
6 12 (2.39%) Web Services
7 11 (2.19%) .NET
7 11 (2.19%) AngularJS
7 11 (2.19%) Java EE
8 10 (1.99%) EDI
9 7 (1.39%) FIX Protocol
9 7 (1.39%) JSP
9 7 (1.39%) RESTful
10 6 (1.19%) CSS3
10 6 (1.19%) HTML5
11 5 (0.99%) JSON
11 5 (0.99%) Middleware
11 5 (0.99%) REST
11 5 (0.99%) Spring
12 4 (0.80%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 63 (12.52%) Analytical Skills
1 63 (12.52%) Computer Science
2 19 (3.78%) Fintech
3 18 (3.58%) Enterprise Software
3 18 (3.58%) Management Information System
4 12 (2.39%) Data Centre
5 10 (1.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 10 (1.99%) Video Conferencing
6 8 (1.59%) Hedge funds
7 7 (1.39%) Digital Currency
7 7 (1.39%) Digital Media
8 6 (1.19%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (1.19%) User Experience
9 5 (0.99%) Driving Licence
10 4 (0.80%) Client/Server
10 4 (0.80%) SWIFT
11 3 (0.60%) Blackberry
11 3 (0.60%) e-Learning
11 3 (0.60%) Fixed Income
11 3 (0.60%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 98 (19.48%) Windows
2 84 (16.70%) Linux
3 47 (9.34%) Unix
4 28 (5.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (5.17%) Windows 2000
6 24 (4.77%) Solaris
6 24 (4.77%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (3.38%) Windows Server
8 10 (1.99%) zOS
9 8 (1.59%) AIX
10 7 (1.39%) Windows 7
11 6 (1.19%) Apple iOS
12 5 (0.99%) Mac OS X
12 5 (0.99%) Windows 10
13 4 (0.80%) Windows XP
14 3 (0.60%) Android
14 3 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.40%) Windows Vista
16 1 (0.20%) CentOS
16 1 (0.20%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (14.91%) Project Management
2 44 (8.75%) ITIL
3 40 (7.95%) CRM
4 39 (7.75%) ERP
4 39 (7.75%) Presales
5 37 (7.36%) Business Intelligence
6 28 (5.57%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (5.57%) Analytics
6 28 (5.57%) Stakeholder Management
7 25 (4.97%) Time Management
8 24 (4.77%) Change Management
9 21 (4.17%) Risk Management
9 21 (4.17%) Workflow
10 20 (3.98%) Software Engineering
11 19 (3.78%) Change Control
12 17 (3.38%) Analytical Thinking
12 17 (3.38%) Product Management
12 17 (3.38%) Scrum
12 17 (3.38%) Service Delivery
13 16 (3.18%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 77 (15.31%) SQL
2 47 (9.34%) Java
3 30 (5.96%) JavaScript
4 12 (2.39%) PHP
5 10 (1.99%) C++
5 10 (1.99%) Perl
6 8 (1.59%) Python
7 6 (1.19%) Scala
8 5 (0.99%) C
9 4 (0.80%) C#
9 4 (0.80%) PL/SQL
10 3 (0.60%) Go
10 3 (0.60%) Ruby
11 2 (0.40%) ES6
11 2 (0.40%) Kotlin
11 2 (0.40%) MATLAB
11 2 (0.40%) R
11 2 (0.40%) VBA
12 1 (0.20%) COBOL
12 1 (0.20%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 120 (23.86%) Degree
2 18 (3.58%) Master's Degree
3 15 (2.98%) Computer Science Degree
4 11 (2.19%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (1.79%) CISA
5 9 (1.79%) CISM
5 9 (1.79%) CISSP
5 9 (1.79%) CRISC
5 9 (1.79%) Numerate Degree
6 8 (1.59%) CCNA
7 6 (1.19%) CCNP
8 4 (0.80%) CCIE
9 3 (0.60%) PhD
9 3 (0.60%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.60%) PMP
9 3 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.40%) ISEB
10 2 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.40%) MCTS
10 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (6.56%) SLA
2 22 (4.37%) QA
3 11 (2.19%) Data Quality
3 11 (2.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (1.79%) PCI DSS
5 8 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 3 (0.60%) SEPA
7 2 (0.40%) PMO
8 1 (0.20%) GDPR
System Software
1 33 (6.56%) Active Directory
2 12 (2.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.99%) vSphere
4 4 (0.80%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.40%) Docker
5 2 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.20%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.20%) XenApp
6 1 (0.20%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (1.79%) Tivoli
1 9 (1.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 5 (0.99%) SCCM
3 4 (0.80%) AirWatch
3 4 (0.80%) XenMobile
4 2 (0.40%) Ansible
4 2 (0.40%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (0.40%) QRadar
4 2 (0.40%) Terraform
5 1 (0.20%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.20%) PowerCLI
5 1 (0.20%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.20%) vMotion
Vendors
1 81 (16.10%) Microsoft
2 67 (13.32%) Oracle
3 43 (8.55%) Cisco
4 28 (5.57%) CheckPoint
5 26 (5.17%) Blue Coat
5 26 (5.17%) F5
5 26 (5.17%) Juniper
5 26 (5.17%) SAP
6 25 (4.97%) Palo Alto
7 24 (4.77%) Citrix
8 23 (4.57%) Crossbeam
8 23 (4.57%) Sourcefire
9 22 (4.37%) VMware
10 20 (3.98%) Avaloq
11 11 (2.19%) IBM
12 10 (1.99%) Intel
13 7 (1.39%) Apple
13 7 (1.39%) Freshdesk
14 6 (1.19%) Bloomberg
14 6 (1.19%) Google