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

French Language
UK
6 months to
19 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 684 611 626
Rank change year-on-year -73 +15 -91
Permanent jobs citing French Language 540 803 864
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.31% 0.41% 0.40%
As % of the General category 0.71% 0.94% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 411 643 559
UK median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75% -5.88%
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,000 £24,950
90th Percentile £82,500 £71,200 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% - -6.67%

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 75624 85185 96826
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 42.74% 43.20% 44.55%
Number of salaries quoted 56240 69707 76585
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,500 £28,235
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.15% +2.35% -

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 August 2017.

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 19 August 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 -67 523 £40,000 - 45
London -82 268 £47,500 -5.00% 17
UK excluding London -19 256 £32,500 -7.14% 26
South East +42 150 £35,000 - 6
East of England -5 32 £27,500 -1.79% 6
North of England -28 28 £35,000 +34.62% 9
Midlands -18 27 £26,500 +1.92% 3
West Midlands -4 24 £26,500 +1.92% 1
North West -28 17 £28,625 -23.67% 7
South West -11 12 £29,500 -41.00% 2
Yorkshire +16 11 £55,000 +111.54% 1
Wales - 7 £19,500 -
East Midlands -4 3 £45,000 +80.00% 2

For the 6 months to 19 August 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.

1 272 (50.37%) German Language
2 138 (25.56%) Degree
3 125 (23.15%) Spanish Language
4 113 (20.93%) Finance
5 101 (18.70%) Windows
6 92 (17.04%) Project Management
7 85 (15.74%) Italian Language
8 82 (15.19%) SQL
9 77 (14.26%) Microsoft
10 71 (13.15%) Analytical Skills
11 69 (12.78%) Linux
12 62 (11.48%) SLA
13 60 (11.11%) ITIL
14 57 (10.56%) Banking
15 55 (10.19%) Marketing
15 55 (10.19%) Microsoft Office
16 54 (10.00%) Unix
17 52 (9.63%) Cisco
17 52 (9.63%) Agile Software Development
18 50 (9.26%) SAP
18 50 (9.26%) Telecoms
19 47 (8.70%) Firewall
20 43 (7.96%) Java
20 43 (7.96%) TCP/IP
20 43 (7.96%) Analytics
21 41 (7.59%) Business Intelligence
21 41 (7.59%) Oracle
21 41 (7.59%) Dutch Language
22 40 (7.41%) Presales
23 36 (6.67%) Mentoring

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 24 (4.44%) Skype for Business
2 12 (2.22%) SharePoint
3 10 (1.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 7 (1.30%) IIS
5 6 (1.11%) WebLogic
5 6 (1.11%) WebSphere
6 5 (0.93%) Apache
6 5 (0.93%) MS Exchange
6 5 (0.93%) SAS
6 5 (0.93%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.56%) CMS
7 3 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (0.56%) nginx
8 2 (0.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (0.37%) Confluence
8 2 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.37%) WordPress
9 1 (0.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.19%) JBoss
9 1 (0.19%) OpenStack
Applications
1 55 (10.19%) Microsoft Office
2 33 (6.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (3.70%) Microsoft Project
4 15 (2.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 12 (2.22%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.93%) Camtasia
6 5 (0.93%) SPSS
7 4 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.56%) Adobe Captivate
9 2 (0.37%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.37%) Snagit
10 1 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.19%) Mathematica
10 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 18 (3.33%) Adobe Campaign
2 12 (2.22%) SAP MM
3 11 (2.04%) NetSuite
4 10 (1.85%) Eloqua
5 9 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
6 6 (1.11%) SAP ERP
7 5 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (0.74%) SAP FI
8 4 (0.74%) SAP PP
9 2 (0.37%) SAP PM
9 2 (0.37%) SAP SD
10 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
10 1 (0.19%) Dynamics SL
10 1 (0.19%) Magento
10 1 (0.19%) SAP APO
10 1 (0.19%) SAP BPC
10 1 (0.19%) SAP CAR
10 1 (0.19%) SAP POS DM
10 1 (0.19%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 24 (4.44%) Office 365
2 23 (4.26%) SaaS
3 15 (2.78%) Google Analytics
4 11 (2.04%) Google Tag Manager
5 10 (1.85%) Boomi
5 10 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (1.85%) SuccessFactors
5 10 (1.85%) Taleo
6 8 (1.48%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (0.93%) iPaaS
8 3 (0.56%) PaaS
9 2 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.37%) GitHub
9 2 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.37%) IaaS
9 2 (0.37%) OneDrive
9 2 (0.37%) Yammer
10 1 (0.19%) Adobe Analytics
10 1 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 1 (0.19%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 47 (8.70%) Firewall
2 43 (7.96%) TCP/IP
3 29 (5.37%) Skype
4 24 (4.44%) DNS
5 16 (2.96%) DHCP
6 13 (2.41%) WebEx
7 12 (2.22%) Unified Communications
7 12 (2.22%) VPN
8 10 (1.85%) IPsec
8 10 (1.85%) MPLS
8 10 (1.85%) WAN
9 9 (1.67%) VoIP
10 7 (1.30%) Internet
11 6 (1.11%) FTP
11 6 (1.11%) SSL
12 5 (0.93%) BGP
12 5 (0.93%) DMZ
12 5 (0.93%) LAN
12 5 (0.93%) OSPF
12 5 (0.93%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (5.74%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.41%) Relational Database
3 12 (2.22%) BusinessObjects
3 12 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (2.22%) DB2
4 9 (1.67%) MySQL
5 6 (1.11%) NoSQL
5 6 (1.11%) RDBMS
6 5 (0.93%) SQLPlus
7 4 (0.74%) Apache Hive
7 4 (0.74%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (0.74%) Hadoop
7 4 (0.74%) OLAP
7 4 (0.74%) Oracle OLAP
7 4 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.56%) Data Mining
8 3 (0.56%) KDB
8 3 (0.56%) Kdb+
8 3 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.37%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 11 (2.04%) JIRA
2 10 (1.85%) Maven
3 8 (1.48%) Jenkins
4 6 (1.11%) Git (software)
4 6 (1.11%) Robot Framework
5 4 (0.74%) JSUnit
5 4 (0.74%) Selenium
5 4 (0.74%) Toad
6 3 (0.56%) Eclipse
6 3 (0.56%) Subversion
7 2 (0.37%) Axure RP
7 2 (0.37%) IntelliJ
7 2 (0.37%) Ranorex
7 2 (0.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.37%) WebStorm
8 1 (0.19%) Eclipse RCP
8 1 (0.19%) LSMW
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.19%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.19%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 272 (50.37%) German Language
2 125 (23.15%) Spanish Language
3 113 (20.93%) Finance
4 85 (15.74%) Italian Language
5 57 (10.56%) Banking
6 55 (10.19%) Marketing
7 50 (9.26%) Telecoms
8 41 (7.59%) Dutch Language
9 33 (6.11%) Portuguese Language
10 32 (5.93%) Retail
11 31 (5.74%) Manufacturing
12 29 (5.37%) Billing
13 25 (4.63%) Legal
14 23 (4.26%) Law
15 22 (4.07%) Polish Language
16 16 (2.96%) Financial Institution
16 16 (2.96%) Turkish Language
17 14 (2.59%) Digital Economy
18 12 (2.22%) Automotive
18 12 (2.22%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 140 (25.93%) Analyst
2 72 (13.33%) Consultant
3 46 (8.52%) Project Manager
4 36 (6.67%) Support Analyst
5 32 (5.93%) 1st Line Support
6 28 (5.19%) Support Engineer
7 27 (5.00%) SAP Consultant
8 22 (4.07%) IT Consultant
8 22 (4.07%) IT Support
9 21 (3.89%) Recruitment Consultant
9 21 (3.89%) Security Engineer
9 21 (3.89%) Technical Support
10 20 (3.70%) Developer
10 20 (3.70%) IT Manager
11 19 (3.52%) Presales Consultant
12 18 (3.33%) Graduate
12 18 (3.33%) IT Recruitment Consultant
12 18 (3.33%) SAP Financial Consultant
12 18 (3.33%) Telecoms Consultant
13 17 (3.15%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (5.74%) XML
2 26 (4.81%) HTML
3 22 (4.07%) CSS
4 20 (3.70%) Web Services
5 19 (3.52%) JSON
6 18 (3.33%) AngularJS
6 18 (3.33%) Node.js
7 14 (2.59%) jQuery
8 13 (2.41%) J2EE
8 13 (2.41%) Spring
9 12 (2.22%) SOAP
10 10 (1.85%) JMS
11 8 (1.48%) RESTful
12 6 (1.11%) .NET
12 6 (1.11%) CSS3
12 6 (1.11%) HTML5
12 6 (1.11%) Java EE
13 5 (0.93%) Middleware
14 3 (0.56%) LAMP
14 3 (0.56%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 71 (13.15%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (6.48%) Computer Science
3 23 (4.26%) Management Information System
4 16 (2.96%) e-Learning
5 15 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
5 15 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
6 12 (2.22%) Blackberry
6 12 (2.22%) User Experience
7 11 (2.04%) Data Centre
8 9 (1.67%) Derivative
9 8 (1.48%) Digital Media
9 8 (1.48%) Fintech
10 6 (1.11%) Virtual Team
11 5 (0.93%) Podcast
11 5 (0.93%) Smartphone
12 4 (0.74%) Digital Currency
12 4 (0.74%) Driving Licence
12 4 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 4 (0.74%) OTC Derivatives
12 4 (0.74%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 101 (18.70%) Windows
2 69 (12.78%) Linux
3 54 (10.00%) Unix
4 13 (2.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (2.22%) Solaris
5 12 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (2.04%) Windows 2000
6 11 (2.04%) Windows Server
7 10 (1.85%) Windows 7
7 10 (1.85%) zOS
8 8 (1.48%) Windows XP
9 6 (1.11%) Windows 10
10 5 (0.93%) Mac OS X
11 4 (0.74%) Android
12 3 (0.56%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.56%) CentOS
12 3 (0.56%) Fedora
12 3 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.56%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (17.04%) Project Management
2 60 (11.11%) ITIL
3 52 (9.63%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (7.96%) Analytics
5 41 (7.59%) Business Intelligence
6 40 (7.41%) Presales
7 36 (6.67%) Mentoring
8 33 (6.11%) Business Analysis
8 33 (6.11%) E-Commerce
9 31 (5.74%) Risk Management
10 28 (5.19%) Business Development
10 28 (5.19%) CRM
11 26 (4.81%) Stakeholder Management
12 25 (4.63%) Change Management
13 21 (3.89%) Digital Marketing
13 21 (3.89%) PRINCE2
14 19 (3.52%) Time Management
15 17 (3.15%) ERP
16 16 (2.96%) Marketing Analytics
16 16 (2.96%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 82 (15.19%) SQL
2 43 (7.96%) Java
3 30 (5.56%) Python
4 27 (5.00%) JavaScript
5 23 (4.26%) R
6 15 (2.78%) Perl
7 10 (1.85%) C++
7 10 (1.85%) VBA
8 7 (1.30%) PowerShell
9 6 (1.11%) C
9 6 (1.11%) PHP
10 5 (0.93%) Shell Script
11 4 (0.74%) C#
12 3 (0.56%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.37%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.37%) Go
13 2 (0.37%) Ruby
14 1 (0.19%) Scala
14 1 (0.19%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.19%) VB
Qualifications
1 138 (25.56%) Degree
2 15 (2.78%) PMP
3 13 (2.41%) PMI Certification
4 12 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
5 11 (2.04%) Master's Degree
6 9 (1.67%) CCNA
6 9 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (1.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 7 (1.30%) Postgraduate
9 6 (1.11%) CISSP
10 5 (0.93%) CISM
11 4 (0.74%) CCNP
11 4 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.74%) MOS
11 4 (0.74%) Numerate Degree
11 4 (0.74%) SC Cleared
11 4 (0.74%) Security Cleared
11 4 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (0.56%) RHCE
12 3 (0.56%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (11.48%) SLA
2 13 (2.41%) QA
3 8 (1.48%) Data Quality
3 8 (1.48%) GDPR
4 7 (1.30%) Actionable Recommendations
4 7 (1.30%) PMO
5 4 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.74%) SEPA
6 3 (0.56%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.37%) HIPAA
7 2 (0.37%) MiFID
8 1 (0.19%) COBIT
8 1 (0.19%) IEC 61508
8 1 (0.19%) ISO 26262
8 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.19%) PA-DSS
8 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 30 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.93%) XenApp
3 5 (0.93%) XenDesktop
4 3 (0.56%) Postfix
4 3 (0.56%) Sendmail
4 3 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.37%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.37%) vSphere
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.19%) Samba
Systems Management
1 11 (2.04%) SCCM
2 10 (1.85%) WebSphere Cast Iron
3 9 (1.67%) Tivoli
3 9 (1.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 7 (1.30%) XenMobile
5 6 (1.11%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.37%) Ansible
6 2 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.37%) PaperCut
6 2 (0.37%) SafeCom
6 2 (0.37%) Terraform
7 1 (0.19%) Control-M
7 1 (0.19%) QRadar
7 1 (0.19%) SCOM
7 1 (0.19%) WSUS
Vendors
1 77 (14.26%) Microsoft
2 52 (9.63%) Cisco
3 50 (9.26%) SAP
4 41 (7.59%) Oracle
5 31 (5.74%) Blue Coat
6 30 (5.56%) CheckPoint
6 30 (5.56%) F5
6 30 (5.56%) Juniper
7 29 (5.37%) Adobe
8 28 (5.19%) Palo Alto
9 25 (4.63%) Citrix
10 24 (4.44%) IBM
11 20 (3.70%) Google
11 20 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
12 16 (2.96%) VMware
13 15 (2.78%) iManage
14 13 (2.41%) Optimizely
15 12 (2.22%) Informatica
16 11 (2.04%) TIBCO
16 11 (2.04%) Workday