Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

French Language
UK
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 652 727 641
Rank change year-on-year +75 -86 +32
Permanent jobs citing French Language 579 522 752
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.35% 0.30% 0.40%
As % of the General category 0.86% 0.68% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 461 387 614
UK median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £82,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +1.43% - -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 67,368 76,747 81,692
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.88% 44.00% 43.07%
Number of salaries quoted 51,863 55,708 66,643
UK median annual salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.94% +3.00% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £29,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +80 554 £42,500 +3.66% 76
London +93 345 £50,000 -4.76% 38
UK excluding London +12 228 £35,500 +1.43% 40
South East -7 125 £36,750 +5.00% 17
East of England +40 46 £31,250 -34.90% 8
North of England +2 18 £30,000 -22.58% 5
Midlands +16 16 £50,000 +88.68% 4
North West +10 14 £21,000 -40.00% 3
West Midlands +21 10 £42,500 +60.38% 1
Scotland +5 7 £22,500 -10.00% 1
East Midlands -9 6 £65,000 +44.44% 3
Channel Islands - 6 £50,000 - 1
South West -14 5 £43,750 +52.17% 4
Yorkshire +15 4 £31,000 -27.06% 2
Wales -10 4 £36,000 +33.33%
Northern Ireland - 1 £70,000 -

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 326 (56.30%) German Language
2 248 (42.83%) Degree
3 192 (33.16%) Spanish Language
4 173 (29.88%) Finance
5 159 (27.46%) Italian Language
6 157 (27.12%) SQL
7 147 (25.39%) Microsoft
8 132 (22.80%) Computer Science
9 113 (19.52%) Windows
10 105 (18.13%) Java
11 103 (17.79%) Banking
12 102 (17.62%) Project Management
13 99 (17.10%) Problem-Solving
14 96 (16.58%) Oracle
15 86 (14.85%) Analytical Skills
16 83 (14.34%) SQL Server
17 80 (13.82%) SaaS
18 78 (13.47%) Linux
19 74 (12.78%) Telecoms
20 72 (12.44%) Perl
21 69 (11.92%) Microsoft Office
22 67 (11.57%) Agile Software Development
23 61 (10.54%) Python
23 61 (10.54%) Cisco
24 59 (10.19%) Bash Shell
25 57 (9.84%) C#
26 54 (9.33%) C++
27 53 (9.15%) CRM
28 51 (8.81%) Active Directory
28 51 (8.81%) Citrix

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 42 (7.25%) Apache
1 42 (7.25%) Tomcat
2 17 (2.94%) MQSeries
2 17 (2.94%) WebSphere
3 15 (2.59%) OpenStack
4 14 (2.42%) JBoss
4 14 (2.42%) SharePoint
5 13 (2.25%) GlassFish
5 13 (2.25%) MS Exchange
5 13 (2.25%) WebLogic
6 12 (2.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (0.86%) IIS
8 4 (0.69%) Apache Spark
8 4 (0.69%) CMS
9 3 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.35%) SAS
11 1 (0.17%) ArcGIS
11 1 (0.17%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.17%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 69 (11.92%) Microsoft Office
2 30 (5.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (1.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (1.55%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.17%) EViews
4 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 42 (7.25%) thinkFolio
2 15 (2.59%) Unit4 Business World
3 4 (0.69%) NetSuite
4 3 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.52%) SAP Business One
4 3 (0.52%) SAP S/4HANA
5 2 (0.35%) Maximo
5 2 (0.35%) Relativity
6 1 (0.17%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 1 (0.17%) JDE OneWorld
6 1 (0.17%) Magento
6 1 (0.17%) Rolfe and Nolan
Cloud Services
1 80 (13.82%) SaaS
2 34 (5.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (5.35%) Amazon AWS
4 21 (3.63%) Office 365
5 18 (3.11%) IaaS
6 15 (2.59%) PaaS
7 13 (2.25%) AWS CloudFormation
8 10 (1.73%) Cloud Computing
9 8 (1.38%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (0.69%) Datadog
10 4 (0.69%) Slack
11 2 (0.35%) Asana
12 1 (0.17%) AdWords
12 1 (0.17%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (0.17%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.17%) Mimecast
12 1 (0.17%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.17%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 1 (0.17%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 41 (7.08%) Internet
2 40 (6.91%) MPLS
3 35 (6.04%) BGP
4 34 (5.87%) TCP/IP
5 33 (5.70%) VPN
6 32 (5.53%) OSPF
7 31 (5.35%) Firewall
8 25 (4.32%) WAN
9 22 (3.80%) DNS
10 21 (3.63%) Ethernet
11 19 (3.28%) IPsec
11 19 (3.28%) SAN
12 16 (2.76%) WebEx
13 15 (2.59%) IP Telephony
14 14 (2.42%) EIGRP
14 14 (2.42%) LAN
14 14 (2.42%) SDH
15 13 (2.25%) Reverse Proxy
16 10 (1.73%) Wireless
17 9 (1.55%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (14.34%) SQL Server
2 15 (2.59%) Relational Database
3 11 (1.90%) BusinessObjects
3 11 (1.90%) NoSQL
4 9 (1.55%) Power BI
5 8 (1.38%) Big Data
6 7 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (1.04%) Hadoop
8 5 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (0.86%) MySQL
9 3 (0.52%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (0.52%) QlikView
9 3 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.17%) Lumira
11 1 (0.17%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.17%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 19 (3.28%) JIRA
2 5 (0.86%) Ant
3 4 (0.69%) GitLab
3 4 (0.69%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.52%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.17%) JUnit
5 1 (0.17%) Maven
5 1 (0.17%) MSTest
5 1 (0.17%) Subversion
5 1 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 326 (56.30%) German Language
2 192 (33.16%) Spanish Language
3 173 (29.88%) Finance
4 159 (27.46%) Italian Language
5 103 (17.79%) Banking
6 74 (12.78%) Telecoms
7 45 (7.77%) Front Office
8 38 (6.56%) Investment Banking
9 34 (5.87%) Portuguese Language
10 33 (5.70%) Marketing
11 31 (5.35%) Dutch Language
12 26 (4.49%) Retail
12 26 (4.49%) Swedish Language
13 21 (3.63%) Arabic Language
14 16 (2.76%) Advertising
15 15 (2.59%) Russian Language
16 13 (2.25%) Manufacturing
17 11 (1.90%) Back Office
17 11 (1.90%) Publishing
18 8 (1.38%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 84 (14.51%) Analyst
2 72 (12.44%) Support Engineer
3 61 (10.54%) Consultant
4 52 (8.98%) Technical Support
5 51 (8.81%) Applications Support
6 45 (7.77%) Support Analyst
7 42 (7.25%) Applications Engineer
7 42 (7.25%) Applications Support Engineer
8 41 (7.08%) Architect
9 39 (6.74%) Project Manager
10 32 (5.53%) IT Support
11 30 (5.18%) Technical Analyst
12 26 (4.49%) Technical Support Analyst
13 24 (4.15%) Solutions Architect
14 20 (3.45%) Developer
14 20 (3.45%) Trainer
15 19 (3.28%) Graduate
15 19 (3.28%) Technical Specialist
16 18 (3.11%) Business Analyst
16 18 (3.11%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (7.43%) FIX Protocol
2 35 (6.04%) Web Services
3 28 (4.84%) HTML
4 27 (4.66%) XML
5 18 (3.11%) .NET
6 17 (2.94%) Java EE
7 14 (2.42%) EJB
8 13 (2.25%) ActiveMQ
8 13 (2.25%) EJB 3.0
8 13 (2.25%) HornetQ
8 13 (2.25%) Java SE
8 13 (2.25%) JMS
8 13 (2.25%) WebSphere MQ
9 12 (2.07%) CSS
9 12 (2.07%) MDX
10 9 (1.55%) J2EE
10 9 (1.55%) SOAP
11 8 (1.38%) REST
12 6 (1.04%) LDAP
13 5 (0.86%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 132 (22.80%) Computer Science
2 86 (14.85%) Analytical Skills
3 45 (7.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 45 (7.77%) Hedge funds
4 43 (7.43%) Derivative
4 43 (7.43%) Equities
5 42 (7.25%) Fixed Income
6 41 (7.08%) Self-Motivation
7 26 (4.49%) Data Centre
8 20 (3.45%) Management Information System
9 17 (2.94%) Hybrid Cloud
10 15 (2.59%) Replication
11 13 (2.25%) Robotics
12 12 (2.07%) Linux Command Line
13 8 (1.38%) User Experience
13 8 (1.38%) Virtual Team
14 6 (1.04%) Blog
14 6 (1.04%) e-Learning
14 6 (1.04%) Learning Management System
14 6 (1.04%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 113 (19.52%) Windows
2 78 (13.47%) Linux
3 36 (6.22%) Windows Server
4 32 (5.53%) Unix
5 20 (3.45%) Windows 10
6 15 (2.59%) Windows 7
7 8 (1.38%) Windows XP
8 7 (1.21%) Windows 8
9 6 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (0.86%) Android
10 5 (0.86%) Apple iOS
10 5 (0.86%) Ubuntu
10 5 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (0.69%) AIX
11 4 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.52%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.35%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.17%) CentOS
14 1 (0.17%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.17%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (17.62%) Project Management
2 99 (17.10%) Problem-Solving
3 67 (11.57%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (9.15%) CRM
5 51 (8.81%) Presales
6 50 (8.64%) Asset Management
7 46 (7.94%) Decision-Making
8 44 (7.60%) Wealth Management
9 39 (6.74%) ITIL
10 36 (6.22%) ERP
11 35 (6.04%) Investment Management
12 31 (5.35%) Change Management
12 31 (5.35%) Scrum
13 29 (5.01%) Analytics
13 29 (5.01%) Stakeholder Management
14 28 (4.84%) Business Intelligence
14 28 (4.84%) Workflow
15 26 (4.49%) Service Management
16 24 (4.15%) Risk Management
17 23 (3.97%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 157 (27.12%) SQL
2 105 (18.13%) Java
3 72 (12.44%) Perl
4 61 (10.54%) Python
5 59 (10.19%) Bash Shell
6 57 (9.84%) C#
7 54 (9.33%) C++
8 43 (7.43%) Ruby
9 42 (7.25%) Bourne shell
9 42 (7.25%) Korn
10 28 (4.84%) PowerShell
11 23 (3.97%) JavaScript
12 13 (2.25%) Shell Script
13 12 (2.07%) VBA
14 11 (1.90%) AWK
15 9 (1.55%) R
16 7 (1.21%) C
17 6 (1.04%) Scala
18 5 (0.86%) MATLAB
19 4 (0.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 248 (42.83%) Degree
2 43 (7.43%) Cisco Certification
3 36 (6.22%) Computer Science Degree
4 30 (5.18%) CCNP
5 27 (4.66%) CCNA
6 26 (4.49%) Master's Degree
7 17 (2.94%) CCIE
7 17 (2.94%) CISSP
8 14 (2.42%) CCIP
9 10 (1.73%) AWS Certification
10 9 (1.55%) PMI Certification
11 7 (1.21%) PMP
12 6 (1.04%) MCP
12 6 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 5 (0.86%) Security Cleared
14 4 (0.69%) CISA
14 4 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
15 3 (0.52%) CISM
15 3 (0.52%) EMC Certification
15 3 (0.52%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (5.53%) QA
2 18 (3.11%) Data Quality
3 13 (2.25%) SLA
4 6 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 5 (0.86%) PMO
6 2 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.35%) SEPA
7 1 (0.17%) GDPR
7 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 51 (8.81%) Active Directory
2 17 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (2.76%) Hyper-V
4 12 (2.07%) Docker
4 12 (2.07%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.52%) XenApp
6 1 (0.17%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 13 (2.25%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (2.25%) Puppet
2 7 (1.21%) Kubernetes
3 4 (0.69%) Ansible
4 1 (0.17%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.17%) Jamf Pro
4 1 (0.17%) Kibana
4 1 (0.17%) logstash
4 1 (0.17%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.17%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.17%) StatsD
4 1 (0.17%) vRealize
Vendors
1 147 (25.39%) Microsoft
2 96 (16.58%) Oracle
3 61 (10.54%) Cisco
4 51 (8.81%) Citrix
5 44 (7.60%) Bloomberg
6 43 (7.43%) Reuters
7 42 (7.25%) FXall
7 42 (7.25%) MarketAxess
7 42 (7.25%) Tradeweb
8 38 (6.56%) Salesforce.com
9 32 (5.53%) VMware
10 14 (2.42%) SAP
11 13 (2.25%) IBM
12 12 (2.07%) ION Trading
13 11 (1.90%) Eze Software Group
14 10 (1.73%) EMC
15 9 (1.55%) Google
16 8 (1.38%) iManage
17 7 (1.21%) Dell
17 7 (1.21%) Tableau