Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

French Language
UK
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 720 604 664
Rank change year-on-year -116 +60 -142
Permanent jobs citing French Language 518 761 786
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.30% 0.40% 0.36%
As % of the General category 0.68% 0.93% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 386 621 569
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £24,500 £22,000 £25,600
90th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £72,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - -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 76719 82224 98630
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.03% 43.06% 44.95%
Number of salaries quoted 55692 67089 78495
UK median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% - -
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £81,250
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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -93 502 £40,000 - 23
London -60 268 £52,500 +5.00% 9
UK excluding London -67 236 £35,000 - 15
South East -11 136 £35,000 -4.11% 11
East of England -4 26 £48,000 +56.10% 3
North of England -16 26 £38,750 +3.33%
Midlands +4 23 £26,500 +1.92%
West Midlands -6 17 £26,500 +1.92%
South West +14 16 £26,000 -20.00%
North West -24 16 £35,000 -6.67%
Yorkshire +24 10 £42,500 +63.46%
Wales +28 7 £27,000 +8.00%
East Midlands +31 6 £45,000 +80.00%
Scotland -9 2 £23,750 -31.16% 1

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 262 (50.58%) German Language
2 126 (24.32%) Degree
3 119 (22.97%) Finance
4 110 (21.24%) Spanish Language
5 98 (18.92%) Italian Language
6 96 (18.53%) SQL
7 82 (15.83%) Windows
8 72 (13.90%) Banking
9 71 (13.71%) Project Management
10 70 (13.51%) Linux
11 64 (12.36%) Analytical Skills
12 60 (11.58%) ITIL
13 59 (11.39%) Microsoft
14 50 (9.65%) Microsoft Office
15 49 (9.46%) Unix
15 49 (9.46%) SLA
15 49 (9.46%) Marketing
16 48 (9.27%) Cisco
16 48 (9.27%) Oracle
17 47 (9.07%) Java
17 47 (9.07%) Computer Science
18 45 (8.69%) Presales
19 44 (8.49%) Telecoms
20 43 (8.30%) Analytics
21 41 (7.92%) Firewall
22 39 (7.53%) SAP
23 38 (7.34%) Business Intelligence
24 37 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
25 36 (6.95%) Skype
26 35 (6.76%) TCP/IP

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 (5.98%) Skype for Business
2 10 (1.93%) MS Exchange
3 9 (1.74%) WebSphere
4 8 (1.54%) WebLogic
5 7 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (1.35%) IIS
6 6 (1.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (0.97%) Apache
7 5 (0.97%) JBoss
8 4 (0.77%) SAS
8 4 (0.77%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (0.58%) CMS
9 3 (0.58%) nginx
9 3 (0.58%) SharePoint
9 3 (0.58%) WordPress
10 2 (0.39%) Confluence
11 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.19%) OpenStack
Applications
1 50 (9.65%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (4.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (2.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 11 (2.12%) MS Visio
4 10 (1.93%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.77%) Adobe Captivate
5 4 (0.77%) Camtasia
5 4 (0.77%) SPSS
6 2 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.19%) Mathematica
7 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (2.32%) Adobe Campaign
2 11 (2.12%) SAP MM
3 7 (1.35%) NetSuite
4 6 (1.16%) Eloqua
5 5 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.97%) SAP ERP
6 4 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.77%) SAP FI
6 4 (0.77%) SAP PP
7 2 (0.39%) SAP PM
8 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.19%) Dynamics SL
8 1 (0.19%) Magento
8 1 (0.19%) SAP APO
8 1 (0.19%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.19%) SAP Business ByDesign
8 1 (0.19%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.47%) Amazon AWS
1 18 (3.47%) Office 365
1 18 (3.47%) SaaS
2 15 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (2.51%) Google Analytics
4 7 (1.35%) Google Tag Manager
4 7 (1.35%) SuccessFactors
5 6 (1.16%) Boomi
5 6 (1.16%) Taleo
6 4 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.77%) PaaS
7 3 (0.58%) IaaS
8 2 (0.39%) GitHub
8 2 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.19%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.19%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (7.92%) Firewall
2 36 (6.95%) Skype
3 35 (6.76%) TCP/IP
4 22 (4.25%) DNS
5 18 (3.47%) MPLS
5 18 (3.47%) VPN
6 17 (3.28%) WebEx
7 16 (3.09%) DHCP
8 15 (2.90%) Unified Communications
9 14 (2.70%) IPsec
9 14 (2.70%) WAN
10 10 (1.93%) FTP
10 10 (1.93%) Internet
11 8 (1.54%) BGP
11 8 (1.54%) IP Telephony
11 8 (1.54%) OSPF
11 8 (1.54%) VoIP
12 6 (1.16%) DSL
12 6 (1.16%) SMTP
12 6 (1.16%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (5.60%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.28%) Relational Database
3 15 (2.90%) DB2
4 14 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (2.51%) BusinessObjects
6 11 (2.12%) Big Data
6 11 (2.12%) MySQL
7 6 (1.16%) Data Mining
7 6 (1.16%) NoSQL
8 5 (0.97%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (0.97%) SQLPlus
9 4 (0.77%) Apache Hive
9 4 (0.77%) Hadoop
9 4 (0.77%) OLAP
9 4 (0.77%) Oracle OLAP
9 4 (0.77%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.39%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (2.90%) JIRA
2 10 (1.93%) Git (software)
2 10 (1.93%) Jenkins
3 8 (1.54%) Robot Framework
4 7 (1.35%) Maven
5 6 (1.16%) Eclipse
6 5 (0.97%) JSUnit
6 5 (0.97%) Selenium
6 5 (0.97%) Toad
7 4 (0.77%) Eclipse RCP
7 4 (0.77%) Subversion
8 3 (0.58%) Ranorex
9 2 (0.39%) Axure RP
9 2 (0.39%) IntelliJ
9 2 (0.39%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.39%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (0.39%) WebStorm
10 1 (0.19%) JUnit
10 1 (0.19%) Mercurial
General
1 262 (50.58%) German Language
2 119 (22.97%) Finance
3 110 (21.24%) Spanish Language
4 98 (18.92%) Italian Language
5 72 (13.90%) Banking
6 49 (9.46%) Marketing
7 44 (8.49%) Telecoms
8 32 (6.18%) Portuguese Language
9 30 (5.79%) Dutch Language
10 29 (5.60%) Retail
11 26 (5.02%) Financial Institution
12 21 (4.05%) Manufacturing
13 19 (3.67%) Polish Language
14 17 (3.28%) Legal
15 16 (3.09%) Automotive
15 16 (3.09%) Digital Economy
16 15 (2.90%) Japanese Language
17 14 (2.70%) Law
18 13 (2.51%) Billing
19 11 (2.12%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 119 (22.97%) Analyst
2 72 (13.90%) Consultant
3 32 (6.18%) Support Analyst
4 31 (5.98%) Project Manager
5 26 (5.02%) Developer
6 25 (4.83%) Graduate
6 25 (4.83%) Presales Consultant
7 23 (4.44%) 1st Line Support
7 23 (4.44%) Support Engineer
8 18 (3.47%) Architect
8 18 (3.47%) IT Manager
8 18 (3.47%) SAP Consultant
9 17 (3.28%) IT Consultant
9 17 (3.28%) Security Analyst
10 16 (3.09%) Technical Support
11 14 (2.70%) IT Support
11 14 (2.70%) IT Trainer
11 14 (2.70%) Trainer
12 13 (2.51%) Blue Coat Analyst
12 13 (2.51%) Firewall Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (6.18%) HTML
2 25 (4.83%) XML
3 23 (4.44%) CSS
4 20 (3.86%) J2EE
4 20 (3.86%) Node.js
5 17 (3.28%) Web Services
6 16 (3.09%) JSON
7 15 (2.90%) AngularJS
8 11 (2.12%) jQuery
8 11 (2.12%) Spring
9 10 (1.93%) RESTful
10 9 (1.74%) CSS3
10 9 (1.74%) HTML5
11 8 (1.54%) SOAP
12 7 (1.35%) Java EE
13 6 (1.16%) JMS
13 6 (1.16%) Middleware
14 5 (0.97%) EDI
15 4 (0.77%) GWT
15 4 (0.77%) SWT
Miscellaneous
1 64 (12.36%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (9.07%) Computer Science
3 24 (4.63%) Management Information System
4 20 (3.86%) Video Conferencing
5 18 (3.47%) Enterprise Software
6 16 (3.09%) Data Centre
7 14 (2.70%) e-Learning
8 13 (2.51%) Fintech
9 12 (2.32%) Blackberry
9 12 (2.32%) Digital Media
10 10 (1.93%) User Experience
11 7 (1.35%) Virtual Team
12 6 (1.16%) Derivative
12 6 (1.16%) Podcast
13 5 (0.97%) Driving Licence
13 5 (0.97%) PMI
13 5 (0.97%) SWIFT
14 4 (0.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 4 (0.77%) Hedge funds
14 4 (0.77%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 82 (15.83%) Windows
2 70 (13.51%) Linux
3 49 (9.46%) Unix
4 16 (3.09%) Windows 2000
5 15 (2.90%) Solaris
5 15 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (2.70%) zOS
7 10 (1.93%) Windows Server
8 6 (1.16%) Windows 7
8 6 (1.16%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.58%) CentOS
9 3 (0.58%) Fedora
10 2 (0.39%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.39%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.39%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.39%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.19%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (13.71%) Project Management
2 60 (11.58%) ITIL
3 45 (8.69%) Presales
4 43 (8.30%) Analytics
5 38 (7.34%) Business Intelligence
6 37 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (5.79%) Risk Management
8 25 (4.83%) Mentoring
8 25 (4.83%) Stakeholder Management
9 24 (4.63%) E-Commerce
10 23 (4.44%) Business Analysis
11 22 (4.25%) CRM
12 21 (4.05%) Change Management
13 20 (3.86%) Product Management
14 19 (3.67%) Scrum
14 19 (3.67%) Software Engineering
15 17 (3.28%) Business Development
16 16 (3.09%) Analytical Thinking
16 16 (3.09%) Digital Marketing
17 15 (2.90%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 96 (18.53%) SQL
2 47 (9.07%) Java
3 30 (5.79%) JavaScript
4 27 (5.21%) Python
5 16 (3.09%) Perl
6 15 (2.90%) C++
6 15 (2.90%) R
7 9 (1.74%) PHP
8 6 (1.16%) C
8 6 (1.16%) VBA
9 5 (0.97%) Go
9 5 (0.97%) PL/SQL
10 4 (0.77%) C#
10 4 (0.77%) Scala
11 3 (0.58%) Ruby
12 2 (0.39%) ES6
12 2 (0.39%) Kotlin
12 2 (0.39%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.19%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.19%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 126 (24.32%) Degree
2 17 (3.28%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (2.32%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (2.12%) PMI Certification
5 10 (1.93%) Master's Degree
5 10 (1.93%) PMP
6 9 (1.74%) CCNA
6 9 (1.74%) CCNP
7 8 (1.54%) CISM
7 8 (1.54%) CISSP
8 7 (1.35%) CISA
8 7 (1.35%) CRISC
8 7 (1.35%) Numerate Degree
9 4 (0.77%) CCIE
9 4 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (0.77%) SC Cleared
9 4 (0.77%) Security Cleared
10 3 (0.58%) ISEB
10 3 (0.58%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (9.46%) SLA
2 14 (2.70%) Data Quality
2 14 (2.70%) QA
3 10 (1.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.35%) PCI DSS
5 6 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 4 (0.77%) SEPA
7 3 (0.58%) Actionable Recommendations
8 2 (0.39%) GDPR
8 2 (0.39%) PMO
9 1 (0.19%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.19%) IEC 61508
9 1 (0.19%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 27 (5.21%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.35%) vSphere
3 6 (1.16%) XenDesktop
4 5 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.97%) XenApp
5 4 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.58%) Postfix
6 3 (0.58%) Sendmail
7 2 (0.39%) Docker
8 1 (0.19%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (2.51%) Tivoli
1 13 (2.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 8 (1.54%) SCCM
3 6 (1.16%) WebSphere Cast Iron
4 4 (0.77%) XenMobile
5 3 (0.58%) AirWatch
5 3 (0.58%) QRadar
6 2 (0.39%) Ansible
6 2 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.39%) Terraform
7 1 (0.19%) Control-M
7 1 (0.19%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.19%) PowerCLI
7 1 (0.19%) SCOM
7 1 (0.19%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.19%) vMotion
Vendors
1 59 (11.39%) Microsoft
2 48 (9.27%) Cisco
2 48 (9.27%) Oracle
3 39 (7.53%) SAP
4 31 (5.98%) Citrix
5 25 (4.83%) IBM
6 23 (4.44%) Blue Coat
6 23 (4.44%) CheckPoint
7 22 (4.25%) F5
7 22 (4.25%) Juniper
8 21 (4.05%) Adobe
9 20 (3.86%) Palo Alto
10 18 (3.47%) VMware
11 16 (3.09%) Google
12 14 (2.70%) iManage
12 14 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
13 13 (2.51%) Crossbeam
13 13 (2.51%) Sourcefire
14 9 (1.74%) Optimizely
15 8 (1.54%) Workday