Period
to 30 March 2020

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 30 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

French Language
UK
6 months to
30 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 720 687 727
Rank change year-on-year -33 +40 -54
Permanent jobs citing French Language 279 477 531
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.32% 0.30%
As % of the General category 0.59% 0.79% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 231 395 396
Median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +9.89% +13.75%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £28,125
90th Percentile £81,250 £86,250 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £33,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year +6.06% - -12.00%

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 47,365 60,255 76,416
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.02% 40.40% 43.10%
Number of salaries quoted 35,930 45,739 59,927
Median annual salary £56,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.73% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,500 £29,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

French Language
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing French Language as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for French Language in the UK

French Language
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing French Language.

Salary trend for French Language in the UK

French Language
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing French Language over the 6 months to 30 March 2020.

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 30 March 2020. 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 -53 253 £45,000 -13.53% 67
London -88 140 £50,000 -9.09% 34
UK excluding London +84 125 £35,000 +6.06% 34
South East +77 71 £35,000 - 21
East of England +61 26 £47,500 +50.79% 3
Work from Home +10 21 £75,000 +50.00% 6
Scotland +55 15 £27,500 +18.28% 1
Midlands +58 8 £23,500 -10.48% 2
North of England +38 5 £25,000 -9.09% 5
North West +28 4 £31,250 +17.92% 3
West Midlands +54 3 £23,500 -14.55% 1
East Midlands +19 3 £34,250 +42.71% 1
Yorkshire +35 1 £22,000 -37.14% 2

For the 6 months to 30 March 2020, 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.

1 129 (46.24%) German Language
2 95 (34.05%) Degree
3 82 (29.39%) Spanish Language
4 73 (26.16%) Italian Language
5 68 (24.37%) Microsoft
6 57 (20.43%) Computer Science
7 50 (17.92%) SQL
8 49 (17.56%) Finance
9 46 (16.49%) Problem-Solving
10 39 (13.98%) Project Management
11 37 (13.26%) Self-Motivation
12 36 (12.90%) Windows
13 34 (12.19%) Dutch Language
14 32 (11.47%) Linux
15 29 (10.39%) Agile Software Development
16 28 (10.04%) SAP
16 28 (10.04%) Oracle
17 27 (9.68%) Banking
17 27 (9.68%) SaaS
17 27 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
18 26 (9.32%) ITIL
19 25 (8.96%) Mathematics
20 24 (8.60%) Stakeholder Management
21 23 (8.24%) SQL Server
21 23 (8.24%) Time Management
22 22 (7.89%) JIRA
22 22 (7.89%) WAN
22 22 (7.89%) Cisco Certification
22 22 (7.89%) Asset Management
23 21 (7.53%) Java

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 11 (3.94%) Confluence
2 7 (2.51%) Apache
2 7 (2.51%) Tomcat
3 5 (1.79%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.72%) IIS
4 2 (0.72%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.72%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.36%) CMS
5 1 (0.36%) OpenStack
Applications
1 17 (6.09%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.79%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (1.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (5.38%) SAP S/4HANA
2 14 (5.02%) SAP MM
2 14 (5.02%) SAP SD
3 7 (2.51%) thinkFolio
4 4 (1.43%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (1.43%) SAP ERP
5 3 (1.08%) Sage X3
5 3 (1.08%) SAP BPC
5 3 (1.08%) SAP HCM
5 3 (1.08%) SAP Payroll
6 2 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.72%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.72%) Oracle iProcurement
6 2 (0.72%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.72%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.36%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.36%) SAP EWM
7 1 (0.36%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 27 (9.68%) SaaS
2 10 (3.58%) Azure
3 9 (3.23%) AWS
4 6 (2.15%) Office 365
5 4 (1.43%) GCP
5 4 (1.43%) IBM Cloud
5 4 (1.43%) SoftLayer
6 3 (1.08%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.36%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.36%) IaaS
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle CX
7 1 (0.36%) PaaS
7 1 (0.36%) SurveyMonkey
Communications & Networking
1 22 (7.89%) WAN
2 14 (5.02%) Firewall
2 14 (5.02%) LAN
3 13 (4.66%) BGP
3 13 (4.66%) MPLS
3 13 (4.66%) OSPF
4 12 (4.30%) IPsec
4 12 (4.30%) TCP/IP
5 11 (3.94%) DNS
6 10 (3.58%) DHCP
6 10 (3.58%) VoIP
7 9 (3.23%) Internet
8 8 (2.87%) IP Telephony
8 8 (2.87%) Remote Desktop
8 8 (2.87%) Wireless
9 5 (1.79%) SDH
10 4 (1.43%) SAN
10 4 (1.43%) SNMP
10 4 (1.43%) SSL
10 4 (1.43%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (8.24%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.43%) Big Data
2 4 (1.43%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.72%) MySQL
5 1 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2017
5 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2019
5 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 22 (7.89%) JIRA
2 9 (3.23%) Git (software)
3 6 (2.15%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.43%) Maven
4 4 (1.43%) Subversion
4 4 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.08%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.72%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (0.72%) TestComplete
7 1 (0.36%) AppScan
General
1 129 (46.24%) German Language
2 82 (29.39%) Spanish Language
3 73 (26.16%) Italian Language
4 49 (17.56%) Finance
5 34 (12.19%) Dutch Language
6 27 (9.68%) Banking
7 15 (5.38%) Telecoms
8 13 (4.66%) Marketing
8 13 (4.66%) Polish Language
8 13 (4.66%) Portuguese Language
8 13 (4.66%) Private Banking
9 10 (3.58%) Swedish Language
10 8 (2.87%) Retail
11 7 (2.51%) Front Office
11 7 (2.51%) Investment Banking
12 6 (2.15%) Advertising
12 6 (2.15%) Law
13 5 (1.79%) Billing
13 5 (1.79%) Games
14 4 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 60 (21.51%) Analyst
2 45 (16.13%) Consultant
3 39 (13.98%) Support Engineer
4 21 (7.53%) Service Analyst
5 20 (7.17%) Support Analyst
6 18 (6.45%) Graduate
7 17 (6.09%) Business Analyst
7 17 (6.09%) IT Analyst
7 17 (6.09%) SAP Consultant
8 16 (5.73%) 2nd Line Support
9 15 (5.38%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 15 (5.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 13 (4.66%) Business IT Analyst
10 13 (4.66%) IT Business Analyst
10 13 (4.66%) SAP MM Consultant
10 13 (4.66%) SAP S/4HANA Consultant
10 13 (4.66%) SAP SD Consultant
10 13 (4.66%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
11 12 (4.30%) Applications Support
11 12 (4.30%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.23%) XML
2 8 (2.87%) HTML
3 7 (2.51%) FIX Protocol
4 4 (1.43%) J2EE
4 4 (1.43%) JPA
4 4 (1.43%) Node.js
4 4 (1.43%) REST
4 4 (1.43%) RESTful
4 4 (1.43%) Spring
5 3 (1.08%) CSS
6 2 (0.72%) .NET
6 2 (0.72%) iOS SDK
6 2 (0.72%) Java EE
6 2 (0.72%) jQuery
7 1 (0.36%) HTML5
7 1 (0.36%) JNI
7 1 (0.36%) Sass
7 1 (0.36%) STL
7 1 (0.36%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 37 (13.26%) Self-Motivation
2 27 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (6.09%) Data Centre
4 11 (3.94%) Derivative
5 10 (3.58%) Management Information System
6 9 (3.23%) Fixed Income
7 8 (2.87%) Blackberry
7 8 (2.87%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (2.87%) Equities
7 8 (2.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 8 (2.87%) Hedge funds
8 6 (2.15%) PKI
9 5 (1.79%) Driving Licence
9 5 (1.79%) Smartphone
10 4 (1.43%) RIA
10 4 (1.43%) User Experience
10 4 (1.43%) Web 2.0
11 3 (1.08%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (1.08%) Life Science
11 3 (1.08%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 36 (12.90%) Windows
2 32 (11.47%) Linux
3 14 (5.02%) Android
3 14 (5.02%) Apple iOS
4 11 (3.94%) Windows 10
5 9 (3.23%) Windows 7
6 6 (2.15%) Windows Server
7 4 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.08%) Unix
9 2 (0.72%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2016
10 1 (0.36%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (20.43%) Computer Science
2 46 (16.49%) Problem-Solving
3 39 (13.98%) Project Management
4 29 (10.39%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (9.32%) ITIL
6 25 (8.96%) Mathematics
7 24 (8.60%) Stakeholder Management
8 23 (8.24%) Time Management
9 22 (7.89%) Asset Management
10 18 (6.45%) Physics
11 17 (6.09%) Information Security
12 16 (5.73%) Cybersecurity
13 15 (5.38%) Analytics
13 15 (5.38%) Case Management
13 15 (5.38%) Presales
13 15 (5.38%) Product Management
14 13 (4.66%) Business Analysis
14 13 (4.66%) ERP
15 12 (4.30%) Change Management
15 12 (4.30%) Software Audit
Programming Languages
1 50 (17.92%) SQL
2 21 (7.53%) Java
3 14 (5.02%) Python
4 12 (4.30%) C#
5 11 (3.94%) Perl
6 10 (3.58%) C++
7 9 (3.23%) Ruby
8 7 (2.51%) Bash Shell
8 7 (2.51%) Bourne shell
8 7 (2.51%) JavaScript
8 7 (2.51%) Korn
9 3 (1.08%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.72%) Apex Code
10 2 (0.72%) C
10 2 (0.72%) PHP
11 1 (0.36%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (0.36%) ES6
11 1 (0.36%) Java 8
11 1 (0.36%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 95 (34.05%) Degree
2 22 (7.89%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (6.09%) CCNA
4 13 (4.66%) Computer Science Degree
4 13 (4.66%) PMI Certification
5 12 (4.30%) MCP
5 12 (4.30%) PMP
6 9 (3.23%) CCNP
7 6 (2.15%) Master's Degree
7 6 (2.15%) Numerate Degree
8 5 (1.79%) CCIE
9 4 (1.43%) CCSA
9 4 (1.43%) CISSP
9 4 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (1.08%) SSCP
11 2 (0.72%) MCSE
11 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.72%) Security Cleared
12 1 (0.36%) CCIP
12 1 (0.36%) GWAPT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.30%) QA
2 5 (1.79%) PMO
2 5 (1.79%) SLA
3 3 (1.08%) GDPR
3 3 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.72%) GAAP
4 2 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.36%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.36%) MiFID
System Software
1 16 (5.73%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.36%) Docker
4 1 (0.36%) Firmware
4 1 (0.36%) VMware NSX
4 1 (0.36%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (5.38%) SCCM
2 3 (1.08%) Puppet
3 2 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.36%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (0.36%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.36%) HP NNM
4 1 (0.36%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.36%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.36%) Nagios
4 1 (0.36%) SCOM
Vendors
1 68 (24.37%) Microsoft
2 28 (10.04%) Oracle
2 28 (10.04%) SAP
3 20 (7.17%) Cisco
4 14 (5.02%) Citrix
5 12 (4.30%) Snow
6 10 (3.58%) VMware
7 9 (3.23%) Bloomberg
7 9 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (2.87%) Reuters
9 7 (2.51%) Eze Software Group
9 7 (2.51%) FXall
9 7 (2.51%) ION Trading
9 7 (2.51%) MarketAxess
9 7 (2.51%) Tradeweb
10 6 (2.15%) IBM
11 5 (1.79%) Fortinet
11 5 (1.79%) WorldPay
12 4 (1.43%) Brocade
12 4 (1.43%) Juniper