Period
to 25 September 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for F# skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited F# over the 6 months to 25 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

F#
UK
6 months to
25 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 742 842 999
Rank change year-on-year +100 +157 -9
Permanent jobs citing F# 455 402 300
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.21% 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.47% 0.40% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 380 405 250
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% -21.43% +12.00%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £34,875
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -20.00%

F# is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 97629 100837 113498
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.42% 52.68% 51.50%
Number of salaries quoted 80078 87077 97055
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +1.27%

F#
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing F# as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for F# in the UK

F#
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing F#.

Salary trend for F# in the UK

F#
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing F# over the 6 months to 25 September 2017.

Salary histogram for F# in the UK

F#
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing F# within the UK over the 6 months to 25 September 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 +120 453 £57,500 +4.55% 22
UK excluding London +127 242 £45,000 +5.88% 12
London -17 213 £75,000 +7.14% 10
South East +77 77 £50,000 -4.76% 3
North of England +39 76 £30,000 +20.00% 5
North West +12 58 £25,000 - 4
East of England +20 44 £45,000 +42.86% 2
Midlands +47 32 £52,500 +66.67% 2
West Midlands +15 29 £55,000 +74.60% 2
South West +14 11 £55,000 +10.00%
Yorkshire - 10 £37,500 - 1
North East - 8 £25,000 -
East Midlands +38 3 £42,500 +54.55%
Scotland -2 2 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 25 September 2017, IT jobs citing F# 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 F#.

1 407 (89.45%) C#
2 318 (69.89%) .NET
3 287 (63.08%) Agile Software Development
4 237 (52.09%) TDD
5 208 (45.71%) RESTful
6 204 (44.84%) Microsoft Azure
7 200 (43.96%) AngularJS
8 188 (41.32%) ASP.NET
9 186 (40.88%) ASP.NET Web API
10 183 (40.22%) MVC
11 181 (39.78%) Multithreading
12 178 (39.12%) MongoDB
13 177 (38.90%) TeamCity
14 167 (36.70%) ASP.NET MVC
15 160 (35.16%) SQL Server
16 152 (33.41%) Elasticsearch
17 145 (31.87%) Ruby
18 143 (31.43%) MSMQ
19 140 (30.77%) WPF
19 140 (30.77%) NoSQL
20 136 (29.89%) KnockoutJS
21 135 (29.67%) Dependency Injection
22 133 (29.23%) Kanban
22 133 (29.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
23 132 (29.01%) Web Application Development
24 131 (28.79%) OO
25 129 (28.35%) Kibana
26 123 (27.03%) Computer Science
27 116 (25.49%) RabbitMQ
27 116 (25.49%) Node.js

F#
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
1 152 (33.41%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (1.10%) Apache Spark
3 3 (0.66%) Apache
4 2 (0.44%) Confluence
4 2 (0.44%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (0.44%) IIS
4 2 (0.44%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.22%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 204 (44.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 99 (21.76%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (5.93%) GitHub
4 10 (2.20%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (1.76%) SaaS
6 3 (0.66%) PaaS
7 2 (0.44%) Amazon Kinesis
7 2 (0.44%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.44%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.20%) DSL
1 10 (2.20%) Internet
2 3 (0.66%) LDAP
3 2 (0.44%) AMQP
4 1 (0.22%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (0.22%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 178 (39.12%) MongoDB
2 160 (35.16%) SQL Server
3 140 (30.77%) NoSQL
4 106 (23.30%) SQL Server 2014
5 27 (5.93%) SQL Server 2016
6 20 (4.40%) Relational Database
7 19 (4.18%) Event Store
7 19 (4.18%) Redis
8 18 (3.96%) Big Data
9 17 (3.74%) Neo4j
10 10 (2.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 10 (2.20%) Apache Cassandra
11 8 (1.76%) Blockchain
12 7 (1.54%) RavenDB
13 6 (1.32%) RDBMS
14 5 (1.10%) SSDT
15 4 (0.88%) Couchbase
15 4 (0.88%) Hadoop
16 3 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
16 3 (0.66%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 177 (38.90%) TeamCity
2 32 (7.03%) Git (software)
2 32 (7.03%) Octopus Deploy
3 28 (6.15%) Jenkins
4 17 (3.74%) Visual Studio
5 14 (3.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 10 (2.20%) NUnit
6 10 (2.20%) SpecFlow
7 9 (1.98%) JIRA
8 6 (1.32%) CruiseControl
8 6 (1.32%) Log4Net
8 6 (1.32%) Maven
8 6 (1.32%) MSBuild
8 6 (1.32%) Psake
8 6 (1.32%) Rhino Mocks
9 5 (1.10%) Ant
9 5 (1.10%) Gradle
10 4 (0.88%) Selenium
10 4 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (0.66%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 112 (24.62%) Finance
2 95 (20.88%) Games
3 18 (3.96%) Electronics
4 12 (2.64%) Financial Institution
5 6 (1.32%) Banking
6 3 (0.66%) Front Office
6 3 (0.66%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.44%) Automotive
7 2 (0.44%) Legal
7 2 (0.44%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.44%) Marketing
7 2 (0.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 355 (78.02%) Developer
2 207 (45.49%) .NET Developer
3 129 (28.35%) C# Developer
4 69 (15.16%) Messaging Developer
5 62 (13.63%) Graduate
5 62 (13.63%) Graduate Developer
6 59 (12.97%) Junior
6 59 (12.97%) Junior Developer
6 59 (12.97%) Software Developer
7 58 (12.75%) Junior .NET Developer
8 57 (12.53%) Software Engineer
9 56 (12.31%) Graduate .NET Developer
10 47 (10.33%) Senior Developer
11 41 (9.01%) C# .NET Developer
11 41 (9.01%) F# Developer
12 35 (7.69%) Senior C# Developer
13 30 (6.59%) Programmer
14 28 (6.15%) .NET Software Developer
15 24 (5.27%) Senior .NET Developer
16 22 (4.84%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 318 (69.89%) .NET
2 208 (45.71%) RESTful
3 200 (43.96%) AngularJS
4 188 (41.32%) ASP.NET
5 186 (40.88%) ASP.NET Web API
6 167 (36.70%) ASP.NET MVC
7 143 (31.43%) MSMQ
8 140 (30.77%) WPF
9 136 (29.89%) KnockoutJS
10 133 (29.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 116 (25.49%) Node.js
11 116 (25.49%) RabbitMQ
12 77 (16.92%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 68 (14.95%) .NET Framework
14 67 (14.73%) WCF
15 60 (13.19%) Entity Framework
16 55 (12.09%) WebSockets
17 51 (11.21%) HTML
18 47 (10.33%) Akka
19 42 (9.23%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 123 (27.03%) Computer Science
2 52 (11.43%) Algorithms
3 48 (10.55%) Data Structures
4 40 (8.79%) Greenfield Project
5 37 (8.13%) Fintech
6 27 (5.93%) Hedge funds
7 8 (1.76%) Bitcoin
7 8 (1.76%) Digital Currency
8 6 (1.32%) Derivative
8 6 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.66%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (0.66%) Blog
10 2 (0.44%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.44%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.22%) 3D Graphics
11 1 (0.22%) Device Driver
11 1 (0.22%) NHS
11 1 (0.22%) PlayStation
11 1 (0.22%) Smart Energy
11 1 (0.22%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 10 (2.20%) Windows
2 8 (1.76%) Android
3 5 (1.10%) Apple iOS
3 5 (1.10%) Linux
3 5 (1.10%) Mac OS X
3 5 (1.10%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 287 (63.08%) Agile Software Development
2 237 (52.09%) TDD
3 183 (40.22%) MVC
4 181 (39.78%) Multithreading
5 135 (29.67%) Dependency Injection
6 133 (29.23%) Kanban
7 132 (29.01%) Web Application Development
8 131 (28.79%) OO
9 105 (23.08%) Software Engineering
10 104 (22.86%) BDD
11 103 (22.64%) Functional Programming
12 79 (17.36%) Mathematics
13 53 (11.65%) Web Development
14 51 (11.21%) Low Latency
15 46 (10.11%) OOD
16 40 (8.79%) High-Frequency Trading
17 36 (7.91%) OOA/OOD
17 36 (7.91%) Test Automation
18 33 (7.25%) Algorithmic Trading
18 33 (7.25%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 407 (89.45%) C#
2 145 (31.87%) Ruby
3 102 (22.42%) SQL
4 82 (18.02%) Haskell
5 73 (16.04%) JavaScript
6 65 (14.29%) Scala
7 55 (12.09%) Python
8 42 (9.23%) Java
9 34 (7.47%) Erlang
10 32 (7.03%) C++
11 28 (6.15%) Clojure
12 24 (5.27%) OCaml
13 19 (4.18%) VB
14 18 (3.96%) VB6
15 17 (3.74%) MATLAB
16 14 (3.08%) ML
17 13 (2.86%) Go
18 9 (1.98%) C
19 8 (1.76%) PowerShell
20 7 (1.54%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 49 (10.77%) Degree
2 25 (5.49%) PhD
3 14 (3.08%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.44%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.22%) ISEB
5 1 (0.22%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.76%) QA
System Software
1 21 (4.62%) Docker
2 2 (0.44%) HDFS
3 1 (0.22%) QEMU
3 1 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.22%) Xen
3 1 (0.22%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 129 (28.35%) Kibana
2 77 (16.92%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 77 (16.92%) WSUS
3 17 (3.74%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (2.86%) Puppet
5 9 (1.98%) Ansible
6 2 (0.44%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.44%) Cobbler
6 2 (0.44%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (0.44%) Mesos
6 2 (0.44%) Salt
Vendors
1 110 (24.18%) Microsoft
2 71 (15.60%) Google
3 25 (5.49%) Oracle
4 5 (1.10%) Xamarin
5 3 (0.66%) Apple
5 3 (0.66%) TOWER Software
6 2 (0.44%) Bloomberg
6 2 (0.44%) Facebook
6 2 (0.44%) IBM
6 2 (0.44%) Palantir
6 2 (0.44%) SAP
6 2 (0.44%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.22%) Citrix
7 1 (0.22%) Twitter