Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

F#
UK
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 751 834 1012
Rank change year-on-year +83 +178 +47
Permanent jobs citing F# 447 412 308
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.22% 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.46% 0.41% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 368 400 256
UK median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -17.86% +16.67%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £91,250 £95,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +15.29% +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 96598 100914 113116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.32% 52.75% 51.56%
Number of salaries quoted 79194 87037 96640
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% +1.12%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +2.56%

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 19 October 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 19 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 +57 445 £57,500 - 30
UK excluding London +132 243 £49,000 +15.29% 11
London -20 204 £75,000 +3.45% 20
South East +61 74 £50,000 -4.76% 2
North of England +44 74 £35,000 +40.00% 3
North West +19 61 £45,000 +80.00% 2
East of England +44 50 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Midlands +34 31 £50,000 +58.73% 2
West Midlands +5 28 £52,500 +66.67% 2
South West +16 12 £50,750 +1.50% 2
Yorkshire - 8 £37,500 - 1
North East - 5 £25,000 -
East Midlands +38 3 £42,500 +54.55%
Scotland -6 2 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 19 October 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#.

1 392 (87.70%) C#
2 319 (71.36%) .NET
3 278 (62.19%) Agile Software Development
4 230 (51.45%) TDD
5 203 (45.41%) Microsoft Azure
6 192 (42.95%) RESTful
7 186 (41.61%) AngularJS
8 178 (39.82%) ASP.NET
9 177 (39.60%) ASP.NET Web API
10 176 (39.37%) TeamCity
11 175 (39.15%) Multithreading
11 175 (39.15%) MVC
12 168 (37.58%) MongoDB
13 161 (36.02%) SQL Server
14 159 (35.57%) ASP.NET MVC
15 146 (32.66%) Elasticsearch
16 143 (31.99%) Ruby
17 136 (30.43%) MSMQ
18 135 (30.20%) WPF
19 133 (29.75%) KnockoutJS
20 129 (28.86%) Dependency Injection
21 128 (28.64%) Kanban
22 127 (28.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
23 126 (28.19%) NoSQL
24 125 (27.96%) Web Application Development
25 124 (27.74%) OO
26 123 (27.52%) Kibana
27 119 (26.62%) Computer Science
28 117 (26.17%) Finance
29 113 (25.28%) 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
1 146 (32.66%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (1.34%) Apache Spark
3 5 (1.12%) Confluence
4 2 (0.45%) Apache
4 2 (0.45%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (0.45%) IIS
4 2 (0.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 203 (45.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 95 (21.25%) Amazon AWS
3 31 (6.94%) GitHub
4 8 (1.79%) Google Cloud Platform
5 7 (1.57%) SaaS
6 4 (0.89%) Amazon Kinesis
7 3 (0.67%) PaaS
8 2 (0.45%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.45%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.24%) DSL
2 8 (1.79%) Internet
3 3 (0.67%) LDAP
4 2 (0.45%) AMQP
4 2 (0.45%) PuTTY
4 2 (0.45%) WinSCP
5 1 (0.22%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (0.22%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 168 (37.58%) MongoDB
2 161 (36.02%) SQL Server
3 126 (28.19%) NoSQL
4 99 (22.15%) SQL Server 2014
5 33 (7.38%) SQL Server 2016
6 18 (4.03%) Relational Database
7 17 (3.80%) Big Data
8 16 (3.58%) Redis
9 13 (2.91%) Neo4j
10 9 (2.01%) Apache Cassandra
11 8 (1.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 8 (1.79%) Blockchain
12 7 (1.57%) Event Store
13 6 (1.34%) RavenDB
13 6 (1.34%) RDBMS
14 5 (1.12%) Couchbase
14 5 (1.12%) SSDT
15 4 (0.89%) Amazon Redshift
15 4 (0.89%) Oracle Database
16 3 (0.67%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 176 (39.37%) TeamCity
2 37 (8.28%) Git (software)
3 27 (6.04%) Octopus Deploy
4 17 (3.80%) Jenkins
4 17 (3.80%) Visual Studio
5 12 (2.68%) JIRA
6 11 (2.46%) SpecFlow
7 9 (2.01%) NUnit
7 9 (2.01%) Visual Studio Team System
8 8 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (1.57%) Ant
10 6 (1.34%) Maven
10 6 (1.34%) Selenium
11 5 (1.12%) CruiseControl
11 5 (1.12%) Gradle
11 5 (1.12%) Log4Net
11 5 (1.12%) MSBuild
11 5 (1.12%) Psake
11 5 (1.12%) Rhino Mocks
11 5 (1.12%) Subversion
General
1 117 (26.17%) Finance
2 87 (19.46%) Games
3 19 (4.25%) Electronics
4 13 (2.91%) Financial Institution
5 8 (1.79%) Banking
6 5 (1.12%) Front Office
6 5 (1.12%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.67%) Investment Banking
7 3 (0.67%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.67%) Marketing
8 2 (0.45%) Automotive
8 2 (0.45%) Legal
9 1 (0.22%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 349 (78.08%) Developer
2 203 (45.41%) .NET Developer
3 120 (26.85%) C# Developer
4 66 (14.77%) Messaging Developer
5 61 (13.65%) Software Developer
6 59 (13.20%) Graduate
6 59 (13.20%) Graduate Developer
7 57 (12.75%) Junior
7 57 (12.75%) Junior Developer
8 56 (12.53%) Junior .NET Developer
8 56 (12.53%) Software Engineer
9 53 (11.86%) Graduate .NET Developer
10 50 (11.19%) Senior Developer
11 45 (10.07%) C# .NET Developer
12 36 (8.05%) Senior C# Developer
13 31 (6.94%) F# Developer
14 30 (6.71%) .NET Software Developer
15 26 (5.82%) Programmer
16 25 (5.59%) Senior .NET Developer
17 22 (4.92%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 319 (71.36%) .NET
2 192 (42.95%) RESTful
3 186 (41.61%) AngularJS
4 178 (39.82%) ASP.NET
5 177 (39.60%) ASP.NET Web API
6 159 (35.57%) ASP.NET MVC
7 136 (30.43%) MSMQ
8 135 (30.20%) WPF
9 133 (29.75%) KnockoutJS
10 127 (28.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 113 (25.28%) Node.js
12 111 (24.83%) RabbitMQ
13 74 (16.55%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 68 (15.21%) .NET Framework
15 66 (14.77%) WCF
16 56 (12.53%) Entity Framework
17 48 (10.74%) Akka
18 46 (10.29%) HTML
19 42 (9.40%) WebSockets
20 39 (8.72%) Reactive Extensions
Miscellaneous
1 119 (26.62%) Computer Science
2 54 (12.08%) Algorithms
3 47 (10.51%) Data Structures
4 41 (9.17%) Fintech
4 41 (9.17%) Greenfield Project
5 28 (6.26%) Hedge funds
6 8 (1.79%) Bitcoin
6 8 (1.79%) Digital Currency
7 7 (1.57%) Derivative
8 4 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.45%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (0.45%) Blog
9 2 (0.45%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.22%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.22%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.22%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.22%) PlayStation
10 1 (0.22%) Smart Energy
10 1 (0.22%) Social Network
10 1 (0.22%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 10 (2.24%) Windows
2 8 (1.79%) Android
3 6 (1.34%) Linux
4 5 (1.12%) Apple iOS
4 5 (1.12%) Mac OS X
4 5 (1.12%) Unix
5 3 (0.67%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 278 (62.19%) Agile Software Development
2 230 (51.45%) TDD
3 175 (39.15%) Multithreading
3 175 (39.15%) MVC
4 129 (28.86%) Dependency Injection
5 128 (28.64%) Kanban
6 125 (27.96%) Web Application Development
7 124 (27.74%) OO
8 103 (23.04%) Functional Programming
8 103 (23.04%) Software Engineering
9 98 (21.92%) BDD
10 75 (16.78%) Mathematics
11 51 (11.41%) Web Development
12 49 (10.96%) Low Latency
13 46 (10.29%) OOD
14 41 (9.17%) Test Automation
15 38 (8.50%) High-Frequency Trading
16 37 (8.28%) OOA/OOD
17 36 (8.05%) Algorithmic Trading
17 36 (8.05%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 392 (87.70%) C#
2 143 (31.99%) Ruby
3 101 (22.60%) SQL
4 86 (19.24%) Haskell
5 74 (16.55%) JavaScript
6 68 (15.21%) Scala
7 63 (14.09%) Python
8 50 (11.19%) Java
9 37 (8.28%) Erlang
10 32 (7.16%) C++
11 31 (6.94%) Clojure
12 23 (5.15%) VB
13 22 (4.92%) OCaml
13 22 (4.92%) VB6
14 20 (4.47%) Go
15 17 (3.80%) MATLAB
16 13 (2.91%) ML
17 10 (2.24%) Bash Shell
17 10 (2.24%) PowerShell
18 8 (1.79%) R
Qualifications
1 47 (10.51%) Degree
2 25 (5.59%) PhD
3 11 (2.46%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.45%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.22%) ISEB
5 1 (0.22%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 12 (2.68%) Docker
2 2 (0.45%) vSphere
3 1 (0.22%) HDFS
3 1 (0.22%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 123 (27.52%) Kibana
2 74 (16.55%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 74 (16.55%) WSUS
3 14 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (3.13%) Puppet
4 9 (2.01%) Ansible
5 2 (0.45%) AirWatch
5 2 (0.45%) Cobbler
5 2 (0.45%) Salt
6 1 (0.22%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.22%) Mesos
Vendors
1 111 (24.83%) Microsoft
2 68 (15.21%) Google
3 30 (6.71%) Oracle
4 5 (1.12%) Xamarin
5 4 (0.89%) TOWER Software
6 3 (0.67%) Apple
6 3 (0.67%) SAP
7 2 (0.45%) Bloomberg
7 2 (0.45%) Facebook
7 2 (0.45%) HP
7 2 (0.45%) IBM
7 2 (0.45%) Palantir
7 2 (0.45%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.45%) Reuters
7 2 (0.45%) Software AG
7 2 (0.45%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.45%) VMware
7 2 (0.45%) webMethods
8 1 (0.22%) Twitter