Period
to 1 December 2020

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 1 December 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

F#
UK
6 months to
1 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 663 873 824
Rank change year-on-year +210 -49 -61
Permanent jobs citing F# 54 179 325
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.097% 0.13% 0.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.16% 0.25% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 61 134 271
Median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
10th Percentile £45,000 £33,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £120,000 £95,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,500 £45,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year +38.89% -7.69% +2.63%

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 32,947 72,214 88,327
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 59.09% 53.80% 55.23%
Number of salaries quoted 28,233 59,576 73,537
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

F#
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for F# in the UK

F#
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing F#.

Salary trend for F# in the UK

F#
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing F# over the 6 months to 1 December 2020.

Salary histogram for F# in the UK

F#
Top 7 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 1 December 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 +202 48 £62,500 - 5
London +136 38 £64,750 -7.50% 4
UK excluding London +234 12 £62,500 +38.89%
Work from Home -32 11 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Scotland +73 6 £62,500 -13.79%
East of England +132 5 £78,750 +50.00%
South East +177 1 £40,000 -11.11%

For the 6 months to 1 December 2020, IT jobs citing F# 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 F#.

1 50 (92.59%) C#
2 42 (77.78%) .NET
3 37 (68.52%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (51.85%) Azure
5 26 (48.15%) SQL Server
5 26 (48.15%) Microservices
6 25 (46.30%) React
7 22 (40.74%) TDD
8 21 (38.89%) Mathematics
9 20 (37.04%) ASP.NET
9 20 (37.04%) Akka.NET
10 19 (35.19%) DevOps
11 18 (33.33%) Functional Programming
11 18 (33.33%) Kubernetes
12 17 (31.48%) AWS
12 17 (31.48%) RESTful
12 17 (31.48%) SQL
13 16 (29.63%) Windows
13 16 (29.63%) Microsoft
13 16 (29.63%) MongoDB
13 16 (29.63%) NoSQL
13 16 (29.63%) Octopus Deploy
14 15 (27.78%) Docker
14 15 (27.78%) TeamCity
14 15 (27.78%) Fintech
14 15 (27.78%) Slack
15 14 (25.93%) .NET Core
15 14 (25.93%) Haskell
15 14 (25.93%) REST
15 14 (25.93%) AngularJS

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 5 (9.26%) Apache Spark
2 4 (7.41%) Apache
3 3 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 28 (51.85%) Azure
2 17 (31.48%) AWS
3 15 (27.78%) Slack
4 2 (3.70%) Serverless
5 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (22.22%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (48.15%) SQL Server
2 16 (29.63%) MongoDB
2 16 (29.63%) NoSQL
3 8 (14.81%) Blockchain
3 8 (14.81%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (5.56%) Apache Ignite
4 3 (5.56%) Big Data
4 3 (5.56%) Cosmos DB
4 3 (5.56%) CouchDB
4 3 (5.56%) Flink
4 3 (5.56%) Redis
5 2 (3.70%) Event Store
6 1 (1.85%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (29.63%) Octopus Deploy
2 15 (27.78%) TeamCity
3 7 (12.96%) GitLab
3 7 (12.96%) Jenkins
4 6 (11.11%) Git (software)
5 3 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (5.56%) CircleCI
5 3 (5.56%) Travis CI
6 2 (3.70%) NUnit
6 2 (3.70%) Subversion
6 2 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (18.52%) Finance
2 1 (1.85%) Banking
2 1 (1.85%) Czech Language
Job Titles
1 43 (79.63%) Developer
2 34 (62.96%) .NET Developer
3 30 (55.56%) C# Developer
4 29 (53.70%) C# .NET Developer
5 26 (48.15%) F# Developer
6 9 (16.67%) Azure Developer
7 8 (14.81%) Blockchain Developer
8 7 (12.96%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
9 6 (11.11%) Mid-Level C# .NET Developer
9 6 (11.11%) Mid-Level C# Developer
10 5 (9.26%) Architect
10 5 (9.26%) Technical Architect
11 4 (7.41%) AWS DevOps
11 4 (7.41%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 4 (7.41%) AWS Engineer
11 4 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
11 4 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
12 3 (5.56%) Junior
12 3 (5.56%) React Developer
12 3 (5.56%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (77.78%) .NET
2 25 (46.30%) React
3 20 (37.04%) Akka.NET
3 20 (37.04%) ASP.NET
4 17 (31.48%) RESTful
5 14 (25.93%) .NET Core
5 14 (25.93%) AngularJS
5 14 (25.93%) REST
6 13 (24.07%) Web Services
7 12 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
7 12 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
7 12 (22.22%) HATEOAS
7 12 (22.22%) jQuery
7 12 (22.22%) RabbitMQ
8 6 (11.11%) ASP.NET Core
9 4 (7.41%) .NET Framework
10 2 (3.70%) ActiveMQ
10 2 (3.70%) Entity Framework
10 2 (3.70%) WCF
10 2 (3.70%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.67%) Algorithms
2 8 (14.81%) Renewable Energy
3 4 (7.41%) Cloud Native
3 4 (7.41%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (5.56%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.85%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.85%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 16 (29.63%) Windows
2 8 (14.81%) Linux
3 4 (7.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (68.52%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (48.15%) Microservices
3 22 (40.74%) TDD
4 21 (38.89%) Mathematics
5 19 (35.19%) DevOps
6 18 (33.33%) Functional Programming
7 15 (27.78%) Fintech
8 14 (25.93%) Scrum
9 13 (24.07%) MVC
10 12 (22.22%) Domain Models
10 12 (22.22%) Domain-Driven Design
10 12 (22.22%) Open Source
11 11 (20.37%) OO
12 10 (18.52%) Mentoring
12 10 (18.52%) Multithreading
13 9 (16.67%) CQRS
14 8 (14.81%) Cryptography
15 5 (9.26%) OOD
16 4 (7.41%) Machine Learning
16 4 (7.41%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 50 (92.59%) C#
2 17 (31.48%) SQL
3 14 (25.93%) Haskell
4 13 (24.07%) JavaScript
5 10 (18.52%) Erlang
6 8 (14.81%) Java
6 8 (14.81%) Python
7 5 (9.26%) C++
7 5 (9.26%) Scala
8 4 (7.41%) Bash Shell
8 4 (7.41%) Clojure
8 4 (7.41%) Elixir
8 4 (7.41%) Groovy
8 4 (7.41%) PowerShell
8 4 (7.41%) Rust
9 3 (5.56%) R
10 2 (3.70%) TypeScript
11 1 (1.85%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 9 (16.67%) PhD
2 7 (12.96%) Degree
2 7 (12.96%) Numerate Degree
System Software
1 15 (27.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (33.33%) Kubernetes
2 8 (14.81%) Istio
3 3 (5.56%) Ansible
3 3 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (5.56%) Puppet
4 2 (3.70%) Grafana
4 2 (3.70%) Kibana
4 2 (3.70%) logstash
Vendors
1 16 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.81%) Oracle
3 2 (3.70%) Telerik