Period
to 15 January 2019

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 15 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

F#
UK
6 months to
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 810 738 761
Rank change year-on-year -72 +23 +195
Permanent jobs citing F# 301 463 455
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.27% 0.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.36% 0.48% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 241 379 413
UK median annual salary £67,179 £52,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.96% -12.50% -14.29%
10th Percentile £35,000 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £88,500 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

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 83,054 95,594 93,131
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 54.95% 55.47% 53.17%
Number of salaries quoted 68,829 79,566 79,986
UK median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 15 January 2019.

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 15 January 2019. 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 -84 293 £67,179 +22.14% 71
London +58 213 £75,000 - 45
UK excluding London -125 87 £50,000 +5.26% 27
South East +12 56 £50,000 - 10
South West -23 10 £47,500 -3.06% 2
North of England -40 10 £45,000 +5.88% 6
Scotland - 7 £47,500 - 1
Yorkshire +26 5 £45,000 +5.88% 3
North West -42 4 £56,250 +25.00% 2
Midlands +28 3 £37,500 - 3
East Midlands - 2 £37,500 - 2
West Midlands +26 1 £47,500 +26.67% 1
East of England -32 1 £55,000 +22.22% 5
North East - 1 £40,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 15 January 2019, 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#.

1 271 (90.03%) C#
2 203 (67.44%) .NET
3 175 (58.14%) Agile Software Development
4 128 (42.52%) TDD
5 121 (40.20%) SQL Server
6 115 (38.21%) AngularJS
7 112 (37.21%) SQL
8 111 (36.88%) ASP.NET
9 107 (35.55%) ASP.NET Web API
10 90 (29.90%) Microsoft Azure
11 86 (28.57%) JavaScript
12 85 (28.24%) BDD
13 83 (27.57%) Amazon AWS
14 81 (26.91%) WCF
15 80 (26.58%) MVC
15 80 (26.58%) Haskell
15 80 (26.58%) Multithreading
16 77 (25.58%) ASP.NET MVC
17 75 (24.92%) RESTful
18 71 (23.59%) Functional Programming
19 70 (23.26%) Java
20 65 (21.59%) Finance
20 65 (21.59%) MongoDB
21 59 (19.60%) Games
22 58 (19.27%) Python
23 57 (18.94%) Software Engineering
24 56 (18.60%) .NET Framework
25 52 (17.28%) Kanban
25 52 (17.28%) Entity Framework
25 52 (17.28%) Elasticsearch

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 52 (17.28%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (3.32%) Ethereum
3 5 (1.66%) Apache Spark
4 4 (1.33%) IIS
5 3 (1.00%) Apache
6 1 (0.33%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.33%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (5.98%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.66%) Endur
2 1 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.33%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.33%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 90 (29.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 83 (27.57%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (6.64%) GitHub
4 5 (1.66%) SaaS
4 5 (1.66%) Sumo Logic
5 4 (1.33%) Serverless
6 3 (1.00%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (0.66%) NuGet
7 2 (0.66%) PaaS
8 1 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.33%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.33%) Firebase
8 1 (0.33%) Heroku
8 1 (0.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.33%) HTTP
2 5 (1.66%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (40.20%) SQL Server
2 65 (21.59%) MongoDB
3 48 (15.95%) NoSQL
4 39 (12.96%) SQL Server 2016
5 19 (6.31%) PostgreSQL
6 17 (5.65%) Redis
6 17 (5.65%) Relational Database
7 16 (5.32%) Event Store
8 14 (4.65%) Big Data
9 13 (4.32%) RDBMS
10 11 (3.65%) Blockchain
11 9 (2.99%) CockroachDB
12 8 (2.66%) VoltDB
13 6 (1.99%) Aerospike
13 6 (1.99%) RavenDB
14 5 (1.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 5 (1.66%) MySQL
15 4 (1.33%) Hadoop
15 4 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 3 (1.00%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 51 (16.94%) TeamCity
2 25 (8.31%) Visual Studio
3 24 (7.97%) Jenkins
4 17 (5.65%) Octopus Deploy
5 16 (5.32%) Git (software)
6 12 (3.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 10 (3.32%) NUnit
8 8 (2.66%) Selenium
9 6 (1.99%) JIRA
10 5 (1.66%) gulp
10 5 (1.66%) webpack
11 2 (0.66%) Babel
11 2 (0.66%) Bugzilla
11 2 (0.66%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.66%) Log4Net
11 2 (0.66%) SpecFlow
11 2 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.66%) TestDirector
11 2 (0.66%) WebDriver
11 2 (0.66%) WinRunner
General
1 65 (21.59%) Finance
2 59 (19.60%) Games
3 28 (9.30%) Front Office
4 19 (6.31%) Banking
5 12 (3.99%) Electronics
6 8 (2.66%) Law
7 5 (1.66%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.66%) Back Office
9 2 (0.66%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.33%) Retail
10 1 (0.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 240 (79.73%) Developer
2 112 (37.21%) .NET Developer
3 81 (26.91%) C# Developer
4 61 (20.27%) Senior Developer
5 43 (14.29%) F# Developer
6 38 (12.62%) C# .NET Developer
7 32 (10.63%) Senior C# Developer
8 31 (10.30%) Senior .NET Developer
9 27 (8.97%) Software Engineer
10 22 (7.31%) Software Developer
11 20 (6.64%) Senior C# .NET Developer
12 16 (5.32%) Architect
13 14 (4.65%) Programmer
13 14 (4.65%) VBA Developer
14 13 (4.32%) Excel Developer
14 13 (4.32%) Excel VBA Developer
14 13 (4.32%) RAD Developer
15 12 (3.99%) Applications Architect
15 12 (3.99%) Azure Developer
15 12 (3.99%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 203 (67.44%) .NET
2 115 (38.21%) AngularJS
3 111 (36.88%) ASP.NET
4 107 (35.55%) ASP.NET Web API
5 81 (26.91%) WCF
6 77 (25.58%) ASP.NET MVC
7 75 (24.92%) RESTful
8 56 (18.60%) .NET Framework
9 52 (17.28%) Entity Framework
10 51 (16.94%) KnockoutJS
11 48 (15.95%) HTML
12 47 (15.61%) CSS
13 46 (15.28%) WPF
14 43 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 39 (12.96%) MSMQ
16 35 (11.63%) HTML5
17 32 (10.63%) RabbitMQ
17 32 (10.63%) REST
18 28 (9.30%) CSS3
19 25 (8.31%) React
Miscellaneous
1 50 (16.61%) Algorithms
2 47 (15.61%) Data Structures
3 36 (11.96%) Derivative
4 31 (10.30%) Greenfield Project
5 30 (9.97%) Equity Derivative
6 17 (5.65%) Fintech
7 16 (5.32%) Fixed Income
8 14 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (3.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 6 (1.99%) Private Cloud
11 5 (1.66%) Internet of Things
11 5 (1.66%) NHS
12 4 (1.33%) Life Science
13 3 (1.00%) Spread Betting
14 2 (0.66%) Digital Media
14 2 (0.66%) Hedge funds
15 1 (0.33%) Enterprise Software
15 1 (0.33%) Equities
15 1 (0.33%) Self-Motivation
15 1 (0.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (9.63%) Windows
2 5 (1.66%) Android
2 5 (1.66%) Apple iOS
3 4 (1.33%) Linux
3 4 (1.33%) Mac OS X
3 4 (1.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (58.14%) Agile Software Development
2 128 (42.52%) TDD
3 85 (28.24%) BDD
4 80 (26.58%) Multithreading
4 80 (26.58%) MVC
5 71 (23.59%) Functional Programming
6 57 (18.94%) Software Engineering
7 52 (17.28%) Kanban
8 51 (16.94%) Computer Science
8 51 (16.94%) OO
9 48 (15.95%) Mathematics
9 48 (15.95%) Web Application Development
10 43 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
11 42 (13.95%) Web Development
12 40 (13.29%) Scrum
13 33 (10.96%) Mentoring
14 29 (9.63%) Continuous Integration
14 29 (9.63%) Microservices
15 27 (8.97%) Domain-Driven Design
16 26 (8.64%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 271 (90.03%) C#
2 112 (37.21%) SQL
3 86 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 80 (26.58%) Haskell
5 70 (23.26%) Java
6 58 (19.27%) Python
7 50 (16.61%) C++
8 48 (15.95%) Ruby
9 46 (15.28%) T-SQL
10 43 (14.29%) Erlang
11 35 (11.63%) Scala
12 31 (10.30%) VBA
13 30 (9.97%) PL/SQL
14 25 (8.31%) Go
15 23 (7.64%) Clojure
16 15 (4.98%) Elixir
17 14 (4.65%) R
18 12 (3.99%) VB
19 8 (2.66%) TypeScript
20 5 (1.66%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 29 (9.63%) Degree
2 14 (4.65%) PhD
3 9 (2.99%) Numerate Degree
4 3 (1.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.66%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.33%) ISEB
6 1 (0.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.32%) QA
System Software
1 21 (6.98%) Docker
2 3 (1.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 45 (14.95%) Kibana
2 11 (3.65%) Kubernetes
3 6 (1.99%) logstash
3 6 (1.99%) Terraform
4 5 (1.66%) HAProxy
4 5 (1.66%) Packer
5 3 (1.00%) Graphite
5 3 (1.00%) Mesos
6 2 (0.66%) HP ALM
6 2 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.33%) Puppet
7 1 (0.33%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 43 (14.29%) Google
2 34 (11.30%) Oracle
3 17 (5.65%) Microsoft
4 2 (0.66%) HP
4 2 (0.66%) Siebel
4 2 (0.66%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.33%) JD Edwards