Period
to 18 July 2018

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 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

F#
UK
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 854 756 983
Rank change year-on-year -98 +227 +106
Permanent jobs citing F# 355 474 313
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.27% 0.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.36% 0.48% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 304 412 309
UK median annual salary £50,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +14.29% -25.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £22,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £96,250 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,750
% change year-on-year - +7.78% -7.22%

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 97,710 98,471 106,415
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.95% 55.45% 52.32%
Number of salaries quoted 81,203 82,421 91,992
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,500 £28,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% 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 18 July 2018.

Salary histogram for F# in the UK

F#
Top 12 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 18 July 2018. 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 -98 349 £50,000 -16.67% 44
London -37 205 £70,000 -6.67% 27
UK excluding London -76 147 £45,000 - 21
South East -18 53 £50,000 - 9
North West -7 34 £25,000 -
North of England -29 34 £25,000 -
East of England +14 27 £45,000 +12.50% 4
South West -5 16 £46,250 -15.91% 2
Midlands -14 14 £45,000 -18.18% 2
West Midlands +1 8 £46,250 -15.91% 1
East Midlands +4 6 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Scotland -19 3 £48,750 +21.88% 3

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, 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#.

1 315 (88.73%) C#
2 247 (69.58%) .NET
3 214 (60.28%) Agile Software Development
4 172 (48.45%) TDD
5 168 (47.32%) RESTful
6 164 (46.20%) ASP.NET Web API
7 152 (42.82%) AngularJS
7 152 (42.82%) ASP.NET
8 150 (42.25%) SQL Server
9 147 (41.41%) MVC
10 145 (40.85%) ASP.NET MVC
11 135 (38.03%) Microsoft Azure
12 133 (37.46%) Multithreading
13 119 (33.52%) Ruby
14 118 (33.24%) MongoDB
15 114 (32.11%) WPF
16 113 (31.83%) Elasticsearch
17 106 (29.86%) KnockoutJS
18 105 (29.58%) TeamCity
18 105 (29.58%) JavaScript
19 103 (29.01%) Dependency Injection
19 103 (29.01%) Kanban
20 101 (28.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 100 (28.17%) Kibana
21 100 (28.17%) WCF
22 98 (27.61%) MSMQ
22 98 (27.61%) Web Application Development
23 95 (26.76%) BDD
24 89 (25.07%) OO
24 89 (25.07%) Computer Science

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
1 113 (31.83%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (2.54%) IIS
3 4 (1.13%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.56%) Confluence
4 2 (0.56%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.56%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.28%) Apache
5 1 (0.28%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.28%) CMS
5 1 (0.28%) JBoss
5 1 (0.28%) Jetty
5 1 (0.28%) nginx
5 1 (0.28%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.28%) Tornado
5 1 (0.28%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.28%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.28%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (2.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.28%) BASE24
2 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.28%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 135 (38.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 89 (25.07%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (6.48%) GitHub
4 4 (1.13%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.56%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (0.56%) Office 365
6 2 (0.56%) SaaS
7 1 (0.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.28%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.28%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.28%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.28%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.28%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.66%) DSL
2 7 (1.97%) HTTP
3 2 (0.56%) Skype
3 2 (0.56%) VoIP
4 1 (0.28%) AMQP
4 1 (0.28%) PuTTY
4 1 (0.28%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (42.25%) SQL Server
2 118 (33.24%) MongoDB
3 87 (24.51%) SQL Server 2016
4 85 (23.94%) NoSQL
5 32 (9.01%) Event Store
6 25 (7.04%) Relational Database
7 23 (6.48%) Blockchain
8 21 (5.92%) RDBMS
9 16 (4.51%) SQL Server 2014
10 12 (3.38%) PostgreSQL
11 11 (3.10%) Redis
12 9 (2.54%) Aerospike
13 8 (2.25%) Big Data
14 4 (1.13%) Hadoop
15 3 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 2 (0.56%) Couchbase
16 2 (0.56%) Oracle Database
16 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
16 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 1 (0.28%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 105 (29.58%) TeamCity
2 34 (9.58%) Octopus Deploy
3 31 (8.73%) Git (software)
3 31 (8.73%) Jenkins
4 30 (8.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 20 (5.63%) Visual Studio
6 11 (3.10%) NUnit
7 8 (2.25%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (1.41%) JIRA
9 4 (1.13%) Visual Studio Team System
10 3 (0.85%) SonarQube
11 2 (0.56%) CA Release Automation
11 2 (0.56%) Selenium
11 2 (0.56%) SpecFlow
11 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 1 (0.28%) Artifactory
12 1 (0.28%) FitNesse
12 1 (0.28%) Mercurial
12 1 (0.28%) MSTest
12 1 (0.28%) Vagrant
General
1 77 (21.69%) Games
2 63 (17.75%) Finance
3 17 (4.79%) Electronics
4 14 (3.94%) Banking
5 8 (2.25%) Investment Banking
6 6 (1.69%) Front Office
7 4 (1.13%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.13%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.85%) Marketing
8 3 (0.85%) Retail
9 2 (0.56%) Automotive
9 2 (0.56%) Law
10 1 (0.28%) Back Office
10 1 (0.28%) French Language
10 1 (0.28%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 281 (79.15%) Developer
2 166 (46.76%) .NET Developer
3 99 (27.89%) C# Developer
4 53 (14.93%) Software Engineer
5 50 (14.08%) Senior Developer
6 47 (13.24%) F# Developer
7 45 (12.68%) C# .NET Developer
8 43 (12.11%) Messaging Developer
9 40 (11.27%) Software Developer
10 36 (10.14%) Junior
10 36 (10.14%) Junior Developer
11 34 (9.58%) Graduate
12 33 (9.30%) Senior C# Developer
13 31 (8.73%) C# Software Developer
13 31 (8.73%) Junior .NET Developer
14 30 (8.45%) Graduate Developer
15 29 (8.17%) .NET Software Developer
16 27 (7.61%) Graduate .NET Developer
16 27 (7.61%) Senior .NET Developer
17 25 (7.04%) JavaScript Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 247 (69.58%) .NET
2 168 (47.32%) RESTful
3 164 (46.20%) ASP.NET Web API
4 152 (42.82%) AngularJS
4 152 (42.82%) ASP.NET
5 145 (40.85%) ASP.NET MVC
6 114 (32.11%) WPF
7 106 (29.86%) KnockoutJS
8 101 (28.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 100 (28.17%) WCF
10 98 (27.61%) MSMQ
11 86 (24.23%) .NET Framework
12 81 (22.82%) Entity Framework
13 76 (21.41%) Node.js
14 64 (18.03%) RabbitMQ
15 59 (16.62%) HTML
16 53 (14.93%) WebSockets
17 49 (13.80%) React
18 45 (12.68%) ASP.NET MVC 5
19 43 (12.11%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 89 (25.07%) Computer Science
2 84 (23.66%) Greenfield Project
3 34 (9.58%) Fintech
4 33 (9.30%) Algorithms
5 22 (6.20%) Data Structures
6 9 (2.54%) Bitcoin
6 9 (2.54%) Private Cloud
7 7 (1.97%) Hedge funds
7 7 (1.97%) Spread Betting
7 7 (1.97%) User Experience
8 6 (1.69%) Derivative
9 2 (0.56%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (0.56%) Digital Currency
9 2 (0.56%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.56%) Equity Derivative
9 2 (0.56%) Grid Computing
10 1 (0.28%) BYOD
10 1 (0.28%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.28%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 26 (7.32%) Windows
2 23 (6.48%) Linux
3 2 (0.56%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.28%) Android
4 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.28%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.28%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.28%) Unix
4 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (60.28%) Agile Software Development
2 172 (48.45%) TDD
3 147 (41.41%) MVC
4 133 (37.46%) Multithreading
5 103 (29.01%) Dependency Injection
5 103 (29.01%) Kanban
6 98 (27.61%) Web Application Development
7 95 (26.76%) BDD
8 89 (25.07%) OO
9 85 (23.94%) Software Engineering
10 66 (18.59%) Web Development
11 63 (17.75%) Functional Programming
12 46 (12.96%) Microservices
13 41 (11.55%) Mathematics
14 34 (9.58%) Domain-Driven Design
15 33 (9.30%) Continuous Improvement
16 32 (9.01%) Deployment Automation
17 31 (8.73%) High Availability
17 31 (8.73%) Scrum
18 30 (8.45%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 315 (88.73%) C#
2 119 (33.52%) Ruby
3 105 (29.58%) JavaScript
4 59 (16.62%) Java
5 48 (13.52%) Haskell
6 47 (13.24%) Python
6 47 (13.24%) SQL
7 42 (11.83%) Scala
8 34 (9.58%) C++
9 18 (5.07%) VB
10 16 (4.51%) Clojure
10 16 (4.51%) Erlang
11 15 (4.23%) OCaml
12 13 (3.66%) Go
13 10 (2.82%) MATLAB
13 10 (2.82%) VBA
14 9 (2.54%) TypeScript
15 8 (2.25%) CoffeeScript
15 8 (2.25%) Lisp
16 7 (1.97%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 47 (13.24%) Degree
2 5 (1.41%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (1.41%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.13%) PhD
4 1 (0.28%) ISEB
4 1 (0.28%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.28%) MCSA
4 1 (0.28%) MCSD
4 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.28%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 54 (15.21%) Docker
2 2 (0.56%) HDFS
3 1 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.28%) Firmware
3 1 (0.28%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 100 (28.17%) Kibana
2 43 (12.11%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 43 (12.11%) WSUS
3 13 (3.66%) Kubernetes
4 3 (0.85%) logstash
5 2 (0.56%) Ansible
5 2 (0.56%) Graphite
6 1 (0.28%) Cobbler
6 1 (0.28%) Graylog
6 1 (0.28%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.28%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.28%) Mesos
6 1 (0.28%) Oozie
6 1 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.28%) Puppet
6 1 (0.28%) StatsD
6 1 (0.28%) Terraform
Vendors
1 71 (20.00%) Google
2 53 (14.93%) Microsoft
3 8 (2.25%) Telerik
4 4 (1.13%) Oracle
5 2 (0.56%) IBM
5 2 (0.56%) MuleSoft
5 2 (0.56%) VMware
6 1 (0.28%) HP
6 1 (0.28%) Informatica
6 1 (0.28%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.28%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.28%) Software AG
6 1 (0.28%) Splunk
6 1 (0.28%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.28%) TOWER Software
6 1 (0.28%) Veracode
6 1 (0.28%) webMethods