Period
to 2 March 2021

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 2 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

F#
UK
6 months to
2 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 743 778 832
Rank change year-on-year +35 +54 -90
Permanent jobs citing F# 74 257 283
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.098% 0.21% 0.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.17% 0.39% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 84 200 227
Median annual salary £50,000 £85,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -41.18% +21.43% +33.33%
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £36,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £115,000 £102,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £48,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year -2.56% +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 42,701 65,563 82,627
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 56.65% 54.06% 54.95%
Number of salaries quoted 35,418 54,531 69,117
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £88,750 £85,000
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 2 March 2021.

Salary histogram for F# in the UK

F#
Top 11 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 2 March 2021. 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 +30 72 £50,000 -42.03% 17
London -7 51 £62,500 -30.56% 12
Work from Home -138 22 £50,000 -9.09% 11
UK excluding London +119 17 £47,500 -2.56% 5
Midlands +74 10 £45,000 +12.50% 1
West Midlands +58 10 £45,000 +28.57% 1
South West +32 3 £60,000 +41.18%
Scotland +27 2 £63,750 +34.21%
South East +119 1 £62,500 +13.64% 1
North West +52 1 £45,000 -26.53%
North of England +51 1 £45,000 -14.29% 3

For the 6 months to 2 March 2021, 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 72 (97.30%) C#
2 53 (71.62%) .NET
3 49 (66.22%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (51.35%) React
5 34 (45.95%) TDD
5 34 (45.95%) AWS
6 32 (43.24%) Mentoring
7 31 (41.89%) Azure
8 24 (32.43%) JavaScript
9 22 (29.73%) Microsoft
10 21 (28.38%) NoSQL
10 21 (28.38%) Mathematics
10 21 (28.38%) .NET Core
11 19 (25.68%) Functional Programming
11 19 (25.68%) AngularJS
11 19 (25.68%) Haskell
12 18 (24.32%) SQL
12 18 (24.32%) Java
12 18 (24.32%) SQL Server
12 18 (24.32%) ASP.NET
13 17 (22.97%) Scrum
13 17 (22.97%) Erlang
13 17 (22.97%) Multithreading
14 16 (21.62%) Microservices
15 15 (20.27%) REST
15 15 (20.27%) TypeScript
15 15 (20.27%) Domain-Driven Design
15 15 (20.27%) Open Source
15 15 (20.27%) CQRS
16 14 (18.92%) Python

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 8 (10.81%) Apache Pig
1 8 (10.81%) Apache Spark
1 8 (10.81%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (10.81%) SPSS
2 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 34 (45.95%) AWS
2 31 (41.89%) Azure
3 12 (16.22%) Slack
4 5 (6.76%) Amazon EKS
4 5 (6.76%) Amazon Kinesis
4 5 (6.76%) AWS Lambda
4 5 (6.76%) Serverless
5 3 (4.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.22%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (28.38%) NoSQL
2 18 (24.32%) SQL Server
3 9 (12.16%) MongoDB
4 8 (10.81%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (10.81%) Big Data
4 8 (10.81%) Data Mining
4 8 (10.81%) Hadoop
4 8 (10.81%) QlikView
4 8 (10.81%) Tableau
4 8 (10.81%) Text Mining
5 7 (9.46%) Event Store
5 7 (9.46%) MySQL
6 2 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.70%) Redis
Development Applications
1 13 (17.57%) Octopus Deploy
1 13 (17.57%) TeamCity
2 11 (14.86%) JMeter
2 11 (14.86%) Selenium
3 5 (6.76%) Postman
3 5 (6.76%) SoapUI
4 2 (2.70%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.70%) NUnit
4 2 (2.70%) Subversion
4 2 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (14.86%) Finance
2 8 (10.81%) Law
3 5 (6.76%) Games
4 3 (4.05%) Back Office
5 2 (2.70%) Electronics
5 2 (2.70%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.70%) Marketing
5 2 (2.70%) Public Sector
5 2 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (60.81%) Developer
2 35 (47.30%) .NET Developer
2 35 (47.30%) C# Developer
3 29 (39.19%) C# .NET Developer
4 27 (36.49%) F# Developer
5 15 (20.27%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
6 11 (14.86%) Mid-Level C# .NET Developer
6 11 (14.86%) Mid-Level C# Developer
7 8 (10.81%) Data Scientist
8 7 (9.46%) Junior
8 7 (9.46%) Junior Developer
9 6 (8.11%) Azure Developer
10 5 (6.76%) Junior .NET Developer
10 5 (6.76%) Senior Developer
11 4 (5.41%) Automation Tester
11 4 (5.41%) Market Data Developer
11 4 (5.41%) Tester
12 3 (4.05%) Junior C# Developer
12 3 (4.05%) React Developer
12 3 (4.05%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (71.62%) .NET
2 38 (51.35%) React
3 21 (28.38%) .NET Core
4 19 (25.68%) AngularJS
5 18 (24.32%) ASP.NET
6 15 (20.27%) REST
7 13 (17.57%) Akka.NET
7 13 (17.57%) ASP.NET MVC
7 13 (17.57%) ASP.NET Web API
7 13 (17.57%) HATEOAS
7 13 (17.57%) RabbitMQ
7 13 (17.57%) RESTful
8 12 (16.22%) jQuery
9 8 (10.81%) ActiveMQ
10 7 (9.46%) Reactive Extensions
10 7 (9.46%) Redux
11 6 (8.11%) SOAP
12 5 (6.76%) Kafka
13 4 (5.41%) ASP.NET Core
13 4 (5.41%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.57%) Algorithms
2 8 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (9.46%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (5.41%) Blog
4 4 (5.41%) Podcast
5 3 (4.05%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.35%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (66.22%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (45.95%) TDD
3 32 (43.24%) Mentoring
4 21 (28.38%) Mathematics
5 19 (25.68%) Functional Programming
6 17 (22.97%) Multithreading
6 17 (22.97%) Scrum
7 16 (21.62%) Microservices
8 15 (20.27%) CQRS
8 15 (20.27%) Domain-Driven Design
8 15 (20.27%) Open Source
9 13 (17.57%) Domain Models
9 13 (17.57%) MVC
10 12 (16.22%) Fintech
10 12 (16.22%) Problem-Solving
10 12 (16.22%) Statistics
11 11 (14.86%) API Testing
11 11 (14.86%) Performance Testing
11 11 (14.86%) Test Automation
12 9 (12.16%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 72 (97.30%) C#
2 24 (32.43%) JavaScript
3 19 (25.68%) Haskell
4 18 (24.32%) Java
4 18 (24.32%) SQL
5 17 (22.97%) Erlang
6 15 (20.27%) TypeScript
7 14 (18.92%) Python
8 8 (10.81%) C
8 8 (10.81%) C++
8 8 (10.81%) Perl
9 6 (8.11%) Clojure
10 4 (5.41%) Scala
11 2 (2.70%) ClojureScript
11 2 (2.70%) ES6
11 2 (2.70%) Kotlin
11 2 (2.70%) R
11 2 (2.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (12.16%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (6.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (9.46%) Grafana
1 7 (9.46%) Kibana
1 7 (9.46%) Terraform
2 6 (8.11%) Kubernetes
3 5 (6.76%) Prometheus
4 2 (2.70%) logstash
Vendors
1 22 (29.73%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.81%) Cloudera
2 8 (10.81%) Databricks
3 2 (2.70%) SAP
3 2 (2.70%) Telerik
4 1 (1.35%) Xamarin