Period
to 28 October 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 28 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

F#
UK
6 months to
28 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 628 876 840
Rank change year-on-year +248 -36 -71
Permanent jobs citing F# 61 190 337
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.14% 0.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.21% 0.26% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 66 146 287
Median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £45,000 £33,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £120,000 £93,750 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £67,500 £45,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year +50.00% -2.70% -7.50%

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 29,439 73,480 90,808
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 59.36% 53.66% 55.48%
Number of salaries quoted 25,001 60,437 75,471
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +1.01%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £82,500
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 28 October 2020.

Salary histogram for F# in the UK

F#
Top 9 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 28 October 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 +244 55 £64,500 +3.20% 4
London +190 40 £64,500 -0.77% 4
UK excluding London +274 17 £67,500 +50.00% 1
Work from Home +9 11 £50,000 +11.11% 1
East of England +128 8 £75,000 +15.38%
Scotland +103 6 £62,500 -13.79% 1
North of England +166 2 £53,750 -8.51%
North West +111 2 £53,750 -8.51%
South East +205 1 £40,000 -11.11%

For the 6 months to 28 October 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 53 (86.89%) C#
2 44 (72.13%) .NET
3 38 (62.30%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (54.10%) Microservices
5 31 (50.82%) Azure
6 27 (44.26%) Functional Programming
6 27 (44.26%) SQL Server
7 24 (39.34%) React
8 23 (37.70%) SQL
9 22 (36.07%) DevOps
10 21 (34.43%) ASP.NET
11 20 (32.79%) Kubernetes
12 19 (31.15%) Mathematics
12 19 (31.15%) NoSQL
13 18 (29.51%) Docker
13 18 (29.51%) RESTful
13 18 (29.51%) MongoDB
13 18 (29.51%) Haskell
13 18 (29.51%) TDD
13 18 (29.51%) Akka.NET
14 17 (27.87%) AWS
15 16 (26.23%) TeamCity
15 16 (26.23%) Web Services
15 16 (26.23%) Windows
15 16 (26.23%) Fintech
16 15 (24.59%) JavaScript
16 15 (24.59%) Microsoft
17 14 (22.95%) Scrum
17 14 (22.95%) Erlang
17 14 (22.95%) Octopus Deploy

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 (13.11%) Apache Spark
2 7 (11.48%) Apache
3 6 (9.84%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 31 (50.82%) Azure
2 17 (27.87%) AWS
3 14 (22.95%) Slack
4 3 (4.92%) Serverless
5 2 (3.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.03%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (44.26%) SQL Server
2 19 (31.15%) NoSQL
3 18 (29.51%) MongoDB
4 8 (13.11%) Blockchain
4 8 (13.11%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (9.84%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (9.84%) Apache Ignite
5 6 (9.84%) CouchDB
5 6 (9.84%) Flink
5 6 (9.84%) Redis
6 3 (4.92%) Big Data
6 3 (4.92%) Cosmos DB
7 1 (1.64%) Event Store
7 1 (1.64%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (26.23%) TeamCity
2 14 (22.95%) Octopus Deploy
3 10 (16.39%) GitLab
3 10 (16.39%) Jenkins
4 6 (9.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (9.84%) CircleCI
4 6 (9.84%) Git (software)
4 6 (9.84%) Travis CI
5 2 (3.28%) NUnit
5 2 (3.28%) Subversion
5 2 (3.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (19.67%) Finance
2 1 (1.64%) Banking
2 1 (1.64%) Czech Language
Job Titles
1 48 (78.69%) Developer
2 34 (55.74%) .NET Developer
3 29 (47.54%) C# .NET Developer
3 29 (47.54%) C# Developer
4 28 (45.90%) F# Developer
5 10 (16.39%) Azure Developer
6 8 (13.11%) Blockchain Developer
7 7 (11.48%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
8 6 (9.84%) Architect
8 6 (9.84%) Mid-Level C# .NET Developer
8 6 (9.84%) Mid-Level C# Developer
8 6 (9.84%) Technical Architect
9 5 (8.20%) React Developer
10 4 (6.56%) AWS DevOps
10 4 (6.56%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 4 (6.56%) AWS Engineer
10 4 (6.56%) DevOps Engineer
10 4 (6.56%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
10 4 (6.56%) Senior Developer
11 3 (4.92%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (72.13%) .NET
2 24 (39.34%) React
3 21 (34.43%) ASP.NET
4 18 (29.51%) Akka.NET
4 18 (29.51%) RESTful
5 16 (26.23%) Web Services
6 13 (21.31%) .NET Core
6 13 (21.31%) AngularJS
6 13 (21.31%) jQuery
6 13 (21.31%) REST
7 12 (19.67%) ASP.NET Web API
8 10 (16.39%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (16.39%) HATEOAS
8 10 (16.39%) RabbitMQ
9 6 (9.84%) ASP.NET Core
10 5 (8.20%) .NET Framework
10 5 (8.20%) CSS
11 3 (4.92%) Redux
11 3 (4.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 2 (3.28%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.11%) Algorithms
1 8 (13.11%) Renewable Energy
2 6 (9.84%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (6.56%) Cloud Native
4 3 (4.92%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.64%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 16 (26.23%) Windows
2 13 (21.31%) Linux
3 4 (6.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (62.30%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (54.10%) Microservices
3 27 (44.26%) Functional Programming
4 22 (36.07%) DevOps
5 19 (31.15%) Mathematics
6 18 (29.51%) TDD
7 16 (26.23%) Fintech
8 14 (22.95%) Scrum
9 13 (21.31%) MVC
10 11 (18.03%) OO
10 11 (18.03%) Open Source
11 10 (16.39%) Domain Models
11 10 (16.39%) Domain-Driven Design
11 10 (16.39%) Mentoring
12 9 (14.75%) Multithreading
13 8 (13.11%) CQRS
13 8 (13.11%) Cryptography
14 7 (11.48%) Machine Learning
15 6 (9.84%) Artificial Intelligence
15 6 (9.84%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 53 (86.89%) C#
2 23 (37.70%) SQL
3 18 (29.51%) Haskell
4 15 (24.59%) JavaScript
5 14 (22.95%) Erlang
6 12 (19.67%) Java
7 10 (16.39%) Scala
8 9 (14.75%) Python
9 8 (13.11%) C++
10 7 (11.48%) Clojure
10 7 (11.48%) Rust
11 5 (8.20%) Go
12 4 (6.56%) Bash Shell
12 4 (6.56%) Elixir
12 4 (6.56%) Groovy
12 4 (6.56%) PowerShell
13 3 (4.92%) Kotlin
13 3 (4.92%) OCaml
13 3 (4.92%) R
13 3 (4.92%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (14.75%) PhD
2 8 (13.11%) Degree
3 7 (11.48%) Numerate Degree
System Software
1 18 (29.51%) Docker
Systems Management
1 20 (32.79%) Kubernetes
2 8 (13.11%) Istio
3 6 (9.84%) Ansible
3 6 (9.84%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (9.84%) Puppet
4 1 (1.64%) Grafana
4 1 (1.64%) Kibana
4 1 (1.64%) logstash
Vendors
1 15 (24.59%) Microsoft
2 8 (13.11%) Oracle
3 2 (3.28%) Telerik