Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

F#
UK
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 808 749 979
Rank change year-on-year -59 +230 +93
Permanent jobs citing F# 396 431 314
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.26% 0.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.41% 0.46% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 325 378 291
UK median annual salary £50,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +9.09% -15.38%
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,500 £33,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £46,250 £43,500
% change year-on-year -2.70% +6.32% -3.33%

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 96,165 92,934 104,743
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 56.00% 55.05% 52.10%
Number of salaries quoted 80,265 78,947 90,416
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% -

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 21 May 2018.

Salary histogram for F# in the UK

F#
Top 13 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 21 May 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 -30 391 £50,000 -16.67% 50
London -56 204 £72,500 -3.33% 35
UK excluding London -17 190 £45,000 -2.70% 16
South East -5 59 £50,000 - 6
North of England -28 51 £25,000 - 3
North West -2 49 £25,000 - 2
East of England +12 35 £45,000 +63.64% 3
South West -4 30 £47,500 -13.64% 1
Midlands +2 12 £45,000 -18.18% 2
West Midlands -8 7 £45,000 -18.18% 1
East Midlands +9 5 £42,500 -5.56% 1
Scotland -31 3 £45,000 - 1
Yorkshire +15 2 £42,500 +8.97% 1

For the 6 months to 21 May 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#.

1 342 (86.36%) C#
2 270 (68.18%) .NET
3 250 (63.13%) Agile Software Development
4 197 (49.75%) TDD
5 196 (49.49%) RESTful
6 179 (45.20%) ASP.NET
7 174 (43.94%) ASP.NET Web API
8 166 (41.92%) MVC
9 164 (41.41%) ASP.NET MVC
10 163 (41.16%) SQL Server
11 162 (40.91%) Microsoft Azure
12 158 (39.90%) AngularJS
13 151 (38.13%) Multithreading
14 143 (36.11%) Ruby
15 136 (34.34%) MongoDB
16 134 (33.84%) WPF
16 134 (33.84%) OO
17 130 (32.83%) Elasticsearch
18 129 (32.58%) KnockoutJS
19 125 (31.57%) TeamCity
20 121 (30.56%) Dependency Injection
21 120 (30.30%) Kibana
22 119 (30.05%) Kanban
23 118 (29.80%) MSMQ
23 118 (29.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
23 118 (29.80%) Web Application Development
24 111 (28.03%) Node.js
25 97 (24.49%) JavaScript
26 95 (23.99%) Greenfield Project
27 94 (23.74%) RabbitMQ

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
1 130 (32.83%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (2.53%) Apache Spark
3 3 (0.76%) IIS
3 3 (0.76%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.51%) Apache
4 2 (0.51%) Confluence
5 1 (0.25%) Apache Airflow
5 1 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.25%) CMS
5 1 (0.25%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (0.25%) JBoss
5 1 (0.25%) Jetty
5 1 (0.25%) nginx
5 1 (0.25%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.25%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.25%) Tornado
5 1 (0.25%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.25%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (2.53%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.25%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 162 (40.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 77 (19.44%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (4.55%) GitHub
4 4 (1.01%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (1.01%) SaaS
5 3 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.51%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.25%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.25%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.25%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (0.25%) IaaS
7 1 (0.25%) PaaS
7 1 (0.25%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 23 (5.81%) DSL
2 6 (1.52%) HTTP
3 3 (0.76%) Skype
3 3 (0.76%) VoIP
4 1 (0.25%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 163 (41.16%) SQL Server
2 136 (34.34%) MongoDB
3 91 (22.98%) NoSQL
4 86 (21.72%) SQL Server 2016
5 42 (10.61%) SQL Server 2014
6 37 (9.34%) Event Store
7 19 (4.80%) Blockchain
8 16 (4.04%) Relational Database
9 12 (3.03%) Big Data
10 10 (2.53%) PostgreSQL
10 10 (2.53%) RDBMS
11 7 (1.77%) Aerospike
11 7 (1.77%) Redis
12 5 (1.26%) Hadoop
13 3 (0.76%) Couchbase
14 2 (0.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 2 (0.51%) Amazon Redshift
14 2 (0.51%) OpenTSDB
14 2 (0.51%) Parquet
15 1 (0.25%) Flink
Development Applications
1 125 (31.57%) TeamCity
2 47 (11.87%) Octopus Deploy
3 40 (10.10%) Git (software)
4 36 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 36 (9.09%) Jenkins
5 29 (7.32%) Visual Studio
6 11 (2.78%) Visual Studio Team System
7 10 (2.53%) NUnit
7 10 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (1.01%) JIRA
9 2 (0.51%) CA Release Automation
9 2 (0.51%) MSTest
9 2 (0.51%) SonarQube
10 1 (0.25%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.25%) Gatling
10 1 (0.25%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.25%) Selenium
10 1 (0.25%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.25%) The Grinder
10 1 (0.25%) Vagrant
General
1 72 (18.18%) Finance
2 64 (16.16%) Games
3 16 (4.04%) Electronics
4 11 (2.78%) Banking
5 9 (2.27%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.77%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.52%) Front Office
8 5 (1.26%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.76%) Advertising
9 3 (0.76%) Automotive
10 2 (0.51%) Marketing
10 2 (0.51%) Retail
11 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 320 (80.81%) Developer
2 181 (45.71%) .NET Developer
3 92 (23.23%) C# Developer
4 75 (18.94%) Messaging Developer
5 54 (13.64%) Software Engineer
6 53 (13.38%) Senior Developer
7 52 (13.13%) F# Developer
8 47 (11.87%) Junior
8 47 (11.87%) Junior Developer
9 45 (11.36%) Junior .NET Developer
10 41 (10.35%) Graduate
11 39 (9.85%) C# .NET Developer
11 39 (9.85%) Software Developer
12 37 (9.34%) Graduate Developer
13 35 (8.84%) Graduate .NET Developer
13 35 (8.84%) Scala Developer
14 27 (6.82%) Senior C# Developer
15 23 (5.81%) C# Software Developer
15 23 (5.81%) Haskell Programmer
15 23 (5.81%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 270 (68.18%) .NET
2 196 (49.49%) RESTful
3 179 (45.20%) ASP.NET
4 174 (43.94%) ASP.NET Web API
5 164 (41.41%) ASP.NET MVC
6 158 (39.90%) AngularJS
7 134 (33.84%) WPF
8 129 (32.58%) KnockoutJS
9 118 (29.80%) MSMQ
9 118 (29.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 111 (28.03%) Node.js
11 94 (23.74%) RabbitMQ
11 94 (23.74%) WCF
12 75 (18.94%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 62 (15.66%) .NET Framework
13 62 (15.66%) Entity Framework
13 62 (15.66%) WebSockets
14 61 (15.40%) React
15 50 (12.63%) Kafka
16 47 (11.87%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 95 (23.99%) Greenfield Project
2 92 (23.23%) Computer Science
3 54 (13.64%) Fintech
4 29 (7.32%) Algorithms
5 22 (5.56%) Data Structures
6 11 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (2.02%) Bitcoin
7 8 (2.02%) Hedge funds
8 7 (1.77%) Private Cloud
9 6 (1.52%) Digital Media
9 6 (1.52%) Spread Betting
9 6 (1.52%) User Experience
10 5 (1.26%) Derivative
11 4 (1.01%) Smart Energy
12 2 (0.51%) Grid Computing
12 2 (0.51%) Self-Motivation
13 1 (0.25%) Credit Risk
13 1 (0.25%) Digital Currency
13 1 (0.25%) Equity Derivative
13 1 (0.25%) GPGPU
Operating Systems
1 16 (4.04%) Linux
2 15 (3.79%) Windows
3 1 (0.25%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 250 (63.13%) Agile Software Development
2 197 (49.75%) TDD
3 166 (41.92%) MVC
4 151 (38.13%) Multithreading
5 134 (33.84%) OO
6 121 (30.56%) Dependency Injection
7 119 (30.05%) Kanban
8 118 (29.80%) Web Application Development
9 80 (20.20%) BDD
10 76 (19.19%) Software Engineering
11 74 (18.69%) Functional Programming
12 60 (15.15%) Microservices
13 53 (13.38%) Web Development
14 45 (11.36%) Mathematics
15 38 (9.60%) Continuous Improvement
16 37 (9.34%) Deployment Automation
16 37 (9.34%) High Availability
16 37 (9.34%) Knowledge Management
17 36 (9.09%) Event-Driven Architecture
18 33 (8.33%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 342 (86.36%) C#
2 143 (36.11%) Ruby
3 97 (24.49%) JavaScript
4 75 (18.94%) Java
5 61 (15.40%) Python
6 59 (14.90%) Haskell
7 58 (14.65%) Scala
8 53 (13.38%) SQL
9 32 (8.08%) C++
10 25 (6.31%) OCaml
10 25 (6.31%) VB
11 19 (4.80%) Clojure
11 19 (4.80%) Erlang
12 18 (4.55%) Go
13 11 (2.78%) Lisp
14 10 (2.53%) MATLAB
14 10 (2.53%) VBA
15 9 (2.27%) CoffeeScript
16 7 (1.77%) C
16 7 (1.77%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 64 (16.16%) Degree
2 11 (2.78%) PhD
3 4 (1.01%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.51%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.25%) MCSA
5 1 (0.25%) MCSD
5 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.01%) QA
System Software
1 60 (15.15%) Docker
2 4 (1.01%) HDFS
3 2 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.25%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 120 (30.30%) Kibana
2 75 (18.94%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 75 (18.94%) WSUS
3 8 (2.02%) Kubernetes
4 3 (0.76%) Graphite
4 3 (0.76%) logstash
5 2 (0.51%) Mesos
5 2 (0.51%) Oozie
6 1 (0.25%) Ansible
6 1 (0.25%) Cobbler
6 1 (0.25%) Graylog
6 1 (0.25%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.25%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.25%) Puppet
6 1 (0.25%) Terraform
Vendors
1 80 (20.20%) Microsoft
2 56 (14.14%) Google
3 8 (2.02%) Telerik
4 2 (0.51%) MuleSoft
4 2 (0.51%) Oracle
4 2 (0.51%) TOWER Software
4 2 (0.51%) VMware
5 1 (0.25%) Bloomberg
5 1 (0.25%) Facebook
5 1 (0.25%) IBM
5 1 (0.25%) Informatica
5 1 (0.25%) Palantir
5 1 (0.25%) Splunk
5 1 (0.25%) Tableau
5 1 (0.25%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.25%) Xamarin