Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

F#
UK
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 721 732 950
Rank change year-on-year +11 +218 +127
Permanent jobs citing F# 462 467 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.26% 0.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.48% 0.49% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 377 421 277
UK median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% -14.29% +16.67%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £39,900
90th Percentile £92,500 £100,000 £101,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -15.00%

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 95,975 94,601 106,798
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.41% 53.19% 51.97%
Number of salaries quoted 79,901 81,277 91,792
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 17 January 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 17 January 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 0 455 £55,000 -8.33% 70
UK excluding London +90 270 £47,500 +5.56% 30
London -55 191 £75,000 - 41
North of England +40 85 £42,500 +70.00% 3
South East +28 77 £50,000 -4.76% 9
North West +28 75 £45,000 +80.00% 2
East of England +58 57 £45,000 +50.00% 11
South West +35 33 £49,500 +13.14% 4
Midlands -17 12 £35,000 -12.50% 2
West Midlands -19 11 £27,500 -21.43%
Yorkshire +31 10 £42,500 +8.97% 1
Wales - 6 £22,500 -
East Midlands +18 1 £42,500 -5.56% 2

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, IT jobs citing F# also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for F#.

1 406 (87.88%) C#
2 350 (75.76%) .NET
3 321 (69.48%) Agile Software Development
4 245 (53.03%) TDD
5 238 (51.52%) RESTful
6 235 (50.87%) Microsoft Azure
7 222 (48.05%) ASP.NET
8 210 (45.45%) ASP.NET Web API
9 205 (44.37%) SQL Server
9 205 (44.37%) Multithreading
10 202 (43.72%) MVC
11 196 (42.42%) ASP.NET MVC
12 191 (41.34%) AngularJS
13 188 (40.69%) TeamCity
14 186 (40.26%) MongoDB
15 182 (39.39%) Ruby
16 178 (38.53%) KnockoutJS
17 174 (37.66%) Elasticsearch
18 169 (36.58%) WPF
19 164 (35.50%) OO
20 162 (35.06%) Kanban
20 162 (35.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 162 (35.06%) Kibana
21 160 (34.63%) Web Application Development
21 160 (34.63%) MSMQ
22 159 (34.42%) Dependency Injection
23 142 (30.74%) Microsoft
23 142 (30.74%) Node.js
24 131 (28.35%) RabbitMQ
25 109 (23.59%) 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
1 174 (37.66%) Elasticsearch
2 16 (3.46%) Apache Spark
3 6 (1.30%) Confluence
4 5 (1.08%) Apache
5 2 (0.43%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (0.43%) IIS
5 2 (0.43%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.22%) Apache Airflow
6 1 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.22%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 235 (50.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 96 (20.78%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (4.11%) GitHub
4 5 (1.08%) Amazon Kinesis
5 4 (0.87%) Amazon EMR
5 4 (0.87%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.65%) SaaS
7 1 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.22%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.22%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.22%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (0.22%) IaaS
7 1 (0.22%) npm
7 1 (0.22%) PaaS
7 1 (0.22%) Serverless
7 1 (0.22%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.38%) DSL
2 4 (0.87%) Internet
2 4 (0.87%) PuTTY
2 4 (0.87%) WinSCP
3 2 (0.43%) AMQP
3 2 (0.43%) HTTP
4 1 (0.22%) Skype
4 1 (0.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 205 (44.37%) SQL Server
2 186 (40.26%) MongoDB
3 104 (22.51%) NoSQL
4 92 (19.91%) SQL Server 2014
5 84 (18.18%) SQL Server 2016
6 22 (4.76%) Event Store
7 16 (3.46%) Big Data
8 10 (2.16%) Redis
8 10 (2.16%) Relational Database
9 9 (1.95%) Amazon Redshift
9 9 (1.95%) Hadoop
10 8 (1.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 7 (1.52%) Couchbase
11 7 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
13 5 (1.08%) Neo4j
13 5 (1.08%) SSDT
14 4 (0.87%) OpenTSDB
14 4 (0.87%) Oracle Database
14 4 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 188 (40.69%) TeamCity
2 47 (10.17%) Octopus Deploy
3 46 (9.96%) Git (software)
4 31 (6.71%) Visual Studio
5 23 (4.98%) Jenkins
6 22 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 21 (4.55%) Visual Studio Team System
8 20 (4.33%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (1.52%) SpecFlow
10 6 (1.30%) JIRA
10 6 (1.30%) Selenium
10 6 (1.30%) Subversion
11 4 (0.87%) Ant
11 4 (0.87%) Eclipse
11 4 (0.87%) HP UFT
11 4 (0.87%) LoadRunner
11 4 (0.87%) Oracle APEX
11 4 (0.87%) SoapUI
11 4 (0.87%) TestNG
12 2 (0.43%) WiX
General
1 99 (21.43%) Finance
2 79 (17.10%) Games
3 20 (4.33%) Electronics
4 17 (3.68%) Telecoms
5 10 (2.16%) Financial Institution
6 8 (1.73%) Banking
7 6 (1.30%) Front Office
8 4 (0.87%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.87%) Marketing
9 3 (0.65%) Advertising
9 3 (0.65%) Automotive
10 2 (0.43%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.22%) Back Office
11 1 (0.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 379 (82.03%) Developer
2 231 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 109 (23.59%) C# Developer
4 103 (22.29%) Messaging Developer
5 63 (13.64%) Junior
5 63 (13.64%) Junior Developer
6 62 (13.42%) Junior .NET Developer
7 60 (12.99%) Graduate
7 60 (12.99%) Graduate Developer
8 58 (12.55%) Senior Developer
9 54 (11.69%) Graduate .NET Developer
10 53 (11.47%) C# .NET Developer
11 52 (11.26%) Software Developer
12 51 (11.04%) Software Engineer
13 28 (6.06%) Senior C# Developer
14 27 (5.84%) Scala Developer
15 26 (5.63%) F# Developer
16 20 (4.33%) Developer/Software Engineer
16 20 (4.33%) Senior .NET Developer
17 19 (4.11%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 350 (75.76%) .NET
2 238 (51.52%) RESTful
3 222 (48.05%) ASP.NET
4 210 (45.45%) ASP.NET Web API
5 196 (42.42%) ASP.NET MVC
6 191 (41.34%) AngularJS
7 178 (38.53%) KnockoutJS
8 169 (36.58%) WPF
9 162 (35.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 160 (34.63%) MSMQ
11 142 (30.74%) Node.js
12 131 (28.35%) RabbitMQ
13 108 (23.38%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 85 (18.40%) WCF
15 63 (13.64%) .NET Framework
16 56 (12.12%) WebSockets
17 50 (10.82%) Entity Framework
18 49 (10.61%) Kafka
19 39 (8.44%) Akka
19 39 (8.44%) React
Miscellaneous
1 109 (23.59%) Computer Science
2 63 (13.64%) Greenfield Project
3 49 (10.61%) Fintech
4 38 (8.23%) Algorithms
5 30 (6.49%) Data Structures
6 21 (4.55%) Hedge funds
7 16 (3.46%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (1.73%) Digital Media
9 4 (0.87%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.65%) Derivative
10 3 (0.65%) Smart Energy
11 2 (0.43%) 3D Graphics
11 2 (0.43%) Bitcoin
11 2 (0.43%) Digital Currency
11 2 (0.43%) Grid Computing
11 2 (0.43%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.43%) Social Network
11 2 (0.43%) Spread Betting
12 1 (0.22%) GPGPU
12 1 (0.22%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 8 (1.73%) Linux
2 7 (1.52%) Windows
3 5 (1.08%) Windows Server
4 4 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 321 (69.48%) Agile Software Development
2 245 (53.03%) TDD
3 205 (44.37%) Multithreading
4 202 (43.72%) MVC
5 164 (35.50%) OO
6 162 (35.06%) Kanban
7 160 (34.63%) Web Application Development
8 159 (34.42%) Dependency Injection
9 85 (18.40%) Functional Programming
10 81 (17.53%) BDD
11 75 (16.23%) Software Engineering
12 66 (14.29%) Mathematics
13 54 (11.69%) Microservices
14 52 (11.26%) Web Development
15 46 (9.96%) Test Automation
16 45 (9.74%) OOD
17 37 (8.01%) Low Latency
18 36 (7.79%) E-Commerce
19 31 (6.71%) Continuous Improvement
19 31 (6.71%) High-Frequency Trading
Programming Languages
1 406 (87.88%) C#
2 182 (39.39%) Ruby
3 85 (18.40%) SQL
4 80 (17.32%) Haskell
5 72 (15.58%) JavaScript
6 66 (14.29%) Python
7 62 (13.42%) Java
8 59 (12.77%) Scala
9 31 (6.71%) VB
10 30 (6.49%) Erlang
11 29 (6.28%) Clojure
12 22 (4.76%) Go
13 20 (4.33%) C++
14 18 (3.90%) VB6
15 14 (3.03%) OCaml
16 9 (1.95%) MATLAB
16 9 (1.95%) PowerShell
17 8 (1.73%) Bash Shell
17 8 (1.73%) Lisp
18 6 (1.30%) Perl
Qualifications
1 59 (12.77%) Degree
2 23 (4.98%) PhD
3 3 (0.65%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.43%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.22%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.65%) QA
System Software
1 44 (9.52%) Docker
2 5 (1.08%) HDFS
3 4 (0.87%) vSphere
4 2 (0.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.22%) GridGain
5 1 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 162 (35.06%) Kibana
2 108 (23.38%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 108 (23.38%) WSUS
3 8 (1.73%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (1.73%) Puppet
4 4 (0.87%) Graphite
4 4 (0.87%) logstash
4 4 (0.87%) Mesos
5 2 (0.43%) Ansible
5 2 (0.43%) Cobbler
5 2 (0.43%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.22%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.22%) Oozie
Vendors
1 142 (30.74%) Microsoft
2 61 (13.20%) Google
3 22 (4.76%) Oracle
4 7 (1.52%) TOWER Software
4 7 (1.52%) Xamarin
5 5 (1.08%) VMware
6 4 (0.87%) HP
6 4 (0.87%) Red Hat
6 4 (0.87%) SAP
6 4 (0.87%) Software AG
6 4 (0.87%) webMethods
7 2 (0.43%) Bloomberg
7 2 (0.43%) Facebook
7 2 (0.43%) IBM
7 2 (0.43%) Palantir
7 2 (0.43%) Reuters
7 2 (0.43%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.43%) Twitter
8 1 (0.22%) Tableau