Period
to 29 May 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 29 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

F#
UK
6 months to
29 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 649 876 828
Rank change year-on-year +227 -48 -49
Permanent jobs citing F# 239 218 382
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.15% 0.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.48% 0.28% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 191 147 317
Median annual salary £90,000 £70,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% +40.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £52,500 £40,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £115,000 £110,250 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% -10.00%

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 49,476 77,962 96,639
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.14% 54.20% 56.02%
Number of salaries quoted 40,695 63,744 80,504
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +7.14%

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 29 May 2020.

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 29 May 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 +219 234 £90,000 +28.57% 13
London +164 204 £90,000 +5.88% 3
UK excluding London +173 34 £55,000 +10.00% 18
Work from Home +82 34 £55,000 -21.43% 5
East of England +93 13 £75,000 +7.14% 4
South East +88 9 £55,000 +10.00% 1
North of England +130 7 £60,000 +50.00% 2
North West +78 7 £60,000 +6.67% 2
Scotland +66 4 £47,500 - 8
Midlands +84 1 £45,000 - 2
West Midlands +69 1 £45,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 29 May 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#.

1 228 (95.40%) C#
2 225 (94.14%) .NET
3 203 (84.94%) Agile Software Development
4 187 (78.24%) AWS
5 186 (77.82%) Azure
6 154 (64.44%) React
7 142 (59.41%) .NET Core
8 141 (59.00%) JavaScript
9 137 (57.32%) Microservices
10 135 (56.49%) AngularJS
11 127 (53.14%) Finance
12 123 (51.46%) Scrum
13 118 (49.37%) ASP.NET
14 117 (48.95%) MySQL
15 114 (47.70%) MongoDB
16 113 (47.28%) CQRS
17 109 (45.61%) SQL Server
17 109 (45.61%) Software Engineering
18 106 (44.35%) Web Services
19 101 (42.26%) Machine Learning
20 98 (41.00%) Redis
20 98 (41.00%) Artificial Intelligence
21 95 (39.75%) Deep Learning
22 92 (38.49%) Fund Management
22 92 (38.49%) Front Office
23 88 (36.82%) TeamCity
24 77 (32.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
24 77 (32.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
25 63 (26.36%) Octopus Deploy
26 62 (25.94%) TypeScript

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 4 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (1.26%) Apache
2 3 (1.26%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 187 (78.24%) AWS
2 186 (77.82%) Azure
3 24 (10.04%) Serverless
4 23 (9.62%) GCP
5 16 (6.69%) GitHub
6 5 (2.09%) AWS Fargate
6 5 (2.09%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (48.95%) MySQL
2 114 (47.70%) MongoDB
3 109 (45.61%) SQL Server
4 98 (41.00%) Redis
5 77 (32.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 77 (32.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 52 (21.76%) NoSQL
7 24 (10.04%) Event Store
8 21 (8.79%) QlikView
9 8 (3.35%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (2.93%) Big Data
11 4 (1.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 4 (1.67%) Amazon RDS
11 4 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (1.67%) Cosmos DB
12 3 (1.26%) Apache Ignite
12 3 (1.26%) CouchDB
12 3 (1.26%) Flink
13 2 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 88 (36.82%) TeamCity
2 63 (26.36%) Octopus Deploy
3 58 (24.27%) MSBuild
4 26 (10.88%) Jenkins
5 24 (10.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 21 (8.79%) Visual Studio Team System
7 8 (3.35%) Git (software)
7 8 (3.35%) GitLab
8 3 (1.26%) CircleCI
8 3 (1.26%) Travis CI
9 2 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.42%) Maven
10 1 (0.42%) webpack
General
1 127 (53.14%) Finance
2 92 (38.49%) Front Office
3 21 (8.79%) Legal
4 16 (6.69%) Games
5 5 (2.09%) Banking
5 5 (2.09%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.26%) Marketing
7 1 (0.42%) Law
Job Titles
1 205 (85.77%) Developer
2 129 (53.97%) .NET Developer
3 104 (43.51%) C# Developer
4 75 (31.38%) F# Developer
5 48 (20.08%) C# .NET Developer
6 33 (13.81%) Software Engineer
7 31 (12.97%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 30 (12.55%) React Developer
9 26 (10.88%) Team Leader
10 25 (10.46%) .NET Software Developer
10 25 (10.46%) .NET Software Engineer
10 25 (10.46%) Angular Developer
11 24 (10.04%) C# Software Developer
12 23 (9.62%) C# Software Engineer
13 21 (8.79%) Technical Leader
13 21 (8.79%) Technical Team Leader
14 18 (7.53%) Full Stack Developer
15 16 (6.69%) Senior Developer
16 14 (5.86%) Senior .NET Developer
17 12 (5.02%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 225 (94.14%) .NET
2 154 (64.44%) React
3 142 (59.41%) .NET Core
4 135 (56.49%) AngularJS
5 118 (49.37%) ASP.NET
6 106 (44.35%) Web Services
7 53 (22.18%) RESTful
8 41 (17.15%) Reactive Extensions
9 35 (14.64%) ASP.NET Web API
10 31 (12.97%) Node.js
10 31 (12.97%) REST
11 30 (12.55%) ActiveMQ
11 30 (12.55%) Redux
12 23 (9.62%) Vue.js
13 21 (8.79%) Angular 2
13 21 (8.79%) CSS
13 21 (8.79%) D3.js
13 21 (8.79%) Highcharts JS
13 21 (8.79%) HTML
14 16 (6.69%) Akka.NET
Miscellaneous
1 52 (21.76%) Algorithms
2 22 (9.21%) Cloud Native
3 16 (6.69%) Data Structures
4 8 (3.35%) Hedge funds
5 5 (2.09%) Grid Computing
6 2 (0.84%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.42%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.42%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.42%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 10 (4.18%) Linux
2 5 (2.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (84.94%) Agile Software Development
2 137 (57.32%) Microservices
3 123 (51.46%) Scrum
4 113 (47.28%) CQRS
5 109 (45.61%) Software Engineering
6 101 (42.26%) Machine Learning
7 98 (41.00%) Artificial Intelligence
8 95 (39.75%) Deep Learning
9 92 (38.49%) Fund Management
10 59 (24.69%) Functional Programming
11 49 (20.50%) TDD
12 39 (16.32%) Problem-Solving
13 35 (14.64%) Multithreading
14 33 (13.81%) Continuous Integration
15 30 (12.55%) Mentoring
16 28 (11.72%) Algorithmic Trading
16 28 (11.72%) Coaching
17 23 (9.62%) Unit Testing
18 22 (9.21%) Test Automation
18 22 (9.21%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 228 (95.40%) C#
2 141 (59.00%) JavaScript
3 62 (25.94%) TypeScript
4 32 (13.39%) SQL
5 30 (12.55%) Haskell
5 30 (12.55%) Java
6 28 (11.72%) Erlang
7 25 (10.46%) Python
8 22 (9.21%) Ruby
9 14 (5.86%) Scala
10 11 (4.60%) Go
11 4 (1.67%) C++
11 4 (1.67%) Clojure
11 4 (1.67%) Rust
12 3 (1.26%) Kotlin
12 3 (1.26%) OCaml
13 2 (0.84%) ES6
13 2 (0.84%) R
13 2 (0.84%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.42%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (3.77%) Degree
2 2 (0.84%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (0.42%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 16 (6.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 32 (13.39%) Kibana
2 25 (10.46%) Grafana
3 16 (6.69%) Kubernetes
4 7 (2.93%) logstash
5 4 (1.67%) Ansible
6 3 (1.26%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.26%) Puppet
7 1 (0.42%) Terraform
Vendors
1 21 (8.79%) Tableau
2 7 (2.93%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.42%) Google
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle