Period
to 22 September 2019

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 22 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

F#
UK
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 896 869 782
Rank change year-on-year -27 -87 +82
Permanent jobs citing F# 182 308 445
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.18% 0.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.24% 0.33% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 115 263 372
UK median annual salary £65,000 £52,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.81% -8.70% +4.55%
10th Percentile £40,000 £35,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £104,500 £99,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +12.50%

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 74,307 92,683 97,756
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 53.41% 55.66% 55.32%
Number of salaries quoted 60,709 77,057 80,291
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.94%

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 22 September 2019.

Salary histogram for F# in the UK

F#
Top 10 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 22 September 2019. 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 -31 181 £65,000 +20.93% 62
London +63 147 £66,250 -11.67% 30
UK excluding London -23 34 £50,000 +11.11% 33
South East -28 12 £45,000 -10.00% 8
East of England +71 11 £65,000 +44.44% 5
North West +10 6 £58,750 +135.00% 5
North of England -4 6 £58,750 +135.00% 8
South West -7 3 £45,000 -2.70% 5
West Midlands +30 2 - - 2
Midlands +18 2 - - 6

For the 6 months to 22 September 2019, 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#.

1 152 (83.52%) C#
2 126 (69.23%) .NET
3 108 (59.34%) Agile Software Development
4 78 (42.86%) Functional Programming
5 76 (41.76%) TDD
6 69 (37.91%) AWS
7 64 (35.16%) SQL
8 62 (34.07%) Haskell
9 55 (30.22%) Python
10 53 (29.12%) .NET Core
11 52 (28.57%) Azure
12 51 (28.02%) Multithreading
13 50 (27.47%) Reactive Extensions
14 49 (26.92%) Algorithms
15 46 (25.27%) React
16 40 (21.98%) Scala
17 35 (19.23%) Computer Science
18 34 (18.68%) REST
19 33 (18.13%) MySQL
20 32 (17.58%) RESTful
20 32 (17.58%) Problem-Solving
21 31 (17.03%) Kibana
21 31 (17.03%) Java
22 30 (16.48%) OOD
22 30 (16.48%) Games
22 30 (16.48%) BDD
22 30 (16.48%) Event Store
23 29 (15.93%) Akka.NET
23 29 (15.93%) Algorithmic Trading
24 28 (15.38%) Data Structures

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 12 (6.59%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (3.30%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (2.20%) Jupyter
3 4 (2.20%) nginx
4 3 (1.65%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Mathematica
Cloud Services
1 69 (37.91%) AWS
2 52 (28.57%) Azure
3 27 (14.84%) GitHub
4 6 (3.30%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (3.30%) Azure Data Factory
4 6 (3.30%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
4 6 (3.30%) IaaS
4 6 (3.30%) npm
4 6 (3.30%) NuGet
4 6 (3.30%) PaaS
4 6 (3.30%) SaaS
5 4 (2.20%) Amazon Kinesis
5 4 (2.20%) GCP
6 3 (1.65%) AWS Fargate
6 3 (1.65%) Serverless
7 2 (1.10%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.55%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.20%) Cisco IOS
1 4 (2.20%) DSL
2 3 (1.65%) HTTP
2 3 (1.65%) Internet
2 3 (1.65%) Wireless
3 1 (0.55%) PuTTY
3 1 (0.55%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (18.13%) MySQL
2 30 (16.48%) Event Store
3 22 (12.09%) SQL Server
4 19 (10.44%) NoSQL
5 16 (8.79%) MongoDB
6 15 (8.24%) Big Data
7 11 (6.04%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (4.40%) SQL Server 2016
9 6 (3.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 6 (3.30%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (3.30%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 6 (3.30%) Azure SQL Database
9 6 (3.30%) BusinessObjects
9 6 (3.30%) CouchDB
9 6 (3.30%) Data Lake
9 6 (3.30%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (3.30%) DB2
10 4 (2.20%) Cosmos DB
10 4 (2.20%) InfluxDB
10 4 (2.20%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 15 (8.24%) Git (software)
2 12 (6.59%) TeamCity
3 6 (3.30%) Subversion
3 6 (3.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (2.75%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (2.20%) Redmine
5 4 (2.20%) ReSharper
6 3 (1.65%) GitLab
7 1 (0.55%) Ant
7 1 (0.55%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.55%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.55%) JIRA
7 1 (0.55%) Selenium
7 1 (0.55%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.55%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.55%) TestNG
General
1 30 (16.48%) Games
2 22 (12.09%) Finance
3 6 (3.30%) Law
4 5 (2.75%) Front Office
5 3 (1.65%) Banking
5 3 (1.65%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.65%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.65%) Military
5 3 (1.65%) Retail
5 3 (1.65%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.55%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 156 (85.71%) Developer
2 83 (45.60%) C# Developer
3 69 (37.91%) F# Developer
4 45 (24.73%) .NET Developer
5 28 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
6 15 (8.24%) Scala Developer
6 15 (8.24%) Senior Developer
7 13 (7.14%) Software Developer
8 10 (5.49%) Java Developer
8 10 (5.49%) Java Scala Developer
9 9 (4.95%) Graduate
10 7 (3.85%) Graduate .NET Developer
10 7 (3.85%) Graduate C# .NET Developer
10 7 (3.85%) Graduate C# Developer
10 7 (3.85%) Graduate Developer
11 6 (3.30%) AWS DevOps
11 6 (3.30%) Azure DevOps
11 6 (3.30%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 6 (3.30%) Haskell Developer
11 6 (3.30%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (69.23%) .NET
2 53 (29.12%) .NET Core
3 50 (27.47%) Reactive Extensions
4 46 (25.27%) React
5 34 (18.68%) REST
6 32 (17.58%) RESTful
7 29 (15.93%) Akka.NET
8 28 (15.38%) ASP.NET
9 24 (13.19%) ActiveMQ
9 24 (13.19%) Redux
10 23 (12.64%) AngularJS
11 17 (9.34%) ASP.NET Web API
12 14 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
13 12 (6.59%) RabbitMQ
14 11 (6.04%) Middleware
14 11 (6.04%) MSMQ
14 11 (6.04%) Node.js
15 10 (5.49%) .NET Framework
15 10 (5.49%) JSON
15 10 (5.49%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 49 (26.92%) Algorithms
2 28 (15.38%) Data Structures
3 22 (12.09%) Cloud Native
4 14 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
5 13 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (6.59%) Hedge funds
7 7 (3.85%) Data Centre
7 7 (3.85%) Fixed Income
7 7 (3.85%) Grid Computing
7 7 (3.85%) User Experience
8 6 (3.30%) Clustering
8 6 (3.30%) Enterprise Cloud
8 6 (3.30%) Replication
9 5 (2.75%) Self-Motivation
10 4 (2.20%) Derivative
11 3 (1.65%) Private Cloud
11 3 (1.65%) Spread Betting
11 3 (1.65%) VWAP
12 2 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (1.10%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.04%) Linux
2 5 (2.75%) Windows
3 4 (2.20%) Windows 7
3 4 (2.20%) Windows Server
3 4 (2.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (59.34%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (42.86%) Functional Programming
3 76 (41.76%) TDD
4 51 (28.02%) Multithreading
5 35 (19.23%) Computer Science
6 32 (17.58%) Problem-Solving
7 30 (16.48%) BDD
7 30 (16.48%) OOD
8 29 (15.93%) Algorithmic Trading
9 28 (15.38%) Software Engineering
10 27 (14.84%) E-Commerce
11 26 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
12 24 (13.19%) Microservices
13 23 (12.64%) Proprietary Trading
14 18 (9.89%) Mentoring
15 17 (9.34%) Analytics
16 16 (8.79%) Pair Programming
17 15 (8.24%) Machine Learning
18 14 (7.69%) MVC
19 13 (7.14%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 152 (83.52%) C#
2 64 (35.16%) SQL
3 62 (34.07%) Haskell
4 55 (30.22%) Python
5 40 (21.98%) Scala
6 31 (17.03%) Java
7 27 (14.84%) TypeScript
8 26 (14.29%) JavaScript
9 25 (13.74%) Erlang
10 20 (10.99%) Ruby
11 16 (8.79%) C++
12 15 (8.24%) OCaml
13 13 (7.14%) Clojure
14 12 (6.59%) Go
14 12 (6.59%) Kotlin
15 10 (5.49%) VB
16 9 (4.95%) T-SQL
17 6 (3.30%) PHP
17 6 (3.30%) VB.NET
17 6 (3.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (8.79%) Degree
2 3 (1.65%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (1.65%) Numerate Degree
2 3 (1.65%) PhD
3 1 (0.55%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.30%) HIPAA
2 4 (2.20%) NIST
3 1 (0.55%) QA
System Software
1 12 (6.59%) Docker
2 6 (3.30%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 31 (17.03%) Kibana
2 24 (13.19%) Grafana
3 10 (5.49%) Kubernetes
4 4 (2.20%) Icinga
4 4 (2.20%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 7 (3.85%) Google
2 4 (2.20%) Cisco
2 4 (2.20%) Synology
3 1 (0.55%) Cypress Semiconductor
3 1 (0.55%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle