Period
to 26 April 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 26 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

F#
UK
6 months to
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 755 754 988
Rank change year-on-year -1 +234 +116
Permanent jobs citing F# 453 426 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.25% 0.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.46% 0.46% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 376 376 290
UK median annual salary £50,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +9.09% -12.00%
10th Percentile £23,125 £22,500 £34,950
90th Percentile £100,000 £100,000 £95,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 99,120 93,018 106,454
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 56.06% 54.73% 52.01%
Number of salaries quoted 83,310 79,459 91,914
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.71% +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 26 April 2018.

Salary histogram for F# in the UK

F#
Top 14 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 26 April 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 +5 443 £51,250 -14.58% 50
UK excluding London +6 227 £45,000 - 12
London -38 224 £75,000 - 39
North of England -4 66 £32,500 +30.00% 1
South East +5 64 £50,000 - 5
North West -1 60 £25,000 - 1
East of England +12 44 £45,000 +63.64% 2
South West +23 34 £47,500 -13.64% 2
Midlands -23 11 £45,000 -5.26% 1
West Midlands -13 7 £45,000 -18.18%
Yorkshire +9 6 £42,500 +8.97%
Wales - 5 £22,500 -
East Midlands -3 4 £42,500 -5.56% 1
Scotland -38 3 £45,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 26 April 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#.

1 385 (84.99%) C#
2 304 (67.11%) .NET
3 290 (64.02%) Agile Software Development
4 230 (50.77%) RESTful
5 226 (49.89%) TDD
6 205 (45.25%) ASP.NET
7 194 (42.83%) ASP.NET Web API
8 192 (42.38%) Microsoft Azure
9 188 (41.50%) MVC
10 187 (41.28%) SQL Server
11 185 (40.84%) ASP.NET MVC
12 179 (39.51%) AngularJS
13 175 (38.63%) Multithreading
14 169 (37.31%) Ruby
15 158 (34.88%) OO
16 156 (34.44%) MongoDB
17 155 (34.22%) WPF
18 152 (33.55%) KnockoutJS
19 151 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
20 149 (32.89%) TeamCity
21 143 (31.57%) Kibana
22 141 (31.13%) Dependency Injection
22 141 (31.13%) Kanban
23 140 (30.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
23 140 (30.91%) Web Application Development
24 139 (30.68%) MSMQ
25 131 (28.92%) Node.js
26 113 (24.94%) RabbitMQ
27 108 (23.84%) Computer Science
28 104 (22.96%) NoSQL

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
1 151 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
2 17 (3.75%) Apache Spark
3 5 (1.10%) Apache
4 3 (0.66%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.44%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (0.22%) Apache Airflow
6 1 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.22%) CMS
6 1 (0.22%) Confluence
6 1 (0.22%) IIS
6 1 (0.22%) JBoss
6 1 (0.22%) Jetty
6 1 (0.22%) nginx
6 1 (0.22%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.22%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.22%) Tornado
6 1 (0.22%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.22%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (2.21%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 192 (42.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 86 (18.98%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (3.97%) GitHub
4 4 (0.88%) Amazon EMR
4 4 (0.88%) SaaS
5 3 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.44%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.22%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.22%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.22%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
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
Communications & Networking
1 24 (5.30%) DSL
2 6 (1.32%) HTTP
3 3 (0.66%) Skype
3 3 (0.66%) VoIP
4 1 (0.22%) AMQP
4 1 (0.22%) PuTTY
4 1 (0.22%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 187 (41.28%) SQL Server
2 156 (34.44%) MongoDB
3 104 (22.96%) NoSQL
4 92 (20.31%) SQL Server 2016
5 61 (13.47%) SQL Server 2014
6 41 (9.05%) Event Store
7 16 (3.53%) Big Data
8 15 (3.31%) Blockchain
9 11 (2.43%) Relational Database
10 10 (2.21%) PostgreSQL
11 9 (1.99%) Hadoop
12 8 (1.77%) Redis
13 6 (1.32%) Aerospike
14 5 (1.10%) Amazon Redshift
14 5 (1.10%) Couchbase
14 5 (1.10%) RDBMS
15 4 (0.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 4 (0.88%) OpenTSDB
15 4 (0.88%) Parquet
16 2 (0.44%) Impala
Development Applications
1 149 (32.89%) TeamCity
2 55 (12.14%) Octopus Deploy
3 45 (9.93%) Git (software)
4 40 (8.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 40 (8.83%) Jenkins
5 37 (8.17%) Visual Studio
6 14 (3.09%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (3.09%) Visual Studio Team System
7 10 (2.21%) NUnit
8 3 (0.66%) JIRA
9 2 (0.44%) MSTest
9 2 (0.44%) Selenium
9 2 (0.44%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.22%) Babel
10 1 (0.22%) CA Release Automation
10 1 (0.22%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.22%) Gatling
10 1 (0.22%) SonarQube
10 1 (0.22%) The Grinder
10 1 (0.22%) webpack
General
1 88 (19.43%) Finance
2 68 (15.01%) Games
3 17 (3.75%) Electronics
4 16 (3.53%) Telecoms
5 15 (3.31%) Banking
6 8 (1.77%) Front Office
7 7 (1.55%) Investment Banking
8 6 (1.32%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.66%) Advertising
9 3 (0.66%) Automotive
10 2 (0.44%) Marketing
10 2 (0.44%) Retail
11 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.22%) Law
11 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 366 (80.79%) Developer
2 202 (44.59%) .NET Developer
3 100 (22.08%) C# Developer
4 92 (20.31%) Messaging Developer
5 63 (13.91%) Software Engineer
6 58 (12.80%) Junior
6 58 (12.80%) Junior Developer
7 56 (12.36%) Junior .NET Developer
7 56 (12.36%) Senior Developer
8 51 (11.26%) Graduate
9 50 (11.04%) F# Developer
10 47 (10.38%) Graduate Developer
11 45 (9.93%) Graduate .NET Developer
12 42 (9.27%) Scala Developer
12 42 (9.27%) Software Developer
13 41 (9.05%) C# .NET Developer
14 27 (5.96%) Senior C# Developer
15 24 (5.30%) Haskell Programmer
15 24 (5.30%) OCaml Programmer
15 24 (5.30%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 304 (67.11%) .NET
2 230 (50.77%) RESTful
3 205 (45.25%) ASP.NET
4 194 (42.83%) ASP.NET Web API
5 185 (40.84%) ASP.NET MVC
6 179 (39.51%) AngularJS
7 155 (34.22%) WPF
8 152 (33.55%) KnockoutJS
9 140 (30.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 139 (30.68%) MSMQ
11 131 (28.92%) Node.js
12 113 (24.94%) RabbitMQ
13 99 (21.85%) WCF
14 92 (20.31%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 75 (16.56%) WebSockets
16 69 (15.23%) React
17 63 (13.91%) .NET Framework
17 63 (13.91%) Entity Framework
18 62 (13.69%) Kafka
19 45 (9.93%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 108 (23.84%) Computer Science
2 98 (21.63%) Greenfield Project
3 62 (13.69%) Fintech
4 27 (5.96%) Algorithms
5 24 (5.30%) Data Structures
6 16 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (2.21%) Hedge funds
8 8 (1.77%) Digital Media
9 7 (1.55%) Bitcoin
9 7 (1.55%) User Experience
10 6 (1.32%) Derivative
10 6 (1.32%) Private Cloud
10 6 (1.32%) Spread Betting
11 4 (0.88%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.88%) Smart Energy
12 3 (0.66%) Grid Computing
12 3 (0.66%) Self-Motivation
13 1 (0.22%) Credit Risk
13 1 (0.22%) Equity Derivative
13 1 (0.22%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 16 (3.53%) Linux
2 12 (2.65%) Windows
3 1 (0.22%) Mac OS
3 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.22%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 290 (64.02%) Agile Software Development
2 226 (49.89%) TDD
3 188 (41.50%) MVC
4 175 (38.63%) Multithreading
5 158 (34.88%) OO
6 141 (31.13%) Dependency Injection
6 141 (31.13%) Kanban
7 140 (30.91%) Web Application Development
8 88 (19.43%) Functional Programming
9 87 (19.21%) BDD
10 83 (18.32%) Software Engineering
11 70 (15.45%) Microservices
12 58 (12.80%) Mathematics
12 58 (12.80%) Web Development
13 42 (9.27%) Deployment Automation
14 41 (9.05%) Continuous Improvement
14 41 (9.05%) High Availability
14 41 (9.05%) Knowledge Management
15 40 (8.83%) Event-Driven Architecture
16 35 (7.73%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 385 (84.99%) C#
2 169 (37.31%) Ruby
3 103 (22.74%) JavaScript
4 81 (17.88%) Java
5 72 (15.89%) Haskell
6 70 (15.45%) Python
6 70 (15.45%) Scala
7 66 (14.57%) SQL
8 30 (6.62%) C++
9 28 (6.18%) Clojure
9 28 (6.18%) VB
10 27 (5.96%) OCaml
11 26 (5.74%) Erlang
12 24 (5.30%) Go
13 13 (2.87%) Lisp
14 11 (2.43%) CoffeeScript
15 10 (2.21%) MATLAB
15 10 (2.21%) VBA
16 7 (1.55%) C
16 7 (1.55%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 70 (15.45%) Degree
2 15 (3.31%) PhD
3 5 (1.10%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.44%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.22%) MCSA
5 1 (0.22%) MCSD
5 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 67 (14.79%) Docker
2 6 (1.32%) HDFS
3 3 (0.66%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.22%) GridGain
5 1 (0.22%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 143 (31.57%) Kibana
2 92 (20.31%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 92 (20.31%) WSUS
3 7 (1.55%) Kubernetes
4 5 (1.10%) Graphite
4 5 (1.10%) logstash
5 4 (0.88%) Mesos
6 2 (0.44%) Oozie
7 1 (0.22%) Ansible
7 1 (0.22%) Cobbler
7 1 (0.22%) Graylog
7 1 (0.22%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.22%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.22%) HP ALM
7 1 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.22%) Puppet
7 1 (0.22%) Terraform
Vendors
1 99 (21.85%) Microsoft
2 57 (12.58%) Google
3 8 (1.77%) Telerik
4 7 (1.55%) Oracle
5 4 (0.88%) TOWER Software
6 3 (0.66%) VMware
7 2 (0.44%) Bloomberg
7 2 (0.44%) Facebook
7 2 (0.44%) Palantir
8 1 (0.22%) HP
8 1 (0.22%) IBM
8 1 (0.22%) Informatica
8 1 (0.22%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.22%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.22%) SAP
8 1 (0.22%) Software AG
8 1 (0.22%) Splunk
8 1 (0.22%) Tableau
8 1 (0.22%) Twitter
8 1 (0.22%) Xamarin