Period
to 18 December 2017

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 18 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

F#
UK
6 months to
18 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 738 779 967
Rank change year-on-year +41 +188 +147
Permanent jobs citing F# 479 452 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.25% 0.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.48% 0.46% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 392 428 282
UK median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% -14.29% +16.67%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -17.50%

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 99078 97727 111237
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.30% 53.15% 51.85%
Number of salaries quoted 81955 84166 95538
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £29,375 £28,750 £27,500
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 18 December 2017.

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 18 December 2017. 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 +49 471 £57,500 -4.17% 44
UK excluding London +118 276 £45,000 - 16
London -58 203 £75,000 - 28
North of England +51 85 £42,500 +70.00% 4
South East +55 78 £50,000 -4.76% 3
North West +22 74 £45,000 +80.00% 3
East of England +51 60 £45,000 +38.46% 6
South West +35 26 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Midlands -3 19 £55,000 +65.41% 1
West Midlands -5 18 £55,000 +74.60% 1
Yorkshire +26 11 £42,500 - 1
Wales - 6 £22,500 -
Scotland -23 2 £40,000 -
East Midlands +3 1 £42,500 -5.56%

For the 6 months to 18 December 2017, 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#.

1 423 (88.31%) C#
2 362 (75.57%) .NET
3 330 (68.89%) Agile Software Development
4 248 (51.77%) TDD
5 238 (49.69%) Microsoft Azure
6 235 (49.06%) RESTful
7 215 (44.89%) ASP.NET
8 212 (44.26%) ASP.NET Web API
9 211 (44.05%) Multithreading
10 206 (43.01%) SQL Server
11 199 (41.54%) MVC
11 199 (41.54%) TeamCity
12 197 (41.13%) AngularJS
13 190 (39.67%) ASP.NET MVC
14 188 (39.25%) MongoDB
15 179 (37.37%) Ruby
16 173 (36.12%) KnockoutJS
16 173 (36.12%) Elasticsearch
17 165 (34.45%) WPF
18 160 (33.40%) Kanban
18 160 (33.40%) Kibana
18 160 (33.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 159 (33.19%) OO
19 159 (33.19%) MSMQ
20 158 (32.99%) Web Application Development
21 157 (32.78%) Dependency Injection
22 138 (28.81%) Microsoft
23 132 (27.56%) Node.js
24 129 (26.93%) RabbitMQ
25 123 (25.68%) 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
1 173 (36.12%) Elasticsearch
2 14 (2.92%) Apache Spark
3 6 (1.25%) Confluence
4 5 (1.04%) Apache
5 4 (0.84%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (0.42%) IIS
6 2 (0.42%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.21%) Apache Airflow
Applications
1 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 238 (49.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 102 (21.29%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (5.85%) GitHub
4 6 (1.25%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (1.04%) Amazon Kinesis
6 4 (0.84%) Amazon EMR
7 3 (0.63%) SaaS
8 2 (0.42%) Slack
9 1 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.21%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.21%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.21%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.88%) DSL
2 6 (1.25%) Internet
3 4 (0.84%) PuTTY
3 4 (0.84%) WinSCP
4 2 (0.42%) AMQP
5 1 (0.21%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (0.21%) HTTP
5 1 (0.21%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.21%) LDAP
5 1 (0.21%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 206 (43.01%) SQL Server
2 188 (39.25%) MongoDB
3 111 (23.17%) NoSQL
4 100 (20.88%) SQL Server 2014
5 74 (15.45%) SQL Server 2016
6 18 (3.76%) Big Data
6 18 (3.76%) Event Store
7 12 (2.51%) Redis
8 11 (2.30%) Neo4j
9 10 (2.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 9 (1.88%) Amazon Redshift
10 9 (1.88%) Hadoop
10 9 (1.88%) Relational Database
11 8 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
12 7 (1.46%) Couchbase
13 6 (1.25%) Oracle Database
13 6 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
13 6 (1.25%) RavenDB
14 5 (1.04%) Blockchain
14 5 (1.04%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 199 (41.54%) TeamCity
2 48 (10.02%) Git (software)
3 44 (9.19%) Octopus Deploy
4 28 (5.85%) Visual Studio
5 21 (4.38%) Jenkins
6 18 (3.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 18 (3.76%) Visual Studio Team System
7 17 (3.55%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (1.67%) JIRA
8 8 (1.67%) SpecFlow
9 6 (1.25%) Selenium
9 6 (1.25%) Subversion
10 5 (1.04%) Eclipse
11 4 (0.84%) Ant
11 4 (0.84%) HP UFT
11 4 (0.84%) LoadRunner
11 4 (0.84%) Oracle APEX
11 4 (0.84%) SoapUI
11 4 (0.84%) TestNG
12 3 (0.63%) webpack
General
1 110 (22.96%) Finance
2 91 (19.00%) Games
3 19 (3.97%) Electronics
4 14 (2.92%) Telecoms
5 12 (2.51%) Financial Institution
6 8 (1.67%) Banking
7 5 (1.04%) Front Office
8 4 (0.84%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.84%) Marketing
9 3 (0.63%) Advertising
10 2 (0.42%) Automotive
10 2 (0.42%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.21%) Back Office
11 1 (0.21%) Retail
Job Titles
1 383 (79.96%) Developer
2 235 (49.06%) .NET Developer
3 120 (25.05%) C# Developer
4 92 (19.21%) Messaging Developer
5 66 (13.78%) Graduate
5 66 (13.78%) Graduate Developer
5 66 (13.78%) Junior
5 66 (13.78%) Junior Developer
6 65 (13.57%) Junior .NET Developer
7 60 (12.53%) Graduate .NET Developer
7 60 (12.53%) Software Developer
8 58 (12.11%) Software Engineer
9 55 (11.48%) Senior Developer
10 54 (11.27%) C# .NET Developer
11 29 (6.05%) Senior C# Developer
12 25 (5.22%) F# Developer
13 24 (5.01%) Developer/Software Engineer
14 22 (4.59%) Senior .NET Developer
15 20 (4.18%) VB Software Engineer
16 19 (3.97%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 362 (75.57%) .NET
2 235 (49.06%) RESTful
3 215 (44.89%) ASP.NET
4 212 (44.26%) ASP.NET Web API
5 197 (41.13%) AngularJS
6 190 (39.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 173 (36.12%) KnockoutJS
8 165 (34.45%) WPF
9 160 (33.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 159 (33.19%) MSMQ
11 132 (27.56%) Node.js
12 129 (26.93%) RabbitMQ
13 100 (20.88%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 88 (18.37%) WCF
15 76 (15.87%) .NET Framework
16 59 (12.32%) Entity Framework
17 55 (11.48%) WebSockets
18 44 (9.19%) Akka
19 42 (8.77%) Kafka
20 39 (8.14%) Reactive Extensions
Miscellaneous
1 123 (25.68%) Computer Science
2 59 (12.32%) Greenfield Project
3 47 (9.81%) Fintech
4 46 (9.60%) Algorithms
5 39 (8.14%) Data Structures
6 20 (4.18%) Hedge funds
7 12 (2.51%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (1.25%) Digital Media
9 5 (1.04%) Bitcoin
9 5 (1.04%) Derivative
9 5 (1.04%) Digital Currency
10 4 (0.84%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.63%) Smart Energy
12 2 (0.42%) 3D Graphics
12 2 (0.42%) Grid Computing
12 2 (0.42%) Social Network
13 1 (0.21%) Data Centre
13 1 (0.21%) Device Driver
13 1 (0.21%) Online Gambling
13 1 (0.21%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 9 (1.88%) Linux
1 9 (1.88%) Windows
2 5 (1.04%) Windows Server
3 4 (0.84%) Android
3 4 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (0.63%) Apple iOS
4 3 (0.63%) Mac OS X
4 3 (0.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 330 (68.89%) Agile Software Development
2 248 (51.77%) TDD
3 211 (44.05%) Multithreading
4 199 (41.54%) MVC
5 160 (33.40%) Kanban
6 159 (33.19%) OO
7 158 (32.99%) Web Application Development
8 157 (32.78%) Dependency Injection
9 92 (19.21%) Functional Programming
10 87 (18.16%) BDD
11 86 (17.95%) Software Engineering
12 75 (15.66%) Mathematics
13 58 (12.11%) Web Development
14 54 (11.27%) Test Automation
15 52 (10.86%) Microservices
16 51 (10.65%) OOD
17 42 (8.77%) E-Commerce
18 40 (8.35%) Low Latency
19 36 (7.52%) Algorithmic Trading
19 36 (7.52%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 423 (88.31%) C#
2 179 (37.37%) Ruby
3 98 (20.46%) SQL
4 84 (17.54%) Haskell
5 79 (16.49%) JavaScript
6 66 (13.78%) Python
7 60 (12.53%) Scala
8 56 (11.69%) Java
9 36 (7.52%) Erlang
10 34 (7.10%) VB
11 29 (6.05%) Clojure
12 24 (5.01%) C++
13 23 (4.80%) VB6
14 21 (4.38%) Go
15 18 (3.76%) OCaml
16 13 (2.71%) MATLAB
17 9 (1.88%) Bash Shell
17 9 (1.88%) PowerShell
17 9 (1.88%) R
18 6 (1.25%) ML
Qualifications
1 54 (11.27%) Degree
2 22 (4.59%) PhD
3 5 (1.04%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.42%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.21%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.21%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.63%) QA
System Software
1 37 (7.72%) Docker
2 5 (1.04%) HDFS
3 4 (0.84%) vSphere
4 2 (0.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.21%) GridGain
5 1 (0.21%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 160 (33.40%) Kibana
2 100 (20.88%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 100 (20.88%) WSUS
3 8 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (1.67%) Puppet
4 4 (0.84%) Graphite
4 4 (0.84%) logstash
4 4 (0.84%) Mesos
5 2 (0.42%) Ansible
5 2 (0.42%) Cobbler
5 2 (0.42%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.21%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.21%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.21%) Oozie
Vendors
1 138 (28.81%) Microsoft
2 72 (15.03%) Google
3 30 (6.26%) Oracle
4 7 (1.46%) Xamarin
5 6 (1.25%) TOWER Software
6 4 (0.84%) Bloomberg
6 4 (0.84%) Facebook
6 4 (0.84%) HP
6 4 (0.84%) Palantir
6 4 (0.84%) Red Hat
6 4 (0.84%) SAP
6 4 (0.84%) Software AG
6 4 (0.84%) VMware
6 4 (0.84%) webMethods
7 2 (0.42%) IBM
7 2 (0.42%) Reuters
7 2 (0.42%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.42%) Twitter
8 1 (0.21%) Apple
8 1 (0.21%) Tableau