Period
to 13 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 13 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

F#
UK
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 743 781 956
Rank change year-on-year +38 +175 +162
Permanent jobs citing F# 475 454 338
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.24% 0.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.48% 0.46% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 389 432 282
UK median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% -17.86% +16.67%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,625 £35,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +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 99518 98645 110931
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.25% 53.06% 51.82%
Number of salaries quoted 82187 84941 95299
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £29,250 £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 13 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 13 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 +44 467 £57,500 - 39
UK excluding London +125 273 £45,000 - 18
London -75 202 £75,000 - 21
North of England +45 83 £42,500 +70.00% 3
South East +56 78 £50,000 -4.76% 3
North West +13 72 £45,000 +80.00% 2
East of England +62 59 £45,000 +38.46% 8
South West +14 25 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Midlands -9 20 £52,500 +66.67%
West Midlands -12 19 £55,000 +74.60%
Yorkshire +31 11 £42,500 - 1
Wales - 6 £22,500 -
Scotland -11 2 £40,000 -
East Midlands +21 1 £42,500 -5.56%

For the 6 months to 13 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#.

1 418 (88.00%) C#
2 357 (75.16%) .NET
3 324 (68.21%) Agile Software Development
4 248 (52.21%) TDD
5 235 (49.47%) Microsoft Azure
6 232 (48.84%) RESTful
7 211 (44.42%) ASP.NET
8 210 (44.21%) Multithreading
9 208 (43.79%) ASP.NET Web API
10 202 (42.53%) SQL Server
11 198 (41.68%) TeamCity
12 197 (41.47%) AngularJS
13 196 (41.26%) MVC
14 186 (39.16%) ASP.NET MVC
14 186 (39.16%) MongoDB
15 177 (37.26%) Ruby
16 172 (36.21%) Elasticsearch
17 170 (35.79%) KnockoutJS
18 162 (34.11%) WPF
19 158 (33.26%) Kanban
19 158 (33.26%) MSMQ
19 158 (33.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 158 (33.26%) Kibana
20 156 (32.84%) Web Application Development
21 155 (32.63%) Dependency Injection
22 154 (32.42%) OO
23 136 (28.63%) Microsoft
24 130 (27.37%) Node.js
25 128 (26.95%) RabbitMQ
26 124 (26.11%) 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
1 172 (36.21%) Elasticsearch
2 14 (2.95%) Apache Spark
3 6 (1.26%) Confluence
4 5 (1.05%) 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
1 235 (49.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 101 (21.26%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (5.89%) GitHub
4 6 (1.26%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (1.05%) 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 8 (1.68%) DSL
2 6 (1.26%) 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
1 202 (42.53%) SQL Server
2 186 (39.16%) MongoDB
3 111 (23.37%) NoSQL
4 99 (20.84%) SQL Server 2014
5 72 (15.16%) SQL Server 2016
6 18 (3.79%) Big Data
7 16 (3.37%) Event Store
8 12 (2.53%) Redis
9 11 (2.32%) Neo4j
10 10 (2.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 9 (1.89%) Amazon Redshift
11 9 (1.89%) Hadoop
12 8 (1.68%) Apache Cassandra
12 8 (1.68%) Relational Database
13 7 (1.47%) Couchbase
14 6 (1.26%) Blockchain
14 6 (1.26%) Oracle Database
14 6 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
14 6 (1.26%) RavenDB
15 5 (1.05%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 198 (41.68%) TeamCity
2 47 (9.89%) Git (software)
3 42 (8.84%) Octopus Deploy
4 27 (5.68%) Visual Studio
5 19 (4.00%) Jenkins
6 17 (3.58%) Visual Studio Team System
7 16 (3.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 16 (3.37%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (1.68%) JIRA
8 8 (1.68%) SpecFlow
9 6 (1.26%) Selenium
9 6 (1.26%) Subversion
10 5 (1.05%) 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
1 111 (23.37%) Finance
2 92 (19.37%) Games
3 19 (4.00%) Electronics
4 14 (2.95%) Telecoms
5 12 (2.53%) Financial Institution
6 8 (1.68%) Banking
7 5 (1.05%) 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
1 378 (79.58%) Developer
2 231 (48.63%) .NET Developer
3 119 (25.05%) C# Developer
4 90 (18.95%) Messaging Developer
5 66 (13.89%) Graduate
5 66 (13.89%) Graduate Developer
6 65 (13.68%) Junior
6 65 (13.68%) Junior Developer
7 64 (13.47%) Junior .NET Developer
8 60 (12.63%) Graduate .NET Developer
9 59 (12.42%) Software Developer
10 58 (12.21%) Software Engineer
11 55 (11.58%) Senior Developer
12 53 (11.16%) C# .NET Developer
13 30 (6.32%) Senior C# Developer
14 24 (5.05%) Developer/Software Engineer
14 24 (5.05%) F# Developer
15 22 (4.63%) Senior .NET Developer
16 20 (4.21%) VB Software Engineer
17 19 (4.00%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 357 (75.16%) .NET
2 232 (48.84%) RESTful
3 211 (44.42%) ASP.NET
4 208 (43.79%) ASP.NET Web API
5 197 (41.47%) AngularJS
6 186 (39.16%) ASP.NET MVC
7 170 (35.79%) KnockoutJS
8 162 (34.11%) WPF
9 158 (33.26%) MSMQ
9 158 (33.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 130 (27.37%) Node.js
11 128 (26.95%) RabbitMQ
12 98 (20.63%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 86 (18.11%) WCF
14 76 (16.00%) .NET Framework
15 59 (12.42%) Entity Framework
16 54 (11.37%) WebSockets
17 46 (9.68%) Akka
18 40 (8.42%) Kafka
18 40 (8.42%) Reactive Extensions
Miscellaneous
1 124 (26.11%) Computer Science
2 56 (11.79%) Greenfield Project
3 48 (10.11%) Fintech
4 47 (9.89%) Algorithms
5 40 (8.42%) Data Structures
6 18 (3.79%) Hedge funds
7 11 (2.32%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (1.26%) Bitcoin
8 6 (1.26%) Derivative
8 6 (1.26%) Digital Currency
8 6 (1.26%) Digital Media
9 4 (0.84%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.63%) Smart Energy
11 2 (0.42%) 3D Graphics
11 2 (0.42%) Grid Computing
11 2 (0.42%) Social Network
12 1 (0.21%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.21%) Online Gambling
12 1 (0.21%) Spread Betting
12 1 (0.21%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (1.89%) Linux
1 9 (1.89%) Windows
2 5 (1.05%) 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
1 324 (68.21%) Agile Software Development
2 248 (52.21%) TDD
3 210 (44.21%) Multithreading
4 196 (41.26%) MVC
5 158 (33.26%) Kanban
6 156 (32.84%) Web Application Development
7 155 (32.63%) Dependency Injection
8 154 (32.42%) OO
9 91 (19.16%) Functional Programming
10 88 (18.53%) BDD
11 87 (18.32%) Software Engineering
12 77 (16.21%) Mathematics
13 58 (12.21%) Web Development
14 53 (11.16%) Test Automation
15 51 (10.74%) OOD
16 50 (10.53%) Microservices
17 43 (9.05%) E-Commerce
18 41 (8.63%) Low Latency
19 37 (7.79%) Algorithmic Trading
19 37 (7.79%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 418 (88.00%) C#
2 177 (37.26%) Ruby
3 100 (21.05%) SQL
4 84 (17.68%) Haskell
5 76 (16.00%) JavaScript
6 66 (13.89%) Python
7 62 (13.05%) Scala
8 55 (11.58%) Java
9 37 (7.79%) Erlang
10 33 (6.95%) VB
11 29 (6.11%) Clojure
12 25 (5.26%) C++
13 23 (4.84%) VB6
14 21 (4.42%) Go
15 20 (4.21%) OCaml
16 14 (2.95%) MATLAB
17 9 (1.89%) Bash Shell
17 9 (1.89%) PowerShell
17 9 (1.89%) R
18 6 (1.26%) ML
Qualifications
1 50 (10.53%) Degree
2 22 (4.63%) PhD
3 5 (1.05%) 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 34 (7.16%) Docker
2 5 (1.05%) HDFS
3 4 (0.84%) vSphere
4 2 (0.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.21%) GridGain
5 1 (0.21%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 158 (33.26%) Kibana
2 98 (20.63%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 98 (20.63%) WSUS
3 8 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (1.68%) 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
1 136 (28.63%) Microsoft
2 72 (15.16%) Google
3 30 (6.32%) Oracle
4 7 (1.47%) Xamarin
5 6 (1.26%) 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