Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

F#
UK
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 816 752 982
Rank change year-on-year -64 +230 +95
Permanent jobs citing F# 375 477 306
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.28% 0.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.38% 0.50% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 318 411 288
UK median annual salary £50,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +9.09% -18.52%
10th Percentile £27,500 £22,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year - +2.86% -2.78%

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 97,501 95,648 105,066
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 56.09% 55.26% 52.16%
Number of salaries quoted 81,144 80,730 90,761
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,133 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.81% +5.33% -

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 24 June 2018.

Salary histogram for F# in the UK

F#
Top 12 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 24 June 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 -88 369 £50,000 -16.67% 44
London -59 205 £70,000 -6.67% 28
UK excluding London -42 168 £45,000 - 19
South East -7 52 £50,000 - 8
North West -12 42 £25,000 - 1
North of England -25 42 £25,000 - 1
East of England +4 32 £45,000 +12.50% 3
South West +6 23 £47,500 -13.64% 2
Midlands -6 15 £45,000 -18.18% 2
West Midlands -6 8 £46,250 -15.91% 1
East Midlands +12 7 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Scotland -22 4 £47,500 - 2

For the 6 months to 24 June 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#.

1 327 (87.20%) C#
2 260 (69.33%) .NET
3 233 (62.13%) Agile Software Development
4 188 (50.13%) TDD
5 183 (48.80%) RESTful
6 171 (45.60%) ASP.NET Web API
7 165 (44.00%) ASP.NET
8 162 (43.20%) SQL Server
9 160 (42.67%) MVC
9 160 (42.67%) AngularJS
10 158 (42.13%) ASP.NET MVC
11 152 (40.53%) Microsoft Azure
12 146 (38.93%) Multithreading
13 137 (36.53%) Ruby
14 131 (34.93%) MongoDB
15 130 (34.67%) WPF
16 125 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
17 121 (32.27%) KnockoutJS
18 119 (31.73%) TeamCity
19 118 (31.47%) Kanban
20 116 (30.93%) Dependency Injection
21 114 (30.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 114 (30.40%) Kibana
22 113 (30.13%) Web Application Development
22 113 (30.13%) MSMQ
23 111 (29.60%) OO
24 102 (27.20%) JavaScript
25 96 (25.60%) Node.js
26 94 (25.07%) WCF
27 92 (24.53%) 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
1 125 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (2.13%) IIS
3 6 (1.60%) Apache Spark
4 3 (0.80%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.53%) Confluence
6 1 (0.27%) Apache
6 1 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.27%) CMS
6 1 (0.27%) JBoss
6 1 (0.27%) Jetty
6 1 (0.27%) nginx
6 1 (0.27%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.27%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.27%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.27%) Tornado
6 1 (0.27%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.27%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (2.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.27%) BASE24
1 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 152 (40.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 83 (22.13%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (5.87%) GitHub
4 4 (1.07%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.27%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.27%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.27%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.27%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.27%) IaaS
6 1 (0.27%) Office 365
6 1 (0.27%) PaaS
6 1 (0.27%) SaaS
6 1 (0.27%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.80%) DSL
2 6 (1.60%) HTTP
3 3 (0.80%) Skype
3 3 (0.80%) VoIP
4 1 (0.27%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 162 (43.20%) SQL Server
2 131 (34.93%) MongoDB
3 88 (23.47%) SQL Server 2016
4 85 (22.67%) NoSQL
5 33 (8.80%) Event Store
6 31 (8.27%) SQL Server 2014
7 22 (5.87%) Blockchain
8 21 (5.60%) Relational Database
9 16 (4.27%) RDBMS
10 10 (2.67%) Redis
11 9 (2.40%) PostgreSQL
12 8 (2.13%) Big Data
13 7 (1.87%) Aerospike
14 3 (0.80%) Hadoop
15 2 (0.53%) Couchbase
15 2 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 1 (0.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 1 (0.27%) Riak
16 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2012
16 1 (0.27%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 119 (31.73%) TeamCity
2 37 (9.87%) Octopus Deploy
3 33 (8.80%) Git (software)
4 31 (8.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 31 (8.27%) Jenkins
5 22 (5.87%) Visual Studio
6 11 (2.93%) NUnit
7 8 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (1.60%) Visual Studio Team System
9 5 (1.33%) JIRA
10 2 (0.53%) CA Release Automation
10 2 (0.53%) MSTest
10 2 (0.53%) SonarQube
11 1 (0.27%) Babel
11 1 (0.27%) Gatling
11 1 (0.27%) gulp
11 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 1 (0.27%) The Grinder
11 1 (0.27%) Vagrant
11 1 (0.27%) webpack
General
1 72 (19.20%) Games
2 65 (17.33%) Finance
3 16 (4.27%) Electronics
4 11 (2.93%) Banking
5 7 (1.87%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.60%) Front Office
6 6 (1.60%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.33%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.80%) Automotive
8 3 (0.80%) Marketing
9 2 (0.53%) Retail
10 1 (0.27%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.27%) Law
Job Titles
1 305 (81.33%) Developer
2 180 (48.00%) .NET Developer
3 97 (25.87%) C# Developer
4 63 (16.80%) Messaging Developer
5 53 (14.13%) Senior Developer
6 51 (13.60%) F# Developer
7 48 (12.80%) Software Engineer
8 42 (11.20%) C# .NET Developer
9 39 (10.40%) Junior
9 39 (10.40%) Junior Developer
9 39 (10.40%) Software Developer
10 38 (10.13%) Graduate
11 37 (9.87%) Junior .NET Developer
12 34 (9.07%) Graduate Developer
13 32 (8.53%) Senior C# Developer
14 31 (8.27%) Graduate .NET Developer
15 28 (7.47%) C# Software Developer
16 27 (7.20%) Scala Developer
16 27 (7.20%) Senior .NET Developer
17 26 (6.93%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 260 (69.33%) .NET
2 183 (48.80%) RESTful
3 171 (45.60%) ASP.NET Web API
4 165 (44.00%) ASP.NET
5 160 (42.67%) AngularJS
6 158 (42.13%) ASP.NET MVC
7 130 (34.67%) WPF
8 121 (32.27%) KnockoutJS
9 114 (30.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 113 (30.13%) MSMQ
11 96 (25.60%) Node.js
12 94 (25.07%) WCF
13 82 (21.87%) RabbitMQ
14 76 (20.27%) .NET Framework
15 73 (19.47%) Entity Framework
16 65 (17.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 55 (14.67%) HTML
18 54 (14.40%) WebSockets
19 52 (13.87%) React
20 41 (10.93%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 92 (24.53%) Computer Science
2 90 (24.00%) Greenfield Project
3 43 (11.47%) Fintech
4 31 (8.27%) Algorithms
5 21 (5.60%) Data Structures
6 10 (2.67%) Hedge funds
7 9 (2.40%) Bitcoin
8 7 (1.87%) Private Cloud
9 6 (1.60%) Spread Betting
9 6 (1.60%) User Experience
10 5 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (1.33%) Derivative
11 4 (1.07%) Digital Media
12 2 (0.53%) Digital Currency
12 2 (0.53%) Grid Computing
12 2 (0.53%) Self-Motivation
13 1 (0.27%) Credit Risk
13 1 (0.27%) Equity Derivative
13 1 (0.27%) GPGPU
13 1 (0.27%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 22 (5.87%) Windows
2 20 (5.33%) Linux
3 1 (0.27%) Android
3 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.27%) Mac OS
3 1 (0.27%) Mac OS X
3 1 (0.27%) Unix
3 1 (0.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 233 (62.13%) Agile Software Development
2 188 (50.13%) TDD
3 160 (42.67%) MVC
4 146 (38.93%) Multithreading
5 118 (31.47%) Kanban
6 116 (30.93%) Dependency Injection
7 113 (30.13%) Web Application Development
8 111 (29.60%) OO
9 88 (23.47%) BDD
10 78 (20.80%) Software Engineering
11 70 (18.67%) Functional Programming
12 63 (16.80%) Web Development
13 51 (13.60%) Microservices
14 41 (10.93%) Mathematics
15 32 (8.53%) Continuous Improvement
15 32 (8.53%) Deployment Automation
15 32 (8.53%) High Availability
16 31 (8.27%) Knowledge Management
17 30 (8.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
18 27 (7.20%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 327 (87.20%) C#
2 137 (36.53%) Ruby
3 102 (27.20%) JavaScript
4 67 (17.87%) Java
5 54 (14.40%) Haskell
5 54 (14.40%) Python
6 50 (13.33%) Scala
7 46 (12.27%) SQL
8 33 (8.80%) C++
9 20 (5.33%) OCaml
10 18 (4.80%) Clojure
10 18 (4.80%) VB
11 17 (4.53%) Erlang
11 17 (4.53%) Go
12 10 (2.67%) MATLAB
13 9 (2.40%) Lisp
13 9 (2.40%) TypeScript
13 9 (2.40%) VBA
14 8 (2.13%) CoffeeScript
15 6 (1.60%) C
Qualifications
1 54 (14.40%) Degree
2 7 (1.87%) PhD
3 5 (1.33%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (1.07%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.27%) MCSA
5 1 (0.27%) MCSD
5 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 54 (14.40%) Docker
2 2 (0.53%) HDFS
2 2 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.27%) Firmware
3 1 (0.27%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 114 (30.40%) Kibana
2 63 (16.80%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 63 (16.80%) WSUS
3 11 (2.93%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.53%) Graphite
4 2 (0.53%) logstash
5 1 (0.27%) Ansible
5 1 (0.27%) Cobbler
5 1 (0.27%) Graylog
5 1 (0.27%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.27%) Mesos
5 1 (0.27%) Oozie
5 1 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.27%) Puppet
5 1 (0.27%) Terraform
Vendors
1 73 (19.47%) Microsoft
2 65 (17.33%) Google
3 8 (2.13%) Telerik
4 2 (0.53%) IBM
4 2 (0.53%) MuleSoft
4 2 (0.53%) Oracle
4 2 (0.53%) TOWER Software
4 2 (0.53%) VMware
5 1 (0.27%) Informatica
5 1 (0.27%) Splunk
5 1 (0.27%) TIBCO