Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

F#
UK
6 months to
19 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 750 902 1024
Rank change year-on-year +152 +122 -87
Permanent jobs citing F# 452 368 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.19% 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.46% 0.36% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 393 370 233
UK median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -25.00% +7.69%
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £91,000 £90,000 £94,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £38,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +18.42% -15.56% -10.00%

F# is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 98350 103342 111268
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 55.59% 52.40% 51.19%
Number of salaries quoted 81428 89447 94712
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 +152 449 £60,000 +14.29% 34
London +43 229 £75,000 +15.38% 20
UK excluding London +143 223 £45,000 +18.42% 15
North of England +38 76 £25,000 - 4
South East +70 65 £50,000 -4.76% 3
North West -2 51 £25,000 - 3
Midlands +33 39 £55,000 +74.60% 2
West Midlands +30 36 £55,000 +74.60% 2
East of England +17 29 £40,000 +26.98% 3
Yorkshire - 13 £37,500 - 1
North East - 12 £25,000 -
South West -1 11 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Scotland +16 3 £40,000 - 1
East Midlands +13 3 £42,500 +47.83%

For the 6 months to 19 August 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#.

1 405 (89.60%) C#
2 305 (67.48%) .NET
3 280 (61.95%) Agile Software Development
4 230 (50.88%) TDD
5 201 (44.47%) RESTful
6 198 (43.81%) AngularJS
7 186 (41.15%) Microsoft Azure
8 185 (40.93%) ASP.NET
9 184 (40.71%) MVC
10 181 (40.04%) ASP.NET Web API
11 169 (37.39%) MongoDB
12 168 (37.17%) Multithreading
13 163 (36.06%) ASP.NET MVC
14 156 (34.51%) TeamCity
15 155 (34.29%) NoSQL
16 148 (32.74%) SQL Server
17 141 (31.19%) Elasticsearch
18 136 (30.09%) OO
19 134 (29.65%) MSMQ
20 131 (28.98%) WPF
21 129 (28.54%) Ruby
22 123 (27.21%) Dependency Injection
23 120 (26.55%) Kanban
24 119 (26.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
24 119 (26.33%) Web Application Development
25 118 (26.11%) KnockoutJS
26 117 (25.88%) Kibana
27 114 (25.22%) RabbitMQ
28 110 (24.34%) Node.js
29 108 (23.89%) 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
1 141 (31.19%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (1.11%) Apache Spark
3 4 (0.88%) NServiceBus
4 3 (0.66%) Apache
5 2 (0.44%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (0.22%) IIS
6 1 (0.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (0.66%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 186 (41.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 98 (21.68%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (4.65%) GitHub
4 12 (2.65%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (1.77%) SaaS
6 3 (0.66%) PaaS
7 2 (0.44%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.44%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.88%) Internet
2 11 (2.43%) DSL
3 3 (0.66%) LDAP
4 1 (0.22%) AMQP
4 1 (0.22%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (0.22%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.22%) SAN
4 1 (0.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 169 (37.39%) MongoDB
2 155 (34.29%) NoSQL
3 148 (32.74%) SQL Server
4 103 (22.79%) SQL Server 2014
5 33 (7.30%) Event Store
6 22 (4.87%) Big Data
7 21 (4.65%) Redis
8 19 (4.20%) Neo4j
9 17 (3.76%) SQL Server 2016
10 16 (3.54%) Relational Database
11 12 (2.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 12 (2.65%) Apache Cassandra
12 7 (1.55%) Blockchain
12 7 (1.55%) RavenDB
13 6 (1.33%) RDBMS
14 5 (1.11%) SSDT
15 3 (0.66%) Couchbase
15 3 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
15 3 (0.66%) Hadoop
15 3 (0.66%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 156 (34.51%) TeamCity
2 38 (8.41%) Jenkins
2 38 (8.41%) Octopus Deploy
3 29 (6.42%) Git (software)
4 23 (5.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 16 (3.54%) Visual Studio
6 11 (2.43%) NUnit
6 11 (2.43%) SpecFlow
7 7 (1.55%) CruiseControl
7 7 (1.55%) JIRA
7 7 (1.55%) Log4Net
7 7 (1.55%) MSBuild
7 7 (1.55%) Psake
7 7 (1.55%) Rhino Mocks
8 6 (1.33%) Maven
9 5 (1.11%) Ant
9 5 (1.11%) Gradle
10 3 (0.66%) Babel
10 3 (0.66%) Selenium
10 3 (0.66%) webpack
General
1 104 (23.01%) Finance
2 101 (22.35%) Games
3 14 (3.10%) Electronics
4 11 (2.43%) Banking
5 8 (1.77%) Financial Institution
5 8 (1.77%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.11%) Front Office
7 2 (0.44%) Automotive
7 2 (0.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 350 (77.43%) Developer
2 202 (44.69%) .NET Developer
3 133 (29.42%) C# Developer
4 63 (13.94%) Messaging Developer
5 59 (13.05%) Software Developer
6 58 (12.83%) F# Developer
6 58 (12.83%) Junior
6 58 (12.83%) Junior Developer
7 56 (12.39%) Graduate
7 56 (12.39%) Graduate Developer
7 56 (12.39%) Junior .NET Developer
8 55 (12.17%) Software Engineer
9 54 (11.95%) Graduate .NET Developer
10 46 (10.18%) Senior Developer
11 39 (8.63%) C# .NET Developer
12 34 (7.52%) Senior C# Developer
13 31 (6.86%) .NET Software Developer
14 30 (6.64%) Programmer
15 25 (5.53%) C# Software Developer
16 22 (4.87%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 305 (67.48%) .NET
2 201 (44.47%) RESTful
3 198 (43.81%) AngularJS
4 185 (40.93%) ASP.NET
5 181 (40.04%) ASP.NET Web API
6 163 (36.06%) ASP.NET MVC
7 134 (29.65%) MSMQ
8 131 (28.98%) WPF
9 119 (26.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 118 (26.11%) KnockoutJS
11 114 (25.22%) RabbitMQ
12 110 (24.34%) Node.js
13 67 (14.82%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 66 (14.60%) WCF
15 64 (14.16%) WebSockets
16 63 (13.94%) .NET Framework
17 58 (12.83%) Entity Framework
18 53 (11.73%) HTML
19 43 (9.51%) Akka
20 38 (8.41%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 108 (23.89%) Computer Science
2 45 (9.96%) Algorithms
3 44 (9.73%) Greenfield Project
4 43 (9.51%) Data Structures
5 33 (7.30%) Fintech
6 25 (5.53%) Hedge funds
7 8 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.55%) Bitcoin
8 7 (1.55%) Digital Currency
9 6 (1.33%) Derivative
10 5 (1.11%) N-Tier
11 4 (0.88%) Blog
12 3 (0.66%) Analytical Skills
13 2 (0.44%) Data Centre
14 1 (0.22%) Credit Risk
14 1 (0.22%) Grid Computing
14 1 (0.22%) NHS
14 1 (0.22%) PlayStation
14 1 (0.22%) Smart Energy
14 1 (0.22%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 9 (1.99%) Windows
2 8 (1.77%) Android
3 7 (1.55%) Linux
4 5 (1.11%) Apple iOS
4 5 (1.11%) Mac OS X
4 5 (1.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 280 (61.95%) Agile Software Development
2 230 (50.88%) TDD
3 184 (40.71%) MVC
4 168 (37.17%) Multithreading
5 136 (30.09%) OO
6 123 (27.21%) Dependency Injection
7 120 (26.55%) Kanban
8 119 (26.33%) Web Application Development
9 106 (23.45%) Functional Programming
10 105 (23.23%) BDD
11 100 (22.12%) Software Engineering
12 81 (17.92%) Mathematics
13 63 (13.94%) Low Latency
14 51 (11.28%) Web Development
15 43 (9.51%) High-Frequency Trading
16 42 (9.29%) OOD
17 38 (8.41%) Microservices
18 32 (7.08%) OOP
19 31 (6.86%) OOA/OOD
20 30 (6.64%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 405 (89.60%) C#
2 129 (28.54%) Ruby
3 101 (22.35%) SQL
4 77 (17.04%) Scala
5 76 (16.81%) Haskell
6 71 (15.71%) JavaScript
7 60 (13.27%) Python
8 38 (8.41%) Java
9 35 (7.74%) Erlang
10 30 (6.64%) C++
11 27 (5.97%) OCaml
12 26 (5.75%) Clojure
13 15 (3.32%) ML
14 13 (2.88%) VB
15 12 (2.65%) C
15 12 (2.65%) MATLAB
15 12 (2.65%) VB6
16 10 (2.21%) Go
17 8 (1.77%) PowerShell
18 7 (1.55%) R
Qualifications
1 44 (9.73%) Degree
2 19 (4.20%) PhD
3 14 (3.10%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.22%) ISEB
4 1 (0.22%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.55%) QA
System Software
1 31 (6.86%) Docker
2 2 (0.44%) HDFS
3 1 (0.22%) QEMU
3 1 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.22%) Xen
3 1 (0.22%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 117 (25.88%) Kibana
2 67 (14.82%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 67 (14.82%) WSUS
3 20 (4.42%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (2.43%) Puppet
5 8 (1.77%) Ansible
6 2 (0.44%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.44%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (0.44%) Mesos
6 2 (0.44%) Salt
7 1 (0.22%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 95 (21.02%) Microsoft
2 71 (15.71%) Google
3 19 (4.20%) Oracle
4 5 (1.11%) Xamarin
5 3 (0.66%) Apple
6 2 (0.44%) Bloomberg
6 2 (0.44%) Facebook
6 2 (0.44%) Palantir
7 1 (0.22%) Citrix
7 1 (0.22%) IBM
7 1 (0.22%) TIBCO