Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

F#
UK
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 733 753 986
Rank change year-on-year +20 +233 +79
Permanent jobs citing F# 495 456 315
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.26% 0.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.50% 0.49% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 408 394 262
UK median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% -14.29% +16.67%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £38,750
90th Percentile £93,750 £100,000 £106,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,574
% change year-on-year - +11.57% -10.37%

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 98,470 93,719 109,344
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.71% 53.63% 52.16%
Number of salaries quoted 82,693 80,269 94,025
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,750
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 20 February 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 20 February 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 +22 485 £52,500 -12.50% 56
UK excluding London +83 284 £47,500 - 19
London -67 210 £75,000 - 38
North of England +19 87 £43,750 +75.00% 5
South East +30 83 £50,000 -6.98% 5
North West +15 78 £45,000 +80.00% 4
East of England +41 59 £45,000 +28.57% 3
South West +36 38 £50,000 +14.29% 2
Yorkshire +19 9 £42,500 +8.97% 1
Midlands -15 8 £43,750 -2.78% 3
Wales - 6 £22,500 -
West Midlands -20 5 £45,000 +12.50% 1
East Midlands +5 3 £42,500 -5.56% 2
Scotland - 3 £45,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 20 February 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#.

1 429 (86.67%) C#
2 358 (72.32%) .NET
3 339 (68.48%) Agile Software Development
4 262 (52.93%) RESTful
5 253 (51.11%) TDD
6 244 (49.29%) Microsoft Azure
7 241 (48.69%) ASP.NET
8 222 (44.85%) SQL Server
9 221 (44.65%) MVC
10 219 (44.24%) ASP.NET Web API
11 216 (43.64%) ASP.NET MVC
12 213 (43.03%) Multithreading
13 206 (41.62%) Ruby
14 203 (41.01%) AngularJS
15 195 (39.39%) TeamCity
16 194 (39.19%) MongoDB
16 194 (39.19%) KnockoutJS
17 188 (37.98%) Elasticsearch
18 181 (36.57%) WPF
19 179 (36.16%) OO
20 176 (35.56%) Kibana
21 175 (35.35%) Kanban
22 174 (35.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
23 173 (34.95%) Web Application Development
23 173 (34.95%) Dependency Injection
24 171 (34.55%) MSMQ
25 157 (31.72%) Node.js
26 144 (29.09%) Microsoft
27 140 (28.28%) RabbitMQ
28 118 (23.84%) ASP.NET MVC 5

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
1 188 (37.98%) Elasticsearch
2 19 (3.84%) Apache Spark
3 6 (1.21%) Apache
3 6 (1.21%) Confluence
4 3 (0.61%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.40%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (0.40%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.20%) Apache Airflow
6 1 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.20%) IIS
6 1 (0.20%) JBoss
6 1 (0.20%) Jetty
6 1 (0.20%) nginx
6 1 (0.20%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.20%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.20%) Tornado
6 1 (0.20%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (1.01%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 244 (49.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 97 (19.60%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (3.84%) GitHub
4 5 (1.01%) Amazon EMR
4 5 (1.01%) Amazon Kinesis
5 4 (0.81%) SaaS
6 2 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.20%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.20%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.20%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.20%) IaaS
7 1 (0.20%) npm
7 1 (0.20%) PaaS
7 1 (0.20%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.23%) DSL
2 5 (1.01%) HTTP
3 4 (0.81%) PuTTY
3 4 (0.81%) WinSCP
4 3 (0.61%) Skype
4 3 (0.61%) VoIP
5 2 (0.40%) AMQP
6 1 (0.20%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 222 (44.85%) SQL Server
2 194 (39.19%) MongoDB
3 108 (21.82%) NoSQL
4 97 (19.60%) SQL Server 2014
5 96 (19.39%) SQL Server 2016
6 32 (6.46%) Event Store
7 18 (3.64%) Big Data
8 11 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
9 10 (2.02%) Amazon Redshift
9 10 (2.02%) Hadoop
10 9 (1.82%) Redis
11 8 (1.62%) Couchbase
12 7 (1.41%) Relational Database
13 6 (1.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 6 (1.21%) Blockchain
14 5 (1.01%) Aerospike
14 5 (1.01%) OpenTSDB
14 5 (1.01%) Parquet
15 4 (0.81%) Oracle Database
15 4 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 195 (39.39%) TeamCity
2 59 (11.92%) Octopus Deploy
3 54 (10.91%) Git (software)
4 38 (7.68%) Visual Studio
5 32 (6.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 32 (6.46%) Jenkins
6 25 (5.05%) Visual Studio Team System
7 23 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (1.41%) Subversion
9 6 (1.21%) JIRA
9 6 (1.21%) Selenium
9 6 (1.21%) SpecFlow
10 4 (0.81%) Ant
10 4 (0.81%) Eclipse
10 4 (0.81%) HP UFT
10 4 (0.81%) LoadRunner
10 4 (0.81%) NUnit
10 4 (0.81%) Oracle APEX
10 4 (0.81%) SoapUI
10 4 (0.81%) TestNG
General
1 103 (20.81%) Finance
2 77 (15.56%) Games
3 21 (4.24%) Telecoms
4 18 (3.64%) Electronics
5 11 (2.22%) Banking
6 10 (2.02%) Financial Institution
7 8 (1.62%) Front Office
8 4 (0.81%) Automotive
8 4 (0.81%) Investment Banking
8 4 (0.81%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.81%) Marketing
9 3 (0.61%) Advertising
10 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.20%) Back Office
10 1 (0.20%) Retail
Job Titles
1 399 (80.61%) Developer
2 235 (47.47%) .NET Developer
3 114 (23.03%) Messaging Developer
4 106 (21.41%) C# Developer
5 65 (13.13%) Junior
5 65 (13.13%) Junior .NET Developer
5 65 (13.13%) Junior Developer
5 65 (13.13%) Software Engineer
6 64 (12.93%) Graduate
7 61 (12.32%) Senior Developer
8 60 (12.12%) Graduate Developer
9 53 (10.71%) Graduate .NET Developer
10 48 (9.70%) C# .NET Developer
11 41 (8.28%) Software Developer
12 36 (7.27%) Scala Developer
13 31 (6.26%) F# Developer
14 30 (6.06%) Senior C# Developer
15 21 (4.24%) Developer/Software Engineer
16 19 (3.84%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
17 18 (3.64%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 358 (72.32%) .NET
2 262 (52.93%) RESTful
3 241 (48.69%) ASP.NET
4 219 (44.24%) ASP.NET Web API
5 216 (43.64%) ASP.NET MVC
6 203 (41.01%) AngularJS
7 194 (39.19%) KnockoutJS
8 181 (36.57%) WPF
9 174 (35.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 171 (34.55%) MSMQ
11 157 (31.72%) Node.js
12 140 (28.28%) RabbitMQ
13 118 (23.84%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 98 (19.80%) WCF
15 71 (14.34%) WebSockets
16 68 (13.74%) .NET Framework
17 63 (12.73%) Kafka
18 56 (11.31%) Entity Framework
18 56 (11.31%) React
19 35 (7.07%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 114 (23.03%) Computer Science
2 73 (14.75%) Greenfield Project
3 60 (12.12%) Fintech
4 30 (6.06%) Algorithms
5 26 (5.25%) Data Structures
6 16 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (3.23%) Hedge funds
7 10 (2.02%) Digital Media
8 6 (1.21%) User Experience
9 5 (1.01%) Private Cloud
9 5 (1.01%) Spread Betting
10 4 (0.81%) Bitcoin
10 4 (0.81%) Client/Server
10 4 (0.81%) Derivative
10 4 (0.81%) Smart Energy
11 2 (0.40%) 3D Graphics
11 2 (0.40%) Grid Computing
11 2 (0.40%) Social Network
12 1 (0.20%) Equity Derivative
12 1 (0.20%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 14 (2.83%) Linux
2 7 (1.41%) Windows
3 5 (1.01%) Windows Server
4 4 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 339 (68.48%) Agile Software Development
2 253 (51.11%) TDD
3 221 (44.65%) MVC
4 213 (43.03%) Multithreading
5 179 (36.16%) OO
6 175 (35.35%) Kanban
7 173 (34.95%) Dependency Injection
7 173 (34.95%) Web Application Development
8 90 (18.18%) Software Engineering
9 87 (17.58%) BDD
10 84 (16.97%) Functional Programming
11 71 (14.34%) Microservices
12 68 (13.74%) Mathematics
13 59 (11.92%) Web Development
14 42 (8.48%) Test Automation
15 41 (8.28%) Continuous Improvement
15 41 (8.28%) Low Latency
16 39 (7.88%) High Availability
17 37 (7.47%) OOD
18 33 (6.67%) High-Frequency Trading
Programming Languages
1 429 (86.67%) C#
2 206 (41.62%) Ruby
3 92 (18.59%) JavaScript
4 85 (17.17%) Java
5 81 (16.36%) Haskell
5 81 (16.36%) Python
6 77 (15.56%) SQL
7 71 (14.34%) Scala
8 36 (7.27%) Clojure
9 32 (6.46%) Erlang
9 32 (6.46%) Go
9 32 (6.46%) VB
10 29 (5.86%) C++
11 18 (3.64%) OCaml
12 16 (3.23%) VB6
13 15 (3.03%) Lisp
14 13 (2.63%) MATLAB
15 9 (1.82%) PowerShell
16 8 (1.62%) Bash Shell
16 8 (1.62%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 62 (12.53%) Degree
2 23 (4.65%) PhD
3 5 (1.01%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.40%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.40%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.20%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.01%) QA
System Software
1 63 (12.73%) Docker
2 6 (1.21%) HDFS
3 4 (0.81%) vSphere
4 3 (0.61%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.20%) GridGain
6 1 (0.20%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 176 (35.56%) Kibana
2 118 (23.84%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 118 (23.84%) WSUS
3 8 (1.62%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (1.62%) Puppet
4 6 (1.21%) Graphite
4 6 (1.21%) logstash
5 5 (1.01%) Mesos
6 4 (0.81%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.40%) Ansible
7 2 (0.40%) Cobbler
8 1 (0.20%) Graylog
8 1 (0.20%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.20%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.20%) Oozie
Vendors
1 144 (29.09%) Microsoft
2 64 (12.93%) Google
3 20 (4.04%) Oracle
4 8 (1.62%) TOWER Software
5 6 (1.21%) VMware
6 4 (0.81%) HP
6 4 (0.81%) Red Hat
6 4 (0.81%) SAP
6 4 (0.81%) Software AG
6 4 (0.81%) webMethods
7 3 (0.61%) Telerik
8 2 (0.40%) Bloomberg
8 2 (0.40%) Facebook
8 2 (0.40%) IBM
8 2 (0.40%) Palantir
8 2 (0.40%) Reuters
8 2 (0.40%) TIBCO
8 2 (0.40%) Twitter
8 2 (0.40%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.20%) Splunk