Period
to 17 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 17 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

F#
UK
6 months to
17 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 743 889 1020
Rank change year-on-year +146 +131 -106
Permanent jobs citing F# 451 362 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.18% 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.46% 0.35% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 392 362 234
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 £24,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £91,125 £90,000 £92,500
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 97902 103624 111235
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 55.61% 52.34% 51.20%
Number of salaries quoted 81038 89665 94694
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 17 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 17 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 +163 448 £60,000 +14.29% 37
London +56 229 £75,000 +15.38% 22
UK excluding London +133 222 £45,000 +18.42% 16
North of England +47 76 £25,000 - 3
South East +68 65 £50,000 -4.76% 5
North West +3 51 £25,000 - 2
Midlands +31 38 £55,000 +74.60% 2
West Midlands +33 35 £55,000 +74.60% 2
East of England +20 29 £40,000 +26.98% 3
Yorkshire - 13 £37,500 - 1
North East - 12 £25,000 -
South West +7 11 £55,000 +10.00% 2
East Midlands +26 3 £42,500 +47.83%
Scotland +20 3 £40,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 17 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#.

1 404 (89.58%) C#
2 304 (67.41%) .NET
3 280 (62.08%) Agile Software Development
4 230 (51.00%) TDD
5 201 (44.57%) RESTful
6 198 (43.90%) AngularJS
7 186 (41.24%) Microsoft Azure
8 185 (41.02%) ASP.NET
9 184 (40.80%) MVC
10 181 (40.13%) ASP.NET Web API
11 169 (37.47%) MongoDB
12 168 (37.25%) Multithreading
13 163 (36.14%) ASP.NET MVC
14 156 (34.59%) TeamCity
15 155 (34.37%) NoSQL
16 147 (32.59%) SQL Server
17 141 (31.26%) Elasticsearch
18 135 (29.93%) OO
19 134 (29.71%) MSMQ
20 130 (28.82%) WPF
21 129 (28.60%) Ruby
22 123 (27.27%) Dependency Injection
23 120 (26.61%) Kanban
24 119 (26.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
24 119 (26.39%) Web Application Development
25 118 (26.16%) KnockoutJS
26 117 (25.94%) Kibana
27 113 (25.06%) RabbitMQ
28 110 (24.39%) Node.js
29 108 (23.95%) 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 (31.26%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (1.11%) Apache Spark
3 4 (0.89%) NServiceBus
4 3 (0.67%) Apache
5 2 (0.44%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (0.22%) IIS
6 1 (0.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (0.67%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 186 (41.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 98 (21.73%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (4.66%) GitHub
4 12 (2.66%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (1.77%) SaaS
6 3 (0.67%) PaaS
7 2 (0.44%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.44%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.88%) Internet
2 11 (2.44%) DSL
3 3 (0.67%) 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 (37.47%) MongoDB
2 155 (34.37%) NoSQL
3 147 (32.59%) SQL Server
4 103 (22.84%) SQL Server 2014
5 33 (7.32%) Event Store
6 22 (4.88%) Big Data
7 21 (4.66%) Redis
8 19 (4.21%) Neo4j
9 17 (3.77%) SQL Server 2016
10 16 (3.55%) Relational Database
11 12 (2.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 12 (2.66%) Apache Cassandra
12 7 (1.55%) Blockchain
12 7 (1.55%) RavenDB
13 6 (1.33%) RDBMS
14 4 (0.89%) SSDT
15 3 (0.67%) Couchbase
15 3 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
15 3 (0.67%) Hadoop
15 3 (0.67%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 156 (34.59%) TeamCity
2 38 (8.43%) Jenkins
2 38 (8.43%) Octopus Deploy
3 29 (6.43%) Git (software)
4 23 (5.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 16 (3.55%) Visual Studio
6 11 (2.44%) NUnit
6 11 (2.44%) 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 (0.67%) Babel
10 3 (0.67%) Selenium
10 3 (0.67%) webpack
General
1 104 (23.06%) Finance
2 101 (22.39%) Games
3 14 (3.10%) Electronics
4 11 (2.44%) 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
1 349 (77.38%) Developer
2 201 (44.57%) .NET Developer
3 132 (29.27%) C# Developer
4 63 (13.97%) Messaging Developer
5 58 (12.86%) F# Developer
5 58 (12.86%) Software Developer
6 57 (12.64%) Junior
6 57 (12.64%) Junior Developer
7 55 (12.20%) Graduate
7 55 (12.20%) Graduate Developer
7 55 (12.20%) Junior .NET Developer
7 55 (12.20%) Software Engineer
8 53 (11.75%) Graduate .NET Developer
9 46 (10.20%) Senior Developer
10 38 (8.43%) C# .NET Developer
11 34 (7.54%) Senior C# Developer
12 30 (6.65%) .NET Software Developer
13 29 (6.43%) Programmer
14 24 (5.32%) C# Software Developer
15 22 (4.88%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 304 (67.41%) .NET
2 201 (44.57%) RESTful
3 198 (43.90%) AngularJS
4 185 (41.02%) ASP.NET
5 181 (40.13%) ASP.NET Web API
6 163 (36.14%) ASP.NET MVC
7 134 (29.71%) MSMQ
8 130 (28.82%) WPF
9 119 (26.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 118 (26.16%) KnockoutJS
11 113 (25.06%) RabbitMQ
12 110 (24.39%) Node.js
13 67 (14.86%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 66 (14.63%) WCF
15 64 (14.19%) WebSockets
16 63 (13.97%) .NET Framework
17 58 (12.86%) Entity Framework
18 53 (11.75%) HTML
19 42 (9.31%) Akka
20 38 (8.43%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 108 (23.95%) Computer Science
2 44 (9.76%) Algorithms
3 43 (9.53%) Data Structures
3 43 (9.53%) Greenfield Project
4 33 (7.32%) Fintech
5 25 (5.54%) Hedge funds
6 8 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (1.55%) Bitcoin
7 7 (1.55%) Digital Currency
8 6 (1.33%) Derivative
9 5 (1.11%) N-Tier
10 4 (0.89%) Blog
11 3 (0.67%) Analytical Skills
12 2 (0.44%) Data Centre
13 1 (0.22%) Credit Risk
13 1 (0.22%) Grid Computing
13 1 (0.22%) NHS
13 1 (0.22%) PlayStation
13 1 (0.22%) Smart Energy
13 1 (0.22%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 9 (2.00%) 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 (62.08%) Agile Software Development
2 230 (51.00%) TDD
3 184 (40.80%) MVC
4 168 (37.25%) Multithreading
5 135 (29.93%) OO
6 123 (27.27%) Dependency Injection
7 120 (26.61%) Kanban
8 119 (26.39%) Web Application Development
9 105 (23.28%) BDD
9 105 (23.28%) Functional Programming
10 100 (22.17%) Software Engineering
11 81 (17.96%) Mathematics
12 63 (13.97%) Low Latency
13 51 (11.31%) Web Development
14 43 (9.53%) High-Frequency Trading
15 42 (9.31%) OOD
16 38 (8.43%) Microservices
17 32 (7.10%) OOP
18 31 (6.87%) OOA/OOD
19 30 (6.65%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 404 (89.58%) C#
2 129 (28.60%) Ruby
3 101 (22.39%) SQL
4 77 (17.07%) Scala
5 76 (16.85%) Haskell
6 71 (15.74%) JavaScript
7 60 (13.30%) Python
8 38 (8.43%) Java
9 35 (7.76%) Erlang
10 30 (6.65%) C++
11 27 (5.99%) OCaml
12 26 (5.76%) Clojure
13 15 (3.33%) ML
14 13 (2.88%) VB
15 12 (2.66%) C
15 12 (2.66%) MATLAB
15 12 (2.66%) VB6
16 10 (2.22%) Go
17 8 (1.77%) PowerShell
18 7 (1.55%) R
Qualifications
1 44 (9.76%) Degree
2 19 (4.21%) 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 (6.87%) 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 (25.94%) Kibana
2 67 (14.86%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 67 (14.86%) WSUS
3 20 (4.43%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (2.44%) 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 94 (20.84%) Microsoft
2 71 (15.74%) Google
3 19 (4.21%) Oracle
4 4 (0.89%) Xamarin
5 3 (0.67%) 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