Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

F#
UK
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 742 820 1013
Rank change year-on-year +78 +193 +40
Permanent jobs citing F# 448 410 303
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.21% 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.46% 0.41% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 369 400 251
UK median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -17.86% +16.67%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £91,250 £92,750 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -20.00%

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 96623 101053 112280
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.33% 52.72% 51.55%
Number of salaries quoted 79250 87166 95901
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% +1.12%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +2.56%

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 18 October 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 18 October 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 +104 446 £57,500 - 64
UK excluding London +132 241 £47,500 +11.76% 23
London -31 207 £75,000 +7.14% 42
South East +70 74 £50,000 -4.76% 4
North of England +57 74 £35,000 +40.00% 5
North West +23 61 £45,000 +80.00% 3
East of England +57 50 £45,000 +38.46% 4
Midlands +24 30 £50,000 +58.73% 3
West Midlands +12 27 £50,000 +58.73% 3
South West +6 11 £51,500 +3.00% 6
Yorkshire - 8 £37,500 - 2
North East - 5 £25,000 -
East Midlands +52 3 £42,500 +54.55%
Scotland -6 2 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 18 October 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#.

1 392 (87.50%) C#
2 318 (70.98%) .NET
3 279 (62.28%) Agile Software Development
4 230 (51.34%) TDD
5 203 (45.31%) Microsoft Azure
6 193 (43.08%) RESTful
7 186 (41.52%) AngularJS
8 178 (39.73%) ASP.NET
9 176 (39.29%) TeamCity
9 176 (39.29%) ASP.NET Web API
10 175 (39.06%) Multithreading
11 174 (38.84%) MVC
12 168 (37.50%) MongoDB
13 160 (35.71%) SQL Server
14 159 (35.49%) ASP.NET MVC
15 147 (32.81%) Elasticsearch
16 143 (31.92%) Ruby
17 137 (30.58%) MSMQ
18 135 (30.13%) WPF
19 133 (29.69%) KnockoutJS
20 129 (28.79%) Dependency Injection
21 128 (28.57%) NoSQL
21 128 (28.57%) Kanban
22 127 (28.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
23 126 (28.13%) OO
24 125 (27.90%) Web Application Development
25 123 (27.46%) Kibana
26 120 (26.79%) Computer Science
27 116 (25.89%) Finance
28 113 (25.22%) Node.js

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
1 147 (32.81%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (1.56%) Apache Spark
3 5 (1.12%) Confluence
4 3 (0.67%) Apache
5 2 (0.45%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (0.45%) IIS
5 2 (0.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 203 (45.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 95 (21.21%) Amazon AWS
3 31 (6.92%) GitHub
4 8 (1.79%) Google Cloud Platform
5 7 (1.56%) SaaS
6 3 (0.67%) Amazon Kinesis
6 3 (0.67%) PaaS
7 2 (0.45%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.45%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.23%) DSL
2 8 (1.79%) Internet
3 3 (0.67%) LDAP
4 2 (0.45%) AMQP
4 2 (0.45%) PuTTY
4 2 (0.45%) WinSCP
5 1 (0.22%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (0.22%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 168 (37.50%) MongoDB
2 160 (35.71%) SQL Server
3 128 (28.57%) NoSQL
4 99 (22.10%) SQL Server 2014
5 33 (7.37%) SQL Server 2016
6 19 (4.24%) Relational Database
7 18 (4.02%) Big Data
8 17 (3.79%) Redis
9 13 (2.90%) Neo4j
10 9 (2.01%) Apache Cassandra
11 8 (1.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 8 (1.79%) Blockchain
11 8 (1.79%) Event Store
12 6 (1.34%) RDBMS
13 5 (1.12%) Couchbase
13 5 (1.12%) RavenDB
13 5 (1.12%) SSDT
14 4 (0.89%) Hadoop
14 4 (0.89%) Oracle Database
15 3 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 176 (39.29%) TeamCity
2 36 (8.04%) Git (software)
3 27 (6.03%) Octopus Deploy
4 19 (4.24%) Jenkins
5 18 (4.02%) Visual Studio
6 12 (2.68%) JIRA
6 12 (2.68%) SpecFlow
7 10 (2.23%) NUnit
8 9 (2.01%) Visual Studio Team System
9 8 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (1.56%) Ant
11 6 (1.34%) CruiseControl
11 6 (1.34%) Log4Net
11 6 (1.34%) Maven
11 6 (1.34%) MSBuild
11 6 (1.34%) Psake
11 6 (1.34%) Rhino Mocks
11 6 (1.34%) Selenium
12 5 (1.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 5 (1.12%) Gradle
General
1 116 (25.89%) Finance
2 88 (19.64%) Games
3 19 (4.24%) Electronics
4 13 (2.90%) Financial Institution
5 8 (1.79%) Banking
6 5 (1.12%) Front Office
6 5 (1.12%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.67%) Investment Banking
7 3 (0.67%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.67%) Marketing
8 2 (0.45%) Automotive
8 2 (0.45%) Legal
9 1 (0.22%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 351 (78.35%) Developer
2 203 (45.31%) .NET Developer
3 121 (27.01%) C# Developer
4 66 (14.73%) Messaging Developer
5 61 (13.62%) Software Developer
6 59 (13.17%) Graduate
6 59 (13.17%) Graduate Developer
7 57 (12.72%) Junior
7 57 (12.72%) Junior Developer
8 56 (12.50%) Junior .NET Developer
9 55 (12.28%) Software Engineer
10 53 (11.83%) Graduate .NET Developer
11 51 (11.38%) Senior Developer
12 45 (10.04%) C# .NET Developer
13 36 (8.04%) Senior C# Developer
14 32 (7.14%) F# Developer
15 30 (6.70%) .NET Software Developer
16 26 (5.80%) Programmer
16 26 (5.80%) Senior .NET Developer
17 22 (4.91%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 318 (70.98%) .NET
2 193 (43.08%) RESTful
3 186 (41.52%) AngularJS
4 178 (39.73%) ASP.NET
5 176 (39.29%) ASP.NET Web API
6 159 (35.49%) ASP.NET MVC
7 137 (30.58%) MSMQ
8 135 (30.13%) WPF
9 133 (29.69%) KnockoutJS
10 127 (28.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 113 (25.22%) Node.js
12 111 (24.78%) RabbitMQ
13 74 (16.52%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 67 (14.96%) .NET Framework
14 67 (14.96%) WCF
15 56 (12.50%) Entity Framework
16 49 (10.94%) Akka
17 47 (10.49%) HTML
18 43 (9.60%) WebSockets
19 40 (8.93%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 120 (26.79%) Computer Science
2 54 (12.05%) Algorithms
3 47 (10.49%) Data Structures
4 41 (9.15%) Fintech
4 41 (9.15%) Greenfield Project
5 28 (6.25%) Hedge funds
6 8 (1.79%) Bitcoin
6 8 (1.79%) Digital Currency
7 7 (1.56%) Derivative
8 4 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.45%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (0.45%) Blog
9 2 (0.45%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.22%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.22%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.22%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.22%) PlayStation
10 1 (0.22%) Smart Energy
10 1 (0.22%) Social Network
10 1 (0.22%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 10 (2.23%) Windows
2 8 (1.79%) Android
3 7 (1.56%) Linux
4 5 (1.12%) Apple iOS
4 5 (1.12%) Mac OS X
4 5 (1.12%) Unix
5 2 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.45%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 279 (62.28%) Agile Software Development
2 230 (51.34%) TDD
3 175 (39.06%) Multithreading
4 174 (38.84%) MVC
5 129 (28.79%) Dependency Injection
6 128 (28.57%) Kanban
7 126 (28.13%) OO
8 125 (27.90%) Web Application Development
9 104 (23.21%) Functional Programming
10 102 (22.77%) Software Engineering
11 99 (22.10%) BDD
12 75 (16.74%) Mathematics
13 51 (11.38%) Web Development
14 49 (10.94%) Low Latency
15 46 (10.27%) OOD
16 41 (9.15%) Test Automation
17 38 (8.48%) High-Frequency Trading
17 38 (8.48%) OOA/OOD
18 36 (8.04%) Algorithmic Trading
18 36 (8.04%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 392 (87.50%) C#
2 143 (31.92%) Ruby
3 101 (22.54%) SQL
4 87 (19.42%) Haskell
5 75 (16.74%) JavaScript
6 69 (15.40%) Scala
7 61 (13.62%) Python
8 51 (11.38%) Java
9 37 (8.26%) Erlang
10 33 (7.37%) C++
11 32 (7.14%) Clojure
12 23 (5.13%) VB
13 22 (4.91%) OCaml
13 22 (4.91%) VB6
14 20 (4.46%) Go
15 16 (3.57%) MATLAB
16 13 (2.90%) ML
17 11 (2.46%) PowerShell
18 10 (2.23%) Bash Shell
19 7 (1.56%) R
Qualifications
1 48 (10.71%) Degree
2 25 (5.58%) PhD
3 12 (2.68%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.45%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.22%) ISEB
5 1 (0.22%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 13 (2.90%) Docker
2 2 (0.45%) HDFS
2 2 (0.45%) vSphere
3 1 (0.22%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 123 (27.46%) Kibana
2 74 (16.52%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 74 (16.52%) WSUS
3 15 (3.35%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (3.13%) Puppet
5 9 (2.01%) Ansible
6 2 (0.45%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.45%) Cobbler
6 2 (0.45%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (0.45%) Mesos
6 2 (0.45%) Salt
Vendors
1 110 (24.55%) Microsoft
2 67 (14.96%) Google
3 30 (6.70%) Oracle
4 5 (1.12%) Xamarin
5 4 (0.89%) TOWER Software
6 3 (0.67%) Apple
6 3 (0.67%) SAP
7 2 (0.45%) Bloomberg
7 2 (0.45%) Facebook
7 2 (0.45%) HP
7 2 (0.45%) IBM
7 2 (0.45%) Palantir
7 2 (0.45%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.45%) Reuters
7 2 (0.45%) Software AG
7 2 (0.45%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.45%) VMware
7 2 (0.45%) webMethods
8 1 (0.22%) Twitter