Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

F#
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 736 804 991
Rank change year-on-year +68 +187 +129
Permanent jobs citing F# 485 435 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.23% 0.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.49% 0.44% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 400 416 265
UK median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -17.86% +21.74%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 99506 98830 113063
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.35% 52.83% 51.70%
Number of salaries quoted 81947 85254 96676
UK median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +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 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for F# in the UK

F#
Top 15 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 November 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 +75 477 £60,000 +4.35% 46
UK excluding London +125 270 £45,000 +5.88% 23
London -42 215 £75,000 +3.45% 24
North of England +56 83 £42,500 +70.00% 5
South East +51 75 £50,000 -4.76% 5
North West +27 71 £50,000 +100.00% 2
East of England +53 63 £45,000 +28.57% 9
Midlands -7 26 £48,750 +54.76%
West Midlands -10 23 £50,000 +58.73%
South West +14 15 £50,000 +5.26% 3
Yorkshire +18 11 £42,500 - 3
Wales - 6 £22,500 - 1
East Midlands +25 3 £42,500 -5.56%
Scotland -17 2 £40,000 -
North East - 1 £25,000 -

For the 6 months to 20 November 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#.

1 424 (87.42%) C#
2 354 (72.99%) .NET
3 320 (65.98%) Agile Software Development
4 256 (52.78%) TDD
5 232 (47.84%) Microsoft Azure
6 228 (47.01%) RESTful
7 210 (43.30%) Multithreading
8 202 (41.65%) TeamCity
8 202 (41.65%) AngularJS
9 200 (41.24%) ASP.NET Web API
10 199 (41.03%) ASP.NET
11 195 (40.21%) MVC
12 194 (40.00%) SQL Server
13 185 (38.14%) MongoDB
14 182 (37.53%) ASP.NET MVC
15 174 (35.88%) Ruby
16 170 (35.05%) Elasticsearch
17 163 (33.61%) KnockoutJS
18 159 (32.78%) WPF
19 158 (32.58%) MSMQ
20 155 (31.96%) Kanban
20 155 (31.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 153 (31.55%) Web Application Development
21 153 (31.55%) Dependency Injection
21 153 (31.55%) Kibana
22 140 (28.87%) OO
23 131 (27.01%) Microsoft
24 128 (26.39%) Computer Science
25 127 (26.19%) RabbitMQ
25 127 (26.19%) 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
1 170 (35.05%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (2.27%) Apache Spark
3 6 (1.24%) Confluence
4 4 (0.82%) Apache
5 3 (0.62%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (0.41%) IIS
6 2 (0.41%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 232 (47.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 107 (22.06%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (6.80%) GitHub
4 6 (1.24%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (1.03%) Amazon Kinesis
6 3 (0.62%) Amazon EMR
6 3 (0.62%) SaaS
7 2 (0.41%) Slack
8 1 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.21%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.21%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.65%) DSL
2 6 (1.24%) Internet
3 4 (0.82%) PuTTY
3 4 (0.82%) WinSCP
4 3 (0.62%) LDAP
5 2 (0.41%) AMQP
6 1 (0.21%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.21%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.21%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 194 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 185 (38.14%) MongoDB
3 119 (24.54%) NoSQL
4 107 (22.06%) SQL Server 2014
5 57 (11.75%) SQL Server 2016
6 17 (3.51%) Big Data
7 12 (2.47%) Redis
7 12 (2.47%) Relational Database
8 11 (2.27%) Event Store
8 11 (2.27%) Neo4j
9 9 (1.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 8 (1.65%) Amazon Redshift
10 8 (1.65%) Blockchain
11 7 (1.44%) Apache Cassandra
11 7 (1.44%) Couchbase
11 7 (1.44%) Hadoop
12 6 (1.24%) Oracle Database
12 6 (1.24%) RavenDB
13 5 (1.03%) SSDT
14 4 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 202 (41.65%) TeamCity
2 43 (8.87%) Git (software)
3 36 (7.42%) Octopus Deploy
4 19 (3.92%) Jenkins
4 19 (3.92%) Visual Studio
5 13 (2.68%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (2.68%) Visual Studio Team System
6 12 (2.47%) JIRA
7 10 (2.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 9 (1.86%) SpecFlow
9 8 (1.65%) Ant
10 7 (1.44%) Selenium
11 6 (1.24%) Subversion
12 5 (1.03%) Eclipse
12 5 (1.03%) Maven
12 5 (1.03%) webpack
13 4 (0.82%) Babel
13 4 (0.82%) Gradle
13 4 (0.82%) HP UFT
13 4 (0.82%) SoapUI
General
1 120 (24.74%) Finance
2 98 (20.21%) Games
3 19 (3.92%) Electronics
4 15 (3.09%) Financial Institution
5 12 (2.47%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.65%) Banking
7 5 (1.03%) Front Office
8 4 (0.82%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.82%) Marketing
9 1 (0.21%) Automotive
9 1 (0.21%) Back Office
9 1 (0.21%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.21%) Retail
Job Titles
1 381 (78.56%) Developer
2 228 (47.01%) .NET Developer
3 129 (26.60%) C# Developer
4 84 (17.32%) Messaging Developer
5 68 (14.02%) Graduate
5 68 (14.02%) Graduate Developer
6 64 (13.20%) Junior
6 64 (13.20%) Junior Developer
7 63 (12.99%) Junior .NET Developer
7 63 (12.99%) Software Engineer
8 62 (12.78%) Graduate .NET Developer
9 61 (12.58%) Software Developer
10 54 (11.13%) C# .NET Developer
10 54 (11.13%) Senior Developer
11 37 (7.63%) Senior C# Developer
12 24 (4.95%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 24 (4.95%) F# Developer
13 23 (4.74%) .NET Software Developer
13 23 (4.74%) Senior .NET Developer
14 20 (4.12%) VB Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 354 (72.99%) .NET
2 228 (47.01%) RESTful
3 202 (41.65%) AngularJS
4 200 (41.24%) ASP.NET Web API
5 199 (41.03%) ASP.NET
6 182 (37.53%) ASP.NET MVC
7 163 (33.61%) KnockoutJS
8 159 (32.78%) WPF
9 158 (32.58%) MSMQ
10 155 (31.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 127 (26.19%) Node.js
11 127 (26.19%) RabbitMQ
12 92 (18.97%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 78 (16.08%) .NET Framework
14 77 (15.88%) WCF
15 62 (12.78%) Entity Framework
16 52 (10.72%) Akka
17 50 (10.31%) WebSockets
18 43 (8.87%) Reactive Extensions
19 40 (8.25%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 128 (26.39%) Computer Science
2 55 (11.34%) Algorithms
3 50 (10.31%) Data Structures
3 50 (10.31%) Greenfield Project
4 47 (9.69%) Fintech
5 22 (4.54%) Hedge funds
6 8 (1.65%) Bitcoin
6 8 (1.65%) Digital Currency
7 7 (1.44%) Derivative
8 6 (1.24%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (0.82%) Client/Server
9 4 (0.82%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.41%) 3D Graphics
10 2 (0.41%) Grid Computing
10 2 (0.41%) Social Network
11 1 (0.21%) Blog
11 1 (0.21%) Device Driver
11 1 (0.21%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.21%) NHS
11 1 (0.21%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 12 (2.47%) Windows
2 9 (1.86%) Linux
3 8 (1.65%) Android
4 5 (1.03%) Apple iOS
4 5 (1.03%) Mac OS X
4 5 (1.03%) Unix
4 5 (1.03%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 320 (65.98%) Agile Software Development
2 256 (52.78%) TDD
3 210 (43.30%) Multithreading
4 195 (40.21%) MVC
5 155 (31.96%) Kanban
6 153 (31.55%) Dependency Injection
6 153 (31.55%) Web Application Development
7 140 (28.87%) OO
8 100 (20.62%) BDD
8 100 (20.62%) Functional Programming
8 100 (20.62%) Software Engineering
9 80 (16.49%) Mathematics
10 60 (12.37%) Web Development
11 52 (10.72%) Test Automation
12 51 (10.52%) OOD
13 48 (9.90%) Microservices
14 46 (9.48%) Low Latency
15 45 (9.28%) E-Commerce
16 40 (8.25%) Algorithmic Trading
17 39 (8.04%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 424 (87.42%) C#
2 174 (35.88%) Ruby
3 109 (22.47%) SQL
4 89 (18.35%) Haskell
5 78 (16.08%) JavaScript
6 65 (13.40%) Python
7 64 (13.20%) Scala
8 53 (10.93%) Java
9 41 (8.45%) Erlang
10 35 (7.22%) Clojure
11 29 (5.98%) VB
12 26 (5.36%) C++
13 25 (5.15%) Go
13 25 (5.15%) VB6
14 20 (4.12%) OCaml
15 15 (3.09%) MATLAB
16 9 (1.86%) Bash Shell
16 9 (1.86%) ML
16 9 (1.86%) PowerShell
16 9 (1.86%) R
Qualifications
1 42 (8.66%) Degree
2 23 (4.74%) PhD
3 5 (1.03%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.41%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (0.41%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.21%) ISEB
5 1 (0.21%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.21%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.65%) QA
System Software
1 23 (4.74%) Docker
2 4 (0.82%) vSphere
3 3 (0.62%) HDFS
4 2 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.21%) GridGain
5 1 (0.21%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 153 (31.55%) Kibana
2 92 (18.97%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 92 (18.97%) WSUS
3 12 (2.47%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (2.47%) Puppet
4 6 (1.24%) Ansible
5 3 (0.62%) Graphite
5 3 (0.62%) logstash
5 3 (0.62%) Mesos
6 2 (0.41%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.41%) Cobbler
7 1 (0.21%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 131 (27.01%) Microsoft
2 74 (15.26%) Google
3 35 (7.22%) Oracle
4 6 (1.24%) TOWER Software
4 6 (1.24%) Xamarin
5 4 (0.82%) HP
5 4 (0.82%) Red Hat
5 4 (0.82%) SAP
5 4 (0.82%) Software AG
5 4 (0.82%) VMware
5 4 (0.82%) webMethods
6 3 (0.62%) Apple
6 3 (0.62%) Bloomberg
6 3 (0.62%) Facebook
6 3 (0.62%) Palantir
7 2 (0.41%) IBM
7 2 (0.41%) Reuters
7 2 (0.41%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.41%) Twitter