Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

F#
UK
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 733 754 927
Rank change year-on-year +21 +173 +152
Permanent jobs citing F# 473 463 342
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.26% 0.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.49% 0.49% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 387 415 283
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 £39,009
90th Percentile £92,500 £100,000 £105,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -15.00%

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 96,975 93,595 107,770
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.55% 53.22% 52.01%
Number of salaries quoted 81,011 80,394 92,634
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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +2 464 £55,000 -8.33% 67
UK excluding London +90 278 £47,500 +5.56% 23
London -95 194 £75,000 - 45
North of England +32 88 £43,750 +75.00% 4
South East +31 79 £50,000 -9.09% 8
North West +29 78 £47,500 +90.00% 3
East of England +54 59 £45,000 +50.00% 6
South West +30 34 £49,000 +12.00% 2
Yorkshire +16 10 £42,500 +8.97% 1
Midlands -16 10 £35,000 -12.50% 2
West Midlands -33 9 £27,500 -21.43%
Wales - 6 £22,500 -
Scotland - 2 £45,000 - 1
East Midlands +7 1 £42,500 -5.56% 2

For the 6 months to 23 January 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#.

1 416 (87.95%) C#
2 357 (75.48%) .NET
3 330 (69.77%) Agile Software Development
4 252 (53.28%) TDD
5 247 (52.22%) RESTful
6 242 (51.16%) Microsoft Azure
7 229 (48.41%) ASP.NET
8 216 (45.67%) ASP.NET Web API
9 212 (44.82%) Multithreading
10 211 (44.61%) SQL Server
11 209 (44.19%) MVC
12 203 (42.92%) ASP.NET MVC
13 198 (41.86%) AngularJS
14 195 (41.23%) TeamCity
15 194 (41.01%) MongoDB
16 192 (40.59%) Ruby
17 185 (39.11%) KnockoutJS
18 182 (38.48%) Elasticsearch
19 175 (37.00%) WPF
20 172 (36.36%) OO
21 170 (35.94%) Kanban
22 169 (35.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
22 169 (35.73%) Kibana
23 167 (35.31%) Web Application Development
23 167 (35.31%) MSMQ
24 166 (35.10%) Dependency Injection
25 149 (31.50%) Node.js
26 146 (30.87%) Microsoft
27 139 (29.39%) RabbitMQ
28 114 (24.10%) 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
1 182 (38.48%) Elasticsearch
2 16 (3.38%) Apache Spark
3 6 (1.27%) Confluence
4 5 (1.06%) Apache
5 3 (0.63%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.42%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (0.42%) IIS
7 1 (0.21%) Apache Airflow
7 1 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.21%) JBoss
7 1 (0.21%) Jetty
7 1 (0.21%) nginx
7 1 (0.21%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.21%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.21%) Tornado
7 1 (0.21%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 242 (51.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 97 (20.51%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (4.02%) GitHub
4 5 (1.06%) Amazon Kinesis
5 4 (0.85%) Amazon EMR
6 3 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.63%) SaaS
7 1 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.21%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.21%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.21%) IaaS
7 1 (0.21%) npm
7 1 (0.21%) PaaS
7 1 (0.21%) Serverless
7 1 (0.21%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.54%) DSL
2 4 (0.85%) PuTTY
2 4 (0.85%) WinSCP
3 3 (0.63%) AMQP
3 3 (0.63%) HTTP
3 3 (0.63%) Internet
4 1 (0.21%) Skype
4 1 (0.21%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 211 (44.61%) SQL Server
2 194 (41.01%) MongoDB
3 107 (22.62%) NoSQL
4 97 (20.51%) SQL Server 2014
5 86 (18.18%) SQL Server 2016
6 24 (5.07%) Event Store
7 16 (3.38%) Big Data
8 11 (2.33%) Redis
9 10 (2.11%) Hadoop
9 10 (2.11%) Relational Database
10 9 (1.90%) Amazon Redshift
11 8 (1.69%) Couchbase
11 8 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (1.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 5 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
14 4 (0.85%) Neo4j
14 4 (0.85%) OpenTSDB
14 4 (0.85%) Oracle Database
14 4 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
14 4 (0.85%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 195 (41.23%) TeamCity
2 49 (10.36%) Octopus Deploy
3 48 (10.15%) Git (software)
4 31 (6.55%) Visual Studio
5 25 (5.29%) Jenkins
6 24 (5.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 21 (4.44%) Visual Studio Team System
8 20 (4.23%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (1.48%) Selenium
9 7 (1.48%) SpecFlow
9 7 (1.48%) Subversion
10 6 (1.27%) JIRA
11 4 (0.85%) Ant
11 4 (0.85%) Eclipse
11 4 (0.85%) HP UFT
11 4 (0.85%) LoadRunner
11 4 (0.85%) Oracle APEX
11 4 (0.85%) SoapUI
11 4 (0.85%) TestNG
12 3 (0.63%) Cucumber
General
1 102 (21.56%) Finance
2 79 (16.70%) Games
3 20 (4.23%) Electronics
4 17 (3.59%) Telecoms
5 10 (2.11%) Banking
5 10 (2.11%) Financial Institution
6 7 (1.48%) Front Office
7 4 (0.85%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.85%) Marketing
8 3 (0.63%) Advertising
8 3 (0.63%) Automotive
8 3 (0.63%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.21%) Back Office
9 1 (0.21%) Retail
Job Titles
1 386 (81.61%) Developer
2 236 (49.89%) .NET Developer
3 111 (23.47%) C# Developer
4 109 (23.04%) Messaging Developer
5 63 (13.32%) Junior
5 63 (13.32%) Junior .NET Developer
5 63 (13.32%) Junior Developer
6 62 (13.11%) Graduate
7 61 (12.90%) Graduate Developer
8 59 (12.47%) Senior Developer
9 56 (11.84%) Software Engineer
10 55 (11.63%) Graduate .NET Developer
11 53 (11.21%) C# .NET Developer
12 49 (10.36%) Software Developer
13 29 (6.13%) Senior C# Developer
14 28 (5.92%) F# Developer
14 28 (5.92%) Scala Developer
15 21 (4.44%) Developer/Software Engineer
16 20 (4.23%) Programmer
16 20 (4.23%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 357 (75.48%) .NET
2 247 (52.22%) RESTful
3 229 (48.41%) ASP.NET
4 216 (45.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 203 (42.92%) ASP.NET MVC
6 198 (41.86%) AngularJS
7 185 (39.11%) KnockoutJS
8 175 (37.00%) WPF
9 169 (35.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 167 (35.31%) MSMQ
11 149 (31.50%) Node.js
12 139 (29.39%) RabbitMQ
13 114 (24.10%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 87 (18.39%) WCF
15 66 (13.95%) .NET Framework
16 59 (12.47%) WebSockets
17 52 (10.99%) Kafka
18 51 (10.78%) Entity Framework
19 42 (8.88%) React
20 38 (8.03%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 112 (23.68%) Computer Science
2 66 (13.95%) Greenfield Project
3 51 (10.78%) Fintech
4 37 (7.82%) Algorithms
5 30 (6.34%) Data Structures
6 21 (4.44%) Hedge funds
7 16 (3.38%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (1.69%) Digital Media
9 4 (0.85%) Client/Server
9 4 (0.85%) Derivative
10 3 (0.63%) Bitcoin
10 3 (0.63%) Private Cloud
10 3 (0.63%) Smart Energy
10 3 (0.63%) Spread Betting
11 2 (0.42%) 3D Graphics
11 2 (0.42%) Digital Currency
11 2 (0.42%) Grid Computing
11 2 (0.42%) Social Network
11 2 (0.42%) User Experience
12 1 (0.21%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 9 (1.90%) Linux
2 8 (1.69%) Windows
3 5 (1.06%) Windows Server
4 4 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.21%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 330 (69.77%) Agile Software Development
2 252 (53.28%) TDD
3 212 (44.82%) Multithreading
4 209 (44.19%) MVC
5 172 (36.36%) OO
6 170 (35.94%) Kanban
7 167 (35.31%) Web Application Development
8 166 (35.10%) Dependency Injection
9 87 (18.39%) Functional Programming
10 85 (17.97%) BDD
11 81 (17.12%) Software Engineering
12 68 (14.38%) Mathematics
13 56 (11.84%) Microservices
14 53 (11.21%) Web Development
15 47 (9.94%) Test Automation
16 43 (9.09%) OOD
17 37 (7.82%) Low Latency
18 35 (7.40%) E-Commerce
19 33 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
20 31 (6.55%) High-Frequency Trading
Programming Languages
1 416 (87.95%) C#
2 192 (40.59%) Ruby
3 86 (18.18%) SQL
4 82 (17.34%) Haskell
5 76 (16.07%) JavaScript
6 69 (14.59%) Python
7 66 (13.95%) Java
8 62 (13.11%) Scala
9 31 (6.55%) Clojure
9 31 (6.55%) Erlang
9 31 (6.55%) VB
10 23 (4.86%) C++
10 23 (4.86%) Go
11 18 (3.81%) VB6
12 15 (3.17%) OCaml
13 10 (2.11%) MATLAB
14 9 (1.90%) Bash Shell
14 9 (1.90%) Lisp
14 9 (1.90%) PowerShell
15 6 (1.27%) Perl
Qualifications
1 61 (12.90%) Degree
2 24 (5.07%) PhD
3 2 (0.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.42%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (0.42%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.21%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.63%) QA
System Software
1 47 (9.94%) Docker
2 5 (1.06%) HDFS
3 4 (0.85%) vSphere
4 3 (0.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.21%) GridGain
6 1 (0.21%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 169 (35.73%) Kibana
2 114 (24.10%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 114 (24.10%) WSUS
3 9 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (1.90%) Puppet
4 5 (1.06%) logstash
5 4 (0.85%) Graphite
5 4 (0.85%) Mesos
6 3 (0.63%) Ansible
6 3 (0.63%) Cobbler
7 2 (0.42%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.21%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.21%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.21%) Oozie
Vendors
1 146 (30.87%) Microsoft
2 62 (13.11%) Google
3 22 (4.65%) Oracle
4 7 (1.48%) TOWER Software
5 6 (1.27%) VMware
5 6 (1.27%) Xamarin
6 4 (0.85%) HP
6 4 (0.85%) Red Hat
6 4 (0.85%) SAP
6 4 (0.85%) Software AG
6 4 (0.85%) webMethods
7 3 (0.63%) IBM
7 3 (0.63%) TIBCO
8 2 (0.42%) Bloomberg
8 2 (0.42%) Facebook
8 2 (0.42%) Palantir
8 2 (0.42%) Reuters
8 2 (0.42%) Twitter
9 1 (0.21%) Splunk
9 1 (0.21%) Tableau