Period
to 23 May 2019

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 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

F#
UK
6 months to
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 872 807 758
Rank change year-on-year -65 -49 +209
Permanent jobs citing F# 218 398 435
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.23% 0.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.28% 0.41% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 146 327 381
UK median annual salary £70,000 £50,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +40.00% -16.67% +9.09%
10th Percentile £40,000 £23,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £112,500 £100,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,250 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.78% - +3.45%

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 78,128 96,249 93,208
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 54.24% 56.00% 55.09%
Number of salaries quoted 63,851 80,315 79,185
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +2.70%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +5.00%

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 May 2019.

Salary histogram for F# in the UK

F#
Top 13 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 May 2019. 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 -61 217 £70,000 +40.00% 51
London +39 173 £85,000 +17.24% 30
UK excluding London -59 45 £46,250 +2.78% 21
South East -1 20 £50,000 - 4
North of England -17 8 £40,000 +60.00% 5
East of England +50 7 £67,500 +50.00% 7
South West +3 5 £45,000 -5.26% 1
North West -8 5 £40,000 +60.00% 2
Midlands +26 4 - - 4
West Midlands +19 4 - - 2
Yorkshire +14 2 £36,250 -14.71% 3
Scotland +13 1 - -
North East - 1 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 23 May 2019, 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#.

1 181 (83.03%) C#
2 148 (67.89%) .NET
3 99 (45.41%) Agile Software Development
4 80 (36.70%) TDD
4 80 (36.70%) Functional Programming
5 72 (33.03%) Haskell
6 71 (32.57%) SQL
7 61 (27.98%) Microsoft Azure
8 57 (26.15%) Amazon AWS
8 57 (26.15%) Multithreading
9 56 (25.69%) Python
10 54 (24.77%) JavaScript
11 53 (24.31%) ASP.NET
12 52 (23.85%) AngularJS
13 49 (22.48%) SQL Server
14 46 (21.10%) Algorithms
15 44 (20.18%) MVC
16 43 (19.72%) ASP.NET MVC
17 42 (19.27%) Scala
17 42 (19.27%) Games
18 41 (18.81%) Java
18 41 (18.81%) RESTful
18 41 (18.81%) ASP.NET Web API
19 39 (17.89%) Computer Science
20 38 (17.43%) Erlang
21 37 (16.97%) BDD
22 34 (15.60%) .NET Core
23 33 (15.14%) Degree
23 33 (15.14%) Finance
24 32 (14.68%) OOD

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 20 (9.17%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (3.21%) Ethereum
3 6 (2.75%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (1.83%) Apache
4 4 (1.83%) IIS
5 1 (0.46%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.92%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 61 (27.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 57 (26.15%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (10.55%) GitHub
4 7 (3.21%) IaaS
4 7 (3.21%) PaaS
4 7 (3.21%) SaaS
5 6 (2.75%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (2.75%) Azure Data Factory
5 6 (2.75%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
5 6 (2.75%) npm
5 6 (2.75%) NuGet
6 5 (2.29%) Serverless
7 3 (1.38%) Loggly
8 2 (0.92%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.46%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.46%) AWS Fargate
9 1 (0.46%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.96%) DSL
2 3 (1.38%) HTTP
2 3 (1.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (22.48%) SQL Server
2 32 (14.68%) NoSQL
3 27 (12.39%) MongoDB
4 23 (10.55%) Event Store
5 14 (6.42%) Big Data
6 13 (5.96%) Spark SQL
6 13 (5.96%) SQL Server 2016
7 8 (3.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 8 (3.67%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (3.21%) Blockchain
8 7 (3.21%) CockroachDB
8 7 (3.21%) Data Lake
8 7 (3.21%) MySQL
8 7 (3.21%) Redis
8 7 (3.21%) VoltDB
9 6 (2.75%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (2.75%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 6 (2.75%) Azure SQL Database
9 6 (2.75%) CouchDB
9 6 (2.75%) DB2
Development Applications
1 16 (7.34%) TeamCity
2 14 (6.42%) Git (software)
3 7 (3.21%) Octopus Deploy
4 6 (2.75%) Subversion
4 6 (2.75%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (1.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (1.83%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.83%) Visual Studio
6 3 (1.38%) CircleCI
7 2 (0.92%) Selenium
8 1 (0.46%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.46%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.46%) GitLab
8 1 (0.46%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.46%) JIRA
8 1 (0.46%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.46%) TestDirector
8 1 (0.46%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.46%) WinRunner
General
1 42 (19.27%) Games
2 33 (15.14%) Finance
3 7 (3.21%) Front Office
4 4 (1.83%) Law
5 3 (1.38%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.38%) Military
5 3 (1.38%) Retail
5 3 (1.38%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.46%) Banking
6 1 (0.46%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 176 (80.73%) Developer
2 87 (39.91%) C# Developer
3 71 (32.57%) .NET Developer
4 59 (27.06%) F# Developer
5 38 (17.43%) C# .NET Developer
6 26 (11.93%) Senior Developer
7 20 (9.17%) Software Developer
8 19 (8.72%) Scala Developer
9 15 (6.88%) Senior .NET Developer
9 15 (6.88%) Senior C# Developer
10 11 (5.05%) Programmer
11 9 (4.13%) JavaScript Developer
11 9 (4.13%) React Developer
12 8 (3.67%) .NET Developer - Fintech
12 8 (3.67%) Angular Developer
12 8 (3.67%) ASP.NET Developer
12 8 (3.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 8 (3.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 8 (3.67%) Haskell Developer
12 8 (3.67%) OCaml Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (67.89%) .NET
2 53 (24.31%) ASP.NET
3 52 (23.85%) AngularJS
4 43 (19.72%) ASP.NET MVC
5 41 (18.81%) ASP.NET Web API
5 41 (18.81%) RESTful
6 34 (15.60%) .NET Core
7 30 (13.76%) React
7 30 (13.76%) Reactive Extensions
7 30 (13.76%) WCF
8 26 (11.93%) Akka.NET
9 25 (11.47%) KnockoutJS
10 24 (11.01%) HTML
11 23 (10.55%) CSS
11 23 (10.55%) HTML5
12 22 (10.09%) REST
13 21 (9.63%) .NET Framework
13 21 (9.63%) Entity Framework
13 21 (9.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 17 (7.80%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 46 (21.10%) Algorithms
2 32 (14.68%) Greenfield Project
3 31 (14.22%) Data Structures
4 30 (13.76%) Fintech
5 16 (7.34%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (6.42%) Hedge funds
7 12 (5.50%) Derivative
8 7 (3.21%) Cloud Native
8 7 (3.21%) Data Centre
8 7 (3.21%) Grid Computing
8 7 (3.21%) Self-Motivation
8 7 (3.21%) User Experience
9 6 (2.75%) Clustering
9 6 (2.75%) Enterprise Cloud
9 6 (2.75%) Fixed Income
9 6 (2.75%) Replication
10 5 (2.29%) VWAP
11 4 (1.83%) Equity Derivative
12 3 (1.38%) Private Cloud
12 3 (1.38%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 13 (5.96%) Linux
2 12 (5.50%) Windows
3 2 (0.92%) Unix
4 1 (0.46%) Android
4 1 (0.46%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.46%) Debian
4 1 (0.46%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.46%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (45.41%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (36.70%) Functional Programming
2 80 (36.70%) TDD
3 57 (26.15%) Multithreading
4 44 (20.18%) MVC
5 39 (17.89%) Computer Science
6 37 (16.97%) BDD
7 32 (14.68%) OOD
8 30 (13.76%) Mathematics
9 29 (13.30%) Software Engineering
10 28 (12.84%) Algorithmic Trading
11 26 (11.93%) Scrum
12 25 (11.47%) DevOps
12 25 (11.47%) Kanban
13 24 (11.01%) Web Application Development
14 23 (10.55%) Analytics
14 23 (10.55%) E-Commerce
14 23 (10.55%) Mentoring
14 23 (10.55%) OOA/OOD
15 21 (9.63%) CQRS
Programming Languages
1 181 (83.03%) C#
2 72 (33.03%) Haskell
3 71 (32.57%) SQL
4 56 (25.69%) Python
5 54 (24.77%) JavaScript
6 42 (19.27%) Scala
7 41 (18.81%) Java
8 38 (17.43%) Erlang
9 29 (13.30%) C++
10 22 (10.09%) Ruby
11 20 (9.17%) Go
11 20 (9.17%) OCaml
12 17 (7.80%) T-SQL
13 11 (5.05%) Clojure
14 10 (4.59%) TypeScript
15 9 (4.13%) VBA
16 8 (3.67%) PowerShell
17 7 (3.21%) PHP
17 7 (3.21%) VB.NET
18 6 (2.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 33 (15.14%) Degree
2 14 (6.42%) PhD
3 11 (5.05%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.46%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.46%) ISEB
4 1 (0.46%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.46%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.75%) HIPAA
System Software
1 23 (10.55%) Docker
2 6 (2.75%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.46%) Citrix Hypervisor
3 1 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.46%) Xen
Systems Management
1 22 (10.09%) Kibana
2 15 (6.88%) Kubernetes
3 7 (3.21%) Grafana
4 2 (0.92%) logstash
4 2 (0.92%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (0.92%) Terraform
5 1 (0.46%) HP ALM
5 1 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (8.72%) Google
2 6 (2.75%) Microsoft
3 4 (1.83%) Oracle
4 1 (0.46%) Citrix
4 1 (0.46%) HP
4 1 (0.46%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.46%) Siebel