Period
to 22 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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

F#
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 730 795 987
Rank change year-on-year +65 +192 +139
Permanent jobs citing F# 481 447 323
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.24% 0.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.48% 0.44% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 397 428 266
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 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -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 99821 100632 111622
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.27% 52.91% 51.73%
Number of salaries quoted 82213 86844 95422
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 22 November 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 22 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 +42 473 £58,750 +2.17% 46
UK excluding London +124 267 £45,000 - 23
London -50 214 £75,000 +3.45% 23
North of England +36 80 £43,750 +75.00% 5
South East +49 75 £50,000 -4.76% 5
North West +14 69 £50,000 +100.00% 2
East of England +65 63 £45,000 +28.57% 9
Midlands +9 26 £48,750 +54.76%
West Midlands -15 23 £50,000 +58.73%
South West +14 15 £50,000 +5.26% 4
Yorkshire +29 11 £42,500 - 3
Wales - 6 £22,500 -
East Midlands +36 3 £42,500 -5.56%
Scotland -11 2 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 22 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#.

1 422 (87.73%) C#
2 351 (72.97%) .NET
3 317 (65.90%) Agile Software Development
4 251 (52.18%) TDD
5 231 (48.02%) Microsoft Azure
6 223 (46.36%) RESTful
7 206 (42.83%) Multithreading
8 199 (41.37%) TeamCity
9 197 (40.96%) ASP.NET
9 197 (40.96%) AngularJS
10 196 (40.75%) ASP.NET Web API
11 192 (39.92%) MVC
12 191 (39.71%) SQL Server
13 181 (37.63%) MongoDB
14 179 (37.21%) ASP.NET MVC
15 170 (35.34%) Ruby
16 166 (34.51%) Elasticsearch
17 160 (33.26%) KnockoutJS
18 155 (32.22%) WPF
19 154 (32.02%) MSMQ
20 151 (31.39%) Kanban
20 151 (31.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 149 (30.98%) Web Application Development
21 149 (30.98%) Dependency Injection
21 149 (30.98%) Kibana
22 137 (28.48%) OO
23 129 (26.82%) Microsoft
24 126 (26.20%) Computer Science
25 125 (25.99%) RabbitMQ
25 125 (25.99%) 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
1 166 (34.51%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (2.29%) Apache Spark
3 6 (1.25%) Confluence
4 4 (0.83%) Apache
5 3 (0.62%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (0.42%) IIS
6 2 (0.42%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 231 (48.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 104 (21.62%) Amazon AWS
3 34 (7.07%) GitHub
4 6 (1.25%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (1.04%) Amazon Kinesis
6 4 (0.83%) SaaS
7 3 (0.62%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (0.42%) Slack
9 1 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.21%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.21%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.46%) DSL
2 6 (1.25%) Internet
3 4 (0.83%) PuTTY
3 4 (0.83%) WinSCP
4 2 (0.42%) AMQP
4 2 (0.42%) LDAP
5 1 (0.21%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (0.21%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.21%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 191 (39.71%) SQL Server
2 181 (37.63%) MongoDB
3 119 (24.74%) NoSQL
4 103 (21.41%) SQL Server 2014
5 58 (12.06%) SQL Server 2016
6 16 (3.33%) Big Data
7 12 (2.49%) Redis
7 12 (2.49%) Relational Database
8 11 (2.29%) Event Store
8 11 (2.29%) Neo4j
9 9 (1.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 8 (1.66%) Amazon Redshift
10 8 (1.66%) Blockchain
11 7 (1.46%) Apache Cassandra
11 7 (1.46%) Couchbase
11 7 (1.46%) Hadoop
12 6 (1.25%) Oracle Database
12 6 (1.25%) RavenDB
13 5 (1.04%) SSDT
14 4 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 199 (41.37%) TeamCity
2 43 (8.94%) Git (software)
3 37 (7.69%) Octopus Deploy
4 20 (4.16%) Visual Studio
5 17 (3.53%) Jenkins
6 14 (2.91%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (2.91%) Visual Studio Team System
7 11 (2.29%) JIRA
8 10 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 9 (1.87%) SpecFlow
10 7 (1.46%) Ant
10 7 (1.46%) Selenium
11 6 (1.25%) Subversion
12 5 (1.04%) Eclipse
13 4 (0.83%) HP UFT
13 4 (0.83%) LoadRunner
13 4 (0.83%) Maven
13 4 (0.83%) Oracle APEX
13 4 (0.83%) SoapUI
13 4 (0.83%) TestNG
General
1 122 (25.36%) Finance
2 96 (19.96%) Games
3 19 (3.95%) Electronics
4 15 (3.12%) Financial Institution
5 12 (2.49%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.66%) Banking
7 5 (1.04%) Front Office
8 4 (0.83%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.83%) Marketing
9 1 (0.21%) Advertising
9 1 (0.21%) Automotive
9 1 (0.21%) Back Office
9 1 (0.21%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.21%) Retail
Job Titles
1 379 (78.79%) Developer
2 226 (46.99%) .NET Developer
3 130 (27.03%) C# Developer
4 82 (17.05%) Messaging Developer
5 66 (13.72%) Graduate
5 66 (13.72%) Graduate Developer
6 63 (13.10%) Junior
6 63 (13.10%) Junior Developer
6 63 (13.10%) Software Engineer
7 62 (12.89%) Junior .NET Developer
7 62 (12.89%) Software Developer
8 60 (12.47%) Graduate .NET Developer
9 55 (11.43%) C# .NET Developer
10 54 (11.23%) Senior Developer
11 37 (7.69%) Senior C# Developer
12 25 (5.20%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 24 (4.99%) F# Developer
14 23 (4.78%) .NET Software Developer
14 23 (4.78%) Senior .NET Developer
15 21 (4.37%) VB Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 351 (72.97%) .NET
2 223 (46.36%) RESTful
3 197 (40.96%) AngularJS
3 197 (40.96%) ASP.NET
4 196 (40.75%) ASP.NET Web API
5 179 (37.21%) ASP.NET MVC
6 160 (33.26%) KnockoutJS
7 155 (32.22%) WPF
8 154 (32.02%) MSMQ
9 151 (31.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 125 (25.99%) Node.js
10 125 (25.99%) RabbitMQ
11 90 (18.71%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 76 (15.80%) .NET Framework
12 76 (15.80%) WCF
13 60 (12.47%) Entity Framework
14 52 (10.81%) Akka
15 50 (10.40%) WebSockets
16 43 (8.94%) Reactive Extensions
17 39 (8.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 126 (26.20%) Computer Science
2 54 (11.23%) Algorithms
3 50 (10.40%) Greenfield Project
4 49 (10.19%) Data Structures
5 48 (9.98%) Fintech
6 22 (4.57%) Hedge funds
7 8 (1.66%) Bitcoin
7 8 (1.66%) Digital Currency
8 7 (1.46%) Derivative
9 6 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (0.83%) Client/Server
10 4 (0.83%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.42%) 3D Graphics
11 2 (0.42%) Grid Computing
11 2 (0.42%) Social Network
12 1 (0.21%) Blog
12 1 (0.21%) Device Driver
12 1 (0.21%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.21%) NHS
12 1 (0.21%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 12 (2.49%) Windows
2 9 (1.87%) Linux
3 7 (1.46%) Android
4 5 (1.04%) Apple iOS
4 5 (1.04%) Mac OS X
4 5 (1.04%) Unix
4 5 (1.04%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 317 (65.90%) Agile Software Development
2 251 (52.18%) TDD
3 206 (42.83%) Multithreading
4 192 (39.92%) MVC
5 151 (31.39%) Kanban
6 149 (30.98%) Dependency Injection
6 149 (30.98%) Web Application Development
7 137 (28.48%) OO
8 100 (20.79%) Software Engineering
9 99 (20.58%) Functional Programming
10 97 (20.17%) BDD
11 80 (16.63%) Mathematics
12 58 (12.06%) Web Development
13 53 (11.02%) Test Automation
14 50 (10.40%) OOD
15 49 (10.19%) Microservices
16 46 (9.56%) Low Latency
17 45 (9.36%) E-Commerce
18 40 (8.32%) Algorithmic Trading
19 39 (8.11%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 422 (87.73%) C#
2 170 (35.34%) Ruby
3 110 (22.87%) SQL
4 88 (18.30%) Haskell
5 77 (16.01%) JavaScript
6 64 (13.31%) Python
7 63 (13.10%) Scala
8 52 (10.81%) Java
9 41 (8.52%) Erlang
10 34 (7.07%) Clojure
11 30 (6.24%) VB
12 26 (5.41%) C++
12 26 (5.41%) VB6
13 24 (4.99%) Go
14 19 (3.95%) OCaml
15 15 (3.12%) MATLAB
16 9 (1.87%) Bash Shell
16 9 (1.87%) PowerShell
16 9 (1.87%) R
17 8 (1.66%) ML
Qualifications
1 42 (8.73%) Degree
2 23 (4.78%) PhD
3 5 (1.04%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.42%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (0.42%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.21%) ISEB
5 1 (0.21%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.21%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.46%) QA
System Software
1 24 (4.99%) Docker
2 4 (0.83%) vSphere
3 3 (0.62%) HDFS
4 2 (0.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.21%) GridGain
5 1 (0.21%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 149 (30.98%) Kibana
2 90 (18.71%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 90 (18.71%) WSUS
3 11 (2.29%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (2.29%) Puppet
4 5 (1.04%) Ansible
5 3 (0.62%) Graphite
5 3 (0.62%) logstash
5 3 (0.62%) Mesos
6 2 (0.42%) Cobbler
7 1 (0.21%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.21%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 129 (26.82%) Microsoft
2 72 (14.97%) Google
3 35 (7.28%) Oracle
4 6 (1.25%) TOWER Software
4 6 (1.25%) Xamarin
5 4 (0.83%) HP
5 4 (0.83%) Red Hat
5 4 (0.83%) SAP
5 4 (0.83%) Software AG
5 4 (0.83%) VMware
5 4 (0.83%) webMethods
6 3 (0.62%) Bloomberg
6 3 (0.62%) Facebook
6 3 (0.62%) Palantir
7 2 (0.42%) Apple
7 2 (0.42%) IBM
7 2 (0.42%) Reuters
7 2 (0.42%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.42%) Twitter