Period
to 23 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Functional Programming skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Functional Programming over the 6 months to 23 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Functional Programming
UK
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 607 588 690
Rank change year-on-year -19 +102 +303
Permanent jobs citing Functional Programming 689 808 745
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.39% 0.43% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.48% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 499 689 647
UK median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +13.64%
10th Percentile £42,500 £39,850 £35,000
90th Percentile £98,000 £100,000 £105,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +1.06%

Functional Programming is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 157899 169213 193846
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.95% 89.23% 88.62%
Number of salaries quoted 124329 140773 159410
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.35% - +6.25%

Functional Programming
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Functional Programming as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Functional Programming in the UK

Functional Programming
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Functional Programming.

Salary trend for Functional Programming in the UK

Functional Programming
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Functional Programming over the 6 months to 23 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Functional Programming in the UK

Functional Programming
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Programming within the UK over the 6 months to 23 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 -4 679 £70,000 +3.70% 46
London -35 522 £72,500 - 30
UK excluding London +32 162 £55,000 +10.00% 16
South West +29 51 £70,000 +64.71% 7
South East +62 37 £57,500 +15.00% 6
North of England -5 30 £45,000 +5.88% 2
East of England +14 22 £45,000 -25.00%
North West +16 19 £52,500 -8.70% 1
Midlands +1 16 £50,000 -16.67% 1
West Midlands -16 16 £50,000 -16.67% 1
Yorkshire +14 9 £37,500 -11.76%
Scotland -7 3 £40,000 -5.88%
North East +12 2 £38,500 +10.00% 1
Wales +4 2 £56,250 +25.00%
Northern Ireland -20 1 - -

For the 6 months to 23 October 2017, IT jobs citing Functional Programming 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 Functional Programming.

1 374 (54.28%) Java
2 354 (51.38%) Agile Software Development
3 262 (38.03%) Finance
4 238 (34.54%) Scala
5 192 (27.87%) OO
6 191 (27.72%) Software Engineering
7 163 (23.66%) Continuous Integration
8 160 (23.22%) JavaScript
9 157 (22.79%) Multithreading
10 154 (22.35%) Microservices
11 147 (21.34%) TDD
12 141 (20.46%) Test Automation
13 138 (20.03%) OOP
14 125 (18.14%) Banking
15 115 (16.69%) SQL
16 109 (15.82%) C#
16 109 (15.82%) Investment Banking
16 109 (15.82%) Haskell
17 107 (15.53%) Big Data
17 107 (15.53%) HTML
18 106 (15.38%) NoSQL
19 103 (14.95%) Asset Management
20 101 (14.66%) Fixed Income
20 101 (14.66%) F#
21 99 (14.37%) Scrum
22 98 (14.22%) RESTful
22 98 (14.22%) Wealth Management
23 97 (14.08%) CSS
23 97 (14.08%) Python
24 96 (13.93%) Amazon AWS

Functional Programming
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 86 (12.48%) Apache Spark
2 34 (4.93%) Tomcat
3 23 (3.34%) Elasticsearch
4 19 (2.76%) Apache
5 17 (2.47%) CMS
6 16 (2.32%) WebSphere
7 14 (2.03%) Apache Geronimo
7 14 (2.03%) JBoss
7 14 (2.03%) WebLogic
7 14 (2.03%) WildFly
8 7 (1.02%) Confluence
9 6 (0.87%) SAS
10 4 (0.58%) Apache Solr
10 4 (0.58%) Magnolia
11 2 (0.29%) Apache Pig
11 2 (0.29%) Cloud Foundry
11 2 (0.29%) Ethereum
11 2 (0.29%) IBM HTTP Server
11 2 (0.29%) IIS
12 1 (0.15%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (0.87%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 96 (13.93%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (4.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (4.50%) GitHub
4 26 (3.77%) SaaS
5 12 (1.74%) Google Cloud Platform
6 11 (1.60%) Amazon EC2
7 10 (1.45%) Amazon S3
8 6 (0.87%) PaaS
8 6 (0.87%) Route 53
9 5 (0.73%) IaaS
10 4 (0.58%) AWS Lambda
10 4 (0.58%) Serverless
11 3 (0.44%) Amazon SQS
11 3 (0.44%) Firebase
11 3 (0.44%) OpenShift
12 2 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.29%) Azure Machine Learning
12 2 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.29%) Google App Engine
12 2 (0.29%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.03%) HTTP
2 10 (1.45%) DSL
3 5 (0.73%) Internet
4 3 (0.44%) Intranet
5 2 (0.29%) AMQP
6 1 (0.15%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.15%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.15%) Network Security
6 1 (0.15%) SAN
6 1 (0.15%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (15.53%) Big Data
2 106 (15.38%) NoSQL
3 76 (11.03%) Relational Database
4 57 (8.27%) Hadoop
5 53 (7.69%) MongoDB
6 21 (3.05%) SQL Server
7 20 (2.90%) Blockchain
8 18 (2.61%) Apache Cassandra
9 13 (1.89%) Apache Hive
9 13 (1.89%) Redis
10 11 (1.60%) Azure SQL Database
10 11 (1.60%) RDBMS
11 10 (1.45%) MySQL
12 9 (1.31%) InterSystems Cache
13 8 (1.16%) Couchbase
13 8 (1.16%) SQLite
14 7 (1.02%) HBase
14 7 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
15 6 (0.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 6 (0.87%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 33 (4.79%) Git (software)
2 26 (3.77%) Jenkins
3 24 (3.48%) TeamCity
4 18 (2.61%) Mocha
5 17 (2.47%) JIRA
5 17 (2.47%) JUnit
6 16 (2.32%) gulp
6 16 (2.32%) webpack
7 12 (1.74%) Maven
8 11 (1.60%) Cucumber
9 10 (1.45%) PostCSS
10 9 (1.31%) Jasmine
11 6 (0.87%) NUnit
12 5 (0.73%) Gradle
12 5 (0.73%) Grunt
12 5 (0.73%) Karma Test Runner
12 5 (0.73%) SpecFlow
13 4 (0.58%) Babel
13 4 (0.58%) Spock
14 3 (0.44%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 262 (38.03%) Finance
2 125 (18.14%) Banking
3 109 (15.82%) Investment Banking
4 95 (13.79%) Retail Banking
5 31 (4.50%) Marketing
6 30 (4.35%) Games
7 29 (4.21%) Telecoms
8 26 (3.77%) Electronics
8 26 (3.77%) Manufacturing
9 20 (2.90%) Front Office
10 19 (2.76%) Financial Institution
11 13 (1.89%) Retail
12 12 (1.74%) Pharmaceutical
13 6 (0.87%) Advertising
14 2 (0.29%) Legal
14 2 (0.29%) Publishing
14 2 (0.29%) Welsh Language
15 1 (0.15%) Automotive
15 1 (0.15%) Billing
15 1 (0.15%) Law
Job Titles
1 449 (65.17%) Developer
2 172 (24.96%) Java Developer
3 84 (12.19%) Scala Developer
4 83 (12.05%) Software Engineer
5 79 (11.47%) Senior Developer
6 52 (7.55%) C# Developer
7 46 (6.68%) Software Developer
8 44 (6.39%) .NET Developer
9 40 (5.81%) Full Stack Developer
10 36 (5.22%) JavaScript Developer
11 34 (4.93%) C# .NET Developer
12 33 (4.79%) Programmer
13 32 (4.64%) Software Manager
14 29 (4.21%) Senior Java Developer
15 24 (3.48%) Scala Software Engineer
16 23 (3.34%) Java Scala Developer
17 21 (3.05%) Engineering Manager
17 21 (3.05%) Software Engineering Manager
18 20 (2.90%) Architect
19 19 (2.76%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (15.53%) HTML
2 98 (14.22%) RESTful
3 97 (14.08%) CSS
4 93 (13.50%) .NET
5 85 (12.34%) AngularJS
5 85 (12.34%) REST
6 72 (10.45%) Kafka
7 69 (10.01%) HTML5
8 67 (9.72%) Spring
8 67 (9.72%) Web Services
9 66 (9.58%) React
10 63 (9.14%) Akka
11 58 (8.42%) Node.js
12 53 (7.69%) CSS3
13 41 (5.95%) Redux
14 40 (5.81%) Sass
15 39 (5.66%) Hibernate
16 37 (5.37%) JSON
17 30 (4.35%) J2EE
17 30 (4.35%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 101 (14.66%) Fixed Income
2 85 (12.34%) Fintech
3 82 (11.90%) Greenfield Project
4 69 (10.01%) Computer Science
5 39 (5.66%) User Experience
6 32 (4.64%) Algorithms
7 29 (4.21%) Mobile App
8 28 (4.06%) Derivative
8 28 (4.06%) Hedge funds
9 25 (3.63%) Analytical Skills
10 18 (2.61%) Enterprise Software
11 15 (2.18%) Data Structures
12 14 (2.03%) Bitcoin
13 12 (1.74%) Digital Currency
14 9 (1.31%) Blog
14 9 (1.31%) Equities
14 9 (1.31%) W3C
15 7 (1.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 6 (0.87%) Public Cloud
17 4 (0.58%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 70 (10.16%) Linux
2 22 (3.19%) Android
3 18 (2.61%) Unix
4 8 (1.16%) Apple iOS
4 8 (1.16%) Windows
5 2 (0.29%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 354 (51.38%) Agile Software Development
2 192 (27.87%) OO
3 191 (27.72%) Software Engineering
4 163 (23.66%) Continuous Integration
5 157 (22.79%) Multithreading
6 154 (22.35%) Microservices
7 147 (21.34%) TDD
8 141 (20.46%) Test Automation
9 138 (20.03%) OOP
10 103 (14.95%) Asset Management
11 99 (14.37%) Scrum
12 98 (14.22%) Wealth Management
13 92 (13.35%) Analytics
14 86 (12.48%) SDLC
15 83 (12.05%) Low Latency
16 70 (10.16%) Web Development
17 63 (9.14%) Open Source
18 56 (8.13%) BDD
19 51 (7.40%) Multithreaded Programming
20 48 (6.97%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 374 (54.28%) Java
2 238 (34.54%) Scala
3 160 (23.22%) JavaScript
4 115 (16.69%) SQL
5 109 (15.82%) C#
5 109 (15.82%) Haskell
6 101 (14.66%) F#
7 97 (14.08%) Python
8 75 (10.89%) Erlang
9 72 (10.45%) Clojure
10 35 (5.08%) C++
11 29 (4.21%) Go
12 25 (3.63%) OCaml
13 21 (3.05%) Elixir
14 20 (2.90%) Ruby
15 19 (2.76%) R
16 18 (2.61%) ES6
17 16 (2.32%) TypeScript
18 14 (2.03%) ML
19 12 (1.74%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 90 (13.06%) Degree
2 32 (4.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (1.89%) PhD
4 2 (0.29%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.15%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.15%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.15%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.76%) QA
2 5 (0.73%) WCAG
3 3 (0.44%) Data Quality
System Software
1 60 (8.71%) Docker
2 3 (0.44%) Cygwin
3 2 (0.29%) Apache Flume
3 2 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.15%) HDFS
4 1 (0.15%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 15 (2.18%) Kubernetes
2 7 (1.02%) Puppet
3 6 (0.87%) Ansible
4 5 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.58%) Nagios
6 3 (0.44%) Terraform
7 2 (0.29%) Cobbler
8 1 (0.15%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 1 (0.15%) Grafana
8 1 (0.15%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.15%) Icinga
8 1 (0.15%) Mesos
8 1 (0.15%) MOM
Vendors
1 95 (13.79%) ION Trading
2 35 (5.08%) Oracle
3 29 (4.21%) SAP
4 23 (3.34%) Google
5 19 (2.76%) Microsoft
6 11 (1.60%) Splunk
7 8 (1.16%) Tableau
8 6 (0.87%) Adobe
9 5 (0.73%) Facebook
9 5 (0.73%) Xamarin
10 4 (0.58%) AppDynamics
10 4 (0.58%) Twitter
11 2 (0.29%) Bloomberg
11 2 (0.29%) GigaSpaces
11 2 (0.29%) IBM
11 2 (0.29%) Palantir
11 2 (0.29%) Plumtree
11 2 (0.29%) Rackspace
11 2 (0.29%) StreamBase
11 2 (0.29%) TIBCO