Period
to 27 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) with a requirement for Computer Science Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 27 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science Degree
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 139 149 189
Rank change year-on-year +10 +40 -4
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science Degree 727 227 96
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 2.45% 2.03% 1.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.72% 12.32% 7.65%
Number of salaries quoted 409 191 79
10th Percentile £31,250 £35,000 £22,650
25th Percentile £43,750 £48,750 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £62,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.00% +25.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £80,000 £71,250 £73,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £83,750 £80,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +10.00%

Computer Science Degree is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a WFH option and a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 6,203 1,843 1,255
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 20.92% 16.49% 17.23%
Number of salaries quoted 3,942 1,529 1,045
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,000 £33,750
25th Percentile £44,750 £43,750 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% - -
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £73,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £83,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

Computer Science Degree
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Computer Science Degree as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Computer Science Degree trend for jobs with a WFH option

Computer Science Degree
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Computer Science Degree.

Computer Science Degree salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Computer Science Degree
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Computer Science Degree over the 6 months to 27 January 2022.

Computer Science Degree salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 27 January 2022, Computer Science Degree job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for Computer Science Degree.

1 725 (99.72%) Degree
2 695 (95.60%) Computer Science
3 368 (50.62%) Agile Software Development
4 298 (40.99%) Social Skills
5 240 (33.01%) JavaScript
6 228 (31.36%) Problem-Solving
7 200 (27.51%) SQL
8 190 (26.13%) Azure
9 189 (26.00%) Java
10 182 (25.03%) C#
11 180 (24.76%) AWS
12 171 (23.52%) Software Engineering
13 164 (22.56%) Mentoring
14 162 (22.28%) Data Management
15 160 (22.01%) DevOps
16 157 (21.60%) SaaS
17 153 (21.05%) CI/CD
18 152 (20.91%) Project Management
19 151 (20.77%) Self-Motivation
20 141 (19.39%) .NET
21 131 (18.02%) Full Stack Development
22 126 (17.33%) Git (software)
23 123 (16.92%) Finance
24 121 (16.64%) CSS
25 120 (16.51%) HTML
26 119 (16.37%) Pharmaceutical
27 117 (16.09%) Master's Degree
28 115 (15.82%) Statistics
29 112 (15.41%) Python
30 107 (14.72%) SQL Server

Computer Science Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 75 (10.32%) SAS
2 35 (4.81%) SharePoint
3 32 (4.40%) Elasticsearch
4 23 (3.16%) IIS
5 20 (2.75%) CMS
6 19 (2.61%) Documentum
7 15 (2.06%) Confluence
8 11 (1.51%) Tomcat
9 10 (1.38%) Apache Solr
10 9 (1.24%) Apache Spark
11 8 (1.10%) Umbraco
12 5 (0.69%) WordPress
13 4 (0.55%) JBoss
13 4 (0.55%) Office Communications Server
14 3 (0.41%) Apache
14 3 (0.41%) Hyperledger
14 3 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
14 3 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
14 3 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
14 3 (0.41%) WebLogic
Applications
1 32 (4.40%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (1.93%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (0.83%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.55%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.41%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.28%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 19 (2.61%) TrackWise
2 6 (0.83%) NetSuite
3 4 (0.55%) Maximo
3 4 (0.55%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.14%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 190 (26.13%) Azure
2 180 (24.76%) AWS
3 157 (21.60%) SaaS
4 80 (11.00%) Veeva
5 43 (5.91%) Serverless
6 28 (3.85%) PaaS
7 27 (3.71%) AWS Lambda
8 24 (3.30%) Google Workspace
9 18 (2.48%) Microsoft 365
9 18 (2.48%) Power Platform
10 17 (2.34%) GCP
11 14 (1.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 14 (1.93%) Amazon Cognito
11 14 (1.93%) AWS Fargate
12 13 (1.79%) Azure Storage
12 13 (1.79%) GitHub
13 11 (1.51%) Amazon Kinesis
14 9 (1.24%) Azure Active Directory
15 8 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
16 7 (0.96%) Azure Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.06%) Firewall
2 13 (1.79%) MQTT
3 11 (1.51%) VPN
4 9 (1.24%) PPP
4 9 (1.24%) Wireless
5 7 (0.96%) HTTP
6 6 (0.83%) DNS
6 6 (0.83%) FTP
6 6 (0.83%) WAN
6 6 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (0.69%) LAN
7 5 (0.69%) Network Security
8 4 (0.55%) BGP
8 4 (0.55%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (0.55%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (0.55%) Cisco Wireless
8 4 (0.55%) EIGRP
8 4 (0.55%) SNMP
8 4 (0.55%) TACACS
8 4 (0.55%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (14.72%) SQL Server
2 72 (9.90%) MongoDB
3 53 (7.29%) Relational Database
4 40 (5.50%) MySQL
5 37 (5.09%) Spotfire
6 32 (4.40%) PostgreSQL
7 31 (4.26%) DTS
8 30 (4.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 30 (4.13%) NoSQL
9 28 (3.85%) Big Data
10 18 (2.48%) RDBMS
11 12 (1.65%) Power BI
11 12 (1.65%) Tableau
12 11 (1.51%) Apache Hive
12 11 (1.51%) Oracle Database
13 10 (1.38%) Hadoop
13 10 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 10 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 8 (1.10%) SQL Server 2017
14 8 (1.10%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 126 (17.33%) Git (software)
2 57 (7.84%) Jenkins
3 41 (5.64%) Visual Studio
4 37 (5.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 35 (4.81%) JIRA
6 20 (2.75%) Bitbucket
7 15 (2.06%) JUnit
7 15 (2.06%) Maven
8 14 (1.93%) Visual Studio Team System
9 13 (1.79%) Eclipse
10 9 (1.24%) GoogleTest
10 9 (1.24%) Rational DOORS
10 9 (1.24%) TestRail
10 9 (1.24%) Valgrind
11 8 (1.10%) Mockito
11 8 (1.10%) Subversion
12 7 (0.96%) CircleCI
12 7 (0.96%) TeamCity
13 6 (0.83%) Ant
13 6 (0.83%) SpecFlow
General
1 298 (40.99%) Social Skills
2 123 (16.92%) Finance
3 119 (16.37%) Pharmaceutical
4 76 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
5 58 (7.98%) Telecoms
6 55 (7.57%) German Language
6 55 (7.57%) Presentation Skills
7 53 (7.29%) Billing
8 50 (6.88%) French Language
8 50 (6.88%) Italian Language
8 50 (6.88%) Spanish Language
9 36 (4.95%) Organisational Skills
10 28 (3.85%) Documentation Skills
11 27 (3.71%) Legal
12 26 (3.58%) Public Sector
13 23 (3.16%) Local Government
13 23 (3.16%) Publishing
13 23 (3.16%) Retail
14 12 (1.65%) Banking
14 12 (1.65%) Inclusion and Diversity
Job Titles
1 314 (43.19%) Developer
2 133 (18.29%) Software Developer
3 93 (12.79%) Analyst
4 78 (10.73%) Consultant
5 75 (10.32%) Software Engineer
6 72 (9.90%) Programmer
7 62 (8.53%) .NET Developer
8 55 (7.57%) Java Developer
9 53 (7.29%) Implementation Consultant
10 48 (6.60%) Full Stack Developer
11 47 (6.46%) Senior Developer
12 42 (5.78%) Java Engineer
13 39 (5.36%) Java Software Developer
14 38 (5.23%) Senior Software Engineer
15 36 (4.95%) Senior Consultant
16 34 (4.68%) Java Software Engineer
17 33 (4.54%) C# Developer
18 31 (4.26%) Architect
18 31 (4.26%) Cloud Developer
19 29 (3.99%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (19.39%) .NET
2 121 (16.64%) CSS
3 120 (16.51%) HTML
4 106 (14.58%) Node.js
5 98 (13.48%) Web Services
6 97 (13.34%) XML
7 85 (11.69%) REST
8 83 (11.42%) React
9 82 (11.28%) AngularJS
10 80 (11.00%) JSON
11 67 (9.22%) ASP.NET
12 62 (8.53%) jQuery
13 49 (6.74%) ASP.NET MVC
13 49 (6.74%) RESTful
14 45 (6.19%) HTML5
14 45 (6.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 38 (5.23%) XSLT
16 31 (4.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 29 (3.99%) Blazor
18 28 (3.85%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 151 (20.77%) Self-Motivation
2 103 (14.17%) User Experience
3 80 (11.00%) Life Science
4 68 (9.35%) Management Information System
5 58 (7.98%) Cloud Native
6 48 (6.60%) Pharmacovigilance
7 45 (6.19%) Enterprise Software
8 43 (5.91%) Legacy Code
9 41 (5.64%) Mobile App
10 31 (4.26%) Biotechnology
11 22 (3.03%) e-Health
12 17 (2.34%) Data Structures
13 16 (2.20%) Algorithms
14 15 (2.06%) Public Cloud
15 13 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 13 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
16 10 (1.38%) Data Protection Act
16 10 (1.38%) Driving Licence
17 9 (1.24%) CAN bus
17 9 (1.24%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 63 (8.67%) Windows
2 59 (8.12%) Linux
3 39 (5.36%) Android
4 26 (3.58%) Apple iOS
5 12 (1.65%) Embedded Linux
6 11 (1.51%) Unix
7 9 (1.24%) Debian
7 9 (1.24%) Windows Server
8 6 (0.83%) Mac OS
9 4 (0.55%) AIX
9 4 (0.55%) FreeBSD
9 4 (0.55%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.41%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 695 (95.60%) Computer Science
2 368 (50.62%) Agile Software Development
3 228 (31.36%) Problem-Solving
4 171 (23.52%) Software Engineering
5 164 (22.56%) Mentoring
6 162 (22.28%) Data Management
7 160 (22.01%) DevOps
8 153 (21.05%) CI/CD
9 152 (20.91%) Project Management
10 131 (18.02%) Full Stack Development
11 115 (15.82%) Statistics
12 105 (14.44%) Mathematics
13 89 (12.24%) TDD
14 81 (11.14%) Continuous Integration
15 80 (11.00%) Scrum
16 79 (10.87%) Biostatistics
17 78 (10.73%) Microservices
18 75 (10.32%) Continuous Improvement
19 72 (9.90%) Technical Leadership
20 70 (9.63%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 240 (33.01%) JavaScript
2 200 (27.51%) SQL
3 189 (26.00%) Java
4 182 (25.03%) C#
5 112 (15.41%) Python
6 68 (9.35%) TypeScript
7 51 (7.02%) PowerShell
8 39 (5.36%) PHP
9 30 (4.13%) C++
10 24 (3.30%) VB.NET
11 23 (3.16%) XAML
12 17 (2.34%) Kotlin
13 14 (1.93%) R
14 13 (1.79%) Ruby
15 12 (1.65%) T-SQL
16 11 (1.51%) Go
16 11 (1.51%) PL/SQL
17 8 (1.10%) Bash
17 8 (1.10%) XPath
18 7 (0.96%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 725 (99.72%) Degree
2 117 (16.09%) Master's Degree
3 27 (3.71%) DBS Check
4 18 (2.48%) SC Cleared
4 18 (2.48%) Security Cleared
5 9 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (0.96%) MCSE
6 7 (0.96%) Postgraduate
7 6 (0.83%) Numerate Degree
7 6 (0.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (0.69%) PMI Certification
8 5 (0.69%) PMP
9 4 (0.55%) AWS Certification
9 4 (0.55%) CCIE
9 4 (0.55%) CCNP
9 4 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.55%) MCSA
10 2 (0.28%) EMC Certification
10 2 (0.28%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (8.94%) QA
2 28 (3.85%) CDISC
3 19 (2.61%) GDPR
4 10 (1.38%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.69%) Actionable Recommendations
5 5 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.69%) SLA
5 5 (0.69%) SNOMED CT
6 4 (0.55%) ISO 13485
6 4 (0.55%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.41%) Accessibility
7 3 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 3 (0.41%) PSD2
System Software
1 103 (14.17%) Docker
2 18 (2.48%) Active Directory
3 13 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.69%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 4 (0.55%) ProxySG
6 4 (0.55%) vSphere
7 3 (0.41%) Firmware
8 2 (0.28%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 2 (0.28%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.28%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 31 (4.26%) Terraform
2 27 (3.71%) Kubernetes
3 18 (2.48%) Ansible
4 17 (2.34%) Amdocs OSS
5 7 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (0.69%) Microsoft Intune
7 4 (0.55%) Grafana
7 4 (0.55%) Hadoop YARN
7 4 (0.55%) Prometheus
8 2 (0.28%) Avamar
8 2 (0.28%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (0.28%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.28%) vRealize
8 2 (0.28%) vRealize Orchestrator
8 2 (0.28%) VxRail
9 1 (0.14%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.14%) Graphite
9 1 (0.14%) Nagios
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle ZFS
9 1 (0.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 104 (14.31%) Microsoft
2 73 (10.04%) Oracle
3 30 (4.13%) Salesforce.com
4 28 (3.85%) Xamarin
5 26 (3.58%) SAP
6 25 (3.44%) Google
7 23 (3.16%) NEC
7 23 (3.16%) Northgate
8 19 (2.61%) OpenText
8 19 (2.61%) Workday
9 17 (2.34%) Amdocs
9 17 (2.34%) Cisco
10 12 (1.65%) Apple
11 8 (1.10%) Bloomberg
11 8 (1.10%) MarketAxess
11 8 (1.10%) ServiceNow
11 8 (1.10%) Tradeweb
12 7 (0.96%) TOWER Software
13 6 (0.83%) VMware
14 5 (0.69%) Atlassian