Computer Science Jobs with Work from Home Options

Computer Science
UK > Work from Home

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and a requirement for Computer Science skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 24 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
24 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 65 78 53
Rank change year-on-year +13 -25 +13
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 1,464 1,641 4,468
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 4.30% 4.11% 6.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.73% 4.28% 6.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1,159 1,261 1,694
10th Percentile £32,500 £37,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £48,750 £40,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £67,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% +4.35%
75th Percentile £80,000 £91,250 £82,500
90th Percentile £100,250 £113,750 £101,100
UK median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% +8.11%

All Process and Methodology Skills
Work from Home

Computer Science 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 WFH option and a requirement for process or methodology skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 30,919 38,346 69,821
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 90.84% 96.05% 97.08%
Number of salaries quoted 23,399 26,633 41,549
10th Percentile £33,750 £37,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £47,500 £46,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.00% +4.17% +9.09%
75th Percentile £75,000 £82,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £100,000 £95,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £61,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -9.84% +1.67% +9.09%

Computer Science
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

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

Computer Science trend for jobs with a WFH option

Computer Science
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.

Computer Science salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Computer Science
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Computer Science over the 6 months to 24 May 2024.

Computer Science salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

Computer Science
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities with WFH Options by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 30 (2.05%) SharePoint
2 25 (1.71%) IIS
3 16 (1.09%) OpenStack
4 14 (0.96%) Apache
4 14 (0.96%) Confluence
5 13 (0.89%) Apache Spark
6 11 (0.75%) Microsoft Exchange
7 8 (0.55%) nginx
8 7 (0.48%) Apache Airflow
8 7 (0.48%) Moodle
8 7 (0.48%) WordPress
9 6 (0.41%) CMS
10 5 (0.34%) Luigi
11 4 (0.27%) OpenEdge
11 4 (0.27%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.14%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.14%) SAS
12 2 (0.14%) Umbraco
13 1 (0.068%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.068%) Mule
Applications
1 43 (2.94%) Simulink
2 24 (1.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (1.37%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.20%) Trello
6 2 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.14%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.14%) Sketch
6 2 (0.14%) Zeplin
7 1 (0.068%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.068%) GNU Octave
7 1 (0.068%) InVision
7 1 (0.068%) Mathematica
7 1 (0.068%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.068%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.068%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 14 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.82%) SAP S/4HANA
3 9 (0.61%) SAP CX
4 6 (0.41%) NetSuite
5 5 (0.34%) Odoo
6 4 (0.27%) Magento
6 4 (0.27%) Shopify
7 2 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.068%) Endur
8 1 (0.068%) MIS ActiveH
8 1 (0.068%) Raiser’s Edge
8 1 (0.068%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.068%) Salesforce CRM
8 1 (0.068%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.068%) SAP HR
8 1 (0.068%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 379 (25.89%) Azure
2 344 (23.50%) AWS
3 106 (7.24%) GCP
4 100 (6.83%) Power Platform
5 67 (4.58%) SaaS
6 63 (4.30%) Cloud Computing
6 63 (4.30%) Microsoft 365
7 62 (4.23%) Serverless
8 58 (3.96%) GitHub
9 55 (3.76%) AWS Lambda
10 50 (3.42%) Azure DevOps
11 37 (2.53%) PowerApps
12 34 (2.32%) Power Automate
13 26 (1.78%) Entra ID
14 24 (1.64%) Amazon S3
14 24 (1.64%) AWS CloudFormation
15 23 (1.57%) Snowflake
16 19 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
17 15 (1.02%) Firebase
17 15 (1.02%) GitHub Actions
Communications & Networking
1 51 (3.48%) Firewall
2 50 (3.42%) Network Security
3 49 (3.35%) Wireless
4 35 (2.39%) TCP/IP
5 32 (2.19%) VPN
6 27 (1.84%) DNS
7 22 (1.50%) Wi-Fi
8 21 (1.43%) WAN
9 20 (1.37%) Ethernet
9 20 (1.37%) LAN
10 18 (1.23%) DHCP
11 17 (1.16%) HTTP
12 15 (1.02%) Internet
13 14 (0.96%) VLAN
14 13 (0.89%) Intrusion Detection
15 12 (0.82%) RS-232
16 11 (0.75%) BGP
16 11 (0.75%) SAN
17 9 (0.61%) MQTT
17 9 (0.61%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (9.43%) SQL Server
2 97 (6.63%) Power BI
3 85 (5.81%) Relational Database
4 70 (4.78%) PostgreSQL
5 69 (4.71%) Data Warehouse
6 65 (4.44%) Redis
7 56 (3.83%) MySQL
8 55 (3.76%) NoSQL
9 44 (3.01%) Big Data
10 36 (2.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 29 (1.98%) Data Lake
12 25 (1.71%) Elasticsearch
13 17 (1.16%) Amazon RDS
13 17 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 15 (1.02%) Hadoop
14 15 (1.02%) Tableau
15 13 (0.89%) BigQuery
16 12 (0.82%) MongoDB
16 12 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 11 (0.75%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 159 (10.86%) Git
2 41 (2.80%) JIRA
3 28 (1.91%) Jenkins
4 23 (1.57%) CMake
5 20 (1.37%) Visual Studio
6 18 (1.23%) Subversion
7 16 (1.09%) GitLab
7 16 (1.09%) Vagrant
8 14 (0.96%) TeamCity
9 9 (0.61%) Selenium
10 8 (0.55%) CircleCI
10 8 (0.55%) GDB
10 8 (0.55%) JUnit
11 7 (0.48%) Bitbucket
11 7 (0.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 6 (0.41%) Cypress.io
12 6 (0.41%) Maven
13 5 (0.34%) DTrace
13 5 (0.34%) InstallShield
13 5 (0.34%) Xcode
General
1 695 (47.47%) Social Skills
2 259 (17.69%) Finance
3 218 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
4 156 (10.66%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 75 (5.12%) Marketing
6 66 (4.51%) Public Sector
7 60 (4.10%) Legal
8 58 (3.96%) Electronics
9 49 (3.35%) Retail
10 48 (3.28%) Games
11 46 (3.14%) Manufacturing
12 36 (2.46%) Telecoms
13 32 (2.19%) Military
14 29 (1.98%) Law
14 29 (1.98%) Presentation Skills
15 27 (1.84%) Tech for Good
16 26 (1.78%) Pharmaceutical
17 25 (1.71%) Automotive
18 21 (1.43%) Banking
19 19 (1.30%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 449 (30.67%) Developer
2 292 (19.95%) Senior
3 229 (15.64%) Software Engineer
4 115 (7.86%) Software Developer
5 108 (7.38%) Lead
6 96 (6.56%) Senior Developer
7 80 (5.46%) Architect
8 79 (5.40%) .NET Developer
9 78 (5.33%) Analyst
10 76 (5.19%) Junior
11 71 (4.85%) Graduate
11 71 (4.85%) Senior Software Engineer
12 47 (3.21%) Embedded Engineer
13 44 (3.01%) Consultant
13 44 (3.01%) Data Engineer
14 42 (2.87%) Full Stack Developer
15 41 (2.80%) C# Developer
16 40 (2.73%) Senior Software Developer
17 38 (2.60%) C# Software Engineer
17 38 (2.60%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 264 (18.03%) .NET
2 146 (9.97%) HTML
3 135 (9.22%) CSS
4 127 (8.67%) React
5 110 (7.51%) AngularJS
6 93 (6.35%) .NET Core
7 82 (5.60%) ASP.NET
8 77 (5.26%) Node.js
9 65 (4.44%) RESTful
10 57 (3.89%) REST
11 44 (3.01%) Vue
12 41 (2.80%) ASP.NET MVC
13 40 (2.73%) .NET Framework
14 39 (2.66%) Web Services
15 37 (2.53%) XML
16 34 (2.32%) Kafka
16 34 (2.32%) Laravel
17 32 (2.19%) SOAP
18 29 (1.98%) Spring
19 27 (1.84%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 159 (10.86%) Algorithms
2 131 (8.95%) Management Information System
3 124 (8.47%) Data Structures
4 116 (7.92%) Client/Server
5 61 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
6 50 (3.42%) Greenfield Project
7 49 (3.35%) Virtual Team
8 48 (3.28%) Data Centre
9 39 (2.66%) Product Ownership
10 31 (2.12%) IoT
10 31 (2.12%) Life Science
11 29 (1.98%) Distributed Systems
12 25 (1.71%) Cloud Native
12 25 (1.71%) Mobile App
13 17 (1.16%) Analytical Mindset
13 17 (1.16%) Onboarding
14 16 (1.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 16 (1.09%) NHS
15 15 (1.02%) Blockchain
16 13 (0.89%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 200 (13.66%) Linux
2 142 (9.70%) Windows
3 52 (3.55%) Android
4 41 (2.80%) Apple iOS
5 33 (2.25%) Windows Server
6 24 (1.64%) Unix
7 23 (1.57%) Ubuntu
8 20 (1.37%) CentOS
9 18 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 18 (1.23%) Windows 10
10 17 (1.16%) Embedded Linux
11 9 (0.61%) Windows Server 2016
12 8 (0.55%) Mac OS
13 4 (0.27%) FreeRTOS
13 4 (0.27%) SUSE
13 4 (0.27%) VxWorks
13 4 (0.27%) Windows Server 2019
14 3 (0.20%) Debian
14 3 (0.20%) Windows 7
14 3 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 572 (39.07%) Software Engineering
2 529 (36.13%) Problem-Solving
3 423 (28.89%) Agile
4 221 (15.10%) DevOps
5 190 (12.98%) Mentoring
6 189 (12.91%) Artificial Intelligence
7 179 (12.23%) Mathematics
8 158 (10.79%) Machine Learning
9 157 (10.72%) Analytics
10 154 (10.52%) CI/CD
11 138 (9.43%) OOP
12 134 (9.15%) Roadmaps
13 124 (8.47%) Data Modelling
14 123 (8.40%) Project Management
15 121 (8.27%) Decision-Making
16 120 (8.20%) Business Intelligence
17 119 (8.13%) Full Stack Development
18 114 (7.79%) Continuous Improvement
19 112 (7.65%) Design Patterns
20 110 (7.51%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 370 (25.27%) Python
2 344 (23.50%) SQL
3 331 (22.61%) C#
4 287 (19.60%) JavaScript
5 195 (13.32%) Java
6 125 (8.54%) C++
6 125 (8.54%) TypeScript
7 114 (7.79%) C
8 58 (3.96%) PHP
9 51 (3.48%) PowerShell
10 37 (2.53%) Embedded C
10 37 (2.53%) T-SQL
11 31 (2.12%) Go
12 27 (1.84%) Kotlin
13 25 (1.71%) Bash
14 24 (1.64%) Ruby
15 17 (1.16%) Scala
16 15 (1.02%) R
17 14 (0.96%) Rust
18 10 (0.68%) Swift
Qualifications
1 1,281 (87.50%) Degree
2 759 (51.84%) Computer Science Degree
3 211 (14.41%) Master's Degree
4 167 (11.41%) Security Cleared
5 116 (7.92%) SC Cleared
6 67 (4.58%) PhD
7 49 (3.35%) Microsoft Certification
8 48 (3.28%) AWS Certification
9 45 (3.07%) CISSP
10 37 (2.53%) Azure Certification
11 27 (1.84%) Cisco Certification
11 27 (1.84%) DV Cleared
12 25 (1.71%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
13 23 (1.57%) CISM
13 23 (1.57%) PMI Certification
14 20 (1.37%) CCNA
15 18 (1.23%) PMP
16 17 (1.16%) Numerate Degree
17 16 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
18 12 (0.82%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (5.60%) QA
2 33 (2.25%) Data Quality
3 21 (1.43%) Accessibility
3 21 (1.43%) GDPR
4 18 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 14 (0.96%) SLA
6 13 (0.89%) NIST
7 8 (0.55%) COBIT
8 7 (0.48%) DO-254
8 7 (0.48%) ISO 9001
9 6 (0.41%) Web Application Security Consortium
10 5 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials
11 4 (0.27%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 4 (0.27%) ISO 13485
11 4 (0.27%) PCI DSS
11 4 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 3 (0.20%) Actionable Recommendations
12 3 (0.20%) GRC
12 3 (0.20%) PMO
12 3 (0.20%) Software Quality Assurance
System Software
1 174 (11.89%) Docker
2 64 (4.37%) Firmware
3 51 (3.48%) Active Directory
4 23 (1.57%) Embedded Firmware
5 22 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 17 (1.16%) Hyper-V
7 10 (0.68%) Virtual Desktop
8 7 (0.48%) KVM
9 5 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.20%) XenApp
11 2 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.068%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.068%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 128 (8.74%) Kubernetes
2 80 (5.46%) Terraform
3 44 (3.01%) Ansible
4 17 (1.16%) Puppet
5 12 (0.82%) Grafana
6 10 (0.68%) ZABBIX
7 8 (0.55%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
8 7 (0.48%) Microsoft Intune
8 7 (0.48%) Progress Chef
8 7 (0.48%) Prometheus
9 6 (0.41%) Nagios
9 6 (0.41%) SCCM
9 6 (0.41%) SCOM
9 6 (0.41%) WSUS
10 4 (0.27%) Nessus
10 4 (0.27%) Single Sign-On
11 3 (0.20%) EMC VPLEX
11 3 (0.20%) OfficeScan
12 2 (0.14%) SolarWinds Orion
13 1 (0.068%) yum
Vendors
1 241 (16.46%) Microsoft
2 69 (4.71%) Google
3 42 (2.87%) SAP
4 36 (2.46%) Xilinx
5 32 (2.19%) Oracle
6 25 (1.71%) VMware
7 21 (1.43%) Cisco
8 16 (1.09%) Databricks
8 16 (1.09%) Salesforce
9 14 (0.96%) IBM
9 14 (0.96%) ServiceNow
10 13 (0.89%) NVIDIA
11 12 (0.82%) Adobe
12 8 (0.55%) Juniper
13 7 (0.48%) Red Hat
13 7 (0.48%) SolarWinds
13 7 (0.48%) UiPath
14 6 (0.41%) Apple
14 6 (0.41%) Centreon
14 6 (0.41%) YouTube