Degree Jobs with Work from Home Options

Academic Degree
UK > Work from Home

The table below provides summary statistics for remote or hybrid work with a requirement for Degree qualifications. It includes a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months leading up to 24 July 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
24 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 12 16 16
Rank change year-on-year +4 0 +6
Permanent jobs citing Degree 3,650 4,021 10,907
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 12.78% 12.12% 13.84%
As % of the Qualifications category 45.81% 44.73% 59.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2,170 2,744 4,800
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% +0.92%
75th Percentile £70,000 £80,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £100,000 £93,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% -

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Work from Home

Degree falls under the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with remote or hybrid options requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications.

Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 7,968 8,989 18,310
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 27.89% 27.10% 23.24%
Number of salaries quoted 4,602 5,587 9,207
10th Percentile £33,750 £35,000 £32,000
25th Percentile £42,534 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £60,000 £58,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.17% +3.45% +5.45%
75th Percentile £72,500 £77,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £95,000 £92,700
UK median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% -

Degree
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

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

Degree trend for jobs with a WFH option

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Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

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

Degree salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Degree
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Degree over the 6 months to 24 July 2024.

Degree salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

Degree
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 90 (2.47%) SharePoint
2 73 (2.00%) Microsoft Exchange
3 55 (1.51%) IIS
4 41 (1.12%) Apache
5 28 (0.77%) Tomcat
6 26 (0.71%) Confluence
7 23 (0.63%) CMS
8 17 (0.47%) SAS
9 15 (0.41%) Apache Spark
10 14 (0.38%) OpenStack
11 12 (0.33%) Apache Airflow
12 9 (0.25%) WordPress
13 8 (0.22%) ArcGIS
14 7 (0.19%) nginx
15 6 (0.16%) Luigi
16 4 (0.11%) Drupal
16 4 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2000
16 4 (0.11%) Sitecore CMS
17 3 (0.082%) OpenEdge
17 3 (0.082%) Umbraco
Applications
1 227 (6.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 222 (6.08%) Microsoft Office
3 112 (3.07%) Simulink
4 106 (2.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 54 (1.48%) Microsoft Project
6 21 (0.58%) OrCAD
7 19 (0.52%) AutoCAD
8 18 (0.49%) MS Visio
9 15 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 15 (0.41%) Adobe XD
10 13 (0.36%) Photoshop
11 11 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
12 10 (0.27%) Sketch
13 9 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
13 9 (0.25%) Trello
14 8 (0.22%) Adobe After Effects
14 8 (0.22%) InDesign
15 7 (0.19%) InVision
16 5 (0.14%) Blender
16 5 (0.14%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 39 (1.07%) NEC Housing
2 36 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
3 30 (0.82%) SAP S/4HANA
4 17 (0.47%) Unit4 Business World
5 13 (0.36%) Salesforce CRM
6 11 (0.30%) Endur
7 9 (0.25%) SAP CO
7 9 (0.25%) SAP FI
7 9 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
8 8 (0.22%) NetSuite
9 7 (0.19%) SAP Business One
10 6 (0.16%) Odoo
11 5 (0.14%) Primavera
11 5 (0.14%) SAP CX
11 5 (0.14%) SAP MM
12 4 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
12 4 (0.11%) SAP HR
13 3 (0.082%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
13 3 (0.082%) SAP ERP
13 3 (0.082%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 667 (18.27%) Azure
2 496 (13.59%) AWS
3 313 (8.58%) Microsoft 365
4 225 (6.16%) Power Platform
5 173 (4.74%) SaaS
6 94 (2.58%) GCP
7 82 (2.25%) Entra ID
8 78 (2.14%) PowerApps
9 73 (2.00%) Power Automate
10 72 (1.97%) Dynamics 365
11 71 (1.95%) Azure DevOps
12 68 (1.86%) Cloud Computing
13 66 (1.81%) Serverless
14 46 (1.26%) GitHub
15 42 (1.15%) Snowflake
16 39 (1.07%) IaaS
17 36 (0.99%) PaaS
18 35 (0.96%) Azure Data Factory
19 33 (0.90%) AWS Lambda
19 33 (0.90%) Azure Monitor
Communications & Networking
1 128 (3.51%) WAN
2 127 (3.48%) Firewall
3 96 (2.63%) Wireless
4 74 (2.03%) TCP/IP
5 71 (1.95%) SD-WAN
6 69 (1.89%) DNS
7 67 (1.84%) LAN
8 64 (1.75%) Network Security
9 55 (1.51%) Wi-Fi
10 53 (1.45%) VPN
11 52 (1.42%) DHCP
12 49 (1.34%) Internet
13 37 (1.01%) Cisco Firepower
14 31 (0.85%) Ethernet
14 31 (0.85%) VoIP
15 29 (0.79%) VLAN
16 23 (0.63%) Unified Communications
17 22 (0.60%) SAN
18 19 (0.52%) HTTP
19 16 (0.44%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 246 (6.74%) Tableau
2 223 (6.11%) SQL Server
3 184 (5.04%) Power BI
4 133 (3.64%) Relational Database
5 94 (2.58%) NoSQL
6 89 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
7 82 (2.25%) PostgreSQL
8 78 (2.14%) MySQL
9 54 (1.48%) Big Data
10 50 (1.37%) Oracle Database
11 44 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 42 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 35 (0.96%) MongoDB
13 35 (0.96%) RDBMS
14 34 (0.93%) Redis
15 28 (0.77%) Elasticsearch
16 21 (0.58%) Amazon RDS
16 21 (0.58%) Data Lake
16 21 (0.58%) DB2
17 18 (0.49%) GIS
Development Applications
1 349 (9.56%) Git
2 79 (2.16%) JIRA
3 38 (1.04%) Visual Studio
4 34 (0.93%) Jenkins
4 34 (0.93%) Selenium
5 32 (0.88%) Vagrant
6 17 (0.47%) GitLab
7 15 (0.41%) Balsamiq
8 14 (0.38%) Subversion
9 13 (0.36%) Axure RP
9 13 (0.36%) Cypress.io
9 13 (0.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 12 (0.33%) CMake
10 12 (0.33%) Postman
11 11 (0.30%) JMeter
11 11 (0.30%) Oracle APEX
12 9 (0.25%) JUnit
12 9 (0.25%) Rational DOORS
12 9 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
13 8 (0.22%) TeamCity
General
1 1,809 (49.56%) Social Skills
2 763 (20.90%) Finance
3 749 (20.52%) Analytical Skills
4 384 (10.52%) Retail
5 309 (8.47%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 302 (8.27%) Presentation Skills
7 301 (8.25%) Marketing
8 298 (8.16%) Legal
9 278 (7.62%) Public Sector
10 162 (4.44%) Manufacturing
11 144 (3.95%) Law
12 124 (3.40%) Electronics
13 120 (3.29%) Pharmaceutical
14 99 (2.71%) Games
15 97 (2.66%) Aerospace
16 95 (2.60%) Telecoms
17 79 (2.16%) Local Government
18 77 (2.11%) Banking
19 75 (2.05%) Influencing Skills
20 70 (1.92%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 711 (19.48%) Senior
2 578 (15.84%) Analyst
3 517 (14.16%) Developer
4 258 (7.07%) Software Engineer
5 243 (6.66%) Lead
6 231 (6.33%) Architect
7 183 (5.01%) Data Analyst
8 171 (4.68%) Consultant
9 168 (4.60%) Senior Analyst
10 167 (4.58%) Project Manager
11 140 (3.84%) Software Developer
12 127 (3.48%) Business Analyst
13 118 (3.23%) Senior Data Analyst
14 108 (2.96%) Graduate
15 105 (2.88%) Senior Developer
16 94 (2.58%) Data Scientist
17 91 (2.49%) Junior
18 84 (2.30%) Support Engineer
19 83 (2.27%) Systems Engineer
20 79 (2.16%) Senior Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 256 (7.01%) .NET
2 250 (6.85%) HTML
3 207 (5.67%) CSS
4 127 (3.48%) AngularJS
5 123 (3.37%) React
6 86 (2.36%) Node.js
7 80 (2.19%) ASP.NET
8 76 (2.08%) RESTful
9 75 (2.05%) Web Services
10 66 (1.81%) Pandas
11 64 (1.75%) TensorFlow
12 63 (1.73%) .NET Framework
12 63 (1.73%) PySpark
13 62 (1.70%) .NET Core
14 59 (1.62%) REST
15 57 (1.56%) Middleware
16 56 (1.53%) XML
17 48 (1.32%) Vue
18 47 (1.29%) scikit-learn
19 42 (1.15%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 214 (5.86%) Management Information System
2 211 (5.78%) Algorithms
3 207 (5.67%) Data Centre
4 169 (4.63%) Self-Motivation
5 99 (2.71%) Life Science
6 93 (2.55%) Product Ownership
7 70 (1.92%) Data Structures
8 69 (1.89%) Public Cloud
9 65 (1.78%) Driving Licence
10 64 (1.75%) IoT
11 54 (1.48%) Mobile App
11 54 (1.48%) NHS
12 53 (1.45%) Client/Server
12 53 (1.45%) Social Media
13 47 (1.29%) Onboarding
14 40 (1.10%) Analytical Mindset
14 40 (1.10%) Embedded Systems
15 36 (0.99%) Distributed Systems
15 36 (0.99%) PKI
16 34 (0.93%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 420 (11.51%) Windows
2 315 (8.63%) Linux
3 144 (3.95%) Windows Server
4 97 (2.66%) Unix
5 89 (2.44%) Windows 10
6 75 (2.05%) Android
7 47 (1.29%) Ubuntu
8 46 (1.26%) Apple iOS
9 45 (1.23%) Windows Server 2016
10 44 (1.21%) Windows Server 2019
11 38 (1.04%) Embedded Linux
12 36 (0.99%) CentOS
12 36 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 28 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
14 27 (0.74%) Solaris
15 25 (0.68%) Mac OS
16 19 (0.52%) Windows Vista
17 13 (0.36%) FreeRTOS
18 7 (0.19%) Mac OS X
18 7 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,142 (31.29%) Computer Science
2 1,078 (29.53%) Problem-Solving
3 724 (19.84%) Agile
4 584 (16.00%) Software Engineering
5 560 (15.34%) Analytics
6 516 (14.14%) Project Management
7 416 (11.40%) Mathematics
8 361 (9.89%) Visualisation
9 342 (9.37%) ITIL
10 336 (9.21%) DevOps
11 334 (9.15%) Decision-Making
12 330 (9.04%) Artificial Intelligence
13 328 (8.99%) Cybersecurity
14 321 (8.79%) Actionable Insight
15 317 (8.68%) Statistics
16 316 (8.66%) Data Analysis
17 313 (8.58%) Mentoring
18 310 (8.49%) Machine Learning
19 288 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
20 263 (7.21%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 767 (21.01%) SQL
2 721 (19.75%) Python
3 375 (10.27%) C#
4 357 (9.78%) JavaScript
5 247 (6.77%) Java
6 197 (5.40%) C++
7 166 (4.55%) C
8 132 (3.62%) PowerShell
9 86 (2.36%) TypeScript
10 67 (1.84%) T-SQL
11 63 (1.73%) PHP
12 53 (1.45%) MATLAB
13 47 (1.29%) VB
14 46 (1.26%) Kotlin
15 40 (1.10%) R
16 35 (0.96%) Shell Script
17 33 (0.90%) Embedded C
18 29 (0.79%) Bicep
19 28 (0.77%) Bash
20 23 (0.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 735 (20.14%) Computer Science Degree
2 561 (15.37%) Security Cleared
3 405 (11.10%) Master's Degree
4 324 (8.88%) SC Cleared
5 277 (7.59%) DBS Check
6 154 (4.22%) Microsoft Certification
7 128 (3.51%) PhD
8 107 (2.93%) DV Cleared
9 103 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
10 79 (2.16%) CCNA
11 77 (2.11%) CCNP
12 72 (1.97%) BPSS Clearance
13 71 (1.95%) CISSP
14 67 (1.84%) PMI Certification
15 66 (1.81%) Azure Certification
16 60 (1.64%) PMP
17 54 (1.48%) CISM
18 44 (1.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 42 (1.15%) Numerate Degree
20 40 (1.10%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 222 (6.08%) QA
2 107 (2.93%) Accessibility
3 64 (1.75%) Data Quality
3 64 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 64 (1.75%) SLA
4 55 (1.51%) GDPR
5 54 (1.48%) PMO
6 42 (1.15%) NIST
7 22 (0.60%) NCSC
8 21 (0.58%) ISO 9001
9 19 (0.52%) Cyber Essentials
10 18 (0.49%) ITGC
10 18 (0.49%) PCI DSS
10 18 (0.49%) WCAG
11 15 (0.41%) Actionable Recommendations
12 12 (0.33%) GRC
13 10 (0.27%) NIST 800
14 9 (0.25%) ISO 14001
15 8 (0.22%) GMP
15 8 (0.22%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 206 (5.64%) Active Directory
2 133 (3.64%) Docker
3 95 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 89 (2.44%) Firmware
5 54 (1.48%) Hyper-V
6 43 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
7 40 (1.10%) Embedded Firmware
8 32 (0.88%) Virtual Desktop
9 29 (0.79%) vSphere
10 22 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
10 22 (0.60%) XenApp
11 15 (0.41%) OpenSSH
12 7 (0.19%) Terminal Services
13 6 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
14 5 (0.14%) KVM
15 4 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
15 4 (0.11%) XenDesktop
16 3 (0.082%) Kamailio
17 2 (0.055%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 1 (0.027%) Snort
Systems Management
1 114 (3.12%) Kubernetes
1 114 (3.12%) Terraform
2 74 (2.03%) Ansible
3 55 (1.51%) Microsoft Intune
4 51 (1.40%) SCCM
5 36 (0.99%) SCOM
5 36 (0.99%) Stealthwatch
6 32 (0.88%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 29 (0.79%) WSUS
8 16 (0.44%) Puppet
8 16 (0.44%) vCenter Server
9 15 (0.41%) CASB
9 15 (0.41%) IBM BigFix
9 15 (0.41%) PowerCLI
10 10 (0.27%) Grafana
10 10 (0.27%) ZABBIX
11 8 (0.22%) Cisco CUCM
11 8 (0.22%) Microsoft Clustering
11 8 (0.22%) Nessus
11 8 (0.22%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 870 (23.84%) Microsoft
2 227 (6.22%) Databricks
3 164 (4.49%) Adobe
4 149 (4.08%) SAP
5 133 (3.64%) VMware
6 127 (3.48%) Apple
7 124 (3.40%) Oracle
8 109 (2.99%) Cisco
9 95 (2.60%) Google
10 82 (2.25%) Xilinx
11 68 (1.86%) Meraki
12 59 (1.62%) Dell
13 50 (1.37%) NEC
14 45 (1.23%) Salesforce
15 44 (1.21%) HP
16 38 (1.04%) IBM
17 33 (0.90%) Citrix
18 32 (0.88%) Samsung
18 32 (0.88%) ServiceNow
19 31 (0.85%) Sage