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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 28 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
28 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 22 31 49
Rank change year-on-year +9 +18 -14
Permanent jobs citing Degree 7,477 2,721 518
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 10.20% 8.42% 5.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 49.35% 47.39% 35.29%
Number of salaries quoted 3,431 1,792 353
10th Percentile £30,500 £31,000 £25,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £41,250 £34,476
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £56,000 £55,000 £46,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.82% +19.57% -12.38%
75th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% +5.26%

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 15,150 5,742 1,468
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 20.67% 17.77% 16.08%
Number of salaries quoted 7,848 4,205 1,150
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,100 £31,975
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £59,866 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.85% - -8.33%
75th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £71,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £85,000 £81,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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

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 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 28 May 2022.

Degree salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 28 May 2022, Degree job roles required the following 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 Degree.

1 3,394 (45.39%) Computer Science
2 2,760 (36.91%) Social Skills
3 2,639 (35.29%) Agile
4 2,025 (27.08%) Computer Science Degree
5 1,822 (24.37%) SQL
6 1,819 (24.33%) Problem-Solving
7 1,729 (23.12%) Finance
8 1,588 (21.24%) Software Engineering
9 1,510 (20.20%) JavaScript
10 1,449 (19.38%) Python
11 1,360 (18.19%) AWS
12 1,346 (18.00%) Azure
13 1,272 (17.01%) Analytical Skills
14 1,164 (15.57%) DevOps
15 1,145 (15.31%) Microsoft
16 1,109 (14.83%) Java
17 1,090 (14.58%) C#
18 959 (12.83%) React
19 955 (12.77%) .NET
19 955 (12.77%) Project Management
20 952 (12.73%) Git (software)
21 933 (12.48%) Analytics
22 927 (12.40%) Mathematics
23 904 (12.09%) Linux
24 890 (11.90%) CI/CD
25 861 (11.52%) Docker
26 832 (11.13%) SQL Server
27 829 (11.09%) HTML
28 810 (10.83%) User Experience
29 804 (10.75%) Scrum

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
1 279 (3.73%) SAS
2 224 (3.00%) SharePoint
3 152 (2.03%) Elasticsearch
4 136 (1.82%) IIS
5 105 (1.40%) BizTalk Server
6 94 (1.26%) Apache Airflow
7 89 (1.19%) CMS
8 84 (1.12%) Apache
8 84 (1.12%) Apache Spark
9 81 (1.08%) WordPress
10 78 (1.04%) Ethereum
11 66 (0.88%) Confluence
12 59 (0.79%) Documentum
13 41 (0.55%) Drupal
14 33 (0.44%) Umbraco
15 32 (0.43%) Hyperledger
15 32 (0.43%) OpenStack
16 29 (0.39%) OpenZeppelin
17 27 (0.36%) MS Exchange
18 25 (0.33%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 351 (4.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 350 (4.68%) Microsoft Office
3 205 (2.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 79 (1.06%) Sketch
5 77 (1.03%) Microsoft Project
6 68 (0.91%) Photoshop
7 55 (0.74%) MS Visio
8 46 (0.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 42 (0.56%) Zeplin
10 35 (0.47%) Adobe XD
11 30 (0.40%) InVision
12 29 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
13 28 (0.37%) Simulink
14 26 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
15 21 (0.28%) Windchill
16 12 (0.16%) Adobe After Effects
17 11 (0.15%) CINEMA 4D
17 11 (0.15%) Maya
18 7 (0.094%) InDesign
19 6 (0.080%) Stata
Business Applications
1 108 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 59 (0.79%) TrackWise
3 48 (0.64%) Oracle Clinical
4 36 (0.48%) Payment Gateway
5 30 (0.40%) R3 Corda
6 27 (0.36%) Shopify
7 26 (0.35%) Distributed Ledger
7 26 (0.35%) NetSuite
8 23 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
9 17 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
10 12 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
11 11 (0.15%) SAP S/4HANA
12 10 (0.13%) Magento
12 10 (0.13%) Sentinel
13 9 (0.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
14 8 (0.11%) Primavera
15 7 (0.094%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
15 7 (0.094%) Maximo
15 7 (0.094%) Oracle Assets
15 7 (0.094%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1,360 (18.19%) AWS
2 1,346 (18.00%) Azure
3 651 (8.71%) SaaS
4 540 (7.22%) GCP
5 389 (5.20%) GitHub
6 336 (4.49%) Power Platform
7 334 (4.47%) Serverless
8 195 (2.61%) PaaS
9 176 (2.35%) Microsoft 365
10 170 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
11 169 (2.26%) Amazon S3
12 146 (1.95%) Amazon EC2
13 112 (1.50%) AWS Lambda
14 106 (1.42%) Azure Service Bus
15 102 (1.36%) Azure Logic Apps
16 101 (1.35%) Dynamics 365
16 101 (1.35%) Figma
17 95 (1.27%) Azure Functions
18 90 (1.20%) IaaS
19 86 (1.15%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 154 (2.06%) Firewall
2 137 (1.83%) Internet
3 131 (1.75%) DNS
4 105 (1.40%) TCP/IP
5 100 (1.34%) LAN
5 100 (1.34%) WAN
6 89 (1.19%) VPN
7 71 (0.95%) Wireless
8 69 (0.92%) HTTP
9 54 (0.72%) Network Security
10 52 (0.70%) DHCP
11 49 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
12 44 (0.59%) VoIP
13 38 (0.51%) Broadband
14 35 (0.47%) SSH
15 33 (0.44%) MPLS
16 28 (0.37%) SAN
17 27 (0.36%) BGP
18 26 (0.35%) MQTT
18 26 (0.35%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 832 (11.13%) SQL Server
2 457 (6.11%) PostgreSQL
3 456 (6.10%) Relational Database
4 413 (5.52%) MySQL
5 334 (4.47%) NoSQL
6 283 (3.78%) Big Data
6 283 (3.78%) Power BI
7 258 (3.45%) MongoDB
8 219 (2.93%) Tableau
9 205 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
10 150 (2.01%) RDBMS
11 126 (1.69%) Redis
12 125 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 109 (1.46%) BigQuery
14 98 (1.31%) Azure SQL Database
15 97 (1.30%) Data Lake
16 94 (1.26%) Oracle Database
17 93 (1.24%) Amazon RDS
18 85 (1.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 84 (1.12%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 952 (12.73%) Git (software)
2 381 (5.10%) JIRA
3 329 (4.40%) Jenkins
4 174 (2.33%) Visual Studio
5 142 (1.90%) Bitbucket
6 126 (1.69%) webpack
7 119 (1.59%) Cypress.io
8 108 (1.44%) Selenium
9 101 (1.35%) TeamCity
10 80 (1.07%) Team Foundation Server
11 75 (1.00%) Maven
11 75 (1.00%) Octopus Deploy
12 61 (0.82%) JUnit
13 54 (0.72%) NUnit
14 53 (0.71%) Jasmine
15 51 (0.68%) git-flow
16 49 (0.66%) GitLab
16 49 (0.66%) Subversion
17 48 (0.64%) Rational DOORS
18 47 (0.63%) Moq
General
1 2,760 (36.91%) Social Skills
2 1,729 (23.12%) Finance
3 1,272 (17.01%) Analytical Skills
4 793 (10.61%) Marketing
5 607 (8.12%) Public Sector
6 472 (6.31%) Retail
7 363 (4.85%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 351 (4.69%) Presentation Skills
9 315 (4.21%) Pharmaceutical
10 293 (3.92%) Games
11 287 (3.84%) Legal
12 280 (3.74%) Organisational Skills
13 252 (3.37%) Banking
14 229 (3.06%) Advertising
15 220 (2.94%) Manufacturing
16 187 (2.50%) Telecoms
17 182 (2.43%) Electronics
18 173 (2.31%) Law
19 157 (2.10%) Influencing Skills
20 132 (1.77%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1,801 (24.09%) Developer
2 752 (10.06%) Software Engineer
3 716 (9.58%) Analyst
4 422 (5.64%) Senior Developer
5 394 (5.27%) Architect
6 299 (4.00%) Consultant
7 286 (3.83%) Software Developer
8 260 (3.48%) Senior Software Engineer
9 246 (3.29%) Programmer
10 241 (3.22%) Project Manager
11 226 (3.02%) .NET Developer
12 213 (2.85%) Full Stack Developer
13 212 (2.84%) Graduate
14 202 (2.70%) Junior
15 187 (2.50%) Data Engineer
16 186 (2.49%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 178 (2.38%) Java Developer
18 175 (2.34%) Data Analyst
19 174 (2.33%) Solutions Architect
20 167 (2.23%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 959 (12.83%) React
2 955 (12.77%) .NET
3 829 (11.09%) HTML
4 753 (10.07%) CSS
5 710 (9.50%) Node.js
6 440 (5.88%) REST
7 400 (5.35%) AngularJS
8 390 (5.22%) RESTful
9 318 (4.25%) Web Services
10 305 (4.08%) Spring
10 305 (4.08%) XML
11 289 (3.87%) ASP.NET
11 289 (3.87%) HTML5
12 270 (3.61%) .NET Core
13 243 (3.25%) JSON
14 239 (3.20%) Vue.js
15 198 (2.65%) Kafka
15 198 (2.65%) React Native
16 194 (2.59%) jQuery
17 186 (2.49%) Jest
Miscellaneous
1 810 (10.83%) User Experience
2 492 (6.58%) Management Information System
3 488 (6.53%) Algorithms
4 415 (5.55%) Mobile App
5 414 (5.54%) Self-Motivation
6 264 (3.53%) Data Structures
7 263 (3.52%) Blockchain
8 192 (2.57%) Cardano
9 173 (2.31%) Blog
10 165 (2.21%) Virtual Team
11 160 (2.14%) Life Science
12 143 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
13 135 (1.81%) Public Cloud
14 131 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
15 130 (1.74%) Cloud Native
16 124 (1.66%) Data Centre
17 117 (1.56%) Social Media
18 108 (1.44%) Biotechnology
19 91 (1.22%) Sports Betting
20 90 (1.20%) IoT
Operating Systems
1 904 (12.09%) Linux
2 729 (9.75%) Windows
3 260 (3.48%) Unix
4 259 (3.46%) Android
5 214 (2.86%) Apple iOS
6 149 (1.99%) Windows Server
7 49 (0.66%) Mac OS
8 44 (0.59%) Windows Server 2016
9 42 (0.56%) Windows 10
10 37 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
11 32 (0.43%) AIX
12 30 (0.40%) Embedded Linux
13 26 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
14 25 (0.33%) Solaris
15 22 (0.29%) Debian
16 21 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 18 (0.24%) CentOS
17 18 (0.24%) Ubuntu
18 15 (0.20%) Windows Phone
19 14 (0.19%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,394 (45.39%) Computer Science
2 2,639 (35.29%) Agile
3 1,819 (24.33%) Problem-Solving
4 1,588 (21.24%) Software Engineering
5 1,164 (15.57%) DevOps
6 955 (12.77%) Project Management
7 933 (12.48%) Analytics
8 927 (12.40%) Mathematics
9 890 (11.90%) CI/CD
10 804 (10.75%) Scrum
11 798 (10.67%) Mentoring
12 737 (9.86%) Test Automation
13 680 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
14 677 (9.05%) Data Science
15 672 (8.99%) Full Stack Development
16 632 (8.45%) Microservices
17 528 (7.06%) OO
18 489 (6.54%) Artificial Intelligence
19 479 (6.41%) Statistics
20 465 (6.22%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1,822 (24.37%) SQL
2 1,510 (20.20%) JavaScript
3 1,449 (19.38%) Python
4 1,109 (14.83%) Java
5 1,090 (14.58%) C#
6 580 (7.76%) TypeScript
7 456 (6.10%) C++
8 354 (4.73%) R
9 285 (3.81%) PHP
10 267 (3.57%) C
11 266 (3.56%) PowerShell
12 265 (3.54%) T-SQL
13 207 (2.77%) Scala
14 164 (2.19%) Kotlin
15 155 (2.07%) Go
16 152 (2.03%) Bash
17 131 (1.75%) Rust
18 120 (1.60%) Ruby
19 98 (1.31%) Objective-C
20 94 (1.26%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 2,025 (27.08%) Computer Science Degree
2 557 (7.45%) Master's Degree
3 317 (4.24%) Security Cleared
4 256 (3.42%) Numerate Degree
5 247 (3.30%) SC Cleared
6 144 (1.93%) PMI Certification
7 136 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
8 122 (1.63%) PhD
9 113 (1.51%) CISSP
10 108 (1.44%) PMP
11 99 (1.32%) DBS Check
12 82 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
13 74 (0.99%) CISM
14 60 (0.80%) CISA
15 57 (0.76%) ISEB
15 57 (0.76%) Six Sigma Black Belt
16 50 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
17 47 (0.63%) ISTQB
18 43 (0.58%) Postgraduate
19 41 (0.55%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 529 (7.08%) QA
2 152 (2.03%) Data Quality
3 126 (1.69%) CDISC
4 123 (1.65%) GDPR
5 114 (1.52%) Accessibility
6 108 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 72 (0.96%) Good Clinical Practice
8 62 (0.83%) PMO
8 62 (0.83%) SLA
9 59 (0.79%) NIST
10 53 (0.71%) ISO 9001
11 34 (0.45%) GRC
12 33 (0.44%) GxP
13 28 (0.37%) ISO 13485
14 23 (0.31%) Actionable Recommendations
15 22 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
16 21 (0.28%) 21 CFR Part 11
17 20 (0.27%) PCI DSS
18 19 (0.25%) COBIT
19 13 (0.17%) WAI
System Software
1 861 (11.52%) Docker
2 191 (2.55%) Active Directory
3 146 (1.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 79 (1.06%) Hyper-V
5 61 (0.82%) Firmware
6 58 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
7 35 (0.47%) vSphere
8 24 (0.32%) XenApp
9 22 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 15 (0.20%) VMware NSX
11 14 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
12 11 (0.15%) NFS
13 10 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
14 8 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
15 7 (0.094%) DFS Replication
15 7 (0.094%) Oracle RAC
16 6 (0.080%) Ceph
16 6 (0.080%) iptables
16 6 (0.080%) XenDesktop
17 5 (0.067%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 645 (8.63%) Kubernetes
2 248 (3.32%) Terraform
3 164 (2.19%) Ansible
4 95 (1.27%) Puppet
5 62 (0.83%) SCCM
6 59 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
7 55 (0.74%) Kibana
8 53 (0.71%) Docker Swarm
9 38 (0.51%) Nagios
10 31 (0.41%) Argo
11 25 (0.33%) Single Sign-On
12 23 (0.31%) Grafana
13 18 (0.24%) Microsoft Intune
13 18 (0.24%) WSUS
14 17 (0.23%) Kubeflow
15 16 (0.21%) NetBackup
16 12 (0.16%) HP UCMDB
17 11 (0.15%) CSIRT
17 11 (0.15%) SCSM
17 11 (0.15%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 1,145 (15.31%) Microsoft
2 588 (7.86%) Google
3 403 (5.39%) Oracle
4 232 (3.10%) SAP
5 229 (3.06%) Salesforce.com
6 192 (2.57%) VMware
7 185 (2.47%) Apple
8 137 (1.83%) Adobe
9 118 (1.58%) Cisco
10 101 (1.35%) IBM
11 99 (1.32%) Xamarin
12 61 (0.82%) SolarWinds
13 59 (0.79%) WooCommerce
14 53 (0.71%) Alteryx
15 52 (0.70%) Splunk
16 51 (0.68%) Citrix
17 49 (0.66%) NEC
18 45 (0.60%) Northgate
18 45 (0.60%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
19 43 (0.58%) OpenText