Period
to

The median annual salary for a Developer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Work from Home during the 6 months to 25 May 2022.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Developer
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
25 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 18,855 11,228 3,765
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 26.17% 35.45% 40.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 27.88% 37.53% 42.83%
Number of salaries quoted 12,315 9,802 3,381
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £33,750
25th Percentile £46,250 £40,000 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% +5.00% -4.76%
75th Percentile £78,750 £68,750 £67,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £85,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £53,750 £52,500
% change year-on-year +11.63% +2.38% +5.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies with a WFH option. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies in Work from Home with a recognized job title 67,634 29,919 8,790
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.88% 94.46% 95.32%
Number of salaries quoted 41,197 24,852 7,582
10th Percentile £35,960 £32,500 £33,750
25th Percentile £45,000 £41,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - -
75th Percentile £79,000 £72,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

Developer
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option which featured Developer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Developer trend for jobs with a WFH option

Developer
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

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

Developer salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Developer
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Developer over the 6 months to 25 May 2022.

Developer salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Jobs with a WFH Option

For the 6 months to 25 May 2022, Developer 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 featuring Developer in the job title.

1 8,488 (45.02%) Agile
2 8,486 (45.01%) JavaScript
3 6,433 (34.12%) React
4 5,170 (27.42%) C#
5 5,120 (27.15%) .NET
6 4,703 (24.94%) SQL
7 4,623 (24.52%) HTML
8 4,366 (23.16%) CSS
9 4,353 (23.09%) AWS
10 4,272 (22.66%) Azure
11 4,225 (22.41%) Full Stack Development
12 3,870 (20.53%) Java
13 3,791 (20.11%) Git (software)
14 3,757 (19.93%) Finance
15 3,714 (19.70%) Docker
16 3,562 (18.89%) DevOps
17 3,469 (18.40%) TypeScript
18 3,406 (18.06%) AngularJS
19 3,213 (17.04%) Social Skills
20 3,194 (16.94%) Node.js
21 3,161 (16.76%) Software Engineering
22 3,103 (16.46%) Kubernetes
23 2,904 (15.40%) Front End Development
24 2,894 (15.35%) CI/CD
25 2,815 (14.93%) Microservices
26 2,628 (13.94%) SQL Server
27 2,592 (13.75%) Scrum
28 2,507 (13.30%) Python
29 2,466 (13.08%) TDD
30 2,425 (12.86%) Microsoft

Developer Skill Set
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
1 604 (3.20%) CMS
2 459 (2.43%) WordPress
3 394 (2.09%) Elasticsearch
4 305 (1.62%) Confluence
5 208 (1.10%) SharePoint
6 191 (1.01%) IIS
7 181 (0.96%) Apache
8 160 (0.85%) Apache Solr
9 149 (0.79%) Umbraco
10 139 (0.74%) Ethereum
11 104 (0.55%) Drupal
12 73 (0.39%) Tomcat
13 71 (0.38%) Apache Spark
14 64 (0.34%) nginx
14 64 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
15 57 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
16 39 (0.21%) Jupyter
17 37 (0.20%) EPiServer
18 36 (0.19%) JBoss
19 35 (0.19%) Headless CMS
Applications
1 153 (0.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 130 (0.69%) Microsoft Office
3 93 (0.49%) Photoshop
4 47 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
5 44 (0.23%) Campfire
6 43 (0.23%) Adobe XD
7 42 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 33 (0.18%) Sketch
9 30 (0.16%) Chatbot
10 29 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 19 (0.10%) InVision
12 18 (0.095%) Maya
13 17 (0.090%) MS Visio
14 13 (0.069%) Spreadsheet
15 9 (0.048%) Zeplin
16 7 (0.037%) InDesign
17 6 (0.032%) Maple
18 5 (0.027%) NUKE
19 4 (0.021%) Camtasia
19 4 (0.021%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 120 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 111 (0.59%) Distributed Ledger
3 90 (0.48%) Shopify
4 78 (0.41%) NetSuite
5 63 (0.33%) Magento
6 48 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
7 41 (0.22%) R3 Corda
8 38 (0.20%) SAP Business ByDesign
9 24 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
10 22 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
11 21 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
12 16 (0.085%) SAP S/4HANA
13 15 (0.080%) Academy Housing
14 14 (0.074%) Salesforce.com CRM
15 13 (0.069%) Oracle ERP
16 12 (0.064%) Oracle EBS
16 12 (0.064%) Ripple
16 12 (0.064%) Ripple XRP
17 9 (0.048%) ProductWriter
17 9 (0.048%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 4,353 (23.09%) AWS
2 4,272 (22.66%) Azure
3 1,572 (8.34%) SaaS
4 1,266 (6.71%) GitHub
5 1,119 (5.93%) GCP
6 857 (4.55%) Serverless
7 748 (3.97%) Power Platform
8 484 (2.57%) AWS Lambda
9 383 (2.03%) Amazon S3
10 376 (1.99%) npm
11 316 (1.68%) PaaS
12 284 (1.51%) Firebase
13 263 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
14 233 (1.24%) Dynamics 365
15 217 (1.15%) GitHub Actions
16 189 (1.00%) PowerApps
17 182 (0.97%) Slack
18 180 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
19 176 (0.93%) Azure Service Bus
20 169 (0.90%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 355 (1.88%) Internet
2 322 (1.71%) HTTP
3 170 (0.90%) Broadband
4 60 (0.32%) VoIP
5 58 (0.31%) DNS
6 40 (0.21%) TCP/IP
7 33 (0.18%) Intranet
8 32 (0.17%) SSL
9 31 (0.16%) AMQP
10 24 (0.13%) Network Security
11 20 (0.11%) Firewall
11 20 (0.11%) HTTPS
12 17 (0.090%) Multicast
13 14 (0.074%) Unicast
13 14 (0.074%) Wireless
14 13 (0.069%) X.509
15 11 (0.058%) Bluetooth
15 11 (0.058%) FTP
16 10 (0.053%) PBX
17 9 (0.048%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,628 (13.94%) SQL Server
2 1,586 (8.41%) MySQL
3 1,424 (7.55%) PostgreSQL
4 1,151 (6.10%) NoSQL
5 1,067 (5.66%) Relational Database
6 777 (4.12%) MongoDB
7 607 (3.22%) Power BI
8 590 (3.13%) Redis
9 465 (2.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 441 (2.34%) Data Warehouse
11 434 (2.30%) Big Data
12 341 (1.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 334 (1.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 199 (1.06%) Azure SQL Database
15 197 (1.04%) RDBMS
16 175 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 158 (0.84%) Tableau
18 138 (0.73%) Amazon RDS
19 103 (0.55%) Oracle Database
20 98 (0.52%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 3,791 (20.11%) Git (software)
2 908 (4.82%) JIRA
3 888 (4.71%) Jenkins
4 623 (3.30%) webpack
5 480 (2.55%) Cypress.io
6 466 (2.47%) Visual Studio
7 451 (2.39%) GitLab
8 336 (1.78%) Maven
9 298 (1.58%) Bitbucket
10 285 (1.51%) Selenium
11 275 (1.46%) Team Foundation Server
12 250 (1.33%) JUnit
13 225 (1.19%) TeamCity
14 220 (1.17%) Gradle
15 188 (1.00%) Subversion
16 185 (0.98%) gulp
17 173 (0.92%) Octopus Deploy
18 162 (0.86%) NUnit
19 143 (0.76%) Storybook
20 141 (0.75%) Mockito
General
1 3,757 (19.93%) Finance
2 3,213 (17.04%) Social Skills
3 1,193 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1,036 (5.49%) Games
5 908 (4.82%) Retail
6 889 (4.71%) Marketing
7 868 (4.60%) Banking
8 810 (4.30%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 550 (2.92%) Public Sector
10 335 (1.78%) Advertising
11 322 (1.71%) Publishing
12 274 (1.45%) Manufacturing
13 259 (1.37%) Organisational Skills
14 258 (1.37%) Telecoms
15 216 (1.15%) Automotive
16 202 (1.07%) Front Office
17 189 (1.00%) Legal
18 168 (0.89%) Law
19 156 (0.83%) Back Office
20 143 (0.76%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6,433 (34.12%) React
2 5,120 (27.15%) .NET
3 4,623 (24.52%) HTML
4 4,366 (23.16%) CSS
5 3,406 (18.06%) AngularJS
6 3,194 (16.94%) Node.js
7 2,252 (11.94%) .NET Core
8 1,953 (10.36%) RESTful
9 1,933 (10.25%) Vue.js
10 1,888 (10.01%) REST
11 1,645 (8.72%) ASP.NET
12 1,435 (7.61%) Spring
13 1,333 (7.07%) .NET Framework
14 1,323 (7.02%) HTML5
15 1,222 (6.48%) Web Services
16 1,196 (6.34%) jQuery
17 1,098 (5.82%) Redux
18 1,047 (5.55%) Laravel
19 984 (5.22%) Sass
20 981 (5.20%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 2,305 (12.22%) User Experience
2 1,991 (10.56%) Greenfield Project
3 1,168 (6.19%) Mobile App
4 887 (4.70%) Virtual Team
5 631 (3.35%) Self-Motivation
6 529 (2.81%) Cloud Native
7 485 (2.57%) Blockchain
8 378 (2.00%) Algorithms
9 375 (1.99%) Data Structures
10 290 (1.54%) Social Media
11 251 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
12 230 (1.22%) IoT
13 211 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 209 (1.11%) Hedge funds
14 209 (1.11%) NHS
15 193 (1.02%) Blog
16 176 (0.93%) Mobile Payment
17 170 (0.90%) Derivative
18 161 (0.85%) Video\Live Streaming
19 150 (0.80%) Sports Betting
Operating Systems
1 1,469 (7.79%) Linux
2 1,089 (5.78%) Android
3 1,002 (5.31%) Apple iOS
4 634 (3.36%) Windows
5 268 (1.42%) Unix
6 103 (0.55%) Ubuntu
7 45 (0.24%) Mac OS
8 43 (0.23%) Debian
9 40 (0.21%) Windows Server
10 37 (0.20%) Mac OS X
11 28 (0.15%) CentOS
12 26 (0.14%) Windows Server 2016
13 23 (0.12%) Embedded Linux
14 15 (0.080%) Windows Phone
15 9 (0.048%) CoreOS
16 7 (0.037%) Windows Embedded Compact
17 4 (0.021%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 3 (0.016%) FreeBSD
18 3 (0.016%) Windows 10
18 3 (0.016%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8,488 (45.02%) Agile
2 4,225 (22.41%) Full Stack Development
3 3,562 (18.89%) DevOps
4 3,161 (16.76%) Software Engineering
5 2,904 (15.40%) Front End Development
6 2,894 (15.35%) CI/CD
7 2,815 (14.93%) Microservices
8 2,592 (13.75%) Scrum
9 2,466 (13.08%) TDD
10 2,329 (12.35%) Problem-Solving
11 2,100 (11.14%) MVC
12 1,927 (10.22%) Web Development
13 1,837 (9.74%) Mentoring
14 1,743 (9.24%) Test Automation
15 1,428 (7.57%) Unit Testing
16 1,389 (7.37%) OO
17 1,379 (7.31%) Fintech
18 1,363 (7.23%) Computer Science
19 1,255 (6.66%) Continuous Integration
20 1,147 (6.08%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 8,486 (45.01%) JavaScript
2 5,170 (27.42%) C#
3 4,703 (24.94%) SQL
4 3,870 (20.53%) Java
5 3,469 (18.40%) TypeScript
6 2,507 (13.30%) Python
7 2,263 (12.00%) PHP
8 1,339 (7.10%) Go
9 1,001 (5.31%) T-SQL
10 958 (5.08%) Kotlin
11 633 (3.36%) ES6
12 599 (3.18%) Ruby
13 587 (3.11%) C++
14 489 (2.59%) Apple Swift
15 289 (1.53%) C
15 289 (1.53%) PowerShell
16 276 (1.46%) Scala
17 206 (1.09%) PL/SQL
18 189 (1.00%) Objective-C
19 173 (0.92%) Bash
Qualifications
1 1,783 (9.46%) Degree
2 716 (3.80%) Computer Science Degree
3 394 (2.09%) Security Cleared
4 325 (1.72%) SC Cleared
5 147 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 91 (0.48%) Master's Degree
7 77 (0.41%) DBS Check
8 55 (0.29%) BPSS Clearance
9 50 (0.27%) Numerate Degree
10 32 (0.17%) AWS Certification
11 30 (0.16%) PhD
12 29 (0.15%) DV Cleared
13 11 (0.058%) PMI Certification
14 9 (0.048%) HND
15 8 (0.042%) MCAD
15 8 (0.042%) MCSD
16 7 (0.037%) Postgraduate
17 6 (0.032%) MCPD
18 5 (0.027%) MCSE
18 5 (0.027%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 972 (5.16%) QA
2 486 (2.58%) Accessibility
3 98 (0.52%) WCAG
4 85 (0.45%) Data Quality
5 78 (0.41%) GDPR
6 36 (0.19%) HL7
7 30 (0.16%) GRC
8 19 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 17 (0.090%) PSD2
10 16 (0.085%) WAI
11 13 (0.069%) SLA
12 11 (0.058%) ISO 9001
13 6 (0.032%) MiFID
14 5 (0.027%) PCI DSS
15 4 (0.021%) HIPAA
15 4 (0.021%) SOC 2
16 3 (0.016%) IEC 62304
16 3 (0.016%) ISO 13485
16 3 (0.016%) PMO
16 3 (0.016%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3,714 (19.70%) Docker
2 58 (0.31%) Active Directory
3 46 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 22 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (0.090%) Virtual Machines
6 10 (0.053%) Firmware
7 9 (0.048%) KVM
7 9 (0.048%) LXC
7 9 (0.048%) Varnish
8 8 (0.042%) iptables
9 7 (0.037%) Ceph
9 7 (0.037%) VirtualBox
10 6 (0.032%) GridGain
11 5 (0.027%) Hyper-V
11 5 (0.027%) Xen
12 4 (0.021%) etcd
12 4 (0.021%) Postfix
13 3 (0.016%) ISA Server
13 3 (0.016%) RACF
13 3 (0.016%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 3,103 (16.46%) Kubernetes
2 635 (3.37%) Terraform
3 238 (1.26%) Ansible
4 80 (0.42%) Kibana
5 70 (0.37%) Prometheus
6 58 (0.31%) Docker Swarm
7 50 (0.27%) Bugsnag
8 48 (0.25%) Single Sign-On
9 44 (0.23%) Puppet
10 43 (0.23%) Grafana
11 40 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
12 23 (0.12%) MIIS
13 16 (0.085%) Argo
14 10 (0.053%) Hadoop YARN
14 10 (0.053%) linkerd
14 10 (0.053%) Proxmox
15 8 (0.042%) Active Directory Federation Services
15 8 (0.042%) logstash
16 7 (0.037%) Sysdig
16 7 (0.037%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2,425 (12.86%) Microsoft
2 969 (5.14%) Google
3 493 (2.61%) Oracle
4 287 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
5 245 (1.30%) SAP
6 210 (1.11%) Apple
7 186 (0.99%) Xamarin
8 152 (0.81%) Zend
9 147 (0.78%) Adobe
9 147 (0.78%) Twitter
10 103 (0.55%) Sitecore
11 87 (0.46%) NEC
11 87 (0.46%) Northgate
12 84 (0.45%) WooCommerce
13 77 (0.41%) Atlassian
14 74 (0.39%) Facebook
15 65 (0.34%) ServiceNow
16 55 (0.29%) IBM
17 54 (0.29%) MuleSoft
18 50 (0.27%) Cognos