Period
to 5 December 2021

The median annual salary for a Developer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Work from Home during the 6 months to 5 December 2021.

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
5 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 9,614 3,291 2,934
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 33.22% 38.17% 37.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 35.16% 39.99% 39.21%
Number of salaries quoted 8,132 3,016 2,710
10th Percentile £37,500 £34,813 £33,750
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £80,000 £67,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £82,500 £82,500
UK median annual salary £59,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.27% +10.00% -

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 27,343 8,230 7,482
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.47% 95.45% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 21,702 7,381 6,629
10th Percentile £36,250 £34,000 £35,000
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - -
75th Percentile £78,750 £70,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £85,000 £87,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -

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 5 December 2021.

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 5 December 2021, Developer 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 featuring Developer in the job title.

1 4,097 (42.61%) JavaScript
2 3,727 (38.77%) Agile Software Development
3 2,876 (29.91%) React
4 2,750 (28.60%) C#
5 2,749 (28.59%) .NET
6 2,436 (25.34%) HTML
6 2,436 (25.34%) SQL
7 2,183 (22.71%) Azure
8 2,131 (22.17%) CSS
9 2,080 (21.64%) AWS
10 2,036 (21.18%) Full Stack Development
11 1,946 (20.24%) Software Engineering
12 1,774 (18.45%) Docker
13 1,751 (18.21%) Finance
14 1,681 (17.48%) DevOps
15 1,606 (16.70%) Java
16 1,493 (15.53%) AngularJS
17 1,489 (15.49%) TypeScript
18 1,485 (15.45%) Git (software)
19 1,432 (14.89%) Front End Development
20 1,352 (14.06%) PHP
21 1,339 (13.93%) SQL Server
22 1,323 (13.76%) Microservices
23 1,266 (13.17%) Microsoft
24 1,247 (12.97%) Greenfield Project
25 1,246 (12.96%) Social Skills
25 1,246 (12.96%) MVC
26 1,214 (12.63%) .NET Core
27 1,210 (12.59%) Node.js
28 1,187 (12.35%) Python

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
1 302 (3.14%) CMS
2 258 (2.68%) WordPress
3 186 (1.93%) Elasticsearch
4 156 (1.62%) Apache
5 153 (1.59%) Umbraco
6 133 (1.38%) SharePoint
7 122 (1.27%) Apache Solr
8 106 (1.10%) Confluence
9 86 (0.89%) Kentico
10 82 (0.85%) IIS
11 79 (0.82%) nginx
12 76 (0.79%) EPiServer
13 72 (0.75%) Sitecore CMS
14 68 (0.71%) Drupal
15 61 (0.63%) Headless CMS
16 54 (0.56%) Apache Spark
17 48 (0.50%) Tomcat
18 40 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
19 33 (0.34%) Apache Airflow
20 29 (0.30%) Anypoint
Applications
1 66 (0.69%) Figma
2 54 (0.56%) Microsoft Office
3 38 (0.40%) Microsoft Excel
3 38 (0.40%) Sketch
4 16 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 15 (0.16%) Adobe XD
6 14 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
6 14 (0.15%) Photoshop
7 13 (0.14%) InVision
8 8 (0.083%) MS Visio
9 4 (0.042%) Spreadsheet
10 3 (0.031%) EngageOne
10 3 (0.031%) InDesign
11 1 (0.010%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.010%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 1 (0.010%) Microsoft Project
11 1 (0.010%) UXPin
11 1 (0.010%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 72 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 59 (0.61%) NetSuite
3 42 (0.44%) Payment Gateway
4 41 (0.43%) Magento
5 40 (0.42%) SAP Business ByDesign
6 25 (0.26%) Shopify
7 19 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
8 16 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
9 13 (0.14%) Summit
10 12 (0.12%) Visualfiles
11 6 (0.062%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 5 (0.052%) nopCommerce
12 5 (0.052%) Oracle BPM
12 5 (0.052%) Oracle EBS
12 5 (0.052%) Oracle ERP
12 5 (0.052%) SAP ERP
12 5 (0.052%) SAP S/4HANA
13 4 (0.042%) Distributed Ledger
13 4 (0.042%) Social Studio
13 4 (0.042%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2,183 (22.71%) Azure
2 2,080 (21.64%) AWS
3 974 (10.13%) SaaS
4 556 (5.78%) GCP
5 477 (4.96%) Serverless
6 369 (3.84%) Power Platform
7 317 (3.30%) GitHub
8 260 (2.70%) Amazon S3
9 259 (2.69%) AWS Lambda
10 148 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
11 130 (1.35%) Dynamics 365
12 111 (1.15%) PaaS
13 105 (1.09%) Amazon SQS
14 99 (1.03%) Azure Service Bus
14 99 (1.03%) npm
15 95 (0.99%) PowerApps
16 87 (0.90%) Azure Functions
17 78 (0.81%) Firebase
18 76 (0.79%) Azure Logic Apps
19 75 (0.78%) AWS Step Functions
Communications & Networking
1 99 (1.03%) Internet
2 73 (0.76%) HTTP
3 49 (0.51%) DNS
4 39 (0.41%) AMQP
5 23 (0.24%) Broadband
6 19 (0.20%) Intranet
7 15 (0.16%) SSL
7 15 (0.16%) TCP/IP
8 11 (0.11%) Modbus
9 10 (0.10%) Bluetooth
9 10 (0.10%) RIP
10 9 (0.094%) FTP
10 9 (0.094%) MQTT
11 7 (0.073%) Firewall
11 7 (0.073%) SSH
12 6 (0.062%) Asterisk PBX
12 6 (0.062%) Wireless
13 4 (0.042%) Network Security
13 4 (0.042%) VoIP
14 3 (0.031%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,339 (13.93%) SQL Server
2 829 (8.62%) MySQL
3 538 (5.60%) NoSQL
4 456 (4.74%) MongoDB
5 410 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
6 382 (3.97%) Relational Database
7 312 (3.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 306 (3.18%) Power BI
9 256 (2.66%) Redis
10 252 (2.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 251 (2.61%) Big Data
12 242 (2.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 235 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
14 147 (1.53%) Amazon RDS
15 123 (1.28%) Azure SQL Database
16 104 (1.08%) Data Lake
17 101 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 99 (1.03%) RDBMS
19 93 (0.97%) Hadoop
20 92 (0.96%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 1,485 (15.45%) Git (software)
2 360 (3.74%) Jenkins
3 273 (2.84%) JIRA
4 252 (2.62%) Visual Studio
5 187 (1.95%) webpack
6 171 (1.78%) Team Foundation Server
7 152 (1.58%) Maven
8 137 (1.43%) JUnit
9 135 (1.40%) TeamCity
10 119 (1.24%) Selenium
11 118 (1.23%) Octopus Deploy
12 114 (1.19%) Cypress.io
13 107 (1.11%) Bitbucket
14 95 (0.99%) CircleCI
15 93 (0.97%) gulp
16 77 (0.80%) PHPUnit
17 71 (0.74%) GitLab
18 66 (0.69%) NUnit
19 60 (0.62%) Jasmine
20 57 (0.59%) ReSharper
General
1 1,751 (18.21%) Finance
2 1,246 (12.96%) Social Skills
3 350 (3.64%) Games
4 345 (3.59%) Analytical Skills
5 339 (3.53%) Marketing
6 329 (3.42%) Retail
7 242 (2.52%) Banking
8 236 (2.45%) Front Office
9 154 (1.60%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 139 (1.45%) Public Sector
11 129 (1.34%) Law
12 126 (1.31%) Manufacturing
13 124 (1.29%) Telecoms
14 95 (0.99%) Automotive
15 84 (0.87%) Electronics
16 74 (0.77%) Organisational Skills
17 71 (0.74%) Billing
18 66 (0.69%) Legal
19 58 (0.60%) Advertising
20 56 (0.58%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,876 (29.91%) React
2 2,749 (28.59%) .NET
3 2,436 (25.34%) HTML
4 2,131 (22.17%) CSS
5 1,493 (15.53%) AngularJS
6 1,214 (12.63%) .NET Core
7 1,210 (12.59%) Node.js
8 1,050 (10.92%) Web Services
9 913 (9.50%) RESTful
10 912 (9.49%) REST
11 898 (9.34%) ASP.NET
12 839 (8.73%) Vue.js
13 688 (7.16%) jQuery
14 657 (6.83%) HTML5
15 587 (6.11%) .NET Framework
16 528 (5.49%) Spring
17 426 (4.43%) React Native
18 415 (4.32%) Laravel
19 411 (4.28%) XML
20 399 (4.15%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1,247 (12.97%) Greenfield Project
2 607 (6.31%) User Experience
3 508 (5.28%) Mobile App
4 324 (3.37%) Self-Motivation
5 266 (2.77%) Virtual Team
6 200 (2.08%) e-Learning
7 192 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
8 167 (1.74%) Social Media
9 133 (1.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 121 (1.26%) Derivative
10 121 (1.26%) Fixed Income
10 121 (1.26%) Legacy Code
11 120 (1.25%) Algorithms
11 120 (1.25%) Cloud Native
12 111 (1.15%) Legacy Systems
13 108 (1.12%) Equities
14 105 (1.09%) Hedge funds
15 93 (0.97%) Data Structures
16 87 (0.90%) Tandem
17 63 (0.66%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 579 (6.02%) Linux
2 437 (4.55%) Apple iOS
3 359 (3.73%) Android
4 265 (2.76%) Windows
5 81 (0.84%) Unix
6 61 (0.63%) Windows Server
7 23 (0.24%) Ubuntu
8 16 (0.17%) CentOS
9 7 (0.073%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.052%) Fedora
10 5 (0.052%) Mac OS
10 5 (0.052%) SUSE
11 3 (0.031%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (0.021%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.021%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.021%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.021%) Windows Server 2016
13 1 (0.010%) Alpine Linux
13 1 (0.010%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.010%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,727 (38.77%) Agile Software Development
2 2,036 (21.18%) Full Stack Development
3 1,946 (20.24%) Software Engineering
4 1,681 (17.48%) DevOps
5 1,432 (14.89%) Front End Development
6 1,323 (13.76%) Microservices
7 1,246 (12.96%) MVC
8 1,168 (12.15%) TDD
9 996 (10.36%) Fintech
10 952 (9.90%) Scrum
11 909 (9.45%) Problem-Solving
12 835 (8.69%) Mentoring
13 797 (8.29%) Web Development
14 692 (7.20%) Unit Testing
15 670 (6.97%) E-Commerce
16 627 (6.52%) OO
17 602 (6.26%) Test Automation
18 549 (5.71%) Computer Science
19 501 (5.21%) Business Intelligence
20 490 (5.10%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 4,097 (42.61%) JavaScript
2 2,750 (28.60%) C#
3 2,436 (25.34%) SQL
4 1,606 (16.70%) Java
5 1,489 (15.49%) TypeScript
6 1,352 (14.06%) PHP
7 1,187 (12.35%) Python
8 715 (7.44%) Go
9 449 (4.67%) T-SQL
10 349 (3.63%) Kotlin
11 239 (2.49%) Apple Swift
12 217 (2.26%) C++
13 211 (2.19%) Ruby
14 195 (2.03%) Java 8
15 179 (1.86%) ES6
16 177 (1.84%) PowerShell
17 166 (1.73%) C
18 149 (1.55%) VB.NET
19 146 (1.52%) Scala
20 113 (1.18%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 683 (7.10%) Degree
2 310 (3.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 209 (2.17%) Security Cleared
4 175 (1.82%) SC Cleared
5 63 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
6 31 (0.32%) Numerate Degree
7 27 (0.28%) Master's Degree
8 19 (0.20%) BPSS Clearance
9 18 (0.19%) DBS Check
10 12 (0.12%) DV Cleared
11 9 (0.094%) HND
12 7 (0.073%) AWS Certification
12 7 (0.073%) ISTQB
13 6 (0.062%) MCSD
13 6 (0.062%) PhD
14 4 (0.042%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 4 (0.042%) SANS
15 3 (0.031%) MCPD
15 3 (0.031%) Oracle Certification
16 2 (0.021%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 473 (4.92%) QA
2 228 (2.37%) Accessibility
3 63 (0.66%) GDPR
4 35 (0.36%) WCAG
5 25 (0.26%) Data Quality
6 17 (0.18%) SLA
7 4 (0.042%) GRC
8 3 (0.031%) GAMP
8 3 (0.031%) HL7
8 3 (0.031%) ISO 20022
9 2 (0.021%) IFRS
9 2 (0.021%) ISO 13485
9 2 (0.021%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.021%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.021%) PMO
9 2 (0.021%) PSD2
10 1 (0.010%) DICOM
10 1 (0.010%) ISO 15022
10 1 (0.010%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.010%) NCSC
System Software
1 1,774 (18.45%) Docker
2 43 (0.45%) Active Directory
3 11 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
4 9 (0.094%) ISA Server
5 7 (0.073%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 5 (0.052%) Varnish
7 1 (0.010%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 1,071 (11.14%) Kubernetes
2 444 (4.62%) Terraform
3 79 (0.82%) Ansible
4 50 (0.52%) Grafana
5 46 (0.48%) Kibana
6 25 (0.26%) logstash
7 22 (0.23%) Single Sign-On
8 17 (0.18%) Amdocs OSS
9 14 (0.15%) Puppet
10 8 (0.083%) Hadoop YARN
10 8 (0.083%) Rancher
11 7 (0.073%) MIIS
11 7 (0.073%) Opscode Chef
12 4 (0.042%) Capistrano
12 4 (0.042%) Consul
13 3 (0.031%) Control-M
13 3 (0.031%) Docker Swarm
13 3 (0.031%) Salt
14 2 (0.021%) Prometheus
14 2 (0.021%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1,266 (13.17%) Microsoft
2 363 (3.78%) Google
3 362 (3.77%) Oracle
4 148 (1.54%) SAP
5 133 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
6 118 (1.23%) ServiceNow
7 111 (1.15%) Zend
8 101 (1.05%) Xamarin
9 90 (0.94%) MuleSoft
10 89 (0.93%) Adobe
11 84 (0.87%) Sitecore
12 76 (0.79%) Apple
13 58 (0.60%) WooCommerce
14 46 (0.48%) Dell
15 40 (0.42%) Twitter
16 38 (0.40%) Databricks
17 32 (0.33%) Informatica
18 28 (0.29%) Atlassian
18 28 (0.29%) HubSpot
18 28 (0.29%) IBM