Period
to 21 October 2020

The median annual salary for a Developer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Work from Home during the 6 months to 21 October 2020.

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
21 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 2,583 2,766 2,951
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 40.14% 36.06% 38.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 42.19% 37.31% 39.35%
Number of salaries quoted 4,737 5,119 5,422
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £82,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%

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 6,122 7,414 7,500
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.14% 96.65% 97.10%
Number of salaries quoted 5,489 6,423 6,463
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £87,500 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +4.17%

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 21 October 2020.

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 21 October 2020, 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 1,120 (43.36%) JavaScript
2 913 (35.35%) Agile Software Development
3 787 (30.47%) .NET
4 754 (29.19%) C#
5 661 (25.59%) HTML
6 649 (25.13%) AngularJS
7 626 (24.24%) CSS
8 615 (23.81%) Java
9 608 (23.54%) SQL
10 591 (22.88%) React
11 542 (20.98%) Azure
12 427 (16.53%) TDD
13 422 (16.34%) DevOps
14 420 (16.26%) Microservices
15 390 (15.10%) Git (software)
16 388 (15.02%) .NET Core
17 371 (14.36%) AWS
18 354 (13.70%) SQL Server
19 347 (13.43%) MVC
19 347 (13.43%) Finance
20 342 (13.24%) Software Engineering
21 330 (12.78%) Node.js
22 327 (12.66%) PHP
23 317 (12.27%) Front End Development
24 313 (12.12%) Python
25 306 (11.85%) ASP.NET
26 303 (11.73%) Web Development
27 296 (11.46%) Web Services
28 295 (11.42%) Scrum
29 294 (11.38%) Docker

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
1 111 (4.30%) Elasticsearch
2 87 (3.37%) CMS
3 50 (1.94%) WordPress
4 36 (1.39%) Apache
5 23 (0.89%) Apache Spark
6 21 (0.81%) Confluence
6 21 (0.81%) Umbraco
7 20 (0.77%) nginx
7 20 (0.77%) SharePoint
8 19 (0.74%) Drupal
9 14 (0.54%) IBM Domino
9 14 (0.54%) NServiceBus
10 11 (0.43%) Tomcat
11 10 (0.39%) IIS
11 10 (0.39%) Moodle
12 8 (0.31%) GlassFish
12 8 (0.31%) Jadu
12 8 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
12 8 (0.31%) WebSphere
13 5 (0.19%) EPiServer
Applications
1 25 (0.97%) Photoshop
2 19 (0.74%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (0.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 11 (0.43%) Figma
4 11 (0.43%) Sketch
5 9 (0.35%) Microsoft Office
6 8 (0.31%) Adobe XD
7 5 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.15%) Fireworks
8 4 (0.15%) Inkscape
9 3 (0.12%) GIMP
9 3 (0.12%) InVision
10 2 (0.077%) Chatbot
10 2 (0.077%) MS Visio
10 2 (0.077%) Zeplin
11 1 (0.039%) InDesign
11 1 (0.039%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.039%) SOLIDWORKS
11 1 (0.039%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 55 (2.13%) Magento
2 34 (1.32%) R3 Corda
3 32 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
4 22 (0.85%) Distributed Ledger
4 22 (0.85%) Shopify
5 6 (0.23%) NetSuite
5 6 (0.23%) Odoo
6 4 (0.15%) Elite 3E
6 4 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
6 4 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 3 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.12%) SAP BPC
7 3 (0.12%) SAP S/4HANA
8 2 (0.077%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.077%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 2 (0.077%) JDE OneWorld
8 2 (0.077%) Maximo
9 1 (0.039%) SAP EHS
9 1 (0.039%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 542 (20.98%) Azure
2 371 (14.36%) AWS
3 117 (4.53%) Serverless
4 107 (4.14%) GCP
5 92 (3.56%) GitHub
6 81 (3.14%) SaaS
7 76 (2.94%) Power Platform
8 65 (2.52%) AWS Lambda
9 43 (1.66%) Amazon EC2
10 35 (1.36%) Amazon S3
11 31 (1.20%) npm
12 24 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
13 20 (0.77%) Dynamics 365
14 18 (0.70%) Amazon SQS
15 17 (0.66%) PowerApps
15 17 (0.66%) Slack
16 15 (0.58%) Logic Apps
17 12 (0.46%) Azure Active Directory
17 12 (0.46%) Heroku
18 11 (0.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (1.01%) HTTP
2 25 (0.97%) Internet
3 20 (0.77%) Skype
4 9 (0.35%) SSH
5 7 (0.27%) Bluetooth
6 6 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (0.19%) Broadband
7 5 (0.19%) SSL
8 4 (0.15%) Intranet
8 4 (0.15%) SMTP
8 4 (0.15%) SNMP
9 3 (0.12%) VoIP
10 2 (0.077%) AMQP
10 2 (0.077%) CTI
10 2 (0.077%) LAN
10 2 (0.077%) PBX
10 2 (0.077%) TCP/IP
11 1 (0.039%) Asterisk PBX
11 1 (0.039%) ATM
11 1 (0.039%) Z-Wave
Database & Business Intelligence
1 354 (13.70%) SQL Server
2 219 (8.48%) MongoDB
3 216 (8.36%) MySQL
4 130 (5.03%) NoSQL
5 117 (4.53%) Relational Database
6 111 (4.30%) PostgreSQL
7 72 (2.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 63 (2.44%) Big Data
9 62 (2.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 62 (2.40%) Power BI
10 50 (1.94%) Redis
11 45 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 39 (1.51%) Apache Cassandra
13 31 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
14 29 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
15 26 (1.01%) Azure SQL Database
16 25 (0.97%) Blockchain
16 25 (0.97%) Hadoop
17 22 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 20 (0.77%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 390 (15.10%) Git (software)
2 104 (4.03%) JIRA
3 83 (3.21%) Jenkins
4 60 (2.32%) Team Foundation Server
5 47 (1.82%) webpack
6 46 (1.78%) Visual Studio
7 32 (1.24%) Bitbucket
7 32 (1.24%) IntelliJ
7 32 (1.24%) Selenium
8 28 (1.08%) RSpec
9 27 (1.05%) JUnit
9 27 (1.05%) Maven
10 26 (1.01%) Gradle
10 26 (1.01%) TeamCity
11 25 (0.97%) Cucumber
12 24 (0.93%) Octopus Deploy
13 22 (0.85%) gulp
13 22 (0.85%) Subversion
14 20 (0.77%) CircleCI
15 19 (0.74%) Grunt
General
1 347 (13.43%) Finance
2 85 (3.29%) Marketing
3 81 (3.14%) Public Sector
4 72 (2.79%) Games
5 57 (2.21%) Retail
6 54 (2.09%) Banking
7 45 (1.74%) Front Office
8 38 (1.47%) Manufacturing
9 35 (1.36%) Telecoms
10 31 (1.20%) Law
11 29 (1.12%) Electronics
12 26 (1.01%) Investment Banking
13 15 (0.58%) German Language
14 14 (0.54%) Advertising
14 14 (0.54%) Legal
15 12 (0.46%) Automotive
15 12 (0.46%) Billing
16 10 (0.39%) French Language
16 10 (0.39%) Spanish Language
17 6 (0.23%) Social Housing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 787 (30.47%) .NET
2 661 (25.59%) HTML
3 649 (25.13%) AngularJS
4 626 (24.24%) CSS
5 591 (22.88%) React
6 388 (15.02%) .NET Core
7 330 (12.78%) Node.js
8 306 (11.85%) ASP.NET
9 296 (11.46%) Web Services
10 265 (10.26%) REST
11 255 (9.87%) Vue.js
12 254 (9.83%) RESTful
13 205 (7.94%) HTML5
14 193 (7.47%) Spring
15 182 (7.05%) jQuery
16 159 (6.16%) ASP.NET Web API
17 156 (6.04%) .NET Framework
18 136 (5.27%) Laravel
19 134 (5.19%) CSS3
20 124 (4.80%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 192 (7.43%) Greenfield Project
2 184 (7.12%) User Experience
3 140 (5.42%) Mobile App
4 102 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
5 75 (2.90%) Self-Motivation
6 65 (2.52%) Virtual Team
7 45 (1.74%) Fixed Income
7 45 (1.74%) NHS
8 40 (1.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 39 (1.51%) Derivative
10 35 (1.36%) Algorithms
11 34 (1.32%) Hedge funds
12 33 (1.28%) Equities
13 23 (0.89%) Blog
14 19 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
15 18 (0.70%) Data Structures
16 17 (0.66%) Cloud Native
17 15 (0.58%) Social Media
18 14 (0.54%) e-Learning
19 11 (0.43%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 176 (6.81%) Android
2 133 (5.15%) Apple iOS
3 130 (5.03%) Linux
4 75 (2.90%) Windows
5 36 (1.39%) Unix
6 6 (0.23%) Mac OS
7 5 (0.19%) Windows Server
8 4 (0.15%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.12%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.077%) CentOS
10 2 (0.077%) Debian
10 2 (0.077%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (0.077%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.077%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.039%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 913 (35.35%) Agile Software Development
2 427 (16.53%) TDD
3 422 (16.34%) DevOps
4 420 (16.26%) Microservices
5 347 (13.43%) MVC
6 342 (13.24%) Software Engineering
7 317 (12.27%) Front End Development
8 303 (11.73%) Web Development
9 295 (11.42%) Scrum
10 216 (8.36%) Continuous Integration
11 185 (7.16%) Unit Testing
12 182 (7.05%) Fintech
13 180 (6.97%) Mentoring
14 155 (6.00%) OO
15 135 (5.23%) Problem-Solving
16 131 (5.07%) BDD
17 129 (4.99%) Test Automation
18 121 (4.68%) SDLC
19 120 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
20 116 (4.49%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1,120 (43.36%) JavaScript
2 754 (29.19%) C#
3 615 (23.81%) Java
4 608 (23.54%) SQL
5 327 (12.66%) PHP
6 313 (12.12%) Python
7 247 (9.56%) TypeScript
8 173 (6.70%) Kotlin
9 91 (3.52%) Scala
10 90 (3.48%) C++
11 85 (3.29%) Java 8
12 82 (3.17%) Ruby
12 82 (3.17%) T-SQL
13 77 (2.98%) Apex Code
14 74 (2.86%) Go
15 64 (2.48%) ES6
16 47 (1.82%) Objective-C
17 44 (1.70%) Apple Swift
18 40 (1.55%) PL/SQL
19 24 (0.93%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 121 (4.68%) Degree
2 62 (2.40%) Security Cleared
3 49 (1.90%) Computer Science Degree
4 41 (1.59%) SC Cleared
5 14 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (0.35%) DV Cleared
7 7 (0.27%) PhD
8 4 (0.15%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.15%) MCPD
8 4 (0.15%) Numerate Degree
9 3 (0.12%) AWS Certification
9 3 (0.12%) ISEB
9 3 (0.12%) Master's Degree
9 3 (0.12%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.12%) Postgraduate
10 2 (0.077%) OSCE
10 2 (0.077%) OSCP
11 1 (0.039%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.039%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.039%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (2.28%) QA
2 11 (0.43%) NIST
3 7 (0.27%) GDPR
4 6 (0.23%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.19%) SLA
6 3 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.077%) HIPAA
7 2 (0.077%) IEC 62304
7 2 (0.077%) ISO 13485
7 2 (0.077%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.077%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.077%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.077%) WCAG
8 1 (0.039%) GxP
8 1 (0.039%) HL7
8 1 (0.039%) PSD2
System Software
1 294 (11.38%) Docker
2 19 (0.74%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.27%) Firmware
5 4 (0.15%) vSphere
6 2 (0.077%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.039%) NDS
7 1 (0.039%) NetIQ eDirectory
Systems Management
1 179 (6.93%) Kubernetes
2 79 (3.06%) Terraform
3 40 (1.55%) Ansible
4 18 (0.70%) Kibana
5 13 (0.50%) Grafana
6 11 (0.43%) cPanel
6 11 (0.43%) logstash
7 6 (0.23%) Puppet
8 5 (0.19%) Pingdom
8 5 (0.19%) Prometheus
8 5 (0.19%) Single Sign-On
9 4 (0.15%) NetIQ Identity Manager
10 3 (0.12%) MIIS
11 2 (0.077%) Consul
11 2 (0.077%) EMC NetWorker
11 2 (0.077%) linkerd
11 2 (0.077%) Opscode Chef
12 1 (0.039%) AirWatch
12 1 (0.039%) BMC PATROL
12 1 (0.039%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 226 (8.75%) Microsoft
2 91 (3.52%) Salesforce.com
3 73 (2.83%) Google
4 64 (2.48%) Oracle
5 52 (2.01%) ServiceNow
6 40 (1.55%) SAP
7 31 (1.20%) Xamarin
8 28 (1.08%) Adobe
8 28 (1.08%) Zend
9 21 (0.81%) Tableau
10 19 (0.74%) Apple
11 14 (0.54%) IBM
11 14 (0.54%) Intel
12 12 (0.46%) Atlassian
12 12 (0.46%) JDA
12 12 (0.46%) MuleSoft
12 12 (0.46%) Splunk
13 10 (0.39%) Pardot
14 9 (0.35%) Sitecore
15 8 (0.31%) Borland