Distributed Systems Jobs with Work from Home Options

Distributed Systems
UK > Work from Home

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Distributed Systems in permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH). Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Distributed Systems over the 6 months to 24 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

6 months to
24 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 415 361 184
Rank change year-on-year -54 -177 +71
Permanent jobs citing Distributed Systems 167 338 1,624
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.49% 0.85% 2.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.38% 2.19% 4.79%
Number of salaries quoted 135 233 403
10th Percentile £52,500 £60,040 £55,650
25th Percentile £63,250 £72,500 £68,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £82,500 £85,000 £85,000
Median % change year-on-year -2.94% - +13.33%
75th Percentile £130,000 £103,802 £100,000
90th Percentile £182,500 £116,250 £110,000
UK median annual salary £82,500 £87,500 £85,000
% change year-on-year -5.71% +2.94% +13.33%

All Generic Skills
Work from Home

Distributed Systems is in the General and Transferable Skills 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 generic IT skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 12,093 15,421 33,887
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 35.53% 38.63% 47.12%
Number of salaries quoted 9,251 11,266 17,022
10th Percentile £32,500 £39,294 £37,500
25th Percentile £42,516 £48,750 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £59,556 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.38% - +13.04%
75th Percentile £80,000 £86,250 £83,750
90th Percentile £102,500 £110,000 £100,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -15.38% +4.00% +4.17%

Distributed Systems
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

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

Distributed Systems trend for jobs with a WFH option

Distributed Systems
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

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

Distributed Systems salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Distributed Systems
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Distributed Systems over the 6 months to 24 May 2024.

Distributed Systems salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

Distributed Systems
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 21 (12.57%) OpenStack
2 9 (5.39%) Confluence
3 7 (4.19%) JBoss
4 6 (3.59%) Red Hat Fuse
5 4 (2.40%) Apache Spark
6 3 (1.80%) Ethereum
6 3 (1.80%) Hyperledger
7 2 (1.20%) Apache
7 2 (1.20%) Jupyter
7 2 (1.20%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.60%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.60%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.60%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.60%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Endur
1 1 (0.60%) Salesforce CRM
1 1 (0.60%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 79 (47.31%) AWS
2 57 (34.13%) Serverless
3 40 (23.95%) Azure
4 31 (18.56%) AWS Lambda
5 25 (14.97%) Amazon EKS
6 24 (14.37%) Amazon ECS
7 17 (10.18%) Amazon Kinesis
7 17 (10.18%) Amazon SQS
8 15 (8.98%) GCP
9 14 (8.38%) GitHub
10 10 (5.99%) Amazon EC2
10 10 (5.99%) Amazon S3
11 9 (5.39%) SaaS
12 8 (4.79%) AWS CloudFormation
12 8 (4.79%) Entra ID
12 8 (4.79%) PaaS
13 7 (4.19%) Azure DevOps
13 7 (4.19%) Route 53
13 7 (4.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 6 (3.59%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.19%) Network Security
2 5 (2.99%) DNS
3 2 (1.20%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (20.36%) PostgreSQL
2 21 (12.57%) NoSQL
3 19 (11.38%) DynamoDB
4 12 (7.19%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (7.19%) Relational Database
5 9 (5.39%) BigQuery
6 8 (4.79%) Amazon RDS
7 6 (3.59%) Azure SQL Database
7 6 (3.59%) Big Data
8 5 (2.99%) MySQL
9 4 (2.40%) Amazon Aurora
9 4 (2.40%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (2.40%) RDBMS
9 4 (2.40%) Redis
10 3 (1.80%) Data Lake
10 3 (1.80%) Event Store
11 2 (1.20%) Apache Pinot
11 2 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (1.20%) Flink
11 2 (1.20%) Presto
Development Applications
1 44 (26.35%) Jenkins
2 40 (23.95%) Git
3 10 (5.99%) JIRA
4 9 (5.39%) Bitbucket
5 7 (4.19%) JUnit
5 7 (4.19%) Sonatype Nexus
5 7 (4.19%) Subversion
6 3 (1.80%) GitLab
6 3 (1.80%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.60%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.60%) JMeter
7 1 (0.60%) Rational DOORS
General
1 37 (22.16%) Social Skills
2 21 (12.57%) Public Sector
3 18 (10.78%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 16 (9.58%) Legal
5 14 (8.38%) Retail
6 11 (6.59%) Finance
7 8 (4.79%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (4.79%) Banking
7 8 (4.79%) Games
7 8 (4.79%) Tech for Good
8 5 (2.99%) Law
9 3 (1.80%) Manufacturing
10 2 (1.20%) Advertising
10 2 (1.20%) Aerospace
10 2 (1.20%) Electronics
10 2 (1.20%) Marketing
10 2 (1.20%) Organisational Skills
10 2 (1.20%) Presentation Skills
10 2 (1.20%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.60%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 49 (29.34%) Developer
2 37 (22.16%) Senior
3 36 (21.56%) Software Engineer
4 29 (17.37%) Java Developer
4 29 (17.37%) Lead
5 21 (12.57%) Senior Software Engineer
6 16 (9.58%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 14 (8.38%) Cloud Engineer
7 14 (8.38%) Platform Engineer
8 13 (7.78%) Cloud Platform Engineer
9 12 (7.19%) Lead Developer
10 10 (5.99%) Architect
10 10 (5.99%) C Software Engineer
10 10 (5.99%) C/C++ Software Engineer
10 10 (5.99%) C++ Software Engineer
10 10 (5.99%) Senior C Software Engineer
10 10 (5.99%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
10 10 (5.99%) Software Developer
10 10 (5.99%) Technical Leader
11 9 (5.39%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (20.36%) Spring
2 32 (19.16%) AngularJS
3 30 (17.96%) Spring Boot
3 30 (17.96%) Web Services
4 29 (17.37%) Node.js
5 27 (16.17%) REST
6 21 (12.57%) Apache Camel
6 21 (12.57%) Elastic Stack
7 19 (11.38%) RESTful
8 17 (10.18%) JSON
9 16 (9.58%) React
10 15 (8.98%) XML
11 14 (8.38%) Kafka
12 12 (7.19%) SOAP
13 6 (3.59%) J2EE
14 5 (2.99%) .NET
14 5 (2.99%) Hibernate
15 4 (2.40%) CSS
15 4 (2.40%) Ember.js
15 4 (2.40%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.59%) Embedded Systems
1 11 (6.59%) Management Information System
1 11 (6.59%) RISC-V
2 9 (5.39%) Algorithms
2 9 (5.39%) Blog
2 9 (5.39%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (4.79%) Freedom of Information
3 8 (4.79%) Taxonomies
4 7 (4.19%) Data Centre
4 7 (4.19%) Data Structures
5 6 (3.59%) Blockchain
6 5 (2.99%) Client/Server
6 5 (2.99%) Cloud Native
6 5 (2.99%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (2.99%) IoT
7 4 (2.40%) Hedge funds
7 4 (2.40%) Legacy Systems
8 3 (1.80%) Analytical Mindset
8 3 (1.80%) Sports Betting
8 3 (1.80%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 34 (20.36%) Linux
2 3 (1.80%) Windows
3 2 (1.20%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (1.20%) VMS
3 2 (1.20%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (41.32%) Software Engineering
2 68 (40.72%) Agile
3 67 (40.12%) Microservices
4 57 (34.13%) DevOps
5 30 (17.96%) CI/CD
6 29 (17.37%) Computer Science
7 28 (16.77%) Mentoring
8 26 (15.57%) TDD
9 25 (14.97%) Full Stack Development
9 25 (14.97%) Kanban
9 25 (14.97%) Scrum
10 24 (14.37%) BDD
11 21 (12.57%) Problem-Solving
12 20 (11.98%) Event-Driven
13 18 (10.78%) Cybersecurity
13 18 (10.78%) Event-Driven Architecture
13 18 (10.78%) Infrastructure as Code
13 18 (10.78%) Roadmaps
13 18 (10.78%) Unit Testing
14 17 (10.18%) Design Patterns
Programming Languages
1 78 (46.71%) Java
2 54 (32.34%) Python
3 48 (28.74%) JavaScript
4 27 (16.17%) Go
5 26 (15.57%) SQL
6 25 (14.97%) C
7 24 (14.37%) TypeScript
8 19 (11.38%) C++
9 12 (7.19%) C#
10 11 (6.59%) Embedded C
10 11 (6.59%) Rust
11 5 (2.99%) PowerShell
11 5 (2.99%) Ruby
11 5 (2.99%) Scala
12 3 (1.80%) Kotlin
12 3 (1.80%) Solidity
13 2 (1.20%) Bash
13 2 (1.20%) Bicep
14 1 (0.60%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 31 (18.56%) Degree
2 25 (14.97%) Security Cleared
3 24 (14.37%) SC Cleared
4 20 (11.98%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (4.79%) Master's Degree
6 7 (4.19%) CISSP
6 7 (4.19%) GIAC
7 6 (3.59%) CISM
7 6 (3.59%) SANS
8 5 (2.99%) Azure Certification
9 3 (1.80%) PhD
10 2 (1.20%) AWS Certification
10 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.60%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.60%) HNC
11 1 (0.60%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.19%) NIST
1 7 (4.19%) PCI DSS
2 6 (3.59%) COBIT
2 6 (3.59%) Web Application Security Consortium
3 2 (1.20%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (1.20%) GDPR
3 2 (1.20%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.60%) Accessibility
4 1 (0.60%) California Consumer Privacy Act
4 1 (0.60%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.60%) SOC 2
System Software
1 62 (37.13%) Docker
2 15 (8.98%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 72 (43.11%) Kubernetes
2 32 (19.16%) Ansible
3 28 (16.77%) Terraform
4 7 (4.19%) Packer
5 6 (3.59%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 6 (3.59%) Progress Chef
6 4 (2.40%) Puppet
7 2 (1.20%) Argo
7 2 (1.20%) Grafana
7 2 (1.20%) Salt
8 1 (0.60%) Kibana
8 1 (0.60%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 21 (12.57%) WSO2
2 11 (6.59%) Google
3 9 (5.39%) Atlassian
4 8 (4.79%) Microsoft
5 3 (1.80%) SAP
6 2 (1.20%) Apple
6 2 (1.20%) CrowdStrike
6 2 (1.20%) NVIDIA
6 2 (1.20%) Oracle
6 2 (1.20%) Solace
6 2 (1.20%) Thales
6 2 (1.20%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.60%) Databricks
7 1 (0.60%) MathWorks
7 1 (0.60%) OpenLink
7 1 (0.60%) PagerDuty
7 1 (0.60%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.60%) Rollbar
7 1 (0.60%) Salesforce
7 1 (0.60%) Splunk