SDLC Jobs with Work from Home Options

Systems or Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
UK > Work from Home

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and a requirement for SDLC skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SDLC over the 6 months to 20 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
20 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 82 80 59
Rank change year-on-year -2 -21 +19
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 1,165 1,650 3,990
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 3.45% 4.07% 5.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.78% 4.23% 5.77%
Number of salaries quoted 663 1,252 2,227
10th Percentile £40,000 £42,500 £38,258
25th Percentile £45,000 £51,250 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £62,500 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -4.00% - +8.70%
75th Percentile £73,500 £82,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £92,387 £95,000 £97,374
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,800 £62,500
% change year-on-year -1.32% -2.72% +13.64%

All Process and Methodology Skills
Work from Home

SDLC is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 30,838 38,971 69,157
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 91.21% 96.04% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 23,338 27,094 41,652
10th Percentile £33,750 £37,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £47,500 £45,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.00% +4.17% +9.09%
75th Percentile £75,000 £82,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £100,000 £95,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £61,180 £60,000
% change year-on-year -10.10% +1.97% +9.09%

SDLC
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

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

SDLC trend for jobs with a WFH option

SDLC
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

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

SDLC salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

SDLC
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing SDLC over the 6 months to 20 May 2024.

SDLC salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

SDLC
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 46 (3.95%) WebLogic
2 44 (3.78%) Microsoft Exchange
3 12 (1.03%) SharePoint
4 11 (0.94%) Confluence
5 9 (0.77%) Apache
6 8 (0.69%) nginx
7 7 (0.60%) SAS
8 6 (0.52%) Apache Spark
9 3 (0.26%) Apache Solr
9 3 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.17%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.086%) Apache Airflow
11 1 (0.086%) Appian
11 1 (0.086%) CMS
11 1 (0.086%) GemFire
11 1 (0.086%) NServiceBus
11 1 (0.086%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 19 (1.63%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (1.29%) Microsoft Project
3 13 (1.12%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (0.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (0.60%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.52%) SPSS
7 3 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 48 (4.12%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 41 (3.52%) Endur
3 7 (0.60%) NetSuite
4 5 (0.43%) Elite 3E
5 4 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.26%) OpenLink RightAngle
6 3 (0.26%) Relativity
7 2 (0.17%) SAP MII
7 2 (0.17%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (0.086%) Data Workbench
8 1 (0.086%) Payment Gateway
8 1 (0.086%) Ringtail
8 1 (0.086%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 393 (33.73%) Azure
2 258 (22.15%) AWS
3 109 (9.36%) Azure DevOps
4 87 (7.47%) SaaS
5 56 (4.81%) GCP
6 52 (4.46%) Amazon EKS
7 46 (3.95%) Amazon SQS
8 41 (3.52%) PaaS
9 37 (3.18%) GitHub
10 33 (2.83%) Power Platform
11 31 (2.66%) Microsoft 365
12 25 (2.15%) Serverless
13 24 (2.06%) IaaS
14 21 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
15 13 (1.12%) Amazon ECS
15 13 (1.12%) Entra ID
15 13 (1.12%) GitHub Actions
15 13 (1.12%) PowerApps
16 12 (1.03%) Dynamics 365
17 10 (0.86%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 55 (4.72%) TCP/IP
2 51 (4.38%) DNS
3 46 (3.95%) BGP
3 46 (3.95%) SSL
4 9 (0.77%) NGFW
4 9 (0.77%) VPN
5 8 (0.69%) Internet
5 8 (0.69%) VoIP
6 7 (0.60%) HTTP
6 7 (0.60%) MQTT
6 7 (0.60%) Network Security
7 6 (0.52%) AMQP
8 5 (0.43%) Bluetooth
8 5 (0.43%) RS-232
8 5 (0.43%) RS-485
8 5 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (0.43%) Wireless
8 5 (0.43%) ZigBee
9 4 (0.34%) Ethernet
9 4 (0.34%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (14.68%) SQL Server
2 139 (11.93%) Relational Database
3 91 (7.81%) RDBMS
4 56 (4.81%) MySQL
5 48 (4.12%) Oracle Database
6 47 (4.03%) Amazon RDS
7 21 (1.80%) Power BI
8 18 (1.55%) Redis
9 17 (1.46%) MongoDB
10 14 (1.20%) NoSQL
10 14 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
11 13 (1.12%) Big Data
12 11 (0.94%) Azure SQL Database
12 11 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
13 9 (0.77%) DynamoDB
14 8 (0.69%) Couchbase
14 8 (0.69%) MS Access
14 8 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 7 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
16 6 (0.52%) Metadata
Development Applications
1 102 (8.76%) JIRA
2 64 (5.49%) Git
3 41 (3.52%) Jenkins
4 27 (2.32%) Maven
5 19 (1.63%) JUnit
6 17 (1.46%) Postman
7 16 (1.37%) Selenium
8 14 (1.20%) GitLab
9 12 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
10 10 (0.86%) Cypress.io
10 10 (0.86%) Eclipse
10 10 (0.86%) Visual Studio
11 9 (0.77%) NUnit
11 9 (0.77%) SoapUI
12 7 (0.60%) Cucumber
13 6 (0.52%) JMeter
13 6 (0.52%) Mocha
13 6 (0.52%) SpecFlow
14 5 (0.43%) InstallShield
14 5 (0.43%) LabVIEW
General
1 272 (23.35%) Social Skills
2 194 (16.65%) Finance
3 103 (8.84%) Analytical Skills
4 79 (6.78%) Marketing
5 63 (5.41%) Banking
6 61 (5.24%) Aerospace
7 55 (4.72%) Games
8 49 (4.21%) Retail
9 48 (4.12%) Legal
10 36 (3.09%) Law
11 30 (2.58%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 28 (2.40%) Public Sector
13 27 (2.32%) Electronics
14 23 (1.97%) Manufacturing
15 20 (1.72%) Publishing
16 19 (1.63%) Investment Banking
17 17 (1.46%) Organisational Skills
18 14 (1.20%) Presentation Skills
19 13 (1.12%) Aviation
19 13 (1.12%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 293 (25.15%) Developer
2 213 (18.28%) Project Manager
3 201 (17.25%) Senior
4 159 (13.65%) Presales Manager
5 156 (13.39%) Software Engineer
6 155 (13.30%) Lead
7 101 (8.67%) Architect
8 89 (7.64%) .NET Developer
9 88 (7.55%) Senior Developer
10 79 (6.78%) Analyst
11 67 (5.75%) Software Developer
12 65 (5.58%) DevOps Engineer
13 62 (5.32%) Solutions Architect
14 53 (4.55%) Business Analyst
15 48 (4.12%) Lead Architect
16 47 (4.03%) Lead Solutions Architect
17 43 (3.69%) C# Developer
18 42 (3.61%) Java Developer
18 42 (3.61%) Senior Software Engineer
19 39 (3.35%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 268 (23.00%) .NET
2 132 (11.33%) AngularJS
3 124 (10.64%) React
4 104 (8.93%) ASP.NET
5 94 (8.07%) .NET Framework
6 93 (7.98%) Spring Boot
7 88 (7.55%) .NET Core
8 79 (6.78%) Spring
9 64 (5.49%) RESTful
10 62 (5.32%) ASP.NET Web API
11 61 (5.24%) HTML
12 58 (4.98%) REST
13 55 (4.72%) CSS
14 53 (4.55%) Entity Framework
15 52 (4.46%) RabbitMQ
16 51 (4.38%) ASP.NET MVC
17 42 (3.61%) JSON
18 40 (3.43%) Web Services
19 37 (3.18%) SOAP
20 35 (3.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 70 (6.01%) Public Cloud
2 69 (5.92%) Enterprise Software
3 64 (5.49%) Product Ownership
4 41 (3.52%) Swaptions
5 37 (3.18%) Greenfield Project
6 35 (3.00%) Social Network
7 32 (2.75%) Cloud Native
8 29 (2.49%) Mobile App
8 29 (2.49%) Virtual Team
9 26 (2.23%) Self-Motivation
10 23 (1.97%) Client/Server
11 21 (1.80%) Distributed Applications
12 19 (1.63%) Algorithms
13 17 (1.46%) Management Information System
14 16 (1.37%) Data Structures
14 16 (1.37%) Private Cloud
15 14 (1.20%) Distributed Systems
16 13 (1.12%) Onboarding
17 12 (1.03%) IoT
18 11 (0.94%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 133 (11.42%) Linux
2 49 (4.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 41 (3.52%) Windows
4 13 (1.12%) Unix
5 9 (0.77%) FreeRTOS
6 8 (0.69%) Android
7 7 (0.60%) Apple iOS
8 6 (0.52%) Embedded Linux
8 6 (0.52%) Windows Server
9 5 (0.43%) ThreadX
10 4 (0.34%) VxWorks
11 3 (0.26%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 3 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.086%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 748 (64.21%) Agile
2 316 (27.12%) Project Management
3 298 (25.58%) DevOps
4 286 (24.55%) Software Engineering
5 259 (22.23%) Actionable Insight
6 221 (18.97%) Project Delivery
7 212 (18.20%) Problem-Solving
8 190 (16.31%) Scrum
9 179 (15.36%) Agile Project Management
9 179 (15.36%) Presales
9 179 (15.36%) Software Delivery
10 174 (14.94%) CI/CD
11 164 (14.08%) Full Stack Development
12 138 (11.85%) Collaborative Working
13 132 (11.33%) Kanban
14 106 (9.10%) Microservices
15 103 (8.84%) Mentoring
16 95 (8.15%) Continuous Improvement
17 90 (7.73%) Computer Science
17 90 (7.73%) Roadmaps
Programming Languages
1 251 (21.55%) C#
2 223 (19.14%) SQL
3 220 (18.88%) JavaScript
4 184 (15.79%) Java
5 109 (9.36%) Python
6 62 (5.32%) TypeScript
7 54 (4.64%) C
8 52 (4.46%) VB
9 39 (3.35%) C++
10 33 (2.83%) T-SQL
11 23 (1.97%) PowerShell
12 18 (1.55%) PHP
13 17 (1.46%) Groovy
14 14 (1.20%) Bash
15 11 (0.94%) Go
15 11 (0.94%) Kotlin
15 11 (0.94%) RPG
16 5 (0.43%) Bicep
16 5 (0.43%) VBA
17 4 (0.34%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 175 (15.02%) Security Cleared
2 144 (12.36%) Degree
3 83 (7.12%) SC Cleared
4 57 (4.89%) Azure Certification
4 57 (4.89%) DV Cleared
5 50 (4.29%) AWS Certification
6 48 (4.12%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
7 40 (3.43%) Computer Science Degree
8 22 (1.89%) ISTQB
8 22 (1.89%) PMI Certification
9 17 (1.46%) BPSS Clearance
9 17 (1.46%) DBS Check
10 13 (1.12%) Master's Degree
11 11 (0.94%) ISEB
11 11 (0.94%) PMP
12 10 (0.86%) CISSP
12 10 (0.86%) GIAC
13 6 (0.52%) CISM
13 6 (0.52%) SANS
14 5 (0.43%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (9.87%) QA
2 15 (1.29%) PMO
3 12 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (0.86%) NIST
5 7 (0.60%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.52%) Accessibility
6 6 (0.52%) COBIT
6 6 (0.52%) Cyber Essentials
6 6 (0.52%) ISO 9000
6 6 (0.52%) Web Application Security Consortium
7 4 (0.34%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 4 (0.34%) ISO 13485
7 4 (0.34%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.34%) SEPA
8 2 (0.17%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.086%) AQAP
9 1 (0.086%) TickIT
System Software
1 145 (12.45%) Docker
2 32 (2.75%) Firmware
3 17 (1.46%) Embedded Firmware
4 12 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (1.03%) vSphere
5 9 (0.77%) Virtual Desktop
5 9 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (0.60%) Active Directory
7 2 (0.17%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.086%) GridGain
8 1 (0.086%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 132 (11.33%) Kubernetes
2 95 (8.15%) Terraform
3 62 (5.32%) Ansible
4 17 (1.46%) Grafana
5 9 (0.77%) Kibana
6 8 (0.69%) Prometheus
7 6 (0.52%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
8 5 (0.43%) Argo
8 5 (0.43%) Progress Chef
8 5 (0.43%) Puppet
9 2 (0.17%) Istio
10 1 (0.086%) Packer
Vendors
1 152 (13.05%) Microsoft
2 103 (8.84%) Oracle
3 48 (4.12%) Sparx
4 41 (3.52%) OpenLink
4 41 (3.52%) Sybase
4 41 (3.52%) TIBCO
5 34 (2.92%) Google
6 23 (1.97%) SAP
7 17 (1.46%) Salesforce
8 13 (1.12%) VMware
9 9 (0.77%) BT
9 9 (0.77%) Citrix
9 9 (0.77%) NVIDIA
10 8 (0.69%) MuleSoft
11 7 (0.60%) IBM
11 7 (0.60%) ServiceNow
12 5 (0.43%) Databricks
13 4 (0.34%) Facebook
13 4 (0.34%) QNX
13 4 (0.34%) Splunk