Period
to 28 January 2022

The median annual salary for a Senior Software Developer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Work from Home during the 6 months to 28 January 2022.

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

Senior Software Developer
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
28 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 343 231 241
Rank change year-on-year -112 +10 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 217 119 39
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.73% 1.06% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 1.11% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 192 108 30
10th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £47,125
25th Percentile £50,000 £46,250 £48,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% -12.00% +19.05%
75th Percentile £75,000 £65,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £82,375 £85,000 £81,000
UK median annual salary £67,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +17.39% +4.55% +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 28,149 10,758 7,049
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.94% 95.58% 96.14%
Number of salaries quoted 21,704 9,499 6,183
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £35,000
25th Percentile £45,500 £41,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% -4.35% +4.55%
75th Percentile £78,750 £71,250 £73,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £85,000 £90,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Senior Software Developer
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

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

Senior Software Developer trend for jobs with a WFH option

Senior Software 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 Senior Software Developer.

Senior Software Developer salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Senior Software Developer
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Senior Software Developer over the 6 months to 28 January 2022.

Senior Software Developer salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 2022, Senior Software 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 Senior Software Developer in the job title.

1 133 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (57.60%) C#
3 124 (57.14%) JavaScript
4 121 (55.76%) .NET
5 99 (45.62%) SQL
6 97 (44.70%) React
7 65 (29.95%) Azure
7 65 (29.95%) AWS
8 63 (29.03%) Software Engineering
9 59 (27.19%) HTML
10 58 (26.73%) Microsoft
10 58 (26.73%) CI/CD
11 55 (25.35%) CSS
12 53 (24.42%) Full Stack Development
13 52 (23.96%) .NET Core
14 51 (23.50%) PHP
15 50 (23.04%) Web Services
16 49 (22.58%) SaaS
17 48 (22.12%) Computer Science
17 48 (22.12%) MVC
18 47 (21.66%) Test Automation
18 47 (21.66%) Social Skills
19 44 (20.28%) Microservices
20 42 (19.35%) XML
21 41 (18.89%) ASP.NET
21 41 (18.89%) SDLC
22 40 (18.43%) SQL Server
22 40 (18.43%) DevOps
23 39 (17.97%) AngularJS
24 38 (17.51%) jQuery

Senior Software 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 13 (5.99%) Confluence
2 9 (4.15%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (1.84%) Apache Airflow
4 3 (1.38%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.92%) CMS
5 2 (0.92%) IIS
5 2 (0.92%) nginx
5 2 (0.92%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.46%) Kentico
6 1 (0.46%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (0.92%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 23 (10.60%) NetSuite
1 23 (10.60%) SAP Business ByDesign
2 2 (0.92%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 65 (29.95%) AWS
1 65 (29.95%) Azure
2 49 (22.58%) SaaS
3 29 (13.36%) Serverless
4 24 (11.06%) GitHub
5 23 (10.60%) Linode
6 16 (7.37%) AWS Lambda
7 15 (6.91%) PaaS
8 13 (5.99%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 13 (5.99%) Amazon Cognito
8 13 (5.99%) AWS Fargate
9 9 (4.15%) GCP
9 9 (4.15%) Power Platform
10 8 (3.69%) Azure Service Bus
11 6 (2.76%) Azure Active Directory
12 4 (1.84%) Amazon EC2
12 4 (1.84%) IaaS
13 3 (1.38%) Amazon SQS
13 3 (1.38%) AWS CloudFormation
13 3 (1.38%) Azure Storage
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.38%) Internet
2 1 (0.46%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (18.43%) SQL Server
2 17 (7.83%) Relational Database
3 14 (6.45%) NoSQL
4 13 (5.99%) MySQL
5 10 (4.61%) Azure SQL Database
5 10 (4.61%) MongoDB
6 9 (4.15%) Power BI
7 5 (2.30%) Oracle Database
7 5 (2.30%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.84%) Amazon Athena
8 4 (1.84%) Amazon Aurora
9 3 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.46%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.46%) Blockchain
10 1 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.46%) GIS
10 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 23 (10.60%) WebStorm
2 21 (9.68%) Git (software)
3 17 (7.83%) JIRA
4 13 (5.99%) Octopus Deploy
4 13 (5.99%) Visual Studio
5 8 (3.69%) TeamCity
6 3 (1.38%) Protractor
7 2 (0.92%) Ant
7 2 (0.92%) GitLab
7 2 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.46%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.46%) JUnit
8 1 (0.46%) REST Assured
8 1 (0.46%) Selenium
8 1 (0.46%) TestNG
General
1 47 (21.66%) Social Skills
2 37 (17.05%) Finance
3 24 (11.06%) Marketing
4 12 (5.53%) Retail
5 11 (5.07%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (5.07%) Public Sector
6 10 (4.61%) Publishing
7 7 (3.23%) Electronics
7 7 (3.23%) Manufacturing
7 7 (3.23%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.84%) Front Office
9 3 (1.38%) Games
10 2 (0.92%) Back Office
10 2 (0.92%) Local Government
11 1 (0.46%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.46%) Influencing Skills
11 1 (0.46%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (55.76%) .NET
2 97 (44.70%) React
3 59 (27.19%) HTML
4 55 (25.35%) CSS
5 52 (23.96%) .NET Core
6 50 (23.04%) Web Services
7 42 (19.35%) XML
8 41 (18.89%) ASP.NET
9 39 (17.97%) AngularJS
10 38 (17.51%) jQuery
10 38 (17.51%) Vue.js
11 33 (15.21%) REST
12 31 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
13 27 (12.44%) .NET Framework
14 26 (11.98%) Ajax
15 23 (10.60%) FreeMarker
16 22 (10.14%) JSON
17 21 (9.68%) HTML5
18 20 (9.22%) Node.js
19 18 (8.29%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.22%) Virtual Team
2 14 (6.45%) Greenfield Project
3 13 (5.99%) Cloud Native
4 7 (3.23%) Blog
5 5 (2.30%) Podcast
6 4 (1.84%) Derivative
6 4 (1.84%) Fixed Income
6 4 (1.84%) Hedge funds
6 4 (1.84%) Legacy Applications
7 3 (1.38%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (1.38%) User Experience
8 2 (0.92%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.46%) Augmented Reality
9 1 (0.46%) Housing Association
Operating Systems
1 18 (8.29%) Windows
2 13 (5.99%) Linux
3 6 (2.76%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.92%) Ubuntu
4 2 (0.92%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.46%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (29.03%) Software Engineering
3 58 (26.73%) CI/CD
4 53 (24.42%) Full Stack Development
5 48 (22.12%) Computer Science
5 48 (22.12%) MVC
6 47 (21.66%) Test Automation
7 44 (20.28%) Microservices
8 41 (18.89%) SDLC
9 40 (18.43%) DevOps
10 38 (17.51%) TDD
11 37 (17.05%) Mentoring
12 36 (16.59%) OOP
13 34 (15.67%) Scrum
14 29 (13.36%) OO
15 26 (11.98%) Unit Testing
16 21 (9.68%) BDD
17 19 (8.76%) Problem-Solving
18 18 (8.29%) Domain-Driven Design
18 18 (8.29%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 125 (57.60%) C#
2 124 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 99 (45.62%) SQL
4 51 (23.50%) PHP
5 34 (15.67%) Python
6 31 (14.29%) TypeScript
7 29 (13.36%) T-SQL
8 28 (12.90%) Go
9 25 (11.52%) Java
10 14 (6.45%) Perl
10 14 (6.45%) PowerShell
11 13 (5.99%) C++
11 13 (5.99%) Kotlin
12 8 (3.69%) F#
13 7 (3.23%) Ruby
14 6 (2.76%) PL/SQL
15 5 (2.30%) Bash
16 3 (1.38%) VB.NET
17 1 (0.46%) VB
17 1 (0.46%) VB6
Qualifications
1 31 (14.29%) Degree
2 25 (11.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.46%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.46%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.46%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.46%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (10.60%) QA
2 2 (0.92%) GDPR
System Software
1 37 (17.05%) Docker
2 8 (3.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 23 (10.60%) Kubernetes
2 6 (2.76%) Terraform
Vendors
1 58 (26.73%) Microsoft
2 30 (13.82%) SAP
3 8 (3.69%) Zend
4 7 (3.23%) Oracle
5 5 (2.30%) Google
6 3 (1.38%) YouTube
7 2 (0.92%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.46%) HubSpot
8 1 (0.46%) NEC
8 1 (0.46%) Northgate
8 1 (0.46%) ServiceNow