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The median annual salary for a Senior Software Engineer was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in Work from Home during the 6 months to 28 June 2022.

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

Senior Software Engineer
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
28 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 127 178 158
Rank change year-on-year +51 -20 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 2,300 706 169
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 2.97% 1.93% 1.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.17% 2.06% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 624 408 137
10th Percentile £50,000 £45,000 £48,250
25th Percentile £56,250 £52,500 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% - +4.00%
75th Percentile £84,063 £82,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £98,750 £95,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £70,000 £64,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.53% +7.50% +7.14%

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 72,607 34,317 8,366
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.81% 93.72% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 42,741 27,134 7,231
10th Percentile £36,000 £33,000 £33,750
25th Percentile £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - -
75th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%

Senior Software Engineer
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

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

Senior Software Engineer trend for jobs with a WFH option

Senior Software Engineer
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 Engineer.

Senior Software Engineer salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

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

Senior Software Engineer salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 2022, Senior Software Engineer job roles required the following 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 2,296 (99.83%) Software Engineering
2 1,139 (49.52%) Agile
3 1,021 (44.39%) AWS
4 901 (39.17%) React
5 873 (37.96%) Python
6 818 (35.57%) JavaScript
7 811 (35.26%) Java
8 724 (31.48%) Docker
9 642 (27.91%) Microservices
10 614 (26.70%) Kubernetes
11 584 (25.39%) TypeScript
12 577 (25.09%) CI/CD
13 574 (24.96%) Finance
14 527 (22.91%) Mentoring
15 521 (22.65%) TDD
16 517 (22.48%) SQL
17 513 (22.30%) PostgreSQL
18 493 (21.43%) Node.js
19 492 (21.39%) Social Skills
20 483 (21.00%) C#
21 461 (20.04%) .NET
22 451 (19.61%) Azure
23 446 (19.39%) Full Stack Development
24 415 (18.04%) DevOps
25 411 (17.87%) Scrum
26 399 (17.35%) Computer Science
27 393 (17.09%) Git (software)
28 385 (16.74%) Terraform
29 377 (16.39%) Serverless
30 357 (15.52%) Test Automation

Senior Software Engineer 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 65 (2.83%) Apache
2 60 (2.61%) Confluence
3 57 (2.48%) CMS
4 51 (2.22%) Cloud Foundry
5 27 (1.17%) OpenStack
6 24 (1.04%) Apache Airflow
7 17 (0.74%) Apache Spark
8 13 (0.57%) Drupal
8 13 (0.57%) nginx
9 12 (0.52%) Strapi
10 9 (0.39%) Jupyter
11 7 (0.30%) IBM Domino
12 4 (0.17%) SharePoint
13 2 (0.087%) Hyperledger
14 1 (0.043%) Apache Solr
14 1 (0.043%) BizTalk Server
14 1 (0.043%) GemFire
14 1 (0.043%) Sitecore CMS
14 1 (0.043%) Sitefinity
14 1 (0.043%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (0.39%) AutoCAD
2 6 (0.26%) SketchUp
3 1 (0.043%) 3ds Max
3 1 (0.043%) Blender
3 1 (0.043%) Houdini
3 1 (0.043%) Maya
3 1 (0.043%) Simulink
3 1 (0.043%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 26 (1.13%) Shopify
2 4 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.087%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 1,021 (44.39%) AWS
2 451 (19.61%) Azure
3 377 (16.39%) Serverless
4 307 (13.35%) GitHub
5 265 (11.52%) GCP
6 255 (11.09%) AWS Lambda
7 239 (10.39%) SaaS
8 199 (8.65%) Amazon SQS
9 185 (8.04%) Amazon S3
10 154 (6.70%) AWS CloudFormation
11 153 (6.65%) Amazon ECS
12 119 (5.17%) Amazon EC2
13 113 (4.91%) PaaS
14 69 (3.00%) Heroku
15 61 (2.65%) GitHub Actions
15 61 (2.65%) Paddle
16 57 (2.48%) Cloud Computing
17 55 (2.39%) Stripe
18 54 (2.35%) Datadog
19 53 (2.30%) AWS Fargate
Communications & Networking
1 56 (2.43%) HTTP
2 38 (1.65%) Broadband
3 31 (1.35%) Internet
4 28 (1.22%) DNS
4 28 (1.22%) TCP/IP
5 20 (0.87%) DKIM
5 20 (0.87%) DMARC
5 20 (0.87%) MQTT
6 15 (0.65%) Wireless
7 12 (0.52%) Modbus
7 12 (0.52%) PPP
7 12 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
8 11 (0.48%) Network Security
9 10 (0.43%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
10 6 (0.26%) 5G
10 6 (0.26%) HTTPS
11 5 (0.22%) RIP
11 5 (0.22%) TDMA
11 5 (0.22%) UWB
12 4 (0.17%) SD-WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 513 (22.30%) PostgreSQL
2 283 (12.30%) MySQL
3 236 (10.26%) Relational Database
4 235 (10.22%) NoSQL
5 216 (9.39%) Redis
6 130 (5.65%) DynamoDB
7 128 (5.57%) Elasticsearch
8 122 (5.30%) SQL Server
9 98 (4.26%) MongoDB
10 97 (4.22%) Amazon Aurora
10 97 (4.22%) Amazon RDS
11 49 (2.13%) Big Data
12 43 (1.87%) RDBMS
13 23 (1.00%) BigQuery
14 17 (0.74%) Metadata
15 16 (0.70%) Amazon Redshift
15 16 (0.70%) Apache Arrow
16 11 (0.48%) Hadoop
17 10 (0.43%) Data Lake
17 10 (0.43%) Metadata Repository
Development Applications
1 393 (17.09%) Git (software)
2 206 (8.96%) Jenkins
3 130 (5.65%) JIRA
4 112 (4.87%) GitLab
5 111 (4.83%) CircleCI
6 69 (3.00%) webpack
7 68 (2.96%) Maven
8 58 (2.52%) Babel
9 57 (2.48%) Cypress.io
10 48 (2.09%) Spinnaker
10 48 (2.09%) TeamCity
11 47 (2.04%) Bitbucket
12 39 (1.70%) Gradle
13 29 (1.26%) GoogleTest
14 27 (1.17%) Rational DOORS
14 27 (1.17%) TestRail
15 25 (1.09%) Eclipse
16 24 (1.04%) Artifactory
17 23 (1.00%) Subversion
17 23 (1.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 574 (24.96%) Finance
2 492 (21.39%) Social Skills
3 230 (10.00%) Games
4 208 (9.04%) Banking
5 163 (7.09%) Retail
6 144 (6.26%) Marketing
7 130 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
8 122 (5.30%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 91 (3.96%) Legal
10 89 (3.87%) Public Sector
11 86 (3.74%) Electronics
12 49 (2.13%) Advertising
13 41 (1.78%) Presentation Skills
14 39 (1.70%) Manufacturing
15 36 (1.57%) Publishing
16 34 (1.48%) Pharmaceutical
17 33 (1.43%) Aerospace
18 32 (1.39%) Billing
19 29 (1.26%) Tech for Good
20 28 (1.22%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 901 (39.17%) React
2 493 (21.43%) Node.js
3 461 (20.04%) .NET
4 271 (11.78%) CSS
5 267 (11.61%) AngularJS
6 242 (10.52%) Spring
7 228 (9.91%) RESTful
7 228 (9.91%) Ruby on Rails
8 216 (9.39%) REST
9 200 (8.70%) GraphQL
10 199 (8.65%) Spring Boot
11 196 (8.52%) Kafka
12 188 (8.17%) HTML
13 179 (7.78%) Vue.js
14 166 (7.22%) React Native
15 165 (7.17%) .NET Core
16 153 (6.65%) gRPC
17 114 (4.96%) Django
18 98 (4.26%) .NET Framework
19 90 (3.91%) Jest
Miscellaneous
1 165 (7.17%) User Experience
2 142 (6.17%) Mobile App
3 128 (5.57%) Virtual Team
4 123 (5.35%) Algorithms
5 94 (4.09%) Blog
6 85 (3.70%) Data Structures
7 84 (3.65%) Legacy Systems
8 72 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
9 61 (2.65%) Cloud Native
10 59 (2.57%) Self-Motivation
11 47 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
12 42 (1.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 39 (1.70%) Management Information System
14 38 (1.65%) Data Centre
14 38 (1.65%) NHS
15 35 (1.52%) Social Media
16 32 (1.39%) Semantic Web
17 31 (1.35%) Blockchain
18 30 (1.30%) Credit Risk
19 27 (1.17%) Legacy Code
Operating Systems
1 292 (12.70%) Linux
2 108 (4.70%) Windows
3 77 (3.35%) Unix
4 72 (3.13%) Android
5 53 (2.30%) Apple iOS
6 15 (0.65%) Embedded Linux
6 15 (0.65%) Ubuntu
7 14 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (0.52%) Debian
8 12 (0.52%) Mac OS
8 12 (0.52%) ThreadX
9 11 (0.48%) FreeRTOS
10 7 (0.30%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 7 (0.30%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.043%) AIX
11 1 (0.043%) HPUX
11 1 (0.043%) Robot Operating System
11 1 (0.043%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,296 (99.83%) Software Engineering
2 1,139 (49.52%) Agile
3 642 (27.91%) Microservices
4 577 (25.09%) CI/CD
5 527 (22.91%) Mentoring
6 521 (22.65%) TDD
7 446 (19.39%) Full Stack Development
8 415 (18.04%) DevOps
9 411 (17.87%) Scrum
10 399 (17.35%) Computer Science
11 357 (15.52%) Test Automation
12 333 (14.48%) Problem-Solving
13 327 (14.22%) Open Source
14 292 (12.70%) Coaching
15 272 (11.83%) Pair Programming
16 236 (10.26%) Unit Testing
17 232 (10.09%) Fintech
18 231 (10.04%) Continuous Integration
19 223 (9.70%) Kanban
20 208 (9.04%) OO
Programming Languages
1 873 (37.96%) Python
2 818 (35.57%) JavaScript
3 811 (35.26%) Java
4 584 (25.39%) TypeScript
5 517 (22.48%) SQL
6 483 (21.00%) C#
7 342 (14.87%) Ruby
8 267 (11.61%) C++
9 266 (11.57%) Go
10 227 (9.87%) Kotlin
11 172 (7.48%) PHP
12 120 (5.22%) C
13 111 (4.83%) Rust
14 108 (4.70%) Scala
15 79 (3.43%) Clojure
16 76 (3.30%) ES6
17 62 (2.70%) Haskell
18 60 (2.61%) Elixir
19 36 (1.57%) PowerShell
20 32 (1.39%) Bash
Qualifications
1 280 (12.17%) Degree
2 188 (8.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 43 (1.87%) PhD
4 40 (1.74%) Master's Degree
5 17 (0.74%) Numerate Degree
6 15 (0.65%) PMI Certification
6 15 (0.65%) Security Cleared
7 7 (0.30%) MCP
8 6 (0.26%) AWS Certification
8 6 (0.26%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.087%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.087%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.087%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 116 (5.04%) QA
2 73 (3.17%) Accessibility
3 32 (1.39%) SLA
4 12 (0.52%) SEPA
5 9 (0.39%) GDPR
6 5 (0.22%) JTAG
7 4 (0.17%) WCAG
8 1 (0.043%) Automotive SPICE
8 1 (0.043%) DO-178B
System Software
1 724 (31.48%) Docker
2 25 (1.09%) Firmware
3 7 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 4 (0.17%) LXC
5 1 (0.043%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 614 (26.70%) Kubernetes
2 385 (16.74%) Terraform
3 65 (2.83%) Ansible
4 59 (2.57%) Prometheus
5 58 (2.52%) Grafana
6 31 (1.35%) Puppet
7 30 (1.30%) Kibana
8 24 (1.04%) Docker Swarm
8 24 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
9 12 (0.52%) Single Sign-On
10 11 (0.48%) Panaseer
11 7 (0.30%) Bugsnag
11 7 (0.30%) MOM
12 4 (0.17%) Fluentd
12 4 (0.17%) LiteSpeed
13 2 (0.087%) Kustomize
14 1 (0.043%) Istio
Vendors
1 223 (9.70%) Google
2 125 (5.43%) Microsoft
3 42 (1.83%) Apple
4 39 (1.70%) Revolut
5 33 (1.43%) TrueLayer
6 30 (1.30%) BT
6 30 (1.30%) LexisNexis
7 25 (1.09%) Atlassian
8 23 (1.00%) Funding Circle
8 23 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
8 23 (1.00%) Zopa
9 18 (0.78%) Dell
10 16 (0.70%) accuRx
10 16 (0.70%) Facebook
10 16 (0.70%) Instagram
10 16 (0.70%) Twitter
10 16 (0.70%) YouTube
11 15 (0.65%) Oracle
12 14 (0.61%) Red Hat
13 13 (0.57%) Intel