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The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Work from Home during the 6 months to 15 August 2022.

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

Software Developer
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
15 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 141 75 66
Rank change year-on-year -66 -9 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 2,086 1,784 401
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 2.76% 4.34% 4.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.95% 4.65% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1,261 1,447 369
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +15.79% - +5.56%
75th Percentile £70,000 £60,000 £57,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £72,700 £65,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +15.79% +5.56% -

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 70,597 38,347 8,431
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.45% 93.30% 95.09%
Number of salaries quoted 42,660 29,561 7,372
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £42,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - -
75th Percentile £80,000 £73,750 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%

Software Developer
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

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

Software Developer trend for jobs with a WFH option

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 Software Developer.

Software Developer salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Software Developer
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Software Developer over the 6 months to 15 August 2022.

Software Developer salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

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

For the 6 months to 15 August 2022, Software Developer 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 1,254 (60.12%) Agile
2 1,252 (60.02%) C#
3 1,201 (57.57%) .NET
4 1,072 (51.39%) JavaScript
5 792 (37.97%) SQL
6 771 (36.96%) Azure
7 613 (29.39%) Git (software)
8 603 (28.91%) DevOps
9 595 (28.52%) React
10 543 (26.03%) HTML
11 539 (25.84%) Microsoft
12 507 (24.30%) SQL Server
13 504 (24.16%) CSS
14 484 (23.20%) .NET Core
15 480 (23.01%) CI/CD
16 473 (22.67%) MVC
17 456 (21.86%) Java
18 454 (21.76%) Software Engineering
19 450 (21.57%) Social Skills
20 426 (20.42%) Scrum
21 418 (20.04%) Full Stack Development
22 401 (19.22%) .NET Framework
23 379 (18.17%) TDD
24 372 (17.83%) Azure DevOps
24 372 (17.83%) AngularJS
25 362 (17.35%) Unit Testing
26 360 (17.26%) ASP.NET
27 346 (16.59%) AWS
28 330 (15.82%) Finance
29 308 (14.77%) Test Automation

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 65 (3.12%) Umbraco
2 56 (2.68%) CMS
3 39 (1.87%) Drupal
3 39 (1.87%) Joomla!
4 27 (1.29%) IIS
5 21 (1.01%) SharePoint
6 20 (0.96%) Ethereum
7 18 (0.86%) Apache
7 18 (0.86%) Confluence
8 13 (0.62%) Jupyter
9 9 (0.43%) nginx
9 9 (0.43%) OpenStack
10 7 (0.34%) Moodle
11 6 (0.29%) Apache Spark
11 6 (0.29%) Jetty
11 6 (0.29%) WildFly
12 3 (0.14%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.14%) Totara
13 2 (0.096%) Sitecore CMS
13 2 (0.096%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 4 (0.19%) Simulink
2 3 (0.14%) Adobe XD
2 3 (0.14%) UXPin
3 1 (0.048%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (0.62%) Ripple
1 13 (0.62%) Ripple XRP
2 8 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.19%) Magento
3 4 (0.19%) Teamcenter
4 3 (0.14%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.096%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.048%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.048%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 771 (36.96%) Azure
2 372 (17.83%) Azure DevOps
3 346 (16.59%) AWS
4 204 (9.78%) Serverless
5 160 (7.67%) SaaS
6 142 (6.81%) Azure Service Bus
7 110 (5.27%) Azure Functions
8 100 (4.79%) GitHub
9 76 (3.64%) GCP
10 58 (2.78%) AWS Lambda
11 50 (2.40%) PaaS
12 41 (1.97%) Cloud Computing
13 39 (1.87%) Power Platform
14 36 (1.73%) Amazon Kinesis
15 23 (1.10%) Azure Monitor
16 22 (1.05%) Dynamics 365
17 18 (0.86%) Microsoft 365
17 18 (0.86%) Salesforce Commerce Cloud
18 17 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
19 16 (0.77%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 41 (1.97%) Internet
2 39 (1.87%) Broadband
3 36 (1.73%) HTTP
4 23 (1.10%) TCP/IP
5 13 (0.62%) Wireless
6 9 (0.43%) 5G
6 9 (0.43%) DNS
6 9 (0.43%) Ethernet
6 9 (0.43%) SD-WAN
6 9 (0.43%) SMTP
6 9 (0.43%) WAN
7 5 (0.24%) VoIP
8 4 (0.19%) HTTPS
8 4 (0.19%) SSL
9 3 (0.14%) Wireshark
10 2 (0.096%) H.323
10 2 (0.096%) Intranet
11 1 (0.048%) AMQP
11 1 (0.048%) Kerberos
11 1 (0.048%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 507 (24.30%) SQL Server
2 163 (7.81%) MySQL
3 96 (4.60%) MongoDB
4 79 (3.79%) Relational Database
5 63 (3.02%) Elasticsearch
6 62 (2.97%) NoSQL
7 56 (2.68%) PostgreSQL
8 43 (2.06%) DynamoDB
9 26 (1.25%) Redis
10 25 (1.20%) Power BI
11 21 (1.01%) Neo4j
12 18 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
12 18 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 17 (0.81%) Azure SQL Database
14 14 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 13 (0.62%) Amazon Aurora
15 13 (0.62%) Parquet
16 11 (0.53%) Big Data
17 9 (0.43%) Amazon Redshift
17 9 (0.43%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 613 (29.39%) Git (software)
2 143 (6.86%) JIRA
3 142 (6.81%) TeamCity
4 118 (5.66%) Team Foundation Server
5 115 (5.51%) Octopus Deploy
5 115 (5.51%) Selenium
6 96 (4.60%) Visual Studio
7 81 (3.88%) Jenkins
8 67 (3.21%) Cucumber
9 48 (2.30%) NUnit
10 46 (2.21%) Cypress.io
11 41 (1.97%) MSTest
12 40 (1.92%) JUnit
13 38 (1.82%) SpecFlow
14 36 (1.73%) Postman
15 35 (1.68%) Bitbucket
15 35 (1.68%) webpack
16 32 (1.53%) Visual Studio Team System
17 28 (1.34%) Moq
18 26 (1.25%) JMeter
General
1 450 (21.57%) Social Skills
2 330 (15.82%) Finance
3 140 (6.71%) Analytical Skills
4 124 (5.94%) Games
5 100 (4.79%) Retail
6 94 (4.51%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 76 (3.64%) Marketing
8 71 (3.40%) Public Sector
9 61 (2.92%) Banking
10 46 (2.21%) Advertising
11 45 (2.16%) Publishing
12 33 (1.58%) Electronics
13 32 (1.53%) Esports
14 28 (1.34%) Automotive
15 25 (1.20%) Presentation Skills
16 23 (1.10%) Organisational Skills
17 21 (1.01%) Legal
18 19 (0.91%) Law
19 17 (0.81%) Financial Institution
19 17 (0.81%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,201 (57.57%) .NET
2 595 (28.52%) React
3 543 (26.03%) HTML
4 504 (24.16%) CSS
5 484 (23.20%) .NET Core
6 401 (19.22%) .NET Framework
7 372 (17.83%) AngularJS
8 360 (17.26%) ASP.NET
9 282 (13.52%) Entity Framework
10 217 (10.40%) jQuery
11 203 (9.73%) Node.js
12 197 (9.44%) ASP.NET Web API
13 171 (8.20%) RESTful
14 166 (7.96%) Vue.js
15 140 (6.71%) REST
16 124 (5.94%) ASP.NET MVC
16 124 (5.94%) HTML5
17 118 (5.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 111 (5.32%) JSON
19 96 (4.60%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 125 (5.99%) Greenfield Project
2 108 (5.18%) Cloud Native
3 82 (3.93%) User Experience
4 80 (3.84%) Self-Motivation
5 58 (2.78%) Algorithms
6 48 (2.30%) Blockchain
6 48 (2.30%) Data Structures
7 40 (1.92%) IoT
7 40 (1.92%) Legacy Code
7 40 (1.92%) Mobile App
8 39 (1.87%) Sports Betting
9 36 (1.73%) Online Games
10 35 (1.68%) Cyberattack
10 35 (1.68%) Public Cloud
11 33 (1.58%) Virtual Team
12 31 (1.49%) Blog
13 29 (1.39%) Cardano
14 25 (1.20%) Cyber Defence
15 21 (1.01%) NHS
16 18 (0.86%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 159 (7.62%) Linux
2 124 (5.94%) Android
3 105 (5.03%) Apple iOS
4 77 (3.69%) Windows
5 18 (0.86%) Unix
6 13 (0.62%) CentOS
7 7 (0.34%) Debian
8 6 (0.29%) Mac OS X
8 6 (0.29%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.19%) VxWorks
10 2 (0.096%) Angstrom
10 2 (0.096%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.048%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.048%) FreeRTOS
11 1 (0.048%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,254 (60.12%) Agile
2 603 (28.91%) DevOps
3 480 (23.01%) CI/CD
4 473 (22.67%) MVC
5 454 (21.76%) Software Engineering
6 426 (20.42%) Scrum
7 418 (20.04%) Full Stack Development
8 379 (18.17%) TDD
9 362 (17.35%) Unit Testing
10 308 (14.77%) Test Automation
11 275 (13.18%) Mentoring
12 268 (12.85%) Microservices
13 250 (11.98%) Problem-Solving
14 215 (10.31%) SDLC
15 207 (9.92%) Continuous Integration
16 204 (9.78%) Web Development
17 199 (9.54%) Software Testing
18 184 (8.82%) Computer Science
19 154 (7.38%) OO
20 151 (7.24%) Product Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 1,252 (60.02%) C#
2 1,072 (51.39%) JavaScript
3 792 (37.97%) SQL
4 456 (21.86%) Java
5 306 (14.67%) Python
6 249 (11.94%) TypeScript
7 188 (9.01%) PHP
8 164 (7.86%) C++
9 127 (6.09%) T-SQL
10 69 (3.31%) PowerShell
11 67 (3.21%) C
12 65 (3.12%) Scala
13 49 (2.35%) Ruby
14 44 (2.11%) Bash
14 44 (2.11%) VB.NET
15 43 (2.06%) Go
16 31 (1.49%) Clojure
16 31 (1.49%) Lisp
17 30 (1.44%) VB
18 29 (1.39%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 253 (12.13%) Degree
2 113 (5.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 74 (3.55%) Security Cleared
4 40 (1.92%) SC Cleared
5 25 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (0.72%) DBS Check
7 14 (0.67%) PhD
8 10 (0.48%) Numerate Degree
9 9 (0.43%) AWS Certification
10 7 (0.34%) Master's Degree
11 3 (0.14%) SANS
12 2 (0.096%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.048%) HND
13 1 (0.048%) ISTQB
13 1 (0.048%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 1 (0.048%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.048%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 182 (8.72%) QA
2 15 (0.72%) Data Quality
3 6 (0.29%) Accessibility
4 4 (0.19%) Def Stans
4 4 (0.19%) IEC 61508
4 4 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.19%) MISRA
4 4 (0.19%) MISRA C
5 3 (0.14%) WCAG
6 2 (0.096%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (0.096%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.048%) GxP
7 1 (0.048%) HL7
7 1 (0.048%) SLA
7 1 (0.048%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 245 (11.74%) Docker
2 7 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.096%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.096%) Ceph
4 2 (0.096%) Firmware
4 2 (0.096%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.096%) KVM
4 2 (0.096%) Xen
Systems Management
1 215 (10.31%) Terraform
2 163 (7.81%) Kubernetes
3 22 (1.05%) Ansible
4 13 (0.62%) Bugsnag
5 10 (0.48%) Puppet
6 4 (0.19%) Kibana
7 3 (0.14%) MIIS
7 3 (0.14%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.096%) Proxmox
9 1 (0.048%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 539 (25.84%) Microsoft
2 116 (5.56%) Xamarin
3 49 (2.35%) Salesforce.com
4 44 (2.11%) Google
5 31 (1.49%) Oracle
6 17 (0.81%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
7 16 (0.77%) Apple
8 14 (0.67%) Syncsort
9 12 (0.58%) Funding Circle
9 12 (0.58%) Revolut
10 11 (0.53%) SAP
11 9 (0.43%) Rackspace
12 7 (0.34%) IBM
12 7 (0.34%) Telerik
13 5 (0.24%) Databricks
13 5 (0.24%) DevExpress
13 5 (0.24%) UiPath
14 4 (0.19%) Marin
14 4 (0.19%) Spotify
14 4 (0.19%) YouTube