Software Developer Jobs with Work from Home Options

Software Developer
UK > Work from Home

The median Software Developer salary in Work from Home is £52,500 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 21 May 2024.

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

6 months to
21 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 127 131 143
Rank change year-on-year +4 +12 -70
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 844 1,082 1,997
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 2.50% 2.68% 2.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.60% 2.79% 2.87%
Number of salaries quoted 741 954 1,332
10th Percentile £36,000 £38,825 £32,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £46,250 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.70% +4.55% +22.22%
75th Percentile £65,000 £76,250 £68,750
90th Percentile £91,934 £96,250 £81,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% - +15.79%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Work from Home

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.

Permanent vacancies in Work from Home with a recognized job title 32,493 38,719 69,510
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 96.10% 95.92% 97.34%
Number of salaries quoted 24,836 27,518 42,305
10th Percentile £33,250 £36,750 £36,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £47,447 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £56,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -10.40% +4.17% +9.09%
75th Percentile £75,000 £81,250 £80,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £100,000 £95,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +9.09%

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 21 May 2024.

Software Developer salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Job Vacancies with WFH Options

For the 6 months to 21 May 2024, Software Developer job roles required the following skills and capabilities in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with remote work options featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 448 (53.08%) C#
2 385 (45.62%) .NET
3 299 (35.43%) Agile
4 290 (34.36%) JavaScript
5 257 (30.45%) Software Engineering
6 233 (27.61%) Social Skills
7 219 (25.95%) Azure
8 216 (25.59%) SQL
9 209 (24.76%) AWS
10 185 (21.92%) DevOps
11 184 (21.80%) Problem-Solving
12 181 (21.45%) Java
13 172 (20.38%) Python
14 163 (19.31%) SQL Server
15 154 (18.25%) Finance
16 144 (17.06%) TypeScript
17 139 (16.47%) Degree
18 125 (14.81%) HTML
19 123 (14.57%) Full Stack Development
20 120 (14.22%) .NET Core
21 115 (13.63%) CSS
22 112 (13.27%) Computer Science
22 112 (13.27%) React
23 108 (12.80%) Microservices
23 108 (12.80%) .NET Framework
24 106 (12.56%) ASP.NET
25 103 (12.20%) Microsoft
26 98 (11.61%) MVC
27 91 (10.78%) AngularJS
27 91 (10.78%) Docker

Software Developer Skill Set
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 73 (8.65%) Apache
2 63 (7.46%) Apache Airflow
3 14 (1.66%) CMS
4 13 (1.54%) Mendix
5 6 (0.71%) Umbraco
6 5 (0.59%) Drupal
7 4 (0.47%) IIS
7 4 (0.47%) Microsoft Exchange
7 4 (0.47%) OpenEdge
7 4 (0.47%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.24%) Confluence
8 2 (0.24%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.12%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 16 (1.90%) Simulink
2 1 (0.12%) Mathematica
2 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.12%) Notion
Business Applications
1 4 (0.47%) Shopify
2 2 (0.24%) ProductWriter
3 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.12%) Endur
3 1 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 219 (25.95%) Azure
2 209 (24.76%) AWS
3 89 (10.55%) Azure DevOps
4 81 (9.60%) GCP
5 63 (7.46%) dbt
6 52 (6.16%) Snowflake
7 50 (5.92%) SaaS
8 40 (4.74%) Serverless
9 39 (4.62%) GitHub
10 22 (2.61%) AWS Lambda
11 19 (2.25%) Power Platform
12 15 (1.78%) Microsoft 365
12 15 (1.78%) PowerApps
13 10 (1.18%) GitHub Actions
14 7 (0.83%) Amazon S3
14 7 (0.83%) Azure Service Bus
14 7 (0.83%) Pulumi
15 6 (0.71%) AWS CloudFormation
15 6 (0.71%) Azure Functions
15 6 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.42%) Internet
2 7 (0.83%) Network Security
2 7 (0.83%) Wireless
3 5 (0.59%) 4G
3 5 (0.59%) 5G
3 5 (0.59%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.12%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.12%) Firewall
4 1 (0.12%) HTTP
4 1 (0.12%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 163 (19.31%) SQL Server
2 63 (7.46%) Amazon Athena
2 63 (7.46%) Apache Arrow
2 63 (7.46%) Apache Ignite
2 63 (7.46%) Dremio
3 58 (6.87%) MySQL
4 48 (5.69%) Data Lake
5 22 (2.61%) Relational Database
6 20 (2.37%) Azure SQL Database
6 20 (2.37%) NoSQL
7 18 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
8 17 (2.01%) DynamoDB
9 16 (1.90%) Redis
10 11 (1.30%) MongoDB
11 8 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (0.83%) Amazon RDS
13 6 (0.71%) RDBMS
14 5 (0.59%) Power BI
15 3 (0.36%) Couchbase
15 3 (0.36%) DB2
Development Applications
1 86 (10.19%) Git
2 47 (5.57%) Visual Studio
3 31 (3.67%) Jenkins
4 19 (2.25%) JIRA
5 14 (1.66%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (1.42%) Selenium
6 12 (1.42%) TeamCity
7 10 (1.18%) Visual Studio Code
8 8 (0.95%) Cypress.io
8 8 (0.95%) Octopus Deploy
9 7 (0.83%) CircleCI
9 7 (0.83%) CMake
9 7 (0.83%) Jasmine
9 7 (0.83%) NUnit
10 6 (0.71%) SpecFlow
11 5 (0.59%) Bitbucket
11 5 (0.59%) Bugzilla
11 5 (0.59%) Zephyr
12 4 (0.47%) GCC
12 4 (0.47%) Maven
General
1 233 (27.61%) Social Skills
2 154 (18.25%) Finance
3 69 (8.18%) Banking
4 63 (7.46%) Front Office
4 63 (7.46%) Investment Banking
5 39 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
6 31 (3.67%) Retail
7 30 (3.55%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 27 (3.20%) Public Sector
9 23 (2.73%) Marketing
10 18 (2.13%) Automotive
10 18 (2.13%) Electronics
11 17 (2.01%) Tech for Good
12 14 (1.66%) Law
13 13 (1.54%) Publishing
14 11 (1.30%) Fire and Rescue
14 11 (1.30%) Health Technology
14 11 (1.30%) Manufacturing
14 11 (1.30%) Police
15 10 (1.18%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 385 (45.62%) .NET
2 125 (14.81%) HTML
3 120 (14.22%) .NET Core
4 115 (13.63%) CSS
5 112 (13.27%) React
6 108 (12.80%) .NET Framework
7 106 (12.56%) ASP.NET
8 91 (10.78%) AngularJS
9 70 (8.29%) Entity Framework
9 70 (8.29%) RESTful
10 63 (7.46%) gRPC
10 63 (7.46%) NumPy
10 63 (7.46%) Pandas
10 63 (7.46%) Protocol Buffers
10 63 (7.46%) SciPy
11 62 (7.35%) Node.js
12 40 (4.74%) ASP.NET Web API
13 36 (4.27%) ASP.NET MVC
13 36 (4.27%) Blazor
14 35 (4.15%) Vue
Miscellaneous
1 62 (7.35%) Fixed Income
2 59 (6.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 56 (6.64%) Derivative
3 56 (6.64%) Equities
3 56 (6.64%) Hedge funds
4 34 (4.03%) Greenfield Project
5 33 (3.91%) Mobile App
6 30 (3.55%) IoT
7 27 (3.20%) Algorithms
7 27 (3.20%) Client/Server
8 22 (2.61%) Product Ownership
9 20 (2.37%) Enterprise Software
10 14 (1.66%) Data Structures
11 10 (1.18%) CUDA
11 10 (1.18%) Distributed Systems
11 10 (1.18%) Podcast
11 10 (1.18%) Self-Motivation
12 8 (0.95%) Cloud Native
12 8 (0.95%) Embedded Systems
13 7 (0.83%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 61 (7.23%) Linux
2 60 (7.11%) Windows
3 39 (4.62%) Apple iOS
4 29 (3.44%) Android
5 16 (1.90%) Embedded Linux
6 14 (1.66%) Unix
7 7 (0.83%) Mac OS
8 5 (0.59%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (0.24%) AIX
9 2 (0.24%) VMS
10 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 299 (35.43%) Agile
2 257 (30.45%) Software Engineering
3 185 (21.92%) DevOps
4 184 (21.80%) Problem-Solving
5 123 (14.57%) Full Stack Development
6 112 (13.27%) Computer Science
7 108 (12.80%) Microservices
8 98 (11.61%) MVC
9 82 (9.72%) CI/CD
10 70 (8.29%) Asset Management
11 69 (8.18%) Test Automation
12 68 (8.06%) Clean Code
12 68 (8.06%) Code Quality
13 67 (7.94%) Mentoring
13 67 (7.94%) TDD
14 66 (7.82%) SDLC
15 65 (7.70%) Unit Testing
16 60 (7.11%) Line Management
17 57 (6.75%) Continuous Improvement
17 57 (6.75%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 448 (53.08%) C#
2 290 (34.36%) JavaScript
3 216 (25.59%) SQL
4 181 (21.45%) Java
5 172 (20.38%) Python
6 144 (17.06%) TypeScript
7 63 (7.46%) C
8 54 (6.40%) PHP
9 52 (6.16%) C++
10 39 (4.62%) VB.NET
11 35 (4.15%) Ruby
12 17 (2.01%) Go
13 12 (1.42%) PowerShell
14 11 (1.30%) Embedded C
15 10 (1.18%) Bicep
15 10 (1.18%) Kotlin
16 9 (1.07%) Scala
17 8 (0.95%) T-SQL
18 7 (0.83%) Perl
19 6 (0.71%) Rust
Qualifications
1 139 (16.47%) Degree
2 59 (6.99%) Computer Science Degree
3 33 (3.91%) Security Cleared
4 18 (2.13%) DBS Check
5 16 (1.90%) DV Cleared
6 15 (1.78%) PhD
7 9 (1.07%) Master's Degree
8 8 (0.95%) SC Cleared
9 6 (0.71%) AWS Certification
9 6 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
10 4 (0.47%) CIPD
10 4 (0.47%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.36%) Azure Certification
12 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (5.33%) QA
2 3 (0.36%) Accessibility
3 2 (0.24%) WCAG
4 1 (0.12%) GDPR
System Software
1 91 (10.78%) Docker
2 8 (0.95%) Firmware
3 7 (0.83%) Embedded Firmware
4 1 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 70 (8.29%) Kubernetes
2 17 (2.01%) Terraform
3 10 (1.18%) Ansible
4 7 (0.83%) Kibana
4 7 (0.83%) MIIS
5 5 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (0.47%) Grafana
6 4 (0.47%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 103 (12.20%) Microsoft
2 27 (3.20%) Google
3 20 (2.37%) Xamarin
4 16 (1.90%) Xilinx
5 13 (1.54%) Oracle
6 10 (1.18%) Facebook
7 9 (1.07%) NVIDIA
8 5 (0.59%) HP
8 5 (0.59%) New Relic
8 5 (0.59%) OpenAI
8 5 (0.59%) Twitter
9 4 (0.47%) Databricks
9 4 (0.47%) Peregrine
9 4 (0.47%) Splunk
10 3 (0.36%) Rackspace
10 3 (0.36%) SolarWinds
11 2 (0.24%) Northgate
11 2 (0.24%) QNX
11 2 (0.24%) SAP
11 2 (0.24%) Sitecore