Software Engineer Jobs with Work from Home Options

Software Engineer
UK > Work from Home

The median Software Engineer salary in Work from Home is £62,500 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 26 February 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
26 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 30 41 39
Rank change year-on-year +11 -2 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 2,132 3,068 4,625
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 7.25% 6.56% 7.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.55% 6.80% 8.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1,404 1,885 1,990
10th Percentile £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
25th Percentile £48,750 £53,750 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year -10.71% +7.69% +8.33%
75th Percentile £82,500 £89,852 £85,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £105,000 £101,250
UK median annual salary £62,500 £67,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year -7.41% +8.00% +8.70%

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 28,227 45,121 56,994
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 96.05% 96.49% 97.23%
Number of salaries quoted 22,245 32,539 39,289
10th Percentile £33,516 £36,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.00% +4.17% +9.09%
75th Percentile £75,772 £82,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £97,500 £95,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% - +9.09%

Software Engineer
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

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

Software Engineer trend for jobs with a WFH option

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 Software Engineer.

Software Engineer salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Software Engineer over the 6 months to 26 February 2024.

Software Engineer salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

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

For the 6 months to 26 February 2024, Software Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 2,123 (99.58%) Software Engineering
2 1,002 (47.00%) Agile
3 871 (40.85%) Python
4 823 (38.60%) AWS
5 701 (32.88%) Java
6 699 (32.79%) JavaScript
7 682 (31.99%) React
8 583 (27.35%) Azure
9 581 (27.25%) DevOps
10 554 (25.98%) C#
11 521 (24.44%) .NET
12 513 (24.06%) Security Cleared
13 467 (21.90%) Problem-Solving
14 427 (20.03%) Actionable Insight
15 406 (19.04%) Finance
16 383 (17.96%) SC Cleared
17 358 (16.79%) Microservices
18 339 (15.90%) Linux
19 333 (15.62%) SQL
20 315 (14.77%) Degree
21 307 (14.40%) C
22 298 (13.98%) PostgreSQL
23 296 (13.88%) GCP
24 284 (13.32%) Git
25 281 (13.18%) Mentoring
26 277 (12.99%) .NET Core
27 267 (12.52%) CSS
28 265 (12.43%) AngularJS
29 261 (12.24%) Node.js
30 253 (11.87%) TypeScript

Software Engineer 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
1 203 (9.52%) ArcGIS
2 197 (9.24%) GeoServer
3 90 (4.22%) Apache Airflow
4 83 (3.89%) Apache
5 39 (1.83%) Apache Spark
6 13 (0.61%) Confluence
7 3 (0.14%) Drupal
7 3 (0.14%) Jupyter
7 3 (0.14%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.094%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (0.094%) CMS
8 2 (0.094%) Ethereum
8 2 (0.094%) IBM HTTP Server
8 2 (0.094%) nginx
8 2 (0.094%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.094%) WinCC
8 2 (0.094%) WordPress
9 1 (0.047%) IBM Domino
9 1 (0.047%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.047%) Umbraco
Applications
1 19 (0.89%) Simulink
2 6 (0.28%) AutoCAD
3 4 (0.19%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.19%) Stateflow
4 3 (0.14%) Sketch
5 2 (0.094%) Adobe XD
6 1 (0.047%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.047%) UXPin
6 1 (0.047%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 8 (0.38%) Siebel CRM
2 5 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.094%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 823 (38.60%) AWS
2 583 (27.35%) Azure
3 296 (13.88%) GCP
4 204 (9.57%) Serverless
5 130 (6.10%) SaaS
6 69 (3.24%) GitHub
7 64 (3.00%) dbt
8 41 (1.92%) Azure DevOps
9 33 (1.55%) AWS Lambda
10 32 (1.50%) Amazon S3
11 27 (1.27%) Amazon SQS
12 23 (1.08%) Slack
13 22 (1.03%) Google Docs
13 22 (1.03%) Google Kubernetes Engine
13 22 (1.03%) Lucidchart
13 22 (1.03%) Miro
14 12 (0.56%) Dynamics 365
15 11 (0.52%) Amazon ECS
15 11 (0.52%) Amazon Kinesis
16 9 (0.42%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 67 (3.14%) TCP/IP
2 47 (2.20%) RS-232
3 41 (1.92%) Ethernet
4 40 (1.88%) Wireless
5 24 (1.13%) Wi-Fi
6 23 (1.08%) Internet
7 22 (1.03%) HTTP
8 21 (0.98%) Modbus
9 19 (0.89%) RS-485
10 17 (0.80%) Bluetooth
11 14 (0.66%) 5G
12 13 (0.61%) Network Security
12 13 (0.61%) ZigBee
13 11 (0.52%) Firewall
14 9 (0.42%) SD-WAN
14 9 (0.42%) WAN
15 8 (0.38%) VoIP
16 7 (0.33%) RS-422
17 4 (0.19%) 3GPP
17 4 (0.19%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 298 (13.98%) PostgreSQL
2 209 (9.80%) GIS
3 197 (9.24%) QGIS
4 136 (6.38%) MySQL
5 119 (5.58%) Relational Database
6 98 (4.60%) Oracle Database
7 90 (4.22%) SQL Server
8 88 (4.13%) RDBMS
9 68 (3.19%) Apache Ignite
10 64 (3.00%) Apache Arrow
10 64 (3.00%) Dremio
11 62 (2.91%) Amazon Athena
12 53 (2.49%) MongoDB
13 49 (2.30%) Elasticsearch
14 48 (2.25%) NoSQL
15 45 (2.11%) Big Data
16 44 (2.06%) Redis
17 24 (1.13%) Hadoop
18 22 (1.03%) Scylla
19 14 (0.66%) DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 284 (13.32%) Git
2 95 (4.46%) Jenkins
3 57 (2.67%) JIRA
4 42 (1.97%) Visual Studio
5 41 (1.92%) GitLab
6 36 (1.69%) JDeveloper
7 35 (1.64%) Subversion
8 27 (1.27%) Maven
9 20 (0.94%) CMake
10 17 (0.80%) Spinnaker
11 14 (0.66%) IBM UrbanCode
11 14 (0.66%) Oracle Forms
12 13 (0.61%) JUnit
13 12 (0.56%) Cypress.io
13 12 (0.56%) Selenium
14 11 (0.52%) TeamCity
15 10 (0.47%) Postman
15 10 (0.47%) Rational Rhapsody
16 9 (0.42%) SonarQube
16 9 (0.42%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 406 (19.04%) Finance
2 224 (10.51%) Social Skills
3 213 (9.99%) Banking
4 147 (6.89%) Front Office
5 112 (5.25%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 96 (4.50%) Analytical Skills
7 89 (4.17%) Electronics
8 64 (3.00%) Police
9 62 (2.91%) Investment Banking
10 57 (2.67%) Manufacturing
11 55 (2.58%) Games
12 54 (2.53%) Retail
13 45 (2.11%) Automotive
14 38 (1.78%) Marketing
14 38 (1.78%) Tech for Good
15 34 (1.59%) Aerospace
16 33 (1.55%) Military
17 29 (1.36%) Public Sector
18 28 (1.31%) Back Office
19 19 (0.89%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 682 (31.99%) React
2 521 (24.44%) .NET
3 277 (12.99%) .NET Core
4 267 (12.52%) CSS
5 265 (12.43%) AngularJS
6 261 (12.24%) Node.js
7 198 (9.29%) Leaflet
7 198 (9.29%) OpenLayers
7 198 (9.29%) PostGIS
8 152 (7.13%) HTML
9 149 (6.99%) Spring
10 132 (6.19%) RESTful
11 111 (5.21%) Vue
12 103 (4.83%) ASP.NET
13 98 (4.60%) Kafka
14 88 (4.13%) .NET Framework
14 88 (4.13%) gRPC
14 88 (4.13%) Protocol Buffers
15 84 (3.94%) Pandas
16 78 (3.66%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 92 (4.32%) Algorithms
2 87 (4.08%) Fixed Income
3 75 (3.52%) Greenfield Project
4 69 (3.24%) Data Structures
5 62 (2.91%) IoT
6 60 (2.81%) Product Ownership
7 57 (2.67%) Client/Server
8 52 (2.44%) Derivative
9 45 (2.11%) Equities
9 45 (2.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 37 (1.74%) Device Driver
10 37 (1.74%) Embedded Systems
10 37 (1.74%) Self-Motivation
11 31 (1.45%) Mobile App
12 30 (1.41%) Cloud Native
13 28 (1.31%) Hedge funds
14 27 (1.27%) Distributed Systems
15 24 (1.13%) Virtual Team
16 20 (0.94%) Satnav
16 20 (0.94%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 339 (15.90%) Linux
2 99 (4.64%) Windows
3 65 (3.05%) Ubuntu
4 61 (2.86%) Android
5 48 (2.25%) Embedded Linux
6 42 (1.97%) Apple iOS
7 28 (1.31%) Unix
8 21 (0.98%) FreeRTOS
9 12 (0.56%) Debian
10 9 (0.42%) Mac OS
10 9 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (0.23%) ThreadX
11 5 (0.23%) VxWorks
12 3 (0.14%) Windows Server
13 1 (0.047%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,123 (99.58%) Software Engineering
2 1,002 (47.00%) Agile
3 581 (27.25%) DevOps
4 467 (21.90%) Problem-Solving
5 427 (20.03%) Actionable Insight
6 358 (16.79%) Microservices
7 281 (13.18%) Mentoring
8 252 (11.82%) Full Stack Development
9 244 (11.44%) Computer Science
9 244 (11.44%) Continuous Integration
10 243 (11.40%) Web Development
11 233 (10.93%) Containerisation
11 233 (10.93%) Unit Testing
12 222 (10.41%) Code Quality
13 217 (10.18%) Design Patterns
14 200 (9.38%) CI/CD
15 183 (8.58%) SDLC
16 182 (8.54%) Clean Code
17 156 (7.32%) Test Automation
18 155 (7.27%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 871 (40.85%) Python
2 701 (32.88%) Java
3 699 (32.79%) JavaScript
4 554 (25.98%) C#
5 333 (15.62%) SQL
6 307 (14.40%) C
7 253 (11.87%) TypeScript
8 246 (11.54%) C++
9 179 (8.40%) Ruby
10 172 (8.07%) Bash
11 162 (7.60%) Go
12 105 (4.92%) Kotlin
13 100 (4.69%) Perl
14 74 (3.47%) PHP
15 73 (3.42%) Rust
16 67 (3.14%) Scala
17 59 (2.77%) Embedded C
18 28 (1.31%) Ada
19 26 (1.22%) T-SQL
20 21 (0.98%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 513 (24.06%) Security Cleared
2 383 (17.96%) SC Cleared
3 315 (14.77%) Degree
4 104 (4.88%) Computer Science Degree
5 42 (1.97%) BPSS Clearance
6 33 (1.55%) Master's Degree
7 29 (1.36%) DV Cleared
8 19 (0.89%) AWS Certification
9 18 (0.84%) PhD
10 14 (0.66%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
11 12 (0.56%) AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner
11 12 (0.56%) AWS Certified Developer
12 11 (0.52%) HNC
12 11 (0.52%) HND
13 3 (0.14%) OCP
13 3 (0.14%) Oracle Certification
13 3 (0.14%) Sun Certification
14 2 (0.094%) Chartered Engineer
14 2 (0.094%) Microsoft Certification
15 1 (0.047%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 162 (7.60%) QA
2 22 (1.03%) MISRA
2 22 (1.03%) Software Quality Assurance
3 11 (0.52%) Def Stans
4 9 (0.42%) PMO
5 6 (0.28%) IEC 61508
5 6 (0.28%) MISRA C
6 4 (0.19%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 4 (0.19%) ISO 13485
7 2 (0.094%) ISO 9000
7 2 (0.094%) ISO/IEC 12207
7 2 (0.094%) SEPA
8 1 (0.047%) Accessibility
8 1 (0.047%) JTAG
System Software
1 232 (10.88%) Docker
2 72 (3.38%) Firmware
3 28 (1.31%) Embedded Firmware
4 2 (0.094%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.094%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.047%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.047%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.047%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 189 (8.86%) Kubernetes
2 88 (4.13%) Terraform
3 48 (2.25%) Ansible
4 16 (0.75%) Progress Chef
5 7 (0.33%) Istio
6 4 (0.19%) Functional Safety
7 2 (0.094%) Grafana
7 2 (0.094%) Prometheus
7 2 (0.094%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.047%) Argo
8 1 (0.047%) Kibana
8 1 (0.047%) Nmap
8 1 (0.047%) Rancher
8 1 (0.047%) SCCM
Vendors
1 198 (9.29%) ESRI
2 119 (5.58%) Oracle
3 93 (4.36%) Microsoft
4 76 (3.56%) Google
5 34 (1.59%) Dell
6 25 (1.17%) IBM
7 15 (0.70%) Xamarin
8 12 (0.56%) Siemens
9 11 (0.52%) SAP
10 10 (0.47%) Confluent
11 9 (0.42%) DevExpress
12 8 (0.38%) Siebel
13 6 (0.28%) Apple
13 6 (0.28%) QNX
14 5 (0.23%) CrowdStrike
14 5 (0.23%) Twitter
14 5 (0.23%) YouTube
15 4 (0.19%) Adobe
15 4 (0.19%) Databricks
15 4 (0.19%) Lauterbach