Software Engineering Jobs with Work from Home Options

Software Engineering
UK > Work from Home

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent remote or hybrid work requiring Software Engineering skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited Software Engineering over the 6 months leading up to 21 July 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
21 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 11 13 10
Rank change year-on-year +2 -3 +3
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 3,991 4,296 15,044
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 13.30% 12.73% 18.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.98% 13.27% 19.51%
Number of salaries quoted 3,214 3,232 6,142
10th Percentile £41,250 £45,000 £42,500
25th Percentile £50,000 £55,000 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,465 £72,500 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year -9.70% +7.41% +3.85%
75th Percentile £95,000 £96,510 £87,500
90th Percentile £142,500 £120,000 £107,500
UK median annual salary £62,500 £70,000 £69,447
% change year-on-year -10.71% +0.80% +11.12%

All Process and Methodology Skills
Work from Home

Software Engineering falls under the Processes and Methodologies category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with remote or hybrid options requiring process or methodology skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 26,641 32,365 77,119
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 88.80% 95.88% 97.17%
Number of salaries quoted 19,238 23,884 44,023
10th Percentile £34,089 £37,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £47,500 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.00% +4.17% +9.09%
75th Percentile £76,250 £81,250 £80,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £100,000 £95,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £60,249 £60,000
% change year-on-year -8.71% +0.42% +9.09%

Software Engineering
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Software Engineering trend for jobs with a WFH option

Software Engineering
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 Engineering.

Software Engineering salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Software Engineering over the 6 months to 21 July 2024.

Software Engineering salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

Software Engineering
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
1 583 (14.61%) Apache Airflow
2 548 (13.73%) Apache
3 123 (3.08%) ArcGIS
4 119 (2.98%) GeoServer
5 38 (0.95%) SharePoint
6 32 (0.80%) Apache Spark
7 22 (0.55%) nginx
8 15 (0.38%) Confluence
8 15 (0.38%) NServiceBus
9 11 (0.28%) IIS
9 11 (0.28%) Tuxedo
10 7 (0.18%) Microsoft Exchange
11 6 (0.15%) OpenStack
12 5 (0.13%) Appian
12 5 (0.13%) Umbraco
13 3 (0.075%) Drupal
13 3 (0.075%) Ethereum
13 3 (0.075%) Hyperledger
14 2 (0.050%) CMS
14 2 (0.050%) SAS
Applications
1 90 (2.26%) Simulink
2 12 (0.30%) CPLEX
3 8 (0.20%) OrCAD
4 6 (0.15%) AutoCAD
5 5 (0.13%) Stateflow
6 4 (0.10%) Adobe XD
7 3 (0.075%) Microsoft Excel
8 2 (0.050%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.050%) Autodesk Inventor
8 2 (0.050%) CANalyzer
8 2 (0.050%) Fusion 360
8 2 (0.050%) GNU Octave
8 2 (0.050%) Revit
8 2 (0.050%) Sketch
9 1 (0.025%) Blender
9 1 (0.025%) Mathematica
9 1 (0.025%) Microsoft Office
9 1 (0.025%) Notion
9 1 (0.025%) UXPin
9 1 (0.025%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 31 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (0.075%) Endur
4 2 (0.050%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.025%) Findur
5 1 (0.025%) Magento
5 1 (0.025%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 1,688 (42.30%) AWS
2 978 (24.51%) Azure
3 552 (13.83%) GCP
4 551 (13.81%) dbt
5 460 (11.53%) Snowflake
6 185 (4.64%) SaaS
7 163 (4.08%) Serverless
8 147 (3.68%) Azure DevOps
9 115 (2.88%) AWS Lambda
10 113 (2.83%) Dynamics 365
11 99 (2.48%) Amazon EKS
12 96 (2.41%) Amazon ECS
13 92 (2.31%) Amazon EC2
14 91 (2.28%) GitHub
15 88 (2.20%) Power Platform
16 48 (1.20%) GitHub Actions
17 40 (1.00%) Amazon S3
18 31 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
19 28 (0.70%) Dagster
20 25 (0.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 73 (1.83%) Wireless
2 63 (1.58%) Network Security
3 38 (0.95%) Ethernet
4 35 (0.88%) RS-232
4 35 (0.88%) TCP/IP
5 31 (0.78%) HTTP
6 24 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
7 12 (0.30%) AMQP
7 12 (0.30%) Bluetooth
7 12 (0.30%) RS-485
8 11 (0.28%) Internet
9 10 (0.25%) ZigBee
10 9 (0.23%) Firewall
11 7 (0.18%) CTI
12 6 (0.15%) 5G
13 5 (0.13%) Modbus
14 4 (0.10%) 4G
14 4 (0.10%) MQTT
14 4 (0.10%) NGFW
14 4 (0.10%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 534 (13.38%) Amazon Athena
2 533 (13.36%) Dremio
3 529 (13.25%) Apache Ignite
4 506 (12.68%) Apache Arrow
5 494 (12.38%) Data Lake
6 324 (8.12%) PostgreSQL
7 171 (4.28%) MySQL
8 149 (3.73%) SQL Server
9 135 (3.38%) GIS
10 132 (3.31%) NoSQL
11 119 (2.98%) QGIS
12 116 (2.91%) Relational Database
13 81 (2.03%) MongoDB
14 64 (1.60%) DynamoDB
15 61 (1.53%) Amazon RDS
16 60 (1.50%) Power BI
17 56 (1.40%) Redis
18 47 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
19 32 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
20 23 (0.58%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 292 (7.32%) Git
2 126 (3.16%) GitLab
3 67 (1.68%) Jenkins
4 62 (1.55%) JIRA
5 54 (1.35%) Visual Studio
6 35 (0.88%) LabVIEW
7 34 (0.85%) Vagrant
8 32 (0.80%) TeamCity
9 30 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
10 24 (0.60%) SonarQube
11 23 (0.58%) Cypress.io
11 23 (0.58%) Subversion
12 20 (0.50%) Bitbucket
12 20 (0.50%) JUnit
13 16 (0.40%) Postman
14 15 (0.38%) CMake
14 15 (0.38%) Maven
15 12 (0.30%) Cucumber
15 12 (0.30%) Selenium
16 11 (0.28%) webpack
General
1 970 (24.30%) Finance
2 629 (15.76%) Front Office
3 612 (15.33%) Social Skills
4 569 (14.26%) Banking
5 492 (12.33%) Investment Banking
6 300 (7.52%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 166 (4.16%) Analytical Skills
8 124 (3.11%) Manufacturing
9 115 (2.88%) Electronics
10 113 (2.83%) Public Sector
11 105 (2.63%) Retail
12 86 (2.15%) Law
13 79 (1.98%) Automotive
14 63 (1.58%) Legal
15 60 (1.50%) Tech for Good
16 59 (1.48%) Pharmaceutical
17 52 (1.30%) Back Office
18 47 (1.18%) Games
19 45 (1.13%) Marketing
20 44 (1.10%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 2,307 (57.81%) Software Engineer
2 1,214 (30.42%) Senior
3 942 (23.60%) Developer
4 924 (23.15%) Senior Software Engineer
5 457 (11.45%) Lead
6 343 (8.59%) Embedded Engineer
7 331 (8.29%) Python Engineer
8 323 (8.09%) Software Developer
9 321 (8.04%) Java Engineer
10 308 (7.72%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 308 (7.72%) Java Software Engineer
11 286 (7.17%) Python Software Engineer
12 268 (6.72%) AWS Engineer
13 262 (6.56%) AWS Software Engineer
14 230 (5.76%) Developer/Software Engineer
15 210 (5.26%) Senior Developer
16 201 (5.04%) Architect
17 194 (4.86%) Lead Software Engineer
18 152 (3.81%) Lead Developer
19 150 (3.76%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 791 (19.82%) .NET
2 696 (17.44%) React
3 561 (14.06%) gRPC
4 557 (13.96%) Pandas
5 548 (13.73%) Protocol Buffers
6 543 (13.61%) NumPy
7 526 (13.18%) SciPy
8 337 (8.44%) Node.js
9 297 (7.44%) AngularJS
10 291 (7.29%) CSS
11 280 (7.02%) .NET Core
12 217 (5.44%) RESTful
13 183 (4.59%) HTML
14 166 (4.16%) Vue
15 147 (3.68%) ASP.NET
16 125 (3.13%) Redux
17 121 (3.03%) .NET Framework
18 120 (3.01%) Leaflet
18 120 (3.01%) OpenLayers
18 120 (3.01%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 600 (15.03%) Fixed Income
2 540 (13.53%) Equities
3 536 (13.43%) Derivative
4 526 (13.18%) Hedge funds
5 524 (13.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 160 (4.01%) Algorithms
7 118 (2.96%) Greenfield Project
8 109 (2.73%) Cloud Native
9 107 (2.68%) Client/Server
10 88 (2.20%) Data Structures
11 78 (1.95%) Embedded Systems
12 72 (1.80%) Pricing Data
13 69 (1.73%) Distributed Systems
14 66 (1.65%) Onboarding
14 66 (1.65%) Product Ownership
15 62 (1.55%) IoT
16 57 (1.43%) Mobile App
17 56 (1.40%) Private Cloud
18 53 (1.33%) Life Science
19 48 (1.20%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 465 (11.65%) Linux
2 161 (4.03%) Windows
3 139 (3.48%) Embedded Linux
4 99 (2.48%) Android
5 70 (1.75%) Apple iOS
6 46 (1.15%) Ubuntu
7 44 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 36 (0.90%) CentOS
9 24 (0.60%) FreeRTOS
10 21 (0.53%) Unix
11 13 (0.33%) Windows Server
12 10 (0.25%) Mac OS
13 8 (0.20%) Alpine Linux
14 4 (0.10%) Amazon Linux
14 4 (0.10%) Debian
14 4 (0.10%) Windows Mobile
15 3 (0.075%) ThreadX
15 3 (0.075%) VxWorks
15 3 (0.075%) Windows Embedded Compact
15 3 (0.075%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,666 (41.74%) Agile
2 693 (17.36%) DevOps
3 631 (15.81%) Asset Management
4 542 (13.58%) Problem-Solving
5 518 (12.98%) Computer Science
6 503 (12.60%) Full Stack Development
7 463 (11.60%) Investment Management
8 439 (11.00%) CI/CD
9 402 (10.07%) Mentoring
10 335 (8.39%) TDD
11 329 (8.24%) Microservices
12 278 (6.97%) Line Management
13 256 (6.41%) Test Automation
14 248 (6.21%) SDLC
15 240 (6.01%) Fintech
16 237 (5.94%) Artificial Intelligence
17 226 (5.66%) Coaching
18 219 (5.49%) Machine Learning
19 208 (5.21%) Analytics
20 205 (5.14%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1,588 (39.79%) Python
2 1,261 (31.60%) JavaScript
3 1,142 (28.61%) Java
4 974 (24.40%) TypeScript
5 876 (21.95%) C#
6 667 (16.71%) SQL
7 439 (11.00%) C
8 438 (10.97%) C++
9 161 (4.03%) Kotlin
10 151 (3.78%) Embedded C
11 124 (3.11%) PHP
12 101 (2.53%) Go
13 83 (2.08%) Bash
14 82 (2.05%) Rust
15 73 (1.83%) Scala
16 58 (1.45%) Ruby
17 50 (1.25%) T-SQL
18 41 (1.03%) COBOL
19 40 (1.00%) Micro Focus COBOL
20 31 (0.78%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 643 (16.11%) Security Cleared
2 635 (15.91%) Degree
3 382 (9.57%) SC Cleared
4 251 (6.29%) Computer Science Degree
5 115 (2.88%) Master's Degree
6 89 (2.23%) DV Cleared
7 86 (2.15%) BPSS Clearance
8 62 (1.55%) PhD
9 44 (1.10%) DBS Check
10 11 (0.28%) HND
10 11 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (0.18%) Azure Certification
11 7 (0.18%) HNC
11 7 (0.18%) Numerate Degree
12 6 (0.15%) ISTQB
12 6 (0.15%) MCSE
13 5 (0.13%) Postgraduate
14 4 (0.10%) CCIE
14 4 (0.10%) Cisco Certification
14 4 (0.10%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 178 (4.46%) Data Quality
2 97 (2.43%) QA
3 42 (1.05%) Accessibility
4 20 (0.50%) MISRA
5 17 (0.43%) NCSC
6 11 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 11 (0.28%) PCI DSS
6 11 (0.28%) Software Quality Assurance
7 7 (0.18%) MISRA C
8 6 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
8 6 (0.15%) Def Stans
8 6 (0.15%) ISO 9000
9 4 (0.10%) EMIR
9 4 (0.10%) MiFID
10 3 (0.075%) GDPR
10 3 (0.075%) IEC 61508
10 3 (0.075%) ISO 26262
10 3 (0.075%) NIST
11 2 (0.050%) AUTOSAR
11 2 (0.050%) GRC
System Software
1 310 (7.77%) Docker
2 115 (2.88%) Firmware
3 52 (1.30%) Embedded Firmware
4 11 (0.28%) IAG
5 6 (0.15%) Active Directory
6 3 (0.075%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.050%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.025%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.025%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 301 (7.54%) Kubernetes
2 278 (6.97%) Terraform
3 138 (3.46%) Ansible
4 36 (0.90%) Grafana
5 20 (0.50%) Progress Chef
6 15 (0.38%) Prometheus
7 5 (0.13%) Docker Swarm
7 5 (0.13%) Kibana
8 4 (0.10%) Packer
9 3 (0.075%) Argo
9 3 (0.075%) Consul
10 2 (0.050%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
10 2 (0.050%) Istio
10 2 (0.050%) Nessus
10 2 (0.050%) Puppet
11 1 (0.025%) FTK
11 1 (0.025%) Kubeflow
11 1 (0.025%) Nagios
11 1 (0.025%) SCCM
11 1 (0.025%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 284 (7.12%) Microsoft
2 120 (3.01%) ESRI
3 72 (1.80%) Bloomberg
4 64 (1.60%) Xilinx
5 60 (1.50%) Reuters
6 59 (1.48%) Google
7 40 (1.00%) Micro Focus
8 28 (0.70%) Xamarin
9 26 (0.65%) Oracle
10 15 (0.38%) Databricks
11 14 (0.35%) SAP
11 14 (0.35%) Twitter
12 13 (0.33%) Splunk
13 12 (0.30%) EMC
13 12 (0.30%) IBM
14 11 (0.28%) Apple
15 9 (0.23%) UiPath
16 8 (0.20%) Dell
16 8 (0.20%) Siemens
17 7 (0.18%) Sage