Period
to 28 November 2020

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and a requirement for Software Optimisation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Optimisation over the 6 months to 28 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Optimisation
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
28 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 299 - 281
Rank change year-on-year - +281 -7
Permanent jobs citing Software Optimisation 1 0 4
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.012% - 0.052%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.013% - 0.056%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 8
Median annual salary - - £50,000
UK median annual salary - £52,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year - -22.22% +68.75%

Software Optimisation is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a WFH option and a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 7,815 7,218 7,158
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 92.62% 93.02% 92.31%
Number of salaries quoted 6,949 6,195 6,160
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.90% +0.91% +4.76%
10th Percentile £36,000 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £87,500 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +3.96% +1.00%

Software Optimisation
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

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

Software Optimisation trend for jobs with a WFH option

Software Optimisation
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 Optimisation.

Software Optimisation salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 28 November 2020, Software Optimisation job roles required the following IT 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 and a requirement for Software Optimisation.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Core
1 1 (100.00%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Leadership

Software Optimisation
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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Leadership
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#