Period
to 14 June 2021

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 14 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Optimisation
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
14 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 450 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Permanent jobs citing Software Optimisation 3 0 0
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.015% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.016% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 - -
UK median annual salary £62,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +19.05% -4.55% -18.52%

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 18,233 5,297 7,374
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 93.04% 93.19% 92.80%
Number of salaries quoted 14,860 4,512 6,337
10th Percentile £35,000 £36,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £43,750 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
75th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £87,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 14 June 2021, 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 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) OOP
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) OOD
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Games
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Extreme Programming
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
1 3 (100.00%) Web Development
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) Kanban
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
1 3 (100.00%) REST
1 3 (100.00%) Technical Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Line Management
1 3 (100.00%) Microservices
1 3 (100.00%) Data Structures
1 3 (100.00%) Algorithms
1 3 (100.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
1 3 (100.00%) Spring Boot

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Games
1 3 (100.00%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Games Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Java Games Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Games Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) REST
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
1 3 (100.00%) Spring Boot
1 3 (100.00%) Spring Cloud
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Algorithms
1 3 (100.00%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
1 3 (100.00%) Complexity Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
1 3 (100.00%) Extreme Programming
1 3 (100.00%) Kanban
1 3 (100.00%) Line Management
1 3 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (100.00%) Microservices
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) OOD
1 3 (100.00%) OOP
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) SOLID
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Technical Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Translating Business Requirements
1 3 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Java 8
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree