87% of these professionals are male, highlighting that the gender gap is still very prevalent across the UK tech industry. However, companies are trying to combat this by encouraging more gender diversity in the workplace.
- Computer Science
- Computer Software and Engineering
- Information Technology
- Mathematics and Physics.
To find out more about which universities are producing this talent see the full report.
What does this talent earn?
Mid-Level Front End Developers with 2.5 to 4 years’ experience, reported earnings of between £40,000 – £65,000, with a small few even earning in excess of £75,000 per year.
In addition to this, 35% of our respondents received an annual bonus with the highest being up to 56% of their base salary. For more salary insights check out the full report here.
Where is this talent located?
The importance of Flexibility
77% of respondents said their company currently offers them the option of remote working, while 63% said they are offered flexi-time. The demand for flexible working has never been higher and this is only highlighted by a staggering 73% of respondents saying they would not accept a new job offer if it didn’t offer flexible working or the option of working from home on some basis.
It has also been highlighted that Covid-19 has had an impact on the way developers feel about remote working as 65% of developers reported that the pandemic impacted their way of working with 68% of these wishing to carry on working fully remotely. Only 3% said they would like to return to the office 5 days a week, with 29% happy to work from home 1-2 days a week.
Despite the general scepticism around working from home, we’ve found that because of the pandemic, organisations have learnt to trust their employees and are happy to allow them to work from home on a continued basis.
The top 5 employer value propositions most important for this talent are:
- Good work-life balance
- Excellent compensation and benefits
- Colleagues and culture that inspire employees to do their best
- Employees have influence over tasks and priorities
- Convenient commute to work
Other popular benefits include:
- Healthcare, medical cash plan, gym, childcare
- Paid breakfasts & lunches
- Option to buy additional holiday or unlimited holiday
- Season ticket loans
- Training budgets, training time, dedicated time to work on personal projects