The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Client/Server in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Client/Server over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Client Server
Rank 105 115 106
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -9
Permanent jobs citing Client/Server 16 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.87% 0.062% 0.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.33% 0.18% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 15 0 8
Average salary £50,000 - £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £39,100 - £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 - £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.66%
Client/Server
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Miscellaneous Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
480 549 452
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 26.23% 34.14% 27.65%
Number of salaries quoted 428 491 394
Average salary £40,000 £44,000 £38,612
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +13.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Client/Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Client/Server across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Client/Server Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Client/Server
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Client/Server across the Birmingham region.

Client/Server Salary Trend in Birmingham

Client/Server
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Client/Server across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Client/Server Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Client/Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Client/Server also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Client/Server.

1 13 (56.52%) HTML
1 13 (56.52%) JavaScript
1 13 (56.52%) CSS
2 12 (52.17%) SQL
3 10 (43.48%) Java
3 10 (43.48%) OO
4 9 (39.13%) Tomcat
4 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
4 9 (39.13%) Web Services
4 9 (39.13%) XML
4 9 (39.13%) Spring
4 9 (39.13%) Relational Database
5 8 (34.78%) MVC
5 8 (34.78%) Windows
6 7 (30.43%) Struts
6 7 (30.43%) JSP
6 7 (30.43%) WebLogic
6 7 (30.43%) Oracle
6 7 (30.43%) RDBMS
6 7 (30.43%) JMS
6 7 (30.43%) N-Tier
7 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (21.74%) Pega
8 5 (21.74%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (21.74%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (21.74%) Workflow
8 5 (21.74%) Middleware
8 5 (21.74%) IBM
8 5 (21.74%) BEA
8 5 (21.74%) Vitria

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Client/Server also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Client/Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (39.13%) Tomcat
2 7 (30.43%) WebLogic
3 5 (21.74%) JBoss
4 4 (17.39%) IIS
4 4 (17.39%) Apache
4 4 (17.39%) Node.js
5 2 (8.70%) nginx
6 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) LAN
1 3 (13.04%) WAN
2 2 (8.70%) DHCP
2 2 (8.70%) HTTP
2 2 (8.70%) DNS
3 1 (4.35%) Intranet
3 1 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
1 9 (39.13%) Relational Database
2 7 (30.43%) RDBMS
3 5 (21.74%) DB2
4 2 (8.70%) DTS
4 2 (8.70%) MySQL
4 2 (8.70%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Subversion
2 2 (8.70%) Bower
2 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.70%) Eclipse
2 2 (8.70%) Ant
2 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.70%) NetBeans
2 2 (8.70%) Maven
3 1 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Games
2 2 (8.70%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Architect
2 6 (26.09%) Developer
3 3 (13.04%) IT Director
4 2 (8.70%) Java/J2EE Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Software Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Java Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Web Developer
4 2 (8.70%) DBA
4 2 (8.70%) SQL DBA
4 2 (8.70%) Team Leader
4 2 (8.70%) Java Web Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Java Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Java Web Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Lead Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Development Team Leader
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (4.35%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (56.52%) HTML
1 13 (56.52%) CSS
2 9 (39.13%) Web Services
2 9 (39.13%) XML
2 9 (39.13%) Spring
3 7 (30.43%) Struts
3 7 (30.43%) JSP
3 7 (30.43%) JMS
4 5 (21.74%) Middleware
4 5 (21.74%) .NET
4 5 (21.74%) Servlets
5 4 (17.39%) J2EE
5 4 (17.39%) HTML5
5 4 (17.39%) CSS3
6 3 (13.04%) Ajax
7 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (8.70%) .NET Compact Framework
7 2 (8.70%) JAXB
7 2 (8.70%) SAX
7 2 (8.70%) JMX
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) N-Tier
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Clustering
2 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Windows
2 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
4 3 (13.04%) Windows XP
4 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) OO
2 8 (34.78%) MVC
3 5 (21.74%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (21.74%) Technical Architecture
3 5 (21.74%) Workflow
4 3 (13.04%) Unit Testing
4 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
5 2 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (8.70%) Project Management
5 2 (8.70%) OOD
5 2 (8.70%) SOA
5 2 (8.70%) ETL
5 2 (8.70%) UML
5 2 (8.70%) Web Design
5 2 (8.70%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (8.70%) Web Development
5 2 (8.70%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (8.70%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) JavaScript
2 12 (52.17%) SQL
3 10 (43.48%) Java
4 4 (17.39%) C#
5 2 (8.70%) Perl
5 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
5 2 (8.70%) VB
5 2 (8.70%) VB.NET
5 2 (8.70%) VB6
5 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
5 2 (8.70%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) ISEB
2 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) VMware ESX
1 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Oracle
2 5 (21.74%) Pega
2 5 (21.74%) IBM
2 5 (21.74%) BEA
2 5 (21.74%) Vitria
2 5 (21.74%) Sybase
3 3 (13.04%) VMware
3 3 (13.04%) Microsoft