The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Client/Server in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Client/Server over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Client Server
Rank 146 178 154
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -24
Permanent jobs citing Client/Server 89 31 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.46% 0.61% 1.04%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.17% 1.63% 2.92%
Number of salaries quoted 79 31 60
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £32,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,600 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Client/Server
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2132 1906 2056
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 34.90% 37.49% 35.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1733 1597 1754
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,244 £54,347 £50,550
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Client/Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Client/Server Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Client/Server
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Client/Server Salary Trend in the South West

Client/Server
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Client/Server across the South West region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Client/Server Salary Histogram in the South West

Client/Server
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Client/Server within the South West region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +18 35 £37,500 - 3
Wiltshire +16 22 £35,657 +9.71% 3
Somerset -6 14 £27,250 -28.75% 2
Dorset +3 8 £45,000 +5.88%
Gloucestershire +2 5 £34,500 -8.00% 1
Devon -17 1 £63,000 +32.63%
Client/Server
England

Client/Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 94 (56.29%) SQL
2 91 (54.49%) SQL Server
3 71 (42.51%) Degree
4 66 (39.52%) C#
5 64 (38.32%) Agile Software Development
6 61 (36.53%) Software Engineering
7 59 (35.33%) Java
8 57 (34.13%) XML
9 56 (33.53%) .NET
10 54 (32.34%) VMware
10 54 (32.34%) VMware Infrastructure
11 51 (30.54%) N-Tier
12 50 (29.94%) Oracle
12 50 (29.94%) ASP.NET
12 50 (29.94%) Windows
13 48 (28.74%) UML
14 45 (26.95%) Finance
15 43 (25.75%) Enterprise Software
15 43 (25.75%) Relational Database
16 42 (25.15%) WebSphere
17 41 (24.55%) WebLogic
18 40 (23.95%) JMS
19 39 (23.35%) Ant
19 39 (23.35%) JUnit
19 39 (23.35%) JSP
19 39 (23.35%) Servlets
19 39 (23.35%) JBoss
19 39 (23.35%) Eclipse
19 39 (23.35%) RDBMS
19 39 (23.35%) Banking

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 42 (25.15%) WebSphere
2 41 (24.55%) WebLogic
3 25 (14.97%) Apache ServiceMix
4 15 (8.98%) MS Exchange
5 8 (4.79%) IIS
6 2 (1.20%) OpenROAD
6 2 (1.20%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.60%) Lync
7 1 (0.60%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (4.19%) MS Office
2 4 (2.40%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.80%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.19%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.99%) SaaS
3 3 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.80%) Office 365
4 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.60%) PaaS
5 1 (0.60%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (13.17%) VoIP
2 12 (7.19%) PBX
3 10 (5.99%) TCP/IP
3 10 (5.99%) Internet
4 9 (5.39%) VPN
5 8 (4.79%) DNS
5 8 (4.79%) Firewall
6 7 (4.19%) DHCP
7 5 (2.99%) HTTP
8 4 (2.40%) SMTP
8 4 (2.40%) LDAP
8 4 (2.40%) Wireshark
8 4 (2.40%) CTI
8 4 (2.40%) Intranet
8 4 (2.40%) SAN
9 3 (1.80%) DMZ
10 1 (0.60%) LAN
10 1 (0.60%) WAN
10 1 (0.60%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (54.49%) SQL Server
2 43 (25.75%) Relational Database
3 39 (23.35%) RDBMS
4 9 (5.39%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (3.59%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.80%) MySQL
6 3 (1.80%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.20%) MS Access
8 1 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 39 (23.35%) Ant
1 39 (23.35%) JUnit
1 39 (23.35%) Eclipse
2 31 (18.56%) Eclipse RCP
3 15 (8.98%) Git (software)
4 14 (8.38%) Maven
4 14 (8.38%) Jenkins
5 10 (5.99%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (4.79%) Bugzilla
7 7 (4.19%) CruiseControl
8 6 (3.59%) SoapUI
9 4 (2.40%) TeamCity
9 4 (2.40%) SpecFlow
9 4 (2.40%) Rhino Mocks
9 4 (2.40%) Moq
9 4 (2.40%) Cucumber
9 4 (2.40%) NUnit
10 3 (1.80%) QuickTest Pro
10 3 (1.80%) JMeter
10 3 (1.80%) Visual Studio
General
1 45 (26.95%) Finance
2 39 (23.35%) Banking
3 31 (18.56%) French Language
4 27 (16.17%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.59%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.40%) Retail
7 3 (1.80%) Front Office
7 3 (1.80%) Back Office
8 2 (1.20%) Advertising
8 2 (1.20%) International Banking
9 1 (0.60%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 53 (31.74%) Developer
2 37 (22.16%) .NET Developer
3 33 (19.76%) C# Developer
4 28 (16.77%) Software Engineer
4 28 (16.77%) C# .NET Developer
5 21 (12.57%) Support Engineer
6 18 (10.78%) Java Software Engineer
7 17 (10.18%) Technical Support Engineer
7 17 (10.18%) Team Leader
7 17 (10.18%) Technical Engineer
7 17 (10.18%) Technical Support
7 17 (10.18%) Analyst
8 15 (8.98%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 14 (8.38%) Senior Developer
10 13 (7.78%) Architect
10 13 (7.78%) Author
10 13 (7.78%) Technical Author
10 13 (7.78%) Help Desk Support
10 13 (7.78%) Help Desk Engineer
10 13 (7.78%) Help Desk Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (34.13%) XML
2 56 (33.53%) .NET
3 50 (29.94%) ASP.NET
4 40 (23.95%) JMS
5 39 (23.35%) JSP
5 39 (23.35%) Servlets
6 38 (22.75%) WebSphere MQ
7 37 (22.16%) XSLT
8 36 (21.56%) J2EE
8 36 (21.56%) Spring
9 32 (19.16%) GWT
10 25 (14.97%) OSGi
11 22 (13.17%) WCF
12 14 (8.38%) Web Services
13 13 (7.78%) ASP.NET MVC
14 11 (6.59%) .NET Framework
15 10 (5.99%) HTML
16 8 (4.79%) jQuery
16 8 (4.79%) Middleware
17 7 (4.19%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 51 (30.54%) N-Tier
2 43 (25.75%) Enterprise Software
3 38 (22.75%) Computer Science
4 31 (18.56%) Inversion of Control
4 31 (18.56%) SWIFT
5 22 (13.17%) Mathematics
6 12 (7.19%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (4.19%) Embedded Systems
8 4 (2.40%) iPad
8 4 (2.40%) CESG
9 3 (1.80%) e-Health
9 3 (1.80%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (1.80%) Clustering
9 3 (1.80%) Mobile Computing
10 2 (1.20%) Open Source
10 2 (1.20%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.60%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 50 (29.94%) Windows
2 24 (14.37%) UNIX
3 20 (11.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (10.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (9.58%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (4.19%) Linux
7 5 (2.99%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.80%) Windows XP
8 3 (1.80%) Windows CE
9 2 (1.20%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (38.32%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (36.53%) Software Engineering
3 48 (28.74%) UML
4 35 (20.96%) Scrum
5 34 (20.36%) OO
6 33 (19.76%) Unit Testing
7 29 (17.37%) TDD
8 28 (16.77%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (11.98%) Problem Management
9 20 (11.98%) OOA/OOD
10 17 (10.18%) Disaster Recovery
11 15 (8.98%) OOD
12 14 (8.38%) Workflow
13 13 (7.78%) MVC
14 12 (7.19%) Technical Architecture
15 11 (6.59%) Software Testing
16 10 (5.99%) SOA
17 9 (5.39%) ITIL
17 9 (5.39%) Automated Testing
18 8 (4.79%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 94 (56.29%) SQL
2 66 (39.52%) C#
3 59 (35.33%) Java
4 37 (22.16%) JavaScript
5 22 (13.17%) C
6 10 (5.99%) C++
7 9 (5.39%) Ruby
8 5 (2.99%) PowerShell
8 5 (2.99%) Python
8 5 (2.99%) Perl
8 5 (2.99%) PHP
9 4 (2.40%) VB
9 4 (2.40%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.20%) VB6
10 2 (1.20%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.60%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 71 (42.51%) Degree
2 8 (4.79%) Security Cleared
2 8 (4.79%) ISEB
3 6 (3.59%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (2.99%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (1.80%) HND
5 3 (1.80%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (1.20%) MCSE
7 1 (0.60%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (11.38%) QA
2 5 (2.99%) SLA
3 1 (0.60%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 54 (32.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (4.19%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.80%) VMware ESX
3 3 (1.80%) VMware Server
3 3 (1.80%) XenApp
3 3 (1.80%) XenDesktop
3 3 (1.80%) vSphere
3 3 (1.80%) VMFS
3 3 (1.80%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (1.80%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (2.40%) MOM
1 4 (2.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 4 (2.40%) SCCM
2 1 (0.60%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 54 (32.34%) VMware
2 50 (29.94%) Oracle
3 39 (23.35%) JBoss
4 37 (22.16%) IBM
5 32 (19.16%) Google
6 21 (12.57%) Microsoft
7 6 (3.59%) HP
7 6 (3.59%) Sybase
8 5 (2.99%) CA
9 4 (2.40%) Apple
9 4 (2.40%) Citrix
10 3 (1.80%) AppSense
10 3 (1.80%) NetApp
10 3 (1.80%) SAP
10 3 (1.80%) EMC
11 2 (1.20%) FrontRange
11 2 (1.20%) EPiServer
11 2 (1.20%) Trustwave
12 1 (0.60%) ION Trading
12 1 (0.60%) Sage
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