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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Client Server
Rank 170 169 173
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Permanent jobs citing Client/Server 72 51 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.13% 0.96% 0.84%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.22% 2.51% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 59 47 46
Average salary £35,000 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.63% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £32,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £48,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
2235 2031 1989
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 35.17% 38.13% 36.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1786 1714 1667
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +8 31 £33,500 -21.17%
Somerset +6 18 £31,250 -18.30% 3
Wiltshire 0 15 £45,000 +33.33% 2
Gloucestershire -9 3 £34,500 -8.00% 2
Dorset -10 1 £47,500 +46.15% 1
Client/Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 87 (54.04%) SQL Server
2 81 (50.31%) SQL
3 72 (44.72%) Agile Software Development
4 70 (43.48%) Degree
5 61 (37.89%) C#
6 57 (35.40%) Software Engineering
7 55 (34.16%) XML
8 54 (33.54%) Java
9 50 (31.06%) Oracle
10 49 (30.43%) Windows
11 48 (29.81%) VMware
11 48 (29.81%) VMware Infrastructure
12 46 (28.57%) N-Tier
13 44 (27.33%) UML
13 44 (27.33%) .NET
14 41 (25.47%) ASP.NET
14 41 (25.47%) Computer Science
15 40 (24.84%) Finance
15 40 (24.84%) Enterprise Software
16 38 (23.60%) Relational Database
16 38 (23.60%) WebSphere
17 37 (22.98%) WebLogic
18 36 (22.36%) JMS
19 35 (21.74%) Eclipse
19 35 (21.74%) JBoss
19 35 (21.74%) Ant
19 35 (21.74%) JUnit
19 35 (21.74%) JSP
19 35 (21.74%) Servlets
20 34 (21.12%) RDBMS

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 38 (23.60%) WebSphere
2 37 (22.98%) WebLogic
3 35 (21.74%) JBoss
4 24 (14.91%) Apache ServiceMix
5 16 (9.94%) MS Exchange
6 7 (4.35%) IIS
7 3 (1.86%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.24%) OpenROAD
9 1 (0.62%) Lync
9 1 (0.62%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (3.73%) MS Office
2 5 (3.11%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.86%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.73%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (3.73%) SaaS
2 3 (1.86%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.86%) Office 365
3 2 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.62%) PaaS
4 1 (0.62%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.07%) VoIP
2 12 (7.45%) Internet
3 8 (4.97%) TCP/IP
3 8 (4.97%) DNS
4 7 (4.35%) VPN
4 7 (4.35%) DHCP
5 6 (3.73%) PBX
5 6 (3.73%) Firewall
6 5 (3.11%) HTTP
6 5 (3.11%) SAN
7 4 (2.48%) Intranet
7 4 (2.48%) Wireshark
7 4 (2.48%) SMTP
7 4 (2.48%) LDAP
8 3 (1.86%) DMZ
9 1 (0.62%) LAN
9 1 (0.62%) WAN
9 1 (0.62%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (54.04%) SQL Server
2 38 (23.60%) Relational Database
3 34 (21.12%) RDBMS
4 10 (6.21%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.86%) MySQL
7 2 (1.24%) MS Access
7 2 (1.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (1.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.24%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 35 (21.74%) Ant
1 35 (21.74%) JUnit
1 35 (21.74%) Eclipse
2 25 (15.53%) Eclipse RCP
3 17 (10.56%) Git (software)
4 16 (9.94%) Maven
4 16 (9.94%) Jenkins
5 8 (4.97%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (4.35%) CruiseControl
6 7 (4.35%) Bugzilla
7 5 (3.11%) NUnit
7 5 (3.11%) Rhino Mocks
7 5 (3.11%) Moq
7 5 (3.11%) Cucumber
7 5 (3.11%) SpecFlow
7 5 (3.11%) TeamCity
8 4 (2.48%) SoapUI
9 3 (1.86%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (1.24%) Hudson
General
1 40 (24.84%) Finance
2 33 (20.50%) Banking
3 25 (15.53%) French Language
4 18 (11.18%) Telecoms
5 12 (7.45%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.48%) Retail
7 3 (1.86%) Advertising
7 3 (1.86%) Front Office
7 3 (1.86%) Back Office
8 2 (1.24%) International Banking
9 1 (0.62%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 48 (29.81%) Developer
2 33 (20.50%) Software Engineer
3 28 (17.39%) .NET Developer
4 23 (14.29%) Support Engineer
5 22 (13.66%) C# Developer
6 18 (11.18%) Technical Engineer
6 18 (11.18%) Technical Support
6 18 (11.18%) Technical Support Engineer
7 17 (10.56%) Java Software Engineer
7 17 (10.56%) C# .NET Developer
8 15 (9.32%) Team Leader
9 14 (8.70%) Help Desk Engineer
9 14 (8.70%) Senior Software Engineer
9 14 (8.70%) Help Desk Support
9 14 (8.70%) Analyst
9 14 (8.70%) Architect
9 14 (8.70%) Author
9 14 (8.70%) Technical Author
9 14 (8.70%) Help Desk Support Engineer
10 12 (7.45%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (34.16%) XML
2 44 (27.33%) .NET
3 41 (25.47%) ASP.NET
4 36 (22.36%) JMS
5 35 (21.74%) JSP
5 35 (21.74%) Servlets
6 33 (20.50%) WebSphere MQ
7 32 (19.88%) XSLT
7 32 (19.88%) Spring
8 31 (19.25%) J2EE
9 29 (18.01%) WCF
10 26 (16.15%) GWT
11 24 (14.91%) OSGi
12 15 (9.32%) Web Services
13 14 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
14 13 (8.07%) WPF
14 13 (8.07%) .NET Framework
15 10 (6.21%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 9 (5.59%) jQuery
17 8 (4.97%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 46 (28.57%) N-Tier
2 41 (25.47%) Computer Science
3 40 (24.84%) Enterprise Software
4 27 (16.77%) Mathematics
5 25 (15.53%) Inversion of Control
5 25 (15.53%) SWIFT
6 10 (6.21%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (4.97%) Embedded Systems
8 4 (2.48%) CESG
9 3 (1.86%) e-Health
9 3 (1.86%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (1.86%) Clustering
9 3 (1.86%) Mobile Computing
9 3 (1.86%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.24%) iPad
10 2 (1.24%) Open Source
10 2 (1.24%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.62%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 49 (30.43%) Windows
2 22 (13.66%) UNIX
3 19 (11.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (11.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (10.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (4.97%) Linux
7 5 (3.11%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.86%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.24%) Windows CE
9 2 (1.24%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (44.72%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (35.40%) Software Engineering
3 44 (27.33%) UML
4 33 (20.50%) Scrum
5 30 (18.63%) OO
6 29 (18.01%) TDD
7 28 (17.39%) Unit Testing
8 26 (16.15%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (11.80%) Problem Management
10 18 (11.18%) Disaster Recovery
11 16 (9.94%) OOD
11 16 (9.94%) OOA/OOD
11 16 (9.94%) Software Testing
12 14 (8.70%) MVC
13 13 (8.07%) Technical Architecture
14 12 (7.45%) Logistics
15 10 (6.21%) SOA
15 10 (6.21%) Waterfall
16 9 (5.59%) Workflow
16 9 (5.59%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 81 (50.31%) SQL
2 61 (37.89%) C#
3 54 (33.54%) Java
4 29 (18.01%) JavaScript
5 21 (13.04%) C
6 16 (9.94%) C++
7 8 (4.97%) Ruby
8 5 (3.11%) PowerShell
8 5 (3.11%) VB.NET
9 4 (2.48%) T-SQL
9 4 (2.48%) VB
9 4 (2.48%) PHP
10 3 (1.86%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.86%) Perl
10 3 (1.86%) Python
11 2 (1.24%) VB6
12 1 (0.62%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 70 (43.48%) Degree
2 12 (7.45%) Security Cleared
3 10 (6.21%) SC Cleared
4 7 (4.35%) ISEB
5 5 (3.11%) ISTQB
6 4 (2.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (1.86%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 3 (1.86%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.24%) MCSE
9 1 (0.62%) MCSA
9 1 (0.62%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.32%) QA
2 5 (3.11%) SLA
3 2 (1.24%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 48 (29.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (4.35%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.86%) VMware ESX
3 3 (1.86%) VMware Server
3 3 (1.86%) VMFS
3 3 (1.86%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (1.86%) vCloud
4 1 (0.62%) XenApp
4 1 (0.62%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.62%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (2.48%) MOM
1 4 (2.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 4 (2.48%) SCCM
2 1 (0.62%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 50 (31.06%) Oracle
2 48 (29.81%) VMware
3 32 (19.88%) IBM
4 26 (16.15%) Google
5 20 (12.42%) Microsoft
6 7 (4.35%) Sybase
7 5 (3.11%) CA
8 4 (2.48%) HP
9 3 (1.86%) EMC
9 3 (1.86%) NetApp
9 3 (1.86%) SAP
10 2 (1.24%) Citrix
10 2 (1.24%) FrontRange
10 2 (1.24%) EPiServer
10 2 (1.24%) Trustwave
10 2 (1.24%) Apple
10 2 (1.24%) ION Trading
11 1 (0.62%) Sage
11 1 (0.62%) Remedy
11 1 (0.62%) AppSense
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