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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Client Server
Rank 190 140 184
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +44
Permanent jobs citing Client/Server 50 91 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.85% 1.48% 0.61%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.35% 4.19% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 43 90 30
Average salary £37,500 £36,579 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.51% +4.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £27,000 £32,450
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +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
2130 2170 2051
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 36.25% 35.31% 39.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1738 1752 1710
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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 25 £47,500 +11.76%
Gloucestershire -15 10 £31,500 -8.69%
Devon +2 8 £37,500 -40.47%
Dorset -12 5 £35,000 -3.44%
Wiltshire -18 2 £47,500 +35.71%
Client/Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 69 (57.50%) Finance
2 62 (51.67%) SQL Server
3 52 (43.33%) SQL
4 45 (37.50%) Windows
5 44 (36.67%) Microsoft
6 42 (35.00%) XML
7 41 (34.17%) Agile Software Development
8 36 (30.00%) Oracle
8 36 (30.00%) N-Tier
9 30 (25.00%) Software Engineering
9 30 (25.00%) Scrum
10 29 (24.17%) Java
11 27 (22.50%) Degree
12 26 (21.67%) Banking
12 26 (21.67%) TCP/IP
12 26 (21.67%) Relational Database
13 25 (20.83%) UNIX
13 25 (20.83%) .NET
13 25 (20.83%) ITIL
13 25 (20.83%) Computer Science
13 25 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
14 24 (20.00%) Spring
14 24 (20.00%) C#
15 23 (19.17%) WebSphere MQ
15 23 (19.17%) JMS
15 23 (19.17%) UML
15 23 (19.17%) VPN
15 23 (19.17%) VMware
15 23 (19.17%) Problem Management
15 23 (19.17%) WebSphere

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 23 (19.17%) WebSphere
2 20 (16.67%) WebLogic
2 20 (16.67%) IIS
2 20 (16.67%) JBoss
2 20 (16.67%) Apache ServiceMix
3 3 (2.50%) SAS
4 2 (1.67%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.67%) Joomla!
4 2 (1.67%) Drupal
4 2 (1.67%) WordPress
Applications
1 21 (17.50%) MS Excel
2 18 (15.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.33%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (1.67%) Magento
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle iRecruitment
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (21.67%) TCP/IP
2 23 (19.17%) VPN
3 20 (16.67%) DNS
3 20 (16.67%) DHCP
4 4 (3.33%) Internet
4 4 (3.33%) Wireshark
5 3 (2.50%) HTTP
5 3 (2.50%) VoIP
5 3 (2.50%) LDAP
5 3 (2.50%) PBX
5 3 (2.50%) Firewall
6 2 (1.67%) Intranet
6 2 (1.67%) Extranet
7 1 (0.83%) 3G
7 1 (0.83%) 2G
7 1 (0.83%) 2.5G
7 1 (0.83%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.83%) SDH
7 1 (0.83%) LAN
7 1 (0.83%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (51.67%) SQL Server
2 26 (21.67%) Relational Database
3 20 (16.67%) RDBMS
4 12 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (5.83%) SQLite
6 3 (2.50%) DB2
6 3 (2.50%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.67%) MySQL
7 2 (1.67%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 21 (17.50%) Git (software)
2 20 (16.67%) Eclipse RCP
2 20 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 20 (16.67%) Ant
2 20 (16.67%) JUnit
2 20 (16.67%) Eclipse
2 20 (16.67%) Maven
3 11 (9.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 7 (5.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (5.83%) Xcode
5 5 (4.17%) Subversion
6 4 (3.33%) Bugzilla
6 4 (3.33%) CruiseControl
6 4 (3.33%) Hudson
7 3 (2.50%) Visual Studio
7 3 (2.50%) ClearQuest
7 3 (2.50%) MSI
7 3 (2.50%) InstallShield
8 1 (0.83%) ClearCase
General
1 69 (57.50%) Finance
2 26 (21.67%) Banking
3 11 (9.17%) French Language
3 11 (9.17%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.50%) German Language
4 3 (2.50%) General Ledger
5 2 (1.67%) Marketing
5 2 (1.67%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.67%) Games
6 1 (0.83%) Legal
Job Titles
1 30 (25.00%) Developer
2 24 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 17 (14.17%) Java Software Engineer
4 16 (13.33%) Support Specialist
5 14 (11.67%) Analyst
6 13 (10.83%) DBA
6 13 (10.83%) Wintel Support
7 10 (8.33%) SQL DBA
7 10 (8.33%) Architect
7 10 (8.33%) SQL Server DBA
7 10 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
8 9 (7.50%) Support Analyst
8 9 (7.50%) Software Developer
8 9 (7.50%) Wintel Specialist
9 8 (6.67%) C# Developer
10 7 (5.83%) .NET Developer
10 7 (5.83%) Applications Support
10 7 (5.83%) C# .NET Developer
10 7 (5.83%) iOS Developer
11 6 (5.00%) Senior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (35.00%) XML
2 25 (20.83%) .NET
3 24 (20.00%) Spring
4 23 (19.17%) JMS
4 23 (19.17%) WebSphere MQ
5 21 (17.50%) JSP
6 20 (16.67%) Servlets
6 20 (16.67%) J2EE
6 20 (16.67%) XSLT
6 20 (16.67%) GWT
6 20 (16.67%) OSGi
7 15 (12.50%) ASP.NET
8 14 (11.67%) Software Packaging
9 13 (10.83%) Middleware
10 12 (10.00%) .NET Framework
10 12 (10.00%) Entity Framework
11 11 (9.17%) WCF
11 11 (9.17%) Web Services
12 10 (8.33%) COM
13 7 (5.83%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 36 (30.00%) N-Tier
2 25 (20.83%) Computer Science
3 23 (19.17%) SWIFT
4 20 (16.67%) Inversion of Control
5 18 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
5 18 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (7.50%) Data Protection Act
7 8 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
8 4 (3.33%) Algorithms
9 3 (2.50%) CMDB
9 3 (2.50%) Fixed Income
9 3 (2.50%) Equities
10 2 (1.67%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.67%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.83%) iSeries
11 1 (0.83%) AS400
11 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 45 (37.50%) Windows
2 25 (20.83%) UNIX
3 15 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (11.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (9.17%) Linux
6 7 (5.83%) Apple iOS
7 3 (2.50%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (2.50%) CentOS
8 2 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (34.17%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 30 (25.00%) Scrum
3 25 (20.83%) ITIL
3 25 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (19.17%) UML
4 23 (19.17%) Problem Management
5 21 (17.50%) TDD
6 20 (16.67%) Unit Testing
6 20 (16.67%) SDLC
7 13 (10.83%) OO
8 12 (10.00%) OOA/OOD
8 12 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
8 12 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
8 12 (10.00%) Data Protection
9 10 (8.33%) Open Source
9 10 (8.33%) Data Modelling
10 9 (7.50%) SOA
10 9 (7.50%) Migration
10 9 (7.50%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 52 (43.33%) SQL
2 29 (24.17%) Java
3 24 (20.00%) C#
4 14 (11.67%) JavaScript
5 10 (8.33%) T-SQL
6 8 (6.67%) VB.NET
7 7 (5.83%) Objective-C
7 7 (5.83%) C++
8 4 (3.33%) Perl
9 3 (2.50%) Python
10 2 (1.67%) C
10 2 (1.67%) VB
10 2 (1.67%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.67%) PHP
11 1 (0.83%) VBScript
11 1 (0.83%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.83%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 27 (22.50%) Degree
2 20 (16.67%) MCSE
2 20 (16.67%) MCSA
2 20 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (6.67%) Security Cleared
4 7 (5.83%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.83%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.67%) SLA
2 4 (3.33%) QA
3 3 (2.50%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 23 (19.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (16.67%) XenApp
2 20 (16.67%) BitLocker
2 20 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 20 (16.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 3 (2.50%) MOM
1 3 (2.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 3 (2.50%) Control-M
Vendors
1 44 (36.67%) Microsoft
2 36 (30.00%) Oracle
3 23 (19.17%) VMware
4 20 (16.67%) Google
4 20 (16.67%) Citrix
4 20 (16.67%) Remedy
5 15 (12.50%) Sybase
6 14 (11.67%) Cisco
6 14 (11.67%) Sophos
7 12 (10.00%) BEA
8 8 (6.67%) IBM
9 3 (2.50%) Sencha
10 1 (0.83%) Siebel