The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Client/Server in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Client/Server over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Client Server
Rank 58 62 72
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +10
Permanent jobs citing Client/Server 1 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 0.24% 0.55% 1.00%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.73% 1.35% 2.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 6
Average salary £25,000 £35,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% +40.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Client/Server
East of England

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

Miscellaneous Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
137 223 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 32.70% 40.62% 35.53%
Number of salaries quoted 119 212 223
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Client/Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

Client/Server Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Client/Server
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

Client/Server Salary Trend in Suffolk

Client/Server
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 3 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Test Management
2 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Replication
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 2 (66.67%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Software Test Manager
2 2 (66.67%) QA Test Manager
2 2 (66.67%) Quality Manager
2 2 (66.67%) QA Manager
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Test Manager
2 2 (66.67%) Test Manager
2 2 (66.67%) Tester
2 2 (66.67%) Software Tester
2 2 (66.67%) QA Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Software Manager
3 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Test Management
1 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle