The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Client/Server in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Client/Server over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Client Server
Rank 320 322 320
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Client/Server 959 1000 919
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.87% 0.83% 0.82%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.25% 2.09% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 786 828 777
Average salary £41,500 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.77% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%

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

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
42537 47814 43368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.45% 39.82% 38.62%
Number of salaries quoted 33559 37750 35151
Average salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Client/Server
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Client/Server Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Client/Server
Salary Trend

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

Client/Server Salary Trend in the UK

Client/Server
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Client/Server over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 within the UK.

Client/Server Salary Histogram in the UK

Client/Server
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Client/Server within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 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
England +5 916 £42,500 -5.55% 133
London -1 406 £55,000 - 79
South East +30 202 £40,000 -5.88% 21
South West +7 78 £37,250 +6.42% 4
East of England +10 73 £40,000 - 10
North West +44 71 £35,000 -6.66% 5
Buckinghamshire +48 67 £38,000 +1.33% 9
City of London +6 55 £43,750 -27.08% 9
Manchester +32 54 £31,500 -16.00% 2
Milton Keynes +30 54 £38,000 +1.33% 6
Hampshire +32 47 £40,000 +33.33% 4
Berkshire -24 39 £46,250 -11.90% 2
Gloucestershire +13 34 £35,000 -12.50%
Cheltenham +31 33 £35,000 -12.50%
West Midlands -11 33 £37,500 - 7
Yorkshire -36 33 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Essex +21 29 £28,000 -30.00% 3
Surrey -17 29 £41,000 -11.35% 2
Wales +15 27 £40,000 +21.21% 2
South Wales +12 27 £40,000 +21.21% 2
Cambridge +25 26 £40,000 - 4
Cambridgeshire +22 26 £40,000 - 5
Southampton - 25 £44,000 - 3
Bristol -4 22 £40,000 -3.03% 3
Reading -21 19 £45,000 -14.28% 2
Newport Pagnell - 17 £39,000 - 1
West Yorkshire +4 16 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Leeds +1 16 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Birmingham -10 15 £35,000 - 2
Colchester +7 14 £28,000 -30.00% 2

Client/Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 746 (41.08%) SQL
2 696 (38.33%) Windows
3 607 (33.43%) SQL Server
4 594 (32.71%) Agile Software Development
5 571 (31.44%) .NET
6 553 (30.45%) Microsoft
7 545 (30.01%) C#
8 533 (29.35%) Finance
9 470 (25.88%) Java
10 432 (23.79%) XML
11 401 (22.08%) HTML
12 398 (21.92%) JavaScript
13 342 (18.83%) Degree
14 332 (18.28%) ASP.NET
15 329 (18.12%) OO
16 315 (17.35%) Analytical Skills
17 312 (17.18%) Web Services
18 295 (16.24%) MVC
19 267 (14.70%) CSS
20 256 (14.10%) Linux
21 253 (13.93%) MS Excel
22 241 (13.27%) Scrum
23 228 (12.56%) Oracle
23 228 (12.56%) WCF
24 220 (12.11%) Spring
24 220 (12.11%) Software Engineering
25 209 (11.51%) Banking
26 204 (11.23%) MS Office
27 195 (10.74%) Multithreading
28 194 (10.68%) Computer Science

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 127 (6.99%) Tomcat
2 78 (4.30%) JBoss
3 74 (4.07%) IIS
4 72 (3.96%) Apache
5 71 (3.91%) WebSphere
6 69 (3.80%) SharePoint
7 53 (2.92%) Elasticsearch
8 52 (2.86%) WebLogic
9 46 (2.53%) MS Exchange
10 39 (2.15%) BizTalk Server
11 35 (1.93%) Node.js
12 32 (1.76%) SharePoint 2013
13 28 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
14 19 (1.05%) CMS
15 18 (0.99%) WebSphere Application Server
15 18 (0.99%) Lync
15 18 (0.99%) Apache Solr
16 16 (0.88%) Confluence
17 12 (0.66%) Moodle
17 12 (0.66%) WorkSite
Applications
1 253 (13.93%) MS Excel
2 204 (11.23%) MS Office
3 34 (1.87%) MS Project
4 24 (1.32%) Photoshop
5 23 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
6 14 (0.77%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 9 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
8 8 (0.44%) Adobe Captivate
9 6 (0.33%) MS Visio
10 5 (0.28%) FreeHand
10 5 (0.28%) Fireworks
11 4 (0.22%) InfoPath
12 3 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
13 1 (0.055%) FastStats
13 1 (0.055%) PowerPivot
13 1 (0.055%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 16 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
2 11 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
4 9 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
5 7 (0.39%) BASE24
6 5 (0.28%) MultiFonds
7 2 (0.11%) Cognos TM1
7 2 (0.11%) Agresso
7 2 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.11%) Loan IQ
8 1 (0.055%) Unica
8 1 (0.055%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.055%) Oracle iProcurement
8 1 (0.055%) Advent Moxy
8 1 (0.055%) Adobe Campaign
8 1 (0.055%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.055%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.055%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.055%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 36 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (1.87%) SaaS
3 25 (1.38%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (0.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 8 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (0.39%) PaaS
7 6 (0.33%) Office 365
8 5 (0.28%) Amazon S3
8 5 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 4 (0.22%) Google Analytics
10 3 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (0.17%) CloudFront
10 3 (0.17%) Route 53
10 3 (0.17%) Amazon Kinesis
10 3 (0.17%) Google Compute Engine
11 2 (0.11%) Google Drive
11 2 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 170 (9.36%) TCP/IP
2 155 (8.54%) Internet
3 115 (6.33%) DNS
4 101 (5.56%) VPN
4 101 (5.56%) DHCP
5 99 (5.45%) Firewall
6 95 (5.23%) HTTP
7 78 (4.30%) Intranet
8 75 (4.13%) LAN
9 61 (3.36%) WAN
10 47 (2.59%) Extranet
11 38 (2.09%) Network Security
12 32 (1.76%) VoIP
13 30 (1.65%) Multicast
14 27 (1.49%) SAN
15 25 (1.38%) OSPF
16 24 (1.32%) BGP
16 24 (1.32%) SNMP
16 24 (1.32%) Wi-Fi
17 23 (1.27%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 607 (33.43%) SQL Server
2 134 (7.38%) Relational Database
3 82 (4.52%) Big Data
4 78 (4.30%) RDBMS
5 77 (4.24%) MySQL
5 77 (4.24%) NoSQL
6 69 (3.80%) SQL Server 2008
7 44 (2.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 44 (2.42%) Oracle Database
8 35 (1.93%) SQL Server 2012
9 34 (1.87%) MongoDB
10 26 (1.43%) Hadoop
11 23 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
12 21 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
13 20 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
13 20 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 19 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 18 (0.99%) DB2
16 17 (0.94%) SQL Server 2000
17 14 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 156 (8.59%) Visual Studio
2 146 (8.04%) Subversion
3 108 (5.95%) Git (software)
4 92 (5.07%) JIRA
5 85 (4.68%) Selenium
5 85 (4.68%) Eclipse
6 79 (4.35%) JUnit
7 72 (3.96%) NUnit
8 69 (3.80%) Team Foundation Server
9 66 (3.63%) Jenkins
10 61 (3.36%) Ant
11 60 (3.30%) Moq
12 52 (2.86%) Rhino Mocks
12 52 (2.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 52 (2.86%) Maven
13 47 (2.59%) Xcode
14 33 (1.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 32 (1.76%) Cucumber
15 32 (1.76%) Hudson
16 31 (1.71%) MSI
General
1 533 (29.35%) Finance
2 209 (11.51%) Banking
3 133 (7.32%) Retail
4 101 (5.56%) Telecoms
5 69 (3.80%) Marketing
6 47 (2.59%) Online Betting
6 47 (2.59%) Games
7 43 (2.37%) Law
7 43 (2.37%) Publishing
8 41 (2.26%) Legal
9 40 (2.20%) Investment Banking
10 34 (1.87%) Billing
11 24 (1.32%) Advertising
11 24 (1.32%) Back Office
12 23 (1.27%) Front Office
13 20 (1.10%) Manufacturing
14 15 (0.83%) Financial Institution
15 12 (0.66%) International Banking
16 11 (0.61%) French Language
17 9 (0.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 708 (38.99%) Developer
2 298 (16.41%) Analyst
3 184 (10.13%) Java Developer
4 181 (9.97%) .NET Developer
5 140 (7.71%) Architect
6 138 (7.60%) Senior Developer
7 131 (7.21%) Software Engineer
8 129 (7.10%) C# Developer
9 111 (6.11%) Software Developer
10 106 (5.84%) Support Analyst
11 84 (4.63%) Applications Support
12 82 (4.52%) C# .NET Developer
13 74 (4.07%) Web Developer
14 65 (3.58%) Senior Java Developer
15 53 (2.92%) Applications Support Analyst
16 52 (2.86%) Project Manager
17 50 (2.75%) Consultant
17 50 (2.75%) Technical Architect
18 47 (2.59%) DBA
18 47 (2.59%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 571 (31.44%) .NET
2 432 (23.79%) XML
3 401 (22.08%) HTML
4 332 (18.28%) ASP.NET
5 312 (17.18%) Web Services
6 267 (14.70%) CSS
7 228 (12.56%) WCF
8 220 (12.11%) Spring
9 176 (9.69%) jQuery
10 174 (9.58%) .NET Framework
11 171 (9.42%) REST
12 164 (9.03%) ASP.NET MVC
13 157 (8.65%) WPF
14 141 (7.76%) SOAP
15 139 (7.65%) J2EE
16 135 (7.43%) HTML5
17 129 (7.10%) WinForms
18 90 (4.96%) JSP
19 89 (4.90%) JDBC
20 87 (4.79%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 315 (17.35%) Analytical Skills
2 194 (10.68%) Computer Science
3 107 (5.89%) N-Tier
4 86 (4.74%) Mobile App
5 81 (4.46%) Management Information System
6 52 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
7 51 (2.81%) Grid Computing
8 48 (2.64%) Social Media
9 47 (2.59%) User Experience
10 46 (2.53%) Clustering
11 44 (2.42%) Algorithms
12 43 (2.37%) Mathematics
13 41 (2.26%) Open Source
14 36 (1.98%) Inversion of Control
15 27 (1.49%) Mainframe
16 26 (1.43%) Tandem
16 26 (1.43%) Data Protection Act
17 21 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
18 19 (1.05%) CMDB
18 19 (1.05%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 696 (38.33%) Windows
2 256 (14.10%) Linux
3 170 (9.36%) UNIX
4 143 (7.87%) Windows 7
5 116 (6.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 110 (6.06%) Apple iOS
7 89 (4.90%) Windows Server 2003
8 62 (3.41%) Android
9 58 (3.19%) Windows Server 2012
10 47 (2.59%) Windows XP
11 35 (1.93%) Solaris
12 22 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 20 (1.10%) CentOS
14 16 (0.88%) AIX
15 13 (0.72%) Mac OS X
16 11 (0.61%) Mac OS
17 10 (0.55%) Windows 2000 Server
17 10 (0.55%) Windows CE
17 10 (0.55%) HPUX
18 9 (0.50%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 594 (32.71%) Agile Software Development
2 329 (18.12%) OO
3 295 (16.24%) MVC
4 241 (13.27%) Scrum
5 220 (12.11%) Software Engineering
6 195 (10.74%) Multithreading
7 194 (10.68%) TDD
8 151 (8.31%) ITIL
9 141 (7.76%) Mentoring
10 134 (7.38%) E-Commerce
11 126 (6.94%) Unit Testing
12 124 (6.83%) Continuous Integration
13 123 (6.77%) SOA
14 119 (6.55%) OOD
15 109 (6.00%) OOP
16 108 (5.95%) Project Management
17 103 (5.67%) UML
18 100 (5.51%) Migration
19 98 (5.40%) BDD
20 88 (4.85%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 746 (41.08%) SQL
2 545 (30.01%) C#
3 470 (25.88%) Java
4 398 (21.92%) JavaScript
5 162 (8.92%) C++
6 144 (7.93%) T-SQL
7 133 (7.32%) VB.NET
8 114 (6.28%) PL/SQL
9 85 (4.68%) VB
10 83 (4.57%) PHP
11 80 (4.41%) Perl
12 75 (4.13%) Objective-C
13 66 (3.63%) Python
14 61 (3.36%) C
15 55 (3.03%) Bash Shell
16 36 (1.98%) Shell Script
16 36 (1.98%) XPath
17 30 (1.65%) PowerShell
18 29 (1.60%) Ruby
19 23 (1.27%) Korn
Qualifications
1 342 (18.83%) Degree
2 127 (6.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 91 (5.01%) MCSE
4 63 (3.47%) Cisco Certification
5 62 (3.41%) MCSA
6 56 (3.08%) MCITP
7 52 (2.86%) MCP
8 46 (2.53%) ISEB
9 45 (2.48%) CCNA
10 42 (2.31%) Security Cleared
11 40 (2.20%) ISTQB
12 31 (1.71%) SC Cleared
13 29 (1.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 28 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
15 23 (1.27%) CISSP
15 23 (1.27%) CCNP
16 10 (0.55%) Sun Certification
17 8 (0.44%) Security+ Certification
18 7 (0.39%) Citrix Certification
19 6 (0.33%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 146 (8.04%) QA
2 36 (1.98%) SLA
3 19 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 9 (0.50%) WCAG
5 9 (0.50%) PCI DSS
5 9 (0.50%) Section 508
6 8 (0.44%) ISO 9001
7 7 (0.39%) ISO 8583
8 4 (0.22%) COBIT
9 2 (0.11%) HL7
System Software
1 144 (7.93%) Active Directory
2 94 (5.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (1.82%) XenApp
4 29 (1.60%) Microsoft App-V
5 26 (1.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 26 (1.43%) BitLocker
6 21 (1.16%) Hyper-V
7 18 (0.99%) VMware ESX
8 10 (0.55%) VirtualBox
8 10 (0.55%) vSphere
9 8 (0.44%) XenDesktop
10 7 (0.39%) Varnish
11 6 (0.33%) XenServer
11 6 (0.33%) Terminal Services
12 4 (0.22%) Snort
12 4 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 3 (0.17%) VMware Server
13 3 (0.17%) Tivoli Directory Server
14 1 (0.055%) Veritas File System
14 1 (0.055%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 57 (3.14%) SCCM
2 38 (2.09%) HP Quality Center
3 18 (0.99%) WSUS
4 17 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (0.77%) SolarWinds Orion
5 14 (0.77%) Backup Exec
5 14 (0.77%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 14 (0.77%) Nagios
6 12 (0.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 12 (0.66%) Puppet
7 11 (0.61%) Tivoli
8 10 (0.55%) Graphite
9 9 (0.50%) Salt
10 6 (0.33%) MOM
10 6 (0.33%) SCOM
11 4 (0.22%) McAfee ePO
11 4 (0.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 3 (0.17%) Control-M
12 3 (0.17%) SELinux
13 2 (0.11%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 553 (30.45%) Microsoft
2 228 (12.56%) Oracle
3 133 (7.32%) VMware
4 124 (6.83%) Cisco
5 67 (3.69%) Citrix
6 60 (3.30%) HP
7 46 (2.53%) SAP
8 45 (2.48%) IBM
9 38 (2.09%) Remedy
10 30 (1.65%) Apple
11 29 (1.60%) Avaya
12 28 (1.54%) Adobe
12 28 (1.54%) Google
12 28 (1.54%) AppSense
13 27 (1.49%) Red Hat
14 26 (1.43%) EMC
15 25 (1.38%) Sophos
15 25 (1.38%) hybris
16 20 (1.10%) CheckPoint
17 19 (1.05%) SolarWinds
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