The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Client/Server in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Client/Server over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Client Server
Rank 177 188 195
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +7
Permanent jobs citing Client/Server 40 25 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.71% 0.46% 0.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.27% 1.42% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 31 21 15
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £29,000 £30,300
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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 West Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1763 1763 1977
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 31.47% 32.67% 36.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1397 1438 1704
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

Client/Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Client/Server Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Client/Server
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Client/Server Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Client/Server
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Client/Server across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Client/Server Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Client/Server
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Client/Server within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 September 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
Birmingham +10 18 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Shropshire 0 6 £40,000 +14.28%
Staffordshire +5 4 £27,500 +7.84% 1
Walsall - 3 - -
Warwickshire - 3 £35,000 -
Herefordshire +1 2 - - 1
Wolverhampton - 2 - -
Solihull +1 1 £40,000 -5.88%
Client/Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 48 (57.83%) SQL Server
2 43 (51.81%) Microsoft
3 42 (50.60%) C#
4 40 (48.19%) Windows
5 39 (46.99%) XML
6 37 (44.58%) .NET
7 36 (43.37%) Web Services
8 35 (42.17%) VB.NET
8 35 (42.17%) JavaScript
9 34 (40.96%) SQL
9 34 (40.96%) MS Excel
10 33 (39.76%) Analytical Skills
11 29 (34.94%) HTML
11 29 (34.94%) .NET Framework
12 27 (32.53%) CSS
13 26 (31.33%) Degree
14 24 (28.92%) Finance
15 23 (27.71%) VB
15 23 (27.71%) VB6
15 23 (27.71%) WinForms
15 23 (27.71%) Computer Science
15 23 (27.71%) WCF
15 23 (27.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 23 (27.71%) SDLC
16 22 (26.51%) Windows Server 2008
17 21 (25.30%) OO
18 20 (24.10%) Web Development
19 19 (22.89%) .NET Compact Framework
19 19 (22.89%) OOD
19 19 (22.89%) T-SQL

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 19 (22.89%) IIS
2 6 (7.23%) Tomcat
3 5 (6.02%) WebLogic
4 4 (4.82%) Apache
4 4 (4.82%) MS Exchange
4 4 (4.82%) Lync
5 2 (2.41%) JBoss
6 1 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.20%) Node.js
Applications
1 34 (40.96%) MS Excel
2 12 (14.46%) MS Office
3 2 (2.41%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.20%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.20%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (1.20%) CloudFront
1 1 (1.20%) Amazon Kinesis
1 1 (1.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.23%) Internet
2 5 (6.02%) VoIP
3 2 (2.41%) WAN
3 2 (2.41%) HTTP
3 2 (2.41%) LAN
4 1 (1.20%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.20%) DNS
4 1 (1.20%) SAN
4 1 (1.20%) OSPF
4 1 (1.20%) Firewall
4 1 (1.20%) Wireless
4 1 (1.20%) VLAN
4 1 (1.20%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (57.83%) SQL Server
2 19 (22.89%) Crystal Reports
3 8 (9.64%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (9.64%) Relational Database
4 7 (8.43%) RDBMS
5 4 (4.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (4.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (4.82%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (3.61%) DB2
7 1 (1.20%) DTS
7 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.20%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (8.43%) JIRA
2 6 (7.23%) Visual Studio
3 5 (6.02%) Bugzilla
4 3 (3.61%) NetBeans
4 3 (3.61%) Subversion
4 3 (3.61%) Maven
4 3 (3.61%) Eclipse
4 3 (3.61%) Ant
5 2 (2.41%) HP UFT
6 1 (1.20%) Bower
General
1 24 (28.92%) Finance
2 6 (7.23%) Games
3 5 (6.02%) Retail
4 1 (1.20%) Legal
4 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (48.19%) Developer
2 19 (22.89%) Software Developer
3 11 (13.25%) .NET Developer
3 11 (13.25%) C# Developer
3 11 (13.25%) C# .NET Developer
4 10 (12.05%) Tester
5 9 (10.84%) Senior Developer
6 7 (8.43%) Architect
6 7 (8.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (6.02%) Senior C++ Developer
7 5 (6.02%) IT Support
7 5 (6.02%) Analyst
7 5 (6.02%) DBA
7 5 (6.02%) Support Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) C++ Developer
7 5 (6.02%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (6.02%) SQL DBA
7 5 (6.02%) IT Support Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Software Tester
8 4 (4.82%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (46.99%) XML
2 37 (44.58%) .NET
3 36 (43.37%) Web Services
4 29 (34.94%) HTML
4 29 (34.94%) .NET Framework
5 27 (32.53%) CSS
6 23 (27.71%) WCF
6 23 (27.71%) WinForms
6 23 (27.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 19 (22.89%) .NET Compact Framework
7 19 (22.89%) ADO.NET
8 8 (9.64%) jQuery
9 7 (8.43%) ASP.NET
10 6 (7.23%) JSP
10 6 (7.23%) LINQ
10 6 (7.23%) Entity Framework
11 5 (6.02%) Spring
11 5 (6.02%) Ajax
11 5 (6.02%) Struts
11 5 (6.02%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 33 (39.76%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (27.71%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.82%) Data Structures
3 4 (4.82%) Replication
4 3 (3.61%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.41%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.41%) Mobile Games
5 2 (2.41%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.20%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 40 (48.19%) Windows
2 22 (26.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (10.84%) Windows 7
4 7 (8.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.41%) Linux
6 1 (1.20%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.20%) CentOS
6 1 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (27.71%) SDLC
2 21 (25.30%) OO
3 20 (24.10%) Web Development
4 19 (22.89%) OOD
5 11 (13.25%) Test Scripting
6 9 (10.84%) Software Testing
6 9 (10.84%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (9.64%) ITIL
8 7 (8.43%) Test Management
9 6 (7.23%) Resource Management
9 6 (7.23%) Software Engineering
10 5 (6.02%) Automated Testing
10 5 (6.02%) Waterfall
11 4 (4.82%) Incident Management
11 4 (4.82%) Problem Management
11 4 (4.82%) UML
11 4 (4.82%) SOA
11 4 (4.82%) Project Management
11 4 (4.82%) Disaster Recovery
12 3 (3.61%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 42 (50.60%) C#
2 35 (42.17%) JavaScript
2 35 (42.17%) VB.NET
3 34 (40.96%) SQL
4 23 (27.71%) VB
4 23 (27.71%) VB6
5 19 (22.89%) T-SQL
6 10 (12.05%) C++
7 8 (9.64%) Java
8 6 (7.23%) VC++
9 4 (4.82%) Perl
9 4 (4.82%) C
10 3 (3.61%) Shell Script
10 3 (3.61%) XPath
11 2 (2.41%) PHP
12 1 (1.20%) X++
12 1 (1.20%) PHP5
12 1 (1.20%) Ruby
12 1 (1.20%) JCL
12 1 (1.20%) Python
Qualifications
1 26 (31.33%) Degree
2 6 (7.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 6 (7.23%) ISEB
3 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (4.82%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (3.61%) HNC
5 3 (3.61%) HND
5 3 (3.61%) MCSE
5 3 (3.61%) MCSA
5 3 (3.61%) NVQ Level 4
5 3 (3.61%) ISTQB
6 2 (2.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (2.41%) CCNA
6 2 (2.41%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.20%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.43%) QA
2 3 (3.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.61%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.20%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (9.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.82%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.82%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.41%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.41%) XenServer
4 1 (1.20%) Varnish
4 1 (1.20%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (2.41%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (2.41%) Backup Exec
1 2 (2.41%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.20%) SELinux
Vendors
1 43 (51.81%) Microsoft
2 17 (20.48%) Oracle
3 8 (9.64%) VMware
4 5 (6.02%) Cisco
5 4 (4.82%) McAfee
6 3 (3.61%) Sybase
6 3 (3.61%) Pega
7 2 (2.41%) IBM
7 2 (2.41%) HP
7 2 (2.41%) Citrix
7 2 (2.41%) BEA
7 2 (2.41%) ATG
7 2 (2.41%) Atlassian
7 2 (2.41%) Vitria
7 2 (2.41%) Symantec
8 1 (1.20%) Sun
8 1 (1.20%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.20%) Splunk
Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £55k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Ross-On-Wye, Herefordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £40000 per annum + 25 days holiday, home working
Posted: 16 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago