The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Fat Client over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fat Client
Rank 204 214 192
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -22
Permanent jobs citing Fat Client 18 11 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.31% 0.20% 0.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.95% 0.63% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 18 3 20
Average salary £26,250 £27,600 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.89% -15.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,600 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £36,320 £48,750
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +4.47%
Fat Client
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
1887 1745 2021
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 32.28% 32.38% 36.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1496 1427 1704
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Fat Client
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Fat Client Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Fat Client
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Fat Client Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Fat Client
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Fat Client across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Fat Client Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Fat Client
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 Fat Client within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 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
Worcestershire - 11 £25,000 -
Birmingham 0 5 £35,000 +26.81% 1
Coventry -17 3 £33,500 -
Staffordshire - 1 £32,000 -
Fat Client
England

Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Fat Client 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 Fat Client.

1 24 (100.00%) Windows
1 24 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 13 (54.17%) Citrix
2 13 (54.17%) Active Directory
2 13 (54.17%) Mentoring
3 11 (45.83%) User Experience
3 11 (45.83%) WinForms
3 11 (45.83%) Software Engineering
3 11 (45.83%) Degree
3 11 (45.83%) WPF
3 11 (45.83%) HTML5
3 11 (45.83%) ASP.NET
3 11 (45.83%) .NET
3 11 (45.83%) MFC
3 11 (45.83%) C#
3 11 (45.83%) C++
3 11 (45.83%) HTML
3 11 (45.83%) Java
3 11 (45.83%) JavaScript
4 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (37.50%) XenApp
5 9 (37.50%) vSphere
5 9 (37.50%) Cisco
5 9 (37.50%) HP
5 9 (37.50%) SAN
5 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (37.50%) VMware
6 8 (33.33%) Firewall
6 8 (33.33%) NetApp

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Fat Client 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 Fat Client. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 8 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Communications & Networking
1 9 (37.50%) SAN
2 8 (33.33%) Firewall
2 8 (33.33%) IPv4
3 7 (29.17%) IPsec
4 1 (4.17%) VLAN
4 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (4.17%) MPLS
4 1 (4.17%) LAN
4 1 (4.17%) WAN
4 1 (4.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Graduate
1 9 (37.50%) Software Engineer
2 7 (29.17%) Graduate Software Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Installations Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Technical Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Junior
5 2 (8.33%) Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Graduate Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Project Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Junior Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Graduate C# Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (45.83%) HTML
1 11 (45.83%) .NET
1 11 (45.83%) MFC
1 11 (45.83%) ASP.NET
1 11 (45.83%) WinForms
1 11 (45.83%) WPF
1 11 (45.83%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 24 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 11 (45.83%) User Experience
3 8 (33.33%) HP StoreVirtual
4 3 (12.50%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Mentoring
2 11 (45.83%) Software Engineering
3 7 (29.17%) Open Source
4 2 (8.33%) Project Management
4 2 (8.33%) Change Management
4 2 (8.33%) Risk Management
5 1 (4.17%) Business Continuity
5 1 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) C#
1 11 (45.83%) C++
1 11 (45.83%) Java
1 11 (45.83%) JavaScript
2 4 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (45.83%) Degree
System Software
1 13 (54.17%) Active Directory
2 9 (37.50%) XenApp
2 9 (37.50%) vSphere
3 8 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 8 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 7 (29.17%) Forefront TMG
4 7 (29.17%) Terminal Services
5 1 (4.17%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) Citrix
2 9 (37.50%) Cisco
2 9 (37.50%) HP
2 9 (37.50%) VMware
3 8 (33.33%) Dell
3 8 (33.33%) NetApp
4 7 (29.17%) CheckPoint
4 7 (29.17%) SonicWALL
5 1 (4.17%) Juniper
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
Birmingham
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £40,000 per year
Posted: 21 days ago