Period
to 18 April 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Client/Server in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Client/Server over the 6 months to 18 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Client Server
UK > England
6 months to
18 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 634 615 629
Rank change year-on-year -19 +14 -48
Permanent jobs citing Client/Server 197 352 539
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.26% 0.35% 0.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.66% 0.89% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 134 296 445
10th Percentile £33,287 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £40,938 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £57,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.70% +15.00% -
75th Percentile £72,188 £77,813 £70,000
90th Percentile £80,500 £87,500 £82,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% -

Client/Server is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 29,731 39,490 54,517
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.70% 38.90% 39.58%
Number of salaries quoted 21,504 30,945 41,891
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £29,750
25th Percentile £42,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £88,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

Client/Server
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Client/Server as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Client/Server in England

Client/Server
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Client/Server in England.

Salary trend for Client/Server in England

Client/Server
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Client/Server in England over the 6 months to 18 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Client/Server in England

Client/Server
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Client/Server within the England region over the 6 months to 18 April 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +36 89 £70,000 -6.04% 24
South East +58 42 £45,000 +12.62% 10
Midlands +13 17 £40,000 -15.79% 6
North of England -5 17 £40,000 -20.00% 6
East of England +47 16 £35,632 -35.21% 6
West Midlands +3 16 £40,000 -15.79% 6
South West +7 14 £55,000 -8.33% 5
North West +27 13 £37,500 -16.67% 3
Yorkshire -19 4 £47,500 -5.00% 2
East Midlands +12 1 £34,000 -28.42%
Client/Server
UK

For the 6 months to 18 April 2021, IT jobs citing Client/Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Client/Server.

1 107 (54.31%) SQL
2 88 (44.67%) Windows
3 83 (42.13%) Problem-Solving
4 77 (39.09%) Degree
5 64 (32.49%) C#
6 63 (31.98%) Agile Software Development
7 62 (31.47%) SQL Server
8 58 (29.44%) REST
9 57 (28.93%) Microsoft
10 55 (27.92%) .NET
11 54 (27.41%) Self-Motivation
12 53 (26.90%) JavaScript
13 51 (25.89%) VMware
14 46 (23.35%) User Experience
15 39 (19.80%) AngularJS
15 39 (19.80%) HTML
15 39 (19.80%) CSS
16 38 (19.29%) Finance
17 36 (18.27%) TypeScript
17 36 (18.27%) Computer Science
18 35 (17.77%) Vue.js
19 34 (17.26%) Node.js
19 34 (17.26%) Software Engineering
20 33 (16.75%) React
21 32 (16.24%) VMware Infrastructure
21 32 (16.24%) Visual Studio
22 31 (15.74%) QA
23 29 (14.72%) HTML5 Canvas
24 28 (14.21%) T-SQL
25 27 (13.71%) SharePoint

Client/Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 27 (13.71%) SharePoint
2 12 (6.09%) MS Exchange
3 7 (3.55%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (3.05%) IIS
5 3 (1.52%) IBM Notes
6 2 (1.02%) Apache
6 2 (1.02%) Confluence
6 2 (1.02%) JBoss
6 2 (1.02%) Tornado
7 1 (0.51%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.51%) CMS
7 1 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.51%) GemFire
7 1 (0.51%) Mule
7 1 (0.51%) nginx
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.51%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (6.09%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.02%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.02%) GIMP
3 2 (1.02%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Magento
1 1 (0.51%) SAP S/4HANA
1 1 (0.51%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 23 (11.68%) Azure
2 22 (11.17%) Microsoft 365
3 16 (8.12%) AWS
4 15 (7.61%) SaaS
5 10 (5.08%) PaaS
6 7 (3.55%) GitHub
7 6 (3.05%) Power Platform
8 5 (2.54%) AWS Lambda
8 5 (2.54%) Logic Apps
8 5 (2.54%) OneDrive
8 5 (2.54%) PowerApps
8 5 (2.54%) Serverless
9 4 (2.03%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (1.52%) GCP
10 3 (1.52%) IaaS
10 3 (1.52%) Sauce Labs
11 2 (1.02%) Google Workspace
12 1 (0.51%) Mimecast
12 1 (0.51%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.63%) SAN
2 15 (7.61%) LAN
2 15 (7.61%) WAN
3 13 (6.60%) DHCP
3 13 (6.60%) DNS
4 12 (6.09%) TCP/IP
5 9 (4.57%) Cisco IOS
5 9 (4.57%) Firewall
5 9 (4.57%) VSAN
6 7 (3.55%) Internet
6 7 (3.55%) Network Security
7 4 (2.03%) NAS
7 4 (2.03%) VoIP
8 3 (1.52%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (1.52%) Extranet
8 3 (1.52%) MPLS
8 3 (1.52%) Wireless
8 3 (1.52%) X.509
9 1 (0.51%) IP Telephony
9 1 (0.51%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (31.47%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.06%) Relational Database
3 7 (3.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (3.05%) Power BI
5 5 (2.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 5 (2.54%) MongoDB
5 5 (2.54%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (2.03%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (2.03%) NoSQL
6 4 (2.03%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.52%) Cosmos DB
8 2 (1.02%) MySQL
8 2 (1.02%) OLTP
8 2 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.02%) Snowflake Schema
8 2 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.51%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.51%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 32 (16.24%) Visual Studio
2 25 (12.69%) MSI
2 25 (12.69%) WiX
3 12 (6.09%) Git (software)
4 10 (5.08%) JIRA
5 8 (4.06%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (3.55%) Hudson
7 6 (3.05%) Bugzilla
7 6 (3.05%) CruiseControl
7 6 (3.05%) Gemini Tracker
7 6 (3.05%) Subversion
7 6 (3.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 5 (2.54%) Selenium
9 4 (2.03%) Postman
10 2 (1.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (1.02%) Cucumber
10 2 (1.02%) eggPlant
10 2 (1.02%) SoapUI
10 2 (1.02%) webpack
11 1 (0.51%) GitLab
General
1 38 (19.29%) Finance
2 19 (9.64%) Games
3 14 (7.11%) Telecoms
4 13 (6.60%) Law
4 13 (6.60%) Marketing
5 12 (6.09%) Back Office
6 10 (5.08%) Banking
7 9 (4.57%) Public Sector
8 8 (4.06%) French Language
8 8 (4.06%) German Language
8 8 (4.06%) Spanish Language
9 6 (3.05%) Manufacturing
10 5 (2.54%) Financial Institution
10 5 (2.54%) Retail
11 2 (1.02%) Front Office
11 2 (1.02%) Legal
11 2 (1.02%) Online Betting
12 1 (0.51%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 65 (32.99%) Developer
2 31 (15.74%) Software Engineer
3 30 (15.23%) Senior Developer
4 25 (12.69%) Full Stack Developer
5 24 (12.18%) Systems Engineer
6 20 (10.15%) Senior Full Stack Developer
7 15 (7.61%) .NET Developer
8 14 (7.11%) Support Engineer
9 13 (6.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 13 (6.60%) Senior Software Engineer
9 13 (6.60%) Software Developer
10 12 (6.09%) 3rd Line Support
11 11 (5.58%) IT Engineer
12 10 (5.08%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 10 (5.08%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 10 (5.08%) C# Developer
12 10 (5.08%) IT Support
13 9 (4.57%) Backup Engineer
13 9 (4.57%) Storage Engineer
13 9 (4.57%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (29.44%) REST
2 55 (27.92%) .NET
3 39 (19.80%) AngularJS
3 39 (19.80%) CSS
3 39 (19.80%) HTML
4 35 (17.77%) Vue.js
5 34 (17.26%) Node.js
6 33 (16.75%) React
7 29 (14.72%) HTML5 Canvas
8 26 (13.20%) ASP.NET Web API
9 25 (12.69%) Aurelia
9 25 (12.69%) Entity Framework
9 25 (12.69%) NHibernate
9 25 (12.69%) SVG
10 24 (12.18%) RESTful
11 14 (7.11%) Web Services
12 13 (6.60%) SOAP
13 12 (6.09%) GraphQL
13 12 (6.09%) XML
14 10 (5.08%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 54 (27.41%) Self-Motivation
2 46 (23.35%) User Experience
3 26 (13.20%) Web 2.0
4 24 (12.18%) Virtual Team
5 20 (10.15%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (9.14%) Management Information System
7 15 (7.61%) Enterprise Software
8 14 (7.11%) Data Centre
9 9 (4.57%) EMC VNXe
9 9 (4.57%) Enterprise Storage
9 9 (4.57%) FlexPod
9 9 (4.57%) VxBlock/Vblock
10 8 (4.06%) Mobile App
10 8 (4.06%) N-Tier
11 7 (3.55%) Replication
12 6 (3.05%) Algorithms
13 4 (2.03%) Mainframe
14 3 (1.52%) Acoustics
14 3 (1.52%) PKI
15 2 (1.02%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 88 (44.67%) Windows
2 18 (9.14%) Linux
3 11 (5.58%) Windows 10
4 10 (5.08%) Windows Server 2016
5 9 (4.57%) Unix
5 9 (4.57%) Windows 7
5 9 (4.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (4.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (4.06%) Windows Server
7 7 (3.55%) Android
8 5 (2.54%) SUSE
9 3 (1.52%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.02%) Windows Server 2019
11 1 (0.51%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.51%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (42.13%) Problem-Solving
2 63 (31.98%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (18.27%) Computer Science
4 34 (17.26%) Software Engineering
5 27 (13.71%) Performance Tuning
6 26 (13.20%) Use Case
7 25 (12.69%) Configuration Management
7 25 (12.69%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 25 (12.69%) Data Visualisation
7 25 (12.69%) ITIL
7 25 (12.69%) Visualisation
8 23 (11.68%) Mentoring
9 20 (10.15%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (9.64%) Inversion of Control
10 19 (9.64%) OO
11 18 (9.14%) Customer Requirements
11 18 (9.14%) TDD
11 18 (9.14%) Test Automation
12 17 (8.63%) OOP
13 15 (7.61%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 107 (54.31%) SQL
2 64 (32.49%) C#
3 53 (26.90%) JavaScript
4 36 (18.27%) TypeScript
5 28 (14.21%) T-SQL
6 25 (12.69%) Java
7 21 (10.66%) Python
8 20 (10.15%) C++
9 16 (8.12%) PowerShell
10 14 (7.11%) C
11 4 (2.03%) ES6
12 3 (1.52%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.52%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.02%) PHP
13 2 (1.02%) R
13 2 (1.02%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.02%) XAML
14 1 (0.51%) Apex Code
14 1 (0.51%) AWK
14 1 (0.51%) sed
Qualifications
1 77 (39.09%) Degree
2 21 (10.66%) Security Cleared
3 20 (10.15%) Computer Science Degree
4 12 (6.09%) DV Cleared
4 12 (6.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (4.57%) MCSE
6 8 (4.06%) PhD
6 8 (4.06%) SC Cleared
7 7 (3.55%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (2.03%) ISTQB
9 3 (1.52%) CCNA
9 3 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (1.52%) ISEB
9 3 (1.52%) ISEB Practitioner
9 3 (1.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (1.02%) TOGAF Certification
11 1 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (15.74%) QA
2 1 (0.51%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.51%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (16.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (12.18%) Active Directory
3 12 (6.09%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (4.57%) Hyper-V
5 7 (3.55%) Terminal Services
6 6 (3.05%) Docker
7 5 (2.54%) vSphere
8 4 (2.03%) XenApp
9 3 (1.52%) Forefront TMG
9 3 (1.52%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (1.52%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.51%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (6.09%) vCenter Server
2 10 (5.08%) WSUS
3 8 (4.06%) FlexNet
4 4 (2.03%) Kubernetes
4 4 (2.03%) SCOM
5 1 (0.51%) Ansible
5 1 (0.51%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.51%) Grafana
5 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.51%) Prometheus
5 1 (0.51%) SCCM
Vendors
1 57 (28.93%) Microsoft
2 51 (25.89%) VMware
3 27 (13.71%) Cisco
4 16 (8.12%) Citrix
5 14 (7.11%) HP
6 10 (5.08%) Dell
6 10 (5.08%) EMC
6 10 (5.08%) NetApp
6 10 (5.08%) Oracle
7 9 (4.57%) Isilon
8 8 (4.06%) ANSYS
8 8 (4.06%) Bloomberg
9 7 (3.55%) Intel
9 7 (3.55%) SAP
10 6 (3.05%) Adobe
11 5 (2.54%) Ab Initio
11 5 (2.54%) arcserve
11 5 (2.54%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (2.03%) Proofpoint
13 3 (1.52%) F5