Period
to 21 January 2019

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 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Client Server
UK > England
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 609 471 446
Rank change year-on-year -138 -25 -27
Permanent jobs citing Client/Server 521 987 1,134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.37% 0.61% 0.68%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.88% 1.51% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 382 848 994
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £72,500 £83,750
UK median annual salary £48,750 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -2.50% - +11.11%

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 58,919 65,507 65,932
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 42.03% 40.69% 39.69%
Number of salaries quoted 45,580 51,015 54,242
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,613 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £81,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Client/Server
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Client/Server in England

Client/Server
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Client/Server in England

Client/Server
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Client/Server in England over the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

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 21 January 2019. 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 -207 187 £65,000 +18.18% 40
East of England +85 111 £42,500 +6.25% 8
South East -70 99 £42,500 -15.00% 13
Midlands +36 59 £47,500 +11.76% 12
North of England +28 53 £42,500 +0.59% 3
West Midlands +37 41 £55,000 +38.36% 8
North West +19 26 £40,000 -4.76% 3
Yorkshire +33 25 £45,000 -
East Midlands +22 18 £45,000 -10.00% 4
South West -3 15 £34,000 -24.44% 6
North East +4 2 £26,500 -33.75%
Client/Server
UK

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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.

1 212 (40.69%) Windows
2 192 (36.85%) SQL
3 150 (28.79%) Agile Software Development
4 139 (26.68%) Microsoft
5 135 (25.91%) C#
6 132 (25.34%) SQL Server
7 126 (24.18%) .NET
8 109 (20.92%) Java
9 105 (20.15%) Problem-Solving
10 99 (19.00%) JavaScript
11 93 (17.85%) Degree
12 92 (17.66%) Software Engineering
13 91 (17.47%) Finance
14 86 (16.51%) Linux
15 81 (15.55%) HTML
16 73 (14.01%) Active Directory
17 72 (13.82%) Web Services
18 66 (12.67%) Microsoft Azure
19 65 (12.48%) Enterprise Software
19 65 (12.48%) Microservices
20 64 (12.28%) XML
21 62 (11.90%) QA
21 62 (11.90%) Test Automation
22 61 (11.71%) E-Commerce
23 60 (11.52%) ASP.NET
24 58 (11.13%) Unix
25 54 (10.36%) CSS
26 51 (9.79%) Visual Studio
26 51 (9.79%) Management Information System
27 50 (9.60%) C++

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 44 (8.45%) SharePoint
2 30 (5.76%) IIS
3 20 (3.84%) CMS
4 19 (3.65%) MS Exchange
5 12 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (2.11%) IBM Notes
6 11 (2.11%) Skype for Business
7 8 (1.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 7 (1.34%) Apache
8 7 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (1.34%) SharePoint 2010
9 6 (1.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 6 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (1.15%) Commerce Server
10 4 (0.77%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.58%) Apache Solr
11 3 (0.58%) ArcGIS
11 3 (0.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (0.58%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.58%) WebSphere
Applications
1 41 (7.87%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.54%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (1.34%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.77%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.38%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.19%) HipChat
6 1 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.34%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.96%) SAP R/3
4 3 (0.58%) Infor M3
5 2 (0.38%) ScheduALL
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.19%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 66 (12.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 45 (8.64%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (4.61%) SaaS
4 22 (4.22%) Office 365
5 18 (3.45%) GitHub
6 9 (1.73%) OpenShift
6 9 (1.73%) PaaS
7 5 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.96%) IaaS
8 2 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.38%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.19%) Apigee
9 1 (0.19%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.19%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.19%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.19%) npm
9 1 (0.19%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 1 (0.19%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 46 (8.83%) Internet
2 40 (7.68%) TCP/IP
3 25 (4.80%) HTTP
4 24 (4.61%) LAN
5 22 (4.22%) SAN
5 22 (4.22%) Wireless
6 20 (3.84%) Firewall
7 18 (3.45%) Ethernet
8 16 (3.07%) DNS
9 14 (2.69%) VPN
10 13 (2.50%) WAN
11 12 (2.30%) Network Security
12 11 (2.11%) DHCP
13 10 (1.92%) Extranet
14 8 (1.54%) NAS
14 8 (1.54%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
15 7 (1.34%) VoIP
16 6 (1.15%) Intrusion Detection
17 5 (0.96%) IP Telephony
17 5 (0.96%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (25.34%) SQL Server
2 33 (6.33%) Relational Database
3 21 (4.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (3.84%) MySQL
5 19 (3.65%) NoSQL
5 19 (3.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (3.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 15 (2.88%) Power BI
7 15 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
8 14 (2.69%) SQL Server 2014
9 13 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
10 12 (2.30%) SQL Server 2016
11 11 (2.11%) Blockchain
11 11 (2.11%) Oracle Database
12 10 (1.92%) MongoDB
12 10 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
13 6 (1.15%) Apache Cassandra
14 5 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
15 3 (0.58%) Crystal Reports
15 3 (0.58%) GIS
Development Applications
1 51 (9.79%) Visual Studio
2 33 (6.33%) Git (software)
3 24 (4.61%) JIRA
4 22 (4.22%) HP UFT
5 18 (3.45%) Jenkins
5 18 (3.45%) JMeter
6 16 (3.07%) Team Foundation Server
7 15 (2.88%) Selenium
8 14 (2.69%) Maven
9 12 (2.30%) LoadRunner
10 11 (2.11%) Sonatype Nexus
11 9 (1.73%) Subversion
12 7 (1.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 7 (1.34%) Hudson
13 6 (1.15%) NUnit
13 6 (1.15%) Visual Studio Team System
14 5 (0.96%) Android Studio
14 5 (0.96%) InstallShield
14 5 (0.96%) MSI
15 4 (0.77%) TeamCity
General
1 91 (17.47%) Finance
2 30 (5.76%) Retail
3 29 (5.57%) Telecoms
4 20 (3.84%) Games
4 20 (3.84%) Marketing
5 10 (1.92%) Legal
5 10 (1.92%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.34%) Banking
7 6 (1.15%) Law
7 6 (1.15%) Publishing
8 4 (0.77%) Advertising
9 3 (0.58%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.38%) Back Office
10 2 (0.38%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (0.38%) Electronics
11 1 (0.19%) Front Office
11 1 (0.19%) Military
Job Titles
1 164 (31.48%) Developer
2 75 (14.40%) Analyst
3 60 (11.52%) Architect
4 57 (10.94%) C# Developer
5 49 (9.40%) .NET Developer
6 42 (8.06%) Software Developer
7 39 (7.49%) Solutions Architect
8 38 (7.29%) Support Analyst
9 34 (6.53%) C# .NET Developer
10 31 (5.95%) Senior Developer
10 31 (5.95%) Test Analyst
11 30 (5.76%) Software Engineer
12 28 (5.37%) Tester
13 23 (4.41%) Support Engineer
14 22 (4.22%) Administrator
15 21 (4.03%) SQL Developer
16 18 (3.45%) Backend Developer
16 18 (3.45%) QA Analyst
16 18 (3.45%) QA Tester
16 18 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (24.18%) .NET
2 81 (15.55%) HTML
3 72 (13.82%) Web Services
4 64 (12.28%) XML
5 60 (11.52%) ASP.NET
6 54 (10.36%) CSS
7 45 (8.64%) HTML5
8 42 (8.06%) REST
9 38 (7.29%) .NET Framework
10 36 (6.91%) jQuery
11 35 (6.72%) AngularJS
12 32 (6.14%) JSON
13 31 (5.95%) ASP.NET Web API
14 28 (5.37%) WPF
15 27 (5.18%) RESTful
16 26 (4.99%) Node.js
17 23 (4.41%) ASP.NET MVC
18 20 (3.84%) Spring
19 19 (3.65%) Flash
20 18 (3.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 65 (12.48%) Enterprise Software
2 51 (9.79%) Management Information System
3 47 (9.02%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (4.80%) Self-Motivation
5 22 (4.22%) Fintech
6 20 (3.84%) Data Centre
7 19 (3.65%) Replication
8 18 (3.45%) Algorithms
9 16 (3.07%) Driving Licence
10 11 (2.11%) Clustering
11 10 (1.92%) Blackberry
12 9 (1.73%) Animation
12 9 (1.73%) Data Structures
12 9 (1.73%) User Experience
13 8 (1.54%) iSeries
14 7 (1.34%) 3D Graphics
14 7 (1.34%) HP Storage
14 7 (1.34%) Photography
15 6 (1.15%) N-Tier
15 6 (1.15%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 212 (40.69%) Windows
2 86 (16.51%) Linux
3 58 (11.13%) Unix
4 44 (8.45%) Windows Server
5 27 (5.18%) Windows 7
6 20 (3.84%) Apple iOS
7 18 (3.45%) Android
8 17 (3.26%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (2.69%) Mac OS X
9 14 (2.69%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (2.50%) Windows 10
11 9 (1.73%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.38%) Embedded Linux
13 2 (0.38%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (28.79%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (20.15%) Problem-Solving
3 92 (17.66%) Software Engineering
4 65 (12.48%) Microservices
5 62 (11.90%) Test Automation
6 61 (11.71%) E-Commerce
7 49 (9.40%) Mentoring
8 45 (8.64%) Computer Science
8 45 (8.64%) Test Strategy
9 44 (8.45%) Unit Testing
10 42 (8.06%) ITIL
11 41 (7.87%) MVC
12 40 (7.68%) SOA
13 36 (6.91%) SDLC
14 34 (6.53%) Time Management
15 32 (6.14%) Business Intelligence
16 29 (5.57%) Continuous Integration
16 29 (5.57%) Event-Driven Architecture
17 28 (5.37%) Multithreading
18 27 (5.18%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 192 (36.85%) SQL
2 135 (25.91%) C#
3 109 (20.92%) Java
4 99 (19.00%) JavaScript
5 50 (9.60%) C++
6 39 (7.49%) Python
7 29 (5.57%) C
8 28 (5.37%) Ruby
9 27 (5.18%) PHP
10 26 (4.99%) T-SQL
11 16 (3.07%) Shell Script
12 15 (2.88%) Perl
13 14 (2.69%) VBScript
14 13 (2.50%) PowerShell
14 13 (2.50%) VB.NET
15 9 (1.73%) Go
16 8 (1.54%) VB
16 8 (1.54%) X++
17 6 (1.15%) ActionScript
17 6 (1.15%) VC++
Qualifications
1 93 (17.85%) Degree
2 39 (7.49%) Security Cleared
3 30 (5.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (4.80%) MCSE
5 23 (4.41%) MCSA
6 19 (3.65%) Computer Science Degree
7 18 (3.45%) A+ Certification
7 18 (3.45%) ACDT
7 18 (3.45%) ACHDS
7 18 (3.45%) ACTC
7 18 (3.45%) MCDST
7 18 (3.45%) MCP
7 18 (3.45%) MCSM
7 18 (3.45%) Network+ Certification
7 18 (3.45%) SC Cleared
8 17 (3.26%) ISTQB
9 14 (2.69%) ISEB
10 10 (1.92%) DV Cleared
11 9 (1.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 8 (1.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (11.90%) QA
2 26 (4.99%) SLA
3 9 (1.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.15%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (0.77%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 73 (14.01%) Active Directory
2 33 (6.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (4.03%) Docker
4 10 (1.92%) Virtual Servers
5 7 (1.34%) VMware Server
6 6 (1.15%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (1.15%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.58%) Firmware
7 3 (0.58%) Terminal Server
7 3 (0.58%) Terminal Services
7 3 (0.58%) Varnish
7 3 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.38%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.38%) vSphere
8 2 (0.38%) XenApp
9 1 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 20 (3.84%) HP Quality Center
2 15 (2.88%) SCCM
3 12 (2.30%) Single Sign-On
4 10 (1.92%) Ansible
5 9 (1.73%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (1.73%) Puppet
6 5 (0.96%) HP ALM
7 4 (0.77%) Nessus
7 4 (0.77%) Terraform
8 3 (0.58%) Kubernetes
8 3 (0.58%) vCenter Server
8 3 (0.58%) WSUS
9 2 (0.38%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.38%) Nagios
9 2 (0.38%) Thomson Reuters DACS
10 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (0.19%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 1 (0.19%) SCOM
Vendors
1 139 (26.68%) Microsoft
2 49 (9.40%) VMware
3 47 (9.02%) Oracle
4 26 (4.99%) Citrix
5 22 (4.22%) Apple
6 20 (3.84%) HP
7 18 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
8 17 (3.26%) Sage
8 17 (3.26%) WorldPay
9 16 (3.07%) Workday
10 15 (2.88%) Cisco
10 15 (2.88%) Remedy
11 12 (2.30%) SAP
12 11 (2.11%) Lotus
12 11 (2.11%) Sun
13 10 (1.92%) IBM
14 9 (1.73%) Dell
15 8 (1.54%) Barracuda Networks
16 7 (1.34%) EMC
16 7 (1.34%) Ivanti