Period
to 25 July 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 25 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Client Server
UK > England
6 months to
25 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 643 564 633
Rank change year-on-year -79 +69 +44
Permanent jobs citing Client/Server 320 216 516
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.32% 0.33% 0.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.81% 0.93% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 176 169 417
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -4.76%
75th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 39,339 23,311 47,200
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.47% 35.78% 35.40%
Number of salaries quoted 24,132 18,706 36,332
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,500 £38,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,361 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.60% +4.29% +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £73,750
90th Percentile £97,500 £97,500 £90,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +3.77% +0.95%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -12 200 £70,000 +12.00% 25
South East -63 44 £60,000 +20.00% 13
Midlands -47 35 £42,500 -10.53% 15
West Midlands -49 24 £40,000 -15.79% 12
North of England -102 15 £40,000 -16.67% 9
East of England -33 12 £27,767 -20.67% 4
North West -51 12 £40,000 -11.11% 7
South West -85 12 £55,000 -8.33% 8
East Midlands -33 11 £45,000 -2.70% 3
Yorkshire -86 3 £47,500 -1.04%
Client/Server
UK

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 152 (47.50%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (42.19%) Degree
3 127 (39.69%) SQL
4 121 (37.81%) JavaScript
5 107 (33.44%) Problem-Solving
6 102 (31.88%) Windows
7 94 (29.38%) User Experience
8 90 (28.13%) C#
9 89 (27.81%) .NET
10 88 (27.50%) Computer Science
10 88 (27.50%) REST
11 81 (25.31%) HTML
12 80 (25.00%) Social Skills
13 79 (24.69%) Self-Motivation
13 79 (24.69%) Node.js
14 77 (24.06%) Software Engineering
15 76 (23.75%) CSS
16 73 (22.81%) React
17 71 (22.19%) AngularJS
17 71 (22.19%) SQL Server
18 68 (21.25%) Python
19 66 (20.63%) TypeScript
20 64 (20.00%) Vue.js
20 64 (20.00%) RESTful
21 61 (19.06%) Games
22 60 (18.75%) NoSQL
23 57 (17.81%) Azure
24 56 (17.50%) Linux
24 56 (17.50%) Java
25 55 (17.19%) Computer Science Degree

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 19 (5.94%) SharePoint
2 17 (5.31%) Tornado
3 6 (1.88%) IIS
4 4 (1.25%) Confluence
5 3 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.63%) Apache
6 2 (0.63%) Apache Solr
6 2 (0.63%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.63%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.31%) CMS
7 1 (0.31%) GemFire
7 1 (0.31%) Mule
7 1 (0.31%) nginx
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.31%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 17 (5.31%) Adobe Illustrator
1 17 (5.31%) GIMP
1 17 (5.31%) Photoshop
2 16 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.56%) Adobe XD
3 5 (1.56%) Chatbot
3 5 (1.56%) Figma
3 5 (1.56%) Sketch
4 3 (0.94%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (0.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.31%) Magento
1 1 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.31%) SAP S/4HANA
1 1 (0.31%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 57 (17.81%) Azure
2 46 (14.38%) AWS
3 30 (9.38%) GitHub
4 27 (8.44%) SaaS
5 25 (7.81%) Microsoft 365
6 19 (5.94%) AWS Lambda
6 19 (5.94%) Serverless
7 18 (5.63%) GCP
8 12 (3.75%) Heroku
9 10 (3.13%) BlazeMeter
9 10 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
9 10 (3.13%) PaaS
9 10 (3.13%) Power Platform
10 9 (2.81%) Azure Active Directory
10 9 (2.81%) OneDrive
10 9 (2.81%) PowerApps
11 5 (1.56%) Amazon Alexa
11 5 (1.56%) AWS CloudFormation
11 5 (1.56%) IaaS
11 5 (1.56%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 21 (6.56%) TCP/IP
2 17 (5.31%) DNS
2 17 (5.31%) Internet
3 15 (4.69%) HTTP
4 13 (4.06%) DHCP
5 10 (3.13%) VPN
6 9 (2.81%) Firewall
6 9 (2.81%) LAN
6 9 (2.81%) SAN
6 9 (2.81%) Skype
6 9 (2.81%) WAN
7 8 (2.50%) Wireshark
8 5 (1.56%) NAS
8 5 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (1.25%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (1.25%) Extranet
9 4 (1.25%) FIX Connectivity
9 4 (1.25%) VSAN
9 4 (1.25%) Wireless
9 4 (1.25%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (22.19%) SQL Server
2 60 (18.75%) NoSQL
3 41 (12.81%) Relational Database
4 34 (10.63%) MongoDB
5 19 (5.94%) Oracle Database
6 14 (4.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 12 (3.75%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (2.81%) RDBMS
9 8 (2.50%) MySQL
10 7 (2.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (1.56%) Power BI
13 4 (1.25%) Amazon Aurora
13 4 (1.25%) Azure SQL Database
14 3 (0.94%) Data Lake
14 3 (0.94%) OLTP
14 3 (0.94%) Redis
14 3 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
14 3 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 3 (0.94%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 39 (12.19%) Visual Studio
2 38 (11.88%) MSI
2 38 (11.88%) WiX
3 20 (6.25%) JIRA
4 19 (5.94%) Git (software)
5 12 (3.75%) Selenium
6 10 (3.13%) JMeter
6 10 (3.13%) Postman
7 8 (2.50%) REST Assured
8 7 (2.19%) Jenkins
9 6 (1.88%) Android Studio
9 6 (1.88%) WinDbg
9 6 (1.88%) Xcode
10 5 (1.56%) Balsamiq
11 4 (1.25%) Subversion
12 3 (0.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (0.94%) JUnit
12 3 (0.94%) Mercurial
12 3 (0.94%) webpack
13 2 (0.63%) GitLab
General
1 80 (25.00%) Social Skills
2 61 (19.06%) Games
3 42 (13.13%) Finance
4 24 (7.50%) Legal
5 23 (7.19%) Analytical Skills
6 21 (6.56%) Back Office
7 17 (5.31%) Online Betting
8 13 (4.06%) Marketing
9 10 (3.13%) Law
9 10 (3.13%) Retail
9 10 (3.13%) Telecoms
10 8 (2.50%) Banking
11 4 (1.25%) French Language
11 4 (1.25%) German Language
11 4 (1.25%) Organisational Skills
11 4 (1.25%) Presentation Skills
11 4 (1.25%) Public Sector
11 4 (1.25%) Spanish Language
12 3 (0.94%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 3 (0.94%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 125 (39.06%) Developer
2 46 (14.38%) Software Engineer
3 37 (11.56%) Senior Developer
4 36 (11.25%) Software Developer
5 31 (9.69%) Architect
6 29 (9.06%) Full Stack Developer
7 27 (8.44%) Senior Software Engineer
8 24 (7.50%) Solutions Architect
9 23 (7.19%) Senior Full Stack Developer
10 22 (6.88%) QA Engineer
11 17 (5.31%) UI Developer
12 15 (4.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 14 (4.38%) Backend Developer
14 13 (4.06%) Analyst
14 13 (4.06%) React Developer
15 12 (3.75%) Games Developer
15 12 (3.75%) Systems Engineer
16 11 (3.44%) Performance Engineer
16 11 (3.44%) Senior Performance Engineer
17 10 (3.13%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (27.81%) .NET
2 88 (27.50%) REST
3 81 (25.31%) HTML
4 79 (24.69%) Node.js
5 76 (23.75%) CSS
6 73 (22.81%) React
7 71 (22.19%) AngularJS
8 64 (20.00%) RESTful
8 64 (20.00%) Vue.js
9 47 (14.69%) HTML5 Canvas
10 46 (14.38%) Web Services
11 43 (13.44%) SVG
12 40 (12.50%) Entity Framework
13 38 (11.88%) ASP.NET Web API
13 38 (11.88%) Aurelia
13 38 (11.88%) NHibernate
14 33 (10.31%) GraphQL
15 20 (6.25%) RabbitMQ
15 20 (6.25%) Redux
16 16 (5.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 94 (29.38%) User Experience
2 79 (24.69%) Self-Motivation
3 39 (12.19%) Web 2.0
4 24 (7.50%) Mobile App
5 22 (6.88%) Enterprise Software
5 22 (6.88%) Legacy Systems
6 19 (5.94%) Data Centre
7 17 (5.31%) Blog
7 17 (5.31%) Virtual Team
8 16 (5.00%) Management Information System
9 13 (4.06%) Online Games
10 12 (3.75%) Mobile Games
10 12 (3.75%) Social Gaming
11 9 (2.81%) iPad
12 7 (2.19%) Greenfield Project
13 6 (1.88%) Animation
13 6 (1.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 6 (1.88%) N-Tier
14 5 (1.56%) Derivative
14 5 (1.56%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 102 (31.88%) Windows
2 56 (17.50%) Linux
3 27 (8.44%) Unix
4 18 (5.63%) Android
5 14 (4.38%) Apple iOS
5 14 (4.38%) Windows 10
6 12 (3.75%) Windows Server
7 5 (1.56%) CentOS
7 5 (1.56%) Mac OS X
7 5 (1.56%) Windows 7
7 5 (1.56%) Windows Server 2016
8 4 (1.25%) SUSE
8 4 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.94%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.94%) Windows Server 2019
10 1 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.31%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (47.50%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (33.44%) Problem-Solving
3 88 (27.50%) Computer Science
4 77 (24.06%) Software Engineering
5 50 (15.63%) Microservices
6 49 (15.31%) Software Testing
7 44 (13.75%) Configuration Management
7 44 (13.75%) Visualisation
8 43 (13.44%) OO
9 42 (13.13%) Performance Tuning
10 40 (12.50%) Game Development
10 40 (12.50%) Use Case
11 39 (12.19%) Data Visualisation
11 39 (12.19%) Test Automation
12 38 (11.88%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
13 36 (11.25%) OOP
14 31 (9.69%) Inversion of Control
15 29 (9.06%) TDD
16 27 (8.44%) Dependency Injection
16 27 (8.44%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 127 (39.69%) SQL
2 121 (37.81%) JavaScript
3 90 (28.13%) C#
4 68 (21.25%) Python
5 66 (20.63%) TypeScript
6 56 (17.50%) Java
7 41 (12.81%) T-SQL
8 24 (7.50%) C
9 21 (6.56%) C++
10 19 (5.94%) PowerShell
11 17 (5.31%) R
12 9 (2.81%) ES6
13 7 (2.19%) Apple Swift
13 7 (2.19%) Objective-C
14 6 (1.88%) PHP
15 4 (1.25%) Groovy
15 4 (1.25%) Java 11
15 4 (1.25%) Kotlin
15 4 (1.25%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.63%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 135 (42.19%) Degree
2 55 (17.19%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (3.75%) ISTQB
3 12 (3.75%) Security Cleared
4 8 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (2.50%) PhD
5 7 (2.19%) DV Cleared
6 5 (1.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (1.25%) CCNA
7 4 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.25%) Master's Degree
7 4 (1.25%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.94%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (0.94%) MCSE
9 2 (0.63%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.63%) ISEB
9 2 (0.63%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.63%) TOGAF Certification
10 1 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (16.25%) QA
2 43 (13.44%) Accessibility
3 3 (0.94%) SLA
4 2 (0.63%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 2 (0.63%) GxP
4 2 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.31%) HL7
5 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.31%) PMO
System Software
1 28 (8.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (8.44%) Docker
3 21 (6.56%) Active Directory
4 15 (4.69%) Hyper-V
5 9 (2.81%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (2.50%) Terminal Services
7 5 (1.56%) vSphere
8 4 (1.25%) Forefront TMG
8 4 (1.25%) VMware Workstation
8 4 (1.25%) XenApp
9 1 (0.31%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.31%) NFS
9 1 (0.31%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 39 (12.19%) Kubernetes
2 13 (4.06%) Grafana
3 8 (2.50%) FlexNet
4 7 (2.19%) SCCM
4 7 (2.19%) WSUS
5 5 (1.56%) Microsoft Intune
5 5 (1.56%) Prometheus
5 5 (1.56%) Single Sign-On
5 5 (1.56%) Terraform
6 4 (1.25%) SCOM
6 4 (1.25%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.31%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.31%) Jamf Pro
7 1 (0.31%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 47 (14.69%) Microsoft
2 45 (14.06%) VMware
3 31 (9.69%) Oracle
4 26 (8.13%) Adobe
5 16 (5.00%) Citrix
6 14 (4.38%) Google
7 12 (3.75%) Cisco
8 9 (2.81%) Salesforce.com
9 8 (2.50%) ANSYS
9 8 (2.50%) Bloomberg
9 8 (2.50%) HP
10 7 (2.19%) SAP
11 6 (1.88%) Dell
11 6 (1.88%) NetApp
11 6 (1.88%) NetMotion Wireless
11 6 (1.88%) Red Hat
12 5 (1.56%) EMC
12 5 (1.56%) ServiceNow
12 5 (1.56%) Splunk
12 5 (1.56%) Xamarin