Period
to 28 February 2020

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 28 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Client Server
UK > England
6 months to
28 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 604 631 509
Rank change year-on-year +27 -122 -71
Permanent jobs citing Client/Server 410 517 879
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.36% 0.37% 0.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.93% 0.93% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 344 412 764
England median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £81,250 £71,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 44,066 55,710 63,821
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 38.82% 39.73% 38.69%
Number of salaries quoted 34,056 42,666 50,427
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £30,500 £30,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +3.09%

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 28 February 2020.

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 28 February 2020. 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 +64 181 £72,500 +16.00% 31
South East +8 71 £39,956 -20.09% 18
Midlands +42 48 £35,000 -22.22% 16
North of England +80 47 £45,000 +28.57% 16
East of England -5 43 £65,000 +44.44% 5
West Midlands +51 39 £35,000 -6.67% 9
Yorkshire +48 23 £45,000 - 9
North West +41 23 £45,000 +28.57% 6
South West +62 19 £60,000 +9.09% 7
East Midlands +24 9 £47,500 +5.56% 7
North East +9 1 £55,000 +107.55% 1
Client/Server
UK

For the 6 months to 28 February 2020, 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.

1 148 (36.10%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (32.68%) Java
3 124 (30.24%) Windows
4 120 (29.27%) C#
5 112 (27.32%) SQL
6 108 (26.34%) Microsoft
7 94 (22.93%) JavaScript
8 91 (22.20%) Linux
9 84 (20.49%) .NET
10 83 (20.24%) Problem-Solving
11 81 (19.76%) Degree
12 69 (16.83%) HTML
13 68 (16.59%) Finance
14 64 (15.61%) Web Services
14 64 (15.61%) QA
15 63 (15.37%) CSS
16 62 (15.12%) SQL Server
17 61 (14.88%) Software Engineering
18 57 (13.90%) Azure
19 56 (13.66%) Unix
20 54 (13.17%) TDD
20 54 (13.17%) User Experience
21 53 (12.93%) Scrum
22 51 (12.44%) SDLC
23 48 (11.71%) OO
24 46 (11.22%) Python
24 46 (11.22%) Enterprise Software
25 45 (10.98%) LAN
25 45 (10.98%) Computer Science
26 43 (10.49%) Analytical Skills

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 (6.59%) SharePoint
2 24 (5.85%) Apache
3 21 (5.12%) MS Exchange
4 9 (2.20%) Apache Spark
4 9 (2.20%) CMS
5 8 (1.95%) IIS
5 8 (1.95%) nginx
6 7 (1.71%) WebSphere
7 5 (1.22%) Hyperledger
7 5 (1.22%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.24%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.24%) Drupal
9 1 (0.24%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.24%) JCAPS
9 1 (0.24%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.24%) WebLogic
Applications
1 38 (9.27%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.22%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.73%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (0.98%) Dynamics SL
1 4 (0.98%) Sage CRM
1 4 (0.98%) SAP R/3
2 3 (0.73%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.49%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.24%) Infor CloudSuite
4 1 (0.24%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 57 (13.90%) Azure
2 35 (8.54%) Office 365
2 35 (8.54%) SaaS
3 18 (4.39%) PaaS
4 12 (2.93%) NuGet
5 10 (2.44%) AWS
6 9 (2.20%) Google Analytics
7 8 (1.95%) Power Platform
8 6 (1.46%) IaaS
9 5 (1.22%) G Suite
10 1 (0.24%) GitHub
10 1 (0.24%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 45 (10.98%) LAN
2 38 (9.27%) WAN
3 34 (8.29%) Firewall
4 21 (5.12%) SAN
5 16 (3.90%) Internet
6 14 (3.41%) Cisco IOS
7 13 (3.17%) TCP/IP
8 11 (2.68%) DNS
8 11 (2.68%) VLAN
9 10 (2.44%) Broadband
9 10 (2.44%) HTTP
9 10 (2.44%) VoIP
10 5 (1.22%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (0.98%) Intranet
11 4 (0.98%) VPN
12 3 (0.73%) DHCP
12 3 (0.73%) Ethernet
12 3 (0.73%) Extranet
12 3 (0.73%) IP Telephony
12 3 (0.73%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (15.12%) SQL Server
2 31 (7.56%) Relational Database
3 18 (4.39%) Oracle Database
4 13 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (3.17%) NoSQL
5 12 (2.93%) MySQL
5 12 (2.93%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (1.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 8 (1.95%) Power BI
6 8 (1.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (1.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (1.22%) Big Data
8 5 (1.22%) Blockchain
9 4 (0.98%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.49%) OLAP
10 2 (0.49%) Oracle OLAP
10 2 (0.49%) Redis
10 2 (0.49%) Star Schema
11 1 (0.24%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 31 (7.56%) Git (software)
1 31 (7.56%) JMeter
1 31 (7.56%) LoadRunner
2 21 (5.12%) JIRA
3 20 (4.88%) Visual Studio
4 15 (3.66%) Eclipse
4 15 (3.66%) Eclipse RCP
5 12 (2.93%) Selenium
6 11 (2.68%) webpack
7 9 (2.20%) CircleCI
7 9 (2.20%) Cypress.io
8 8 (1.95%) git-flow
8 8 (1.95%) Jasmine
8 8 (1.95%) JUnit
8 8 (1.95%) Karma Test Runner
8 8 (1.95%) Mockito
9 7 (1.71%) Protractor
10 5 (1.22%) Jenkins
10 5 (1.22%) Subversion
10 5 (1.22%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 68 (16.59%) Finance
2 21 (5.12%) Games
3 15 (3.66%) Public Sector
4 13 (3.17%) Retail
5 12 (2.93%) Banking
5 12 (2.93%) Legal
6 11 (2.68%) Multimedia
7 10 (2.44%) Automotive
7 10 (2.44%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.73%) Front Office
8 3 (0.73%) Marketing
9 2 (0.49%) Billing
9 2 (0.49%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.24%) Advertising
10 1 (0.24%) Fire and Rescue
10 1 (0.24%) Law
10 1 (0.24%) Online Betting
10 1 (0.24%) Police
10 1 (0.24%) Publishing
10 1 (0.24%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 102 (24.88%) Developer
2 38 (9.27%) Analyst
3 36 (8.78%) Support Engineer
4 33 (8.05%) Tester
5 31 (7.56%) Architect
5 31 (7.56%) Performance Tester
6 30 (7.32%) IT Support
7 27 (6.59%) C# Developer
8 26 (6.34%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
8 26 (6.34%) LoadRunner Tester
8 26 (6.34%) Senior Developer
9 23 (5.61%) Software Engineer
10 22 (5.37%) Software Developer
11 19 (4.63%) Java Developer
12 17 (4.15%) Applications Support
12 17 (4.15%) Java Engineer
12 17 (4.15%) Java Software Engineer
13 16 (3.90%) .NET Developer
13 16 (3.90%) Lead Developer
14 15 (3.66%) Lead Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (20.49%) .NET
2 69 (16.83%) HTML
3 64 (15.61%) Web Services
4 63 (15.37%) CSS
5 39 (9.51%) HTML5
6 33 (8.05%) ASP.NET
6 33 (8.05%) Middleware
7 31 (7.56%) AngularJS
8 27 (6.59%) .NET Framework
9 25 (6.10%) XML
10 24 (5.85%) CSS3
11 23 (5.61%) JSON
12 22 (5.37%) JMS
12 22 (5.37%) Spring
13 21 (5.12%) Node.js
14 20 (4.88%) RESTful
15 19 (4.63%) .NET Core
15 19 (4.63%) React
16 17 (4.15%) REST
17 16 (3.90%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 54 (13.17%) User Experience
2 46 (11.22%) Enterprise Software
3 43 (10.49%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (5.85%) N-Tier
5 19 (4.63%) Management Information System
6 15 (3.66%) Self-Motivation
7 14 (3.41%) Data Centre
8 10 (2.44%) CCTV
8 10 (2.44%) Social Network
9 9 (2.20%) iPhone
9 9 (2.20%) Mobile App
10 8 (1.95%) Greenfield Project
10 8 (1.95%) iPad
10 8 (1.95%) Public Cloud
10 8 (1.95%) Robotics
11 7 (1.71%) Cyberthreat
11 7 (1.71%) Life Science
11 7 (1.71%) Online Games
11 7 (1.71%) SWIFT
12 6 (1.46%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 124 (30.24%) Windows
2 91 (22.20%) Linux
3 56 (13.66%) Unix
4 25 (6.10%) Windows 10
5 24 (5.85%) Windows Server
6 21 (5.12%) Android
7 13 (3.17%) Apple iOS
7 13 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (2.44%) Windows 7
9 9 (2.20%) Mac OS X
10 8 (1.95%) Mac OS
11 6 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (1.22%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.24%) FreeBSD
14 1 (0.24%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (36.10%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (20.24%) Problem-Solving
3 61 (14.88%) Software Engineering
4 54 (13.17%) TDD
5 53 (12.93%) Scrum
6 51 (12.44%) SDLC
7 48 (11.71%) OO
8 45 (10.98%) Computer Science
9 40 (9.76%) BDD
9 40 (9.76%) Continuous Improvement
10 37 (9.02%) Microservices
11 35 (8.54%) Test Automation
12 32 (7.80%) Performance Testing
13 31 (7.56%) Multithreading
14 30 (7.32%) ITIL
15 29 (7.07%) Test Strategy
16 28 (6.83%) Decision-Making
16 28 (6.83%) Performance Engineering
16 28 (6.83%) Project Management
17 27 (6.59%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 134 (32.68%) Java
2 120 (29.27%) C#
3 112 (27.32%) SQL
4 94 (22.93%) JavaScript
5 46 (11.22%) Python
6 33 (8.05%) C++
7 32 (7.80%) PHP
8 18 (4.39%) Ruby
8 18 (4.39%) TypeScript
9 12 (2.93%) PowerShell
10 10 (2.44%) VB.NET
11 9 (2.20%) ES6
11 9 (2.20%) ES7
12 8 (1.95%) Perl
12 8 (1.95%) PHP 7
12 8 (1.95%) T-SQL
13 7 (1.71%) Lua
14 6 (1.46%) Bash Shell
15 5 (1.22%) C
15 5 (1.22%) Korn
Qualifications
1 81 (19.76%) Degree
2 30 (7.32%) Computer Science Degree
3 21 (5.12%) Security Cleared
4 19 (4.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (4.63%) SC Cleared
5 14 (3.41%) MCSE
6 13 (3.17%) DV Cleared
7 8 (1.95%) CIPD
7 8 (1.95%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (1.46%) DBS Check
9 4 (0.98%) AWS Certification
9 4 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.73%) CISA
10 3 (0.73%) CISM
10 3 (0.73%) CISSP
10 3 (0.73%) CRISC
11 2 (0.49%) CCNA
11 2 (0.49%) HND
12 1 (0.24%) Avaya Certification
12 1 (0.24%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (15.61%) QA
2 21 (5.12%) SLA
3 10 (2.44%) ISO 9001
3 10 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.71%) ISO 15022
4 7 (1.71%) ISO 20022
5 3 (0.73%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.49%) GDPR
6 2 (0.49%) PMO
7 1 (0.24%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.24%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 36 (8.78%) Active Directory
1 36 (8.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (6.59%) Docker
3 13 (3.17%) Hyper-V
4 11 (2.68%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (1.95%) Terminal Services
7 5 (1.22%) Xen
8 4 (0.98%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (0.73%) XenApp
10 1 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.24%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.24%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.24%) NFS
10 1 (0.24%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.24%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 14 (3.41%) SCCM
2 10 (2.44%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 4 (0.98%) Nagios
4 3 (0.73%) Kubernetes
4 3 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.73%) Terraform
5 2 (0.49%) Ansible
5 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (0.49%) Puppet
6 1 (0.24%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.24%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.24%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 1 (0.24%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.24%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Statspack
6 1 (0.24%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.24%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.24%) WSUS
Vendors
1 108 (26.34%) Microsoft
2 40 (9.76%) VMware
3 37 (9.02%) Oracle
4 36 (8.78%) Cisco
5 32 (7.80%) HP
6 22 (5.37%) Citrix
7 19 (4.63%) WorldPay
8 13 (3.17%) IBM
9 10 (2.44%) Barracuda Networks
9 10 (2.44%) Google
10 8 (1.95%) Brocade
11 7 (1.71%) Avaya
12 6 (1.46%) SAP
13 5 (1.22%) EMC
13 5 (1.22%) Red Hat
13 5 (1.22%) ServiceNow
13 5 (1.22%) TIBCO
14 4 (0.98%) Sage
14 4 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
15 3 (0.73%) Veeam