Period
to 22 August 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 22 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Client Server
UK > England
6 months to
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 613 647 508
Rank change year-on-year +34 -139 -14
Permanent jobs citing Client/Server 514 556 929
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.39% 0.35% 0.56%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.00% 0.90% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 397 400 816
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £82,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 51,573 62,016 67,249
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.42% 39.31% 40.59%
Number of salaries quoted 38,871 47,752 50,885
England median annual salary £53,700 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.29% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £51,200 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.54% +2.40% -

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +52 183 £70,000 +21.74% 35
South East +86 162 £45,000 -14.29% 10
East of England +81 54 £55,000 -8.33% 9
North of England -31 45 £40,000 -11.11% 15
Midlands +9 38 £37,500 -21.05% 7
North West +3 37 £40,000 -11.11% 6
South West +17 32 £50,000 +42.86% 8
West Midlands +3 22 £41,000 -13.68% 6
East Midlands +19 16 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Yorkshire -35 5 £37,500 -12.79% 6
North East +21 3 £42,500 +21.43% 3
Client/Server
UK

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 185 (35.99%) SQL
2 181 (35.21%) Java
2 181 (35.21%) Agile Software Development
3 179 (34.82%) Windows
4 178 (34.63%) C#
5 150 (29.18%) Microsoft
6 149 (28.99%) .NET
7 114 (22.18%) Problem-Solving
8 112 (21.79%) SQL Server
8 112 (21.79%) Web Services
9 108 (21.01%) Degree
10 94 (18.29%) Linux
11 92 (17.90%) QA
12 89 (17.32%) Unix
13 84 (16.34%) JavaScript
14 80 (15.56%) Software Engineering
15 76 (14.79%) Computer Science
15 76 (14.79%) Oracle
16 73 (14.20%) HTML
17 71 (13.81%) Test Automation
18 69 (13.42%) Relational Database
19 66 (12.84%) XML
20 64 (12.45%) Analytical Skills
21 60 (11.67%) Enterprise Software
22 59 (11.48%) Finance
23 54 (10.51%) Visual Studio
24 52 (10.12%) Scrum
24 52 (10.12%) Software Testing
25 51 (9.92%) JIRA
26 50 (9.73%) Python

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 36 (7.00%) SharePoint
2 10 (1.95%) IIS
2 10 (1.95%) WebSphere
3 8 (1.56%) MS Exchange
3 8 (1.56%) WebLogic
4 6 (1.17%) JBoss
5 5 (0.97%) CMS
6 4 (0.78%) Confluence
6 4 (0.78%) Mule
6 4 (0.78%) Mule ESB
7 3 (0.58%) Apache
7 3 (0.58%) Drupal
7 3 (0.58%) IBM Domino
7 3 (0.58%) IBM Notes
7 3 (0.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (0.58%) SAS
7 3 (0.58%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.39%) MS Project Server
8 2 (0.39%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 45 (8.75%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (3.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (2.53%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (1.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.17%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.19%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.19%) Adobe XD
6 1 (0.19%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 7 (1.36%) Dynamics NAV
1 7 (1.36%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 5 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.19%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 1 (0.19%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 42 (8.17%) Azure
2 39 (7.59%) Office 365
3 30 (5.84%) SaaS
4 18 (3.50%) Dynamics 365
5 17 (3.31%) AWS
6 13 (2.53%) GitHub
7 10 (1.95%) PaaS
8 9 (1.75%) IaaS
9 7 (1.36%) NuGet
9 7 (1.36%) Serverless
10 6 (1.17%) npm
11 3 (0.58%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (0.58%) Azure Active Directory
11 3 (0.58%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 3 (0.58%) GCP
12 2 (0.39%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.39%) Amazon SQS
12 2 (0.39%) Heroku
12 2 (0.39%) OneDrive
12 2 (0.39%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 28 (5.45%) TCP/IP
2 19 (3.70%) Firewall
3 17 (3.31%) FTP
3 17 (3.31%) Internet
4 16 (3.11%) HTTP
4 16 (3.11%) LAN
5 12 (2.33%) WAN
6 11 (2.14%) Extranet
7 8 (1.56%) DNS
8 7 (1.36%) Intranet
8 7 (1.36%) Network Security
9 6 (1.17%) DHCP
10 5 (0.97%) VLAN
11 4 (0.78%) IP Telephony
12 3 (0.58%) Intrusion Detection
12 3 (0.58%) MPLS
12 3 (0.58%) SAN
12 3 (0.58%) Skype
12 3 (0.58%) VoIP
12 3 (0.58%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (21.79%) SQL Server
2 69 (13.42%) Relational Database
3 22 (4.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (3.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (2.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 12 (2.33%) MySQL
7 11 (2.14%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (1.95%) RDBMS
9 7 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (1.17%) BusinessObjects
10 6 (1.17%) NoSQL
10 6 (1.17%) Oracle Database
11 5 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (0.97%) Firebird
11 5 (0.97%) MongoDB
12 4 (0.78%) Data Mining
12 4 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
13 3 (0.58%) MariaDB
14 2 (0.39%) Big Data
14 2 (0.39%) Redis
Development Applications
1 54 (10.51%) Visual Studio
2 51 (9.92%) JIRA
3 43 (8.37%) JMeter
4 39 (7.59%) LoadRunner
5 21 (4.09%) Selenium
6 17 (3.31%) Git (software)
7 14 (2.72%) Eclipse
7 14 (2.72%) Eclipse RCP
8 13 (2.53%) Subversion
9 10 (1.95%) TestRail
10 8 (1.56%) Android Studio
11 6 (1.17%) Ant
11 6 (1.17%) Bower
11 6 (1.17%) Jasmine
11 6 (1.17%) Karma Test Runner
11 6 (1.17%) Maven
11 6 (1.17%) Mockito
12 5 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (0.97%) Visual Studio Team System
12 5 (0.97%) WebDriver
General
1 59 (11.48%) Finance
2 23 (4.47%) Manufacturing
3 20 (3.89%) Banking
4 17 (3.31%) Games
5 16 (3.11%) Telecoms
6 15 (2.92%) Marketing
6 15 (2.92%) Retail
7 12 (2.33%) Law
8 11 (2.14%) Back Office
9 8 (1.56%) International Banking
10 7 (1.36%) Automotive
10 7 (1.36%) Public Sector
11 5 (0.97%) Front Office
12 4 (0.78%) Legal
12 4 (0.78%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.39%) Electronics
13 2 (0.39%) Publishing
14 1 (0.19%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.19%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.19%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 173 (33.66%) Developer
2 62 (12.06%) Analyst
3 60 (11.67%) C# Developer
4 53 (10.31%) Architect
5 43 (8.37%) Tester
6 42 (8.17%) .NET Developer
7 41 (7.98%) Software Engineer
8 40 (7.78%) Java Developer
9 38 (7.39%) Senior Developer
10 37 (7.20%) Software Developer
11 36 (7.00%) Performance Tester
12 28 (5.45%) Support Engineer
13 26 (5.06%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
13 26 (5.06%) LoadRunner Tester
14 25 (4.86%) Test Engineer
15 24 (4.67%) QA Tester
15 24 (4.67%) Senior Software Engineer
15 24 (4.67%) Technical Architect
16 21 (4.09%) Senior C# Developer
16 21 (4.09%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (28.99%) .NET
2 112 (21.79%) Web Services
3 73 (14.20%) HTML
4 66 (12.84%) XML
5 46 (8.95%) .NET Framework
6 45 (8.75%) ASP.NET
7 42 (8.17%) CSS
8 37 (7.20%) HTML5
9 34 (6.61%) AngularJS
9 34 (6.61%) REST
10 25 (4.86%) ASP.NET Web API
10 25 (4.86%) SOAP
11 23 (4.47%) JSON
12 21 (4.09%) WCF
13 19 (3.70%) Spring
13 19 (3.70%) WPF
14 17 (3.31%) Middleware
14 17 (3.31%) Node.js
15 16 (3.11%) STL
16 15 (2.92%) ATL
Miscellaneous
1 64 (12.45%) Analytical Skills
2 60 (11.67%) Enterprise Software
3 32 (6.23%) Management Information System
4 25 (4.86%) Algorithms
4 25 (4.86%) User Experience
5 18 (3.50%) Data Structures
6 11 (2.14%) Mainframe
7 10 (1.95%) Mobile App
7 10 (1.95%) Self-Motivation
8 9 (1.75%) Animation
8 9 (1.75%) Photography
9 8 (1.56%) CCTV
10 6 (1.17%) 3D Graphics
10 6 (1.17%) Driving Licence
11 5 (0.97%) Data Protection Act
11 5 (0.97%) Derivative
11 5 (0.97%) Equities
11 5 (0.97%) Linux Command Line
11 5 (0.97%) N-Tier
11 5 (0.97%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 179 (34.82%) Windows
2 94 (18.29%) Linux
3 89 (17.32%) Unix
4 29 (5.64%) Windows Server
5 19 (3.70%) Android
6 15 (2.92%) Windows 10
7 14 (2.72%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (2.14%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (1.75%) Mac OS X
9 9 (1.75%) Windows 7
10 6 (1.17%) Apple iOS
10 6 (1.17%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.58%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.39%) DC/OS
13 1 (0.19%) FreeBSD
13 1 (0.19%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (35.21%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (22.18%) Problem-Solving
3 80 (15.56%) Software Engineering
4 76 (14.79%) Computer Science
5 71 (13.81%) Test Automation
6 52 (10.12%) Scrum
6 52 (10.12%) Software Testing
7 49 (9.53%) SDLC
8 45 (8.75%) OO
8 45 (8.75%) Test Strategy
9 42 (8.17%) SOA
10 40 (7.78%) Mathematics
10 40 (7.78%) Performance Testing
10 40 (7.78%) UML
11 35 (6.81%) Project Management
12 33 (6.42%) Continuous Improvement
12 33 (6.42%) ITIL
12 33 (6.42%) Performance Engineering
12 33 (6.42%) Workflow
13 31 (6.03%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 185 (35.99%) SQL
2 181 (35.21%) Java
3 178 (34.63%) C#
4 84 (16.34%) JavaScript
5 50 (9.73%) Python
6 46 (8.95%) C++
7 25 (4.86%) C
8 20 (3.89%) PL/SQL
8 20 (3.89%) T-SQL
8 20 (3.89%) VB.NET
9 15 (2.92%) PowerShell
10 14 (2.72%) Jython
10 14 (2.72%) PHP
10 14 (2.72%) Ruby
11 13 (2.53%) COBOL
11 13 (2.53%) R
11 13 (2.53%) RPG
12 9 (1.75%) Shell Script
13 8 (1.56%) VB
14 6 (1.17%) VC++
Qualifications
1 108 (21.01%) Degree
2 46 (8.95%) Computer Science Degree
3 26 (5.06%) ISTQB
4 20 (3.89%) ISEB
5 11 (2.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (2.14%) Numerate Degree
6 9 (1.75%) TOGAF Certification
7 8 (1.56%) MCSE
8 7 (1.36%) CISA
8 7 (1.36%) CISM
9 6 (1.17%) CREST Certified
9 6 (1.17%) GIAC
9 6 (1.17%) Security Cleared
10 5 (0.97%) HND
10 5 (0.97%) SC Cleared
11 4 (0.78%) CISSP
11 4 (0.78%) CRISC
11 4 (0.78%) MCSA
12 3 (0.58%) AWS Certification
12 3 (0.58%) CGEIT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (17.90%) QA
2 18 (3.50%) GDPR
3 12 (2.33%) SLA
4 7 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (1.17%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.78%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.78%) NIST
7 2 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.19%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.19%) JSP 440
System Software
1 42 (8.17%) Active Directory
2 18 (3.50%) Hyper-V
3 9 (1.75%) Docker
4 8 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.58%) KVM
5 3 (0.58%) Terminal Server
5 3 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.58%) vSphere
6 2 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.19%) Firmware
7 1 (0.19%) zsh
Systems Management
1 19 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (1.95%) Kubernetes
3 6 (1.17%) SCCM
4 2 (0.39%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (0.39%) FortiGate
4 2 (0.39%) Marathon
4 2 (0.39%) WSUS
5 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.19%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.19%) Terraform
Vendors
1 150 (29.18%) Microsoft
2 76 (14.79%) Oracle
3 30 (5.84%) HP
3 30 (5.84%) WorldPay
4 19 (3.70%) VMware
5 16 (3.11%) MuleSoft
6 14 (2.72%) Cisco
6 14 (2.72%) Google
7 9 (1.75%) IBM
8 7 (1.36%) Sparx
9 6 (1.17%) Citrix
10 5 (0.97%) Cypress Semiconductor
11 4 (0.78%) Apiary
11 4 (0.78%) Fujitsu
11 4 (0.78%) Kofax
11 4 (0.78%) Micro Focus
11 4 (0.78%) Veeam
12 3 (0.58%) Ab Initio
12 3 (0.58%) Bloomberg
12 3 (0.58%) Mitel