Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Client Server
UK > England
6 months to
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 631 511 611
Rank change year-on-year -120 +100 +50
Permanent jobs citing Client/Server 390 161 489
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.35% 0.36% 0.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.86% 1.01% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 237 122 371
10th Percentile £35,000 £34,951 £29,250
25th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +20.00% -4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £72,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £87,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% -4.76% +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 45,176 15,903 44,727
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.95% 35.73% 35.51%
Number of salaries quoted 27,451 13,266 34,543
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £81,250 £78,750 £75,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £100,000 £91,250
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £54,111
% change year-on-year +4.35% +6.26% +3.07%

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 -78 230 £66,250 -5.36% 27
South East -121 72 £60,000 +20.00% 7
Midlands -84 43 £47,500 +22.58% 10
North of England -113 32 £47,500 +3.26% 11
West Midlands - 30 £48,750 - 4
North West -88 27 £35,341 -29.32% 7
East Midlands -73 13 £45,000 +16.13% 6
South West -115 8 £32,538 -25.11% 8
East of England -97 3 - - 6
Yorkshire -112 3 £47,500 +4.40% 4
North East -27 2 £65,000 +44.44%
Client/Server
UK

For the 6 months to 19 October 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.

1 195 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 156 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 156 (40.00%) Degree
3 119 (30.51%) SQL
4 116 (29.74%) C#
5 106 (27.18%) Social Skills
6 102 (26.15%) .NET
7 99 (25.38%) Problem-Solving
8 95 (24.36%) REST
9 90 (23.08%) AngularJS
9 90 (23.08%) Self-Motivation
10 89 (22.82%) Azure
11 88 (22.56%) TypeScript
12 87 (22.31%) Web Services
13 86 (22.05%) Java
14 85 (21.79%) Test Automation
15 83 (21.28%) Python
16 82 (21.03%) HTML
17 79 (20.26%) Windows
17 79 (20.26%) Computer Science
17 79 (20.26%) Software Engineering
18 78 (20.00%) SQL Server
19 76 (19.49%) CSS
19 76 (19.49%) Node.js
19 76 (19.49%) User Experience
20 72 (18.46%) Scrum
21 70 (17.95%) QA
22 66 (16.92%) Kubernetes
23 65 (16.67%) React
24 63 (16.15%) NoSQL

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 15 (3.85%) Tornado
2 8 (2.05%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.77%) Confluence
3 3 (0.77%) IIS
3 3 (0.77%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.51%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.26%) Apache
5 1 (0.26%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.26%) nginx
5 1 (0.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 16 (4.10%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (3.85%) Adobe Illustrator
2 15 (3.85%) GIMP
2 15 (3.85%) Photoshop
3 5 (1.28%) Adobe XD
3 5 (1.28%) Chatbot
3 5 (1.28%) Figma
3 5 (1.28%) InVision
3 5 (1.28%) Sketch
4 4 (1.03%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (0.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.51%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (2.05%) Adobe Campaign
2 3 (0.77%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.26%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 89 (22.82%) Azure
2 61 (15.64%) AWS
3 29 (7.44%) GCP
4 25 (6.41%) GitHub
5 24 (6.15%) BlazeMeter
6 18 (4.62%) Serverless
7 16 (4.10%) Heroku
7 16 (4.10%) SaaS
8 14 (3.59%) AWS Lambda
8 14 (3.59%) Microsoft 365
9 11 (2.82%) Azure Active Directory
10 9 (2.31%) Azure Functions
11 8 (2.05%) Azure Service Bus
11 8 (2.05%) Cloud Computing
12 7 (1.79%) OneDrive
12 7 (1.79%) Power Automate
12 7 (1.79%) Power Platform
13 6 (1.54%) PowerApps
14 5 (1.28%) Amazon EKS
14 5 (1.28%) Siri
Communications & Networking
1 37 (9.49%) HTTP
2 25 (6.41%) Internet
3 23 (5.90%) TCP/IP
4 21 (5.38%) Skype
5 18 (4.62%) DNS
6 13 (3.33%) Extranet
7 12 (3.08%) DHCP
7 12 (3.08%) Firewall
8 10 (2.56%) LAN
8 10 (2.56%) NAS
8 10 (2.56%) WAN
9 9 (2.31%) VPN
10 7 (1.79%) Wireshark
11 6 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (1.03%) FIX Connectivity
12 4 (1.03%) VoIP
13 3 (0.77%) Intranet
13 3 (0.77%) PBX
13 3 (0.77%) SAN
14 2 (0.51%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 63 (16.15%) NoSQL
3 61 (15.64%) Relational Database
4 36 (9.23%) PostgreSQL
5 34 (8.72%) MongoDB
6 27 (6.92%) MySQL
7 17 (4.36%) RDBMS
8 15 (3.85%) Oracle Database
9 11 (2.82%) Data Lake
9 11 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (2.82%) Redis
10 10 (2.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 9 (2.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (1.79%) Big Data
13 6 (1.54%) Hadoop
14 5 (1.28%) Amazon Aurora
14 5 (1.28%) Azure SQL Database
15 4 (1.03%) Blockchain
16 3 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 3 (0.77%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 36 (9.23%) MSI
1 36 (9.23%) Visual Studio
1 36 (9.23%) WiX
2 30 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 28 (7.18%) Selenium
4 25 (6.41%) JMeter
5 18 (4.62%) JIRA
6 17 (4.36%) Jenkins
6 17 (4.36%) JUnit
7 15 (3.85%) REST Assured
8 14 (3.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 13 (3.33%) Jasmine
9 13 (3.33%) Protractor
10 10 (2.56%) Balsamiq
10 10 (2.56%) NUnit
10 10 (2.56%) TeamCity
11 9 (2.31%) SpecFlow
12 8 (2.05%) Appium
12 8 (2.05%) Cucumber
13 7 (1.79%) Postman
General
1 106 (27.18%) Social Skills
2 53 (13.59%) Games
3 50 (12.82%) Finance
4 25 (6.41%) Public Sector
5 23 (5.90%) Legal
6 19 (4.87%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (4.87%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 18 (4.62%) Law
8 16 (4.10%) Back Office
8 16 (4.10%) Presentation Skills
9 15 (3.85%) Online Betting
10 13 (3.33%) Marketing
11 7 (1.79%) Organisational Skills
12 6 (1.54%) Banking
12 6 (1.54%) Retail
13 4 (1.03%) Automotive
13 4 (1.03%) Publishing
14 3 (0.77%) Billing
14 3 (0.77%) Documentation Skills
14 3 (0.77%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 175 (44.87%) Developer
2 56 (14.36%) Software Developer
3 39 (10.00%) QA Engineer
4 33 (8.46%) Senior Developer
5 32 (8.21%) Architect
6 31 (7.95%) Software Engineer
7 30 (7.69%) Backend Developer
8 27 (6.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 27 (6.92%) Full Stack Developer
9 26 (6.67%) Senior QA Engineer
10 24 (6.15%) Performance Engineer
10 24 (6.15%) Senior Performance Engineer
11 23 (5.90%) Solutions Architect
11 23 (5.90%) UI Developer
12 21 (5.38%) QA Leader
12 21 (5.38%) Senior Software Engineer
13 16 (4.10%) Games Developer
14 15 (3.85%) Analyst
14 15 (3.85%) Senior Backend Developer
14 15 (3.85%) Senior Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (26.15%) .NET
2 95 (24.36%) REST
3 90 (23.08%) AngularJS
4 87 (22.31%) Web Services
5 82 (21.03%) HTML
6 76 (19.49%) CSS
6 76 (19.49%) Node.js
7 65 (16.67%) React
8 60 (15.38%) RESTful
9 51 (13.08%) Entity Framework
10 50 (12.82%) Vue.js
11 36 (9.23%) ASP.NET Web API
11 36 (9.23%) NHibernate
12 33 (8.46%) XML
13 30 (7.69%) HTML5 Canvas
13 30 (7.69%) SVG
14 29 (7.44%) Middleware
15 28 (7.18%) ASP.NET
16 27 (6.92%) .NET Framework
17 26 (6.67%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 90 (23.08%) Self-Motivation
2 76 (19.49%) User Experience
3 36 (9.23%) Web 2.0
4 27 (6.92%) Enterprise Software
5 22 (5.64%) Mobile App
6 21 (5.38%) Legacy Systems
7 19 (4.87%) Life Science
8 18 (4.62%) Data Centre
9 16 (4.10%) Mainframe
9 16 (4.10%) Mobile Games
9 16 (4.10%) Online Games
9 16 (4.10%) Social Gaming
10 15 (3.85%) Blog
11 12 (3.08%) Algorithms
11 12 (3.08%) Greenfield Project
11 12 (3.08%) Management Information System
12 11 (2.82%) Acoustics
13 10 (2.56%) Animation
14 8 (2.05%) N-Tier
14 8 (2.05%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 79 (20.26%) Windows
2 60 (15.38%) Linux
3 25 (6.41%) Unix
4 16 (4.10%) Apple iOS
5 13 (3.33%) Windows 10
6 12 (3.08%) Android
6 12 (3.08%) Windows Server
7 5 (1.28%) CentOS
7 5 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.03%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.77%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.77%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.77%) Windows Server 2016
10 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2019
11 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.26%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.26%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (25.38%) Problem-Solving
3 85 (21.79%) Test Automation
4 79 (20.26%) Computer Science
4 79 (20.26%) Software Engineering
5 72 (18.46%) Scrum
6 59 (15.13%) Software Testing
7 52 (13.33%) Microservices
8 46 (11.79%) TDD
9 44 (11.28%) OO
10 43 (11.03%) Configuration Management
10 43 (11.03%) Full Stack Development
11 42 (10.77%) Use Case
12 41 (10.51%) DevOps
13 40 (10.26%) Analytics
13 40 (10.26%) OOP
13 40 (10.26%) Performance Tuning
14 38 (9.74%) Visualisation
15 33 (8.46%) Data Visualisation
15 33 (8.46%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 156 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 119 (30.51%) SQL
3 116 (29.74%) C#
4 88 (22.56%) TypeScript
5 86 (22.05%) Java
6 83 (21.28%) Python
7 40 (10.26%) T-SQL
8 27 (6.92%) C
9 24 (6.15%) C++
10 17 (4.36%) R
11 13 (3.33%) PowerShell
12 11 (2.82%) Apple Swift
12 11 (2.82%) PHP
13 9 (2.31%) Objective-C
14 6 (1.54%) Go
15 5 (1.28%) ES6
15 5 (1.28%) Ruby
15 5 (1.28%) Scala
16 4 (1.03%) Groovy
16 4 (1.03%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 156 (40.00%) Degree
2 53 (13.59%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (3.08%) ISTQB
4 10 (2.56%) DBS Check
5 6 (1.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 5 (1.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (1.28%) Master's Degree
7 4 (1.03%) Security Cleared
8 3 (0.77%) ISEB
9 2 (0.51%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.51%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.51%) PMP
9 2 (0.51%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.26%) CCNA
10 1 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.26%) MCP
10 1 (0.26%) MCSA
10 1 (0.26%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (17.95%) QA
2 34 (8.72%) Accessibility
3 14 (3.59%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 14 (3.59%) GxP
4 6 (1.54%) SLA
5 2 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.51%) PMO
6 1 (0.26%) HL7
6 1 (0.26%) ISO 13485
6 1 (0.26%) ISO 22301
6 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 54 (13.85%) Docker
2 20 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (4.36%) Active Directory
4 9 (2.31%) Hyper-V
4 9 (2.31%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.26%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.26%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.26%) NFS
5 1 (0.26%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.26%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.26%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.26%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.26%) vSphere
5 1 (0.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 66 (16.92%) Kubernetes
2 26 (6.67%) Grafana
3 9 (2.31%) SCCM
4 8 (2.05%) Microsoft Intune
5 6 (1.54%) Single Sign-On
5 6 (1.54%) Terraform
6 5 (1.28%) Hadoop YARN
7 4 (1.03%) Prometheus
8 2 (0.51%) Ansible
8 2 (0.51%) HP ALM
8 2 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.51%) vCenter Server
8 2 (0.51%) WSUS
9 1 (0.26%) Jamf Pro
9 1 (0.26%) SCOM
9 1 (0.26%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 46 (11.79%) Microsoft
2 42 (10.77%) Oracle
3 37 (9.49%) Adobe
4 23 (5.90%) Google
5 22 (5.64%) VMware
6 19 (4.87%) ServiceNow
7 17 (4.36%) HP
8 15 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
9 14 (3.59%) Agilent
9 14 (3.59%) BMC
10 11 (2.82%) Dynatrace
10 11 (2.82%) Ivanti
11 8 (2.05%) Cognizant
12 6 (1.54%) NetMotion Wireless
12 6 (1.54%) Red Hat
12 6 (1.54%) Splunk
12 6 (1.54%) Xamarin
13 5 (1.28%) Citrix
13 5 (1.28%) Dell
14 4 (1.03%) Cisco