Period
to 20 May 2018

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 20 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Client Server
UK > England
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 633 425 485
Rank change year-on-year -208 +60 -108
Permanent jobs citing Client/Server 573 1,141 1,130
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.36% 0.71% 0.60%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.83% 1.66% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 480 1,052 1,021
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +4.65%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,750 £29,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £81,250 £68,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%

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 69,430 68,663 83,055
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.14% 42.72% 43.94%
Number of salaries quoted 54,509 55,763 68,201
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £28,125 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £49,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -3.06% +6.52%

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 20 May 2018.

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 20 May 2018. 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 -229 289 £55,000 - 336
South East -76 105 £52,500 +17.32% 45
North of England +18 87 £45,000 +28.57% 19
North West +34 66 £45,000 +31.39% 8
Midlands -46 42 £42,500 +1.19% 8
West Midlands -6 33 £42,500 +13.33% 7
East of England -28 29 £45,500 +1.11% 26
South West -18 26 £37,750 -24.50% 3
Yorkshire +1 18 £37,375 +6.79% 9
East Midlands -31 9 £52,500 +23.53% 1
North East -18 3 £44,500 +22.97% 2
Client/Server
UK

For the 6 months to 20 May 2018, 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.

1 260 (45.38%) C#
2 246 (42.93%) SQL
3 237 (41.36%) Agile Software Development
4 232 (40.49%) Windows
5 221 (38.57%) Microsoft
6 220 (38.39%) .NET
7 208 (36.30%) SQL Server
8 190 (33.16%) Finance
9 137 (23.91%) ASP.NET
10 123 (21.47%) Scrum
11 116 (20.24%) Java
12 115 (20.07%) JavaScript
13 114 (19.90%) Degree
14 112 (19.55%) OO
15 107 (18.67%) MVC
16 99 (17.28%) WinForms
17 95 (16.58%) Software Engineering
18 93 (16.23%) Computer Science
19 92 (16.06%) TDD
19 92 (16.06%) Problem-Solving
20 91 (15.88%) Web Services
20 91 (15.88%) WPF
20 91 (15.88%) ASP.NET MVC
21 87 (15.18%) WCF
22 85 (14.83%) .NET Framework
23 80 (13.96%) HTML
24 78 (13.61%) Linux
25 76 (13.26%) Continuous Integration
26 73 (12.74%) OOD
27 71 (12.39%) OOA/OOD

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 42 (7.33%) SharePoint
2 27 (4.71%) Tomcat
3 22 (3.84%) MS Exchange
4 19 (3.32%) SharePoint 2013
5 17 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2010
5 17 (2.97%) Skype for Business
6 15 (2.62%) BizTalk Server
7 13 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
8 10 (1.75%) IIS
9 9 (1.57%) Apache
9 9 (1.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 8 (1.40%) Confluence
10 8 (1.40%) WebSphere
11 7 (1.22%) CMS
12 6 (1.05%) Drupal
13 5 (0.87%) JBoss
13 5 (0.87%) WordPress
14 4 (0.70%) Jetty
15 2 (0.35%) Apache Solr
15 2 (0.35%) CoreMedia CMS
Applications
1 10 (1.75%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.87%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.35%) Blender
6 2 (0.35%) CATIA
6 2 (0.35%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.35%) Siemens NX
6 2 (0.35%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 11 (1.92%) Remedy ITSM
2 9 (1.57%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.70%) HFM
4 3 (0.52%) BASE24
4 3 (0.52%) Postilion
5 2 (0.35%) Fredhopper
5 2 (0.35%) Hyperion Planning
5 2 (0.35%) Magento
5 2 (0.35%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.17%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 1 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 59 (10.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 47 (8.20%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (3.32%) Cloud Computing
3 19 (3.32%) Office 365
4 16 (2.79%) SaaS
5 12 (2.09%) GitHub
6 9 (1.57%) IaaS
7 8 (1.40%) IBM Blueworks
8 4 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.35%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.35%) npm
9 2 (0.35%) Serverless
10 1 (0.17%) Dialogflow
10 1 (0.17%) Dropbox
10 1 (0.17%) G Suite
10 1 (0.17%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 39 (6.81%) Internet
2 35 (6.11%) DNS
3 30 (5.24%) Firewall
4 28 (4.89%) HTTP
5 23 (4.01%) LAN
6 21 (3.66%) DHCP
6 21 (3.66%) Skype
7 20 (3.49%) WAN
8 19 (3.32%) TCP/IP
9 18 (3.14%) VPN
10 14 (2.44%) Intranet
10 14 (2.44%) SAN
11 7 (1.22%) BGP
11 7 (1.22%) Cisco IOS
11 7 (1.22%) Multicast
11 7 (1.22%) NX-OS
12 6 (1.05%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
13 5 (0.87%) Cisco Nexus
13 5 (0.87%) Extranet
13 5 (0.87%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 208 (36.30%) SQL Server
2 66 (11.52%) Relational Database
3 36 (6.28%) SQL Server 2014
4 26 (4.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 25 (4.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 24 (4.19%) Big Data
7 22 (3.84%) Oracle Database
7 22 (3.84%) SQL Server 2005
8 21 (3.66%) PostgreSQL
9 18 (3.14%) NoSQL
9 18 (3.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 16 (2.79%) SQL Server 2016
11 13 (2.27%) DB2
12 10 (1.75%) Data Mining
12 10 (1.75%) Infinispan
13 9 (1.57%) MongoDB
13 9 (1.57%) MySQL
14 8 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
15 6 (1.05%) Blockchain
15 6 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 66 (11.52%) Visual Studio
2 57 (9.95%) NUnit
3 55 (9.60%) Moq
3 55 (9.60%) Rhino Mocks
4 31 (5.41%) Subversion
5 30 (5.24%) MSTest
6 28 (4.89%) Git (software)
6 28 (4.89%) Team Foundation Server
7 26 (4.54%) JIRA
7 26 (4.54%) Selenium
8 20 (3.49%) Cucumber
9 19 (3.32%) JUnit
10 16 (2.79%) Maven
11 15 (2.62%) Jenkins
12 14 (2.44%) FitNesse
12 14 (2.44%) WebDriver
13 11 (1.92%) Hudson
14 10 (1.75%) JMeter
15 9 (1.57%) SoapUI
16 8 (1.40%) FishEye
General
1 190 (33.16%) Finance
2 70 (12.22%) Banking
3 42 (7.33%) Investment Banking
4 26 (4.54%) Legal
4 26 (4.54%) Retail
5 22 (3.84%) Games
6 14 (2.44%) Advertising
6 14 (2.44%) Financial Institution
6 14 (2.44%) Front Office
7 11 (1.92%) Marketing
8 9 (1.57%) Back Office
8 9 (1.57%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.70%) Automotive
9 4 (0.70%) Digital Economy
10 3 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.52%) Publishing
11 2 (0.35%) French Language
12 1 (0.17%) Electronics
12 1 (0.17%) Law
12 1 (0.17%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 279 (48.69%) Developer
2 131 (22.86%) .NET Developer
3 106 (18.50%) C# Developer
4 66 (11.52%) C# .NET Developer
5 60 (10.47%) Analyst
6 58 (10.12%) Software Developer
7 46 (8.03%) C# Software Developer
8 42 (7.33%) Agile Developer
9 41 (7.16%) Agile .NET Developer
10 36 (6.28%) Graduate
10 36 (6.28%) Graduate Developer
11 35 (6.11%) Software Engineer
12 34 (5.93%) Architect
13 33 (5.76%) Graduate .NET Developer
13 33 (5.76%) Java Developer
14 27 (4.71%) Support Analyst
15 26 (4.54%) Senior Software Engineer
16 25 (4.36%) Agile C# Developer
17 24 (4.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 22 (3.84%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 220 (38.39%) .NET
2 137 (23.91%) ASP.NET
3 99 (17.28%) WinForms
4 91 (15.88%) ASP.NET MVC
4 91 (15.88%) Web Services
4 91 (15.88%) WPF
5 87 (15.18%) WCF
6 85 (14.83%) .NET Framework
7 80 (13.96%) HTML
8 71 (12.39%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 61 (10.65%) XML
10 58 (10.12%) NHibernate
11 53 (9.25%) CSS
12 43 (7.50%) HTML5
12 43 (7.50%) jQuery
13 36 (6.28%) ASP.NET Web API
14 33 (5.76%) AngularJS
14 33 (5.76%) LINQ
15 30 (5.24%) Apache Flex
15 30 (5.24%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 93 (16.23%) Computer Science
2 60 (10.47%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (6.63%) Tandem
4 34 (5.93%) Data Centre
5 32 (5.58%) Management Information System
6 30 (5.24%) Self-Motivation
7 28 (4.89%) Enterprise Software
8 24 (4.19%) Algorithms
8 24 (4.19%) Mobile App
9 18 (3.14%) Greenfield Project
10 14 (2.44%) Driving Licence
10 14 (2.44%) Hedge funds
11 12 (2.09%) N-Tier
11 12 (2.09%) User Experience
12 11 (1.92%) iPhone
13 8 (1.40%) Clustering
13 8 (1.40%) Fintech
13 8 (1.40%) Robotics
14 7 (1.22%) Fixed Income
14 7 (1.22%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 232 (40.49%) Windows
2 78 (13.61%) Linux
3 47 (8.20%) Unix
4 34 (5.93%) Windows Server
5 31 (5.41%) Android
6 24 (4.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (3.66%) Windows Server 2008
8 20 (3.49%) Windows 7
9 18 (3.14%) Apple iOS
10 12 (2.09%) Windows 8
11 10 (1.75%) Windows 10
12 8 (1.40%) Mac OS X
13 6 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
14 5 (0.87%) Windows 2000 Server
14 5 (0.87%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.35%) Oracle Linux
15 2 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.35%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 1 (0.17%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.17%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 237 (41.36%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (21.47%) Scrum
3 112 (19.55%) OO
4 107 (18.67%) MVC
5 95 (16.58%) Software Engineering
6 92 (16.06%) Problem-Solving
6 92 (16.06%) TDD
7 76 (13.26%) Continuous Integration
8 73 (12.74%) OOD
9 71 (12.39%) OOA/OOD
9 71 (12.39%) Test Automation
10 70 (12.22%) Kanban
11 68 (11.87%) OOP
12 51 (8.90%) BDD
13 50 (8.73%) Business Intelligence
14 49 (8.55%) Web Application Development
15 47 (8.20%) Unit Testing
16 45 (7.85%) SDLC
17 41 (7.16%) ITIL
18 38 (6.63%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 260 (45.38%) C#
2 246 (42.93%) SQL
3 116 (20.24%) Java
4 115 (20.07%) JavaScript
5 52 (9.08%) C++
6 41 (7.16%) Python
7 39 (6.81%) VB
8 36 (6.28%) T-SQL
9 33 (5.76%) VB.NET
10 23 (4.01%) C
11 22 (3.84%) PHP
12 15 (2.62%) PL/SQL
13 14 (2.44%) VB6
14 13 (2.27%) Ruby
15 9 (1.57%) ES6
15 9 (1.57%) PowerShell
16 8 (1.40%) Perl
17 7 (1.22%) Erlang
17 7 (1.22%) VBA
18 6 (1.05%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 114 (19.90%) Degree
2 69 (12.04%) Computer Science Degree
3 39 (6.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (3.49%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (2.27%) CCNP
6 10 (1.75%) Security Cleared
7 9 (1.57%) ISTQB
7 9 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
7 9 (1.57%) MCSE
7 9 (1.57%) Numerate Degree
8 7 (1.22%) ISEB
9 5 (0.87%) MCTS
10 4 (0.70%) CISSP
11 3 (0.52%) CCNA
11 3 (0.52%) CISA
11 3 (0.52%) MCITP
11 3 (0.52%) MCP
11 3 (0.52%) MCPD
11 3 (0.52%) MCSD
11 3 (0.52%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (11.34%) QA
2 12 (2.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.40%) SLA
4 5 (0.87%) GDPR
4 5 (0.87%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.70%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.52%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.52%) PMO
7 2 (0.35%) ISAE 3402
7 2 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 45 (7.85%) Active Directory
2 28 (4.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.92%) VMware Server
4 9 (1.57%) Docker
5 6 (1.05%) Hyper-V
5 6 (1.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 6 (1.05%) Virtual Servers
6 5 (0.87%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.35%) HDFS
8 2 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.17%) Firmware
9 1 (0.17%) FreeRADIUS
9 1 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 17 (2.97%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (2.79%) SCCM
3 13 (2.27%) Ansible
3 13 (2.27%) Puppet
4 7 (1.22%) Single Sign-On
5 6 (1.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 6 (1.05%) WSUS
6 5 (0.87%) HP ALM
6 5 (0.87%) WMI
7 4 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.52%) Grafana
8 3 (0.52%) Nagios
9 2 (0.35%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.17%) BMC PATROL
10 1 (0.17%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.17%) SolarWinds Orion
10 1 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.17%) TeamSite
10 1 (0.17%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.17%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 221 (38.57%) Microsoft
2 62 (10.82%) Oracle
3 30 (5.24%) VMware
4 23 (4.01%) Cisco
4 23 (4.01%) HP
5 22 (3.84%) SolarWinds
6 15 (2.62%) Dell
7 14 (2.44%) Red Hat
8 12 (2.09%) Citrix
8 12 (2.09%) IBM
9 11 (1.92%) Barracuda Networks
9 11 (1.92%) EMC
9 11 (1.92%) Forcepoint
9 11 (1.92%) Ivanti
9 11 (1.92%) OneLogin
9 11 (1.92%) Remedy
9 11 (1.92%) Splunk
10 9 (1.57%) WorldPay
11 8 (1.40%) Pega
11 8 (1.40%) webMethods