The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Client/Server in permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Client/Server over the 3 months to 24 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Client Server
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 88 79
Rank change year-on-year +4 -9  
Permanent jobs citing Client/Server 7 11 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.70% 1.08% 2.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.89% 2.38% 5.12%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 17
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% +60.71%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year +1.19% +9.80%  

Client/Server is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 371 463 547
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 37.03% 45.48% 41.63%
Number of salaries quoted 307 365 431
Median salary £43,750 £38,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.13% -13.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Client/Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex citing Client/Server as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Client/Server in Essex

Client/Server
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Client/Server in Essex.

Salary trend for Client/Server in Essex

Client/Server
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Client/Server in Essex over the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Client/Server in Essex

Client/Server
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Client/Server within the Essex region over the 3 months to 24 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chelmsford -12 7 £55,000 +46.66%
Client/Server
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2017, IT jobs citing Client/Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Essex region with a requirement for Client/Server.

1 10 (83.33%) Java
1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (75.00%) C#
2 9 (75.00%) .NET
3 8 (66.67%) ISEB
3 8 (66.67%) ISTQB
3 8 (66.67%) Selenium
3 8 (66.67%) Test Strategy
3 8 (66.67%) SpecFlow
3 8 (66.67%) Gherkin
4 4 (33.33%) Manual Testing
4 4 (33.33%) C++
4 4 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (33.33%) BDD
5 3 (25.00%) MVC
5 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
5 3 (25.00%) SQL
5 3 (25.00%) Banking
6 2 (16.67%) Spring
6 2 (16.67%) Ajax
6 2 (16.67%) Multithreading
6 2 (16.67%) System Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Pega
6 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (16.67%) jQuery
6 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
6 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (16.67%) SDLC
6 2 (16.67%) Hibernate
6 2 (16.67%) NetWeaver

Client/Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 2 (16.67%) Apache
1 2 (16.67%) JBoss
1 2 (16.67%) NetWeaver
1 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) MySQL
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) Selenium
1 8 (66.67%) SpecFlow
2 4 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (16.67%) Eclipse
3 2 (16.67%) Toad
4 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 3 (25.00%) Banking
1 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Tester
2 5 (41.67%) Software Tester
3 4 (33.33%) Automation Tester
4 3 (25.00%) Manual Tester
5 2 (16.67%) Consultant
5 2 (16.67%) Java Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (16.67%) Software Consultant
5 2 (16.67%) Software Test Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Systems Test Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Test Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
6 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
6 1 (8.33%) C# WPF Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Junior C# .NET Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Junior SQL Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Junior WPF Developer
6 1 (8.33%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) .NET
2 8 (66.67%) Gherkin
3 2 (16.67%) Ajax
3 2 (16.67%) EJB
3 2 (16.67%) Hibernate
3 2 (16.67%) HTML
3 2 (16.67%) J2EE
3 2 (16.67%) JMS
3 2 (16.67%) jQuery
3 2 (16.67%) REST
3 2 (16.67%) SOAP
3 2 (16.67%) Spring
3 2 (16.67%) Struts
3 2 (16.67%) Web Services
3 2 (16.67%) XML
4 1 (8.33%) WCF
4 1 (8.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Unix
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (66.67%) Test Strategy
3 4 (33.33%) BDD
3 4 (33.33%) Manual Testing
4 3 (25.00%) MVC
5 2 (16.67%) Multithreading
5 2 (16.67%) OO
5 2 (16.67%) SDLC
5 2 (16.67%) System Testing
6 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
6 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) Java
2 9 (75.00%) C#
3 4 (33.33%) C++
4 3 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
5 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
6 1 (8.33%) C
6 1 (8.33%) Perl
6 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) ISEB
1 8 (66.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
1 2 (16.67%) Pega
1 2 (16.67%) SAP