Period
to 24 September 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Client/Server in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Client/Server over the 6 months to 24 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Client Server
England > North West
6 months to
24 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 339 325 272
Rank change year-on-year -14 -53 -5
Permanent jobs citing Client/Server 24 29 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.19% 0.24% 0.69%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.46% 0.62% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 21 28 67
North West median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £28,000 £23,775 £18,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £63,750 £50,550
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 the North West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 5174 4706 4790
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 39.95% 39.69% 36.46%
Number of salaries quoted 4066 3992 3828
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Client/Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Client/Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Client/Server in the North West

Client/Server
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Client/Server in the North West

Client/Server
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Client/Server in the North West over the 6 months to 24 September 2017.

Salary histogram for Client/Server in the North West

Client/Server
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Client/Server within the North West region over the 6 months to 24 September 2017. 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
Cheshire -14 19 £43,750 -10.26%
Manchester -29 3 £27,000 -22.86% 2
Merseyside -1 2 £31,500 -16.00% 2
Client/Server
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 North West region with a requirement for Client/Server.

1 15 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 14 (58.33%) Windows
3 13 (54.17%) Handset
3 13 (54.17%) Smartphone
3 13 (54.17%) Android
3 13 (54.17%) Apple iOS
4 12 (50.00%) Retail Banking
4 12 (50.00%) Banking
4 12 (50.00%) Retail
4 12 (50.00%) SharePoint
5 11 (45.83%) Finance
6 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (29.17%) Mathematics
6 7 (29.17%) Computer Science
6 7 (29.17%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (29.17%) Machine Learning
7 6 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (25.00%) Waterfall
7 6 (25.00%) Use Case
7 6 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (25.00%) Scrum
7 6 (25.00%) DSDM
7 6 (25.00%) Workflow
7 6 (25.00%) Internet
7 6 (25.00%) ITIL
7 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Project
8 5 (20.83%) Manufacturing
9 3 (12.50%) SQL
9 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
9 3 (12.50%) Greenfield Project

Client/Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 12 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Project
1 6 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.17%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.17%) Selenium
2 1 (4.17%) Subversion
General
1 12 (50.00%) Banking
1 12 (50.00%) Retail
1 12 (50.00%) Retail Banking
2 11 (45.83%) Finance
3 5 (20.83%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Architect
1 13 (54.17%) Solutions Architect
2 12 (50.00%) Mobile Solutions Architect
3 8 (33.33%) Developer
4 6 (25.00%) Senior Architect
4 6 (25.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 6 (25.00%) SharePoint Developer
5 4 (16.67%) Senior Developer
6 3 (12.50%) Senior SharePoint Developer
7 2 (8.33%) .NET Developer
7 2 (8.33%) .NET Software Developer
7 2 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (8.33%) C# Developer
7 2 (8.33%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (8.33%) C# VB.NET Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Software Developer
7 2 (8.33%) VB.NET Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Graduate
8 1 (4.17%) Junior
8 1 (4.17%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) .NET
1 2 (8.33%) WinForms
2 1 (4.17%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (54.17%) Handset
1 13 (54.17%) Smartphone
2 7 (29.17%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (29.17%) Computer Science
3 3 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (4.17%) Life Science
4 1 (4.17%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 14 (58.33%) Windows
2 13 (54.17%) Android
2 13 (54.17%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.17%) Linux
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (29.17%) Machine Learning
1 7 (29.17%) Mathematics
2 6 (25.00%) DSDM
2 6 (25.00%) ITIL
2 6 (25.00%) Scrum
2 6 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (25.00%) Use Case
2 6 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 6 (25.00%) Workflow
3 1 (4.17%) API Testing
3 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (4.17%) ERP
3 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
3 1 (4.17%) Scalability Testing
3 1 (4.17%) SDLC
3 1 (4.17%) Test Automation
3 1 (4.17%) Test Scripting
3 1 (4.17%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) C#
2 2 (8.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (4.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) MCPD
2 1 (4.17%) MCSD
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.17%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Baan
2 1 (4.17%) Citrix
2 1 (4.17%) Google