Period
to 24 June 2018

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

Client Server
England > North West
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 300 330 277
Rank change year-on-year +30 -53 -39
Permanent jobs citing Client/Server 60 29 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.48% 0.22% 0.57%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.26% 0.52% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 59 23 46
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +15.71% -6.67%
10th Percentile £29,500 £27,200 £21,250
90th Percentile £71,300 £75,750 £51,125
England median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% +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 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 4,780 5,546 4,646
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 38.49% 42.98% 41.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3,738 4,474 3,911
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 June 2018.

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 June 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
Cheshire -7 33 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Manchester +40 18 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Merseyside +13 7 £45,000 +34.33% 1
Lancashire +1 1 - -
Cumbria - 1 £25,000 -
Client/Server
England

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

1 36 (60.00%) C#
2 35 (58.33%) SQL
3 31 (51.67%) SQL Server
4 28 (46.67%) .NET
4 28 (46.67%) Microsoft
5 26 (43.33%) Finance
6 25 (41.67%) Visual Studio
7 24 (40.00%) WinForms
8 23 (38.33%) Relational Database
9 21 (35.00%) SQL Server 2005
10 18 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (25.00%) VB
12 14 (23.33%) Microsoft Certification
13 13 (21.67%) Oracle
13 13 (21.67%) VB6
13 13 (21.67%) Customer Requirements
13 13 (21.67%) Software Engineering
14 12 (20.00%) Degree
15 11 (18.33%) Management Information System
15 11 (18.33%) Problem-Solving
16 10 (16.67%) Scrum
16 10 (16.67%) Java
16 10 (16.67%) CSS
16 10 (16.67%) Web Development
16 10 (16.67%) Computer Science
17 9 (15.00%) SDLC
17 9 (15.00%) Windows
18 8 (13.33%) ASP.NET
18 8 (13.33%) JavaScript
18 8 (13.33%) VB.NET

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 7 (11.67%) WebSphere
2 5 (8.33%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.33%) CMS
3 2 (3.33%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.67%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (3.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (3.33%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) npm
1 2 (3.33%) Office 365
2 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.67%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.67%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) ATM
1 1 (1.67%) DNS
1 1 (1.67%) Extranet
1 1 (1.67%) Firewall
1 1 (1.67%) HTTP
1 1 (1.67%) Internet
1 1 (1.67%) Intranet
1 1 (1.67%) Skype
1 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (51.67%) SQL Server
2 23 (38.33%) Relational Database
3 21 (35.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (11.67%) Oracle Database
4 7 (11.67%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (8.33%) DB2
5 5 (8.33%) RDBMS
6 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.67%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 25 (41.67%) Visual Studio
2 4 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.00%) Subversion
4 2 (3.33%) Grunt
4 2 (3.33%) gulp
4 2 (3.33%) HP UFT
4 2 (3.33%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.33%) Toad
5 1 (1.67%) JIRA
5 1 (1.67%) Selenium
5 1 (1.67%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 26 (43.33%) Finance
2 7 (11.67%) Banking
3 5 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (6.67%) Retail
5 3 (5.00%) Legal
6 2 (3.33%) Games
7 1 (1.67%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.67%) Law
7 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (61.67%) Developer
2 27 (45.00%) C# Developer
3 17 (28.33%) .NET Developer
3 17 (28.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 14 (23.33%) Software Developer
5 13 (21.67%) Analyst
6 11 (18.33%) C# Software Developer
7 6 (10.00%) IT Analyst
7 6 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (8.33%) Analyst Programmer
8 5 (8.33%) Financial Analyst
8 5 (8.33%) IT Security Analyst
8 5 (8.33%) Junior
8 5 (8.33%) Programmer
8 5 (8.33%) Security Analyst
8 5 (8.33%) Senior Analyst Programmer
8 5 (8.33%) Senior Programmer
8 5 (8.33%) Service Analyst
8 5 (8.33%) SIEM Analyst
8 5 (8.33%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (46.67%) .NET
2 24 (40.00%) WinForms
3 10 (16.67%) CSS
4 8 (13.33%) ASP.NET
4 8 (13.33%) HTML
5 7 (11.67%) .NET Framework
6 5 (8.33%) Dojo
6 5 (8.33%) EJB
6 5 (8.33%) JPA
6 5 (8.33%) jQuery
6 5 (8.33%) JSP
7 3 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (5.00%) HTML5
7 3 (5.00%) Vue (Vue.js)
8 2 (3.33%) AngularJS
8 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (3.33%) LESS
8 2 (3.33%) Node.js
8 2 (3.33%) React
8 2 (3.33%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.33%) Management Information System
2 10 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 8 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (8.33%) Life Science
5 5 (8.33%) LIMS
6 3 (5.00%) Handset
6 3 (5.00%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.67%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (1.67%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.67%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.67%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.67%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.67%) Online Banking
7 1 (1.67%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.00%) Windows
2 5 (8.33%) Linux
3 3 (5.00%) Android
3 3 (5.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.33%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (1.67%) Unix
5 1 (1.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (21.67%) Customer Requirements
2 13 (21.67%) Software Engineering
3 11 (18.33%) Problem-Solving
4 10 (16.67%) Scrum
4 10 (16.67%) Web Development
5 9 (15.00%) SDLC
6 7 (11.67%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (10.00%) Coaching
7 6 (10.00%) Mentoring
7 6 (10.00%) TDD
7 6 (10.00%) Test Scripting
7 6 (10.00%) Waterfall
8 5 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (8.33%) Data Management
8 5 (8.33%) Informatics
8 5 (8.33%) Information Management
8 5 (8.33%) IT Audit
8 5 (8.33%) Regulatory Compliance
8 5 (8.33%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 36 (60.00%) C#
2 35 (58.33%) SQL
3 15 (25.00%) VB
4 13 (21.67%) VB6
5 10 (16.67%) Java
6 8 (13.33%) JavaScript
6 8 (13.33%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.67%) C++
7 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.67%) Python
7 1 (1.67%) VC++
Qualifications
1 14 (23.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (20.00%) Degree
3 4 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (5.00%) SSCP
5 2 (3.33%) MCPD
5 2 (3.33%) MCSD
5 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.67%) ISEB
6 1 (1.67%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.33%) Data Quality
1 5 (8.33%) ISO 9001
1 5 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.33%) QA
3 1 (1.67%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (3.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) HP ALM
1 1 (1.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 13 (21.67%) Oracle
3 3 (5.00%) HP
4 2 (3.33%) Adobe
4 2 (3.33%) Capita
5 1 (1.67%) Baan
5 1 (1.67%) Citrix
5 1 (1.67%) IBM
5 1 (1.67%) SAP
5 1 (1.67%) VMware