Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Client Server
England > North West
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 324 327 274
Rank change year-on-year +3 -53 +15
Permanent jobs citing Client/Server 45 34 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.35% 0.28% 0.65%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.91% 0.67% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 31 33 48
North West median annual salary £42,000 £35,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +1.45% -13.75%
10th Percentile £27,500 £16,800 £19,000
90th Percentile £47,500 £56,250 £49,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

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 4,951 5,070 4,379
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 38.71% 41.45% 36.43%
Number of salaries quoted 3,826 4,154 3,510
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.57%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £23,249
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,600 £62,500
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 19 February 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 19 February 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 -27 28 £39,000 -8.24% 4
Manchester -10 9 £45,000 +28.57% 4
Merseyside +26 8 £30,000 -27.71% 1
Client/Server
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 30 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 23 (51.11%) SQL
3 18 (40.00%) C#
3 18 (40.00%) .NET
4 14 (31.11%) VB.NET
4 14 (31.11%) ITIL
5 13 (28.89%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (26.67%) JavaScript
6 12 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (24.44%) SQL Server
7 11 (24.44%) Visual Studio
7 11 (24.44%) WinForms
7 11 (24.44%) Office 365
8 9 (20.00%) Waterfall
8 9 (20.00%) CSS
8 9 (20.00%) Web Development
9 8 (17.78%) SCCM
9 8 (17.78%) Security Cleared
9 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Azure
9 8 (17.78%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (17.78%) Windows
9 8 (17.78%) MS Exchange
9 8 (17.78%) DNS
9 8 (17.78%) Workflow
9 8 (17.78%) Active Directory
9 8 (17.78%) Internet
9 8 (17.78%) Skype for Business
9 8 (17.78%) Exchange Server 2010
9 8 (17.78%) Mobile Device Management
9 8 (17.78%) Relational Database

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 8 (17.78%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (17.78%) MS Exchange
1 8 (17.78%) Skype for Business
2 6 (13.33%) SharePoint
3 4 (8.89%) WebSphere
4 3 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (6.67%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (4.44%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (4.44%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Project
1 4 (8.89%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.22%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 11 (24.44%) Office 365
2 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.22%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (2.22%) Route 53
3 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.78%) DNS
1 8 (17.78%) Internet
1 8 (17.78%) Skype
2 3 (6.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (24.44%) SQL Server
2 8 (17.78%) Relational Database
2 8 (17.78%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (8.89%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (8.89%) MySQL
4 2 (4.44%) DB2
4 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (24.44%) Visual Studio
2 6 (13.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.44%) HP UFT
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.44%) Toad
4 1 (2.22%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 7 (15.56%) Legal
2 5 (11.11%) Finance
3 4 (8.89%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.44%) Advertising
5 1 (2.22%) Banking
5 1 (2.22%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.22%) Law
5 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (57.78%) Developer
2 16 (35.56%) C# Developer
3 8 (17.78%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 7 (15.56%) .NET Developer
4 7 (15.56%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (15.56%) C# Software Developer
4 7 (15.56%) Senior Developer
4 7 (15.56%) Software Developer
5 6 (13.33%) SharePoint Developer
6 5 (11.11%) C# VB.NET Developer
6 5 (11.11%) Senior SharePoint Developer
6 5 (11.11%) VB.NET Developer
7 4 (8.89%) .NET Software Developer
7 4 (8.89%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (8.89%) Architect
7 4 (8.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (8.89%) Junior
7 4 (8.89%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (8.89%) Systems Manager
8 3 (6.67%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (40.00%) .NET
2 11 (24.44%) WinForms
3 9 (20.00%) CSS
4 7 (15.56%) ASP.NET
4 7 (15.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 7 (15.56%) jQuery
5 6 (13.33%) .NET Framework
5 6 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (4.44%) Dojo
6 2 (4.44%) EJB
6 2 (4.44%) HTML
6 2 (4.44%) JPA
6 2 (4.44%) JSP
7 1 (2.22%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (2.22%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) Driving Licence
2 6 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.33%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (8.89%) Handset
3 4 (8.89%) NHS
3 4 (8.89%) Smartphone
4 2 (4.44%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.22%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.78%) Windows
1 8 (17.78%) Windows Server
2 4 (8.89%) Android
2 4 (8.89%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.44%) Linux
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.11%) ITIL
2 12 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 9 (20.00%) Web Development
4 8 (17.78%) Kalman Filter
4 8 (17.78%) Mobile Device Management
4 8 (17.78%) Workflow
5 7 (15.56%) MVC
6 6 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (8.89%) Data Extraction
7 4 (8.89%) Problem Management
7 4 (8.89%) Software Engineering
7 4 (8.89%) Unit Testing
8 3 (6.67%) Customer Requirements
8 3 (6.67%) Scrum
9 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Architecture
9 2 (4.44%) Functional Testing
9 2 (4.44%) SDLC
9 2 (4.44%) TDD
9 2 (4.44%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 23 (51.11%) SQL
2 18 (40.00%) C#
3 14 (31.11%) VB.NET
4 12 (26.67%) JavaScript
5 6 (13.33%) Java
6 4 (8.89%) VB
7 2 (4.44%) PHP
7 2 (4.44%) VB6
Qualifications
1 13 (28.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (17.78%) Security Cleared
3 5 (11.11%) Degree
4 4 (8.89%) MCPD
4 4 (8.89%) MCSD
5 1 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) QA
System Software
1 8 (17.78%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (17.78%) SCCM
Vendors
1 30 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.89%) Oracle
3 2 (4.44%) Capita
3 2 (4.44%) HP
3 2 (4.44%) VMware