Period
to 18 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Client/Server in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Client/Server over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Client Server
England > South East
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 343 375 316
Rank change year-on-year +32 -59 +33
Permanent jobs citing Client/Server 223 220 389
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.73% 0.63% 0.91%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.91% 1.62% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 217 205 377
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% -2.35%
10th Percentile £27,500 £32,500 £32,368
90th Percentile £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +2.22% -

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 South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 11652 13570 16949
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 38.34% 38.57% 39.56%
Number of salaries quoted 9569 11184 13744
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.12% +4.71%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,663
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

Client/Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Client/Server in the South East

Client/Server
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Client/Server in the South East

Client/Server
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Client/Server in the South East over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Client/Server in the South East

Client/Server
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Client/Server within the South East region over the 6 months to 18 November 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
Thames Valley +64 93 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Surrey -1 56 £55,000 +29.41% 2
Berkshire +73 48 £35,000 -12.50%
Hampshire +22 45 £38,750 +10.71%
West Sussex +32 36 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Buckinghamshire +4 28 £53,750 +31.10%
Oxfordshire +12 17 £55,000 +29.41% 3
Kent +17 1 £33,500 +45.65%
East Sussex -30 1 £45,000 -10.00%
Client/Server
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 South East region with a requirement for Client/Server.

1 130 (58.30%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (54.26%) SQL
3 95 (42.60%) Java
4 82 (36.77%) Windows
5 64 (28.70%) C#
6 61 (27.35%) C++
7 57 (25.56%) Software Engineering
8 56 (25.11%) Test Automation
9 55 (24.66%) Analytical Skills
9 55 (24.66%) Linux
10 54 (24.22%) Degree
11 51 (22.87%) XML
12 44 (19.73%) JavaScript
12 44 (19.73%) Computer Science
13 43 (19.28%) Finance
14 41 (18.39%) Web Services
14 41 (18.39%) Test Scripting
14 41 (18.39%) Continuous Integration
14 41 (18.39%) WebDriver
15 39 (17.49%) Multithreading
15 39 (17.49%) JMeter
16 38 (17.04%) TDD
17 36 (16.14%) Oracle
17 36 (16.14%) QA
18 34 (15.25%) Open Source
18 34 (15.25%) Issue Tracking
18 34 (15.25%) HTML
19 33 (14.80%) STL
19 33 (14.80%) SoapUI
19 33 (14.80%) Computer Science Degree

Client/Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 13 (5.83%) CMS
2 7 (3.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (1.79%) Confluence
3 4 (1.79%) IIS
3 4 (1.79%) OpenStack
3 4 (1.79%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.90%) JBoss
4 2 (0.90%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (0.90%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.90%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.90%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.45%) Drupal
5 1 (0.45%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (1.35%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.45%) Blender
2 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.45%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.38%) GitHub
1 12 (5.38%) OpenShift
2 7 (3.14%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.79%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.79%) npm
3 4 (1.79%) Office 365
4 2 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.90%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (0.90%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.90%) OneDrive
4 2 (0.90%) SaaS
4 2 (0.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.45%) PaaS
5 1 (0.45%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 20 (8.97%) Firewall
2 10 (4.48%) BGP
3 9 (4.04%) HTTP
4 8 (3.59%) OSPF
4 8 (3.59%) RIP
4 8 (3.59%) VPN
5 7 (3.14%) Internet
6 6 (2.69%) Ethernet
6 6 (2.69%) MPLS
6 6 (2.69%) VLAN
6 6 (2.69%) Wireless
7 5 (2.24%) DNS
7 5 (2.24%) VoIP
8 4 (1.79%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (1.79%) EIGRP
8 4 (1.79%) HSRP
8 4 (1.79%) Network Security
8 4 (1.79%) SNMP
8 4 (1.79%) VRRP
8 4 (1.79%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (11.66%) SQL Server
2 20 (8.97%) MySQL
3 18 (8.07%) NoSQL
4 15 (6.73%) Relational Database
5 13 (5.83%) Oracle Database
5 13 (5.83%) Redis
6 7 (3.14%) Data Mining
7 5 (2.24%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (1.79%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.79%) SSDT
9 3 (1.35%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.90%) DB2
10 2 (0.90%) OLAP
10 2 (0.90%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.45%) Big Data
11 1 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.45%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 41 (18.39%) WebDriver
2 39 (17.49%) JMeter
3 33 (14.80%) SoapUI
4 31 (13.90%) JIRA
5 18 (8.07%) Git (software)
6 17 (7.62%) Jenkins
7 16 (7.17%) HP UFT
8 15 (6.73%) Selenium
8 15 (6.73%) Subversion
9 14 (6.28%) Visual Studio
10 12 (5.38%) Maven
10 12 (5.38%) MSTest
10 12 (5.38%) NUnit
10 12 (5.38%) SpecFlow
11 8 (3.59%) GitLab
11 8 (3.59%) Sonatype Nexus
11 8 (3.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 7 (3.14%) Bugzilla
12 7 (3.14%) CruiseControl
12 7 (3.14%) Hudson
General
1 43 (19.28%) Finance
2 25 (11.21%) Digital Economy
3 12 (5.38%) Telecoms
4 11 (4.93%) Banking
5 6 (2.69%) Billing
6 5 (2.24%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.35%) Games
8 2 (0.90%) Automotive
8 2 (0.90%) Back Office
8 2 (0.90%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.90%) Marketing
9 1 (0.45%) Advertising
9 1 (0.45%) Legal
9 1 (0.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 76 (34.08%) Developer
2 45 (20.18%) Software Engineer
3 32 (14.35%) Senior Software Engineer
4 28 (12.56%) Tester
5 27 (12.11%) Software Tester
6 22 (9.87%) Software Developer
7 18 (8.07%) C++ Developer
8 16 (7.17%) SQL Developer
9 15 (6.73%) Analyst
9 15 (6.73%) Java Developer
9 15 (6.73%) Oracle Developer
9 15 (6.73%) Support Engineer
10 14 (6.28%) Graduate
10 14 (6.28%) Graduate Developer
10 14 (6.28%) Junior
11 13 (5.83%) Applications Support
11 13 (5.83%) C++ Software Engineer
11 13 (5.83%) Graduate C++ Developer
11 13 (5.83%) Junior C++ Developer
11 13 (5.83%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (22.87%) XML
2 41 (18.39%) Web Services
3 34 (15.25%) HTML
4 33 (14.80%) STL
5 32 (14.35%) MFC
6 24 (10.76%) CSS
7 21 (9.42%) jQuery
8 19 (8.52%) AngularJS
9 15 (6.73%) .NET
9 15 (6.73%) Hibernate
10 14 (6.28%) REST
11 11 (4.93%) ASP.NET
11 11 (4.93%) Spring
12 10 (4.48%) ASP.NET MVC
13 9 (4.04%) .NET Framework
13 9 (4.04%) HTML5
13 9 (4.04%) JSP
13 9 (4.04%) Middleware
13 9 (4.04%) Servlets
14 8 (3.59%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 55 (24.66%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (19.73%) Computer Science
3 20 (8.97%) Greenfield Project
4 19 (8.52%) Algorithms
4 19 (8.52%) Data Structures
5 16 (7.17%) N-Tier
6 14 (6.28%) Data Centre
7 10 (4.48%) Management Information System
8 6 (2.69%) CUDA
8 6 (2.69%) Virtual Team
9 5 (2.24%) Driving Licence
9 5 (2.24%) Mobile App
9 5 (2.24%) Public Cloud
10 4 (1.79%) Digital Currency
10 4 (1.79%) Social Media
11 3 (1.35%) Derivative
11 3 (1.35%) Equities
11 3 (1.35%) Fixed Income
11 3 (1.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (1.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 82 (36.77%) Windows
2 55 (24.66%) Linux
3 17 (7.62%) Unix
4 5 (2.24%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.79%) CentOS
5 4 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.79%) Ubuntu
5 4 (1.79%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.79%) Windows 8
5 4 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.90%) Android
8 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.45%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (58.30%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (25.56%) Software Engineering
3 56 (25.11%) Test Automation
4 41 (18.39%) Continuous Integration
4 41 (18.39%) Test Scripting
5 39 (17.49%) Multithreading
6 38 (17.04%) TDD
7 34 (15.25%) Issue Tracking
7 34 (15.25%) Open Source
8 32 (14.35%) Multithreaded Programming
9 29 (13.00%) Unit Testing
10 28 (12.56%) Regression Testing
11 27 (12.11%) Test Management
12 26 (11.66%) ITIL
12 26 (11.66%) Test Strategy
13 25 (11.21%) Risk Management
13 25 (11.21%) User Stories
14 23 (10.31%) OO
15 19 (8.52%) Process Improvement
15 19 (8.52%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 121 (54.26%) SQL
2 95 (42.60%) Java
3 64 (28.70%) C#
4 61 (27.35%) C++
5 44 (19.73%) JavaScript
6 31 (13.90%) Shell Script
7 22 (9.87%) Python
8 21 (9.42%) PL/SQL
9 14 (6.28%) Go
10 13 (5.83%) C
11 11 (4.93%) Perl
11 11 (4.93%) VB
12 10 (4.48%) T-SQL
13 7 (3.14%) PHP
14 6 (2.69%) ActionScript
14 6 (2.69%) PHP 4
14 6 (2.69%) PHP 5
14 6 (2.69%) PHP 7
15 5 (2.24%) PowerShell
16 4 (1.79%) Scala
Qualifications
1 54 (24.22%) Degree
2 33 (14.80%) Computer Science Degree
3 30 (13.45%) ISTQB
4 18 (8.07%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (7.62%) CCNP
6 8 (3.59%) Security Cleared
7 6 (2.69%) ISEB
8 5 (2.24%) CTC Cleared
8 5 (2.24%) Network+ Certification
9 3 (1.35%) CCNA
9 3 (1.35%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.90%) HP AIS
10 2 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.45%) Master's Degree
11 1 (0.45%) MCP
11 1 (0.45%) PhD
11 1 (0.45%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (16.14%) QA
2 7 (3.14%) SLA
3 4 (1.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (6.28%) Docker
2 7 (3.14%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.14%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.90%) FreeRADIUS
4 2 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.45%) BlackBerry Internet Service
Systems Management
1 5 (2.24%) Kubernetes
1 5 (2.24%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (2.24%) Puppet
2 4 (1.79%) Ansible
2 4 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.79%) Nagios
2 4 (1.79%) Salt
2 4 (1.79%) Terraform
3 3 (1.35%) SCCM
4 2 (0.90%) FortiGate
4 2 (0.90%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.45%) Grafana
Vendors
1 36 (16.14%) Oracle
2 32 (14.35%) Microsoft
3 18 (8.07%) Cisco
4 15 (6.73%) SolarWinds
5 12 (5.38%) IBM
6 11 (4.93%) HP
7 6 (2.69%) Aruba
7 6 (2.69%) Citrix
7 6 (2.69%) Dell
7 6 (2.69%) Palo Alto
8 4 (1.79%) 3Com
8 4 (1.79%) AppDynamics
8 4 (1.79%) Juniper
8 4 (1.79%) New Relic
8 4 (1.79%) Rackspace
9 2 (0.90%) Avaya
9 2 (0.90%) BEA
9 2 (0.90%) Pega
9 2 (0.90%) Sybase
9 2 (0.90%) Vitria