Period
to 13 November 2019

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 13 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Client Server
England > South East
6 months to
13 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 397 436 345
Rank change year-on-year +39 -91 +39
Permanent jobs citing Client/Server 107 111 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.42% 0.39% 0.74%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.18% 1.06% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 90 92 219
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £28,950 £32,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £62,250 £64,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +8.11%

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 South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 9,105 10,438 10,781
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 35.91% 36.29% 35.50%
Number of salaries quoted 7,001 8,329 8,739
South East median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +8.89% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,100 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 13 November 2019.

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 13 November 2019. 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 +40 51 £40,000 -11.11%
Surrey +27 29 £65,000 +23.81% 1
Berkshire +38 25 £40,000 +18.52%
Hampshire +26 22 £45,000 +15.38% 1
Oxfordshire +44 20 £51,250 -
Buckinghamshire -17 6 £25,500 -43.33%
West Sussex 0 3 £35,000 -33.33%
East Sussex +2 1 £65,000 +44.44%
Middlesex - 1 £30,000 -
Client/Server
England

For the 6 months to 13 November 2019, 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 South East region with a requirement for Client/Server.

1 38 (35.51%) SQL
2 37 (34.58%) Microsoft
3 32 (29.91%) Problem-Solving
4 30 (28.04%) Java
5 29 (27.10%) Windows
6 28 (26.17%) C#
7 27 (25.23%) Degree
8 26 (24.30%) Python
9 24 (22.43%) Microsoft Office
10 22 (20.56%) Agile Software Development
11 21 (19.63%) SDLC
12 20 (18.69%) Analytical Skills
13 19 (17.76%) Oracle
14 18 (16.82%) Mathematics
14 18 (16.82%) Computer Science
15 17 (15.89%) SQL Server
16 16 (14.95%) Web Services
16 16 (14.95%) ITIL
16 16 (14.95%) QA
16 16 (14.95%) REST
17 15 (14.02%) UML
17 15 (14.02%) SOAP
17 15 (14.02%) SharePoint
18 14 (13.08%) .NET
18 14 (13.08%) Physics
18 14 (13.08%) Test Automation
19 13 (12.15%) Software Testing
19 13 (12.15%) Software Engineering
19 13 (12.15%) Decision-Making
20 12 (11.21%) Relational Database

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 15 (14.02%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.80%) IBM Domino
2 3 (2.80%) IBM Notes
2 3 (2.80%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.87%) Apache
3 2 (1.87%) IIS
3 2 (1.87%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.93%) CMS
4 1 (0.93%) GlassFish
4 1 (0.93%) JCAPS
4 1 (0.93%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.93%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.93%) WebLogic
Applications
1 24 (22.43%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (7.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (6.54%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (3.74%) MS Visio
5 3 (2.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.93%) Adobe XD
6 1 (0.93%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 5 (4.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.80%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.21%) Azure
2 7 (6.54%) Office 365
3 5 (4.67%) AWS
4 1 (0.93%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.93%) GitHub
4 1 (0.93%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.67%) Internet
2 3 (2.80%) DNS
2 3 (2.80%) LAN
2 3 (2.80%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.87%) DHCP
3 2 (1.87%) Extranet
3 2 (1.87%) Firewall
3 2 (1.87%) Intranet
3 2 (1.87%) iSCSI
3 2 (1.87%) NAS
3 2 (1.87%) SAN
3 2 (1.87%) Unified Communications
3 2 (1.87%) WAN
4 1 (0.93%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (0.93%) FTP
4 1 (0.93%) HTTP
4 1 (0.93%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.89%) SQL Server
2 12 (11.21%) Relational Database
3 8 (7.48%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.80%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.87%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.87%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (1.87%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.87%) TKPROF
6 1 (0.93%) Blockchain
6 1 (0.93%) MySQL
6 1 (0.93%) Power BI
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (9.35%) Eclipse
1 10 (9.35%) Eclipse RCP
1 10 (9.35%) JIRA
2 5 (4.67%) Selenium
3 4 (3.74%) QAComplete
3 4 (3.74%) TestComplete
4 3 (2.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.93%) Balsamiq
5 1 (0.93%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.93%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.93%) Travis CI
General
1 10 (9.35%) Law
1 10 (9.35%) Multimedia
2 9 (8.41%) Finance
3 2 (1.87%) Electronics
3 2 (1.87%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.93%) Banking
4 1 (0.93%) Front Office
4 1 (0.93%) Marketing
4 1 (0.93%) Public Sector
4 1 (0.93%) Publishing
4 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (26.17%) Developer
2 17 (15.89%) Analyst
3 16 (14.95%) Software Engineer
4 14 (13.08%) Development Engineer
5 12 (11.21%) Senior Developer
6 10 (9.35%) Integration Engineer
6 10 (9.35%) Senior Software Engineer
7 9 (8.41%) Applications Support
7 9 (8.41%) Java Developer
8 8 (7.48%) C# Developer
8 8 (7.48%) Java Engineer
8 8 (7.48%) Python Developer
8 8 (7.48%) Senior C# Developer
8 8 (7.48%) Senior Java Developer
8 8 (7.48%) Senior Python Developer
8 8 (7.48%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
8 8 (7.48%) Senior Test Engineer
8 8 (7.48%) Service Analyst
8 8 (7.48%) Support Analyst
8 8 (7.48%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (14.95%) REST
1 16 (14.95%) Web Services
2 15 (14.02%) SOAP
3 14 (13.08%) .NET
4 12 (11.21%) Middleware
5 10 (9.35%) Java RMI
5 10 (9.35%) JMS
6 7 (6.54%) STL
7 6 (5.61%) Qt
8 5 (4.67%) .NET Framework
8 5 (4.67%) AngularJS
8 5 (4.67%) XML
9 4 (3.74%) ATL
10 3 (2.80%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 3 (2.80%) WCF
10 3 (2.80%) WDF
11 2 (1.87%) EDI
11 2 (1.87%) HTML
11 2 (1.87%) Software Packaging
12 1 (0.93%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 20 (18.69%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.41%) iPad
2 9 (8.41%) iPhone
2 9 (8.41%) Social Network
3 8 (7.48%) User Experience
4 7 (6.54%) Algorithms
5 5 (4.67%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (4.67%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (3.74%) Data Structures
6 4 (3.74%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 3 (2.80%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.80%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.87%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.93%) Clustering
9 1 (0.93%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.93%) EMC VNX
9 1 (0.93%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.93%) Robotics
9 1 (0.93%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 29 (27.10%) Windows
2 9 (8.41%) Mac OS
2 9 (8.41%) Windows 10
3 8 (7.48%) Linux
4 5 (4.67%) Unix
4 5 (4.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (3.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (3.74%) Windows Server
5 4 (3.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.80%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.80%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.93%) Android
7 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.93%) CentOS
7 1 (0.93%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (29.91%) Problem-Solving
2 22 (20.56%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (19.63%) SDLC
4 18 (16.82%) Computer Science
4 18 (16.82%) Mathematics
5 16 (14.95%) ITIL
6 15 (14.02%) UML
7 14 (13.08%) Physics
7 14 (13.08%) Test Automation
8 13 (12.15%) Decision-Making
8 13 (12.15%) Software Engineering
8 13 (12.15%) Software Testing
9 10 (9.35%) API Development
9 10 (9.35%) Data Acquisition
9 10 (9.35%) OO
9 10 (9.35%) Test Scripting
9 10 (9.35%) Visualisation
10 9 (8.41%) B2B
10 9 (8.41%) Product Management
10 9 (8.41%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (35.51%) SQL
2 30 (28.04%) Java
3 28 (26.17%) C#
4 26 (24.30%) Python
5 12 (11.21%) PL/SQL
6 11 (10.28%) JavaScript
7 10 (9.35%) Jython
8 9 (8.41%) C++
9 5 (4.67%) T-SQL
10 3 (2.80%) X++
11 2 (1.87%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.87%) Korn
11 2 (1.87%) Perl
11 2 (1.87%) PHP
11 2 (1.87%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.93%) C
12 1 (0.93%) COBOL
12 1 (0.93%) R
12 1 (0.93%) RPG
12 1 (0.93%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (25.23%) Degree
2 12 (11.21%) ISEB
2 12 (11.21%) ISTQB
2 12 (11.21%) ITIL Certification
3 11 (10.28%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (3.74%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (1.87%) MCSE
5 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.87%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.87%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.93%) Avaya Certification
6 1 (0.93%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (14.95%) QA
2 11 (10.28%) SLA
3 2 (1.87%) PMO
4 1 (0.93%) GDPR
4 1 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (5.61%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.80%) Terminal Server
3 2 (1.87%) ISA Server
3 2 (1.87%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.93%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.93%) NFS
4 1 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.93%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.93%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 9 (8.41%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.87%) Data Guard
2 2 (1.87%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 2 (1.87%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (1.87%) Oracle Statspack
2 2 (1.87%) SCCM
3 1 (0.93%) AppManager
3 1 (0.93%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 37 (34.58%) Microsoft
2 19 (17.76%) Oracle
3 10 (9.35%) Citrix
3 10 (9.35%) MuleSoft
4 9 (8.41%) Cisco
5 7 (6.54%) VMware
6 6 (5.61%) EMC
6 6 (5.61%) Red Hat
7 5 (4.67%) IBM
8 3 (2.80%) Lotus
9 2 (1.87%) Arqiva
9 2 (1.87%) Forcepoint
10 1 (0.93%) Adobe
10 1 (0.93%) Avaya
10 1 (0.93%) CommVault
10 1 (0.93%) Rackspace
10 1 (0.93%) SAP
10 1 (0.93%) Sun