Period
to 19 January 2018

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

Client Server
England > South East
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 350 386 326
Rank change year-on-year +36 -60 +39
Permanent jobs citing Client/Server 202 171 368
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.65% 0.54% 0.90%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.72% 1.42% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 196 158 373
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,875 £57,500
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 South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 11,749 12,042 16,546
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 37.87% 37.84% 40.47%
Number of salaries quoted 9,623 9,847 13,765
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,500
% change year-on-year - +1.01% +7.61%

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 19 January 2018.

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 19 January 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
Thames Valley +46 84 £50,000 +11.11% 20
Surrey -11 49 £55,000 +18.28% 8
West Sussex +39 42 £45,000 -25.00% 1
Berkshire +37 41 £35,000 -28.21% 6
Hampshire -12 33 £32,500 -16.67% 9
Buckinghamshire +14 22 £53,750 +34.38% 3
Oxfordshire -8 21 £55,000 -8.33% 11
East Sussex -38 3 £60,000 +26.32%
Kent +18 1 £33,500 +45.65%
Client/Server
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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.

1 118 (58.42%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (54.46%) SQL
3 80 (39.60%) Java
4 76 (37.62%) Windows
5 72 (35.64%) C++
6 63 (31.19%) Software Engineering
7 62 (30.69%) XML
8 61 (30.20%) C#
9 51 (25.25%) Multithreading
10 50 (24.75%) Degree
10 50 (24.75%) Analytical Skills
10 50 (24.75%) Linux
11 46 (22.77%) TDD
12 45 (22.28%) STL
13 44 (21.78%) MFC
13 44 (21.78%) Test Automation
13 44 (21.78%) Multithreaded Programming
14 42 (20.79%) Web Services
15 40 (19.80%) Continuous Integration
16 37 (18.32%) Computer Science
16 37 (18.32%) Finance
17 36 (17.82%) JavaScript
18 29 (14.36%) Oracle
18 29 (14.36%) JMeter
18 29 (14.36%) WebDriver
19 28 (13.86%) Open Source
19 28 (13.86%) QA
19 28 (13.86%) ITIL
19 28 (13.86%) Python
19 28 (13.86%) Microsoft

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 8 (3.96%) CMS
2 6 (2.97%) Confluence
3 5 (2.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (1.98%) IIS
4 4 (1.98%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.99%) JBoss
5 2 (0.99%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.99%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.99%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.99%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.50%) Drupal
6 1 (0.50%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (1.49%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.50%) Blender
2 1 (0.50%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.95%) GitHub
1 10 (4.95%) OpenShift
2 9 (4.46%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.98%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.98%) npm
4 3 (1.49%) IBM Blueworks
5 2 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.99%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (0.99%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.99%) IaaS
5 2 (0.99%) Office 365
5 2 (0.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.50%) PaaS
6 1 (0.50%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 24 (11.88%) Firewall
2 12 (5.94%) BGP
2 12 (5.94%) VPN
3 9 (4.46%) OSPF
3 9 (4.46%) RIP
4 8 (3.96%) Ethernet
4 8 (3.96%) VLAN
4 8 (3.96%) Wireless
5 7 (3.47%) Internet
5 7 (3.47%) MPLS
6 6 (2.97%) VoIP
7 5 (2.48%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (2.48%) HSRP
7 5 (2.48%) HTTP
7 5 (2.48%) Network Security
7 5 (2.48%) SNMP
7 5 (2.48%) VRRP
7 5 (2.48%) WAN
8 4 (1.98%) DNS
8 4 (1.98%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (9.90%) MySQL
2 17 (8.42%) NoSQL
2 17 (8.42%) SQL Server
3 15 (7.43%) Relational Database
4 13 (6.44%) Redis
5 8 (3.96%) Oracle Database
6 7 (3.47%) Data Mining
6 7 (3.47%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (1.98%) Big Data
7 4 (1.98%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.49%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.49%) SSDT
9 2 (0.99%) Apache Hive
9 2 (0.99%) DB2
9 2 (0.99%) Infinispan
9 2 (0.99%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.99%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 29 (14.36%) JMeter
1 29 (14.36%) WebDriver
2 27 (13.37%) SoapUI
3 26 (12.87%) JIRA
4 17 (8.42%) Git (software)
4 17 (8.42%) Jenkins
5 16 (7.92%) Visual Studio
6 12 (5.94%) Maven
7 10 (4.95%) HP UFT
7 10 (4.95%) Subversion
8 8 (3.96%) GitLab
9 7 (3.47%) MSTest
9 7 (3.47%) NUnit
9 7 (3.47%) Selenium
9 7 (3.47%) SpecFlow
10 6 (2.97%) Sonatype Nexus
11 5 (2.48%) Ant
12 4 (1.98%) CruiseControl
12 4 (1.98%) Oracle Forms
12 4 (1.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 37 (18.32%) Finance
2 20 (9.90%) Digital Economy
3 13 (6.44%) Banking
4 10 (4.95%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.97%) Retail
6 5 (2.48%) Back Office
6 5 (2.48%) Financial Institution
6 5 (2.48%) Marketing
7 4 (1.98%) Billing
7 4 (1.98%) Legal
8 3 (1.49%) Games
9 2 (0.99%) Automotive
10 1 (0.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 63 (31.19%) Developer
2 56 (27.72%) Software Engineer
3 44 (21.78%) Senior Software Engineer
4 23 (11.39%) Tester
5 22 (10.89%) Software Tester
6 18 (8.91%) C++ Developer
7 17 (8.42%) C++ Software Engineer
7 17 (8.42%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
8 15 (7.43%) Network Manager
8 15 (7.43%) Software Developer
9 14 (6.93%) Junior
10 13 (6.44%) Graduate
10 13 (6.44%) Graduate C++ Developer
10 13 (6.44%) Graduate Developer
10 13 (6.44%) Junior C++ Developer
10 13 (6.44%) Junior Developer
11 11 (5.45%) Java Developer
11 11 (5.45%) Support Engineer
12 10 (4.95%) SQL Developer
13 9 (4.46%) PL/SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (30.69%) XML
2 45 (22.28%) STL
3 44 (21.78%) MFC
4 42 (20.79%) Web Services
5 17 (8.42%) HTML
6 16 (7.92%) AngularJS
6 16 (7.92%) CSS
7 15 (7.43%) jQuery
8 14 (6.93%) Qt
9 12 (5.94%) REST
10 11 (5.45%) Spring
11 9 (4.46%) .NET
12 8 (3.96%) Hibernate
12 8 (3.96%) Node.js
12 8 (3.96%) Spring Boot
13 7 (3.47%) Ajax
13 7 (3.47%) JSON
14 6 (2.97%) .NET Framework
14 6 (2.97%) LAMP
14 6 (2.97%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 50 (24.75%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (18.32%) Computer Science
3 28 (13.86%) Greenfield Project
4 24 (11.88%) Algorithms
5 20 (9.90%) Data Structures
6 13 (6.44%) CUDA
7 12 (5.94%) Data Centre
8 10 (4.95%) N-Tier
9 8 (3.96%) Management Information System
10 6 (2.97%) Virtual Team
11 5 (2.48%) Driving Licence
11 5 (2.48%) Public Cloud
12 4 (1.98%) Digital Currency
12 4 (1.98%) Mobile App
13 3 (1.49%) Robotics
13 3 (1.49%) Social Media
13 3 (1.49%) Tandem
14 2 (0.99%) Cyber Defence
14 2 (0.99%) Cyberattack
14 2 (0.99%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 76 (37.62%) Windows
2 50 (24.75%) Linux
3 16 (7.92%) Unix
4 6 (2.97%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.98%) CentOS
5 4 (1.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.98%) Ubuntu
5 4 (1.98%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.98%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.99%) Android
6 2 (0.99%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.99%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.50%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.50%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (58.42%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (31.19%) Software Engineering
3 51 (25.25%) Multithreading
4 46 (22.77%) TDD
5 44 (21.78%) Multithreaded Programming
5 44 (21.78%) Test Automation
6 40 (19.80%) Continuous Integration
7 28 (13.86%) ITIL
7 28 (13.86%) Open Source
8 27 (13.37%) Test Scripting
9 24 (11.88%) Issue Tracking
10 23 (11.39%) Test Management
11 21 (10.40%) Regression Testing
12 20 (9.90%) Cyber Resilience
12 20 (9.90%) Process Improvement
12 20 (9.90%) Risk Management
12 20 (9.90%) Test Strategy
12 20 (9.90%) Unit Testing
12 20 (9.90%) User Stories
13 17 (8.42%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 110 (54.46%) SQL
2 80 (39.60%) Java
3 72 (35.64%) C++
4 61 (30.20%) C#
5 36 (17.82%) JavaScript
6 28 (13.86%) Python
7 26 (12.87%) Shell Script
8 16 (7.92%) PL/SQL
9 14 (6.93%) Go
10 12 (5.94%) C
11 7 (3.47%) PHP
12 6 (2.97%) ActionScript
12 6 (2.97%) PHP 4
12 6 (2.97%) PHP 5
12 6 (2.97%) PHP 7
12 6 (2.97%) VB
13 5 (2.48%) Perl
13 5 (2.48%) PowerShell
14 4 (1.98%) Scala
14 4 (1.98%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 50 (24.75%) Degree
2 26 (12.87%) Computer Science Degree
3 22 (10.89%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (9.90%) ISTQB
5 19 (9.41%) CCNP
6 9 (4.46%) Security Cleared
7 5 (2.48%) CTC Cleared
8 4 (1.98%) SC Cleared
9 3 (1.49%) CCNA
9 3 (1.49%) HP AIS
9 3 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.49%) MCP
10 2 (0.99%) ISEB
10 2 (0.99%) MCITP
10 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.50%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (13.86%) QA
2 4 (1.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.99%) SLA
4 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (5.94%) Docker
2 8 (3.96%) Hyper-V
3 6 (2.97%) Active Directory
4 4 (1.98%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.49%) FreeRADIUS
5 3 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.99%) HDFS
7 1 (0.50%) BlackBerry Internet Service
Systems Management
1 5 (2.48%) Kubernetes
1 5 (2.48%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (2.48%) Puppet
2 4 (1.98%) Ansible
2 4 (1.98%) Nagios
2 4 (1.98%) Salt
2 4 (1.98%) Terraform
3 3 (1.49%) FortiGate
3 3 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.49%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.50%) Grafana
4 1 (0.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 29 (14.36%) Oracle
2 28 (13.86%) Microsoft
3 20 (9.90%) Cisco
4 19 (9.41%) SolarWinds
5 13 (6.44%) IBM
6 12 (5.94%) HP
7 8 (3.96%) Aruba
7 8 (3.96%) Dell
7 8 (3.96%) Palo Alto
8 7 (3.47%) Citrix
9 5 (2.48%) 3Com
9 5 (2.48%) Juniper
9 5 (2.48%) Pega
10 4 (1.98%) AppDynamics
10 4 (1.98%) New Relic
10 4 (1.98%) Rackspace
11 3 (1.49%) Meraki
11 3 (1.49%) Meru Networks
11 3 (1.49%) VMware
11 3 (1.49%) webMethods