Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Client Server
England > South East
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 403 379 374
Rank change year-on-year -24 -5 -33
Permanent jobs citing Client/Server 144 177 288
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.45% 0.58% 0.74%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.13% 1.53% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 131 178 297
South East median annual salary £55,000 £47,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.02% +10.59% +6.25%
10th Percentile £38,000 £27,500 £29,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +3.45%

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 12,729 11,567 16,736
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 40.17% 38.16% 42.79%
Number of salaries quoted 10,404 9,451 13,919
South East median annual salary £45,000 £44,738 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.59% -0.58% +5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,155 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.72% -1.69% +6.38%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 -21 59 £55,000 +23.60% 20
Surrey 0 41 £57,500 +21.05% 14
Berkshire -5 26 £52,500 +7.69% 6
West Sussex +12 22 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Hampshire -25 21 £55,000 +52.78% 10
Oxfordshire -29 18 £55,000 +23.60% 12
Buckinghamshire -2 15 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Sussex - 4 £80,000 -
East Sussex -17 2 £70,000 +16.67%
Client/Server
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 South East region with a requirement for Client/Server.

1 75 (52.08%) SQL
2 63 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (41.67%) C#
4 55 (38.19%) Windows
5 52 (36.11%) Software Engineering
6 51 (35.42%) C++
7 46 (31.94%) XML
8 42 (29.17%) Multithreading
9 41 (28.47%) STL
10 40 (27.78%) MFC
10 40 (27.78%) Multithreaded Programming
11 36 (25.00%) Web Services
12 35 (24.31%) Finance
13 31 (21.53%) Java
14 29 (20.14%) Problem-Solving
15 28 (19.44%) Microsoft
16 27 (18.75%) TDD
17 26 (18.06%) ITIL
18 25 (17.36%) Continuous Integration
19 24 (16.67%) Degree
19 24 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
20 23 (15.97%) Python
21 22 (15.28%) SQL Server
21 22 (15.28%) QA
22 21 (14.58%) Algorithms
22 21 (14.58%) Greenfield Project
23 20 (13.89%) Firewall
24 18 (12.50%) JavaScript
24 18 (12.50%) .NET
24 18 (12.50%) Cisco Certification

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 6 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (3.47%) IIS
3 3 (2.08%) Confluence
4 2 (1.39%) CMS
4 2 (1.39%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.39%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.69%) Apache
5 1 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.69%) Drupal
5 1 (0.69%) Mule
5 1 (0.69%) Mule ESB
5 1 (0.69%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.69%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.69%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (2.08%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.39%) CATIA
2 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.39%) Siemens NX
2 2 (1.39%) Windchill
3 1 (0.69%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.69%) Blender
3 1 (0.69%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.08%) GitHub
2 3 (2.08%) IBM Blueworks
2 3 (2.08%) Office 365
3 2 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.39%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (1.39%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.39%) IaaS
3 2 (1.39%) OpenShift
3 2 (1.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.69%) Dropbox
4 1 (0.69%) G Suite
4 1 (0.69%) npm
4 1 (0.69%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 20 (13.89%) Firewall
2 9 (6.25%) Internet
2 9 (6.25%) VPN
3 8 (5.56%) BGP
3 8 (5.56%) DNS
4 7 (4.86%) Ethernet
4 7 (4.86%) VLAN
4 7 (4.86%) Wireless
5 6 (4.17%) DHCP
5 6 (4.17%) OSPF
5 6 (4.17%) RIP
5 6 (4.17%) VoIP
6 5 (3.47%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (3.47%) HSRP
6 5 (3.47%) Network Security
6 5 (3.47%) SNMP
6 5 (3.47%) VRRP
7 4 (2.78%) HTTP
7 4 (2.78%) TCP/IP
8 3 (2.08%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (15.28%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.17%) MySQL
2 6 (4.17%) Relational Database
3 5 (3.47%) Redis
4 4 (2.78%) NoSQL
4 4 (2.78%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.08%) Big Data
5 3 (2.08%) SSDT
6 2 (1.39%) Apache Hive
6 2 (1.39%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.39%) Infinispan
6 2 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.69%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.69%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 16 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 10 (6.94%) JIRA
3 9 (6.25%) Subversion
4 8 (5.56%) JMeter
4 8 (5.56%) SoapUI
4 8 (5.56%) WebDriver
5 7 (4.86%) Bugzilla
5 7 (4.86%) CruiseControl
5 7 (4.86%) Gemini Tracker
5 7 (4.86%) Hudson
5 7 (4.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 6 (4.17%) Git (software)
6 6 (4.17%) Jenkins
7 5 (3.47%) Oracle APEX
8 4 (2.78%) AdminStudio
8 4 (2.78%) HP UFT
8 4 (2.78%) Maven
8 4 (2.78%) MSI
8 4 (2.78%) Wise Package Studio
9 3 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 35 (24.31%) Finance
2 12 (8.33%) Banking
3 9 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 7 (4.86%) Digital Economy
4 7 (4.86%) Retail
5 5 (3.47%) Legal
6 4 (2.78%) Back Office
6 4 (2.78%) Marketing
7 3 (2.08%) Games
8 2 (1.39%) Automotive
9 1 (0.69%) Advertising
9 1 (0.69%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 44 (30.56%) Software Engineer
2 40 (27.78%) Senior Software Engineer
3 39 (27.08%) Developer
4 17 (11.81%) C++ Software Engineer
4 17 (11.81%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
5 9 (6.25%) Network Manager
5 9 (6.25%) SQL Developer
6 8 (5.56%) C++ Developer
6 8 (5.56%) Tester
7 7 (4.86%) Analyst
7 7 (4.86%) Automation Tester
7 7 (4.86%) C# Developer
7 7 (4.86%) Integration Developer
7 7 (4.86%) Software Tester
7 7 (4.86%) Web Automation Tester
7 7 (4.86%) Web Tester
8 6 (4.17%) Architect
9 5 (3.47%) Graduate
9 5 (3.47%) Junior
9 5 (3.47%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (31.94%) XML
2 41 (28.47%) STL
3 40 (27.78%) MFC
4 36 (25.00%) Web Services
5 18 (12.50%) .NET
6 13 (9.03%) Qt
7 9 (6.25%) AngularJS
7 9 (6.25%) HTML
7 9 (6.25%) jQuery
7 9 (6.25%) JSON
8 8 (5.56%) WPF
9 7 (4.86%) CSS
10 6 (4.17%) .NET Framework
10 6 (4.17%) Middleware
10 6 (4.17%) RESTful
10 6 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (3.47%) Node.js
11 5 (3.47%) SOAP
12 4 (2.78%) ASP.NET
12 4 (2.78%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 24 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (14.58%) Algorithms
2 21 (14.58%) Greenfield Project
3 15 (10.42%) Computer Science
4 13 (9.03%) CUDA
5 9 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
6 7 (4.86%) Management Information System
7 6 (4.17%) Data Structures
8 5 (3.47%) Data Centre
8 5 (3.47%) Driving Licence
9 4 (2.78%) Mobile App
10 3 (2.08%) N-Tier
10 3 (2.08%) Robotics
10 3 (2.08%) Social Media
10 3 (2.08%) Tandem
10 3 (2.08%) User Experience
11 2 (1.39%) Embedded Systems
12 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.69%) Home Automation
12 1 (0.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 55 (38.19%) Windows
2 17 (11.81%) Linux
3 9 (6.25%) Windows Server
4 7 (4.86%) Windows 7
5 6 (4.17%) Windows 8
6 5 (3.47%) Unix
7 4 (2.78%) Windows 10
7 4 (2.78%) Windows 2000 Server
7 4 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (2.78%) Windows XP
8 3 (2.08%) Android
8 3 (2.08%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.39%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.69%) CentOS
10 1 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.69%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (36.11%) Software Engineering
3 42 (29.17%) Multithreading
4 40 (27.78%) Multithreaded Programming
5 29 (20.14%) Problem-Solving
6 27 (18.75%) TDD
7 26 (18.06%) ITIL
8 25 (17.36%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (11.81%) Process Improvement
9 17 (11.81%) Test Automation
10 16 (11.11%) SOA
11 15 (10.42%) Coaching
11 15 (10.42%) Network Management
11 15 (10.42%) Problem Management
12 14 (9.72%) Issue Tracking
13 13 (9.03%) E-Commerce
13 13 (9.03%) User Stories
14 11 (7.64%) Open Source
15 10 (6.94%) SDLC
15 10 (6.94%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 75 (52.08%) SQL
2 60 (41.67%) C#
3 51 (35.42%) C++
4 31 (21.53%) Java
5 23 (15.97%) Python
6 18 (12.50%) JavaScript
7 7 (4.86%) PL/SQL
7 7 (4.86%) Shell Script
8 5 (3.47%) Go
8 5 (3.47%) PowerShell
9 4 (2.78%) C
9 4 (2.78%) T-SQL
9 4 (2.78%) VB
10 3 (2.08%) Delphi
10 3 (2.08%) Perl
10 3 (2.08%) Ruby
10 3 (2.08%) TypeScript
10 3 (2.08%) VBScript
11 2 (1.39%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 24 (16.67%) Degree
2 18 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (11.11%) CCNP
4 10 (6.94%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (4.86%) ISTQB
6 6 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (2.78%) MCSE
7 4 (2.78%) MCTS
8 3 (2.08%) HP AIS
8 3 (2.08%) Security Cleared
9 2 (1.39%) CCNA
9 2 (1.39%) CISA
9 2 (1.39%) CISM
9 2 (1.39%) CISSP
9 2 (1.39%) CRISC
9 2 (1.39%) ISEB
9 2 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.39%) MCITP
9 2 (1.39%) MCP
9 2 (1.39%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (15.28%) QA
2 3 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.08%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.39%) GDPR
3 2 (1.39%) ISAE 3402
4 1 (0.69%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.69%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (4.86%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.78%) Docker
2 4 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (2.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 4 (2.78%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (2.08%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.39%) FreeRADIUS
4 2 (1.39%) HDFS
4 2 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (2.78%) SCCM
1 4 (2.78%) WMI
1 4 (2.78%) WSUS
2 3 (2.08%) HP ALM
2 3 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.39%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.39%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.39%) Puppet
3 2 (1.39%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.69%) Ansible
4 1 (0.69%) Grafana
4 1 (0.69%) Nagios
4 1 (0.69%) Salt
4 1 (0.69%) Terraform
Vendors
1 28 (19.44%) Microsoft
2 17 (11.81%) Cisco
2 17 (11.81%) SolarWinds
3 13 (9.03%) HP
4 11 (7.64%) Oracle
5 8 (5.56%) Dell
6 7 (4.86%) Aruba
6 7 (4.86%) Palo Alto
7 5 (3.47%) 3Com
7 5 (3.47%) Citrix
7 5 (3.47%) Juniper
8 4 (2.78%) IBM
9 3 (2.08%) Apple
9 3 (2.08%) Pega
9 3 (2.08%) VMware
9 3 (2.08%) webMethods
10 2 (1.39%) Fortinet
10 2 (1.39%) Meraki
10 2 (1.39%) Meru Networks
10 2 (1.39%) Snow