The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Client/Server in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Client/Server over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Client Server
England / South West
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 202 218 210
Rank change year-on-year +16 -8  
Permanent jobs citing Client/Server 29 23 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.55% 0.44% 0.67%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.44% 1.17% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 27 22 36
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £22,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,250 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £44,250 £41,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year +6.62% +6.41%  

Client/Server is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2010 1974 2056
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 37.95% 37.69% 34.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1618 1634 1622
Median salary £40,000 £42,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +12.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,300 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Client/Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing Client/Server as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Client/Server in the South West

Client/Server
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Client/Server in the South West

Client/Server
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Client/Server in the South West over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Client/Server in the South West

Client/Server
Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -23 12 £50,000 +122.22% 4
Wiltshire - 10 £52,500 - 1
Dorset - 4 £44,750 - 1
Somerset -5 2 £27,500 -38.88% 1
Gloucestershire -4 1 £52,500 -4.54% 1
Client/Server
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 West region with a requirement for Client/Server.

1 36 (73.47%) Windows
2 27 (55.10%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (48.98%) Linux
4 22 (44.90%) Open Source
5 19 (38.78%) C#
6 17 (34.69%) Web Services
6 17 (34.69%) QA
7 15 (30.61%) SQL Server
8 14 (28.57%) Java
8 14 (28.57%) Unix
9 13 (26.53%) SQL
9 13 (26.53%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (26.53%) REST
9 13 (26.53%) DevOps
10 12 (24.49%) Appium
10 12 (24.49%) Continuous Delivery
10 12 (24.49%) Calabash
10 12 (24.49%) WebDriver
10 12 (24.49%) Test Automation
10 12 (24.49%) Selenium
10 12 (24.49%) Ruby
10 12 (24.49%) XML
10 12 (24.49%) Python
10 12 (24.49%) JMeter
11 10 (20.41%) DSDM
11 10 (20.41%) Enterprise Software
11 10 (20.41%) Presales
12 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
12 9 (18.37%) Active Directory
13 8 (16.33%) Project Management

Client/Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 4 (8.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (6.12%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.12%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.08%) CMS
3 2 (4.08%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.04%) Drupal
4 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.04%) IIS
4 1 (2.04%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.04%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.04%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.04%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Infor M3
2 1 (2.04%) Magento
2 1 (2.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.24%) Office 365
2 4 (8.16%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (6.12%) Mimecast
4 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.29%) DHCP
1 7 (14.29%) Firewall
2 6 (12.24%) DNS
3 4 (8.16%) VPN
4 3 (6.12%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (6.12%) TCP/IP
4 3 (6.12%) VLAN
4 3 (6.12%) WAN
5 1 (2.04%) Internet
5 1 (2.04%) Intranet
5 1 (2.04%) LAN
5 1 (2.04%) NetScaler
5 1 (2.04%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (30.61%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.24%) NoSQL
3 3 (6.12%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (6.12%) Cognos Impromptu
3 3 (6.12%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 12 (24.49%) Appium
1 12 (24.49%) Calabash
1 12 (24.49%) JMeter
1 12 (24.49%) Selenium
1 12 (24.49%) WebDriver
2 2 (4.08%) Maven
2 2 (4.08%) Subversion
3 1 (2.04%) Bugzilla
3 1 (2.04%) CruiseControl
3 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.04%) Grunt
3 1 (2.04%) Hudson
3 1 (2.04%) MSI
3 1 (2.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (8.16%) Marketing
2 3 (6.12%) Advertising
3 1 (2.04%) Electronics
3 1 (2.04%) Finance
3 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (28.57%) Tester
2 12 (24.49%) Automation Tester
2 12 (24.49%) Technical Tester
3 10 (20.41%) Architect
4 9 (18.37%) Developer
5 8 (16.33%) Support Engineer
6 6 (12.24%) Technical Architect
7 4 (8.16%) .NET Developer
7 4 (8.16%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) C# Developer
7 4 (8.16%) IT Support
7 4 (8.16%) QA Automation Tester
7 4 (8.16%) QA Tester
7 4 (8.16%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (6.12%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (6.12%) IT Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) IT Support Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) 1st Line Support Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (34.69%) Web Services
2 13 (26.53%) REST
3 12 (24.49%) XML
4 8 (16.33%) .NET
5 7 (14.29%) HTML
6 6 (12.24%) Middleware
6 6 (12.24%) Spring
7 4 (8.16%) .NET Framework
7 4 (8.16%) HTML5
7 4 (8.16%) JSF
8 3 (6.12%) AngularJS
8 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET
8 3 (6.12%) KnockoutJS
8 3 (6.12%) LESS
8 3 (6.12%) Node.js
9 2 (4.08%) CSS
9 2 (4.08%) Hibernate
9 2 (4.08%) J2EE
9 2 (4.08%) JSP
9 2 (4.08%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.41%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (8.16%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (6.12%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.12%) Replication
4 2 (4.08%) FMCG
4 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.04%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (2.04%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.04%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.04%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 36 (73.47%) Windows
2 24 (48.98%) Linux
3 14 (28.57%) Unix
4 8 (16.33%) Windows Server
5 6 (12.24%) Windows 7
5 6 (12.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (10.20%) Windows 10
6 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (6.12%) Mac OS
7 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (4.08%) Android
8 2 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (4.08%) Solaris
8 2 (4.08%) Windows XP
9 1 (2.04%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (55.10%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (44.90%) Open Source
3 13 (26.53%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (26.53%) DevOps
4 12 (24.49%) Continuous Delivery
4 12 (24.49%) Test Automation
5 10 (20.41%) DSDM
5 10 (20.41%) Presales
6 8 (16.33%) Project Management
6 8 (16.33%) Technical Architecture
6 8 (16.33%) UML
6 8 (16.33%) Waterfall
7 7 (14.29%) Software Engineering
8 6 (12.24%) SDLC
9 5 (10.20%) Web Application Development
10 4 (8.16%) OO
10 4 (8.16%) Requirements Management
10 4 (8.16%) SOA
10 4 (8.16%) SysML
11 3 (6.12%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 19 (38.78%) C#
2 14 (28.57%) Java
3 13 (26.53%) SQL
4 12 (24.49%) Python
4 12 (24.49%) Ruby
5 4 (8.16%) JavaScript
6 3 (6.12%) T-SQL
6 3 (6.12%) TypeScript
7 2 (4.08%) C++
8 1 (2.04%) C
8 1 (2.04%) PHP
8 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.04%) VB
8 1 (2.04%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (12.24%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.08%) DV Cleared
2 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) CCDA
3 1 (2.04%) CCDP
3 1 (2.04%) CCIE
3 1 (2.04%) CCNA
3 1 (2.04%) CCNP
3 1 (2.04%) CCSP
3 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.04%) CISSP
3 1 (2.04%) JNCIA
3 1 (2.04%) MCITP
3 1 (2.04%) MCSA
3 1 (2.04%) MCSE
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (34.69%) QA
2 6 (12.24%) ISO 9001
2 6 (12.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 4 (8.16%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (18.37%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.16%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (8.16%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (6.12%) Firmware
3 3 (6.12%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.04%) DFS Replication
4 1 (2.04%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.04%) vSphere
4 1 (2.04%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (8.16%) SCCM
2 3 (6.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (4.08%) WSUS
4 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (2.04%) Nagios
4 1 (2.04%) SCDPM
4 1 (2.04%) SCOM
4 1 (2.04%) SCOrch
4 1 (2.04%) SCSM
4 1 (2.04%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
2 8 (16.33%) Oracle
3 7 (14.29%) Cisco
4 5 (10.20%) VMware
5 4 (8.16%) Red Hat
6 3 (6.12%) CheckPoint
6 3 (6.12%) Veeam
7 2 (4.08%) Apple
7 2 (4.08%) Citrix
7 2 (4.08%) Dell
7 2 (4.08%) IBM
7 2 (4.08%) Infor
7 2 (4.08%) SAP
8 1 (2.04%) Adobe
8 1 (2.04%) AppSense
8 1 (2.04%) Google
8 1 (2.04%) HP
8 1 (2.04%) Juniper
8 1 (2.04%) Telerik
8 1 (2.04%) Wyse
Bristol, Avon
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Bristol
Client Server
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Bath
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £37000 - £42000 per annum + Package
Posted: 18 days ago
Bristol
Client Server
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Swindon
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago