The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Client/Server in permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Client/Server over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Client Server
West Midlands / Staffordshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 72 71
Rank change year-on-year +16 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Client/Server 4 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.95% 0.15% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.40% 0.42% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +38.46%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +3.65% +6.49%  

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 167 236 193
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 39.48% 35.81% 33.10%
Number of salaries quoted 124 228 176
Median salary £38,750 £36,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.16% -8.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,150 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Client/Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire

Client/Server
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Salary trend for Client/Server in Staffordshire

Client/Server
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Client/Server within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 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
Tamworth - 3 - -
Stafford - 1 £50,000 -
Client/Server
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Client/Server.

1 4 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
1 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
2 3 (37.50%) VB.NET
2 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) QA
3 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Test Management
3 2 (25.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) ISEB
4 1 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) Windows
4 1 (12.50%) OOD
4 1 (12.50%) JPA
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 1 (12.50%) RESTful
4 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
4 1 (12.50%) Big Data
4 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Relational Database

Client/Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Big Data
1 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Tester
2 6 (75.00%) Manual Tester
3 2 (25.00%) Software Tester
4 1 (12.50%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) AWS Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Java Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
2 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
2 1 (12.50%) JPA
2 1 (12.50%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Algorithms
1 1 (12.50%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Test Management
3 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Defect Management
4 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
4 1 (12.50%) OOD
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) VB.NET
3 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle