Period
to 26 March 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Client/Server in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Client/Server over the 6 months to 26 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Client Server
UK
6 months to
26 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 608 559 440
Rank change year-on-year -49 -119 +37
Permanent jobs citing Client/Server 567 831 1,179
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.38% 0.47% 0.69%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.92% 1.19% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 457 713 1,072
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £29,750 £32,500 £28,525
90th Percentile £81,250 £72,500 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%

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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 61,959 69,991 68,357
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.76% 40.00% 39.79%
Number of salaries quoted 47,312 55,345 55,479
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,850
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +2.35% -1.31%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,650 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £83,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Client/Server
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Client/Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Client/Server in the UK

Client/Server
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Client/Server in the UK

Client/Server
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Client/Server over the 6 months to 26 March 2019.

Salary histogram for Client/Server in the UK

Client/Server
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Client/Server within the UK over the 6 months to 26 March 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
England -78 529 £50,000 - 21
UK excluding London +47 348 £45,000 - 20
London -133 201 £67,500 +22.73% 3
South East +20 141 £50,000 -4.76% 6
East of England +134 89 £45,000 - 2
Midlands +41 44 £45,000 +5.88% 3
North of England +14 39 £35,000 -22.22% 3
West Midlands +25 31 £41,000 -3.53% 2
North West +4 27 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Scotland +8 18 £37,250 -6.88% 1
South West +1 14 £60,000 +50.00% 4
East Midlands +43 13 £45,000 -25.00% 1
Yorkshire +26 9 £45,000 - 2
North East +12 3 £26,500 -33.75%
Wales +22 2 £28,375 -33.24% 1
Northern Ireland -27 1 £92,500 +105.56%

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 with a requirement for Client/Server.

1 217 (38.27%) Agile Software Development
2 205 (36.16%) SQL
3 193 (34.04%) Windows
4 167 (29.45%) Microsoft
5 159 (28.04%) C#
6 145 (25.57%) .NET
7 130 (22.93%) Problem-Solving
8 125 (22.05%) Java
9 124 (21.87%) SQL Server
10 120 (21.16%) QA
11 113 (19.93%) Software Engineering
11 113 (19.93%) JavaScript
11 113 (19.93%) Finance
12 105 (18.52%) Degree
13 96 (16.93%) Web Services
14 95 (16.75%) Linux
15 85 (14.99%) Test Automation
16 84 (14.81%) HTML
17 81 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
18 77 (13.58%) Unix
19 70 (12.35%) XML
20 69 (12.17%) Test Strategy
21 66 (11.64%) Microsoft Azure
22 64 (11.29%) Microservices
23 63 (11.11%) Scrum
24 62 (10.93%) Computer Science
25 60 (10.58%) SharePoint
26 59 (10.41%) ASP.NET
27 58 (10.23%) Analytical Skills
28 57 (10.05%) CSS

Client/Server
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 60 (10.58%) SharePoint
2 14 (2.47%) CMS
2 14 (2.47%) MS Exchange
2 14 (2.47%) Skype for Business
3 10 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (1.41%) Confluence
5 7 (1.23%) IIS
5 7 (1.23%) Mule
5 7 (1.23%) Mule ESB
5 7 (1.23%) WebSphere
6 6 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (1.06%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (0.88%) Commerce Server
7 5 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (0.88%) IBM Notes
7 5 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (0.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (0.71%) SAS
8 4 (0.71%) Tomcat
Applications
1 43 (7.58%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (2.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (1.41%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (1.06%) HipChat
5 2 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.18%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 8 (1.41%) Dynamics AX
1 8 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.88%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.88%) SAP R/3
3 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.18%) ScheduALL
Cloud Services
1 66 (11.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 52 (9.17%) Amazon AWS
3 39 (6.88%) SaaS
4 29 (5.11%) Office 365
5 25 (4.41%) PaaS
6 15 (2.65%) GitHub
6 15 (2.65%) IaaS
7 14 (2.47%) OpenShift
8 8 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (1.06%) IBM Cloud
10 5 (0.88%) OneDrive
11 4 (0.71%) Dynamics 365
12 3 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 2 (0.35%) Amazon ELB
13 2 (0.35%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.35%) AWS Lambda
13 2 (0.35%) CloudFront
13 2 (0.35%) npm
13 2 (0.35%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 30 (5.29%) Internet
2 20 (3.53%) Firewall
3 19 (3.35%) HTTP
3 19 (3.35%) TCP/IP
4 17 (3.00%) DNS
4 17 (3.00%) Extranet
4 17 (3.00%) LAN
5 15 (2.65%) Network Security
6 14 (2.47%) VPN
7 13 (2.29%) SAN
7 13 (2.29%) WAN
8 9 (1.59%) Remote Desktop
9 8 (1.41%) DHCP
10 7 (1.23%) FTP
10 7 (1.23%) VoIP
10 7 (1.23%) Wireless
11 6 (1.06%) Skype
12 5 (0.88%) DSL
12 5 (0.88%) Intranet
13 4 (0.71%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (21.87%) SQL Server
2 33 (5.82%) MySQL
3 32 (5.64%) Relational Database
4 20 (3.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (3.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (2.65%) NoSQL
7 14 (2.47%) PostgreSQL
7 14 (2.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 13 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (1.76%) Apache Cassandra
9 10 (1.76%) MongoDB
10 9 (1.59%) Oracle Database
11 7 (1.23%) Blockchain
11 7 (1.23%) Data Mining
11 7 (1.23%) Power BI
12 5 (0.88%) SQL Server 2014
13 4 (0.71%) BusinessObjects
13 4 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
13 4 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (0.71%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 47 (8.29%) Visual Studio
2 38 (6.70%) JIRA
3 35 (6.17%) JMeter
4 30 (5.29%) LoadRunner
5 28 (4.94%) Git (software)
6 24 (4.23%) Jenkins
7 19 (3.35%) Team Foundation Server
8 18 (3.17%) Maven
9 17 (3.00%) Sonatype Nexus
10 15 (2.65%) HP UFT
10 15 (2.65%) Selenium
10 15 (2.65%) Visual Studio Team System
11 9 (1.59%) Hudson
11 9 (1.59%) Subversion
12 8 (1.41%) NUnit
13 7 (1.23%) TestRail
14 6 (1.06%) GitLab
14 6 (1.06%) TestComplete
15 5 (0.88%) Eclipse
16 4 (0.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 113 (19.93%) Finance
2 28 (4.94%) Retail
3 23 (4.06%) Marketing
4 21 (3.70%) Manufacturing
4 21 (3.70%) Telecoms
5 11 (1.94%) Legal
6 10 (1.76%) Games
7 9 (1.59%) Banking
8 8 (1.41%) Advertising
9 7 (1.23%) Law
10 3 (0.53%) Back Office
10 3 (0.53%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.53%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.53%) Publishing
11 2 (0.35%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.35%) Electronics
11 2 (0.35%) Front Office
11 2 (0.35%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.18%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.18%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 152 (26.81%) Developer
2 98 (17.28%) Analyst
3 74 (13.05%) Architect
4 55 (9.70%) .NET Developer
5 53 (9.35%) C# Developer
6 48 (8.47%) Software Developer
6 48 (8.47%) Test Analyst
7 43 (7.58%) Solutions Architect
8 42 (7.41%) Software Engineer
9 40 (7.05%) Tester
10 33 (5.82%) QA Tester
11 32 (5.64%) Performance Tester
12 31 (5.47%) QA Engineer
13 30 (5.29%) Support Analyst
14 29 (5.11%) Senior Developer
15 27 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
16 24 (4.23%) QA Analyst
16 24 (4.23%) Support Engineer
17 23 (4.06%) .NET Software Developer
17 23 (4.06%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (25.57%) .NET
2 96 (16.93%) Web Services
3 84 (14.81%) HTML
4 70 (12.35%) XML
5 59 (10.41%) ASP.NET
6 57 (10.05%) CSS
7 51 (8.99%) .NET Framework
7 51 (8.99%) REST
8 42 (7.41%) HTML5
9 41 (7.23%) AngularJS
10 36 (6.35%) jQuery
11 33 (5.82%) JSON
12 30 (5.29%) Spring
13 29 (5.11%) Node.js
14 27 (4.76%) SOAP
14 27 (4.76%) WPF
15 26 (4.59%) ASP.NET Web API
16 24 (4.23%) RESTful
17 19 (3.35%) React
18 16 (2.82%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 81 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 58 (10.23%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (5.11%) Self-Motivation
4 28 (4.94%) Management Information System
5 23 (4.06%) Fintech
6 14 (2.47%) User Experience
7 13 (2.29%) Algorithms
7 13 (2.29%) Animation
8 12 (2.12%) Mainframe
8 12 (2.12%) Photography
9 11 (1.94%) Data Centre
10 10 (1.76%) Replication
11 8 (1.41%) iSeries
12 7 (1.23%) Driving Licence
13 6 (1.06%) Video Conferencing
14 5 (0.88%) Data Structures
14 5 (0.88%) HP Storage
14 5 (0.88%) Hybrid Cloud
14 5 (0.88%) Smartphone
15 4 (0.71%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 193 (34.04%) Windows
2 95 (16.75%) Linux
3 77 (13.58%) Unix
4 37 (6.53%) Windows Server
5 27 (4.76%) Windows 10
6 26 (4.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 22 (3.88%) Windows 7
8 15 (2.65%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (2.47%) Android
10 13 (2.29%) Windows 8
11 6 (1.06%) Apple iOS
11 6 (1.06%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.35%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (0.35%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (38.27%) Agile Software Development
2 130 (22.93%) Problem-Solving
3 113 (19.93%) Software Engineering
4 85 (14.99%) Test Automation
5 69 (12.17%) Test Strategy
6 64 (11.29%) Microservices
7 63 (11.11%) Scrum
8 62 (10.93%) Computer Science
9 56 (9.88%) SDLC
10 55 (9.70%) Test Scripting
11 44 (7.76%) E-Commerce
12 43 (7.58%) ITIL
12 43 (7.58%) MVC
13 40 (7.05%) SOA
14 37 (6.53%) Performance Testing
14 37 (6.53%) Waterfall
15 36 (6.35%) Continuous Integration
16 35 (6.17%) Mentoring
17 33 (5.82%) TDD
17 33 (5.82%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 205 (36.16%) SQL
2 159 (28.04%) C#
3 125 (22.05%) Java
4 113 (19.93%) JavaScript
5 45 (7.94%) C++
6 39 (6.88%) Python
7 35 (6.17%) Ruby
8 24 (4.23%) T-SQL
9 21 (3.70%) C
10 19 (3.35%) PHP
10 19 (3.35%) PowerShell
11 17 (3.00%) Perl
12 14 (2.47%) Shell Script
12 14 (2.47%) VB.NET
12 14 (2.47%) VBScript
13 9 (1.59%) PL/SQL
14 8 (1.41%) Apple Swift
14 8 (1.41%) Objective-C
14 8 (1.41%) VB
14 8 (1.41%) X++
Qualifications
1 105 (18.52%) Degree
2 29 (5.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 28 (4.94%) Computer Science Degree
4 25 (4.41%) Security Cleared
5 24 (4.23%) MCSA
6 22 (3.88%) ISTQB
7 17 (3.00%) MCSE
7 17 (3.00%) SC Cleared
8 13 (2.29%) ISEB
8 13 (2.29%) MCP
8 13 (2.29%) Network+ Certification
8 13 (2.29%) Numerate Degree
9 9 (1.59%) CCENT
9 9 (1.59%) CCNA
9 9 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (1.59%) CompTIA Security+
10 7 (1.23%) DV Cleared
11 6 (1.06%) TOGAF Certification
12 5 (0.88%) MCITP
12 5 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 120 (21.16%) QA
2 17 (3.00%) SLA
3 13 (2.29%) GDPR
4 3 (0.53%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.35%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.35%) PMO
System Software
1 42 (7.41%) Active Directory
2 30 (5.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (3.00%) Docker
4 5 (0.88%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.88%) VMware Server
4 5 (0.88%) vSphere
5 4 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.71%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (0.53%) Terminal Server
7 2 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.35%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.35%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.18%) Firmware
8 1 (0.18%) XenApp
8 1 (0.18%) zsh
Systems Management
1 18 (3.17%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (1.94%) HP ALM
3 9 (1.59%) SCCM
4 7 (1.23%) Ansible
5 6 (1.06%) Single Sign-On
6 5 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (0.88%) Puppet
6 5 (0.88%) Terraform
7 4 (0.71%) Nessus
8 3 (0.53%) Backup Exec
8 3 (0.53%) Kubernetes
8 3 (0.53%) WSUS
9 2 (0.35%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.35%) Nagios
9 2 (0.35%) vCenter Server
10 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 167 (29.45%) Microsoft
2 56 (9.88%) Oracle
3 38 (6.70%) VMware
4 33 (5.82%) HP
5 23 (4.06%) Cisco
5 23 (4.06%) Citrix
6 17 (3.00%) Sage
6 17 (3.00%) Salesforce.com
6 17 (3.00%) Workday
6 17 (3.00%) WorldPay
7 12 (2.12%) Google
7 12 (2.12%) IBM
8 11 (1.94%) SAP
9 9 (1.59%) Apple
9 9 (1.59%) Dell
10 8 (1.41%) Veeam
11 7 (1.23%) Barracuda Networks
11 7 (1.23%) MuleSoft
11 7 (1.23%) Sophos
12 6 (1.06%) Micro Focus