Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Client Server
UK
6 months to
19 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 604 707 502
Rank change year-on-year +103 -205 -12
Permanent jobs citing Client/Server 560 553 1,024
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.38% 0.32% 0.58%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.98% 0.81% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 447 423 939
UK median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £28,700
90th Percentile £80,000 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%

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 57,281 68,245 70,700
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.23% 39.20% 39.79%
Number of salaries quoted 42,970 52,238 54,701
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,250
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 19 July 2019.

Salary histogram for Client/Server in the UK

Client/Server
Top 18 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 19 July 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 +70 534 £50,000 -4.76% 97
UK excluding London +89 367 £45,000 - 65
London +44 187 £68,750 +25.00% 37
South East +94 177 £46,719 -11.01% 18
North of England -17 53 £35,936 -20.14% 20
East of England +95 49 £55,000 +22.22% 5
North West +10 46 £35,000 -22.22% 11
Midlands -2 36 £37,500 -16.67% 10
South West +15 32 £50,000 +37.93% 7
West Midlands -1 20 £41,000 -11.35% 7
East Midlands +21 16 £35,000 +7.69% 3
Scotland +11 12 £43,750 +2.94% 3
Yorkshire -10 4 £37,500 -9.64% 8
North East +13 3 £42,500 +15.65% 1
Isle of Man - 3 - -
Wales +8 2 £28,375 -34.77% 1
Channel Islands - 2 - - 1
Northern Ireland - 1 £92,500 -

For the 6 months to 19 July 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.

1 220 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
2 204 (36.43%) SQL
3 183 (32.68%) Java
3 183 (32.68%) Windows
4 175 (31.25%) C#
5 156 (27.86%) Microsoft
6 150 (26.79%) .NET
7 135 (24.11%) Problem-Solving
8 126 (22.50%) SQL Server
9 121 (21.61%) QA
10 120 (21.43%) Degree
11 119 (21.25%) Web Services
12 102 (18.21%) Linux
13 100 (17.86%) JavaScript
14 96 (17.14%) Unix
15 84 (15.00%) Test Automation
16 82 (14.64%) Software Engineering
17 81 (14.46%) Computer Science
17 81 (14.46%) Oracle
18 79 (14.11%) HTML
19 78 (13.93%) Finance
20 76 (13.57%) Scrum
20 76 (13.57%) XML
21 72 (12.86%) Enterprise Software
22 69 (12.32%) Analytical Skills
23 65 (11.61%) JIRA
24 64 (11.43%) SDLC
25 61 (10.89%) Relational Database
26 58 (10.36%) Software Testing
27 57 (10.18%) Visual Studio

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 35 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 10 (1.79%) Confluence
2 10 (1.79%) WebSphere
3 8 (1.43%) Mule
3 8 (1.43%) Mule ESB
4 7 (1.25%) CMS
4 7 (1.25%) WebLogic
5 6 (1.07%) IIS
5 6 (1.07%) JBoss
5 6 (1.07%) Skype for Business
6 5 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (0.71%) MS Exchange
7 4 (0.71%) SAS
7 4 (0.71%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (0.54%) Drupal
8 3 (0.54%) IBM Notes
8 3 (0.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (0.54%) WordPress
9 2 (0.36%) Apache
9 2 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 37 (6.61%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (2.50%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (1.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.07%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.89%) HipChat
6 2 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.18%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.18%) Adobe XD
7 1 (0.18%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 7 (1.25%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 6 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.07%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.18%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 47 (8.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (6.43%) Office 365
3 31 (5.54%) SaaS
4 23 (4.11%) Amazon AWS
5 18 (3.21%) PaaS
6 13 (2.32%) Dynamics 365
6 13 (2.32%) IaaS
7 12 (2.14%) GitHub
8 6 (1.07%) npm
8 6 (1.07%) NuGet
8 6 (1.07%) Serverless
9 5 (0.89%) IBM Cloud
9 5 (0.89%) OneDrive
9 5 (0.89%) OpenShift
10 3 (0.54%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.54%) Power Platform
11 2 (0.36%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.36%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (0.36%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 26 (4.64%) TCP/IP
2 21 (3.75%) Internet
3 20 (3.57%) Firewall
3 20 (3.57%) HTTP
4 15 (2.68%) FTP
5 13 (2.32%) Extranet
5 13 (2.32%) LAN
6 11 (1.96%) WAN
7 10 (1.79%) DNS
8 7 (1.25%) Network Security
9 6 (1.07%) Skype
10 5 (0.89%) DHCP
10 5 (0.89%) DSL
10 5 (0.89%) IP Telephony
10 5 (0.89%) Remote Desktop
10 5 (0.89%) VPN
11 4 (0.71%) Intranet
12 3 (0.54%) Ethernet
12 3 (0.54%) VoIP
12 3 (0.54%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (22.50%) SQL Server
2 61 (10.89%) Relational Database
3 27 (4.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (4.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 23 (4.11%) MySQL
6 18 (3.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 15 (2.68%) PostgreSQL
8 13 (2.32%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (1.43%) MongoDB
9 8 (1.43%) RDBMS
10 7 (1.25%) Data Mining
10 7 (1.25%) NoSQL
11 6 (1.07%) BusinessObjects
11 6 (1.07%) Firebird
12 5 (0.89%) Oracle Database
12 5 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (0.71%) Apache Cassandra
13 4 (0.71%) Star Schema
14 3 (0.54%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 65 (11.61%) JIRA
2 57 (10.18%) Visual Studio
3 44 (7.86%) JMeter
4 41 (7.32%) LoadRunner
5 21 (3.75%) Selenium
6 18 (3.21%) Git (software)
7 16 (2.86%) Subversion
8 14 (2.50%) TestRail
9 12 (2.14%) Maven
10 11 (1.96%) Eclipse
11 10 (1.79%) Eclipse RCP
11 10 (1.79%) Jenkins
11 10 (1.79%) Visual Studio Team System
12 9 (1.61%) Android Studio
12 9 (1.61%) TestComplete
13 8 (1.43%) Ant
14 7 (1.25%) Jasmine
14 7 (1.25%) Karma Test Runner
14 7 (1.25%) Mockito
15 6 (1.07%) Bower
General
1 78 (13.93%) Finance
2 29 (5.18%) Manufacturing
3 21 (3.75%) Marketing
4 19 (3.39%) Games
4 19 (3.39%) Telecoms
5 18 (3.21%) Banking
6 14 (2.50%) Retail
7 9 (1.61%) Back Office
7 9 (1.61%) Law
8 6 (1.07%) Advertising
8 6 (1.07%) International Banking
9 5 (0.89%) Front Office
9 5 (0.89%) Legal
10 4 (0.71%) Automotive
11 2 (0.36%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.18%) Billing
12 1 (0.18%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.18%) Local Government
12 1 (0.18%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 189 (33.75%) Developer
2 69 (12.32%) Analyst
3 66 (11.79%) Architect
4 61 (10.89%) C# Developer
5 52 (9.29%) .NET Developer
6 46 (8.21%) Software Developer
7 44 (7.86%) Tester
8 41 (7.32%) Java Developer
8 41 (7.32%) Senior Developer
9 39 (6.96%) Software Engineer
10 37 (6.61%) Performance Tester
11 35 (6.25%) Test Engineer
12 34 (6.07%) QA Tester
13 31 (5.54%) QA Engineer
14 27 (4.82%) Technical Architect
15 25 (4.46%) Support Engineer
16 24 (4.29%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
16 24 (4.29%) LoadRunner Tester
17 23 (4.11%) Senior Analyst
18 22 (3.93%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (26.79%) .NET
2 119 (21.25%) Web Services
3 79 (14.11%) HTML
4 76 (13.57%) XML
5 53 (9.46%) .NET Framework
6 48 (8.57%) HTML5
7 47 (8.39%) CSS
8 43 (7.68%) ASP.NET
9 40 (7.14%) AngularJS
10 36 (6.43%) SOAP
11 35 (6.25%) REST
12 32 (5.71%) ASP.NET Web API
13 30 (5.36%) Spring
14 29 (5.18%) JSON
15 21 (3.75%) jQuery
15 21 (3.75%) Node.js
16 18 (3.21%) Apache Flex
16 18 (3.21%) Entity Framework
16 18 (3.21%) WCF
17 17 (3.04%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 72 (12.86%) Enterprise Software
2 69 (12.32%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 27 (4.82%) Algorithms
5 22 (3.93%) User Experience
6 18 (3.21%) Data Structures
7 17 (3.04%) Self-Motivation
8 14 (2.50%) Animation
8 14 (2.50%) Photography
9 13 (2.32%) Mainframe
9 13 (2.32%) Mobile App
10 8 (1.43%) 3D Graphics
11 6 (1.07%) CCTV
11 6 (1.07%) Data Centre
11 6 (1.07%) N-Tier
11 6 (1.07%) Video\Live Streaming
12 5 (0.89%) Derivative
13 4 (0.71%) iPhone
13 4 (0.71%) Replication
14 3 (0.54%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 183 (32.68%) Windows
2 102 (18.21%) Linux
3 96 (17.14%) Unix
4 29 (5.18%) Android
5 23 (4.11%) Windows Server
6 19 (3.39%) Windows 10
7 15 (2.68%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (2.14%) Apple iOS
8 12 (2.14%) Windows 7
9 10 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (1.43%) Mac OS X
10 8 (1.43%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.54%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.36%) DC/OS
13 1 (0.18%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 220 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (24.11%) Problem-Solving
3 84 (15.00%) Test Automation
4 82 (14.64%) Software Engineering
5 81 (14.46%) Computer Science
6 76 (13.57%) Scrum
7 64 (11.43%) SDLC
8 58 (10.36%) Software Testing
9 54 (9.64%) Test Strategy
10 49 (8.75%) Test Scripting
11 46 (8.21%) SOA
12 45 (8.04%) OO
13 42 (7.50%) Mathematics
14 41 (7.32%) Performance Testing
15 37 (6.61%) ITIL
16 36 (6.43%) Performance Engineering
16 36 (6.43%) UML
17 34 (6.07%) DevOps
17 34 (6.07%) MVC
17 34 (6.07%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 204 (36.43%) SQL
2 183 (32.68%) Java
3 175 (31.25%) C#
4 100 (17.86%) JavaScript
5 50 (8.93%) Python
6 49 (8.75%) C++
7 26 (4.64%) T-SQL
8 24 (4.29%) C
9 21 (3.75%) PL/SQL
10 20 (3.57%) PowerShell
11 18 (3.21%) Ruby
12 16 (2.86%) VB.NET
13 14 (2.50%) COBOL
13 14 (2.50%) R
13 14 (2.50%) RPG
14 12 (2.14%) PHP
14 12 (2.14%) Shell Script
15 10 (1.79%) Jython
16 8 (1.43%) Objective-C
16 8 (1.43%) VC++
Qualifications
1 120 (21.43%) Degree
2 47 (8.39%) Computer Science Degree
3 30 (5.36%) ISTQB
4 20 (3.57%) ISEB
5 16 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (2.68%) Numerate Degree
7 14 (2.50%) TOGAF Certification
8 13 (2.32%) MCSE
9 12 (2.14%) Security Cleared
10 11 (1.96%) SC Cleared
11 10 (1.79%) MCSA
12 6 (1.07%) CREST Certified
12 6 (1.07%) GIAC
12 6 (1.07%) HND
13 5 (0.89%) CISA
13 5 (0.89%) CISM
13 5 (0.89%) MCITP
13 5 (0.89%) MCP
14 3 (0.54%) CGEIT
14 3 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 121 (21.61%) QA
2 21 (3.75%) GDPR
3 15 (2.68%) SLA
4 3 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.54%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.36%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.36%) NIST
6 1 (0.18%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.18%) JSP 440
System Software
1 37 (6.61%) Active Directory
2 14 (2.50%) Hyper-V
3 10 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (1.61%) Docker
5 4 (0.71%) vSphere
6 3 (0.54%) Terminal Server
7 2 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.18%) Firmware
8 1 (0.18%) KVM
8 1 (0.18%) zsh
Systems Management
1 20 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (1.25%) Kubernetes
3 6 (1.07%) HP ALM
4 3 (0.54%) Backup Exec
4 3 (0.54%) SCCM
5 2 (0.36%) FortiGate
5 2 (0.36%) Marathon
6 1 (0.18%) Ansible
6 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.18%) Terraform
6 1 (0.18%) WSUS
Vendors
1 156 (27.86%) Microsoft
2 81 (14.46%) Oracle
3 35 (6.25%) HP
4 24 (4.29%) WorldPay
5 17 (3.04%) MuleSoft
5 17 (3.04%) VMware
6 15 (2.68%) Cisco
7 13 (2.32%) Citrix
8 10 (1.79%) Google
9 9 (1.61%) Apple
10 8 (1.43%) Veeam
11 7 (1.25%) Sparx
12 6 (1.07%) Atlassian
12 6 (1.07%) Fujitsu
12 6 (1.07%) IBM
12 6 (1.07%) Kofax
12 6 (1.07%) Micro Focus
13 5 (0.89%) Sophos
14 4 (0.71%) Ab Initio
14 4 (0.71%) SAP