Client/Server Jobs

Client Server
UK

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 cited Client/Server over the 6 months leading up to 23 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
23 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 469 424 819
Rank change year-on-year -45 +395 -124
Permanent jobs citing Client/Server 517 670 478
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.47% 0.72% 0.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.40% 1.68% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 458 576 219
10th Percentile £36,250 £40,794 £32,400
25th Percentile £52,500 £54,688 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £75,000 £57,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.33% +31.58% +3.64%
75th Percentile £91,250 £96,250 £73,125
90th Percentile £112,500 £112,500 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00% +25.00%

All Generic Skills
UK

Client/Server falls under the General and Transferable Skills category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring generic IT skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 36,881 39,847 84,337
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 33.57% 43.09% 48.81%
Number of salaries quoted 23,494 22,189 34,558
10th Percentile £28,250 £35,750 £34,500
25th Percentile £38,530 £46,500 £45,229
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -15.38% +4.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £75,000 £85,000 £83,750
90th Percentile £97,500 £110,000 £102,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

Client/Server
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Client/Server in the UK

Client/Server
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Client/Server.

Salary trend for Client/Server in the UK

Client/Server
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Client/Server over the 6 months to 23 June 2024.

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 23 June 2024. 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
Jobs
England -30 497 £75,000 - 52
Work from Home -25 380 £75,000 -6.25% 48
UK excluding London -48 269 £60,000 -7.69% 19
London -7 237 £85,000 +6.25% 34
South East -67 73 £55,000 -23.08% 9
East of England +17 72 £70,000 +21.74% 1
North of England +29 69 £65,000 -29.73% 2
North East +26 44 £71,500 +155.36% 1
South West -26 23 £46,250 +40.15% 3
Midlands -49 23 £51,500 -14.17% 4
West Midlands -21 17 £35,000 -41.67% 1
Yorkshire +73 13 £30,000 -3.23% 1
North West -55 12 £55,000 -40.54%
East Midlands -30 6 £62,000 -4.62% 3
Scotland -66 5 £63,750 +50.89%
Wales +6 4 £61,500 +37.69%

Client/Server
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (3.68%) SharePoint
2 15 (2.90%) Apache Airflow
3 13 (2.51%) Microsoft Exchange
4 11 (2.13%) CMS
5 8 (1.55%) Skype for Business
6 4 (0.77%) Apache Pig
7 3 (0.58%) Drupal
8 2 (0.39%) nginx
9 1 (0.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.19%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.19%) Headless CMS
9 1 (0.19%) Mule
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 19 (3.68%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.39%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 144 (27.85%) AWS
2 97 (18.76%) Azure
3 53 (10.25%) Serverless
4 45 (8.70%) SaaS
5 43 (8.32%) AWS Lambda
6 41 (7.93%) Microsoft 365
7 21 (4.06%) GitHub
8 18 (3.48%) Amazon S3
9 16 (3.09%) AWS CloudFormation
10 13 (2.51%) Amazon Kinesis
10 13 (2.51%) Azure Sentinel
10 13 (2.51%) dbt
11 10 (1.93%) Amazon ECS
11 10 (1.93%) Azure DevOps
11 10 (1.93%) Entra ID
12 9 (1.74%) Stripe
13 8 (1.55%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 7 (1.35%) Amazon EKS
14 7 (1.35%) GCP
14 7 (1.35%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 50 (9.67%) Firewall
2 40 (7.74%) DNS
3 31 (6.00%) WAN
4 29 (5.61%) LAN
4 29 (5.61%) TCP/IP
5 21 (4.06%) VPN
6 19 (3.68%) DHCP
7 18 (3.48%) Internet
8 13 (2.51%) Intrusion Detection
9 12 (2.32%) FTP
10 11 (2.13%) Wireless
11 10 (1.93%) BGP
11 10 (1.93%) OSPF
12 9 (1.74%) Extranet
12 9 (1.74%) Intranet
13 8 (1.55%) MPLS
13 8 (1.55%) Network Security
13 8 (1.55%) SSL
13 8 (1.55%) VoIP
13 8 (1.55%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (7.35%) MySQL
2 31 (6.00%) Redis
3 27 (5.22%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (2.90%) CouchDB
4 15 (2.90%) Elasticsearch
4 15 (2.90%) NoSQL
5 13 (2.51%) Amazon Redshift
6 12 (2.32%) Amazon RDS
7 11 (2.13%) DynamoDB
8 8 (1.55%) Couchbase
9 7 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (1.35%) SQL Server
10 4 (0.77%) Apache Hive
10 4 (0.77%) Big Data
10 4 (0.77%) Data Mining
10 4 (0.77%) Hadoop
10 4 (0.77%) Relational Database
11 3 (0.58%) Event Store
11 3 (0.58%) MongoDB
11 3 (0.58%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 17 (3.29%) TeamCity
2 13 (2.51%) Jenkins
3 10 (1.93%) Cypress.io
3 10 (1.93%) Git
3 10 (1.93%) JUnit
4 8 (1.55%) Gradle
4 8 (1.55%) JIRA
5 7 (1.35%) gulp
5 7 (1.35%) webpack
6 6 (1.16%) Appium
6 6 (1.16%) Bugzilla
6 6 (1.16%) Mockito
6 6 (1.16%) Zephyr
7 5 (0.97%) DTrace
7 5 (0.97%) GDB
7 5 (0.97%) MSBuild
7 5 (0.97%) Octopus Deploy
7 5 (0.97%) Selenium
7 5 (0.97%) Visual Studio
8 4 (0.77%) Charles Proxy
General
1 292 (56.48%) Social Skills
2 62 (11.99%) Games
3 54 (10.44%) Finance
4 36 (6.96%) Analytical Skills
5 32 (6.19%) Automotive
6 23 (4.45%) Law
7 20 (3.87%) Tech for Good
8 18 (3.48%) Aerospace
9 17 (3.29%) Presentation Skills
10 16 (3.09%) Marketing
11 14 (2.71%) Retail
12 13 (2.51%) Organisational Skills
12 13 (2.51%) Pharmaceutical
13 9 (1.74%) Front Office
14 7 (1.35%) Health Technology
15 4 (0.77%) Advertising
15 4 (0.77%) Agriculture
15 4 (0.77%) Influencing Skills
15 4 (0.77%) Public Sector
16 3 (0.58%) Legal
Job Titles
1 174 (33.66%) Developer
2 83 (16.05%) Senior
3 73 (14.12%) Lead
4 72 (13.93%) Software Engineer
5 46 (8.90%) C# Developer
6 45 (8.70%) .NET Developer
7 41 (7.93%) Analyst
8 40 (7.74%) AWS Engineer
9 38 (7.35%) C# .NET Developer
9 38 (7.35%) Senior Developer
10 33 (6.38%) AWS Developer
11 31 (6.00%) .NET Software Engineer
11 31 (6.00%) C# Software Engineer
12 29 (5.61%) Software Developer
13 26 (5.03%) Lead Developer
14 24 (4.64%) Team Leader
15 23 (4.45%) Consultant
15 23 (4.45%) Python Engineer
16 21 (4.06%) Data Engineer
16 21 (4.06%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (19.34%) .NET
2 65 (12.57%) .NET Core
3 40 (7.74%) Node.js
3 40 (7.74%) React
4 34 (6.58%) Kafka
5 30 (5.80%) AngularJS
6 23 (4.45%) Vue
7 22 (4.26%) Spring Boot
8 20 (3.87%) RESTful
9 18 (3.48%) CSS
9 18 (3.48%) REST
10 15 (2.90%) ASP.NET
10 15 (2.90%) ASP.NET MVC
11 13 (2.51%) HTML
11 13 (2.51%) Web Services
12 12 (2.32%) GraphQL
13 11 (2.13%) Laravel
13 11 (2.13%) Redux
13 11 (2.13%) SAML
13 11 (2.13%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 80 (15.47%) Data Structures
2 47 (9.09%) Algorithms
3 35 (6.77%) Hedge funds
3 35 (6.77%) PropTech
4 34 (6.58%) IoT
4 34 (6.58%) Online Games
5 33 (6.38%) Management Information System
6 23 (4.45%) Product Ownership
7 19 (3.68%) Cyber Threat
7 19 (3.68%) Security Operations Centre
8 18 (3.48%) Onboarding
9 17 (3.29%) Blog
9 17 (3.29%) Raspberry Pi
10 14 (2.71%) Data Centre
11 13 (2.51%) Virtual Team
12 12 (2.32%) Greenfield Project
13 9 (1.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 8 (1.55%) Linux Command Line
14 8 (1.55%) Self-Motivation
14 8 (1.55%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 93 (17.99%) Windows
2 78 (15.09%) Linux
3 45 (8.70%) Apple iOS
4 44 (8.51%) Android
5 39 (7.54%) Windows Server
6 12 (2.32%) Unix
7 8 (1.55%) Windows 10
8 4 (0.77%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.39%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.39%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.19%) HPUX
10 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.19%) SUSE
10 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (37.52%) Problem-Solving
2 186 (35.98%) Agile
3 177 (34.24%) Software Engineering
4 149 (28.82%) Computer Science
5 88 (17.02%) Design Patterns
5 88 (17.02%) Mentoring
6 86 (16.63%) OOP
7 69 (13.35%) Microservices
8 59 (11.41%) Cybersecurity
9 44 (8.51%) CI/CD
10 42 (8.12%) Full Stack Development
11 40 (7.74%) TDD
12 38 (7.35%) Decision-Making
13 37 (7.16%) DevOps
14 36 (6.96%) Scrum
15 33 (6.38%) Low Latency
16 31 (6.00%) Multithreading
17 29 (5.61%) E-Commerce
18 28 (5.42%) SDLC
19 26 (5.03%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 123 (23.79%) SQL
2 109 (21.08%) C#
3 90 (17.41%) Python
4 86 (16.63%) JavaScript
5 74 (14.31%) Java
6 69 (13.35%) TypeScript
7 27 (5.22%) C
8 25 (4.84%) PowerShell
9 19 (3.68%) Kotlin
10 16 (3.09%) Rust
11 14 (2.71%) PHP
12 11 (2.13%) C++
13 8 (1.55%) Swift
13 8 (1.55%) T-SQL
14 6 (1.16%) Bash
15 5 (0.97%) OCaml
15 5 (0.97%) Shell Script
15 5 (0.97%) SystemTap
16 2 (0.39%) Embedded C
16 2 (0.39%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 125 (24.18%) Degree
2 33 (6.38%) Security Cleared
3 28 (5.42%) Computer Science Degree
4 26 (5.03%) SC Cleared
5 23 (4.45%) DV Cleared
6 16 (3.09%) CISSP
6 16 (3.09%) PhD
7 13 (2.51%) CompTIA Security+
7 13 (2.51%) Master's Degree
8 5 (0.97%) PMI Certification
8 5 (0.97%) PMP
8 5 (0.97%) RHCE
8 5 (0.97%) RHCSA
9 3 (0.58%) CCIE
9 3 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.58%) CISM
9 3 (0.58%) CRISC
10 2 (0.39%) ISSMP
10 2 (0.39%) OSCE
10 2 (0.39%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (7.93%) QA
2 13 (2.51%) Data Quality
3 10 (1.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.16%) GDPR
5 3 (0.58%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (0.58%) NCSC
6 2 (0.39%) COBIT
6 2 (0.39%) GRC
7 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.19%) NIST
7 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.19%) SLA
7 1 (0.19%) SOC 1
System Software
1 51 (9.86%) Docker
2 42 (8.12%) Active Directory
3 22 (4.26%) Hyper-V
4 14 (2.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.77%) HDFS
6 3 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 51 (9.86%) Kubernetes
2 31 (6.00%) Terraform
3 14 (2.71%) Microsoft Intune
4 11 (2.13%) Ansible
4 11 (2.13%) Grafana
4 11 (2.13%) Prometheus
5 9 (1.74%) Rancher
6 8 (1.55%) Single Sign-On
7 6 (1.16%) QRadar
8 5 (0.97%) Failover Clustering
8 5 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (0.58%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 2 (0.39%) Jamf Pro
10 2 (0.39%) Progress Chef
10 2 (0.39%) Puppet
11 1 (0.19%) SCCM
11 1 (0.19%) SCOM
11 1 (0.19%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 89 (17.21%) Microsoft
2 37 (7.16%) VMware
3 15 (2.90%) Sage
4 12 (2.32%) Splunk
5 11 (2.13%) Cisco
6 9 (1.74%) GoCardless
6 9 (1.74%) PayPal
7 8 (1.55%) CheckPoint
7 8 (1.55%) Ribbon
7 8 (1.55%) Xamarin
8 7 (1.35%) Google
8 7 (1.35%) Meraki
9 6 (1.16%) HP
9 6 (1.16%) IBM
9 6 (1.16%) Workday
10 5 (0.97%) Dell
10 5 (0.97%) EqualLogic
10 5 (0.97%) NetApp
10 5 (0.97%) Nimble Storage
10 5 (0.97%) Oracle