Period
to 27 October 2021

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 27 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Client Server
UK
6 months to
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 648 541 630
Rank change year-on-year -107 +89 +53
Permanent jobs citing Client/Server 437 169 502
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.34% 0.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.85% 0.97% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 259 129 374
10th Percentile £35,000 £34,950 £29,250
25th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +20.00% -4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £73,125 £68,750 £72,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £87,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +17.65% -5.56%

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 51,524 17,431 47,987
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.57% 35.20% 35.28%
Number of salaries quoted 30,880 14,386 36,902
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £37,815
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £54,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +5.50% +3.81%
75th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £73,750
90th Percentile £98,750 £100,000 £91,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +6.67% -

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 27 October 2021.

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 27 October 2021. 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 -111 394 £60,000 +20.00% 67
London -105 223 £67,500 -3.57% 23
UK excluding London -158 175 £50,000 - 44
South East -115 77 £60,000 +20.00% 5
Work from Home -256 67 £65,000 -18.75% 14
Midlands -97 46 £47,500 +22.58% 12
North of England -113 34 £47,500 +3.26% 9
West Midlands - 33 £47,500 - 7
North West -81 28 £37,500 -25.00% 6
East Midlands -59 13 £45,000 +16.13% 5
South West -118 7 £32,538 -18.60% 10
Northern Ireland - 5 £34,000 -
Scotland -87 4 £68,750 +44.74%
Yorkshire -105 4 £47,500 +4.40% 3
East of England -99 3 - - 8
North East -28 2 £65,000 +44.44%

For the 6 months to 27 October 2021, 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.

1 206 (47.14%) Agile Software Development
2 168 (38.44%) Degree
3 164 (37.53%) JavaScript
4 137 (31.35%) SQL
5 136 (31.12%) Social Skills
6 117 (26.77%) C#
7 116 (26.54%) .NET
8 106 (24.26%) Java
8 106 (24.26%) Problem-Solving
9 103 (23.57%) REST
10 97 (22.20%) Self-Motivation
11 96 (21.97%) Windows
11 96 (21.97%) Azure
12 93 (21.28%) Web Services
12 93 (21.28%) Python
13 91 (20.82%) Computer Science
14 89 (20.37%) TypeScript
15 87 (19.91%) Test Automation
16 86 (19.68%) AngularJS
17 82 (18.76%) HTML
18 80 (18.31%) SQL Server
18 80 (18.31%) Software Engineering
19 77 (17.62%) Scrum
20 76 (17.39%) CSS
20 76 (17.39%) AWS
21 75 (17.16%) Node.js
22 73 (16.70%) NoSQL
22 73 (16.70%) Linux
23 71 (16.25%) QA
23 71 (16.25%) User Experience

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 14 (3.20%) Tornado
2 8 (1.83%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.69%) CMS
3 3 (0.69%) Confluence
3 3 (0.69%) IIS
3 3 (0.69%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.46%) Apache Solr
4 2 (0.46%) Kentico
5 1 (0.23%) Apache
5 1 (0.23%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.23%) JBoss
5 1 (0.23%) nginx
5 1 (0.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 20 (4.58%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (3.20%) Adobe Illustrator
2 14 (3.20%) GIMP
2 14 (3.20%) Photoshop
3 11 (2.52%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (1.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (1.14%) Adobe XD
5 5 (1.14%) Chatbot
5 5 (1.14%) Figma
5 5 (1.14%) InVision
5 5 (1.14%) Sketch
6 3 (0.69%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (2.52%) Payment Gateway
2 8 (1.83%) Adobe Campaign
3 3 (0.69%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.23%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 1 (0.23%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.23%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 96 (21.97%) Azure
2 76 (17.39%) AWS
3 32 (7.32%) GCP
4 28 (6.41%) Serverless
5 25 (5.72%) BlazeMeter
6 23 (5.26%) GitHub
7 16 (3.66%) AWS CloudFormation
7 16 (3.66%) Heroku
7 16 (3.66%) SaaS
8 14 (3.20%) Microsoft 365
9 13 (2.97%) Amazon S3
9 13 (2.97%) AWS Lambda
10 11 (2.52%) Azure Active Directory
11 9 (2.06%) Azure Functions
11 9 (2.06%) Azure Service Bus
12 8 (1.83%) Cloud Computing
13 7 (1.60%) OneDrive
13 7 (1.60%) Power Automate
13 7 (1.60%) Power Platform
14 6 (1.37%) Pulumi
Communications & Networking
1 38 (8.70%) HTTP
2 24 (5.49%) Internet
3 22 (5.03%) Skype
3 22 (5.03%) TCP/IP
4 18 (4.12%) DNS
5 13 (2.97%) Extranet
5 13 (2.97%) LAN
5 13 (2.97%) SAN
5 13 (2.97%) WAN
6 12 (2.75%) DHCP
6 12 (2.75%) Firewall
7 11 (2.52%) SMS
8 10 (2.29%) NAS
9 9 (2.06%) VPN
10 8 (1.83%) VoIP
11 7 (1.60%) Wireshark
12 6 (1.37%) Wi-Fi
13 5 (1.14%) Wireless
14 4 (0.92%) FIX Connectivity
14 4 (0.92%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (18.31%) SQL Server
2 73 (16.70%) NoSQL
3 61 (13.96%) Relational Database
4 39 (8.92%) MySQL
4 39 (8.92%) PostgreSQL
5 34 (7.78%) MongoDB
6 28 (6.41%) Oracle Database
7 20 (4.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 18 (4.12%) RDBMS
9 16 (3.66%) Amazon Aurora
10 12 (2.75%) Redis
11 11 (2.52%) Amazon Athena
11 11 (2.52%) Amazon QuickSight
11 11 (2.52%) Data Lake
11 11 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
12 9 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 7 (1.60%) Big Data
14 6 (1.37%) Blockchain
14 6 (1.37%) Hadoop
15 4 (0.92%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 34 (7.78%) MSI
1 34 (7.78%) Visual Studio
1 34 (7.78%) WiX
2 32 (7.32%) Git (software)
3 31 (7.09%) Selenium
4 26 (5.95%) JMeter
5 19 (4.35%) JIRA
6 18 (4.12%) Jenkins
7 17 (3.89%) JUnit
8 15 (3.43%) REST Assured
9 14 (3.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 13 (2.97%) Jasmine
10 13 (2.97%) Protractor
11 10 (2.29%) Balsamiq
11 10 (2.29%) NUnit
11 10 (2.29%) TeamCity
12 9 (2.06%) SpecFlow
13 8 (1.83%) Appium
13 8 (1.83%) Cucumber
14 7 (1.60%) webpack
General
1 136 (31.12%) Social Skills
2 65 (14.87%) Finance
3 52 (11.90%) Games
4 34 (7.78%) Public Sector
5 27 (6.18%) Analytical Skills
6 25 (5.72%) Legal
7 19 (4.35%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 18 (4.12%) Law
9 16 (3.66%) Presentation Skills
10 15 (3.43%) Back Office
11 14 (3.20%) Online Betting
12 13 (2.97%) Marketing
13 9 (2.06%) Banking
13 9 (2.06%) Organisational Skills
14 7 (1.60%) Retail
15 4 (0.92%) Automotive
15 4 (0.92%) Publishing
16 3 (0.69%) Billing
16 3 (0.69%) Investment Banking
16 3 (0.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 179 (40.96%) Developer
2 54 (12.36%) Software Developer
3 41 (9.38%) Architect
4 40 (9.15%) QA Engineer
5 34 (7.78%) Senior Developer
6 33 (7.55%) Software Engineer
7 31 (7.09%) Backend Developer
8 28 (6.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 27 (6.18%) Senior QA Engineer
10 26 (5.95%) Full Stack Developer
11 25 (5.72%) Performance Engineer
11 25 (5.72%) Senior Performance Engineer
12 24 (5.49%) Solutions Architect
13 22 (5.03%) QA Leader
13 22 (5.03%) UI Developer
14 20 (4.58%) Senior Software Engineer
15 19 (4.35%) Analyst
15 19 (4.35%) Cloud Engineer
16 16 (3.66%) Consultant
16 16 (3.66%) Senior Backend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (26.54%) .NET
2 103 (23.57%) REST
3 93 (21.28%) Web Services
4 86 (19.68%) AngularJS
5 82 (18.76%) HTML
6 76 (17.39%) CSS
7 75 (17.16%) Node.js
8 64 (14.65%) React
9 57 (13.04%) RESTful
10 49 (11.21%) Entity Framework
11 46 (10.53%) Vue.js
12 37 (8.47%) GraphQL
13 36 (8.24%) XML
14 34 (7.78%) ASP.NET Web API
14 34 (7.78%) NHibernate
15 32 (7.32%) ASP.NET
16 30 (6.86%) Spring
17 29 (6.64%) .NET Framework
17 29 (6.64%) Middleware
18 27 (6.18%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 97 (22.20%) Self-Motivation
2 71 (16.25%) User Experience
3 36 (8.24%) Mobile App
4 34 (7.78%) Web 2.0
5 28 (6.41%) Enterprise Software
6 23 (5.26%) Management Information System
7 21 (4.81%) Legacy Systems
8 19 (4.35%) Data Centre
8 19 (4.35%) Life Science
9 17 (3.89%) Mainframe
10 16 (3.66%) Algorithms
10 16 (3.66%) Mobile Games
10 16 (3.66%) Online Games
10 16 (3.66%) Social Gaming
11 14 (3.20%) Blog
11 14 (3.20%) Data Structures
12 12 (2.75%) Virtual Team
13 11 (2.52%) Acoustics
14 10 (2.29%) Animation
14 10 (2.29%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 96 (21.97%) Windows
2 73 (16.70%) Linux
3 35 (8.01%) Unix
4 20 (4.58%) Apple iOS
5 15 (3.43%) Android
6 13 (2.97%) Windows Server
7 12 (2.75%) Windows 10
8 7 (1.60%) Mac OS
9 5 (1.14%) CentOS
10 4 (0.92%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.46%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2016
11 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2019
12 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.23%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.23%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (47.14%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (24.26%) Problem-Solving
3 91 (20.82%) Computer Science
4 87 (19.91%) Test Automation
5 80 (18.31%) Software Engineering
6 77 (17.62%) Scrum
7 64 (14.65%) Microservices
8 59 (13.50%) Software Testing
9 52 (11.90%) Analytics
10 50 (11.44%) DevOps
11 45 (10.30%) TDD
12 44 (10.07%) Configuration Management
13 42 (9.61%) Full Stack Development
13 42 (9.61%) OO
14 40 (9.15%) Use Case
15 39 (8.92%) OOP
16 38 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
17 37 (8.47%) Web Development
18 35 (8.01%) Visualisation
19 33 (7.55%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 164 (37.53%) JavaScript
2 137 (31.35%) SQL
3 117 (26.77%) C#
4 106 (24.26%) Java
5 93 (21.28%) Python
6 89 (20.37%) TypeScript
7 42 (9.61%) T-SQL
8 37 (8.47%) C
9 29 (6.64%) C++
10 16 (3.66%) R
10 16 (3.66%) Scala
11 13 (2.97%) Objective-C
11 13 (2.97%) PowerShell
12 11 (2.52%) Apple Swift
12 11 (2.52%) PHP
13 6 (1.37%) Go
14 5 (1.14%) ES6
14 5 (1.14%) Java 11
14 5 (1.14%) Ruby
15 4 (0.92%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 168 (38.44%) Degree
2 53 (12.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (3.43%) DBS Check
4 12 (2.75%) ISTQB
5 11 (2.52%) AWS Certification
5 11 (2.52%) Numerate Degree
6 10 (2.29%) Security Cleared
6 10 (2.29%) TOGAF Certification
7 7 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (1.37%) CCNA
8 6 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (1.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 6 (1.37%) SC Cleared
9 5 (1.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (1.14%) Master's Degree
9 5 (1.14%) MCSE
10 3 (0.69%) CCIE
10 3 (0.69%) ISEB
11 2 (0.46%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.46%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (16.25%) QA
2 33 (7.55%) Accessibility
3 14 (3.20%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 14 (3.20%) GxP
4 11 (2.52%) GDPR
5 6 (1.37%) SLA
6 2 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.46%) PMO
7 1 (0.23%) HL7
7 1 (0.23%) ISO 13485
7 1 (0.23%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 59 (13.50%) Docker
2 31 (7.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (4.12%) Active Directory
4 10 (2.29%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (2.06%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.69%) vSphere
7 2 (0.46%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.23%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.23%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.23%) NFS
8 1 (0.23%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.23%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.23%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.23%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 69 (15.79%) Kubernetes
2 27 (6.18%) Grafana
3 18 (4.12%) Terraform
4 9 (2.06%) SCCM
5 8 (1.83%) Microsoft Intune
6 6 (1.37%) Single Sign-On
7 5 (1.14%) Hadoop YARN
8 4 (0.92%) Prometheus
9 3 (0.69%) Ansible
9 3 (0.69%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (0.46%) CA Spectrum
10 2 (0.46%) HP ALM
10 2 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.46%) Nagios
10 2 (0.46%) Opsview
10 2 (0.46%) vRealize
10 2 (0.46%) WSUS
11 1 (0.23%) Jamf Pro
11 1 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
11 1 (0.23%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 64 (14.65%) Microsoft
2 56 (12.81%) Oracle
3 36 (8.24%) Adobe
4 33 (7.55%) VMware
5 25 (5.72%) Google
6 19 (4.35%) ServiceNow
7 18 (4.12%) HP
8 15 (3.43%) Salesforce.com
9 14 (3.20%) Agilent
9 14 (3.20%) BMC
10 12 (2.75%) Dynatrace
11 11 (2.52%) Ivanti
12 8 (1.83%) Cisco
12 8 (1.83%) Cognizant
12 8 (1.83%) Splunk
13 6 (1.37%) Citrix
13 6 (1.37%) NetMotion Wireless
13 6 (1.37%) Red Hat
13 6 (1.37%) Xamarin
14 4 (0.92%) AppDynamics