Period
to 21 November 2018

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 21 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Client Server
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 656 467 441
Rank change year-on-year -189 -26 -36
Permanent jobs citing Client/Server 554 1,139 1,325
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.63% 0.70%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.77% 1.42% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 383 977 1,173
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £29,350 £32,000 £30,835
90th Percentile £81,250 £72,500 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +2.44%

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 72,244 80,224 79,961
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.29% 44.31% 42.33%
Number of salaries quoted 56,081 60,609 65,753
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,419 £27,500 £27,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £81,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 21 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Client/Server in the UK

Client/Server
Top 15 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 21 November 2018. 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 -186 534 £50,000 - 90
UK excluding London -56 355 £45,000 - 59
London -230 187 £62,500 +13.64% 34
South East -80 110 £45,000 - 15
Midlands +54 85 £47,500 +11.76% 12
East of England +21 69 £42,500 +6.25% 15
North of England +19 66 £43,000 +1.18% 11
West Midlands +55 57 £60,000 +45.45% 5
Yorkshire +44 38 £45,000 +16.88% 6
East Midlands +10 28 £32,500 -35.00% 6
North West +1 25 £40,000 -11.11% 5
South West -12 25 £34,500 -31.00% 4
Scotland -18 11 £25,500 -43.33%
North East -7 3 £26,500 -33.75%
Wales +5 1 £35,500 -6.58% 2

For the 6 months to 21 November 2018, 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.

1 229 (41.34%) Windows
2 227 (40.97%) SQL
3 165 (29.78%) Microsoft
4 149 (26.90%) SQL Server
5 143 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
6 129 (23.29%) Finance
7 122 (22.02%) C#
8 117 (21.12%) Java
9 116 (20.94%) .NET
10 114 (20.58%) Degree
11 112 (20.22%) Problem-Solving
12 109 (19.68%) Linux
13 101 (18.23%) Microsoft Azure
14 98 (17.69%) Software Engineering
15 94 (16.97%) JavaScript
16 87 (15.70%) Active Directory
17 84 (15.16%) Web Services
18 77 (13.90%) HTML
19 73 (13.18%) Oracle
20 71 (12.82%) C++
20 71 (12.82%) Microservices
21 70 (12.64%) Amazon AWS
22 69 (12.45%) Mentoring
22 69 (12.45%) E-Commerce
22 69 (12.45%) Management Information System
23 67 (12.09%) Unix
24 64 (11.55%) XML
24 64 (11.55%) SDLC
24 64 (11.55%) Test Automation
25 62 (11.19%) Analytical Skills

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 33 (5.96%) IIS
2 32 (5.78%) SharePoint
3 21 (3.79%) CMS
4 20 (3.61%) MS Exchange
5 16 (2.89%) Skype for Business
6 13 (2.35%) Apache
6 13 (2.35%) IBM Notes
7 12 (2.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 11 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2010
9 9 (1.62%) Tomcat
10 8 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2013
10 8 (1.44%) WebSphere
11 7 (1.26%) SharePoint 2010
11 7 (1.26%) WebLogic
12 6 (1.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 6 (1.08%) Apache Solr
12 6 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
12 6 (1.08%) Commerce Server
13 5 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
14 3 (0.54%) WordPress
Applications
1 39 (7.04%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (2.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (1.26%) Photoshop
4 5 (0.90%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.72%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.18%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 7 (1.26%) Endur
1 7 (1.26%) Findur
1 7 (1.26%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (1.08%) HFM
3 4 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.54%) Hyperion Planning
4 3 (0.54%) Infor M3
5 2 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.36%) SAP R/3
5 2 (0.36%) ScheduALL
6 1 (0.18%) Distributed Ledger
6 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.18%) R3 Corda
6 1 (0.18%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 101 (18.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 70 (12.64%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (5.05%) Office 365
4 26 (4.69%) GitHub
5 20 (3.61%) SaaS
6 9 (1.62%) OpenShift
7 8 (1.44%) Azure Active Directory
7 8 (1.44%) PaaS
8 5 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.54%) IaaS
10 3 (0.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.36%) npm
12 1 (0.18%) Apigee
12 1 (0.18%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.18%) IBM Cloud
12 1 (0.18%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 1 (0.18%) Slack
12 1 (0.18%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 58 (10.47%) Internet
2 50 (9.03%) TCP/IP
3 41 (7.40%) HTTP
4 30 (5.42%) SAN
5 27 (4.87%) LAN
6 23 (4.15%) Firewall
7 22 (3.97%) Wireless
8 21 (3.79%) DNS
8 21 (3.79%) Ethernet
9 16 (2.89%) NAS
9 16 (2.89%) Network Security
10 14 (2.53%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
11 13 (2.35%) DHCP
11 13 (2.35%) WAN
12 9 (1.62%) VPN
13 7 (1.26%) Extranet
14 6 (1.08%) Intranet
14 6 (1.08%) Intrusion Detection
15 5 (0.90%) NFC
15 5 (0.90%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (26.90%) SQL Server
2 36 (6.50%) NoSQL
3 34 (6.14%) Relational Database
4 31 (5.60%) MySQL
5 25 (4.51%) Oracle Database
6 24 (4.33%) Blockchain
7 19 (3.43%) MongoDB
7 19 (3.43%) Power BI
7 19 (3.43%) SQL Server 2008
7 19 (3.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 17 (3.07%) SQL Server 2012
9 16 (2.89%) SQL Server 2014
10 15 (2.71%) PostgreSQL
11 14 (2.53%) SQL Server 2016
11 14 (2.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 14 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 10 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
13 9 (1.62%) Amazon RDS
13 9 (1.62%) DB2
14 6 (1.08%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 43 (7.76%) Git (software)
2 41 (7.40%) Visual Studio
3 19 (3.43%) Jenkins
4 17 (3.07%) Maven
5 16 (2.89%) JIRA
6 15 (2.71%) HP UFT
7 14 (2.53%) Selenium
8 13 (2.35%) Subversion
9 9 (1.62%) Android Studio
9 9 (1.62%) Sonatype Nexus
10 8 (1.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 7 (1.26%) Eclipse
11 7 (1.26%) Hudson
12 6 (1.08%) TeamCity
13 5 (0.90%) Bugzilla
13 5 (0.90%) CruiseControl
13 5 (0.90%) Gemini Tracker
13 5 (0.90%) Grunt
13 5 (0.90%) SonarQube
13 5 (0.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 129 (23.29%) Finance
2 42 (7.58%) Retail
3 31 (5.60%) Games
4 30 (5.42%) Telecoms
5 20 (3.61%) Marketing
6 12 (2.17%) Front Office
7 10 (1.81%) Banking
7 10 (1.81%) Financial Institution
7 10 (1.81%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.26%) Legal
9 6 (1.08%) Publishing
10 5 (0.90%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.72%) Advertising
12 3 (0.54%) Electronics
13 2 (0.36%) Back Office
13 2 (0.36%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.36%) Law
13 2 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.18%) German Language
14 1 (0.18%) Military
Job Titles
1 186 (33.57%) Developer
2 59 (10.65%) Analyst
2 59 (10.65%) Architect
3 42 (7.58%) C# Developer
4 38 (6.86%) Solutions Architect
5 37 (6.68%) .NET Developer
5 37 (6.68%) Senior Developer
5 37 (6.68%) Software Engineer
6 36 (6.50%) Software Developer
7 32 (5.78%) Desktop Support
8 24 (4.33%) Support Analyst
9 23 (4.15%) C# .NET Developer
10 22 (3.97%) Senior Analyst
11 21 (3.79%) Support Engineer
12 20 (3.61%) SQL Developer
13 19 (3.43%) Administrator
13 19 (3.43%) DBA
13 19 (3.43%) Team Leader
14 18 (3.25%) Java Developer
14 18 (3.25%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (20.94%) .NET
2 84 (15.16%) Web Services
3 77 (13.90%) HTML
4 64 (11.55%) XML
5 50 (9.03%) REST
6 49 (8.84%) CSS
7 46 (8.30%) ASP.NET
8 43 (7.76%) HTML5
9 39 (7.04%) jQuery
9 39 (7.04%) RESTful
10 36 (6.50%) AngularJS
11 30 (5.42%) .NET Framework
12 28 (5.05%) Node.js
13 27 (4.87%) ASP.NET Web API
14 25 (4.51%) React
14 25 (4.51%) SOAP
15 24 (4.33%) JSON
16 22 (3.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 19 (3.43%) Middleware
17 19 (3.43%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 69 (12.45%) Management Information System
2 62 (11.19%) Analytical Skills
3 45 (8.12%) Enterprise Software
4 43 (7.76%) Computer Science
5 38 (6.86%) Data Centre
5 38 (6.86%) Self-Motivation
6 27 (4.87%) Algorithms
6 27 (4.87%) Driving Licence
7 26 (4.69%) Data Structures
8 21 (3.79%) Fintech
8 21 (3.79%) Replication
9 14 (2.53%) Equities
10 13 (2.35%) 3D Graphics
10 13 (2.35%) Blackberry
10 13 (2.35%) Clustering
11 11 (1.99%) Hedge funds
11 11 (1.99%) User Experience
12 10 (1.81%) Derivative
12 10 (1.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 10 (1.81%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 229 (41.34%) Windows
2 109 (19.68%) Linux
3 67 (12.09%) Unix
4 56 (10.11%) Windows Server
5 32 (5.78%) Windows 7
6 25 (4.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 24 (4.33%) Apple iOS
8 20 (3.61%) Android
8 20 (3.61%) Mac OS X
9 19 (3.43%) Windows 10
9 19 (3.43%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (1.08%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.36%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (20.22%) Problem-Solving
3 98 (17.69%) Software Engineering
4 71 (12.82%) Microservices
5 69 (12.45%) E-Commerce
5 69 (12.45%) Mentoring
6 64 (11.55%) SDLC
6 64 (11.55%) Test Automation
7 54 (9.75%) ITIL
8 48 (8.66%) Unit Testing
9 44 (7.94%) SOA
10 41 (7.40%) Business Intelligence
11 40 (7.22%) Multithreading
12 37 (6.68%) Performance Tuning
13 36 (6.50%) Continuous Integration
14 34 (6.14%) DevOps
15 33 (5.96%) Time Management
16 32 (5.78%) MVC
17 30 (5.42%) Migration
17 30 (5.42%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 227 (40.97%) SQL
2 122 (22.02%) C#
3 117 (21.12%) Java
4 94 (16.97%) JavaScript
5 71 (12.82%) C++
6 56 (10.11%) Python
7 36 (6.50%) T-SQL
8 30 (5.42%) C
9 20 (3.61%) PHP
10 16 (2.89%) PL/SQL
11 15 (2.71%) Perl
11 15 (2.71%) Shell Script
12 13 (2.35%) Go
12 13 (2.35%) PowerShell
12 13 (2.35%) Ruby
13 9 (1.62%) Erlang
14 8 (1.44%) Bash Shell
14 8 (1.44%) ES6
14 8 (1.44%) VC++
15 7 (1.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 114 (20.58%) Degree
2 51 (9.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 41 (7.40%) Security Cleared
4 37 (6.68%) MCSA
5 33 (5.96%) MCSE
6 32 (5.78%) MCP
7 31 (5.60%) Network+ Certification
8 21 (3.79%) A+ Certification
8 21 (3.79%) ACDT
8 21 (3.79%) ACHDS
8 21 (3.79%) ACTC
8 21 (3.79%) MCDST
8 21 (3.79%) MCSM
9 19 (3.43%) Computer Science Degree
10 18 (3.25%) SC Cleared
11 14 (2.53%) ISTQB
12 11 (1.99%) CCNA
12 11 (1.99%) Cisco Certification
12 11 (1.99%) ISEB
13 10 (1.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (8.84%) QA
2 26 (4.69%) SLA
3 10 (1.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (1.62%) ISO 9001
5 7 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 6 (1.08%) Cyber Essentials
6 6 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.54%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.36%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.18%) GDPR
9 1 (0.18%) PMO
System Software
1 87 (15.70%) Active Directory
2 40 (7.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (5.42%) Docker
4 13 (2.35%) Virtual Servers
5 11 (1.99%) Hyper-V
6 8 (1.44%) VMware Server
7 7 (1.26%) Firmware
8 6 (1.08%) XenDesktop
9 5 (0.90%) Varnish
9 5 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (0.90%) XenApp
10 3 (0.54%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (0.54%) Terminal Services
10 3 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.36%) vSphere
12 1 (0.18%) KVM
Systems Management
1 22 (3.97%) SCCM
2 20 (3.61%) Puppet
3 19 (3.43%) Ansible
3 19 (3.43%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (3.25%) Single Sign-On
5 11 (1.99%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (0.72%) WSUS
7 3 (0.54%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (0.54%) Nagios
8 2 (0.36%) HP ALM
8 2 (0.36%) Kubernetes
8 2 (0.36%) Nessus
8 2 (0.36%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 2 (0.36%) SCOM
8 2 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.36%) Terraform
8 2 (0.36%) Thomson Reuters DACS
9 1 (0.18%) CA Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.18%) IBM BigFix
9 1 (0.18%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 165 (29.78%) Microsoft
2 73 (13.18%) Oracle
3 59 (10.65%) VMware
4 34 (6.14%) Citrix
5 24 (4.33%) Apple
6 23 (4.15%) Cisco
7 19 (3.43%) Remedy
8 17 (3.07%) HP
8 17 (3.07%) Sun
9 13 (2.35%) Lotus
10 11 (1.99%) Google
11 9 (1.62%) Barracuda Networks
11 9 (1.62%) Dell
11 9 (1.62%) SAP
12 8 (1.44%) Ivanti
13 7 (1.26%) EMC
13 7 (1.26%) IBM
13 7 (1.26%) OpenLink
14 6 (1.08%) Adobe
14 6 (1.08%) PeopleSoft