Period
to 21 August 2017

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 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Client Server
UK
6 months to
21 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 479 478 388
Rank change year-on-year -1 -90 -19
Permanent jobs citing Client/Server 995 1181 1829
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.57% 0.60% 0.84%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.32% 1.44% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 873 1034 1569
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +1.12% -1.11%
10th Percentile £28,850 £29,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £76,000 £68,750 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +6.41% -2.50%

Client/Server is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 75389 82088 89961
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 42.83% 41.65% 41.21%
Number of salaries quoted 57354 67162 71692
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 August 2017.

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 21 August 2017. 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 -6 927 £47,500 +5.56% 391
UK excluding London -5 524 £42,500 +2.41% 55
London +21 463 £55,000 - 338
South East +2 200 £44,000 +3.53% 23
Midlands +8 75 £42,500 +2.41% 3
East of England +4 73 £40,000 -10.61% 17
North of England -58 65 £37,500 -6.25% 8
Scotland +28 53 £45,000 +28.57% 1
South West +9 50 £50,000 +17.65% 2
West Midlands +16 39 £42,500 +41.67% 2
Yorkshire -13 36 £35,000 -12.50% 1
East Midlands +17 35 £42,500 +2.41% 1
North West -36 27 £41,250 +7.14% 7
Wales +9 8 £36,750 +8.09% 1
North East +18 2 £45,000 +18.57%
Northern Ireland -16 1 £32,500 -7.14%

For the 6 months to 21 August 2017, IT jobs citing Client/Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Client/Server.

1 483 (48.54%) Agile Software Development
2 396 (39.80%) SQL
3 379 (38.09%) Windows
4 370 (37.19%) C#
5 307 (30.85%) Microsoft
6 304 (30.55%) SQL Server
7 301 (30.25%) .NET
8 298 (29.95%) Finance
9 270 (27.14%) Java
10 240 (24.12%) Scrum
11 212 (21.31%) ASP.NET
12 187 (18.79%) JavaScript
13 167 (16.78%) OO
14 166 (16.68%) MVC
15 163 (16.38%) Degree
16 162 (16.28%) Test Automation
17 151 (15.18%) HTML
18 148 (14.87%) Linux
19 145 (14.57%) Web Services
20 142 (14.27%) TDD
21 132 (13.27%) C++
22 128 (12.86%) Computer Science
23 121 (12.16%) QA
23 121 (12.16%) WCF
24 119 (11.96%) WPF
24 119 (11.96%) Analytical Skills
25 115 (11.56%) Active Directory
26 114 (11.46%) .NET Framework
27 112 (11.26%) Oracle
27 112 (11.26%) Software Engineering

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 72 (7.24%) SharePoint
2 51 (5.13%) Apache
3 49 (4.92%) SharePoint 2013
4 34 (3.42%) IIS
5 33 (3.32%) CMS
6 31 (3.12%) Tomcat
7 30 (3.02%) BizTalk Server
8 27 (2.71%) Ethereum
8 27 (2.71%) JBoss
9 26 (2.61%) Confluence
9 26 (2.61%) Hyperledger
10 25 (2.51%) MS Exchange
11 18 (1.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 17 (1.71%) eris
13 15 (1.51%) IBM Notes
14 13 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2010
15 9 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
16 5 (0.50%) NetWeaver
16 5 (0.50%) Skype for Business
16 5 (0.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 37 (3.72%) Microsoft Office
2 31 (3.12%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (1.91%) MS Visio
4 13 (1.31%) Microsoft Project
5 12 (1.21%) Spreadsheet
6 7 (0.70%) 3ds Max
6 7 (0.70%) Maya
7 6 (0.60%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.10%) Blender
9 1 (0.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.40%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 3 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.20%) Infor M3
4 2 (0.20%) Pega PRPC
5 1 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.10%) Loan IQ
5 1 (0.10%) Magento
5 1 (0.10%) OpenCart
5 1 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.10%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.10%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 53 (5.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 51 (5.13%) SaaS
3 43 (4.32%) Amazon AWS
4 39 (3.92%) Cloud Computing
5 29 (2.91%) Office 365
6 16 (1.61%) GitHub
7 7 (0.70%) IaaS
8 6 (0.60%) PaaS
9 5 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
9 5 (0.50%) OpenShift
10 3 (0.30%) Dynamics 365
10 3 (0.30%) Mimecast
10 3 (0.30%) OneDrive
11 2 (0.20%) IBM Blueworks
12 1 (0.10%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (0.10%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 49 (4.92%) TCP/IP
2 48 (4.82%) Internet
3 44 (4.42%) Firewall
4 43 (4.32%) SAN
5 38 (3.82%) DNS
6 37 (3.72%) DHCP
7 29 (2.91%) VPN
8 26 (2.61%) HTTP
9 25 (2.51%) WAN
10 24 (2.41%) LAN
11 12 (1.21%) IP Telephony
11 12 (1.21%) iSCSI
12 11 (1.11%) NAS
12 11 (1.11%) VLAN
13 10 (1.01%) FTP
14 9 (0.90%) Intranet
14 9 (0.90%) SSH
15 8 (0.80%) Extranet
15 8 (0.80%) LDAP
15 8 (0.80%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 304 (30.55%) SQL Server
2 94 (9.45%) Relational Database
3 60 (6.03%) SQL Server 2014
4 55 (5.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 55 (5.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 51 (5.13%) NoSQL
6 49 (4.92%) MySQL
7 42 (4.22%) Big Data
8 34 (3.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 30 (3.02%) Blockchain
10 29 (2.91%) RDBMS
11 27 (2.71%) Data Warehouse
12 24 (2.41%) Oracle Database
13 20 (2.01%) SQL Server 2012
14 19 (1.91%) SQL Server 2008
15 16 (1.61%) SQL Server 2016
16 14 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
17 9 (0.90%) SSDT
18 8 (0.80%) Data Mining
18 8 (0.80%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 80 (8.04%) Visual Studio
2 72 (7.24%) JIRA
3 66 (6.63%) NUnit
4 64 (6.43%) Selenium
5 60 (6.03%) Subversion
6 54 (5.43%) WebDriver
7 53 (5.33%) Moq
7 53 (5.33%) Rhino Mocks
8 49 (4.92%) Team Foundation Server
9 46 (4.62%) Git (software)
10 44 (4.42%) JMeter
11 38 (3.82%) MSTest
12 34 (3.42%) Cucumber
13 31 (3.12%) SoapUI
14 29 (2.91%) Maven
15 27 (2.71%) SpecFlow
16 25 (2.51%) Appium
16 25 (2.51%) Calabash
17 24 (2.41%) JUnit
18 17 (1.71%) Jenkins
General
1 298 (29.95%) Finance
2 106 (10.65%) Banking
3 60 (6.03%) Investment Banking
4 58 (5.83%) Retail
5 43 (4.32%) Retail Banking
6 34 (3.42%) Publishing
7 28 (2.81%) Front Office
8 21 (2.11%) Back Office
9 19 (1.91%) Telecoms
10 18 (1.81%) Marketing
11 14 (1.41%) Digital Economy
12 13 (1.31%) Manufacturing
12 13 (1.31%) Military
13 11 (1.11%) Electronics
14 9 (0.90%) Advertising
14 9 (0.90%) Billing
14 9 (0.90%) Games
15 5 (0.50%) Legal
16 4 (0.40%) Automotive
17 1 (0.10%) Law
Job Titles
1 437 (43.92%) Developer
2 135 (13.57%) .NET Developer
3 127 (12.76%) Analyst
4 94 (9.45%) Senior Developer
5 76 (7.64%) Architect
5 76 (7.64%) C# Developer
6 68 (6.83%) Applications Developer
7 67 (6.73%) Agile Developer
7 67 (6.73%) Java Developer
8 65 (6.53%) Tester
9 63 (6.33%) Software Developer
10 60 (6.03%) C# .NET Developer
11 58 (5.83%) Agile .NET Developer
12 55 (5.53%) Software Engineer
13 41 (4.12%) Support Analyst
14 40 (4.02%) Senior Applications Developer
15 38 (3.82%) Support Engineer
16 37 (3.72%) Applications Support
16 37 (3.72%) Full Stack Developer
17 36 (3.62%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 301 (30.25%) .NET
2 212 (21.31%) ASP.NET
3 151 (15.18%) HTML
4 145 (14.57%) Web Services
5 121 (12.16%) WCF
6 119 (11.96%) WPF
7 114 (11.46%) .NET Framework
8 105 (10.55%) ASP.NET MVC
9 98 (9.85%) XML
10 96 (9.65%) CSS
11 95 (9.55%) WinForms
12 89 (8.94%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 81 (8.14%) NHibernate
14 78 (7.84%) Ajax
15 77 (7.74%) REST
16 76 (7.64%) jQuery
17 70 (7.04%) HTML5
18 66 (6.63%) AngularJS
19 58 (5.83%) LINQ
20 50 (5.03%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 128 (12.86%) Computer Science
2 119 (11.96%) Analytical Skills
3 57 (5.73%) Enterprise Software
4 46 (4.62%) N-Tier
5 42 (4.22%) Mobile App
6 38 (3.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 36 (3.62%) Fintech
8 29 (2.91%) Data Centre
8 29 (2.91%) Greenfield Project
9 25 (2.51%) Tandem
10 23 (2.31%) Algorithms
10 23 (2.31%) Clustering
10 23 (2.31%) Robotics
11 18 (1.81%) Mainframe
11 18 (1.81%) Management Information System
11 18 (1.81%) Smartphone
12 17 (1.71%) Handset
13 16 (1.61%) User Experience
14 15 (1.51%) AS400
14 15 (1.51%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 379 (38.09%) Windows
2 148 (14.87%) Linux
3 96 (9.65%) Unix
4 66 (6.63%) Apple iOS
5 60 (6.03%) Android
6 56 (5.63%) Windows Server
7 32 (3.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 28 (2.81%) Windows Server 2012
9 21 (2.11%) Windows 7
10 15 (1.51%) OS/390
11 9 (0.90%) Windows 10
11 9 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (0.70%) Ubuntu
12 7 (0.70%) Windows 8
13 6 (0.60%) Mac OS X
14 5 (0.50%) Embedded Linux
15 4 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 4 (0.40%) Windows XP
16 3 (0.30%) Solaris
16 3 (0.30%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 483 (48.54%) Agile Software Development
2 240 (24.12%) Scrum
3 167 (16.78%) OO
4 166 (16.68%) MVC
5 162 (16.28%) Test Automation
6 142 (14.27%) TDD
7 112 (11.26%) Software Engineering
8 103 (10.35%) Continuous Integration
9 102 (10.25%) BDD
10 97 (9.75%) Open Source
11 80 (8.04%) Unit Testing
12 78 (7.84%) Web Application Development
13 74 (7.44%) OOD
14 73 (7.34%) DevOps
15 71 (7.14%) Machine Learning
16 70 (7.04%) SDLC
16 70 (7.04%) Web Development
17 68 (6.83%) SOA
18 66 (6.63%) Kanban
19 64 (6.43%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 396 (39.80%) SQL
2 370 (37.19%) C#
3 270 (27.14%) Java
4 187 (18.79%) JavaScript
5 132 (13.27%) C++
6 83 (8.34%) Python
7 70 (7.04%) VB
8 67 (6.73%) T-SQL
9 61 (6.13%) VB.NET
10 45 (4.52%) C
11 38 (3.82%) PL/SQL
12 35 (3.52%) Ruby
13 30 (3.02%) Shell Script
14 27 (2.71%) Go
15 25 (2.51%) PHP
15 25 (2.51%) Solidity
16 22 (2.21%) PowerShell
17 18 (1.81%) VBA
18 12 (1.21%) Objective-C
19 11 (1.11%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 163 (16.38%) Degree
2 97 (9.75%) Computer Science Degree
3 48 (4.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 33 (3.32%) ISTQB
5 20 (2.01%) Master's Degree
6 18 (1.81%) ISEB
7 16 (1.61%) MCSE
8 15 (1.51%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (1.21%) CCNA
10 11 (1.11%) MCP
11 10 (1.01%) MCITP
11 10 (1.01%) PhD
12 9 (0.90%) Security Cleared
13 8 (0.80%) CCNP
14 7 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 6 (0.60%) MCSA
16 5 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
16 5 (0.50%) MCTS
16 5 (0.50%) Network+ Certification
17 4 (0.40%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 121 (12.16%) QA
2 71 (7.14%) SLA
3 22 (2.21%) ISO 9001
4 14 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 4 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.20%) GDPR
7 2 (0.20%) PMO
8 1 (0.10%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.10%) DICOM
8 1 (0.10%) HL7
8 1 (0.10%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 115 (11.56%) Active Directory
2 47 (4.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (2.71%) vSphere
4 21 (2.11%) Docker
5 17 (1.71%) Hyper-V
6 16 (1.61%) Virtual Desktop
7 8 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (0.70%) DFS Replication
8 7 (0.70%) XenApp
9 6 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (0.30%) BIND 9
12 3 (0.30%) iptables
12 3 (0.30%) KVM
12 3 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (0.30%) NFS
12 3 (0.30%) Samba
12 3 (0.30%) Sendmail
12 3 (0.30%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 15 (1.51%) BMC PATROL
1 15 (1.51%) Tivoli
1 15 (1.51%) Tivoli NetView
2 13 (1.31%) Ansible
3 12 (1.21%) WSUS
4 10 (1.01%) SCCM
5 9 (0.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 8 (0.80%) Kubernetes
6 8 (0.80%) Nessus
6 8 (0.80%) Nmap
7 6 (0.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 3 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.30%) SCOM
8 3 (0.30%) WMI
9 2 (0.20%) Cisco Prime
9 2 (0.20%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
9 2 (0.20%) Failover Clustering
9 2 (0.20%) Nagios
9 2 (0.20%) SCVMM
10 1 (0.10%) Marathon
Vendors
1 307 (30.85%) Microsoft
2 112 (11.26%) Oracle
3 73 (7.34%) Citrix
4 66 (6.63%) VMware
5 46 (4.62%) IBM
6 37 (3.72%) Google
7 34 (3.42%) Cisco
8 20 (2.01%) NetApp
9 18 (1.81%) SAP
10 17 (1.71%) Adobe
11 16 (1.61%) Red Hat
12 15 (1.51%) HP
12 15 (1.51%) Lotus
13 13 (1.31%) Xerox
14 10 (1.01%) Atlassian
15 9 (0.90%) Dell
15 9 (0.90%) PayPal
15 9 (0.90%) Pega
16 8 (0.80%) Qualys
17 7 (0.70%) Veeam