Period
to 27 September 2020

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 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Client Server
UK
6 months to
27 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 524 632 677
Rank change year-on-year +108 +45 -165
Permanent jobs citing Client/Server 162 529 555
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.38% 0.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.87% 0.97% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 154 399 394
Median annual salary £50,000 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.85% +4.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £34,950 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £80,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +2.27%

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 18,523 54,507 65,574
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.90% 38.84% 39.46%
Number of salaries quoted 14,693 40,926 50,219
Median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.78% - +5.88%

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 September 2020.

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 27 September 2020. 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 +102 157 £50,000 -4.76% 31
UK excluding London +122 103 £50,000 +11.11% 27
London +149 53 £70,000 - 7
South East +113 34 £50,000 +11.11% 7
South West +129 29 £50,000 - 5
Work from Home +85 28 £50,000 +42.86% 3
North of England +179 27 £50,000 +25.00% 4
North West +119 17 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Yorkshire +152 9 £46,000 +31.43% 2
Midlands +117 9 £40,000 +14.29% 5
East Midlands +91 7 £40,000 +14.29% 3
East of England +84 3 £35,000 -36.36% 2
West Midlands +92 2 £42,500 +17.24% 2
Scotland +91 1 £47,500 +26.67% 1
North East +27 1 £45,000 +5.88%

For the 6 months to 27 September 2020, 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 60 (37.04%) Windows
2 56 (34.57%) JavaScript
2 56 (34.57%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (32.10%) C#
4 47 (29.01%) Azure
5 44 (27.16%) Java
5 44 (27.16%) Microsoft
6 41 (25.31%) SDLC
7 37 (22.84%) .NET
7 37 (22.84%) Finance
8 32 (19.75%) TypeScript
9 30 (18.52%) Git (software)
10 29 (17.90%) VMware
10 29 (17.90%) SQL Server
11 28 (17.28%) Active Directory
11 28 (17.28%) Office 365
12 27 (16.67%) SQL
13 26 (16.05%) Python
14 25 (15.43%) QA
15 24 (14.81%) Technical Leadership
16 23 (14.20%) JIRA
16 23 (14.20%) Test Automation
16 23 (14.20%) OO
17 22 (13.58%) Cucumber
18 21 (12.96%) Selenium
18 21 (12.96%) SAN
18 21 (12.96%) Retail
19 20 (12.35%) SOAP
19 20 (12.35%) Web Services
19 20 (12.35%) Waterfall

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 7 (4.32%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.47%) CMS
3 3 (1.85%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.23%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.23%) Confluence
4 2 (1.23%) IIS
4 2 (1.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (1.23%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.62%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (9.26%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.47%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (2.47%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.85%) Blender
4 1 (0.62%) 3ds Max
4 1 (0.62%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.62%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.62%) InDesign
4 1 (0.62%) LightWave 3D
4 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.62%) MODO
4 1 (0.62%) Revit
4 1 (0.62%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 1 (0.62%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 47 (29.01%) Azure
2 28 (17.28%) Office 365
3 18 (11.11%) Sauce Labs
4 15 (9.26%) AWS
5 12 (7.41%) IaaS
5 12 (7.41%) PaaS
6 10 (6.17%) BlazeMeter
7 8 (4.94%) SaaS
8 5 (3.09%) G Suite
9 4 (2.47%) OneDrive
10 3 (1.85%) OpenShift
11 2 (1.23%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (1.23%) Azure ExpressRoute
12 1 (0.62%) Amazon EMR
12 1 (0.62%) BrowserStack
12 1 (0.62%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (0.62%) GitHub
12 1 (0.62%) NuGet
12 1 (0.62%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 21 (12.96%) SAN
2 19 (11.73%) Internet
3 18 (11.11%) LAN
3 18 (11.11%) WAN
4 16 (9.88%) DNS
4 16 (9.88%) Firewall
5 14 (8.64%) DHCP
6 11 (6.79%) Skype
7 9 (5.56%) VLAN
8 8 (4.94%) VoIP
9 6 (3.70%) TCP/IP
10 5 (3.09%) Broadband
10 5 (3.09%) Intranet
11 4 (2.47%) NetScaler
11 4 (2.47%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (1.85%) MPLS
12 3 (1.85%) Network Security
12 3 (1.85%) Wireless
13 2 (1.23%) Unified Communications
14 1 (0.62%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (17.90%) SQL Server
2 15 (9.26%) Relational Database
3 12 (7.41%) RDBMS
4 7 (4.32%) Oracle Database
5 5 (3.09%) MySQL
6 3 (1.85%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.85%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.23%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (1.23%) Big Data
7 2 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.62%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.62%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.62%) MS Access
8 1 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.62%) Presto
8 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 30 (18.52%) Git (software)
2 23 (14.20%) JIRA
3 22 (13.58%) Cucumber
4 21 (12.96%) Selenium
5 20 (12.35%) SoapUI
6 18 (11.11%) eggPlant
6 18 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (6.17%) JMeter
8 7 (4.32%) Visual Studio
9 6 (3.70%) Jenkins
10 3 (1.85%) Ant
10 3 (1.85%) TeamCity
11 2 (1.23%) Bugzilla
11 2 (1.23%) CruiseControl
11 2 (1.23%) Gemini Tracker
11 2 (1.23%) Hudson
11 2 (1.23%) Maven
11 2 (1.23%) Subversion
11 2 (1.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 2 (1.23%) webpack
General
1 37 (22.84%) Finance
2 21 (12.96%) Retail
3 17 (10.49%) Games
4 15 (9.26%) Telecoms
5 7 (4.32%) Back Office
6 4 (2.47%) Banking
7 3 (1.85%) Marketing
7 3 (1.85%) Public Sector
8 2 (1.23%) Advertising
8 2 (1.23%) Billing
8 2 (1.23%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.62%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.62%) Law
9 1 (0.62%) Local Government
9 1 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 42 (25.93%) Developer
2 21 (12.96%) Test Engineer
3 15 (9.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 15 (9.26%) Test Automation Engineer
4 13 (8.02%) Architect
4 13 (8.02%) C# Developer
5 12 (7.41%) Automation Tester
5 12 (7.41%) Tester
6 11 (6.79%) Lead Architect
6 11 (6.79%) Pega Architect
6 11 (6.79%) Programmer
6 11 (6.79%) Systems Architect
7 10 (6.17%) Performance Engineer
7 10 (6.17%) QA Engineer
7 10 (6.17%) Senior Automation Tester
7 10 (6.17%) Senior Developer
7 10 (6.17%) Senior Tester
8 9 (5.56%) Senior Test Engineer
9 8 (4.94%) .NET Developer
9 8 (4.94%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (22.84%) .NET
2 20 (12.35%) SOAP
2 20 (12.35%) Web Services
3 18 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 18 (11.11%) CSS
4 17 (10.49%) XML
5 11 (6.79%) EJB
5 11 (6.79%) J2EE
5 11 (6.79%) JSP
5 11 (6.79%) Servlets
6 9 (5.56%) HTML
7 8 (4.94%) WPF
8 7 (4.32%) WinForms
9 6 (3.70%) LAMP
9 6 (3.70%) ODBC
10 5 (3.09%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (3.09%) Lumberyard
10 5 (3.09%) Node.js
11 4 (2.47%) JSON
11 4 (2.47%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.49%) Mainframe
2 13 (8.02%) User Experience
3 11 (6.79%) N-Tier
4 10 (6.17%) Algorithms
4 10 (6.17%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (6.17%) Public Cloud
5 6 (3.70%) AS400
6 5 (3.09%) Animation
6 5 (3.09%) Blackberry
6 5 (3.09%) Data Centre
7 4 (2.47%) Driving Licence
7 4 (2.47%) Online Games
7 4 (2.47%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (1.85%) VxBlock/Vblock
9 2 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.23%) EMC VMAX
9 2 (1.23%) EMC VNX
9 2 (1.23%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (1.23%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (1.23%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 60 (37.04%) Windows
2 20 (12.35%) Windows 10
3 19 (11.73%) Linux
4 16 (9.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (8.64%) Windows Server
6 9 (5.56%) Apple iOS
6 9 (5.56%) Windows Server 2016
7 8 (4.94%) Windows Server 2019
8 7 (4.32%) Windows 7
9 6 (3.70%) Unix
10 4 (2.47%) Data ONTAP
11 3 (1.85%) Android
12 2 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (34.57%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (25.31%) SDLC
3 24 (14.81%) Technical Leadership
4 23 (14.20%) OO
4 23 (14.20%) Test Automation
5 20 (12.35%) Waterfall
6 18 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
6 18 (11.11%) OOP
7 17 (10.49%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 15 (9.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 15 (9.26%) ITIL
8 15 (9.26%) Thought Leadership
8 15 (9.26%) Workflow
9 13 (8.02%) Web Development
10 12 (7.41%) Multithreading
10 12 (7.41%) MVC
10 12 (7.41%) QA Automation
10 12 (7.41%) Technical Architecture
11 11 (6.79%) Process Management
11 11 (6.79%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 56 (34.57%) JavaScript
2 52 (32.10%) C#
3 44 (27.16%) Java
4 32 (19.75%) TypeScript
5 27 (16.67%) SQL
6 26 (16.05%) Python
7 15 (9.26%) C++
8 11 (6.79%) PowerShell
9 6 (3.70%) PHP
10 4 (2.47%) C
10 4 (2.47%) T-SQL
10 4 (2.47%) VBA
11 3 (1.85%) HLSL
12 2 (1.23%) Go
12 2 (1.23%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.23%) Scala
12 2 (1.23%) VB
12 2 (1.23%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.23%) XAML
13 1 (0.62%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (11.11%) ISEB
2 17 (10.49%) ISEB Practitioner
2 17 (10.49%) ISTQB
3 16 (9.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (7.41%) Degree
5 9 (5.56%) MCSA
6 8 (4.94%) CCNA
6 8 (4.94%) CCSA
6 8 (4.94%) Check Point Certification
6 8 (4.94%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (4.32%) MCSE
8 6 (3.70%) MCP
9 4 (2.47%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (2.47%) Security Cleared
9 4 (2.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (1.85%) MCDST
11 2 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.23%) SC Cleared
11 2 (1.23%) TOGAF Certification
12 1 (0.62%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (15.43%) QA
2 4 (2.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.47%) SLA
3 2 (1.23%) GDPR
3 2 (1.23%) MiFID
4 1 (0.62%) IFRS
4 1 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 28 (17.28%) Active Directory
2 17 (10.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.09%) Docker
4 4 (2.47%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.23%) vSphere
6 1 (0.62%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.62%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.62%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 1 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.62%) XenApp
6 1 (0.62%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (11.11%) SCCM
2 10 (6.17%) Grafana
3 9 (5.56%) WSUS
4 8 (4.94%) vCenter Server
5 6 (3.70%) Microsoft Intune
6 4 (2.47%) Kubernetes
7 2 (1.23%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.62%) Ansible
8 1 (0.62%) Kibana
8 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.62%) Terraform
Vendors
1 44 (27.16%) Microsoft
2 29 (17.90%) VMware
3 14 (8.64%) Cisco
4 12 (7.41%) CheckPoint
4 12 (7.41%) Citrix
5 11 (6.79%) Oracle
5 11 (6.79%) Pega
6 8 (4.94%) NetApp
7 6 (3.70%) F5
7 6 (3.70%) Mitel
7 6 (3.70%) Red Hat
7 6 (3.70%) SolarWinds
7 6 (3.70%) Sybase
8 5 (3.09%) EMC
8 5 (3.09%) Google
9 4 (2.47%) Avaya
9 4 (2.47%) Perforce
10 2 (1.23%) HP
10 2 (1.23%) hybris
10 2 (1.23%) Sitecore