Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Client Server
UK
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 504 430 447
Rank change year-on-year -74 +17 -51
Permanent jobs citing Client/Server 942 1,167 1,474
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.54% 0.67% 0.70%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.29% 1.66% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 805 1,050 1,304
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,450 £29,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £83,750 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +7.44%

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 73,212 70,488 89,229
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.70% 40.64% 42.32%
Number of salaries quoted 57,506 57,616 71,689
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.18% - +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 19 February 2018.

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 19 February 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 -63 911 £50,000 - 468
London -80 526 £55,000 - 357
UK excluding London +6 412 £45,000 +5.88% 114
South East +50 184 £50,000 +5.26% 44
North of England -9 69 £42,000 +20.00% 18
Midlands -22 50 £42,500 +13.33% 9
North West +3 45 £42,000 +20.00% 10
South West +15 43 £45,000 +25.00% 5
East of England -15 39 £45,000 -5.26% 35
West Midlands -11 35 £41,250 +16.20% 5
Scotland -35 20 £43,750 -22.57% 1
Yorkshire +6 17 £45,000 +33.33% 6
East Midlands -4 15 £50,000 +17.65% 4
North East -22 7 £40,000 -0.59% 2
Wales -1 6 £41,250 +3.13% 2
Northern Ireland - 1 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 490 (52.02%) Agile Software Development
2 376 (39.92%) Finance
3 372 (39.49%) Windows
4 368 (39.07%) C#
5 365 (38.75%) SQL
6 319 (33.86%) Microsoft
7 277 (29.41%) .NET
8 264 (28.03%) Java
9 250 (26.54%) SQL Server
10 212 (22.51%) Scrum
11 203 (21.55%) OO
12 196 (20.81%) Degree
13 188 (19.96%) JavaScript
14 186 (19.75%) Software Engineering
15 184 (19.53%) TDD
15 184 (19.53%) ASP.NET
16 169 (17.94%) Banking
17 168 (17.83%) Computer Science
18 154 (16.35%) Continuous Integration
19 153 (16.24%) Linux
20 150 (15.92%) MVC
21 141 (14.97%) Test Automation
22 138 (14.65%) C++
23 134 (14.23%) Web Services
24 130 (13.80%) WCF
25 127 (13.48%) WPF
26 126 (13.38%) ASP.NET MVC
27 121 (12.85%) WinForms
28 118 (12.53%) .NET Framework
29 117 (12.42%) Python

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 58 (6.16%) SharePoint
2 40 (4.25%) SharePoint 2013
3 35 (3.72%) BizTalk Server
4 34 (3.61%) Tomcat
5 33 (3.50%) MS Exchange
6 26 (2.76%) Exchange Server 2010
7 25 (2.65%) Confluence
8 24 (2.55%) IIS
9 23 (2.44%) Apache
10 20 (2.12%) CMS
11 18 (1.91%) JBoss
12 16 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2013
13 11 (1.17%) Skype for Business
14 10 (1.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 8 (0.85%) Ethereum
15 8 (0.85%) Hyperledger
16 6 (0.64%) eris
16 6 (0.64%) Jetty
17 5 (0.53%) OpenEdge
18 4 (0.42%) Umbraco
Applications
1 26 (2.76%) MS Visio
2 20 (2.12%) Microsoft Excel
3 18 (1.91%) Spreadsheet
4 17 (1.80%) Microsoft Office
5 12 (1.27%) Photoshop
6 8 (0.85%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
8 3 (0.32%) Blender
Business Applications
1 12 (1.27%) Dynamics NAV
2 6 (0.64%) MultiChain
3 3 (0.32%) BASE24
3 3 (0.32%) Postilion
3 3 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.11%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.11%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 59 (6.26%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (4.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (2.87%) Office 365
4 22 (2.34%) SaaS
5 20 (2.12%) IaaS
6 16 (1.70%) GitHub
7 15 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (0.85%) IBM Blueworks
9 7 (0.74%) OpenShift
10 4 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (0.42%) npm
11 3 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.21%) Amazon ELB
12 2 (0.21%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.21%) PaaS
12 2 (0.21%) Route 53
12 2 (0.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 1 (0.11%) BlazeMeter
13 1 (0.11%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 77 (8.17%) Firewall
2 52 (5.52%) Internet
3 29 (3.08%) SAN
4 27 (2.87%) VPN
5 25 (2.65%) DNS
6 23 (2.44%) LAN
7 20 (2.12%) TCP/IP
8 19 (2.02%) WAN
9 17 (1.80%) HTTP
9 17 (1.80%) Skype
10 16 (1.70%) DHCP
10 16 (1.70%) Intranet
11 15 (1.59%) BGP
11 15 (1.59%) VoIP
12 12 (1.27%) OSPF
13 11 (1.17%) Network Security
13 11 (1.17%) Wireless
14 10 (1.06%) Ethernet
14 10 (1.06%) VLAN
15 9 (0.96%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 250 (26.54%) SQL Server
2 89 (9.45%) Relational Database
3 69 (7.32%) SQL Server 2014
4 61 (6.48%) MySQL
5 45 (4.78%) NoSQL
6 40 (4.25%) Big Data
7 34 (3.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 33 (3.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 31 (3.29%) PostgreSQL
10 25 (2.65%) MongoDB
11 23 (2.44%) Infinispan
12 21 (2.23%) Blockchain
13 18 (1.91%) Hadoop
13 18 (1.91%) MS Access
13 18 (1.91%) Oracle Database
13 18 (1.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 14 (1.49%) Data Mining
15 13 (1.38%) Redis
16 11 (1.17%) RDBMS
17 8 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 80 (8.49%) NUnit
2 73 (7.75%) Moq
2 73 (7.75%) Rhino Mocks
2 73 (7.75%) Visual Studio
3 71 (7.54%) JIRA
4 53 (5.63%) Subversion
5 44 (4.67%) Git (software)
5 44 (4.67%) MSTest
6 42 (4.46%) Maven
7 40 (4.25%) JMeter
8 38 (4.03%) WebDriver
9 37 (3.93%) Jenkins
10 36 (3.82%) JUnit
11 35 (3.72%) Selenium
12 28 (2.97%) SoapUI
12 28 (2.97%) Team Foundation Server
13 27 (2.87%) Cucumber
14 20 (2.12%) FishEye
14 20 (2.12%) IntelliJ
15 17 (1.80%) Pivotal Tracker
General
1 376 (39.92%) Finance
2 169 (17.94%) Banking
3 109 (11.57%) Telecoms
4 60 (6.37%) Investment Banking
5 35 (3.72%) Games
6 31 (3.29%) Retail
7 26 (2.76%) Advertising
8 24 (2.55%) Back Office
9 22 (2.34%) Legal
10 17 (1.80%) Front Office
11 16 (1.70%) Digital Economy
11 16 (1.70%) Marketing
12 14 (1.49%) Retail Banking
13 10 (1.06%) Publishing
14 8 (0.85%) Automotive
14 8 (0.85%) Military
15 7 (0.74%) Electronics
15 7 (0.74%) Financial Institution
16 4 (0.42%) French Language
17 2 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 490 (52.02%) Developer
2 187 (19.85%) .NET Developer
3 127 (13.48%) C# Developer
4 115 (12.21%) Analyst
5 109 (11.57%) Java Developer
6 87 (9.24%) C# .NET Developer
6 87 (9.24%) Software Developer
7 77 (8.17%) Agile Developer
8 71 (7.54%) Agile .NET Developer
9 70 (7.43%) Software Engineer
10 59 (6.26%) Graduate
10 59 (6.26%) Graduate Developer
11 54 (5.73%) C# Software Developer
12 51 (5.41%) Support Analyst
13 49 (5.20%) Applications Support
14 45 (4.78%) Senior Developer
14 45 (4.78%) Senior Software Engineer
15 42 (4.46%) Full Stack Developer
15 42 (4.46%) Graduate .NET Developer
16 40 (4.25%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 277 (29.41%) .NET
2 184 (19.53%) ASP.NET
3 134 (14.23%) Web Services
4 130 (13.80%) WCF
5 127 (13.48%) WPF
6 126 (13.38%) ASP.NET MVC
7 121 (12.85%) WinForms
8 118 (12.53%) .NET Framework
9 109 (11.57%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 109 (11.57%) HTML
10 89 (9.45%) XML
11 88 (9.34%) NHibernate
12 70 (7.43%) CSS
13 64 (6.79%) REST
14 63 (6.69%) AngularJS
15 54 (5.73%) LINQ
16 49 (5.20%) J2EE
16 49 (5.20%) jQuery
17 48 (5.10%) HTML5
17 48 (5.10%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 168 (17.83%) Computer Science
2 99 (10.51%) Analytical Skills
3 55 (5.84%) Mobile App
4 47 (4.99%) Tandem
5 42 (4.46%) Algorithms
6 41 (4.35%) N-Tier
7 36 (3.82%) Greenfield Project
8 35 (3.72%) Enterprise Software
9 31 (3.29%) Data Structures
9 31 (3.29%) Fintech
10 30 (3.18%) Data Centre
11 27 (2.87%) Management Information System
12 23 (2.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 16 (1.70%) Clustering
14 15 (1.59%) CUDA
15 14 (1.49%) User Experience
16 13 (1.38%) Driving Licence
16 13 (1.38%) Hedge funds
16 13 (1.38%) iPhone
17 11 (1.17%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 372 (39.49%) Windows
2 153 (16.24%) Linux
3 67 (7.11%) Windows Server
4 60 (6.37%) Unix
5 49 (5.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 36 (3.82%) Apple iOS
7 34 (3.61%) Android
8 32 (3.40%) Windows Server 2008
9 29 (3.08%) Windows 7
10 11 (1.17%) Ubuntu
11 9 (0.96%) Windows 10
12 7 (0.74%) CentOS
12 7 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (0.74%) Windows 8
13 5 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (0.42%) Mac OS
14 4 (0.42%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.32%) Windows XP
16 2 (0.21%) OS/390
16 2 (0.21%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 490 (52.02%) Agile Software Development
2 212 (22.51%) Scrum
3 203 (21.55%) OO
4 186 (19.75%) Software Engineering
5 184 (19.53%) TDD
6 154 (16.35%) Continuous Integration
7 150 (15.92%) MVC
8 141 (14.97%) Test Automation
9 113 (12.00%) OOP
10 110 (11.68%) E-Commerce
11 105 (11.15%) Kanban
12 101 (10.72%) OOD
13 93 (9.87%) BDD
13 93 (9.87%) Multithreading
14 90 (9.55%) Web Application Development
15 86 (9.13%) OOA/OOD
16 74 (7.86%) ITIL
17 70 (7.43%) Open Source
18 66 (7.01%) SDLC
19 63 (6.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 368 (39.07%) C#
2 365 (38.75%) SQL
3 264 (28.03%) Java
4 188 (19.96%) JavaScript
5 138 (14.65%) C++
6 117 (12.42%) Python
7 71 (7.54%) VB
8 60 (6.37%) T-SQL
9 52 (5.52%) VB.NET
10 44 (4.67%) C
11 40 (4.25%) PHP
12 24 (2.55%) Ruby
12 24 (2.55%) Shell Script
13 22 (2.34%) Go
14 20 (2.12%) PowerShell
15 18 (1.91%) Objective-C
15 18 (1.91%) PL/SQL
16 13 (1.38%) Apple Swift
16 13 (1.38%) TypeScript
17 10 (1.06%) Perl
Qualifications
1 196 (20.81%) Degree
2 88 (9.34%) Computer Science Degree
3 39 (4.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 36 (3.82%) Cisco Certification
5 27 (2.87%) Security Cleared
6 26 (2.76%) CCNP
7 21 (2.23%) ISTQB
8 11 (1.17%) CCNA
9 8 (0.85%) ISEB
9 8 (0.85%) MCSE
9 8 (0.85%) SC Cleared
10 7 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (0.64%) Master's Degree
11 6 (0.64%) MCP
11 6 (0.64%) PhD
12 4 (0.42%) A+ Certification
12 4 (0.42%) CISSP
12 4 (0.42%) CTC Cleared
12 4 (0.42%) MCPD
12 4 (0.42%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (11.04%) QA
2 42 (4.46%) SLA
3 14 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (1.27%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.42%) GDPR
5 4 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 4 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.32%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.21%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.11%) PMO
System Software
1 71 (7.54%) Active Directory
2 39 (4.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (2.87%) Hyper-V
4 17 (1.80%) Docker
5 12 (1.27%) vSphere
6 8 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.42%) XenApp
8 3 (0.32%) FreeRADIUS
8 3 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (0.32%) VMware Server
9 2 (0.21%) GlusterFS
9 2 (0.21%) HDFS
9 2 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.21%) NFS
9 2 (0.21%) oVirt
9 2 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.21%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 30 (3.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 14 (1.49%) SCCM
3 11 (1.17%) Nagios
4 10 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
6 7 (0.74%) Kubernetes
6 7 (0.74%) Puppet
7 6 (0.64%) Ansible
8 4 (0.42%) Grafana
8 4 (0.42%) Salt
8 4 (0.42%) Terraform
8 4 (0.42%) WSUS
9 3 (0.32%) FortiGate
9 3 (0.32%) Single Sign-On
9 3 (0.32%) SolarWinds Orion
10 2 (0.21%) ITRS Geneos
10 2 (0.21%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.21%) Tivoli NetView
10 2 (0.21%) XenMobile
10 2 (0.21%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 319 (33.86%) Microsoft
2 93 (9.87%) Oracle
3 45 (4.78%) VMware
4 38 (4.03%) IBM
5 35 (3.72%) Cisco
6 34 (3.61%) Red Hat
7 26 (2.76%) HP
8 23 (2.44%) SolarWinds
9 20 (2.12%) Citrix
10 17 (1.80%) Adobe
10 17 (1.80%) Google
11 15 (1.59%) Dell
12 11 (1.17%) NetApp
12 11 (1.17%) Palo Alto
13 9 (0.96%) Apple
13 9 (0.96%) Splunk
14 8 (0.85%) Aruba
14 8 (0.85%) Pega
14 8 (0.85%) webMethods
14 8 (0.85%) Xerox