Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Client Server
UK
6 months to
25 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 605 633 522
Rank change year-on-year +28 -111 -83
Permanent jobs citing Client/Server 453 555 913
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.37% 0.37% 0.52%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.95% 0.93% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 374 437 782
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £29,250 £29,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £81,250 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% - +5.88%

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 47,596 59,540 67,160
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.55% 39.60% 38.57%
Number of salaries quoted 36,635 45,151 52,578
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +2.04%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +3.33% +3.45% +2.35%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 +33 421 £55,000 +10.00% 92
UK excluding London +15 257 £40,000 -11.11% 68
London +56 185 £72,500 +16.00% 31
South East +26 74 £39,956 -20.09% 16
Midlands +32 48 £35,000 -17.65% 14
North of England +65 47 £45,000 +28.57% 19
East of England +5 46 £62,500 +38.89% 7
West Midlands +40 39 £35,000 -6.67% 8
North West +53 24 £45,000 +28.57% 5
Yorkshire +40 22 £45,000 - 13
Scotland +34 21 £33,750 -19.64% 6
South West +38 20 £60,000 +9.09% 5
East Midlands +18 9 £47,500 +5.56% 6
North East +13 1 £55,000 +107.55% 1
Northern Ireland - 1 £26,500 -

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 163 (35.98%) Agile Software Development
2 153 (33.77%) Windows
3 142 (31.35%) Java
4 127 (28.04%) C#
5 125 (27.59%) SQL
6 121 (26.71%) Microsoft
7 102 (22.52%) Linux
8 96 (21.19%) JavaScript
9 94 (20.75%) .NET
10 92 (20.31%) Problem-Solving
11 82 (18.10%) Degree
12 72 (15.89%) QA
12 72 (15.89%) Finance
13 69 (15.23%) HTML
13 69 (15.23%) SQL Server
14 67 (14.79%) Web Services
15 63 (13.91%) CSS
15 63 (13.91%) Scrum
15 63 (13.91%) Software Engineering
16 62 (13.69%) Unix
17 60 (13.25%) Azure
18 56 (12.36%) User Experience
19 54 (11.92%) TDD
20 51 (11.26%) SDLC
20 51 (11.26%) Enterprise Software
21 50 (11.04%) Computer Science
22 49 (10.82%) Python
22 49 (10.82%) Analytical Skills
23 48 (10.60%) OO
23 48 (10.60%) LAN

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 27 (5.96%) SharePoint
2 24 (5.30%) Apache
3 21 (4.64%) MS Exchange
4 10 (2.21%) CMS
5 9 (1.99%) IIS
6 8 (1.77%) Apache Spark
6 8 (1.77%) nginx
7 7 (1.55%) WebSphere
8 5 (1.10%) Hyperledger
8 5 (1.10%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.44%) Drupal
9 2 (0.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.22%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.22%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.22%) JCAPS
10 1 (0.22%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 41 (9.05%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.10%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.88%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.66%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (0.88%) Dynamics SL
1 4 (0.88%) Sage CRM
1 4 (0.88%) SAP R/3
2 3 (0.66%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.44%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.22%) Infor CloudSuite
4 1 (0.22%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 60 (13.25%) Azure
2 41 (9.05%) Office 365
3 36 (7.95%) SaaS
4 17 (3.75%) PaaS
5 15 (3.31%) AWS
6 12 (2.65%) NuGet
7 9 (1.99%) Google Analytics
8 8 (1.77%) Power Platform
9 6 (1.32%) IaaS
10 5 (1.10%) G Suite
11 3 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.66%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.66%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.22%) GitHub
12 1 (0.22%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 48 (10.60%) LAN
2 40 (8.83%) Firewall
2 40 (8.83%) WAN
3 22 (4.86%) Internet
4 20 (4.42%) SAN
4 20 (4.42%) TCP/IP
5 14 (3.09%) VLAN
6 13 (2.87%) DNS
7 12 (2.65%) Cisco IOS
8 11 (2.43%) Broadband
9 10 (2.21%) HTTP
9 10 (2.21%) VoIP
10 7 (1.55%) Intranet
11 5 (1.10%) IP Telephony
11 5 (1.10%) VPN
11 5 (1.10%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (0.88%) DHCP
12 4 (0.88%) Extranet
12 4 (0.88%) FTP
13 3 (0.66%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (15.23%) SQL Server
2 33 (7.28%) Relational Database
3 20 (4.42%) Oracle Database
4 13 (2.87%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (2.87%) MySQL
4 13 (2.87%) NoSQL
4 13 (2.87%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (1.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 8 (1.77%) Power BI
5 8 (1.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (1.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (1.10%) Big Data
7 5 (1.10%) Blockchain
8 4 (0.88%) Data Mining
9 3 (0.66%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.44%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.44%) Oracle OLAP
10 2 (0.44%) Star Schema
10 2 (0.44%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 32 (7.06%) JMeter
1 32 (7.06%) LoadRunner
2 31 (6.84%) Git (software)
3 22 (4.86%) JIRA
4 20 (4.42%) Visual Studio
5 15 (3.31%) Eclipse
5 15 (3.31%) Eclipse RCP
6 12 (2.65%) Selenium
7 11 (2.43%) webpack
8 8 (1.77%) CircleCI
8 8 (1.77%) Cypress.io
8 8 (1.77%) git-flow
8 8 (1.77%) Jasmine
8 8 (1.77%) Karma Test Runner
9 7 (1.55%) JUnit
9 7 (1.55%) Mockito
9 7 (1.55%) Protractor
10 5 (1.10%) Jenkins
10 5 (1.10%) Subversion
10 5 (1.10%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 72 (15.89%) Finance
2 25 (5.52%) Games
3 17 (3.75%) Banking
4 16 (3.53%) Public Sector
5 14 (3.09%) Telecoms
6 13 (2.87%) Automotive
6 13 (2.87%) Retail
7 12 (2.65%) Legal
8 10 (2.21%) Multimedia
9 3 (0.66%) Front Office
9 3 (0.66%) Marketing
10 2 (0.44%) Billing
10 2 (0.44%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.44%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.44%) Publishing
11 1 (0.22%) Advertising
11 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.22%) Law
11 1 (0.22%) Police
11 1 (0.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 108 (23.84%) Developer
2 41 (9.05%) Analyst
3 40 (8.83%) Support Engineer
4 35 (7.73%) IT Support
5 34 (7.51%) Tester
6 32 (7.06%) Architect
6 32 (7.06%) Performance Tester
7 27 (5.96%) C# Developer
7 27 (5.96%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
7 27 (5.96%) LoadRunner Tester
8 26 (5.74%) Senior Developer
9 25 (5.52%) Software Developer
10 23 (5.08%) Software Engineer
11 20 (4.42%) Java Developer
12 18 (3.97%) .NET Developer
13 17 (3.75%) Applications Support
13 17 (3.75%) Java Engineer
13 17 (3.75%) Java Software Engineer
14 15 (3.31%) Lead Developer
14 15 (3.31%) Lead Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (20.75%) .NET
2 69 (15.23%) HTML
3 67 (14.79%) Web Services
4 63 (13.91%) CSS
5 38 (8.39%) HTML5
6 35 (7.73%) ASP.NET
7 34 (7.51%) Middleware
8 32 (7.06%) AngularJS
9 30 (6.62%) .NET Framework
10 28 (6.18%) JSON
11 26 (5.74%) XML
12 24 (5.30%) RESTful
13 23 (5.08%) CSS3
14 22 (4.86%) JMS
14 22 (4.86%) Node.js
15 21 (4.64%) .NET Core
15 21 (4.64%) Spring
16 19 (4.19%) React
17 18 (3.97%) REST
18 16 (3.53%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 56 (12.36%) User Experience
2 51 (11.26%) Enterprise Software
3 49 (10.82%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (5.30%) N-Tier
5 20 (4.42%) Management Information System
6 17 (3.75%) Data Centre
6 17 (3.75%) Self-Motivation
7 13 (2.87%) CCTV
8 12 (2.65%) Mobile App
9 10 (2.21%) iPhone
10 9 (1.99%) iPad
10 9 (1.99%) Social Network
11 8 (1.77%) Greenfield Project
11 8 (1.77%) Robotics
12 7 (1.55%) Cyberthreat
12 7 (1.55%) Life Science
12 7 (1.55%) Online Games
12 7 (1.55%) Public Cloud
12 7 (1.55%) SWIFT
13 6 (1.32%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 153 (33.77%) Windows
2 102 (22.52%) Linux
3 62 (13.69%) Unix
4 32 (7.06%) Windows 10
5 29 (6.40%) Windows Server
6 28 (6.18%) Android
7 21 (4.64%) Apple iOS
8 17 (3.75%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (2.65%) Mac OS X
9 12 (2.65%) Windows 7
10 9 (1.99%) Mac OS
10 9 (1.99%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (1.10%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.22%) CentOS
14 1 (0.22%) FreeBSD
14 1 (0.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (35.98%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (20.31%) Problem-Solving
3 63 (13.91%) Scrum
3 63 (13.91%) Software Engineering
4 54 (11.92%) TDD
5 51 (11.26%) SDLC
6 50 (11.04%) Computer Science
7 48 (10.60%) OO
8 45 (9.93%) Continuous Improvement
9 44 (9.71%) BDD
10 39 (8.61%) Microservices
11 37 (8.17%) Test Automation
12 35 (7.73%) ITIL
12 35 (7.73%) Project Management
13 33 (7.28%) Performance Testing
14 30 (6.62%) Test Strategy
15 29 (6.40%) Multithreading
15 29 (6.40%) Performance Engineering
16 28 (6.18%) Decision-Making
16 28 (6.18%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 142 (31.35%) Java
2 127 (28.04%) C#
3 125 (27.59%) SQL
4 96 (21.19%) JavaScript
5 49 (10.82%) Python
6 37 (8.17%) C++
7 33 (7.28%) PHP
8 19 (4.19%) Ruby
9 18 (3.97%) TypeScript
10 13 (2.87%) PowerShell
10 13 (2.87%) VB.NET
11 8 (1.77%) ES6
11 8 (1.77%) ES7
11 8 (1.77%) Perl
11 8 (1.77%) PHP 7
11 8 (1.77%) T-SQL
12 7 (1.55%) Lua
13 6 (1.32%) Bash Shell
13 6 (1.32%) PL/SQL
14 5 (1.10%) C
Qualifications
1 82 (18.10%) Degree
2 29 (6.40%) Computer Science Degree
3 19 (4.19%) Security Cleared
4 18 (3.97%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (3.75%) SC Cleared
6 13 (2.87%) MCSE
7 11 (2.43%) DV Cleared
8 9 (1.99%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (1.77%) CIPD
10 6 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (1.32%) DBS Check
11 4 (0.88%) AWS Certification
11 4 (0.88%) CCNA
11 4 (0.88%) CISA
11 4 (0.88%) CISM
11 4 (0.88%) CISSP
11 4 (0.88%) CRISC
12 2 (0.44%) HND
12 2 (0.44%) PMP
13 1 (0.22%) Avaya Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (15.89%) QA
2 27 (5.96%) SLA
3 13 (2.87%) ISO 9001
3 13 (2.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.55%) ISO 15022
4 7 (1.55%) ISO 20022
5 4 (0.88%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.44%) GDPR
6 2 (0.44%) PMO
6 2 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.22%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.22%) NIST
System Software
1 46 (10.15%) Active Directory
2 39 (8.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (5.74%) Docker
4 16 (3.53%) Hyper-V
5 15 (3.31%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (2.87%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (1.77%) Terminal Services
8 5 (1.10%) Xen
9 4 (0.88%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (0.66%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (0.66%) XenApp
11 2 (0.44%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.22%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.22%) NFS
12 1 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 18 (3.97%) SCCM
2 13 (2.87%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 5 (1.10%) Nagios
4 3 (0.66%) Kubernetes
4 3 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.66%) Terraform
5 2 (0.44%) Ansible
5 2 (0.44%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.44%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (0.44%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.44%) Oracle Statspack
5 2 (0.44%) Puppet
6 1 (0.22%) AppManager
6 1 (0.22%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.22%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.22%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 121 (26.71%) Microsoft
2 44 (9.71%) VMware
3 41 (9.05%) Oracle
4 38 (8.39%) Cisco
5 33 (7.28%) HP
6 26 (5.74%) Citrix
7 21 (4.64%) WorldPay
8 13 (2.87%) Barracuda Networks
8 13 (2.87%) IBM
9 10 (2.21%) Google
10 9 (1.99%) Avaya
10 9 (1.99%) Brocade
11 7 (1.55%) Apple
11 7 (1.55%) EMC
12 6 (1.32%) Red Hat
12 6 (1.32%) SAP
12 6 (1.32%) ServiceNow
13 5 (1.10%) TIBCO
14 4 (0.88%) Sage
14 4 (0.88%) Salesforce.com