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

Client Server
UK
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 643 502 487
Rank change year-on-year -141 -15 -93
Permanent jobs citing Client/Server 568 996 1,181
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.57% 0.60%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.77% 1.28% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 409 874 1,034
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +1.12%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,900 £29,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £76,425 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +6.41%

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 73,541 78,101 85,252
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.52% 44.31% 43.26%
Number of salaries quoted 56,836 59,549 69,781
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £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 August 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 August 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 -138 553 £51,250 +7.89% 501
UK excluding London -104 342 £45,000 +5.88% 117
London -158 223 £57,500 +4.55% 387
South East -83 108 £52,500 +19.32% 53
North of England +70 98 £45,000 +20.00% 10
Midlands +2 69 £47,500 +11.76% 9
North West +52 59 £45,000 +9.09% 5
West Midlands +40 49 £47,500 +11.76% 4
East of England -3 46 £60,000 +50.00% 35
Yorkshire +36 36 £43,000 +22.86% 5
South West -23 21 £35,000 -30.00% 7
East Midlands -15 20 £32,500 -23.53% 5
Scotland -56 7 £42,500 -5.56% 3
North East -16 3 £35,000 -22.22%
Wales +1 1 £35,500 -3.40%

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 241 (42.43%) SQL
2 218 (38.38%) Windows
3 188 (33.10%) Finance
4 186 (32.75%) Microsoft
5 181 (31.87%) SQL Server
6 165 (29.05%) C#
7 161 (28.35%) Agile Software Development
8 147 (25.88%) .NET
9 128 (22.54%) Degree
10 127 (22.36%) Java
11 122 (21.48%) Linux
12 111 (19.54%) Problem-Solving
13 95 (16.73%) Web Services
14 93 (16.37%) JavaScript
15 88 (15.49%) Microsoft Azure
16 85 (14.96%) Software Engineering
17 82 (14.44%) Oracle
18 81 (14.26%) HTML
18 81 (14.26%) Unix
19 77 (13.56%) Active Directory
19 77 (13.56%) Analytical Skills
20 76 (13.38%) Computer Science
21 75 (13.20%) SDLC
22 74 (13.03%) C++
23 65 (11.44%) ASP.NET
24 64 (11.27%) Test Automation
25 62 (10.92%) Amazon AWS
25 62 (10.92%) Python
26 61 (10.74%) Management Information System
27 58 (10.21%) QA

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 24 (4.23%) IIS
1 24 (4.23%) SharePoint
2 19 (3.35%) Tomcat
3 18 (3.17%) Apache
4 16 (2.82%) CMS
4 16 (2.82%) Skype for Business
5 14 (2.46%) MS Exchange
5 14 (2.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 10 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (1.76%) WebSphere
7 9 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (1.58%) IBM Notes
8 8 (1.41%) Apache Solr
9 7 (1.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 7 (1.23%) Drupal
9 7 (1.23%) WebLogic
10 6 (1.06%) WordPress
11 5 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.35%) CoreMedia CMS
12 2 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 22 (3.87%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (1.94%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.06%) Photoshop
4 5 (0.88%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.70%) Acrobat
6 3 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.35%) CATIA
7 2 (0.35%) Siemens NX
7 2 (0.35%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 10 (1.76%) HFM
2 8 (1.41%) Remedy ITSM
3 7 (1.23%) Endur
3 7 (1.23%) Findur
4 5 (0.88%) Hyperion Planning
5 3 (0.53%) Infor M3
6 2 (0.35%) Fredhopper
6 2 (0.35%) Magento
6 2 (0.35%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.18%) Distributed Ledger
7 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.18%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.18%) R3 Corda
7 1 (0.18%) ScheduALL
Cloud Services
1 88 (15.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 62 (10.92%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (3.70%) GitHub
4 19 (3.35%) Office 365
5 12 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (1.76%) SaaS
7 8 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (1.23%) Azure Active Directory
8 7 (1.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 3 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (0.53%) npm
10 2 (0.35%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (0.35%) IaaS
10 2 (0.35%) Serverless
11 1 (0.18%) Dialogflow
11 1 (0.18%) Dropbox
11 1 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.18%) Sage Pay
11 1 (0.18%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 1 (0.18%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 48 (8.45%) HTTP
1 48 (8.45%) Internet
2 40 (7.04%) TCP/IP
3 32 (5.63%) DNS
4 30 (5.28%) Firewall
5 25 (4.40%) LAN
6 18 (3.17%) DHCP
6 18 (3.17%) SAN
7 16 (2.82%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
8 15 (2.64%) WAN
9 12 (2.11%) Wireless
10 11 (1.94%) Ethernet
10 11 (1.94%) Skype
10 11 (1.94%) VPN
11 9 (1.58%) Intranet
11 9 (1.58%) Network Security
11 9 (1.58%) SMTP
12 8 (1.41%) NAS
13 6 (1.06%) Extranet
14 5 (0.88%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 181 (31.87%) SQL Server
2 47 (8.27%) Relational Database
3 35 (6.16%) NoSQL
4 30 (5.28%) MySQL
5 29 (5.11%) Oracle Database
6 26 (4.58%) MongoDB
7 24 (4.23%) SQL Server 2016
8 23 (4.05%) Blockchain
9 22 (3.87%) PostgreSQL
10 20 (3.52%) SQL Server 2005
11 19 (3.35%) Big Data
11 19 (3.35%) SQL Server 2008
12 18 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
13 17 (2.99%) DB2
13 17 (2.99%) Power BI
13 17 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 15 (2.64%) SQL Server 2014
15 14 (2.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 14 (2.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 10 (1.76%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 50 (8.80%) Visual Studio
2 38 (6.69%) Git (software)
3 24 (4.23%) JIRA
4 23 (4.05%) NUnit
5 21 (3.70%) Moq
5 21 (3.70%) Rhino Mocks
6 20 (3.52%) Subversion
7 19 (3.35%) Selenium
8 14 (2.46%) Team Foundation Server
9 12 (2.11%) MSTest
10 11 (1.94%) Jenkins
11 10 (1.76%) Oracle APEX
12 8 (1.41%) Android Studio
12 8 (1.41%) Maven
13 7 (1.23%) Bugzilla
13 7 (1.23%) CruiseControl
13 7 (1.23%) Eclipse
13 7 (1.23%) Gemini Tracker
13 7 (1.23%) Grunt
13 7 (1.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 188 (33.10%) Finance
2 44 (7.75%) Banking
3 36 (6.34%) Games
4 29 (5.11%) Retail
5 26 (4.58%) Investment Banking
6 23 (4.05%) Financial Institution
7 19 (3.35%) Front Office
7 19 (3.35%) Telecoms
8 17 (2.99%) Marketing
9 13 (2.29%) Legal
10 5 (0.88%) Advertising
10 5 (0.88%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (0.88%) Publishing
11 3 (0.53%) Electronics
12 2 (0.35%) Automotive
12 2 (0.35%) Law
13 1 (0.18%) German Language
13 1 (0.18%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 235 (41.37%) Developer
2 72 (12.68%) C# Developer
3 67 (11.80%) .NET Developer
4 66 (11.62%) Analyst
5 47 (8.27%) Software Developer
6 42 (7.39%) C# .NET Developer
7 40 (7.04%) Architect
8 36 (6.34%) Senior Developer
9 28 (4.93%) C# Software Developer
10 27 (4.75%) Support Engineer
11 26 (4.58%) Software Engineer
12 25 (4.40%) Senior Analyst
12 25 (4.40%) Support Analyst
13 24 (4.23%) Desktop Support
13 24 (4.23%) Java Developer
13 24 (4.23%) SQL Developer
14 20 (3.52%) Solutions Architect
15 19 (3.35%) Consultant
15 19 (3.35%) Graduate
15 19 (3.35%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (25.88%) .NET
2 95 (16.73%) Web Services
3 81 (14.26%) HTML
4 65 (11.44%) ASP.NET
5 55 (9.68%) XML
6 50 (8.80%) CSS
7 45 (7.92%) HTML5
8 43 (7.57%) WPF
9 41 (7.22%) WinForms
10 37 (6.51%) .NET Framework
10 37 (6.51%) AngularJS
10 37 (6.51%) RESTful
11 36 (6.34%) ASP.NET MVC
11 36 (6.34%) jQuery
12 33 (5.81%) React
13 31 (5.46%) SOAP
14 27 (4.75%) JSON
15 26 (4.58%) WCF
16 25 (4.40%) REST
17 24 (4.23%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 77 (13.56%) Analytical Skills
2 76 (13.38%) Computer Science
3 61 (10.74%) Management Information System
4 51 (8.98%) Self-Motivation
5 49 (8.63%) Data Centre
6 34 (5.99%) Algorithms
7 32 (5.63%) Enterprise Software
8 26 (4.58%) Driving Licence
9 23 (4.05%) Data Structures
10 20 (3.52%) Hedge funds
10 20 (3.52%) Replication
11 19 (3.35%) Fintech
12 17 (2.99%) 3D Graphics
12 17 (2.99%) Equities
13 14 (2.46%) Clustering
13 14 (2.46%) Derivative
13 14 (2.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 13 (2.29%) OTC Derivatives
15 12 (2.11%) Mobile App
15 12 (2.11%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 218 (38.38%) Windows
2 122 (21.48%) Linux
3 81 (14.26%) Unix
4 46 (8.10%) Windows Server
5 30 (5.28%) Windows 7
6 20 (3.52%) Android
7 19 (3.35%) Apple iOS
7 19 (3.35%) Mac OS X
7 19 (3.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (3.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (2.64%) Windows 10
9 11 (1.94%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.53%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.53%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.18%) OS/390
12 1 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.18%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (28.35%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (19.54%) Problem-Solving
3 85 (14.96%) Software Engineering
4 75 (13.20%) SDLC
5 64 (11.27%) Test Automation
6 55 (9.68%) ITIL
7 53 (9.33%) E-Commerce
8 52 (9.15%) Scrum
9 51 (8.98%) Business Intelligence
10 49 (8.63%) OO
11 48 (8.45%) Microservices
12 47 (8.27%) Unit Testing
13 46 (8.10%) MVC
14 45 (7.92%) Continuous Integration
15 43 (7.57%) Multithreading
16 41 (7.22%) Mentoring
17 38 (6.69%) Performance Tuning
18 37 (6.51%) Migration
19 36 (6.34%) Disaster Recovery
19 36 (6.34%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 241 (42.43%) SQL
2 165 (29.05%) C#
3 127 (22.36%) Java
4 93 (16.37%) JavaScript
5 74 (13.03%) C++
6 62 (10.92%) Python
7 35 (6.16%) T-SQL
8 27 (4.75%) C
9 23 (4.05%) PL/SQL
10 20 (3.52%) PHP
11 19 (3.35%) VB
12 16 (2.82%) ES6
13 15 (2.64%) Erlang
14 14 (2.46%) Perl
14 14 (2.46%) VB6
15 12 (2.11%) PowerShell
15 12 (2.11%) Ruby
16 11 (1.94%) Shell Script
17 9 (1.58%) Bash Shell
17 9 (1.58%) VC++
Qualifications
1 128 (22.54%) Degree
2 54 (9.51%) Computer Science Degree
3 39 (6.87%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (4.23%) Security Cleared
5 19 (3.35%) MCSE
6 18 (3.17%) Numerate Degree
7 15 (2.64%) MCSA
7 15 (2.64%) SC Cleared
8 12 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (1.94%) MCP
10 10 (1.76%) A+ Certification
10 10 (1.76%) ACDT
10 10 (1.76%) ACHDS
10 10 (1.76%) ACTC
10 10 (1.76%) MCDST
10 10 (1.76%) MCSM
10 10 (1.76%) Network+ Certification
11 9 (1.58%) ISTQB
12 7 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (1.23%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (10.21%) QA
2 16 (2.82%) SLA
3 15 (2.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (1.94%) ISO 9001
5 10 (1.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (1.06%) Cyber Essentials
6 6 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 5 (0.88%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.70%) PMO
9 3 (0.53%) GDPR
9 3 (0.53%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.35%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 77 (13.56%) Active Directory
2 35 (6.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (4.23%) Docker
4 12 (2.11%) Virtual Servers
5 9 (1.58%) Hyper-V
5 9 (1.58%) VMware Server
6 7 (1.23%) Firmware
7 5 (0.88%) Varnish
8 4 (0.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 4 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.53%) XenApp
10 2 (0.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.18%) KVM
11 1 (0.18%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.18%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 27 (4.75%) Ansible
1 27 (4.75%) Puppet
2 26 (4.58%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (4.23%) SCCM
4 14 (2.46%) Single Sign-On
5 5 (0.88%) WSUS
6 4 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.53%) HP ALM
7 3 (0.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (0.53%) WMI
8 2 (0.35%) Thomson Reuters DACS
8 2 (0.35%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.18%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.18%) IBM BigFix
9 1 (0.18%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.18%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 1 (0.18%) TeamSite
9 1 (0.18%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
9 1 (0.18%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 186 (32.75%) Microsoft
2 82 (14.44%) Oracle
3 44 (7.75%) VMware
4 22 (3.87%) Citrix
5 17 (2.99%) SolarWinds
6 16 (2.82%) HP
6 16 (2.82%) Remedy
7 14 (2.46%) Sun
8 13 (2.29%) Apple
9 11 (1.94%) Cisco
9 11 (1.94%) Dell
10 10 (1.76%) Adobe
10 10 (1.76%) Hyperion
10 10 (1.76%) Informatica
10 10 (1.76%) PeopleSoft
10 10 (1.76%) SaltStack
11 9 (1.58%) IBM
11 9 (1.58%) Lotus
11 9 (1.58%) OneLogin
11 9 (1.58%) WorldPay