Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Client Server
UK
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 649 495 499
Rank change year-on-year -154 +4 -124
Permanent jobs citing Client/Server 596 958 1,166
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.57% 0.58%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.80% 1.33% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 489 870 1,042
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +6.49%

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 74,861 72,037 87,994
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.05% 42.62% 43.83%
Number of salaries quoted 58,261 58,024 71,209
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -3.06% +7.69%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.43% -2.35% +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 25 May 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 25 May 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 -157 573 £50,000 +5.26% 449
UK excluding London -87 307 £45,000 +5.88% 106
London -146 288 £55,000 - 344
South East -81 107 £52,500 +17.98% 46
North of England +17 87 £45,000 +28.57% 23
North West +28 65 £45,000 +28.57% 14
Midlands -40 43 £42,500 +1.19% 10
West Midlands -7 34 £42,500 +13.33% 8
East of England -20 29 £50,000 +25.00% 23
South West -29 24 £38,000 -24.00% 3
Yorkshire -6 20 £40,000 +14.29% 7
Scotland -69 14 £38,250 -15.00% 1
East Midlands -29 9 £52,500 +23.53% 2
Wales +9 3 £50,000 +96.08%
North East - 2 £36,750 - 2

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 258 (43.29%) C#
1 258 (43.29%) SQL
2 247 (41.44%) Agile Software Development
3 245 (41.11%) Windows
4 226 (37.92%) Microsoft
5 218 (36.58%) .NET
6 217 (36.41%) SQL Server
7 201 (33.72%) Finance
8 137 (22.99%) ASP.NET
9 123 (20.64%) Java
10 122 (20.47%) Scrum
10 122 (20.47%) Degree
11 118 (19.80%) JavaScript
12 109 (18.29%) OO
12 109 (18.29%) MVC
13 99 (16.61%) WinForms
13 99 (16.61%) Problem-Solving
14 97 (16.28%) Computer Science
15 95 (15.94%) Web Services
16 93 (15.60%) Software Engineering
17 92 (15.44%) ASP.NET MVC
18 91 (15.27%) WPF
18 91 (15.27%) TDD
19 90 (15.10%) Linux
20 86 (14.43%) WCF
21 84 (14.09%) .NET Framework
21 84 (14.09%) HTML
22 76 (12.75%) Test Automation
23 75 (12.58%) Continuous Integration
24 74 (12.42%) Computer Science Degree

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 41 (6.88%) SharePoint
2 30 (5.03%) Tomcat
3 22 (3.69%) MS Exchange
4 19 (3.19%) SharePoint 2013
5 17 (2.85%) Skype for Business
6 16 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2010
7 15 (2.52%) BizTalk Server
8 12 (2.01%) Apache
8 12 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2013
9 11 (1.85%) IIS
10 9 (1.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 8 (1.34%) CMS
11 8 (1.34%) Confluence
11 8 (1.34%) WebSphere
12 7 (1.17%) Drupal
13 6 (1.01%) JBoss
13 6 (1.01%) WordPress
14 4 (0.67%) Jetty
15 3 (0.50%) Apache Solr
16 2 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 11 (1.85%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.01%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.84%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.34%) Blender
6 2 (0.34%) CATIA
6 2 (0.34%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.34%) Siemens NX
6 2 (0.34%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 11 (1.85%) Remedy ITSM
2 9 (1.51%) Dynamics NAV
3 6 (1.01%) HFM
4 3 (0.50%) BASE24
4 3 (0.50%) Hyperion Planning
4 3 (0.50%) Postilion
5 2 (0.34%) Fredhopper
5 2 (0.34%) Magento
5 2 (0.34%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.17%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 1 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 62 (10.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 52 (8.72%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (3.36%) Cloud Computing
4 18 (3.02%) Office 365
4 18 (3.02%) SaaS
5 13 (2.18%) GitHub
6 9 (1.51%) IaaS
7 8 (1.34%) IBM Blueworks
8 6 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (1.01%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.34%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.34%) npm
9 2 (0.34%) Serverless
10 1 (0.17%) Dialogflow
10 1 (0.17%) Dropbox
10 1 (0.17%) G Suite
10 1 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.17%) PaaS
10 1 (0.17%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 44 (7.38%) Internet
2 39 (6.54%) DNS
3 34 (5.70%) HTTP
4 31 (5.20%) Firewall
5 23 (3.86%) LAN
6 22 (3.69%) DHCP
7 21 (3.52%) TCP/IP
8 20 (3.36%) Skype
8 20 (3.36%) WAN
9 17 (2.85%) VPN
10 14 (2.35%) Intranet
11 13 (2.18%) SAN
12 8 (1.34%) SMTP
13 7 (1.17%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
14 6 (1.01%) BGP
14 6 (1.01%) Cisco IOS
14 6 (1.01%) Multicast
14 6 (1.01%) NX-OS
15 5 (0.84%) Cisco Nexus
15 5 (0.84%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 217 (36.41%) SQL Server
2 67 (11.24%) Relational Database
3 36 (6.04%) SQL Server 2014
4 27 (4.53%) Big Data
5 26 (4.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 25 (4.19%) Oracle Database
6 25 (4.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 23 (3.86%) NoSQL
8 22 (3.69%) SQL Server 2005
9 21 (3.52%) PostgreSQL
10 18 (3.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 17 (2.85%) MySQL
12 16 (2.68%) SQL Server 2016
13 15 (2.52%) MongoDB
14 14 (2.35%) DB2
15 12 (2.01%) Blockchain
16 10 (1.68%) Data Mining
16 10 (1.68%) Infinispan
17 8 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
18 7 (1.17%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 66 (11.07%) Visual Studio
2 57 (9.56%) NUnit
3 55 (9.23%) Moq
3 55 (9.23%) Rhino Mocks
4 31 (5.20%) JIRA
4 31 (5.20%) Subversion
5 30 (5.03%) MSTest
5 30 (5.03%) Selenium
6 29 (4.87%) Git (software)
7 28 (4.70%) Team Foundation Server
8 20 (3.36%) Cucumber
9 17 (2.85%) JUnit
10 16 (2.68%) Jenkins
11 15 (2.52%) Maven
12 14 (2.35%) FitNesse
12 14 (2.35%) WebDriver
13 11 (1.85%) Hudson
14 10 (1.68%) JMeter
15 9 (1.51%) SoapUI
16 8 (1.34%) FishEye
General
1 201 (33.72%) Finance
2 73 (12.25%) Banking
3 44 (7.38%) Investment Banking
4 26 (4.36%) Retail
5 24 (4.03%) Games
5 24 (4.03%) Legal
6 15 (2.52%) Advertising
6 15 (2.52%) Financial Institution
6 15 (2.52%) Front Office
7 11 (1.85%) Marketing
8 10 (1.68%) Telecoms
9 9 (1.51%) Back Office
10 4 (0.67%) Digital Economy
11 3 (0.50%) Automotive
11 3 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.50%) Publishing
12 2 (0.34%) Electronics
12 2 (0.34%) French Language
12 2 (0.34%) Law
13 1 (0.17%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 289 (48.49%) Developer
2 134 (22.48%) .NET Developer
3 102 (17.11%) C# Developer
4 66 (11.07%) C# .NET Developer
5 59 (9.90%) Analyst
6 56 (9.40%) Software Developer
7 43 (7.21%) C# Software Developer
8 42 (7.05%) Agile Developer
9 41 (6.88%) Agile .NET Developer
10 39 (6.54%) Architect
11 36 (6.04%) Graduate
11 36 (6.04%) Graduate Developer
11 36 (6.04%) Java Developer
12 34 (5.70%) Graduate .NET Developer
12 34 (5.70%) Software Engineer
13 26 (4.36%) Support Analyst
14 25 (4.19%) Agile C# Developer
14 25 (4.19%) Senior Software Engineer
15 23 (3.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 23 (3.86%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 218 (36.58%) .NET
2 137 (22.99%) ASP.NET
3 99 (16.61%) WinForms
4 95 (15.94%) Web Services
5 92 (15.44%) ASP.NET MVC
6 91 (15.27%) WPF
7 86 (14.43%) WCF
8 84 (14.09%) .NET Framework
8 84 (14.09%) HTML
9 71 (11.91%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 59 (9.90%) XML
11 58 (9.73%) NHibernate
12 55 (9.23%) CSS
13 46 (7.72%) jQuery
14 45 (7.55%) HTML5
15 36 (6.04%) ASP.NET Web API
16 35 (5.87%) AngularJS
17 33 (5.54%) LINQ
18 30 (5.03%) Spring.NET
18 30 (5.03%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 97 (16.28%) Computer Science
2 67 (11.24%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (6.38%) Data Centre
3 38 (6.38%) Tandem
4 33 (5.54%) Management Information System
4 33 (5.54%) Self-Motivation
5 30 (5.03%) Enterprise Software
6 27 (4.53%) Mobile App
7 24 (4.03%) Algorithms
8 17 (2.85%) Greenfield Project
9 15 (2.52%) Driving Licence
9 15 (2.52%) Hedge funds
10 12 (2.01%) iPhone
10 12 (2.01%) User Experience
11 11 (1.85%) N-Tier
12 9 (1.51%) Public Cloud
13 8 (1.34%) Cyberthreat
13 8 (1.34%) Fintech
13 8 (1.34%) Robotics
14 7 (1.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 245 (41.11%) Windows
2 90 (15.10%) Linux
3 52 (8.72%) Unix
4 39 (6.54%) Windows Server
5 31 (5.20%) Android
6 26 (4.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 25 (4.19%) Windows Server 2008
8 23 (3.86%) Windows 7
9 19 (3.19%) Apple iOS
10 14 (2.35%) Windows 8
11 13 (2.18%) Windows 10
12 8 (1.34%) Mac OS X
13 7 (1.17%) Windows Server 2003
14 5 (0.84%) Windows 2000 Server
14 5 (0.84%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.34%) Oracle Linux
16 1 (0.17%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 1 (0.17%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 1 (0.17%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 247 (41.44%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (20.47%) Scrum
3 109 (18.29%) MVC
3 109 (18.29%) OO
4 99 (16.61%) Problem-Solving
5 93 (15.60%) Software Engineering
6 91 (15.27%) TDD
7 76 (12.75%) Test Automation
8 75 (12.58%) Continuous Integration
9 73 (12.25%) OOD
10 71 (11.91%) OOA/OOD
11 69 (11.58%) Kanban
12 67 (11.24%) OOP
13 51 (8.56%) BDD
13 51 (8.56%) Business Intelligence
14 49 (8.22%) Web Application Development
15 48 (8.05%) Unit Testing
16 45 (7.55%) SDLC
17 43 (7.21%) ITIL
18 38 (6.38%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 258 (43.29%) C#
1 258 (43.29%) SQL
2 123 (20.64%) Java
3 118 (19.80%) JavaScript
4 51 (8.56%) C++
5 48 (8.05%) Python
6 40 (6.71%) VB
7 36 (6.04%) T-SQL
8 32 (5.37%) VB.NET
9 25 (4.19%) C
10 23 (3.86%) PHP
11 15 (2.52%) PL/SQL
12 14 (2.35%) VB6
13 13 (2.18%) Ruby
14 11 (1.85%) ES6
15 10 (1.68%) PowerShell
16 9 (1.51%) Perl
17 8 (1.34%) Erlang
18 7 (1.17%) VBA
19 6 (1.01%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 122 (20.47%) Degree
2 74 (12.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 38 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (3.36%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (2.18%) CCNP
6 11 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
6 11 (1.85%) Numerate Degree
7 10 (1.68%) ISTQB
7 10 (1.68%) Security Cleared
8 9 (1.51%) MCSE
9 7 (1.17%) ISEB
10 6 (1.01%) CISSP
11 5 (0.84%) MCTS
12 4 (0.67%) CISM
12 4 (0.67%) TOGAF Certification
13 3 (0.50%) CCNA
13 3 (0.50%) CISA
13 3 (0.50%) MCP
13 3 (0.50%) MCSD
13 3 (0.50%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (11.41%) QA
2 10 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.51%) SLA
4 6 (1.01%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (0.84%) GDPR
5 5 (0.84%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.67%) PMO
7 3 (0.50%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.34%) ISAE 3402
8 2 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 50 (8.39%) Active Directory
2 30 (5.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.85%) VMware Server
4 10 (1.68%) Docker
5 6 (1.01%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 6 (1.01%) Virtual Servers
6 5 (0.84%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.84%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.34%) HDFS
9 1 (0.17%) Firmware
9 1 (0.17%) FreeRADIUS
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 19 (3.19%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (3.02%) SCCM
3 15 (2.52%) Ansible
3 15 (2.52%) Puppet
4 10 (1.68%) Single Sign-On
5 6 (1.01%) WSUS
6 5 (0.84%) HP ALM
6 5 (0.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 5 (0.84%) WMI
7 4 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.34%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.34%) Grafana
8 2 (0.34%) Nagios
9 1 (0.17%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.17%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.17%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.17%) TeamSite
9 1 (0.17%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.17%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 226 (37.92%) Microsoft
2 65 (10.91%) Oracle
3 32 (5.37%) VMware
4 23 (3.86%) HP
5 21 (3.52%) Cisco
5 21 (3.52%) SolarWinds
6 15 (2.52%) Dell
7 13 (2.18%) Citrix
7 13 (2.18%) Red Hat
8 11 (1.85%) Barracuda Networks
8 11 (1.85%) EMC
8 11 (1.85%) Forcepoint
8 11 (1.85%) IBM
8 11 (1.85%) Ivanti
8 11 (1.85%) OneLogin
8 11 (1.85%) Remedy
8 11 (1.85%) Splunk
9 9 (1.51%) WorldPay
10 8 (1.34%) Pega
10 8 (1.34%) SaltStack