Period
to 17 October 2019

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 17 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Client Server
UK
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 622 664 508
Rank change year-on-year +42 -156 -14
Permanent jobs citing Client/Server 516 564 980
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.38% 0.34% 0.56%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.97% 0.87% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 379 384 845
UK median annual salary £52,500 £48,750 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,250 £29,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £82,125 £72,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +8.43%

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 53,334 65,064 70,656
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.87% 39.56% 40.35%
Number of salaries quoted 40,210 49,828 52,487
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £29,500 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 17 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Client/Server in the UK

Client/Server
Top 17 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 17 October 2019. 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 +59 492 £52,500 +5.00% 93
UK excluding London +54 322 £42,500 -5.56% 67
London +74 189 £70,000 +14.29% 28
South East +52 120 £45,000 - 17
East of England +61 71 £65,000 +52.94% 8
Midlands -9 42 £35,000 -26.32% 15
North of England -11 42 £40,000 -6.98% 16
North West +39 35 £40,000 - 8
South West +16 28 £50,000 +47.06% 9
West Midlands -6 25 £35,000 -26.32% 10
East Midlands +20 17 £35,000 +18.64% 5
Scotland +21 11 £37,500 +10.29% 1
Yorkshire -34 5 £35,000 -22.22% 7
Channel Islands - 5 - -
North East +8 2 £42,936 +22.67% 1
Isle of Man - 2 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 £26,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 17 October 2019, 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.

1 195 (37.79%) Windows
2 185 (35.85%) C#
3 182 (35.27%) Agile Software Development
4 179 (34.69%) Java
5 166 (32.17%) SQL
6 151 (29.26%) Microsoft
7 147 (28.49%) .NET
8 116 (22.48%) Linux
9 109 (21.12%) Problem-Solving
10 104 (20.16%) SQL Server
11 97 (18.80%) Unix
12 96 (18.60%) Degree
13 95 (18.41%) Web Services
14 89 (17.25%) QA
15 78 (15.12%) JavaScript
16 75 (14.53%) Oracle
17 71 (13.76%) Software Engineering
18 70 (13.57%) Computer Science
19 68 (13.18%) HTML
19 68 (13.18%) Relational Database
20 63 (12.21%) Active Directory
21 62 (12.02%) Enterprise Software
22 56 (10.85%) Test Automation
23 52 (10.08%) Scrum
24 51 (9.88%) Finance
24 51 (9.88%) Visual Studio
25 50 (9.69%) ITIL
25 50 (9.69%) JIRA
26 49 (9.50%) CSS
26 49 (9.50%) JMeter

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 22 (4.26%) SharePoint
2 13 (2.52%) IIS
3 10 (1.94%) MS Exchange
4 9 (1.74%) WebLogic
4 9 (1.74%) WebSphere
5 8 (1.55%) Apache
6 7 (1.36%) CMS
7 5 (0.97%) Drupal
8 4 (0.78%) JBoss
8 4 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (0.58%) Confluence
9 3 (0.58%) IBM Domino
9 3 (0.58%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.39%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.19%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.19%) JCAPS
11 1 (0.19%) Mule
11 1 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.19%) WordPress
Applications
1 44 (8.53%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (3.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (1.94%) Microsoft Project
4 8 (1.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.97%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.19%) Adobe XD
6 1 (0.19%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 10 (1.94%) Dynamics NAV
2 6 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.97%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 3 (0.58%) Dynamics SL
4 3 (0.58%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.19%) Elite 3E
5 1 (0.19%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.19%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 40 (7.75%) Azure
2 32 (6.20%) Office 365
3 28 (5.43%) SaaS
4 21 (4.07%) Dynamics 365
5 20 (3.88%) AWS
6 12 (2.33%) GitHub
7 8 (1.55%) NuGet
7 8 (1.55%) PaaS
8 6 (1.16%) Serverless
9 4 (0.78%) npm
10 3 (0.58%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (0.58%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 3 (0.58%) GCP
10 3 (0.58%) IaaS
11 2 (0.39%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.39%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.39%) Power Platform
12 1 (0.19%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 39 (7.56%) Firewall
2 29 (5.62%) TCP/IP
3 26 (5.04%) LAN
4 18 (3.49%) WAN
5 17 (3.29%) Internet
6 15 (2.91%) VLAN
7 12 (2.33%) FTP
8 11 (2.13%) HTTP
9 10 (1.94%) Extranet
9 10 (1.94%) Intranet
10 7 (1.36%) DHCP
10 7 (1.36%) DNS
11 6 (1.16%) IP Telephony
11 6 (1.16%) Network Security
11 6 (1.16%) VoIP
11 6 (1.16%) VPN
12 5 (0.97%) MPLS
12 5 (0.97%) SAN
13 4 (0.78%) Unified Communications
14 3 (0.58%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (20.16%) SQL Server
2 68 (13.18%) Relational Database
3 22 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (3.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (2.91%) MySQL
6 13 (2.52%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (2.13%) RDBMS
8 10 (1.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (1.16%) Firebird
9 6 (1.16%) Oracle Database
9 6 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (0.78%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (0.78%) MongoDB
10 4 (0.78%) NoSQL
10 4 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (0.58%) MariaDB
12 2 (0.39%) Big Data
12 2 (0.39%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.39%) Oracle9i Database
12 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 51 (9.88%) Visual Studio
2 50 (9.69%) JIRA
3 49 (9.50%) JMeter
4 45 (8.72%) LoadRunner
5 22 (4.26%) Git (software)
5 22 (4.26%) Selenium
6 10 (1.94%) Eclipse
6 10 (1.94%) Eclipse RCP
6 10 (1.94%) Subversion
7 9 (1.74%) CircleCI
7 9 (1.74%) TestRail
8 8 (1.55%) Android Studio
9 7 (1.36%) HP UFT
10 6 (1.16%) WebDriver
11 5 (0.97%) webpack
12 4 (0.78%) GoCD
12 4 (0.78%) Jasmine
12 4 (0.78%) Karma Test Runner
12 4 (0.78%) Mockito
12 4 (0.78%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 51 (9.88%) Finance
2 18 (3.49%) Automotive
3 17 (3.29%) Banking
4 16 (3.10%) Games
5 14 (2.71%) Retail
6 12 (2.33%) Law
6 12 (2.33%) Manufacturing
7 10 (1.94%) Back Office
8 9 (1.74%) Public Sector
9 8 (1.55%) International Banking
9 8 (1.55%) Multimedia
10 6 (1.16%) Marketing
10 6 (1.16%) Telecoms
11 5 (0.97%) Front Office
12 4 (0.78%) Legal
13 3 (0.58%) Publishing
14 2 (0.39%) Electronics
15 1 (0.19%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.19%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 162 (31.40%) Developer
2 60 (11.63%) Analyst
3 49 (9.50%) C# Developer
4 47 (9.11%) Tester
5 42 (8.14%) Architect
5 42 (8.14%) Performance Tester
5 42 (8.14%) Support Engineer
6 38 (7.36%) Software Developer
7 34 (6.59%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
7 34 (6.59%) LoadRunner Tester
8 33 (6.40%) .NET Developer
9 30 (5.81%) Java Developer
10 28 (5.43%) Software Engineer
11 27 (5.23%) Support Analyst
12 24 (4.65%) Senior Developer
12 24 (4.65%) Site Engineer
12 24 (4.65%) Site Reliability Engineer
13 20 (3.88%) Applications Support
13 20 (3.88%) IT Support
14 18 (3.49%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (28.49%) .NET
2 95 (18.41%) Web Services
3 68 (13.18%) HTML
4 49 (9.50%) CSS
5 48 (9.30%) .NET Framework
6 47 (9.11%) XML
7 44 (8.53%) ASP.NET
8 38 (7.36%) HTML5
9 29 (5.62%) REST
10 27 (5.23%) AngularJS
11 26 (5.04%) JSON
12 23 (4.46%) WCF
13 22 (4.26%) ASP.NET Web API
13 22 (4.26%) WPF
14 21 (4.07%) Middleware
14 21 (4.07%) SOAP
15 14 (2.71%) CSS3
15 14 (2.71%) Node.js
16 12 (2.33%) Entity Framework
16 12 (2.33%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 62 (12.02%) Enterprise Software
2 47 (9.11%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (6.98%) User Experience
4 31 (6.01%) Management Information System
5 20 (3.88%) CCTV
6 18 (3.49%) Algorithms
6 18 (3.49%) Mobile App
7 10 (1.94%) Data Centre
7 10 (1.94%) Data Structures
7 10 (1.94%) iPhone
8 9 (1.74%) Driving Licence
9 8 (1.55%) Linux Command Line
10 7 (1.36%) Animation
10 7 (1.36%) iPad
10 7 (1.36%) Mainframe
10 7 (1.36%) Photography
10 7 (1.36%) Self-Motivation
10 7 (1.36%) Social Network
11 6 (1.16%) Robotics
12 5 (0.97%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 195 (37.79%) Windows
2 116 (22.48%) Linux
3 97 (18.80%) Unix
4 38 (7.36%) Windows Server
5 24 (4.65%) Windows 10
6 23 (4.46%) Android
6 23 (4.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (2.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (2.33%) Apple iOS
9 9 (1.74%) Mac OS
9 9 (1.74%) Windows 7
10 6 (1.16%) Windows 8
11 5 (0.97%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.39%) FreeBSD
13 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.19%) CentOS
14 1 (0.19%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (35.27%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (21.12%) Problem-Solving
3 71 (13.76%) Software Engineering
4 70 (13.57%) Computer Science
5 56 (10.85%) Test Automation
6 52 (10.08%) Scrum
7 50 (9.69%) ITIL
8 49 (9.50%) Continuous Improvement
9 48 (9.30%) Test Strategy
10 47 (9.11%) Performance Testing
10 47 (9.11%) Project Management
11 45 (8.72%) UML
12 43 (8.33%) Software Testing
13 39 (7.56%) SDLC
14 38 (7.36%) Performance Engineering
15 37 (7.17%) OO
16 33 (6.40%) E-Commerce
17 32 (6.20%) SOA
17 32 (6.20%) Web Development
17 32 (6.20%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 185 (35.85%) C#
2 179 (34.69%) Java
3 166 (32.17%) SQL
4 78 (15.12%) JavaScript
5 42 (8.14%) Python
6 38 (7.36%) C++
7 24 (4.65%) VB.NET
8 21 (4.07%) C
9 17 (3.29%) PHP
10 16 (3.10%) PowerShell
10 16 (3.10%) Ruby
11 15 (2.91%) T-SQL
12 14 (2.71%) PL/SQL
13 10 (1.94%) ES6
13 10 (1.94%) Jython
14 9 (1.74%) ES7
15 6 (1.16%) Java 8
15 6 (1.16%) X++
16 5 (0.97%) R
16 5 (0.97%) VC++
Qualifications
1 96 (18.60%) Degree
2 45 (8.72%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (3.88%) ISTQB
4 15 (2.91%) ISEB
5 10 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (1.74%) Security Cleared
6 9 (1.74%) TOGAF Certification
7 8 (1.55%) CCNA
7 8 (1.55%) CISA
7 8 (1.55%) CISM
7 8 (1.55%) CISSP
7 8 (1.55%) CRISC
7 8 (1.55%) HND
7 8 (1.55%) SC Cleared
8 6 (1.16%) AWS Certification
8 6 (1.16%) MCSE
8 6 (1.16%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (0.39%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (17.25%) QA
2 26 (5.04%) SLA
3 18 (3.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (2.91%) ISO 9001
5 10 (1.94%) PCI DSS
6 6 (1.16%) GDPR
7 5 (0.97%) NIST
8 2 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.19%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.19%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 63 (12.21%) Active Directory
2 27 (5.23%) Hyper-V
3 19 (3.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (2.91%) VMware ESXi
5 14 (2.71%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (1.36%) Docker
7 3 (0.58%) KVM
7 3 (0.58%) Terminal Server
7 3 (0.58%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.39%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.39%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.39%) XenApp
9 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.19%) NFS
9 1 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 19 (3.68%) SCCM
2 13 (2.52%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 13 (2.52%) HP Quality Center
3 9 (1.74%) Kubernetes
4 5 (0.97%) Nagios
5 3 (0.58%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.39%) Avamar
6 2 (0.39%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.39%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 2 (0.39%) HAProxy
6 2 (0.39%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.39%) Oracle Statspack
6 2 (0.39%) Terraform
6 2 (0.39%) WSUS
7 1 (0.19%) AppManager
7 1 (0.19%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.19%) Grafana
7 1 (0.19%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 151 (29.26%) Microsoft
2 75 (14.53%) Oracle
3 39 (7.56%) HP
3 39 (7.56%) WorldPay
4 33 (6.40%) VMware
5 27 (5.23%) Cisco
6 15 (2.91%) Citrix
7 13 (2.52%) Barracuda Networks
7 13 (2.52%) IBM
8 11 (2.13%) Google
8 11 (2.13%) MuleSoft
9 9 (1.74%) Cypress Semiconductor
10 8 (1.55%) EMC
11 6 (1.16%) Red Hat
12 5 (0.97%) Apple
12 5 (0.97%) Sparx
13 4 (0.78%) Apiary
13 4 (0.78%) Veeam
13 4 (0.78%) Zerto
14 3 (0.58%) Mitel