Period
to

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 28 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Client Server
UK
6 months to
28 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 786 656 618
Rank change year-on-year -130 -38 +18
Permanent jobs citing Client/Server 458 250 294
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.27% 0.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.60% 0.69% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 210 151 239
10th Percentile £32,000 £27,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £43,750 £37,500 £36,960
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.64% +10.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £80,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% -11.11% -

Client/Server is in the General and Transferable 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 Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 76,337 36,002 32,470
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 45.73% 38.40% 35.93%
Number of salaries quoted 32,717 24,076 25,598
10th Percentile £34,000 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.83% +4.55% +1.85%
75th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £76,250
90th Percentile £101,250 £95,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +6.06% +4.21% +5.56%

Client/Server
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Client/Server as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Client/Server in the UK

Client/Server
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Client/Server.

Salary trend for Client/Server in the UK

Client/Server
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Client/Server over the 6 months to 28 May 2022.

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 28 May 2022. 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
Jobs
England -137 374 £57,000 +3.64% 46
London -172 220 £65,000 -7.14% 19
Work from Home -190 174 £60,000 +9.09% 22
UK excluding London -136 161 £50,000 +25.00% 28
North of England -34 65 £50,000 +25.00% 8
Yorkshire -12 44 £50,000 +5.26% 4
South East -98 42 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Midlands -44 31 £47,500 +18.75% 6
West Midlands -42 25 £40,000 - 4
North West -69 19 £50,000 +25.00% 3
South West -28 9 £37,000 -32.73% 7
East Midlands -32 6 £47,500 +39.71% 2
East of England -96 6 £24,000 -13.56% 4
Scotland -71 5 £120,000 - 1
Wales -41 2 £41,750 +51.82%
North East - 2 £28,000 - 1
Northern Ireland - 1 £47,500 -

For the 6 months to 28 May 2022, 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.

1 204 (44.54%) Agile
2 174 (37.99%) JavaScript
3 150 (32.75%) SQL
4 141 (30.79%) Problem-Solving
5 140 (30.57%) Degree
6 138 (30.13%) Social Skills
7 127 (27.73%) Java
8 125 (27.29%) C#
8 125 (27.29%) Microsoft
9 121 (26.42%) Finance
10 115 (25.11%) Software Engineering
11 114 (24.89%) Computer Science
11 114 (24.89%) HTML
11 114 (24.89%) Linux
12 109 (23.80%) CSS
12 109 (23.80%) DevOps
13 102 (22.27%) Windows
14 92 (20.09%) Python
15 91 (19.87%) .NET
15 91 (19.87%) Git (software)
16 89 (19.43%) AWS
17 88 (19.21%) React
18 87 (19.00%) Azure
19 85 (18.56%) Microservices
20 81 (17.69%) Full Stack Development
21 79 (17.25%) Test Automation
22 78 (17.03%) AngularJS
23 75 (16.38%) Kubernetes
24 74 (16.16%) REST
25 72 (15.72%) Docker

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 (4.80%) Tornado
2 14 (3.06%) Confluence
3 12 (2.62%) Strapi
4 11 (2.40%) CMS
5 7 (1.53%) Ethereum
6 6 (1.31%) Jadu
6 6 (1.31%) Sitecore CMS
7 5 (1.09%) Site Server
7 5 (1.09%) WinCC
8 4 (0.87%) nginx
8 4 (0.87%) SharePoint
8 4 (0.87%) WebLogic
8 4 (0.87%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.66%) MS Exchange
9 3 (0.66%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.22%) Apache Airflow
10 1 (0.22%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.22%) Jupyter
10 1 (0.22%) Luigi
Applications
1 41 (8.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 27 (5.90%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (1.97%) AutoCAD
4 8 (1.75%) Maya
5 4 (0.87%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.22%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 12 (2.62%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.22%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.22%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 89 (19.43%) AWS
2 87 (19.00%) Azure
3 65 (14.19%) GitHub
4 37 (8.08%) GCP
5 28 (6.11%) Cloud Computing
6 16 (3.49%) Microsoft 365
6 16 (3.49%) WhatsApp
7 15 (3.28%) AWS CloudFormation
7 15 (3.28%) Serverless
8 14 (3.06%) Amazon S3
8 14 (3.06%) Sauce Labs
9 11 (2.40%) PaaS
10 9 (1.97%) Power Platform
11 8 (1.75%) SaaS
12 7 (1.53%) BrowserStack
12 7 (1.53%) Heroku
13 4 (0.87%) Azure Active Directory
13 4 (0.87%) Dynamics 365
13 4 (0.87%) Slack
13 4 (0.87%) Stripe
Communications & Networking
1 38 (8.30%) VoIP
2 28 (6.11%) HTTP
3 25 (5.46%) Firewall
4 22 (4.80%) Wireless
5 20 (4.37%) DNS
6 19 (4.15%) SAN
7 15 (3.28%) Internet
7 15 (3.28%) WAN
8 13 (2.84%) TCP/IP
9 12 (2.62%) SMS
10 11 (2.40%) DHCP
10 11 (2.40%) FIX Connectivity
10 11 (2.40%) LAN
11 10 (2.18%) VPN
12 8 (1.75%) VLAN
13 7 (1.53%) Ethernet
13 7 (1.53%) SSH
13 7 (1.53%) Wireshark
14 6 (1.31%) ATM
15 5 (1.09%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (13.10%) SQL Server
2 53 (11.57%) NoSQL
2 53 (11.57%) Relational Database
3 43 (9.39%) MongoDB
4 37 (8.08%) Oracle Database
5 32 (6.99%) MySQL
6 19 (4.15%) PostgreSQL
7 14 (3.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 12 (2.62%) Amazon Athena
8 12 (2.62%) Amazon Aurora
8 12 (2.62%) Amazon QuickSight
9 10 (2.18%) GIS
9 10 (2.18%) RDBMS
9 10 (2.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (1.97%) Power BI
10 9 (1.97%) QGIS
11 7 (1.53%) SQLite
12 6 (1.31%) BusinessObjects
12 6 (1.31%) Crystal Reports
12 6 (1.31%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 91 (19.87%) Git (software)
2 65 (14.19%) JIRA
3 37 (8.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 32 (6.99%) Jenkins
5 30 (6.55%) Visual Studio
6 28 (6.11%) Cucumber
7 27 (5.90%) Cypress.io
8 22 (4.80%) Selenium
9 19 (4.15%) Subversion
10 18 (3.93%) SoapUI
11 17 (3.71%) webpack
12 15 (3.28%) Postman
13 14 (3.06%) eggPlant
13 14 (3.06%) Protractor
14 12 (2.62%) SonarQube
15 10 (2.18%) MSI
15 10 (2.18%) WiX
16 7 (1.53%) Jasmine
16 7 (1.53%) JMeter
16 7 (1.53%) Mocha
General
1 138 (30.13%) Social Skills
2 121 (26.42%) Finance
3 61 (13.32%) Analytical Skills
4 55 (12.01%) Games
5 49 (10.70%) Banking
6 46 (10.04%) Legal
7 35 (7.64%) Public Sector
8 31 (6.77%) Telecoms
9 28 (6.11%) Back Office
10 26 (5.68%) Organisational Skills
11 22 (4.80%) Online Betting
12 14 (3.06%) Retail
12 14 (3.06%) Retail Banking
13 11 (2.40%) Presentation Skills
14 10 (2.18%) Aerospace
15 9 (1.97%) Law
16 8 (1.75%) Advertising
16 8 (1.75%) Publishing
17 7 (1.53%) Local Government
17 7 (1.53%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 138 (30.13%) Developer
2 57 (12.45%) Senior Developer
2 57 (12.45%) Software Engineer
3 43 (9.39%) Full Stack Developer
4 34 (7.42%) Analyst
5 30 (6.55%) Architect
6 29 (6.33%) Test Engineer
7 23 (5.02%) Test Automation Engineer
8 21 (4.59%) JavaScript Engineer
9 20 (4.37%) .NET Developer
10 18 (3.93%) Backend Developer
10 18 (3.93%) DevOps Engineer
10 18 (3.93%) Senior Backend Developer
10 18 (3.93%) Senior DevOps
10 18 (3.93%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 17 (3.71%) Support Analyst
12 16 (3.49%) Systems Engineer
13 15 (3.28%) Applications Support
13 15 (3.28%) Applications Support Analyst
13 15 (3.28%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (24.89%) HTML
2 109 (23.80%) CSS
3 91 (19.87%) .NET
4 88 (19.21%) React
5 78 (17.03%) AngularJS
6 74 (16.16%) REST
7 64 (13.97%) Web Services
8 59 (12.88%) Node.js
9 52 (11.35%) RESTful
10 48 (10.48%) Vue.js
11 47 (10.26%) XML
12 44 (9.61%) HTML5
13 39 (8.52%) .NET Framework
14 34 (7.42%) SOAP
15 32 (6.99%) JSON
16 30 (6.55%) jQuery
17 28 (6.11%) GraphQL
18 26 (5.68%) RabbitMQ
19 24 (5.24%) Apollo GraphQL
20 23 (5.02%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 46 (10.04%) Management Information System
1 46 (10.04%) Self-Motivation
2 37 (8.08%) User Experience
3 36 (7.86%) Algorithms
4 35 (7.64%) Mobile App
5 30 (6.55%) NHS
6 29 (6.33%) Sports Betting
7 28 (6.11%) Mainframe
8 23 (5.02%) Data Structures
9 22 (4.80%) Blog
10 18 (3.93%) Blockchain
10 18 (3.93%) Data Centre
11 17 (3.71%) Cloud Native
12 16 (3.49%) Fixed Income
12 16 (3.49%) Media Streaming
12 16 (3.49%) Virtual Team
13 14 (3.06%) Derivative
13 14 (3.06%) PKI
14 13 (2.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 13 (2.84%) Web3
Operating Systems
1 114 (24.89%) Linux
2 102 (22.27%) Windows
3 34 (7.42%) Unix
4 31 (6.77%) Android
5 28 (6.11%) Apple iOS
6 22 (4.80%) Mac OS
7 14 (3.06%) Windows Server
8 12 (2.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (2.40%) CentOS
10 6 (1.31%) Windows 10
10 6 (1.31%) Windows Server 2016
11 3 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.44%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (44.54%) Agile
2 141 (30.79%) Problem-Solving
3 115 (25.11%) Software Engineering
4 114 (24.89%) Computer Science
5 109 (23.80%) DevOps
6 85 (18.56%) Microservices
7 81 (17.69%) Full Stack Development
8 79 (17.25%) Test Automation
9 62 (13.54%) Software Testing
10 52 (11.35%) CI/CD
11 49 (10.70%) SDLC
12 46 (10.04%) OOP
13 45 (9.83%) Web Development
14 43 (9.39%) MVC
15 41 (8.95%) Validation
16 40 (8.73%) OO
17 39 (8.52%) Project Management
18 38 (8.30%) Continuous Integration
19 37 (8.08%) TDD
20 35 (7.64%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 174 (37.99%) JavaScript
2 150 (32.75%) SQL
3 127 (27.73%) Java
4 125 (27.29%) C#
5 92 (20.09%) Python
6 55 (12.01%) TypeScript
7 53 (11.57%) C
7 53 (11.57%) C++
8 26 (5.68%) T-SQL
9 23 (5.02%) Objective-C
9 23 (5.02%) PowerShell
10 22 (4.80%) Go
10 22 (4.80%) R
11 19 (4.15%) Kotlin
12 18 (3.93%) PHP
13 12 (2.62%) Scala
14 11 (2.40%) Groovy
15 8 (1.75%) Bash
15 8 (1.75%) Perl
16 7 (1.53%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 140 (30.57%) Degree
2 55 (12.01%) Computer Science Degree
3 31 (6.77%) Security Cleared
4 28 (6.11%) DBS Check
5 26 (5.68%) ISTQB
6 19 (4.15%) ISEB
7 17 (3.71%) SC Cleared
8 16 (3.49%) ISEB Practitioner
9 12 (2.62%) AWS Certification
9 12 (2.62%) Numerate Degree
10 11 (2.40%) DV Cleared
11 10 (2.18%) CISSP
12 9 (1.97%) CEH
12 9 (1.97%) GCIA
12 9 (1.97%) GCIH
12 9 (1.97%) GIAC
13 7 (1.53%) TOGAF Certification
14 5 (1.09%) HNC
14 5 (1.09%) HND
15 3 (0.66%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (6.55%) QA
2 22 (4.80%) GDPR
3 15 (3.28%) Accessibility
4 8 (1.75%) NIST
5 7 (1.53%) Actionable Recommendations
5 7 (1.53%) NIST 800
6 5 (1.09%) IEC 61131
6 5 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (1.09%) SLA
7 4 (0.87%) PMO
8 3 (0.66%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.44%) BS7799
9 2 (0.44%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.44%) NCSC
10 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 72 (15.72%) Docker
2 39 (8.52%) Active Directory
3 20 (4.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (2.62%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (1.53%) Hyper-V
6 5 (1.09%) vSphere
7 4 (0.87%) iptables
8 2 (0.44%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 75 (16.38%) Kubernetes
2 21 (4.59%) Puppet
2 21 (4.59%) Terraform
3 15 (3.28%) Prometheus
4 9 (1.97%) Ansible
4 9 (1.97%) CSIRT
4 9 (1.97%) QRadar
5 8 (1.75%) SCCM
6 6 (1.31%) WSUS
7 4 (0.87%) Docker Swarm
7 4 (0.87%) Grafana
7 4 (0.87%) Mesos
7 4 (0.87%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (0.66%) Kibana
9 1 (0.22%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 1 (0.22%) Argo
9 1 (0.22%) Nagios
9 1 (0.22%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.22%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 125 (27.29%) Microsoft
2 55 (12.01%) Oracle
3 30 (6.55%) VMware
4 28 (6.11%) NEC
4 28 (6.11%) Northgate
5 23 (5.02%) Red Hat
6 19 (4.15%) Salesforce.com
7 16 (3.49%) Cisco
7 16 (3.49%) Snapchat
8 15 (3.28%) Pega
9 13 (2.84%) Infragistics
10 12 (2.62%) EMC
10 12 (2.62%) Google
10 12 (2.62%) Juniper
10 12 (2.62%) Mapbox
10 12 (2.62%) Rackspace
11 10 (2.18%) Splunk
12 9 (1.97%) ArcSight
12 9 (1.97%) Perforce
13 6 (1.31%) Sitecore