Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Client Server
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 460 424 400
Rank change year-on-year -36 -24 -1
Permanent jobs citing Client/Server 1131 1322 1737
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.63% 0.70% 0.79%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.46% 1.71% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 967 1165 1522
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £32,000 £30,100 £30,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £81,250 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +8.43% +1.22% +2.50%

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 77325 77436 91779
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.93% 40.92% 41.95%
Number of salaries quoted 58359 63619 73574
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £79,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Client/Server in the UK

Client/Server
Top 16 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 24 November 2017. 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 -24 1081 £50,000 - 412
London -48 592 £55,000 - 344
UK excluding London +20 531 £45,000 +8.43% 68
South East +56 227 £45,000 +5.88% 31
East of England +13 82 £40,000 -20.00% 23
North of England +2 68 £42,500 +13.33% 6
Midlands -17 59 £42,500 +2.41% 4
South West +44 53 £50,000 +40.85% 4
West Midlands +20 38 £41,250 +17.86% 1
North West -19 35 £45,000 +28.57% 3
Scotland -4 33 £45,000 -10.89%
Yorkshire +10 24 £40,000 +6.67% 3
East Midlands -9 20 £50,000 +20.48% 3
North East +6 9 £40,000 +5.30%
Wales +7 8 £38,000 +1.33%
Northern Ireland -25 2 £38,750 +10.71%

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing Client/Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Client/Server.

1 580 (51.28%) Agile Software Development
2 456 (40.32%) Finance
3 449 (39.70%) Windows
4 422 (37.31%) SQL
5 387 (34.22%) Microsoft
6 378 (33.42%) C#
7 337 (29.80%) Java
8 306 (27.06%) SQL Server
9 276 (24.40%) .NET
10 264 (23.34%) Scrum
11 236 (20.87%) Degree
12 212 (18.74%) JavaScript
13 205 (18.13%) OO
14 202 (17.86%) Linux
14 202 (17.86%) Software Engineering
15 201 (17.77%) Computer Science
16 197 (17.42%) TDD
16 197 (17.42%) Banking
17 190 (16.80%) C++
18 177 (15.65%) ASP.NET
19 171 (15.12%) Test Automation
20 157 (13.88%) Web Services
21 145 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
22 143 (12.64%) HTML
23 141 (12.47%) MVC
23 141 (12.47%) Analytical Skills
24 137 (12.11%) Open Source
25 134 (11.85%) QA
26 132 (11.67%) Python
27 124 (10.96%) Oracle

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 66 (5.84%) SharePoint
2 54 (4.77%) Apache
3 42 (3.71%) CMS
3 42 (3.71%) IIS
4 41 (3.63%) MS Exchange
5 40 (3.54%) SharePoint 2013
6 34 (3.01%) BizTalk Server
7 33 (2.92%) Ethereum
8 32 (2.83%) Hyperledger
9 26 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2010
10 24 (2.12%) Confluence
11 23 (2.03%) Tomcat
12 22 (1.95%) eris
13 21 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2013
13 21 (1.86%) JBoss
14 15 (1.33%) IBM Notes
15 14 (1.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 7 (0.62%) Umbraco
17 6 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
17 6 (0.53%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 42 (3.71%) MS Visio
2 38 (3.36%) Microsoft Office
3 27 (2.39%) Spreadsheet
4 26 (2.30%) Microsoft Excel
5 11 (0.97%) Microsoft Project
5 11 (0.97%) Photoshop
6 6 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.18%) Blender
8 1 (0.088%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.35%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 3 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.088%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
5 1 (0.088%) Magento
5 1 (0.088%) OpenCart
5 1 (0.088%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.088%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.088%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.088%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.088%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 65 (5.75%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (4.42%) SaaS
3 47 (4.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 27 (2.39%) GitHub
5 26 (2.30%) Office 365
6 22 (1.95%) Cloud Computing
7 17 (1.50%) IaaS
8 12 (1.06%) OpenShift
9 8 (0.71%) AWS CloudFormation
10 7 (0.62%) PaaS
11 5 (0.44%) npm
12 3 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.27%) Dynamics 365
12 3 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.18%) Amazon ELB
13 2 (0.18%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.18%) OneDrive
13 2 (0.18%) Route 53
13 2 (0.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 1 (0.088%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 78 (6.90%) Firewall
2 55 (4.86%) SAN
3 53 (4.69%) Internet
4 35 (3.09%) VPN
5 30 (2.65%) TCP/IP
6 27 (2.39%) DNS
7 25 (2.21%) DHCP
8 20 (1.77%) LAN
9 19 (1.68%) HTTP
10 17 (1.50%) VoIP
11 16 (1.41%) WAN
12 14 (1.24%) Intranet
13 13 (1.15%) BGP
13 13 (1.15%) VLAN
14 11 (0.97%) Ethernet
14 11 (0.97%) Network Security
14 11 (0.97%) OSPF
14 11 (0.97%) SNMP
14 11 (0.97%) Wireless
15 10 (0.88%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 306 (27.06%) SQL Server
2 113 (9.99%) Relational Database
3 87 (7.69%) MySQL
4 83 (7.34%) NoSQL
5 65 (5.75%) SQL Server 2014
6 50 (4.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 47 (4.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 44 (3.89%) Big Data
9 42 (3.71%) Blockchain
10 36 (3.18%) RDBMS
11 29 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
12 25 (2.21%) MongoDB
12 25 (2.21%) SQL Server 2008
13 24 (2.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 21 (1.86%) MS Access
15 16 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
15 16 (1.41%) Oracle Database
16 15 (1.33%) Infinispan
17 14 (1.24%) Redis
18 12 (1.06%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 93 (8.22%) JIRA
2 77 (6.81%) NUnit
3 69 (6.10%) Visual Studio
4 64 (5.66%) Moq
5 63 (5.57%) Rhino Mocks
6 58 (5.13%) Git (software)
6 58 (5.13%) JMeter
6 58 (5.13%) WebDriver
7 55 (4.86%) Subversion
8 48 (4.24%) Selenium
9 44 (3.89%) MSTest
10 38 (3.36%) Maven
11 35 (3.09%) SoapUI
12 33 (2.92%) Jenkins
13 32 (2.83%) Team Foundation Server
14 22 (1.95%) JUnit
14 22 (1.95%) SpecFlow
15 18 (1.59%) HP UFT
16 17 (1.50%) Calabash
17 16 (1.41%) Appium
General
1 456 (40.32%) Finance
2 197 (17.42%) Banking
3 110 (9.73%) Telecoms
4 81 (7.16%) Investment Banking
5 56 (4.95%) Retail Banking
6 37 (3.27%) Publishing
7 32 (2.83%) Back Office
8 28 (2.48%) Games
9 26 (2.30%) Retail
10 25 (2.21%) Front Office
11 24 (2.12%) Digital Economy
12 20 (1.77%) Marketing
13 19 (1.68%) Advertising
13 19 (1.68%) Military
14 12 (1.06%) Legal
15 10 (0.88%) Automotive
15 10 (0.88%) Billing
15 10 (0.88%) Electronics
16 8 (0.71%) Manufacturing
17 6 (0.53%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 540 (47.75%) Developer
2 168 (14.85%) .NET Developer
3 153 (13.53%) Analyst
4 128 (11.32%) Java Developer
5 115 (10.17%) C# Developer
6 107 (9.46%) Software Developer
7 85 (7.52%) C# .NET Developer
8 75 (6.63%) Software Engineer
9 71 (6.28%) Agile Developer
10 70 (6.19%) Senior Developer
11 66 (5.84%) Agile .NET Developer
12 62 (5.48%) Architect
13 60 (5.31%) Full Stack Developer
14 57 (5.04%) Applications Support
14 57 (5.04%) Support Analyst
15 54 (4.77%) C++ Developer
16 52 (4.60%) JavaScript Developer
17 51 (4.51%) Tester
18 50 (4.42%) Graduate
18 50 (4.42%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 276 (24.40%) .NET
2 177 (15.65%) ASP.NET
3 157 (13.88%) Web Services
4 143 (12.64%) HTML
5 120 (10.61%) WPF
6 118 (10.43%) WCF
7 116 (10.26%) REST
8 113 (9.99%) .NET Framework
9 110 (9.73%) ASP.NET MVC
10 107 (9.46%) WinForms
11 104 (9.20%) XML
12 97 (8.58%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 84 (7.43%) NHibernate
14 80 (7.07%) CSS
15 73 (6.45%) JSON
16 72 (6.37%) WebSockets
17 69 (6.10%) AngularJS
18 65 (5.75%) HTML5
19 57 (5.04%) LINQ
20 51 (4.51%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 201 (17.77%) Computer Science
2 141 (12.47%) Analytical Skills
3 60 (5.31%) Fintech
4 56 (4.95%) Enterprise Software
4 56 (4.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 48 (4.24%) Mobile App
6 47 (4.16%) N-Tier
7 44 (3.89%) Algorithms
8 40 (3.54%) Greenfield Project
9 37 (3.27%) Clustering
9 37 (3.27%) Data Centre
10 36 (3.18%) Data Structures
11 32 (2.83%) Tandem
12 25 (2.21%) Management Information System
13 18 (1.59%) Mainframe
14 16 (1.41%) AS400
14 16 (1.41%) Smartphone
15 14 (1.24%) Handset
15 14 (1.24%) IBM Mainframe
15 14 (1.24%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 449 (39.70%) Windows
2 202 (17.86%) Linux
3 96 (8.49%) Unix
4 74 (6.54%) Windows Server
5 51 (4.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 48 (4.24%) Apple iOS
7 35 (3.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 30 (2.65%) Android
9 23 (2.03%) Windows 7
10 16 (1.41%) Ubuntu
11 14 (1.24%) OS/390
12 9 (0.80%) Windows 10
13 8 (0.71%) CentOS
14 7 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 7 (0.62%) Windows 8
15 6 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
16 4 (0.35%) Windows XP
17 3 (0.27%) Debian
17 3 (0.27%) Mac OS
17 3 (0.27%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 580 (51.28%) Agile Software Development
2 264 (23.34%) Scrum
3 205 (18.13%) OO
4 202 (17.86%) Software Engineering
5 197 (17.42%) TDD
6 171 (15.12%) Test Automation
7 145 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
8 141 (12.47%) MVC
9 137 (12.11%) Open Source
10 112 (9.90%) E-Commerce
11 111 (9.81%) BDD
11 111 (9.81%) Multithreading
12 104 (9.20%) OOP
13 101 (8.93%) DevOps
14 92 (8.13%) Web Application Development
15 90 (7.96%) ITIL
16 89 (7.87%) Asset Management
17 88 (7.78%) SDLC
18 84 (7.43%) Kanban
18 84 (7.43%) Multithreaded Programming
Programming Languages
1 422 (37.31%) SQL
2 378 (33.42%) C#
3 337 (29.80%) Java
4 212 (18.74%) JavaScript
5 190 (16.80%) C++
6 132 (11.67%) Python
7 69 (6.10%) C
8 65 (5.75%) VB
9 61 (5.39%) T-SQL
10 48 (4.24%) Go
11 43 (3.80%) VB.NET
12 41 (3.63%) PHP
13 39 (3.45%) Shell Script
14 36 (3.18%) PowerShell
15 33 (2.92%) Ruby
16 30 (2.65%) Solidity
17 29 (2.56%) Objective-C
18 23 (2.03%) PL/SQL
19 16 (1.41%) TypeScript
20 15 (1.33%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 236 (20.87%) Degree
2 117 (10.34%) Computer Science Degree
3 58 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 38 (3.36%) ISTQB
5 36 (3.18%) Cisco Certification
6 27 (2.39%) CCNP
7 23 (2.03%) Master's Degree
7 23 (2.03%) Security Cleared
8 15 (1.33%) CCNA
8 15 (1.33%) ISEB
9 14 (1.24%) MCSE
9 14 (1.24%) PhD
10 13 (1.15%) MCP
11 8 (0.71%) SC Cleared
12 7 (0.62%) MCITP
13 6 (0.53%) MCSA
14 5 (0.44%) CTC Cleared
15 4 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 4 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
15 4 (0.35%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 134 (11.85%) QA
2 76 (6.72%) SLA
3 27 (2.39%) ISO 9001
4 22 (1.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 4 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.18%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.088%) GDPR
8 1 (0.088%) PMO
System Software
1 103 (9.11%) Active Directory
2 62 (5.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (3.18%) Docker
4 32 (2.83%) vSphere
5 31 (2.74%) Hyper-V
6 15 (1.33%) Virtual Desktop
7 10 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (0.88%) XenApp
8 7 (0.62%) DFS Replication
9 4 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (0.35%) NFS
9 4 (0.35%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (0.27%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.18%) FreeRADIUS
11 2 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.18%) Samba
11 2 (0.18%) Sendmail
11 2 (0.18%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 25 (2.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 17 (1.50%) Ansible
3 15 (1.33%) Kubernetes
4 14 (1.24%) BMC PATROL
4 14 (1.24%) Tivoli
4 14 (1.24%) Tivoli NetView
5 13 (1.15%) SCCM
6 12 (1.06%) WSUS
7 10 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
7 10 (0.88%) Nagios
7 10 (0.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 6 (0.53%) Puppet
9 5 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (0.35%) Salt
10 4 (0.35%) SCOM
10 4 (0.35%) Terraform
11 3 (0.27%) WMI
11 3 (0.27%) XenMobile
12 2 (0.18%) SCVMM
12 2 (0.18%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 387 (34.22%) Microsoft
2 124 (10.96%) Oracle
3 73 (6.45%) VMware
4 66 (5.84%) IBM
5 47 (4.16%) Citrix
6 39 (3.45%) Cisco
7 38 (3.36%) Google
8 28 (2.48%) Adobe
9 26 (2.30%) HP
10 24 (2.12%) NetApp
10 24 (2.12%) Red Hat
10 24 (2.12%) SolarWinds
11 19 (1.68%) Xerox
12 17 (1.50%) Dell
13 15 (1.33%) Lotus
14 11 (0.97%) Palo Alto
14 11 (0.97%) SAP
15 10 (0.88%) Juniper
16 8 (0.71%) Apple
16 8 (0.71%) Aruba