Period
to 6 July 2020

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 6 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Client Server
UK
6 months to
6 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 575 634 707
Rank change year-on-year +59 +73 -203
Permanent jobs citing Client/Server 258 553 561
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.33% 0.38% 0.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.84% 0.96% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 221 460 476
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £32,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £81,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,750 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +5.88%

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 30,881 57,668 69,766
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.07% 39.14% 39.06%
Number of salaries quoted 23,902 43,300 53,720
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +3.09%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,500 £28,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 6 July 2020.

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 6 July 2020. 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 +43 238 £52,500 +5.00% 30
UK excluding London +69 156 £48,750 +8.33% 21
London +84 96 £62,500 -10.71% 9
North of England +154 48 £48,000 +37.14% 6
South East +5 35 £46,250 -2.63% 5
Yorkshire +138 28 £48,000 +28.00% 2
South West +110 28 £60,000 +9.09% 6
Midlands +104 25 £47,500 +18.75% 3
West Midlands +106 22 £47,500 +15.85% 3
North West +85 19 £45,000 +28.57% 4
Work from Home +66 17 £57,500 -14.81% 2
Scotland +81 13 £35,000 -22.22% 1
East of England +51 7 £35,000 -36.36%
East Midlands +54 3 £58,750 +67.86%
North East +28 1 £55,000 +29.41%
Wales +17 1 £60,000 +111.45%

For the 6 months to 6 July 2020, 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 84 (32.56%) Windows
2 83 (32.17%) C#
2 83 (32.17%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (29.46%) SQL
4 72 (27.91%) Java
5 62 (24.03%) JavaScript
6 60 (23.26%) Microsoft
7 54 (20.93%) SQL Server
8 51 (19.77%) .NET
9 46 (17.83%) Problem-Solving
10 40 (15.50%) Finance
10 40 (15.50%) Git (software)
11 38 (14.73%) Linux
12 37 (14.34%) OO
12 37 (14.34%) TDD
13 36 (13.95%) Scrum
13 36 (13.95%) Azure
14 35 (13.57%) HTML
14 35 (13.57%) LAN
15 33 (12.79%) Python
15 33 (12.79%) Degree
16 31 (12.02%) BDD
16 31 (12.02%) WAN
16 31 (12.02%) CSS
17 30 (11.63%) C++
17 30 (11.63%) SDLC
18 29 (11.24%) Microsoft Office
18 29 (11.24%) Internet
18 29 (11.24%) Office 365
19 28 (10.85%) Web Services

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 19 (7.36%) SharePoint
2 14 (5.43%) MS Exchange
3 10 (3.88%) Apache
4 9 (3.49%) IIS
5 7 (2.71%) WebSphere
6 5 (1.94%) Apache Spark
6 5 (1.94%) CMS
6 5 (1.94%) nginx
6 5 (1.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.78%) JBoss
7 2 (0.78%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.39%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 29 (11.24%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.55%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (1.55%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.16%) Blender
3 3 (1.16%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.39%) 3ds Max
4 1 (0.39%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.39%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.39%) InDesign
4 1 (0.39%) LightWave 3D
4 1 (0.39%) MODO
4 1 (0.39%) Revit
4 1 (0.39%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 4 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (1.55%) Sage CRM
2 2 (0.78%) SAP R/3
3 1 (0.39%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.39%) Infor CloudSuite
Cloud Services
1 36 (13.95%) Azure
2 29 (11.24%) Office 365
3 19 (7.36%) AWS
4 14 (5.43%) SaaS
5 11 (4.26%) Sauce Labs
6 8 (3.10%) NuGet
7 7 (2.71%) G Suite
8 6 (2.33%) Google Analytics
9 5 (1.94%) Amazon S3
9 5 (1.94%) PaaS
10 4 (1.55%) OneDrive
11 3 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (1.16%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (1.16%) IaaS
11 3 (1.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 2 (0.78%) Amazon SQS
12 2 (0.78%) AWS CodeCommit
12 2 (0.78%) AWS CodePipeline
12 2 (0.78%) AWS CodeStar
12 2 (0.78%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 35 (13.57%) LAN
2 31 (12.02%) WAN
3 29 (11.24%) Internet
4 18 (6.98%) Firewall
5 14 (5.43%) Broadband
6 12 (4.65%) DNS
7 11 (4.26%) Intranet
7 11 (4.26%) SAN
7 11 (4.26%) TCP/IP
8 9 (3.49%) Cisco IOS
8 9 (3.49%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (2.71%) HTTP
9 7 (2.71%) VoIP
10 6 (2.33%) Network Security
11 5 (1.94%) DHCP
12 4 (1.55%) Ethernet
12 4 (1.55%) IP Telephony
13 3 (1.16%) SNMP
13 3 (1.16%) Wireshark
13 3 (1.16%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (20.93%) SQL Server
2 22 (8.53%) Relational Database
3 19 (7.36%) Oracle Database
4 10 (3.88%) MySQL
4 10 (3.88%) RDBMS
5 8 (3.10%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (2.71%) NoSQL
7 5 (1.94%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.16%) Big Data
10 2 (0.78%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.78%) JanusGraph
10 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (0.78%) MS Access
10 2 (0.78%) Power BI
10 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.39%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.39%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 40 (15.50%) Git (software)
2 21 (8.14%) Selenium
3 15 (5.81%) JIRA
4 14 (5.43%) Cucumber
5 13 (5.04%) SoapUI
6 12 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (4.26%) eggPlant
7 11 (4.26%) Visual Studio
8 8 (3.10%) Jenkins
8 8 (3.10%) Protractor
9 7 (2.71%) CircleCI
9 7 (2.71%) Cypress.io
9 7 (2.71%) Jasmine
9 7 (2.71%) Karma Test Runner
9 7 (2.71%) webpack
10 5 (1.94%) git-flow
11 3 (1.16%) Ant
11 3 (1.16%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.78%) JUnit
12 2 (0.78%) LoadRunner
General
1 40 (15.50%) Finance
2 27 (10.47%) Games
3 20 (7.75%) Retail
4 14 (5.43%) Public Sector
5 10 (3.88%) Banking
6 8 (3.10%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.33%) Back Office
8 4 (1.55%) Billing
9 3 (1.16%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.78%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.39%) Advertising
11 1 (0.39%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.39%) Law
11 1 (0.39%) Legal
11 1 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.39%) Police
Job Titles
1 94 (36.43%) Developer
2 27 (10.47%) C# Developer
3 25 (9.69%) Senior Developer
4 18 (6.98%) IT Support
4 18 (6.98%) Java Developer
5 16 (6.20%) Support Engineer
6 15 (5.81%) Software Developer
7 14 (5.43%) Programmer
7 14 (5.43%) Test Engineer
8 12 (4.65%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 12 (4.65%) Java Engineer
9 11 (4.26%) Analyst
9 11 (4.26%) Architect
9 11 (4.26%) Lead Developer
9 11 (4.26%) Test Automation Engineer
10 10 (3.88%) PHP Developer
10 10 (3.88%) Software Engineer
11 9 (3.49%) .NET Developer
11 9 (3.49%) Team Leader
11 9 (3.49%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (19.77%) .NET
2 35 (13.57%) HTML
3 31 (12.02%) CSS
4 28 (10.85%) Web Services
5 27 (10.47%) ASP.NET
6 19 (7.36%) AngularJS
7 16 (6.20%) HTML5
7 16 (6.20%) Spring
8 14 (5.43%) .NET Core
8 14 (5.43%) RESTful
8 14 (5.43%) Sass
9 13 (5.04%) .NET Framework
9 13 (5.04%) ASP.NET MVC
9 13 (5.04%) ASP.NET Web API
9 13 (5.04%) CSS3
9 13 (5.04%) ODBC
9 13 (5.04%) SOAP
9 13 (5.04%) XML
10 12 (4.65%) Node.js
11 11 (4.26%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.53%) Analytical Skills
1 22 (8.53%) User Experience
2 19 (7.36%) N-Tier
3 14 (5.43%) Mainframe
4 13 (5.04%) AS400
4 13 (5.04%) Management Information System
5 9 (3.49%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (3.10%) Blackberry
6 8 (3.10%) Data Centre
7 7 (2.71%) Algorithms
7 7 (2.71%) SWIFT
8 6 (2.33%) Online Games
8 6 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
9 5 (1.94%) Animation
9 5 (1.94%) Greenfield Project
9 5 (1.94%) PKI
9 5 (1.94%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (1.55%) e-Learning
11 3 (1.16%) Replication
11 3 (1.16%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 84 (32.56%) Windows
2 38 (14.73%) Linux
3 25 (9.69%) Windows 10
4 20 (7.75%) Apple iOS
5 17 (6.59%) Unix
5 17 (6.59%) Windows 7
6 16 (6.20%) Android
7 8 (3.10%) Windows Server
8 5 (1.94%) Mac OS X
9 3 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.78%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2016
10 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2019
11 1 (0.39%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (32.17%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (17.83%) Problem-Solving
3 37 (14.34%) OO
3 37 (14.34%) TDD
4 36 (13.95%) Scrum
5 31 (12.02%) BDD
6 30 (11.63%) SDLC
7 27 (10.47%) MVC
8 25 (9.69%) Technical Leadership
9 24 (9.30%) Software Engineering
10 23 (8.91%) Computer Science
11 22 (8.53%) Test Automation
12 20 (7.75%) DevOps
13 18 (6.98%) Continuous Delivery
13 18 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
13 18 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
13 18 (6.98%) Fintech
13 18 (6.98%) Multithreading
14 16 (6.20%) OOD
14 16 (6.20%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 83 (32.17%) C#
2 76 (29.46%) SQL
3 72 (27.91%) Java
4 62 (24.03%) JavaScript
5 33 (12.79%) Python
6 30 (11.63%) C++
7 28 (10.85%) TypeScript
8 18 (6.98%) PHP
9 8 (3.10%) C
10 7 (2.71%) ES6
10 7 (2.71%) ES7
10 7 (2.71%) T-SQL
10 7 (2.71%) VB.NET
11 6 (2.33%) Ruby
12 5 (1.94%) PHP 7
12 5 (1.94%) PL/SQL
12 5 (1.94%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.16%) HLSL
13 3 (1.16%) VB
14 2 (0.78%) Scala
Qualifications
1 33 (12.79%) Degree
2 20 (7.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (5.04%) MCSE
3 13 (5.04%) Security Cleared
4 11 (4.26%) Computer Science Degree
4 11 (4.26%) SC Cleared
5 10 (3.88%) DV Cleared
5 10 (3.88%) ISEB
5 10 (3.88%) ISEB Practitioner
5 10 (3.88%) ISTQB
6 4 (1.55%) CIPD
6 4 (1.55%) MCDST
7 3 (1.16%) MCSA
8 1 (0.39%) CCNA
8 1 (0.39%) CCNP
8 1 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.39%) GCIA
8 1 (0.39%) GIAC
8 1 (0.39%) HND
8 1 (0.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.59%) QA
2 8 (3.10%) SLA
3 7 (2.71%) ISO 15022
3 7 (2.71%) ISO 20022
4 4 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.78%) GDPR
5 2 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.39%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.39%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.39%) MiFID
System Software
1 20 (7.75%) Active Directory
2 19 (7.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (6.98%) Docker
4 5 (1.94%) Xen
5 3 (1.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (1.16%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.16%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.78%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.39%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 11 (4.26%) SCCM
2 4 (1.55%) WSUS
3 2 (0.78%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.39%) Ansible
4 1 (0.39%) Avamar
4 1 (0.39%) Grafana
4 1 (0.39%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.39%) Nagios
4 1 (0.39%) Prometheus
4 1 (0.39%) Zipkin
Vendors
1 60 (23.26%) Microsoft
2 26 (10.08%) Oracle
3 19 (7.36%) VMware
4 18 (6.98%) Cisco
5 13 (5.04%) Sybase
6 11 (4.26%) Google
7 9 (3.49%) Avaya
7 9 (3.49%) Citrix
8 5 (1.94%) Brocade
8 5 (1.94%) Sage
9 4 (1.55%) Apple
9 4 (1.55%) Perforce
9 4 (1.55%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (1.55%) ServiceNow
10 3 (1.16%) CheckPoint
10 3 (1.16%) Darktrace
10 3 (1.16%) Polycom
10 3 (1.16%) SAP
10 3 (1.16%) SolarWinds
10 3 (1.16%) Wyse