Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Client Server
UK
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 493 467 388
Rank change year-on-year -26 -79 +4
Permanent jobs citing Client/Server 970 1147 1789
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.56% 0.60% 0.82%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.28% 1.46% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 836 998 1535
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,675 £30,000
90th Percentile £70,625 £71,250 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% -

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 75499 78627 90584
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.23% 41.02% 41.59%
Number of salaries quoted 56713 64516 72543
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 £26,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 18 October 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 18 October 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 0 916 £47,500 +5.56% 475
UK excluding London -6 490 £45,000 +9.09% 92
London -33 473 £55,000 - 386
South East +22 197 £45,000 +5.88% 50
East of England +28 80 £40,000 -15.79% 27
North of England 0 61 £40,000 +5.26% 8
Midlands -11 58 £43,750 +15.13% 2
South West +22 47 £50,000 +37.93% 2
West Midlands +31 38 £42,500 +32.81%
Scotland -5 38 £45,000 +20.00% 2
North West -7 28 £45,000 +20.00% 6
Yorkshire +4 27 £37,000 -2.63% 2
East Midlands +11 19 £50,000 +42.86% 2
Wales +3 9 £37,500 -1.96%
North East +21 6 £40,000 +5.39%
Northern Ireland -28 1 £32,500 -7.14% 1

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 481 (49.59%) Agile Software Development
2 412 (42.47%) Windows
3 384 (39.59%) SQL
4 352 (36.29%) Microsoft
5 347 (35.77%) Finance
6 326 (33.61%) C#
7 302 (31.13%) SQL Server
8 287 (29.59%) Java
9 243 (25.05%) .NET
9 243 (25.05%) Scrum
10 184 (18.97%) Degree
11 176 (18.14%) JavaScript
12 169 (17.42%) OO
13 168 (17.32%) Linux
14 163 (16.80%) ASP.NET
15 152 (15.67%) Test Automation
16 151 (15.57%) TDD
17 149 (15.36%) Web Services
18 146 (15.05%) C++
19 145 (14.95%) HTML
20 144 (14.85%) Computer Science
21 139 (14.33%) MVC
22 133 (13.71%) Oracle
23 125 (12.89%) Open Source
24 122 (12.58%) Software Engineering
25 121 (12.47%) Analytical Skills
26 113 (11.65%) QA
27 112 (11.55%) Active Directory
27 112 (11.55%) Computer Science Degree
28 110 (11.34%) WCF

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 57 (5.88%) Apache
1 57 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 41 (4.23%) CMS
3 37 (3.81%) IIS
4 34 (3.51%) MS Exchange
4 34 (3.51%) SharePoint 2013
5 33 (3.40%) Ethereum
6 32 (3.30%) Hyperledger
7 31 (3.20%) BizTalk Server
8 25 (2.58%) Tomcat
9 24 (2.47%) JBoss
10 22 (2.27%) Confluence
10 22 (2.27%) eris
11 20 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2010
11 20 (2.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 18 (1.86%) IBM Notes
13 16 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2013
14 7 (0.72%) Umbraco
15 6 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
15 6 (0.62%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 41 (4.23%) Microsoft Office
2 36 (3.71%) MS Visio
3 22 (2.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 22 (2.27%) Spreadsheet
4 9 (0.93%) Photoshop
5 8 (0.82%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.31%) 3ds Max
6 3 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.31%) Maya
7 2 (0.21%) Blender
8 1 (0.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (0.41%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 2 (0.21%) Pega PRPC
3 1 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.10%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
3 1 (0.10%) Magento
3 1 (0.10%) OpenCart
3 1 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.10%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.10%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.10%) Primavera
3 1 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 47 (4.85%) SaaS
2 46 (4.74%) Amazon AWS
3 43 (4.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 28 (2.89%) Office 365
5 24 (2.47%) Cloud Computing
6 21 (2.16%) GitHub
7 12 (1.24%) IaaS
8 10 (1.03%) OpenShift
9 7 (0.72%) PaaS
10 6 (0.62%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (0.41%) npm
12 3 (0.31%) Dynamics 365
12 3 (0.31%) OneDrive
13 1 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
13 1 (0.10%) Amazon SQS
13 1 (0.10%) AWS Lambda
13 1 (0.10%) BlazeMeter
13 1 (0.10%) Route 53
13 1 (0.10%) Serverless
13 1 (0.10%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 65 (6.70%) Firewall
2 51 (5.26%) SAN
3 41 (4.23%) Internet
4 34 (3.51%) TCP/IP
5 30 (3.09%) DNS
5 30 (3.09%) VPN
6 29 (2.99%) DHCP
7 22 (2.27%) HTTP
8 21 (2.16%) LAN
9 17 (1.75%) WAN
10 12 (1.24%) VoIP
11 11 (1.13%) Intranet
11 11 (1.13%) LDAP
12 9 (0.93%) iSCSI
12 9 (0.93%) VLAN
13 8 (0.82%) FTP
14 7 (0.72%) AMQP
14 7 (0.72%) NAS
14 7 (0.72%) SSH
15 6 (0.62%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 302 (31.13%) SQL Server
2 105 (10.82%) Relational Database
3 72 (7.42%) MySQL
4 67 (6.91%) NoSQL
5 60 (6.19%) SQL Server 2014
6 51 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 48 (4.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 39 (4.02%) Blockchain
9 34 (3.51%) Big Data
9 34 (3.51%) RDBMS
10 30 (3.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 23 (2.37%) SQL Server 2008
12 22 (2.27%) Oracle Database
13 21 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
14 20 (2.06%) PostgreSQL
15 16 (1.65%) MS Access
16 15 (1.55%) MongoDB
17 10 (1.03%) Data Mining
18 9 (0.93%) Infinispan
19 7 (0.72%) Redis
Development Applications
1 88 (9.07%) JIRA
2 71 (7.32%) NUnit
3 64 (6.60%) Visual Studio
4 57 (5.88%) Moq
4 57 (5.88%) WebDriver
5 56 (5.77%) Rhino Mocks
6 55 (5.67%) JMeter
7 50 (5.15%) Selenium
8 49 (5.05%) Git (software)
9 45 (4.64%) Subversion
10 41 (4.23%) MSTest
11 35 (3.61%) Team Foundation Server
12 34 (3.51%) SoapUI
13 27 (2.78%) Maven
14 25 (2.58%) SpecFlow
15 22 (2.27%) Jenkins
16 18 (1.86%) Appium
17 17 (1.75%) Calabash
17 17 (1.75%) HP UFT
18 13 (1.34%) Cucumber
General
1 347 (35.77%) Finance
2 105 (10.82%) Banking
3 77 (7.94%) Investment Banking
4 73 (7.53%) Retail
5 56 (5.77%) Retail Banking
6 38 (3.92%) Publishing
7 29 (2.99%) Back Office
8 25 (2.58%) Front Office
9 22 (2.27%) Digital Economy
10 19 (1.96%) Marketing
10 19 (1.96%) Military
10 19 (1.96%) Telecoms
11 15 (1.55%) Games
12 12 (1.24%) Advertising
13 10 (1.03%) Billing
13 10 (1.03%) Electronics
14 9 (0.93%) Manufacturing
15 8 (0.82%) Automotive
16 6 (0.62%) Legal
17 4 (0.41%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 424 (43.71%) Developer
2 158 (16.29%) Analyst
3 138 (14.23%) .NET Developer
4 83 (8.56%) Java Developer
4 83 (8.56%) Software Developer
5 80 (8.25%) C# Developer
6 65 (6.70%) Senior Developer
7 63 (6.49%) C# .NET Developer
8 62 (6.39%) Architect
9 61 (6.29%) Agile Developer
9 61 (6.29%) Software Engineer
10 60 (6.19%) Agile .NET Developer
11 59 (6.08%) Support Analyst
12 57 (5.88%) Tester
13 55 (5.67%) Applications Support
14 44 (4.54%) Full Stack Developer
15 39 (4.02%) Applications Support Analyst
15 39 (4.02%) Support Engineer
16 38 (3.92%) JavaScript Developer
17 37 (3.81%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 243 (25.05%) .NET
2 163 (16.80%) ASP.NET
3 149 (15.36%) Web Services
4 145 (14.95%) HTML
5 110 (11.34%) WCF
6 109 (11.24%) .NET Framework
7 108 (11.13%) WPF
8 104 (10.72%) ASP.NET MVC
9 98 (10.10%) WinForms
10 96 (9.90%) REST
11 92 (9.48%) XML
12 90 (9.28%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 80 (8.25%) NHibernate
14 71 (7.32%) CSS
15 67 (6.91%) JSON
16 64 (6.60%) HTML5
17 62 (6.39%) WebSockets
18 56 (5.77%) AngularJS
18 56 (5.77%) LINQ
19 54 (5.57%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 144 (14.85%) Computer Science
2 121 (12.47%) Analytical Skills
3 59 (6.08%) Enterprise Software
4 52 (5.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 51 (5.26%) Fintech
6 49 (5.05%) N-Tier
7 34 (3.51%) Mobile App
8 31 (3.20%) Clustering
8 31 (3.20%) Data Centre
8 31 (3.20%) Greenfield Project
9 28 (2.89%) Tandem
10 22 (2.27%) Algorithms
10 22 (2.27%) Management Information System
11 19 (1.96%) AS400
11 19 (1.96%) Mainframe
12 18 (1.86%) Data Structures
13 17 (1.75%) IBM Mainframe
13 17 (1.75%) Robotics
14 16 (1.65%) Smartphone
15 14 (1.44%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 412 (42.47%) Windows
2 168 (17.32%) Linux
3 98 (10.10%) Unix
4 69 (7.11%) Windows Server
5 53 (5.46%) Apple iOS
6 49 (5.05%) Windows Server 2012
7 39 (4.02%) Android
8 33 (3.40%) Windows Server 2008
9 23 (2.37%) Windows 7
10 17 (1.75%) OS/390
11 13 (1.34%) Ubuntu
12 8 (0.82%) Windows 8
13 6 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (0.62%) Windows 10
13 6 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
14 5 (0.52%) CentOS
14 5 (0.52%) Embedded Linux
14 5 (0.52%) Mac OS X
15 4 (0.41%) Windows XP
16 3 (0.31%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 481 (49.59%) Agile Software Development
2 243 (25.05%) Scrum
3 169 (17.42%) OO
4 152 (15.67%) Test Automation
5 151 (15.57%) TDD
6 139 (14.33%) MVC
7 125 (12.89%) Open Source
8 122 (12.58%) Software Engineering
9 98 (10.10%) BDD
10 94 (9.69%) Continuous Integration
11 84 (8.66%) SDLC
12 83 (8.56%) Asset Management
12 83 (8.56%) Web Application Development
13 82 (8.45%) DevOps
14 77 (7.94%) Multithreading
15 76 (7.84%) ITIL
16 72 (7.42%) OOD
17 71 (7.32%) OOP
18 69 (7.11%) Risk Management
18 69 (7.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 384 (39.59%) SQL
2 326 (33.61%) C#
3 287 (29.59%) Java
4 176 (18.14%) JavaScript
5 146 (15.05%) C++
6 90 (9.28%) Python
7 68 (7.01%) T-SQL
8 63 (6.49%) VB
9 58 (5.98%) C
10 42 (4.33%) Shell Script
11 39 (4.02%) Go
12 38 (3.92%) VB.NET
13 30 (3.09%) PowerShell
13 30 (3.09%) Solidity
14 29 (2.99%) PL/SQL
15 27 (2.78%) PHP
15 27 (2.78%) Ruby
16 22 (2.27%) Objective-C
17 13 (1.34%) TypeScript
18 11 (1.13%) Perl
Qualifications
1 184 (18.97%) Degree
2 112 (11.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 51 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 38 (3.92%) ISTQB
5 25 (2.58%) Master's Degree
6 23 (2.37%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (1.96%) Security Cleared
8 16 (1.65%) ISEB
9 15 (1.55%) CCNP
10 14 (1.44%) CCNA
10 14 (1.44%) MCP
10 14 (1.44%) MCSE
11 8 (0.82%) MCITP
11 8 (0.82%) PhD
12 6 (0.62%) MCSA
12 6 (0.62%) SC Cleared
13 5 (0.52%) CTC Cleared
13 5 (0.52%) Network+ Certification
14 4 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 4 (0.41%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (11.65%) QA
2 87 (8.97%) SLA
3 29 (2.99%) ISO 9001
4 19 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 4 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.21%) GDPR
8 1 (0.10%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.10%) PMO
System Software
1 112 (11.55%) Active Directory
2 59 (6.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (3.40%) vSphere
4 27 (2.78%) Docker
5 24 (2.47%) Hyper-V
6 18 (1.86%) Virtual Desktop
7 10 (1.03%) XenApp
8 7 (0.72%) DFS Replication
8 7 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (0.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (0.31%) NFS
10 3 (0.31%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.21%) BIND 9
11 2 (0.21%) iptables
11 2 (0.21%) KVM
11 2 (0.21%) Sendmail
11 2 (0.21%) Varnish
11 2 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 24 (2.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 17 (1.75%) BMC PATROL
2 17 (1.75%) Tivoli
2 17 (1.75%) Tivoli NetView
3 14 (1.44%) Ansible
4 13 (1.34%) WSUS
5 12 (1.24%) SCCM
6 10 (1.03%) Kubernetes
7 9 (0.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 6 (0.62%) Nagios
9 5 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
10 4 (0.41%) Nessus
10 4 (0.41%) Nmap
10 4 (0.41%) SCOM
11 3 (0.31%) WMI
11 3 (0.31%) XenMobile
12 2 (0.21%) ITRS Geneos
12 2 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
12 2 (0.21%) Salt
12 2 (0.21%) Terraform
Vendors
1 352 (36.29%) Microsoft
2 133 (13.71%) Oracle
3 71 (7.32%) VMware
4 63 (6.49%) IBM
5 59 (6.08%) Citrix
6 41 (4.23%) Google
7 30 (3.09%) Cisco
8 25 (2.58%) Adobe
8 25 (2.58%) NetApp
9 19 (1.96%) Xerox
10 18 (1.86%) Lotus
11 17 (1.75%) HP
11 17 (1.75%) SAP
12 15 (1.55%) Red Hat
13 13 (1.34%) SolarWinds
14 12 (1.24%) Dell
15 8 (0.82%) Atlassian
16 7 (0.72%) Sitecore
17 6 (0.62%) EMC
17 6 (0.62%) Juniper