The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Fat Client over the 6 months to 1 December 2023 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.
|6 months to
1 Dec 2023
|Same period 2022||Same period 2021|
|Rank change year-on-year||+288||+19||-323|
|Permanent jobs citing Fat Client||32||85||77|
|As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK||0.060%||0.068%||0.059%|
|As % of the Miscellaneous category||0.16%||0.16%||0.13%|
|Number of salaries quoted||31||72||56|
|Median annual salary (50th Percentile)||£52,000||£42,500||£35,000|
|Median % change year-on-year||+22.35%||+21.43%||-1.41%|
|UK excluding London median annual salary||£51,000||£40,000||£28,750|
|% change year-on-year||+27.50%||+39.13%||-12.21%|
Fat Client 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.
|Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills||19,807||54,441||57,154|
|As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK||36.89%||43.46%||44.14%|
|Number of salaries quoted||14,539||30,144||33,842|
|Median annual salary (50th Percentile)||£62,500||£63,956||£60,000|
|Median % change year-on-year||-2.28%||+6.59%||-|
|UK excluding London median annual salary||£55,000||£55,000||£50,000|
|% change year-on-year||-||+10.00%||-|
Job Vacancy Trend
Job postings citing Fat Client as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.
3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Fat Client.
Salary distribution for jobs citing Fat Client over the 6 months to 1 December 2023.
Top 10 Job Locations
The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Fat Client within the UK over the 6 months to 1 December 2023. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.
on Same Period
IT Job Ads
Past 6 Months
on Same Period
|UK excluding London||+231||27||£51,000||+27.50%||9|
|Work from Home||+250||21||£54,000||+20.00%||1|
|North of England||+127||6||£37,500||+25.00%||3|
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category
The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories: