Period
to 18 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Client/Server in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Client/Server over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Client Server
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 287 308 268
Rank change year-on-year +21 -40 +13
Permanent jobs citing Client/Server 39 35 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.39% 0.30% 0.51%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.03% 0.83% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 39 23 41
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,379 £19,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £45,205 £42,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +2.22% -

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 3769 4211 3566
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 37.39% 36.50% 32.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2992 3104 2853
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

Client/Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Client/Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Client/Server in the West Midlands

Client/Server
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Client/Server in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Client/Server in the West Midlands

Client/Server
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Client/Server in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Client/Server in the West Midlands

Client/Server
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Client/Server within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 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
Birmingham +14 13 £46,059 +8.22% 2
Coventry - 12 £39,500 -
Warwickshire -1 5 £26,500 -30.26%
Staffordshire +14 2 £42,500 +34.92%
Solihull -2 2 £41,250 +26.92%
Client/Server
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Client/Server.

1 20 (51.28%) C#
2 16 (41.03%) Test Automation
3 15 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (33.33%) .NET
5 12 (30.77%) SQL
6 10 (25.64%) Unit Testing
7 9 (23.08%) QA
7 9 (23.08%) Windows
8 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
8 8 (20.51%) Active Directory
9 7 (17.95%) Automotive
9 7 (17.95%) CMS
9 7 (17.95%) Games
9 7 (17.95%) Project Management
9 7 (17.95%) NHS
9 7 (17.95%) PHP
9 7 (17.95%) Manual Testing
9 7 (17.95%) Marketing
9 7 (17.95%) Mathematics
9 7 (17.95%) Physics
9 7 (17.95%) Visualisation
9 7 (17.95%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 7 (17.95%) Unreal Engine
9 7 (17.95%) Oculus Rift
9 7 (17.95%) HoloLens
9 7 (17.95%) HTC Vive
10 6 (15.38%) Customer Requirements
10 6 (15.38%) git-flow
10 6 (15.38%) Microservices
10 6 (15.38%) Sass

Client/Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 7 (17.95%) CMS
2 6 (15.38%) Sitecore CMS
2 6 (15.38%) Umbraco
3 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.56%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.13%) Office 365
3 1 (2.56%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) Internet
2 2 (5.13%) Skype
3 1 (2.56%) DHCP
3 1 (2.56%) DNS
3 1 (2.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.56%) MySQL
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Git (software)
1 6 (15.38%) git-flow
2 4 (10.26%) Jenkins
2 4 (10.26%) Subversion
2 4 (10.26%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.13%) Selenium
4 1 (2.56%) JIRA
General
1 7 (17.95%) Automotive
1 7 (17.95%) Games
1 7 (17.95%) Marketing
2 6 (15.38%) Advertising
2 6 (15.38%) Retail
3 5 (12.82%) Finance
4 4 (10.26%) Electronics
5 1 (2.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (41.03%) Developer
2 11 (28.21%) C# Developer
3 8 (20.51%) Senior Developer
4 7 (17.95%) Senior C# Developer
5 6 (15.38%) .NET Architect
5 6 (15.38%) .NET Solutions Architect
5 6 (15.38%) Analyst
5 6 (15.38%) Architect
5 6 (15.38%) Azure Architect
5 6 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (15.38%) Test Analyst
6 5 (12.82%) Consultant
6 5 (12.82%) Technical Consultant
7 4 (10.26%) C# Software Developer
7 4 (10.26%) Software Developer
8 3 (7.69%) .NET Developer
8 3 (7.69%) Delphi Developer
8 3 (7.69%) QA Analyst
8 3 (7.69%) QA Test Analyst
8 3 (7.69%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (33.33%) .NET
2 7 (17.95%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 7 (17.95%) Unreal Engine
3 6 (15.38%) Sass
4 4 (10.26%) WPF
5 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.56%) CSS
6 1 (2.56%) HTML
6 1 (2.56%) jQuery
6 1 (2.56%) JSON
6 1 (2.56%) REST
6 1 (2.56%) Software Packaging
6 1 (2.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (2.56%) Web Services
6 1 (2.56%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) HoloLens
1 7 (17.95%) HTC Vive
1 7 (17.95%) NHS
1 7 (17.95%) Oculus Rift
2 6 (15.38%) Social Media
3 4 (10.26%) Computer Science
3 4 (10.26%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.56%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.08%) Windows
2 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.56%) Windows 8
2 1 (2.56%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (41.03%) Test Automation
2 15 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (25.64%) Unit Testing
4 7 (17.95%) Manual Testing
4 7 (17.95%) Mathematics
4 7 (17.95%) Physics
4 7 (17.95%) Project Management
4 7 (17.95%) Visualisation
5 6 (15.38%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 6 (15.38%) Customer Requirements
5 6 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (15.38%) Microservices
5 6 (15.38%) Open Source
6 5 (12.82%) Defect Tracking
6 5 (12.82%) Functional Testing
6 5 (12.82%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (10.26%) MVVM
7 4 (10.26%) OOD
7 4 (10.26%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 20 (51.28%) C#
2 12 (30.77%) SQL
3 7 (17.95%) PHP
4 6 (15.38%) PowerShell
5 4 (10.26%) C++
6 3 (7.69%) Delphi
7 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) Degree
2 2 (5.13%) ISEB
2 2 (5.13%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (23.08%) QA
System Software
1 8 (20.51%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.56%) XenApp
2 1 (2.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) HP Quality Center
1 5 (12.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (2.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.38%) Sitecore
3 5 (12.82%) HP
4 3 (7.69%) DevExpress
5 1 (2.56%) Citrix
5 1 (2.56%) VMware