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 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Client Server
England / West Midlands
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 211 228 182
Rank change year-on-year +17 -46  
Permanent jobs citing Client/Server 22 17 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.43% 0.28% 0.72%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.15% 0.76% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 21 10 30
Median salary £42,500 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.66% -14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £28,750 £21,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £62,750 £43,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £41,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year +7.22% +6.41%  

Client/Server is in the generic IT skills category. The next 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.

Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1907 2223 1940
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 37.42% 36.47% 33.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1537 1599 1596
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Client/Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Client/Server as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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
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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Solihull - 8 £40,000 -
Coventry - 7 £45,000 -
Staffordshire +12 3 £42,500 +41.66%
Client/Server
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 22 (44.90%) C#
2 20 (40.82%) SQL
3 16 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (24.49%) .NET
4 12 (24.49%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (20.41%) SQL Server
5 10 (20.41%) C++
5 10 (20.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (20.41%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 9 (18.37%) Android Development
6 9 (18.37%) iOS Development
6 9 (18.37%) Line Management
6 9 (18.37%) Data Centre
6 9 (18.37%) Android
6 9 (18.37%) Apple iOS
6 9 (18.37%) Lua
6 9 (18.37%) Maya
6 9 (18.37%) 3ds Max
6 9 (18.37%) HTML
6 9 (18.37%) ASP.NET
6 9 (18.37%) Linux
6 9 (18.37%) OO
6 9 (18.37%) Internet
7 8 (16.33%) DNS
7 8 (16.33%) Active Directory
7 8 (16.33%) Quality Management
7 8 (16.33%) Windows
7 8 (16.33%) DHCP
7 8 (16.33%) QMS
8 7 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services

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 3 (6.12%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.08%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.04%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 9 (18.37%) 3ds Max
1 9 (18.37%) Maya
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) Office 365
2 2 (4.08%) OneDrive
3 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.04%) IBM Blueworks
3 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.37%) Internet
2 8 (16.33%) DHCP
2 8 (16.33%) DNS
3 7 (14.29%) Intranet
4 6 (12.24%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (12.24%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (12.24%) DMVPN
4 6 (12.24%) EIGRP
4 6 (12.24%) Firewall
4 6 (12.24%) Network Security
4 6 (12.24%) RIP
4 6 (12.24%) SNMP
4 6 (12.24%) WAN
5 2 (4.08%) Skype
6 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.41%) SQL Server
1 10 (20.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 7 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.04%) Big Data
3 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.04%) Power BI
3 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (2.04%) Subversion
General
1 5 (10.20%) Retail
2 3 (6.12%) Finance
3 1 (2.04%) Automotive
3 1 (2.04%) Back Office
3 1 (2.04%) Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Electronics
3 1 (2.04%) Games
3 1 (2.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (57.14%) Developer
2 12 (24.49%) Senior Developer
3 9 (18.37%) SQL Developer
4 6 (12.24%) Tester
5 5 (10.20%) C# Developer
5 5 (10.20%) Junior
5 5 (10.20%) Junior Developer
5 5 (10.20%) Software Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Consultant
6 4 (8.16%) SQL Server Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (6.12%) Junior Software Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Manual Tester
7 3 (6.12%) Senior Systems Tester
7 3 (6.12%) Senior Tester
7 3 (6.12%) Systems Tester
8 2 (4.08%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Junior C# Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Senior C# Developer
8 2 (4.08%) SQL BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (24.49%) .NET
2 10 (20.41%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 9 (18.37%) ASP.NET
3 9 (18.37%) HTML
4 5 (10.20%) AngularJS
4 5 (10.20%) CSS
4 5 (10.20%) XML
5 4 (8.16%) HTML5
6 3 (6.12%) Ajax
6 3 (6.12%) Angular 2
6 3 (6.12%) WCF
6 3 (6.12%) Web Services
6 3 (6.12%) XHTML
6 3 (6.12%) XML Schema
7 1 (2.04%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.04%) DOM
7 1 (2.04%) JPA
7 1 (2.04%) jQuery
7 1 (2.04%) RESTful
7 1 (2.04%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.37%) Data Centre
2 6 (12.24%) PKI
3 4 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.16%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.12%) Animation
5 1 (2.04%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.04%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.04%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.04%) HoloLens
5 1 (2.04%) HTC Vive
5 1 (2.04%) NHS
5 1 (2.04%) Oculus Rift
5 1 (2.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.37%) Android
1 9 (18.37%) Apple iOS
1 9 (18.37%) Linux
2 8 (16.33%) Windows
3 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.04%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (24.49%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (18.37%) Android Development
3 9 (18.37%) iOS Development
3 9 (18.37%) Line Management
3 9 (18.37%) OO
4 8 (16.33%) QMS
4 8 (16.33%) Quality Management
5 7 (14.29%) Requirements Management
5 7 (14.29%) UML
6 6 (12.24%) High Availability
6 6 (12.24%) Manual Testing
6 6 (12.24%) Physics
6 6 (12.24%) Regulatory Compliance
6 6 (12.24%) Software Engineering
7 5 (10.20%) Test Automation
7 5 (10.20%) Test Scripting
8 4 (8.16%) Customer Requirements
8 4 (8.16%) OOD
9 3 (6.12%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (44.90%) C#
2 20 (40.82%) SQL
3 10 (20.41%) C++
4 9 (18.37%) Lua
5 7 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 5 (10.20%) Java
7 4 (8.16%) PowerShell
8 3 (6.12%) VB
9 2 (4.08%) T-SQL
9 2 (4.08%) VB.NET
10 1 (2.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (12.24%) CCNA
1 6 (12.24%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (12.24%) Degree
2 3 (6.12%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) ISO 22301
1 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.04%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 8 (16.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (12.24%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (8.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (6.12%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (12.24%) Cisco
1 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.16%) Oracle
3 2 (4.08%) IBM
3 2 (4.08%) VMware
4 1 (2.04%) Lotus
4 1 (2.04%) NetApp
4 1 (2.04%) Nimble Storage
4 1 (2.04%) Pega
4 1 (2.04%) webMethods