Period
to 21 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term N-Tier in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited N-Tier over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

N-Tier
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 681 751 551
Rank change year-on-year +70 -200 -57
Permanent jobs citing N-Tier 581 514 1044
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.27% 0.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.75% 0.66% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 442 439 841
UK median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -5.56% +5.88%

N-Tier 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 77777 77328 91200
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.99% 40.93% 41.96%
Number of salaries quoted 58681 63584 73079
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 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

N-Tier
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing N-Tier as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for N-Tier in the UK

N-Tier
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing N-Tier.

Salary trend for N-Tier in the UK

N-Tier
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing N-Tier over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for N-Tier in the UK

N-Tier
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing N-Tier within the UK over the 6 months to 21 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
England +61 546 £45,000 -10.00% 38
UK excluding London +61 326 £42,500 - 25
London +36 243 £60,000 +20.00% 13
South East +91 120 £42,500 -2.86% 12
North of England +23 118 £42,500 - 5
North West +23 82 £45,000 +19.68% 4
Yorkshire +14 36 £22,000 -48.24% 1
Midlands +30 27 £40,000 -13.51% 5
South West +6 22 £45,000 +12.50% 2
East of England +1 17 £65,000 +30.00% 1
West Midlands +2 15 £55,000 +22.22% 4
Scotland -13 13 £80,000 +68.42%
East Midlands +47 12 £20,000 -64.44% 1
Wales +22 10 £37,500 +4.17%

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing N-Tier 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 N-Tier.

1 362 (62.31%) .NET
2 296 (50.95%) C#
3 290 (49.91%) SQL
4 282 (48.54%) Agile Software Development
5 255 (43.89%) JavaScript
6 227 (39.07%) MVC
7 188 (32.36%) Finance
7 188 (32.36%) SQL Server
8 186 (32.01%) ASP.NET
9 167 (28.74%) Java
10 156 (26.85%) OO
11 154 (26.51%) HTML
11 154 (26.51%) SOA
12 147 (25.30%) Oracle
13 144 (24.78%) Web Services
14 139 (23.92%) Microsoft
15 132 (22.72%) ASP.NET MVC
16 122 (21.00%) CSS
17 120 (20.65%) Test Automation
18 119 (20.48%) Analytical Skills
19 112 (19.28%) ASP.NET Web API
19 112 (19.28%) TDD
20 110 (18.93%) Banking
21 102 (17.56%) BDD
21 102 (17.56%) Windows
22 98 (16.87%) .NET Framework
23 93 (16.01%) OOD
24 88 (15.15%) Scrum
25 85 (14.63%) Web Development
25 85 (14.63%) SDLC

N-Tier
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 56 (9.64%) WebSphere
2 40 (6.88%) CMS
3 31 (5.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 30 (5.16%) Tomcat
5 26 (4.48%) JBoss
6 16 (2.75%) Sitecore CMS
7 13 (2.24%) Apache Spark
7 13 (2.24%) WebLogic
8 12 (2.07%) Apache
8 12 (2.07%) SharePoint
9 11 (1.89%) OpenROAD
10 9 (1.55%) Umbraco
11 4 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.52%) CloudStack
12 3 (0.52%) IIS
12 3 (0.52%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.17%) Alfresco
13 1 (0.17%) Confluence
Applications
1 11 (1.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (1.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 10 (1.72%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.86%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (0.69%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.17%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 19 (3.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.03%) HFM
3 5 (0.86%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.17%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 58 (9.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 48 (8.26%) Amazon AWS
3 30 (5.16%) PaaS
4 29 (4.99%) Office 365
5 25 (4.30%) SaaS
6 17 (2.93%) IaaS
7 11 (1.89%) Google Cloud Platform
8 8 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (0.86%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.17%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 25 (4.30%) Firewall
2 8 (1.38%) HTTP
2 8 (1.38%) Internet
3 6 (1.03%) Wireless
4 2 (0.34%) Kerberos
4 2 (0.34%) SSL
5 1 (0.17%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 188 (32.36%) SQL Server
2 56 (9.64%) KDB
3 52 (8.95%) MySQL
4 37 (6.37%) Relational Database
5 34 (5.85%) Big Data
6 29 (4.99%) MongoDB
7 28 (4.82%) NoSQL
8 24 (4.13%) SQL Server 2012
9 23 (3.96%) Oracle Database
9 23 (3.96%) SQL Server 2008
10 22 (3.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 20 (3.44%) Data Warehouse
12 19 (3.27%) SQL Server 2005
13 16 (2.75%) PostgreSQL
14 15 (2.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 13 (2.24%) Hadoop
15 13 (2.24%) RDBMS
16 10 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
16 10 (1.72%) SQL Server 2014
16 10 (1.72%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 70 (12.05%) Git (software)
2 54 (9.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 52 (8.95%) Visual Studio
4 33 (5.68%) Subversion
5 30 (5.16%) NUnit
5 30 (5.16%) Selenium
6 23 (3.96%) Jenkins
7 21 (3.61%) JMeter
8 18 (3.10%) WebDriver
9 16 (2.75%) Maven
10 15 (2.58%) HP UFT
10 15 (2.58%) MSTest
11 14 (2.41%) SoapUI
12 12 (2.07%) SpecFlow
13 10 (1.72%) TeamCity
14 9 (1.55%) Appcelerator Titanium
14 9 (1.55%) Cucumber
15 8 (1.38%) IntelliJ
15 8 (1.38%) LoadRunner
16 7 (1.20%) Ant
General
1 188 (32.36%) Finance
2 110 (18.93%) Banking
3 79 (13.60%) Investment Banking
4 68 (11.70%) Retail Banking
5 63 (10.84%) Marketing
6 47 (8.09%) Manufacturing
7 46 (7.92%) Telecoms
8 45 (7.75%) Retail
9 39 (6.71%) Electronics
10 32 (5.51%) Front Office
11 15 (2.58%) Back Office
11 15 (2.58%) Games
12 11 (1.89%) Advertising
13 6 (1.03%) Publishing
14 5 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.52%) Legal
16 2 (0.34%) Financial Institution
17 1 (0.17%) Automotive
17 1 (0.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 358 (61.62%) Developer
2 165 (28.40%) .NET Developer
3 162 (27.88%) C# Developer
4 112 (19.28%) C# .NET Developer
5 91 (15.66%) Software Developer
6 86 (14.80%) ASP.NET Developer
7 79 (13.60%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 77 (13.25%) Senior Developer
9 65 (11.19%) Architect
10 57 (9.81%) Java Developer
11 51 (8.78%) Lead Developer
12 49 (8.43%) C# Software Developer
13 44 (7.57%) .NET Software Developer
14 39 (6.71%) Lead Java Developer
14 39 (6.71%) Senior C# Developer
15 36 (6.20%) Analyst
15 36 (6.20%) Senior .NET Developer
16 30 (5.16%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
17 28 (4.82%) SQL Developer
18 27 (4.65%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 362 (62.31%) .NET
2 186 (32.01%) ASP.NET
3 154 (26.51%) HTML
4 144 (24.78%) Web Services
5 132 (22.72%) ASP.NET MVC
6 122 (21.00%) CSS
7 112 (19.28%) ASP.NET Web API
8 98 (16.87%) .NET Framework
9 76 (13.08%) AngularJS
10 75 (12.91%) WCF
11 58 (9.98%) XML
12 57 (9.81%) Ajax
13 56 (9.64%) REST
14 54 (9.29%) jQuery
15 52 (8.95%) Entity Framework
16 50 (8.61%) SOAP
17 49 (8.43%) RESTful
18 48 (8.26%) HTML5
19 39 (6.71%) Spring
20 37 (6.37%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 119 (20.48%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (8.78%) Computer Science
3 46 (7.92%) Client/Server
4 44 (7.57%) Enterprise Software
5 18 (3.10%) Mobile App
6 14 (2.41%) Data Centre
6 14 (2.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 14 (2.41%) Greenfield Project
7 11 (1.89%) Cloud Native
8 10 (1.72%) DataPower
9 9 (1.55%) Management Information System
10 8 (1.38%) W3C
11 7 (1.20%) Derivative
11 7 (1.20%) Fintech
12 6 (1.03%) Blog
12 6 (1.03%) Clustering
12 6 (1.03%) Mobile Computing
13 5 (0.86%) iPad
14 4 (0.69%) Equities
14 4 (0.69%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 102 (17.56%) Windows
2 36 (6.20%) Windows 7
3 33 (5.68%) Windows Server
4 25 (4.30%) Windows 10
4 25 (4.30%) Windows 8
4 25 (4.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (4.13%) Linux
6 22 (3.79%) Unix
7 21 (3.61%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (2.75%) Solaris
9 6 (1.03%) Android
10 5 (0.86%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.69%) AIX
11 4 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.34%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 282 (48.54%) Agile Software Development
2 227 (39.07%) MVC
3 156 (26.85%) OO
4 154 (26.51%) SOA
5 120 (20.65%) Test Automation
6 112 (19.28%) TDD
7 102 (17.56%) BDD
8 93 (16.01%) OOD
9 88 (15.15%) Scrum
10 85 (14.63%) SDLC
10 85 (14.63%) Web Development
11 83 (14.29%) Unit Testing
12 71 (12.22%) Asset Management
13 68 (11.70%) Wealth Management
14 62 (10.67%) Software Delivery
15 61 (10.50%) OOP
16 59 (10.15%) DevOps
17 54 (9.29%) Business Intelligence
18 52 (8.95%) Microservices
18 52 (8.95%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 296 (50.95%) C#
2 290 (49.91%) SQL
3 255 (43.89%) JavaScript
4 167 (28.74%) Java
5 78 (13.43%) T-SQL
6 43 (7.40%) VB
7 15 (2.58%) VB.NET
8 13 (2.24%) C
9 11 (1.89%) C++
9 11 (1.89%) Python
9 11 (1.89%) TypeScript
10 10 (1.72%) PL/SQL
11 9 (1.55%) PowerShell
11 9 (1.55%) Ruby
12 4 (0.69%) Groovy
12 4 (0.69%) PHP
12 4 (0.69%) VBScript
13 3 (0.52%) COBOL
13 3 (0.52%) JCL
13 3 (0.52%) XAML
Qualifications
1 66 (11.36%) Degree
2 15 (2.58%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (1.38%) Master's Degree
3 8 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (1.03%) Security Cleared
5 4 (0.69%) ISEB
5 4 (0.69%) MCP
5 4 (0.69%) MCSD
5 4 (0.69%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.52%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.17%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (0.17%) MBCS
7 1 (0.17%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.17%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (7.57%) QA
2 24 (4.13%) SLA
3 4 (0.69%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.69%) PMO
4 3 (0.52%) WAI
5 2 (0.34%) GDPR
6 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 40 (6.88%) Active Directory
2 35 (6.02%) Docker
3 10 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.69%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 23 (3.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 19 (3.27%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (2.41%) Kubernetes
4 12 (2.07%) Puppet
5 3 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.34%) Ansible
7 1 (0.17%) Netcool
7 1 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 147 (25.30%) Oracle
2 139 (23.92%) Microsoft
3 74 (12.74%) Sybase
4 41 (7.06%) SAP
5 35 (6.02%) IBM
6 31 (5.34%) Google
7 16 (2.75%) Sitecore
8 13 (2.24%) ION Trading
9 10 (1.72%) VMware
10 9 (1.55%) Appcelerator
11 8 (1.38%) Xamarin
12 6 (1.03%) Hyperion
12 6 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
13 5 (0.86%) DevExpress
13 5 (0.86%) Telerik
14 4 (0.69%) Intel
14 4 (0.69%) NetApp
15 3 (0.52%) HP
16 2 (0.34%) BEA
16 2 (0.34%) Vitria