Period
to 22 October 2019

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 22 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

N-Tier
UK
6 months to
22 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 878 787 708
Rank change year-on-year -91 -79 +92
Permanent jobs citing N-Tier 183 407 568
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.25% 0.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.34% 0.62% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 178 367 427
UK median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.64% +22.22% -5.26%
10th Percentile £42,500 £36,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £90,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +17.65% -

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 53,186 65,158 70,435
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.88% 39.54% 40.38%
Number of salaries quoted 40,155 49,920 52,290
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,386 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 22 October 2019.

Salary histogram for N-Tier in the UK

N-Tier
Top 11 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 22 October 2019. 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 -97 181 £62,500 +13.64% 29
London +19 94 £72,500 -3.33% 6
UK excluding London -84 87 £50,000 - 29
North of England -7 34 £47,500 -5.00% 14
South East -13 34 £51,250 - 3
Yorkshire +19 18 £47,500 +11.76% 3
North West -6 16 £50,000 - 11
Midlands +43 13 £55,000 +22.22% 2
West Midlands +40 12 £57,500 +16.16%
East of England +51 6 £55,000 +15.79% 2
East Midlands +18 1 £34,500 -21.23% 2

For the 6 months to 22 October 2019, IT jobs citing N-Tier also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for N-Tier.

1 112 (61.20%) .NET
2 109 (59.56%) Agile Software Development
3 105 (57.38%) SQL
4 103 (56.28%) C#
4 103 (56.28%) Azure
5 88 (48.09%) SQL Server
6 86 (46.99%) JavaScript
7 74 (40.44%) MVC
8 71 (38.80%) SOA
9 68 (37.16%) Microsoft
10 67 (36.61%) OO
11 62 (33.88%) CSS
12 60 (32.79%) Web Services
12 60 (32.79%) Microservices
13 59 (32.24%) AWS
14 57 (31.15%) DevOps
15 55 (30.05%) ASP.NET Web API
16 54 (29.51%) SOLID
17 52 (28.42%) Java
17 52 (28.42%) .NET Framework
18 49 (26.78%) jQuery
19 46 (25.14%) .NET Core
19 46 (25.14%) Test Automation
20 45 (24.59%) Continuous Integration
21 41 (22.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 41 (22.40%) React
22 40 (21.86%) Entity Framework
23 38 (20.77%) T-SQL
23 38 (20.77%) Git (software)
23 38 (20.77%) Deployment Automation

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 20 (10.93%) SharePoint
2 17 (9.29%) IIS
3 16 (8.74%) CMS
4 14 (7.65%) Umbraco
5 10 (5.46%) Confluence
5 10 (5.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 10 (5.46%) Sitecore CMS
6 6 (3.28%) Tomcat
7 5 (2.73%) OpenStack
8 4 (2.19%) Apache
8 4 (2.19%) Apache Solr
8 4 (2.19%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.55%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.55%) Kentico
9 1 (0.55%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (1.64%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 20 (10.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (3.28%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 1 (0.55%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 103 (56.28%) Azure
2 59 (32.24%) AWS
3 16 (8.74%) PaaS
4 9 (4.92%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (4.92%) SaaS
5 8 (4.37%) GCP
6 6 (3.28%) GitHub
6 6 (3.28%) IaaS
6 6 (3.28%) Office 365
7 4 (2.19%) Slack
8 3 (1.64%) Boomi
9 2 (1.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (1.09%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (1.09%) Amazon S3
9 2 (1.09%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (1.09%) Serverless
9 2 (1.09%) Twilio
10 1 (0.55%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 18 (9.84%) Internet
2 7 (3.83%) DHCP
2 7 (3.83%) DNS
2 7 (3.83%) SAN
3 6 (3.28%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (3.28%) SMTP
4 5 (2.73%) AMQP
4 5 (2.73%) Unified Communications
5 4 (2.19%) Skype
6 2 (1.09%) CTI
6 2 (1.09%) GPRS
7 1 (0.55%) NAS
7 1 (0.55%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (48.09%) SQL Server
2 26 (14.21%) NoSQL
3 19 (10.38%) Azure SQL Database
4 16 (8.74%) Relational Database
5 11 (6.01%) Big Data
6 10 (5.46%) Oracle Database
6 10 (5.46%) Oracle Database 10g
6 10 (5.46%) Oracle Database 11g
7 9 (4.92%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (4.37%) MySQL
8 8 (4.37%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (3.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (3.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (3.28%) RDBMS
10 6 (3.28%) SQL Server 2016
11 5 (2.73%) Crystal Reports
11 5 (2.73%) SQL Server 2017
12 4 (2.19%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (1.64%) Hadoop
13 3 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 38 (20.77%) Git (software)
2 30 (16.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 28 (15.30%) Visual Studio Team System
4 21 (11.48%) Jenkins
5 20 (10.93%) Visual Studio
6 10 (5.46%) JIRA
7 9 (4.92%) Maven
8 8 (4.37%) JUnit
9 6 (3.28%) Octopus Deploy
9 6 (3.28%) Terragrunt
10 4 (2.19%) MSTest
10 4 (2.19%) NUnit
10 4 (2.19%) Subversion
10 4 (2.19%) TeamCity
11 3 (1.64%) Selenium
12 2 (1.09%) git-flow
12 2 (1.09%) HP UFT
12 2 (1.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 1 (0.55%) Sonatype Nexus
13 1 (0.55%) WebDriver
General
1 25 (13.66%) Finance
2 10 (5.46%) Banking
2 10 (5.46%) Marketing
3 9 (4.92%) Advertising
4 6 (3.28%) Retail
5 5 (2.73%) Games
5 5 (2.73%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.19%) Public Sector
7 2 (1.09%) Automotive
7 2 (1.09%) Back Office
7 2 (1.09%) Billing
7 2 (1.09%) Front Office
8 1 (0.55%) Legal
8 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.55%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 103 (56.28%) Developer
2 49 (26.78%) Architect
3 42 (22.95%) C# Developer
4 39 (21.31%) .NET Developer
5 38 (20.77%) Senior Developer
6 22 (12.02%) Technical Architect
7 21 (11.48%) SOA Architect
7 21 (11.48%) Solutions Architect
8 20 (10.93%) Java Developer
9 19 (10.38%) Senior .NET Developer
10 15 (8.20%) .NET Architect
10 15 (8.20%) Azure Architect
10 15 (8.20%) Azure Developer
11 14 (7.65%) .NET Technical Architect
11 14 (7.65%) C# Architect
11 14 (7.65%) Lead Developer
11 14 (7.65%) Senior C# Developer
12 12 (6.56%) C# .NET Developer
13 10 (5.46%) Java Architect
13 10 (5.46%) Oracle Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (61.20%) .NET
2 62 (33.88%) CSS
3 60 (32.79%) Web Services
4 55 (30.05%) ASP.NET Web API
5 52 (28.42%) .NET Framework
6 49 (26.78%) jQuery
7 46 (25.14%) .NET Core
8 41 (22.40%) React
8 41 (22.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 40 (21.86%) Entity Framework
10 31 (16.94%) XML
11 30 (16.39%) ASP.NET
11 30 (16.39%) HTML
12 24 (13.11%) Spring
13 20 (10.93%) Hibernate
14 19 (10.38%) REST
15 18 (9.84%) AngularJS
15 18 (9.84%) SOAP
15 18 (9.84%) XSLT
16 14 (7.65%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.74%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (7.10%) Data Centre
3 12 (6.56%) Mobile App
4 11 (6.01%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (5.46%) Self-Motivation
5 10 (5.46%) User Experience
6 8 (4.37%) Private Cloud
7 7 (3.83%) Management Information System
8 5 (2.73%) Enterprise Storage
8 5 (2.73%) Internet of Things
9 4 (2.19%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.09%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.09%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.09%) Derivative
11 1 (0.55%) Cloud Native
11 1 (0.55%) Clustering
11 1 (0.55%) Greenfield Project
11 1 (0.55%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 25 (13.66%) Windows
2 7 (3.83%) Windows Server
3 6 (3.28%) Linux
4 5 (2.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (2.19%) Windows 10
6 3 (1.64%) Android
7 2 (1.09%) Debian
8 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.55%) Unix
8 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (59.56%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (40.44%) MVC
3 71 (38.80%) SOA
4 67 (36.61%) OO
5 60 (32.79%) Microservices
6 57 (31.15%) DevOps
7 54 (29.51%) SOLID
8 46 (25.14%) Test Automation
9 45 (24.59%) Continuous Integration
10 38 (20.77%) Deployment Automation
11 36 (19.67%) TDD
12 34 (18.58%) Unit Testing
12 34 (18.58%) Waterfall
13 32 (17.49%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
14 31 (16.94%) UML
15 29 (15.85%) OOP
16 28 (15.30%) Enterprise Architecture
16 28 (15.30%) Scrum
17 22 (12.02%) Problem-Solving
18 21 (11.48%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 105 (57.38%) SQL
2 103 (56.28%) C#
3 86 (46.99%) JavaScript
4 52 (28.42%) Java
5 38 (20.77%) T-SQL
6 27 (14.75%) PowerShell
7 21 (11.48%) C
8 12 (6.56%) C++
9 10 (5.46%) PL/SQL
10 8 (4.37%) Bash Shell
11 6 (3.28%) VB
12 5 (2.73%) ActionScript
12 5 (2.73%) TypeScript
13 4 (2.19%) Python
13 4 (2.19%) Ruby
13 4 (2.19%) VB.NET
14 3 (1.64%) Groovy
15 2 (1.09%) Java 8
15 2 (1.09%) Perl
15 2 (1.09%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (6.01%) Degree
2 9 (4.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (3.83%) MCSA
3 7 (3.83%) MCSE
3 7 (3.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (2.73%) TOGAF Certification
5 2 (1.09%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.09%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.55%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.55%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.55%) MCITP
6 1 (0.55%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.83%) GDPR
2 6 (3.28%) QA
3 1 (0.55%) COBIT
3 1 (0.55%) MiFID
3 1 (0.55%) PSD2
System Software
1 18 (9.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (4.92%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.73%) Docker
4 4 (2.19%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.55%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.55%) pfSense
5 1 (0.55%) vCloud
5 1 (0.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (11.48%) Terraform
2 7 (3.83%) Ansible
3 6 (3.28%) WSUS
4 4 (2.19%) Kubernetes
5 2 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.09%) Nagios
6 1 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 68 (37.16%) Microsoft
2 19 (10.38%) Nintex
2 19 (10.38%) Oracle
3 18 (9.84%) VMware
4 10 (5.46%) Atlassian
4 10 (5.46%) Sitecore
5 9 (4.92%) Citrix
6 7 (3.83%) Cisco
6 7 (3.83%) IBM
7 6 (3.28%) Meraki
7 6 (3.28%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (3.28%) Sparx
7 6 (3.28%) Veeam
8 5 (2.73%) BiZZdesign
9 4 (2.19%) Adobe
10 3 (1.64%) Apple
10 3 (1.64%) Google
10 3 (1.64%) MuleSoft
10 3 (1.64%) TIBCO
11 2 (1.09%) Dell