Period
to 13 December 2018

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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

N-Tier
UK
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 777 711 751
Rank change year-on-year -66 +40 -205
Permanent jobs citing N-Tier 372 546 512
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.30% 0.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.56% 0.74% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 330 415 429
UK median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -10.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £36,250 £30,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £82,500 £79,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,250 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +22.94% -5.56% -

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 66,799 74,000 73,311
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.83% 41.18% 39.66%
Number of salaries quoted 51,414 55,931 59,984
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £81,198
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

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 13 December 2018.

Salary histogram for N-Tier in the UK

N-Tier
Top 16 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 13 December 2018. 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 -74 352 £55,000 +22.22% 48
UK excluding London -44 205 £52,250 +22.94% 43
London -4 159 £77,500 +29.17% 10
South East -7 92 £55,000 +37.50% 15
North of England -3 53 £52,500 +23.53% 17
North West -10 39 £50,750 +12.78% 13
South West +9 19 £37,500 -16.67% 3
East of England +33 18 £47,500 -26.92% 2
Midlands +25 14 £55,000 +46.67% 1
West Midlands +15 10 £55,000 -2.22%
Yorkshire +14 8 £55,000 +150.00% 1
North East - 8 £55,000 - 3
Scotland -3 5 £75,500 -5.63% 1
East Midlands +13 4 £43,800 +119.00% 1
Northern Ireland -2 3 £65,000 - 4
Wales -8 2 £65,000 +73.33%

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, 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.

1 258 (69.35%) C#
2 253 (68.01%) .NET
3 241 (64.78%) Agile Software Development
4 232 (62.37%) SQL
5 193 (51.88%) JavaScript
6 177 (47.58%) SQL Server
7 176 (47.31%) MVC
8 157 (42.20%) CSS
9 156 (41.94%) Microsoft Azure
10 154 (41.40%) SOA
11 152 (40.86%) Web Services
12 139 (37.37%) T-SQL
13 138 (37.10%) OO
13 138 (37.10%) ASP.NET Web API
14 132 (35.48%) jQuery
15 117 (31.45%) Microservices
16 114 (30.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 111 (29.84%) SOLID
18 108 (29.03%) Amazon AWS
19 103 (27.69%) Continuous Integration
19 103 (27.69%) Microsoft
20 102 (27.42%) React
21 97 (26.08%) HTML
22 96 (25.81%) Entity Framework
23 94 (25.27%) Waterfall
23 94 (25.27%) TOGAF
24 93 (25.00%) Finance
25 89 (23.92%) ASP.NET
25 89 (23.92%) Test Automation
26 83 (22.31%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)

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 81 (21.77%) SharePoint
2 14 (3.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 10 (2.69%) CMS
4 7 (1.88%) IIS
5 4 (1.08%) Umbraco
6 3 (0.81%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.54%) Apache
7 2 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.54%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.54%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.27%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.27%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 10 (2.69%) MS Visio
2 8 (2.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (1.34%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (1.08%) Acrobat
4 4 (1.08%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 73 (19.62%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 156 (41.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 108 (29.03%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (8.60%) SaaS
4 11 (2.96%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (2.42%) Google Cloud Platform
6 7 (1.88%) Office 365
7 5 (1.34%) GitHub
8 4 (1.08%) IaaS
8 4 (1.08%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.49%) Internet
1 13 (3.49%) Intranet
2 12 (3.23%) Extranet
3 10 (2.69%) Firewall
4 6 (1.61%) HTTP
5 4 (1.08%) DHCP
5 4 (1.08%) DNS
5 4 (1.08%) NAS
5 4 (1.08%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (1.08%) SAN
5 4 (1.08%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.54%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.27%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 177 (47.58%) SQL Server
2 30 (8.06%) NoSQL
2 30 (8.06%) Relational Database
3 23 (6.18%) Data Warehouse
4 18 (4.84%) SQL Server 2005
4 18 (4.84%) SQL Server 2012
5 16 (4.30%) Oracle Database
5 16 (4.30%) Oracle Database 11g
6 15 (4.03%) OLTP
7 14 (3.76%) Oracle Database 10g
7 14 (3.76%) SQL Server 2016
8 13 (3.49%) Big Data
9 11 (2.96%) BusinessObjects
10 9 (2.42%) MongoDB
10 9 (2.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (1.61%) Couchbase
11 6 (1.61%) MySQL
11 6 (1.61%) SQL Server 2014
12 4 (1.08%) Biml
12 4 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 75 (20.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 72 (19.35%) Visual Studio Team System
3 50 (13.44%) Git (software)
4 43 (11.56%) Visual Studio
5 31 (8.33%) Jenkins
6 20 (5.38%) NUnit
7 17 (4.57%) Selenium
8 13 (3.49%) Subversion
9 12 (3.23%) JUnit
10 11 (2.96%) JIRA
11 6 (1.61%) HP UFT
12 5 (1.34%) TortoiseSVN
13 4 (1.08%) Gatling
13 4 (1.08%) Rational DOORS
13 4 (1.08%) Xcode
14 3 (0.81%) Jasmine
14 3 (0.81%) JMeter
14 3 (0.81%) NeoLoad
14 3 (0.81%) SpecFlow
14 3 (0.81%) TeamCity
General
1 93 (25.00%) Finance
2 15 (4.03%) Banking
3 14 (3.76%) Marketing
4 12 (3.23%) Retail
5 10 (2.69%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.88%) Back Office
7 5 (1.34%) Electronics
7 5 (1.34%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.54%) Automotive
8 2 (0.54%) Billing
8 2 (0.54%) Legal
8 2 (0.54%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.27%) Front Office
9 1 (0.27%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 183 (49.19%) Developer
2 99 (26.61%) Architect
3 84 (22.58%) .NET Developer
4 82 (22.04%) C# Developer
5 68 (18.28%) Solutions Architect
6 48 (12.90%) C# .NET Developer
7 41 (11.02%) Software Engineer
8 40 (10.75%) Senior Developer
9 29 (7.80%) Technical Architect
10 27 (7.26%) .NET Software Engineer
11 24 (6.45%) .NET Architect
12 20 (5.38%) SOA Architect
13 19 (5.11%) Java Developer
14 18 (4.84%) .NET Solutions Architect
14 18 (4.84%) Senior .NET Developer
15 14 (3.76%) Analyst
15 14 (3.76%) Junior
16 13 (3.49%) Azure Architect
16 13 (3.49%) Software Developer
17 12 (3.23%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 253 (68.01%) .NET
2 157 (42.20%) CSS
3 152 (40.86%) Web Services
4 138 (37.10%) ASP.NET Web API
5 132 (35.48%) jQuery
6 114 (30.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 102 (27.42%) React
8 97 (26.08%) HTML
9 96 (25.81%) Entity Framework
10 89 (23.92%) ASP.NET
11 76 (20.43%) .NET Framework
12 67 (18.01%) .NET Core
13 58 (15.59%) AngularJS
13 58 (15.59%) WCF
14 56 (15.05%) HTML5
15 53 (14.25%) ASP.NET MVC
16 43 (11.56%) XML
17 31 (8.33%) RESTful
18 30 (8.06%) WinForms
19 28 (7.53%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 48 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (8.87%) Enterprise Software
3 16 (4.30%) User Experience
4 15 (4.03%) Data Centre
5 14 (3.76%) Smartphone
6 13 (3.49%) Greenfield Project
7 11 (2.96%) Clustering
8 10 (2.69%) Mobile App
9 9 (2.42%) Augmented Reality
10 7 (1.88%) Client/Server
10 7 (1.88%) HACMP
10 7 (1.88%) W3C
11 6 (1.61%) Blog
11 6 (1.61%) Fintech
12 4 (1.08%) Management Information System
12 4 (1.08%) Social Network
13 3 (0.81%) e-Learning
13 3 (0.81%) EPoS
13 3 (0.81%) iPad
13 3 (0.81%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 40 (10.75%) Windows
2 35 (9.41%) Linux
3 17 (4.57%) Unix
4 11 (2.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (2.42%) Windows Server
6 8 (2.15%) Android
6 8 (2.15%) Apple iOS
7 7 (1.88%) AIX
7 7 (1.88%) Solaris
8 4 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.54%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.54%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.27%) Debian
10 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 241 (64.78%) Agile Software Development
2 176 (47.31%) MVC
3 154 (41.40%) SOA
4 138 (37.10%) OO
5 117 (31.45%) Microservices
6 111 (29.84%) SOLID
7 103 (27.69%) Continuous Integration
8 94 (25.27%) TOGAF
8 94 (25.27%) Waterfall
9 89 (23.92%) Test Automation
10 83 (22.31%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
11 82 (22.04%) UML
12 76 (20.43%) MODAF
12 76 (20.43%) Zachman Framework
13 74 (19.89%) CRM
14 72 (19.35%) Enterprise Architecture
14 72 (19.35%) Technical Architecture
15 70 (18.82%) Software Engineering
16 65 (17.47%) Deployment Automation
16 65 (17.47%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 258 (69.35%) C#
2 232 (62.37%) SQL
3 193 (51.88%) JavaScript
4 139 (37.37%) T-SQL
5 69 (18.55%) Java
6 22 (5.91%) VB.NET
7 19 (5.11%) Python
8 16 (4.30%) PL/SQL
9 14 (3.76%) TypeScript
10 13 (3.49%) C
11 8 (2.15%) Apple Swift
11 8 (2.15%) Objective-C
12 7 (1.88%) C++
13 3 (0.81%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.54%) Perl
14 2 (0.54%) PHP
14 2 (0.54%) VC++
14 2 (0.54%) XAML
15 1 (0.27%) Java 8
15 1 (0.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 51 (13.71%) Degree
2 33 (8.87%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (5.38%) Security Cleared
4 10 (2.69%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.88%) DV Cleared
6 4 (1.08%) AWS Certification
6 4 (1.08%) MCITP
6 4 (1.08%) MCSA
6 4 (1.08%) MCSE
6 4 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.08%) RHCE
6 4 (1.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.27%) ISEB
7 1 (0.27%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.76%) QA
2 11 (2.96%) GDPR
3 4 (1.08%) PMO
4 3 (0.81%) SLA
5 2 (0.54%) COBIT
System Software
1 11 (2.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (2.69%) Docker
3 7 (1.88%) GPFS
4 6 (1.61%) Active Directory
5 4 (1.08%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.08%) vCloud
5 4 (1.08%) vSphere
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 27 (7.26%) Ansible
2 6 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.81%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.27%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.27%) Terraform
Vendors
1 103 (27.69%) Microsoft
2 69 (18.55%) Nintex
3 25 (6.72%) Oracle
4 11 (2.96%) Intel
4 11 (2.96%) VMware
5 10 (2.69%) Google
6 9 (2.42%) NetApp
7 6 (1.61%) Atlassian
7 6 (1.61%) ServiceNow
8 5 (1.34%) Adobe
8 5 (1.34%) Red Hat
8 5 (1.34%) SAP
8 5 (1.34%) Telerik
9 4 (1.08%) Cisco
9 4 (1.08%) Cloudera
9 4 (1.08%) HP
10 3 (0.81%) hybris
11 2 (0.54%) 3PAR
11 2 (0.54%) DevExpress
11 2 (0.54%) Sitecore