Period
to 24 August 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 24 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

N-Tier
UK
6 months to
24 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 628 694 574
Rank change year-on-year +66 -120 -95
Permanent jobs citing N-Tier 621 630 993
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.35% 0.32% 0.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.82% 0.77% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 503 551 867
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,375 £32,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -5.56% +12.50%

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 75388 81745 89334
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.90% 41.63% 41.25%
Number of salaries quoted 57183 66873 71234
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 24 August 2017.

Salary histogram for N-Tier in the UK

N-Tier
Top 15 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 24 August 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 +26 577 £48,000 +6.67% 30
UK excluding London +28 344 £42,500 - 19
London +39 261 £62,500 +23.76% 12
North of England +16 156 £42,500 - 6
North West +22 116 £42,500 - 5
South East +73 93 £42,500 +13.33% 9
Yorkshire -2 37 £41,500 -2.35% 1
East of England +6 26 £47,500 +9.20% 1
Midlands +8 25 £42,500 - 1
West Midlands +9 18 £55,000 +29.41%
South West -6 17 £41,250 +3.13% 1
Wales +18 15 £37,500 +19.05% 1
Scotland +12 13 £80,000 +193.58%
East Midlands +9 7 £42,500 -8.11% 1
North East +15 3 £42,500 +28.79%

For the 6 months to 24 August 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.

1 412 (66.34%) .NET
2 332 (53.46%) C#
3 317 (51.05%) SQL
4 312 (50.24%) Agile Software Development
5 270 (43.48%) JavaScript
6 255 (41.06%) MVC
7 241 (38.81%) SQL Server
8 195 (31.40%) Finance
9 192 (30.92%) SOA
10 186 (29.95%) ASP.NET
11 174 (28.02%) Java
11 174 (28.02%) Oracle
11 174 (28.02%) Web Services
12 167 (26.89%) OO
13 163 (26.25%) HTML
14 155 (24.96%) TDD
15 151 (24.32%) CSS
15 151 (24.32%) ASP.NET Web API
16 135 (21.74%) Microsoft
17 126 (20.29%) Test Automation
18 113 (18.20%) BDD
19 112 (18.04%) Analytical Skills
20 109 (17.55%) jQuery
21 108 (17.39%) .NET Framework
22 106 (17.07%) Banking
23 99 (15.94%) WCF
23 99 (15.94%) ASP.NET MVC
24 98 (15.78%) XML
25 94 (15.14%) SDLC
26 91 (14.65%) Continuous Integration

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 59 (9.50%) CMS
1 59 (9.50%) WebSphere
2 58 (9.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 27 (4.35%) Tomcat
4 26 (4.19%) Sitecore CMS
5 21 (3.38%) JBoss
5 21 (3.38%) SharePoint
6 18 (2.90%) Umbraco
7 15 (2.42%) WebLogic
8 14 (2.25%) Apache
8 14 (2.25%) SharePoint 2013
9 11 (1.77%) Apache Spark
10 8 (1.29%) OpenROAD
11 5 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (0.64%) IIS
13 2 (0.32%) Alfresco
13 2 (0.32%) CloudStack
13 2 (0.32%) Confluence
13 2 (0.32%) nginx
13 2 (0.32%) WordPress
Applications
1 17 (2.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (1.29%) MS Visio
3 7 (1.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 16 (2.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.32%) Magento
2 2 (0.32%) Pega PRPC
3 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.16%) HFM
3 1 (0.16%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.16%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 77 (12.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 67 (10.79%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (5.15%) Cloud Computing
4 20 (3.22%) Office 365
4 20 (3.22%) SaaS
5 17 (2.74%) PaaS
6 13 (2.09%) GitHub
7 10 (1.61%) Google Cloud Platform
8 8 (1.29%) IaaS
9 5 (0.81%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.77%) HTTP
2 9 (1.45%) Wireless
3 7 (1.13%) Firewall
4 5 (0.81%) Internet
5 3 (0.48%) SSL
6 2 (0.32%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.32%) SMTP
7 1 (0.16%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.16%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 241 (38.81%) SQL Server
2 75 (12.08%) MySQL
3 54 (8.70%) KDB
4 49 (7.89%) Relational Database
5 47 (7.57%) PostgreSQL
6 40 (6.44%) SQL Server 2012
7 36 (5.80%) MongoDB
8 33 (5.31%) NoSQL
8 33 (5.31%) RDBMS
8 33 (5.31%) SQL Server 2016
9 31 (4.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 30 (4.83%) Oracle Database
11 24 (3.86%) SQL Server 2008
12 20 (3.22%) Big Data
13 19 (3.06%) Data Warehouse
14 14 (2.25%) SQL Server 2005
14 14 (2.25%) SQL Server 2014
14 14 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 12 (1.93%) Oracle Database 10g
16 11 (1.77%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 87 (14.01%) Git (software)
2 65 (10.47%) Visual Studio
3 62 (9.98%) Team Foundation Server
4 52 (8.37%) Selenium
5 40 (6.44%) NUnit
6 32 (5.15%) Subversion
7 23 (3.70%) webpack
8 22 (3.54%) JMeter
9 21 (3.38%) Jenkins
10 20 (3.22%) JIRA
11 19 (3.06%) MSTest
11 19 (3.06%) TeamCity
12 18 (2.90%) gulp
13 17 (2.74%) SoapUI
13 17 (2.74%) WebDriver
14 14 (2.25%) Maven
14 14 (2.25%) SpecFlow
15 13 (2.09%) HP UFT
16 12 (1.93%) Cucumber
17 8 (1.29%) LoadRunner
General
1 195 (31.40%) Finance
2 106 (17.07%) Banking
3 88 (14.17%) Investment Banking
4 70 (11.27%) Retail
5 60 (9.66%) Marketing
6 57 (9.18%) Retail Banking
7 34 (5.48%) Manufacturing
8 29 (4.67%) Electronics
8 29 (4.67%) Telecoms
9 19 (3.06%) Front Office
10 16 (2.58%) Publishing
11 14 (2.25%) Games
12 11 (1.77%) Advertising
13 9 (1.45%) Back Office
14 5 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.48%) Legal
16 1 (0.16%) Automotive
16 1 (0.16%) Law
Job Titles
1 392 (63.12%) Developer
2 153 (24.64%) .NET Developer
3 127 (20.45%) C# Developer
4 97 (15.62%) C# .NET Developer
5 95 (15.30%) Architect
6 94 (15.14%) Software Developer
7 89 (14.33%) Senior Developer
8 82 (13.20%) Java Developer
9 61 (9.82%) ASP.NET Developer
10 60 (9.66%) Lead Developer
11 58 (9.34%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 47 (7.57%) Lead Java Developer
13 37 (5.96%) Senior .NET Developer
13 37 (5.96%) Senior C# Developer
14 36 (5.80%) Solutions Architect
15 33 (5.31%) Senior Software Developer
16 32 (5.15%) Web Developer
17 29 (4.67%) C# Software Developer
18 28 (4.51%) AWS Architect
19 27 (4.35%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 412 (66.34%) .NET
2 186 (29.95%) ASP.NET
3 174 (28.02%) Web Services
4 163 (26.25%) HTML
5 151 (24.32%) ASP.NET Web API
5 151 (24.32%) CSS
6 109 (17.55%) jQuery
7 108 (17.39%) .NET Framework
8 99 (15.94%) ASP.NET MVC
8 99 (15.94%) WCF
9 98 (15.78%) XML
10 81 (13.04%) AngularJS
11 78 (12.56%) Entity Framework
12 63 (10.14%) RESTful
13 59 (9.50%) Ajax
14 56 (9.02%) WPF
15 52 (8.37%) SOAP
16 48 (7.73%) HTML5
16 48 (7.73%) LINQ
17 45 (7.25%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 112 (18.04%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (8.37%) Computer Science
3 45 (7.25%) Client/Server
4 43 (6.92%) Enterprise Software
5 24 (3.86%) Greenfield Project
6 20 (3.22%) Blog
7 17 (2.74%) Mobile App
8 13 (2.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 13 (2.09%) iPad
9 10 (1.61%) DataPower
10 9 (1.45%) Mobile Computing
11 7 (1.13%) Cloud Native
11 7 (1.13%) Data Centre
11 7 (1.13%) W3C
12 6 (0.97%) Derivative
12 6 (0.97%) Management Information System
12 6 (0.97%) Social Network
13 4 (0.64%) Equity Derivative
13 4 (0.64%) New Media
14 3 (0.48%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 82 (13.20%) Windows
2 47 (7.57%) Linux
3 21 (3.38%) Windows 7
4 18 (2.90%) Unix
5 17 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (2.58%) Windows Server
7 15 (2.42%) Windows 10
7 15 (2.42%) Windows 8
8 8 (1.29%) Android
8 8 (1.29%) Solaris
9 7 (1.13%) Apple iOS
10 6 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.64%) Mac OS X
11 4 (0.64%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.16%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 312 (50.24%) Agile Software Development
2 255 (41.06%) MVC
3 192 (30.92%) SOA
4 167 (26.89%) OO
5 155 (24.96%) TDD
6 126 (20.29%) Test Automation
7 113 (18.20%) BDD
8 94 (15.14%) SDLC
9 91 (14.65%) Continuous Integration
10 87 (14.01%) Scrum
10 87 (14.01%) Web Development
11 77 (12.40%) OOD
12 70 (11.27%) OOP
13 66 (10.63%) DevOps
14 63 (10.14%) Business Intelligence
14 63 (10.14%) Unit Testing
15 61 (9.82%) SOLID
16 59 (9.50%) Asset Management
17 58 (9.34%) Software Delivery
17 58 (9.34%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 332 (53.46%) C#
2 317 (51.05%) SQL
3 270 (43.48%) JavaScript
4 174 (28.02%) Java
5 90 (14.49%) T-SQL
6 36 (5.80%) VB.NET
7 22 (3.54%) PL/SQL
7 22 (3.54%) VB
8 19 (3.06%) PHP
9 17 (2.74%) C++
10 15 (2.42%) VBA
11 11 (1.77%) Ruby
12 10 (1.61%) C
13 9 (1.45%) XPath
13 9 (1.45%) XQuery
14 6 (0.97%) TypeScript
15 4 (0.64%) F#
15 4 (0.64%) Haskell
15 4 (0.64%) Python
15 4 (0.64%) Scala
Qualifications
1 53 (8.53%) Degree
2 17 (2.74%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (0.97%) Security Cleared
4 5 (0.81%) Numerate Degree
5 4 (0.64%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.16%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (0.16%) ISEB
6 1 (0.16%) MBCS
6 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.16%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (8.86%) QA
2 7 (1.13%) SLA
3 6 (0.97%) WAI
4 1 (0.16%) Basel II
4 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 25 (4.03%) Docker
2 21 (3.38%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 16 (2.58%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (2.25%) Puppet
3 13 (2.09%) Kubernetes
4 6 (0.97%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 4 (0.64%) Ansible
6 2 (0.32%) Terraform
7 1 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 174 (28.02%) Oracle
2 135 (21.74%) Microsoft
3 63 (10.14%) Sybase
4 49 (7.89%) IBM
5 33 (5.31%) SAP
6 30 (4.83%) Sitecore
7 29 (4.67%) Google
8 12 (1.93%) Xamarin
9 7 (1.13%) Cognizant
9 7 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (0.97%) Appcelerator
11 4 (0.64%) ION Trading
11 4 (0.64%) Red Hat
12 3 (0.48%) VMware
13 2 (0.32%) AppDynamics
13 2 (0.32%) BEA
13 2 (0.32%) Dynatrace
13 2 (0.32%) Pega
13 2 (0.32%) Vitria
14 1 (0.16%) IFS