Period
to 27 October 2020

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 27 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

N-Tier
UK
6 months to
27 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 611 888 781
Rank change year-on-year +277 -107 -83
Permanent jobs citing N-Tier 86 179 402
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.13% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.46% 0.34% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 98 186 371
Median annual salary £73,750 £63,750 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.69% +15.91% +22.22%
10th Percentile £37,500 £42,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.71% +5.00% +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 18,899 52,924 64,635
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.19% 38.93% 39.51%
Number of salaries quoted 15,213 40,007 49,414
Median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £97,500 £90,000 £86,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,314 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.36% - +5.88%

N-Tier
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for N-Tier in the UK

N-Tier
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing N-Tier.

Salary trend for N-Tier in the UK

N-Tier
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing N-Tier over the 6 months to 27 October 2020.

Salary histogram for N-Tier in the UK

N-Tier
Top 10 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 27 October 2020. 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 +286 82 £73,750 +15.69% 20
London +212 43 £80,000 +10.34% 8
UK excluding London +262 42 £49,500 -5.71% 14
Work from Home +37 24 £80,000 +18.52% 3
South West - 23 £49,500 -
North of England +131 10 £36,250 -27.50% 6
North West +118 10 £36,250 -27.50% 6
South East +172 4 £57,500 +9.52% 1
Northern Ireland - 3 £42,000 -
East of England +132 2 £50,000 -14.89% 2

For the 6 months to 27 October 2020, 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 70 (81.40%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (73.26%) JavaScript
3 62 (72.09%) CSS
4 52 (60.47%) .NET
5 48 (55.81%) SQL
6 47 (54.65%) DevOps
6 47 (54.65%) Microservices
7 42 (48.84%) Continuous Integration
8 41 (47.67%) Azure
9 38 (44.19%) HTML
10 37 (43.02%) AWS
11 35 (40.70%) Scrum
12 33 (38.37%) Git (software)
12 33 (38.37%) Mentoring
13 32 (37.21%) MVC
13 32 (37.21%) Finance
13 32 (37.21%) C#
14 29 (33.72%) OO
14 29 (33.72%) Continuous Deployment
15 28 (32.56%) Technical Architecture
16 27 (31.40%) .NET Framework
16 27 (31.40%) TypeScript
17 26 (30.23%) Java
18 25 (29.07%) RESTful
19 24 (27.91%) TDD
20 23 (26.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 23 (26.74%) SDLC
21 21 (24.42%) PowerShell
21 21 (24.42%) Data Modelling
22 20 (23.26%) JSP

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 12 (13.95%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.65%) Apache
2 4 (4.65%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (3.49%) CMS
3 3 (3.49%) IIS
3 3 (3.49%) Orchard CMS
3 3 (3.49%) Umbraco
4 2 (2.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.16%) nginx
5 1 (1.16%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.16%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (1.16%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 10 (11.63%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 3 (3.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 41 (47.67%) Azure
2 37 (43.02%) AWS
3 11 (12.79%) PaaS
4 9 (10.47%) Dynamics 365
5 8 (9.30%) GCP
6 4 (4.65%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (3.49%) G Suite
7 3 (3.49%) SaaS
8 2 (2.33%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (2.33%) Power Platform
8 2 (2.33%) Serverless
9 1 (1.16%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (1.16%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (1.16%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.14%) HTTP
2 4 (4.65%) SSL
2 4 (4.65%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.49%) DNS
3 3 (3.49%) SSH
4 1 (1.16%) Internet
4 1 (1.16%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (23.26%) Relational Database
2 16 (18.60%) SQL Server
3 15 (17.44%) MySQL
4 13 (15.12%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (5.81%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (4.65%) NoSQL
7 3 (3.49%) MariaDB
7 3 (3.49%) Redis
8 2 (2.33%) Data Lake
8 2 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.33%) IBM InfoSphere
8 2 (2.33%) MongoDB
8 2 (2.33%) Neo4j
8 2 (2.33%) Oracle Database
8 2 (2.33%) Power BI
8 2 (2.33%) QlikView
8 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (2.33%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 33 (38.37%) Git (software)
2 10 (11.63%) Flyway
3 8 (9.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (8.14%) Ant
4 7 (8.14%) Gradle
4 7 (8.14%) JUnit
4 7 (8.14%) Maven
4 7 (8.14%) Mockito
5 5 (5.81%) IntelliJ
5 5 (5.81%) Jenkins
5 5 (5.81%) NUnit
5 5 (5.81%) Octopus Deploy
5 5 (5.81%) SpecFlow
6 3 (3.49%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (2.33%) ER Studio
7 2 (2.33%) ERwin
7 2 (2.33%) GDB
7 2 (2.33%) Liquibase
7 2 (2.33%) Sourcetree
8 1 (1.16%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 32 (37.21%) Finance
2 15 (17.44%) Telecoms
3 9 (10.47%) Back Office
4 6 (6.98%) Legal
5 1 (1.16%) Public Sector
5 1 (1.16%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 46 (53.49%) Developer
2 28 (32.56%) Architect
3 20 (23.26%) Lead Architect
4 16 (18.60%) C# Developer
5 15 (17.44%) Pega Architect
5 15 (17.44%) Systems Architect
6 14 (16.28%) JavaScript Developer
7 13 (15.12%) Senior Developer
8 11 (12.79%) Solutions Architect
9 9 (10.47%) Digital Architect
9 9 (10.47%) Digital Solutions Architect
10 8 (9.30%) .NET Developer
11 7 (8.14%) Java Developer
11 7 (8.14%) SQL Developer
12 6 (6.98%) C# .NET Developer
12 6 (6.98%) Full Stack Developer
13 5 (5.81%) Lead Solutions Architect
13 5 (5.81%) Senior Architect
13 5 (5.81%) Senior Digital Architect
13 5 (5.81%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (72.09%) CSS
2 52 (60.47%) .NET
3 38 (44.19%) HTML
4 27 (31.40%) .NET Framework
5 25 (29.07%) RESTful
6 23 (26.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 20 (23.26%) ASP.NET Web API
7 20 (23.26%) Entity Framework
7 20 (23.26%) JSP
8 19 (22.09%) .NET Core
8 19 (22.09%) React
9 18 (20.93%) XML
10 15 (17.44%) EJB
10 15 (17.44%) J2EE
10 15 (17.44%) Servlets
11 14 (16.28%) ASP.NET
11 14 (16.28%) Express
11 14 (16.28%) jQuery
11 14 (16.28%) Node.js
11 14 (16.28%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 18 (20.93%) User Experience
2 15 (17.44%) Client/Server
3 9 (10.47%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (9.30%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (5.81%) Fixed Income
6 4 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (4.65%) Public Cloud
7 3 (3.49%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (3.49%) Mobile App
7 3 (3.49%) Replication
8 2 (2.33%) Private Cloud
8 2 (2.33%) Reinsurance
8 2 (2.33%) Robotics
9 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (1.16%) Internet of Things
9 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.16%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.30%) Linux
2 5 (5.81%) Windows
2 5 (5.81%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.49%) Debian
3 3 (3.49%) Unix
3 3 (3.49%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (81.40%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (54.65%) DevOps
2 47 (54.65%) Microservices
3 42 (48.84%) Continuous Integration
4 35 (40.70%) Scrum
5 33 (38.37%) Mentoring
6 32 (37.21%) MVC
7 29 (33.72%) Continuous Deployment
7 29 (33.72%) OO
8 28 (32.56%) Technical Architecture
9 24 (27.91%) TDD
10 23 (26.74%) SDLC
11 21 (24.42%) Data Modelling
12 20 (23.26%) Unit Testing
13 19 (22.09%) Coaching
14 18 (20.93%) Project Delivery
15 17 (19.77%) OOP
15 17 (19.77%) Test Automation
16 16 (18.60%) Thought Leadership
17 15 (17.44%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 63 (73.26%) JavaScript
2 48 (55.81%) SQL
3 32 (37.21%) C#
4 27 (31.40%) TypeScript
5 26 (30.23%) Java
6 21 (24.42%) PowerShell
7 10 (11.63%) Python
7 10 (11.63%) T-SQL
8 7 (8.14%) Java 8
9 6 (6.98%) Bash Shell
10 5 (5.81%) VB.NET
11 4 (4.65%) Perl
12 3 (3.49%) C
12 3 (3.49%) Google Apps Script
12 3 (3.49%) VBA
13 2 (2.33%) C++
13 2 (2.33%) Scala
13 2 (2.33%) Shell Script
14 1 (1.16%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (8.14%) Degree
2 1 (1.16%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.16%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.81%) QA
2 2 (2.33%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.16%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (4.65%) Docker
2 3 (3.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.49%) zsh
3 2 (2.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 14 (16.28%) Terraform
2 5 (5.81%) Kubernetes
3 3 (3.49%) Grafana
3 3 (3.49%) Kibana
3 3 (3.49%) Munin
3 3 (3.49%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.33%) Ansible
5 1 (1.16%) Packer
5 1 (1.16%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (17.44%) Pega
2 12 (13.95%) Nintex
3 10 (11.63%) Salesforce.com
3 10 (11.63%) Sparx
4 5 (5.81%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.49%) Automation Anywhere
5 3 (3.49%) Blue Prism
5 3 (3.49%) Citrix
5 3 (3.49%) Google
5 3 (3.49%) Oracle
5 3 (3.49%) UiPath
5 3 (3.49%) VMware
6 2 (2.33%) Actuate
6 2 (2.33%) Cognos
6 2 (2.33%) IBM
6 2 (2.33%) Netezza
6 2 (2.33%) Teradata
7 1 (1.16%) BiZZdesign
7 1 (1.16%) Databricks
7 1 (1.16%) Red Hat