Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

N-Tier
UK
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 820 653 699
Rank change year-on-year -167 +46 -134
Permanent jobs citing N-Tier 358 615 649
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.35% 0.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.48% 0.78% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 326 507 568
UK median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £35,250 £32,500 £31,338
90th Percentile £82,500 £82,500 £70,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £51,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +21.18% - -2.30%

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 74,062 78,476 85,503
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.50% 44.27% 43.27%
Number of salaries quoted 57,214 60,028 69,976
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 18 August 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 18 August 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 -145 338 £55,000 +14.58% 55
UK excluding London -88 202 £51,500 +21.18% 31
London -59 150 £67,500 +8.00% 25
South East -8 81 £52,500 +23.53% 7
North of England -51 76 £52,500 +25.00% 11
North West -46 57 £51,500 +24.85% 9
Midlands +2 19 £46,250 +2.78% 7
Yorkshire +17 16 £52,500 +26.51% 1
West Midlands +23 13 £54,000 -4.00% 4
South West -3 7 £41,250 - 3
East Midlands +5 6 £43,800 +3.06% 3
Scotland -13 5 £45,000 -43.75%
East of England -17 5 £48,750 +5.41% 2
Northern Ireland - 5 £70,000 - 1
Wales -8 4 £44,500 +18.67%
North East -17 3 £32,500 -23.53% 1

For the 6 months to 18 August 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.

1 246 (68.72%) C#
2 232 (64.80%) .NET
2 232 (64.80%) Agile Software Development
3 198 (55.31%) SQL
4 195 (54.47%) JavaScript
5 188 (52.51%) SQL Server
6 156 (43.58%) CSS
7 141 (39.39%) MVC
8 131 (36.59%) Microsoft Azure
9 130 (36.31%) jQuery
10 128 (35.75%) SOA
11 125 (34.92%) OO
12 119 (33.24%) ASP.NET Web API
13 118 (32.96%) Web Services
14 112 (31.28%) HTML
15 110 (30.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 109 (30.45%) T-SQL
17 107 (29.89%) Microservices
18 103 (28.77%) Continuous Integration
19 102 (28.49%) SOLID
20 98 (27.37%) Finance
21 93 (25.98%) ASP.NET
22 86 (24.02%) Software Engineering
23 84 (23.46%) Amazon AWS
23 84 (23.46%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
24 83 (23.18%) Team Foundation Server
24 83 (23.18%) Java
25 82 (22.91%) Microsoft
26 78 (21.79%) React
27 77 (21.51%) Test 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 65 (18.16%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.23%) IIS
3 5 (1.40%) CMS
3 5 (1.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (0.56%) Apache
4 2 (0.56%) nginx
4 2 (0.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (0.56%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.56%) WordPress
4 2 (0.56%) Wowza Streaming Engine
5 1 (0.28%) Drupal
5 1 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.28%) Mule
5 1 (0.28%) Smallworld
5 1 (0.28%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (1.96%) MS Visio
2 5 (1.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.56%) Acrobat
3 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 63 (17.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 131 (36.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 84 (23.46%) Amazon AWS
3 43 (12.01%) SaaS
4 15 (4.19%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (2.23%) GitHub
5 8 (2.23%) Google Cloud Platform
6 7 (1.96%) PaaS
7 6 (1.68%) IaaS
8 2 (0.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.56%) Datadog
8 2 (0.56%) Stackdriver
9 1 (0.28%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.28%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.28%) npm
9 1 (0.28%) NuGet
9 1 (0.28%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.51%) LTE
1 9 (2.51%) TCP/IP
2 8 (2.23%) DNS
3 6 (1.68%) DHCP
3 6 (1.68%) NAS
3 6 (1.68%) Remote Desktop
3 6 (1.68%) SAN
4 5 (1.40%) HTTP
4 5 (1.40%) Internet
5 4 (1.12%) Firewall
5 4 (1.12%) SSL
6 3 (0.84%) SMS
7 2 (0.56%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.56%) Intranet
7 2 (0.56%) IPv4
7 2 (0.56%) Value-Added Service
7 2 (0.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 188 (52.51%) SQL Server
2 27 (7.54%) Relational Database
3 22 (6.15%) NoSQL
4 15 (4.19%) SQL Server 2012
5 14 (3.91%) Big Data
6 10 (2.79%) SQL Server 2005
7 9 (2.51%) Hadoop
8 8 (2.23%) BusinessObjects
9 6 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (1.68%) SQL Server 2016
10 5 (1.40%) MongoDB
10 5 (1.40%) MySQL
10 5 (1.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (1.12%) Blockchain
11 4 (1.12%) OLTP
11 4 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (1.12%) SQL Server 2014
12 3 (0.84%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (0.84%) Redis
Development Applications
1 83 (23.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 69 (19.27%) Git (software)
3 57 (15.92%) Visual Studio Team System
4 41 (11.45%) Visual Studio
5 37 (10.34%) Jenkins
6 17 (4.75%) JUnit
7 13 (3.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 9 (2.51%) NUnit
9 8 (2.23%) Selenium
10 6 (1.68%) JMeter
11 5 (1.40%) JIRA
11 5 (1.40%) TeamCity
12 4 (1.12%) Gatling
13 3 (0.84%) LoadRunner
13 3 (0.84%) MSTest
13 3 (0.84%) NeoLoad
13 3 (0.84%) NSubstitute
13 3 (0.84%) Subversion
13 3 (0.84%) WebLOAD
13 3 (0.84%) Xcode
General
1 98 (27.37%) Finance
2 24 (6.70%) Banking
3 14 (3.91%) Telecoms
4 13 (3.63%) Marketing
5 8 (2.23%) Back Office
6 7 (1.96%) Retail
7 6 (1.68%) Front Office
8 5 (1.40%) Electronics
8 5 (1.40%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.12%) French Language
9 4 (1.12%) German Language
9 4 (1.12%) Investment Banking
9 4 (1.12%) Italian Language
10 3 (0.84%) Games
11 2 (0.56%) Billing
11 2 (0.56%) Legal
11 2 (0.56%) Prime Brokerage
12 1 (0.28%) Automotive
12 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 182 (50.84%) Developer
2 85 (23.74%) Architect
3 79 (22.07%) .NET Developer
4 76 (21.23%) C# Developer
5 45 (12.57%) C# .NET Developer
6 42 (11.73%) Solutions Architect
7 41 (11.45%) Software Engineer
8 34 (9.50%) Senior Developer
9 32 (8.94%) Full Stack Developer
9 32 (8.94%) Technical Architect
10 28 (7.82%) Software Developer
11 23 (6.42%) .NET Software Engineer
12 20 (5.59%) Java Developer
13 16 (4.47%) Angular Developer
13 16 (4.47%) Applications Developer
14 13 (3.63%) Development Manager
14 13 (3.63%) Lead Developer
15 12 (3.35%) ASP.NET Developer
15 12 (3.35%) C# Software Developer
15 12 (3.35%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 232 (64.80%) .NET
2 156 (43.58%) CSS
3 130 (36.31%) jQuery
4 119 (33.24%) ASP.NET Web API
5 118 (32.96%) Web Services
6 112 (31.28%) HTML
7 110 (30.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 93 (25.98%) ASP.NET
9 78 (21.79%) React
10 73 (20.39%) Entity Framework
11 70 (19.55%) AngularJS
12 67 (18.72%) WCF
13 62 (17.32%) HTML5
14 55 (15.36%) XML
15 51 (14.25%) .NET Core
16 49 (13.69%) .NET Framework
17 46 (12.85%) ASP.NET MVC
18 43 (12.01%) RESTful
19 34 (9.50%) Ajax
20 33 (9.22%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 56 (15.64%) Analytical Skills
2 55 (15.36%) Computer Science
3 26 (7.26%) Enterprise Software
4 24 (6.70%) Mobile App
5 23 (6.42%) Greenfield Project
6 20 (5.59%) Smartphone
7 11 (3.07%) Data Centre
8 9 (2.51%) W3C
9 8 (2.23%) Client/Server
9 8 (2.23%) Clustering
9 8 (2.23%) Fintech
9 8 (2.23%) Management Information System
9 8 (2.23%) User Experience
10 5 (1.40%) e-Learning
10 5 (1.40%) Private Cloud
11 4 (1.12%) Social Network
12 3 (0.84%) Fixed Income
12 3 (0.84%) Hedge funds
12 3 (0.84%) iPad
13 2 (0.56%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 58 (16.20%) Windows
2 28 (7.82%) Linux
3 13 (3.63%) Android
4 10 (2.79%) Apple iOS
4 10 (2.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (2.79%) Unix
5 7 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (1.68%) Windows Server
6 6 (1.68%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (1.40%) Windows 10
7 5 (1.40%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.56%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.28%) AIX
9 1 (0.28%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 232 (64.80%) Agile Software Development
2 141 (39.39%) MVC
3 128 (35.75%) SOA
4 125 (34.92%) OO
5 107 (29.89%) Microservices
6 103 (28.77%) Continuous Integration
7 102 (28.49%) SOLID
8 86 (24.02%) Software Engineering
9 84 (23.46%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
10 77 (21.51%) Test Automation
11 71 (19.83%) UML
12 70 (19.55%) Enterprise Architecture
13 68 (18.99%) Mentoring
14 67 (18.72%) CRM
14 67 (18.72%) TOGAF
15 66 (18.44%) Scrum
16 63 (17.60%) Technical Architecture
17 59 (16.48%) Deployment Automation
17 59 (16.48%) Unit Testing
18 58 (16.20%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 246 (68.72%) C#
2 198 (55.31%) SQL
3 195 (54.47%) JavaScript
4 109 (30.45%) T-SQL
5 83 (23.18%) Java
6 33 (9.22%) VB.NET
7 29 (8.10%) Python
8 15 (4.19%) C
9 10 (2.79%) TypeScript
10 7 (1.96%) Apple Swift
10 7 (1.96%) Objective-C
10 7 (1.96%) PL/SQL
11 6 (1.68%) VB
12 5 (1.40%) Bash Shell
12 5 (1.40%) C++
12 5 (1.40%) Perl
12 5 (1.40%) PowerShell
12 5 (1.40%) VB6
13 3 (0.84%) Ruby
13 3 (0.84%) XAML
Qualifications
1 70 (19.55%) Degree
2 51 (14.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 18 (5.03%) Security Cleared
4 15 (4.19%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (1.68%) AWS Certification
6 6 (1.68%) Master's Degree
6 6 (1.68%) MCITP
6 6 (1.68%) MCSA
6 6 (1.68%) MCSE
6 6 (1.68%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (1.68%) RHCE
6 6 (1.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.28%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.28%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.35%) GDPR
2 9 (2.51%) QA
3 3 (0.84%) SLA
4 2 (0.56%) COBIT
4 2 (0.56%) GCP
4 2 (0.56%) PMO
System Software
1 16 (4.47%) Docker
2 7 (1.96%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.68%) Hyper-V
3 6 (1.68%) vCloud
3 6 (1.68%) vSphere
4 1 (0.28%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 32 (8.94%) Ansible
2 5 (1.40%) Kubernetes
3 3 (0.84%) Puppet
4 2 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.56%) logstash
4 2 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.56%) PTC Integrity
4 2 (0.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 82 (22.91%) Microsoft
2 56 (15.64%) Nintex
3 15 (4.19%) Oracle
4 11 (3.07%) Google
5 10 (2.79%) Red Hat
6 8 (2.23%) Cloudera
7 7 (1.96%) VMware
8 6 (1.68%) Cisco
8 6 (1.68%) HP
8 6 (1.68%) ServiceNow
9 5 (1.40%) IBM
9 5 (1.40%) SAP
10 4 (1.12%) CenturyLink
10 4 (1.12%) Telerik
11 3 (0.84%) AppDynamics
11 3 (0.84%) Atlassian
11 3 (0.84%) Dynatrace
11 3 (0.84%) hybris
11 3 (0.84%) Intel
11 3 (0.84%) NetApp