Period
to 13 August 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 13 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

N-Tier
UK
6 months to
13 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 679 897 843
Rank change year-on-year +218 -54 -172
Permanent jobs citing N-Tier 87 198 349
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.14% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.35% 0.36% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 83 207 325
Median annual salary £57,500 £62,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.00% +13.64% +15.79%
10th Percentile £40,052 £42,500 £35,250
90th Percentile £97,000 £95,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,470 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.60% +10.00% +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 24,631 55,392 66,482
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.23% 38.93% 39.17%
Number of salaries quoted 19,094 41,507 50,922
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +2.94% +2.00%
10th Percentile £31,500 £29,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 13 August 2020.

Salary histogram for N-Tier in the UK

N-Tier
Top 14 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 August 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 +218 83 £57,500 -8.00% 10
UK excluding London +241 59 £52,470 -4.60% 6
London +138 28 £73,750 -1.67% 4
South East +168 21 £52,500 -7.89%
South West +124 17 £49,500 +23.75% 3
North of England +147 13 £58,750 +17.50% 1
North West +128 12 £57,500 +25.00% 1
Work from Home +49 7 £57,500 -26.98%
Midlands +109 3 £62,500 +13.64% 1
West Midlands +88 3 £62,500 +13.64%
Northern Ireland +26 3 £42,000 -1.18%
Yorkshire +111 1 £62,500 +11.11%
East of England +107 1 £50,000 -14.89% 1
Isle of Man - 1 £47,500 -

For the 6 months to 13 August 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 52 (59.77%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (55.17%) JavaScript
3 41 (47.13%) Microservices
4 40 (45.98%) SQL
5 39 (44.83%) HTML
6 38 (43.68%) .NET
7 37 (42.53%) Scrum
8 33 (37.93%) TDD
8 33 (37.93%) CSS
9 32 (36.78%) Continuous Integration
10 31 (35.63%) C#
11 29 (33.33%) Git (software)
11 29 (33.33%) DevOps
12 28 (32.18%) AngularJS
13 27 (31.03%) AWS
13 27 (31.03%) MVC
14 26 (29.89%) TypeScript
14 26 (29.89%) Continuous Deployment
15 25 (28.74%) Web Services
15 25 (28.74%) ASP.NET
15 25 (28.74%) Azure
15 25 (28.74%) RESTful
16 23 (26.44%) Data Modelling
17 22 (25.29%) ASP.NET Web API
18 21 (24.14%) SQL Server
18 21 (24.14%) .NET Framework
19 20 (22.99%) REST
19 20 (22.99%) Java
19 20 (22.99%) Mentoring
20 19 (21.84%) Relational Database

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 6 (6.90%) CMS
1 6 (6.90%) OpenStack
1 6 (6.90%) Umbraco
2 4 (4.60%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (4.60%) IIS
2 4 (4.60%) Orchard CMS
3 3 (3.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.15%) Apache
4 1 (1.15%) nginx
4 1 (1.15%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (1.15%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.15%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 27 (31.03%) AWS
2 25 (28.74%) Azure
3 12 (13.79%) SaaS
4 7 (8.05%) GCP
5 5 (5.75%) Power Platform
5 5 (5.75%) Serverless
6 4 (4.60%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (4.60%) Amazon S3
6 4 (4.60%) Amazon SQS
6 4 (4.60%) Azure Data Factory
6 4 (4.60%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (3.45%) G Suite
8 1 (1.15%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (1.15%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.05%) WAN
2 5 (5.75%) BGP
2 5 (5.75%) OSPF
2 5 (5.75%) Software-Defined Networking
2 5 (5.75%) TCP/IP
2 5 (5.75%) VXLAN
3 4 (4.60%) SSL
4 3 (3.45%) HTTP
5 2 (2.30%) LAN
6 1 (1.15%) Internet
6 1 (1.15%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (24.14%) SQL Server
2 19 (21.84%) Relational Database
3 9 (10.34%) MySQL
4 7 (8.05%) MongoDB
4 7 (8.05%) SQL Server 2014
5 6 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (5.75%) Data Lake
6 5 (5.75%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (5.75%) IBM InfoSphere
6 5 (5.75%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (5.75%) Power BI
6 5 (5.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (5.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (4.60%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 4 (4.60%) Azure SQL Database
7 4 (4.60%) Cosmos DB
7 4 (4.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (4.60%) RDBMS
8 3 (3.45%) Neo4j
8 3 (3.45%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 29 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 10 (11.49%) Jenkins
3 9 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (9.20%) JUnit
5 7 (8.05%) Mockito
5 7 (8.05%) NUnit
5 7 (8.05%) Octopus Deploy
5 7 (8.05%) SpecFlow
6 5 (5.75%) ER Studio
6 5 (5.75%) ERwin
6 5 (5.75%) GDB
6 5 (5.75%) Sourcetree
7 4 (4.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (4.60%) Gradle
7 4 (4.60%) IntelliJ
7 4 (4.60%) Maven
7 4 (4.60%) Selenium
7 4 (4.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 4 (4.60%) Visual Studio
7 4 (4.60%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 19 (21.84%) Finance
2 4 (4.60%) Legal
3 2 (2.30%) Banking
3 2 (2.30%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.15%) Front Office
4 1 (1.15%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 51 (58.62%) Developer
2 15 (17.24%) Architect
2 15 (17.24%) Senior Developer
3 12 (13.79%) C# Developer
4 11 (12.64%) Full Stack Developer
4 11 (12.64%) Java Developer
4 11 (12.64%) JavaScript Developer
5 7 (8.05%) .NET Developer
5 7 (8.05%) SQL Developer
5 7 (8.05%) T-SQL Developer
6 6 (6.90%) Analyst
6 6 (6.90%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (6.90%) Senior Systems Analyst
6 6 (6.90%) Systems Analyst
6 6 (6.90%) UML Analyst
6 6 (6.90%) UML Systems Analyst
6 6 (6.90%) Web Developer
7 5 (5.75%) Backend Developer
7 5 (5.75%) Data Architect
7 5 (5.75%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (44.83%) HTML
2 38 (43.68%) .NET
3 33 (37.93%) CSS
4 28 (32.18%) AngularJS
5 25 (28.74%) ASP.NET
5 25 (28.74%) RESTful
5 25 (28.74%) Web Services
6 22 (25.29%) ASP.NET Web API
7 21 (24.14%) .NET Framework
8 20 (22.99%) REST
9 17 (19.54%) HTML5
10 14 (16.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 13 (14.94%) Entity Framework
11 13 (14.94%) Node.js
12 11 (12.64%) Express
12 11 (12.64%) Redux
12 11 (12.64%) Vue.js
12 11 (12.64%) XML
13 10 (11.49%) React
13 10 (11.49%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.64%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (9.20%) Fixed Income
3 6 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.90%) Smartphone
4 5 (5.75%) Data Centre
4 5 (5.75%) Mobile App
5 4 (4.60%) Client/Server
5 4 (4.60%) Private Cloud
6 3 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (3.45%) Public Cloud
6 3 (3.45%) User Experience
7 2 (2.30%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (2.30%) Robotics
8 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.15%) Internet of Things
8 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (14.94%) Linux
2 7 (8.05%) Windows
3 5 (5.75%) Windows Server
4 4 (4.60%) Unix
5 3 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (59.77%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (47.13%) Microservices
3 37 (42.53%) Scrum
4 33 (37.93%) TDD
5 32 (36.78%) Continuous Integration
6 29 (33.33%) DevOps
7 27 (31.03%) MVC
8 26 (29.89%) Continuous Deployment
9 23 (26.44%) Data Modelling
10 20 (22.99%) Mentoring
11 18 (20.69%) Technical Leadership
12 17 (19.54%) Coaching
13 13 (14.94%) BDD
13 13 (14.94%) Software Engineering
14 12 (13.79%) Decision-Making
14 12 (13.79%) Kanban
15 11 (12.64%) Migration
15 11 (12.64%) Problem-Solving
15 11 (12.64%) Unit Testing
16 10 (11.49%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 48 (55.17%) JavaScript
2 40 (45.98%) SQL
3 31 (35.63%) C#
4 26 (29.89%) TypeScript
5 20 (22.99%) Java
6 17 (19.54%) Python
7 15 (17.24%) PowerShell
8 13 (14.94%) T-SQL
9 9 (10.34%) VB.NET
10 6 (6.90%) C++
11 5 (5.75%) C
11 5 (5.75%) Scala
12 4 (4.60%) Java 8
13 3 (3.45%) Google Apps Script
13 3 (3.45%) VBA
14 2 (2.30%) Bash Shell
14 2 (2.30%) Go
14 2 (2.30%) PL/SQL
14 2 (2.30%) Shell Script
15 1 (1.15%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (8.05%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.15%) Degree
2 1 (1.15%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.15%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.75%) QA
2 3 (3.45%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (6.90%) Docker
2 3 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.30%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (2.30%) zsh
Systems Management
1 9 (10.34%) Kubernetes
2 4 (4.60%) Ansible
3 3 (3.45%) Kibana
4 2 (2.30%) Terraform
5 1 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.15%) Packer
5 1 (1.15%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (11.49%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.20%) VMware
3 7 (8.05%) Cisco
4 6 (6.90%) Oracle
4 6 (6.90%) Qualtrics
4 6 (6.90%) SAP
4 6 (6.90%) TIBCO
5 5 (5.75%) IBM
5 5 (5.75%) Netezza
5 5 (5.75%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (5.75%) Teradata
6 4 (4.60%) Databricks
7 3 (3.45%) Actuate
7 3 (3.45%) Automation Anywhere
7 3 (3.45%) Blue Prism
7 3 (3.45%) Citrix
7 3 (3.45%) Cognos
7 3 (3.45%) Google
7 3 (3.45%) Tableau
7 3 (3.45%) UiPath