Period
to 26 July 2021

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 26 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

N-Tier
UK
6 months to
26 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 827 709 907
Rank change year-on-year -118 +198 -51
Permanent jobs citing N-Tier 165 108 212
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.37% 0.43% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 152 98 200
10th Percentile £41,250 £45,875 £41,200
25th Percentile £51,000 £50,059 £45,938
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £77,500 £60,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +29.17% -4.00% +19.05%
75th Percentile £88,750 £73,438 £77,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £89,750 £87,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% -4.55% +10.00%

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 44,015 25,080 51,107
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.10% 35.47% 35.19%
Number of salaries quoted 26,653 19,960 39,103
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,750 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £53,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +3.77% +0.95%
75th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £72,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £96,250 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 26 July 2021.

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 26 July 2021. 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 -116 159 £80,000 +33.33% 34
London -58 95 £87,500 +18.64% 15
UK excluding London -149 59 £50,000 -4.76% 19
Work from Home -239 26 £57,500 - 6
South West -60 20 £52,500 +0.06% 3
North of England -58 18 £45,000 -23.40% 6
South East -94 12 £52,500 - 4
North West -38 10 £50,000 -13.04% 6
Midlands -74 8 £77,500 +24.00% 4
West Midlands -65 6 £80,000 +28.00% 4
North East - 5 £35,000 -
Yorkshire -49 3 £55,000 -12.00%
East Midlands - 2 £45,000 -
East of England -27 1 £50,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 26 July 2021, 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.

1 148 (89.70%) Agile Software Development
2 127 (76.97%) JavaScript
3 110 (66.67%) SQL
3 110 (66.67%) .NET
4 108 (65.45%) Microservices
5 104 (63.03%) React
6 103 (62.42%) CSS
7 101 (61.21%) C#
8 97 (58.79%) SOA
9 90 (54.55%) Azure
9 90 (54.55%) DevOps
10 86 (52.12%) MVC
11 85 (51.52%) Test Automation
12 82 (49.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 81 (49.09%) UML
14 80 (48.48%) Web Services
14 80 (48.48%) jQuery
15 77 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
15 77 (46.67%) ASP.NET Web API
16 75 (45.45%) SQL Server
17 74 (44.85%) .NET Core
18 73 (44.24%) Entity Framework
19 71 (43.03%) OO
20 67 (40.61%) .NET Framework
21 66 (40.00%) Degree
22 63 (38.18%) T-SQL
23 60 (36.36%) Deployment Automation
23 60 (36.36%) SOLID
24 59 (35.76%) SharePoint
24 59 (35.76%) Team Foundation Server

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 (35.76%) SharePoint
2 18 (10.91%) Confluence
3 13 (7.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 12 (7.27%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.82%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.21%) Apache
6 2 (1.21%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.21%) WebLogic Integration
7 1 (0.61%) CMS
7 1 (0.61%) Orchard CMS
7 1 (0.61%) Umbraco
Applications
1 20 (12.12%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (4.85%) InVision
3 2 (1.21%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 45 (27.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (4.85%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 90 (54.55%) Azure
2 57 (34.55%) PaaS
3 51 (30.91%) Azure Service Bus
4 50 (30.30%) Azure Key Vault
5 43 (26.06%) Azure App Service
5 43 (26.06%) Azure Storage
6 42 (25.45%) Azure Active Directory
6 42 (25.45%) Azure Service Fabric
7 30 (18.18%) AWS
8 16 (9.70%) Serverless
9 15 (9.09%) Azure Functions
10 6 (3.64%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (2.42%) Dynamics 365
12 3 (1.82%) IaaS
12 3 (1.82%) npm
13 2 (1.21%) Azure Cosmos DB
13 2 (1.21%) GitHub
13 2 (1.21%) SaaS
14 1 (0.61%) Azure Data Factory
14 1 (0.61%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.82%) Internet
1 3 (1.82%) Unified Communications
2 2 (1.21%) FTP
3 1 (0.61%) HTTP
3 1 (0.61%) SD-WAN
3 1 (0.61%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.61%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 24 (14.55%) MongoDB
3 16 (9.70%) Relational Database
4 12 (7.27%) MySQL
5 10 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (5.45%) Azure SQL Database
7 5 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (2.42%) MS Access
8 4 (2.42%) NoSQL
8 4 (2.42%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.82%) Big Data
9 3 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.82%) Geospatial Data
9 3 (1.82%) GIS
9 3 (1.82%) JasperReports
9 3 (1.82%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.21%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (1.21%) OLAP
10 2 (1.21%) OLTP
10 2 (1.21%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 59 (35.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 58 (35.15%) Visual Studio Team System
3 34 (20.61%) Git (software)
4 25 (15.15%) Maven
5 23 (13.94%) JIRA
6 21 (12.73%) Mocha
7 20 (12.12%) Gradle
7 20 (12.12%) Jenkins
8 18 (10.91%) Artifactory
9 15 (9.09%) JUnit
9 15 (9.09%) Mockito
10 8 (4.85%) Selenium
11 7 (4.24%) Flyway
12 6 (3.64%) Visual Studio
13 5 (3.03%) TeamCity
14 4 (2.42%) Grunt
14 4 (2.42%) gulp
15 3 (1.82%) Jasmine
16 2 (1.21%) Bitbucket
16 2 (1.21%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 58 (35.15%) Social Skills
2 55 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (23.64%) Finance
4 20 (12.12%) Banking
5 10 (6.06%) Back Office
6 7 (4.24%) Online Betting
7 5 (3.03%) Front Office
8 3 (1.82%) Aerospace
9 2 (1.21%) Documentation Skills
9 2 (1.21%) French Language
9 2 (1.21%) German Language
9 2 (1.21%) Public Sector
9 2 (1.21%) Retail
10 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.61%) Legal
Job Titles
1 131 (79.39%) Developer
2 52 (31.52%) C# Developer
3 51 (30.91%) Azure Developer
4 34 (20.61%) Senior Developer
5 33 (20.00%) .NET Developer
6 29 (17.58%) Senior C# Developer
7 24 (14.55%) C# .NET Developer
7 24 (14.55%) Full Stack Developer
8 19 (11.52%) Digital Developer
9 18 (10.91%) Integration Developer
10 17 (10.30%) Java Developer
10 17 (10.30%) JavaScript Developer
11 16 (9.70%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 16 (9.70%) Software Developer
11 16 (9.70%) SQL Developer
12 15 (9.09%) DevOps Developer
12 15 (9.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 14 (8.48%) Architect
13 14 (8.48%) Senior C# .NET Developer
13 14 (8.48%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (66.67%) .NET
2 104 (63.03%) React
3 103 (62.42%) CSS
4 82 (49.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 80 (48.48%) jQuery
5 80 (48.48%) Web Services
6 77 (46.67%) ASP.NET Web API
7 74 (44.85%) .NET Core
8 73 (44.24%) Entity Framework
9 67 (40.61%) .NET Framework
10 37 (22.42%) HTML
10 37 (22.42%) Node.js
11 35 (21.21%) AngularJS
12 23 (13.94%) Spring
13 22 (13.33%) REST
14 21 (12.73%) SOAP
15 19 (11.52%) RESTful
16 15 (9.09%) JSON
16 15 (9.09%) XML
17 13 (7.88%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.91%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (9.09%) Reinsurance
2 15 (9.09%) User Experience
3 8 (4.85%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.24%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (4.24%) Mobile App
4 7 (4.24%) Social Media
5 6 (3.64%) Blog
5 6 (3.64%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.82%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.82%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (1.82%) Internet of Things
7 2 (1.21%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.61%) Legacy Systems
8 1 (0.61%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (9.09%) Linux
2 2 (1.21%) HPUX
2 2 (1.21%) SUSE
2 2 (1.21%) Unix
2 2 (1.21%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (89.70%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (65.45%) Microservices
3 97 (58.79%) SOA
4 90 (54.55%) DevOps
5 86 (52.12%) MVC
6 85 (51.52%) Test Automation
7 81 (49.09%) UML
8 77 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
9 71 (43.03%) OO
10 60 (36.36%) Deployment Automation
10 60 (36.36%) SOLID
11 56 (33.94%) Mentoring
12 53 (32.12%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
13 49 (29.70%) Scrum
14 45 (27.27%) CRM
15 38 (23.03%) Computer Science
16 36 (21.82%) Unit Testing
17 35 (21.21%) Migration
18 28 (16.97%) Continuous Improvement
19 25 (15.15%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 127 (76.97%) JavaScript
2 110 (66.67%) SQL
3 101 (61.21%) C#
4 63 (38.18%) T-SQL
5 57 (34.55%) PowerShell
6 38 (23.03%) Java
7 23 (13.94%) Java 8
8 12 (7.27%) PL/SQL
9 9 (5.45%) TypeScript
10 8 (4.85%) C
11 3 (1.82%) Java 11
11 3 (1.82%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.21%) Delphi
12 2 (1.21%) FoxPro (VFP)
12 2 (1.21%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.21%) VB
12 2 (1.21%) VBA
13 1 (0.61%) Python
13 1 (0.61%) Scala
13 1 (0.61%) XAML
Qualifications
1 66 (40.00%) Degree
2 18 (10.91%) Computer Science Degree
2 18 (10.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 6 (3.64%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.64%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.82%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.21%) ISEB
5 2 (1.21%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.42%) Accessibility
2 3 (1.82%) GRC
3 2 (1.21%) QA
4 1 (0.61%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (10.91%) Docker
2 3 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 57 (34.55%) Terraform
2 48 (29.09%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (11.52%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 46 (27.88%) Nintex
2 42 (25.45%) Microsoft
3 20 (12.12%) IBM
4 19 (11.52%) Oracle
5 8 (4.85%) Salesforce.com
5 8 (4.85%) Sparx
6 3 (1.82%) BiZZdesign
6 3 (1.82%) Citrix
6 3 (1.82%) Google
6 3 (1.82%) VMware
7 2 (1.21%) DevExpress
7 2 (1.21%) Informatica
7 2 (1.21%) Micro Focus
7 2 (1.21%) Talend
7 2 (1.21%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.21%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.61%) Actuate
8 1 (0.61%) Cognos
8 1 (0.61%) Netezza
8 1 (0.61%) Teradata