Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

N-Tier
UK
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 763 722 566
Rank change year-on-year -41 -156 -76
Permanent jobs citing N-Tier 447 512 976
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.29% 0.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.61% 0.72% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 356 416 828
UK median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £79,375 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.53% +5.56% +5.88%

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 73,350 71,384 88,886
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.66% 40.65% 42.35%
Number of salaries quoted 57,749 58,357 71,416
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.18% - +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 22 February 2018.

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 22 February 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 -44 432 £45,000 -10.00% 41
UK excluding London -7 271 £42,500 -10.53% 31
London -44 172 £60,000 - 14
South East +86 138 £40,000 -23.81% 11
North of England -39 62 £45,000 - 8
North West -39 33 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Yorkshire +18 29 £50,000 +17.65% 3
Midlands -13 27 £43,250 -21.36% 2
South West -19 19 £46,250 -5.13% 1
West Midlands -6 17 £56,250 -8.16% 2
East of England -5 14 £65,000 +30.00% 5
East Midlands +14 10 £20,000 -54.87%
Scotland -35 4 £80,000 +84.97%
Northern Ireland - 4 £65,000 -
Wales +4 3 £40,000 +6.67% 4

For the 6 months to 22 February 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.

1 274 (61.30%) .NET
2 255 (57.05%) C#
3 236 (52.80%) Agile Software Development
4 219 (48.99%) SQL
5 200 (44.74%) JavaScript
6 170 (38.03%) MVC
7 165 (36.91%) SQL Server
8 156 (34.90%) ASP.NET
9 155 (34.68%) Finance
10 149 (33.33%) HTML
11 134 (29.98%) CSS
12 123 (27.52%) Microsoft
13 115 (25.73%) ASP.NET MVC
14 113 (25.28%) Web Services
15 109 (24.38%) Java
16 106 (23.71%) SOA
17 87 (19.46%) Windows
18 85 (19.02%) ASP.NET Web API
19 84 (18.79%) Scrum
20 82 (18.34%) Oracle
21 81 (18.12%) OO
21 81 (18.12%) Test Automation
22 77 (17.23%) AngularJS
23 73 (16.33%) Unit Testing
24 72 (16.11%) .NET Framework
25 68 (15.21%) WCF
26 67 (14.99%) Degree
27 66 (14.77%) Banking
28 61 (13.65%) jQuery
29 58 (12.98%) HTML5

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 22 (4.92%) Tomcat
2 19 (4.25%) JBoss
3 13 (2.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 12 (2.68%) SharePoint
4 12 (2.68%) WebSphere
5 10 (2.24%) CMS
6 8 (1.79%) Apache
7 6 (1.34%) WebLogic
8 5 (1.12%) Apache Spark
9 4 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.67%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.67%) OpenROAD
10 3 (0.67%) Oracle Service Bus
11 2 (0.45%) CloudStack
11 2 (0.45%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.22%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (2.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.89%) InfoPath
2 4 (0.89%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (0.89%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.22%) S-PLUS
3 1 (0.22%) Weka
Business Applications
1 13 (2.91%) HFM
2 8 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.12%) Infor M3
4 2 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.22%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.22%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 48 (10.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 38 (8.50%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (4.03%) Office 365
3 18 (4.03%) PaaS
3 18 (4.03%) SaaS
4 9 (2.01%) IaaS
5 2 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.22%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.22%) Datadog
6 1 (0.22%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 28 (6.26%) Firewall
2 7 (1.57%) Internet
3 2 (0.45%) LTE
3 2 (0.45%) SMS
4 1 (0.22%) HTTP
4 1 (0.22%) Intranet
4 1 (0.22%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.22%) Value-Added Service
Database & Business Intelligence
1 165 (36.91%) SQL Server
2 35 (7.83%) Big Data
3 29 (6.49%) Data Warehouse
4 25 (5.59%) NoSQL
5 21 (4.70%) Oracle Database
6 20 (4.47%) SQL Server 2012
7 19 (4.25%) Relational Database
8 15 (3.36%) MySQL
9 13 (2.91%) Qlik Sense
9 13 (2.91%) QlikView
9 13 (2.91%) SQL Server 2005
10 12 (2.68%) KDB
10 12 (2.68%) SQL Server 2008
11 10 (2.24%) Oracle Database 10g
11 10 (2.24%) SQL Server 2016
11 10 (2.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 9 (2.01%) OLTP
13 8 (1.79%) MongoDB
13 8 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 7 (1.57%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 54 (12.08%) Visual Studio
2 39 (8.72%) Git (software)
3 35 (7.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 23 (5.15%) Subversion
5 16 (3.58%) NUnit
6 13 (2.91%) Selenium
7 12 (2.68%) Jenkins
8 9 (2.01%) Maven
9 8 (1.79%) HP UFT
9 8 (1.79%) JMeter
9 8 (1.79%) WebDriver
10 7 (1.57%) JUnit
10 7 (1.57%) TeamCity
10 7 (1.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 6 (1.34%) MSTest
11 6 (1.34%) SpecFlow
12 5 (1.12%) Appcelerator Titanium
12 5 (1.12%) IntelliJ
12 5 (1.12%) SoapUI
13 4 (0.89%) Ant
General
1 155 (34.68%) Finance
2 66 (14.77%) Banking
3 41 (9.17%) Marketing
3 41 (9.17%) Retail
4 30 (6.71%) Investment Banking
5 29 (6.49%) Telecoms
6 27 (6.04%) Retail Banking
7 22 (4.92%) Front Office
8 20 (4.47%) Manufacturing
9 17 (3.80%) Electronics
10 12 (2.68%) Back Office
11 3 (0.67%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.45%) Advertising
12 2 (0.45%) Games
13 1 (0.22%) Prime Brokerage
13 1 (0.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 246 (55.03%) Developer
2 142 (31.77%) C# Developer
3 139 (31.10%) .NET Developer
4 88 (19.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 82 (18.34%) Software Developer
6 77 (17.23%) ASP.NET Developer
7 71 (15.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 62 (13.87%) C# Software Developer
9 53 (11.86%) Architect
10 51 (11.41%) .NET Software Developer
11 48 (10.74%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 46 (10.29%) Analyst
13 45 (10.07%) Senior Developer
14 35 (7.83%) Support Analyst
15 33 (7.38%) JavaScript Developer
16 30 (6.71%) Applications Support
16 30 (6.71%) SQL Developer
17 25 (5.59%) Applications Support Analyst
18 22 (4.92%) Junior Developer
18 22 (4.92%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 274 (61.30%) .NET
2 156 (34.90%) ASP.NET
3 149 (33.33%) HTML
4 134 (29.98%) CSS
5 115 (25.73%) ASP.NET MVC
6 113 (25.28%) Web Services
7 85 (19.02%) ASP.NET Web API
8 77 (17.23%) AngularJS
9 72 (16.11%) .NET Framework
10 68 (15.21%) WCF
11 61 (13.65%) jQuery
12 58 (12.98%) HTML5
13 50 (11.19%) XML
14 46 (10.29%) REST
15 42 (9.40%) J2EE
15 42 (9.40%) SOAP
16 39 (8.72%) Node.js
16 39 (8.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 36 (8.05%) React
18 33 (7.38%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 54 (12.08%) Computer Science
2 51 (11.41%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (8.72%) Client/Server
4 37 (8.28%) Greenfield Project
5 31 (6.94%) Enterprise Software
6 25 (5.59%) Mobile App
7 23 (5.15%) Data Centre
8 21 (4.70%) Smartphone
9 14 (3.13%) Analytical Mindset
9 14 (3.13%) Clustering
10 13 (2.91%) Management Information System
11 11 (2.46%) Fintech
11 11 (2.46%) W3C
12 8 (1.79%) Algorithms
12 8 (1.79%) DataPower
13 7 (1.57%) Cloud Native
13 7 (1.57%) Derivative
13 7 (1.57%) Equities
13 7 (1.57%) Fixed Income
14 4 (0.89%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 87 (19.46%) Windows
2 42 (9.40%) Windows Server
3 28 (6.26%) Windows 7
4 25 (5.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (4.92%) Linux
5 22 (4.92%) Unix
6 14 (3.13%) Windows 10
6 14 (3.13%) Windows 8
6 14 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (2.01%) Solaris
8 7 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (1.12%) Android
10 4 (0.89%) AIX
11 3 (0.67%) CentOS
12 1 (0.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 236 (52.80%) Agile Software Development
2 170 (38.03%) MVC
3 106 (23.71%) SOA
4 84 (18.79%) Scrum
5 81 (18.12%) OO
5 81 (18.12%) Test Automation
6 73 (16.33%) Unit Testing
7 55 (12.30%) TDD
8 52 (11.63%) DevOps
9 50 (11.19%) OOP
10 46 (10.29%) Web Development
11 42 (9.40%) TOGAF
12 41 (9.17%) OOD
13 36 (8.05%) Software Engineering
14 34 (7.61%) ETL
14 34 (7.61%) Microservices
15 33 (7.38%) SDLC
16 32 (7.16%) BDD
17 30 (6.71%) Business Intelligence
18 29 (6.49%) UML
Programming Languages
1 255 (57.05%) C#
2 219 (48.99%) SQL
3 200 (44.74%) JavaScript
4 109 (24.38%) Java
5 53 (11.86%) T-SQL
6 34 (7.61%) VB
7 25 (5.59%) Python
8 19 (4.25%) Ruby
9 18 (4.03%) PowerShell
10 13 (2.91%) VB.NET
11 12 (2.68%) PL/SQL
12 10 (2.24%) TypeScript
13 8 (1.79%) Shell Script
14 6 (1.34%) C++
15 5 (1.12%) C
16 4 (0.89%) VBScript
17 3 (0.67%) COBOL
17 3 (0.67%) JCL
17 3 (0.67%) Perl
17 3 (0.67%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 67 (14.99%) Degree
2 18 (4.03%) Master's Degree
3 12 (2.68%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.12%) ISEB
6 4 (0.89%) MCP
6 4 (0.89%) MCSD
7 3 (0.67%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.67%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.45%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.22%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (7.61%) QA
2 27 (6.04%) SLA
3 4 (0.89%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.89%) PMO
4 3 (0.67%) GDPR
System Software
1 37 (8.28%) Active Directory
2 22 (4.92%) Docker
3 8 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.89%) GPFS
5 1 (0.22%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 26 (5.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 6 (1.34%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (1.34%) Puppet
3 4 (0.89%) Kubernetes
4 3 (0.67%) Data Guard
4 3 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.45%) Netcool
6 1 (0.22%) Ansible
6 1 (0.22%) Kibana
6 1 (0.22%) Terraform
Vendors
1 123 (27.52%) Microsoft
2 82 (18.34%) Oracle
3 27 (6.04%) Google
4 25 (5.59%) Sybase
5 23 (5.15%) IBM
6 18 (4.03%) SAP
7 13 (2.91%) Hyperion
8 11 (2.46%) ION Trading
9 8 (1.79%) VMware
10 6 (1.34%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (1.12%) Appcelerator
12 4 (0.89%) DevExpress
12 4 (0.89%) Intel
12 4 (0.89%) NetApp
12 4 (0.89%) Telerik
13 3 (0.67%) HP
14 2 (0.45%) Ab Initio
14 2 (0.45%) EMC
14 2 (0.45%) MetaSolv
14 2 (0.45%) Remedy