Period
to 24 June 2019

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 24 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

N-Tier
UK
6 months to
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 873 866 665
Rank change year-on-year -7 -201 +13
Permanent jobs citing N-Tier 227 327 597
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.19% 0.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.40% 0.48% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 207 289 506
UK median annual salary £62,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.05% +5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £41,050 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £83,750 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +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 56,634 67,790 67,925
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.31% 39.00% 39.22%
Number of salaries quoted 42,400 52,117 53,683
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £29,375 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 24 June 2019.

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 24 June 2019. 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 +35 216 £62,500 +19.05% 12
UK excluding London -5 130 £55,000 +10.00% 6
London +48 90 £75,000 +11.11% 8
South East +17 78 £60,000 +20.00%
North of England -31 23 £45,000 -14.29% 3
Yorkshire -4 15 £52,500 -
Midlands +36 13 £52,500 +10.53% 1
West Midlands +31 12 £53,750 -0.46% 1
North West -10 8 £35,000 -31.03% 3
East of England +88 6 £45,000 -16.28%
South West +11 6 £45,000 -
Northern Ireland -30 3 £42,500 -34.62%
East Midlands +20 1 £34,500 -18.82%
Scotland +3 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 24 June 2019, 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.

1 157 (69.16%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (59.03%) C#
3 133 (58.59%) .NET
4 118 (51.98%) SQL
5 115 (50.66%) SQL Server
6 112 (49.34%) JavaScript
7 101 (44.49%) MVC
8 97 (42.73%) ASP.NET Web API
9 89 (39.21%) Microsoft Azure
9 89 (39.21%) SOA
10 88 (38.77%) CSS
11 85 (37.44%) Web Services
12 81 (35.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 77 (33.92%) Amazon AWS
14 74 (32.60%) jQuery
14 74 (32.60%) T-SQL
15 72 (31.72%) Microservices
16 68 (29.96%) Continuous Integration
17 65 (28.63%) .NET Framework
18 64 (28.19%) Test Automation
19 56 (24.67%) Team Foundation Server
20 55 (24.23%) Entity Framework
21 53 (23.35%) .NET Core
22 52 (22.91%) Java
23 51 (22.47%) React
24 50 (22.03%) DevOps
24 50 (22.03%) Deployment Automation
25 49 (21.59%) Finance
26 48 (21.15%) NoSQL
26 48 (21.15%) Waterfall

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 37 (16.30%) SharePoint
2 18 (7.93%) Apache
3 16 (7.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 14 (6.17%) Tomcat
5 11 (4.85%) IIS
6 10 (4.41%) CMS
7 8 (3.52%) Confluence
7 8 (3.52%) nginx
7 8 (3.52%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 6 (2.64%) JBoss
9 2 (0.88%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.44%) Apache ServiceMix
10 1 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (1.76%) HipChat
2 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 34 (14.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.44%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 89 (39.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 77 (33.92%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (9.69%) SaaS
4 9 (3.96%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (3.96%) Office 365
5 6 (2.64%) Twilio
6 5 (2.20%) Serverless
7 4 (1.76%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (1.76%) Amazon S3
7 4 (1.76%) Amazon SQS
7 4 (1.76%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (1.32%) Boomi
8 3 (1.32%) Dynamics 365
8 3 (1.32%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.88%) AWS CodePipeline
9 2 (0.88%) PaaS
10 1 (0.44%) GitHub
10 1 (0.44%) IaaS
10 1 (0.44%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.44%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.73%) Internet
2 11 (4.85%) HTTP
3 9 (3.96%) TCP/IP
4 8 (3.52%) CTI
4 8 (3.52%) SSL
5 7 (3.08%) Extranet
5 7 (3.08%) Intranet
6 6 (2.64%) GPRS
7 5 (2.20%) DHCP
7 5 (2.20%) DNS
7 5 (2.20%) SAN
8 4 (1.76%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (1.76%) SMTP
9 2 (0.88%) Firewall
10 1 (0.44%) NAS
10 1 (0.44%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (50.66%) SQL Server
2 48 (21.15%) NoSQL
3 17 (7.49%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (6.61%) Oracle Database
4 15 (6.61%) Oracle Database 10g
4 15 (6.61%) Oracle Database 11g
4 15 (6.61%) Relational Database
5 14 (6.17%) Big Data
6 11 (4.85%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (4.85%) SQL Server 2016
7 9 (3.96%) SQL Server 2014
7 9 (3.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (3.08%) MongoDB
8 7 (3.08%) Redis
8 7 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (2.64%) MySQL
10 5 (2.20%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (1.76%) Amazon RDS
11 4 (1.76%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (1.76%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 56 (24.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 48 (21.15%) Visual Studio Team System
3 30 (13.22%) Git (software)
4 27 (11.89%) Jenkins
5 13 (5.73%) Octopus Deploy
6 12 (5.29%) Visual Studio
7 10 (4.41%) Selenium
8 9 (3.96%) JIRA
9 8 (3.52%) git-flow
10 7 (3.08%) TeamCity
11 6 (2.64%) Ant
11 6 (2.64%) Maven
11 6 (2.64%) Subversion
12 5 (2.20%) Bitbucket
12 5 (2.20%) SoapUI
13 4 (1.76%) Terragrunt
14 3 (1.32%) WebDriver
15 2 (0.88%) HP UFT
15 2 (0.88%) MSTest
15 2 (0.88%) SpecFlow
General
1 49 (21.59%) Finance
2 9 (3.96%) Retail
3 7 (3.08%) Banking
4 6 (2.64%) Billing
5 5 (2.20%) Games
6 3 (1.32%) Front Office
6 3 (1.32%) Marketing
6 3 (1.32%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.88%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.44%) Advertising
8 1 (0.44%) Automotive
8 1 (0.44%) Back Office
8 1 (0.44%) Legal
8 1 (0.44%) Online Betting
8 1 (0.44%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.44%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 131 (57.71%) Developer
2 48 (21.15%) .NET Developer
3 46 (20.26%) C# Developer
4 42 (18.50%) Architect
5 39 (17.18%) Senior Developer
6 30 (13.22%) Solutions Architect
7 21 (9.25%) Lead Developer
7 21 (9.25%) SOA Architect
8 15 (6.61%) Azure Developer
8 15 (6.61%) Senior C# Developer
9 14 (6.17%) Java Developer
9 14 (6.17%) Senior .NET Developer
10 13 (5.73%) Lead C# Developer
10 13 (5.73%) Oracle Architect
10 13 (5.73%) Oracle Solutions Architect
10 13 (5.73%) Software Developer
11 12 (5.29%) Oracle SOA Architect
11 12 (5.29%) Team Leader
12 11 (4.85%) Applications Developer
13 10 (4.41%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (58.59%) .NET
2 97 (42.73%) ASP.NET Web API
3 88 (38.77%) CSS
4 85 (37.44%) Web Services
5 81 (35.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 74 (32.60%) jQuery
7 65 (28.63%) .NET Framework
8 55 (24.23%) Entity Framework
9 53 (23.35%) .NET Core
10 51 (22.47%) React
11 41 (18.06%) ASP.NET
11 41 (18.06%) HTML
12 35 (15.42%) AngularJS
13 29 (12.78%) HTML5
14 23 (10.13%) ASP.NET MVC
15 17 (7.49%) REST
16 14 (6.17%) SOAP
17 13 (5.73%) Spring
18 10 (4.41%) Node.js
18 10 (4.41%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.81%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (6.17%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (4.41%) Mobile App
4 9 (3.96%) User Experience
5 7 (3.08%) Private Cloud
5 7 (3.08%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (2.20%) Client/Server
6 5 (2.20%) Online Banking
7 3 (1.32%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.88%) Clustering
8 2 (0.88%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (0.88%) Hedge funds
8 2 (0.88%) Life Science
8 2 (0.88%) Xbox
9 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (0.44%) HACMP
9 1 (0.44%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.44%) Online Gambling
9 1 (0.44%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.44%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 31 (13.66%) Linux
2 22 (9.69%) Windows
3 10 (4.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (4.41%) Unix
4 9 (3.96%) AIX
5 6 (2.64%) Windows Server
6 5 (2.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.76%) Debian
7 4 (1.76%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.44%) Solaris
8 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (69.16%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (44.49%) MVC
3 89 (39.21%) SOA
4 72 (31.72%) Microservices
5 68 (29.96%) Continuous Integration
6 64 (28.19%) Test Automation
7 50 (22.03%) Deployment Automation
7 50 (22.03%) DevOps
8 48 (21.15%) Waterfall
9 43 (18.94%) UML
10 39 (17.18%) SDLC
11 38 (16.74%) OO
12 37 (16.30%) CRM
12 37 (16.30%) SOLID
13 34 (14.98%) Scrum
14 28 (12.33%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
15 26 (11.45%) Mentoring
16 24 (10.57%) Stakeholder Management
17 23 (10.13%) Software Engineering
18 22 (9.69%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 134 (59.03%) C#
2 118 (51.98%) SQL
3 112 (49.34%) JavaScript
4 74 (32.60%) T-SQL
5 52 (22.91%) Java
6 23 (10.13%) PL/SQL
7 19 (8.37%) PowerShell
8 15 (6.61%) C
8 15 (6.61%) Perl
9 14 (6.17%) Python
10 11 (4.85%) TypeScript
11 8 (3.52%) Bash Shell
11 8 (3.52%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.76%) ActionScript
12 4 (1.76%) C++
12 4 (1.76%) VB
13 3 (1.32%) PHP
14 2 (0.88%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.44%) Scala
Qualifications
1 25 (11.01%) Degree
2 10 (4.41%) TOGAF Certification
3 9 (3.96%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (3.52%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (2.20%) MCSA
5 5 (2.20%) MCSE
5 5 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (2.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (1.32%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.88%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.44%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.44%) MCITP
8 1 (0.44%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (8.81%) QA
2 10 (4.41%) GDPR
3 1 (0.44%) COBIT
3 1 (0.44%) PMO
System Software
1 14 (6.17%) Docker
2 10 (4.41%) Active Directory
3 9 (3.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.88%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.88%) pfSense
4 2 (0.88%) vSphere
5 1 (0.44%) GPFS
5 1 (0.44%) Postfix
5 1 (0.44%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 13 (5.73%) Ansible
2 10 (4.41%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (3.52%) Puppet
4 5 (2.20%) Terraform
5 4 (1.76%) Nagios
5 4 (1.76%) WSUS
6 2 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.88%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.44%) Grafana
7 1 (0.44%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.44%) Packer
7 1 (0.44%) yum
Vendors
1 41 (18.06%) Microsoft
2 34 (14.98%) Nintex
3 32 (14.10%) Oracle
4 10 (4.41%) Salesforce.com
5 9 (3.96%) Red Hat
5 9 (3.96%) VMware
6 8 (3.52%) Avaya
7 6 (2.64%) IBM
8 5 (2.20%) Cisco
9 4 (1.76%) Atlassian
9 4 (1.76%) Dell
9 4 (1.76%) Meraki
9 4 (1.76%) MuleSoft
9 4 (1.76%) Talend
9 4 (1.76%) Veeam
10 3 (1.32%) Google
10 3 (1.32%) TIBCO
11 2 (0.88%) Intel
11 2 (0.88%) NetApp
12 1 (0.44%) Telerik