Period
to 25 January 2022

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 25 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

N-Tier
UK
6 months to
25 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 906 600 883
Rank change year-on-year -306 +283 -57
Permanent jobs citing N-Tier 167 172 154
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.27% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.32% 0.76% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 122 164 144
10th Percentile £42,500 £43,750 £42,500
25th Percentile £60,000 £51,250 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £80,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year -12.50% +23.08% +13.04%
75th Percentile £86,875 £88,750 £80,063
90th Percentile £93,750 - £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% - -4.76%

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 52,903 22,673 43,797
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.75% 35.54% 35.04%
Number of salaries quoted 30,708 17,811 34,137
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £82,500 £76,250 £75,000
90th Percentile £102,500 £95,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +5.38% +3.33%

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 25 January 2022.

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 25 January 2022. 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
Jobs
England -292 146 £70,000 -12.50% 37
London -233 90 £70,000 -17.65% 9
UK excluding London -200 66 £62,500 +25.00% 33
Work from Home -199 50 £71,250 -5.00% 3
South East -98 30 £77,500 +34.78% 11
North of England -116 11 £72,500 +93.33% 6
Wales - 10 £60,000 - 2
South West -79 5 £32,000 -35.35% 3
North East - 5 £75,000 - 1
Scotland - 5 £75,000 - 4
North West -97 3 £52,500 +40.00% 5
Midlands -100 3 £90,000 +20.00% 4
Yorkshire - 3 £35,000 -
East Midlands - 3 £90,000 - 1
East of England -90 2 £52,500 -8.70% 4

For the 6 months to 25 January 2022, 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.

1 129 (77.25%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (59.88%) C#
3 87 (52.10%) Microservices
4 83 (49.70%) .NET
5 68 (40.72%) MVC
6 67 (40.12%) JavaScript
7 63 (37.72%) .NET Core
8 59 (35.33%) .NET Framework
9 58 (34.73%) DevOps
10 56 (33.53%) Azure
11 55 (32.93%) Entity Framework
11 55 (32.93%) CSS
12 54 (32.34%) SQL
13 50 (29.94%) SQL Server
14 49 (29.34%) React
15 47 (28.14%) Test Automation
16 43 (25.75%) UML
17 40 (23.95%) Finance
18 39 (23.35%) REST
18 39 (23.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 37 (22.16%) Scrum
20 35 (20.96%) ASP.NET
21 34 (20.36%) Continuous Integration
22 33 (19.76%) Mentoring
23 32 (19.16%) Unit Testing
23 32 (19.16%) jQuery
23 32 (19.16%) SOA
24 31 (18.56%) ASP.NET Web API
24 31 (18.56%) API Development
24 31 (18.56%) Azure Service Bus

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 9 (5.39%) Appian
2 6 (3.59%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.20%) IIS
3 2 (1.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.60%) Confluence
4 1 (0.60%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (2.99%) InVision
2 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.60%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (7.78%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 2 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 56 (33.53%) Azure
2 31 (18.56%) Azure Service Bus
3 27 (16.17%) Azure Key Vault
4 25 (14.97%) AWS
5 20 (11.98%) PaaS
6 16 (9.58%) Azure App Service
7 13 (7.78%) Azure Active Directory
7 13 (7.78%) Azure Storage
7 13 (7.78%) SaaS
8 12 (7.19%) Azure Service Fabric
9 7 (4.19%) npm
10 5 (2.99%) Yarn
11 4 (2.40%) Dynamics 365
12 3 (1.80%) IaaS
13 2 (1.20%) Azure Pipelines
14 1 (0.60%) Azure Cosmos DB
14 1 (0.60%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.19%) LAN
1 12 (7.19%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (29.94%) SQL Server
2 15 (8.98%) Azure SQL Database
3 11 (6.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (5.99%) NoSQL
5 8 (4.79%) MongoDB
5 8 (4.79%) Relational Database
6 6 (3.59%) Big Data
7 5 (2.99%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.60%) GIS
9 1 (0.60%) MS Access
9 1 (0.60%) MySQL
9 1 (0.60%) OLAP
9 1 (0.60%) OLTP
9 1 (0.60%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (0.60%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.60%) Stardog
9 1 (0.60%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 14 (8.38%) Team Foundation Server
1 14 (8.38%) Visual Studio Team System
2 13 (7.78%) Git (software)
2 13 (7.78%) Jenkins
3 9 (5.39%) Mockito
3 9 (5.39%) Selenium
4 7 (4.19%) GitLab
5 6 (3.59%) Visual Studio
6 5 (2.99%) Balsamiq
6 5 (2.99%) webpack
7 3 (1.80%) Mocha
8 2 (1.20%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.20%) git-flow
8 2 (1.20%) Grunt
8 2 (1.20%) gulp
8 2 (1.20%) Jasmine
8 2 (1.20%) SoapUI
8 2 (1.20%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.20%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.60%) Gradle
General
1 40 (23.95%) Finance
2 22 (13.17%) Social Skills
3 15 (8.98%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (5.39%) Advertising
5 5 (2.99%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 5 (2.99%) Retail
6 3 (1.80%) Back Office
6 3 (1.80%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.80%) Games
7 2 (1.20%) Banking
8 1 (0.60%) Influencing Skills
8 1 (0.60%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 78 (46.71%) Developer
2 32 (19.16%) Senior Developer
3 28 (16.77%) Architect
4 23 (13.77%) Lead Developer
5 22 (13.17%) .NET Developer
6 21 (12.57%) Software Developer
7 19 (11.38%) Solutions Architect
8 18 (10.78%) ASP.NET Developer
8 18 (10.78%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 14 (8.38%) Lead .NET Developer
10 13 (7.78%) Delivery Manager
11 12 (7.19%) C# Developer
11 12 (7.19%) Technical Delivery Manager
11 12 (7.19%) Technical Manager
12 11 (6.59%) .NET Development Manager
12 11 (6.59%) Development Manager
13 10 (5.99%) DevOps Engineer
14 9 (5.39%) C# Software Developer
14 9 (5.39%) Senior DevOps
14 9 (5.39%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (49.70%) .NET
2 63 (37.72%) .NET Core
3 59 (35.33%) .NET Framework
4 55 (32.93%) CSS
4 55 (32.93%) Entity Framework
5 49 (29.34%) React
6 39 (23.35%) REST
6 39 (23.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 35 (20.96%) ASP.NET
8 32 (19.16%) jQuery
9 31 (18.56%) ASP.NET Web API
10 29 (17.37%) RESTful
11 27 (16.17%) AngularJS
12 26 (15.57%) ARM Templates
12 26 (15.57%) Web Services
13 19 (11.38%) ASP.NET MVC
13 19 (11.38%) HTML
14 18 (10.78%) Node.js
15 15 (8.98%) ASP.NET Core
16 14 (8.38%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.38%) Client/Server
2 13 (7.78%) Data Centre
2 13 (7.78%) Self-Motivation
3 11 (6.59%) User Experience
4 10 (5.99%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (5.39%) Mobile App
6 6 (3.59%) Enterprise Cloud
7 5 (2.99%) Life Science
8 4 (2.40%) Cloud Native
8 4 (2.40%) Virtual Team
9 3 (1.80%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.20%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.40%) Windows
2 3 (1.80%) Android
2 3 (1.80%) Apple iOS
2 3 (1.80%) Linux
3 2 (1.20%) Unix
4 1 (0.60%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (77.25%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (52.10%) Microservices
3 68 (40.72%) MVC
4 58 (34.73%) DevOps
5 47 (28.14%) Test Automation
6 43 (25.75%) UML
7 37 (22.16%) Scrum
8 34 (20.36%) Continuous Integration
9 33 (19.76%) Mentoring
10 32 (19.16%) SOA
10 32 (19.16%) Unit Testing
11 31 (18.56%) API Development
12 29 (17.37%) Deployment Automation
13 27 (16.17%) Product Strategy
14 24 (14.37%) Waterfall
15 22 (13.17%) Full Stack Development
16 21 (12.57%) CI/CD
17 18 (10.78%) Analytics
17 18 (10.78%) SDLC
18 17 (10.18%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 100 (59.88%) C#
2 67 (40.12%) JavaScript
3 54 (32.34%) SQL
4 29 (17.37%) Java
5 25 (14.97%) PowerShell
6 15 (8.98%) T-SQL
7 7 (4.19%) ES6
8 5 (2.99%) Scala
8 5 (2.99%) TypeScript
9 3 (1.80%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.20%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.60%) C
11 1 (0.60%) Java 8
11 1 (0.60%) SPARQL
11 1 (0.60%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (13.77%) Degree
2 13 (7.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.80%) ISEB
4 2 (1.20%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.60%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (0.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.60%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (12.57%) QA
2 12 (7.19%) PMO
3 7 (4.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.20%) Accessibility
4 2 (1.20%) GRC
5 1 (0.60%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 16 (9.58%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (10.18%) Terraform
2 9 (5.39%) Kubernetes
3 5 (2.99%) Hadoop YARN
4 3 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 24 (14.37%) Microsoft
2 13 (7.78%) Sparx
3 9 (5.39%) Kofax
4 7 (4.19%) Google
5 5 (2.99%) Adobe
5 5 (2.99%) Xamarin
6 4 (2.40%) Nintex
6 4 (2.40%) Oracle
7 1 (0.60%) IBM
7 1 (0.60%) Informatica
7 1 (0.60%) Talend