Period
to 16 February 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 16 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

N-Tier
UK
6 months to
16 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 849 842 770
Rank change year-on-year -7 -72 -54
Permanent jobs citing N-Tier 158 289 463
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.19% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.33% 0.48% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 146 247 366
UK median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +27.78% -10.00%
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £90,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +23.53% -10.53%

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 47,173 59,711 67,987
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.53% 39.65% 38.62%
Number of salaries quoted 36,229 45,222 52,961
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% +4.65% +1.18%

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 16 February 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 16 February 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 -2 151 £65,000 +13.04% 41
UK excluding London +5 91 £52,500 - 33
London +37 66 £75,000 -6.25% 12
South East +28 38 £52,500 -6.25% 15
North of England +44 29 £50,000 +11.11% 8
North West +38 17 £65,000 +44.44% 5
Yorkshire +39 12 £47,500 -13.64% 3
South West +22 9 £60,000 +33.33% 2
Midlands +36 7 £62,500 +8.70% 4
West Midlands +34 6 £62,500 +8.70% 3
Northern Ireland +10 3 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Isle of Man - 3 £47,500 - 1
East of England +53 2 - -
East Midlands - 1 £50,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 16 February 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.

1 107 (67.72%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (63.29%) SQL
3 94 (59.49%) .NET
4 90 (56.96%) C#
5 79 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 65 (41.14%) Microsoft
7 64 (40.51%) MVC
8 59 (37.34%) Web Services
8 59 (37.34%) Azure
9 56 (35.44%) OO
10 51 (32.28%) CSS
10 51 (32.28%) Finance
10 51 (32.28%) AngularJS
11 50 (31.65%) ASP.NET Web API
12 48 (30.38%) TDD
12 48 (30.38%) Continuous Integration
13 47 (29.75%) Java
13 47 (29.75%) SQL Server
14 45 (28.48%) .NET Framework
15 44 (27.85%) jQuery
15 44 (27.85%) SOA
16 43 (27.22%) HTML
17 41 (25.95%) ASP.NET
17 41 (25.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 37 (23.42%) DevOps
18 37 (23.42%) Problem-Solving
19 36 (22.78%) React
19 36 (22.78%) Spring
20 35 (22.15%) XML
21 34 (21.52%) Git (software)

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 11 (6.96%) IIS
2 10 (6.33%) Umbraco
3 8 (5.06%) CMS
3 8 (5.06%) WebSphere
4 7 (4.43%) Sitecore CMS
5 6 (3.80%) Apache
5 6 (3.80%) nginx
5 6 (3.80%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 6 (3.80%) Tomcat
6 5 (3.16%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.27%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.63%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.63%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.63%) Confluence
8 1 (0.63%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.63%) JBoss
8 1 (0.63%) Kentico
8 1 (0.63%) WildFly
Applications
1 4 (2.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.27%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 59 (37.34%) Azure
2 18 (11.39%) PaaS
3 16 (10.13%) AWS
4 10 (6.33%) IaaS
5 4 (2.53%) GCP
6 2 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.27%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.27%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.27%) GitHub
7 1 (0.63%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.59%) Internet
2 10 (6.33%) TCP/IP
3 6 (3.80%) HTTP
3 6 (3.80%) SSL
4 4 (2.53%) LAN
4 4 (2.53%) WAN
5 3 (1.90%) AMQP
6 2 (1.27%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.63%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (29.75%) SQL Server
2 22 (13.92%) Relational Database
3 19 (12.03%) Azure SQL Database
4 11 (6.96%) MySQL
5 10 (6.33%) NoSQL
6 8 (5.06%) Big Data
6 8 (5.06%) Crystal Reports
6 8 (5.06%) RDBMS
6 8 (5.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (4.43%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (3.80%) MongoDB
9 5 (3.16%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (3.16%) Hadoop
9 5 (3.16%) SQL Server 2016
9 5 (3.16%) SQL Server 2017
9 5 (3.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (2.53%) KDB
11 3 (1.90%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.63%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 34 (21.52%) Git (software)
2 14 (8.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (8.23%) Jenkins
4 11 (6.96%) Visual Studio
5 9 (5.70%) Selenium
5 9 (5.70%) Visual Studio Team System
6 8 (5.06%) Jasmine
6 8 (5.06%) Karma Test Runner
6 8 (5.06%) Maven
7 7 (4.43%) Protractor
7 7 (4.43%) webpack
8 6 (3.80%) JUnit
9 5 (3.16%) MSTest
9 5 (3.16%) NUnit
9 5 (3.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (1.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (1.27%) Mockito
10 2 (1.27%) Subversion
11 1 (0.63%) JIRA
11 1 (0.63%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 51 (32.28%) Finance
2 13 (8.23%) Banking
3 8 (5.06%) Games
4 5 (3.16%) Back Office
4 5 (3.16%) Marketing
5 4 (2.53%) Front Office
5 4 (2.53%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.90%) Advertising
7 1 (0.63%) Automotive
7 1 (0.63%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.63%) Local Government
7 1 (0.63%) Publishing
7 1 (0.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 86 (54.43%) Developer
2 40 (25.32%) .NET Developer
3 35 (22.15%) Senior Developer
4 30 (18.99%) Architect
5 25 (15.82%) C# Developer
6 23 (14.56%) Senior .NET Developer
7 21 (13.29%) Technical Architect
8 20 (12.66%) Java Developer
9 18 (11.39%) .NET Architect
9 18 (11.39%) .NET Technical Architect
9 18 (11.39%) Azure Architect
9 18 (11.39%) C# Architect
10 14 (8.86%) Lead Developer
11 13 (8.23%) C# .NET Developer
11 13 (8.23%) SOA Architect
11 13 (8.23%) Software Engineer
12 9 (5.70%) Technical Leader
13 8 (5.06%) Azure Developer
14 7 (4.43%) Java Engineer
14 7 (4.43%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (59.49%) .NET
2 59 (37.34%) Web Services
3 51 (32.28%) AngularJS
3 51 (32.28%) CSS
4 50 (31.65%) ASP.NET Web API
5 45 (28.48%) .NET Framework
6 44 (27.85%) jQuery
7 43 (27.22%) HTML
8 41 (25.95%) ASP.NET
8 41 (25.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 36 (22.78%) React
9 36 (22.78%) Spring
10 35 (22.15%) XML
11 27 (17.09%) Entity Framework
12 25 (15.82%) .NET Core
13 23 (14.56%) RESTful
14 22 (13.92%) HTML5
15 21 (13.29%) WinForms
16 17 (10.76%) JMS
17 16 (10.13%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 22 (13.92%) Client/Server
2 15 (9.49%) User Experience
3 13 (8.23%) Data Centre
4 12 (7.59%) Mobile App
5 10 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (6.33%) Smartphone
6 9 (5.70%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (4.43%) Private Cloud
7 7 (4.43%) SWIFT
8 5 (3.16%) Derivative
8 5 (3.16%) Reinsurance
9 4 (2.53%) Algorithms
9 4 (2.53%) Data Structures
9 4 (2.53%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.27%) Blog
10 2 (1.27%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (1.27%) Fixed Income
10 2 (1.27%) Hedge funds
10 2 (1.27%) Internet of Things
11 1 (0.63%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 16 (10.13%) Windows
2 14 (8.86%) Linux
3 6 (3.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (3.16%) Windows 10
4 5 (3.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.27%) Unix
5 2 (1.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (67.72%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (40.51%) MVC
3 56 (35.44%) OO
4 48 (30.38%) Continuous Integration
4 48 (30.38%) TDD
5 44 (27.85%) SOA
6 37 (23.42%) DevOps
6 37 (23.42%) Problem-Solving
7 34 (21.52%) Microservices
8 32 (20.25%) Test Automation
9 30 (18.99%) Scrum
9 30 (18.99%) Unit Testing
10 27 (17.09%) SOLID
11 22 (13.92%) BDD
11 22 (13.92%) Enterprise Architecture
12 21 (13.29%) Deployment Automation
13 20 (12.66%) OOP
13 20 (12.66%) Software Engineering
13 20 (12.66%) Waterfall
14 19 (12.03%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 100 (63.29%) SQL
2 90 (56.96%) C#
3 79 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 47 (29.75%) Java
5 20 (12.66%) T-SQL
6 19 (12.03%) TypeScript
7 18 (11.39%) PowerShell
8 17 (10.76%) Python
9 11 (6.96%) VB.NET
10 9 (5.70%) C
10 9 (5.70%) C++
11 6 (3.80%) Perl
11 6 (3.80%) PL/SQL
11 6 (3.80%) Shell Script
12 4 (2.53%) VB
13 3 (1.90%) VB6
14 2 (1.27%) Java 8
15 1 (0.63%) Groovy
15 1 (0.63%) Ruby
15 1 (0.63%) XPath
Qualifications
1 12 (7.59%) Degree
2 4 (2.53%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.27%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.43%) ISO 15022
1 7 (4.43%) ISO 20022
2 5 (3.16%) QA
3 1 (0.63%) GDPR
System Software
1 13 (8.23%) Docker
2 4 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.27%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 18 (11.39%) Terraform
2 10 (6.33%) Ansible
3 6 (3.80%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (3.80%) Puppet
4 2 (1.27%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 65 (41.14%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.23%) Oracle
3 7 (4.43%) Sitecore
4 6 (3.80%) Red Hat
5 4 (2.53%) Cisco
5 4 (2.53%) Citrix
5 4 (2.53%) VMware
6 2 (1.27%) BiZZdesign
6 2 (1.27%) Cognizant
6 2 (1.27%) Nintex
6 2 (1.27%) Sparx
7 1 (0.63%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.63%) Brocade
7 1 (0.63%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.63%) Google
7 1 (0.63%) Telerik
7 1 (0.63%) Xamarin