Period
to 28 May 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 28 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

N-Tier
UK
6 months to
28 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 766 866 896
Rank change year-on-year +100 +30 -229
Permanent jobs citing N-Tier 119 224 296
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.16% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.34% 0.40% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 108 217 258
Median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +19.05% +5.00%
10th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,750 £98,750 £82,875
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% +9.89%

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 35,067 56,313 66,796
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.83% 39.15% 38.76%
Number of salaries quoted 27,042 42,052 51,494
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,250 £28,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +7.14%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +96 110 £60,000 -4.00% 7
UK excluding London +141 81 £55,000 - 7
South East +75 42 £52,500 -16.00% 6
London +104 38 £73,750 -7.81%
North of England +103 11 £60,000 +33.33% 1
South West +78 11 £60,000 +33.33%
North West +76 9 £58,750 +35.84% 1
Midlands +78 6 £62,500 +13.64%
West Midlands +76 6 £62,500 +13.64%
Northern Ireland +22 5 £55,000 +10.00%
Work from Home +47 4 £57,500 -36.11% 2
Isle of Man - 4 £47,500 -
East of England +85 2 - -
Yorkshire +82 2 £62,500 +21.95%

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 68 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (47.06%) AngularJS
3 53 (44.54%) JavaScript
3 53 (44.54%) .NET
4 52 (43.70%) SQL
4 52 (43.70%) Finance
5 50 (42.02%) C#
6 44 (36.97%) TDD
7 43 (36.13%) HTML
8 42 (35.29%) Web Services
9 37 (31.09%) MVC
10 35 (29.41%) ASP.NET
10 35 (29.41%) Java
11 34 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
12 31 (26.05%) Azure
12 31 (26.05%) CSS
12 31 (26.05%) Problem-Solving
13 30 (25.21%) SQL Server
13 30 (25.21%) Scrum
14 29 (24.37%) HTML5
14 29 (24.37%) RESTful
15 28 (23.53%) ASP.NET Web API
16 27 (22.69%) BDD
17 26 (21.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 25 (21.01%) DevOps
19 24 (20.17%) TypeScript
19 24 (20.17%) Spring
19 24 (20.17%) Software Engineering
19 24 (20.17%) Python
20 23 (19.33%) Client/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 7 (5.88%) Apache
1 7 (5.88%) nginx
1 7 (5.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 7 (5.88%) Tomcat
1 7 (5.88%) WebSphere
2 6 (5.04%) IIS
3 5 (4.20%) OpenStack
4 4 (3.36%) CMS
4 4 (3.36%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.36%) Umbraco
5 3 (2.52%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (2.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.84%) Kentico
6 1 (0.84%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 3 (2.52%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 31 (26.05%) Azure
2 21 (17.65%) AWS
3 11 (9.24%) SaaS
4 5 (4.20%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (4.20%) Amazon S3
4 5 (4.20%) Amazon SQS
4 5 (4.20%) GCP
4 5 (4.20%) Power Platform
4 5 (4.20%) Serverless
5 4 (3.36%) Azure Data Factory
6 3 (2.52%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.68%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.08%) TCP/IP
2 10 (8.40%) WAN
3 9 (7.56%) SSL
4 7 (5.88%) HTTP
5 5 (4.20%) BGP
5 5 (4.20%) LAN
5 5 (4.20%) OSPF
5 5 (4.20%) Software-Defined Networking
5 5 (4.20%) VXLAN
6 1 (0.84%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (25.21%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.08%) Relational Database
3 10 (8.40%) MongoDB
4 9 (7.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (6.72%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (4.20%) Azure SQL Database
6 5 (4.20%) Data Lake
6 5 (4.20%) IBM InfoSphere
6 5 (4.20%) Power BI
6 5 (4.20%) RDBMS
6 5 (4.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (4.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (3.36%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 4 (3.36%) Cosmos DB
7 4 (3.36%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (3.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (3.36%) MySQL
7 4 (3.36%) SQL Server 2000
7 4 (3.36%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (2.52%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 21 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 15 (12.61%) Jenkins
3 12 (10.08%) Selenium
4 9 (7.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (5.88%) Jasmine
5 7 (5.88%) Karma Test Runner
5 7 (5.88%) Protractor
5 7 (5.88%) webpack
6 6 (5.04%) JUnit
7 5 (4.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (4.20%) ER Studio
7 5 (4.20%) ERwin
7 5 (4.20%) GDB
7 5 (4.20%) Mockito
7 5 (4.20%) Sourcetree
7 5 (4.20%) Visual Studio
8 4 (3.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 4 (3.36%) Visual Studio Code
9 3 (2.52%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (2.52%) SpecFlow
General
1 52 (43.70%) Finance
2 9 (7.56%) Banking
3 3 (2.52%) Front Office
4 2 (1.68%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.84%) Back Office
5 1 (0.84%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.84%) Legal
5 1 (0.84%) Local Government
5 1 (0.84%) Public Sector
5 1 (0.84%) Retail
Job Titles
1 54 (45.38%) Developer
2 19 (15.97%) Architect
3 17 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 17 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 14 (11.76%) Java Developer
4 14 (11.76%) Software Engineer
5 12 (10.08%) Web Developer
6 10 (8.40%) Analyst
6 10 (8.40%) C# Developer
7 8 (6.72%) Java Engineer
7 8 (6.72%) Senior Software Engineer
7 8 (6.72%) Systems Analyst
8 7 (5.88%) Full Stack Developer
8 7 (5.88%) Java Software Engineer
8 7 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
8 7 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
8 7 (5.88%) Senior Java Engineer
8 7 (5.88%) Senior Java Software Engineer
9 6 (5.04%) UML Analyst
9 6 (5.04%) UML Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (47.06%) AngularJS
2 53 (44.54%) .NET
3 43 (36.13%) HTML
4 42 (35.29%) Web Services
5 35 (29.41%) ASP.NET
6 31 (26.05%) CSS
7 29 (24.37%) HTML5
7 29 (24.37%) RESTful
8 28 (23.53%) ASP.NET Web API
9 26 (21.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 24 (20.17%) Spring
11 23 (19.33%) .NET Framework
11 23 (19.33%) Vue.js
12 20 (16.81%) XML
13 18 (15.13%) jQuery
13 18 (15.13%) React
14 17 (14.29%) REST
15 14 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
16 13 (10.92%) Sass
17 12 (10.08%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 23 (19.33%) Client/Server
2 15 (12.61%) Smartphone
3 7 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.88%) SWIFT
4 6 (5.04%) Fixed Income
4 6 (5.04%) Private Cloud
5 5 (4.20%) Data Centre
6 4 (3.36%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (3.36%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (3.36%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.52%) Derivative
7 3 (2.52%) Reinsurance
7 3 (2.52%) User Experience
8 2 (1.68%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.68%) Blog
8 2 (1.68%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.68%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.84%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.84%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 21 (17.65%) Linux
2 8 (6.72%) Windows
3 7 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (4.20%) Unix
5 4 (3.36%) Windows Server
6 3 (2.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.84%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (36.97%) TDD
3 37 (31.09%) MVC
4 34 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 31 (26.05%) Problem-Solving
6 30 (25.21%) Scrum
7 27 (22.69%) BDD
8 25 (21.01%) DevOps
9 24 (20.17%) Software Engineering
10 23 (19.33%) Microservices
11 21 (17.65%) OO
12 18 (15.13%) Inversion of Control
13 16 (13.45%) Continuous Deployment
14 15 (12.61%) Fintech
15 13 (10.92%) SDLC
15 13 (10.92%) Web Development
16 12 (10.08%) Analytics
16 12 (10.08%) High Availability
16 12 (10.08%) Test Automation
17 11 (9.24%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 53 (44.54%) JavaScript
2 52 (43.70%) SQL
3 50 (42.02%) C#
4 35 (29.41%) Java
5 24 (20.17%) Python
5 24 (20.17%) TypeScript
6 16 (13.45%) T-SQL
7 12 (10.08%) VB.NET
8 10 (8.40%) PowerShell
9 8 (6.72%) C++
9 8 (6.72%) PL/SQL
10 7 (5.88%) Perl
10 7 (5.88%) Shell Script
11 6 (5.04%) C
12 5 (4.20%) Scala
13 4 (3.36%) VB
13 4 (3.36%) VB6
14 2 (1.68%) Go
14 2 (1.68%) Google Apps Script
14 2 (1.68%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (8.40%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (4.20%) Degree
3 2 (1.68%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.88%) ISO 15022
1 7 (5.88%) ISO 20022
2 6 (5.04%) QA
3 3 (2.52%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.84%) GDPR
System Software
1 16 (13.45%) Docker
2 2 (1.68%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (10.08%) Ansible
2 7 (5.88%) Kubernetes
2 7 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (5.88%) Puppet
3 2 (1.68%) Kibana
Vendors
1 16 (13.45%) Microsoft
2 14 (11.76%) Oracle
3 10 (8.40%) Cisco
4 7 (5.88%) Red Hat
4 7 (5.88%) VMware
5 6 (5.04%) Qualtrics
5 6 (5.04%) SAP
5 6 (5.04%) TIBCO
6 5 (4.20%) IBM
6 5 (4.20%) Netezza
6 5 (4.20%) Teradata
7 4 (3.36%) Databricks
8 3 (2.52%) Actuate
8 3 (2.52%) Cognos
8 3 (2.52%) Google
8 3 (2.52%) Tableau
9 2 (1.68%) Automation Anywhere
9 2 (1.68%) Blue Prism
9 2 (1.68%) Citrix
9 2 (1.68%) Cognizant