Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

N-Tier
UK
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 758 659 761
Rank change year-on-year -99 +102 -188
Permanent jobs citing N-Tier 404 583 512
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.34% 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.56% 0.75% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 366 446 437
UK median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,250 £31,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £79,375 £78,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +17.65% - -5.56%

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 72,518 77,538 80,954
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.06% 44.61% 42.51%
Number of salaries quoted 56,156 58,302 66,432
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 15 October 2018.

Salary histogram for N-Tier in the UK

N-Tier
Top 16 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 15 October 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 -91 381 £55,000 +22.22% 64
UK excluding London -71 229 £50,000 +17.65% 55
London -27 170 £75,000 +36.36% 12
South East -11 92 £52,500 +23.53% 8
North of England -27 77 £50,000 +17.65% 19
North West -27 62 £50,000 +11.11% 14
Midlands +9 18 £45,000 +12.50% 6
South West -1 14 £45,000 +5.88% 5
East of England +14 13 £50,000 +33.33% 14
West Midlands +22 12 £49,500 -10.00% 3
Yorkshire +6 9 £42,500 +34.92% 1
North East -3 6 £32,500 -23.53% 4
East Midlands -9 6 £43,800 +119.00% 3
Scotland -11 6 £50,000 -37.50%
Northern Ireland - 5 £65,000 - 1
Wales -5 4 £50,000 +33.33% 2

For the 6 months to 15 October 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.

1 282 (69.80%) C#
2 272 (67.33%) Agile Software Development
3 270 (66.83%) .NET
4 247 (61.14%) SQL
5 211 (52.23%) JavaScript
6 198 (49.01%) SQL Server
7 179 (44.31%) MVC
8 170 (42.08%) SOA
9 168 (41.58%) CSS
10 166 (41.09%) Microsoft Azure
11 160 (39.60%) OO
12 155 (38.37%) Web Services
13 148 (36.63%) jQuery
14 144 (35.64%) ASP.NET Web API
14 144 (35.64%) T-SQL
15 140 (34.65%) Microservices
16 138 (34.16%) SOLID
17 129 (31.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 124 (30.69%) Continuous Integration
19 113 (27.97%) Amazon AWS
20 110 (27.23%) HTML
21 109 (26.98%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
21 109 (26.98%) React
22 104 (25.74%) Entity Framework
23 100 (24.75%) Finance
24 99 (24.50%) TOGAF
24 99 (24.50%) Test Automation
25 95 (23.51%) Software Engineering
25 95 (23.51%) Java
25 95 (23.51%) ASP.NET

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 89 (22.03%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.23%) CMS
2 9 (2.23%) IIS
3 7 (1.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (0.74%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.50%) Umbraco
5 2 (0.50%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (0.50%) Wowza Streaming Engine
6 1 (0.25%) Apache
6 1 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.25%) Mule
6 1 (0.25%) Sitefinity
6 1 (0.25%) Smallworld
6 1 (0.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (2.23%) MS Visio
2 7 (1.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (1.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.24%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (0.99%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 82 (20.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 166 (41.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 113 (27.97%) Amazon AWS
3 48 (11.88%) SaaS
4 15 (3.71%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (1.73%) GitHub
5 7 (1.73%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (1.49%) IaaS
6 6 (1.49%) PaaS
7 3 (0.74%) Office 365
8 1 (0.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.25%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.25%) Datadog
8 1 (0.25%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.25%) npm
8 1 (0.25%) NuGet
8 1 (0.25%) Serverless
8 1 (0.25%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.98%) DNS
2 7 (1.73%) HTTP
2 7 (1.73%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.49%) DHCP
3 6 (1.49%) Firewall
3 6 (1.49%) Internet
3 6 (1.49%) Intranet
3 6 (1.49%) NAS
3 6 (1.49%) Remote Desktop
3 6 (1.49%) SAN
4 5 (1.24%) Extranet
5 2 (0.50%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.50%) IPv4
5 2 (0.50%) SMS
5 2 (0.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 198 (49.01%) SQL Server
2 38 (9.41%) Relational Database
3 24 (5.94%) NoSQL
4 15 (3.71%) SQL Server 2005
5 12 (2.97%) Big Data
6 11 (2.72%) BusinessObjects
6 11 (2.72%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (2.48%) Oracle Database
7 10 (2.48%) Oracle Database 11g
8 9 (2.23%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (1.98%) Hadoop
9 8 (1.98%) MongoDB
9 8 (1.98%) Oracle Database 10g
9 8 (1.98%) SQL Server 2016
10 6 (1.49%) OLTP
10 6 (1.49%) SQL Server 2014
10 6 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (0.99%) RDBMS
11 4 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 89 (22.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 75 (18.56%) Visual Studio Team System
3 72 (17.82%) Git (software)
4 43 (10.64%) Jenkins
5 38 (9.41%) Visual Studio
6 24 (5.94%) JUnit
7 18 (4.46%) NUnit
8 16 (3.96%) Selenium
9 8 (1.98%) JIRA
9 8 (1.98%) Subversion
10 6 (1.49%) HP UFT
11 5 (1.24%) Gatling
11 5 (1.24%) JMeter
11 5 (1.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 4 (0.99%) Jasmine
12 4 (0.99%) Rational DOORS
12 4 (0.99%) Xcode
13 3 (0.74%) MSTest
13 3 (0.74%) NSubstitute
13 3 (0.74%) ReSharper
General
1 100 (24.75%) Finance
2 26 (6.44%) Banking
3 15 (3.71%) Marketing
4 9 (2.23%) Retail
5 7 (1.73%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.24%) Back Office
7 4 (0.99%) French Language
7 4 (0.99%) German Language
7 4 (0.99%) Italian Language
8 3 (0.74%) Front Office
9 2 (0.50%) Billing
9 2 (0.50%) Electronics
9 2 (0.50%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.50%) Legal
9 2 (0.50%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.25%) Automotive
10 1 (0.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 192 (47.52%) Developer
2 112 (27.72%) Architect
3 83 (20.54%) C# Developer
4 81 (20.05%) .NET Developer
5 68 (16.83%) Solutions Architect
6 53 (13.12%) Software Engineer
7 46 (11.39%) C# .NET Developer
8 41 (10.15%) Senior Developer
9 39 (9.65%) Technical Architect
10 33 (8.17%) .NET Software Engineer
11 28 (6.93%) Java Developer
12 25 (6.19%) Software Developer
13 18 (4.46%) .NET Architect
13 18 (4.46%) Full Stack Developer
14 17 (4.21%) Applications Developer
15 16 (3.96%) Senior Software Engineer
16 14 (3.47%) Lead Developer
17 13 (3.22%) Development Manager
17 13 (3.22%) Junior
17 13 (3.22%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 270 (66.83%) .NET
2 168 (41.58%) CSS
3 155 (38.37%) Web Services
4 148 (36.63%) jQuery
5 144 (35.64%) ASP.NET Web API
6 129 (31.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 110 (27.23%) HTML
8 109 (26.98%) React
9 104 (25.74%) Entity Framework
10 95 (23.51%) ASP.NET
11 74 (18.32%) .NET Core
12 72 (17.82%) WCF
13 70 (17.33%) AngularJS
14 68 (16.83%) .NET Framework
15 62 (15.35%) HTML5
16 51 (12.62%) ASP.NET MVC
17 46 (11.39%) XML
18 40 (9.90%) RESTful
19 37 (9.16%) WinForms
20 28 (6.93%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 59 (14.60%) Analytical Skills
2 53 (13.12%) Computer Science
3 33 (8.17%) Enterprise Software
4 21 (5.20%) Greenfield Project
5 18 (4.46%) Smartphone
6 12 (2.97%) Client/Server
7 11 (2.72%) Data Centre
7 11 (2.72%) User Experience
8 10 (2.48%) Clustering
9 9 (2.23%) Mobile App
10 8 (1.98%) Augmented Reality
11 6 (1.49%) Management Information System
12 5 (1.24%) e-Learning
12 5 (1.24%) Fintech
13 4 (0.99%) Hedge funds
13 4 (0.99%) Private Cloud
13 4 (0.99%) Social Network
14 3 (0.74%) HACMP
14 3 (0.74%) iPad
14 3 (0.74%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 52 (12.87%) Windows
2 31 (7.67%) Linux
3 15 (3.71%) Unix
4 10 (2.48%) Android
5 9 (2.23%) Apple iOS
5 9 (2.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (1.73%) Windows Server
6 7 (1.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.74%) AIX
8 3 (0.74%) Solaris
8 3 (0.74%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.74%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 272 (67.33%) Agile Software Development
2 179 (44.31%) MVC
3 170 (42.08%) SOA
4 160 (39.60%) OO
5 140 (34.65%) Microservices
6 138 (34.16%) SOLID
7 124 (30.69%) Continuous Integration
8 109 (26.98%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
9 99 (24.50%) Test Automation
9 99 (24.50%) TOGAF
10 95 (23.51%) Software Engineering
10 95 (23.51%) UML
11 94 (23.27%) Waterfall
12 92 (22.77%) Enterprise Architecture
13 86 (21.29%) CRM
13 86 (21.29%) Technical Architecture
14 80 (19.80%) Mentoring
15 79 (19.55%) MODAF
15 79 (19.55%) Zachman Framework
16 77 (19.06%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 282 (69.80%) C#
2 247 (61.14%) SQL
3 211 (52.23%) JavaScript
4 144 (35.64%) T-SQL
5 95 (23.51%) Java
6 28 (6.93%) VB.NET
7 23 (5.69%) Python
8 16 (3.96%) C
8 16 (3.96%) TypeScript
9 10 (2.48%) PL/SQL
10 8 (1.98%) Apple Swift
10 8 (1.98%) Objective-C
11 7 (1.73%) C++
12 4 (0.99%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.74%) Java 8
13 3 (0.74%) Perl
13 3 (0.74%) PHP
13 3 (0.74%) XAML
14 2 (0.50%) VB
14 2 (0.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 76 (18.81%) Degree
2 51 (12.62%) Computer Science Degree
3 27 (6.68%) Security Cleared
4 20 (4.95%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.49%) AWS Certification
5 6 (1.49%) DV Cleared
5 6 (1.49%) MCITP
5 6 (1.49%) MCSA
5 6 (1.49%) MCSE
5 6 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (1.49%) RHCE
5 6 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (0.99%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.25%) ISEB
7 1 (0.25%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.47%) QA
2 12 (2.97%) GDPR
3 4 (0.99%) PMO
4 3 (0.74%) SLA
5 2 (0.50%) COBIT
System Software
1 15 (3.71%) Docker
2 9 (2.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.98%) Active Directory
4 6 (1.49%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.49%) vCloud
4 6 (1.49%) vSphere
5 3 (0.74%) GPFS
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 38 (9.41%) Ansible
2 6 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (1.24%) Kubernetes
4 3 (0.74%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.50%) Terraform
6 1 (0.25%) logstash
6 1 (0.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 88 (21.78%) Microsoft
2 76 (18.81%) Nintex
3 19 (4.70%) Oracle
4 9 (2.23%) VMware
5 8 (1.98%) Cloudera
5 8 (1.98%) Google
6 7 (1.73%) Red Hat
7 6 (1.49%) Atlassian
7 6 (1.49%) Cisco
7 6 (1.49%) HP
7 6 (1.49%) ServiceNow
8 5 (1.24%) Intel
8 5 (1.24%) NetApp
8 5 (1.24%) Telerik
9 4 (0.99%) Adobe
9 4 (0.99%) CenturyLink
10 3 (0.74%) DevExpress
10 3 (0.74%) hybris
11 2 (0.50%) 3PAR
11 2 (0.50%) Juniper