The table below looks at the prevalence of the term N-Tier in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited N-Tier over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
N-Tier
Rank 113 117 101
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -16
Permanent jobs citing N-Tier 21 13 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.13% 0.64% 1.59%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.55% 1.83% 3.90%
Number of salaries quoted 21 12 27
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
N-Tier
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Miscellaneous Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
825 712 820
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 44.52% 34.85% 40.76%
Number of salaries quoted 717 595 628
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

N-Tier
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing N-Tier across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

N-Tier Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

N-Tier
Salary Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing N-Tier across the Bristol region.

N-Tier Salary Trend in Bristol

N-Tier
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing N-Tier across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

N-Tier Salary Histogram in Bristol

N-Tier
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Bristol region citing N-Tier also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited N-Tier.

1 38 (88.37%) SQL
1 38 (88.37%) OO
2 36 (83.72%) Client/Server
2 36 (83.72%) JMS
2 36 (83.72%) Java
2 36 (83.72%) Ant
2 36 (83.72%) Eclipse
2 36 (83.72%) OOA/OOD
2 36 (83.72%) WebSphere MQ
2 36 (83.72%) Spring
2 36 (83.72%) Maven
2 36 (83.72%) WebSphere
2 36 (83.72%) Git (software)
2 36 (83.72%) Inversion of Control
3 34 (79.07%) J2EE
4 33 (76.74%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (72.09%) HTML
5 31 (72.09%) Web Services
5 31 (72.09%) HTML5
6 29 (67.44%) AngularJS
6 29 (67.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 29 (67.44%) JavaScript
7 28 (65.12%) SQL Server
8 25 (58.14%) Finance
8 25 (58.14%) Unit Testing
9 23 (53.49%) Relational Database
9 23 (53.49%) BEA
9 23 (53.49%) RDBMS
9 23 (53.49%) Sybase
9 23 (53.49%) JUnit

N-Tier
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Bristol region citing N-Tier also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited N-Tier. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 36 (83.72%) WebSphere
2 23 (53.49%) JBoss
2 23 (53.49%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.65%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.65%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 2 (4.65%) Amazon S3
1 2 (4.65%) Amazon SQS
1 2 (4.65%) AWS CloudFormation
1 2 (4.65%) AWS OpsWorks
1 2 (4.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) 2G
1 2 (4.65%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (65.12%) SQL Server
2 23 (53.49%) RDBMS
2 23 (53.49%) Relational Database
3 13 (30.23%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (4.65%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 36 (83.72%) Ant
1 36 (83.72%) Eclipse
1 36 (83.72%) Git (software)
1 36 (83.72%) Maven
2 23 (53.49%) JUnit
3 7 (16.28%) Eclipse RCP
3 7 (16.28%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 25 (58.14%) Finance
2 20 (46.51%) Banking
3 16 (37.21%) Financial Institution
4 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (58.14%) Java Engineer
2 20 (46.51%) Java Software Engineer
2 20 (46.51%) Software Engineer
3 18 (41.86%) Developer
4 11 (25.58%) Java Developer
5 7 (16.28%) Unix Engineer
6 5 (11.63%) Graduate
6 5 (11.63%) Graduate Java Engineer
6 5 (11.63%) Junior
7 4 (9.30%) .NET Developer
7 4 (9.30%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.65%) C# Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Senior C# Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Senior Java Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Senior Java Software Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (83.72%) JMS
1 36 (83.72%) Spring
1 36 (83.72%) WebSphere MQ
2 34 (79.07%) J2EE
3 31 (72.09%) HTML
3 31 (72.09%) HTML5
3 31 (72.09%) Web Services
4 29 (67.44%) AngularJS
4 29 (67.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 23 (53.49%) XML
5 23 (53.49%) XSLT
6 20 (46.51%) CSS
7 18 (41.86%) REST
8 15 (34.88%) CSS3
8 15 (34.88%) RESTful
9 13 (30.23%) Spring Boot
10 7 (16.28%) .NET
10 7 (16.28%) GWT
10 7 (16.28%) JSP
10 7 (16.28%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 36 (83.72%) Client/Server
1 36 (83.72%) Inversion of Control
2 18 (41.86%) Computer Science
2 18 (41.86%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.28%) Unix
2 2 (4.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (88.37%) OO
2 36 (83.72%) OOA/OOD
3 33 (76.74%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (58.14%) Unit Testing
5 22 (51.16%) Software Engineering
6 20 (46.51%) Translating Business Requirements
7 13 (30.23%) BDD
7 13 (30.23%) Microservices
8 11 (25.58%) Problem Management
9 9 (20.93%) Scrum
10 7 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (16.28%) MVC
10 7 (16.28%) TDD
10 7 (16.28%) UML
11 4 (9.30%) Mentoring
12 2 (4.65%) API Development
12 2 (4.65%) E-Commerce
12 2 (4.65%) High Availability
12 2 (4.65%) OOP
12 2 (4.65%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 38 (88.37%) SQL
2 36 (83.72%) Java
3 29 (67.44%) JavaScript
4 7 (16.28%) C#
5 2 (4.65%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.65%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (41.86%) Degree
2 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (41.86%) ISO15022
1 18 (41.86%) ISO20022
2 11 (25.58%) QA
System Software
1 7 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) Grafana
1 2 (4.65%) Graphite
1 2 (4.65%) HAProxy
1 2 (4.65%) logstash
1 2 (4.65%) Nagios
1 2 (4.65%) ZABBIX
1 2 (4.65%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 23 (53.49%) BEA
1 23 (53.49%) Oracle
1 23 (53.49%) Sybase
2 7 (16.28%) Google
2 7 (16.28%) VMware
3 2 (4.65%) Incapsula