The table below looks at the prevalence of the term N-Tier in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited N-Tier over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
N-Tier
Rank 65 55 45
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -10
Permanent jobs citing N-Tier 4 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.63% 1.40% 0.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.50% 5.06% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 1
Average salary £41,250 £29,375 £25,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.42% +14.07%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
N-Tier
South Wales

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

Miscellaneous Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
160 158 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 25.32% 27.67% 29.56%
Number of salaries quoted 144 126 91
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,600 £17,650 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

N-Tier
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

N-Tier Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

N-Tier
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

N-Tier Salary Trend in Cardiff

N-Tier
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 5 (83.33%) C++
1 5 (83.33%) Web Services
1 5 (83.33%) UNIX
1 5 (83.33%) UML
1 5 (83.33%) Relational Database
2 4 (66.67%) XML
2 4 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) ClearCase
3 3 (50.00%) PowerBuilder
3 3 (50.00%) ClearQuest
3 3 (50.00%) Billing
3 3 (50.00%) Degree
3 3 (50.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (33.33%) VC++
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 1 (16.67%) Sybase
5 1 (16.67%) DB2
5 1 (16.67%) MS Office
5 1 (16.67%) B2B
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) SAN
5 1 (16.67%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 1 (16.67%) NAS
5 1 (16.67%) FCoE

N-Tier
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
1 1 (16.67%) NAS
1 1 (16.67%) FCoE
1 1 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) ClearCase
1 3 (50.00%) PowerBuilder
1 3 (50.00%) ClearQuest
General
1 3 (50.00%) Billing
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) C++ Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) Web Services
2 4 (66.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) UNIX
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) UML
2 3 (50.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (16.67%) B2B
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Email Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C++
2 4 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) VC++
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Sybase
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft