The table below looks at the prevalence of the term N-Tier in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited N-Tier over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
N-Tier
Rank 86 77 73
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Permanent jobs citing N-Tier 14 18 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.37% 1.64% 0.62%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.95% 5.98% 2.69%
Number of salaries quoted 13 13 3
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £61,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% -22.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,500 £32,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £54,000 £63,900
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%
N-Tier
South East

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

Miscellaneous Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
283 301 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 27.64% 27.39% 23.13%
Number of salaries quoted 236 241 157
Average salary £40,000 £43,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.04% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £23,500 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

N-Tier
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

N-Tier Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

N-Tier
Salary Trend in Kent

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

N-Tier Salary Trend in Kent

N-Tier
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing N-Tier across the Kent region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

N-Tier Salary Histogram in Kent

N-Tier
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing N-Tier within the Kent region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone 0 9 £42,500 -22.72%
Rochester - 4 £40,000 -
N-Tier
South East

N-Tier
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 31 (96.88%) C#
2 27 (84.38%) WPF
3 25 (78.13%) SQL
3 25 (78.13%) OO
4 23 (71.88%) Microsoft
5 21 (65.63%) WinForms
6 20 (62.50%) WCF
7 19 (59.38%) T-SQL
8 17 (53.13%) .NET
9 16 (50.00%) SQL Server
10 15 (46.88%) MS Excel
11 14 (43.75%) TDD
11 14 (43.75%) Scrum
12 13 (40.63%) Software Engineering
12 13 (40.63%) Unit Testing
13 12 (37.50%) OOD
14 11 (34.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 10 (31.25%) .NET Framework
15 10 (31.25%) Relational Database
16 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
17 7 (21.88%) Migration
17 7 (21.88%) NHS
17 7 (21.88%) Data Migration
17 7 (21.88%) MVVM
18 6 (18.75%) SystemC
18 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
18 6 (18.75%) C
18 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
18 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET
18 6 (18.75%) MVC

N-Tier
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 3 (9.38%) IIS
2 1 (3.13%) Umbraco
Applications
1 15 (46.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) SaaS
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (34.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (31.25%) Relational Database
4 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Visual Studio
1 5 (15.63%) NUnit
2 4 (12.50%) Selenium
2 4 (12.50%) FitNesse
3 3 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (6.25%) MSTest
4 2 (6.25%) Rhino Mocks
4 2 (6.25%) Moq
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Software Engineer
2 9 (28.13%) Developer
3 5 (15.63%) .NET Developer
3 5 (15.63%) Team Leader
3 5 (15.63%) Software Team Leader
4 4 (12.50%) Automation Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Test Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Software Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Development Team Leader
5 3 (9.38%) Software Development Team Leader
6 1 (3.13%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (84.38%) WPF
2 21 (65.63%) WinForms
3 20 (62.50%) WCF
4 17 (53.13%) .NET
5 10 (31.25%) .NET Framework
6 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET
6 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (12.50%) Web Services
7 4 (12.50%) XML
7 4 (12.50%) XSLT
7 4 (12.50%) MSMQ
7 4 (12.50%) WF
7 4 (12.50%) Ajax
7 4 (12.50%) HTML
8 2 (6.25%) SOAP
8 2 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (6.25%) AngularJS
9 1 (3.13%) Unity DI Container
9 1 (3.13%) StructureMap
9 1 (3.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) NHS
2 6 (18.75%) SystemC
3 1 (3.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (78.13%) OO
2 14 (43.75%) Scrum
2 14 (43.75%) TDD
3 13 (40.63%) Software Engineering
3 13 (40.63%) Unit Testing
4 12 (37.50%) OOD
5 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (21.88%) Data Migration
6 7 (21.88%) MVVM
6 7 (21.88%) Migration
7 6 (18.75%) MVC
8 5 (15.63%) UML
9 4 (12.50%) OOP
9 4 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
9 4 (12.50%) CRM
9 4 (12.50%) SOA
9 4 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (12.50%) Risk Management
9 4 (12.50%) Workflow
9 4 (12.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 31 (96.88%) C#
2 25 (78.13%) SQL
3 19 (59.38%) T-SQL
4 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 6 (18.75%) C
5 4 (12.50%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) ISEB
1 4 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 23 (71.88%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.50%) Infragistics
3 1 (3.13%) VMware
3 1 (3.13%) NetApp