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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
N-Tier
Rank 84 68 72
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +4
Permanent jobs citing N-Tier 11 26 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.10% 2.43% 1.01%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.29% 7.03% 3.01%
Number of salaries quoted 10 20 3
Average salary £41,250 £48,750 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% -22.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £41,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,750 £68,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
334 370 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 33.50% 34.55% 33.42%
Number of salaries quoted 266 312 223
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,550 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +4 6 £45,000 -18.18%
Rochester - 4 £40,000 -
Folkestone - 1 £32,500 -
N-Tier
South East

N-Tier
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 20 (95.24%) C#
2 19 (90.48%) OO
3 16 (76.19%) SQL Server
3 16 (76.19%) WPF
4 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (71.43%) .NET
5 14 (66.67%) SQL
6 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
7 12 (57.14%) Scrum
8 11 (52.38%) WinForms
8 11 (52.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (52.38%) T-SQL
9 10 (47.62%) Software Engineering
10 9 (42.86%) WCF
10 9 (42.86%) Relational Database
11 8 (38.10%) .NET Framework
11 8 (38.10%) TDD
11 8 (38.10%) OOD
12 7 (33.33%) Migration
12 7 (33.33%) Unit Testing
12 7 (33.33%) Data Migration
13 5 (23.81%) NUnit
13 5 (23.81%) Web Services
13 5 (23.81%) XML
14 4 (19.05%) XSLT
14 4 (19.05%) Windows
14 4 (19.05%) UML
14 4 (19.05%) OOP
14 4 (19.05%) OOA/OOD
14 4 (19.05%) HTML

N-Tier
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (76.19%) SQL Server
2 11 (52.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (42.86%) Relational Database
4 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) NUnit
2 4 (19.05%) Visual Studio
2 4 (19.05%) Selenium
2 4 (19.05%) FitNesse
2 4 (19.05%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Software Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Senior Developer
3 4 (19.05%) .NET Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Senior .NET Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Test Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Automation Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) C# Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Team Leader
4 1 (4.76%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (76.19%) WPF
2 15 (71.43%) .NET
3 11 (52.38%) WinForms
4 9 (42.86%) WCF
5 8 (38.10%) .NET Framework
6 5 (23.81%) Web Services
6 5 (23.81%) XML
7 4 (19.05%) XSLT
7 4 (19.05%) HTML
7 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET
7 4 (19.05%) MSMQ
7 4 (19.05%) WF
7 4 (19.05%) Ajax
7 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (4.76%) COM
8 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (90.48%) OO
2 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (57.14%) Scrum
4 10 (47.62%) Software Engineering
5 8 (38.10%) TDD
5 8 (38.10%) OOD
6 7 (33.33%) Migration
6 7 (33.33%) Unit Testing
6 7 (33.33%) Data Migration
7 4 (19.05%) UML
7 4 (19.05%) OOP
7 4 (19.05%) OOA/OOD
7 4 (19.05%) SOA
7 4 (19.05%) CRM
7 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (19.05%) MVC
7 4 (19.05%) Risk Management
7 4 (19.05%) Workflow
7 4 (19.05%) Integration Testing
7 4 (19.05%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (95.24%) C#
2 14 (66.67%) SQL
3 11 (52.38%) T-SQL
4 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
4 4 (19.05%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) ISEB
1 4 (19.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) Infragistics
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) NetApp
3 1 (4.76%) VMware