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

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
N-Tier
Rank 358 277 271
Rank change year-on-year
-81 -6
Permanent jobs citing N-Tier 75 166 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.34% 0.76% 0.90%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.98% 2.10% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 68 149 176
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £67,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
N-Tier
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7690 7898 8555
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 35.17% 36.34% 36.66%
Number of salaries quoted 5936 6218 7334
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £64,400 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

N-Tier
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

N-Tier Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

N-Tier
Salary Trend in the South East

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

N-Tier Salary Trend in the South East

N-Tier
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing N-Tier across the South East region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

N-Tier Salary Histogram in the South East

N-Tier
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing N-Tier within the South East region over the 3 months to 18 December 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
Hampshire -6 29 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Surrey -16 15 £60,000 +33.33% 2
Kent -22 14 £40,000 -5.88%
East Sussex - 8 £39,500 -
Oxfordshire +7 4 £45,000 +12.50%
Buckinghamshire -29 2 £38,000 -5.00%
West Sussex -13 1 £47,500 +35.71%
N-Tier
England

N-Tier
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 111 (64.91%) C#
2 101 (59.06%) SQL Server
3 88 (51.46%) .NET
4 79 (46.20%) Agile Software Development
5 70 (40.94%) Windows
6 68 (39.77%) SQL
7 62 (36.26%) Microsoft
8 60 (35.09%) Web Services
9 57 (33.33%) HTML
10 56 (32.75%) JavaScript
11 54 (31.58%) WCF
11 54 (31.58%) Unit Testing
12 51 (29.82%) ASP.NET
13 49 (28.65%) Oracle
14 42 (24.56%) OO
14 42 (24.56%) HP
15 40 (23.39%) CSS
15 40 (23.39%) Test Management
15 40 (23.39%) Automated Testing
16 39 (22.81%) XML
16 39 (22.81%) Mentoring
17 36 (21.05%) HP Quality Center
17 36 (21.05%) Client/Server
17 36 (21.05%) WPF
18 34 (19.88%) MVC
19 33 (19.30%) Degree
19 33 (19.30%) Team Foundation Server
20 32 (18.71%) Test Automation
20 32 (18.71%) Selenium
21 31 (18.13%) Manual Testing

N-Tier
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 29 (16.96%) IIS
2 13 (7.60%) SharePoint
3 9 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (4.09%) Apache
5 6 (3.51%) LiveLink
6 5 (2.92%) JBoss
7 4 (2.34%) Site Server
7 4 (2.34%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.75%) Umbraco
8 3 (1.75%) CMS
9 2 (1.17%) MS Exchange
9 2 (1.17%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.17%) Jetty
10 1 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 19 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.75%) MS Office
3 2 (1.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (5.26%) SaaS
2 2 (1.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.60%) Internet
2 10 (5.85%) LAN
2 10 (5.85%) WAN
3 3 (1.75%) Firewall
4 2 (1.17%) Frame Relay
4 2 (1.17%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.17%) VPN
4 2 (1.17%) Ethernet
4 2 (1.17%) ATM
5 1 (0.58%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (59.06%) SQL Server
2 19 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 14 (8.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (6.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (6.43%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (2.92%) SQL Server 2000
5 5 (2.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (2.92%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (2.34%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.75%) MS Access
7 3 (1.75%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.17%) MySQL
8 2 (1.17%) MarkLogic
8 2 (1.17%) SQLite
8 2 (1.17%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.17%) BaseX
9 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.58%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.58%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 33 (19.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 32 (18.71%) Selenium
3 30 (17.54%) WebDriver
3 30 (17.54%) SoapUI
3 30 (17.54%) JMeter
4 29 (16.96%) JUnit
4 29 (16.96%) TestNG
5 28 (16.37%) NUnit
6 24 (14.04%) Visual Studio
7 11 (6.43%) Oracle Forms
8 6 (3.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 5 (2.92%) Toad
9 5 (2.92%) Subversion
10 3 (1.75%) Eclipse
10 3 (1.75%) Git (software)
11 2 (1.17%) Bitbucket
11 2 (1.17%) QuickTest Pro
11 2 (1.17%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.58%) JIRA
12 1 (0.58%) MSBuild
General
1 26 (15.20%) Finance
2 7 (4.09%) Front Office
3 6 (3.51%) Banking
3 6 (3.51%) Advertising
3 6 (3.51%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.92%) Publishing
5 2 (1.17%) Games
5 2 (1.17%) Back Office
6 1 (0.58%) Law
6 1 (0.58%) Retail
6 1 (0.58%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.58%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 85 (49.71%) Developer
2 33 (19.30%) .NET Developer
3 28 (16.37%) Team Leader
4 23 (13.45%) Test Team Leader
5 22 (12.87%) C# Developer
6 20 (11.70%) Architect
6 20 (11.70%) Solutions Architect
7 17 (9.94%) Senior Developer
8 15 (8.77%) Software Developer
9 14 (8.19%) Web Developer
10 13 (7.60%) Consultant
10 13 (7.60%) C# .NET Developer
11 12 (7.02%) Technical Architect
11 12 (7.02%) Technical Solutions Architect
12 10 (5.85%) Development Manager
13 9 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
13 9 (5.26%) Tester
13 9 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
13 9 (5.26%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
13 9 (5.26%) Technical Design Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (51.46%) .NET
2 60 (35.09%) Web Services
3 57 (33.33%) HTML
4 54 (31.58%) WCF
5 51 (29.82%) ASP.NET
6 40 (23.39%) CSS
7 39 (22.81%) XML
8 36 (21.05%) WPF
9 26 (15.20%) .NET Framework
10 24 (14.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 23 (13.45%) WinForms
12 22 (12.87%) jQuery
13 19 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
14 17 (9.94%) Ajax
15 16 (9.36%) ASP.NET Web API
16 15 (8.77%) HTML5
17 13 (7.60%) J2EE
18 12 (7.02%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 11 (6.43%) CSS3
19 11 (6.43%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (21.05%) Client/Server
2 19 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (7.02%) Computer Science
4 8 (4.68%) Enterprise Storage
5 7 (4.09%) Open Source
6 4 (2.34%) Inversion of Control
7 3 (1.75%) User Experience
8 2 (1.17%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.17%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.17%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (1.17%) Data Extraction
8 2 (1.17%) iPhone
9 1 (0.58%) Replication
9 1 (0.58%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.58%) Ontologies
9 1 (0.58%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 70 (40.94%) Windows
2 16 (9.36%) Linux
3 14 (8.19%) Solaris
4 12 (7.02%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (6.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (5.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (4.68%) AIX
9 3 (1.75%) Windows 2000
10 2 (1.17%) Android
10 2 (1.17%) UNIX
10 2 (1.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (46.20%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (31.58%) Unit Testing
3 42 (24.56%) OO
4 40 (23.39%) Test Management
4 40 (23.39%) Automated Testing
5 39 (22.81%) Mentoring
6 34 (19.88%) MVC
7 32 (18.71%) Test Automation
8 31 (18.13%) Manual Testing
9 26 (15.20%) MVVM
10 25 (14.62%) TDD
11 19 (11.11%) Scrum
12 17 (9.94%) Content Management
12 17 (9.94%) OOD
13 16 (9.36%) ITIL
13 16 (9.36%) Systems Analysis
13 16 (9.36%) Web Development
14 15 (8.77%) CRM
14 15 (8.77%) Project Management
15 14 (8.19%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 111 (64.91%) C#
2 68 (39.77%) SQL
3 56 (32.75%) JavaScript
4 29 (16.96%) Java
5 27 (15.79%) T-SQL
6 16 (9.36%) VB
7 13 (7.60%) VB6
8 10 (5.85%) C++
9 8 (4.68%) VB.NET
10 7 (4.09%) Groovy
11 5 (2.92%) PL/SQL
12 4 (2.34%) XAML
13 2 (1.17%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.17%) XQuery
13 2 (1.17%) XPath
13 2 (1.17%) VBScript
13 2 (1.17%) C
Qualifications
1 33 (19.30%) Degree
2 5 (2.92%) SC Cleared
2 5 (2.92%) Security Cleared
2 5 (2.92%) MCSD
2 5 (2.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.34%) MCSE
3 4 (2.34%) CCNA
3 4 (2.34%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.75%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (1.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.17%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.58%) MCP
6 1 (0.58%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.58%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.19%) QA
2 3 (1.75%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.17%) HL7
4 1 (0.58%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (4.68%) XenApp
2 8 (4.68%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 36 (21.05%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 62 (36.26%) Microsoft
2 49 (28.65%) Oracle
3 42 (24.56%) HP
4 14 (8.19%) Sun
5 12 (7.02%) Cisco
5 12 (7.02%) VMware
6 11 (6.43%) NetApp
6 11 (6.43%) Red Hat
7 10 (5.85%) 3PAR
7 10 (5.85%) Citrix
8 8 (4.68%) IBM
9 4 (2.34%) Telerik
9 4 (2.34%) Infragistics
10 3 (1.75%) ATG
10 3 (1.75%) Alterian
11 2 (1.17%) EMC
12 1 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.58%) Twitter
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