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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
N-Tier
Rank 375 280 298
Rank change year-on-year
-95 +18
Permanent jobs citing N-Tier 66 163 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.32% 0.73% 0.67%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.90% 1.99% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 60 124 137
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,450 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
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
7333 8209 7794
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 35.20% 36.91% 35.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5781 6368 6305
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 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +4 16 £32,500 -25.28%
Surrey -25 15 £47,500 +31.03% 1
Berkshire +1 10 £90,000 +140.00%
East Sussex -13 8 £57,500 +27.77%
Buckinghamshire -15 6 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Kent -30 5 £36,050 -15.17% 2
West Sussex +5 3 £47,500 +21.79%
Oxfordshire +2 2 £38,000 +1.33% 2
Middlesex - 1 - -
N-Tier
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 82 (59.85%) C#
2 72 (52.55%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (48.18%) SQL Server
4 62 (45.26%) .NET
5 59 (43.07%) JavaScript
6 57 (41.61%) SQL
7 56 (40.88%) Windows
8 53 (38.69%) HTML
9 44 (32.12%) Web Services
10 38 (27.74%) CSS
10 38 (27.74%) Finance
10 38 (27.74%) Microsoft
11 37 (27.01%) MVC
11 37 (27.01%) Oracle
12 34 (24.82%) ASP.NET
13 33 (24.09%) Unit Testing
14 32 (23.36%) Test Automation
15 31 (22.63%) Test Management
15 31 (22.63%) WCF
15 31 (22.63%) Client/Server
16 30 (21.90%) HTML5
17 29 (21.17%) OO
17 29 (21.17%) Selenium
18 28 (20.44%) Content Management
18 28 (20.44%) HP Quality Center
19 27 (19.71%) Mentoring
19 27 (19.71%) TDD
19 27 (19.71%) XML
20 23 (16.79%) HP
20 23 (16.79%) Automated Testing

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 22 (16.06%) IIS
2 13 (9.49%) SharePoint
3 12 (8.76%) JBoss
4 10 (7.30%) Tomcat
4 10 (7.30%) Jetty
5 9 (6.57%) WebSphere
6 5 (3.65%) Apache
7 4 (2.92%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.46%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (1.46%) Umbraco
8 2 (1.46%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.73%) CMS
9 1 (0.73%) LiveLink
Applications
1 13 (9.49%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (5.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.46%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.46%) Lawson
2 2 (1.46%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.84%) SaaS
2 7 (5.11%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.19%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.57%) TCP/IP
2 7 (5.11%) DNS
2 7 (5.11%) SAN
2 7 (5.11%) Internet
2 7 (5.11%) NAS
2 7 (5.11%) DHCP
3 3 (2.19%) LAN
3 3 (2.19%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (48.18%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.30%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (7.30%) Oracle Database
3 9 (6.57%) Relational Database
4 7 (5.11%) MySQL
4 7 (5.11%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (5.11%) DB2
4 7 (5.11%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (4.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (2.92%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.46%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.46%) OLAP
8 2 (1.46%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.46%) OLAP Cube
9 1 (0.73%) SQLite
9 1 (0.73%) MarkLogic
9 1 (0.73%) BaseX
9 1 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 29 (21.17%) Selenium
2 20 (14.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (11.68%) NUnit
4 15 (10.95%) JMeter
4 15 (10.95%) WebDriver
4 15 (10.95%) SoapUI
5 12 (8.76%) QuickTest Pro
5 12 (8.76%) TestNG
5 12 (8.76%) JUnit
5 12 (8.76%) Visual Studio
6 6 (4.38%) Maven
6 6 (4.38%) Jenkins
7 3 (2.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (2.19%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (2.19%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.46%) Toad
8 2 (1.46%) LabVIEW
8 2 (1.46%) JIRA
8 2 (1.46%) Git (software)
8 2 (1.46%) MSTest
General
1 38 (27.74%) Finance
2 9 (6.57%) Retail
3 7 (5.11%) Billing
3 7 (5.11%) Legal
3 7 (5.11%) Front Office
3 7 (5.11%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.65%) Banking
5 3 (2.19%) Advertising
6 2 (1.46%) Back Office
7 1 (0.73%) Publishing
7 1 (0.73%) Military
Job Titles
1 71 (51.82%) Developer
2 28 (20.44%) .NET Developer
3 18 (13.14%) Architect
4 15 (10.95%) Senior Developer
5 14 (10.22%) Technical Architect
6 13 (9.49%) C# Developer
7 10 (7.30%) Team Leader
7 10 (7.30%) Test Team Leader
7 10 (7.30%) Analyst
7 10 (7.30%) Test Analyst
8 9 (6.57%) Tester
8 9 (6.57%) Software Developer
8 9 (6.57%) Software Tester
9 8 (5.84%) Web Developer
9 8 (5.84%) C# .NET Developer
10 7 (5.11%) Consultant
10 7 (5.11%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (5.11%) Development Manager
10 7 (5.11%) IT Development Manager
11 6 (4.38%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (45.26%) .NET
2 53 (38.69%) HTML
3 44 (32.12%) Web Services
4 38 (27.74%) CSS
5 34 (24.82%) ASP.NET
6 31 (22.63%) WCF
7 30 (21.90%) HTML5
8 27 (19.71%) XML
9 22 (16.06%) CSS3
10 21 (15.33%) WPF
11 20 (14.60%) jQuery
12 17 (12.41%) .NET Framework
13 16 (11.68%) ASP.NET MVC
14 12 (8.76%) Spring
14 12 (8.76%) Ajax
15 11 (8.03%) ASP.NET Web API
16 10 (7.30%) J2EE
17 9 (6.57%) SOAP
17 9 (6.57%) REST
17 9 (6.57%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 31 (22.63%) Client/Server
2 9 (6.57%) Open Source
2 9 (6.57%) Computer Science
3 8 (5.84%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.84%) Management Information System
4 7 (5.11%) Clustering
5 6 (4.38%) Inversion of Control
6 3 (2.19%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (2.19%) User Experience
7 2 (1.46%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.73%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.73%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.73%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.73%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 56 (40.88%) Windows
2 14 (10.22%) Linux
3 10 (7.30%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (7.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (7.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (5.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (2.92%) AIX
5 4 (2.92%) Solaris
6 2 (1.46%) UNIX
7 1 (0.73%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.73%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (52.55%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (27.01%) MVC
3 33 (24.09%) Unit Testing
4 32 (23.36%) Test Automation
5 31 (22.63%) Test Management
6 29 (21.17%) OO
7 28 (20.44%) Content Management
8 27 (19.71%) TDD
8 27 (19.71%) Mentoring
9 23 (16.79%) Automated Testing
9 23 (16.79%) Scrum
10 22 (16.06%) Manual Testing
11 20 (14.60%) SOA
12 17 (12.41%) MVVM
13 15 (10.95%) Systems Analysis
13 15 (10.95%) OOD
14 12 (8.76%) Software Engineering
14 12 (8.76%) Software Testing
14 12 (8.76%) Continuous Improvement
15 11 (8.03%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 82 (59.85%) C#
2 59 (43.07%) JavaScript
3 57 (41.61%) SQL
4 21 (15.33%) Java
5 11 (8.03%) T-SQL
6 7 (5.11%) Groovy
7 5 (3.65%) XPath
7 5 (3.65%) C++
8 3 (2.19%) VB
8 3 (2.19%) VB6
9 2 (1.46%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.46%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.46%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.73%) XQuery
10 1 (0.73%) C
10 1 (0.73%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 18 (13.14%) Degree
2 10 (7.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (5.11%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (5.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (5.11%) MCSE
3 7 (5.11%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.11%) MCITP
3 7 (5.11%) Security Cleared
4 6 (4.38%) CTC Cleared
5 5 (3.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (2.92%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.73%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.73%) ISEB
7 1 (0.73%) MCP
7 1 (0.73%) MCSD
7 1 (0.73%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.57%) QA
2 7 (5.11%) COBIT
3 4 (2.92%) ISO 9001
4 3 (2.19%) SLA
5 2 (1.46%) HL7
System Software
1 12 (8.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (5.11%) Hyper-V
2 7 (5.11%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.11%) Terminal Services
2 7 (5.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 7 (5.11%) vSphere
2 7 (5.11%) vCloud
3 3 (2.19%) XenApp
3 3 (2.19%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 28 (20.44%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (5.11%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 38 (27.74%) Microsoft
2 37 (27.01%) Oracle
3 23 (16.79%) HP
4 12 (8.76%) VMware
5 10 (7.30%) Cisco
5 10 (7.30%) Red Hat
6 7 (5.11%) Juniper
6 7 (5.11%) Veritas
7 5 (3.65%) IBM
8 3 (2.19%) Citrix
8 3 (2.19%) Sun
8 3 (2.19%) NetApp
8 3 (2.19%) ATG
8 3 (2.19%) Alterian
8 3 (2.19%) 3PAR
9 2 (1.46%) Twitter
9 2 (1.46%) Baan
9 2 (1.46%) JD Edwards
9 2 (1.46%) Sage
9 2 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
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