The table below looks at the prevalence of the term N-Tier in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited N-Tier over the 3 months to 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
N-Tier
Rank 178 174 185
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +11
Permanent jobs citing N-Tier 56 42 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.91% 0.83% 0.62%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.62% 2.22% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 54 41 35
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £28,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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 West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2135 1888 2065
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 34.73% 37.39% 35.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1733 1585 1759
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,544 £55,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

N-Tier
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

N-Tier Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

N-Tier
Salary Trend in the South West

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

N-Tier Salary Trend in the South West

N-Tier
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing N-Tier across the South West region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014.

N-Tier Salary Histogram in the South West

N-Tier
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 15 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
(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
Bristol +21 49 £40,000 -3.03% 2
Dorset -1 5 £45,000 +51.26%
Somerset -23 1 - - 2
Devon - 1 - -
N-Tier
England

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

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 73 (59.35%) SQL Server
2 72 (58.54%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (55.28%) SQL
4 61 (49.59%) Scrum
5 57 (46.34%) Oracle
5 57 (46.34%) Software Engineering
6 56 (45.53%) Unit Testing
7 53 (43.09%) Relational Database
7 53 (43.09%) Client/Server
8 48 (39.02%) Java
8 48 (39.02%) C#
9 47 (38.21%) Finance
10 46 (37.40%) OO
11 45 (36.59%) XML
12 44 (35.77%) UML
12 44 (35.77%) RDBMS
13 43 (34.96%) Enterprise Software
14 42 (34.15%) WebSphere
14 42 (34.15%) JMS
15 41 (33.33%) JBoss
15 41 (33.33%) Eclipse
15 41 (33.33%) Ant
15 41 (33.33%) JUnit
15 41 (33.33%) WebLogic
15 41 (33.33%) JSP
15 41 (33.33%) Servlets
16 40 (32.52%) WebSphere MQ
17 39 (31.71%) IBM
17 39 (31.71%) XSLT
18 35 (28.46%) J2EE

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

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 42 (34.15%) WebSphere
2 41 (33.33%) WebLogic
3 25 (20.33%) Apache ServiceMix
4 6 (4.88%) SAS
5 5 (4.07%) IIS
6 2 (1.63%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.81%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.81%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (3.25%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (4.88%) JDE OneWorld
2 1 (0.81%) SmartPlant
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.81%) HTTP
1 1 (0.81%) HTTPS
1 1 (0.81%) Intranet
1 1 (0.81%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (59.35%) SQL Server
2 53 (43.09%) Relational Database
3 44 (35.77%) RDBMS
4 6 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (4.07%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 41 (33.33%) Ant
1 41 (33.33%) JUnit
1 41 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 33 (26.83%) Eclipse RCP
3 15 (12.20%) Git (software)
4 14 (11.38%) Maven
4 14 (11.38%) Jenkins
5 6 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (4.88%) Toad
6 3 (2.44%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.63%) ClearCase
7 2 (1.63%) PowerBuilder
7 2 (1.63%) ClearQuest
7 2 (1.63%) Moq
8 1 (0.81%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.81%) NuGet
8 1 (0.81%) NUnit
8 1 (0.81%) Subversion
General
1 47 (38.21%) Finance
2 33 (26.83%) Banking
2 33 (26.83%) French Language
3 7 (5.69%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.88%) Retail
4 6 (4.88%) Local Government
5 3 (2.44%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.63%) Billing
6 2 (1.63%) Marketing
7 1 (0.81%) Back Office
7 1 (0.81%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 53 (43.09%) Developer
2 29 (23.58%) C# Developer
3 20 (16.26%) Software Engineer
4 19 (15.45%) Java Software Engineer
5 18 (14.63%) Senior Developer
6 13 (10.57%) Team Leader
7 12 (9.76%) .NET Developer
8 11 (8.94%) Java Team Leader
8 11 (8.94%) Senior C# Developer
9 10 (8.13%) Architect
10 9 (7.32%) ASP.NET Developer
10 9 (7.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 9 (7.32%) C# .NET Developer
11 8 (6.50%) Java Developer
12 7 (5.69%) Tester
12 7 (5.69%) Technical Architect
12 7 (5.69%) Senior .NET Developer
12 7 (5.69%) QA Tester
13 6 (4.88%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
13 6 (4.88%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (36.59%) XML
2 42 (34.15%) JMS
3 41 (33.33%) JSP
3 41 (33.33%) Servlets
4 40 (32.52%) WebSphere MQ
5 39 (31.71%) XSLT
6 35 (28.46%) J2EE
7 34 (27.64%) .NET
7 34 (27.64%) GWT
8 33 (26.83%) Spring
9 25 (20.33%) OSGi
10 24 (19.51%) HTML
11 23 (18.70%) ASP.NET
11 23 (18.70%) WCF
12 19 (15.45%) CSS
13 16 (13.01%) Web Services
14 12 (9.76%) .NET Framework
15 11 (8.94%) REST
16 10 (8.13%) HTML5
17 9 (7.32%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 53 (43.09%) Client/Server
2 43 (34.96%) Enterprise Software
3 33 (26.83%) Inversion of Control
3 33 (26.83%) SWIFT
4 23 (18.70%) Computer Science
5 8 (6.50%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (4.88%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.81%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 26 (21.14%) UNIX
2 16 (13.01%) Windows
3 7 (5.69%) Solaris
3 7 (5.69%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.44%) Android
5 2 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.63%) Linux
5 2 (1.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (58.54%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (49.59%) Scrum
3 57 (46.34%) Software Engineering
4 56 (45.53%) Unit Testing
5 46 (37.40%) OO
6 44 (35.77%) UML
7 33 (26.83%) TDD
8 27 (21.95%) Content Management
9 25 (20.33%) Continuous Integration
10 21 (17.07%) Problem Management
11 20 (16.26%) OOD
12 15 (12.20%) MVC
13 14 (11.38%) Workflow
13 14 (11.38%) OOA/OOD
14 13 (10.57%) Mentoring
15 8 (6.50%) SOA
15 8 (6.50%) Migration
16 7 (5.69%) Integration Testing
16 7 (5.69%) Document Management
16 7 (5.69%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 68 (55.28%) SQL
2 48 (39.02%) C#
2 48 (39.02%) Java
3 14 (11.38%) C
4 10 (8.13%) VB.NET
5 9 (7.32%) JavaScript
6 8 (6.50%) PL/SQL
7 5 (4.07%) VB
7 5 (4.07%) T-SQL
7 5 (4.07%) XAML
8 2 (1.63%) C++
9 1 (0.81%) VBScript
9 1 (0.81%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 32 (26.02%) Degree
2 13 (10.57%) ISEB
3 6 (4.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (2.44%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.38%) QA
2 1 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.81%) Basel II
System Software
1 34 (27.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.81%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.81%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.81%) Nagios
1 1 (0.81%) WMI
1 1 (0.81%) SCCM
1 1 (0.81%) SCOM
Vendors
1 57 (46.34%) Oracle
2 41 (33.33%) JBoss
3 39 (31.71%) IBM
4 34 (27.64%) VMware
4 34 (27.64%) Google
5 9 (7.32%) Microsoft
6 6 (4.88%) Business Objects
7 3 (2.44%) SAP
8 2 (1.63%) Sybase
9 1 (0.81%) ION Trading
9 1 (0.81%) Altiris
9 1 (0.81%) Cisco
9 1 (0.81%) HP
9 1 (0.81%) Dell
9 1 (0.81%) EMC
9 1 (0.81%) Citrix
9 1 (0.81%) Juniper
9 1 (0.81%) NetApp
9 1 (0.81%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.81%) F5
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