The first 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
N-Tier
Rank 161 167 161
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Permanent jobs citing N-Tier 69 44 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.15% 0.84% 0.92%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.04% 2.73% 3.28%
Number of salaries quoted 61 43 47
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,900 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
Miscellaneous Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1710 1610 1553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 28.53% 30.73% 28.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1360 1345 1317
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
N-Tier
England

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 22 July 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 22 July 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
Bristol +13 46 £47,500 +26.66% 5
Dorset -3 9 £45,000 +28.57%
Wiltshire -5 9 £43,750 -12.50%
Gloucestershire -12 4 £36,250 +5.07%
N-Tier
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 87 (64.93%) SQL
2 84 (62.69%) SQL Server
3 69 (51.49%) Agile Software Development
4 68 (50.75%) Unit Testing
5 67 (50.00%) Oracle
6 58 (43.28%) C#
7 57 (42.54%) Java
7 57 (42.54%) Relational Database
8 55 (41.04%) Client/Server
9 54 (40.30%) Software Engineering
10 51 (38.06%) OO
11 49 (36.57%) Finance
12 47 (35.07%) Scrum
12 47 (35.07%) .NET
13 44 (32.84%) UML
13 44 (32.84%) RDBMS
14 42 (31.34%) XML
14 42 (31.34%) Enterprise Software
15 41 (30.60%) WebSphere
15 41 (30.60%) JMS
16 40 (29.85%) JBoss
16 40 (29.85%) Eclipse
16 40 (29.85%) ASP.NET
16 40 (29.85%) JSP
16 40 (29.85%) Servlets
16 40 (29.85%) Ant
16 40 (29.85%) JUnit
16 40 (29.85%) WebLogic
16 40 (29.85%) WebSphere MQ
17 39 (29.10%) XSLT

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 41 (30.60%) WebSphere
2 40 (29.85%) WebLogic
3 19 (14.18%) Apache ServiceMix
4 6 (4.48%) SAS
5 5 (3.73%) IIS
6 2 (1.49%) Lync
6 2 (1.49%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.75%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 11 (8.21%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.99%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (4.48%) JDE OneWorld
2 1 (0.75%) SmartPlant
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.21%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.75%) Intranet
1 1 (0.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (62.69%) SQL Server
2 57 (42.54%) Relational Database
3 44 (32.84%) RDBMS
4 15 (11.19%) Oracle Database
5 6 (4.48%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 40 (29.85%) Eclipse
1 40 (29.85%) Ant
1 40 (29.85%) JUnit
2 34 (25.37%) Eclipse RCP
3 21 (15.67%) Visual Studio
4 8 (5.97%) Git (software)
4 8 (5.97%) Jenkins
4 8 (5.97%) Maven
5 6 (4.48%) Toad
6 5 (3.73%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.49%) Moq
7 2 (1.49%) ClearQuest
7 2 (1.49%) ClearCase
7 2 (1.49%) PowerBuilder
General
1 49 (36.57%) Finance
2 38 (28.36%) Banking
3 34 (25.37%) French Language
4 15 (11.19%) Marketing
5 9 (6.72%) Local Government
6 7 (5.22%) Telecoms
7 6 (4.48%) Retail
8 3 (2.24%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.49%) Billing
10 1 (0.75%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.75%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 62 (46.27%) Developer
2 40 (29.85%) C# Developer
3 26 (19.40%) .NET Developer
4 25 (18.66%) ASP.NET Developer
4 25 (18.66%) C# .NET Developer
4 25 (18.66%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 20 (14.93%) Software Engineer
6 19 (14.18%) Java Software Engineer
7 17 (12.69%) Senior Developer
8 14 (10.45%) Architect
9 13 (9.70%) Team Leader
10 11 (8.21%) Technical Architect
10 11 (8.21%) Java Team Leader
11 8 (5.97%) C# Application Developer
11 8 (5.97%) .NET Applications Developer
11 8 (5.97%) Senior C# Developer
11 8 (5.97%) Applications Developer
12 7 (5.22%) Java Developer
13 6 (4.48%) ScrumMaster
13 6 (4.48%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (35.07%) .NET
2 42 (31.34%) XML
3 41 (30.60%) JMS
4 40 (29.85%) ASP.NET
4 40 (29.85%) JSP
4 40 (29.85%) Servlets
4 40 (29.85%) WebSphere MQ
5 39 (29.10%) XSLT
6 35 (26.12%) GWT
6 35 (26.12%) J2EE
7 34 (25.37%) Spring
8 27 (20.15%) Web Services
9 22 (16.42%) WPF
10 19 (14.18%) OSGi
11 16 (11.94%) WCF
11 16 (11.94%) jQuery
12 15 (11.19%) HTML
13 10 (7.46%) CSS
14 9 (6.72%) .NET Framework
15 7 (5.22%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 55 (41.04%) Client/Server
2 42 (31.34%) Enterprise Software
3 34 (25.37%) Inversion of Control
3 34 (25.37%) SWIFT
4 22 (16.42%) Computer Science
5 10 (7.46%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.75%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 26 (19.40%) UNIX
2 21 (15.67%) Windows
3 11 (8.21%) Solaris
3 11 (8.21%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.24%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (2.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.49%) Android
5 2 (1.49%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (51.49%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (50.75%) Unit Testing
3 54 (40.30%) Software Engineering
4 51 (38.06%) OO
5 47 (35.07%) Scrum
6 44 (32.84%) UML
7 27 (20.15%) SOA
8 26 (19.40%) TDD
9 21 (15.67%) Problem Management
9 21 (15.67%) Content Management
10 19 (14.18%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (13.43%) MVC
12 17 (12.69%) OOP
12 17 (12.69%) V-Model
13 15 (11.19%) Product Marketing
13 15 (11.19%) OOD
13 15 (11.19%) Workflow
13 15 (11.19%) OOA/OOD
14 12 (8.96%) Migration
15 11 (8.21%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 87 (64.93%) SQL
2 58 (43.28%) C#
3 57 (42.54%) Java
4 28 (20.90%) T-SQL
5 18 (13.43%) PL/SQL
6 15 (11.19%) C
7 8 (5.97%) JavaScript
8 6 (4.48%) VB.NET
9 5 (3.73%) VB
9 5 (3.73%) XAML
10 2 (1.49%) C++
11 1 (0.75%) VBScript
11 1 (0.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 34 (25.37%) Degree
2 10 (7.46%) ISEB
3 6 (4.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (2.99%) CITP
4 4 (2.99%) MCSD
4 4 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.46%) QA
2 1 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.75%) Basel II
System Software
1 36 (26.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.49%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.49%) SCCM
1 2 (1.49%) SCOM
1 2 (1.49%) Nagios
2 1 (0.75%) WMI
Vendors
1 67 (50.00%) Oracle
2 40 (29.85%) JBoss
3 39 (29.10%) IBM
4 36 (26.87%) VMware
5 35 (26.12%) Google
6 29 (21.64%) Microsoft
7 6 (4.48%) Business Objects
8 3 (2.24%) SAP
8 3 (2.24%) Capita
9 2 (1.49%) F5
9 2 (1.49%) SolarWinds
9 2 (1.49%) ArcSight
9 2 (1.49%) LogLogic
9 2 (1.49%) Bomgar
9 2 (1.49%) LogRhythm
9 2 (1.49%) Altiris
9 2 (1.49%) Citrix
9 2 (1.49%) Juniper
9 2 (1.49%) NetApp
9 2 (1.49%) Cisco
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