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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
N-Tier
Rank 187 146 180
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +34
Permanent jobs citing N-Tier 48 68 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.76% 1.29% 0.70%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.17% 3.38% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 45 65 39
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,100 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £59,000 £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
2210 2010 2020
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 35.14% 38.14% 36.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1772 1684 1688
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
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 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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +4 40 £41,250 -13.15% 8
Somerset -10 6 £42,500 +93.18% 3
Dorset -12 1 - - 2
Devon - 1 - -
N-Tier
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 74 (63.25%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (61.54%) SQL Server
3 61 (52.14%) Scrum
4 58 (49.57%) C#
4 58 (49.57%) SQL
5 48 (41.03%) Software Engineering
6 47 (40.17%) Oracle
7 46 (39.32%) Client/Server
8 45 (38.46%) Unit Testing
9 42 (35.90%) Relational Database
10 41 (35.04%) XML
10 41 (35.04%) OO
10 41 (35.04%) Java
11 39 (33.33%) .NET
11 39 (33.33%) Finance
12 38 (32.48%) RDBMS
13 37 (31.62%) UML
13 37 (31.62%) Enterprise Software
14 36 (30.77%) WebSphere
14 36 (30.77%) JMS
15 35 (29.91%) Eclipse
15 35 (29.91%) JBoss
15 35 (29.91%) WebLogic
15 35 (29.91%) Ant
15 35 (29.91%) JUnit
15 35 (29.91%) JSP
15 35 (29.91%) Servlets
16 33 (28.21%) TDD
16 33 (28.21%) WebSphere MQ
17 32 (27.35%) XSLT

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 36 (30.77%) WebSphere
2 35 (29.91%) JBoss
2 35 (29.91%) WebLogic
3 24 (20.51%) Apache ServiceMix
4 4 (3.42%) IIS
5 3 (2.56%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (2.56%) SAS
6 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.85%) Apache
6 1 (0.85%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (1.71%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.42%) JDE OneWorld
2 1 (0.85%) SmartPlant
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.71%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.85%) DNS
2 1 (0.85%) HTTP
2 1 (0.85%) Intranet
2 1 (0.85%) Internet
2 1 (0.85%) PuTTY
2 1 (0.85%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 42 (35.90%) Relational Database
3 38 (32.48%) RDBMS
4 4 (3.42%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 35 (29.91%) Eclipse
1 35 (29.91%) Ant
1 35 (29.91%) JUnit
2 26 (22.22%) Eclipse RCP
3 17 (14.53%) Git (software)
4 16 (13.68%) Jenkins
4 16 (13.68%) Maven
5 6 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (2.56%) Visual Studio
6 3 (2.56%) Toad
7 2 (1.71%) Subversion
7 2 (1.71%) Moq
7 2 (1.71%) ClearQuest
7 2 (1.71%) PowerBuilder
7 2 (1.71%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.85%) NUnit
8 1 (0.85%) NuGet
8 1 (0.85%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.85%) ReSharper
General
1 39 (33.33%) Finance
2 27 (23.08%) Banking
3 26 (22.22%) French Language
4 5 (4.27%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.27%) Retail
5 4 (3.42%) Marketing
6 2 (1.71%) Billing
6 2 (1.71%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.85%) Back Office
7 1 (0.85%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.85%) Local Government
7 1 (0.85%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 62 (52.99%) Developer
2 30 (25.64%) C# Developer
3 23 (19.66%) Senior Developer
4 19 (16.24%) Software Engineer
5 18 (15.38%) Java Software Engineer
6 15 (12.82%) .NET Developer
7 14 (11.97%) Senior C# Developer
8 12 (10.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 12 (10.26%) C# .NET Developer
8 12 (10.26%) ASP.NET Developer
9 11 (9.40%) Software Developer
10 10 (8.55%) Team Leader
11 9 (7.69%) Java Developer
11 9 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
12 8 (6.84%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
12 8 (6.84%) Java Team Leader
13 7 (5.98%) QA Tester
13 7 (5.98%) Tester
14 6 (5.13%) ScrumMaster
15 5 (4.27%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (35.04%) XML
2 39 (33.33%) .NET
3 36 (30.77%) JMS
4 35 (29.91%) JSP
4 35 (29.91%) Servlets
5 33 (28.21%) WebSphere MQ
6 32 (27.35%) XSLT
7 31 (26.50%) ASP.NET
7 31 (26.50%) HTML
8 29 (24.79%) J2EE
9 27 (23.08%) WCF
9 27 (23.08%) GWT
9 27 (23.08%) Spring
10 24 (20.51%) OSGi
11 23 (19.66%) CSS
12 18 (15.38%) Web Services
13 14 (11.97%) .NET Framework
14 12 (10.26%) REST
15 11 (9.40%) HTML5
16 9 (7.69%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 46 (39.32%) Client/Server
2 37 (31.62%) Enterprise Software
3 26 (22.22%) Inversion of Control
3 26 (22.22%) SWIFT
4 23 (19.66%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.71%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.71%) VLE
7 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.85%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.85%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 24 (20.51%) UNIX
2 11 (9.40%) Windows
3 3 (2.56%) Linux
3 3 (2.56%) Android
4 2 (1.71%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.71%) Solaris
5 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (63.25%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (52.14%) Scrum
3 48 (41.03%) Software Engineering
4 45 (38.46%) Unit Testing
5 41 (35.04%) OO
6 37 (31.62%) UML
7 33 (28.21%) TDD
8 25 (21.37%) Content Management
9 24 (20.51%) Continuous Integration
10 22 (18.80%) MVC
11 21 (17.95%) OOD
12 20 (17.09%) Problem Management
13 12 (10.26%) Mentoring
14 8 (6.84%) Document Management
14 8 (6.84%) Workflow
14 8 (6.84%) OOA/OOD
15 7 (5.98%) Email Management
16 6 (5.13%) Automation Testing
16 6 (5.13%) MVVM
17 5 (4.27%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 58 (49.57%) C#
1 58 (49.57%) SQL
2 41 (35.04%) Java
3 15 (12.82%) JavaScript
4 11 (9.40%) VB.NET
5 8 (6.84%) C
6 6 (5.13%) XAML
7 3 (2.56%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.56%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.71%) VB
8 2 (1.71%) C++
9 1 (0.85%) Perl
9 1 (0.85%) PHP
9 1 (0.85%) VBScript
9 1 (0.85%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.85%) Korn
9 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 27 (23.08%) Degree
2 11 (9.40%) ISEB
3 4 (3.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (2.56%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (17.09%) QA
2 1 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.85%) Basel II
System Software
1 28 (23.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.85%) NFS
2 1 (0.85%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (0.85%) Nagios
1 1 (0.85%) WMI
1 1 (0.85%) SCCM
1 1 (0.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 47 (40.17%) Oracle
2 32 (27.35%) IBM
3 28 (23.93%) VMware
4 27 (23.08%) Google
5 6 (5.13%) Microsoft
6 3 (2.56%) Sybase
6 3 (2.56%) Business Objects
6 3 (2.56%) SAP
7 2 (1.71%) ION Trading
8 1 (0.85%) Cisco
8 1 (0.85%) HP
8 1 (0.85%) Dell
8 1 (0.85%) EMC
8 1 (0.85%) Citrix
8 1 (0.85%) Juniper
8 1 (0.85%) NetApp
8 1 (0.85%) LogRhythm
8 1 (0.85%) Bomgar
8 1 (0.85%) ArcSight
8 1 (0.85%) LogLogic
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