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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
N-Tier
Rank 169 175 176
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Permanent jobs citing N-Tier 58 36 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.94% 0.70% 0.73%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.44% 2.28% 2.65%
Number of salaries quoted 55 34 39
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 £22,500 £30,150 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,314 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+0.43% -0.43%
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
1684 1581 1545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 27.16% 30.55% 27.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1339 1308 1319
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,100 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 August 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 August 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 +29 45 £45,000 - 2
Dorset -5 7 £45,000 +51.26%
Gloucestershire -7 3 £32,500 +0.77% 2
Wiltshire -8 2 £57,500 +15.00% 3
Somerset -23 1 - - 2
N-Tier
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (60.16%) SQL Server
2 69 (56.10%) SQL
3 60 (48.78%) Agile Software Development
4 59 (47.97%) Oracle
5 57 (46.34%) Relational Database
6 56 (45.53%) Software Engineering
7 55 (44.72%) Client/Server
7 55 (44.72%) Unit Testing
8 52 (42.28%) Scrum
9 49 (39.84%) Java
10 46 (37.40%) Finance
11 44 (35.77%) C#
11 44 (35.77%) XML
11 44 (35.77%) UML
11 44 (35.77%) RDBMS
12 43 (34.96%) Enterprise Software
13 42 (34.15%) WebSphere
13 42 (34.15%) JMS
14 41 (33.33%) OO
14 41 (33.33%) JBoss
14 41 (33.33%) Eclipse
14 41 (33.33%) JSP
14 41 (33.33%) Servlets
14 41 (33.33%) WebLogic
14 41 (33.33%) Ant
14 41 (33.33%) JUnit
15 40 (32.52%) WebSphere MQ
16 39 (31.71%) XSLT
16 39 (31.71%) IBM
17 35 (28.46%) J2EE

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 22 (17.89%) Apache ServiceMix
4 6 (4.88%) SAS
5 4 (3.25%) IIS
6 2 (1.63%) Lync
6 2 (1.63%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (4.07%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (4.88%) JDE OneWorld
2 1 (0.81%) SmartPlant
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.94%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.81%) Intranet
1 1 (0.81%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (60.16%) SQL Server
2 57 (46.34%) Relational Database
3 44 (35.77%) RDBMS
4 6 (4.88%) Oracle Database
4 6 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 41 (33.33%) Eclipse
1 41 (33.33%) Ant
1 41 (33.33%) JUnit
2 33 (26.83%) Eclipse RCP
3 11 (8.94%) Maven
3 11 (8.94%) Git (software)
3 11 (8.94%) Jenkins
4 6 (4.88%) Toad
5 5 (4.07%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (3.25%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.63%) Moq
7 2 (1.63%) ClearQuest
7 2 (1.63%) ClearCase
7 2 (1.63%) PowerBuilder
General
1 46 (37.40%) Finance
2 33 (26.83%) French Language
2 33 (26.83%) Banking
3 9 (7.32%) Local Government
4 7 (5.69%) Telecoms
5 6 (4.88%) Retail
6 3 (2.44%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.44%) Marketing
7 2 (1.63%) Billing
8 1 (0.81%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.81%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 50 (40.65%) Developer
2 30 (24.39%) C# Developer
3 19 (15.45%) Software Engineer
4 18 (14.63%) Java Software Engineer
5 16 (13.01%) Senior Developer
6 14 (11.38%) Architect
7 13 (10.57%) Team Leader
8 11 (8.94%) Technical Architect
8 11 (8.94%) Java Team Leader
9 10 (8.13%) C# .NET Developer
9 10 (8.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 10 (8.13%) Senior C# Developer
9 10 (8.13%) ASP.NET Developer
9 10 (8.13%) .NET Developer
10 8 (6.50%) Java Developer
11 7 (5.69%) Tester
11 7 (5.69%) QA Tester
12 6 (4.88%) ScrumMaster
12 6 (4.88%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
12 6 (4.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (35.77%) 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%) GWT
8 33 (26.83%) Spring
9 31 (25.20%) .NET
10 24 (19.51%) ASP.NET
11 22 (17.89%) OSGi
12 19 (15.45%) HTML
13 18 (14.63%) WCF
14 14 (11.38%) CSS
14 14 (11.38%) Web Services
15 9 (7.32%) .NET Framework
15 9 (7.32%) WPF
16 7 (5.69%) ASP.NET Web API
17 6 (4.88%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 55 (44.72%) Client/Server
2 43 (34.96%) Enterprise Software
3 33 (26.83%) Inversion of Control
3 33 (26.83%) SWIFT
4 22 (17.89%) Computer Science
5 10 (8.13%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.81%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 26 (21.14%) UNIX
2 20 (16.26%) Windows
3 11 (8.94%) Solaris
3 11 (8.94%) 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 60 (48.78%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (45.53%) Software Engineering
3 55 (44.72%) Unit Testing
4 52 (42.28%) Scrum
5 44 (35.77%) UML
6 41 (33.33%) OO
7 29 (23.58%) TDD
8 26 (21.14%) Content Management
9 22 (17.89%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (16.26%) Problem Management
11 17 (13.82%) OOD
12 15 (12.20%) Workflow
12 15 (12.20%) OOA/OOD
13 12 (9.76%) Migration
14 11 (8.94%) MVC
14 11 (8.94%) Network Design
14 11 (8.94%) Network Management
14 11 (8.94%) Protective Monitoring
15 10 (8.13%) Technical Architecture
15 10 (8.13%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 69 (56.10%) SQL
2 49 (39.84%) Java
3 44 (35.77%) C#
4 15 (12.20%) C
5 9 (7.32%) JavaScript
5 9 (7.32%) PL/SQL
6 8 (6.50%) T-SQL
7 6 (4.88%) VB.NET
8 5 (4.07%) VB
8 5 (4.07%) XAML
9 2 (1.63%) C++
10 1 (0.81%) VBScript
10 1 (0.81%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 34 (27.64%) Degree
2 13 (10.57%) ISEB
3 6 (4.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (3.25%) CITP
4 4 (3.25%) MCSD
4 4 (3.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.38%) QA
2 1 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.81%) Basel II
System Software
1 35 (28.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.63%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.63%) SCCM
1 2 (1.63%) SCOM
1 2 (1.63%) Nagios
2 1 (0.81%) WMI
Vendors
1 59 (47.97%) Oracle
2 41 (33.33%) JBoss
3 39 (31.71%) IBM
4 35 (28.46%) VMware
5 34 (27.64%) Google
6 11 (8.94%) Microsoft
7 6 (4.88%) Business Objects
8 3 (2.44%) SAP
8 3 (2.44%) Capita
9 2 (1.63%) SolarWinds
9 2 (1.63%) Bomgar
9 2 (1.63%) ArcSight
9 2 (1.63%) LogLogic
9 2 (1.63%) F5
9 2 (1.63%) LogRhythm
9 2 (1.63%) Altiris
9 2 (1.63%) Sybase
9 2 (1.63%) Juniper
9 2 (1.63%) NetApp
9 2 (1.63%) Citrix
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