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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
N-Tier
Rank 196 155 194
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +39
Permanent jobs citing N-Tier 42 66 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.71% 1.20% 0.56%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.19% 3.10% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 36 62 30
Average salary £37,250 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.22% +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £31,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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
1914 2129 2110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 32.29% 38.80% 37.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1519 1741 1789
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 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
Gloucestershire -22 16 £34,000 +1.49%
Bristol -15 12 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Wiltshire -5 6 £42,500 -10.52% 1
Somerset +14 5 £43,500 -3.33% 7
Dorset -20 2 £27,500 +37.50%
Devon - 1 £28,500 -
N-Tier
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 65 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 51 (56.04%) SQL
3 48 (52.75%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (48.35%) C#
5 40 (43.96%) Scrum
6 38 (41.76%) Client/Server
7 35 (38.46%) Finance
8 33 (36.26%) .NET
9 31 (34.07%) XML
10 29 (31.87%) HTML
11 28 (30.77%) ASP.NET
12 27 (29.67%) Oracle
12 27 (29.67%) Software Engineering
13 26 (28.57%) Java
14 25 (27.47%) RDBMS
14 25 (27.47%) MVC
14 25 (27.47%) Relational Database
15 24 (26.37%) Enterprise Software
15 24 (26.37%) Unit Testing
15 24 (26.37%) WebSphere
15 24 (26.37%) Eclipse
15 24 (26.37%) JMS
15 24 (26.37%) JBoss
15 24 (26.37%) Ant
15 24 (26.37%) JUnit
15 24 (26.37%) WebLogic
15 24 (26.37%) JSP
15 24 (26.37%) Servlets
16 23 (25.27%) CSS
17 22 (24.18%) XSLT

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 24 (26.37%) WebSphere
1 24 (26.37%) JBoss
1 24 (26.37%) WebLogic
2 16 (17.58%) Apache ServiceMix
3 15 (16.48%) IIS
4 2 (2.20%) Apache
4 2 (2.20%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (2.20%) CMS
4 2 (2.20%) Umbraco
Applications
1 14 (15.38%) MS Office
2 1 (1.10%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.30%) HTTPS
2 2 (2.20%) HTTP
2 2 (2.20%) DNS
2 2 (2.20%) SSH
2 2 (2.20%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 25 (27.47%) RDBMS
2 25 (27.47%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.30%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 24 (26.37%) Eclipse
1 24 (26.37%) Ant
1 24 (26.37%) JUnit
2 18 (19.78%) Git (software)
3 16 (17.58%) Maven
3 16 (17.58%) Eclipse RCP
3 16 (17.58%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (3.30%) Subversion
4 3 (3.30%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.20%) PHPUnit
6 1 (1.10%) NuGet
6 1 (1.10%) ReSharper
6 1 (1.10%) NUnit
General
1 35 (38.46%) Finance
2 18 (19.78%) Banking
3 16 (17.58%) French Language
4 6 (6.59%) Marketing
5 2 (2.20%) Retail
5 2 (2.20%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 50 (54.95%) Developer
2 20 (21.98%) Senior Developer
3 18 (19.78%) C# Developer
4 16 (17.58%) Java Software Engineer
4 16 (17.58%) Software Engineer
4 16 (17.58%) Software Developer
5 15 (16.48%) .NET Developer
6 14 (15.38%) SQL DBA
6 14 (15.38%) DBA
7 12 (13.19%) ASP.NET Developer
8 10 (10.99%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 10 (10.99%) C# .NET Developer
9 8 (8.79%) Senior C# Developer
9 8 (8.79%) SQL Server DBA
10 7 (7.69%) Java Developer
11 6 (6.59%) Senior Software Developer
12 5 (5.49%) Senior .NET Developer
12 5 (5.49%) Architect
13 4 (4.40%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
13 4 (4.40%) Principal Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (36.26%) .NET
2 31 (34.07%) XML
3 29 (31.87%) HTML
4 28 (30.77%) ASP.NET
5 24 (26.37%) JMS
5 24 (26.37%) JSP
5 24 (26.37%) Servlets
6 23 (25.27%) CSS
7 22 (24.18%) XSLT
7 22 (24.18%) WebSphere MQ
8 18 (19.78%) J2EE
9 17 (18.68%) Spring
10 16 (17.58%) GWT
10 16 (17.58%) OSGi
11 14 (15.38%) jQuery
11 14 (15.38%) WCF
11 14 (15.38%) Web Services
11 14 (15.38%) COM
11 14 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (9.89%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 38 (41.76%) Client/Server
2 24 (26.37%) Enterprise Software
3 19 (20.88%) Computer Science
4 16 (17.58%) Inversion of Control
4 16 (17.58%) SWIFT
4 16 (17.58%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (15.38%) Data Protection Act
6 7 (7.69%) VLE
7 3 (3.30%) Mobile App
8 2 (2.20%) Management Information System
8 2 (2.20%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 20 (21.98%) UNIX
2 18 (19.78%) Windows
3 14 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.20%) Linux
4 2 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.10%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.10%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (52.75%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (43.96%) Scrum
3 27 (29.67%) Software Engineering
4 25 (27.47%) MVC
5 24 (26.37%) Unit Testing
6 22 (24.18%) UML
6 22 (24.18%) TDD
7 17 (18.68%) OO
8 16 (17.58%) Problem Management
8 16 (17.58%) Migration
8 16 (17.58%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (15.38%) Data Modelling
9 14 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
9 14 (15.38%) Performance Monitoring
9 14 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
9 14 (15.38%) Data Protection
10 10 (10.99%) Content Management
11 8 (8.79%) OOD
12 7 (7.69%) Email Management
12 7 (7.69%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 51 (56.04%) SQL
2 44 (48.35%) C#
3 26 (28.57%) Java
4 19 (20.88%) JavaScript
5 17 (18.68%) T-SQL
6 9 (9.89%) VB.NET
7 3 (3.30%) XAML
8 2 (2.20%) Perl
8 2 (2.20%) PHP
8 2 (2.20%) Korn
8 2 (2.20%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 22 (24.18%) Degree
2 3 (3.30%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.30%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.20%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.09%) QA
System Software
1 18 (19.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.20%) NFS
2 2 (2.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (1.10%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 27 (29.67%) Oracle
2 22 (24.18%) IBM
3 18 (19.78%) VMware
4 16 (17.58%) Google
5 15 (16.48%) Microsoft
6 4 (4.40%) SAP
7 2 (2.20%) Sybase
7 2 (2.20%) ION Trading
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + health,pen, etc
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
n-tier selection limited
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum plus 25 days annual leave & pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 7 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 9 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £36000 - £48000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 13 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Intergraph (UK) Limited
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 17 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago