The table below looks at the prevalence of the term N-Tier in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited N-Tier over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
N-Tier
Rank 49 50 36
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -14
Permanent jobs citing N-Tier 15 20 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.80% 3.52% 6.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.26% 13.16% 14.35%
Number of salaries quoted 15 19 32
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
N-Tier
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
162 152 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 30.22% 26.76% 44.16%
Number of salaries quoted 138 137 197
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,000 £21,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £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 Staffordshire

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

N-Tier Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

N-Tier
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

N-Tier Salary Trend in Staffordshire

N-Tier
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing N-Tier within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 30 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
Burton-upon-Trent - 6 £50,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent -8 3 £45,000 -
N-Tier
West Midlands

N-Tier
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 26 (100.00%) C#
1 26 (100.00%) .NET
2 23 (88.46%) SQL Server
3 18 (69.23%) SQL
4 17 (65.38%) VB.NET
5 15 (57.69%) ASP.NET
6 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (46.15%) TDD
7 12 (46.15%) Unit Testing
8 11 (42.31%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (42.31%) Mentoring
8 11 (42.31%) OO
9 10 (38.46%) T-SQL
10 9 (34.62%) E-Commerce
10 9 (34.62%) .NET Framework
11 8 (30.77%) JIRA
11 8 (30.77%) Ajax
11 8 (30.77%) HTML
11 8 (30.77%) JavaScript
11 8 (30.77%) CSS
11 8 (30.77%) HTML5
11 8 (30.77%) CSS3
11 8 (30.77%) AccuRev
11 8 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (26.92%) XML
12 7 (26.92%) XSLT
12 7 (26.92%) XHTML
12 7 (26.92%) SOA
12 7 (26.92%) MVC
12 7 (26.92%) SEO

N-Tier
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 1 (3.85%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) Internet
2 1 (3.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (88.46%) SQL Server
2 11 (42.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) JIRA
2 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 16 (61.54%) Developer
2 13 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 9 (34.62%) Team Leader
3 9 (34.62%) Development Team Leader
4 8 (30.77%) Senior Developer
5 6 (23.08%) Programmer
5 6 (23.08%) Software Programmer
5 6 (23.08%) Senior .NET Developer
5 6 (23.08%) C# Programmer
6 5 (19.23%) Lead Programmer
6 5 (19.23%) Software Team Leader
6 5 (19.23%) Technical Team Leader
6 5 (19.23%) Senior Systems Developer
6 5 (19.23%) Software Development Team Leader
6 5 (19.23%) Technical Leader
6 5 (19.23%) Systems Developer
7 4 (15.38%) .NET Team Leader
8 2 (7.69%) Web Developer
9 1 (3.85%) .NET Web Developer
9 1 (3.85%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (57.69%) ASP.NET
3 9 (34.62%) .NET Framework
4 8 (30.77%) Ajax
4 8 (30.77%) HTML
4 8 (30.77%) CSS
4 8 (30.77%) HTML5
4 8 (30.77%) CSS3
5 7 (26.92%) XML
5 7 (26.92%) XSLT
5 7 (26.92%) XHTML
6 6 (23.08%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 2 (7.69%) jQuery
7 2 (7.69%) WCF
8 1 (3.85%) Middleware
8 1 (3.85%) WinForms
8 1 (3.85%) Web Services
8 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.85%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (46.15%) TDD
2 12 (46.15%) Unit Testing
3 11 (42.31%) Mentoring
3 11 (42.31%) OO
4 9 (34.62%) E-Commerce
5 8 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (26.92%) SOA
6 7 (26.92%) MVC
6 7 (26.92%) SEO
6 7 (26.92%) Scrum
7 6 (23.08%) Document Management
8 5 (19.23%) QMS
9 4 (15.38%) Resource Management
9 4 (15.38%) OOP
10 1 (3.85%) Business Analysis
10 1 (3.85%) Web Development
10 1 (3.85%) Logistics
10 1 (3.85%) Software Engineering
10 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) C#
2 18 (69.23%) SQL
3 17 (65.38%) VB.NET
4 10 (38.46%) T-SQL
5 8 (30.77%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) AccuRev
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft