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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
N-Tier
Rank 60 36 57
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +21
Permanent jobs citing N-Tier 11 44 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.77% 6.35% 2.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.50% 18.57% 7.61%
Number of salaries quoted 11 29 13
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
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
200 237 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 32.15% 34.20% 30.87%
Number of salaries quoted 171 190 144
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,800
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing N-Tier across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

N-Tier Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

N-Tier
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 25 (96.15%) C#
1 25 (96.15%) .NET
2 23 (88.46%) SQL Server
3 21 (80.77%) Mentoring
4 16 (61.54%) XML
5 12 (46.15%) VB
5 12 (46.15%) SOAP
5 12 (46.15%) WinForms
5 12 (46.15%) Unit Testing
6 11 (42.31%) JSON
6 11 (42.31%) Web Services
6 11 (42.31%) SQL
7 10 (38.46%) Back Office
7 10 (38.46%) REST
8 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (34.62%) TDD
8 9 (34.62%) ASP.NET
9 8 (30.77%) MVC
9 8 (30.77%) .NET Framework
10 7 (26.92%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (26.92%) Entity Framework
10 7 (26.92%) VB.NET
10 7 (26.92%) T-SQL
10 7 (26.92%) OO
11 6 (23.08%) SOA
11 6 (23.08%) HTML
11 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
11 6 (23.08%) CSS
11 6 (23.08%) Ajax
11 6 (23.08%) Scrum

N-Tier
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Internet
1 1 (3.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (88.46%) SQL Server
2 7 (26.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (11.54%) NoSQL
3 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (7.69%) RDBMS
4 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) AccuRev
2 4 (15.38%) JIRA
3 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (38.46%) Back Office
2 2 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (65.38%) Developer
2 10 (38.46%) Software Developer
3 6 (23.08%) .NET Developer
3 6 (23.08%) Programmer
3 6 (23.08%) Technical Leader
3 6 (23.08%) Software Development Team Leader
3 6 (23.08%) Team Leader
3 6 (23.08%) Development Team Leader
3 6 (23.08%) Technical Team Leader
3 6 (23.08%) C# Programmer
3 6 (23.08%) Lead Programmer
3 6 (23.08%) Software Programmer
3 6 (23.08%) Software Team Leader
4 2 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Lead Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Software Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Lead .NET Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (96.15%) .NET
2 16 (61.54%) XML
3 12 (46.15%) SOAP
3 12 (46.15%) WinForms
4 11 (42.31%) JSON
4 11 (42.31%) Web Services
5 10 (38.46%) REST
6 9 (34.62%) ASP.NET
7 8 (30.77%) .NET Framework
8 7 (26.92%) Entity Framework
9 6 (23.08%) HTML
9 6 (23.08%) CSS
9 6 (23.08%) Ajax
10 5 (19.23%) HTML5
10 5 (19.23%) XHTML
11 4 (15.38%) CSS3
12 3 (11.54%) XSLT
13 2 (7.69%) XSL
13 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 2 (7.69%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (7.69%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (80.77%) Mentoring
2 12 (46.15%) Unit Testing
3 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (34.62%) TDD
4 8 (30.77%) MVC
5 7 (26.92%) OO
6 6 (23.08%) SOA
6 6 (23.08%) Scrum
6 6 (23.08%) QMS
7 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (15.38%) SEO
9 3 (11.54%) Document Management
9 3 (11.54%) OOP
10 2 (7.69%) OOA/OOD
10 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (7.69%) UML
10 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce
10 2 (7.69%) Web Development
10 2 (7.69%) Software Architecture
11 1 (3.85%) Financial Analysis
Programming Languages
1 25 (96.15%) C#
2 12 (46.15%) VB
3 11 (42.31%) SQL
4 7 (26.92%) VB.NET
4 7 (26.92%) T-SQL
5 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) Business Objects