The table below looks at the prevalence of the term N-Tier in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited N-Tier over the 3 months to 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
N-Tier
Rank 166 161 139
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -22
Permanent jobs citing N-Tier 52 52 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.92% 0.99% 1.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.19% 3.06% 4.45%
Number of salaries quoted 50 42 63
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £50,000
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 West Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1631 1699 1482
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 28.75% 32.39% 30.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1407 1416 1291
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

N-Tier
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

N-Tier Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

N-Tier
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

N-Tier Salary Trend in the West Midlands

N-Tier
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing N-Tier across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 November 2014.

N-Tier Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

N-Tier
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing N-Tier within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 November 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
Birmingham +8 24 £60,000 +50.00%
Staffordshire -19 16 £45,500 +13.75% 1
Walsall - 3 £40,000 - 1
Worcestershire - 3 £38,750 - 1
Warwickshire -4 2 £38,750 -13.88% 1
Halesowen - 2 £40,000 -
Stourbridge +3 1 £40,000 +14.28%
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £33,000 -
West Bromwich - 1 £77,500 -
N-Tier
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 56 (59.57%) HTML
1 56 (59.57%) CSS
2 54 (57.45%) C#
3 53 (56.38%) SQL Server
4 50 (53.19%) .NET
4 50 (53.19%) JavaScript
4 50 (53.19%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (46.81%) HTML5
6 42 (44.68%) Ajax
7 41 (43.62%) MVC
7 41 (43.62%) XML
8 39 (41.49%) E-Commerce
9 38 (40.43%) Windows
9 38 (40.43%) Mentoring
10 37 (39.36%) jQuery
10 37 (39.36%) SQL
11 36 (38.30%) SOA
12 35 (37.23%) Java
12 35 (37.23%) JIRA
13 34 (36.17%) Scrum
14 32 (34.04%) ASP.NET
15 30 (31.91%) OOP
16 29 (30.85%) VB.NET
17 28 (29.79%) OO
17 28 (29.79%) Git (software)
18 27 (28.72%) JSON
18 27 (28.72%) Android
18 27 (28.72%) Mobile App
19 26 (27.66%) User Experience
19 26 (27.66%) Android Development

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

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 9 (9.57%) IIS
1 9 (9.57%) Tomcat
2 8 (8.51%) Apache
3 5 (5.32%) JBoss
4 4 (4.26%) WebLogic
4 4 (4.26%) nginx
4 4 (4.26%) Node.js
5 1 (1.06%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.06%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (11.70%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.26%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.51%) HTTP
2 6 (6.38%) Internet
3 4 (4.26%) DHCP
3 4 (4.26%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (56.38%) SQL Server
2 13 (13.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (12.77%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (8.51%) MySQL
5 6 (6.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (5.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (5.32%) Relational Database
7 4 (4.26%) DB2
7 4 (4.26%) RDBMS
7 4 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.06%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 35 (37.23%) JIRA
2 28 (29.79%) Git (software)
3 26 (27.66%) Ant
3 26 (27.66%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 11 (11.70%) Visual Studio
5 10 (10.64%) Subversion
6 5 (5.32%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (4.26%) Dreamweaver
7 4 (4.26%) Jenkins
General
1 25 (26.60%) Retail
2 2 (2.13%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.13%) Finance
2 2 (2.13%) Banking
3 1 (1.06%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 73 (77.66%) Developer
2 42 (44.68%) Senior Developer
3 28 (29.79%) .NET Developer
4 26 (27.66%) Applications Developer
4 26 (27.66%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 26 (27.66%) Mobile Developer
5 15 (15.96%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
5 15 (15.96%) Senior Applications Developer
6 14 (14.89%) Senior .NET Developer
7 10 (10.64%) Architect
8 8 (8.51%) Systems Developer
9 7 (7.45%) ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (7.45%) Team Leader
9 7 (7.45%) C# Developer
9 7 (7.45%) Senior Systems Developer
9 7 (7.45%) Web Developer
10 6 (6.38%) Development Team Leader
10 6 (6.38%) .NET Team Leader
11 5 (5.32%) Senior C# Developer
12 4 (4.26%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (59.57%) CSS
1 56 (59.57%) HTML
2 50 (53.19%) .NET
3 44 (46.81%) HTML5
4 42 (44.68%) Ajax
5 41 (43.62%) XML
6 37 (39.36%) jQuery
7 32 (34.04%) ASP.NET
8 27 (28.72%) JSON
9 26 (27.66%) Silverlight
9 26 (27.66%) PhoneGap
9 26 (27.66%) AngularJS
10 16 (17.02%) CSS3
11 14 (14.89%) .NET Framework
12 12 (12.77%) Web Services
13 10 (10.64%) XSLT
13 10 (10.64%) XHTML
13 10 (10.64%) Middleware
14 7 (7.45%) WinForms
15 5 (5.32%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 27 (28.72%) Mobile App
2 26 (27.66%) User Experience
2 26 (27.66%) Blackberry
3 8 (8.51%) Client/Server
4 6 (6.38%) Open Source
5 4 (4.26%) W3C
6 2 (2.13%) Learning Management System
6 2 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.13%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.06%) E-Learning
7 1 (1.06%) SCORM
7 1 (1.06%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.06%) Online Gambling
7 1 (1.06%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.06%) iPhone
7 1 (1.06%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 38 (40.43%) Windows
2 27 (28.72%) Android
3 26 (27.66%) Apple iOS
3 26 (27.66%) Windows 8
4 7 (7.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (53.19%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (43.62%) MVC
3 39 (41.49%) E-Commerce
4 38 (40.43%) Mentoring
5 36 (38.30%) SOA
6 34 (36.17%) Scrum
7 30 (31.91%) OOP
8 28 (29.79%) OO
9 26 (27.66%) Android Development
9 26 (27.66%) iOS Development
10 16 (17.02%) Unit Testing
11 15 (15.96%) TDD
12 14 (14.89%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (9.57%) SEO
14 8 (8.51%) Document Management
15 6 (6.38%) Resource Management
16 5 (5.32%) Enterprise Architecture
16 5 (5.32%) Software Engineering
16 5 (5.32%) Workflow
16 5 (5.32%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 54 (57.45%) C#
2 50 (53.19%) JavaScript
3 37 (39.36%) SQL
4 35 (37.23%) Java
5 29 (30.85%) VB.NET
6 26 (27.66%) ActionScript
6 26 (27.66%) Objective-C
6 26 (27.66%) ActionScript 3.0
7 14 (14.89%) T-SQL
8 4 (4.26%) PHP
8 4 (4.26%) C++
9 2 (2.13%) VB
10 1 (1.06%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 26 (27.66%) SC Cleared
1 26 (27.66%) Security Cleared
2 11 (11.70%) Degree
3 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.06%) QA
Vendors
1 26 (27.66%) Sencha
1 26 (27.66%) Appcelerator
2 11 (11.70%) Microsoft
3 9 (9.57%) AccuRev
4 4 (4.26%) Oracle
4 4 (4.26%) Sybase
4 4 (4.26%) IBM
4 4 (4.26%) BEA
4 4 (4.26%) Vitria
4 4 (4.26%) Pega
5 2 (2.13%) DevExpress
5 2 (2.13%) Red Gate
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