The table below looks at the prevalence of the term N-Tier in permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited N-Tier over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
N-Tier
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 49 50 60
Rank change year-on-year +1 +10  
Permanent jobs citing N-Tier 13 22 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 3.03% 3.37% 2.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.56% 9.32% 7.37%
Number of salaries quoted 9 22 14
Median salary £62,500 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +47.05% -15.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £24,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £50,000 £61,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  

N-Tier is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 172 236 190
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 40.09% 36.20% 33.39%
Number of salaries quoted 133 227 169
Median salary £40,000 £36,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.58% -8.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,300 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

N-Tier
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire citing N-Tier as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for N-Tier 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 in Staffordshire.

Salary trend for N-Tier in Staffordshire

N-Tier
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing N-Tier in Staffordshire over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for N-Tier in Staffordshire

N-Tier
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing N-Tier within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent -7 10 £63,750 +50.00%
N-Tier
West Midlands

N-Tier
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT jobs citing N-Tier also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for N-Tier.

1 24 (100.00%) .NET
2 23 (95.83%) NoSQL
3 20 (83.33%) SOA
4 19 (79.17%) C#
5 18 (75.00%) QA
5 18 (75.00%) Functional Programming
6 16 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 16 (66.67%) HTML5
6 16 (66.67%) jQuery
6 16 (66.67%) HTML
6 16 (66.67%) JavaScript
6 16 (66.67%) ASP.NET
6 16 (66.67%) CSS
6 16 (66.67%) MVC
7 15 (62.50%) Microsoft
8 13 (54.17%) Riak
9 12 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 11 (45.83%) Open Source
11 10 (41.67%) Unit Testing
11 10 (41.67%) High Availability
11 10 (41.67%) RDBMS
11 10 (41.67%) SOAP
11 10 (41.67%) OOP
11 10 (41.67%) SQL Server
11 10 (41.67%) Enterprise Software
11 10 (41.67%) Relational Database
11 10 (41.67%) Service Design
12 9 (37.50%) Java
12 9 (37.50%) Inversion of Control
12 9 (37.50%) Erlang

N-Tier
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (95.83%) NoSQL
2 13 (54.17%) Riak
3 10 (41.67%) RDBMS
3 10 (41.67%) Relational Database
3 10 (41.67%) SQL Server
4 4 (16.67%) Neo4j
Job Titles
1 19 (79.17%) Architect
2 9 (37.50%) .NET Architect
3 7 (29.17%) Software Architect
4 6 (25.00%) Technical Architect
5 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Architect
6 4 (16.67%) .NET Solutions Architect
6 4 (16.67%) Database Architect
6 4 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (12.50%) .NET Technical Architect
7 3 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
7 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Technical Architect
8 2 (8.33%) .NET Developer
8 2 (8.33%) Applications Manager
8 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 2 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (8.33%) C# Architect
8 2 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (8.33%) C# Developer
8 2 (8.33%) NoSQL Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 16 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 16 (66.67%) CSS
2 16 (66.67%) HTML
2 16 (66.67%) HTML5
2 16 (66.67%) jQuery
3 12 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 10 (41.67%) SOAP
5 9 (37.50%) Velocity
6 6 (25.00%) Ajax
7 5 (20.83%) .NET Framework
7 5 (20.83%) WinForms
7 5 (20.83%) WPF
7 5 (20.83%) XHTML
8 4 (16.67%) .NET Core
8 4 (16.67%) CSS3
8 4 (16.67%) Kafka
9 1 (4.17%) XML
9 1 (4.17%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (41.67%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (37.50%) Computer Science
3 6 (25.00%) Blog
4 4 (16.67%) Replication
5 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (83.33%) SOA
2 18 (75.00%) Functional Programming
3 16 (66.67%) MVC
4 11 (45.83%) Open Source
5 10 (41.67%) High Availability
5 10 (41.67%) OOP
5 10 (41.67%) Service Design
5 10 (41.67%) Unit Testing
6 9 (37.50%) Inversion of Control
7 5 (20.83%) Data Architecture
7 5 (20.83%) Mentoring
7 5 (20.83%) Software Architecture
7 5 (20.83%) Web Development
8 4 (16.67%) IT Strategy
9 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (12.50%) DevOps
9 3 (12.50%) SDLC
10 2 (8.33%) Microservices
10 2 (8.33%) TOGAF
11 1 (4.17%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (79.17%) C#
2 16 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 9 (37.50%) Erlang
3 9 (37.50%) Java
4 8 (33.33%) SQL
5 5 (20.83%) TypeScript
5 5 (20.83%) VB
6 3 (12.50%) VB.NET
7 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (75.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Docker
Vendors
1 15 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) TOWER Software