The table below looks at the prevalence of the term N-Tier in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited N-Tier over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
N-Tier
England / West Midlands
Rank 191 201 181
Rank change year-on-year +10 -20  
Permanent jobs citing N-Tier 19 36 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.40% 0.59% 0.71%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.14% 1.64% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 15 35 35
Median salary £60,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.31% +11.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £28,400 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £67,500 £51,500
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 the West Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1664 2195 1653
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 35.28% 35.82% 32.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1272 1629 1405
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

N-Tier
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 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 in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for N-Tier in the West Midlands

N-Tier
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing N-Tier in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for N-Tier 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing N-Tier within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 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
Staffordshire +1 13 £62,500 +47.05%
Warwickshire +25 2 £35,000 -17.64%
Birmingham +13 2 £77,500 +55.00%
Coventry - 2 £55,000 -
N-Tier
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for N-Tier.

1 35 (100.00%) .NET
2 28 (80.00%) C#
3 27 (77.14%) SOA
4 23 (65.71%) CSS
4 23 (65.71%) MVC
4 23 (65.71%) NoSQL
5 21 (60.00%) HTML
6 20 (57.14%) ASP.NET
7 18 (51.43%) JavaScript
7 18 (51.43%) ASP.NET MVC
7 18 (51.43%) QA
7 18 (51.43%) jQuery
7 18 (51.43%) Functional Programming
8 17 (48.57%) Microsoft
9 16 (45.71%) Java
9 16 (45.71%) Open Source
9 16 (45.71%) HTML5
10 14 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (37.14%) Riak
12 12 (34.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 12 (34.29%) SQL Server
13 10 (28.57%) SOAP
13 10 (28.57%) SQL
13 10 (28.57%) RDBMS
13 10 (28.57%) OOP
13 10 (28.57%) Service Design
13 10 (28.57%) Relational Database
13 10 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
13 10 (28.57%) High Availability
13 10 (28.57%) Unit Testing

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

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.71%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) Firewall
1 2 (5.71%) HTTP
1 2 (5.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (65.71%) NoSQL
2 13 (37.14%) Riak
3 12 (34.29%) SQL Server
4 10 (28.57%) RDBMS
4 10 (28.57%) Relational Database
5 4 (11.43%) Neo4j
6 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Fiddler
General
1 5 (14.29%) Finance
1 5 (14.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (68.57%) Architect
2 9 (25.71%) .NET Architect
2 9 (25.71%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (20.00%) Software Architect
4 6 (17.14%) Developer
4 6 (17.14%) Technical Architect
5 5 (14.29%) AWS Architect
5 5 (14.29%) Senior Architect
5 5 (14.29%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 5 (14.29%) SQL Server Architect
6 4 (11.43%) .NET Developer
6 4 (11.43%) .NET Solutions Architect
6 4 (11.43%) Database Architect
7 3 (8.57%) .NET Technical Architect
7 3 (8.57%) Delivery Manager
7 3 (8.57%) Enterprise Technical Architect
8 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 2 (5.71%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (5.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (5.71%) NoSQL Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (100.00%) .NET
2 23 (65.71%) CSS
3 21 (60.00%) HTML
4 20 (57.14%) ASP.NET
5 18 (51.43%) ASP.NET MVC
5 18 (51.43%) jQuery
6 16 (45.71%) HTML5
7 12 (34.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 10 (28.57%) SOAP
9 9 (25.71%) Velocity
10 7 (20.00%) .NET Framework
11 6 (17.14%) Ajax
12 5 (14.29%) WinForms
12 5 (14.29%) WPF
12 5 (14.29%) XHTML
13 4 (11.43%) .NET Core
13 4 (11.43%) CSS3
13 4 (11.43%) Kafka
14 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC 2
14 2 (5.71%) Semantic UI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (25.71%) Computer Science
3 6 (17.14%) Blog
4 4 (11.43%) Replication
5 2 (5.71%) Virtual Team
6 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (77.14%) SOA
2 23 (65.71%) MVC
3 18 (51.43%) Functional Programming
4 16 (45.71%) Open Source
5 14 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (28.57%) High Availability
6 10 (28.57%) OOP
6 10 (28.57%) Service Design
6 10 (28.57%) Unit Testing
7 9 (25.71%) Inversion of Control
7 9 (25.71%) Web Development
8 7 (20.00%) Mentoring
8 7 (20.00%) Software Architecture
9 5 (14.29%) Data Architecture
9 5 (14.29%) ITIL
9 5 (14.29%) OO
9 5 (14.29%) Presales
9 5 (14.29%) Service Management
10 4 (11.43%) IT Strategy
10 4 (11.43%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 28 (80.00%) C#
2 18 (51.43%) JavaScript
3 16 (45.71%) Java
4 10 (28.57%) SQL
5 9 (25.71%) Erlang
6 5 (14.29%) PHP
6 5 (14.29%) TypeScript
6 5 (14.29%) VB
6 5 (14.29%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (25.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (51.43%) QA
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) Docker
Vendors
1 17 (48.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.43%) TOWER Software
3 2 (5.71%) SAP
3 2 (5.71%) Telerik