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 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

N-Tier
England / West Midlands
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 214 221 207
Rank change year-on-year +7 -14  
Permanent jobs citing N-Tier 13 17 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.25% 0.27% 0.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.68% 0.75% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 12 17 21
Median salary £46,250 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.82% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,750 £48,100 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 1909 2266 1951
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 37.42% 36.62% 34.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1539 1630 1606
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £62,500
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 June 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 June 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 +5 6 £63,750 +50.00%
Coventry - 4 £37,500 -
Warwickshire +12 2 £27,500 -45.00%
Shropshire - 1 - -
N-Tier
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 27 (84.38%) .NET
2 23 (71.88%) C#
3 21 (65.63%) NoSQL
4 17 (53.13%) CSS
5 16 (50.00%) QA
5 16 (50.00%) Functional Programming
6 15 (46.88%) jQuery
6 15 (46.88%) HTML
6 15 (46.88%) JavaScript
6 15 (46.88%) SOA
6 15 (46.88%) ASP.NET
6 15 (46.88%) Microsoft
6 15 (46.88%) MVC
7 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (43.75%) Riak
7 14 (43.75%) Open Source
8 12 (37.50%) Java
9 11 (34.38%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (34.38%) HTML5
10 10 (31.25%) Test Automation
10 10 (31.25%) SQL
11 8 (25.00%) Scrum
11 8 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 7 (21.88%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
12 7 (21.88%) Blog
13 6 (18.75%) VB.NET
14 5 (15.63%) TOGAF
14 5 (15.63%) Microservices
15 4 (12.50%) Service Design

N-Tier
Co-occurring 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (65.63%) NoSQL
2 14 (43.75%) Riak
3 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
4 4 (12.50%) RDBMS
4 4 (12.50%) Relational Database
5 2 (6.25%) MarkLogic
5 2 (6.25%) Neo4j
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Fiddler
1 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) Architect
2 7 (21.88%) Technical Architect
3 6 (18.75%) Developer
4 4 (12.50%) .NET Architect
4 4 (12.50%) Development Manager
4 4 (12.50%) Enterprise Technical Architect
4 4 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (9.38%) .NET Developer
5 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (9.38%) QA Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) QA Test Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Software Architect
5 3 (9.38%) Test Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) .NET Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Applications Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Database Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Development Project Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (84.38%) .NET
2 17 (53.13%) CSS
3 15 (46.88%) ASP.NET
3 15 (46.88%) HTML
3 15 (46.88%) jQuery
4 11 (34.38%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (34.38%) HTML5
5 8 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 4 (12.50%) .NET Framework
6 4 (12.50%) SOAP
6 4 (12.50%) Velocity
7 3 (9.38%) WPF
8 2 (6.25%) .NET Core
8 2 (6.25%) Ajax
8 2 (6.25%) JSON
8 2 (6.25%) LINQ
8 2 (6.25%) Semantic UI
8 2 (6.25%) Web Services
8 2 (6.25%) WinForms
8 2 (6.25%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Blog
1 7 (21.88%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.25%) Replication
4 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.13%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Linux
1 1 (3.13%) Unix
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (50.00%) Functional Programming
2 15 (46.88%) MVC
2 15 (46.88%) SOA
3 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (43.75%) Open Source
4 10 (31.25%) Test Automation
5 8 (25.00%) Scrum
6 5 (15.63%) Microservices
6 5 (15.63%) TOGAF
7 4 (12.50%) High Availability
7 4 (12.50%) Inversion of Control
7 4 (12.50%) Manual Testing
7 4 (12.50%) OOP
7 4 (12.50%) Service Design
7 4 (12.50%) Software Architecture
7 4 (12.50%) Unit Testing
7 4 (12.50%) Web Development
8 3 (9.38%) DevOps
8 3 (9.38%) People Management
8 3 (9.38%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 23 (71.88%) C#
2 15 (46.88%) JavaScript
3 12 (37.50%) Java
4 10 (31.25%) SQL
5 6 (18.75%) VB.NET
6 4 (12.50%) Erlang
7 2 (6.25%) PHP
7 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
7 2 (6.25%) TypeScript
7 2 (6.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Docker
Vendors
1 15 (46.88%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) Telerik
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle