The table below looks at the prevalence of the term N-Tier in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited N-Tier over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
N-Tier
Rank 124 70 94
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +24
Permanent jobs citing N-Tier 3 55 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.16% 3.24% 2.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.41% 9.09% 6.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3 44 51
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
N-Tier
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
737 605 784
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 38.45% 35.67% 35.40%
Number of salaries quoted 647 451 679
Average salary £41,250 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £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 Cheshire

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

N-Tier Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

N-Tier
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

N-Tier Salary Trend in Cheshire

N-Tier
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 17 (80.95%) JavaScript
2 15 (71.43%) SQL
3 14 (66.67%) HTML
4 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (57.14%) XML
6 11 (52.38%) .NET
6 11 (52.38%) C#
6 11 (52.38%) JSON
7 10 (47.62%) CSS
7 10 (47.62%) Web Services
7 10 (47.62%) Oracle
8 9 (42.86%) Informix
8 9 (42.86%) J2EE
8 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET
8 9 (42.86%) Java
8 9 (42.86%) TDD
8 9 (42.86%) WebSphere
8 9 (42.86%) Finance
9 8 (38.10%) Open Source
9 8 (38.10%) IBM HTTP Server
9 8 (38.10%) JUnit
9 8 (38.10%) Mockito
9 8 (38.10%) Cucumber
9 8 (38.10%) Jenkins
9 8 (38.10%) RESTful
9 8 (38.10%) PowerMock
9 8 (38.10%) JAX-RS
9 8 (38.10%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 8 (38.10%) Introscope
9 8 (38.10%) JIRA

N-Tier
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 (42.86%) WebSphere
2 8 (38.10%) IBM HTTP Server
2 8 (38.10%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.76%) WebLogic
4 1 (4.76%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Project
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) HTTP
2 6 (28.57%) Internet
3 2 (9.52%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (42.86%) Informix
2 8 (38.10%) RDBMS
2 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 8 (38.10%) Relational Database
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Introscope
1 8 (38.10%) JIRA
1 8 (38.10%) Selenium
1 8 (38.10%) JUnit
1 8 (38.10%) Mockito
1 8 (38.10%) Cucumber
1 8 (38.10%) Jenkins
2 7 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 2 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (80.95%) Developer
2 8 (38.10%) .NET Developer
3 7 (33.33%) Java Developer
4 6 (28.57%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 4 (19.05%) Software Engineer
6 3 (14.29%) Software Developer
6 3 (14.29%) Lead .NET Developer
6 3 (14.29%) Lead Developer
7 2 (9.52%) .NET Software Engineer
7 2 (9.52%) .NET Programmer
7 2 (9.52%) Software Programmer
7 2 (9.52%) Programmer
8 1 (4.76%) Technical Consultant
8 1 (4.76%) Consultant
8 1 (4.76%) Development Manager
8 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
8 1 (4.76%) Graduate
8 1 (4.76%) C# Developer
8 1 (4.76%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (4.76%) Software Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (66.67%) HTML
2 12 (57.14%) XML
3 11 (52.38%) JSON
3 11 (52.38%) .NET
4 10 (47.62%) CSS
4 10 (47.62%) Web Services
5 9 (42.86%) J2EE
5 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET
6 8 (38.10%) SOAP
6 8 (38.10%) JDBC
6 8 (38.10%) XSL
6 8 (38.10%) WSDL
6 8 (38.10%) JAX-RPC
6 8 (38.10%) RESTful
6 8 (38.10%) PowerMock
6 8 (38.10%) JAX-RS
6 8 (38.10%) Spring
7 7 (33.33%) jQuery
8 6 (28.57%) Servlets
9 4 (19.05%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Open Source
2 4 (19.05%) Client/Server
3 2 (9.52%) Online Banking
3 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.76%) W3C
4 1 (4.76%) Replication
4 1 (4.76%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) UNIX
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
1 1 (4.76%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (42.86%) TDD
3 8 (38.10%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (38.10%) E-Commerce
4 6 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 3 (14.29%) MVC
6 2 (9.52%) SOA
6 2 (9.52%) Project Management
6 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
6 2 (9.52%) OO
7 1 (4.76%) ITIL
7 1 (4.76%) OOP
7 1 (4.76%) Integration Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Product Management
7 1 (4.76%) MVVM
7 1 (4.76%) Web Application Development
7 1 (4.76%) Line Management
7 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
7 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 17 (80.95%) JavaScript
2 15 (71.43%) SQL
3 11 (52.38%) C#
4 9 (42.86%) Java
5 4 (19.05%) T-SQL
6 3 (14.29%) VB
7 1 (4.76%) C
7 1 (4.76%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.76%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Oracle
2 8 (38.10%) IBM
2 8 (38.10%) Compuware
2 8 (38.10%) HP
2 8 (38.10%) Perforce
3 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.76%) Sybase
4 1 (4.76%) VMware
4 1 (4.76%) NetApp