The table below looks at the prevalence of the term N-Tier in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited N-Tier over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
N-Tier
Rank 85 100 87
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -13
Permanent jobs citing N-Tier 10 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.73% 0.22% 0.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.11% 0.63% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 2
Average salary £40,000 £29,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.93% -21.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £29,000 £36,600
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £37,000 £37,400
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
N-Tier
Scotland

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

Miscellaneous Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
474 476 432
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 34.78% 35.31% 37.24%
Number of salaries quoted 303 289 271
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £24,650 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £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 Edinburgh

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

N-Tier Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

N-Tier
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

N-Tier Salary Trend in Edinburgh

N-Tier
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 (89.47%) C#
1 17 (89.47%) .NET
2 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (63.16%) SQL Server
4 11 (57.89%) ASP.NET
5 10 (52.63%) CSS
5 10 (52.63%) HTML
5 10 (52.63%) JavaScript
5 10 (52.63%) jQuery
6 9 (47.37%) Scrum
6 9 (47.37%) Web Services
7 8 (42.11%) WPF
8 7 (36.84%) Silverlight
8 7 (36.84%) Unit Testing
8 7 (36.84%) OO
9 6 (31.58%) Finance
9 6 (31.58%) TDD
9 6 (31.58%) NUnit
9 6 (31.58%) Mentoring
10 5 (26.32%) Analytics
10 5 (26.32%) Moq
10 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
10 5 (26.32%) Google
10 5 (26.32%) .NET Framework
10 5 (26.32%) SOAP
10 5 (26.32%) OOP
11 4 (21.05%) RDBMS
11 4 (21.05%) MVC
11 4 (21.05%) LINQ
11 4 (21.05%) Relational Database

N-Tier
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 3 (15.79%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (63.16%) SQL Server
2 4 (21.05%) RDBMS
2 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (10.53%) MongoDB
4 2 (10.53%) NoSQL
4 2 (10.53%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) NUnit
2 5 (26.32%) Moq
3 3 (15.79%) LoadRunner
3 3 (15.79%) ClearCase
3 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Developer
2 10 (52.63%) C# Developer
3 6 (31.58%) .NET Developer
4 4 (21.05%) .NET Software Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) Senior C# Developer
4 4 (21.05%) C# Software Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) Senior Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Software Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Software Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Consultant
6 2 (10.53%) Senior Software Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Developer Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) VB.NET Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Principal Consultant
6 2 (10.53%) C# Software Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Technical Developer
7 1 (5.26%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (89.47%) .NET
2 11 (57.89%) ASP.NET
3 10 (52.63%) CSS
3 10 (52.63%) HTML
3 10 (52.63%) jQuery
4 9 (47.37%) Web Services
5 8 (42.11%) WPF
6 7 (36.84%) Silverlight
7 5 (26.32%) .NET Framework
7 5 (26.32%) SOAP
8 4 (21.05%) LINQ
9 3 (15.79%) WCF
9 3 (15.79%) HTML5
9 3 (15.79%) Ajax
9 3 (15.79%) JSP
9 3 (15.79%) XML
9 3 (15.79%) XSD
10 2 (10.53%) Middleware
10 2 (10.53%) WinForms
10 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (10.53%) iPad
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (47.37%) Scrum
3 7 (36.84%) Unit Testing
3 7 (36.84%) OO
4 6 (31.58%) TDD
4 6 (31.58%) Mentoring
5 5 (26.32%) Analytics
5 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
5 5 (26.32%) OOP
6 4 (21.05%) MVC
7 3 (15.79%) Release Management
7 3 (15.79%) Web Development
7 3 (15.79%) Performance Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Multithreading
7 3 (15.79%) Waterfall
7 3 (15.79%) Project Management
7 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (15.79%) UML
8 2 (10.53%) BDD
8 2 (10.53%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 17 (89.47%) C#
2 10 (52.63%) JavaScript
3 3 (15.79%) PHP
3 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
3 3 (15.79%) VBScript
3 3 (15.79%) VB.NET
4 2 (10.53%) F#
5 1 (5.26%) XAML
5 1 (5.26%) SQL
5 1 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Google
2 3 (15.79%) IBM
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) HP
2 3 (15.79%) Sybase
3 2 (10.53%) Infragistics
3 2 (10.53%) Red Gate
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle