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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
N-Tier
Rank 100 103 84
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -19
Permanent jobs citing N-Tier 5 11 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.39% 0.78% 1.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.01% 2.13% 4.11%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 3
Average salary - £47,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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 Glasgow region.

Miscellaneous Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
497 517 414
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 38.50% 36.88% 36.28%
Number of salaries quoted 313 348 257
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% -7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

N-Tier
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

N-Tier Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

N-Tier
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

N-Tier Salary Trend in Glasgow

N-Tier
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) Manual Testing
2 7 (38.89%) SQL
2 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 7 (38.89%) ISEB
2 7 (38.89%) SDLC
3 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 6 (33.33%) Sybase
3 6 (33.33%) UNIX
3 6 (33.33%) Windows
3 6 (33.33%) Java
3 6 (33.33%) Finance
4 5 (27.78%) Test Scripting
5 4 (22.22%) Banking
5 4 (22.22%) T-SQL
6 3 (16.67%) Linux
6 3 (16.67%) Veritas
6 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
6 3 (16.67%) X-Windows
6 3 (16.67%) SAN
6 3 (16.67%) SMTP
6 3 (16.67%) HTTP
6 3 (16.67%) SNMP
6 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 3 (16.67%) DNS
6 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (16.67%) Firewall
6 3 (16.67%) VMware
6 3 (16.67%) VMware ESX
6 3 (16.67%) Strategic Planning

N-Tier
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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.

Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) SMTP
1 3 (16.67%) HTTP
1 3 (16.67%) SNMP
1 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 3 (16.67%) DNS
1 3 (16.67%) SAN
1 3 (16.67%) Firewall
1 3 (16.67%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) Big Data
3 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Developer
1 7 (38.89%) Analyst
1 7 (38.89%) Test Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) SQL Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Web Applications Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Applications Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Java Web Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Java Applications Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Java Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Java Applications Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Java Web Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Web Applications Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Applications Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Web Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) X-Windows
2 1 (5.56%) POJO
2 1 (5.56%) J2EE
2 1 (5.56%) JDBC
2 1 (5.56%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) UNIX
1 6 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Linux
3 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) Manual Testing
2 7 (38.89%) SDLC
3 5 (27.78%) Test Scripting
4 3 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (16.67%) Strategic Planning
4 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (11.11%) Scrum
5 2 (11.11%) RUP
5 2 (11.11%) Data Modelling
5 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
5 2 (11.11%) V-Model
6 1 (5.56%) Product Management
6 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (5.56%) Multithreading
6 1 (5.56%) Investment Management
6 1 (5.56%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) SQL
2 6 (33.33%) Java
3 4 (22.22%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) ISEB
2 3 (16.67%) ISTQB
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) VMware ESX
1 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Puppet
1 3 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 6 (33.33%) Sybase
3 3 (16.67%) Veritas
3 3 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) Informatica