The table below looks at the prevalence of the term N-Tier in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited N-Tier over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
N-Tier
Rank 40 23 47
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +24
Permanent jobs citing N-Tier 3 26 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 1.21% 8.50% 1.90%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.30% 18.57% 4.91%
Number of salaries quoted 3 26 5
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
N-Tier
Suffolk

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

Miscellaneous Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
91 140 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 36.84% 45.75% 38.81%
Number of salaries quoted 79 134 145
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,900 £21,250 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

N-Tier
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

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

N-Tier Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

N-Tier
Salary Trend in Ipswich

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

N-Tier Salary Trend in Ipswich

N-Tier
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 32 (100.00%) C#
1 32 (100.00%) .NET
1 32 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 28 (87.50%) SQL Server
3 22 (68.75%) MVC
4 21 (65.63%) ASP.NET MVC
5 19 (59.38%) .NET Framework
6 17 (53.13%) Visual Studio
6 17 (53.13%) TDD
6 17 (53.13%) Team Foundation Server
7 16 (50.00%) WCF
8 14 (43.75%) JavaScript
8 14 (43.75%) SOA
8 14 (43.75%) WPF
8 14 (43.75%) WF
9 13 (40.63%) CSS
9 13 (40.63%) NHibernate
10 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
10 12 (37.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 11 (34.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 9 (28.13%) NUnit
12 9 (28.13%) Degree
12 9 (28.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 8 (25.00%) HTML
13 8 (25.00%) Web Services
13 8 (25.00%) XML
13 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 8 (25.00%) Computer Science
13 8 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services

N-Tier
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 7 (21.88%) IIS
2 5 (15.63%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (18.75%) MS Project
2 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (3.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.63%) Force.com
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 11 (34.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (21.88%) OLAP
5 6 (18.75%) Relational Database
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 17 (53.13%) Visual Studio
1 17 (53.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (28.13%) NUnit
3 7 (21.88%) NuGet
4 6 (18.75%) MSTest
4 6 (18.75%) SpecFlow
5 3 (9.38%) CruiseControl
5 3 (9.38%) NCover
5 3 (9.38%) FxCop
General
1 6 (18.75%) Financial Institution
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Advertising
2 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (93.75%) Developer
2 23 (71.88%) C# Developer
3 20 (62.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 19 (59.38%) .NET Developer
5 7 (21.88%) SQL Developer
5 7 (21.88%) SQL Server Developer
6 5 (15.63%) Senior C# Developer
6 5 (15.63%) Senior .NET Developer
6 5 (15.63%) Senior Developer
6 5 (15.63%) Salesforce.com Developer
7 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Developer
7 3 (9.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Technical Architect
8 2 (6.25%) Architect
9 1 (3.13%) Software Developer
9 1 (3.13%) Analyst
9 1 (3.13%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 32 (100.00%) .NET
2 21 (65.63%) ASP.NET MVC
3 19 (59.38%) .NET Framework
4 16 (50.00%) WCF
5 14 (43.75%) WPF
5 14 (43.75%) WF
6 13 (40.63%) CSS
6 13 (40.63%) NHibernate
7 12 (37.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 9 (28.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 8 (25.00%) HTML
9 8 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 8 (25.00%) Web Services
9 8 (25.00%) XML
10 6 (18.75%) jQuery
11 5 (15.63%) WSH
11 5 (15.63%) REST
12 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 1 (3.13%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (15.63%) Mathematics
4 3 (9.38%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (68.75%) MVC
2 17 (53.13%) TDD
3 14 (43.75%) SOA
4 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (21.88%) OOP
6 6 (18.75%) Analytics
7 5 (15.63%) User Stories
7 5 (15.63%) CRM
7 5 (15.63%) Risk Management
7 5 (15.63%) Risk Analysis
8 4 (12.50%) UML
8 4 (12.50%) Web Development
9 3 (9.38%) BDD
10 2 (6.25%) OO
11 1 (3.13%) Unit Testing
11 1 (3.13%) Software Engineering
11 1 (3.13%) Incident Management
11 1 (3.13%) ITIL
11 1 (3.13%) OOA/OOD
11 1 (3.13%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) C#
2 14 (43.75%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.13%) PHP
3 1 (3.13%) SQL
3 1 (3.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (28.13%) Degree
2 7 (21.88%) MCP
2 7 (21.88%) MCSD
2 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (18.75%) MCTS
4 1 (3.13%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.63%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle
4 1 (3.13%) SAP
4 1 (3.13%) JD Edwards