The table below looks at the prevalence of the term N-Tier in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited N-Tier over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
N-Tier
Rank - 61 68
Permanent jobs citing N-Tier 0 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside - 0.97% 1.09%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 3.24% 3.43%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 7
Average salary - £28,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -23.33%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -3.52%
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 Merseyside region.

Miscellaneous Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
194 185 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 31.24% 29.94% 31.78%
Number of salaries quoted 158 158 201
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £66,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

N-Tier
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

N-Tier Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

N-Tier
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

N-Tier Salary Trend in Merseyside

N-Tier
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 7 (70.00%) OO
2 6 (60.00%) .NET
2 6 (60.00%) C#
2 6 (60.00%) HTML
2 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (60.00%) CSS
2 6 (60.00%) jQuery
3 5 (50.00%) Ajax
3 5 (50.00%) HTML5
3 5 (50.00%) MVC
4 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (40.00%) TDD
4 4 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (40.00%) Subversion
4 4 (40.00%) Automated Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Web Services
4 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (40.00%) Linux
4 4 (40.00%) OOA/OOD
4 4 (40.00%) Capistrano
4 4 (40.00%) Phusion Passenger
4 4 (40.00%) Cucumber
4 4 (40.00%) Puppet
4 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (40.00%) nginx
4 4 (40.00%) RESTful
4 4 (40.00%) RSpec
4 4 (40.00%) Open Source
4 4 (40.00%) Enterprise Software

N-Tier
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 4 (40.00%) nginx
2 1 (10.00%) CMS
2 1 (10.00%) Umbraco
2 1 (10.00%) Sitecore CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Subversion
1 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (40.00%) RSpec
1 4 (40.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Ruby Developer
3 3 (30.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
5 1 (10.00%) VB Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Web Developer
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) VB6 Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) HTML
1 6 (60.00%) .NET
1 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (60.00%) CSS
1 6 (60.00%) jQuery
2 5 (50.00%) HTML5
2 5 (50.00%) Ajax
3 4 (40.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 4 (40.00%) Web Services
3 4 (40.00%) Phusion Passenger
3 4 (40.00%) RESTful
4 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (20.00%) WCF
6 1 (10.00%) XML
6 1 (10.00%) XSLT
6 1 (10.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Open Source
1 4 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
1 4 (40.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) OO
2 5 (50.00%) MVC
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) TDD
3 4 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 4 (40.00%) OOA/OOD
3 4 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (20.00%) Web Development
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) OOD
5 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) C#
1 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (40.00%) Ruby
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) VB
4 2 (20.00%) VB6
5 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Capistrano
1 4 (40.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Telerik
2 1 (10.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft