The table below looks at the prevalence of the term N-Tier in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited N-Tier over the 3 months to 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
N-Tier
Rank 196 142 162
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +20
Permanent jobs citing N-Tier 57 107 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.77% 1.54% 1.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.37% 4.67% 4.33%
Number of salaries quoted 57 94 102
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
N-Tier
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2404 2289 2446
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 32.39% 32.97% 32.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2063 1862 2142
Average salary £39,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

N-Tier
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

N-Tier Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

N-Tier
Salary Trend in the North West

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

N-Tier Salary Trend in the North West

N-Tier
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing N-Tier across the North West region over the 3 months to 25 November 2014.

N-Tier Salary Histogram in the North West

N-Tier
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing N-Tier within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -18 42 £42,500 +13.33% 5
Lancashire - 7 £32,500 -
Cheshire -57 4 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Merseyside +14 1 £50,000 +33.33% 2
N-Tier
England

N-Tier
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 93 (85.32%) C#
2 89 (81.65%) .NET
3 82 (75.23%) SQL
4 74 (67.89%) HTML
4 74 (67.89%) ASP.NET
5 72 (66.06%) Agile Software Development
6 71 (65.14%) SQL Server
7 60 (55.05%) TDD
8 59 (54.13%) CSS
9 55 (50.46%) MVC
10 51 (46.79%) JavaScript
11 50 (45.87%) SOA
12 48 (44.04%) HTTP
13 43 (39.45%) JSON
14 41 (37.61%) ASP.NET MVC
14 41 (37.61%) Scrum
15 40 (36.70%) Team Foundation Server
16 39 (35.78%) SOAP
17 38 (34.86%) Microsoft
17 38 (34.86%) .NET Framework
18 35 (32.11%) Web Services
19 32 (29.36%) XML
19 32 (29.36%) OO
19 32 (29.36%) Relational Database
20 30 (27.52%) Sass
21 29 (26.61%) WCF
22 28 (25.69%) Domain-Driven Design
22 28 (25.69%) Unit Testing
23 25 (22.94%) RESTful
24 21 (19.27%) E-Commerce

N-Tier
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 10 (9.17%) WebSphere
2 8 (7.34%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 8 (7.34%) IBM HTTP Server
3 3 (2.75%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.83%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.92%) IIS
5 1 (0.92%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.92%) CMS
5 1 (0.92%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.92%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 12 (11.01%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.92%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.92%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 48 (44.04%) HTTP
2 6 (5.50%) Internet
3 5 (4.59%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (65.14%) SQL Server
2 32 (29.36%) Relational Database
3 18 (16.51%) RDBMS
4 15 (13.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (10.09%) MySQL
6 10 (9.17%) Informix
7 5 (4.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (3.67%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (3.67%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 40 (36.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (9.17%) Visual Studio
3 9 (8.26%) JUnit
4 8 (7.34%) Introscope
4 8 (7.34%) JIRA
4 8 (7.34%) Selenium
4 8 (7.34%) Mockito
4 8 (7.34%) Cucumber
4 8 (7.34%) Jenkins
5 6 (5.50%) Git (software)
6 4 (3.67%) Subversion
6 4 (3.67%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.92%) Ant
7 1 (0.92%) Eclipse
General
1 14 (12.84%) Finance
2 10 (9.17%) Marketing
3 3 (2.75%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.75%) Advertising
3 3 (2.75%) Banking
4 1 (0.92%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 101 (92.66%) Developer
2 46 (42.20%) .NET Developer
3 40 (36.70%) C# Developer
4 32 (29.36%) ASP.NET Developer
5 23 (21.10%) Senior Developer
6 21 (19.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 21 (19.27%) C# .NET Developer
7 10 (9.17%) Agile .NET Developer
7 10 (9.17%) Lead Developer
7 10 (9.17%) Software Developer
8 9 (8.26%) Web Developer
9 8 (7.34%) Java Developer
9 8 (7.34%) Lead .NET Developer
10 7 (6.42%) Agile C# Developer
10 7 (6.42%) Senior Web Developer
10 7 (6.42%) Senior C# Developer
11 6 (5.50%) Software Engineer
11 6 (5.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 5 (4.59%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 4 (3.67%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (81.65%) .NET
2 74 (67.89%) ASP.NET
2 74 (67.89%) HTML
3 59 (54.13%) CSS
4 43 (39.45%) JSON
5 41 (37.61%) ASP.NET MVC
6 39 (35.78%) SOAP
7 38 (34.86%) .NET Framework
8 35 (32.11%) Web Services
9 32 (29.36%) XML
10 30 (27.52%) Sass
11 29 (26.61%) WCF
12 25 (22.94%) RESTful
13 21 (19.27%) jQuery
14 17 (15.60%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 16 (14.68%) REST
15 16 (14.68%) ASP.NET MVC 3
16 12 (11.01%) WinForms
17 10 (9.17%) LINQ
18 9 (8.26%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.93%) Inversion of Control
2 10 (9.17%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (7.34%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (7.34%) Open Source
3 8 (7.34%) Client/Server
4 5 (4.59%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.83%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.83%) Handset
5 2 (1.83%) Online Banking
5 2 (1.83%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.83%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.92%) Replication
6 1 (0.92%) PDA
6 1 (0.92%) Statistics
6 1 (0.92%) Life Science
6 1 (0.92%) W3C
6 1 (0.92%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 18 (16.51%) Windows
2 1 (0.92%) Linux
2 1 (0.92%) VMS
2 1 (0.92%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (66.06%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (55.05%) TDD
3 55 (50.46%) MVC
4 50 (45.87%) SOA
5 41 (37.61%) Scrum
6 32 (29.36%) OO
7 28 (25.69%) Unit Testing
7 28 (25.69%) Domain-Driven Design
8 21 (19.27%) E-Commerce
9 19 (17.43%) Web Development
10 17 (15.60%) OOP
11 15 (13.76%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (13.76%) CQRS
12 13 (11.93%) Dependency Injection
13 10 (9.17%) Stress Testing
13 10 (9.17%) Load Balancing
13 10 (9.17%) Use Case
13 10 (9.17%) UML
14 9 (8.26%) Business Intelligence
14 9 (8.26%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 93 (85.32%) C#
2 82 (75.23%) SQL
3 51 (46.79%) JavaScript
4 15 (13.76%) T-SQL
5 10 (9.17%) Java
6 7 (6.42%) VBA
6 7 (6.42%) TypeScript
7 4 (3.67%) PL/SQL
7 4 (3.67%) VB
8 3 (2.75%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.83%) C
9 2 (1.83%) C++
Qualifications
1 18 (16.51%) Degree
2 17 (15.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.67%) MCTS
4 3 (2.75%) MCPD
4 3 (2.75%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.17%) WAI
2 4 (3.67%) SLA
3 2 (1.83%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 38 (34.86%) Microsoft
2 20 (18.35%) Oracle
3 8 (7.34%) IBM
3 8 (7.34%) Compuware
3 8 (7.34%) HP
3 8 (7.34%) Perforce
4 5 (4.59%) Business Objects
5 2 (1.83%) Sybase
6 1 (0.92%) NetApp
6 1 (0.92%) VMware
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