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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
N-Tier
Rank 189 140 149
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +9
Permanent jobs citing N-Tier 49 102 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.80% 1.51% 1.50%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.23% 4.43% 4.48%
Number of salaries quoted 32 68 99
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,150 £33,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,700 £55,150 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
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
2196 2305 2410
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 36.04% 34.12% 33.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1754 1795 1995
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,280 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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
Cheshire -18 27 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Manchester -10 18 £42,500 +13.33% 4
Lancashire - 1 £30,000 -
N-Tier
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

1 109 (94.78%) .NET
2 108 (93.91%) C#
3 83 (72.17%) SQL Server
4 77 (66.96%) ASP.NET
5 69 (60.00%) SQL
6 64 (55.65%) Microsoft
7 62 (53.91%) HTML
8 56 (48.70%) CSS
9 55 (47.83%) OO
10 47 (40.87%) MVC
11 45 (39.13%) Web Services
12 43 (37.39%) JavaScript
13 41 (35.65%) Agile Software Development
14 40 (34.78%) XML
15 39 (33.91%) SOAP
15 39 (33.91%) .NET Framework
16 37 (32.17%) Windows
16 37 (32.17%) WinForms
17 31 (26.96%) HTTP
18 30 (26.09%) SOA
18 30 (26.09%) MS Excel
18 30 (26.09%) Visual Studio
19 29 (25.22%) Unit Testing
19 29 (25.22%) TDD
20 28 (24.35%) OOP
20 28 (24.35%) JSON
20 28 (24.35%) Entity Framework
21 26 (22.61%) jQuery
21 26 (22.61%) UML
21 26 (22.61%) VB.NET

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 9 (7.83%) IIS
2 5 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.35%) WebSphere
3 4 (3.48%) Tomcat
Applications
1 30 (26.09%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.22%) MS Project
2 6 (5.22%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.87%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.87%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.87%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (0.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 31 (26.96%) HTTP
2 4 (3.48%) Wireless
3 2 (1.74%) Internet
3 2 (1.74%) GPRS
3 2 (1.74%) UMTS
4 1 (0.87%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (72.17%) SQL Server
2 18 (15.65%) Relational Database
3 17 (14.78%) RDBMS
4 15 (13.04%) MySQL
5 9 (7.83%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (7.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (6.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 5 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (2.61%) NoSQL
8 3 (2.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 30 (26.09%) Visual Studio
2 23 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (3.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (2.61%) InstallShield
5 2 (1.74%) JIRA
5 2 (1.74%) AccuRev
5 2 (1.74%) Moq
5 2 (1.74%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.87%) NUnit
6 1 (0.87%) MSTest
General
1 22 (19.13%) Finance
2 16 (13.91%) Marketing
3 12 (10.43%) Back Office
4 6 (5.22%) Retail
5 4 (3.48%) Financial Institution
5 4 (3.48%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.74%) Banking
7 1 (0.87%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.87%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 104 (90.43%) Developer
2 51 (44.35%) .NET Developer
3 48 (41.74%) C# Developer
4 36 (31.30%) C# .NET Developer
5 34 (29.57%) Software Developer
6 31 (26.96%) ASP.NET Developer
7 30 (26.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 19 (16.52%) Senior Developer
9 11 (9.57%) Senior .NET Developer
10 10 (8.70%) Senior C# Developer
11 9 (7.83%) Software Engineer
12 6 (5.22%) C# Software Developer
13 5 (4.35%) Architect
13 5 (4.35%) Web Developer
13 5 (4.35%) Lead Developer
13 5 (4.35%) Agile C# Developer
14 4 (3.48%) Agile .NET Developer
14 4 (3.48%) Applications Architect
14 4 (3.48%) .NET Web Developer
14 4 (3.48%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (94.78%) .NET
2 77 (66.96%) ASP.NET
3 62 (53.91%) HTML
4 56 (48.70%) CSS
5 45 (39.13%) Web Services
6 40 (34.78%) XML
7 39 (33.91%) SOAP
7 39 (33.91%) .NET Framework
8 37 (32.17%) WinForms
9 28 (24.35%) JSON
9 28 (24.35%) Entity Framework
10 26 (22.61%) jQuery
11 25 (21.74%) WCF
12 24 (20.87%) WPF
13 21 (18.26%) HTML5
13 21 (18.26%) REST
14 19 (16.52%) RESTful
15 15 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
16 14 (12.17%) Sass
16 14 (12.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.65%) Client/Server
1 18 (15.65%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (5.22%) User Experience
3 5 (4.35%) W3C
3 5 (4.35%) Inversion of Control
3 5 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.48%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.74%) Proteomics
6 1 (0.87%) NHS
6 1 (0.87%) DTV
6 1 (0.87%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.87%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 37 (32.17%) Windows
2 11 (9.57%) Android
2 11 (9.57%) Apple iOS
3 9 (7.83%) Windows Phone 7
3 9 (7.83%) Windows Phone
4 2 (1.74%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (1.74%) Windows CE
5 1 (0.87%) Linux
5 1 (0.87%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (47.83%) OO
2 47 (40.87%) MVC
3 41 (35.65%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (26.09%) SOA
5 29 (25.22%) Unit Testing
5 29 (25.22%) TDD
6 28 (24.35%) OOP
7 26 (22.61%) UML
8 25 (21.74%) Scrum
9 19 (16.52%) Mentoring
10 18 (15.65%) OOD
10 18 (15.65%) Software Engineering
11 16 (13.91%) Dependency Injection
11 16 (13.91%) MVVM
12 15 (13.04%) Load Balancing
12 15 (13.04%) Use Case
12 15 (13.04%) Stress Testing
13 13 (11.30%) Domain-Driven Design
14 10 (8.70%) Mobile Development
15 9 (7.83%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 108 (93.91%) C#
2 69 (60.00%) SQL
3 43 (37.39%) JavaScript
4 26 (22.61%) VB.NET
5 19 (16.52%) T-SQL
6 16 (13.91%) VB
7 4 (3.48%) Java
8 3 (2.61%) C++
9 1 (0.87%) VBA
9 1 (0.87%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 14 (12.17%) Degree
2 10 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (4.35%) MCPD
4 3 (2.61%) MCP
4 3 (2.61%) MCTS
5 2 (1.74%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.74%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.74%) ISEB
5 2 (1.74%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (13.04%) WAI
2 1 (0.87%) QA
Vendors
1 64 (55.65%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.83%) Apple
3 8 (6.96%) Oracle
4 5 (4.35%) IBM
5 1 (0.87%) SAP
5 1 (0.87%) Business Objects
5 1 (0.87%) Adobe
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