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

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
N-Tier
Rank 177 147 144
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -3
Permanent jobs citing N-Tier 58 101 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.91% 1.44% 1.50%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.56% 4.20% 4.54%
Number of salaries quoted 48 60 100
Average salary £41,250 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £43,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
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
2268 2405 2421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 35.45% 34.30% 33.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1800 1877 1990
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,500
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 4 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 4 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 -19 31 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Manchester +3 23 £42,500 +13.33% 3
Lancashire - 1 £30,000 - 1
N-Tier
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 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.

1 113 (97.41%) .NET
2 111 (95.69%) C#
3 88 (75.86%) ASP.NET
4 83 (71.55%) SQL Server
5 77 (66.38%) SQL
6 75 (64.66%) HTML
7 68 (58.62%) CSS
8 59 (50.86%) Microsoft
9 55 (47.41%) OO
10 50 (43.10%) MVC
11 49 (42.24%) Agile Software Development
12 48 (41.38%) JavaScript
13 42 (36.21%) HTTP
14 41 (35.34%) .NET Framework
15 39 (33.62%) SOA
15 39 (33.62%) SOAP
15 39 (33.62%) Web Services
16 37 (31.90%) JSON
17 36 (31.03%) TDD
17 36 (31.03%) XML
18 35 (30.17%) Scrum
19 33 (28.45%) Windows
20 32 (27.59%) Team Foundation Server
21 30 (25.86%) OOP
22 28 (24.14%) Unit Testing
23 27 (23.28%) jQuery
23 27 (23.28%) Entity Framework
23 27 (23.28%) WinForms
24 26 (22.41%) UML
24 26 (22.41%) VB.NET

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

For the 6 months to 4 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 (7.76%) IIS
2 5 (4.31%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.59%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.72%) Tomcat
Applications
1 21 (18.10%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.86%) MS Project
2 1 (0.86%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.86%) Fireworks
2 1 (0.86%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.86%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 42 (36.21%) HTTP
2 4 (3.45%) Wireless
3 2 (1.72%) GPRS
3 2 (1.72%) UMTS
3 2 (1.72%) Internet
4 1 (0.86%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (71.55%) SQL Server
2 18 (15.52%) Relational Database
3 17 (14.66%) RDBMS
3 17 (14.66%) MySQL
4 10 (8.62%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (7.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (7.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (6.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (2.59%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 32 (27.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 25 (21.55%) Visual Studio
3 4 (3.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (2.59%) InstallShield
5 2 (1.72%) JIRA
5 2 (1.72%) Moq
5 2 (1.72%) AccuRev
5 2 (1.72%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.86%) MSTest
6 1 (0.86%) NUnit
General
1 18 (15.52%) Marketing
1 18 (15.52%) Finance
2 11 (9.48%) Back Office
3 6 (5.17%) Retail
4 4 (3.45%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.45%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.72%) Banking
6 1 (0.86%) Electronics
6 1 (0.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 110 (94.83%) Developer
2 60 (51.72%) .NET Developer
3 55 (47.41%) C# Developer
4 41 (35.34%) C# .NET Developer
5 39 (33.62%) ASP.NET Developer
6 35 (30.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 27 (23.28%) Software Developer
8 20 (17.24%) Senior Developer
9 11 (9.48%) Senior .NET Developer
10 10 (8.62%) Senior C# Developer
11 8 (6.90%) Agile C# Developer
12 7 (6.03%) Lead Developer
13 6 (5.17%) Software Engineer
13 6 (5.17%) Agile .NET Developer
14 5 (4.31%) C# Software Developer
14 5 (4.31%) Web Developer
15 4 (3.45%) Junior Developer
15 4 (3.45%) Senior Software Developer
15 4 (3.45%) .NET Web Developer
15 4 (3.45%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (97.41%) .NET
2 88 (75.86%) ASP.NET
3 75 (64.66%) HTML
4 68 (58.62%) CSS
5 41 (35.34%) .NET Framework
6 39 (33.62%) SOAP
6 39 (33.62%) Web Services
7 37 (31.90%) JSON
8 36 (31.03%) XML
9 27 (23.28%) jQuery
9 27 (23.28%) Entity Framework
9 27 (23.28%) WinForms
10 23 (19.83%) Sass
11 21 (18.10%) RESTful
11 21 (18.10%) HTML5
12 20 (17.24%) ASP.NET MVC
13 16 (13.79%) WCF
13 16 (13.79%) WPF
14 14 (12.07%) ASP.NET Web API
15 13 (11.21%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.24%) Enterprise Software
2 18 (15.52%) Client/Server
3 9 (7.76%) Inversion of Control
4 6 (5.17%) User Experience
5 5 (4.31%) Computer Science
5 5 (4.31%) W3C
6 2 (1.72%) Proteomics
6 2 (1.72%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.86%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.86%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.86%) DTV
7 1 (0.86%) NHS
7 1 (0.86%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 33 (28.45%) Windows
2 5 (4.31%) Android
2 5 (4.31%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.59%) Windows Phone
3 3 (2.59%) Windows Phone 7
4 2 (1.72%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (1.72%) Windows CE
5 1 (0.86%) Linux
5 1 (0.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (47.41%) OO
2 50 (43.10%) MVC
3 49 (42.24%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (33.62%) SOA
5 36 (31.03%) TDD
6 35 (30.17%) Scrum
7 30 (25.86%) OOP
8 28 (24.14%) Unit Testing
9 26 (22.41%) UML
10 21 (18.10%) Domain-Driven Design
11 18 (15.52%) Mentoring
12 17 (14.66%) Load Balancing
12 17 (14.66%) Use Case
12 17 (14.66%) Stress Testing
13 16 (13.79%) OOD
14 14 (12.07%) Software Engineering
14 14 (12.07%) Dependency Injection
15 12 (10.34%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
16 10 (8.62%) Mobile Development
16 10 (8.62%) CQRS
Programming Languages
1 111 (95.69%) C#
2 77 (66.38%) SQL
3 48 (41.38%) JavaScript
4 26 (22.41%) VB.NET
5 16 (13.79%) T-SQL
6 15 (12.93%) VB
7 3 (2.59%) C++
8 2 (1.72%) Java
9 1 (0.86%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.86%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (12.07%) Degree
2 12 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.59%) MCPD
3 3 (2.59%) MCP
3 3 (2.59%) MCTS
4 2 (1.72%) ISEB
4 2 (1.72%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.72%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (14.66%) WAI
2 1 (0.86%) QA
Vendors
1 59 (50.86%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.90%) Oracle
3 3 (2.59%) Apple
3 3 (2.59%) IBM
4 1 (0.86%) SAP
4 1 (0.86%) Business Objects
4 1 (0.86%) Adobe
Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
System C Healthcare
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £42000 - £52000 per annum + excellent benefits scheme
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool
First Recruitment Group
Salary: £0 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 7 days ago
Liverpool
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday, healthcare
Posted: 13 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Houndskull Solutions Ltd.
Salary: Up to £37,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Lancashire
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 21 days ago
Crewe
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + pension, life
Posted: 25 days ago