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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
N-Tier
Rank 182 171 152
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -19
Permanent jobs citing N-Tier 64 76 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.00% 1.08% 1.51%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.70% 3.13% 4.38%
Number of salaries quoted 49 64 103
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,300 £31,156 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £57,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.97%
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
2374 2428 2581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 36.92% 34.46% 34.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1891 1879 2113
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 1 July 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 1 July 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
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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 -12 34 £50,000 +33.33% 5
Cheshire +4 27 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Cumbria - 1 £42,500 -
Lancashire - 1 £30,000 - 1
N-Tier
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 (83.21%) C#
1 109 (83.21%) .NET
2 83 (63.36%) SQL Server
3 74 (56.49%) Microsoft
4 64 (48.85%) SQL
5 63 (48.09%) ASP.NET
6 53 (40.46%) Agile Software Development
7 52 (39.69%) HTML
8 51 (38.93%) WinForms
9 48 (36.64%) Web Services
10 46 (35.11%) CSS
10 46 (35.11%) OO
10 46 (35.11%) .NET Framework
11 43 (32.82%) MVC
11 43 (32.82%) SOAP
12 41 (31.30%) WCF
13 40 (30.53%) XML
14 39 (29.77%) Windows
14 39 (29.77%) MS Excel
14 39 (29.77%) Unit Testing
15 38 (29.01%) WPF
15 38 (29.01%) JavaScript
16 33 (25.19%) TDD
16 33 (25.19%) Entity Framework
17 31 (23.66%) SOA
17 31 (23.66%) Visual Studio
18 30 (22.90%) MVVM
19 29 (22.14%) REST
20 28 (21.37%) VB.NET
21 27 (20.61%) T-SQL

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 (6.87%) IIS
2 8 (6.11%) WebSphere
3 6 (4.58%) Tomcat
4 5 (3.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 39 (29.77%) MS Excel
2 10 (7.63%) MS Visio
2 10 (7.63%) MS Project
2 10 (7.63%) MS Office
3 1 (0.76%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.76%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.76%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 21 (16.03%) HTTP
2 10 (7.63%) Firewall
3 4 (3.05%) Wireless
4 2 (1.53%) Internet
4 2 (1.53%) GPRS
4 2 (1.53%) UMTS
5 1 (0.76%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (63.36%) SQL Server
2 14 (10.69%) Relational Database
3 13 (9.92%) RDBMS
4 9 (6.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 9 (6.87%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (6.87%) MySQL
5 7 (5.34%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 6 (4.58%) NoSQL
7 4 (3.05%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (2.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 31 (23.66%) Visual Studio
2 19 (14.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (3.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (2.29%) SpecFlow
4 3 (2.29%) InstallShield
5 2 (1.53%) JIRA
5 2 (1.53%) AccuRev
5 2 (1.53%) Moq
6 1 (0.76%) MSTest
6 1 (0.76%) NUnit
General
1 25 (19.08%) Finance
2 12 (9.16%) Back Office
3 10 (7.63%) Marketing
4 6 (4.58%) Retail
5 4 (3.05%) Financial Institution
5 4 (3.05%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.53%) Banking
7 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.76%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 99 (75.57%) Developer
2 45 (34.35%) .NET Developer
2 45 (34.35%) C# Developer
3 34 (25.95%) Software Developer
4 30 (22.90%) C# .NET Developer
5 21 (16.03%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 20 (15.27%) ASP.NET Developer
7 19 (14.50%) Senior Developer
8 17 (12.98%) Architect
9 11 (8.40%) Software Engineer
9 11 (8.40%) Senior .NET Developer
10 10 (7.63%) Security Architect
10 10 (7.63%) Senior C# Developer
11 9 (6.87%) C# Software Developer
12 8 (6.11%) Web Developer
13 7 (5.34%) IT Security Architect
13 7 (5.34%) IT Architect
14 6 (4.58%) C# Web Developer
14 6 (4.58%) .NET Web Developer
14 6 (4.58%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (83.21%) .NET
2 63 (48.09%) ASP.NET
3 52 (39.69%) HTML
4 51 (38.93%) WinForms
5 48 (36.64%) Web Services
6 46 (35.11%) CSS
6 46 (35.11%) .NET Framework
7 43 (32.82%) SOAP
8 41 (31.30%) WCF
9 40 (30.53%) XML
10 38 (29.01%) WPF
11 33 (25.19%) Entity Framework
12 29 (22.14%) REST
13 26 (19.85%) jQuery
14 24 (18.32%) JSON
15 21 (16.03%) HTML5
16 20 (15.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 17 (12.98%) ASP.NET Web API
18 16 (12.21%) ASP.NET MVC
19 15 (11.45%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.45%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (9.16%) Client/Server
3 7 (5.34%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.58%) User Experience
5 5 (3.82%) Mobile App
5 5 (3.82%) W3C
6 4 (3.05%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (1.53%) Proteomics
8 1 (0.76%) DTV
8 1 (0.76%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.76%) NHS
8 1 (0.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 39 (29.77%) Windows
2 19 (14.50%) Android
2 19 (14.50%) Apple iOS
3 15 (11.45%) Windows Phone
3 15 (11.45%) Windows Phone 7
4 4 (3.05%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (1.53%) Windows CE
6 1 (0.76%) UNIX
6 1 (0.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (40.46%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (35.11%) OO
3 43 (32.82%) MVC
4 39 (29.77%) Unit Testing
5 33 (25.19%) TDD
6 31 (23.66%) SOA
7 30 (22.90%) MVVM
8 27 (20.61%) Software Engineering
9 25 (19.08%) Scrum
10 23 (17.56%) UML
11 22 (16.79%) OOP
12 21 (16.03%) Dependency Injection
13 20 (15.27%) Mentoring
13 20 (15.27%) SDLC
14 15 (11.45%) OOD
15 13 (9.92%) BDD
16 11 (8.40%) Multithreading
17 10 (7.63%) Continuous Integration
17 10 (7.63%) Mobile Development
17 10 (7.63%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 109 (83.21%) C#
2 64 (48.85%) SQL
3 38 (29.01%) JavaScript
4 28 (21.37%) VB.NET
5 27 (20.61%) T-SQL
6 16 (12.21%) VB
7 6 (4.58%) Java
8 3 (2.29%) C++
9 1 (0.76%) VBA
9 1 (0.76%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 16 (12.21%) Degree
2 10 (7.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (4.58%) MCSD
3 6 (4.58%) MCPD
4 2 (1.53%) ISEB
4 2 (1.53%) CISSP
4 2 (1.53%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.53%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.53%) ISACA
4 2 (1.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.87%) WAI
2 2 (1.53%) QA
Vendors
1 74 (56.49%) Microsoft
2 15 (11.45%) Apple
3 9 (6.87%) Oracle
4 8 (6.11%) IBM
5 1 (0.76%) Business Objects
5 1 (0.76%) SAP
5 1 (0.76%) Adobe
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