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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
N-Tier
Rank 197 203 155
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -48
Permanent jobs citing N-Tier 60 51 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.91% 0.68% 1.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.53% 2.04% 3.69%
Number of salaries quoted 55 47 74
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
2370 2499 2301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 36.02% 33.53% 32.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1880 1902 1863
Average salary £39,000 £39,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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 27 August 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 27 August 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
Manchester +15 39 £45,000 +16.12% 4
Cheshire +4 16 £40,000 +17.04% 3
Lancashire - 2 £31,500 -
Cumbria - 1 £42,500 -
N-Tier
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 85 (77.27%) C#
2 81 (73.64%) .NET
3 59 (53.64%) SQL Server
4 56 (50.91%) Microsoft
5 55 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 50 (45.45%) WinForms
7 46 (41.82%) SQL
8 44 (40.00%) Web Services
9 43 (39.09%) .NET Framework
9 43 (39.09%) WPF
10 40 (36.36%) WCF
11 37 (33.64%) Windows
12 35 (31.82%) MS Excel
13 33 (30.00%) SOAP
14 32 (29.09%) REST
15 31 (28.18%) Unit Testing
15 31 (28.18%) MVVM
15 31 (28.18%) OO
16 30 (27.27%) Software Engineering
17 29 (26.36%) TDD
17 29 (26.36%) XML
17 29 (26.36%) SOA
18 27 (24.55%) Entity Framework
19 25 (22.73%) ASP.NET
19 25 (22.73%) Visual Studio
20 24 (21.82%) MVC
20 24 (21.82%) SDLC
21 22 (20.00%) Scrum
21 22 (20.00%) HTML
22 21 (19.09%) T-SQL

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 8 (7.27%) WebSphere
2 6 (5.45%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.91%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.91%) Node.js
3 1 (0.91%) Apache
Applications
1 35 (31.82%) MS Excel
2 13 (11.82%) MS Visio
2 13 (11.82%) MS Project
3 11 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.00%) Firewall
2 7 (6.36%) HTTP
3 4 (3.64%) Wireless
4 3 (2.73%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (53.64%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.91%) NoSQL
3 10 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 7 (6.36%) RDBMS
5 6 (5.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (5.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (3.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (2.73%) MySQL
7 3 (2.73%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.91%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.91%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 25 (22.73%) Visual Studio
2 10 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (3.64%) InstallShield
4 3 (2.73%) SpecFlow
5 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.91%) MSTest
6 1 (0.91%) NUnit
6 1 (0.91%) JIRA
6 1 (0.91%) AccuRev
General
1 17 (15.45%) Finance
2 7 (6.36%) Back Office
3 6 (5.45%) Marketing
4 4 (3.64%) Retail
4 4 (3.64%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.82%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.91%) Electronics
6 1 (0.91%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 71 (64.55%) Developer
2 33 (30.00%) C# Developer
3 28 (25.45%) Software Developer
4 27 (24.55%) .NET Developer
5 19 (17.27%) C# .NET Developer
6 18 (16.36%) Architect
7 14 (12.73%) Software Engineer
7 14 (12.73%) Web Developer
8 13 (11.82%) .NET Web Developer
8 13 (11.82%) C# Web Developer
9 12 (10.91%) Senior Developer
10 11 (10.00%) Security Architect
11 9 (8.18%) C# Software Developer
12 8 (7.27%) IT Security Architect
12 8 (7.27%) IT Architect
13 7 (6.36%) ASP.NET Developer
13 7 (6.36%) Senior Software Engineer
14 6 (5.45%) Applications Architect
14 6 (5.45%) Senior C# Developer
15 5 (4.55%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (73.64%) .NET
2 50 (45.45%) WinForms
3 44 (40.00%) Web Services
4 43 (39.09%) .NET Framework
4 43 (39.09%) WPF
5 40 (36.36%) WCF
6 33 (30.00%) SOAP
7 32 (29.09%) REST
8 29 (26.36%) XML
9 27 (24.55%) Entity Framework
10 25 (22.73%) ASP.NET
11 22 (20.00%) HTML
12 20 (18.18%) CSS
13 19 (17.27%) Silverlight
14 17 (15.45%) ASP.NET Web API
15 16 (14.55%) ServiceStack
15 16 (14.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 11 (10.00%) HTML5
17 10 (9.09%) jQuery
17 10 (9.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.64%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 5 (4.55%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.64%) User Experience
3 4 (3.64%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.82%) Proteomics
5 2 (1.82%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.91%) NHS
6 1 (0.91%) DTV
6 1 (0.91%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.91%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 37 (33.64%) Windows
2 21 (19.09%) Android
2 21 (19.09%) Apple iOS
3 16 (14.55%) Windows Phone
3 16 (14.55%) Windows Phone 7
4 2 (1.82%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (28.18%) Unit Testing
2 31 (28.18%) OO
2 31 (28.18%) MVVM
3 30 (27.27%) Software Engineering
4 29 (26.36%) TDD
4 29 (26.36%) SOA
5 24 (21.82%) MVC
5 24 (21.82%) SDLC
6 22 (20.00%) Scrum
7 20 (18.18%) Dependency Injection
8 19 (17.27%) Mentoring
9 16 (14.55%) Multithreading
10 15 (13.64%) BDD
10 15 (13.64%) UML
11 14 (12.73%) Kanban
12 13 (11.82%) Software Testing
13 11 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
13 11 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
13 11 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 85 (77.27%) C#
2 46 (41.82%) SQL
3 21 (19.09%) T-SQL
4 19 (17.27%) VB.NET
5 16 (14.55%) JavaScript
6 8 (7.27%) Java
7 7 (6.36%) VB
8 6 (5.45%) C++
9 3 (2.73%) VBA
10 2 (1.82%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.91%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (8.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (7.27%) Degree
3 7 (6.36%) MCPD
3 7 (6.36%) MCSD
4 2 (1.82%) CISSP
4 2 (1.82%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.73%) WAI
2 2 (1.82%) QA
Vendors
1 56 (50.91%) Microsoft
2 16 (14.55%) Apple
3 8 (7.27%) IBM
4 4 (3.64%) Oracle
5 1 (0.91%) SAP
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