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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
N-Tier
Rank 189 161 165
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +4
Permanent jobs citing N-Tier 56 85 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.81% 1.29% 1.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.43% 3.89% 4.11%
Number of salaries quoted 54 66 100
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £33,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £52,000 £47,750
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
2302 2187 2553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 33.39% 33.12% 32.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2012 1748 2193
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £51,500
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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +17 47 £40,000 +6.66% 8
Cheshire -59 9 £42,500 -5.55% 1
N-Tier
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 107 (94.69%) .NET
2 104 (92.04%) C#
3 92 (81.42%) SQL
4 91 (80.53%) ASP.NET
5 80 (70.80%) HTML
6 74 (65.49%) SQL Server
7 71 (62.83%) CSS
8 65 (57.52%) MVC
9 60 (53.10%) Agile Software Development
10 57 (50.44%) HTTP
11 56 (49.56%) Microsoft
12 52 (46.02%) TDD
13 48 (42.48%) JSON
14 47 (41.59%) JavaScript
15 45 (39.82%) OO
15 45 (39.82%) SOA
16 44 (38.94%) Scrum
17 43 (38.05%) SOAP
18 40 (35.40%) Team Foundation Server
19 39 (34.51%) ASP.NET MVC
19 39 (34.51%) Sass
20 38 (33.63%) .NET Framework
21 36 (31.86%) Domain-Driven Design
22 26 (23.01%) Web Services
22 26 (23.01%) XML
23 25 (22.12%) Relational Database
24 23 (20.35%) Windows
25 22 (19.47%) Microsoft Certification
26 20 (17.70%) Client/Server
26 20 (17.70%) Visual Studio

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 5 (4.42%) IIS
2 4 (3.54%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.65%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 3 (2.65%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.65%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.88%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.88%) CMS
4 1 (0.88%) NServiceBus
4 1 (0.88%) GlassFish
Applications
1 17 (15.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.88%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 57 (50.44%) HTTP
2 2 (1.77%) Intranet
2 2 (1.77%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (65.49%) SQL Server
2 25 (22.12%) Relational Database
3 18 (15.93%) RDBMS
4 17 (15.04%) SQL Server 2012
5 16 (14.16%) MySQL
6 7 (6.19%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (4.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (3.54%) Informix
9 3 (2.65%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 40 (35.40%) Team Foundation Server
2 20 (17.70%) Visual Studio
3 4 (3.54%) JIRA
3 4 (3.54%) Subversion
3 4 (3.54%) JUnit
4 3 (2.65%) Introscope
4 3 (2.65%) Mockito
4 3 (2.65%) Cucumber
4 3 (2.65%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.65%) Selenium
5 2 (1.77%) Moq
6 1 (0.88%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.88%) Ant
General
1 15 (13.27%) Marketing
2 10 (8.85%) Finance
3 3 (2.65%) Banking
3 3 (2.65%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.88%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 106 (93.81%) Developer
2 57 (50.44%) .NET Developer
3 44 (38.94%) C# Developer
4 41 (36.28%) ASP.NET Developer
5 31 (27.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 31 (27.43%) C# .NET Developer
6 22 (19.47%) Software Developer
7 15 (13.27%) Senior Developer
8 13 (11.50%) Agile .NET Developer
9 11 (9.73%) Lead Developer
9 11 (9.73%) Agile C# Developer
10 7 (6.19%) Lead .NET Developer
11 6 (5.31%) Senior .NET Developer
12 5 (4.42%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 5 (4.42%) Software Engineer
13 3 (2.65%) .NET Team Leader
13 3 (2.65%) Java Developer
13 3 (2.65%) Senior C# Developer
13 3 (2.65%) Team Leader
13 3 (2.65%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (94.69%) .NET
2 91 (80.53%) ASP.NET
3 80 (70.80%) HTML
4 71 (62.83%) CSS
5 48 (42.48%) JSON
6 43 (38.05%) SOAP
7 39 (34.51%) ASP.NET MVC
7 39 (34.51%) Sass
8 38 (33.63%) .NET Framework
9 26 (23.01%) Web Services
9 26 (23.01%) XML
10 20 (17.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 19 (16.81%) jQuery
12 18 (15.93%) RESTful
13 17 (15.04%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 16 (14.16%) WCF
15 5 (4.42%) Ajax
16 4 (3.54%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 4 (3.54%) ASP.NET Web API
16 4 (3.54%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.70%) Client/Server
2 15 (13.27%) Inversion of Control
2 15 (13.27%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (7.08%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.42%) Mathematics
5 3 (2.65%) W3C
5 3 (2.65%) Open Source
6 2 (1.77%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.77%) User Experience
6 2 (1.77%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (1.77%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.88%) LIMS
7 1 (0.88%) Handset
7 1 (0.88%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 23 (20.35%) Windows
2 1 (0.88%) UNIX
2 1 (0.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (57.52%) MVC
2 60 (53.10%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (46.02%) TDD
4 45 (39.82%) OO
4 45 (39.82%) SOA
5 44 (38.94%) Scrum
6 36 (31.86%) Domain-Driven Design
7 20 (17.70%) Unit Testing
8 18 (15.93%) OOD
9 17 (15.04%) UML
9 17 (15.04%) OOP
9 17 (15.04%) Dependency Injection
9 17 (15.04%) CQRS
10 15 (13.27%) Load Balancing
10 15 (13.27%) Use Case
10 15 (13.27%) Stress Testing
11 11 (9.73%) E-Commerce
11 11 (9.73%) Web Development
11 11 (9.73%) Software Engineering
12 9 (7.96%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 104 (92.04%) C#
2 92 (81.42%) SQL
3 47 (41.59%) JavaScript
4 7 (6.19%) T-SQL
4 7 (6.19%) VBA
5 6 (5.31%) VB.NET
6 4 (3.54%) VB
6 4 (3.54%) PL/SQL
6 4 (3.54%) Java
7 1 (0.88%) C
7 1 (0.88%) C++
Qualifications
1 22 (19.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (9.73%) Degree
3 7 (6.19%) MCTS
4 6 (5.31%) MCPD
4 6 (5.31%) MCP
5 2 (1.77%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (13.27%) WAI
2 4 (3.54%) SLA
3 1 (0.88%) QA
Vendors
1 56 (49.56%) Microsoft
2 13 (11.50%) Oracle
3 5 (4.42%) Business Objects
4 3 (2.65%) IBM
4 3 (2.65%) Compuware
4 3 (2.65%) HP
4 3 (2.65%) Perforce
5 1 (0.88%) Sybase
5 1 (0.88%) AccuRev
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