The table below looks at the prevalence of the term N-Tier in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited N-Tier over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

N-Tier
England / North West
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 212 203 196
Rank change year-on-year -9 -7  
Permanent jobs citing N-Tier 63 34 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.93% 0.61% 0.97%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.30% 1.53% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 52 32 45
Median salary £43,750 £45,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.37% +7.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £36,900
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £55,000 £69,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

N-Tier is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2736 2220 2379
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 40.52% 39.68% 37.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2199 1916 1909
Median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

N-Tier
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing N-Tier as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for N-Tier 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 in the North West.

Salary trend for N-Tier in the North West

N-Tier
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing N-Tier in the North West over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for N-Tier 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing N-Tier within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -18 35 £52,500 +10.52% 4
Cheshire -6 24 £45,000 - 2
Merseyside - 4 £37,500 -
N-Tier
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT jobs citing N-Tier also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for N-Tier.

1 103 (96.26%) .NET
2 102 (95.33%) C#
3 76 (71.03%) MVC
3 76 (71.03%) Agile Software Development
4 61 (57.01%) JavaScript
4 61 (57.01%) SQL
4 61 (57.01%) Web Services
5 56 (52.34%) ASP.NET
6 55 (51.40%) SQL Server
7 53 (49.53%) SOA
8 48 (44.86%) TDD
9 41 (38.32%) ASP.NET Web API
10 35 (32.71%) Continuous Integration
10 35 (32.71%) HTML
11 34 (31.78%) XML
11 34 (31.78%) OO
11 34 (31.78%) ASP.NET MVC
12 33 (30.84%) CSS
13 31 (28.97%) Test Automation
14 30 (28.04%) jQuery
15 29 (27.10%) RESTful
15 29 (27.10%) Amazon AWS
16 27 (25.23%) Microsoft Azure
16 27 (25.23%) SOAP
17 26 (24.30%) OOP
18 25 (23.36%) MySQL
18 25 (23.36%) Microsoft
18 25 (23.36%) Git (software)
19 24 (22.43%) Finance
19 24 (22.43%) Web Development

N-Tier
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (8.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 7 (6.54%) Apache
2 7 (6.54%) CMS
2 7 (6.54%) Umbraco
3 2 (1.87%) nginx
3 2 (1.87%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.93%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (9.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.93%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 29 (27.10%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (25.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (14.02%) SaaS
4 9 (8.41%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (14.02%) HTTP
2 7 (6.54%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (51.40%) SQL Server
2 25 (23.36%) MySQL
3 18 (16.82%) NoSQL
3 18 (16.82%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (8.41%) MongoDB
4 9 (8.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 9 (8.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (8.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (6.54%) CouchDB
5 7 (6.54%) RDBMS
5 7 (6.54%) Relational Database
6 5 (4.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (4.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (3.74%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (2.80%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 25 (23.36%) Git (software)
2 19 (17.76%) Visual Studio
3 13 (12.15%) Selenium
4 11 (10.28%) JIRA
5 7 (6.54%) NUnit
6 5 (4.67%) Cucumber
6 5 (4.67%) MSTest
6 5 (4.67%) Subversion
6 5 (4.67%) TeamCity
7 4 (3.74%) Jenkins
7 4 (3.74%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (1.87%) Moq
8 2 (1.87%) Rhino Mocks
8 2 (1.87%) RSpec
9 1 (0.93%) JIRA Agile
9 1 (0.93%) SpecFlow
General
1 24 (22.43%) Finance
2 22 (20.56%) Marketing
3 11 (10.28%) Telecoms
4 10 (9.35%) Electronics
4 10 (9.35%) Manufacturing
5 9 (8.41%) Publishing
6 5 (4.67%) Retail
7 2 (1.87%) Back Office
7 2 (1.87%) Games
8 1 (0.93%) Banking
Job Titles
1 81 (75.70%) Developer
2 57 (53.27%) .NET Developer
3 51 (47.66%) C# Developer
4 41 (38.32%) C# .NET Developer
5 30 (28.04%) ASP.NET Developer
6 29 (27.10%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 27 (25.23%) Senior Developer
8 18 (16.82%) Senior C# Developer
9 14 (13.08%) Senior .NET Developer
10 11 (10.28%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 11 (10.28%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
10 11 (10.28%) Senior C# .NET Developer
10 11 (10.28%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
11 9 (8.41%) Architect
11 9 (8.41%) AWS Architect
11 9 (8.41%) Senior Architect
11 9 (8.41%) Senior Solutions Architect
11 9 (8.41%) Software Developer
11 9 (8.41%) Software Engineer
11 9 (8.41%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (96.26%) .NET
2 61 (57.01%) Web Services
3 56 (52.34%) ASP.NET
4 41 (38.32%) ASP.NET Web API
5 35 (32.71%) HTML
6 34 (31.78%) ASP.NET MVC
6 34 (31.78%) XML
7 33 (30.84%) CSS
8 30 (28.04%) jQuery
9 29 (27.10%) RESTful
10 27 (25.23%) SOAP
11 23 (21.50%) AngularJS
11 23 (21.50%) REST
11 23 (21.50%) WCF
12 21 (19.63%) Node.js
12 21 (19.63%) WinForms
13 18 (16.82%) WPF
14 17 (15.89%) .NET Framework
15 15 (14.02%) Ajax
16 14 (13.08%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 22 (20.56%) iPad
2 16 (14.95%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (9.35%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (7.48%) Mobile App
5 7 (6.54%) Mobile Computing
6 5 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (3.74%) Social Network
8 3 (2.80%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.87%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.87%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.93%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.93%) SWIFT
10 1 (0.93%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 23 (21.50%) Windows
2 11 (10.28%) Linux
3 7 (6.54%) Windows Server
4 6 (5.61%) Mac OS X
4 6 (5.61%) Unix
5 2 (1.87%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.93%) Android
6 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (71.03%) Agile Software Development
1 76 (71.03%) MVC
2 53 (49.53%) SOA
3 48 (44.86%) TDD
4 35 (32.71%) Continuous Integration
5 34 (31.78%) OO
6 31 (28.97%) Test Automation
7 26 (24.30%) OOP
8 24 (22.43%) Web Development
9 22 (20.56%) SOLID
10 21 (19.63%) DevOps
11 19 (17.76%) Business Intelligence
11 19 (17.76%) Mentoring
11 19 (17.76%) Unit Testing
12 17 (15.89%) Scrum
13 15 (14.02%) Kanban
14 14 (13.08%) Digital Marketing
14 14 (13.08%) Open Source
15 11 (10.28%) BDD
16 10 (9.35%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 102 (95.33%) C#
2 61 (57.01%) JavaScript
2 61 (57.01%) SQL
3 21 (19.63%) Java
4 20 (18.69%) VB.NET
5 12 (11.21%) PHP
6 9 (8.41%) T-SQL
6 9 (8.41%) XPath
6 9 (8.41%) XQuery
7 8 (7.48%) C++
7 8 (7.48%) Ruby
8 2 (1.87%) Smalltalk
9 1 (0.93%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (1.87%) Degree
2 1 (0.93%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (0.93%) ISEB
2 1 (0.93%) ISTQB
2 1 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.35%) QA
2 7 (6.54%) WAI
Systems Management
1 2 (1.87%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (23.36%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.35%) Oracle
2 10 (9.35%) SAP
3 9 (8.41%) Google
3 9 (8.41%) IBM
4 2 (1.87%) Sitecore
4 2 (1.87%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.93%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.93%) Unisys
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