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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

N-Tier
England / North West
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 204 168 187
Rank change year-on-year -36 +19  
Permanent jobs citing N-Tier 45 70 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.73% 1.22% 1.00%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.84% 3.14% 2.81%
Number of salaries quoted 38 67 62
Median salary £41,250 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.15% +18.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,850 £40,000 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,200 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  

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 2445 2228 2382
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 39.92% 38.77% 35.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1975 1822 1910
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £25,000 £24,075
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
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 28 March 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 28 March 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 -57 27 £47,500 - 3
Cheshire +9 11 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Merseyside - 7 £32,500 - 1
N-Tier
England

N-Tier
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 82 (94.25%) .NET
2 81 (93.10%) C#
3 61 (70.11%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (55.17%) MVC
5 43 (49.43%) JavaScript
5 43 (49.43%) ASP.NET
6 42 (48.28%) SQL Server
6 42 (48.28%) SQL
7 41 (47.13%) HTML
8 40 (45.98%) Web Services
9 39 (44.83%) CSS
10 34 (39.08%) TDD
11 32 (36.78%) OO
12 30 (34.48%) OOP
12 30 (34.48%) SOA
12 30 (34.48%) jQuery
13 27 (31.03%) ASP.NET Web API
14 26 (29.89%) Enterprise Software
14 26 (29.89%) Windows
15 25 (28.74%) HTTP
16 24 (27.59%) AngularJS
17 23 (26.44%) WCF
17 23 (26.44%) XML
18 22 (25.29%) RESTful
18 22 (25.29%) iPad
19 21 (24.14%) Amazon AWS
20 20 (22.99%) ASP.NET MVC
21 18 (20.69%) Microsoft
21 18 (20.69%) Scrum
21 18 (20.69%) WinForms

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 7 (8.05%) Confluence
2 3 (3.45%) CMS
3 2 (2.30%) nginx
3 2 (2.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (2.30%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (2.30%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (1.15%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.15%) MS Project
1 1 (1.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 21 (24.14%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (12.64%) SaaS
4 9 (10.34%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 25 (28.74%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (48.28%) SQL Server
2 16 (18.39%) MySQL
3 15 (17.24%) Relational Database
4 14 (16.09%) NoSQL
4 14 (16.09%) RDBMS
5 4 (4.60%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (3.45%) Big Data
7 2 (2.30%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (17.24%) Git (software)
1 15 (17.24%) Visual Studio
2 9 (10.34%) JIRA
3 7 (8.05%) JIRA Agile
4 6 (6.90%) Subversion
5 4 (4.60%) Cucumber
5 4 (4.60%) Selenium
6 2 (2.30%) RSpec
6 2 (2.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (1.15%) MSTest
7 1 (1.15%) NUnit
General
1 15 (17.24%) Marketing
2 9 (10.34%) Finance
3 6 (6.90%) Publishing
4 3 (3.45%) Retail
5 1 (1.15%) Banking
5 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 73 (83.91%) Developer
2 55 (63.22%) .NET Developer
3 44 (50.57%) C# Developer
4 36 (41.38%) C# .NET Developer
5 26 (29.89%) ASP.NET Developer
6 25 (28.74%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 15 (17.24%) Senior Developer
8 12 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 10 (11.49%) Senior C# Developer
10 9 (10.34%) Machine Learning Developer
11 8 (9.20%) Senior .NET Developer
12 7 (8.05%) Agile .NET Developer
12 7 (8.05%) Agile Developer
12 7 (8.05%) C++ Developer
13 6 (6.90%) Architect
13 6 (6.90%) AWS Architect
13 6 (6.90%) Senior Architect
13 6 (6.90%) Senior Solutions Architect
13 6 (6.90%) Solutions Architect
14 5 (5.75%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (94.25%) .NET
2 43 (49.43%) ASP.NET
3 41 (47.13%) HTML
4 40 (45.98%) Web Services
5 39 (44.83%) CSS
6 30 (34.48%) jQuery
7 27 (31.03%) ASP.NET Web API
8 24 (27.59%) AngularJS
9 23 (26.44%) WCF
9 23 (26.44%) XML
10 22 (25.29%) RESTful
11 20 (22.99%) ASP.NET MVC
12 18 (20.69%) WinForms
13 16 (18.39%) Node.js
13 16 (18.39%) REST
14 12 (13.79%) .NET Framework
14 12 (13.79%) HTML5
15 11 (12.64%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 11 (12.64%) WPF
16 10 (11.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 26 (29.89%) Enterprise Software
2 22 (25.29%) iPad
3 8 (9.20%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.30%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.30%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.30%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.15%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.15%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.15%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 26 (29.89%) Windows
2 14 (16.09%) Windows Server
3 11 (12.64%) Linux
4 7 (8.05%) Mac OS X
4 7 (8.05%) Unix
5 2 (2.30%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.15%) Android
6 1 (1.15%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (70.11%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (55.17%) MVC
3 34 (39.08%) TDD
4 32 (36.78%) OO
5 30 (34.48%) OOP
5 30 (34.48%) SOA
6 18 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (20.69%) Scrum
7 17 (19.54%) Mentoring
8 16 (18.39%) SOLID
9 15 (17.24%) Kanban
9 15 (17.24%) Non-Functional Testing
10 14 (16.09%) Load Balancing
10 14 (16.09%) Stress Testing
10 14 (16.09%) UML
10 14 (16.09%) Use Case
11 13 (14.94%) Unit Testing
12 12 (13.79%) DevOps
13 11 (12.64%) Artificial Intelligence
14 10 (11.49%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 81 (93.10%) C#
2 43 (49.43%) JavaScript
3 42 (48.28%) SQL
4 16 (18.39%) VB.NET
5 11 (12.64%) C++
5 11 (12.64%) Java
6 7 (8.05%) PHP
7 5 (5.75%) Ruby
8 3 (3.45%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.30%) Smalltalk
9 2 (2.30%) XPath
9 2 (2.30%) XQuery
10 1 (1.15%) XAML
Qualifications
1 8 (9.20%) Degree
2 1 (1.15%) ISEB
2 1 (1.15%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (16.09%) WAI
2 5 (5.75%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.30%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.34%) Google
2 9 (10.34%) IBM
3 7 (8.05%) Atlassian
4 3 (3.45%) Oracle
4 3 (3.45%) Xamarin
5 2 (2.30%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.15%) Unisys
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