The table below looks at the statistics for Ajax skills in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ajax over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ajax
Rank 29 14 30
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +16
Permanent jobs citing Ajax 5 18 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 3.45% 12.16% 3.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.04% 23.08% 13.24%
Number of salaries quoted 0 14 1
Average salary - £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Ajax
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
71 78 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 48.97% 52.70% 29.96%
Number of salaries quoted 26 62 39
Average salary £34,500 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.21% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £32,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Ajax
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Ajax across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Ajax Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Ajax
Salary Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Ajax across the Belfast region.

Ajax Salary Trend in Belfast

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing Ajax 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 Ajax.

1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) MVC
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Web Development
1 6 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 6 (100.00%) jQuery
1 6 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (83.33%) MSTest
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 7
2 5 (83.33%) Northgate
2 5 (83.33%) Use Case
2 5 (83.33%) Unit Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Integration Testing
2 5 (83.33%) JSON
2 5 (83.33%) NUnit
2 5 (83.33%) C
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (83.33%) COM+
2 5 (83.33%) SOA
2 5 (83.33%) Rational Rose
2 5 (83.33%) IIS

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing Ajax 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 Ajax. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (83.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (83.33%) MSTest
2 5 (83.33%) Visual Studio
2 5 (83.33%) Rational Rose
2 5 (83.33%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Software Developer
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
1 5 (83.33%) Senior Developer
1 5 (83.33%) Senior Software Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 6 (100.00%) jQuery
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (83.33%) Web Services
2 5 (83.33%) XML
2 5 (83.33%) XSLT
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) JSON
2 5 (83.33%) COM+
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) WCF
3 1 (16.67%) LINQ
3 1 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Web Development
1 6 (100.00%) MVC
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Use Case
2 5 (83.33%) Unit Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Integration Testing
2 5 (83.33%) UML
2 5 (83.33%) OOP
2 5 (83.33%) OO
2 5 (83.33%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) C++
2 5 (83.33%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) MCAD
1 5 (83.33%) MCSD
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Northgate
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle