The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Belfast region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ajax
Rank 32 15 32
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +17
Permanent jobs citing Ajax 6 19 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 3.97% 11.95% 1.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.96% 27.14% 5.66%
Number of salaries quoted 0 15 1
Average salary - £38,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.92%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
67 70 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 44.37% 44.03% 29.12%
Number of salaries quoted 30 53 33
Average salary £34,750 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Ajax
County Antrim

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 July 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 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (88.89%) HTML
2 8 (88.89%) JSON
2 8 (88.89%) jQuery
3 7 (77.78%) Web Development
3 7 (77.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (77.78%) XML
4 6 (66.67%) C#
4 6 (66.67%) SQL
4 6 (66.67%) .NET
4 6 (66.67%) MVC
4 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET
4 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (66.67%) .NET Framework
4 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (55.56%) NUnit
5 5 (55.56%) Web Services
5 5 (55.56%) Northgate
5 5 (55.56%) Use Case
5 5 (55.56%) MSTest
5 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
5 5 (55.56%) Unit Testing
5 5 (55.56%) Integration Testing
5 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (55.56%) COM+
5 5 (55.56%) SOA
5 5 (55.56%) Rational Rose
5 5 (55.56%) IIS

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (55.56%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Photoshop
1 2 (22.22%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (22.22%) GIMP
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (55.56%) MSTest
2 5 (55.56%) Visual Studio
2 5 (55.56%) Rational Rose
2 5 (55.56%) NUnit
3 3 (33.33%) Subversion
3 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (22.22%) Firebug
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 6 (66.67%) Senior Developer
3 5 (55.56%) Senior Software Developer
3 5 (55.56%) Software Developer
4 3 (33.33%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (22.22%) Web Developer
5 2 (22.22%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
6 1 (11.11%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 1 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) HTML
1 8 (88.89%) JSON
1 8 (88.89%) jQuery
2 7 (77.78%) XML
3 6 (66.67%) .NET Framework
3 6 (66.67%) .NET
3 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (55.56%) COM+
4 5 (55.56%) Web Services
4 5 (55.56%) XSLT
5 4 (44.44%) CSS
6 3 (33.33%) CSS3
6 3 (33.33%) HTML5
7 2 (22.22%) Semantic HTML
7 2 (22.22%) Mustache
7 2 (22.22%) RESTful
8 1 (11.11%) WCF
8 1 (11.11%) LINQ
8 1 (11.11%) Sass
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
1 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Web Development
2 6 (66.67%) MVC
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (55.56%) Use Case
3 5 (55.56%) Unit Testing
3 5 (55.56%) Integration Testing
3 5 (55.56%) UML
3 5 (55.56%) OOP
3 5 (55.56%) OO
3 5 (55.56%) SOA
4 2 (22.22%) Progressive Enhancement
4 2 (22.22%) Graceful Degradation
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) C#
3 5 (55.56%) C++
3 5 (55.56%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) MCAD
1 5 (55.56%) MCSD
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 5 (55.56%) Northgate
3 2 (22.22%) Adobe