The table below looks at the statistics for Ajax skills in IT jobs advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ajax over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ajax
Rank 24 18 18
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Permanent jobs citing Ajax 6 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 3.87% 7.86% 5.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.32% 16.92% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 0 11 6
Average salary - £32,500 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.16%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Ajax
Lancashire

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 Preston region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
82 65 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 52.90% 46.43% 44.86%
Number of salaries quoted 63 63 46
Average salary £30,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.85% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,650 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Ajax
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

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

Ajax Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

Ajax
Salary Trend in Preston

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

Ajax Salary Trend in Preston

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Preston 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 10 (100.00%) jQuery
2 9 (90.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (90.00%) CSS
3 7 (70.00%) C#
3 7 (70.00%) .NET
3 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (60.00%) SharePoint
4 6 (60.00%) MVC
4 6 (60.00%) .NET Framework
5 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
5 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
6 3 (30.00%) MCSD
6 3 (30.00%) HTML
6 3 (30.00%) PHP
6 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
6 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (30.00%) Validation
6 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (30.00%) HTML5
6 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
6 3 (30.00%) CSS3
7 2 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (20.00%) OO PHP
7 2 (20.00%) osCommerce
7 2 (20.00%) Retail
7 2 (20.00%) Subversion
7 2 (20.00%) MySQL
7 2 (20.00%) XML
7 2 (20.00%) OO
7 2 (20.00%) UNIX

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Preston 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 6 (60.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) osCommerce
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (10.00%) DTS
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Subversion
2 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (20.00%) PHP Developer
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) jQuery
2 9 (90.00%) CSS
3 7 (70.00%) .NET
4 6 (60.00%) .NET Framework
5 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
6 3 (30.00%) HTML
6 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (30.00%) HTML5
6 3 (30.00%) CSS3
7 2 (20.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) UNIX
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) MVC
2 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (30.00%) Validation
3 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (20.00%) OO PHP
4 2 (20.00%) OO
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (10.00%) Content Management
5 1 (10.00%) Web Development
5 1 (10.00%) Online Marketing
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (70.00%) C#
3 3 (30.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) MCSD
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft