The table below looks at the statistics for Ajax skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ajax over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ajax
Rank 150 116 80
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -36
Permanent jobs citing Ajax 2294 2868 4109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.24% 2.60% 3.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.83% 6.85% 8.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1962 2485 3613
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
39341 41843 48036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.37% 37.90% 40.20%
Number of salaries quoted 34012 35590 40629
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £63,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Ajax
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Ajax as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Ajax Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Ajax
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Ajax within the UK.

Ajax Salary Trend in the UK

Ajax
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ajax over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 within the UK.

Ajax Salary Histogram in the UK

Ajax
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ajax within the UK over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
England -37 2179 £44,000 +3.52% 290
London -20 826 £50,000 - 102
South East +9 598 £41,500 -2.35% 58
East of England 0 222 £48,500 +7.77% 28
Hampshire +7 155 £38,125 +1.66% 13
West Midlands -28 128 £35,000 -6.66% 23
North West -37 123 £35,000 - 22
Surrey -6 109 £45,000 -5.26% 12
Yorkshire -49 106 £40,000 +6.66% 18
South West -56 105 £40,000 +11.11% 16
Essex +52 102 £55,000 +22.22% 4
Berkshire -22 97 £45,000 -14.28% 10
City of London +11 95 £46,000 -8.00% 19
Manchester -37 79 £37,500 +7.14% 11
West Yorkshire -17 59 £40,000 -2.43% 11
Kent +40 57 £32,500 -23.52% 3
Oxfordshire +1 57 £45,000 +12.50% 4
East Midlands -31 54 £38,500 -9.41% 16
Cambridgeshire -10 51 £51,000 +54.54% 11
Leeds 0 49 £38,750 -9.88% 10
Buckinghamshire +27 48 £45,000 -7.69% 3
Scotland -15 48 £40,000 +1.26% 6
Hertfordshire -37 45 £44,000 -12.00% 4
Reading +18 44 £45,000 -14.28% 6
West Sussex -14 41 £38,750 -3.12% 9
Birmingham -8 40 £34,000 -13.37% 8
Cambridge +14 38 £55,000 +65.41% 10
Guildford +1 38 £37,500 -42.30% 2
Milton Keynes +34 37 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Farnborough +9 37 £50,000 -9.09% 1

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT jobs citing Ajax also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Ajax.

1 3990 (85.15%) JavaScript
2 3599 (76.80%) HTML
3 3379 (72.11%) CSS
4 2726 (58.17%) jQuery
5 2249 (47.99%) .NET
6 2226 (47.50%) Agile Software Development
7 2035 (43.43%) C#
8 1991 (42.49%) MVC
9 1843 (39.33%) ASP.NET
10 1828 (39.01%) SQL Server
11 1824 (38.92%) SQL
12 1695 (36.17%) HTML5
13 1512 (32.27%) Web Development
14 1381 (29.47%) XML
15 1198 (25.57%) Java
16 1180 (25.18%) OO
17 1104 (23.56%) Web Services
18 1045 (22.30%) ASP.NET MVC
19 1042 (22.24%) CSS3
20 1015 (21.66%) TDD
21 1002 (21.38%) PHP
22 996 (21.25%) AngularJS
23 992 (21.17%) Scrum
24 958 (20.44%) JSON
25 916 (19.55%) Microsoft
26 813 (17.35%) WCF
27 809 (17.26%) MySQL
28 805 (17.18%) Git (software)
29 771 (16.45%) Finance
30 714 (15.24%) Subversion

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills 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
1 393 (8.39%) Node.js
2 308 (6.57%) Apache
3 300 (6.40%) IIS
4 291 (6.21%) CMS
5 240 (5.12%) Tomcat
6 204 (4.35%) SharePoint
7 180 (3.84%) WebSphere
8 147 (3.14%) JBoss
9 135 (2.88%) WordPress
10 119 (2.54%) WebLogic
11 89 (1.90%) Drupal
12 87 (1.86%) SharePoint 2013
13 85 (1.81%) WebSphere Application Server
14 61 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
15 50 (1.07%) Umbraco
16 45 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
17 43 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
18 38 (0.81%) Sitecore CMS
19 36 (0.77%) Confluence
19 36 (0.77%) Joomla!
Applications
1 403 (8.60%) MS Excel
2 178 (3.80%) Photoshop
3 50 (1.07%) MS Office
4 47 (1.00%) Adobe Illustrator
5 15 (0.32%) GIMP
6 13 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 13 (0.28%) InfoPath
7 11 (0.23%) MS Visio
8 7 (0.15%) MS Project
9 5 (0.11%) 3ds Max
9 5 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
10 4 (0.085%) InDesign
11 3 (0.064%) Adobe After Effects
11 3 (0.064%) CINEMA 4D
12 2 (0.043%) Fireworks
12 2 (0.043%) MS PowerPoint
13 1 (0.021%) Open Workbench
13 1 (0.021%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 109 (2.33%) Magento
2 49 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
3 25 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
4 24 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 19 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
5 19 (0.41%) osCommerce
6 13 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
7 10 (0.21%) Eloqua
7 10 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
7 10 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 8 (0.17%) SAP hybris
9 6 (0.13%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
9 6 (0.13%) WebTrends
10 5 (0.11%) Visualfiles
11 4 (0.085%) Exstream
12 3 (0.064%) BusinessWorks
12 3 (0.064%) KANA IQ
13 2 (0.043%) Shopify
14 1 (0.021%) OpenCart
14 1 (0.021%) PlanetPress Connect
Cloud Services
1 159 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
2 151 (3.22%) SaaS
3 143 (3.05%) Microsoft Azure
4 72 (1.54%) GitHub
5 39 (0.83%) Google Analytics
6 33 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
7 16 (0.34%) Sage Pay
8 14 (0.30%) Force.com
9 8 (0.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 7 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (0.15%) Office 365
10 7 (0.15%) OpenShift
10 7 (0.15%) PaaS
11 5 (0.11%) AdWords
11 5 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
11 5 (0.11%) Google Apps
12 4 (0.085%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 4 (0.085%) DigitalOcean
13 3 (0.064%) Amazon S3
13 3 (0.064%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 178 (3.80%) Internet
2 175 (3.73%) HTTP
3 74 (1.58%) Intranet
4 37 (0.79%) DNS
4 37 (0.79%) SSL
5 36 (0.77%) TCP/IP
6 33 (0.70%) SMTP
7 29 (0.62%) SSH
8 26 (0.55%) LDAP
9 25 (0.53%) Wireshark
10 17 (0.36%) Firewall
11 15 (0.32%) Extranet
12 8 (0.17%) ATM
12 8 (0.17%) Network Security
13 6 (0.13%) Kerberos
14 5 (0.11%) Bluetooth
14 5 (0.11%) HTTPS
14 5 (0.11%) SNMP
14 5 (0.11%) VoIP
14 5 (0.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1828 (39.01%) SQL Server
2 809 (17.26%) MySQL
3 395 (8.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 340 (7.26%) Relational Database
5 214 (4.57%) MongoDB
6 203 (4.33%) NoSQL
7 196 (4.18%) SQL Server 2012
8 189 (4.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 176 (3.76%) SQL Server 2014
10 163 (3.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 158 (3.37%) RDBMS
12 112 (2.39%) Big Data
13 100 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
14 91 (1.94%) SQL Server 2005
15 80 (1.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 70 (1.49%) Oracle Database
17 48 (1.02%) Hadoop
18 38 (0.81%) Crystal Reports
19 35 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
19 35 (0.75%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 805 (17.18%) Git (software)
2 714 (15.24%) Subversion
3 508 (10.84%) Visual Studio
4 431 (9.20%) Team Foundation Server
5 368 (7.85%) NUnit
6 228 (4.87%) Jenkins
7 222 (4.74%) JIRA
8 215 (4.59%) Maven
9 203 (4.33%) JUnit
10 193 (4.12%) Selenium
11 186 (3.97%) Rhino Mocks
12 170 (3.63%) Eclipse
13 154 (3.29%) Grunt
14 129 (2.75%) TeamCity
15 110 (2.35%) gulp
16 103 (2.20%) Ant
17 87 (1.86%) Cucumber
18 82 (1.75%) PHPUnit
19 70 (1.49%) Mockito
20 62 (1.32%) Jasmine
General
1 771 (16.45%) Finance
2 258 (5.51%) Marketing
3 223 (4.76%) Banking
4 164 (3.50%) Retail
5 153 (3.27%) Games
6 132 (2.82%) Telecoms
7 77 (1.64%) Publishing
8 61 (1.30%) Legal
9 47 (1.00%) Advertising
10 44 (0.94%) Investment Banking
11 40 (0.85%) Electronics
11 40 (0.85%) Financial Institution
12 32 (0.68%) Music Industry
13 29 (0.62%) Manufacturing
14 26 (0.55%) Automotive
15 25 (0.53%) Back Office
16 18 (0.38%) Front Office
17 17 (0.36%) French Language
17 17 (0.36%) Law
18 15 (0.32%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 3965 (84.61%) Developer
2 1388 (29.62%) .NET Developer
3 1112 (23.73%) C# Developer
4 900 (19.21%) C# .NET Developer
5 801 (17.09%) Senior Developer
6 705 (15.04%) ASP.NET Developer
7 691 (14.75%) Web Developer
8 597 (12.74%) JavaScript Developer
9 593 (12.65%) PHP Developer
10 588 (12.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 528 (11.27%) Java Developer
12 451 (9.62%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 425 (9.07%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 419 (8.94%) HTML Developer
15 379 (8.09%) Software Developer
16 323 (6.89%) SQL Developer
17 294 (6.27%) Senior .NET Developer
18 247 (5.27%) HTML CSS Developer
19 226 (4.82%) C# Software Developer
20 219 (4.67%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3599 (76.80%) HTML
2 3379 (72.11%) CSS
3 2726 (58.17%) jQuery
4 2249 (47.99%) .NET
5 1843 (39.33%) ASP.NET
6 1695 (36.17%) HTML5
7 1381 (29.47%) XML
8 1104 (23.56%) Web Services
9 1045 (22.30%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1042 (22.24%) CSS3
11 996 (21.25%) AngularJS
12 958 (20.44%) JSON
13 813 (17.35%) WCF
14 707 (15.09%) .NET Framework
15 589 (12.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 532 (11.35%) Spring
17 493 (10.52%) LINQ
18 459 (9.80%) REST
19 458 (9.77%) SOAP
20 418 (8.92%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 554 (11.82%) User Experience
2 437 (9.33%) Computer Science
3 291 (6.21%) Analytical Skills
4 265 (5.66%) Mobile App
5 171 (3.65%) Enterprise Software
6 97 (2.07%) Mathematics
7 93 (1.98%) N-Tier
8 79 (1.69%) iPad
9 74 (1.58%) Client/Server
10 71 (1.52%) Algorithms
11 69 (1.47%) Inversion of Control
11 69 (1.47%) Social Network
12 63 (1.34%) Visualisation
13 61 (1.30%) Social Media
14 45 (0.96%) Data Structures
15 42 (0.90%) Web 2.0
16 40 (0.85%) W3C
17 39 (0.83%) Blackberry
18 32 (0.68%) Fintech
19 29 (0.62%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 509 (10.86%) Windows
2 508 (10.84%) Linux
3 186 (3.97%) Unix
4 175 (3.73%) Android
5 129 (2.75%) Apple iOS
6 85 (1.81%) Windows Server
7 57 (1.22%) Ubuntu
8 50 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 42 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
10 34 (0.73%) Windows Phone
11 33 (0.70%) CentOS
12 28 (0.60%) Windows Phone 7
13 26 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
14 24 (0.51%) Debian
15 19 (0.41%) webOS
16 18 (0.38%) Mac OS
17 14 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
18 11 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
19 10 (0.21%) Solaris
20 8 (0.17%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2226 (47.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1991 (42.49%) MVC
3 1512 (32.27%) Web Development
4 1180 (25.18%) OO
5 1015 (21.66%) TDD
6 992 (21.17%) Scrum
7 698 (14.90%) Front End Development
8 671 (14.32%) E-Commerce
9 553 (11.80%) Unit Testing
10 545 (11.63%) Software Engineering
11 527 (11.25%) OOP
12 513 (10.95%) Continuous Integration
13 481 (10.26%) SDLC
14 375 (8.00%) Web Application Development
15 328 (7.00%) Responsive Web Design
16 311 (6.64%) OOD
17 293 (6.25%) Mentoring
18 281 (6.00%) SOA
19 273 (5.83%) BDD
20 223 (4.76%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3990 (85.15%) JavaScript
2 2035 (43.43%) C#
3 1824 (38.92%) SQL
4 1198 (25.57%) Java
5 1002 (21.38%) PHP
6 653 (13.94%) T-SQL
7 494 (10.54%) VB.NET
8 190 (4.05%) Python
9 160 (3.41%) VB
10 149 (3.18%) PL/SQL
11 126 (2.69%) Perl
12 101 (2.16%) C
13 99 (2.11%) Ruby
14 85 (1.81%) Scala
15 84 (1.79%) C++
16 69 (1.47%) Shell Script
17 68 (1.45%) Groovy
18 65 (1.39%) PowerShell
19 63 (1.34%) TypeScript
20 47 (1.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 710 (15.15%) Degree
2 70 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 60 (1.28%) Security Cleared
4 19 (0.41%) Sun Certification
5 18 (0.38%) SC Cleared
6 17 (0.36%) MCP
7 15 (0.32%) PhD
8 14 (0.30%) DV Cleared
8 14 (0.30%) MCTS
9 12 (0.26%) MCSD
10 10 (0.21%) ECDL
10 10 (0.21%) ISEB
11 8 (0.17%) BPSS Clearance
12 7 (0.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 6 (0.13%) MCAD
13 6 (0.13%) PMI Certification
13 6 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 5 (0.11%) CISSP
14 5 (0.11%) CLAS
15 4 (0.085%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 325 (6.94%) QA
2 19 (0.41%) SLA
3 9 (0.19%) Data Quality
3 9 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.13%) WCAG
5 5 (0.11%) HL7
6 1 (0.021%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.021%) DO-178B
6 1 (0.021%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.021%) MISRA
6 1 (0.021%) MISRA C
6 1 (0.021%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.021%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.021%) SDET
6 1 (0.021%) WAI
System Software
1 27 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (0.36%) Docker
3 13 (0.28%) Active Directory
4 12 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (0.13%) Varnish
5 6 (0.13%) VirtualBox
6 3 (0.064%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.043%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.021%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 23 (0.49%) Puppet
2 14 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (0.21%) HP SiteScope
3 10 (0.21%) MOM
3 10 (0.21%) Nagios
4 8 (0.17%) CA Wily
5 7 (0.15%) Ansible
5 7 (0.15%) Salt
5 7 (0.15%) Tivoli
6 6 (0.13%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 6 (0.13%) Plesk
7 5 (0.11%) OpenVAS
8 3 (0.064%) Kubernetes
8 3 (0.064%) SCOM
9 2 (0.043%) Grafana
9 2 (0.043%) Graphite
10 1 (0.021%) Kibana
Vendors
1 916 (19.55%) Microsoft
2 475 (10.14%) Oracle
3 126 (2.69%) Google
4 109 (2.33%) Zend
5 95 (2.03%) IBM
6 94 (2.01%) Adobe
7 77 (1.64%) Telerik
8 57 (1.22%) SAP
9 54 (1.15%) Sitecore
10 51 (1.09%) ServiceNow
11 46 (0.98%) Facebook
12 45 (0.96%) Twitter
13 42 (0.90%) hybris
14 41 (0.87%) Xamarin
15 37 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
16 33 (0.70%) Pega
17 31 (0.66%) Tableau
18 30 (0.64%) VMware
19 28 (0.60%) Red Hat
20 26 (0.55%) EPiServer
City, London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £25-30,000 + Bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reading, Berkshire
Blue Glue
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Newport, Gwent
IntaPeople
Salary: Negotiable Salary for right candidate
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Computer People
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Camberley, Surrey
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Newcastle, Staffordshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £34000 - £35000 per annum + excellent Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol, Avon
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Superb Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 3 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Hinckley, Leicestershire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £39000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum + Healthcare, Pension, BONUS!
Posted: 5 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Spring Technology
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
ISL
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £450000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Hayes, Middlesex
@ITS
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £35K, depending upon experience
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Imperative People
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + excellent bens package
Posted: 7 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
ISL
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Intapeople
Salary: DOE
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
ISL
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Epsom, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits & discounts
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Premier IT
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Scott-Merrick LLP
Salary: benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Best Practice Talent Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Lynx Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Jumar Solutions Ltd
Posted: 18 hours ago
Kent
ninesharp
Salary: excellent benefits, Pension etc
Posted: 18 hours ago
Birmingham
SCC
Posted: 18 hours ago
Southend-on-sea, Essex
ARC IT Recruitment
Posted: 18 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bromley, Kent
Oscar
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago