The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for Ajax skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Ajax over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ajax
North West / Merseyside
Rank 49 58 43
Rank change year-on-year +9 -15  
Permanent jobs citing Ajax 13 4 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 2.29% 0.82% 3.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.80% 2.25% 9.36%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 18
Median salary £32,000 £30,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -42.85%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Ajax is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Merseyside
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 224 178 203
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 39.51% 36.40% 41.68%
Number of salaries quoted 190 160 167
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

Ajax
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside citing Ajax as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Ajax in Merseyside

Ajax
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for Ajax in Merseyside

Ajax
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Ajax in Merseyside over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Ajax in Merseyside

Ajax
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ajax within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 25 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
Liverpool +13 12 £32,000 +6.66%
St Helens - 4 £21,000 -
Southport - 1 £40,000 -
Ajax
North West

Ajax
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, 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 across the Merseyside region with a requirement for Ajax.

1 26 (92.86%) .NET
2 24 (85.71%) CSS
3 22 (78.57%) JavaScript
4 21 (75.00%) C#
4 21 (75.00%) ASP.NET
5 19 (67.86%) HTML
5 19 (67.86%) jQuery
6 17 (60.71%) SQL Server
7 16 (57.14%) Web Services
8 15 (53.57%) SQL
9 12 (42.86%) WCF
10 11 (39.29%) XML
11 10 (35.71%) VB.NET
11 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (35.71%) .NET Framework
12 9 (32.14%) HTML5
12 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
13 8 (28.57%) Visual Studio
13 8 (28.57%) MVC
14 7 (25.00%) CSS3
15 6 (21.43%) Scrum
15 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
15 6 (21.43%) SOAP
16 5 (17.86%) AngularJS
16 5 (17.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 5 (17.86%) Kanban
16 5 (17.86%) LINQ
16 5 (17.86%) JSON
16 5 (17.86%) Web Development
16 5 (17.86%) Team Foundation Server

Ajax
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.14%) nginx
3 1 (3.57%) Apache
3 1 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.57%) Magento
1 1 (3.57%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (60.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
2 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
3 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 5 (17.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (10.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (7.14%) Cucumber
4 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
4 2 (7.14%) RSpec
4 2 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.57%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 23 (82.14%) Developer
2 12 (42.86%) C# Developer
3 11 (39.29%) .NET Developer
4 7 (25.00%) Software Developer
5 6 (21.43%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (21.43%) C# Software Developer
6 4 (14.29%) C# VB.NET Developer
6 4 (14.29%) Lead Developer
6 4 (14.29%) SQL Developer
6 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Developer
6 4 (14.29%) VB.NET Developer
7 3 (10.71%) Architect
7 3 (10.71%) Junior
7 3 (10.71%) Junior .NET Developer
7 3 (10.71%) Junior C# Developer
7 3 (10.71%) Junior Developer
7 3 (10.71%) Junior SQL Server Developer
7 3 (10.71%) Technical Architect
7 3 (10.71%) Technical Developer
7 3 (10.71%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (92.86%) .NET
2 24 (85.71%) CSS
3 21 (75.00%) ASP.NET
4 19 (67.86%) HTML
4 19 (67.86%) jQuery
5 16 (57.14%) Web Services
6 12 (42.86%) WCF
7 11 (39.29%) XML
8 10 (35.71%) .NET Framework
9 9 (32.14%) HTML5
10 7 (25.00%) CSS3
11 6 (21.43%) SOAP
12 5 (17.86%) AngularJS
12 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (17.86%) JSON
12 5 (17.86%) LINQ
12 5 (17.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 4 (14.29%) Entity Framework
14 3 (10.71%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) Data Structures
2 2 (7.14%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.57%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Linux
1 3 (10.71%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) Ubuntu
3 1 (3.57%) Android
3 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (28.57%) MVC
3 6 (21.43%) Scrum
4 5 (17.86%) Kanban
4 5 (17.86%) Web Development
5 4 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 4 (14.29%) OO
5 4 (14.29%) TDD
6 3 (10.71%) Software Architecture
6 3 (10.71%) UML
7 2 (7.14%) Automated Testing
7 2 (7.14%) BDD
7 2 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (7.14%) OOP
7 2 (7.14%) Open Source
7 2 (7.14%) Pair Programming
7 2 (7.14%) Release Management
7 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
7 2 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (7.14%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 22 (78.57%) JavaScript
2 21 (75.00%) C#
3 15 (53.57%) SQL
4 10 (35.71%) VB.NET
5 4 (14.29%) C++
5 4 (14.29%) T-SQL
6 3 (10.71%) PHP
7 2 (7.14%) C
7 2 (7.14%) Java
7 2 (7.14%) Ruby
7 2 (7.14%) Smalltalk
8 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) Microsoft