The table below looks at the statistics for ADO skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ADO over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft ActiveX Data Objects (ADO)
Rank 859 868 797
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -71
Permanent jobs citing ADO 19 33 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.018% 0.030% 0.057%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.048% 0.076% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 19 26 42
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £26,500 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+27.38% +4.66%
ADO
UK

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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
39212 43484 41190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.99% 39.40% 40.51%
Number of salaries quoted 33880 37477 36127
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

ADO
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

ADO Jobs Demand Trend in England

ADO
Salary Trend in England

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

ADO Salary Trend in England

ADO
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ADO across the England region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

ADO Salary Histogram in England

ADO
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ADO within the England region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +17 7 £42,500 -10.52%
East of England - 7 £57,500 -
London +10 3 £47,500 -20.83%
Yorkshire -2 1 £30,000 -
West Midlands -11 1 £50,000 +48.14%
ADO
UK

ADO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing ADO 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 ADO.

1 31 (93.94%) .NET
2 28 (84.85%) C#
3 23 (69.70%) SQL
4 22 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 19 (57.58%) SQL Server
6 17 (51.52%) VB
6 17 (51.52%) .NET Framework
7 14 (42.42%) JavaScript
7 14 (42.42%) XML
8 13 (39.39%) Windows
8 13 (39.39%) T-SQL
8 13 (39.39%) Finance
8 13 (39.39%) Software Engineering
9 11 (33.33%) jQuery
9 11 (33.33%) CSS
9 11 (33.33%) Client/Server
9 11 (33.33%) SDLC
10 10 (30.30%) VB.NET
10 10 (30.30%) MVC
11 9 (27.27%) Entity Framework
11 9 (27.27%) Visual Studio
11 9 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (21.21%) VB6
13 7 (21.21%) C++
14 6 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
14 6 (18.18%) HTML
14 6 (18.18%) XSLT
14 6 (18.18%) N-Tier
15 5 (15.15%) SharePoint

ADO
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing ADO 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 ADO. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (15.15%) SharePoint
2 4 (12.12%) IIS
3 3 (9.09%) Documentum
4 2 (6.06%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.06%) MS Visio
2 2 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (6.06%) MS Office
3 1 (3.03%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Staffware
1 1 (3.03%) Visualfiles
1 1 (3.03%) AquaLogic BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (57.58%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.03%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (27.27%) Visual Studio
2 4 (12.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (12.12%) Subversion
2 4 (12.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 1 (3.03%) Maven
3 1 (3.03%) Lombardi
3 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.03%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.03%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 13 (39.39%) Finance
2 5 (15.15%) Games
3 2 (6.06%) Law
3 2 (6.06%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (66.67%) Developer
2 10 (30.30%) Senior Developer
2 10 (30.30%) .NET Developer
2 10 (30.30%) C# Developer
3 9 (27.27%) C# .NET Developer
4 8 (24.24%) Architect
5 7 (21.21%) AWS Architect
5 7 (21.21%) Senior C# Developer
5 7 (21.21%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Lead Software Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) .NET Software Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Software Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) VB.NET Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) VB Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Analyst Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Software Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Senior VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (93.94%) .NET
2 17 (51.52%) .NET Framework
3 14 (42.42%) XML
4 11 (33.33%) CSS
4 11 (33.33%) jQuery
5 9 (27.27%) Entity Framework
5 9 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 6 (18.18%) HTML
6 6 (18.18%) XSLT
7 5 (15.15%) ASP.NET
8 3 (9.09%) Ext JS
9 2 (6.06%) WinForms
10 1 (3.03%) DAO
10 1 (3.03%) iBATIS
10 1 (3.03%) WCF
10 1 (3.03%) ODBC
10 1 (3.03%) Hibernate
10 1 (3.03%) COM+
10 1 (3.03%) ADO.NET
10 1 (3.03%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (33.33%) Client/Server
2 6 (18.18%) N-Tier
2 6 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (15.15%) Algorithms
4 3 (9.09%) Web 2.0
4 3 (9.09%) ASTM
5 1 (3.03%) E-Learning
5 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (39.39%) Windows
2 3 (9.09%) Windows XP
2 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) Software Engineering
2 11 (33.33%) SDLC
3 10 (30.30%) MVC
4 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (12.12%) Scrum
5 4 (12.12%) Document Management
5 4 (12.12%) Process Management
5 4 (12.12%) Business Process Improvement
5 4 (12.12%) Process Improvement
6 3 (9.09%) OOA/OOD
6 3 (9.09%) Content Management
6 3 (9.09%) Information Management
7 2 (6.06%) Data Analysis
7 2 (6.06%) TDD
7 2 (6.06%) OO
7 2 (6.06%) B2B
7 2 (6.06%) Unit Testing
8 1 (3.03%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (3.03%) Change Control
8 1 (3.03%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (84.85%) C#
2 23 (69.70%) SQL
3 17 (51.52%) VB
4 14 (42.42%) JavaScript
5 13 (39.39%) T-SQL
6 10 (30.30%) VB.NET
7 7 (21.21%) VB6
7 7 (21.21%) C++
8 4 (12.12%) PL/SQL
8 4 (12.12%) XPath
9 1 (3.03%) X++
9 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
9 1 (3.03%) ANSI SQL
9 1 (3.03%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) MCP
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.03%) IBM Certification
1 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) HL7
2 1 (3.03%) SLA
Vendors
1 22 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.15%) OpenText
3 4 (12.12%) Oracle
3 4 (12.12%) Kofax
4 3 (9.09%) EMC
5 1 (3.03%) BEA
5 1 (3.03%) TIBCO
5 1 (3.03%) LexisNexis
5 1 (3.03%) IBM
5 1 (3.03%) Sun