The table below looks at the statistics for ADO skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ADO 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
Microsoft ActiveX Data Objects (ADO)
Rank 252 222 237
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +15
Permanent jobs citing ADO 4 14 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.054% 0.20% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.12% 0.41% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 4 11 8
Average salary £37,500 £26,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.50% +6.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £32,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -2.98%
ADO
England

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 North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
3294 3389 3528
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.35% 47.63% 47.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2772 3033 3210
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,381
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

ADO
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

ADO Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

ADO
Salary Trend in the North West

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

ADO Salary Trend in the North West

ADO
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ADO within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Cheshire - 3 £37,500 -
Manchester -10 1 £29,000 +14.85%
ADO
England

ADO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 11 (91.67%) JavaScript
1 11 (91.67%) SQL
1 11 (91.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (66.67%) VBScript
3 6 (50.00%) C#
3 6 (50.00%) .NET
3 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (50.00%) CSS
4 5 (41.67%) Classic ASP
4 5 (41.67%) Software Testing
4 5 (41.67%) Android
5 4 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (33.33%) MVC
6 3 (25.00%) Scrum
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (25.00%) jQuery
6 3 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 3 (25.00%) XML
6 3 (25.00%) OOP
6 3 (25.00%) OO
6 3 (25.00%) HTML
6 3 (25.00%) VB.NET
6 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
7 2 (16.67%) T-SQL

ADO
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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.

Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (91.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 7 (58.33%) Web Developer
3 5 (41.67%) .NET Developer
3 5 (41.67%) Database Developer
4 2 (16.67%) .NET Web Developer
4 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Applications Developer
5 1 (8.33%) MI Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) C# Application Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) .NET
1 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (50.00%) CSS
2 5 (41.67%) Classic ASP
3 4 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 3 (25.00%) jQuery
4 3 (25.00%) XML
4 3 (25.00%) HTML
4 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (8.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Software Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) MVC
3 3 (25.00%) Scrum
3 3 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (25.00%) OOP
3 3 (25.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) JavaScript
1 11 (91.67%) SQL
2 8 (66.67%) VBScript
3 6 (50.00%) C#
4 3 (25.00%) VB.NET
5 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
6 1 (8.33%) VBA
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft