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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft ActiveX Data Objects (ADO)
Rank 245 224 269
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +45
Permanent jobs citing ADO 3 14 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.043% 0.22% 0.038%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.10% 0.44% 0.072%
Number of salaries quoted 3 14 3
Average salary £42,500 £26,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.37% -22.05%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
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
2863 3205 4145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 41.16% 49.41% 52.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2536 2861 3735
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £44,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 30 January 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
(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
Manchester -23 3 £42,500 +60.37%
ADO
England

ADO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) T-SQL
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) MS Access
3 4 (57.14%) VBA
3 4 (57.14%) DAO
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (42.86%) HTML
4 3 (42.86%) CSS
4 3 (42.86%) Web Services
5 2 (28.57%) XML
5 2 (28.57%) XSLT
5 2 (28.57%) Linux
5 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 2 (28.57%) XQuery
5 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
5 2 (28.57%) EDI
5 2 (28.57%) JMS
5 2 (28.57%) OOD
5 2 (28.57%) SOA
5 2 (28.57%) UDDI
5 2 (28.57%) HTTP
5 2 (28.57%) WSDL
5 2 (28.57%) SOAP
5 2 (28.57%) J2EE
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle
5 2 (28.57%) Ant
5 2 (28.57%) Java

ADO
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (14.29%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (14.29%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) GitHub
1 2 (28.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) MS Access
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Ant
1 2 (28.57%) Subversion
1 2 (28.57%) Maven
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
2 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (14.29%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Developer
3 3 (42.86%) Access Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Software Developer
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) DAO
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) CSS
2 3 (42.86%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) XML
3 2 (28.57%) XSLT
3 2 (28.57%) EDI
3 2 (28.57%) JMS
3 2 (28.57%) UDDI
3 2 (28.57%) WSDL
3 2 (28.57%) SOAP
3 2 (28.57%) J2EE
3 2 (28.57%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (28.57%) Hibernate
4 1 (14.29%) Ajax
4 1 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 1 (14.29%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) OOD
1 2 (28.57%) SOA
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) Logistics
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
1 2 (28.57%) Load Testing
1 2 (28.57%) Dependency Management
1 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (14.29%) Telemarketing
2 1 (14.29%) MVC
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) T-SQL
3 4 (57.14%) VBA
4 2 (28.57%) XQuery
4 2 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (28.57%) XPath
5 1 (14.29%) PHP
5 1 (14.29%) VB
5 1 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle