The table below looks at the statistics for ODBC skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ODBC over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Database Connectivity (ODBC)
Rank - 190 191
Permanent jobs citing ODBC 0 18 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - 0.35% 0.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.82% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 0 15 32
Average salary - £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £36,250 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-19.44% +12.50%
ODBC
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 South West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2564 2187 2131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 41.77% 42.92% 37.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2180 1945 1945
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

ODBC
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

ODBC Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

ODBC
Salary Trend in the South West

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

ODBC Salary Trend in the South West

ODBC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the South West region citing ODBC 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 ODBC.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Introscope
3 2 (50.00%) JDBC
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) ISEB
3 2 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (50.00%) LoadRunner
3 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (50.00%) Middleware
3 2 (50.00%) VB
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (50.00%) C
3 2 (50.00%) C++
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) UNIX
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Solaris
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) FTP
3 2 (50.00%) HTTP
3 2 (50.00%) Toad
3 2 (50.00%) HTTPS
3 2 (50.00%) Banking
3 2 (50.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (50.00%) Test Management
3 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center

ODBC
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the South West region citing ODBC 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 ODBC. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (25.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (25.00%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (25.00%) Quickr
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) FTP
1 2 (50.00%) HTTP
1 2 (50.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Toad
1 2 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (50.00%) LoadRunner
1 2 (50.00%) Introscope
1 2 (50.00%) JProfiler
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) JDBC
1 2 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (25.00%) Ajax
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Solaris
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) Process Management
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) VB
2 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (50.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) LotusScript
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) IBM Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (50.00%) HP SiteScope
1 2 (50.00%) nmon
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) HP
1 2 (50.00%) Green Hat
2 1 (25.00%) Lotus
2 1 (25.00%) IBM