The first table below looks at the demand for ActiveX skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ActiveX over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft ActiveX
Rank 862 843 839
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -4
Permanent jobs citing ActiveX 19 27 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.025% 0.048%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.042% 0.063% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 19 25 46
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £26,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +68.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,100 £39,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £45,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +80.00%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
45108 42824 48033
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.74% 39.50% 40.89%
Number of salaries quoted 38296 37113 42461
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

ActiveX
Jobs Demand Trend

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

ActiveX Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ActiveX
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ActiveX within the UK.

ActiveX Salary Trend in the UK

ActiveX
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ActiveX over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 within the UK.

ActiveX Salary Histogram in the UK

ActiveX
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ActiveX within the UK over the 3 months to 1 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
England -67 19 £37,500 -16.66% 1
South East -7 12 £42,500 -5.55%
East Midlands - 6 £35,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 6 £35,000 -
Oxfordshire - 6 £42,500 -
Nottingham - 5 £35,000 -
Guildford +7 2 £45,000 -
Surrey -11 2 £45,000 -
West Sussex - 2 £30,500 -
Worthing - 2 £30,500 -
Middlesex - 2 £37,500 -
South West - 1 £40,000 -
Bristol - 1 £40,000 -
Oxford - 1 £45,000 -

ActiveX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing ActiveX 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 ActiveX.

1 25 (89.29%) .NET
2 24 (85.71%) SQL Server
3 22 (78.57%) C#
4 21 (75.00%) .NET Framework
5 19 (67.86%) VB
6 18 (64.29%) SQL
7 16 (57.14%) VB.NET
8 14 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
8 14 (50.00%) Visual Studio
9 13 (46.43%) ASP.NET
9 13 (46.43%) Windows
9 13 (46.43%) VB6
9 13 (46.43%) Software Engineering
10 10 (35.71%) SQL Server 2008
11 9 (32.14%) MS Excel
12 8 (28.57%) OO
12 8 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (25.00%) Subversion
13 7 (25.00%) OOP
13 7 (25.00%) T-SQL
13 7 (25.00%) JavaScript
14 6 (21.43%) ODBC
14 6 (21.43%) OOD
14 6 (21.43%) MVC
14 6 (21.43%) WinForms
14 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
14 6 (21.43%) WCF
14 6 (21.43%) WPF
14 6 (21.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

ActiveX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing ActiveX 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 ActiveX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (32.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.14%) MS Office
3 1 (3.57%) Revit
3 1 (3.57%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
2 3 (10.71%) DHCP
3 1 (3.57%) Modbus
3 1 (3.57%) Profibus
3 1 (3.57%) DNS
3 1 (3.57%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 14 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
3 10 (35.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.57%) MS Access
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 8 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (25.00%) Subversion
4 4 (14.29%) NUnit
5 3 (10.71%) MSBuild
5 3 (10.71%) TestComplete
5 3 (10.71%) CruiseControl
6 2 (7.14%) Eclipse
6 2 (7.14%) Xcode
7 1 (3.57%) InstallShield
7 1 (3.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 2 (7.14%) Advertising
2 2 (7.14%) French Language
2 2 (7.14%) German Language
2 2 (7.14%) Italian Language
2 2 (7.14%) Spanish Language
3 1 (3.57%) Marketing
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15 (53.57%) Software Engineer
1 15 (53.57%) Developer
2 13 (46.43%) .NET Developer
3 9 (32.14%) VB6 Developer
3 9 (32.14%) VB Developer
4 7 (25.00%) .NET Software Engineer
5 6 (21.43%) Software Developer
6 5 (17.86%) .NET Software Developer
6 5 (17.86%) VB Software Engineer
6 5 (17.86%) .NET Web Developer
6 5 (17.86%) Web Developer
7 3 (10.71%) Software Support Engineer
7 3 (10.71%) VB.NET Developer
7 3 (10.71%) Support Engineer
8 2 (7.14%) Applications Support
8 2 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (7.14%) C# Software Engineer
8 2 (7.14%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
8 2 (7.14%) Senior C# Software Engineer
9 1 (3.57%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (89.29%) .NET
2 21 (75.00%) .NET Framework
3 13 (46.43%) ASP.NET
4 6 (21.43%) ODBC
4 6 (21.43%) WinForms
4 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (21.43%) WCF
4 6 (21.43%) WPF
4 6 (21.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (17.86%) XML
5 5 (17.86%) CSS
5 5 (17.86%) HTML
6 4 (14.29%) X-Windows
6 4 (14.29%) JSON
6 4 (14.29%) LINQ
6 4 (14.29%) LINQ to SQL
7 3 (10.71%) .NET Compact Framework
7 3 (10.71%) DCOM
8 2 (7.14%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (10.71%) SCADA
2 2 (7.14%) Thin Client
2 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.14%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 13 (46.43%) Windows
2 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.14%) UNIX
3 2 (7.14%) Linux
3 2 (7.14%) Android
3 2 (7.14%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) Software Engineering
2 8 (28.57%) OO
2 8 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (25.00%) OOP
4 6 (21.43%) OOD
4 6 (21.43%) MVC
5 4 (14.29%) UML
5 4 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
5 4 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 4 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
6 3 (10.71%) Regression Testing
7 2 (7.14%) ITIL
7 2 (7.14%) CRM
7 2 (7.14%) Service Management
7 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (3.57%) DevOps
8 1 (3.57%) Web Development
8 1 (3.57%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 22 (78.57%) C#
2 19 (67.86%) VB
3 18 (64.29%) SQL
4 16 (57.14%) VB.NET
5 13 (46.43%) VB6
6 7 (25.00%) T-SQL
6 7 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 5 (17.86%) C
8 3 (10.71%) Java
9 2 (7.14%) C++
9 2 (7.14%) Perl
9 2 (7.14%) PHP
9 2 (7.14%) VBA
9 2 (7.14%) Shell Script
9 2 (7.14%) VC++
9 2 (7.14%) Objective-C
9 2 (7.14%) Ruby
9 2 (7.14%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (7.14%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.57%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Citrix
2 3 (10.71%) VMware
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.57%) Wonderware
4 1 (3.57%) Autodesk
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle