The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft ActiveX
Rank 878 860 863
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +3
Permanent jobs citing ActiveX 19 30 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.027% 0.019%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.046% 0.067% 0.045%
Number of salaries quoted 14 23 21
Average salary £32,250 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.33% +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £33,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £50,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,250 £45,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +38.46%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
41311 44859 48721
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 36.89% 40.97% 42.19%
Number of salaries quoted 35589 37930 43357
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
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 19 December 2014 within the UK.

ActiveX Salary Histogram in the UK

ActiveX
Top 12 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 19 December 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
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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
England -11 18 £32,000 -30.81%
West Midlands -5 7 £25,000 -44.44%
London +24 5 - -
Bristol - 4 £32,500 -
South West - 4 £32,500 -
Worcestershire - 3 £25,000 -
East Midlands - 2 £35,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £35,000 -
Nottingham - 2 £35,000 -
Glasgow +3 1 £40,000 +23.07%
Scotland +2 1 £40,000 +33.33%
Pershore - 1 £32,000 -

ActiveX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 28 (87.50%) VB
2 25 (78.13%) SQL Server
3 24 (75.00%) SQL
3 24 (75.00%) .NET
4 21 (65.63%) C#
5 20 (62.50%) Crystal Reports
6 19 (59.38%) Windows
7 18 (56.25%) VB6
8 17 (53.13%) T-SQL
9 14 (43.75%) ASP.NET
10 13 (40.63%) Degree
10 13 (40.63%) OO
11 12 (37.50%) VB.NET
12 11 (34.38%) .NET Framework
12 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
13 10 (31.25%) Visual Studio
14 9 (28.13%) CruiseControl
14 9 (28.13%) Subversion
14 9 (28.13%) TestComplete
14 9 (28.13%) MSBuild
14 9 (28.13%) Enterprise Software
14 9 (28.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 9 (28.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 9 (28.13%) OOP
14 9 (28.13%) Regression Testing
14 9 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (28.13%) .NET Compact Framework
14 9 (28.13%) COM
14 9 (28.13%) ODBC
14 9 (28.13%) JavaScript

ActiveX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 7 (21.88%) GlassFish
Applications
1 8 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.50%) AutoCAD
2 4 (12.50%) Revit
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (78.13%) SQL Server
2 20 (62.50%) Crystal Reports
3 9 (28.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (28.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (21.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (21.88%) DTS
5 5 (15.63%) InterSystems Cache
5 5 (15.63%) Azure SQL Database
5 5 (15.63%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (15.63%) OLAP
6 4 (12.50%) Relational Database
6 4 (12.50%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 10 (31.25%) Visual Studio
2 9 (28.13%) CruiseControl
2 9 (28.13%) Subversion
2 9 (28.13%) TestComplete
2 9 (28.13%) MSBuild
3 7 (21.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (21.88%) Eclipse
4 4 (12.50%) InstallShield
4 4 (12.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (15.63%) Retail
2 4 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.13%) Advertising
3 1 (3.13%) Marketing
3 1 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (71.88%) Developer
2 11 (34.38%) .NET Developer
2 11 (34.38%) VB Developer
2 11 (34.38%) VB6 Developer
3 9 (28.13%) VB.NET Developer
4 7 (21.88%) Web Developer
5 5 (15.63%) Software Developer
6 4 (12.50%) Software Engineer
6 4 (12.50%) Applications Developer
7 3 (9.38%) Web Applications Developer
7 3 (9.38%) Trainee Developer
7 3 (9.38%) Trainee Web Developer
7 3 (9.38%) Trainee
8 1 (3.13%) VB Software Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) .NET Software Developer
8 1 (3.13%) .NET Web Developer
8 1 (3.13%) .NET Software Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Lead Software Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Tester
8 1 (3.13%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (75.00%) .NET
2 14 (43.75%) ASP.NET
3 11 (34.38%) .NET Framework
4 9 (28.13%) .NET Compact Framework
4 9 (28.13%) COM
4 9 (28.13%) ODBC
5 7 (21.88%) ADO
5 7 (21.88%) JSON
5 7 (21.88%) OLE
5 7 (21.88%) DAO
6 5 (15.63%) X-Windows
7 4 (12.50%) Ajax
7 4 (12.50%) HTML
8 3 (9.38%) XHTML
9 1 (3.13%) COM+
9 1 (3.13%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 7 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (18.75%) Computer Science
5 5 (15.63%) Replication
6 3 (9.38%) Physics
7 1 (3.13%) Statistics
7 1 (3.13%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 19 (59.38%) Windows
2 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) OO
2 9 (28.13%) Regression Testing
2 9 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (28.13%) OOP
3 7 (21.88%) System Testing
4 5 (15.63%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (15.63%) Software Engineering
4 5 (15.63%) CRM
4 5 (15.63%) E-Commerce
4 5 (15.63%) DNA
4 5 (15.63%) Data Modelling
4 5 (15.63%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.13%) Automated Testing
6 1 (3.13%) Workflow
6 1 (3.13%) Fault Management
6 1 (3.13%) Test Scripting
6 1 (3.13%) Manual Testing
6 1 (3.13%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 28 (87.50%) VB
2 24 (75.00%) SQL
3 21 (65.63%) C#
4 18 (56.25%) VB6
5 17 (53.13%) T-SQL
6 12 (37.50%) VB.NET
7 9 (28.13%) JavaScript
8 6 (18.75%) C
9 4 (12.50%) C++
9 4 (12.50%) VBScript
9 4 (12.50%) MapBasic
9 4 (12.50%) PowerShell
10 3 (9.38%) VBA
10 3 (9.38%) Java
11 1 (3.13%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 13 (40.63%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Firmware
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.50%) Autodesk