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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft ActiveX
Rank 882 856 842
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -14
Permanent jobs citing ActiveX 14 25 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.023% 0.040%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.033% 0.057% 0.099%
Number of salaries quoted 14 24 39
Average salary £35,000 £41,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.66% +27.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,250 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £46,400 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £41,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-15.66% +27.69%

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
42115 43950 45617
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 36.95% 40.41% 40.37%
Number of salaries quoted 35654 38122 39999
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £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
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 24 October 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 -21 11 £35,000 -22.22% 2
Nottinghamshire +11 6 £35,000 -6.66%
Nottingham +10 6 £35,000 -6.66%
East Midlands +8 6 £35,000 -6.66%
Glasgow -1 3 £40,000 +23.07%
Scotland -6 3 £40,000 +33.33%
South West - 3 £32,500 - 1
Bristol - 3 £32,500 -
London +17 1 £33,000 -26.66%
South East -22 1 £40,000 -7.51%
Oxfordshire - 1 £40,000 -
Croydon - 1 £33,000 -

ActiveX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 31 (91.18%) .NET
2 29 (85.29%) C#
3 28 (82.35%) VB
4 26 (76.47%) SQL Server
5 25 (73.53%) VB6
6 24 (70.59%) .NET Framework
6 24 (70.59%) Crystal Reports
7 23 (67.65%) SQL
8 21 (61.76%) Visual Studio
9 19 (55.88%) VB.NET
9 19 (55.88%) ASP.NET
10 14 (41.18%) Software Engineering
11 13 (38.24%) OOP
11 13 (38.24%) T-SQL
11 13 (38.24%) Subversion
11 13 (38.24%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (35.29%) Windows
13 11 (32.35%) OO
13 11 (32.35%) JavaScript
14 9 (26.47%) Regression Testing
14 9 (26.47%) TestComplete
14 9 (26.47%) Team Foundation Server
14 9 (26.47%) MSBuild
14 9 (26.47%) .NET Compact Framework
14 9 (26.47%) Enterprise Software
14 9 (26.47%) CruiseControl
15 8 (23.53%) MS Excel
16 7 (20.59%) C
16 7 (20.59%) ODBC
16 7 (20.59%) SQL Server 2008

ActiveX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (11.76%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.82%) AutoCAD
2 3 (8.82%) Revit
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.88%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (76.47%) SQL Server
2 24 (70.59%) Crystal Reports
3 7 (20.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 21 (61.76%) Visual Studio
2 13 (38.24%) Subversion
3 9 (26.47%) TestComplete
3 9 (26.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (26.47%) MSBuild
3 9 (26.47%) CruiseControl
4 4 (11.76%) NUnit
5 3 (8.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (8.82%) InstallShield
6 2 (5.88%) Xcode
6 2 (5.88%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (11.76%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.88%) French Language
2 2 (5.88%) German Language
2 2 (5.88%) Italian Language
2 2 (5.88%) Spanish Language
3 1 (2.94%) Advertising
3 1 (2.94%) Marketing
3 1 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (70.59%) Developer
2 20 (58.82%) .NET Developer
3 16 (47.06%) VB Developer
3 16 (47.06%) VB6 Developer
4 14 (41.18%) Software Engineer
5 9 (26.47%) VB.NET Developer
5 9 (26.47%) Software Developer
6 8 (23.53%) .NET Software Engineer
7 6 (17.65%) .NET Web Developer
7 6 (17.65%) Web Developer
7 6 (17.65%) VB Software Engineer
7 6 (17.65%) .NET Software Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Support Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) Software Support Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) C# Software Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) Senior C# Software Engineer
9 1 (2.94%) Lead Software Engineer
9 1 (2.94%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (91.18%) .NET
2 24 (70.59%) .NET Framework
3 19 (55.88%) ASP.NET
4 9 (26.47%) .NET Compact Framework
5 7 (20.59%) ODBC
6 6 (17.65%) HTML
6 6 (17.65%) CSS
6 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (17.65%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 5 (14.71%) XML
8 4 (11.76%) LINQ to SQL
8 4 (11.76%) LINQ
8 4 (11.76%) JSON
9 3 (8.82%) Ajax
10 2 (5.88%) REST
10 2 (5.88%) WCF
10 2 (5.88%) WPF
10 2 (5.88%) WSDL
10 2 (5.88%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (8.82%) Mathematics
2 3 (8.82%) Physics
3 2 (5.88%) Thin Client
3 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.88%) SCADA
3 2 (5.88%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.94%) GIS
4 1 (2.94%) Statistics
4 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (35.29%) Windows
2 2 (5.88%) Linux
2 2 (5.88%) Android
2 2 (5.88%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) Software Engineering
2 13 (38.24%) OOP
2 13 (38.24%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (32.35%) OO
4 9 (26.47%) Regression Testing
5 6 (17.65%) MVC
5 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (11.76%) Unit Testing
6 4 (11.76%) Dependency Injection
7 2 (5.88%) OOD
8 1 (2.94%) Workflow
8 1 (2.94%) Automated Testing
8 1 (2.94%) Fault Management
8 1 (2.94%) Test Strategy
8 1 (2.94%) Test Scripting
8 1 (2.94%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (85.29%) C#
2 28 (82.35%) VB
3 25 (73.53%) VB6
4 23 (67.65%) SQL
5 19 (55.88%) VB.NET
6 13 (38.24%) T-SQL
7 11 (32.35%) JavaScript
8 7 (20.59%) C
9 2 (5.88%) Java
9 2 (5.88%) C++
9 2 (5.88%) Perl
9 2 (5.88%) PHP
9 2 (5.88%) VC++
9 2 (5.88%) Shell Script
9 2 (5.88%) Objective-C
9 2 (5.88%) Ruby
9 2 (5.88%) C-shell
10 1 (2.94%) VBScript
10 1 (2.94%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.88%) Firmware
1 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) Autodesk
2 2 (5.88%) VMware
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.88%) Citrix
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle
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