The first table below looks at the demand for ADO skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ADO over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft ActiveX Data Objects (ADO)
Rank 866 820 830
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +10
Permanent jobs citing ADO 45 55 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.051% 0.063%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.099% 0.13% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 42 45 70
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £42,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
45359 42907 48020
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.78% 39.52% 40.89%
Number of salaries quoted 38528 37181 42446
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 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

ADO
Jobs Demand Trend

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

ADO Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ADO
Salary Trend

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

ADO Salary Trend in the UK

ADO
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ADO over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 within the UK.

ADO Salary Histogram in the UK

ADO
Top 25 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ADO within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 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 -44 45 £40,000 -3.03% 4
London -26 19 £60,000 -7.69% 2
North West -7 6 £37,500 +29.31%
Yorkshire -25 6 £30,000 +10.09%
Bristol - 6 £40,000 -
South West - 6 £40,000 -
Cheshire - 5 £37,500 -
Chester - 4 £37,500 -
North East -2 3 £45,000 - 1
South East -22 3 £47,500 +11.76%
Middlesbrough - 3 £30,000 -
North Yorkshire - 3 £30,000 -
West Sussex -8 2 £47,500 +26.66%
Leeds -36 2 - -
West Yorkshire -41 2 - -
Manchester -4 1 £29,000 +34.88%
City of London -8 1 £92,500 -2.63%
Surrey -8 1 £45,000 -
East Midlands -12 1 £25,000 -20.63%
West Midlands -16 1 £40,000 -5.88%
Leicestershire - 1 £25,000 -
Solihull - 1 £40,000 -
Stockport - 1 £29,000 -
Leicester - 1 £25,000 -
Ellesmere Port - 1 £38,500 -

ADO
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 78 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 66 (72.53%) .NET
3 60 (65.93%) SQL
4 49 (53.85%) ASP.NET
5 46 (50.55%) JavaScript
5 46 (50.55%) C#
6 40 (43.96%) T-SQL
7 37 (40.66%) CSS
7 37 (40.66%) Visual Studio
8 36 (39.56%) HTML
9 35 (38.46%) SQL Server 2008
10 34 (37.36%) OO
11 31 (34.07%) MVC
12 30 (32.97%) Agile Software Development
13 28 (30.77%) WCF
14 27 (29.67%) jQuery
14 27 (29.67%) OOP
15 26 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 26 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 25 (27.47%) VB
17 24 (26.37%) Relational Database
18 22 (24.18%) Finance
18 22 (24.18%) Web Services
19 20 (21.98%) VBA
20 19 (20.88%) XML
21 18 (19.78%) MS Excel
21 18 (19.78%) WinForms
21 18 (19.78%) VB6
22 17 (18.68%) DSDM
23 16 (17.58%) Microsoft

ADO
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 12 (13.19%) IIS
2 5 (5.49%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.30%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.10%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.10%) CMS
Applications
1 18 (19.78%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.59%) MS Office
3 3 (3.30%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (5.49%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (3.30%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (2.20%) Visualfiles
4 1 (1.10%) SAP SCM
4 1 (1.10%) SAP CRM
4 1 (1.10%) SAP APO
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.59%) VoIP
1 6 (6.59%) Asterisk PBX
2 2 (2.20%) Internet
3 1 (1.10%) HTTP
3 1 (1.10%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 35 (38.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 26 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 24 (26.37%) Relational Database
5 11 (12.09%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (5.49%) MySQL
7 4 (4.40%) MS Access
7 4 (4.40%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (3.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (3.30%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (3.30%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (2.20%) SQLPlus
9 2 (2.20%) QlikView
10 1 (1.10%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 37 (40.66%) Visual Studio
2 8 (8.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.30%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (2.20%) Subversion
4 2 (2.20%) Toad
4 2 (2.20%) JIRA
5 1 (1.10%) NUnit
5 1 (1.10%) Eclipse
General
1 22 (24.18%) Finance
2 11 (12.09%) Legal
3 10 (10.99%) Law
4 6 (6.59%) Telecoms
5 5 (5.49%) Advertising
6 3 (3.30%) Back Office
6 3 (3.30%) Banking
6 3 (3.30%) Retail
7 2 (2.20%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 64 (70.33%) Developer
2 24 (26.37%) .NET Developer
3 15 (16.48%) C# Developer
4 14 (15.38%) Web Developer
5 13 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
6 11 (12.09%) Technical Leader
7 10 (10.99%) Analyst
8 9 (9.89%) C# .NET Developer
9 8 (8.79%) Software Engineer
9 8 (8.79%) Database Developer
10 6 (6.59%) Software Developer
10 6 (6.59%) Agile C# Developer
11 5 (5.49%) VB Developer
11 5 (5.49%) Systems Developer
12 4 (4.40%) Analyst Developer
12 4 (4.40%) SQL Developer
12 4 (4.40%) Lead Developer
12 4 (4.40%) Senior Developer
13 3 (3.30%) .NET Software Developer
13 3 (3.30%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (72.53%) .NET
2 49 (53.85%) ASP.NET
3 37 (40.66%) CSS
4 36 (39.56%) HTML
5 28 (30.77%) WCF
6 27 (29.67%) jQuery
7 22 (24.18%) Web Services
8 19 (20.88%) XML
9 18 (19.78%) WinForms
10 12 (13.19%) Classic ASP
10 12 (13.19%) Ajax
11 11 (12.09%) HTML5
11 11 (12.09%) SOAP
12 9 (9.89%) Silverlight
12 9 (9.89%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (8.79%) DAO
14 7 (7.69%) .NET Framework
15 6 (6.59%) ADO.NET
15 6 (6.59%) NHibernate
16 4 (4.40%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.89%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.30%) EFT
3 2 (2.20%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.20%) Derivative
3 2 (2.20%) Artificial Intelligence
3 2 (2.20%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (2.20%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (14.29%) Windows
2 8 (8.79%) Android
3 6 (6.59%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (37.36%) OO
2 31 (34.07%) MVC
3 30 (32.97%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (29.67%) OOP
5 17 (18.68%) DSDM
6 16 (17.58%) Project Planning
7 14 (15.38%) Project Management
8 11 (12.09%) Software Engineering
8 11 (12.09%) Enterprise Architecture
8 11 (12.09%) Performance Management
8 11 (12.09%) Unit Testing
9 8 (8.79%) Software Testing
10 7 (7.69%) Scrum
11 5 (5.49%) Integration Testing
12 4 (4.40%) E-Commerce
12 4 (4.40%) TDD
12 4 (4.40%) Data Analysis
13 3 (3.30%) System Testing
13 3 (3.30%) Systems Analysis
13 3 (3.30%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 60 (65.93%) SQL
2 46 (50.55%) JavaScript
2 46 (50.55%) C#
3 40 (43.96%) T-SQL
4 25 (27.47%) VB
5 20 (21.98%) VBA
6 18 (19.78%) VB6
7 15 (16.48%) Java
7 15 (16.48%) VBScript
8 14 (15.38%) C++
9 10 (10.99%) VB.NET
10 9 (9.89%) C
11 7 (7.69%) PHP
12 1 (1.10%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (10.99%) Degree
2 5 (5.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.10%) MCITP
3 1 (1.10%) MCDBA
3 1 (1.10%) MCAD
3 1 (1.10%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.30%) QA
2 1 (1.10%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (17.58%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (17.58%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.89%) Oracle
3 6 (6.59%) Reuters
4 3 (3.30%) Sitecore
4 3 (3.30%) Adobe
4 3 (3.30%) SAP
5 2 (2.20%) Business Objects
5 2 (2.20%) LexisNexis
6 1 (1.10%) JD Edwards
London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
North East England
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + +Training + Bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Salary: £5k - 60k per year
Posted: 22 days ago