The table below looks at the statistics 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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft ActiveX Data Objects (ADO)
Rank 854 827 812
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -15
Permanent jobs citing ADO 51 46 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.043% 0.070%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.12% 0.11% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 50 37 75
Average salary £42,500 £32,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.81% -4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £95,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -

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
42972 42310 47427
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.67% 39.74% 40.38%
Number of salaries quoted 36133 36763 41645
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% -

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 23 September 2014 within the UK.

ADO Salary Histogram in the UK

ADO
Top 24 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 23 September 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 51 £42,500 +30.76% 5
London +16 21 £60,000 -36.84% 2
North West -26 8 £32,500 +22.64% 2
South West - 7 £40,000 -
Bristol - 7 £40,000 -
Cheshire - 7 £32,500 - 2
South East -15 5 £45,000 +12.50%
North East - 5 £45,000 -
Surrey -9 3 £42,500 -5.55%
Yorkshire -40 3 £30,000 -7.69% 1
North Yorkshire - 3 £30,000 - 1
Chester - 3 £37,500 -
Middlesbrough - 3 £30,000 - 1
West Sussex -8 2 £47,500 -5.00%
Redhill - 2 £42,500 -
Macclesfield - 2 £32,500 - 2
Manchester -14 1 £29,000 -
West Midlands -17 1 £31,000 -27.05%
Stockport - 1 £29,000 -
Hereford - 1 £31,000 -
Leicester - 1 £25,000 -
Herefordshire - 1 £31,000 -
Leicestershire - 1 £25,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £25,000 -

ADO
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 66 (82.50%) SQL Server
2 60 (75.00%) .NET
3 43 (53.75%) SQL
4 42 (52.50%) T-SQL
4 42 (52.50%) ASP.NET
4 42 (52.50%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (51.25%) Visual Studio
6 40 (50.00%) JavaScript
7 35 (43.75%) CSS
8 34 (42.50%) HTML
8 34 (42.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 33 (41.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 33 (41.25%) VB
9 33 (41.25%) WCF
9 33 (41.25%) jQuery
9 33 (41.25%) SQL Server 2008
9 33 (41.25%) Relational Database
10 32 (40.00%) OO
10 32 (40.00%) MVC
11 31 (38.75%) OOP
12 29 (36.25%) C#
13 28 (35.00%) VBA
13 28 (35.00%) Web Services
14 26 (32.50%) Line Management
14 26 (32.50%) User Experience
15 25 (31.25%) WinForms
16 24 (30.00%) VB6
16 24 (30.00%) DSDM
17 23 (28.75%) Active Directory
17 23 (28.75%) Project Management

ADO
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 11 (13.75%) IIS
2 5 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 16 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (10.00%) MS Office
3 1 (1.25%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.25%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (8.75%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (6.25%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (2.50%) Visualfiles
4 1 (1.25%) SAP APO
4 1 (1.25%) SAP CRM
4 1 (1.25%) SAP SCM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.00%) VoIP
1 8 (10.00%) Asterisk PBX
2 2 (2.50%) HTTP
3 1 (1.25%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (82.50%) SQL Server
2 34 (42.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 33 (41.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 33 (41.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 33 (41.25%) Relational Database
4 9 (11.25%) MS Access
5 6 (7.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (7.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (5.00%) QlikView
6 4 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (3.75%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (3.75%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (2.50%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (2.50%) MySQL
8 2 (2.50%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.25%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 41 (51.25%) Visual Studio
2 8 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.25%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.25%) Subversion
General
1 15 (18.75%) Finance
2 12 (15.00%) Legal
3 9 (11.25%) Law
4 8 (10.00%) Telecoms
5 5 (6.25%) Advertising
6 1 (1.25%) Retail
6 1 (1.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 49 (61.25%) Developer
2 19 (23.75%) .NET Developer
3 18 (22.50%) Technical Leader
4 12 (15.00%) C# Developer
4 12 (15.00%) Analyst
5 11 (13.75%) Web Developer
6 9 (11.25%) ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (10.00%) Agile C# Developer
7 8 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (6.25%) MI Analyst
8 5 (6.25%) VB Developer
8 5 (6.25%) SQL Developer
8 5 (6.25%) Business Analyst
9 4 (5.00%) Software Developer
9 4 (5.00%) Lead Developer
9 4 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
9 4 (5.00%) Access Developer
9 4 (5.00%) Database Developer
10 2 (2.50%) C# Software Engineer
10 2 (2.50%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (75.00%) .NET
2 42 (52.50%) ASP.NET
3 35 (43.75%) CSS
4 34 (42.50%) HTML
5 33 (41.25%) WCF
5 33 (41.25%) jQuery
6 28 (35.00%) Web Services
7 25 (31.25%) WinForms
8 18 (22.50%) HTML5
9 11 (13.75%) XML
10 10 (12.50%) DAO
11 8 (10.00%) Silverlight
12 7 (8.75%) Ajax
13 6 (7.50%) NHibernate
13 6 (7.50%) ASP.NET MVC
14 5 (6.25%) MSMQ
14 5 (6.25%) .NET Framework
14 5 (6.25%) JSON
15 4 (5.00%) SOAP
15 4 (5.00%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (32.50%) User Experience
2 7 (8.75%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.25%) EFT
3 5 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.50%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.50%) E-Learning
4 2 (2.50%) SCORM
4 2 (2.50%) Ergonomics
4 2 (2.50%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.50%) Learning Management System
4 2 (2.50%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.50%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.00%) Linux
2 5 (6.25%) Windows
3 4 (5.00%) Android
4 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (52.50%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (40.00%) MVC
2 32 (40.00%) OO
3 31 (38.75%) OOP
4 26 (32.50%) Line Management
5 24 (30.00%) DSDM
6 23 (28.75%) Project Management
6 23 (28.75%) Project Planning
7 18 (22.50%) Enterprise Architecture
7 18 (22.50%) Performance Management
8 11 (13.75%) Unit Testing
9 6 (7.50%) E-Commerce
10 5 (6.25%) Integration Testing
10 5 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
11 4 (5.00%) Software Testing
11 4 (5.00%) Data Cleansing
12 3 (3.75%) ERP
12 3 (3.75%) ETL
12 3 (3.75%) Business Intelligence
12 3 (3.75%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 43 (53.75%) SQL
2 42 (52.50%) T-SQL
3 40 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 33 (41.25%) VB
5 29 (36.25%) C#
6 28 (35.00%) VBA
7 24 (30.00%) VB6
8 9 (11.25%) VB.NET
9 7 (8.75%) VBScript
10 5 (6.25%) PHP
11 3 (3.75%) Java
12 2 (2.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (13.75%) Degree
2 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.25%) MCITP
3 1 (1.25%) MCAD
3 1 (1.25%) MCSD
3 1 (1.25%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.75%) QA
2 1 (1.25%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (28.75%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 18 (22.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.50%) Reuters
3 4 (5.00%) Business Objects
4 3 (3.75%) SAP
5 2 (2.50%) LexisNexis
6 1 (1.25%) Oracle
6 1 (1.25%) Autodesk
6 1 (1.25%) JD Edwards
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Marcus Donald People
Salary: Share options, great working environment, 7.5% of salary for the first
Posted: 13 hours ago
Middlesbrough
Streamline Connections
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Southwark
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Phonetic Limited
Salary: From £27,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Macclesfield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago