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 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft ActiveX Data Objects (ADO)
Rank 864 820 827
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +7
Permanent jobs citing ADO 41 59 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.054% 0.061%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.090% 0.14% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 38 47 69
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £45,000
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
45513 43072 48363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.84% 39.59% 41.01%
Number of salaries quoted 38686 37347 42809
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% -

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 25 July 2014 within the UK.

ADO Salary Histogram in the UK

ADO
Top 27 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 25 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 -41 41 £40,000 -5.88% 6
London -33 17 £60,000 +2.12% 2
Yorkshire -35 6 £30,000 +10.09%
South West - 6 £40,000 -
Bristol - 6 £40,000 -
North West -5 5 £38,500 +32.75% 2
South East -30 3 £47,500 +11.76%
Middlesbrough - 3 £30,000 -
Cheshire - 3 £38,500 - 1
North Yorkshire - 3 £30,000 -
North East +4 2 £46,250 - 1
West Sussex -14 2 £47,500 +26.66%
West Yorkshire -32 2 - -
Leeds -35 2 - -
Chester - 2 £38,000 - 1
East Midlands -8 1 £25,000 -20.63%
Surrey -9 1 £45,000 +2.85%
Manchester -10 1 £29,000 +34.88% 1
City of London -12 1 £92,500 +15.62%
West Midlands -15 1 £40,000 -5.88%
Merseyside - 1 £40,000 -
Leicestershire - 1 £25,000 -
Ellesmere Port - 1 £38,500 -
Leicester - 1 £25,000 -
Solihull - 1 £40,000 -
Stockport - 1 £29,000 - 1
Wirral - 1 £40,000 -

ADO
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 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 77 (85.56%) SQL Server
2 63 (70.00%) .NET
3 60 (66.67%) SQL
4 47 (52.22%) ASP.NET
5 45 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 42 (46.67%) C#
7 38 (42.22%) T-SQL
8 35 (38.89%) HTML
9 34 (37.78%) CSS
9 34 (37.78%) Visual Studio
10 33 (36.67%) SQL Server 2008
11 31 (34.44%) OO
12 28 (31.11%) MVC
13 27 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
13 27 (30.00%) WCF
14 26 (28.89%) OOP
15 24 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 24 (26.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 23 (25.56%) jQuery
16 23 (25.56%) VB
17 22 (24.44%) Finance
18 20 (22.22%) VBA
18 20 (22.22%) Web Services
18 20 (22.22%) XML
18 20 (22.22%) Relational Database
19 17 (18.89%) MS Excel
19 17 (18.89%) VB6
20 16 (17.78%) WinForms
20 16 (17.78%) DSDM
20 16 (17.78%) VBScript

ADO
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 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 13 (14.44%) IIS
2 4 (4.44%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.11%) CMS
4 1 (1.11%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 17 (18.89%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.56%) Photoshop
2 5 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.44%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.22%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.11%) SAP SCM
3 1 (1.11%) SAP APO
3 1 (1.11%) SAP CRM
3 1 (1.11%) Visualfiles
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.67%) VoIP
1 6 (6.67%) Asterisk PBX
2 2 (2.22%) Internet
3 1 (1.11%) HTTP
3 1 (1.11%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (85.56%) SQL Server
2 33 (36.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (26.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 24 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (22.22%) Relational Database
5 11 (12.22%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (7.78%) MySQL
7 4 (4.44%) MS Access
8 3 (3.33%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (3.33%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (2.22%) QlikView
9 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (2.22%) SQLPlus
9 2 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (1.11%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 34 (37.78%) Visual Studio
2 5 (5.56%) Dreamweaver
2 5 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.22%) JIRA
3 2 (2.22%) Toad
4 1 (1.11%) NUnit
4 1 (1.11%) Subversion
General
1 22 (24.44%) Finance
2 10 (11.11%) Legal
3 9 (10.00%) Law
4 6 (6.67%) Telecoms
5 4 (4.44%) Advertising
6 3 (3.33%) Banking
6 3 (3.33%) Retail
6 3 (3.33%) Back Office
7 2 (2.22%) Front Office
8 1 (1.11%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 64 (71.11%) Developer
2 21 (23.33%) .NET Developer
3 15 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 14 (15.56%) Web Developer
5 13 (14.44%) ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (11.11%) Technical Leader
7 9 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 9 (10.00%) Database Developer
7 9 (10.00%) Analyst
8 8 (8.89%) Software Engineer
9 6 (6.67%) Software Developer
9 6 (6.67%) Agile C# Developer
10 5 (5.56%) Sitecore Developer
10 5 (5.56%) Systems Developer
10 5 (5.56%) VB Developer
10 5 (5.56%) SQL Developer
11 4 (4.44%) Lead Developer
11 4 (4.44%) Senior Developer
12 3 (3.33%) VB.NET Developer
12 3 (3.33%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (70.00%) .NET
2 47 (52.22%) ASP.NET
3 35 (38.89%) HTML
4 34 (37.78%) CSS
5 27 (30.00%) WCF
6 23 (25.56%) jQuery
7 20 (22.22%) Web Services
7 20 (22.22%) XML
8 16 (17.78%) WinForms
9 13 (14.44%) Ajax
9 13 (14.44%) Classic ASP
10 11 (12.22%) SOAP
11 10 (11.11%) HTML5
12 9 (10.00%) Silverlight
13 8 (8.89%) DAO
14 7 (7.78%) ASP.NET MVC
15 6 (6.67%) NHibernate
15 6 (6.67%) ADO.NET
16 5 (5.56%) DHTML
16 5 (5.56%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.22%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (2.22%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.22%) EFT
2 2 (2.22%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.22%) Artificial Intelligence
2 2 (2.22%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 13 (14.44%) Windows
2 9 (10.00%) Android
3 6 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (34.44%) OO
2 28 (31.11%) MVC
3 27 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (28.89%) OOP
5 16 (17.78%) DSDM
6 15 (16.67%) Project Planning
7 13 (14.44%) Project Management
8 11 (12.22%) Software Engineering
9 10 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
9 10 (11.11%) Performance Management
10 9 (10.00%) Unit Testing
10 9 (10.00%) Software Testing
11 7 (7.78%) Scrum
12 5 (5.56%) Integration Testing
13 4 (4.44%) Data Analysis
13 4 (4.44%) TDD
14 3 (3.33%) E-Commerce
14 3 (3.33%) ERP
14 3 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
14 3 (3.33%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 60 (66.67%) SQL
2 45 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 42 (46.67%) C#
4 38 (42.22%) T-SQL
5 23 (25.56%) VB
6 20 (22.22%) VBA
7 17 (18.89%) VB6
8 16 (17.78%) VBScript
9 15 (16.67%) Java
10 14 (15.56%) C++
11 10 (11.11%) VB.NET
12 9 (10.00%) C
13 6 (6.67%) PHP
14 1 (1.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (10.00%) Degree
2 4 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.11%) MCITP
3 1 (1.11%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.22%) QA
2 1 (1.11%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (15.56%) Microsoft
2 11 (12.22%) Oracle
3 6 (6.67%) Reuters
4 5 (5.56%) Sitecore
4 5 (5.56%) Adobe
5 3 (3.33%) SAP
6 2 (2.22%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.11%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.11%) LexisNexis
North East England
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + +Training + Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Access Computer Consulting Plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Salary: £5k - 60k per year
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Quant Capital
Salary: £60,000 + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 22 days ago