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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft ActiveX Data Objects (ADO)
Rank 869 863 828
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -35
Permanent jobs citing ADO 24 44 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.038% 0.042%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.059% 0.10% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 24 43 39
Average salary £57,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.29% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,550 £31,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,750 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+43.75% +23.07%

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
40912 43930 42331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.36% 38.28% 39.85%
Number of salaries quoted 34970 36925 36603
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 28 August 2015 within the UK.

ADO Salary Histogram in the UK

ADO
Top 12 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 28 August 2015. 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 -16 24 £57,500 +35.29% 1
Suffolk - 13 £57,500 -
Ipswich - 13 £57,500 -
East of England - 13 £57,500 -
South East +18 7 £40,000 -13.51%
London -4 4 £71,250 +18.75% 1
Berkshire - 4 £29,000 -
Maidenhead - 3 £29,000 -
Maidstone - 2 £42,500 -
Kent - 2 £42,500 -
City of London - 1 £37,500 -
Windsor - 1 £50,000 -

ADO
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 34 (91.89%) .NET
2 30 (81.08%) SQL Server
3 29 (78.38%) C#
4 27 (72.97%) VB
5 24 (64.86%) XML
6 22 (59.46%) Windows
6 22 (59.46%) Microsoft
7 21 (56.76%) SQL
8 20 (54.05%) SDLC
9 18 (48.65%) Client/Server
10 17 (45.95%) .NET Framework
11 12 (32.43%) N-Tier
12 11 (29.73%) T-SQL
12 11 (29.73%) JavaScript
13 10 (27.03%) VB6
14 9 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (24.32%) Software Engineering
14 9 (24.32%) VB.NET
14 9 (24.32%) HTML
15 8 (21.62%) SharePoint
15 8 (21.62%) Visual Studio
15 8 (21.62%) OpenText
16 7 (18.92%) Process Management
16 7 (18.92%) Kofax
16 7 (18.92%) Document Management
16 7 (18.92%) Subversion
16 7 (18.92%) IIS
16 7 (18.92%) SQL Server 2000
16 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
16 7 (18.92%) Business Process Improvement

ADO
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 8 (21.62%) SharePoint
2 7 (18.92%) IIS
3 6 (16.22%) Documentum
4 3 (8.11%) Confluence
5 2 (5.41%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.11%) MS Office
3 2 (5.41%) MS Visio
3 2 (5.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.70%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Staffware
1 1 (2.70%) Visualfiles
1 1 (2.70%) AquaLogic BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (81.08%) SQL Server
2 7 (18.92%) SQL Server 2000
3 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (10.81%) Relational Database
4 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (8.11%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.70%) DTS
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (21.62%) Visual Studio
2 7 (18.92%) Subversion
3 4 (10.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (10.81%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (8.11%) MSBuild
4 3 (8.11%) Jenkins
4 3 (8.11%) Git (software)
5 2 (5.41%) Maven
6 1 (2.70%) Lombardi
6 1 (2.70%) JIRA
6 1 (2.70%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.70%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (2.70%) WebLogic Workshop
6 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 4 (10.81%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Law
2 2 (5.41%) Legal
3 1 (2.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (40.54%) Developer
2 14 (37.84%) Architect
3 13 (35.14%) AWS Architect
4 6 (16.22%) .NET Developer
5 5 (13.51%) Analyst
6 4 (10.81%) Senior Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Support Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) Applications Support
7 3 (8.11%) C# Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Applications Support Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) VB.NET Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Software Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Software Developer
7 3 (8.11%) .NET Software Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Lead Software Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Build Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Senior VB.NET Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (91.89%) .NET
2 24 (64.86%) XML
3 17 (45.95%) .NET Framework
4 9 (24.32%) HTML
5 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET
5 6 (16.22%) XSLT
6 5 (13.51%) CSS
7 4 (10.81%) jQuery
8 3 (8.11%) Ext JS
8 3 (8.11%) ActiveX
8 3 (8.11%) DHTML
8 3 (8.11%) Entity Framework
8 3 (8.11%) Web Services
9 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (5.41%) ADO.NET
9 2 (5.41%) WinForms
10 1 (2.70%) DAO
10 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (2.70%) WCF
10 1 (2.70%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (48.65%) Client/Server
2 12 (32.43%) N-Tier
3 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (8.11%) Web 2.0
4 3 (8.11%) ASTM
4 3 (8.11%) User Experience
5 1 (2.70%) E-Learning
5 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.70%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 22 (59.46%) Windows
2 3 (8.11%) Windows XP
2 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (54.05%) SDLC
2 9 (24.32%) Software Engineering
2 9 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (18.92%) Document Management
3 7 (18.92%) Process Management
3 7 (18.92%) Business Process Improvement
3 7 (18.92%) Process Improvement
4 6 (16.22%) Content Management
5 4 (10.81%) MVC
5 4 (10.81%) Scrum
6 3 (8.11%) Quality Management
6 3 (8.11%) Information Management
6 3 (8.11%) OOA/OOD
6 3 (8.11%) CRM
6 3 (8.11%) Static Code Analysis
6 3 (8.11%) Build Automation
6 3 (8.11%) Release Management
6 3 (8.11%) Automated Testing
6 3 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (5.41%) OO
Programming Languages
1 29 (78.38%) C#
2 27 (72.97%) VB
3 21 (56.76%) SQL
4 11 (29.73%) T-SQL
4 11 (29.73%) JavaScript
5 10 (27.03%) VB6
6 9 (24.32%) VB.NET
7 4 (10.81%) VBA
7 4 (10.81%) VBScript
7 4 (10.81%) PL/SQL
7 4 (10.81%) XPath
8 3 (8.11%) C++
9 1 (2.70%) X++
9 1 (2.70%) ANSI SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) MCP
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.70%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.22%) SLA
2 3 (8.11%) QA
2 3 (8.11%) HL7
3 1 (2.70%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 22 (59.46%) Microsoft
2 8 (21.62%) OpenText
3 7 (18.92%) Kofax
4 6 (16.22%) EMC
5 4 (10.81%) Oracle
6 1 (2.70%) IBM
6 1 (2.70%) Sun
6 1 (2.70%) BEA
6 1 (2.70%) TIBCO
6 1 (2.70%) LexisNexis