The table below looks at the statistics for DAO skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DAO over the 3 months to 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Access Object (DAO)
Rank 884 891 894
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +3
Permanent jobs citing DAO 20 15 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.014% 0.015%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.048% 0.033% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 18 14 17
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -18.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,150 £29,900
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £37,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-17.33% +11.94%

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
41470 44921 48912
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 36.83% 40.96% 42.16%
Number of salaries quoted 35717 38067 43509
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

DAO
Jobs Demand Trend

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

DAO Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

DAO
Salary Trend

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

DAO Salary Trend in the UK

DAO
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DAO over the 3 months to 17 December 2014 within the UK.

DAO Salary Histogram in the UK

DAO
Top 25 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DAO within the UK over the 3 months to 17 December 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 +9 20 £32,500 -13.33%
West Midlands -8 7 £25,000 -44.44%
London +25 4 £32,500 +18.18%
South East -6 4 £42,500 +13.33%
South West - 3 £52,500 -
City of London - 3 £32,500 -
Guildford - 3 £42,500 -
Surrey - 3 £42,500 -
Worcestershire - 3 £25,000 -
Dorset - 2 - -
Poole - 2 - -
North Yorkshire +4 1 £30,000 +14.28%
North West -6 1 £29,500 -34.44%
Middlesbrough -15 1 £30,000 +14.28%
Yorkshire -25 1 £30,000 +14.28%
Gloucester - 1 £52,500 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £52,500 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £45,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £45,000 -
Newbury - 1 £52,500 -
Pershore - 1 £32,000 -
Reading - 1 £52,500 -
Berkshire - 1 £52,500 -
Cheshire - 1 £29,500 -
East of England - 1 £45,000 -

DAO
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing DAO 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 DAO.

1 24 (80.00%) SQL
2 22 (73.33%) ADO
3 21 (70.00%) SQL Server
4 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
4 14 (46.67%) Degree
5 13 (43.33%) .NET
6 12 (40.00%) T-SQL
6 12 (40.00%) VBA
6 12 (40.00%) Web Services
6 12 (40.00%) Windows
7 11 (36.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (33.33%) HTML
8 10 (33.33%) Java
8 10 (33.33%) ASP.NET
9 9 (30.00%) C#
9 9 (30.00%) VB
9 9 (30.00%) Oracle
9 9 (30.00%) ODBC
9 9 (30.00%) UNIX
9 9 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (30.00%) JSON
10 8 (26.67%) XML
10 8 (26.67%) MVC
11 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
11 7 (23.33%) ActiveX
11 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
11 7 (23.33%) DTS
11 7 (23.33%) Eclipse
11 7 (23.33%) OLE
11 7 (23.33%) GlassFish

DAO
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing DAO 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 DAO. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (23.33%) GlassFish
2 4 (13.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.67%) WebSphere
3 2 (6.67%) Apache
4 1 (3.33%) IIS
4 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) Internet
2 2 (6.67%) PuTTY
2 2 (6.67%) SSH
2 2 (6.67%) HTTP
2 2 (6.67%) DNS
2 2 (6.67%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (36.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (23.33%) DTS
4 7 (23.33%) Relational Database
5 6 (20.00%) MS Access
5 6 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
6 5 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (13.33%) Star Schema
7 4 (13.33%) Ingres
8 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (6.67%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (6.67%) MySQL
9 2 (6.67%) Data Mining
9 2 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Eclipse
2 4 (13.33%) Visual Studio
3 2 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (6.67%) PHPUnit
3 2 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 6 (20.00%) Legal
2 5 (16.67%) Banking
2 5 (16.67%) Finance
3 4 (13.33%) Retail
4 3 (10.00%) Front Office
4 3 (10.00%) Back Office
5 2 (6.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (90.00%) Developer
2 7 (23.33%) .NET Developer
3 6 (20.00%) Web Developer
4 5 (16.67%) C# Developer
5 4 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Applications Developer
5 4 (13.33%) SQL Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Trainee Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Trainee Web Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Trainee
6 3 (10.00%) Web Applications Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Access Developer
6 3 (10.00%) VB Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Business Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Business Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Technical Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (73.33%) ADO
2 13 (43.33%) .NET
3 12 (40.00%) Web Services
4 10 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 10 (33.33%) HTML
5 9 (30.00%) ODBC
5 9 (30.00%) JSON
6 8 (26.67%) XML
7 7 (23.33%) ActiveX
7 7 (23.33%) OLE
8 6 (20.00%) .NET Framework
8 6 (20.00%) ADO.NET
9 4 (13.33%) WCF
9 4 (13.33%) WF
9 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC 2
9 4 (13.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (13.33%) NHibernate
9 4 (13.33%) COM
9 4 (13.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 3 (10.00%) Derivative
4 2 (6.67%) Learning Management System
4 2 (6.67%) Visualisation
4 2 (6.67%) Mathematics
4 2 (6.67%) Ergonomics
4 2 (6.67%) Data Integration
4 2 (6.67%) User Experience
4 2 (6.67%) E-Learning
4 2 (6.67%) SCORM
4 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 12 (40.00%) Windows
2 9 (30.00%) UNIX
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) MVC
2 7 (23.33%) System Testing
3 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (20.00%) OO
4 4 (13.33%) Workflow
4 4 (13.33%) UML
4 4 (13.33%) OOP
4 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (10.00%) DSDM
5 3 (10.00%) Information Security
5 3 (10.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (10.00%) Scrum
6 2 (6.67%) Data Architecture
6 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (6.67%) Data Governance
6 2 (6.67%) Change Control
6 2 (6.67%) Capacity Management
6 2 (6.67%) Customer Insight
6 2 (6.67%) Wealth Management
6 2 (6.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (80.00%) SQL
2 12 (40.00%) VBA
2 12 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 10 (33.33%) Java
4 9 (30.00%) C#
4 9 (30.00%) VB
5 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
6 5 (16.67%) PHP
7 4 (13.33%) PowerShell
7 4 (13.33%) MapBasic
7 4 (13.33%) VB6
7 4 (13.33%) C
7 4 (13.33%) C++
8 3 (10.00%) VB.NET
8 3 (10.00%) VBScript
9 2 (6.67%) Bash Shell
9 2 (6.67%) Korn
9 2 (6.67%) Perl
10 1 (3.33%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 14 (46.67%) Degree
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (13.33%) MCP
3 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (6.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 2 (6.67%) NFS
2 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (30.00%) Oracle
3 6 (20.00%) Sybase
4 2 (6.67%) VMware
4 2 (6.67%) IBM