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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Access Object (DAO)
Rank 871 894 871
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -23
Permanent jobs citing DAO 22 17 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.015% 0.010%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.053% 0.038% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 18 11 10
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £37,500 £41,750
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -10.17%

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
41893 45267 44785
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 36.77% 40.91% 40.62%
Number of salaries quoted 35874 38898 39507
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,250
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 21 November 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 21 November 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 22 £32,500 -13.33%
London -11 6 £37,500 -
West Midlands +1 4 £25,000 -44.44%
South East -15 4 £42,500 +13.33%
North West -17 4 £31,000 -31.11%
Cheshire - 4 £31,000 -
Surrey - 3 £42,500 -
Guildford - 3 £42,500 -
South West - 3 £52,500 -
City of London - 2 £32,500 -
Poole - 2 - -
Macclesfield - 2 £32,500 -
Dorset - 2 - -
North Yorkshire -6 1 £30,000 +14.28%
Middlesbrough -13 1 £30,000 +14.28%
Yorkshire -36 1 £30,000 +14.28%
East of England - 1 £45,000 -
Newbury - 1 £52,500 -
Reading - 1 £52,500 -
Berkshire - 1 £52,500 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £45,000 -
Gloucester - 1 £52,500 -
Worcestershire - 1 £25,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £52,500 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £45,000 -

DAO
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 20 (74.07%) SQL
2 18 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 18 (66.67%) ADO
3 13 (48.15%) Web Services
4 12 (44.44%) .NET
4 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 11 (40.74%) Degree
6 10 (37.04%) Windows
6 10 (37.04%) VBA
6 10 (37.04%) T-SQL
7 9 (33.33%) Java
7 9 (33.33%) ASP.NET
7 9 (33.33%) MVC
7 9 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (29.63%) Oracle
8 8 (29.63%) XML
8 8 (29.63%) C#
8 8 (29.63%) HTML
9 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
9 7 (25.93%) VB
9 7 (25.93%) UNIX
9 7 (25.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (22.22%) .NET Framework
10 6 (22.22%) Legal
10 6 (22.22%) ODBC
10 6 (22.22%) OO
10 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
10 6 (22.22%) MS Access
10 6 (22.22%) Sybase
10 6 (22.22%) ADO.NET

DAO
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 4 (14.81%) GlassFish
2 3 (11.11%) WebSphere
2 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 2 (7.41%) Apache
4 1 (3.70%) IIS
4 1 (3.70%) Commerce Server
4 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) HTTP
1 2 (7.41%) DNS
1 2 (7.41%) HTTPS
1 2 (7.41%) Internet
1 2 (7.41%) SSH
1 2 (7.41%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 9 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (25.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (22.22%) MS Access
5 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (18.52%) Relational Database
6 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (14.81%) DTS
6 4 (14.81%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (14.81%) Star Schema
6 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (7.41%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (7.41%) MySQL
8 2 (7.41%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (7.41%) Ingres
8 2 (7.41%) Data Mining
9 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Visual Studio
1 4 (14.81%) Eclipse
2 2 (7.41%) Subversion
2 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (7.41%) PHPUnit
General
1 6 (22.22%) Legal
2 5 (18.52%) Retail
3 4 (14.81%) Finance
3 4 (14.81%) Banking
4 3 (11.11%) Back Office
5 2 (7.41%) Front Office
5 2 (7.41%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (85.19%) Developer
2 6 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 4 (14.81%) C# Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Web Developer
3 4 (14.81%) SQL Developer
4 3 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Access Developer
4 3 (11.11%) VB Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Business Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Applications Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Business Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Web Applications Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Business Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) WebSphere Developer
5 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Trainee Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (66.67%) ADO
2 13 (48.15%) Web Services
3 12 (44.44%) .NET
4 9 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 8 (29.63%) HTML
5 8 (29.63%) XML
6 6 (22.22%) ADO.NET
6 6 (22.22%) ODBC
6 6 (22.22%) .NET Framework
6 6 (22.22%) JSON
7 5 (18.52%) CSS
7 5 (18.52%) JDBC
8 4 (14.81%) WCF
8 4 (14.81%) WF
8 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC 2
8 4 (14.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 4 (14.81%) ActiveX
8 4 (14.81%) OLE
8 4 (14.81%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.41%) Data Integration
3 2 (7.41%) Learning Management System
3 2 (7.41%) Visualisation
3 2 (7.41%) User Experience
3 2 (7.41%) N-Tier
3 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.41%) E-Learning
3 2 (7.41%) SCORM
3 2 (7.41%) Derivative
3 2 (7.41%) Mathematics
3 2 (7.41%) Ergonomics
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Windows
2 7 (25.93%) UNIX
3 2 (7.41%) Linux
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) MVC
2 6 (22.22%) OO
3 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (14.81%) System Testing
4 4 (14.81%) UML
4 4 (14.81%) OOP
4 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (14.81%) Workflow
5 3 (11.11%) Risk Management
5 3 (11.11%) Scrum
5 3 (11.11%) RAD
5 3 (11.11%) DSDM
5 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 3 (11.11%) Information Security
6 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
6 2 (7.41%) Wealth Management
6 2 (7.41%) Unit Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Integration Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Investment Management
6 2 (7.41%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (74.07%) SQL
2 10 (37.04%) T-SQL
2 10 (37.04%) VBA
3 9 (33.33%) Java
4 8 (29.63%) C#
5 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
5 7 (25.93%) VB
6 4 (14.81%) VB6
6 4 (14.81%) PHP
7 3 (11.11%) C
7 3 (11.11%) C++
7 3 (11.11%) VB.NET
8 2 (7.41%) Korn
8 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
8 2 (7.41%) Bash Shell
8 2 (7.41%) Perl
8 2 (7.41%) VBScript
8 2 (7.41%) MapBasic
9 1 (3.70%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 11 (40.74%) Degree
2 4 (14.81%) MCP
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) NFS
1 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (7.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 8 (29.63%) Oracle
3 6 (22.22%) Sybase
4 3 (11.11%) IBM
5 2 (7.41%) VMware
6 1 (3.70%) Cognizant