The table below looks at the statistics for OLE skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OLE over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object Linking and Embedding (OLE)
Rank 896 910 882
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -28
Permanent jobs citing OLE 3 22 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% 0.019% 0.019%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.007% 0.046% 0.047%
Number of salaries quoted 1 20 21
Average salary £57,500 £60,000 £49,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% +21.21%
UK excluding London average salary - £31,500 £49,500
% change year-on-year
- -36.36%

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
41821 47620 44610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.71% 40.10% 40.37%
Number of salaries quoted 35593 40144 38834
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

OLE
Jobs Demand Trend

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

OLE Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

OLE
Salary Trend

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

OLE Salary Trend in the UK

OLE
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OLE within the UK over the 3 months to 27 April 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 +14 3 £57,500 -4.16%
London +12 2 £57,500 -4.16%
South East +12 1 - -
Portsmouth - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - -

OLE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing OLE 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 OLE.

1 8 (61.54%) SQL
1 8 (61.54%) Degree
2 7 (53.85%) JSON
2 7 (53.85%) DAO
2 7 (53.85%) GlassFish
2 7 (53.85%) System Testing
2 7 (53.85%) ADO
2 7 (53.85%) ODBC
2 7 (53.85%) ActiveX
2 7 (53.85%) Eclipse
2 7 (53.85%) DTS
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 5 (38.46%) VB
3 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
3 5 (38.46%) R
4 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
4 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
4 4 (30.77%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (30.77%) COM
4 4 (30.77%) Java
4 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 4 (30.77%) Ingres
4 4 (30.77%) UNIX
4 4 (30.77%) Windows
4 4 (30.77%) MapBasic
4 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (23.08%) XHTML
5 3 (23.08%) T-SQL

OLE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing OLE 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 OLE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (53.85%) GlassFish
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) LAN
1 2 (15.38%) WAN
1 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
1 2 (15.38%) MPLS
1 2 (15.38%) OSPF
1 2 (15.38%) BGP-4
1 2 (15.38%) SS7
1 2 (15.38%) ADSL2+
1 2 (15.38%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) DTS
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
3 4 (30.77%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (30.77%) Ingres
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
4 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
1 2 (15.38%) Retail
1 2 (15.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Developer
2 6 (46.15%) Web Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Applications Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Web Applications Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Trainee Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Trainee Web Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Trainee
5 2 (15.38%) Solutions Consultant
5 2 (15.38%) Designer
5 2 (15.38%) Head of Business Intelligence
5 2 (15.38%) Consultant
5 2 (15.38%) Network Designer
5 2 (15.38%) Solutions Designer
5 2 (15.38%) Network Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) Business Developer
6 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
6 1 (7.69%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
6 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) ADO
1 7 (53.85%) ODBC
1 7 (53.85%) ActiveX
1 7 (53.85%) DAO
1 7 (53.85%) JSON
2 4 (30.77%) COM
3 3 (23.08%) XHTML
3 3 (23.08%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Social Media
3 1 (7.69%) Health Informatics
3 1 (7.69%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) UNIX
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) System Testing
2 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) Information Management
3 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
3 2 (15.38%) Data Governance
3 2 (15.38%) Customer Insight
3 2 (15.38%) Analytics
3 2 (15.38%) Marketing Analytics
3 2 (15.38%) Coaching
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) ETRM
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) VB
2 5 (38.46%) R
3 4 (30.77%) MapBasic
3 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
3 4 (30.77%) Java
3 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 3 (23.08%) C
4 3 (23.08%) VBA
4 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
4 3 (23.08%) VBScript
4 3 (23.08%) C++
5 1 (7.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco
3 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint