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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object Linking and Embedding (OLE)
Rank 885 871 880
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +9
Permanent jobs citing OLE 12 19 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.017% 0.004%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.029% 0.042% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 12 14 3
Average salary £29,500 £52,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.80% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £29,500 £52,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-43.80% -12.50%

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
41311 44859 48721
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 36.89% 40.97% 42.19%
Number of salaries quoted 35589 37930 43357
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% -

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OLE over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 within the UK.

OLE Salary Histogram in the UK

OLE
Top 8 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 19 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
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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 -9 12 £29,500 -43.80% 1
West Midlands - 7 £25,000 - 1
Yorkshire -25 4 £85,000 +183.33%
Humberside - 4 £85,000 -
Worcestershire - 3 £25,000 -
South West -5 1 £32,500 -38.09%
Bristol - 1 £32,500 -
Pershore - 1 £32,000 -

OLE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 9 (50.00%) ODBC
2 8 (44.44%) Degree
3 7 (38.89%) ADO
3 7 (38.89%) SQL
3 7 (38.89%) ActiveX
3 7 (38.89%) DAO
3 7 (38.89%) JSON
3 7 (38.89%) DTS
3 7 (38.89%) System Testing
3 7 (38.89%) Windows
3 7 (38.89%) GlassFish
3 7 (38.89%) Eclipse
4 6 (33.33%) R
5 5 (27.78%) VB
5 5 (27.78%) C
5 5 (27.78%) C++
5 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
5 5 (27.78%) Service Delivery
6 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 4 (22.22%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (22.22%) Ingres
6 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
6 4 (22.22%) Data Governance
6 4 (22.22%) Customer Insight
6 4 (22.22%) Analytics
6 4 (22.22%) Marketing Analytics

OLE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (38.89%) GlassFish
2 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) DTS
2 4 (22.22%) Ingres
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 4 (22.22%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (22.22%) Marketing
2 3 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Law
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Developer
2 6 (33.33%) Web Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Head of Business Intelligence
3 4 (22.22%) Applications Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Web Applications Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Trainee Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Trainee Web Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Trainee
5 2 (11.11%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Service Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Design Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Resource Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Planning Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Contracts Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Mechanical Design Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Mechanical Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) ODBC
2 7 (38.89%) ActiveX
2 7 (38.89%) ADO
2 7 (38.89%) DAO
2 7 (38.89%) JSON
3 4 (22.22%) COM
4 3 (16.67%) HTML
4 3 (16.67%) XHTML
5 2 (11.11%) DirectX
5 2 (11.11%) MFC
5 2 (11.11%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Social Media
1 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Data Structures
2 2 (11.11%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) UNIX
3 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) System Testing
2 5 (27.78%) Service Delivery
3 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (22.22%) Data Governance
3 4 (22.22%) Customer Insight
3 4 (22.22%) Analytics
3 4 (22.22%) Marketing Analytics
3 4 (22.22%) Information Management
3 4 (22.22%) Coaching
4 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (11.11%) Data Modelling
5 2 (11.11%) OOD
5 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 2 (11.11%) Resource Management
6 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.56%) CAD
6 1 (5.56%) Project Management
6 1 (5.56%) ITIL
6 1 (5.56%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) SQL
2 6 (33.33%) R
3 5 (27.78%) VB
3 5 (27.78%) C
3 5 (27.78%) C++
4 4 (22.22%) MapBasic
4 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
5 3 (16.67%) Java
5 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 3 (16.67%) VBA
5 3 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 3 (16.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (5.56%) HNC
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
1 1 (5.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) SolidWorks
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco