The table below looks at the statistics for OLE skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OLE over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object Linking and Embedding (OLE)
Rank 890 945 984
Rank change year-on-year
+55 +39
Permanent jobs citing OLE 22 11 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.010% 0.008%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.058% 0.027% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 22 5 8
Median salary £42,500 £47,500 £58,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% -19.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £39,000 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £55,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -7.69%

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
37942 40995 45206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.78% 37.46% 38.56%
Number of salaries quoted 33068 35001 38032
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

OLE
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing OLE as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 August 2016 within the UK.

OLE Salary Histogram in the UK

OLE
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OLE within the UK over the 3 months to 26 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +58 20 £42,500 -10.52%
Midlands - 13 £42,500 -
London +61 5 £65,000 +18.18%
Belfast - 2 £41,250 -
County Antrim - 2 £41,250 -
Northern Ireland - 2 £41,250 -
Chesterfield - 1 £19,000 -
Leatherhead - 1 £37,500 -
Derbyshire - 1 £19,000 -
Surrey - 1 £37,500 -
East Midlands - 1 £19,000 -
South East - 1 £37,500 -

OLE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, IT jobs citing OLE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for OLE.

1 18 (69.23%) HTML
1 18 (69.23%) JavaScript
1 18 (69.23%) XML
2 15 (57.69%) MS Office
2 15 (57.69%) Microsoft
3 14 (53.85%) XHTML
3 14 (53.85%) MS Excel
3 14 (53.85%) Client/Server
3 14 (53.85%) OpenEdge
3 14 (53.85%) Progress 4GL
3 14 (53.85%) Progress
3 14 (53.85%) WebSpeed
3 14 (53.85%) COM
3 14 (53.85%) CSS
4 6 (23.08%) SQL
5 5 (19.23%) Windows
6 4 (15.38%) Linux
6 4 (15.38%) IBM Notes
6 4 (15.38%) IBM Domino
6 4 (15.38%) Unix
6 4 (15.38%) VBScript
6 4 (15.38%) C
6 4 (15.38%) Blackberry
6 4 (15.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (15.38%) IBM
6 4 (15.38%) Lotus
6 4 (15.38%) Banking
6 4 (15.38%) IBM Connections
7 3 (11.54%) Reverse Engineering
7 3 (11.54%) Penetration Testing

OLE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (53.85%) OpenEdge
2 4 (15.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (15.38%) IBM Connections
2 4 (15.38%) IBM Domino
2 4 (15.38%) IBM Notes
3 1 (3.85%) CMS
3 1 (3.85%) Drupal
3 1 (3.85%) WordPress
Applications
1 15 (57.69%) MS Office
2 14 (53.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (53.85%) WebSpeed
2 2 (7.69%) Subversion
2 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (15.38%) Banking
2 2 (7.69%) Electronics
3 1 (3.85%) Billing
3 1 (3.85%) Finance
3 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (61.54%) Developer
2 14 (53.85%) Progress 4GL Developer
2 14 (53.85%) Progress Developer
2 14 (53.85%) Senior Developer
2 14 (53.85%) Senior Progress Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Administrator
3 4 (15.38%) Domino Administrator
3 4 (15.38%) Lotus Notes Administrator
4 3 (11.54%) Team Leader
5 2 (7.69%) Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Analyst Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Analyst Programmer
5 2 (7.69%) C++ Analyst Programmer
5 2 (7.69%) C++ Developer
5 2 (7.69%) C++ Programmer
5 2 (7.69%) C++ Software Developer
5 2 (7.69%) C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Programmer
5 2 (7.69%) Software Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (69.23%) HTML
1 18 (69.23%) XML
2 14 (53.85%) COM
2 14 (53.85%) CSS
2 14 (53.85%) XHTML
3 2 (7.69%) ATL
3 2 (7.69%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 2 (7.69%) MFC
3 2 (7.69%) Qt
3 2 (7.69%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 14 (53.85%) Client/Server
2 4 (15.38%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.85%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Windows
2 4 (15.38%) Linux
2 4 (15.38%) Unix
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (11.54%) Penetration Testing
1 3 (11.54%) Reverse Engineering
2 2 (7.69%) Multithreading
2 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
3 1 (3.85%) DevOps
3 1 (3.85%) Information Security
3 1 (3.85%) Open Source
3 1 (3.85%) Revenue Recognition
3 1 (3.85%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 18 (69.23%) JavaScript
2 14 (53.85%) Progress 4GL
3 6 (23.08%) SQL
4 4 (15.38%) C
4 4 (15.38%) VBScript
5 2 (7.69%) C++
6 1 (3.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) CISSP
1 3 (11.54%) GCIA
1 3 (11.54%) GCIH
1 3 (11.54%) PhD
2 2 (7.69%) SANS
3 1 (3.85%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (57.69%) Microsoft
2 14 (53.85%) Progress
3 4 (15.38%) IBM
3 4 (15.38%) Lotus
4 1 (3.85%) Bomgar
4 1 (3.85%) Remedy