The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object Linking and Embedding (OLE)
Rank 877 868 867
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -1
Permanent jobs citing OLE 16 12 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.011% 0.008%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.036% 0.028% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 14 10 7
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-25.88% +21.42%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
44926 43169 48566
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 39.01% 39.68% 41.08%
Number of salaries quoted 38208 37489 43042
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
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 22 July 2014 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OLE within the UK over the 3 months to 22 July 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 -25 16 £35,000 -17.64% 3
South East +4 7 £30,000 +50.00%
London -27 7 £62,500 -30.16%
Surrey +13 6 £30,000 +50.00%
Leatherhead - 6 £30,000 -
South West -20 2 £40,000 -5.88%
City of London -10 1 - -
Reading - 1 £77,500 -
Romford - 1 £32,500 -
Berkshire - 1 £77,500 -
Devon - 1 £37,500 -
Dorset - 1 £42,500 -

OLE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 17 (44.74%) SQL
2 12 (31.58%) Java
2 12 (31.58%) ABAP
2 12 (31.58%) SAP
2 12 (31.58%) EDI
2 12 (31.58%) SOA
2 12 (31.58%) SAPscript
2 12 (31.58%) Introscope
2 12 (31.58%) Migration
2 12 (31.58%) BAPI
2 12 (31.58%) SAP ALE
2 12 (31.58%) SAP PI
2 12 (31.58%) CA Wily
2 12 (31.58%) Performance Tuning
3 10 (26.32%) SQL Server
3 10 (26.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (23.68%) .NET
4 9 (23.68%) MFC
4 9 (23.68%) XML
4 9 (23.68%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (21.05%) C++
5 8 (21.05%) Visual Studio
5 8 (21.05%) ATL
5 8 (21.05%) Software Engineering
5 8 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (21.05%) Multithreading
6 7 (18.42%) C#
6 7 (18.42%) IBM Notes
6 7 (18.42%) VC++
6 7 (18.42%) Lotus

OLE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (18.42%) IBM Notes
2 2 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.26%) NetWeaver
2 2 (5.26%) Office Communications Server
2 2 (5.26%) Lync
2 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) PBX
1 2 (5.26%) PSTN
1 2 (5.26%) SMTP
1 2 (5.26%) DHCP
1 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
1 2 (5.26%) VPN
1 2 (5.26%) DNS
1 2 (5.26%) MPLS
1 2 (5.26%) H.323
1 2 (5.26%) Firewall
1 2 (5.26%) Unified Communications
2 1 (2.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (26.32%) SQL Server
1 10 (26.32%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (18.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.63%) DTS
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.63%) Big Data
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (31.58%) Introscope
2 8 (21.05%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.63%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (2.63%) SpecFlow
General
1 7 (18.42%) Back Office
1 7 (18.42%) Banking
2 2 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (28.95%) Developer
2 9 (23.68%) Analyst
3 7 (18.42%) Lotus Notes Developer
4 6 (15.79%) C++ Software Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) Systems Analyst
4 6 (15.79%) Software Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) SAP Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Consultant
5 4 (10.53%) SAP Consultant
5 4 (10.53%) ABAP Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) C++ Programmer
6 2 (5.26%) Communications Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) SAP Developer
6 2 (5.26%) DBA
6 2 (5.26%) Programmer
6 2 (5.26%) Junior
6 2 (5.26%) Junior Programmer
7 1 (2.63%) Integration Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) UI Designer
7 1 (2.63%) SAP PI Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (31.58%) EDI
1 12 (31.58%) BAPI
1 12 (31.58%) SAP ALE
1 12 (31.58%) SAP PI
2 9 (23.68%) XML
2 9 (23.68%) .NET
2 9 (23.68%) MFC
3 8 (21.05%) ATL
4 7 (18.42%) Qt
5 2 (5.26%) HTML5
5 2 (5.26%) SAP XI
5 2 (5.26%) CSS
5 2 (5.26%) HTML
6 1 (2.63%) SOAP
6 1 (2.63%) Web Services
6 1 (2.63%) ODBC
6 1 (2.63%) Middleware
6 1 (2.63%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.63%) JSON
6 1 (2.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) Blackberry
1 2 (5.26%) CMDB
2 1 (2.63%) Data Integration
2 1 (2.63%) Digital Media
2 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.63%) Replication
2 1 (2.63%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Linux
1 2 (5.26%) Android
1 2 (5.26%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.63%) Solaris
2 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (31.58%) SOA
1 12 (31.58%) Migration
1 12 (31.58%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (23.68%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (21.05%) Software Engineering
3 8 (21.05%) Multithreading
4 7 (18.42%) Procure-to-pay
4 7 (18.42%) Cash Management
4 7 (18.42%) Project Management
5 6 (15.79%) Project Planning
6 3 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce
7 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (5.26%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.26%) Change Management
7 2 (5.26%) Business Analysis
7 2 (5.26%) Load Balancing
8 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (2.63%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (2.63%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (44.74%) SQL
2 12 (31.58%) Java
2 12 (31.58%) ABAP
2 12 (31.58%) SAPscript
3 8 (21.05%) C++
4 7 (18.42%) C#
4 7 (18.42%) VC++
5 6 (15.79%) VBA
5 6 (15.79%) VB.NET
6 4 (10.53%) R
7 3 (7.89%) C
8 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
8 2 (5.26%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.63%) VB
9 1 (2.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) HNC
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (2.63%) OCFS2
Systems Management
1 12 (31.58%) CA Wily
2 1 (2.63%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 12 (31.58%) SAP
2 7 (18.42%) Lotus
3 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.26%) Siemens
4 2 (5.26%) Mitel
4 2 (5.26%) Polycom
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle
5 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.63%) SolidWorks