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

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object Linking and Embedding (OLE)
Rank 897 882 890
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +8
Permanent jobs citing OLE 14 12 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.011% 0.006%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.033% 0.026% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 12 9 5
Average salary £29,750 £41,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.31% -7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,600 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,750 £27,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+10.18% -55.00%

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
42362 45367 47985
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 36.78% 40.86% 41.71%
Number of salaries quoted 36399 38853 42542
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 £28,000
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 28 November 2014 within the UK.

OLE Salary Histogram in the UK

OLE
Top 10 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 28 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
(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 -41 14 £29,750 -28.31% 2
West Midlands 0 6 £25,000 -3.84%
Yorkshire - 4 £85,000 -
Humberside - 4 £85,000 -
Worcestershire +8 2 £25,000 -3.84%
South West - 2 £32,500 -
Bristol - 2 £32,500 -
London +1 1 - - 2
South East -11 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -

OLE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 8 (36.36%) ODBC
1 8 (36.36%) R
2 7 (31.82%) JSON
2 7 (31.82%) Degree
2 7 (31.82%) Service Delivery
3 6 (27.27%) Eclipse
3 6 (27.27%) ActiveX
3 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 6 (27.27%) Windows
3 6 (27.27%) DTS
3 6 (27.27%) SQL
3 6 (27.27%) ADO
3 6 (27.27%) DAO
3 6 (27.27%) GlassFish
3 6 (27.27%) System Testing
4 5 (22.73%) C
4 5 (22.73%) C++
5 4 (18.18%) HTML
5 4 (18.18%) Java
5 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 4 (18.18%) VB
5 4 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (18.18%) Marketing
5 4 (18.18%) Social Media
5 4 (18.18%) Information Management
5 4 (18.18%) Customer Insight
5 4 (18.18%) Analytics
5 4 (18.18%) Marketing Analytics
5 4 (18.18%) Data Governance

OLE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 6 (27.27%) GlassFish
2 3 (13.64%) MS Exchange
3 2 (9.09%) Office Communications Server
3 2 (9.09%) Lync
3 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.55%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) PBX
1 2 (9.09%) PSTN
1 2 (9.09%) SMTP
1 2 (9.09%) DHCP
1 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
1 2 (9.09%) VPN
1 2 (9.09%) DNS
1 2 (9.09%) MPLS
1 2 (9.09%) H.323
1 2 (9.09%) Firewall
1 2 (9.09%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) DTS
2 4 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
3 3 (13.64%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (13.64%) Ingres
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (13.64%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.55%) Introscope
General
1 4 (18.18%) Marketing
2 3 (13.64%) Finance
3 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.55%) Law
4 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Developer
2 6 (27.27%) Web Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Head of Business Intelligence
4 3 (13.64%) Web Applications Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Applications Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Trainee Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Trainee Web Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Trainee
5 2 (9.09%) Communications Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Contracts Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Service Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Design Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) ABAP Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Resource Manager
6 1 (4.55%) SAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) ODBC
2 7 (31.82%) JSON
3 6 (27.27%) DAO
3 6 (27.27%) ActiveX
3 6 (27.27%) ADO
4 4 (18.18%) HTML
5 3 (13.64%) COM
5 3 (13.64%) XHTML
6 2 (9.09%) MFC
6 2 (9.09%) DirectX
6 2 (9.09%) Qt
7 1 (4.55%) HTML5
7 1 (4.55%) CSS3
7 1 (4.55%) Backbone.js
7 1 (4.55%) BAPI
7 1 (4.55%) SAP XI
7 1 (4.55%) SAP ALE
7 1 (4.55%) SAP PI
7 1 (4.55%) EDI
7 1 (4.55%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Social Media
1 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.64%) Blackberry
3 2 (9.09%) Data Structures
3 2 (9.09%) Algorithms
3 2 (9.09%) CMDB
4 1 (4.55%) Graphic Design
4 1 (4.55%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) UNIX
3 1 (4.55%) Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.55%) Android
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Service Delivery
2 6 (27.27%) System Testing
3 4 (18.18%) Information Management
3 4 (18.18%) Data Governance
3 4 (18.18%) Customer Insight
3 4 (18.18%) Analytics
3 4 (18.18%) Marketing Analytics
3 4 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (18.18%) Coaching
4 3 (13.64%) Change Management
4 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (9.09%) Load Balancing
5 2 (9.09%) Resource Management
5 2 (9.09%) Project Management
5 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (9.09%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (9.09%) ITIL
5 2 (9.09%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) R
2 6 (27.27%) SQL
3 5 (22.73%) C
3 5 (22.73%) C++
4 4 (18.18%) Java
4 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 4 (18.18%) VB
5 3 (13.64%) T-SQL
5 3 (13.64%) VBScript
5 3 (13.64%) VBA
5 3 (13.64%) MapBasic
5 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.55%) SAPscript
6 1 (4.55%) ABAP
6 1 (4.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (4.55%) HNC
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) SCCM
1 1 (4.55%) SCOM
1 1 (4.55%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) Siemens
2 2 (9.09%) Mitel
2 2 (9.09%) Polycom
3 1 (4.55%) SolidWorks
3 1 (4.55%) SAP
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco