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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object Linking and Embedding (OLE)
Rank 888 877 871
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -6
Permanent jobs citing OLE 7 9 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.008% 0.008%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.017% 0.021% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 8
Average salary £43,750 £37,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.24% -15.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,700 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £76,000 £47,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £26,000 -
% change year-on-year
+68.26% -

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
42312 43594 46442
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.11% 40.29% 40.32%
Number of salaries quoted 35769 37801 40681
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £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 20 October 2014 within the UK.

OLE Salary Histogram in the UK

OLE
Top 11 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 20 October 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 -17 6 £32,500 -12.16% 1
South West -18 2 £32,500 -
Bristol - 2 £32,500 -
London +3 1 - - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £85,000 -
Humberside - 1 £85,000 -
North East - 1 - -
South East - 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -

OLE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (39.13%) MFC
2 8 (34.78%) C++
2 8 (34.78%) Software Engineering
2 8 (34.78%) Qt
3 7 (30.43%) SQL
4 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
4 6 (26.09%) Visual Studio
4 6 (26.09%) ATL
4 6 (26.09%) VC++
4 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (26.09%) Multithreading
5 5 (21.74%) R
6 4 (17.39%) Service Delivery
6 4 (17.39%) C
7 3 (13.04%) Java
7 3 (13.04%) SAP
7 3 (13.04%) ABAP
7 3 (13.04%) EDI
7 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
7 3 (13.04%) Windows
7 3 (13.04%) Change Management
7 3 (13.04%) Blackberry
7 3 (13.04%) SOA
7 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
7 3 (13.04%) SAPscript
7 3 (13.04%) Introscope
7 3 (13.04%) Migration
7 3 (13.04%) Finance
7 3 (13.04%) BAPI
7 3 (13.04%) CA Wily

OLE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.70%) NetWeaver
2 2 (8.70%) Office Communications Server
2 2 (8.70%) Lync
2 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) PBX
1 2 (8.70%) PSTN
1 2 (8.70%) SMTP
1 2 (8.70%) DHCP
1 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
1 2 (8.70%) VPN
1 2 (8.70%) DNS
1 2 (8.70%) MPLS
1 2 (8.70%) H.323
1 2 (8.70%) Firewall
1 2 (8.70%) Unified Communications
2 1 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.35%) MySQL
2 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Visual Studio
2 3 (13.04%) Introscope
3 1 (4.35%) SpecFlow
3 1 (4.35%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.35%) Law
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Software Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) C++ Software Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Programmer
5 2 (8.70%) C++ Programmer
5 2 (8.70%) Communications Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) SAP Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Junior Programmer
5 2 (8.70%) Junior
6 1 (4.35%) UI Designer
6 1 (4.35%) SAP PI Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Designer
6 1 (4.35%) Planning Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Head of Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.35%) IT Business Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Mechanical Design Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Mechanical Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Contracts Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) MFC
2 8 (34.78%) Qt
3 6 (26.09%) ATL
4 3 (13.04%) EDI
4 3 (13.04%) BAPI
4 3 (13.04%) SAP ALE
4 3 (13.04%) SAP PI
5 2 (8.70%) ODBC
5 2 (8.70%) SAP XI
5 2 (8.70%) DirectX
5 2 (8.70%) .NET
6 1 (4.35%) HTML
6 1 (4.35%) CSS
6 1 (4.35%) SOAP
6 1 (4.35%) XML
6 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
6 1 (4.35%) JSON
6 1 (4.35%) HTML5
6 1 (4.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (4.35%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Blackberry
1 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Data Structures
2 2 (8.70%) Algorithms
2 2 (8.70%) CMDB
3 1 (4.35%) Social Media
3 1 (4.35%) Digital Media
3 1 (4.35%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.35%) Android
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Software Engineering
2 6 (26.09%) Multithreading
3 4 (17.39%) Service Delivery
4 3 (13.04%) Change Management
4 3 (13.04%) SOA
4 3 (13.04%) Migration
4 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (13.04%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (8.70%) Load Balancing
5 2 (8.70%) Resource Management
5 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.70%) ITIL
5 2 (8.70%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
5 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
5 2 (8.70%) OOD
5 2 (8.70%) Project Management
6 1 (4.35%) ERP
6 1 (4.35%) CRM
6 1 (4.35%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) C++
2 7 (30.43%) SQL
3 6 (26.09%) VC++
4 5 (21.74%) R
5 4 (17.39%) C
6 3 (13.04%) Java
6 3 (13.04%) ABAP
6 3 (13.04%) SAPscript
7 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
7 1 (4.35%) PHP
7 1 (4.35%) C#
7 1 (4.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) HNC
1 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
1 1 (4.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) CA Wily
2 1 (4.35%) SCCM
2 1 (4.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) SAP
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Siemens
2 2 (8.70%) Mitel
2 2 (8.70%) Polycom
3 1 (4.35%) SolidWorks
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco