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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object Linking and Embedding (OLE)
Rank 930 928 902
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -26
Permanent jobs citing OLE 5 9 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.008% 0.033%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.013% 0.023% 0.080%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 31
Average salary £31,500 £26,000 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.15% -53.77%
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £25,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+26.00% -33.33%

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
38462 39657 43497
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.98% 37.25% 41.33%
Number of salaries quoted 33171 34125 36259
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 11 February 2016 within the UK.

OLE Salary Histogram in the UK

OLE
Top 4 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 11 February 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
(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 +16 5 £31,500 +21.15% 1
Bristol - 3 £31,500 -
South West - 3 £31,500 -
London +9 2 £80,000 +39.13%

OLE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) High Availability
1 4 (50.00%) Data Structures
1 4 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 3 (37.50%) SDLC
2 3 (37.50%) F5
2 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) CCNP
2 3 (37.50%) CCDP
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (37.50%) Juniper
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) Network Design
2 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 3 (37.50%) Data Protection
2 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) Network Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) Clojure
3 2 (25.00%) Structured Programming
3 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (25.00%) Qt
3 2 (25.00%) Scala
3 2 (25.00%) Degree
3 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (25.00%) Maven
3 2 (25.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (25.00%) TDD

OLE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Big Data
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Ant
1 2 (25.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (25.00%) IntelliJ
1 2 (25.00%) Maven
General
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
1 2 (25.00%) Front Office
1 2 (25.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Architect
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Network Architect
1 3 (37.50%) Software Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) C Software Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) C++ Software Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Scala Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Principal .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Principal Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Principal Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Principal Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Principal Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Scala Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) COM
1 2 (25.00%) DirectX
1 2 (25.00%) MFC
1 2 (25.00%) ODBC
1 2 (25.00%) Qt
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Algorithms
1 4 (50.00%) Data Structures
2 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) High Availability
2 3 (37.50%) Data Protection
2 3 (37.50%) Network Architecture
2 3 (37.50%) Network Design
2 3 (37.50%) SDLC
2 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) CAD
3 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (25.00%) Functional Programming
3 2 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (25.00%) OOD
3 2 (25.00%) Structured Programming
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) API Development
4 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 1 (12.50%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (12.50%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) C
2 2 (25.00%) C++
2 2 (25.00%) Clojure
2 2 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) Lisp
2 2 (25.00%) Scala
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) CCDP
1 3 (37.50%) CCNP
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco
1 3 (37.50%) F5
1 3 (37.50%) Juniper
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft