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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object Linking and Embedding (OLE)
Rank 912 947 966
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +19
Permanent jobs citing OLE 21 12 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.011% 0.014%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.055% 0.029% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 21 7 14
Median salary £42,500 £47,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £46,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £73,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £47,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +50.79%

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
38142 41756 45551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.89% 37.80% 39.17%
Number of salaries quoted 33137 35621 38777
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 23 July 2016 within the UK.

OLE Salary Histogram in the UK

OLE
Top 9 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 23 July 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 +55 19 £42,500 -10.52%
Midlands - 14 £42,500 -
London +46 3 £65,000 +26.82%
County Antrim - 2 £41,250 -
South East - 2 £37,500 -
Northern Ireland - 2 £41,250 -
Belfast - 2 £41,250 -
Leatherhead - 2 £37,500 -
Surrey - 2 £37,500 -

OLE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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
2 16 (61.54%) COM
2 16 (61.54%) XML
2 16 (61.54%) MS Excel
2 16 (61.54%) Microsoft
3 14 (53.85%) OpenEdge
3 14 (53.85%) Progress 4GL
3 14 (53.85%) Progress
3 14 (53.85%) Client/Server
3 14 (53.85%) XHTML
3 14 (53.85%) CSS
3 14 (53.85%) MS Office
3 14 (53.85%) WebSpeed
4 8 (30.77%) SQL
5 7 (26.92%) Windows
6 6 (23.08%) C
7 5 (19.23%) Linux
7 5 (19.23%) Unix
8 4 (15.38%) C++
8 4 (15.38%) VBScript
8 4 (15.38%) MFC
8 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
8 4 (15.38%) Qt
9 3 (11.54%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (11.54%) Data Structures
9 3 (11.54%) Algorithms
9 3 (11.54%) Reverse Engineering
9 3 (11.54%) GCIA
9 3 (11.54%) GCIH

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 2 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (7.69%) IBM Connections
2 2 (7.69%) IBM Domino
2 2 (7.69%) IBM Notes
3 1 (3.85%) CMS
3 1 (3.85%) Drupal
3 1 (3.85%) WordPress
Applications
1 16 (61.54%) MS Excel
2 14 (53.85%) MS Office
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
2 1 (3.85%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 14 (53.85%) WebSpeed
2 2 (7.69%) Subversion
2 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.85%) Ant
3 1 (3.85%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.85%) IntelliJ
3 1 (3.85%) Maven
General
1 3 (11.54%) Banking
2 2 (7.69%) Electronics
3 1 (3.85%) Billing
3 1 (3.85%) Finance
3 1 (3.85%) Front Office
3 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (65.38%) 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%) C++ Software Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Software Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Administrator
4 2 (7.69%) Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Analyst Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Analyst Programmer
4 2 (7.69%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) C++ Analyst Programmer
4 2 (7.69%) C++ Programmer
4 2 (7.69%) C++ Software Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Lotus Notes Administrator
4 2 (7.69%) Programmer
4 2 (7.69%) Software Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (69.23%) HTML
2 16 (61.54%) COM
2 16 (61.54%) XML
3 14 (53.85%) CSS
3 14 (53.85%) XHTML
4 4 (15.38%) MFC
4 4 (15.38%) Qt
5 2 (7.69%) ATL
5 2 (7.69%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 2 (7.69%) DirectX
5 2 (7.69%) ODBC
5 2 (7.69%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 14 (53.85%) Client/Server
2 3 (11.54%) Algorithms
2 3 (11.54%) Data Structures
3 2 (7.69%) Blackberry
3 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.69%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.85%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Windows
2 5 (19.23%) Linux
2 5 (19.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
2 3 (11.54%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (11.54%) Reverse Engineering
3 2 (7.69%) CAD
3 2 (7.69%) Data Modelling
3 2 (7.69%) Multithreading
3 2 (7.69%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (7.69%) OOD
3 2 (7.69%) Structured Programming
4 1 (3.85%) DevOps
4 1 (3.85%) Functional Programming
4 1 (3.85%) Information Security
4 1 (3.85%) Open Source
4 1 (3.85%) Revenue Recognition
4 1 (3.85%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 18 (69.23%) JavaScript
2 14 (53.85%) Progress 4GL
3 8 (30.77%) SQL
4 6 (23.08%) C
5 4 (15.38%) C++
5 4 (15.38%) VBScript
6 1 (3.85%) Clojure
6 1 (3.85%) Java
6 1 (3.85%) Lisp
6 1 (3.85%) Python
6 1 (3.85%) Scala
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%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) SANS
3 1 (3.85%) ACCA
Vendors
1 16 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 14 (53.85%) Progress
3 2 (7.69%) IBM
3 2 (7.69%) Lotus