The table below looks at the statistics for ADO skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ADO over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft ActiveX Data Objects (ADO)
Rank - 193 188
Permanent jobs citing ADO 0 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.16% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.47% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 6
Average salary - £42,500 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +97.67%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £32,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -2.98%
ADO
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2007 1904 1907
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 36.81% 34.89% 39.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1714 1695 1658
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

ADO
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ADO across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

ADO Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

ADO
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ADO across the West Midlands region.

ADO Salary Trend in the West Midlands

ADO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing ADO 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 ADO.

1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) VB
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) ODBC
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (66.67%) ADO.NET
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) WinForms
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile Application Development
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel

ADO
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing ADO 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 ADO. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (33.33%) MS Access
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Software Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
1 2 (66.67%) VB.NET Developer
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Developer
1 2 (66.67%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) ADO.NET
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) ODBC
2 2 (66.67%) WinForms
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) VB
2 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft