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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft ActiveX Data Objects (ADO)
Rank 211 201 189
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -12
Permanent jobs citing ADO 1 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.018% 0.11% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.050% 0.32% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 9
Average salary £31,000 £42,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.05% +60.37%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £32,000 £30,750
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +4.06%
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
1997 1870 1950
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 36.42% 34.19% 39.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1723 1671 1697
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
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
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ADO within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 September 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
Herefordshire - 1 £31,000 -
ADO
England

ADO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) VB
2 3 (75.00%) VB.NET
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (50.00%) ADO.NET
3 2 (50.00%) SOAP
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) ODBC
3 2 (50.00%) MS Access
3 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) WinForms
3 2 (50.00%) Ajax
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) JSON
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (25.00%) MS Office
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) ERP

ADO
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) MS Access
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Software Developer
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) VB.NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) SOAP
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) ODBC
3 2 (50.00%) WinForms
3 2 (50.00%) Ajax
3 2 (50.00%) JSON
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) ADO.NET
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) VB
2 3 (75.00%) VB.NET
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Autodesk