The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for ActiveX skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited ActiveX over the 3 months to 28 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft ActiveX
UK
3 months to
28 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 843 890 941
Rank change year-on-year +47 +51  
Permanent jobs citing ActiveX 15 28 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.018% 0.028% 0.031%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.043% 0.073% 0.080%
Number of salaries quoted 14 25 31
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -20.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11%  

ActiveX is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 35119 38594 41146
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 41.32% 38.71% 38.06%
Number of salaries quoted 29644 33437 35123
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.52% +6.25%  

ActiveX
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing ActiveX as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for ActiveX in the UK

ActiveX
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ActiveX.

Salary trend for ActiveX in the UK

ActiveX
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ActiveX over the 3 months to 28 May 2017.

Salary histogram for ActiveX in the UK

ActiveX
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ActiveX within the UK over the 3 months to 28 May 2017. 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 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 +57 15 £45,000 +12.50%
East Midlands +27 9 £45,000 +12.50%
Nottingham +12 9 £45,000 +12.50%
Nottinghamshire +11 9 £45,000 +12.50%
South East +68 5 £39,500 -7.05%
West Sussex - 3 £39,500 -
Crawley - 3 £39,500 -
Surrey +52 2 £65,000 +30.00%
Woking +15 1 £65,000 +30.00%
Exeter -12 1 £40,000 +6.66%
South West -13 1 £40,000 +6.66%
Devon -15 1 £40,000 +6.66%

For the 6 months to 28 May 2017, IT jobs citing ActiveX 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 ActiveX.

1 29 (90.63%) .NET
2 28 (87.50%) C#
3 26 (81.25%) SQL Server
4 22 (68.75%) OO
5 21 (65.63%) Windows
5 21 (65.63%) T-SQL
6 19 (59.38%) .NET Framework
6 19 (59.38%) SDLC
7 16 (50.00%) Subversion
8 15 (46.88%) VB6
8 15 (46.88%) VB
8 15 (46.88%) Crystal Reports
9 13 (40.63%) Enterprise Software
9 13 (40.63%) MSBuild
9 13 (40.63%) SQL
9 13 (40.63%) ASP.NET
9 13 (40.63%) CruiseControl
10 11 (34.38%) Regression Testing
10 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
10 11 (34.38%) C++
11 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (28.13%) JavaScript
12 9 (28.13%) Visual Studio
12 9 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (25.00%) TestComplete
13 8 (25.00%) WPF
13 8 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
13 8 (25.00%) HTML
13 8 (25.00%) TDD
13 8 (25.00%) Software Engineering

ActiveX
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (9.38%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) TCP/IP
2 3 (9.38%) Multicast
2 3 (9.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (81.25%) SQL Server
2 15 (46.88%) Crystal Reports
3 6 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (3.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (50.00%) Subversion
2 13 (40.63%) CruiseControl
2 13 (40.63%) MSBuild
3 9 (28.13%) Visual Studio
4 8 (25.00%) TestComplete
5 5 (15.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (15.63%) Bitbucket
5 5 (15.63%) JIRA
5 5 (15.63%) Selenium
5 5 (15.63%) WebDriver
6 3 (9.38%) FxCop
6 3 (9.38%) Jenkins
6 3 (9.38%) StyleCop
6 3 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (9.38%) TeamCity
6 3 (9.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (3.13%) webpack
Job Titles
1 27 (84.38%) Developer
2 15 (46.88%) VB Developer
2 15 (46.88%) VB6 Developer
3 10 (31.25%) C# Developer
4 8 (25.00%) .NET Developer
4 8 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (18.75%) Software Developer
6 5 (15.63%) C# WPF Developer
6 5 (15.63%) SQL Developer
6 5 (15.63%) WPF Developer
7 3 (9.38%) .NET Software Developer
7 3 (9.38%) C# Software Developer
7 3 (9.38%) T-SQL Developer
8 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Security Engineer
8 2 (6.25%) Software Engineer
9 1 (3.13%) C# Software Engineer
9 1 (3.13%) C++ Software Engineer
9 1 (3.13%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (90.63%) .NET
2 19 (59.38%) .NET Framework
3 13 (40.63%) ASP.NET
4 8 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 8 (25.00%) CSS
4 8 (25.00%) HTML
4 8 (25.00%) WPF
5 7 (21.88%) .NET Compact Framework
6 6 (18.75%) AngularJS
6 6 (18.75%) Node.js
7 5 (15.63%) OpenLayers
7 5 (15.63%) WCF
7 5 (15.63%) WinForms
7 5 (15.63%) X-Windows
8 4 (12.50%) MFC
9 3 (9.38%) ADO.NET
9 3 (9.38%) Ajax
9 3 (9.38%) jQuery
9 3 (9.38%) LINQ
9 3 (9.38%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (40.63%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (18.75%) Computer Science
3 4 (12.50%) Mobile App
4 3 (9.38%) N-Tier
5 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.13%) Device Driver
5 1 (3.13%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 21 (65.63%) Windows
2 5 (15.63%) Windows Server
2 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.25%) Android
4 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (68.75%) OO
2 19 (59.38%) SDLC
3 11 (34.38%) Regression Testing
4 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (25.00%) MVC
6 8 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 8 (25.00%) TDD
7 6 (18.75%) Multithreading
7 6 (18.75%) MVVM
8 5 (15.63%) Asset Management
9 4 (12.50%) Security Management
9 4 (12.50%) Web Development
10 3 (9.38%) CAD
10 3 (9.38%) Document Management
10 3 (9.38%) ERP
10 3 (9.38%) Market Research
10 3 (9.38%) OOA/OOD
10 3 (9.38%) OOD
10 3 (9.38%) UML
Programming Languages
1 28 (87.50%) C#
2 21 (65.63%) T-SQL
3 15 (46.88%) VB
3 15 (46.88%) VB6
4 13 (40.63%) SQL
5 11 (34.38%) C++
6 9 (28.13%) JavaScript
7 3 (9.38%) VB.NET
7 3 (9.38%) VC++
8 1 (3.13%) Java
8 1 (3.13%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) Degree
2 5 (15.63%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.63%) Oracle
3 1 (3.13%) Xamarin