Period
to 24 August 2017

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 6 months to 24 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft ActiveX
UK
6 months to
24 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1152 1205 1236
Rank change year-on-year +53 +31 +79
Permanent jobs citing ActiveX 23 40 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.020% 0.025%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.032% 0.053% 0.067%
Number of salaries quoted 20 35 47
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -15.79% +26.67%
10th Percentile £31,000 £26,250 £34,150
90th Percentile £45,000 £44,500 £64,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -11.11% +20.00%

ActiveX is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 71090 76167 81919
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.45% 38.79% 37.83%
Number of salaries quoted 59008 66158 69915
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

ActiveX
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing ActiveX as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 24 August 2017.

Salary histogram for ActiveX in the UK

ActiveX
Top 7 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 6 months to 24 August 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
UK excluding London +22 23 £40,000 - 2
England +46 22 £40,000 - 1
Midlands +46 13 £45,000 +12.50%
East Midlands +22 13 £45,000 +12.50%
South East +91 7 £39,500 -7.06%
South West -4 2 £31,250 -16.67%
Wales - 1 £25,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 18 (78.26%) SQL Server
2 17 (73.91%) T-SQL
3 16 (69.57%) C#
4 14 (60.87%) .NET
5 13 (56.52%) VB
5 13 (56.52%) VB6
5 13 (56.52%) SDLC
6 11 (47.83%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (47.83%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (47.83%) OO
6 11 (47.83%) Windows
7 10 (43.48%) Crystal Reports
7 10 (43.48%) Visual Studio
7 10 (43.48%) Subversion
7 10 (43.48%) Regression Testing
8 8 (34.78%) C++
8 8 (34.78%) .NET Framework
9 7 (30.43%) TestComplete
9 7 (30.43%) MSBuild
9 7 (30.43%) .NET Compact Framework
9 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET
9 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (30.43%) CruiseControl
10 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
10 6 (26.09%) MFC
10 6 (26.09%) SQL
10 6 (26.09%) Multithreading
11 5 (21.74%) Software Engineering
12 4 (17.39%) COM
13 3 (13.04%) ATL

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 (13.04%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (13.04%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) Multicast
1 3 (13.04%) SSL
1 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (78.26%) SQL Server
2 10 (43.48%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (13.04%) MySQL
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (4.35%) MS Access
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (43.48%) Subversion
1 10 (43.48%) Visual Studio
2 7 (30.43%) CruiseControl
2 7 (30.43%) MSBuild
2 7 (30.43%) TestComplete
3 3 (13.04%) FxCop
3 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
3 3 (13.04%) StyleCop
3 3 (13.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (8.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (8.70%) Bitbucket
4 2 (8.70%) JIRA
4 2 (8.70%) Selenium
4 2 (8.70%) WebDriver
5 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 18 (78.26%) Developer
2 13 (56.52%) VB Developer
2 13 (56.52%) VB6 Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Software Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Software Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) C++ Software Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) SQL Developer
6 2 (8.70%) C# Developer
6 2 (8.70%) C# WPF Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Security Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) WPF Developer
7 1 (4.35%) C# Software Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Control Systems Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Development Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Junior Software Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Security Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Technical Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Software Development Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (60.87%) .NET
2 8 (34.78%) .NET Framework
3 7 (30.43%) .NET Compact Framework
3 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET
4 6 (26.09%) MFC
5 4 (17.39%) COM
6 3 (13.04%) ADO.NET
6 3 (13.04%) ATL
6 3 (13.04%) FFmpeg
6 3 (13.04%) LINQ
6 3 (13.04%) WCF
6 3 (13.04%) Web Services
6 3 (13.04%) WPF
7 2 (8.70%) AngularJS
7 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (8.70%) CSS
7 2 (8.70%) HTML
7 2 (8.70%) Node.js
7 2 (8.70%) OpenLayers
8 1 (4.35%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 11 (47.83%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (47.83%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) SDLC
2 11 (47.83%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (47.83%) OO
3 10 (43.48%) Regression Testing
4 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (26.09%) Multithreading
6 5 (21.74%) Software Engineering
7 3 (13.04%) CAD
7 3 (13.04%) Data Management
7 3 (13.04%) Mathematics
7 3 (13.04%) Multithreaded Programming
7 3 (13.04%) MVVM
7 3 (13.04%) Physics
7 3 (13.04%) Project Planning
7 3 (13.04%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (13.04%) Web Development
8 2 (8.70%) MVC
8 2 (8.70%) TDD
9 1 (4.35%) Document Management
9 1 (4.35%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (73.91%) T-SQL
2 16 (69.57%) C#
3 13 (56.52%) VB
3 13 (56.52%) VB6
4 8 (34.78%) C++
5 6 (26.09%) SQL
6 3 (13.04%) VC++
7 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
7 2 (8.70%) VB.NET
8 1 (4.35%) Java
8 1 (4.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle