Period
to 21 June 2018

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 21 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft ActiveX
UK
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1189 1168 1230
Rank change year-on-year -21 +62 +27
Permanent jobs citing ActiveX 7 27 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.016% 0.023%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.010% 0.038% 0.059%
Number of salaries quoted 7 28 43
UK median annual salary £38,500 £39,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.53% -1.25% -20.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £30,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £40,250 £51,750 £51,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,500 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.53% -1.25% -11.11%

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 70,447 70,211 78,166
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.83% 40.69% 38.87%
Number of salaries quoted 58,887 59,424 67,534
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%

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
Top 5 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 21 June 2018. 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
England -14 6 £38,500 -2.53% 3
UK excluding London -29 5 £38,500 -2.53% 3
Midlands +7 4 £38,500 -3.75%
East Midlands -5 4 £38,500 -3.75%
South East -8 1 £30,000 -24.05% 2

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, IT jobs citing ActiveX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for ActiveX.

1 7 (100.00%) VB
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) VB6
2 6 (85.71%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (85.71%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (85.71%) Collaborative Working
2 6 (85.71%) T-SQL
3 3 (42.86%) C#
4 2 (28.57%) Web Services
5 1 (14.29%) OOP
5 1 (14.29%) ISO 9001
5 1 (14.29%) C++
5 1 (14.29%) Java
5 1 (14.29%) PHP
5 1 (14.29%) VBA
5 1 (14.29%) .NET
5 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (14.29%) Change Control
5 1 (14.29%) 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (85.71%) VB Developer
2 6 (85.71%) VB6 Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C++ Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C++ Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) VB VBA Developer
3 1 (14.29%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) Collaborative Working
1 6 (85.71%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (14.29%) Change Control
2 1 (14.29%) OOP
2 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) VB
2 6 (85.71%) T-SQL
2 6 (85.71%) VB6
3 3 (42.86%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) C++
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) PHP
4 1 (14.29%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO 9001