Period
to 25 November 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 25 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft ActiveX
UK
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1174 1196 1253
Rank change year-on-year +22 +57 +46
Permanent jobs citing ActiveX 14 27 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.008% 0.014% 0.019%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.020% 0.037% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 13 29 31
UK median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -13.58% +15.71%
10th Percentile £26,650 £26,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £43,750 £41,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% +14.29%

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 71772 73890 82986
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.07% 39.04% 38.00%
Number of salaries quoted 59646 64121 70991
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +1.12%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,091 £40,000
% change year-on-year +0.97% +5.23% -

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 25 November 2017.

Salary histogram for ActiveX in the UK

ActiveX
Top 10 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 25 November 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 +23 13 £40,000 +14.29%
England +4 13 £40,000 +14.29%
Midlands +35 7 £37,500 -
East Midlands +26 7 £37,500 -
South East +44 2 - -
North of England - 2 £42,500 -
North West - 2 £42,500 -
South West -4 1 £22,500 -28.00%
Wales - 1 £25,500 -
London - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 10 (71.43%) T-SQL
1 10 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 9 (64.29%) VB
2 9 (64.29%) C#
2 9 (64.29%) VB6
3 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (42.86%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (42.86%) Web Services
5 6 (42.86%) Collaborative Working
6 5 (35.71%) .NET
6 5 (35.71%) SQL
7 4 (28.57%) Degree
7 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
8 3 (21.43%) COM
8 3 (21.43%) C++
9 2 (14.29%) HTML
9 2 (14.29%) VB.NET
9 2 (14.29%) VBA
9 2 (14.29%) MFC
9 2 (14.29%) MySQL
9 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
9 2 (14.29%) ATL
9 2 (14.29%) MS Access
9 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
9 2 (14.29%) Windows
9 2 (14.29%) OO
9 2 (14.29%) EPoS
9 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
9 2 (14.29%) Defensive Programming

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 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) MS Access
2 2 (14.29%) MySQL
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (7.14%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (7.14%) Bitbucket
2 1 (7.14%) JIRA
2 1 (7.14%) Selenium
2 1 (7.14%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Developer
2 9 (64.29%) Software Developer
2 9 (64.29%) VB Developer
2 9 (64.29%) VB6 Developer
3 2 (14.29%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Access Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Data Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Junior
4 1 (7.14%) Junior Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Junior Software Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) Web Services
2 5 (35.71%) .NET
3 3 (21.43%) COM
4 2 (14.29%) ATL
4 2 (14.29%) HTML
4 2 (14.29%) MFC
5 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (7.14%) CSS
5 1 (7.14%) Node.js
5 1 (7.14%) OpenLayers
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 2 (14.29%) EPoS
2 2 (14.29%) User Experience
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (42.86%) Collaborative Working
4 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 2 (14.29%) Data Management
4 2 (14.29%) Defensive Programming
4 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
4 2 (14.29%) Multithreaded Programming
4 2 (14.29%) Multithreading
4 2 (14.29%) OO
4 2 (14.29%) Physics
4 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.14%) Analytics
5 1 (7.14%) MVC
5 1 (7.14%) SDLC
5 1 (7.14%) TDD
5 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
5 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) T-SQL
2 9 (64.29%) C#
2 9 (64.29%) VB
2 9 (64.29%) VB6
3 5 (35.71%) SQL
4 3 (21.43%) C++
5 2 (14.29%) VB.NET
5 2 (14.29%) VBA
6 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) GDPR
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Tableau