Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft ActiveX
UK
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1178 1147 1270
Rank change year-on-year -31 +123 +21
Permanent jobs citing ActiveX 6 32 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.003% 0.018% 0.016%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.008% 0.047% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 7 40 29
UK median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £36,250 £30,000 £32,250
90th Percentile £43,750 £41,250 £47,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +23.08%

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 71,640 68,477 81,184
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.81% 39.48% 38.51%
Number of salaries quoted 60,401 59,002 69,676
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £78,000 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 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 19 February 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 -28 6 £42,500 +13.33% 3
UK excluding London -20 5 £42,500 +13.33% 3
East Midlands +7 3 £37,500 -
Midlands -1 3 £37,500 -
North West - 2 £42,500 -
North of England - 2 £42,500 -
London - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 5 (83.33%) T-SQL
1 5 (83.33%) VB
1 5 (83.33%) C#
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
1 5 (83.33%) VB6
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (50.00%) Collaborative Working
3 2 (33.33%) User Experience
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) EPoS
3 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (33.33%) COM
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Defensive Programming
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) Spotfire
4 1 (16.67%) Tableau
4 1 (16.67%) Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (16.67%) MS Access
4 1 (16.67%) HTML

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 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) MS Access
3 1 (16.67%) Spotfire
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
1 5 (83.33%) Software Developer
1 5 (83.33%) VB Developer
1 5 (83.33%) VB6 Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) COM
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (33.33%) EPoS
2 2 (33.33%) User Experience
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Collaborative Working
1 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) Defensive Programming
2 2 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
1 5 (83.33%) T-SQL
1 5 (83.33%) VB
1 5 (83.33%) VB6
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
3 1 (16.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Tableau