Period
to 17 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for ADO skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited ADO over the 6 months to 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft ActiveX Data Objects (ADO)
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1139 1173 1217
Rank change year-on-year +34 +44 +33
Permanent jobs citing ADO 16 31 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.010% 0.017% 0.007%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.025% 0.043% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 14 31 13
UK median annual salary £48,000 £65,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.15% +73.33% -31.82%
10th Percentile £45,000 £43,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £56,750 £72,500 £54,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,000 £65,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year -26.15% +67.74% -31.11%

ADO 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 64,441 72,352 74,311
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.80% 40.13% 39.08%
Number of salaries quoted 53,234 60,095 64,421
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%

ADO
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for ADO in the UK

ADO
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for ADO in the UK

ADO
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ADO over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Salary histogram for ADO in the UK

ADO
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ADO within the UK over the 6 months to 17 November 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 +7 15 £48,000 -26.15% 2
UK excluding London +23 10 £48,000 -26.15% 3
East of England +29 7 £48,000 +11.63%
London +43 6 £55,000 -12.35%
North of England +27 1 £33,000 -18.52% 2
North West +17 1 £33,000 +15.79% 2
South East +13 1 - -
Scotland - 1 £55,000 -

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, IT jobs citing ADO 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 ADO.

1 12 (75.00%) C#
1 12 (75.00%) SQL
1 12 (75.00%) .NET
1 12 (75.00%) .NET Framework
1 12 (75.00%) Entity Framework
2 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (62.50%) T-SQL
3 10 (62.50%) REST
4 9 (56.25%) JSON
5 8 (50.00%) Test Automation
5 8 (50.00%) HTML
5 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 8 (50.00%) CSS
5 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 8 (50.00%) Web Development
6 7 (43.75%) Ajax
6 7 (43.75%) Software Engineering
6 7 (43.75%) VB.NET
6 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET Web API
6 7 (43.75%) SDLC
6 7 (43.75%) WCF
6 7 (43.75%) jQuery
7 6 (37.50%) QA
7 6 (37.50%) Front End Development
7 6 (37.50%) Web Services
8 5 (31.25%) XML
8 5 (31.25%) SOAP
8 5 (31.25%) Selenium
9 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (25.00%) Fintech

ADO
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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 2 (12.50%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (12.50%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (12.50%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (12.50%) MySQL
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Selenium
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Blend
2 1 (6.25%) Moq
2 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (25.00%) Banking
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
1 4 (25.00%) Retail
1 4 (25.00%) Retail Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Advertising
2 2 (12.50%) Marketing
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Developer
2 11 (68.75%) C# Developer
3 8 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 8 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (37.50%) Agile .NET Developer
4 6 (37.50%) Agile C# Developer
4 6 (37.50%) Agile Developer
5 4 (25.00%) .NET Developer - Fintech
5 4 (25.00%) Azure Developer
5 4 (25.00%) C# VB.NET Developer
5 4 (25.00%) VB.NET Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Senior Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Software Developer
6 2 (12.50%) SQL Developer
6 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Developer
6 2 (12.50%) VBA Developer
7 1 (6.25%) .NET Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (75.00%) .NET
1 12 (75.00%) .NET Framework
1 12 (75.00%) Entity Framework
2 10 (62.50%) REST
3 9 (56.25%) JSON
4 8 (50.00%) CSS
4 8 (50.00%) HTML
5 7 (43.75%) Ajax
5 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET Web API
5 7 (43.75%) jQuery
5 7 (43.75%) WCF
6 6 (37.50%) Web Services
7 5 (31.25%) SOAP
7 5 (31.25%) XML
8 4 (25.00%) XSLT
9 3 (18.75%) LINQ
10 2 (12.50%) CodeIgniter
10 2 (12.50%) HTML5
11 1 (6.25%) CSS3
11 1 (6.25%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (25.00%) Fintech
2 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 2 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (6.25%) LIMS
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Android
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Embedded Compact
3 1 (6.25%) CentOS
3 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 8 (50.00%) Web Development
3 7 (43.75%) SDLC
3 7 (43.75%) Software Engineering
4 6 (37.50%) Front End Development
5 4 (25.00%) DevOps
5 4 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (18.75%) MVC
7 2 (12.50%) Android Development
7 2 (12.50%) B2B
7 2 (12.50%) B2C
7 2 (12.50%) Information Management
7 2 (12.50%) Machine Learning
7 2 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
7 2 (12.50%) OWASP
8 1 (6.25%) Load Testing
8 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
8 1 (6.25%) Microservices
8 1 (6.25%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) C#
1 12 (75.00%) SQL
2 10 (62.50%) T-SQL
3 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (43.75%) VB.NET
5 2 (12.50%) PHP
5 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
5 2 (12.50%) VBA
6 1 (6.25%) ANSI SQL
6 1 (6.25%) Java
6 1 (6.25%) VB
6 1 (6.25%) VB6
6 1 (6.25%) XAML
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
2 1 (6.25%) PMO
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Adobe
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle