Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft ActiveX Data Objects (ADO)
UK
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1173 1149 1246
Rank change year-on-year -24 +97 +32
Permanent jobs citing ADO 24 15 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.014% 0.009% 0.021%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.034% 0.022% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 19 8 37
UK median annual salary £60,000 £54,000 £51,350
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.16% +2.70%
10th Percentile £50,000 £36,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £72,550 £58,450 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £54,000 £51,175
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.52% +20.41%

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 70,096 68,546 77,753
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.82% 40.57% 38.71%
Number of salaries quoted 58,662 58,277 67,044
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%

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 22 May 2018.

Salary histogram for ADO in the UK

ADO
Top 7 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 22 May 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 -8 24 £60,000 +11.11% 3
UK excluding London -15 20 £60,000 +11.11% 3
South East +8 16 £66,250 -
London -5 4 £53,750 -0.46%
North West +12 2 £28,500 -40.63% 2
East of England -5 2 £60,000 +11.11%
North of England -10 2 £28,500 -40.63% 2

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 24 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (79.17%) .NET
2 19 (79.17%) Visual Studio
3 17 (70.83%) Microsoft
4 16 (66.67%) SOA
4 16 (66.67%) WCF
5 15 (62.50%) Finance
6 14 (58.33%) CSS
6 14 (58.33%) HTML
7 13 (54.17%) JavaScript
7 13 (54.17%) XML
7 13 (54.17%) Microsoft Azure
7 13 (54.17%) REST
7 13 (54.17%) DevOps
8 12 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 12 (50.00%) Web Development
8 12 (50.00%) MVC
9 11 (45.83%) BizTalk Server
9 11 (45.83%) Visual Studio Team System
9 11 (45.83%) BDD
9 11 (45.83%) NoSQL
9 11 (45.83%) Azure SQL Database
9 11 (45.83%) CQRS
9 11 (45.83%) ASP.NET Web API
9 11 (45.83%) Microservices
9 11 (45.83%) API Development
10 10 (41.67%) Apache Flex
10 10 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
10 10 (41.67%) Google
11 9 (37.50%) .NET Framework

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 11 (45.83%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (20.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
1 6 (25.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.17%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (4.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.17%) Elite 3E
2 1 (4.17%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 13 (54.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (45.83%) Azure SQL Database
2 11 (45.83%) NoSQL
3 7 (29.17%) Relational Database
4 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
5 5 (20.83%) Oracle Database
5 5 (20.83%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (12.50%) MySQL
6 3 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (4.17%) MS Access
7 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (79.17%) Visual Studio
2 12 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (45.83%) Visual Studio Team System
4 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Blend
4 5 (20.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (8.33%) GCC
5 2 (8.33%) GDB
5 2 (8.33%) ProC
6 1 (4.17%) Eclipse
6 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 15 (62.50%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Banking
2 2 (8.33%) Retail
2 2 (8.33%) Retail Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Advertising
3 1 (4.17%) Law
3 1 (4.17%) Legal
3 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Architect
1 11 (45.83%) Solutions Architect
2 10 (41.67%) Developer
3 7 (29.17%) .NET Developer
3 7 (29.17%) C# .NET Developer
3 7 (29.17%) C# Developer
4 6 (25.00%) .NET Team Leader
4 6 (25.00%) Team Leader
5 5 (20.83%) .NET Software Developer
5 5 (20.83%) C# Software Developer
5 5 (20.83%) C# VB.NET Developer
5 5 (20.83%) Lead .NET Developer
5 5 (20.83%) Lead C# Developer
5 5 (20.83%) Lead Developer
5 5 (20.83%) Lead Software Developer
5 5 (20.83%) Software Developer
5 5 (20.83%) Software Team Leader
5 5 (20.83%) VB.NET Developer
5 5 (20.83%) VB.NET Team Leader
6 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (79.17%) .NET
2 16 (66.67%) WCF
3 14 (58.33%) CSS
3 14 (58.33%) HTML
4 13 (54.17%) REST
4 13 (54.17%) XML
5 11 (45.83%) ASP.NET Web API
6 10 (41.67%) Apache Flex
7 9 (37.50%) .NET Framework
8 6 (25.00%) WinForms
9 5 (20.83%) WPF
10 3 (12.50%) Entity Framework
10 3 (12.50%) jQuery
10 3 (12.50%) JSON
10 3 (12.50%) SOAP
10 3 (12.50%) Web Services
11 2 (8.33%) Ajax
11 2 (8.33%) HTML5
11 2 (8.33%) ODBC
12 1 (4.17%) UDDI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.33%) Fintech
1 2 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) CentOS
2 2 (8.33%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Solaris
2 2 (8.33%) SUSE
2 2 (8.33%) Unix
2 2 (8.33%) Windows 10
2 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.17%) Android
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) SOA
2 13 (54.17%) DevOps
3 12 (50.00%) MVC
3 12 (50.00%) Web Development
4 11 (45.83%) API Development
4 11 (45.83%) BDD
4 11 (45.83%) CQRS
4 11 (45.83%) Microservices
5 8 (33.33%) CRM
6 7 (29.17%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (20.83%) Mentoring
7 5 (20.83%) OOA/OOD
7 5 (20.83%) UML
8 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (12.50%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
10 2 (8.33%) Test Automation
11 1 (4.17%) Domain-Driven Design
11 1 (4.17%) Mobile Application Development
11 1 (4.17%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) JavaScript
2 8 (33.33%) C#
3 7 (29.17%) SQL
4 6 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 6 (25.00%) VB.NET
5 5 (20.83%) ANSI SQL
5 5 (20.83%) PL/SQL
5 5 (20.83%) VB
5 5 (20.83%) VB6
5 5 (20.83%) XAML
6 2 (8.33%) C
6 2 (8.33%) C++
6 2 (8.33%) VBA
7 1 (4.17%) Java
7 1 (4.17%) PHP
Vendors
1 17 (70.83%) Microsoft
2 10 (41.67%) Google
3 8 (33.33%) Oracle
4 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
4 2 (8.33%) Sun
5 1 (4.17%) Adobe
5 1 (4.17%) iManage
5 1 (4.17%) LexisNexis