Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft ActiveX Data Objects (ADO)
UK
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1158 1169 1253
Rank change year-on-year +11 +84 -7
Permanent jobs citing ADO 36 9 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.021% 0.005% 0.027%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.051% 0.013% 0.069%
Number of salaries quoted 35 7 54
UK median annual salary £65,000 £35,000 £51,675
Median salary % change year-on-year +85.71% -32.27% +14.83%
10th Percentile £43,000 £28,000 £37,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £47,100 £60,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £37,500 £51,350
% change year-on-year +73.33% -26.97% +41.66%

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 71,077 68,922 81,182
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.80% 39.47% 38.53%
Number of salaries quoted 59,923 59,394 69,645
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 £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 18 February 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 18 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 +17 36 £65,000 +85.71% 5
UK excluding London +37 32 £65,000 +73.33% 6
South East - 20 £65,000 - 2
East of England +4 8 £46,500 -13.89%
London +4 4 £66,250 +89.29%
North of England +10 3 £28,500 -18.57% 3
North West -11 3 £28,500 -28.75% 3
South West +4 1 £72,450 -

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 31 (86.11%) SQL Server
2 30 (83.33%) .NET
3 26 (72.22%) Visual Studio
3 26 (72.22%) XML
4 24 (66.67%) CSS
4 24 (66.67%) HTML
4 24 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 24 (66.67%) WCF
5 23 (63.89%) JavaScript
5 23 (63.89%) REST
6 22 (61.11%) Finance
7 21 (58.33%) ASP.NET Web API
8 20 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (55.56%) Web Development
8 20 (55.56%) .NET Framework
8 20 (55.56%) SOA
9 19 (52.78%) MVC
9 19 (52.78%) Team Foundation Server
10 18 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 18 (50.00%) DevOps
11 17 (47.22%) C#
12 16 (44.44%) Microservices
12 16 (44.44%) API Development
12 16 (44.44%) CQRS
12 16 (44.44%) Visual Studio Team System
13 15 (41.67%) BDD
13 15 (41.67%) NoSQL
13 15 (41.67%) Azure SQL Database
13 15 (41.67%) VB.NET
14 14 (38.89%) SQL

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 13 (36.11%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.78%) IIS
4 1 (2.78%) JBoss
Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
1 6 (16.67%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (36.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (5.56%) Elite 3E
2 2 (5.56%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 18 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (19.44%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.56%) Azure Machine Learning
4 1 (2.78%) SaaS
4 1 (2.78%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (86.11%) SQL Server
2 15 (41.67%) Azure SQL Database
2 15 (41.67%) NoSQL
3 7 (19.44%) Relational Database
4 5 (13.89%) Oracle Database
5 4 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (8.33%) MySQL
6 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (5.56%) MS Access
8 1 (2.78%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 26 (72.22%) Visual Studio
2 19 (52.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (44.44%) Visual Studio Team System
4 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Blend
4 4 (11.11%) Selenium
4 4 (11.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (8.33%) GCC
5 3 (8.33%) GDB
5 3 (8.33%) ProC
6 2 (5.56%) Eclipse
6 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 22 (61.11%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Banking
2 2 (5.56%) Law
2 2 (5.56%) Legal
2 2 (5.56%) Retail
2 2 (5.56%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (44.44%) Architect
1 16 (44.44%) Solutions Architect
2 14 (38.89%) Developer
3 11 (30.56%) C# Developer
4 10 (27.78%) .NET Developer
4 10 (27.78%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (16.67%) .NET Software Developer
5 6 (16.67%) .NET Team Leader
5 6 (16.67%) C# Software Developer
5 6 (16.67%) C# VB.NET Developer
5 6 (16.67%) Software Developer
5 6 (16.67%) Team Leader
5 6 (16.67%) VB.NET Developer
6 5 (13.89%) Agile .NET Developer
6 5 (13.89%) Agile C# Developer
6 5 (13.89%) Agile Developer
7 4 (11.11%) Lead .NET Developer
7 4 (11.11%) Lead Developer
7 4 (11.11%) Lead Software Developer
7 4 (11.11%) VB.NET Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (83.33%) .NET
2 26 (72.22%) XML
3 24 (66.67%) CSS
3 24 (66.67%) HTML
3 24 (66.67%) WCF
4 23 (63.89%) REST
5 21 (58.33%) ASP.NET Web API
6 20 (55.56%) .NET Framework
7 8 (22.22%) Entity Framework
7 8 (22.22%) JSON
8 7 (19.44%) jQuery
8 7 (19.44%) WinForms
8 7 (19.44%) XSLT
9 6 (16.67%) Apache Flex
9 6 (16.67%) ASP.NET
10 5 (13.89%) Ajax
10 5 (13.89%) HTML5
10 5 (13.89%) ODBC
10 5 (13.89%) Web Services
11 4 (11.11%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.56%) Fintech
2 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) Windows
2 3 (8.33%) CentOS
2 3 (8.33%) Linux
2 3 (8.33%) Solaris
2 3 (8.33%) SUSE
2 3 (8.33%) Unix
2 3 (8.33%) Windows 10
2 3 (8.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.78%) Android
3 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (55.56%) SOA
1 20 (55.56%) Web Development
2 19 (52.78%) MVC
3 18 (50.00%) DevOps
4 16 (44.44%) API Development
4 16 (44.44%) CQRS
4 16 (44.44%) Microservices
5 15 (41.67%) BDD
6 13 (36.11%) CRM
7 9 (25.00%) Domain-Driven Design
8 7 (19.44%) Test Automation
9 6 (16.67%) Software Engineering
10 5 (13.89%) SDLC
10 5 (13.89%) UML
11 4 (11.11%) B2B
11 4 (11.11%) Mentoring
11 4 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
11 4 (11.11%) TDD
12 3 (8.33%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (63.89%) JavaScript
2 17 (47.22%) C#
3 15 (41.67%) VB.NET
4 14 (38.89%) SQL
5 8 (22.22%) T-SQL
6 5 (13.89%) XAML
7 4 (11.11%) ANSI SQL
7 4 (11.11%) C++
7 4 (11.11%) PL/SQL
7 4 (11.11%) VB
7 4 (11.11%) VB6
8 3 (8.33%) C
8 3 (8.33%) PowerShell
9 2 (5.56%) Java
9 2 (5.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (2.78%) Degree
1 1 (2.78%) MCAD
1 1 (2.78%) MCSD
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) WMI
Vendors
1 24 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (27.78%) Oracle
3 6 (16.67%) Google
4 3 (8.33%) Red Hat
4 3 (8.33%) Sun
5 2 (5.56%) iManage
5 2 (5.56%) LexisNexis
6 1 (2.78%) Symantec