Period
to 22 November 2017

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

Microsoft ActiveX Data Objects (ADO)
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1148 1211 1254
Rank change year-on-year +63 +43 +7
Permanent jobs citing ADO 34 14 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.019% 0.007% 0.025%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.047% 0.019% 0.067%
Number of salaries quoted 34 13 54
UK median annual salary £65,000 £35,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +85.71% -36.36% +22.22%
10th Percentile £43,000 £23,500 £37,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £54,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £37,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +73.33% -31.82% +37.50%

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 72426 74194 82052
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.10% 39.01% 38.03%
Number of salaries quoted 60216 64420 70119
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +1.33%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,091 £40,000
% change year-on-year +0.97% +5.23% -

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 November 2017.

Salary histogram for ADO in the UK

ADO
Top 9 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 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
England +38 34 £65,000 +85.71% 7
UK excluding London +52 22 £65,000 +73.33% 6
South East +55 13 £67,500 +68.75% 1
London +7 12 £62,750 +79.29% 1
East of England +16 6 £43,000 -17.31%
North of England -9 2 £40,500 +15.71% 5
North East - 1 £52,500 - 2
North West - 1 £28,500 - 3
South West - 1 £72,450 -

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing ADO 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 ADO.

1 32 (94.12%) .NET
2 31 (91.18%) XML
3 29 (85.29%) SQL Server
4 28 (82.35%) HTML
4 28 (82.35%) CSS
4 28 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (73.53%) MVC
5 25 (73.53%) Visual Studio
5 25 (73.53%) Microsoft
6 24 (70.59%) .NET Framework
7 23 (67.65%) Web Development
8 22 (64.71%) Team Foundation Server
9 21 (61.76%) C#
10 20 (58.82%) REST
11 19 (55.88%) JavaScript
11 19 (55.88%) Finance
12 18 (52.94%) ASP.NET Web API
13 17 (50.00%) WCF
13 17 (50.00%) SQL
14 16 (47.06%) Entity Framework
15 15 (44.12%) DevOps
15 15 (44.12%) Microsoft Azure
15 15 (44.12%) ASP.NET
15 15 (44.12%) XSLT
16 14 (41.18%) jQuery
17 13 (38.24%) Visual Studio Team System
17 13 (38.24%) Microservices
17 13 (38.24%) API Development
17 13 (38.24%) CQRS
17 13 (38.24%) SOA

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 10 (29.41%) BizTalk Server
1 10 (29.41%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.94%) IIS
2 1 (2.94%) JBoss
Applications
1 9 (26.47%) Microsoft Excel
1 9 (26.47%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (20.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 7 (20.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (29.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (8.82%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 15 (44.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (14.71%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.88%) Azure Machine Learning
4 1 (2.94%) SaaS
4 1 (2.94%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (85.29%) SQL Server
2 12 (35.29%) Azure SQL Database
2 12 (35.29%) NoSQL
2 12 (35.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (32.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (5.88%) MS Access
4 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.94%) MySQL
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 25 (73.53%) Visual Studio
2 22 (64.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (38.24%) Visual Studio Team System
4 9 (26.47%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 4 (11.76%) Selenium
6 3 (8.82%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.94%) GCC
7 1 (2.94%) GDB
7 1 (2.94%) ProC
7 1 (2.94%) Rational Rose
7 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 19 (55.88%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Legal
3 3 (8.82%) Law
4 2 (5.88%) Banking
4 2 (5.88%) Retail
4 2 (5.88%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (38.24%) Architect
1 13 (38.24%) Solutions Architect
2 12 (35.29%) Developer
3 8 (23.53%) .NET Developer
3 8 (23.53%) Agile Developer
3 8 (23.53%) C# Developer
4 7 (20.59%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (17.65%) Agile .NET Developer
5 6 (17.65%) Agile C# Developer
5 6 (17.65%) Development Team Leader
5 6 (17.65%) Senior Developer
5 6 (17.65%) Team Leader
6 5 (14.71%) Senior Agile Developer
7 4 (11.76%) Senior C# Developer
8 3 (8.82%) Senior .NET Developer
8 3 (8.82%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 3 (8.82%) Senior SharePoint Developer
8 3 (8.82%) Senior SQL Developer
8 3 (8.82%) SharePoint Developer
8 3 (8.82%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (94.12%) .NET
2 31 (91.18%) XML
3 28 (82.35%) CSS
3 28 (82.35%) HTML
4 24 (70.59%) .NET Framework
5 20 (58.82%) REST
6 18 (52.94%) ASP.NET Web API
7 17 (50.00%) WCF
8 16 (47.06%) Entity Framework
9 15 (44.12%) ASP.NET
9 15 (44.12%) XSLT
10 14 (41.18%) jQuery
11 12 (35.29%) WinForms
12 11 (32.35%) CSS3
12 11 (32.35%) HTML5
13 10 (29.41%) AngularJS
13 10 (29.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 9 (26.47%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 9 (26.47%) Dapper ORM
15 7 (20.59%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.88%) Fintech
3 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Android
2 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.94%) CentOS
2 1 (2.94%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) Solaris
2 1 (2.94%) SUSE
2 1 (2.94%) Unix
2 1 (2.94%) Windows 10
2 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (73.53%) MVC
3 23 (67.65%) Web Development
4 15 (44.12%) DevOps
5 13 (38.24%) API Development
5 13 (38.24%) CQRS
5 13 (38.24%) Microservices
5 13 (38.24%) SOA
6 12 (35.29%) BDD
6 12 (35.29%) TDD
7 11 (32.35%) B2B
7 11 (32.35%) SDLC
8 10 (29.41%) CRM
8 10 (29.41%) Waterfall
9 8 (23.53%) Domain-Driven Design
10 7 (20.59%) ETL
10 7 (20.59%) Mentoring
10 7 (20.59%) Test Automation
11 4 (11.76%) Software Engineering
12 3 (8.82%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (61.76%) C#
2 19 (55.88%) JavaScript
3 17 (50.00%) SQL
4 10 (29.41%) VB.NET
5 4 (11.76%) T-SQL
6 3 (8.82%) PowerShell
7 2 (5.88%) C++
8 1 (2.94%) C
8 1 (2.94%) Java
8 1 (2.94%) VB
8 1 (2.94%) VB6
8 1 (2.94%) VBA
8 1 (2.94%) XAML
8 1 (2.94%) XPath
8 1 (2.94%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (2.94%) Degree
1 1 (2.94%) MCAD
1 1 (2.94%) MCSD
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) WMI
Vendors
1 25 (73.53%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.76%) Google
3 3 (8.82%) iManage
3 3 (8.82%) LexisNexis
3 3 (8.82%) Oracle
4 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.94%) Sun
4 1 (2.94%) Symantec