Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for OLE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited OLE over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object Linking and Embedding (OLE)
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1181 1213 1284
Rank change year-on-year +32 +71 +33
Permanent jobs citing OLE 25 30 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.014% 0.016% 0.008%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.034% 0.041% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 15 27 10
UK median annual salary £60,000 £42,500 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.18% -17.07% +20.59%
10th Percentile £47,500 £33,250 £43,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £62,000 £58,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +41.18% -10.53% +35.71%

OLE 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 72598 73664 82620
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.13% 39.00% 38.02%
Number of salaries quoted 60360 63976 70627
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

OLE
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for OLE in the UK

OLE
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for OLE in the UK

OLE
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OLE over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for OLE in the UK

OLE
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OLE within the UK over the 6 months to 21 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 +20 24 £60,000 +41.18% 2
London +31 15 £80,000 +28.00% 1
UK excluding London +11 9 £60,000 +41.18% 1
East of England - 4 - -
South West - 4 £60,000 -
North of England +13 1 - -
North West +2 1 - -

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing OLE 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 OLE.

1 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (56.00%) Java
3 12 (48.00%) Finance
4 10 (40.00%) TDD
4 10 (40.00%) BDD
4 10 (40.00%) OO
4 10 (40.00%) AngularJS
4 10 (40.00%) React
5 8 (32.00%) XML
5 8 (32.00%) JSON
6 7 (28.00%) Risk Management
7 6 (24.00%) Project Management
8 5 (20.00%) SAP
8 5 (20.00%) Software Delivery
8 5 (20.00%) Waterfall
8 5 (20.00%) Virtual Team
9 4 (16.00%) Raiser's Edge
9 4 (16.00%) IDoc
9 4 (16.00%) Analytics
9 4 (16.00%) Data Analytics
9 4 (16.00%) SAP SRM
9 4 (16.00%) Telesales
9 4 (16.00%) Marketing
9 4 (16.00%) XPath
9 4 (16.00%) Problem Management
9 4 (16.00%) Remedy ITSM
9 4 (16.00%) Data Protection
9 4 (16.00%) Data Mapping
9 4 (16.00%) SAP PI
9 4 (16.00%) Data Management

OLE
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 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Raiser's Edge
1 4 (16.00%) Remedy ITSM
1 4 (16.00%) SAP SRM
2 1 (4.00%) Maximo
2 1 (4.00%) SAP S/4HANA
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) FTP
1 4 (16.00%) HTTP
1 4 (16.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) Crystal Reports
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) GIS
2 1 (4.00%) SAP HANA
General
1 12 (48.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Marketing
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Developer
1 10 (40.00%) Java Developer
2 5 (20.00%) Agile Delivery Manager
2 5 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
2 5 (20.00%) Digital Delivery Manager
2 5 (20.00%) Project Assistant
2 5 (20.00%) Project Delivery Manager
3 4 (16.00%) Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Analyst Programmer
3 4 (16.00%) Head of Analytics
3 4 (16.00%) Head of Data Analytics
3 4 (16.00%) Head of Data Management
3 4 (16.00%) Programmer
3 4 (16.00%) SAP Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) SAP Programmer
3 4 (16.00%) Senior Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Coordinator
4 1 (4.00%) Programme Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (40.00%) AngularJS
1 10 (40.00%) React
2 8 (32.00%) JSON
2 8 (32.00%) XML
3 4 (16.00%) cXML
3 4 (16.00%) EDIFACT
3 4 (16.00%) IDoc
3 4 (16.00%) JDBC
3 4 (16.00%) Middleware
3 4 (16.00%) SAP PI
3 4 (16.00%) SOAP
3 4 (16.00%) XSLT
4 1 (4.00%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Virtual Team
2 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (40.00%) BDD
2 10 (40.00%) OO
2 10 (40.00%) TDD
3 7 (28.00%) Risk Management
4 6 (24.00%) Project Management
5 5 (20.00%) Software Delivery
5 5 (20.00%) Waterfall
6 4 (16.00%) Analytics
6 4 (16.00%) B2B
6 4 (16.00%) Data Analytics
6 4 (16.00%) Data Management
6 4 (16.00%) Data Mapping
6 4 (16.00%) Data Protection
6 4 (16.00%) ITIL
6 4 (16.00%) ITSM
6 4 (16.00%) Problem Management
6 4 (16.00%) Telesales
7 1 (4.00%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (4.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (56.00%) Java
2 4 (16.00%) PL/SQL
2 4 (16.00%) Shell Script
2 4 (16.00%) SQL
2 4 (16.00%) T-SQL
2 4 (16.00%) XPath
2 4 (16.00%) XQuery
3 1 (4.00%) R
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) RosettaNet
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) SAP
2 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.00%) Oracle
2 4 (16.00%) Remedy
3 1 (4.00%) hybris
3 1 (4.00%) NCR