Period
to 24 June 2018

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 24 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object Linking and Embedding (OLE)
UK
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1171 1195 1270
Rank change year-on-year +24 +75 +26
Permanent jobs citing OLE 15 6 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.003% 0.009%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.021% 0.009% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 17
UK median annual salary £60,000 £83,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.36% +97.06% -10.53%
10th Percentile £56,750 £56,625 £28,550
90th Percentile £67,500 £109,875 £48,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 - £42,500

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 70,954 70,392 78,248
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.82% 40.67% 38.85%
Number of salaries quoted 59,219 59,552 67,620
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%

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
Top 6 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 24 June 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 +1 15 £60,000 -28.36% 5
UK excluding London +12 12 £65,000 - 2
North of England +26 9 - -
North West +6 9 - -
London -6 3 £60,000 -28.36% 3
South East - 3 £65,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 24 June 2018, IT jobs citing OLE 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 OLE.

1 11 (73.33%) Finance
2 10 (66.67%) Oracle
2 10 (66.67%) Marketing
3 9 (60.00%) Business Development
3 9 (60.00%) QA
3 9 (60.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 9 (60.00%) Sitecore
3 9 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 9 (60.00%) hybris
3 9 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 9 (60.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 9 (60.00%) DevOps
3 9 (60.00%) User Experience
3 9 (60.00%) Microservices
3 9 (60.00%) Virtual Team Management
3 9 (60.00%) Virtual Team
3 9 (60.00%) SAP
3 9 (60.00%) B2B
3 9 (60.00%) B2C
3 9 (60.00%) ATG
3 9 (60.00%) CMS
3 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (60.00%) Asset Management
3 9 (60.00%) E-Commerce
3 9 (60.00%) Content Management
3 9 (60.00%) SAP Hybris
3 9 (60.00%) Creative Thinking
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (13.33%) HP
5 2 (13.33%) Linux

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:

Application Platforms
1 9 (60.00%) CMS
1 9 (60.00%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 9 (60.00%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) GitHub
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) CTI
1 1 (6.67%) H.323
1 1 (6.67%) PABX
1 1 (6.67%) SAN
1 1 (6.67%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Cucumber
1 2 (13.33%) Eclipse
1 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
1 2 (13.33%) Maven
1 2 (13.33%) Protractor
1 2 (13.33%) Selenium
1 2 (13.33%) SpecFlow
1 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (13.33%) TeamCity
1 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (73.33%) Finance
2 10 (66.67%) Marketing
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Delivery Manager
1 9 (60.00%) Technical Delivery Manager
1 9 (60.00%) Technical Manager
2 8 (53.33%) Digital Delivery Manager
2 8 (53.33%) E-Commerce Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Automation Tester
3 2 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Voice Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 9 (60.00%) User Experience
1 9 (60.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (6.67%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Unix
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (60.00%) Asset Management
1 9 (60.00%) B2B
1 9 (60.00%) B2C
1 9 (60.00%) Business Development
1 9 (60.00%) Content Management
1 9 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 9 (60.00%) Creative Thinking
1 9 (60.00%) DevOps
1 9 (60.00%) E-Commerce
1 9 (60.00%) Microservices
1 9 (60.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 9 (60.00%) Software Engineering
1 9 (60.00%) Virtual Team Management
2 2 (13.33%) BDD
2 2 (13.33%) Functional Testing
2 2 (13.33%) IT Strategy
2 2 (13.33%) Open Source
2 2 (13.33%) Software Delivery
2 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) C#
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (60.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (6.67%) Ansible
2 1 (6.67%) Rundeck
2 1 (6.67%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Oracle
2 9 (60.00%) ATG
2 9 (60.00%) hybris
2 9 (60.00%) SAP
2 9 (60.00%) Sitecore
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (13.33%) HP
5 1 (6.67%) Avaya
5 1 (6.67%) Genesys
5 1 (6.67%) VMware