Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Object Linking and Embedding (OLE)
UK
6 months to
19 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1161 1225 1295
Rank change year-on-year +64 +70 +13
Permanent jobs citing OLE 20 24 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.012% 0.007%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.028% 0.032% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 11 24 10
UK median annual salary £80,000 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +88.24% -10.53% +11.76%
10th Percentile £55,000 £36,250 £41,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £63,500 £57,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +41.18% -10.53% +50.79%

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 71298 75442 83215
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.24% 38.90% 37.94%
Number of salaries quoted 59042 65503 71346
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +56 19 £80,000 +88.24% 1
London +30 10 £80,000 +23.08%
UK excluding London +40 9 £60,000 +41.18% 1
South West - 4 £60,000 -
East of England - 4 - -
North West - 1 - -
North of England - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 15 (75.00%) Java
2 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (55.00%) Finance
4 10 (50.00%) TDD
4 10 (50.00%) OO
4 10 (50.00%) BDD
4 10 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 10 (50.00%) React
5 6 (30.00%) XML
6 5 (25.00%) PL/SQL
6 5 (25.00%) SQL
6 5 (25.00%) Oracle
6 5 (25.00%) Middleware
6 5 (25.00%) ITIL
6 5 (25.00%) Unix
6 5 (25.00%) Risk Management
6 5 (25.00%) JSON
7 4 (20.00%) SAP SRM
7 4 (20.00%) XPath
7 4 (20.00%) Problem Management
7 4 (20.00%) Remedy ITSM
7 4 (20.00%) Data Mapping
7 4 (20.00%) SAP PI
7 4 (20.00%) Virtual Team
7 4 (20.00%) IDoc
7 4 (20.00%) RosettaNet
7 4 (20.00%) EDIFACT
7 4 (20.00%) ITSM
7 4 (20.00%) Shell Script
7 4 (20.00%) cXML

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 1 (5.00%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Remedy ITSM
1 4 (20.00%) SAP SRM
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (5.00%) Raiser's Edge
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) FTP
1 4 (20.00%) HTTP
1 4 (20.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (5.00%) GIS
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) JDeveloper
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 11 (55.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Developer
1 10 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Analyst Programmer
2 4 (20.00%) Programmer
2 4 (20.00%) SAP Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) SAP Programmer
2 4 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Agile Delivery Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Delivery Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Digital Delivery Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Project Assistant
3 3 (15.00%) Project Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Applications Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Business Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) E-Business Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Implementation Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 10 (50.00%) React
2 6 (30.00%) XML
3 5 (25.00%) JSON
3 5 (25.00%) Middleware
4 4 (20.00%) cXML
4 4 (20.00%) EDIFACT
4 4 (20.00%) IDoc
4 4 (20.00%) JDBC
4 4 (20.00%) SAP PI
4 4 (20.00%) SOAP
4 4 (20.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (50.00%) BDD
2 10 (50.00%) OO
2 10 (50.00%) TDD
3 5 (25.00%) ITIL
3 5 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 4 (20.00%) B2B
4 4 (20.00%) Data Mapping
4 4 (20.00%) ITSM
4 4 (20.00%) Problem Management
5 3 (15.00%) Project Management
5 3 (15.00%) Software Delivery
5 3 (15.00%) Waterfall
6 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.00%) Change Management
6 1 (5.00%) Data Management
6 1 (5.00%) ERP
6 1 (5.00%) Service Management
6 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) Java
2 5 (25.00%) PL/SQL
2 5 (25.00%) SQL
3 4 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 4 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 4 (20.00%) XPath
3 4 (20.00%) XQuery
4 1 (5.00%) R
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) RosettaNet
2 1 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) Remedy
2 4 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (5.00%) NCR