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

Object Linking and Embedding (OLE)
UK
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1177 1169 1301
Rank change year-on-year -8 +132 -13
Permanent jobs citing OLE 17 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.010% 0.005% 0.004%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.024% 0.013% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 6
UK median annual salary £53,750 £39,750 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.22% -30.87% +78.29%
10th Percentile £45,925 £25,625 £28,250
90th Percentile £81,000 £62,250 £69,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,750 £39,750 £57,500
% change year-on-year +17.61% -30.87% +79.69%

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 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% -

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 18 February 2018.

Salary histogram for OLE in the UK

OLE
Top 5 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 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 -3 16 £50,000 +25.79% 3
London +8 10 £50,000 -11.11% 2
UK excluding London +13 6 £46,750 +17.61% 1
East of England - 4 - -
South West - 2 £46,750 -

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 8 (47.06%) XML
1 8 (47.06%) JSON
2 6 (35.29%) Java
2 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (29.41%) Marketing
3 5 (29.41%) SQL
3 5 (29.41%) SAP
3 5 (29.41%) Virtual Team
4 4 (23.53%) Raiser's Edge
4 4 (23.53%) IDoc
4 4 (23.53%) SAP SRM
4 4 (23.53%) Telesales
4 4 (23.53%) Data Analytics
4 4 (23.53%) Analytics
4 4 (23.53%) JDBC
4 4 (23.53%) SOAP
4 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (23.53%) XSLT
4 4 (23.53%) ITIL
4 4 (23.53%) Unix
4 4 (23.53%) T-SQL
4 4 (23.53%) Oracle
4 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
4 4 (23.53%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (23.53%) PL/SQL
4 4 (23.53%) XQuery
4 4 (23.53%) FTP
4 4 (23.53%) HTTP
4 4 (23.53%) B2B

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 (23.53%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Raiser's Edge
1 4 (23.53%) Remedy ITSM
1 4 (23.53%) SAP SRM
2 1 (5.88%) Maximo
2 1 (5.88%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) GitHub
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) FTP
1 4 (23.53%) HTTP
1 4 (23.53%) SSL
2 1 (5.88%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) Crystal Reports
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
1 1 (5.88%) Eclipse
1 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.88%) Maven
1 1 (5.88%) Protractor
1 1 (5.88%) Selenium
1 1 (5.88%) SpecFlow
1 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.88%) TeamCity
1 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (29.41%) Marketing
2 3 (17.65%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Analyst
1 4 (23.53%) Analyst Programmer
1 4 (23.53%) Head of Analytics
1 4 (23.53%) Head of Data Analytics
1 4 (23.53%) Head of Data Management
1 4 (23.53%) Programmer
1 4 (23.53%) SAP Analyst
1 4 (23.53%) SAP Programmer
2 2 (11.76%) Agile Delivery Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Delivery Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Developer
2 2 (11.76%) Digital Delivery Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Java Developer
2 2 (11.76%) Project Assistant
2 2 (11.76%) Project Delivery Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Agile Project Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Automation Tester
3 1 (5.88%) Digital Project Manager
3 1 (5.88%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) JSON
1 8 (47.06%) XML
2 4 (23.53%) cXML
2 4 (23.53%) EDIFACT
2 4 (23.53%) IDoc
2 4 (23.53%) JDBC
2 4 (23.53%) Middleware
2 4 (23.53%) SAP PI
2 4 (23.53%) SOAP
2 4 (23.53%) XSLT
3 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
3 2 (11.76%) React
4 1 (5.88%) Gherkin
4 1 (5.88%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Virtual Team
2 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Unix
2 1 (5.88%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (23.53%) Analytics
2 4 (23.53%) B2B
2 4 (23.53%) Data Analytics
2 4 (23.53%) Data Management
2 4 (23.53%) Data Mapping
2 4 (23.53%) Data Protection
2 4 (23.53%) ITIL
2 4 (23.53%) ITSM
2 4 (23.53%) Problem Management
2 4 (23.53%) Project Management
2 4 (23.53%) Risk Management
2 4 (23.53%) Telesales
3 3 (17.65%) BDD
3 3 (17.65%) Software Delivery
3 3 (17.65%) Waterfall
4 2 (11.76%) OO
4 2 (11.76%) TDD
5 1 (5.88%) ERP
5 1 (5.88%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) Java
2 5 (29.41%) SQL
3 4 (23.53%) PL/SQL
3 4 (23.53%) Shell Script
3 4 (23.53%) T-SQL
3 4 (23.53%) XPath
3 4 (23.53%) XQuery
4 1 (5.88%) C
4 1 (5.88%) C#
4 1 (5.88%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Firmware
1 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (5.88%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) SAP
3 4 (23.53%) Oracle
3 4 (23.53%) Remedy
4 1 (5.88%) HP
4 1 (5.88%) hybris
4 1 (5.88%) VMware