The table below looks at the statistics for COM skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COM over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 306 312 296
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -16
Permanent jobs citing COM 11 28 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.099% 0.23% 0.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.28% 0.58% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 6 28 46
Average salary £52,000 £45,250 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.91% -2.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £29,350 £35,250
10% offered a salary of more than £68,750 £67,300 £66,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
COM
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
3958 4790 4622
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 35.53% 39.31% 39.17%
Number of salaries quoted 3503 4175 4317
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

COM
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing COM across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

COM Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

COM
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing COM across the City of London region.

COM Salary Trend in the City of London

COM
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing COM across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

COM Salary Histogram in the City of London

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing COM also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited COM.

1 53 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 27 (50.94%) MS Excel
3 26 (49.06%) .NET
4 23 (43.40%) C#
5 22 (41.51%) CRM
5 22 (41.51%) Dynamics CRM
6 21 (39.62%) SQL Server
7 20 (37.74%) Windows
8 18 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (32.08%) Oracle
10 16 (30.19%) XML
10 16 (30.19%) Business Intelligence
10 16 (30.19%) WCF
11 15 (28.30%) OO
11 15 (28.30%) Web Services
12 14 (26.42%) JavaScript
12 14 (26.42%) Finance
12 14 (26.42%) Unit Testing
12 14 (26.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 14 (26.42%) Microsoft Azure
13 13 (24.53%) Project Management
13 13 (24.53%) SQL
14 12 (22.64%) SAP
14 12 (22.64%) OOD
14 12 (22.64%) Scrum
14 12 (22.64%) NUnit
14 12 (22.64%) Marketing
14 12 (22.64%) Degree
15 11 (20.75%) Software Engineering
15 11 (20.75%) Team Foundation Server

COM
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing COM also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited COM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (20.75%) SharePoint
2 10 (18.87%) IIS
3 9 (16.98%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (9.43%) CMS
5 4 (7.55%) Documentum
5 4 (7.55%) Alfresco
6 3 (5.66%) MS Exchange
7 2 (3.77%) LiveLink
7 2 (3.77%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (3.77%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (3.77%) Lync
7 2 (3.77%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.89%) WorkSite
8 1 (1.89%) Umbraco
Applications
1 27 (50.94%) MS Excel
2 6 (11.32%) MS Office
3 3 (5.66%) Photoshop
3 3 (5.66%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (3.77%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 22 (41.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (13.21%) SAP CRM
3 3 (5.66%) Google Analytics
4 2 (3.77%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (1.89%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (1.89%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 14 (26.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (18.87%) PaaS
3 5 (9.43%) IaaS
4 3 (5.66%) SaaS
5 1 (1.89%) Office 365
5 1 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.55%) HTTP
2 2 (3.77%) VPN
2 2 (3.77%) Firewall
3 1 (1.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (39.62%) SQL Server
2 14 (26.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (18.87%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (15.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (7.55%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (5.66%) Oracle Database
7 2 (3.77%) NoSQL
7 2 (3.77%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.89%) MySQL
8 1 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (22.64%) NUnit
2 11 (20.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (18.87%) JIRA
4 5 (9.43%) Bugzilla
5 2 (3.77%) MSBuild
5 2 (3.77%) CruiseControl
5 2 (3.77%) Ant
5 2 (3.77%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.89%) Subversion
6 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Blend
6 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.89%) Moq
General
1 14 (26.42%) Finance
2 12 (22.64%) Marketing
3 8 (15.09%) Front Office
3 8 (15.09%) Advertising
4 2 (3.77%) Publishing
4 2 (3.77%) Games
5 1 (1.89%) Banking
5 1 (1.89%) Law
5 1 (1.89%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (37.74%) Developer
2 18 (33.96%) Consultant
3 10 (18.87%) Analyst
4 8 (15.09%) Software Engineer
5 6 (11.32%) CRM Developer
6 5 (9.43%) CRM Analyst
6 5 (9.43%) CRM Business Analyst
6 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Developer
6 5 (9.43%) BizTalk Developer
6 5 (9.43%) Software Developer
6 5 (9.43%) Business Analyst
6 5 (9.43%) .NET Developer
6 5 (9.43%) Business Consultant
6 5 (9.43%) CRM Consultant
7 3 (5.66%) .NET Consultant
7 3 (5.66%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Coordinator
7 3 (5.66%) SharePoint Consultant
8 2 (3.77%) Product Manager
8 2 (3.77%) Dynamics AX Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (49.06%) .NET
2 16 (30.19%) XML
2 16 (30.19%) WCF
3 15 (28.30%) Web Services
4 11 (20.75%) ASP.NET
5 10 (18.87%) HTML
5 10 (18.87%) XSD
5 10 (18.87%) XSL
5 10 (18.87%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
6 7 (13.21%) CSS
7 6 (11.32%) .NET Framework
8 5 (9.43%) HTML5
8 5 (9.43%) REST
9 4 (7.55%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (7.55%) WPF
9 4 (7.55%) SOAP
10 3 (5.66%) LAMP
10 3 (5.66%) JSON
11 2 (3.77%) MDX
11 2 (3.77%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) Social Media
1 5 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.55%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.66%) Blog
3 3 (5.66%) Graphic Design
4 2 (3.77%) Video Editing
4 2 (3.77%) Data Integration
4 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.89%) Grid Computing
5 1 (1.89%) Derivative
5 1 (1.89%) Statistics
5 1 (1.89%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.89%) Open Source
5 1 (1.89%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.89%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 20 (37.74%) Windows
2 2 (3.77%) Windows Phone 7
2 2 (3.77%) Windows 8
2 2 (3.77%) Windows Phone 8
2 2 (3.77%) Windows Phone
3 1 (1.89%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (41.51%) CRM
2 18 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (30.19%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (28.30%) OO
5 14 (26.42%) Unit Testing
6 13 (24.53%) Project Management
7 12 (22.64%) Scrum
7 12 (22.64%) OOD
8 11 (20.75%) Software Engineering
9 10 (18.87%) SOA
9 10 (18.87%) OOP
9 10 (18.87%) Refactoring
10 9 (16.98%) TDD
11 8 (15.09%) Business Analysis
12 7 (13.21%) Change Management
12 7 (13.21%) EAI
12 7 (13.21%) Data Modelling
12 7 (13.21%) B2B
12 7 (13.21%) B2C
12 7 (13.21%) BPR
Programming Languages
1 23 (43.40%) C#
2 14 (26.42%) JavaScript
3 13 (24.53%) SQL
4 8 (15.09%) Java
5 2 (3.77%) XAML
5 2 (3.77%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.89%) VB
6 1 (1.89%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.89%) VBA
6 1 (1.89%) PHP
6 1 (1.89%) C++
6 1 (1.89%) VB6
6 1 (1.89%) Ruby
6 1 (1.89%) C++/CLI
6 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (22.64%) Degree
2 7 (13.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.77%) MCP
3 2 (3.77%) MCSA
3 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.77%) DV Cleared
3 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.89%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (11.32%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.77%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.77%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.89%) Platform Symphony
4 1 (1.89%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) WSUS
Vendors
1 53 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (32.08%) Oracle
3 12 (22.64%) SAP
4 10 (18.87%) Salesforce.com
5 9 (16.98%) Siebel
6 7 (13.21%) IBM
7 6 (11.32%) Open Text
8 5 (9.43%) Twitter
9 4 (7.55%) EMC
9 4 (7.55%) Google
9 4 (7.55%) Adobe
10 3 (5.66%) Citrix
10 3 (5.66%) VMware
10 3 (5.66%) Facebook
11 2 (3.77%) EPiServer
11 2 (3.77%) Sitecore
11 2 (3.77%) HP
11 2 (3.77%) Dell
11 2 (3.77%) PeopleSoft
12 1 (1.89%) Alterian
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