The table below looks at the statistics for COM skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COM over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 549 587 582
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -5
Permanent jobs citing COM 348 274 311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.33% 0.27% 0.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.86% 0.69% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 194 225 257
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% -8.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
COM
UK

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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
40488 39943 44663
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.85% 40.02% 40.85%
Number of salaries quoted 34330 34908 39475
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

COM
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

COM Jobs Demand Trend in England

COM
Salary Trend in England

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

COM Salary Trend in England

COM
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing COM across the England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

COM Salary Histogram in England

COM
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COM within the England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +6 153 £52,500 +5.00% 221
South East -5 77 £40,000 +6.66% 80
East of England -4 40 £100,000 +166.66% 28
North West -3 22 £36,250 +38.09% 75
South West -33 13 £37,500 +15.38% 50
Yorkshire -30 12 £31,250 -0.79% 42
West Midlands -18 11 £37,500 -16.66% 98
North East -1 7 £36,000 - 25
East Midlands -4 6 £42,500 - 37
COM
UK

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the England 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.

1 644 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 290 (45.03%) MS Excel
3 286 (44.41%) SQL Server
4 283 (43.94%) .NET
5 245 (38.04%) C#
6 221 (34.32%) Windows
7 220 (34.16%) Agile Software Development
8 210 (32.61%) SQL
9 190 (29.50%) ASP.NET
10 143 (22.20%) Degree
11 140 (21.74%) Web Services
12 133 (20.65%) MVC
13 132 (20.50%) CRM
13 132 (20.50%) E-Commerce
14 122 (18.94%) JavaScript
15 119 (18.48%) TDD
16 118 (18.32%) HTML
17 115 (17.86%) Salesforce.com
18 108 (16.77%) Active Directory
18 108 (16.77%) Microsoft Azure
19 106 (16.46%) Scrum
20 102 (15.84%) XML
21 98 (15.22%) ASP.NET MVC
21 98 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
22 95 (14.75%) Oracle
23 94 (14.60%) T-SQL
23 94 (14.60%) Finance
24 87 (13.51%) SQL Server 2008
24 87 (13.51%) Team Foundation Server
25 86 (13.35%) SharePoint

COM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 86 (13.35%) SharePoint
2 62 (9.63%) IIS
3 46 (7.14%) MS Exchange
4 28 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
5 27 (4.19%) CMS
6 24 (3.73%) Exchange Server 2010
7 23 (3.57%) Lync
8 19 (2.95%) Exchange Server 2013
9 18 (2.80%) NServiceBus
10 17 (2.64%) SharePoint 2010
11 13 (2.02%) SharePoint 2013
11 13 (2.02%) Sitecore CMS
12 11 (1.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 9 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2003
14 8 (1.24%) Oracle Workflow
14 8 (1.24%) Tomcat
15 7 (1.09%) WebSphere Application Server
15 7 (1.09%) Apache
15 7 (1.09%) WebSphere
15 7 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 290 (45.03%) MS Excel
2 56 (8.70%) MS Office
3 17 (2.64%) MS Visio
4 15 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (1.40%) MS Project
6 7 (1.09%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.78%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.31%) SPSS
9 1 (0.16%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 81 (12.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (2.80%) Dynamics AX
3 16 (2.48%) Sophis RISQUE
4 15 (2.33%) SAP CRM
5 10 (1.55%) Dynamics GP
6 9 (1.40%) Dynamics NAV
7 7 (1.09%) SAP Business One
7 7 (1.09%) Oracle CRM
8 6 (0.93%) Google Analytics
8 6 (0.93%) Sage 200
9 5 (0.78%) Oracle Applications
10 4 (0.62%) SalesLogix
10 4 (0.62%) IntelliMatch
11 3 (0.47%) GoldMine
11 3 (0.47%) Pegasus Opera
11 3 (0.47%) Agresso
12 2 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
12 2 (0.31%) Fredhopper
12 2 (0.31%) Magento
13 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 108 (16.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 45 (6.99%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (3.42%) SaaS
4 20 (3.11%) Office 365
5 14 (2.17%) Force.com
6 11 (1.71%) PaaS
7 6 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.78%) IaaS
9 3 (0.47%) Google Apps
10 2 (0.31%) Responsys
10 2 (0.31%) GitHub
10 2 (0.31%) Google App Engine
10 2 (0.31%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 64 (9.94%) DNS
2 54 (8.39%) DHCP
3 36 (5.59%) HTTP
4 34 (5.28%) Internet
5 33 (5.12%) TCP/IP
5 33 (5.12%) SAN
6 26 (4.04%) Firewall
7 25 (3.88%) FTP
8 21 (3.26%) WAN
9 19 (2.95%) LAN
10 17 (2.64%) VPN
11 15 (2.33%) VoIP
11 15 (2.33%) Wireless
12 13 (2.02%) Intranet
12 13 (2.02%) Cisco ASA
13 11 (1.71%) iSCSI
14 10 (1.55%) Cisco PIX
14 10 (1.55%) Kerberos
15 5 (0.78%) Ethernet
15 5 (0.78%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 286 (44.41%) SQL Server
2 87 (13.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 80 (12.42%) SQL Server 2012
4 69 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 67 (10.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 38 (5.90%) Data Warehouse
7 22 (3.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 21 (3.26%) Oracle Database
9 19 (2.95%) NoSQL
10 18 (2.80%) OLTP
11 15 (2.33%) MySQL
12 14 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
13 12 (1.86%) Crystal Reports
14 9 (1.40%) Data Mining
14 9 (1.40%) Oracle Database 11g
14 9 (1.40%) Relational Database
15 8 (1.24%) Oracle Reports
16 5 (0.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 5 (0.78%) Azure SQL Database
17 4 (0.62%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 87 (13.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 64 (9.94%) Git (software)
3 56 (8.70%) Visual Studio
3 56 (8.70%) NUnit
4 50 (7.76%) TeamCity
5 32 (4.97%) JIRA
6 20 (3.11%) SpecFlow
7 15 (2.33%) Jasmine
7 15 (2.33%) FinalBuilder
7 15 (2.33%) Rhino Mocks
7 15 (2.33%) Log4Net
7 15 (2.33%) NSubstitute
8 14 (2.17%) Subversion
9 9 (1.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 9 (1.40%) Oracle Forms
9 9 (1.40%) Moq
9 9 (1.40%) MSBuild
10 8 (1.24%) Eclipse
10 8 (1.24%) CruiseControl
11 7 (1.09%) ReSharper
General
1 94 (14.60%) Finance
2 71 (11.02%) Marketing
3 60 (9.32%) Retail
4 41 (6.37%) Advertising
5 19 (2.95%) Back Office
6 18 (2.80%) Law
7 12 (1.86%) Games
8 10 (1.55%) Banking
9 8 (1.24%) Publishing
9 8 (1.24%) Legal
9 8 (1.24%) Manufacturing
9 8 (1.24%) Front Office
10 6 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (0.93%) Electronics
10 6 (0.93%) Telecoms
11 5 (0.78%) French Language
11 5 (0.78%) German Language
12 3 (0.47%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.31%) Dutch Language
14 1 (0.16%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 221 (34.32%) Developer
2 76 (11.80%) Analyst
3 73 (11.34%) Consultant
3 73 (11.34%) .NET Developer
4 67 (10.40%) Senior Developer
5 43 (6.68%) Architect
6 41 (6.37%) Web Developer
7 33 (5.12%) Business Analyst
7 33 (5.12%) Senior .NET Developer
8 32 (4.97%) C# Developer
8 32 (4.97%) Administrator
9 31 (4.81%) DBA
10 26 (4.04%) Software Engineer
11 21 (3.26%) Software Developer
11 21 (3.26%) CRM Consultant
12 19 (2.95%) Support Analyst
13 18 (2.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 18 (2.80%) C# .NET Developer
14 16 (2.48%) CRM Analyst
14 16 (2.48%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 283 (43.94%) .NET
2 190 (29.50%) ASP.NET
3 140 (21.74%) Web Services
4 118 (18.32%) HTML
5 102 (15.84%) XML
6 98 (15.22%) ASP.NET MVC
7 69 (10.71%) .NET Framework
8 66 (10.25%) WCF
9 65 (10.09%) CSS
10 61 (9.47%) jQuery
11 49 (7.61%) HTML5
12 45 (6.99%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 31 (4.81%) LINQ
14 29 (4.50%) SOAP
15 28 (4.35%) XSL
15 28 (4.35%) Ajax
16 27 (4.19%) WPF
17 25 (3.88%) Unity DI Container
18 22 (3.42%) CSS3
19 21 (3.26%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 98 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (4.19%) Computer Science
3 23 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 23 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
4 15 (2.33%) Social Media
4 15 (2.33%) Mathematics
5 9 (1.40%) PKI
6 8 (1.24%) Enterprise Storage
7 7 (1.09%) Digital Media
7 7 (1.09%) Xbox
7 7 (1.09%) User Experience
7 7 (1.09%) PMI
7 7 (1.09%) Statistics
8 6 (0.93%) Physics
8 6 (0.93%) Open Source
8 6 (0.93%) Economics
9 5 (0.78%) N-Tier
10 4 (0.62%) Replication
10 4 (0.62%) Data Integration
10 4 (0.62%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 221 (34.32%) Windows
2 41 (6.37%) Linux
2 41 (6.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (4.66%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (3.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (2.48%) Windows 8
6 12 (1.86%) Windows 7
7 11 (1.71%) Windows XP
8 10 (1.55%) Apple iOS
9 9 (1.40%) UNIX
10 7 (1.09%) Windows Phone
11 6 (0.93%) Solaris
12 5 (0.78%) Mac OS X
12 5 (0.78%) Windows Phone 8
12 5 (0.78%) Android
13 4 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.47%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.47%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.31%) Debian
15 2 (0.31%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 220 (34.16%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (20.65%) MVC
3 132 (20.50%) CRM
3 132 (20.50%) E-Commerce
4 119 (18.48%) TDD
5 106 (16.46%) Scrum
6 80 (12.42%) OO
7 69 (10.71%) Unit Testing
8 66 (10.25%) Mentoring
9 63 (9.78%) Project Management
10 57 (8.85%) ITIL
11 56 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
12 55 (8.54%) DevOps
13 52 (8.07%) BDD
13 52 (8.07%) Business Intelligence
14 50 (7.76%) OOP
15 49 (7.61%) Data Modelling
15 49 (7.61%) Software Engineering
16 39 (6.06%) Performance Tuning
17 37 (5.75%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 245 (38.04%) C#
2 210 (32.61%) SQL
3 122 (18.94%) JavaScript
4 94 (14.60%) T-SQL
5 53 (8.23%) Java
6 48 (7.45%) PowerShell
7 46 (7.14%) C++
8 43 (6.68%) VB.NET
9 35 (5.43%) VB
10 24 (3.73%) VB6
11 22 (3.42%) C
12 20 (3.11%) VBA
13 18 (2.80%) PHP
13 18 (2.80%) Ruby
14 15 (2.33%) PL/SQL
14 15 (2.33%) XAML
15 13 (2.02%) Python
16 12 (1.86%) Apex Code
17 9 (1.40%) VC++
18 8 (1.24%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 143 (22.20%) Degree
2 57 (8.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (3.11%) Security Cleared
4 18 (2.80%) SC Cleared
5 16 (2.48%) MCSE
6 12 (1.86%) MCITP
7 11 (1.71%) PMI Certification
8 9 (1.40%) MCTS
9 8 (1.24%) CCNA
9 8 (1.24%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (1.24%) MCPD
10 6 (0.93%) MCP
10 6 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (0.78%) PMP
11 5 (0.78%) DV Cleared
11 5 (0.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (0.62%) ISTQB
13 3 (0.47%) HND
13 3 (0.47%) MCSA
14 2 (0.31%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (4.97%) SLA
2 25 (3.88%) QA
3 5 (0.78%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.16%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.16%) HL7
4 1 (0.16%) DICOM
4 1 (0.16%) BS7799
4 1 (0.16%) Basel II
4 1 (0.16%) GAAP
4 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 108 (16.77%) Active Directory
2 51 (7.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (4.97%) Hyper-V
4 19 (2.95%) XenApp
5 15 (2.33%) XenDesktop
6 13 (2.02%) Forefront TMG
7 11 (1.71%) Microsoft App-V
8 10 (1.55%) VMware ESX
8 10 (1.55%) IAG
8 10 (1.55%) UAG
9 9 (1.40%) ISA Server
10 8 (1.24%) vCloud
11 7 (1.09%) vSphere
12 4 (0.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 3 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
14 2 (0.31%) Xen
14 2 (0.31%) Terminal Server
14 2 (0.31%) Terminal Services
15 1 (0.16%) MetaFrame
15 1 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 25 (3.88%) SCOM
2 24 (3.73%) SCCM
3 15 (2.33%) logstash
4 12 (1.86%) WSUS
5 10 (1.55%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 10 (1.55%) Cacti
6 8 (1.24%) SCVMM
7 6 (0.93%) Data Guard
8 5 (0.78%) Tivoli
9 3 (0.47%) Nagios
9 3 (0.47%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.31%) MOM
10 2 (0.31%) EMC NetWorker
10 2 (0.31%) StatsD
11 1 (0.16%) HP UCMDB
11 1 (0.16%) Control-M
11 1 (0.16%) NetBackup
11 1 (0.16%) Backup Exec
11 1 (0.16%) WMI
Vendors
1 644 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 115 (17.86%) Salesforce.com
3 95 (14.75%) Oracle
4 61 (9.47%) VMware
5 51 (7.92%) Siebel
6 48 (7.45%) SAP
7 47 (7.30%) HP
8 40 (6.21%) IBM
9 32 (4.97%) Cisco
9 32 (4.97%) Citrix
10 31 (4.81%) Dell
11 29 (4.50%) Google
12 23 (3.57%) EMC
13 22 (3.42%) NetApp
13 22 (3.42%) Symantec
14 21 (3.26%) NetSuite
15 16 (2.48%) Twitter
16 15 (2.33%) Sitecore
17 14 (2.17%) PeopleSoft
18 11 (1.71%) Adobe
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + car allowance, pension
Posted: 17 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £15000 - £19000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday, Life Insurance
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday,
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Dewsbury, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Roc Search
Salary: £33000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Plymouth, Devon
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £33000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 per annum + training
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £37000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Focus IT Recruitment
Salary: From £23,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Centric Resource
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday