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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 645 580 458
Rank change year-on-year
-65 -122
Permanent jobs citing COM 201 280 457
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.29% 0.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.56% 0.71% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 142 203 399
Average salary £40,000 £43,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.97% -4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,600 £29,472
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
36155 39684 40211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.48% 40.87% 40.75%
Number of salaries quoted 31076 33289 35612
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 6 March 2015.

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 6 March 2015. 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 -44 73 £57,500 +15.00% 214
South East -35 45 £41,250 -1.19% 150
East of England +19 21 £41,500 -10.27% 37
North West +9 21 £33,750 +32.35% 109
South West -41 21 £38,000 +3.40% 56
Yorkshire -4 8 £35,000 -6.66% 77
West Midlands -19 8 £37,000 -17.77% 111
East Midlands +6 3 £55,000 +33.33% 49
North East - 1 £35,000 - 32
COM
UK

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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.

1 400 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 198 (49.50%) .NET
2 198 (49.50%) SQL Server
3 176 (44.00%) SQL
4 172 (43.00%) C#
5 135 (33.75%) Windows
6 131 (32.75%) MS Excel
7 119 (29.75%) ASP.NET
8 116 (29.00%) Agile Software Development
9 104 (26.00%) JavaScript
10 100 (25.00%) HTML
11 96 (24.00%) Degree
12 82 (20.50%) Web Services
13 80 (20.00%) XML
14 71 (17.75%) Team Foundation Server
15 70 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
16 69 (17.25%) CSS
17 67 (16.75%) Finance
18 65 (16.25%) MS Office
18 65 (16.25%) Salesforce.com
19 64 (16.00%) MVC
20 63 (15.75%) T-SQL
21 62 (15.50%) .NET Framework
22 59 (14.75%) CRM
23 57 (14.25%) SharePoint
23 57 (14.25%) Visual Studio
24 56 (14.00%) jQuery
25 55 (13.75%) Microsoft Azure
25 55 (13.75%) WCF
25 55 (13.75%) Ajax

COM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 57 (14.25%) SharePoint
2 50 (12.50%) IIS
3 23 (5.75%) MS Exchange
3 23 (5.75%) CMS
4 13 (3.25%) SharePoint 2010
4 13 (3.25%) NServiceBus
5 11 (2.75%) SharePoint 2013
5 11 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (2.75%) BizTalk Server
6 10 (2.50%) SharePoint Server
6 10 (2.50%) Sitecore CMS
7 7 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (1.50%) Lync
9 4 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (1.00%) GlassFish
9 4 (1.00%) SAS
10 3 (0.75%) Apache
10 3 (0.75%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.75%) SugarCRM
11 2 (0.50%) Umbraco
Applications
1 131 (32.75%) MS Excel
2 65 (16.25%) MS Office
3 13 (3.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.25%) MS Project
4 5 (1.25%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.00%) SPSS
5 4 (1.00%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.75%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.75%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.25%) Revit
Business Applications
1 34 (8.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (2.75%) SAP CRM
3 6 (1.50%) Sophis RISQUE
3 6 (1.50%) SalesLogix
4 5 (1.25%) ReMetrica
4 5 (1.25%) Sage 200
5 3 (0.75%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.75%) Oracle CRM
6 2 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.50%) Advent Geneva
6 2 (0.50%) Investran
7 1 (0.25%) Agresso
7 1 (0.25%) Magento
7 1 (0.25%) RMDS
7 1 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.25%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 55 (13.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (5.75%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (2.75%) SaaS
3 11 (2.75%) GitHub
4 10 (2.50%) Office 365
5 4 (1.00%) Responsys
5 4 (1.00%) Force.com
6 2 (0.50%) Basecamp
6 2 (0.50%) IaaS
6 2 (0.50%) PaaS
7 1 (0.25%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (6.00%) TCP/IP
2 22 (5.50%) Internet
3 20 (5.00%) VPN
4 17 (4.25%) Firewall
5 15 (3.75%) SAN
6 14 (3.50%) SSL
6 14 (3.50%) DNS
6 14 (3.50%) LDAP
7 13 (3.25%) HTTP
8 10 (2.50%) DHCP
8 10 (2.50%) LAN
8 10 (2.50%) WAN
8 10 (2.50%) Network Security
9 9 (2.25%) Ethernet
9 9 (2.25%) CTI
10 7 (1.75%) VoIP
11 6 (1.50%) FTP
11 6 (1.50%) SMTP
11 6 (1.50%) NAS
12 4 (1.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 198 (49.50%) SQL Server
2 38 (9.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 36 (9.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 32 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 23 (5.75%) SQL Server 2012
6 19 (4.75%) Data Warehouse
7 18 (4.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 17 (4.25%) Relational Database
9 11 (2.75%) SQL Server 2005
10 10 (2.50%) OLAP
11 7 (1.75%) Oracle Database
11 7 (1.75%) Azure SQL Database
12 5 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (1.25%) InterSystems Cache
13 4 (1.00%) MySQL
13 4 (1.00%) Crystal Reports
13 4 (1.00%) DB2
13 4 (1.00%) DTS
13 4 (1.00%) Ingres
13 4 (1.00%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 71 (17.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 57 (14.25%) Visual Studio
3 46 (11.50%) Git (software)
4 32 (8.00%) JIRA
5 23 (5.75%) TeamCity
6 16 (4.00%) NUnit
7 15 (3.75%) Moq
8 13 (3.25%) FinalBuilder
8 13 (3.25%) Rhino Mocks
8 13 (3.25%) SpecFlow
8 13 (3.25%) Jasmine
8 13 (3.25%) NSubstitute
8 13 (3.25%) Log4Net
9 9 (2.25%) Subversion
10 7 (1.75%) Eclipse
10 7 (1.75%) SoapUI
11 6 (1.50%) Jenkins
11 6 (1.50%) Selenium
12 5 (1.25%) ReSharper
12 5 (1.25%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 67 (16.75%) Finance
2 35 (8.75%) Marketing
3 21 (5.25%) Retail
4 13 (3.25%) Back Office
5 10 (2.50%) Telecoms
5 10 (2.50%) Advertising
6 8 (2.00%) Front Office
7 6 (1.50%) Legal
8 5 (1.25%) Law
9 3 (0.75%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.75%) Automotive
9 3 (0.75%) Publishing
9 3 (0.75%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.25%) Local Government
11 1 (0.25%) Banking
11 1 (0.25%) French Language
11 1 (0.25%) German Language
Job Titles
1 171 (42.75%) Developer
2 55 (13.75%) .NET Developer
3 51 (12.75%) Consultant
4 39 (9.75%) Senior Developer
4 39 (9.75%) C# Developer
5 35 (8.75%) Analyst
6 32 (8.00%) DBA
7 29 (7.25%) Web Developer
8 26 (6.50%) Software Developer
9 24 (6.00%) Administrator
9 24 (6.00%) C# .NET Developer
10 22 (5.50%) SQL DBA
11 19 (4.75%) Support Engineer
12 18 (4.50%) Technical Consultant
13 17 (4.25%) Senior Consultant
14 16 (4.00%) Business Analyst
14 16 (4.00%) SQL Server DBA
15 15 (3.75%) Architect
16 14 (3.50%) Senior Technical Consultant
16 14 (3.50%) CRM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 198 (49.50%) .NET
2 119 (29.75%) ASP.NET
3 100 (25.00%) HTML
4 82 (20.50%) Web Services
5 80 (20.00%) XML
6 69 (17.25%) CSS
7 62 (15.50%) .NET Framework
8 56 (14.00%) jQuery
9 55 (13.75%) WCF
9 55 (13.75%) Ajax
10 40 (10.00%) WPF
11 35 (8.75%) SOAP
12 32 (8.00%) HTML5
13 31 (7.75%) ASP.NET MVC
14 27 (6.75%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 24 (6.00%) Silverlight
15 24 (6.00%) LINQ
15 24 (6.00%) STL
16 18 (4.50%) XSL
16 18 (4.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 70 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (5.00%) Client/Server
3 18 (4.50%) N-Tier
3 18 (4.50%) Mobile App
4 17 (4.25%) Computer Science
4 17 (4.25%) Data Protection Act
5 16 (4.00%) Management Information System
6 14 (3.50%) Mathematics
7 13 (3.25%) CMDB
8 12 (3.00%) Replication
9 11 (2.75%) User Experience
10 7 (1.75%) Inversion of Control
10 7 (1.75%) Data Structures
11 6 (1.50%) Derivative
12 4 (1.00%) MPEG
12 4 (1.00%) Embedded Systems
12 4 (1.00%) Blog
13 3 (0.75%) Social Media
13 3 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (0.75%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 135 (33.75%) Windows
2 45 (11.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (7.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 25 (6.25%) Linux
4 25 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (5.50%) UNIX
6 10 (2.50%) Android
7 9 (2.25%) Windows XP
8 7 (1.75%) Windows 7
8 7 (1.75%) Apple iOS
8 7 (1.75%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.75%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.75%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.75%) Windows Vista
9 3 (0.75%) Solaris
10 1 (0.25%) AIX
10 1 (0.25%) OS/400
10 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.25%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (29.00%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (16.00%) MVC
3 59 (14.75%) CRM
4 51 (12.75%) Scrum
5 49 (12.25%) TDD
6 48 (12.00%) Software Engineering
7 44 (11.00%) E-Commerce
8 41 (10.25%) Data Modelling
9 38 (9.50%) Project Management
10 37 (9.25%) ITIL
11 35 (8.75%) Change Management
12 33 (8.25%) Web Development
12 33 (8.25%) Performance Tuning
13 29 (7.25%) BDD
14 28 (7.00%) Migration
15 27 (6.75%) Business Intelligence
16 25 (6.25%) OO
17 24 (6.00%) Multithreading
18 22 (5.50%) Service Management
19 21 (5.25%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 176 (44.00%) SQL
2 172 (43.00%) C#
3 104 (26.00%) JavaScript
4 63 (15.75%) T-SQL
5 46 (11.50%) PowerShell
6 40 (10.00%) VB.NET
7 37 (9.25%) C++
8 36 (9.00%) Java
9 30 (7.50%) VB
10 17 (4.25%) Ruby
11 16 (4.00%) XAML
12 13 (3.25%) VBA
13 12 (3.00%) C
14 8 (2.00%) PHP
15 5 (1.25%) VBScript
15 5 (1.25%) XPath
15 5 (1.25%) Apex Code
15 5 (1.25%) VB6
16 4 (1.00%) Shell Script
16 4 (1.00%) MapBasic
Qualifications
1 96 (24.00%) Degree
2 24 (6.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (5.00%) VCP4
4 14 (3.50%) MCSE
5 10 (2.50%) MCSA
6 8 (2.00%) MCP
6 8 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (1.50%) CCNA
7 6 (1.50%) MCITP
8 5 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.75%) PMP
9 3 (0.75%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.75%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.50%) MCTS
10 2 (0.50%) CCA
10 2 (0.50%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (0.50%) CCNP
10 2 (0.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.25%) QA
2 8 (2.00%) SLA
3 4 (1.00%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.50%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.25%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 45 (11.25%) Active Directory
2 33 (8.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (5.25%) Hyper-V
4 12 (3.00%) XenApp
5 8 (2.00%) vSphere
6 4 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.75%) Xen
8 2 (0.50%) vCloud
8 2 (0.50%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.25%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.25%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.25%) XenServer
9 1 (0.25%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.25%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.25%) IAG
9 1 (0.25%) UAG
Systems Management
1 13 (3.25%) HP UCMDB
1 13 (3.25%) logstash
2 7 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (1.50%) Tivoli
4 4 (1.00%) Puppet
4 4 (1.00%) Nagios
4 4 (1.00%) SCCM
4 4 (1.00%) SCOM
5 3 (0.75%) StatsD
5 3 (0.75%) HAProxy
5 3 (0.75%) Graphite
6 2 (0.50%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.50%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.50%) WMI
6 2 (0.50%) WSUS
7 1 (0.25%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.25%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.25%) Cacti
7 1 (0.25%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.25%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 400 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 65 (16.25%) Salesforce.com
3 41 (10.25%) VMware
4 32 (8.00%) Oracle
5 28 (7.00%) Siebel
6 23 (5.75%) Cisco
6 23 (5.75%) Citrix
7 19 (4.75%) HP
8 16 (4.00%) SAP
9 13 (3.25%) IBM
9 13 (3.25%) ServiceNow
10 12 (3.00%) NetApp
11 10 (2.50%) Sitecore
12 9 (2.25%) Google
12 9 (2.25%) Sage
13 8 (2.00%) EMC
14 6 (1.50%) BMC
14 6 (1.50%) CA
14 6 (1.50%) Telerik
14 6 (1.50%) Riverbed
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £55000.00 per annum + full benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Big benefits!
Posted: 4 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £34000 - £39000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Somerset
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
eCom Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £42000 - £52000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35 000 to £55 000 basic (+ seriously good package!!!)
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35’000 to £55 000 (+seriously good package!!!)
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £60000 - £77500 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £90,000 + excellent package
Posted: 8 hours ago