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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 598 579 646
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +67
Permanent jobs citing COM 291 354 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.28% 0.33% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.75% 0.85% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 218 202 171
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,750 £74,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,250 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.94% +2.66%
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
38912 41875 40003
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.54% 38.52% 40.18%
Number of salaries quoted 33618 35514 34790
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 1 September 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 1 September 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 -1 141 £50,000 -4.76% 265
South East +9 84 £40,000 - 170
Yorkshire +15 30 £27,000 -34.54% 44
North West +1 21 £37,500 +9.48% 119
South West -22 9 £38,750 +13.97% 47
East Midlands -1 2 £31,500 -25.88% 37
West Midlands -12 2 £27,500 -26.66% 59
North East -12 1 £17,000 -52.77% 35
East of England -32 1 £34,000 -32.00% 53
COM
UK

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 552 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 255 (46.20%) MS Excel
3 254 (46.01%) Windows
4 244 (44.20%) C#
5 229 (41.49%) .NET
6 227 (41.12%) SQL Server
7 207 (37.50%) SQL
8 160 (28.99%) Agile Software Development
9 128 (23.19%) JavaScript
10 121 (21.92%) ASP.NET
11 118 (21.38%) TDD
12 116 (21.01%) HTML
13 114 (20.65%) C++
14 109 (19.75%) MS Office
15 105 (19.02%) XML
15 105 (19.02%) Salesforce.com
16 95 (17.21%) Software Engineering
17 94 (17.03%) Degree
18 93 (16.85%) Web Services
19 91 (16.49%) Visual Studio
20 89 (16.12%) Microsoft Azure
21 82 (14.86%) Finance
21 82 (14.86%) Scrum
21 82 (14.86%) CSS
22 78 (14.13%) WCF
23 75 (13.59%) TCP/IP
24 74 (13.41%) CRM
24 74 (13.41%) T-SQL
24 74 (13.41%) MVC
25 69 (12.50%) REST

COM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 37 (6.70%) IIS
2 30 (5.43%) SharePoint
3 28 (5.07%) MS Exchange
4 19 (3.44%) CMS
5 16 (2.90%) OpenEdge
6 13 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2010
7 10 (1.81%) NServiceBus
8 9 (1.63%) Apache
9 8 (1.45%) Tomcat
9 8 (1.45%) SAS
9 8 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2003
9 8 (1.45%) Lync
10 7 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
10 7 (1.27%) SugarCRM
10 7 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
11 6 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
12 5 (0.91%) Node.js
12 5 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (0.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 3 (0.54%) MTS
Applications
1 255 (46.20%) MS Excel
2 109 (19.75%) MS Office
3 22 (3.99%) MS Visio
4 16 (2.90%) MS Project
5 14 (2.54%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.72%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 25 (4.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.45%) Infor CRM
3 7 (1.27%) SAP CRM
4 6 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.91%) Dynamics GP
5 5 (0.91%) Sophis RISQUE
6 4 (0.72%) Oracle General Ledger
6 4 (0.72%) Oracle Payables
6 4 (0.72%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.36%) Adaptiv
7 2 (0.36%) Agresso
7 2 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle CRM
8 1 (0.18%) BusinessWorks
8 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.18%) ReMetrica
8 1 (0.18%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 89 (16.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (6.34%) SaaS
3 27 (4.89%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (3.44%) Office 365
5 15 (2.72%) Force.com
6 10 (1.81%) GitHub
7 5 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.54%) IaaS
9 2 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.36%) PaaS
9 2 (0.36%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.18%) Yammer
10 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 75 (13.59%) TCP/IP
2 49 (8.88%) Network Security
3 34 (6.16%) SAN
4 30 (5.43%) DNS
5 26 (4.71%) DHCP
6 24 (4.35%) VoIP
6 24 (4.35%) NAS
7 23 (4.17%) Internet
8 21 (3.80%) Firewall
9 17 (3.08%) VPN
10 16 (2.90%) HTTP
10 16 (2.90%) Intranet
11 14 (2.54%) LAN
12 13 (2.36%) CTI
13 12 (2.17%) Wireless
14 10 (1.81%) VLAN
15 9 (1.63%) WAN
16 8 (1.45%) SMTP
17 7 (1.27%) SSL
18 6 (1.09%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 227 (41.12%) SQL Server
2 59 (10.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 49 (8.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 39 (7.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 30 (5.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 25 (4.53%) SQL Server 2005
7 22 (3.99%) Data Warehouse
8 17 (3.08%) Relational Database
9 10 (1.81%) SQL Server 2000
10 9 (1.63%) InterSystems Cache
10 9 (1.63%) OLAP
10 9 (1.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (1.45%) Big Data
11 8 (1.45%) MySQL
12 7 (1.27%) Azure SQL Database
13 6 (1.09%) Apache Cassandra
14 5 (0.91%) MS Access
14 5 (0.91%) Data Mining
15 4 (0.72%) OLTP
15 4 (0.72%) DB2
Development Applications
1 91 (16.49%) Visual Studio
2 51 (9.24%) Git (software)
3 42 (7.61%) Team Foundation Server
4 37 (6.70%) SpecFlow
5 36 (6.52%) TeamCity
5 36 (6.52%) NUnit
6 26 (4.71%) JIRA
7 25 (4.53%) Moq
8 12 (2.17%) Subversion
9 11 (1.99%) Rhino Mocks
10 10 (1.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 7 (1.27%) NSubstitute
11 7 (1.27%) ReSharper
12 6 (1.09%) Fiddler
12 6 (1.09%) Robot Framework
12 6 (1.09%) Octopus Deploy
12 6 (1.09%) PostSharp
13 5 (0.91%) InstallShield
14 4 (0.72%) Log4Net
14 4 (0.72%) Eclipse
General
1 82 (14.86%) Finance
2 51 (9.24%) Retail
3 32 (5.80%) Marketing
4 30 (5.43%) Publishing
5 16 (2.90%) Telecoms
6 15 (2.72%) Front Office
6 15 (2.72%) Banking
7 12 (2.17%) Back Office
8 8 (1.45%) Advertising
9 7 (1.27%) Law
10 5 (0.91%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.72%) General Ledger
12 3 (0.54%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.36%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.36%) French Language
14 1 (0.18%) German Language
14 1 (0.18%) Norwegian Language
14 1 (0.18%) Spanish Language
14 1 (0.18%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 232 (42.03%) Developer
2 84 (15.22%) .NET Developer
3 65 (11.78%) Software Engineer
4 54 (9.78%) Senior Developer
5 51 (9.24%) Analyst
6 43 (7.79%) C# Developer
7 37 (6.70%) C++ Software Engineer
8 35 (6.34%) Software Developer
9 34 (6.16%) Progress Developer
10 32 (5.80%) Senior .NET Developer
10 32 (5.80%) Consultant
11 28 (5.07%) Architect
12 26 (4.71%) C# .NET Developer
13 25 (4.53%) Salesforce.com Developer
14 24 (4.35%) DBA
15 23 (4.17%) Administrator
16 22 (3.99%) Senior Software Engineer
17 21 (3.80%) Agile .NET Developer
18 20 (3.62%) C# Software Engineer
18 20 (3.62%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 229 (41.49%) .NET
2 121 (21.92%) ASP.NET
3 116 (21.01%) HTML
4 105 (19.02%) XML
5 93 (16.85%) Web Services
6 82 (14.86%) CSS
7 78 (14.13%) WCF
8 69 (12.50%) REST
9 60 (10.87%) LINQ
10 55 (9.96%) .NET Framework
11 51 (9.24%) WPF
12 46 (8.33%) STL
13 45 (8.15%) ASP.NET MVC
14 44 (7.97%) ASP.NET Web API
15 43 (7.79%) SOAP
16 39 (7.07%) jQuery
17 38 (6.88%) XHTML
18 31 (5.62%) MFC
19 27 (4.89%) Boost C++ Libraries
20 24 (4.35%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 63 (11.41%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (6.34%) Visualisation
3 32 (5.80%) Client/Server
4 30 (5.43%) BYOD
5 28 (5.07%) Management Information System
6 26 (4.71%) Photography
6 26 (4.71%) Enterprise Software
7 25 (4.53%) Data Structures
8 21 (3.80%) Mobile App
8 21 (3.80%) Computer Science
9 19 (3.44%) N-Tier
9 19 (3.44%) Replication
9 19 (3.44%) Data Centre
10 18 (3.26%) Mathematics
11 17 (3.08%) Derivative
11 17 (3.08%) Equity Derivative
12 15 (2.72%) Algorithms
13 11 (1.99%) User Experience
13 11 (1.99%) Physics
13 11 (1.99%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 254 (46.01%) Windows
2 65 (11.78%) Linux
3 49 (8.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 43 (7.79%) UNIX
5 36 (6.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 34 (6.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 25 (4.53%) Windows XP
8 23 (4.17%) Windows 7
9 21 (3.80%) Android
10 14 (2.54%) Windows 8
11 11 (1.99%) Apple iOS
11 11 (1.99%) Windows Phone
12 8 (1.45%) Windows Phone 7
13 5 (0.91%) Solaris
14 3 (0.54%) AIX
14 3 (0.54%) Windows 2000
14 3 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
15 2 (0.36%) CentOS
15 2 (0.36%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (28.99%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (21.38%) TDD
3 95 (17.21%) Software Engineering
4 82 (14.86%) Scrum
5 74 (13.41%) CRM
5 74 (13.41%) MVC
6 68 (12.32%) Continuous Integration
7 48 (8.70%) Multithreading
8 43 (7.79%) E-Commerce
9 41 (7.43%) OO
10 40 (7.25%) BDD
11 38 (6.88%) Project Management
12 37 (6.70%) ITIL
12 37 (6.70%) Dependency Injection
12 37 (6.70%) Mentoring
12 37 (6.70%) SDLC
13 36 (6.52%) Kanban
14 33 (5.98%) Unit Testing
14 33 (5.98%) Data Modelling
14 33 (5.98%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 244 (44.20%) C#
2 207 (37.50%) SQL
3 128 (23.19%) JavaScript
4 114 (20.65%) C++
5 74 (13.41%) T-SQL
6 53 (9.60%) Java
7 36 (6.52%) Progress 4GL
8 30 (5.43%) Objective-C
9 24 (4.35%) VB
10 22 (3.99%) VBA
11 21 (3.80%) Apex Code
12 20 (3.62%) F#
13 18 (3.26%) PowerShell
14 16 (2.90%) Haskell
14 16 (2.90%) PL/SQL
15 15 (2.72%) C
16 11 (1.99%) VB.NET
17 9 (1.63%) PHP
18 8 (1.45%) VBScript
19 7 (1.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 94 (17.03%) Degree
2 45 (8.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (3.80%) MCSE
4 14 (2.54%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (2.36%) Citrix Certification
6 11 (1.99%) CCNA
7 10 (1.81%) MCSA
7 10 (1.81%) MCP
8 8 (1.45%) MCITP
8 8 (1.45%) EMC Certification
9 7 (1.27%) SAP Certification
10 5 (0.91%) A+ Certification
10 5 (0.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (0.72%) CCNP
12 3 (0.54%) CCA
12 3 (0.54%) MCAD
12 3 (0.54%) Security Cleared
13 2 (0.36%) MCTS
13 2 (0.36%) SC Cleared
13 2 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.17%) QA
2 13 (2.36%) SLA
3 8 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.27%) ISO 9001
5 6 (1.09%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.72%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.18%) COBIT
7 1 (0.18%) CRD IV
System Software
1 60 (10.87%) Active Directory
2 25 (4.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (4.17%) Hyper-V
4 8 (1.45%) XenApp
5 7 (1.27%) vSphere
5 7 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (0.91%) XenDesktop
7 4 (0.72%) Xen
8 3 (0.54%) vCloud
8 3 (0.54%) XenServer
9 2 (0.36%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.36%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.18%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.18%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.18%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.18%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 30 (5.43%) WMI
2 16 (2.90%) SCCM
3 6 (1.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 6 (1.09%) WSUS
3 6 (1.09%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 5 (0.91%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (0.72%) Backup Exec
5 4 (0.72%) SCOM
5 4 (0.72%) SCVMM
5 4 (0.72%) SCDPM
5 4 (0.72%) logstash
6 3 (0.54%) Graphite
6 3 (0.54%) StatsD
6 3 (0.54%) HP UCMDB
6 3 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.54%) Zenoss
6 3 (0.54%) WhatsUp Gold
6 3 (0.54%) Puppet
6 3 (0.54%) Nagios
6 3 (0.54%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 552 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 105 (19.02%) Salesforce.com
3 60 (10.87%) VMware
4 44 (7.97%) Apple
5 41 (7.43%) Oracle
6 39 (7.07%) Citrix
7 38 (6.88%) Cisco
8 36 (6.52%) Progress
9 24 (4.35%) Siebel
10 22 (3.99%) HP
11 21 (3.80%) SAP
12 20 (3.62%) NetSuite
13 16 (2.90%) Dell
14 10 (1.81%) IBM
15 9 (1.63%) EMC
15 9 (1.63%) Sage
15 9 (1.63%) EPiServer
16 8 (1.45%) Symantec
16 8 (1.45%) ExactTarget
17 7 (1.27%) AppDynamics
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £60000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Mason Frank International
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £75000.00 - £88000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + 10% bonus / benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + 10% bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Hampshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum bonus (10-20%), Health, Pension, Sha
Posted: 6 hours ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum bonus(10%+), Health, Pension, Shares
Posted: 6 hours ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Skipton, North Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Reed Technology
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Annual Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + car allowance, bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Surrey
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Surrey
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + career growth, benefits, gym membership
Posted: 10 hours ago