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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 603 627 519
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -108
Permanent jobs citing COM 263 281 377
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.26% 0.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.70% 0.64% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 176 199 285
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.25%
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
37731 44159 40637
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 38.10% 40.22% 40.70%
Number of salaries quoted 32565 37990 35646
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £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 2 June 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 2 June 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 +25 105 £47,500 -7.31% 283
South East +30 73 £40,000 -15.78% 186
North West +21 27 £31,500 +20.00% 123
Yorkshire +9 19 £40,000 - 54
South West -17 16 £41,500 +22.05% 41
East of England -4 14 £38,000 -9.52% 44
East Midlands +3 4 £40,000 -6.97% 33
West Midlands -19 4 £33,250 -11.33% 85
North East -3 1 £41,500 +84.44% 40
COM
UK

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 June 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.

1 467 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 207 (44.33%) SQL Server
3 204 (43.68%) .NET
4 200 (42.83%) C#
5 195 (41.76%) MS Excel
6 190 (40.69%) Windows
7 179 (38.33%) SQL
8 132 (28.27%) Agile Software Development
9 118 (25.27%) JavaScript
10 106 (22.70%) ASP.NET
11 105 (22.48%) HTML
12 103 (22.06%) MS Office
13 97 (20.77%) Degree
14 92 (19.70%) XML
15 86 (18.42%) Salesforce.com
16 78 (16.70%) Visual Studio
16 78 (16.70%) Finance
17 77 (16.49%) TDD
17 77 (16.49%) Analytical Skills
18 75 (16.06%) CSS
18 75 (16.06%) Web Services
19 63 (13.49%) C++
19 63 (13.49%) T-SQL
19 63 (13.49%) MVC
20 60 (12.85%) IIS
20 60 (12.85%) Microsoft Azure
21 56 (11.99%) WCF
21 56 (11.99%) LINQ
21 56 (11.99%) Scrum
21 56 (11.99%) VMware

COM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 60 (12.85%) IIS
2 48 (10.28%) SharePoint
3 29 (6.21%) MS Exchange
4 16 (3.43%) CMS
5 15 (3.21%) Exchange Server 2010
6 12 (2.57%) NServiceBus
7 11 (2.36%) Lync
7 11 (2.36%) SharePoint 2013
7 11 (2.36%) SharePoint 2010
8 9 (1.93%) Apache
8 9 (1.93%) Tomcat
9 8 (1.71%) SharePoint Server
10 7 (1.50%) OpenEdge
10 7 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2007
11 6 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
11 6 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2003
12 5 (1.07%) SugarCRM
12 5 (1.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 5 (1.07%) MTS
13 4 (0.86%) Node.js
Applications
1 195 (41.76%) MS Excel
2 103 (22.06%) MS Office
3 17 (3.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (3.21%) MS Visio
5 8 (1.71%) MS Project
6 5 (1.07%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 20 (4.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (2.36%) Sophis RISQUE
3 7 (1.50%) SAP CRM
3 7 (1.50%) Infor CRM
4 5 (1.07%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (1.07%) Sage CRM
5 4 (0.86%) Oracle Receivables
5 4 (0.86%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (0.86%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (0.64%) ReMetrica
7 2 (0.43%) Sage 200
7 2 (0.43%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.21%) RMDS
8 1 (0.21%) Agresso
8 1 (0.21%) Investran
8 1 (0.21%) Advent Geneva
Cloud Services
1 60 (12.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (8.35%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (5.14%) SaaS
4 16 (3.43%) GitHub
5 12 (2.57%) Office 365
6 8 (1.71%) Force.com
7 2 (0.43%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.43%) Basecamp
7 2 (0.43%) PaaS
8 1 (0.21%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.21%) IaaS
8 1 (0.21%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 36 (7.71%) TCP/IP
2 26 (5.57%) Internet
2 26 (5.57%) SAN
3 25 (5.35%) VPN
4 23 (4.93%) DNS
5 21 (4.50%) Network Security
6 20 (4.28%) VoIP
7 19 (4.07%) Firewall
7 19 (4.07%) NAS
8 17 (3.64%) HTTP
9 16 (3.43%) DHCP
10 15 (3.21%) LDAP
11 14 (3.00%) SSL
11 14 (3.00%) LAN
12 13 (2.78%) CTI
13 11 (2.36%) Intranet
14 9 (1.93%) Ethernet
14 9 (1.93%) WAN
15 6 (1.28%) SMTP
15 6 (1.28%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 207 (44.33%) SQL Server
2 50 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 35 (7.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 33 (7.07%) SQL Server 2012
5 30 (6.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 27 (5.78%) SQL Server 2005
7 24 (5.14%) Relational Database
8 19 (4.07%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (2.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (2.14%) SQL Server 2000
11 9 (1.93%) OLAP
12 6 (1.28%) DB2
13 5 (1.07%) InterSystems Cache
13 5 (1.07%) Data Mining
13 5 (1.07%) OLTP
13 5 (1.07%) MS Access
14 4 (0.86%) Oracle Database
14 4 (0.86%) Big Data
14 4 (0.86%) RDBMS
14 4 (0.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 78 (16.70%) Visual Studio
2 54 (11.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 52 (11.13%) Git (software)
4 34 (7.28%) TeamCity
5 33 (7.07%) JIRA
6 28 (6.00%) NUnit
7 24 (5.14%) Moq
8 15 (3.21%) SpecFlow
9 13 (2.78%) NSubstitute
9 13 (2.78%) Rhino Mocks
10 10 (2.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 10 (2.14%) Jasmine
10 10 (2.14%) FinalBuilder
10 10 (2.14%) Log4Net
11 9 (1.93%) Subversion
12 8 (1.71%) Eclipse
13 5 (1.07%) InstallShield
13 5 (1.07%) Jenkins
13 5 (1.07%) ReSharper
13 5 (1.07%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 78 (16.70%) Finance
2 28 (6.00%) Marketing
3 22 (4.71%) Retail
4 18 (3.85%) Publishing
5 13 (2.78%) Back Office
6 11 (2.36%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.50%) Advertising
7 7 (1.50%) Banking
8 6 (1.28%) Front Office
9 4 (0.86%) General Ledger
9 4 (0.86%) Law
10 3 (0.64%) Legal
11 2 (0.43%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.21%) Automotive
12 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.21%) Local Government
12 1 (0.21%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.21%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 200 (42.83%) Developer
2 54 (11.56%) .NET Developer
2 54 (11.56%) C# Developer
3 50 (10.71%) Analyst
4 49 (10.49%) Senior Developer
5 46 (9.85%) Consultant
6 38 (8.14%) C# .NET Developer
7 31 (6.64%) Software Developer
8 29 (6.21%) DBA
9 27 (5.78%) SQL DBA
9 27 (5.78%) Web Developer
10 26 (5.57%) Support Engineer
10 26 (5.57%) Administrator
11 25 (5.35%) SQL Server DBA
12 23 (4.93%) Architect
13 21 (4.50%) Support Analyst
13 21 (4.50%) Senior Consultant
14 20 (4.28%) Technical Consultant
15 18 (3.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 15 (3.21%) Senior Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 204 (43.68%) .NET
2 106 (22.70%) ASP.NET
3 105 (22.48%) HTML
4 92 (19.70%) XML
5 75 (16.06%) CSS
5 75 (16.06%) Web Services
6 56 (11.99%) WCF
6 56 (11.99%) LINQ
7 52 (11.13%) SOAP
7 52 (11.13%) .NET Framework
7 52 (11.13%) jQuery
8 44 (9.42%) Ajax
8 44 (9.42%) REST
9 40 (8.57%) STL
10 39 (8.35%) ASP.NET MVC
11 28 (6.00%) WPF
12 21 (4.50%) Silverlight
12 21 (4.50%) HTML5
13 20 (4.28%) MFC
13 20 (4.28%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 77 (16.49%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (7.71%) Client/Server
3 28 (6.00%) Mobile App
4 25 (5.35%) N-Tier
5 23 (4.93%) Data Centre
6 21 (4.50%) Data Protection Act
7 18 (3.85%) Management Information System
8 14 (3.00%) CMDB
9 13 (2.78%) Replication
10 12 (2.57%) Computer Science
10 12 (2.57%) Photography
11 11 (2.36%) User Experience
12 10 (2.14%) Data Structures
12 10 (2.14%) Inversion of Control
13 8 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
13 8 (1.71%) Mathematics
14 7 (1.50%) Visualisation
14 7 (1.50%) Private Cloud
15 5 (1.07%) Blackberry
15 5 (1.07%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 190 (40.69%) Windows
2 54 (11.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 41 (8.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 31 (6.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (5.78%) Linux
6 24 (5.14%) UNIX
7 22 (4.71%) Android
8 18 (3.85%) Windows XP
9 16 (3.43%) Windows 7
10 10 (2.14%) Windows 8
11 7 (1.50%) Apple iOS
12 5 (1.07%) Solaris
13 3 (0.64%) Windows Vista
13 3 (0.64%) Windows Phone 7
13 3 (0.64%) Windows Phone
13 3 (0.64%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.43%) CentOS
14 2 (0.43%) AIX
15 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.21%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (28.27%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (16.49%) TDD
3 63 (13.49%) MVC
4 56 (11.99%) Scrum
5 50 (10.71%) CRM
6 48 (10.28%) ITIL
7 47 (10.06%) Data Modelling
8 45 (9.64%) Software Engineering
9 44 (9.42%) Performance Tuning
10 43 (9.21%) Multithreading
11 40 (8.57%) Migration
12 37 (7.92%) Project Management
13 36 (7.71%) E-Commerce
14 33 (7.07%) Change Management
15 32 (6.85%) OO
16 30 (6.42%) Business Intelligence
17 29 (6.21%) Service Management
17 29 (6.21%) Continuous Integration
17 29 (6.21%) SDLC
18 27 (5.78%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 200 (42.83%) C#
2 179 (38.33%) SQL
3 118 (25.27%) JavaScript
4 63 (13.49%) C++
4 63 (13.49%) T-SQL
5 55 (11.78%) Java
6 31 (6.64%) PowerShell
7 29 (6.21%) VB
8 17 (3.64%) Ruby
9 15 (3.21%) C
10 14 (3.00%) Progress 4GL
11 13 (2.78%) VB.NET
12 9 (1.93%) VBA
12 9 (1.93%) Apex Code
13 5 (1.07%) VB6
14 4 (0.86%) Python
14 4 (0.86%) VBScript
15 3 (0.64%) XPath
15 3 (0.64%) PHP
15 3 (0.64%) F#
Qualifications
1 97 (20.77%) Degree
2 39 (8.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (3.64%) MCSE
4 11 (2.36%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (2.14%) MCP
6 8 (1.71%) Citrix Certification
7 7 (1.50%) MCSA
8 6 (1.28%) CCNA
9 5 (1.07%) MCITP
9 5 (1.07%) CCNP
10 4 (0.86%) Security Cleared
10 4 (0.86%) MCAD
10 4 (0.86%) EMC Certification
10 4 (0.86%) CCA
10 4 (0.86%) SAP Certification
10 4 (0.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (0.86%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.64%) SC Cleared
12 2 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.93%) QA
2 11 (2.36%) SLA
3 7 (1.50%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.28%) Data Quality
5 5 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.86%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.21%) COBIT
7 1 (0.21%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.21%) CRD IV
System Software
1 53 (11.35%) Active Directory
2 38 (8.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (5.78%) Hyper-V
4 12 (2.57%) XenApp
5 9 (1.93%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (1.71%) vSphere
7 6 (1.28%) Xen
8 5 (1.07%) XenDesktop
9 4 (0.86%) XenServer
9 4 (0.86%) vCloud
9 4 (0.86%) Terminal Services
10 3 (0.64%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.21%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.21%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.21%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.21%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 13 (2.78%) HP UCMDB
2 10 (2.14%) logstash
2 10 (2.14%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (1.50%) Puppet
3 7 (1.50%) SCCM
4 6 (1.28%) Graphite
4 6 (1.28%) StatsD
4 6 (1.28%) Nagios
5 5 (1.07%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.64%) SCOM
6 3 (0.64%) WSUS
6 3 (0.64%) HAProxy
7 2 (0.43%) AirWatch
7 2 (0.43%) XenMobile
7 2 (0.43%) SCDPM
7 2 (0.43%) Cisco Prime
7 2 (0.43%) SCVMM
7 2 (0.43%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.43%) Cisco UCCX
7 2 (0.43%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 467 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 86 (18.42%) Salesforce.com
3 56 (11.99%) VMware
4 37 (7.92%) Citrix
5 35 (7.49%) Cisco
6 25 (5.35%) Siebel
7 20 (4.28%) HP
7 20 (4.28%) Oracle
8 14 (3.00%) ServiceNow
8 14 (3.00%) SAP
8 14 (3.00%) Progress
9 13 (2.78%) Dell
10 12 (2.57%) IBM
10 12 (2.57%) NetSuite
11 11 (2.36%) EMC
12 10 (2.14%) Apple
12 10 (2.14%) NetApp
13 9 (1.93%) Sage
13 9 (1.93%) Riverbed
14 6 (1.28%) BMC
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Premier IT
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
TDX Group
Salary: Competitive + pension, healthcare
Posted: 8 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum + pension, bonus, bupa health care
Posted: 8 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Reed Technology
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 per annum + Healthcare
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hampshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits/Progression
Posted: 14 hours ago
North Yorkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £48000 - £52000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Training
Posted: 14 hours ago