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 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 682 546 484
Rank change year-on-year
-136 -62
Permanent jobs citing COM 181 345 450
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.34% 0.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.48% 0.83% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 129 265 400
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +12.67%
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
38001 41414 45739
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 36.88% 41.20% 42.53%
Number of salaries quoted 32878 35235 41050
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £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 29 December 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 29 December 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 -73 78 £50,000 - 181
West Midlands +8 26 £37,500 -16.66% 73
Yorkshire -2 22 £32,500 -7.14% 57
South East -87 20 £37,500 -16.66% 93
South West -21 14 £35,750 +10.00% 40
North West -17 9 £35,000 - 56
East Midlands +16 7 £47,500 +18.75% 28
East of England -24 5 £47,500 +5.55% 35
North East - 1 £35,000 - 13
COM
UK

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 December 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.

1 528 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 260 (49.24%) .NET
2 260 (49.24%) SQL Server
3 214 (40.53%) C#
4 204 (38.64%) MS Excel
5 202 (38.26%) SQL
6 184 (34.85%) Agile Software Development
7 181 (34.28%) ASP.NET
8 166 (31.44%) Windows
9 129 (24.43%) Degree
10 116 (21.97%) JavaScript
11 112 (21.21%) HTML
12 111 (21.02%) Web Services
13 109 (20.64%) CRM
14 106 (20.08%) MVC
15 97 (18.37%) XML
15 97 (18.37%) Microsoft Azure
16 92 (17.42%) TDD
17 90 (17.05%) Scrum
17 90 (17.05%) Analytical Skills
18 87 (16.48%) Finance
19 86 (16.29%) E-Commerce
19 86 (16.29%) Salesforce.com
19 86 (16.29%) Team Foundation Server
20 83 (15.72%) .NET Framework
21 79 (14.96%) T-SQL
22 72 (13.64%) Dynamics CRM
23 71 (13.45%) ASP.NET MVC
24 70 (13.26%) Oracle
24 70 (13.26%) SharePoint

COM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 70 (13.26%) SharePoint
2 61 (11.55%) IIS
3 27 (5.11%) MS Exchange
3 27 (5.11%) BizTalk Server
4 23 (4.36%) CMS
5 19 (3.60%) NServiceBus
6 16 (3.03%) Sitecore CMS
6 16 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
7 12 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
8 10 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
8 10 (1.89%) Lync
9 9 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2010
10 7 (1.33%) WebSphere Application Server
10 7 (1.33%) WebSphere
11 6 (1.14%) Umbraco
12 4 (0.76%) Alfresco
12 4 (0.76%) SharePoint Server
12 4 (0.76%) Documentum
12 4 (0.76%) SAS
12 4 (0.76%) Apache
Applications
1 204 (38.64%) MS Excel
2 55 (10.42%) MS Office
3 13 (2.46%) MS Visio
4 10 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (1.70%) MS Project
6 4 (0.76%) SPSS
7 3 (0.57%) AutoCAD
7 3 (0.57%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.57%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.19%) Revit
Business Applications
1 72 (13.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (3.03%) SAP CRM
3 13 (2.46%) Sophis RISQUE
4 11 (2.08%) Dynamics AX
5 7 (1.33%) Dynamics NAV
6 6 (1.14%) Oracle CRM
6 6 (1.14%) Sage 200
7 5 (0.95%) Oracle Applications
8 4 (0.76%) Agresso
8 4 (0.76%) SalesLogix
8 4 (0.76%) Dynamics GP
8 4 (0.76%) SAP Business One
8 4 (0.76%) Google Analytics
8 4 (0.76%) ReMetrica
9 3 (0.57%) GoldMine
9 3 (0.57%) Pegasus Opera
10 1 (0.19%) WebTrends
10 1 (0.19%) Advent Geneva
10 1 (0.19%) Magento
10 1 (0.19%) Investran
Cloud Services
1 97 (18.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 38 (7.20%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (2.84%) SaaS
4 12 (2.27%) PaaS
4 12 (2.27%) Office 365
5 8 (1.52%) GitHub
6 7 (1.33%) IaaS
6 7 (1.33%) Force.com
7 5 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.76%) Responsys
9 1 (0.19%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 26 (4.92%) Internet
2 24 (4.55%) HTTP
2 24 (4.55%) DNS
3 23 (4.36%) DHCP
4 22 (4.17%) TCP/IP
5 17 (3.22%) Firewall
6 16 (3.03%) VPN
7 15 (2.84%) SAN
8 14 (2.65%) WAN
9 13 (2.46%) FTP
10 12 (2.27%) LAN
11 8 (1.52%) Ethernet
12 7 (1.33%) Kerberos
12 7 (1.33%) LDAP
12 7 (1.33%) SSL
13 6 (1.14%) Intranet
14 5 (0.95%) VoIP
14 5 (0.95%) HTTPS
15 4 (0.76%) SMTP
15 4 (0.76%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 260 (49.24%) SQL Server
2 58 (10.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 53 (10.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 45 (8.52%) SQL Server 2012
4 45 (8.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 33 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
6 20 (3.79%) Oracle Database
6 20 (3.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 19 (3.60%) OLTP
8 12 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
9 11 (2.08%) NoSQL
9 11 (2.08%) Azure SQL Database
10 9 (1.70%) Relational Database
10 9 (1.70%) Oracle Reports
10 9 (1.70%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (0.95%) InterSystems Cache
11 5 (0.95%) OLAP
11 5 (0.95%) Crystal Reports
11 5 (0.95%) MySQL
12 4 (0.76%) DTS
Development Applications
1 86 (16.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 67 (12.69%) Git (software)
3 50 (9.47%) Visual Studio
3 50 (9.47%) NUnit
4 41 (7.77%) JIRA
5 40 (7.58%) TeamCity
6 19 (3.60%) Subversion
7 16 (3.03%) Log4Net
7 16 (3.03%) NSubstitute
7 16 (3.03%) Rhino Mocks
7 16 (3.03%) FinalBuilder
7 16 (3.03%) SpecFlow
7 16 (3.03%) Jasmine
8 11 (2.08%) Moq
9 10 (1.89%) SoapUI
9 10 (1.89%) CruiseControl
10 9 (1.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 9 (1.70%) Oracle Forms
10 9 (1.70%) Eclipse
10 9 (1.70%) Grunt
General
1 87 (16.48%) Finance
2 58 (10.98%) Marketing
3 46 (8.71%) Retail
4 32 (6.06%) Advertising
5 15 (2.84%) Back Office
6 11 (2.08%) Law
7 10 (1.89%) Legal
7 10 (1.89%) Front Office
7 10 (1.89%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.70%) Games
9 8 (1.52%) Publishing
10 7 (1.33%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.95%) German Language
12 4 (0.76%) French Language
12 4 (0.76%) Multimedia
12 4 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.57%) Electronics
14 2 (0.38%) Automotive
14 2 (0.38%) Banking
14 2 (0.38%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 196 (37.12%) Developer
2 78 (14.77%) .NET Developer
3 64 (12.12%) Consultant
4 60 (11.36%) Analyst
5 57 (10.80%) Senior Developer
6 31 (5.87%) Architect
6 31 (5.87%) C# Developer
7 29 (5.49%) Business Analyst
7 29 (5.49%) Web Developer
8 26 (4.92%) Senior .NET Developer
9 25 (4.73%) DBA
10 24 (4.55%) CRM Consultant
11 20 (3.79%) Software Developer
11 20 (3.79%) Support Analyst
12 18 (3.41%) C# .NET Developer
13 17 (3.22%) Software Engineer
13 17 (3.22%) Senior Consultant
14 16 (3.03%) Technical Support
14 16 (3.03%) Support Engineer
14 16 (3.03%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 260 (49.24%) .NET
2 181 (34.28%) ASP.NET
3 112 (21.21%) HTML
4 111 (21.02%) Web Services
5 97 (18.37%) XML
6 83 (15.72%) .NET Framework
7 71 (13.45%) ASP.NET MVC
8 68 (12.88%) WCF
8 68 (12.88%) CSS
9 59 (11.17%) jQuery
10 51 (9.66%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 43 (8.14%) HTML5
12 40 (7.58%) Ajax
13 37 (7.01%) WPF
14 34 (6.44%) XSL
15 33 (6.25%) SOAP
16 26 (4.92%) LINQ
17 22 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
18 20 (3.79%) Unity DI Container
18 20 (3.79%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 90 (17.05%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (4.55%) Mathematics
3 23 (4.36%) Computer Science
3 23 (4.36%) Management Information System
4 14 (2.65%) Replication
5 13 (2.46%) User Experience
6 11 (2.08%) Mobile App
6 11 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (2.08%) Client/Server
6 11 (2.08%) N-Tier
7 10 (1.89%) Social Media
8 9 (1.70%) Data Protection Act
9 7 (1.33%) PKI
10 6 (1.14%) Derivative
10 6 (1.14%) Physics
10 6 (1.14%) CMDB
10 6 (1.14%) Digital Media
10 6 (1.14%) Xbox
11 5 (0.95%) Economics
11 5 (0.95%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 166 (31.44%) Windows
2 37 (7.01%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (5.30%) Linux
4 23 (4.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (3.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (2.84%) UNIX
7 9 (1.70%) Windows XP
8 8 (1.52%) Windows 7
9 7 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (1.14%) Apple iOS
10 6 (1.14%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.76%) Android
11 4 (0.76%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.57%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.57%) Windows Phone 8
12 3 (0.57%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.38%) Windows Phone 7
13 2 (0.38%) Solaris
14 1 (0.19%) AIX
14 1 (0.19%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (34.85%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (20.64%) CRM
3 106 (20.08%) MVC
4 92 (17.42%) TDD
5 90 (17.05%) Scrum
6 86 (16.29%) E-Commerce
7 64 (12.12%) OO
8 61 (11.55%) Unit Testing
9 60 (11.36%) Data Modelling
10 52 (9.85%) Software Engineering
11 50 (9.47%) Project Management
12 49 (9.28%) OOP
12 49 (9.28%) Mentoring
13 47 (8.90%) Performance Tuning
13 47 (8.90%) Continuous Integration
14 45 (8.52%) Business Intelligence
15 44 (8.33%) DevOps
16 38 (7.20%) BDD
17 36 (6.82%) Change Management
18 35 (6.63%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 214 (40.53%) C#
2 202 (38.26%) SQL
3 116 (21.97%) JavaScript
4 79 (14.96%) T-SQL
5 55 (10.42%) VB.NET
5 55 (10.42%) PowerShell
6 49 (9.28%) Java
7 33 (6.25%) VB
8 23 (4.36%) XAML
9 22 (4.17%) C++
10 17 (3.22%) VBA
11 16 (3.03%) Ruby
12 13 (2.46%) C
13 12 (2.27%) PHP
14 11 (2.08%) PL/SQL
14 11 (2.08%) VBScript
15 10 (1.89%) Apex Code
16 9 (1.70%) VB6
17 6 (1.14%) XPath
17 6 (1.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 129 (24.43%) Degree
2 25 (4.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (3.03%) Security Cleared
4 15 (2.84%) SC Cleared
5 10 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (1.89%) MCITP
5 10 (1.89%) MCSE
6 9 (1.70%) MCSA
6 9 (1.70%) CCNA
7 7 (1.33%) PMI Certification
8 5 (0.95%) ISTQB
8 5 (0.95%) PMP
8 5 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (0.95%) MCP
8 5 (0.95%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.38%) ISEB
11 1 (0.19%) CCA
11 1 (0.19%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.36%) QA
2 14 (2.65%) SLA
3 2 (0.38%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.19%) GAAP
4 1 (0.19%) HL7
4 1 (0.19%) DICOM
4 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
System Software
1 66 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 36 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (3.03%) Hyper-V
4 13 (2.46%) XenApp
5 6 (1.14%) vSphere
6 4 (0.76%) XenDesktop
6 4 (0.76%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (0.38%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.38%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.19%) IAG
9 1 (0.19%) UAG
9 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.19%) Platform Symphony
9 1 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.19%) MetaFrame
9 1 (0.19%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.19%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 16 (3.03%) logstash
2 11 (2.08%) SCOM
3 8 (1.52%) Tivoli
4 6 (1.14%) HP UCMDB
5 5 (0.95%) SCCM
6 4 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.76%) WSUS
7 3 (0.57%) NetBackup
7 3 (0.57%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.57%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.38%) Data Guard
8 2 (0.38%) WMI
8 2 (0.38%) MOM
9 1 (0.19%) Nagios
9 1 (0.19%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.19%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.19%) Cacti
9 1 (0.19%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.19%) Puppet
9 1 (0.19%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 528 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 86 (16.29%) Salesforce.com
3 70 (13.26%) Oracle
4 43 (8.14%) VMware
5 39 (7.39%) Siebel
6 34 (6.44%) SAP
6 34 (6.44%) IBM
7 25 (4.73%) Citrix
8 23 (4.36%) HP
9 22 (4.17%) Dell
9 22 (4.17%) Cisco
10 18 (3.41%) Google
10 18 (3.41%) Sitecore
11 14 (2.65%) NetSuite
11 14 (2.65%) EMC
11 14 (2.65%) NetApp
12 9 (1.70%) EPiServer
13 8 (1.52%) Twitter
13 8 (1.52%) Sage
13 8 (1.52%) BMC
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + ben+ training
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Salt
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Salt
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus & Package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £65000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £33000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Centric Resource
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Centric Resource
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Centric Resource
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Centric Resource
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Middlesex
Centric Resource
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Centric Resource
Salary: From £40,000 to £48,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Centric Resource
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone Group
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum + outstanding package
Posted: 4 days ago