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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 599 596 647
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +51
Permanent jobs citing COM 279 322 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.29% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.72% 0.75% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 193 201 168
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,100 £27,204
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+8.84% +5.00%
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
38697 42866 40922
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.81% 39.17% 40.19%
Number of salaries quoted 33347 36759 35666
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +6.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +29 131 £50,000 -4.76% 124
South East +15 77 £40,000 - 88
Yorkshire +10 31 £27,000 -32.50% 29
North West -4 19 £38,750 +29.16% 58
South West -19 10 £37,500 +12.61% 23
East of England -20 6 £34,000 -26.08% 26
West Midlands 0 4 £30,000 -20.00% 28
North East -20 1 £17,000 -47.28% 9
COM
UK

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 540 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 250 (46.30%) C#
3 242 (44.81%) MS Excel
4 240 (44.44%) SQL Server
5 236 (43.70%) Windows
6 229 (42.41%) .NET
7 213 (39.44%) SQL
8 155 (28.70%) Agile Software Development
9 131 (24.26%) ASP.NET
10 129 (23.89%) JavaScript
11 118 (21.85%) TDD
12 116 (21.48%) HTML
13 111 (20.56%) MS Office
14 101 (18.70%) C++
15 97 (17.96%) XML
16 95 (17.59%) Salesforce.com
17 92 (17.04%) Degree
18 91 (16.85%) Visual Studio
19 88 (16.30%) Web Services
20 83 (15.37%) MVC
20 83 (15.37%) Microsoft Azure
21 82 (15.19%) CSS
22 76 (14.07%) Finance
22 76 (14.07%) Scrum
23 73 (13.52%) WCF
24 72 (13.33%) T-SQL
25 70 (12.96%) Software Engineering
26 68 (12.59%) LINQ
27 65 (12.04%) Analytical Skills
28 63 (11.67%) .NET Framework

COM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 44 (8.15%) IIS
2 37 (6.85%) SharePoint
3 23 (4.26%) MS Exchange
4 20 (3.70%) CMS
5 13 (2.41%) OpenEdge
5 13 (2.41%) NServiceBus
6 12 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
7 10 (1.85%) Lync
8 9 (1.67%) Apache
8 9 (1.67%) Tomcat
9 8 (1.48%) SharePoint 2010
10 7 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2007
11 6 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2003
12 5 (0.93%) Node.js
13 4 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
13 4 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
13 4 (0.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 4 (0.74%) MTS
14 3 (0.56%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 242 (44.81%) MS Excel
2 111 (20.56%) MS Office
3 21 (3.89%) MS Visio
4 20 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (2.59%) MS Project
6 3 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.37%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 22 (4.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.48%) Sophis RISQUE
3 6 (1.11%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.93%) SAP CRM
5 4 (0.74%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (0.74%) Oracle Receivables
5 4 (0.74%) Dynamics GP
5 4 (0.74%) Oracle General Ledger
5 4 (0.74%) Infor CRM
6 2 (0.37%) Agresso
6 2 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.37%) Sage 200
6 2 (0.37%) Sage CRM
7 1 (0.19%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.19%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.19%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 83 (15.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (5.93%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (5.93%) SaaS
3 16 (2.96%) Office 365
4 13 (2.41%) GitHub
5 12 (2.22%) Force.com
6 4 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.37%) Basecamp
7 2 (0.37%) IaaS
7 2 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.19%) Yammer
8 1 (0.19%) PaaS
8 1 (0.19%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 55 (10.19%) TCP/IP
2 35 (6.48%) Network Security
3 33 (6.11%) SAN
4 26 (4.81%) Internet
4 26 (4.81%) DNS
4 26 (4.81%) VoIP
4 26 (4.81%) NAS
5 24 (4.44%) Firewall
6 20 (3.70%) DHCP
7 19 (3.52%) VPN
8 16 (2.96%) HTTP
9 14 (2.59%) LAN
10 12 (2.22%) CTI
10 12 (2.22%) Intranet
11 9 (1.67%) SSL
11 9 (1.67%) WAN
12 7 (1.30%) LDAP
12 7 (1.30%) Broadband
13 6 (1.11%) VLAN
13 6 (1.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 240 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 61 (11.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 50 (9.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 40 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 31 (5.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 25 (4.63%) Relational Database
7 24 (4.44%) SQL Server 2005
8 18 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
9 13 (2.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (1.85%) SQL Server 2000
11 9 (1.67%) OLAP
12 6 (1.11%) DB2
12 6 (1.11%) Oracle Database
13 5 (0.93%) MySQL
13 5 (0.93%) InterSystems Cache
13 5 (0.93%) Data Mining
13 5 (0.93%) OLTP
14 4 (0.74%) RDBMS
14 4 (0.74%) NoSQL
14 4 (0.74%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 91 (16.85%) Visual Studio
2 57 (10.56%) Git (software)
3 51 (9.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 43 (7.96%) TeamCity
5 40 (7.41%) NUnit
6 28 (5.19%) JIRA
6 28 (5.19%) SpecFlow
7 23 (4.26%) Moq
8 14 (2.59%) Rhino Mocks
9 13 (2.41%) Subversion
10 10 (1.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 10 (1.85%) NSubstitute
11 7 (1.30%) FinalBuilder
11 7 (1.30%) Jasmine
11 7 (1.30%) Log4Net
12 6 (1.11%) ReSharper
12 6 (1.11%) Fiddler
12 6 (1.11%) PostSharp
12 6 (1.11%) Robot Framework
12 6 (1.11%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 76 (14.07%) Finance
2 42 (7.78%) Retail
3 30 (5.56%) Publishing
4 22 (4.07%) Marketing
5 15 (2.78%) Telecoms
5 15 (2.78%) Front Office
5 15 (2.78%) Back Office
6 12 (2.22%) Banking
7 8 (1.48%) Advertising
8 6 (1.11%) Law
9 4 (0.74%) General Ledger
10 3 (0.56%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.56%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.37%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.19%) Electronics
12 1 (0.19%) Legal
12 1 (0.19%) Automotive
12 1 (0.19%) Games
12 1 (0.19%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 242 (44.81%) Developer
2 87 (16.11%) .NET Developer
3 56 (10.37%) Senior Developer
4 51 (9.44%) Analyst
4 51 (9.44%) C# Developer
5 46 (8.52%) Software Engineer
6 38 (7.04%) Software Developer
7 37 (6.85%) Consultant
8 33 (6.11%) C++ Software Engineer
8 33 (6.11%) C# .NET Developer
9 31 (5.74%) Administrator
10 30 (5.56%) Senior .NET Developer
11 26 (4.81%) Progress Developer
11 26 (4.81%) Architect
12 25 (4.63%) DBA
13 22 (4.07%) Web Developer
13 22 (4.07%) Support Analyst
14 21 (3.89%) Agile .NET Developer
15 20 (3.70%) Salesforce.com Developer
15 20 (3.70%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 229 (42.41%) .NET
2 131 (24.26%) ASP.NET
3 116 (21.48%) HTML
4 97 (17.96%) XML
5 88 (16.30%) Web Services
6 82 (15.19%) CSS
7 73 (13.52%) WCF
8 68 (12.59%) LINQ
9 63 (11.67%) .NET Framework
10 59 (10.93%) REST
11 52 (9.63%) ASP.NET MVC
12 48 (8.89%) jQuery
13 46 (8.52%) WPF
13 46 (8.52%) STL
14 44 (8.15%) SOAP
15 36 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
16 32 (5.93%) MFC
17 30 (5.56%) XHTML
18 29 (5.37%) Ajax
19 26 (4.81%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 65 (12.04%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (5.74%) Client/Server
3 27 (5.00%) Mobile App
4 26 (4.81%) Photography
5 23 (4.26%) Data Structures
5 23 (4.26%) Visualisation
5 23 (4.26%) Data Centre
6 22 (4.07%) Management Information System
7 20 (3.70%) N-Tier
7 20 (3.70%) Computer Science
8 18 (3.33%) BYOD
8 18 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
9 17 (3.15%) Derivative
9 17 (3.15%) Equity Derivative
10 14 (2.59%) Replication
10 14 (2.59%) Mathematics
10 14 (2.59%) Algorithms
11 13 (2.41%) User Experience
12 12 (2.22%) Data Protection Act
13 11 (2.04%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 236 (43.70%) Windows
2 49 (9.07%) Linux
3 44 (8.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 37 (6.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 35 (6.48%) UNIX
6 33 (6.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 26 (4.81%) Windows XP
8 24 (4.44%) Android
9 16 (2.96%) Windows 7
10 15 (2.78%) Windows 8
11 10 (1.85%) Apple iOS
11 10 (1.85%) Windows Phone
12 7 (1.30%) Windows Phone 7
13 6 (1.11%) Solaris
14 3 (0.56%) AIX
14 3 (0.56%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.37%) Windows NT
15 2 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
15 2 (0.37%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.37%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (28.70%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (21.85%) TDD
3 83 (15.37%) MVC
4 76 (14.07%) Scrum
5 70 (12.96%) Software Engineering
6 60 (11.11%) CRM
7 57 (10.56%) Continuous Integration
8 48 (8.89%) OO
9 47 (8.70%) Multithreading
10 45 (8.33%) ITIL
11 43 (7.96%) E-Commerce
12 37 (6.85%) BDD
13 36 (6.67%) Dependency Injection
13 36 (6.67%) Unit Testing
13 36 (6.67%) Data Modelling
13 36 (6.67%) SDLC
14 35 (6.48%) Project Management
15 34 (6.30%) Performance Tuning
15 34 (6.30%) Mentoring
16 32 (5.93%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 250 (46.30%) C#
2 213 (39.44%) SQL
3 129 (23.89%) JavaScript
4 101 (18.70%) C++
5 72 (13.33%) T-SQL
6 56 (10.37%) Java
7 28 (5.19%) Progress 4GL
8 25 (4.63%) VB
9 22 (4.07%) PowerShell
10 19 (3.52%) F#
10 19 (3.52%) VBA
11 18 (3.33%) Objective-C
12 16 (2.96%) Apex Code
12 16 (2.96%) C
12 16 (2.96%) PL/SQL
13 15 (2.78%) Haskell
14 14 (2.59%) Ruby
15 11 (2.04%) VB.NET
16 7 (1.30%) Python
17 5 (0.93%) VB6
Qualifications
1 92 (17.04%) Degree
2 43 (7.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (3.15%) MCSE
4 13 (2.41%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (2.22%) Citrix Certification
6 11 (2.04%) MCP
7 9 (1.67%) CCNA
8 8 (1.48%) EMC Certification
9 7 (1.30%) MCSA
9 7 (1.30%) SAP Certification
10 5 (0.93%) A+ Certification
10 5 (0.93%) Security Cleared
11 4 (0.74%) MCAD
11 4 (0.74%) CCNP
11 4 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (0.74%) MCITP
12 3 (0.56%) ISTQB
12 3 (0.56%) SC Cleared
12 3 (0.56%) CCA
13 2 (0.37%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.44%) QA
2 11 (2.04%) SLA
3 9 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.30%) ISO 9001
4 7 (1.30%) PCI DSS
5 6 (1.11%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.19%) CRD IV
6 1 (0.19%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.19%) COBIT
System Software
1 56 (10.37%) Active Directory
2 25 (4.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (4.26%) Hyper-V
4 9 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (1.48%) XenApp
6 7 (1.30%) Xen
6 7 (1.30%) vSphere
7 5 (0.93%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.56%) vCloud
8 3 (0.56%) XenServer
9 2 (0.37%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.37%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.19%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.19%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.19%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.19%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 18 (3.33%) WMI
2 12 (2.22%) SCCM
3 7 (1.30%) logstash
4 6 (1.11%) Graphite
4 6 (1.11%) HP UCMDB
4 6 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (1.11%) Puppet
4 6 (1.11%) StatsD
4 6 (1.11%) Nagios
5 4 (0.74%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (0.74%) SCOM
5 4 (0.74%) WSUS
6 3 (0.56%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 3 (0.56%) SCVMM
6 3 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (0.56%) SCDPM
7 2 (0.37%) Cisco Prime
7 2 (0.37%) Cisco UCCX
7 2 (0.37%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.37%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 540 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 95 (17.59%) Salesforce.com
3 60 (11.11%) VMware
4 42 (7.78%) Cisco
5 39 (7.22%) Oracle
5 39 (7.22%) Citrix
6 32 (5.93%) Apple
7 28 (5.19%) Progress
8 26 (4.81%) Siebel
9 23 (4.26%) HP
10 17 (3.15%) SAP
11 15 (2.78%) Dell
12 13 (2.41%) NetSuite
13 9 (1.67%) EMC
13 9 (1.67%) IBM
14 8 (1.48%) ServiceNow
15 7 (1.30%) AppDynamics
15 7 (1.30%) DevExpress
15 7 (1.30%) Sage
15 7 (1.30%) Symantec
Aldershot, Hampshire
Venturi
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum + Microsoft Training provided
Posted: 8 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £23000 per annum + Annual Bonus+24 days hol +bank holidays
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + 10% bonus / benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Venturi
Salary: £35000.00 - £47500.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Centric Resource
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + full bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus & Package
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dunnhumby
Salary: From £25,000 to £38,000 per annum + fantastic benefits and bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
Devon
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Devon
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £75000 per annum + car
Posted: 17 hours ago