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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 544 642 571
Rank change year-on-year
+98 -71
Permanent jobs citing COM 350 215 317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.32% 0.21% 0.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.84% 0.53% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 206 172 280
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,050 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,750 £64,750 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -12.50%
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
41570 40572 46192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 38.58% 39.73% 41.12%
Number of salaries quoted 35304 35382 40977
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +39 145 £52,500 +5.00% 231
South East +27 83 £40,000 +6.66% 104
East of England +2 30 £50,000 +42.85% 40
North West +8 24 £31,750 +16.71% 68
Yorkshire -11 24 £41,250 -2.94% 60
South West -10 13 £34,000 +4.61% 35
East Midlands -12 9 £42,500 - 55
North East - 7 £36,000 - 19
West Midlands -8 6 £37,500 -16.66% 66
COM
UK

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 654 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 314 (48.01%) MS Excel
3 293 (44.80%) SQL Server
4 283 (43.27%) .NET
5 248 (37.92%) C#
6 223 (34.10%) Windows
7 219 (33.49%) SQL
8 168 (25.69%) ASP.NET
9 151 (23.09%) Degree
10 131 (20.03%) Web Services
11 129 (19.72%) CRM
12 117 (17.89%) E-Commerce
13 115 (17.58%) MVC
14 114 (17.43%) HTML
15 111 (16.97%) JavaScript
15 111 (16.97%) Active Directory
16 107 (16.36%) XML
17 105 (16.06%) Salesforce.com
17 105 (16.06%) Agile Software Development
18 103 (15.75%) TDD
19 100 (15.29%) SQL Server 2008
20 99 (15.14%) Scrum
21 98 (14.98%) T-SQL
22 93 (14.22%) Finance
23 88 (13.46%) Oracle
24 86 (13.15%) SharePoint
25 85 (13.00%) SQL Server 2012
26 83 (12.69%) ASP.NET MVC
27 79 (12.08%) Dynamics CRM
28 78 (11.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services

COM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 86 (13.15%) SharePoint
2 59 (9.02%) IIS
3 51 (7.80%) MS Exchange
4 27 (4.13%) Exchange Server 2010
5 24 (3.67%) BizTalk Server
6 23 (3.52%) Lync
7 21 (3.21%) CMS
7 21 (3.21%) Exchange Server 2013
8 17 (2.60%) SharePoint 2010
9 11 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2003
9 11 (1.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 11 (1.68%) SharePoint 2013
10 9 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2007
11 8 (1.22%) Umbraco
11 8 (1.22%) SugarCRM
11 8 (1.22%) Oracle Workflow
12 7 (1.07%) Apache
12 7 (1.07%) Tomcat
13 6 (0.92%) Commerce Server
13 6 (0.92%) Confluence
Applications
1 314 (48.01%) MS Excel
2 65 (9.94%) MS Office
3 15 (2.29%) MS Visio
4 12 (1.83%) MS Project
4 12 (1.83%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.61%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.15%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 79 (12.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (2.91%) Dynamics AX
3 16 (2.45%) Sophis RISQUE
4 12 (1.83%) SAP CRM
4 12 (1.83%) Dynamics NAV
5 10 (1.53%) Dynamics GP
6 7 (1.07%) SalesLogix
6 7 (1.07%) SAP Business One
7 5 (0.76%) Remedy ITSM
7 5 (0.76%) Sage 200
8 4 (0.61%) IntelliMatch
8 4 (0.61%) assyst
9 3 (0.46%) GoldMine
9 3 (0.46%) Oracle CRM
9 3 (0.46%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.31%) Magento
10 2 (0.31%) Fredhopper
10 2 (0.31%) Cognos TM1
10 2 (0.31%) Pegasus Opera
10 2 (0.31%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 78 (11.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (4.43%) SaaS
3 22 (3.36%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (2.75%) Office 365
5 11 (1.68%) PaaS
6 10 (1.53%) Force.com
7 7 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.76%) IaaS
9 3 (0.46%) Google Apps
10 2 (0.31%) Heroku
10 2 (0.31%) Google App Engine
10 2 (0.31%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 67 (10.24%) DNS
2 55 (8.41%) DHCP
3 39 (5.96%) TCP/IP
4 37 (5.66%) HTTP
5 35 (5.35%) SAN
5 35 (5.35%) Internet
6 29 (4.43%) Firewall
7 27 (4.13%) VPN
8 23 (3.52%) WAN
9 21 (3.21%) LAN
10 20 (3.06%) FTP
11 18 (2.75%) Wireless
12 16 (2.45%) VoIP
13 15 (2.29%) Intranet
14 14 (2.14%) iSCSI
15 13 (1.99%) Cisco ASA
16 10 (1.53%) Cisco PIX
16 10 (1.53%) Kerberos
17 8 (1.22%) SSL
17 8 (1.22%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 293 (44.80%) SQL Server
2 100 (15.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 85 (13.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 78 (11.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 70 (10.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 37 (5.66%) Data Warehouse
7 26 (3.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 22 (3.36%) SQL Server 2005
9 18 (2.75%) NoSQL
9 18 (2.75%) Oracle Database
10 16 (2.45%) MySQL
11 14 (2.14%) OLTP
12 12 (1.83%) Crystal Reports
12 12 (1.83%) Relational Database
13 9 (1.38%) Data Mining
14 8 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
14 8 (1.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 7 (1.07%) Oracle Reports
16 6 (0.92%) RDBMS
17 5 (0.76%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 73 (11.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 62 (9.48%) Visual Studio
3 49 (7.49%) Git (software)
4 46 (7.03%) NUnit
5 35 (5.35%) TeamCity
6 26 (3.98%) JIRA
7 16 (2.45%) Subversion
8 10 (1.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 10 (1.53%) MSBuild
8 10 (1.53%) SpecFlow
9 9 (1.38%) Moq
10 8 (1.22%) Eclipse
11 6 (0.92%) Oracle Forms
11 6 (0.92%) CruiseControl
11 6 (0.92%) ReSharper
11 6 (0.92%) Cucumber
11 6 (0.92%) Octopus Deploy
11 6 (0.92%) Jenkins
12 5 (0.76%) Microsoft Blend
12 5 (0.76%) Toad
General
1 93 (14.22%) Finance
2 66 (10.09%) Retail
3 62 (9.48%) Marketing
4 38 (5.81%) Advertising
5 17 (2.60%) Law
6 16 (2.45%) Back Office
7 12 (1.83%) Games
8 11 (1.68%) Banking
9 10 (1.53%) Electronics
10 9 (1.38%) Legal
10 9 (1.38%) Publishing
11 8 (1.22%) Front Office
12 7 (1.07%) Manufacturing
13 6 (0.92%) Telecoms
14 5 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.61%) French Language
15 4 (0.61%) Indonesian Language
15 4 (0.61%) Thai Language
15 4 (0.61%) Vietnamese Language
16 3 (0.46%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 214 (32.72%) Developer
2 79 (12.08%) Analyst
3 72 (11.01%) Consultant
4 68 (10.40%) .NET Developer
5 67 (10.24%) Senior Developer
6 40 (6.12%) Software Engineer
7 37 (5.66%) Architect
8 36 (5.50%) Administrator
9 35 (5.35%) DBA
10 34 (5.20%) C# Developer
11 32 (4.89%) Senior .NET Developer
12 30 (4.59%) Business Analyst
13 29 (4.43%) Software Developer
13 29 (4.43%) Web Developer
14 22 (3.36%) Senior Consultant
15 18 (2.75%) Project Manager
15 18 (2.75%) Support Analyst
15 18 (2.75%) C# .NET Developer
16 17 (2.60%) Front-End Developer
17 16 (2.45%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 283 (43.27%) .NET
2 168 (25.69%) ASP.NET
3 131 (20.03%) Web Services
4 114 (17.43%) HTML
5 107 (16.36%) XML
6 83 (12.69%) ASP.NET MVC
7 74 (11.31%) .NET Framework
8 70 (10.70%) CSS
9 61 (9.33%) WCF
10 48 (7.34%) jQuery
11 40 (6.12%) HTML5
11 40 (6.12%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 35 (5.35%) Ajax
13 34 (5.20%) WPF
14 29 (4.43%) LINQ
15 28 (4.28%) CSS3
15 28 (4.28%) SOAP
16 25 (3.82%) XSL
17 24 (3.67%) Unity DI Container
18 21 (3.21%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 38 (5.81%) Computer Science
2 27 (4.13%) Enterprise Software
3 23 (3.52%) Management Information System
4 16 (2.45%) Mathematics
5 12 (1.83%) Social Media
6 9 (1.38%) PKI
7 8 (1.22%) Physics
7 8 (1.22%) Enterprise Storage
8 7 (1.07%) Digital Media
8 7 (1.07%) Xbox
8 7 (1.07%) Statistics
8 7 (1.07%) Open Source
8 7 (1.07%) PMI
9 6 (0.92%) Blackberry
9 6 (0.92%) Economics
10 5 (0.76%) CMDB
10 5 (0.76%) N-Tier
10 5 (0.76%) Clustering
10 5 (0.76%) iPhone
11 4 (0.61%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 223 (34.10%) Windows
2 50 (7.65%) Linux
3 47 (7.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 35 (5.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (4.28%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (2.91%) Windows 7
7 18 (2.75%) Windows 8
8 11 (1.68%) Windows XP
9 10 (1.53%) Apple iOS
10 8 (1.22%) Windows Phone
10 8 (1.22%) Mac OS X
10 8 (1.22%) UNIX
11 7 (1.07%) Android
12 6 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (0.76%) Windows Vista
13 5 (0.76%) Solaris
14 4 (0.61%) Windows Phone 8
15 3 (0.46%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.31%) Debian
17 1 (0.15%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (19.72%) CRM
2 117 (17.89%) E-Commerce
3 115 (17.58%) MVC
4 105 (16.06%) Agile Software Development
5 103 (15.75%) TDD
6 99 (15.14%) Scrum
7 68 (10.40%) Software Engineering
7 68 (10.40%) ITIL
8 67 (10.24%) OO
9 66 (10.09%) Unit Testing
10 61 (9.33%) Project Management
11 58 (8.87%) Continuous Integration
12 57 (8.72%) Business Intelligence
13 46 (7.03%) DevOps
14 43 (6.57%) ERP
15 42 (6.42%) Data Modelling
16 41 (6.27%) BDD
17 40 (6.12%) Performance Tuning
18 38 (5.81%) OOP
19 34 (5.20%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 248 (37.92%) C#
2 219 (33.49%) SQL
3 111 (16.97%) JavaScript
4 98 (14.98%) T-SQL
5 59 (9.02%) C++
6 46 (7.03%) Java
7 39 (5.96%) VB.NET
8 38 (5.81%) VB
9 33 (5.05%) PowerShell
10 32 (4.89%) C
11 30 (4.59%) VBA
12 26 (3.98%) VB6
13 16 (2.45%) PL/SQL
14 14 (2.14%) PHP
14 14 (2.14%) XAML
15 12 (1.83%) Python
16 10 (1.53%) Delphi
17 9 (1.38%) VC++
18 8 (1.22%) Apex Code
19 7 (1.07%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 151 (23.09%) Degree
2 64 (9.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (3.36%) Security Cleared
4 20 (3.06%) SC Cleared
5 19 (2.91%) MCSE
6 16 (2.45%) MCITP
7 13 (1.99%) MCP
8 11 (1.68%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (1.68%) MCTS
9 10 (1.53%) CCNA
10 8 (1.22%) PMI Certification
10 8 (1.22%) MCPD
11 6 (0.92%) DV Cleared
12 4 (0.61%) GNVQ
12 4 (0.61%) ISTQB
12 4 (0.61%) CEH
12 4 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (0.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (0.61%) ACSP
13 3 (0.46%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.98%) SLA
1 26 (3.98%) QA
2 8 (1.22%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.31%) Solvency II
3 2 (0.31%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.31%) HL7
3 2 (0.31%) Basel II
4 1 (0.15%) GAAP
4 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.15%) BS7799
4 1 (0.15%) DICOM
System Software
1 111 (16.97%) Active Directory
2 53 (8.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (5.50%) Hyper-V
4 17 (2.60%) XenApp
5 16 (2.45%) XenDesktop
6 13 (1.99%) Forefront TMG
7 11 (1.68%) VMware ESX
7 11 (1.68%) Microsoft App-V
8 10 (1.53%) IAG
8 10 (1.53%) UAG
9 9 (1.38%) ISA Server
10 8 (1.22%) vSphere
10 8 (1.22%) vCloud
11 4 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (0.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (0.46%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.31%) Terminal Server
13 2 (0.31%) Xen
14 1 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
14 1 (0.15%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 26 (3.98%) SCCM
2 18 (2.75%) SCOM
3 12 (1.83%) WSUS
4 10 (1.53%) Cacti
4 10 (1.53%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 8 (1.22%) SCVMM
6 6 (0.92%) Data Guard
7 5 (0.76%) HP UCMDB
8 3 (0.46%) Nagios
8 3 (0.46%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.31%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.31%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (0.31%) StatsD
9 2 (0.31%) logstash
10 1 (0.15%) MOM
10 1 (0.15%) Control-M
10 1 (0.15%) WMI
Vendors
1 654 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 105 (16.06%) Salesforce.com
3 88 (13.46%) Oracle
4 61 (9.33%) VMware
5 47 (7.19%) HP
6 46 (7.03%) SAP
7 42 (6.42%) Siebel
8 34 (5.20%) IBM
8 34 (5.20%) Citrix
9 32 (4.89%) Cisco
10 31 (4.74%) Dell
11 29 (4.43%) Google
12 23 (3.52%) Symantec
13 20 (3.06%) NetSuite
14 19 (2.91%) EMC
15 18 (2.75%) NetApp
16 16 (2.45%) PeopleSoft
16 16 (2.45%) Twitter
17 13 (1.99%) Sage
18 12 (1.83%) ServiceNow
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 52 minutes ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
North West
Recital Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Fusion Recruitment Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum and company bonus.
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Venturi
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + benefits+bonus+package
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Health, Pension, Gym & Holiday
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £52000 - £70000 per annum + Free Birthday cake!
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £52000 per annum + Sunday Times Top 100
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £31000 - £44000 per annum + Gym, Flexi time & Sitecore certs
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £69000 per annum + Sitecore subject matter expert
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Incentive Bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £15000 - £20000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + great career progression
Posted: 21 hours ago