The table below looks at the statistics for COM skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COM over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 420 390 414
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +24
Permanent jobs citing COM 20 74 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.36% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.28% 0.97% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 16 59 57
Median salary £52,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,800 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,750 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+16.87% +6.66%
COM
England

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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7134 7650 8914
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 39.18% 37.01% 38.96%
Number of salaries quoted 6354 6645 7819
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +5.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

COM
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing COM as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

COM Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

COM
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing COM across the South East region.

COM Salary Trend in the South East

COM
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing COM across the South East region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

COM Salary Histogram in the South East

COM
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COM within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +16 10 £52,500 -10.63% 8
Hampshire -17 7 £27,500 -38.88% 8
Buckinghamshire +19 2 £35,000 -23.91% 1
Kent - 1 £70,000 - 1
COM
England

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT jobs citing COM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for COM.

1 49 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 29 (59.18%) SQL
3 24 (48.98%) C#
4 21 (42.86%) C++
4 21 (42.86%) TDD
4 21 (42.86%) Software Engineering
5 20 (40.82%) Visual Studio
6 19 (38.78%) STL
6 19 (38.78%) Multithreading
7 18 (36.73%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 18 (36.73%) SDLC
7 18 (36.73%) MFC
8 16 (32.65%) SQL Server
9 13 (26.53%) MS Excel
10 11 (22.45%) Windows
10 11 (22.45%) .NET
11 8 (16.33%) SharePoint
11 8 (16.33%) Salesforce.com
11 8 (16.33%) Active Directory
11 8 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (14.29%) VMware
12 7 (14.29%) Office 365
12 7 (14.29%) Degree
13 6 (12.24%) Windows Server
13 6 (12.24%) ASP.NET
13 6 (12.24%) CSS
13 6 (12.24%) HTML
13 6 (12.24%) JavaScript
14 5 (10.20%) XML
14 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2012

COM
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (16.33%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.12%) IIS
3 2 (4.08%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.08%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (4.08%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (4.08%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.04%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 13 (26.53%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.16%) MS Office
3 1 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (8.16%) Dynamics GP
2 2 (4.08%) Sage X3
2 2 (4.08%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (2.04%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (2.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.29%) Office 365
2 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (6.12%) Force.com
4 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.04%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.12%) SSL
2 2 (4.08%) Firewall
2 2 (4.08%) LAN
2 2 (4.08%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (4.08%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.04%) HTTP
3 1 (2.04%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.04%) NAS
3 1 (2.04%) Network Security
3 1 (2.04%) SAN
3 1 (2.04%) Skype
3 1 (2.04%) VPN
3 1 (2.04%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (32.65%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 20 (40.82%) Visual Studio
2 5 (10.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.04%) NUnit
3 1 (2.04%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 4 (8.16%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Advertising
3 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.04%) Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Electronics
4 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.04%) Marketing
4 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (38.78%) C++ Software Engineer
1 19 (38.78%) Software Engineer
2 7 (14.29%) Developer
3 6 (12.24%) Applications Support
3 6 (12.24%) Support Engineer
4 3 (6.12%) .NET Developer
4 3 (6.12%) Applications Engineer
4 3 (6.12%) Applications Support Engineer
4 3 (6.12%) C# Developer
4 3 (6.12%) Consultant
4 3 (6.12%) IT Engineer
4 3 (6.12%) IT Support
4 3 (6.12%) Salesforce.com Developer
5 2 (4.08%) Applications Specialist
5 2 (4.08%) Applications Support Specialist
5 2 (4.08%) Business Manager
5 2 (4.08%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (4.08%) Implementation Consultant
5 2 (4.08%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (4.08%) Senior Salesforce.com Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (38.78%) STL
2 18 (36.73%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 18 (36.73%) MFC
3 11 (22.45%) .NET
4 6 (12.24%) ASP.NET
4 6 (12.24%) CSS
4 6 (12.24%) HTML
5 5 (10.20%) XML
6 4 (8.16%) jQuery
7 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (4.08%) HTML5
7 2 (4.08%) WCF
7 2 (4.08%) WPF
8 1 (2.04%) .NET Framework
8 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (2.04%) CAML
8 1 (2.04%) CSS3
8 1 (2.04%) LINQ
8 1 (2.04%) NHibernate
8 1 (2.04%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.04%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.04%) Clustering
2 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.04%) iPad
2 1 (2.04%) iSeries
2 1 (2.04%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.04%) PKI
2 1 (2.04%) Replication
2 1 (2.04%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.45%) Windows
2 6 (12.24%) Windows Server
3 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (6.12%) Android
4 3 (6.12%) Apple iOS
4 3 (6.12%) Windows Mobile
4 3 (6.12%) Windows Phone
4 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.04%) Debian
5 1 (2.04%) Linux
5 1 (2.04%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.04%) OS/400
5 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.04%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.04%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.86%) Software Engineering
1 21 (42.86%) TDD
2 19 (38.78%) Multithreading
3 18 (36.73%) SDLC
4 8 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (8.16%) CRM
6 3 (6.12%) ERP
7 2 (4.08%) Business Development
7 2 (4.08%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.08%) ITIL
7 2 (4.08%) MVC
7 2 (4.08%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (4.08%) Workflow
8 1 (2.04%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (2.04%) Performance Testing
8 1 (2.04%) Project Planning
8 1 (2.04%) Refactoring
8 1 (2.04%) Unit Testing
8 1 (2.04%) Web Development
8 1 (2.04%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (59.18%) SQL
2 24 (48.98%) C#
3 21 (42.86%) C++
4 6 (12.24%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.12%) Apex Code
5 3 (6.12%) Java
5 3 (6.12%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.04%) C
6 1 (2.04%) R
6 1 (2.04%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (14.29%) Degree
2 3 (6.12%) MCSA
2 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.04%) MCITP
3 1 (2.04%) MCSD
3 1 (2.04%) MCSE
3 1 (2.04%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.04%) PMP
3 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 8 (16.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.16%) Hyper-V
3 3 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.08%) vSphere
5 1 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.04%) SCCM
1 1 (2.04%) SCVMM
1 1 (2.04%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 49 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (16.33%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (14.29%) VMware
4 3 (6.12%) Citrix
5 2 (4.08%) IFS
5 2 (4.08%) NetSuite
5 2 (4.08%) Sage
6 1 (2.04%) EMC
6 1 (2.04%) Facebook
6 1 (2.04%) Google
6 1 (2.04%) Intel
6 1 (2.04%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.04%) SAP
6 1 (2.04%) Twitter
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