The first table below looks at the demand for COM skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COM over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 619 444 635
Rank change year-on-year
-175 +191
Permanent jobs citing COM 321 520 296
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.47% 0.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.66% 1.17% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 237 425 256
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £38,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.12%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
48721 44620 52093
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.16% 40.19% 41.45%
Number of salaries quoted 41025 38863 46474
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

COM
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing COM within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

COM Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

COM
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing COM within the UK.

COM Salary Trend in the UK

COM
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing COM over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 within the UK.

COM Salary Histogram in the UK

COM
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COM within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -174 300 £42,500 - 672
London -89 136 £47,750 -4.50% 206
South East -54 69 £43,750 +9.37% 111
City of London -46 35 £52,500 +8.24% 118
South West +10 31 £40,000 +18.51% 61
Surrey +2 20 £50,000 +25.00% 24
Berkshire -14 19 £35,000 -28.20% 27
East of England -27 14 £29,000 -22.66% 31
West Midlands -36 14 £30,000 -20.00% 61
Gloucestershire +16 12 £45,000 +50.00% 10
Scotland -19 12 £32,500 -13.33% 24
Edinburgh -14 10 £32,000 -14.66% 6
East Midlands -22 10 £43,000 +5.52% 31
Yorkshire -49 10 £37,500 -28.57% 44
Bristol +3 9 £34,000 -2.85% 27
Coventry -2 9 £30,000 -25.00% 2
Reading -5 9 £35,000 -30.00% 16
Hampshire -34 9 £37,500 -6.25% 23
North West -54 9 £32,000 -11.72% 87
Manchester -18 8 £25,500 -49.00% 56
Bedfordshire -9 7 £50,000 +17.64% 9
Leeds -34 6 - - 14
West Yorkshire -41 6 - - 19
Thatcham - 6 £25,000 -
Dorset +3 5 £32,500 -21.21% 5
Southampton -2 5 £37,500 -6.25% 6
Derby -9 5 £43,000 +30.30% 1
Derbyshire -13 5 £43,000 +6.83% 5
Egham - 5 - -
Bournemouth - 5 £32,500 - 1

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 655 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 313 (47.79%) MS Excel
3 290 (44.27%) SQL Server
4 275 (41.98%) .NET
5 250 (38.17%) SQL
6 231 (35.27%) Windows
7 213 (32.52%) C#
8 195 (29.77%) Degree
9 133 (20.31%) Salesforce.com
10 131 (20.00%) JavaScript
11 125 (19.08%) Finance
12 114 (17.40%) CRM
13 111 (16.95%) Active Directory
13 111 (16.95%) Marketing
14 110 (16.79%) XML
15 108 (16.49%) Software Engineering
16 106 (16.18%) T-SQL
17 105 (16.03%) Web Services
18 103 (15.73%) HTML
18 103 (15.73%) SQL Server 2008
19 100 (15.27%) MS Office
19 100 (15.27%) Linux
20 94 (14.35%) C++
21 93 (14.20%) Visual Studio
22 87 (13.28%) ASP.NET
22 87 (13.28%) .NET Framework
23 85 (12.98%) E-Commerce
24 82 (12.52%) Oracle
25 78 (11.91%) CSS
25 78 (11.91%) Microsoft Certification

COM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 74 (11.30%) IIS
2 68 (10.38%) SharePoint
3 60 (9.16%) MS Exchange
4 41 (6.26%) CMS
5 26 (3.97%) Exchange Server 2010
6 21 (3.21%) SharePoint 2010
7 20 (3.05%) Exchange Server 2013
8 18 (2.75%) SharePoint 2013
9 17 (2.60%) Confluence
9 17 (2.60%) WordPress
9 17 (2.60%) Umbraco
10 16 (2.44%) Apache
11 15 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2003
12 12 (1.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 12 (1.83%) Commerce Server
12 12 (1.83%) Alfresco
12 12 (1.83%) Drupal
13 11 (1.68%) nginx
14 10 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2007
14 10 (1.53%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 313 (47.79%) MS Excel
2 100 (15.27%) MS Office
3 39 (5.95%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (1.98%) MS Project
5 7 (1.07%) Photoshop
6 6 (0.92%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (0.76%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.31%) Adobe After Effects
8 2 (0.31%) Adobe Premiere
8 2 (0.31%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.15%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.15%) SPSS
9 1 (0.15%) Simulink
9 1 (0.15%) Stateflow
9 1 (0.15%) InDesign
9 1 (0.15%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 45 (6.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (2.44%) Remedy ITSM
3 8 (1.22%) SalesLogix
3 8 (1.22%) SAP Business One
4 5 (0.76%) Magento
4 5 (0.76%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (0.76%) assyst
4 5 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.61%) Oracle CRM
5 4 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.61%) Google Analytics
5 4 (0.61%) IntelliMatch
6 3 (0.46%) Dynamics GP
6 3 (0.46%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.31%) Cognos TM1
7 2 (0.31%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 2 (0.31%) Sage 200
8 1 (0.15%) Markit EDM
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 41 (6.26%) SaaS
2 14 (2.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (1.83%) Force.com
4 10 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (1.07%) Google Apps
6 5 (0.76%) IaaS
7 4 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (0.46%) Office 365
9 2 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.15%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 73 (11.15%) DNS
2 63 (9.62%) TCP/IP
3 53 (8.09%) VPN
4 50 (7.63%) DHCP
5 42 (6.41%) Firewall
6 41 (6.26%) HTTP
7 37 (5.65%) FTP
7 37 (5.65%) WAN
7 37 (5.65%) SAN
8 35 (5.34%) LAN
8 35 (5.34%) Internet
9 30 (4.58%) Wireless
10 26 (3.97%) SSL
11 21 (3.21%) Intranet
12 16 (2.44%) LDAP
13 15 (2.29%) VoIP
14 14 (2.14%) iSCSI
15 11 (1.68%) Network Security
15 11 (1.68%) NAS
15 11 (1.68%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 290 (44.27%) SQL Server
2 103 (15.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 74 (11.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 67 (10.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 66 (10.08%) SQL Server 2005
6 47 (7.18%) SQL Server 2012
7 36 (5.50%) Crystal Reports
8 33 (5.04%) Data Warehouse
9 22 (3.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 20 (3.05%) MySQL
11 19 (2.90%) Relational Database
12 17 (2.60%) MS Access
13 11 (1.68%) DB2
13 11 (1.68%) OLAP
14 8 (1.22%) RDBMS
15 7 (1.07%) Data Mining
15 7 (1.07%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 6 (0.92%) QlikView
17 5 (0.76%) Azure SQL Database
17 5 (0.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 93 (14.20%) Visual Studio
2 63 (9.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 25 (3.82%) NUnit
4 24 (3.66%) JIRA
5 14 (2.14%) Subversion
6 12 (1.83%) InstallShield
6 12 (1.83%) Git (software)
6 12 (1.83%) Microsoft Blend
7 10 (1.53%) Eclipse
8 9 (1.37%) Cucumber
9 6 (0.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 6 (0.92%) Jenkins
9 6 (0.92%) Moq
9 6 (0.92%) SpecFlow
10 5 (0.76%) TeamCity
11 4 (0.61%) Toad
11 4 (0.61%) Mercurial
11 4 (0.61%) MSBuild
12 3 (0.46%) WebSpeed
13 1 (0.15%) Gradle
General
1 125 (19.08%) Finance
2 111 (16.95%) Marketing
3 55 (8.40%) Retail
4 21 (3.21%) Banking
5 19 (2.90%) Telecoms
6 17 (2.60%) Legal
6 17 (2.60%) Manufacturing
7 16 (2.44%) Advertising
7 16 (2.44%) Automotive
8 12 (1.83%) Back Office
9 11 (1.68%) Electronics
10 10 (1.53%) Pharmaceutical
11 9 (1.37%) Law
12 7 (1.07%) French Language
13 6 (0.92%) Investment Banking
13 6 (0.92%) German Language
14 5 (0.76%) Financial Institution
14 5 (0.76%) Publishing
15 4 (0.61%) Front Office
15 4 (0.61%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 198 (30.23%) Developer
2 72 (10.99%) Software Engineer
3 70 (10.69%) Consultant
4 49 (7.48%) Analyst
5 39 (5.95%) Administrator
6 37 (5.65%) DBA
6 37 (5.65%) .NET Developer
7 36 (5.50%) Senior Developer
8 35 (5.34%) Support Engineer
8 35 (5.34%) Software Developer
9 34 (5.19%) C# Developer
9 34 (5.19%) Senior Software Engineer
10 32 (4.89%) Architect
11 25 (3.82%) Project Manager
11 25 (3.82%) Senior Consultant
11 25 (3.82%) Technical Consultant
12 22 (3.36%) Solutions Architect
13 19 (2.90%) Marketing Manager
14 18 (2.75%) Development Manager
15 17 (2.60%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 275 (41.98%) .NET
2 110 (16.79%) XML
3 105 (16.03%) Web Services
4 103 (15.73%) HTML
5 87 (13.28%) ASP.NET
5 87 (13.28%) .NET Framework
6 78 (11.91%) CSS
7 71 (10.84%) WCF
8 61 (9.31%) Ajax
9 56 (8.55%) jQuery
10 40 (6.11%) MFC
11 37 (5.65%) STL
12 34 (5.19%) SOAP
12 34 (5.19%) ASP.NET MVC
13 33 (5.04%) WPF
13 33 (5.04%) WinForms
14 32 (4.89%) HTML5
15 27 (4.12%) CSS3
15 27 (4.12%) LINQ
16 25 (3.82%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 51 (7.79%) Computer Science
2 36 (5.50%) Enterprise Software
3 23 (3.51%) Management Information System
4 18 (2.75%) Mathematics
5 16 (2.44%) Clustering
5 16 (2.44%) CMDB
6 14 (2.14%) Replication
6 14 (2.14%) CCTV
7 12 (1.83%) N-Tier
8 10 (1.53%) Blackberry
9 8 (1.22%) Statistics
10 7 (1.07%) Enterprise Storage
10 7 (1.07%) iPhone
11 6 (0.92%) Physics
11 6 (0.92%) Visualisation
12 5 (0.76%) EPoS
12 5 (0.76%) Client/Server
13 4 (0.61%) PMI
13 4 (0.61%) Smartphone
13 4 (0.61%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 231 (35.27%) Windows
2 100 (15.27%) Linux
3 62 (9.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 37 (5.65%) Windows 7
5 36 (5.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 29 (4.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 23 (3.51%) Windows XP
8 18 (2.75%) Windows Vista
9 15 (2.29%) Windows 8
9 15 (2.29%) UNIX
10 14 (2.14%) Android
11 13 (1.98%) CentOS
11 13 (1.98%) Mac OS X
12 12 (1.83%) Ubuntu
13 10 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (1.53%) Apple iOS
14 9 (1.37%) Windows 2000
15 7 (1.07%) Windows Phone
16 6 (0.92%) Solaris
17 3 (0.46%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (17.40%) CRM
2 108 (16.49%) Software Engineering
3 85 (12.98%) E-Commerce
4 72 (10.99%) ITIL
5 64 (9.77%) Agile Software Development
6 63 (9.62%) Project Management
7 61 (9.31%) MVC
8 49 (7.48%) Continuous Improvement
9 46 (7.02%) Scrum
10 42 (6.41%) Workflow
11 41 (6.26%) Disaster Recovery
12 40 (6.11%) Business Intelligence
13 35 (5.34%) Performance Tuning
14 34 (5.19%) TDD
15 33 (5.04%) Time Management
16 32 (4.89%) Multithreading
17 31 (4.73%) ERP
17 31 (4.73%) Service Management
18 30 (4.58%) Data Modelling
19 28 (4.27%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 250 (38.17%) SQL
2 213 (32.52%) C#
3 131 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 106 (16.18%) T-SQL
5 94 (14.35%) C++
6 60 (9.16%) VB
7 58 (8.85%) C
8 49 (7.48%) VB6
9 34 (5.19%) PHP
10 32 (4.89%) VB.NET
11 30 (4.58%) VBA
12 29 (4.43%) PL/SQL
13 25 (3.82%) Python
14 23 (3.51%) Java
15 21 (3.21%) PowerShell
16 16 (2.44%) VC++
16 16 (2.44%) Perl
16 16 (2.44%) Apex Code
17 11 (1.68%) XAML
18 9 (1.37%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 195 (29.77%) Degree
2 78 (11.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 30 (4.58%) MCP
4 24 (3.66%) MCSE
5 19 (2.90%) MCITP
6 17 (2.60%) MCTS
7 14 (2.14%) MCSA
7 14 (2.14%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (2.14%) MCPD
8 12 (1.83%) CCNA
9 7 (1.07%) ACSP
9 7 (1.07%) GNVQ
9 7 (1.07%) SC Cleared
9 7 (1.07%) Security Cleared
9 7 (1.07%) CEH
10 6 (0.92%) HND
11 5 (0.76%) PMP
11 5 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (0.76%) MCDBA
11 5 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (7.33%) SLA
2 27 (4.12%) QA
3 6 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.76%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.31%) ISO 9000
5 2 (0.31%) Basel II
5 2 (0.31%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.15%) Basel III
6 1 (0.15%) HL7
6 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.15%) BS7799
System Software
1 111 (16.95%) Active Directory
2 56 (8.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (4.43%) Hyper-V
4 21 (3.21%) vSphere
5 15 (2.29%) VMware ESX
6 14 (2.14%) XenApp
7 12 (1.83%) XenDesktop
7 12 (1.83%) Forefront TMG
8 10 (1.53%) Microsoft App-V
8 10 (1.53%) IAG
8 10 (1.53%) UAG
9 9 (1.37%) ISA Server
10 8 (1.22%) vCloud
11 6 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.31%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.15%) Shibboleth
13 1 (0.15%) SRDF
13 1 (0.15%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.15%) Xen
13 1 (0.15%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 33 (5.04%) SCCM
2 16 (2.44%) HP UCMDB
3 15 (2.29%) SCOM
4 12 (1.83%) Plesk
5 11 (1.68%) WSUS
6 10 (1.53%) Cacti
6 10 (1.53%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 4 (0.61%) SCVMM
8 3 (0.46%) WMI
8 3 (0.46%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.15%) StatsD
9 1 (0.15%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.15%) Control-M
9 1 (0.15%) Nagios
9 1 (0.15%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 655 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 133 (20.31%) Salesforce.com
3 82 (12.52%) Oracle
4 64 (9.77%) VMware
5 47 (7.18%) HP
6 36 (5.50%) Cisco
7 35 (5.34%) SAP
7 35 (5.34%) Citrix
8 33 (5.04%) IBM
9 32 (4.89%) Red Hat
10 28 (4.27%) ServiceNow
11 24 (3.66%) Symantec
12 23 (3.51%) Apple
13 22 (3.36%) Siebel
13 22 (3.36%) Google
14 21 (3.21%) BMC
15 18 (2.75%) NetSuite
16 17 (2.60%) Atlassian
16 17 (2.60%) Sophos
16 17 (2.60%) NetApp
UK
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Car
Posted: 8 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Technology Resourcing
Salary: £25000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Harnham
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension and More
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Aston Carter
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + annual bonus, pension, 30 days hol!
Posted: 2 days ago
North Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, pension, training
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Washington, Tyne and Wear
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Cognizant
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent package and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Great Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bens+bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £34000 - £42000 per annum + benefits+bonusagile
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago