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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 583 641 598
Rank change year-on-year
+58 -43
Permanent jobs citing COM 349 236 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.22% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.77% 0.55% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 227 174 290
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,300 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £59,950 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,750 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -12.50%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
45359 42907 48020
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.78% 39.52% 40.89%
Number of salaries quoted 38528 37181 42446
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 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £61,500
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 31 July 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 31 July 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
England +39 318 £45,000 +11.11% 621
London +2 137 £52,500 +5.00% 195
South East -3 65 £40,000 +14.28% 89
City of London +19 37 £52,500 -4.54% 91
East of England -15 30 £50,000 +33.33% 30
Berkshire -1 24 £35,000 -6.66% 30
North West +12 22 £30,000 +10.27% 70
Yorkshire -7 22 £40,000 - 46
Scotland +14 17 £27,500 -8.33% 27
Manchester +15 16 £26,500 +6.00% 46
South West -5 16 £32,900 +1.23% 29
West Yorkshire -25 16 £37,500 - 28
Hampshire -4 15 £40,000 +33.33% 12
Leeds -21 15 £35,000 - 17
Reading +2 11 £28,750 -28.12% 11
Surrey +1 10 £50,000 - 12
Hertfordshire -9 10 £41,500 +27.69% 4
Bedfordshire - 10 - - 3
Luton - 10 - -
Edinburgh - 10 £27,500 - 12
South Wales - 8 £20,125 - 11
Wales - 8 £20,125 - 15
Bristol +4 7 £29,500 +18.00% 9
East Midlands -7 7 £42,500 - 43
Watford -11 7 £39,250 - 2
North East - 7 £36,000 - 35
Cambridgeshire -21 6 £55,000 +10.00% 14
South Yorkshire - 6 £42,500 - 12
Sheffield - 6 £42,500 - 9
West Sussex +2 5 £29,000 - 3

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 657 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 320 (48.71%) MS Excel
3 275 (41.86%) SQL Server
4 254 (38.66%) .NET
5 228 (34.70%) Windows
6 224 (34.09%) C#
7 202 (30.75%) SQL
8 174 (26.48%) Degree
9 134 (20.40%) ASP.NET
10 126 (19.18%) Web Services
11 125 (19.03%) CRM
12 122 (18.57%) Active Directory
13 109 (16.59%) Salesforce.com
14 107 (16.29%) HTML
15 105 (15.98%) JavaScript
15 105 (15.98%) XML
16 101 (15.37%) Finance
17 100 (15.22%) SQL Server 2008
18 98 (14.92%) E-Commerce
19 95 (14.46%) MVC
20 91 (13.85%) T-SQL
21 88 (13.39%) ITIL
22 86 (13.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 82 (12.48%) Scrum
24 81 (12.33%) Oracle
24 81 (12.33%) MS Office
24 81 (12.33%) SharePoint
25 80 (12.18%) DNS
26 79 (12.02%) Agile Software Development
27 76 (11.57%) CSS

COM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 81 (12.33%) SharePoint
2 66 (10.05%) IIS
3 54 (8.22%) MS Exchange
4 29 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2010
5 27 (4.11%) CMS
6 24 (3.65%) Lync
7 18 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2013
8 16 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
9 13 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2003
10 12 (1.83%) SugarCRM
10 12 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2007
11 11 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
11 11 (1.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 9 (1.37%) Umbraco
13 8 (1.22%) Oracle Workflow
13 8 (1.22%) Commerce Server
13 8 (1.22%) Apache
13 8 (1.22%) Confluence
13 8 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
14 7 (1.07%) WordPress
Applications
1 320 (48.71%) MS Excel
2 81 (12.33%) MS Office
3 14 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (1.52%) MS Project
5 9 (1.37%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.61%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.15%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 75 (11.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (2.89%) Dynamics AX
3 16 (2.44%) Sophis RISQUE
4 13 (1.98%) Dynamics GP
5 12 (1.83%) SAP CRM
5 12 (1.83%) Dynamics NAV
6 8 (1.22%) SalesLogix
6 8 (1.22%) Remedy ITSM
7 7 (1.07%) SAP Business One
8 6 (0.91%) Oracle CRM
9 5 (0.76%) assyst
10 4 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
10 4 (0.61%) IntelliMatch
11 3 (0.46%) Sage 200
11 3 (0.46%) Google Analytics
12 2 (0.30%) Cognos TM1
12 2 (0.30%) Magento
12 2 (0.30%) GoldMine
12 2 (0.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
12 2 (0.30%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 55 (8.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (5.02%) SaaS
3 17 (2.59%) Office 365
4 15 (2.28%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (1.37%) PaaS
6 8 (1.22%) Force.com
6 8 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (0.91%) Google Apps
8 4 (0.61%) IaaS
9 2 (0.30%) Google App Engine
9 2 (0.30%) Heroku
9 2 (0.30%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 80 (12.18%) DNS
2 58 (8.83%) DHCP
3 49 (7.46%) TCP/IP
4 41 (6.24%) VPN
4 41 (6.24%) Firewall
5 36 (5.48%) HTTP
5 36 (5.48%) SAN
6 34 (5.18%) Internet
7 32 (4.87%) WAN
8 30 (4.57%) LAN
9 23 (3.50%) FTP
9 23 (3.50%) VoIP
10 18 (2.74%) Wireless
11 17 (2.59%) Cisco ASA
12 15 (2.28%) iSCSI
13 14 (2.13%) Cisco PIX
14 13 (1.98%) SSL
14 13 (1.98%) Intranet
15 11 (1.67%) LDAP
15 11 (1.67%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 275 (41.86%) SQL Server
2 100 (15.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 86 (13.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 72 (10.96%) SQL Server 2012
5 71 (10.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 30 (4.57%) Data Warehouse
7 29 (4.41%) SQL Server 2005
8 27 (4.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 17 (2.59%) MySQL
10 16 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
11 15 (2.28%) NoSQL
12 12 (1.83%) Relational Database
13 10 (1.52%) Data Mining
13 10 (1.52%) Oracle Database
14 9 (1.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 7 (1.07%) RDBMS
16 5 (0.76%) DB2
17 4 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
17 4 (0.61%) SQL Server 2000
17 4 (0.61%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 65 (9.89%) Visual Studio
1 65 (9.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 34 (5.18%) NUnit
3 33 (5.02%) Git (software)
4 25 (3.81%) TeamCity
5 24 (3.65%) JIRA
6 11 (1.67%) Subversion
7 10 (1.52%) Eclipse
8 9 (1.37%) SpecFlow
9 8 (1.22%) Cucumber
10 7 (1.07%) MSBuild
10 7 (1.07%) Moq
10 7 (1.07%) Microsoft Blend
10 7 (1.07%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 6 (0.91%) Jenkins
12 4 (0.61%) Bugzilla
12 4 (0.61%) ReSharper
12 4 (0.61%) Octopus Deploy
13 2 (0.30%) Oracle Forms
13 2 (0.30%) Toad
General
1 101 (15.37%) Finance
2 60 (9.13%) Retail
3 59 (8.98%) Marketing
4 34 (5.18%) Advertising
5 17 (2.59%) Games
6 14 (2.13%) Back Office
6 14 (2.13%) Law
6 14 (2.13%) Banking
7 11 (1.67%) Electronics
8 10 (1.52%) Front Office
9 8 (1.22%) Manufacturing
9 8 (1.22%) Publishing
10 7 (1.07%) Legal
11 6 (0.91%) French Language
12 5 (0.76%) German Language
12 5 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.61%) Telecoms
13 4 (0.61%) Indonesian Language
13 4 (0.61%) Thai Language
13 4 (0.61%) Vietnamese Language
Job Titles
1 203 (30.90%) Developer
2 81 (12.33%) Analyst
3 76 (11.57%) Consultant
4 61 (9.28%) .NET Developer
5 52 (7.91%) Senior Developer
6 40 (6.09%) Administrator
7 38 (5.78%) Software Engineer
8 37 (5.63%) C# Developer
9 36 (5.48%) DBA
10 34 (5.18%) Software Developer
11 33 (5.02%) Support Engineer
12 31 (4.72%) Business Analyst
13 28 (4.26%) Web Developer
14 26 (3.96%) Architect
14 26 (3.96%) Senior Consultant
15 23 (3.50%) Senior .NET Developer
16 20 (3.04%) IT Support
17 18 (2.74%) Technical Consultant
17 18 (2.74%) Applications Support
18 17 (2.59%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 254 (38.66%) .NET
2 134 (20.40%) ASP.NET
3 126 (19.18%) Web Services
4 107 (16.29%) HTML
5 105 (15.98%) XML
6 76 (11.57%) CSS
7 64 (9.74%) ASP.NET MVC
8 63 (9.59%) .NET Framework
9 52 (7.91%) WCF
10 49 (7.46%) jQuery
11 41 (6.24%) Ajax
12 38 (5.78%) HTML5
13 35 (5.33%) WPF
14 33 (5.02%) CSS3
14 33 (5.02%) SOAP
15 29 (4.41%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 23 (3.50%) Silverlight
17 19 (2.89%) LINQ
17 19 (2.89%) XSL
18 16 (2.44%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 45 (6.85%) Computer Science
2 27 (4.11%) Enterprise Software
3 23 (3.50%) Management Information System
4 16 (2.44%) Mathematics
5 13 (1.98%) Social Media
6 10 (1.52%) PKI
7 8 (1.22%) Clustering
7 8 (1.22%) Statistics
7 8 (1.22%) Physics
7 8 (1.22%) CMDB
7 8 (1.22%) Enterprise Storage
8 7 (1.07%) Xbox
8 7 (1.07%) Client/Server
8 7 (1.07%) Blackberry
8 7 (1.07%) PMI
9 6 (0.91%) CCTV
9 6 (0.91%) Open Source
10 5 (0.76%) Digital Media
10 5 (0.76%) iPhone
10 5 (0.76%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 228 (34.70%) Windows
2 71 (10.81%) Linux
3 52 (7.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 36 (5.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 31 (4.72%) Windows Server 2003
6 27 (4.11%) Windows 7
7 19 (2.89%) Windows 8
8 17 (2.59%) Windows XP
9 14 (2.13%) Apple iOS
10 12 (1.83%) Mac OS X
11 11 (1.67%) Windows Vista
11 11 (1.67%) Android
12 9 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (1.37%) UNIX
13 8 (1.22%) Windows Phone
14 5 (0.76%) Ubuntu
15 4 (0.61%) Solaris
15 4 (0.61%) CentOS
16 3 (0.46%) Windows Phone 8
16 3 (0.46%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (19.03%) CRM
2 98 (14.92%) E-Commerce
3 95 (14.46%) MVC
4 88 (13.39%) ITIL
5 82 (12.48%) Scrum
6 79 (12.02%) Agile Software Development
7 71 (10.81%) TDD
8 69 (10.50%) Software Engineering
9 58 (8.83%) Business Intelligence
10 57 (8.68%) OO
11 53 (8.07%) Project Management
12 45 (6.85%) ERP
12 45 (6.85%) Continuous Integration
13 40 (6.09%) Unit Testing
14 34 (5.18%) BDD
15 33 (5.02%) Continuous Improvement
15 33 (5.02%) DevOps
16 32 (4.87%) OOP
16 32 (4.87%) Time Management
17 31 (4.72%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 224 (34.09%) C#
2 202 (30.75%) SQL
3 105 (15.98%) JavaScript
4 91 (13.85%) T-SQL
5 62 (9.44%) C++
6 44 (6.70%) VB
7 37 (5.63%) Java
7 37 (5.63%) C
8 35 (5.33%) VB.NET
9 33 (5.02%) VBA
10 31 (4.72%) VB6
11 28 (4.26%) PowerShell
12 15 (2.28%) PHP
13 12 (1.83%) Python
14 11 (1.67%) VC++
15 10 (1.52%) XAML
15 10 (1.52%) PL/SQL
16 9 (1.37%) Delphi
17 8 (1.22%) Perl
18 6 (0.91%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 174 (26.48%) Degree
2 76 (11.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (3.65%) Security Cleared
4 22 (3.35%) SC Cleared
5 21 (3.20%) MCSE
6 20 (3.04%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (2.89%) CCNA
8 17 (2.59%) MCP
9 16 (2.44%) MCITP
10 13 (1.98%) MCTS
11 10 (1.52%) MCPD
12 7 (1.07%) PMI Certification
13 6 (0.91%) CEH
13 6 (0.91%) MCSA
14 5 (0.76%) ISTQB
14 5 (0.76%) ACSP
14 5 (0.76%) GNVQ
14 5 (0.76%) DV Cleared
14 5 (0.76%) HND
15 4 (0.61%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (4.41%) SLA
2 25 (3.81%) QA
3 9 (1.37%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.30%) Basel II
5 2 (0.30%) HL7
5 2 (0.30%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.30%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.15%) DICOM
6 1 (0.15%) BS7799
System Software
1 122 (18.57%) Active Directory
2 57 (8.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (5.18%) Hyper-V
4 16 (2.44%) XenDesktop
5 14 (2.13%) XenApp
6 13 (1.98%) Forefront TMG
7 12 (1.83%) VMware ESX
8 11 (1.67%) vSphere
8 11 (1.67%) Microsoft App-V
9 10 (1.52%) IAG
9 10 (1.52%) UAG
10 9 (1.37%) ISA Server
11 8 (1.22%) vCloud
12 4 (0.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 4 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
13 3 (0.46%) Terminal Services
14 2 (0.30%) Terminal Server
14 2 (0.30%) Xen
15 1 (0.15%) RHEV
15 1 (0.15%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 27 (4.11%) SCCM
2 16 (2.44%) SCOM
3 12 (1.83%) WSUS
4 10 (1.52%) Cacti
4 10 (1.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 8 (1.22%) SCVMM
5 8 (1.22%) HP UCMDB
6 6 (0.91%) Data Guard
7 4 (0.61%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (0.61%) SolarWinds Orion
8 3 (0.46%) Nagios
9 2 (0.30%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.30%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (0.30%) Plesk
9 2 (0.30%) StatsD
10 1 (0.15%) WMI
10 1 (0.15%) Control-M
10 1 (0.15%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 657 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 109 (16.59%) Salesforce.com
3 81 (12.33%) Oracle
4 66 (10.05%) VMware
5 47 (7.15%) HP
6 44 (6.70%) Cisco
6 44 (6.70%) SAP
7 39 (5.94%) Siebel
8 32 (4.87%) Citrix
9 29 (4.41%) Google
10 27 (4.11%) Symantec
10 27 (4.11%) IBM
11 24 (3.65%) Dell
12 17 (2.59%) NetSuite
12 17 (2.59%) EMC
13 16 (2.44%) Twitter
13 16 (2.44%) ServiceNow
14 15 (2.28%) NetApp
14 15 (2.28%) Sage
15 14 (2.13%) Red Hat
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
UK
Conspicuous
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Lewes, East Sussex
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum £35K - £40K + BENEFITS
Posted: 5 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + 25% bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £37,000 to £40,000 per annum Extensive Blue-Chip Support
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 7 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Tomorrow People
Salary: From £15,000 to £40,000 per annum Competitive Salary and Excellent Ben
Posted: 7 hours ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Home Based!
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Posted: 9 hours ago