The table below looks at the statistics for COM skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COM over the 3 months to 24 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 754 692 685
Rank change year-on-year
-62 -7
Permanent jobs citing COM 161 279 314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.25% 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.42% 0.66% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 138 175 215
Median salary £48,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,750 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +14.28%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
38203 42215 47976
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.80% 38.06% 39.53%
Number of salaries quoted 33194 36133 41036
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

COM
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads 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 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 24 June 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COM within the UK over the 3 months to 24 June 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
England -67 139 £47,500 +11.76% 135
London -15 83 £56,250 +18.42% 55
South East -5 20 £50,000 +25.00% 25
Ealing +14 13 £67,500 +3.84%
South Wales - 13 £48,500 - 2
Wales - 13 £48,500 - 2
Newport - 12 £48,500 - 1
Berkshire +12 9 £52,500 +128.26% 3
Hampshire -26 8 £27,500 -38.88% 9
Midlands - 8 £42,500 -
South West +11 7 £21,233 -46.91% 3
North West +10 7 £47,500 +18.75% 13
City of London +54 6 £70,000 +43.58% 11
Scotland - 6 £47,500 - 3
Reading +9 5 £75,000 +226.08% 2
Yorkshire +8 5 £45,000 +25.87% 4
Manchester 0 5 £50,000 +58.73% 8
Glasgow - 5 £55,000 - 2
Dorset - 5 £21,233 -
East of England +30 4 £28,000 -21.67% 12
Bracknell -14 4 £52,500 +128.26%
Poole - 4 £21,233 -
Southampton -10 3 £27,500 -31.25% 1
West Yorkshire -12 3 £45,000 +23.28% 4
West Midlands -13 3 £50,250 +51.12% 15
Cheshire +34 2 £45,000 +12.50%
Buckinghamshire +30 2 £35,000 -41.66% 2
Cambridge +6 2 £27,250 +2.83% 4
Cambridgeshire +5 2 £27,250 +2.83% 5
Gloucestershire -3 2 £40,000 -

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 with a requirement for COM.

1 375 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 176 (46.93%) MS Excel
3 135 (36.00%) Windows
4 118 (31.47%) SQL
5 115 (30.67%) .NET
6 110 (29.33%) C#
7 101 (26.93%) Agile Software Development
8 97 (25.87%) SQL Server
9 88 (23.47%) Microsoft Azure
10 79 (21.07%) CRM
11 78 (20.80%) Salesforce.com
12 77 (20.53%) Software Engineering
13 76 (20.27%) C++
14 65 (17.33%) Web Services
15 64 (17.07%) Linux
16 63 (16.80%) JavaScript
16 63 (16.80%) Degree
16 63 (16.80%) Finance
17 60 (16.00%) VMware
18 59 (15.73%) Marketing
19 57 (15.20%) ASP.NET
20 56 (14.93%) TDD
21 55 (14.67%) Active Directory
22 53 (14.13%) MS Office
23 52 (13.87%) WCF
24 49 (13.07%) Dynamics CRM
25 47 (12.53%) SAP
26 46 (12.27%) Scrum
27 45 (12.00%) T-SQL
28 44 (11.73%) Project Management

COM
Top Related IT Skills 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 35 (9.33%) SharePoint
2 29 (7.73%) MS Exchange
3 22 (5.87%) IIS
4 14 (3.73%) Skype for Business
5 8 (2.13%) Apache
5 8 (2.13%) OpenEdge
6 7 (1.87%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (1.87%) SAS
6 7 (1.87%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (1.60%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (1.33%) CMS
9 4 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.80%) Cloud Foundry
10 3 (0.80%) SugarCRM
11 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.27%) MS Project Server
11 1 (0.27%) NetWeaver
11 1 (0.27%) Oracle Application Server
11 1 (0.27%) Oracle UPK
11 1 (0.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 176 (46.93%) MS Excel
2 53 (14.13%) MS Office
3 33 (8.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (3.20%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.87%) MS Project
6 5 (1.33%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.27%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 49 (13.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (3.47%) SAP Business One
3 10 (2.67%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 8 (2.13%) SAP CRM
5 7 (1.87%) Dynamics GP
6 5 (1.33%) Data Workbench
7 4 (1.07%) Unit4 Business World
8 3 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.80%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (0.80%) Infor CRM
8 3 (0.80%) Oracle CRM
9 2 (0.53%) Infor M3
9 2 (0.53%) Lawson
9 2 (0.53%) Oracle BPM
9 2 (0.53%) Oracle Financials
9 2 (0.53%) Sage 200
9 2 (0.53%) Sage X3
9 2 (0.53%) SAP BPC
9 2 (0.53%) Unica
10 1 (0.27%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 88 (23.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (10.93%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (8.80%) Office 365
4 19 (5.07%) SaaS
5 17 (4.53%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (3.20%) Force.com
6 12 (3.20%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (1.87%) Heroku
7 7 (1.87%) Yammer
8 6 (1.60%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (1.60%) Amazon S3
8 6 (1.60%) Google Analytics
9 4 (1.07%) IaaS
9 4 (1.07%) PaaS
10 3 (0.80%) OpenShift
10 3 (0.80%) Oracle CX
10 3 (0.80%) Veeva
11 2 (0.53%) Adobe Analytics
12 1 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.27%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 43 (11.47%) TCP/IP
2 35 (9.33%) Network Security
3 18 (4.80%) Firewall
4 17 (4.53%) SAN
5 15 (4.00%) VPN
6 14 (3.73%) HTTP
6 14 (3.73%) HTTPS
7 12 (3.20%) DNS
8 11 (2.93%) Internet
9 10 (2.67%) DHCP
10 9 (2.40%) LAN
10 9 (2.40%) VoIP
11 8 (2.13%) MPLS
11 8 (2.13%) WAN
12 5 (1.33%) SSL
13 4 (1.07%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 4 (1.07%) Fibre Channel
13 4 (1.07%) NAS
13 4 (1.07%) Unified Communications
13 4 (1.07%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (25.87%) SQL Server
2 28 (7.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 25 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (4.00%) Crystal Reports
5 14 (3.73%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (3.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 13 (3.47%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (3.47%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (2.67%) MongoDB
7 10 (2.67%) MySQL
8 9 (2.40%) Apache Cassandra
8 9 (2.40%) Oracle Reports
9 8 (2.13%) BusinessObjects
10 6 (1.60%) Relational Database
10 6 (1.60%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (1.33%) OLAP
12 4 (1.07%) Data Mining
12 4 (1.07%) RDBMS
12 4 (1.07%) Redis
13 3 (0.80%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 39 (10.40%) Visual Studio
2 34 (9.07%) SpecFlow
3 27 (7.20%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (2.13%) WebSpeed
5 4 (1.07%) Git (software)
5 4 (1.07%) JIRA
5 4 (1.07%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (0.80%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.53%) FishEye
7 2 (0.53%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (0.53%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.53%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 1 (0.27%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.27%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.27%) LabVIEW
8 1 (0.27%) NSubstitute
8 1 (0.27%) NUnit
8 1 (0.27%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.27%) Subversion
General
1 63 (16.80%) Finance
2 59 (15.73%) Marketing
3 26 (6.93%) Retail
4 17 (4.53%) Law
5 15 (4.00%) Advertising
5 15 (4.00%) Banking
6 8 (2.13%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.33%) Legal
7 5 (1.33%) Publishing
8 4 (1.07%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.80%) Electronics
9 3 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.80%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.53%) Games
10 2 (0.53%) German Language
10 2 (0.53%) Norwegian Language
11 1 (0.27%) Back Office
11 1 (0.27%) Billing
11 1 (0.27%) Brand Awareness
11 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 76 (20.27%) Developer
2 58 (15.47%) Analyst
3 48 (12.80%) Software Engineer
4 41 (10.93%) Consultant
5 28 (7.47%) Architect
5 28 (7.47%) C++ Software Engineer
6 26 (6.93%) Software Developer
7 23 (6.13%) .NET Developer
8 21 (5.60%) Administrator
9 20 (5.33%) C# Software Engineer
9 20 (5.33%) Senior Developer
9 20 (5.33%) Senior Software Engineer
10 19 (5.07%) Support Analyst
11 17 (4.53%) .NET Software Engineer
11 17 (4.53%) Solutions Architect
12 16 (4.27%) C# Developer
12 16 (4.27%) Programmer
13 14 (3.73%) Cloud Architect
13 14 (3.73%) Solutions Consultant
14 13 (3.47%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (30.67%) .NET
2 65 (17.33%) Web Services
3 57 (15.20%) ASP.NET
4 52 (13.87%) WCF
5 41 (10.93%) HTML
6 36 (9.60%) WPF
7 34 (9.07%) ASP.NET Web API
7 34 (9.07%) CSS
8 33 (8.80%) XML
9 29 (7.73%) AngularJS
10 23 (6.13%) React
11 18 (4.80%) .NET Framework
11 18 (4.80%) MFC
12 17 (4.53%) ASP.NET MVC
13 16 (4.27%) STL
14 15 (4.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 15 (4.00%) WinForms
15 12 (3.20%) jQuery
16 10 (2.67%) OLE
17 9 (2.40%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 40 (10.67%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (9.33%) Visualisation
3 32 (8.53%) BYOD
4 19 (5.07%) Computer Science
4 19 (5.07%) Public Cloud
5 16 (4.27%) User Experience
6 15 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (2.93%) Mobile App
8 10 (2.67%) Data Centre
9 9 (2.40%) Client/Server
9 9 (2.40%) iPad
10 8 (2.13%) Management Information System
11 7 (1.87%) Data Structures
11 7 (1.87%) Private Cloud
11 7 (1.87%) Xbox
12 6 (1.60%) Hybrid Cloud
12 6 (1.60%) PMI
13 5 (1.33%) iPhone
13 5 (1.33%) Social Media
14 4 (1.07%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 135 (36.00%) Windows
2 64 (17.07%) Linux
3 36 (9.60%) Unix
4 28 (7.47%) Windows Server
4 28 (7.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (7.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (2.40%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (1.87%) Android
6 7 (1.87%) Apple iOS
7 6 (1.60%) CentOS
7 6 (1.60%) Windows 7
8 4 (1.07%) Debian
9 3 (0.80%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.80%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.80%) Windows Mobile
9 3 (0.80%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.53%) OS/400
10 2 (0.53%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.53%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.53%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (26.93%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (21.07%) CRM
3 77 (20.53%) Software Engineering
4 56 (14.93%) TDD
5 46 (12.27%) Scrum
6 44 (11.73%) Project Management
7 40 (10.67%) Continuous Integration
7 40 (10.67%) ITIL
8 39 (10.40%) SDLC
9 37 (9.87%) BDD
10 36 (9.60%) Analytics
11 34 (9.07%) Kanban
11 34 (9.07%) Mentoring
12 30 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
13 27 (7.20%) MVC
14 26 (6.93%) E-Commerce
15 25 (6.67%) ERP
16 23 (6.13%) Business Development
16 23 (6.13%) Presales
17 22 (5.87%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 118 (31.47%) SQL
2 110 (29.33%) C#
3 76 (20.27%) C++
4 63 (16.80%) JavaScript
5 45 (12.00%) T-SQL
6 32 (8.53%) Objective-C
7 20 (5.33%) VB
8 15 (4.00%) C
9 14 (3.73%) VB6
10 13 (3.47%) VC++
11 12 (3.20%) Java
11 12 (3.20%) PowerShell
12 9 (2.40%) PHP
13 8 (2.13%) Apex Code
13 8 (2.13%) Progress 4GL
13 8 (2.13%) R
14 3 (0.80%) VBA
15 2 (0.53%) Perl
15 2 (0.53%) PL/1
15 2 (0.53%) Python
Qualifications
1 63 (16.80%) Degree
2 37 (9.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (5.33%) MCSE
4 17 (4.53%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (4.53%) MCSA
5 16 (4.27%) CCNA
6 14 (3.73%) MCTS
7 13 (3.47%) MCPD
8 12 (3.20%) Citrix Certification
9 11 (2.93%) Security Cleared
10 10 (2.67%) CCNP
10 10 (2.67%) PMI Certification
11 9 (2.40%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 8 (2.13%) CCEA
12 8 (2.13%) CCIE
12 8 (2.13%) RHCE
12 8 (2.13%) VCAP
12 8 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 6 (1.60%) MCP
14 5 (1.33%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.47%) Data Quality
2 12 (3.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (3.20%) QA
3 10 (2.67%) PCI DSS
4 7 (1.87%) SLA
System Software
1 55 (14.67%) Active Directory
2 37 (9.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (3.20%) vSphere
4 9 (2.40%) Hyper-V
4 9 (2.40%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (2.13%) XenApp
6 6 (1.60%) vCloud
7 4 (1.07%) NFS
8 2 (0.53%) BitLocker
8 2 (0.53%) Squid
8 2 (0.53%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.27%) Docker
9 1 (0.27%) Firmware
9 1 (0.27%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.27%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.27%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.27%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.27%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 32 (8.53%) WMI
2 14 (3.73%) SCCM
3 7 (1.87%) Puppet
4 5 (1.33%) Backup Exec
5 4 (1.07%) Ansible
5 4 (1.07%) NetBackup
5 4 (1.07%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.80%) MAILsweeper
6 3 (0.80%) Simpana
6 3 (0.80%) WSUS
6 3 (0.80%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.27%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.27%) MOM
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (0.27%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.27%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 375 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 78 (20.80%) Salesforce.com
3 60 (16.00%) VMware
4 47 (12.53%) SAP
5 42 (11.20%) Oracle
6 39 (10.40%) Apple
7 34 (9.07%) Cisco
8 29 (7.73%) Citrix
9 21 (5.60%) Google
10 12 (3.20%) NetSuite
10 12 (3.20%) Sage
11 9 (2.40%) HP
11 9 (2.40%) Siebel
12 8 (2.13%) Facebook
12 8 (2.13%) Infor
12 8 (2.13%) NetApp
12 8 (2.13%) Progress
12 8 (2.13%) ServiceNow
13 7 (1.87%) Dell
13 7 (1.87%) EMC
London
Energon People
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Great Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum + bonus(10%), shares,Pension,health
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Runpath
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basildon, Essex
Xchanging
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £68000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £23000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Talent International
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + BENS
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + 25 Days Holiday, Pension, MS Certs
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Runpath
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connectus
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Make positive
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum Bonus and Benifits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Montash
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + BONUS+BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connectus
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, 28 Days Holiday, Flexi-time
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits, training, progression
Posted: 3 days ago
UK
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Erin Associates
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Xchanging
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Attractive + full benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Lewes, East Sussex
Glyndebourne Productions
Salary: From £32,000 to £37,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £30000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Sensient
Posted: 8 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Element Search
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago