The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 668 569 549
Rank change year-on-year
-99 -20
Permanent jobs citing COM 228 362 356
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.33% 0.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.54% 0.80% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 155 300 300
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,700 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,050 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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
41893 45267 44785
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 36.77% 40.91% 40.62%
Number of salaries quoted 35874 38898 39507
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
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 21 November 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 21 November 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
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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 -129 208 £42,500 - 748
London -79 90 £50,000 +11.11% 216
West Midlands +16 26 £37,500 -16.66% 80
East of England -3 25 £100,000 +150.00% 49
Yorkshire -31 24 £31,250 -10.71% 53
South East -94 20 £39,250 -17.36% 102
Coventry - 20 £37,500 - 8
Bedfordshire +14 18 - - 7
Luton - 18 - - 2
West Yorkshire -11 12 £32,500 +20.37% 27
Sheffield -15 12 £22,500 -47.05% 9
South Yorkshire -23 12 £22,500 -47.05% 10
City of London +11 11 £52,000 +23.07% 117
North West -24 9 £32,500 -7.14% 111
Scotland +6 8 £38,750 +51.96% 39
Berkshire -21 8 £36,750 -26.50% 24
South West -31 8 £45,000 +38.46% 50
East Midlands +1 7 £47,500 +11.76% 43
Leeds - 7 - - 14
Hertfordshire -12 6 £100,000 +116.21% 7
Watford - 6 £100,000 - 1
Oxfordshire +14 5 £37,500 -34.78% 14
Gloucestershire -12 5 £45,000 - 10
Wetherby - 5 £32,500 - 1
Enfield - 5 £27,500 -
Cheltenham - 5 £45,000 - 3
Cheshire -2 4 £30,000 -33.33% 22
Reading -7 4 £27,000 -17.55% 9
Birmingham -10 4 £30,000 -33.33% 34
Hampshire -34 4 £36,750 -8.12% 17

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 615 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 295 (47.97%) SQL Server
3 281 (45.69%) .NET
4 251 (40.81%) MS Excel
5 243 (39.51%) C#
6 209 (33.98%) ASP.NET
6 209 (33.98%) Agile Software Development
7 207 (33.66%) SQL
8 186 (30.24%) Windows
9 142 (23.09%) Degree
10 138 (22.44%) CRM
11 130 (21.14%) MVC
12 129 (20.98%) JavaScript
13 125 (20.33%) Web Services
14 120 (19.51%) HTML
15 114 (18.54%) Salesforce.com
16 109 (17.72%) TDD
17 106 (17.24%) Scrum
18 102 (16.59%) Microsoft Azure
19 100 (16.26%) XML
20 99 (16.10%) E-Commerce
21 98 (15.93%) Finance
22 90 (14.63%) Dynamics CRM
23 89 (14.47%) T-SQL
24 88 (14.31%) Analytical Skills
25 87 (14.15%) SharePoint
26 85 (13.82%) Oracle
27 84 (13.66%) OO
27 84 (13.66%) ASP.NET MVC
28 82 (13.33%) .NET Framework

COM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 87 (14.15%) SharePoint
2 55 (8.94%) IIS
3 30 (4.88%) MS Exchange
4 26 (4.23%) BizTalk Server
5 23 (3.74%) CMS
6 19 (3.09%) NServiceBus
7 16 (2.60%) SharePoint 2010
7 16 (2.60%) Sitecore CMS
8 11 (1.79%) Lync
8 11 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
9 10 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2010
10 8 (1.30%) Umbraco
11 7 (1.14%) WebSphere Application Server
11 7 (1.14%) WebSphere
11 7 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2013
12 5 (0.81%) Apache
13 4 (0.65%) SharePoint Server
13 4 (0.65%) Alfresco
13 4 (0.65%) SAS
13 4 (0.65%) Documentum
Applications
1 251 (40.81%) MS Excel
2 64 (10.41%) MS Office
3 18 (2.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (2.44%) MS Visio
5 10 (1.63%) MS Project
6 5 (0.81%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.65%) SPSS
8 3 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.49%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.16%) Revit
10 1 (0.16%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 90 (14.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (3.25%) Dynamics AX
3 19 (3.09%) SAP CRM
4 14 (2.28%) Sophis RISQUE
5 12 (1.95%) Dynamics GP
6 8 (1.30%) Dynamics NAV
6 8 (1.30%) Oracle CRM
7 6 (0.98%) Sage 200
7 6 (0.98%) SAP Business One
8 5 (0.81%) Oracle Applications
8 5 (0.81%) Google Analytics
9 4 (0.65%) SalesLogix
9 4 (0.65%) Agresso
10 3 (0.49%) HFM
10 3 (0.49%) Pegasus Opera
10 3 (0.49%) FRx
10 3 (0.49%) GoldMine
11 2 (0.33%) ReMetrica
12 1 (0.16%) WebTrends
12 1 (0.16%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 102 (16.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (6.02%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (2.93%) Office 365
4 14 (2.28%) SaaS
5 12 (1.95%) PaaS
6 9 (1.46%) Force.com
7 7 (1.14%) IaaS
8 6 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (0.81%) GitHub
10 4 (0.65%) Responsys
11 2 (0.33%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 39 (6.34%) DNS
2 33 (5.37%) HTTP
3 30 (4.88%) DHCP
4 28 (4.55%) TCP/IP
5 26 (4.23%) Internet
6 25 (4.07%) Firewall
7 21 (3.41%) SAN
8 19 (3.09%) VPN
9 16 (2.60%) FTP
10 13 (2.11%) WAN
11 10 (1.63%) Ethernet
11 10 (1.63%) Kerberos
11 10 (1.63%) LAN
12 8 (1.30%) VoIP
12 8 (1.30%) Intranet
13 6 (0.98%) Network Security
13 6 (0.98%) SMTP
14 5 (0.81%) Wireless
14 5 (0.81%) HTTPS
14 5 (0.81%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 295 (47.97%) SQL Server
2 74 (12.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 65 (10.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 65 (10.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 63 (10.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 38 (6.18%) Data Warehouse
6 27 (4.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 21 (3.41%) Oracle Database
8 19 (3.09%) OLTP
9 15 (2.44%) NoSQL
10 12 (1.95%) Oracle Database 11g
10 12 (1.95%) Oracle Reports
11 10 (1.63%) SQL Server 2005
11 10 (1.63%) MySQL
12 7 (1.14%) Azure SQL Database
12 7 (1.14%) Relational Database
13 6 (0.98%) Data Mining
14 5 (0.81%) Crystal Reports
15 2 (0.33%) MongoDB
15 2 (0.33%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 81 (13.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 66 (10.73%) Git (software)
3 55 (8.94%) NUnit
4 52 (8.46%) Visual Studio
5 45 (7.32%) TeamCity
6 35 (5.69%) JIRA
7 18 (2.93%) SpecFlow
7 18 (2.93%) Subversion
8 16 (2.60%) NSubstitute
8 16 (2.60%) Jasmine
8 16 (2.60%) Rhino Mocks
8 16 (2.60%) FinalBuilder
8 16 (2.60%) Log4Net
9 10 (1.63%) Oracle Forms
9 10 (1.63%) CruiseControl
10 9 (1.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 9 (1.46%) Moq
10 9 (1.46%) Grunt
11 8 (1.30%) Eclipse
12 7 (1.14%) ReSharper
General
1 98 (15.93%) Finance
2 55 (8.94%) Marketing
3 53 (8.62%) Retail
4 43 (6.99%) Advertising
5 16 (2.60%) Back Office
6 13 (2.11%) Law
7 12 (1.95%) Telecoms
7 12 (1.95%) Games
8 11 (1.79%) Legal
9 10 (1.63%) Front Office
10 9 (1.46%) Manufacturing
11 8 (1.30%) Publishing
12 5 (0.81%) German Language
13 4 (0.65%) French Language
13 4 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.65%) Electronics
13 4 (0.65%) Multimedia
14 3 (0.49%) Banking
15 2 (0.33%) Dutch Language
15 2 (0.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 228 (37.07%) Developer
2 96 (15.61%) .NET Developer
3 73 (11.87%) Analyst
4 70 (11.38%) Consultant
5 62 (10.08%) Senior Developer
6 38 (6.18%) Business Analyst
7 35 (5.69%) Architect
8 34 (5.53%) Software Developer
9 33 (5.37%) Web Developer
9 33 (5.37%) Senior .NET Developer
10 31 (5.04%) C# Developer
11 30 (4.88%) DBA
12 24 (3.90%) CRM Consultant
12 24 (3.90%) Administrator
13 23 (3.74%) Junior
14 21 (3.41%) Support Analyst
15 20 (3.25%) Technical Support
16 19 (3.09%) Software Engineer
17 18 (2.93%) C# .NET Developer
17 18 (2.93%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 281 (45.69%) .NET
2 209 (33.98%) ASP.NET
3 125 (20.33%) Web Services
4 120 (19.51%) HTML
5 100 (16.26%) XML
6 84 (13.66%) ASP.NET MVC
7 82 (13.33%) .NET Framework
8 74 (12.03%) CSS
9 71 (11.54%) WCF
10 68 (11.06%) jQuery
11 54 (8.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 43 (6.99%) HTML5
13 39 (6.34%) Ajax
14 38 (6.18%) WPF
15 35 (5.69%) XSL
16 31 (5.04%) SOAP
17 29 (4.72%) LINQ
18 25 (4.07%) Unity DI Container
19 24 (3.90%) ASP.NET Web API
20 20 (3.25%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 88 (14.31%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 24 (3.90%) Computer Science
4 21 (3.41%) Mathematics
5 20 (3.25%) Enterprise Software
6 14 (2.28%) Social Media
7 13 (2.11%) Replication
8 11 (1.79%) User Experience
9 9 (1.46%) PKI
10 8 (1.30%) Xbox
11 7 (1.14%) Client/Server
11 7 (1.14%) Digital Media
11 7 (1.14%) Mobile App
12 6 (0.98%) Derivative
12 6 (0.98%) Physics
12 6 (0.98%) Blog
12 6 (0.98%) Open Source
12 6 (0.98%) N-Tier
12 6 (0.98%) Clustering
13 5 (0.81%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 186 (30.24%) Windows
2 37 (6.02%) Linux
3 24 (3.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (2.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (2.28%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (1.63%) Windows XP
6 10 (1.63%) UNIX
7 9 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (1.30%) Windows 8
8 8 (1.30%) Windows 7
9 5 (0.81%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.81%) Windows Phone 8
9 5 (0.81%) Apple iOS
9 5 (0.81%) Windows Phone
10 4 (0.65%) Windows Vista
10 4 (0.65%) Solaris
11 3 (0.49%) Android
11 3 (0.49%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.33%) Windows Phone 7
12 2 (0.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (33.98%) Agile Software Development
2 138 (22.44%) CRM
3 130 (21.14%) MVC
4 109 (17.72%) TDD
5 106 (17.24%) Scrum
6 99 (16.10%) E-Commerce
7 84 (13.66%) OO
8 68 (11.06%) Unit Testing
9 62 (10.08%) Mentoring
10 57 (9.27%) Project Management
11 56 (9.11%) Business Intelligence
12 55 (8.94%) Software Engineering
13 54 (8.78%) OOP
14 52 (8.46%) Continuous Integration
15 50 (8.13%) Data Modelling
16 49 (7.97%) DevOps
17 44 (7.15%) BDD
18 43 (6.99%) ITIL
18 43 (6.99%) Performance Tuning
19 40 (6.50%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 243 (39.51%) C#
2 207 (33.66%) SQL
3 129 (20.98%) JavaScript
4 89 (14.47%) T-SQL
5 62 (10.08%) VB.NET
6 46 (7.48%) PowerShell
7 43 (6.99%) Java
8 33 (5.37%) VB
9 28 (4.55%) C++
10 24 (3.90%) XAML
11 17 (2.76%) Ruby
11 17 (2.76%) VBA
12 15 (2.44%) C
13 13 (2.11%) PHP
14 12 (1.95%) PL/SQL
14 12 (1.95%) VB6
15 11 (1.79%) Python
15 11 (1.79%) Apex Code
16 10 (1.63%) VBScript
17 7 (1.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 142 (23.09%) Degree
2 39 (6.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (3.25%) Security Cleared
4 18 (2.93%) SC Cleared
5 13 (2.11%) CCNA
5 13 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (1.95%) MCSE
7 9 (1.46%) PMI Certification
7 9 (1.46%) MCITP
8 8 (1.30%) MCSA
9 7 (1.14%) MCP
10 5 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (0.81%) PMP
10 5 (0.81%) DV Cleared
11 4 (0.65%) ISTQB
11 4 (0.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (0.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 2 (0.33%) MCAD
13 2 (0.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.23%) QA
2 18 (2.93%) SLA
3 2 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.33%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.16%) GAAP
4 1 (0.16%) HL7
4 1 (0.16%) DICOM
4 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
System Software
1 76 (12.36%) Active Directory
2 37 (6.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (3.25%) Hyper-V
4 12 (1.95%) XenApp
5 9 (1.46%) vSphere
6 7 (1.14%) XenDesktop
7 4 (0.65%) VMware ESX
8 3 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.33%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (0.33%) vCloud
9 2 (0.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (0.33%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.16%) MetaFrame
10 1 (0.16%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.16%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.16%) IAG
Systems Management
1 16 (2.60%) logstash
2 13 (2.11%) SCOM
3 6 (0.98%) Backup Exec
4 5 (0.81%) Tivoli
4 5 (0.81%) SCCM
5 4 (0.65%) WSUS
5 4 (0.65%) NetBackup
6 3 (0.49%) SCVMM
6 3 (0.49%) Data Guard
7 2 (0.33%) HP UCMDB
7 2 (0.33%) WMI
7 2 (0.33%) MOM
8 1 (0.16%) Nagios
8 1 (0.16%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.16%) Cacti
8 1 (0.16%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.16%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.16%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.16%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 615 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 114 (18.54%) Salesforce.com
3 85 (13.82%) Oracle
4 46 (7.48%) Siebel
5 45 (7.32%) VMware
6 44 (7.15%) SAP
7 35 (5.69%) IBM
8 29 (4.72%) Dell
9 25 (4.07%) HP
9 25 (4.07%) Cisco
10 24 (3.90%) Google
10 24 (3.90%) Citrix
11 19 (3.09%) NetSuite
12 18 (2.93%) Sitecore
13 12 (1.95%) EMC
14 11 (1.79%) NetApp
14 11 (1.79%) Twitter
15 10 (1.63%) EPiServer
15 10 (1.63%) Symantec
16 9 (1.46%) Red Hat
East London
Focus IT Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + + £5,000 Car
Posted: 1 hour ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Elevate Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + Uncapped Commission + Rewards
Posted: 2 hours ago
Barnet, Hertfordshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Kent
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + plus EXCELLENT BENEFITS
Posted: 3 hours ago
Scotland
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000000 per annum + plus healthcare, pension and bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + good benefits, great role!
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: £70000.00 - £75000 per annum + bonus, pension and more
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Roc Search
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £58000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Energon Global
Salary: From £30,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago