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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 777 698 692
Rank change year-on-year
-79 -6
Permanent jobs citing COM 179 288 311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.26% 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.45% 0.69% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 144 198 230
Average salary £51,250 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.49% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,450 £29,300 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,900 £68,375 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.89%

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
39639 42009 48193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.36% 37.83% 40.30%
Number of salaries quoted 34238 35700 40702
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average 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 £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 29 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COM within the UK over the 3 months to 29 April 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
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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 -105 148 £50,000 +25.00% 426
London -4 83 £62,500 +25.00% 148
South Wales +20 21 £58,500 +46.25% 5
Wales +19 21 £58,500 +46.25% 5
Newport +15 19 £58,500 +192.50% 4
South East -15 19 £52,500 +31.25% 90
Ealing - 15 £67,500 - 1
South West -6 14 £34,000 -18.07% 23
City of London +45 13 £46,000 +3.95% 38
North West -9 12 £45,000 +42.85% 49
Berkshire +13 11 £52,500 +5.00% 22
Bracknell +2 10 £52,500 +5.00% 2
Dorset +21 8 £34,000 -24.44% 1
Bournemouth +14 8 £34,000 -24.44%
Yorkshire +9 8 £42,500 +6.25% 27
Manchester -13 8 £43,750 +38.88% 30
Scotland - 7 £55,000 - 17
West Yorkshire +8 6 £43,750 +4.16% 14
Hampshire -8 6 £27,500 -35.29% 23
West Midlands -18 6 £43,000 +10.25% 31
Glasgow - 6 £55,000 - 4
Leeds +4 5 £43,750 +4.16% 11
Gloucestershire +1 5 £42,500 +2.40% 1
Cheltenham -8 5 £42,500 +2.40%
Southampton -11 5 £27,500 -31.25% 2
Cheshire +29 3 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Warwickshire -4 3 £43,000 +7.50% 3
East Midlands -8 2 £38,750 -18.42% 16
East of England -8 2 £55,500 +46.05% 22
Macclesfield - 2 £45,000 -

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 378 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 181 (47.88%) MS Excel
3 157 (41.53%) Windows
4 137 (36.24%) SQL
5 122 (32.28%) C#
6 118 (31.22%) .NET
7 108 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
8 104 (27.51%) SQL Server
9 95 (25.13%) Microsoft Azure
10 93 (24.60%) C++
11 91 (24.07%) Software Engineering
12 79 (20.90%) CRM
12 79 (20.90%) Salesforce.com
13 71 (18.78%) Degree
14 69 (18.25%) Linux
14 69 (18.25%) SAP
15 67 (17.72%) Active Directory
15 67 (17.72%) TDD
16 65 (17.20%) Web Services
17 62 (16.40%) ASP.NET
17 62 (16.40%) WCF
18 61 (16.14%) Marketing
18 61 (16.14%) VMware
19 59 (15.61%) Dynamics CRM
20 58 (15.34%) Project Management
21 54 (14.29%) Visual Studio
21 54 (14.29%) SDLC
22 51 (13.49%) TCP/IP
23 50 (13.23%) Analytical Skills
24 49 (12.96%) Finance

COM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 44 (11.64%) SharePoint
2 31 (8.20%) MS Exchange
3 24 (6.35%) Skype for Business
4 20 (5.29%) IIS
5 15 (3.97%) BizTalk Server
6 9 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
7 8 (2.12%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (1.59%) Apache
8 6 (1.59%) CMS
8 6 (1.59%) SAS
9 5 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.79%) Cloud Foundry
10 3 (0.79%) SugarCRM
11 2 (0.53%) Node.js
12 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.26%) MS Project Server
12 1 (0.26%) Oracle Application Server
12 1 (0.26%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 181 (47.88%) MS Excel
2 49 (12.96%) MS Office
3 29 (7.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (3.44%) MS Visio
5 8 (2.12%) MS Project
5 8 (2.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 59 (15.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (4.76%) SAP Business One
3 8 (2.12%) SAP CRM
4 7 (1.85%) Dynamics GP
4 7 (1.85%) Unit4 Business World
5 6 (1.59%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (1.59%) Dynamics NAV
6 5 (1.32%) Data Workbench
6 5 (1.32%) Infor CRM
7 4 (1.06%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (0.79%) Infor M3
8 3 (0.79%) Lawson
8 3 (0.79%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 2 (0.53%) Oracle BPM
9 2 (0.53%) Sage 300 ERP
9 2 (0.53%) Sage X3
9 2 (0.53%) Unica
10 1 (0.26%) CA PPM
10 1 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
10 1 (0.26%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 95 (25.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (9.79%) Amazon AWS
3 36 (9.52%) Office 365
4 16 (4.23%) Yammer
5 14 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
5 14 (3.70%) SaaS
6 13 (3.44%) Force.com
7 10 (2.65%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (1.59%) Heroku
9 5 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (1.32%) Amazon S3
9 5 (1.32%) Google Analytics
10 4 (1.06%) IaaS
11 3 (0.79%) OpenShift
12 2 (0.53%) Adobe Analytics
12 2 (0.53%) PaaS
12 2 (0.53%) Veeva
13 1 (0.26%) Azure Active Directory
13 1 (0.26%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 51 (13.49%) TCP/IP
2 42 (11.11%) Network Security
3 23 (6.08%) Firewall
4 17 (4.50%) VPN
5 15 (3.97%) SAN
6 12 (3.17%) HTTPS
6 12 (3.17%) LAN
7 11 (2.91%) DNS
8 10 (2.65%) HTTP
8 10 (2.65%) Internet
8 10 (2.65%) WAN
9 9 (2.38%) DHCP
9 9 (2.38%) MPLS
10 8 (2.12%) VoIP
11 5 (1.32%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (1.32%) Intranet
11 5 (1.32%) SSL
12 4 (1.06%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 4 (1.06%) Fibre Channel
12 4 (1.06%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (27.51%) SQL Server
2 34 (8.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 28 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
5 16 (4.23%) Oracle Reports
5 16 (4.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 15 (3.97%) SQL Server 2008
6 15 (3.97%) SQL Server 2012
7 14 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
8 11 (2.91%) MongoDB
9 10 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (2.12%) SQL Server 2005
11 7 (1.85%) Data Mining
11 7 (1.85%) MySQL
12 6 (1.59%) Relational Database
13 5 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
14 4 (1.06%) Redis
15 3 (0.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 2 (0.53%) RDBMS
16 2 (0.53%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 54 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 41 (10.85%) SpecFlow
2 41 (10.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (1.32%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.06%) JIRA
5 3 (0.79%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (0.53%) NUnit
6 2 (0.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.53%) Subversion
6 2 (0.53%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 1 (0.26%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.26%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.26%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.26%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (0.26%) LabVIEW
7 1 (0.26%) MorphX
7 1 (0.26%) NSubstitute
7 1 (0.26%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.26%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.26%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 61 (16.14%) Marketing
2 49 (12.96%) Finance
3 26 (6.88%) Retail
4 15 (3.97%) Law
5 14 (3.70%) Advertising
6 9 (2.38%) Banking
7 6 (1.59%) German Language
7 6 (1.59%) Legal
8 5 (1.32%) Norwegian Language
9 4 (1.06%) Publishing
10 3 (0.79%) Back Office
10 3 (0.79%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.79%) Spanish Language
10 3 (0.79%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.53%) Billing
11 2 (0.53%) Electronics
11 2 (0.53%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.53%) Games
12 1 (0.26%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 71 (18.78%) Developer
2 62 (16.40%) Software Engineer
3 50 (13.23%) Analyst
4 41 (10.85%) C++ Software Engineer
5 35 (9.26%) Consultant
6 33 (8.73%) Architect
7 29 (7.67%) Programmer
8 28 (7.41%) Software Developer
9 27 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
10 24 (6.35%) Senior Programmer
10 24 (6.35%) Software Programmer
11 22 (5.82%) C# Software Engineer
12 19 (5.03%) Administrator
13 17 (4.50%) C Software Engineer
14 16 (4.23%) C/C++ Software Engineer
14 16 (4.23%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
14 16 (4.23%) Solutions Architect
15 15 (3.97%) .NET Developer
15 15 (3.97%) C# Programmer
15 15 (3.97%) Sales Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (31.22%) .NET
2 65 (17.20%) Web Services
3 62 (16.40%) ASP.NET
3 62 (16.40%) WCF
4 42 (11.11%) WPF
5 40 (10.58%) ASP.NET Web API
6 35 (9.26%) HTML
7 26 (6.88%) MFC
8 25 (6.61%) .NET Framework
8 25 (6.61%) STL
8 25 (6.61%) XML
9 22 (5.82%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 22 (5.82%) CSS
10 20 (5.29%) WinForms
11 16 (4.23%) AngularJS
12 15 (3.97%) jQuery
13 14 (3.70%) React
14 11 (2.91%) ASP.NET MVC
15 8 (2.12%) Ajax
15 8 (2.12%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 50 (13.23%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (11.38%) Visualisation
3 37 (9.79%) BYOD
4 28 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
5 17 (4.50%) Public Cloud
6 15 (3.97%) User Experience
7 13 (3.44%) Computer Science
8 11 (2.91%) Data Centre
8 11 (2.91%) Management Information System
9 10 (2.65%) Mobile App
10 7 (1.85%) Data Structures
10 7 (1.85%) Private Cloud
11 6 (1.59%) iPad
12 5 (1.32%) Hybrid Cloud
13 4 (1.06%) Driving Licence
13 4 (1.06%) Mathematics
13 4 (1.06%) Replication
13 4 (1.06%) Xbox
14 3 (0.79%) e-Learning
15 2 (0.53%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 157 (41.53%) Windows
2 69 (18.25%) Linux
3 40 (10.58%) Unix
4 25 (6.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (6.35%) Windows Server
5 24 (6.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (1.85%) Android
6 7 (1.85%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.85%) CentOS
6 7 (1.85%) Debian
6 7 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (1.32%) Windows 7
8 4 (1.06%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.79%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.79%) Windows Mobile
9 3 (0.79%) Windows Phone
9 3 (0.79%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.53%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.53%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (24.07%) Software Engineering
3 79 (20.90%) CRM
4 67 (17.72%) TDD
5 58 (15.34%) Project Management
6 54 (14.29%) SDLC
7 49 (12.96%) Scrum
8 45 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
9 43 (11.38%) BDD
10 39 (10.32%) Kanban
11 37 (9.79%) ITIL
12 36 (9.52%) Mentoring
13 35 (9.26%) Business Intelligence
14 33 (8.73%) Analytics
15 32 (8.47%) ERP
16 31 (8.20%) Presales
17 30 (7.94%) Waterfall
18 26 (6.88%) High Availability
18 26 (6.88%) Multithreading
19 25 (6.61%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 137 (36.24%) SQL
2 122 (32.28%) C#
3 93 (24.60%) C++
4 47 (12.43%) T-SQL
5 39 (10.32%) JavaScript
6 37 (9.79%) Objective-C
7 22 (5.82%) VB
8 20 (5.29%) VB6
9 19 (5.03%) C
10 18 (4.76%) VC++
11 15 (3.97%) Java
12 13 (3.44%) PowerShell
13 10 (2.65%) Apex Code
14 8 (2.12%) R
15 6 (1.59%) PHP
16 3 (0.79%) Python
17 2 (0.53%) F#
17 2 (0.53%) Perl
17 2 (0.53%) PL/1
17 2 (0.53%) VBA
Qualifications
1 71 (18.78%) Degree
2 43 (11.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (5.29%) MCSE
4 19 (5.03%) MCTS
5 18 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (4.76%) MCPD
6 17 (4.50%) MCSA
7 16 (4.23%) CCNA
8 12 (3.17%) CCNP
9 11 (2.91%) Security Cleared
10 10 (2.65%) Citrix Certification
11 9 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 8 (2.12%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 7 (1.85%) CCEA
13 7 (1.85%) CCIE
13 7 (1.85%) MCP
13 7 (1.85%) RHCE
13 7 (1.85%) VCAP
14 4 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (1.06%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 14 (3.70%) QA
2 9 (2.38%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.85%) Data Quality
3 7 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 67 (17.72%) Active Directory
2 39 (10.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (3.44%) Hyper-V
3 13 (3.44%) vSphere
4 7 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (1.59%) vCloud
5 6 (1.59%) XenApp
6 4 (1.06%) NFS
7 2 (0.53%) BitLocker
7 2 (0.53%) Docker
8 1 (0.26%) Firmware
8 1 (0.26%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.26%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.26%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.26%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.26%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 37 (9.79%) WMI
2 9 (2.38%) SCCM
3 7 (1.85%) Puppet
4 4 (1.06%) Ansible
4 4 (1.06%) Backup Exec
4 4 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.79%) NetBackup
5 3 (0.79%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (0.79%) ZABBIX
6 2 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.53%) MAILsweeper
6 2 (0.53%) Simpana
6 2 (0.53%) WSUS
7 1 (0.26%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.26%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.26%) MOM
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (0.26%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 378 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 79 (20.90%) Salesforce.com
3 69 (18.25%) SAP
4 61 (16.14%) VMware
5 47 (12.43%) Oracle
6 45 (11.90%) Apple
7 35 (9.26%) Cisco
8 26 (6.88%) Citrix
9 19 (5.03%) Infor
10 17 (4.50%) Google
11 12 (3.17%) HP
11 12 (3.17%) Sage
12 11 (2.91%) NetSuite
13 8 (2.12%) NetApp
14 7 (1.85%) Adobe
14 7 (1.85%) Dell
14 7 (1.85%) Marketo
14 7 (1.85%) Red Hat
14 7 (1.85%) Siebel
15 6 (1.59%) ServiceNow
South West London
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Benefits + Perks
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
PCR
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Premier IT
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 21 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Richmond, Surrey
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cognizant
Posted: Yesterday
London
Connectus
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
Connectus
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
East Riding
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum Plus DOE+Bonus+Full Expenses+Paid Conference
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £40k to £45K
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £22500 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Cognizant
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Resource Management
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Next Ventures Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + Bonus and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum + bonus(10%), shares,Pension,health
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Home Working, Flexible Hours, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
UK
Easyjet
Posted: 3 days ago
Billingshurst, West Sussex
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Negotiable Salary depending on experience plus off site day rate
Posted: 6 days ago
North West London
Playtech
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Erin Associates
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago