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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 606 611 511
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -100
Permanent jobs citing COM 289 316 422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.27% 0.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.72% 0.67% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 193 237 319
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,204
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £62,950 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
40417 46852 44018
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.83% 39.90% 40.46%
Number of salaries quoted 34526 40022 38253
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 22 May 2015 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 22 May 2015. 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 +1 262 £41,500 -2.35% 876
London +13 100 £50,000 - 286
South East +15 73 £40,000 -11.11% 174
Hampshire +26 34 £45,000 - 28
North West +19 31 £31,500 -1.56% 115
Manchester +30 23 £31,500 -1.56% 74
Southampton +16 19 £40,000 - 3
Yorkshire +14 17 £40,000 +6.66% 46
East of England +10 16 £38,000 +31.03% 47
South West -22 16 £41,500 +22.05% 36
City of London +22 15 £44,500 -15.23% 163
West Yorkshire +22 13 £42,000 +12.00% 26
West Sussex +14 13 £40,000 +4.57% 13
Burgess Hill - 13 £40,000 - 1
Leeds +14 12 £42,000 +12.00% 20
Gloucestershire -6 10 £41,500 -5.14% 3
Cheltenham +12 9 £41,500 -2.35% 1
South Wales +14 8 £45,000 +150.00% 5
Wales +11 8 £45,000 +150.00% 5
Stockport - 8 £30,000 - 2
Bedfordshire +12 7 - - 3
Surrey +11 7 £30,000 -40.00% 47
Luton +4 7 - -
Berkshire -9 7 £58,750 +67.85% 43
Oxfordshire +18 6 £52,500 +16.66% 12
Buckinghamshire 0 6 £46,000 +15.00% 15
Caerphilly - 6 £45,000 -
Oxford +10 5 £58,750 +30.55% 3
East Midlands +3 5 £40,000 -6.97% 36
Hertfordshire -2 5 £45,000 +29.49% 10

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

1 509 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 220 (43.22%) SQL Server
3 213 (41.85%) Windows
4 209 (41.06%) .NET
4 209 (41.06%) MS Excel
5 207 (40.67%) C#
6 192 (37.72%) SQL
7 156 (30.65%) Agile Software Development
8 124 (24.36%) JavaScript
9 109 (21.41%) HTML
10 108 (21.22%) MS Office
11 106 (20.83%) Degree
12 105 (20.63%) Analytical Skills
12 105 (20.63%) ASP.NET
13 100 (19.65%) Salesforce.com
14 94 (18.47%) XML
15 80 (15.72%) Finance
16 78 (15.32%) Web Services
17 77 (15.13%) CSS
18 76 (14.93%) Visual Studio
19 72 (14.15%) TDD
20 69 (13.56%) CRM
21 67 (13.16%) IIS
21 67 (13.16%) T-SQL
22 66 (12.97%) VMware
23 65 (12.77%) Active Directory
23 65 (12.77%) Microsoft Azure
24 64 (12.57%) Windows Server 2008
24 64 (12.57%) C++
25 61 (11.98%) MVC

COM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 67 (13.16%) IIS
2 54 (10.61%) SharePoint
3 32 (6.29%) MS Exchange
4 20 (3.93%) Lync
5 17 (3.34%) CMS
5 17 (3.34%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (2.16%) SharePoint 2010
6 11 (2.16%) SharePoint 2013
7 10 (1.96%) NServiceBus
7 10 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
7 10 (1.96%) BizTalk Server
7 10 (1.96%) Apache
8 9 (1.77%) Tomcat
8 9 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2013
9 8 (1.57%) SharePoint Server
10 6 (1.18%) OpenEdge
10 6 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (0.98%) MTS
11 5 (0.98%) Node.js
11 5 (0.98%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 209 (41.06%) MS Excel
2 108 (21.22%) MS Office
3 19 (3.73%) MS Visio
4 17 (3.34%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (1.77%) MS Project
6 5 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 31 (6.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (2.16%) Sophis RISQUE
3 7 (1.38%) SAP CRM
3 7 (1.38%) Infor CRM
4 6 (1.18%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.98%) Sage CRM
6 4 (0.79%) Oracle Receivables
6 4 (0.79%) Oracle Payables
6 4 (0.79%) Oracle General Ledger
7 3 (0.59%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.59%) ReMetrica
8 2 (0.39%) Radian6
8 2 (0.39%) Advent Geneva
8 2 (0.39%) Investran
8 2 (0.39%) Sage 200
8 2 (0.39%) Lawson
8 2 (0.39%) Dynamics GP
9 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.20%) RMDS
9 1 (0.20%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 65 (12.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 44 (8.64%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (4.91%) SaaS
4 21 (4.13%) Office 365
5 15 (2.95%) GitHub
6 13 (2.55%) Force.com
7 8 (1.57%) Yammer
8 5 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.39%) Basecamp
9 2 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.39%) PaaS
10 1 (0.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.20%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 38 (7.47%) TCP/IP
2 29 (5.70%) VPN
3 28 (5.50%) Internet
3 28 (5.50%) Firewall
4 25 (4.91%) DNS
4 25 (4.91%) SAN
5 23 (4.52%) Network Security
6 20 (3.93%) VoIP
7 17 (3.34%) NAS
8 15 (2.95%) LDAP
8 15 (2.95%) WAN
8 15 (2.95%) DHCP
8 15 (2.95%) HTTP
8 15 (2.95%) SSL
9 14 (2.75%) LAN
10 13 (2.55%) CTI
11 11 (2.16%) Ethernet
11 11 (2.16%) Intranet
12 9 (1.77%) SMTP
13 6 (1.18%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 220 (43.22%) SQL Server
2 49 (9.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 45 (8.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 32 (6.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 31 (6.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 28 (5.50%) Relational Database
7 27 (5.30%) SQL Server 2005
8 21 (4.13%) Data Warehouse
9 13 (2.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 11 (2.16%) SQL Server 2000
11 10 (1.96%) OLAP
12 8 (1.57%) Oracle Reports
13 7 (1.38%) Data Mining
14 6 (1.18%) DB2
14 6 (1.18%) MySQL
14 6 (1.18%) InterSystems Cache
15 5 (0.98%) OLTP
15 5 (0.98%) MS Access
16 4 (0.79%) Oracle Database
16 4 (0.79%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 76 (14.93%) Visual Studio
2 56 (11.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 48 (9.43%) Git (software)
4 32 (6.29%) JIRA
5 30 (5.89%) TeamCity
6 25 (4.91%) NUnit
7 22 (4.32%) Moq
8 16 (3.14%) SpecFlow
9 14 (2.75%) NSubstitute
10 11 (2.16%) Rhino Mocks
11 10 (1.96%) Jasmine
11 10 (1.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 10 (1.96%) FinalBuilder
11 10 (1.96%) Log4Net
12 9 (1.77%) Eclipse
13 8 (1.57%) Jenkins
13 8 (1.57%) Subversion
14 5 (0.98%) InstallShield
14 5 (0.98%) Selenium
15 4 (0.79%) SoapUI
General
1 80 (15.72%) Finance
2 34 (6.68%) Marketing
3 30 (5.89%) Retail
4 14 (2.75%) Publishing
5 13 (2.55%) Telecoms
5 13 (2.55%) Back Office
6 7 (1.38%) Advertising
7 6 (1.18%) Banking
7 6 (1.18%) Front Office
8 5 (0.98%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.79%) General Ledger
9 4 (0.79%) Law
10 3 (0.59%) Legal
10 3 (0.59%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.59%) German Language
11 2 (0.39%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.20%) Automotive
12 1 (0.20%) Billing
12 1 (0.20%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 201 (39.49%) Developer
2 57 (11.20%) Consultant
3 55 (10.81%) Analyst
4 53 (10.41%) .NET Developer
4 53 (10.41%) C# Developer
5 49 (9.63%) Senior Developer
6 37 (7.27%) C# .NET Developer
7 31 (6.09%) Software Developer
7 31 (6.09%) DBA
8 28 (5.50%) Web Developer
8 28 (5.50%) SQL DBA
9 27 (5.30%) Administrator
9 27 (5.30%) Support Engineer
9 27 (5.30%) Technical Consultant
10 24 (4.72%) SQL Server DBA
10 24 (4.72%) Architect
11 21 (4.13%) Senior Consultant
12 20 (3.93%) Support Analyst
13 19 (3.73%) Technical Developer
13 19 (3.73%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 209 (41.06%) .NET
2 109 (21.41%) HTML
3 105 (20.63%) ASP.NET
4 94 (18.47%) XML
5 78 (15.32%) Web Services
6 77 (15.13%) CSS
7 57 (11.20%) WCF
8 53 (10.41%) SOAP
8 53 (10.41%) LINQ
8 53 (10.41%) .NET Framework
9 51 (10.02%) jQuery
10 47 (9.23%) Ajax
11 42 (8.25%) REST
12 41 (8.06%) STL
13 35 (6.88%) ASP.NET MVC
14 30 (5.89%) WPF
15 23 (4.52%) HTML5
16 22 (4.32%) Silverlight
17 20 (3.93%) NHibernate
18 19 (3.73%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 105 (20.63%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (7.27%) Client/Server
3 26 (5.11%) N-Tier
3 26 (5.11%) Mobile App
4 23 (4.52%) Data Protection Act
5 19 (3.73%) Management Information System
6 16 (3.14%) CMDB
7 13 (2.55%) Replication
7 13 (2.55%) User Experience
8 12 (2.36%) Computer Science
9 10 (1.96%) Inversion of Control
10 9 (1.77%) Mathematics
10 9 (1.77%) Data Structures
10 9 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (1.57%) Photography
12 7 (1.38%) Visualisation
12 7 (1.38%) Private Cloud
13 6 (1.18%) Public Cloud
14 5 (0.98%) Data Integration
15 4 (0.79%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 213 (41.85%) Windows
2 64 (12.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 47 (9.23%) Windows Server 2003
4 36 (7.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 31 (6.09%) Linux
6 29 (5.70%) UNIX
7 21 (4.13%) Android
8 20 (3.93%) Windows XP
9 19 (3.73%) Windows 7
10 11 (2.16%) Windows 8
11 7 (1.38%) Solaris
12 6 (1.18%) Apple iOS
13 4 (0.79%) Windows Vista
14 3 (0.59%) AIX
14 3 (0.59%) CentOS
14 3 (0.59%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.39%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.39%) Windows Phone 7
16 1 (0.20%) NetWare
16 1 (0.20%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (30.65%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (14.15%) TDD
3 69 (13.56%) CRM
4 61 (11.98%) MVC
5 59 (11.59%) ITIL
6 56 (11.00%) Scrum
7 51 (10.02%) Data Modelling
8 48 (9.43%) Software Engineering
9 47 (9.23%) Performance Tuning
10 45 (8.84%) Multithreading
11 44 (8.64%) Project Management
12 42 (8.25%) Migration
13 38 (7.47%) Business Intelligence
14 36 (7.07%) E-Commerce
15 35 (6.88%) Change Management
16 31 (6.09%) OO
17 29 (5.70%) Service Delivery
18 28 (5.50%) Service Management
18 28 (5.50%) Workflow
18 28 (5.50%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 207 (40.67%) C#
2 192 (37.72%) SQL
3 124 (24.36%) JavaScript
4 67 (13.16%) T-SQL
5 64 (12.57%) C++
6 60 (11.79%) Java
7 33 (6.48%) PowerShell
8 32 (6.29%) VB
9 17 (3.34%) Ruby
9 17 (3.34%) C
10 15 (2.95%) VB.NET
11 11 (2.16%) Progress 4GL
12 10 (1.96%) Apex Code
12 10 (1.96%) VBA
13 7 (1.38%) VB6
14 5 (0.98%) PHP
14 5 (0.98%) XPath
15 4 (0.79%) F#
15 4 (0.79%) VBScript
16 3 (0.59%) Python
Qualifications
1 106 (20.83%) Degree
2 38 (7.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (2.95%) MCSE
4 11 (2.16%) MCP
4 11 (2.16%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (1.96%) SAP Certification
6 7 (1.38%) MCSA
6 7 (1.38%) Citrix Certification
7 6 (1.18%) CCNA
8 5 (0.98%) MCITP
8 5 (0.98%) CCNP
8 5 (0.98%) Security Cleared
9 4 (0.79%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.79%) SC Cleared
9 4 (0.79%) CCA
9 4 (0.79%) MCAD
9 4 (0.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.59%) EMC Certification
11 2 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.52%) QA
2 11 (2.16%) SLA
2 11 (2.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (1.96%) ISO 9001
4 7 (1.38%) PCI DSS
5 6 (1.18%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.20%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.20%) CRD IV
System Software
1 65 (12.77%) Active Directory
2 43 (8.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (5.70%) Hyper-V
4 12 (2.36%) XenApp
5 10 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (1.77%) vSphere
7 6 (1.18%) Xen
8 5 (0.98%) XenDesktop
9 4 (0.79%) vCloud
9 4 (0.79%) XenServer
9 4 (0.79%) Forefront TMG
9 4 (0.79%) ISA Server
10 3 (0.59%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.39%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.20%) Firmware
12 1 (0.20%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.20%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.20%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 14 (2.75%) HP UCMDB
2 10 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (1.96%) logstash
3 8 (1.57%) SCCM
3 8 (1.57%) Puppet
4 6 (1.18%) StatsD
4 6 (1.18%) Graphite
4 6 (1.18%) SCOM
4 6 (1.18%) Nagios
5 5 (0.98%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.59%) WSUS
6 3 (0.59%) HAProxy
7 2 (0.39%) Cisco Prime
7 2 (0.39%) SCDPM
7 2 (0.39%) XenMobile
7 2 (0.39%) Cisco UCCX
7 2 (0.39%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.39%) AirWatch
7 2 (0.39%) SCVMM
7 2 (0.39%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 509 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 100 (19.65%) Salesforce.com
3 66 (12.97%) VMware
4 40 (7.86%) Cisco
5 37 (7.27%) Citrix
6 34 (6.68%) Oracle
7 31 (6.09%) SAP
8 26 (5.11%) HP
8 26 (5.11%) Siebel
9 16 (3.14%) Dell
10 15 (2.95%) ServiceNow
11 13 (2.55%) Infor
12 12 (2.36%) NetSuite
13 11 (2.16%) Progress
13 11 (2.16%) NetApp
13 11 (2.16%) Apple
13 11 (2.16%) EMC
13 11 (2.16%) IBM
14 9 (1.77%) Sage
14 9 (1.77%) Riverbed
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + + c.100% bonus, + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
United Kingdom
Ciber UK
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
West Midlands
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Connectus
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Surbiton, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Car allowance, Pension, Bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Networking People
Posted: 18 hours ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
New Milton, Hampshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £34000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Car Allow Bens
Posted: 18 hours ago
Shipley, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Essex
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago