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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 607 574 660
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +86
Permanent jobs citing COM 309 382 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.33% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.75% 0.86% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 231 228 183
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £22,500 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,250 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.94% +2.66%

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
41265 44389 42916
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.31% 38.23% 39.83%
Number of salaries quoted 35301 37333 37115
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
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 2 September 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 2 September 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
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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 -18 290 £45,000 +4.65% 862
London +4 141 £51,500 -1.90% 268
South East -15 84 £40,000 - 170
Hampshire +29 31 £41,250 +3.12% 18
Ealing -4 30 £60,000 +14.28% 4
Yorkshire +20 29 £27,000 -28.00% 45
West Yorkshire +25 24 £27,000 -22.85% 25
North West -5 21 £37,500 +9.48% 119
Berkshire -1 18 £33,000 -25.42% 64
Leeds +16 16 £35,000 +13.82% 21
West Sussex +6 15 £40,000 +110.52% 8
City of London -4 13 £70,000 +33.33% 84
Southampton +16 12 £35,500 -56.62% 2
Surrey +8 11 £46,250 -11.90% 33
Bracknell +30 10 £50,000 +78.57% 1
South Wales -8 9 £44,500 +121.11% 3
Wales -8 9 £44,500 +121.11% 3
South West -18 9 £38,750 +13.97% 48
Burgess Hill - 9 £40,000 - 1
Manchester -3 8 £37,500 - 78
Bradford - 8 £27,000 - 3
Caerphilly +12 7 £44,500 +137.33%
Runcorn 0 5 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Cheshire -3 5 £40,000 +33.33% 11
Buckinghamshire -8 5 £30,000 +20.00% 10
Liverpool - 5 £30,000 - 15
Merseyside - 5 £30,000 - 17
Newbury - 5 £25,000 - 2
Basingstoke +28 4 £47,500 +62.39%
Reading -1 3 £41,000 +82.22% 22

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 597 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 276 (46.23%) Windows
3 274 (45.90%) MS Excel
4 258 (43.22%) C#
5 244 (40.87%) SQL Server
6 242 (40.54%) .NET
7 219 (36.68%) SQL
8 193 (32.33%) Agile Software Development
9 135 (22.61%) JavaScript
10 124 (20.77%) ASP.NET
11 123 (20.60%) TDD
12 122 (20.44%) HTML
13 121 (20.27%) Salesforce.com
14 116 (19.43%) C++
15 111 (18.59%) MS Office
16 109 (18.26%) XML
17 103 (17.25%) Microsoft Azure
18 100 (16.75%) Web Services
19 99 (16.58%) Degree
20 97 (16.25%) Software Engineering
21 91 (15.24%) Visual Studio
22 88 (14.74%) CRM
22 88 (14.74%) Analytical Skills
23 87 (14.57%) CSS
24 86 (14.41%) Scrum
25 84 (14.07%) WCF
26 82 (13.74%) Finance
27 80 (13.40%) TCP/IP
28 78 (13.07%) VMware
29 77 (12.90%) MVC

COM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 44 (7.37%) IIS
2 42 (7.04%) SharePoint
3 31 (5.19%) MS Exchange
4 20 (3.35%) Lync
5 19 (3.18%) CMS
6 16 (2.68%) OpenEdge
6 16 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2010
7 14 (2.35%) BizTalk Server
8 12 (2.01%) Apache
9 10 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2007
9 10 (1.68%) NServiceBus
10 9 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2013
11 8 (1.34%) Tomcat
11 8 (1.34%) SAS
11 8 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2003
12 7 (1.17%) SharePoint 2013
12 7 (1.17%) SugarCRM
13 5 (0.84%) Node.js
13 5 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
14 4 (0.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 274 (45.90%) MS Excel
2 111 (18.59%) MS Office
3 24 (4.02%) MS Visio
4 17 (2.85%) MS Project
5 14 (2.35%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 38 (6.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.34%) Infor CRM
3 7 (1.17%) SAP CRM
3 7 (1.17%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.84%) Dynamics GP
4 5 (0.84%) Sophis RISQUE
5 4 (0.67%) Oracle General Ledger
5 4 (0.67%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (0.67%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.34%) Radian6
6 2 (0.34%) Adaptiv
6 2 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.34%) Agresso
6 2 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.17%) Lawson
7 1 (0.17%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.17%) ReMetrica
7 1 (0.17%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 103 (17.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 40 (6.70%) Amazon AWS
3 35 (5.86%) SaaS
4 31 (5.19%) Office 365
5 19 (3.18%) Force.com
6 13 (2.18%) Yammer
7 10 (1.68%) GitHub
8 8 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.50%) IaaS
10 2 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.34%) PaaS
10 2 (0.34%) Google Apps
10 2 (0.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.17%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 80 (13.40%) TCP/IP
2 52 (8.71%) Network Security
3 36 (6.03%) SAN
4 31 (5.19%) Firewall
5 30 (5.03%) DNS
6 27 (4.52%) Internet
7 26 (4.36%) DHCP
8 25 (4.19%) NAS
9 24 (4.02%) VoIP
10 18 (3.02%) VPN
11 16 (2.68%) Intranet
12 15 (2.51%) HTTP
13 14 (2.35%) LAN
14 13 (2.18%) CTI
15 12 (2.01%) Wireless
15 12 (2.01%) WAN
16 10 (1.68%) VLAN
17 8 (1.34%) SMTP
18 7 (1.17%) SSL
19 6 (1.01%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 244 (40.87%) SQL Server
2 59 (9.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 49 (8.21%) SQL Server 2012
4 42 (7.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 37 (6.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 26 (4.36%) SQL Server 2005
7 21 (3.52%) Data Warehouse
8 19 (3.18%) Relational Database
9 10 (1.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (1.68%) SQL Server 2000
10 9 (1.51%) Oracle Reports
10 9 (1.51%) InterSystems Cache
10 9 (1.51%) OLAP
10 9 (1.51%) MySQL
11 8 (1.34%) Big Data
12 7 (1.17%) Azure SQL Database
13 6 (1.01%) Apache Cassandra
14 5 (0.84%) Data Mining
14 5 (0.84%) MS Access
15 4 (0.67%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 91 (15.24%) Visual Studio
2 51 (8.54%) Git (software)
3 46 (7.71%) Team Foundation Server
4 40 (6.70%) SpecFlow
5 36 (6.03%) TeamCity
5 36 (6.03%) NUnit
6 26 (4.36%) JIRA
7 25 (4.19%) Moq
8 12 (2.01%) Subversion
9 11 (1.84%) Rhino Mocks
10 10 (1.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 7 (1.17%) NSubstitute
11 7 (1.17%) ReSharper
12 6 (1.01%) Fiddler
12 6 (1.01%) Robot Framework
12 6 (1.01%) Octopus Deploy
12 6 (1.01%) PostSharp
13 5 (0.84%) InstallShield
14 4 (0.67%) Log4Net
14 4 (0.67%) Eclipse
General
1 82 (13.74%) Finance
2 65 (10.89%) Retail
3 36 (6.03%) Marketing
4 30 (5.03%) Publishing
5 16 (2.68%) Telecoms
6 15 (2.51%) Front Office
6 15 (2.51%) Banking
7 12 (2.01%) Back Office
8 8 (1.34%) Advertising
9 7 (1.17%) Law
10 6 (1.01%) Manufacturing
10 6 (1.01%) German Language
11 5 (0.84%) French Language
11 5 (0.84%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.67%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.34%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.17%) Electronics
14 1 (0.17%) Legal
14 1 (0.17%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 239 (40.03%) Developer
2 89 (14.91%) .NET Developer
3 67 (11.22%) Software Engineer
4 57 (9.55%) Senior Developer
5 52 (8.71%) Analyst
6 44 (7.37%) C# Developer
7 40 (6.70%) Consultant
8 38 (6.37%) C++ Software Engineer
9 36 (6.03%) Software Developer
10 35 (5.86%) Architect
11 34 (5.70%) Progress Developer
11 34 (5.70%) Senior .NET Developer
12 27 (4.52%) Salesforce.com Developer
12 27 (4.52%) C# .NET Developer
13 26 (4.36%) DBA
14 24 (4.02%) Administrator
15 23 (3.85%) Senior Software Engineer
16 21 (3.52%) C# Software Engineer
16 21 (3.52%) Agile .NET Developer
17 20 (3.35%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 242 (40.54%) .NET
2 124 (20.77%) ASP.NET
3 122 (20.44%) HTML
4 109 (18.26%) XML
5 100 (16.75%) Web Services
6 87 (14.57%) CSS
7 84 (14.07%) WCF
8 69 (11.56%) REST
9 60 (10.05%) LINQ
10 56 (9.38%) .NET Framework
11 53 (8.88%) WPF
12 47 (7.87%) ASP.NET Web API
13 46 (7.71%) STL
14 45 (7.54%) ASP.NET MVC
15 43 (7.20%) SOAP
16 41 (6.87%) jQuery
17 38 (6.37%) XHTML
18 31 (5.19%) MFC
19 27 (4.52%) Boost C++ Libraries
20 24 (4.02%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 88 (14.74%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (6.20%) Visualisation
3 32 (5.36%) Client/Server
3 32 (5.36%) BYOD
4 29 (4.86%) Management Information System
5 27 (4.52%) Enterprise Software
6 26 (4.36%) Photography
7 24 (4.02%) Data Structures
8 23 (3.85%) Data Centre
9 22 (3.69%) Computer Science
10 21 (3.52%) Mobile App
11 20 (3.35%) Replication
12 19 (3.18%) N-Tier
13 18 (3.02%) Mathematics
14 17 (2.85%) Derivative
14 17 (2.85%) Equity Derivative
15 15 (2.51%) Algorithms
16 11 (1.84%) User Experience
16 11 (1.84%) Physics
16 11 (1.84%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 276 (46.23%) Windows
2 68 (11.39%) Linux
3 55 (9.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 52 (8.71%) UNIX
5 40 (6.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 39 (6.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 25 (4.19%) Windows XP
8 23 (3.85%) Windows 7
9 21 (3.52%) Android
10 14 (2.35%) Windows 8
11 11 (1.84%) Apple iOS
11 11 (1.84%) Windows Phone
12 9 (1.51%) Solaris
13 8 (1.34%) Windows Phone 7
14 6 (1.01%) AIX
15 3 (0.50%) Windows 2000
15 3 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 2 (0.34%) Windows Mobile
16 2 (0.34%) CentOS
16 2 (0.34%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (32.33%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (20.60%) TDD
3 97 (16.25%) Software Engineering
4 88 (14.74%) CRM
5 86 (14.41%) Scrum
6 77 (12.90%) MVC
7 70 (11.73%) Continuous Integration
8 48 (8.04%) Multithreading
8 48 (8.04%) ITIL
9 46 (7.71%) SDLC
10 45 (7.54%) E-Commerce
10 45 (7.54%) Business Intelligence
11 44 (7.37%) OO
12 42 (7.04%) BDD
13 40 (6.70%) Project Management
14 38 (6.37%) Kanban
14 38 (6.37%) Mentoring
15 37 (6.20%) Dependency Injection
16 35 (5.86%) Unit Testing
17 34 (5.70%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 258 (43.22%) C#
2 219 (36.68%) SQL
3 135 (22.61%) JavaScript
4 116 (19.43%) C++
5 76 (12.73%) T-SQL
6 55 (9.21%) Java
7 36 (6.03%) Progress 4GL
8 32 (5.36%) Objective-C
9 24 (4.02%) VB
10 23 (3.85%) Apex Code
11 22 (3.69%) VBA
12 20 (3.35%) F#
13 18 (3.02%) PowerShell
14 17 (2.85%) PL/SQL
15 16 (2.68%) Haskell
16 15 (2.51%) C
17 11 (1.84%) VB.NET
18 9 (1.51%) PHP
19 8 (1.34%) VBScript
20 7 (1.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 99 (16.58%) Degree
2 48 (8.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (3.69%) MCSE
4 20 (3.35%) SAP Certification
5 14 (2.35%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (2.18%) Citrix Certification
7 11 (1.84%) CCNA
7 11 (1.84%) MCP
8 10 (1.68%) MCSA
9 9 (1.51%) MCITP
10 8 (1.34%) EMC Certification
11 5 (0.84%) A+ Certification
11 5 (0.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (0.67%) CCNP
12 4 (0.67%) RHCE
12 4 (0.67%) Security Cleared
13 3 (0.50%) SC Cleared
13 3 (0.50%) CCA
13 3 (0.50%) MCAD
14 2 (0.34%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.02%) QA
2 21 (3.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (3.35%) ISO 9001
4 13 (2.18%) SLA
5 5 (0.84%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.67%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.17%) CRD IV
7 1 (0.17%) COBIT
System Software
1 71 (11.89%) Active Directory
2 32 (5.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (4.36%) Hyper-V
4 8 (1.34%) XenApp
4 8 (1.34%) vSphere
5 7 (1.17%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (0.84%) XenDesktop
7 4 (0.67%) Xen
7 4 (0.67%) Forefront TMG
7 4 (0.67%) ISA Server
8 3 (0.50%) VMware ESX
8 3 (0.50%) XenServer
8 3 (0.50%) vCloud
9 2 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.34%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.17%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.17%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.17%) Firmware
10 1 (0.17%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 32 (5.36%) WMI
2 18 (3.02%) SCCM
3 7 (1.17%) SCOM
3 7 (1.17%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 7 (1.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 6 (1.01%) NetBackup
4 6 (1.01%) WSUS
5 5 (0.84%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (0.67%) Backup Exec
6 4 (0.67%) SCVMM
6 4 (0.67%) Puppet
6 4 (0.67%) SCDPM
6 4 (0.67%) logstash
7 3 (0.50%) Graphite
7 3 (0.50%) StatsD
7 3 (0.50%) HP UCMDB
7 3 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.50%) Zenoss
7 3 (0.50%) WhatsUp Gold
7 3 (0.50%) Nagios
Vendors
1 597 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 121 (20.27%) Salesforce.com
3 78 (13.07%) VMware
4 58 (9.72%) Oracle
5 49 (8.21%) SAP
6 46 (7.71%) Apple
7 43 (7.20%) Cisco
8 42 (7.04%) Citrix
9 36 (6.03%) Progress
10 35 (5.86%) HP
11 23 (3.85%) Siebel
12 20 (3.35%) NetSuite
13 18 (3.02%) Dell
14 17 (2.85%) Infor
15 10 (1.68%) EMC
15 10 (1.68%) IBM
15 10 (1.68%) ExactTarget
16 9 (1.51%) Sage
16 9 (1.51%) EPiServer
17 8 (1.34%) Symantec
City, London
Salt
Salary: £34999 - £40001 per annum + Excellent Tech + Benefits
Posted: 49 minutes ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £3500 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
West London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £17500 - £20000 per annum + Uncapped Commission + Rewards
Posted: 2 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30’000 to £60 000 (+very competitive package!!!)
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £70,000 + outstanding package
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £70,000 + outstanding package
Posted: 3 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £70,000 + outstanding package
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £70,000 + outstanding package
Posted: 3 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £70,000 + outstanding package
Posted: 3 hours ago
South East London
Make positive
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum Bonus, Benifits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 4 hours ago
Other
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 5 hours ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £60,000 - £85,000 depending on level
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Car, Pension, Medical
Posted: 5 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Car, Bonus, Pension, Medical
Posted: 5 hours ago
Glasgow Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £60,000 - £85,000 depending on level
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £60,000 - £85,000 depending on level
Posted: 5 hours ago