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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 627 633 448
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -185
Permanent jobs citing COM 283 320 525
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.26% 0.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.68% 0.66% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 200 238 429
Average salary £41,250 £42,500 £40,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.94% +4.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,125 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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
41588 48588 45441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.53% 40.23% 40.22%
Number of salaries quoted 35399 40815 39560
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 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £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 17 April 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 17 April 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 -6 253 £40,500 -4.70% 754
London -28 97 £50,000 +5.26% 237
South East -11 60 £40,000 -5.88% 142
North West +30 36 £31,500 -1.56% 84
Manchester +26 29 £31,500 +23.52% 50
Hampshire +22 28 £45,000 +20.00% 25
South West -21 21 £41,500 +3.75% 42
Southampton +10 19 £45,000 +20.00% 3
East of England +34 18 £38,000 +31.03% 42
City of London +12 18 £46,000 -12.38% 136
Bedfordshire +32 14 £30,000 -40.00% 5
Gloucestershire -10 14 £41,500 -7.77% 7
Luton +13 13 - - 1
Wales +4 12 £36,500 +102.77% 8
South Wales +5 11 £35,500 +97.22% 7
Cheltenham +5 11 £41,500 +3.75% 2
Yorkshire +10 9 £40,000 +6.66% 63
Stockport - 9 £30,000 -
West Sussex +18 8 £40,000 - 5
Surrey -1 8 £30,000 -40.00% 38
Berkshire -9 8 £50,000 +42.85% 26
Burgess Hill - 7 £40,000 - 2
East Midlands +9 6 £47,500 +10.46% 30
Buckinghamshire +6 6 £41,750 -6.17% 11
Caerphilly - 6 £45,000 -
Oxford +15 5 £58,750 +30.55% 8
Oxfordshire +14 5 £58,750 +30.55% 22
Sheffield +4 5 £40,000 - 6
Farnborough +1 5 £50,000 +25.00% 3
South Yorkshire -3 5 £40,000 - 6

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 484 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 234 (48.35%) SQL Server
3 217 (44.83%) .NET
4 201 (41.53%) C#
5 194 (40.08%) SQL
6 191 (39.46%) Windows
7 172 (35.54%) MS Excel
8 146 (30.17%) Agile Software Development
9 124 (25.62%) JavaScript
10 111 (22.93%) ASP.NET
11 110 (22.73%) HTML
11 110 (22.73%) Degree
12 106 (21.90%) Analytical Skills
13 103 (21.28%) MS Office
14 99 (20.45%) XML
15 87 (17.98%) Web Services
16 85 (17.56%) Salesforce.com
17 81 (16.74%) Finance
18 79 (16.32%) CSS
19 74 (15.29%) T-SQL
20 71 (14.67%) CRM
21 70 (14.46%) Visual Studio
22 66 (13.64%) IIS
23 64 (13.22%) Team Foundation Server
24 61 (12.60%) .NET Framework
24 61 (12.60%) WCF
24 61 (12.60%) MVC
25 60 (12.40%) Active Directory
26 59 (12.19%) SharePoint
26 59 (12.19%) Windows Server 2008

COM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 66 (13.64%) IIS
2 59 (12.19%) SharePoint
3 27 (5.58%) MS Exchange
4 18 (3.72%) CMS
5 14 (2.89%) Lync
6 13 (2.69%) Exchange Server 2010
6 13 (2.69%) BizTalk Server
7 12 (2.48%) SharePoint 2010
8 11 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
8 11 (2.27%) Apache
9 10 (2.07%) NServiceBus
10 9 (1.86%) SharePoint Server
11 8 (1.65%) Tomcat
12 7 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2007
13 6 (1.24%) Node.js
13 6 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2013
14 5 (1.03%) SugarCRM
14 5 (1.03%) MTS
15 4 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2003
15 4 (0.83%) GlassFish
Applications
1 172 (35.54%) MS Excel
2 103 (21.28%) MS Office
3 16 (3.31%) MS Visio
4 13 (2.69%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (1.86%) MS Project
6 3 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.41%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.21%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 31 (6.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (2.27%) Sophis RISQUE
3 8 (1.65%) SalesLogix
4 6 (1.24%) SAP CRM
4 6 (1.24%) Sage CRM
5 4 (0.83%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (0.83%) Oracle Receivables
5 4 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.83%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (0.62%) ReMetrica
6 3 (0.62%) Sage 200
6 3 (0.62%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.41%) Lawson
7 2 (0.41%) Investran
7 2 (0.41%) Dynamics GP
7 2 (0.41%) Advent Geneva
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle CRM
8 1 (0.21%) Agresso
8 1 (0.21%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 54 (11.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (8.06%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (4.75%) SaaS
4 17 (3.51%) Office 365
5 16 (3.31%) GitHub
6 5 (1.03%) Force.com
6 5 (1.03%) Yammer
7 2 (0.41%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.41%) Basecamp
7 2 (0.41%) PaaS
8 1 (0.21%) IaaS
8 1 (0.21%) Responsys
8 1 (0.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 34 (7.02%) TCP/IP
2 31 (6.40%) Internet
3 28 (5.79%) VPN
4 27 (5.58%) Firewall
5 24 (4.96%) SAN
6 22 (4.55%) DNS
7 17 (3.51%) LDAP
7 17 (3.51%) SSL
7 17 (3.51%) Network Security
8 13 (2.69%) HTTP
8 13 (2.69%) VoIP
9 12 (2.48%) LAN
9 12 (2.48%) SMTP
9 12 (2.48%) DHCP
9 12 (2.48%) Ethernet
9 12 (2.48%) CTI
10 11 (2.27%) WAN
10 11 (2.27%) NAS
11 8 (1.65%) Intranet
12 6 (1.24%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 234 (48.35%) SQL Server
2 46 (9.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 46 (9.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 32 (6.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 29 (5.99%) SQL Server 2012
5 28 (5.79%) Relational Database
6 25 (5.17%) SQL Server 2005
7 23 (4.75%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (2.27%) SQL Server 2000
8 11 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (2.07%) OLAP
10 5 (1.03%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (1.03%) InterSystems Cache
10 5 (1.03%) MySQL
10 5 (1.03%) MS Access
10 5 (1.03%) OLTP
10 5 (1.03%) Azure SQL Database
10 5 (1.03%) Oracle Database
11 4 (0.83%) Big Data
11 4 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 70 (14.46%) Visual Studio
2 64 (13.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 47 (9.71%) Git (software)
4 34 (7.02%) JIRA
5 22 (4.55%) TeamCity
6 18 (3.72%) Moq
6 18 (3.72%) NUnit
7 14 (2.89%) SpecFlow
7 14 (2.89%) NSubstitute
8 13 (2.69%) Jenkins
9 11 (2.27%) Rhino Mocks
9 11 (2.27%) Subversion
9 11 (2.27%) Eclipse
10 10 (2.07%) Log4Net
10 10 (2.07%) FinalBuilder
10 10 (2.07%) Jasmine
10 10 (2.07%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 7 (1.45%) MSBuild
11 7 (1.45%) AccuRev
12 6 (1.24%) Selenium
General
1 81 (16.74%) Finance
2 30 (6.20%) Marketing
3 23 (4.75%) Retail
4 17 (3.51%) Telecoms
5 12 (2.48%) Back Office
6 7 (1.45%) Advertising
7 6 (1.24%) Multimedia
8 5 (1.03%) Publishing
8 5 (1.03%) Front Office
8 5 (1.03%) Legal
9 4 (0.83%) Banking
9 4 (0.83%) General Ledger
10 3 (0.62%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.62%) Automotive
10 3 (0.62%) Law
11 2 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.41%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.21%) Local Government
12 1 (0.21%) Billing
12 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 196 (40.50%) Developer
2 58 (11.98%) .NET Developer
3 57 (11.78%) Consultant
4 51 (10.54%) C# Developer
5 49 (10.12%) Senior Developer
6 48 (9.92%) Analyst
7 36 (7.44%) DBA
8 34 (7.02%) C# .NET Developer
9 33 (6.82%) Software Developer
10 32 (6.61%) SQL DBA
11 30 (6.20%) Web Developer
12 29 (5.99%) Technical Consultant
13 28 (5.79%) Administrator
14 25 (5.17%) Support Engineer
14 25 (5.17%) SQL Server DBA
15 21 (4.34%) Senior Consultant
15 21 (4.34%) Technical Developer
16 18 (3.72%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 18 (3.72%) Architect
16 18 (3.72%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 217 (44.83%) .NET
2 111 (22.93%) ASP.NET
3 110 (22.73%) HTML
4 99 (20.45%) XML
5 87 (17.98%) Web Services
6 79 (16.32%) CSS
7 61 (12.60%) .NET Framework
7 61 (12.60%) WCF
8 58 (11.98%) Ajax
9 54 (11.16%) jQuery
10 50 (10.33%) SOAP
11 41 (8.47%) LINQ
12 39 (8.06%) WPF
13 34 (7.02%) STL
14 33 (6.82%) REST
15 30 (6.20%) HTML5
16 29 (5.99%) Silverlight
17 25 (5.17%) ASP.NET MVC
18 20 (4.13%) Entity Framework
19 16 (3.31%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 106 (21.90%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (6.82%) Client/Server
3 28 (5.79%) Mobile App
4 25 (5.17%) N-Tier
5 21 (4.34%) Data Protection Act
6 20 (4.13%) Management Information System
7 18 (3.72%) Computer Science
7 18 (3.72%) CMDB
8 17 (3.51%) User Experience
9 13 (2.69%) Mathematics
9 13 (2.69%) Replication
10 10 (2.07%) Inversion of Control
11 9 (1.86%) Data Structures
12 8 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
13 7 (1.45%) Embedded Systems
13 7 (1.45%) Private Cloud
13 7 (1.45%) MPEG
14 6 (1.24%) Public Cloud
15 5 (1.03%) Clustering
15 5 (1.03%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 191 (39.46%) Windows
2 59 (12.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 38 (7.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 31 (6.40%) Linux
5 29 (5.99%) Windows Server 2012
6 28 (5.79%) UNIX
7 18 (3.72%) Android
8 17 (3.51%) Windows 7
9 16 (3.31%) Windows XP
10 8 (1.65%) Apple iOS
10 8 (1.65%) Windows 8
11 5 (1.03%) Solaris
11 5 (1.03%) Windows Vista
12 4 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.62%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.62%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.41%) CentOS
15 1 (0.21%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.21%) Windows Phone 7
15 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (30.17%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (14.67%) CRM
3 61 (12.60%) MVC
4 57 (11.78%) Software Engineering
5 55 (11.36%) TDD
5 55 (11.36%) ITIL
6 50 (10.33%) Scrum
7 48 (9.92%) Data Modelling
8 47 (9.71%) Performance Tuning
9 45 (9.30%) Project Management
10 39 (8.06%) Change Management
11 38 (7.85%) E-Commerce
11 38 (7.85%) Multithreading
12 37 (7.64%) Migration
13 36 (7.44%) Business Intelligence
14 30 (6.20%) Workflow
15 29 (5.99%) OO
15 29 (5.99%) Service Management
16 27 (5.58%) UML
17 26 (5.37%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 201 (41.53%) C#
2 194 (40.08%) SQL
3 124 (25.62%) JavaScript
4 74 (15.29%) T-SQL
5 54 (11.16%) C++
6 53 (10.95%) Java
7 44 (9.09%) PowerShell
8 38 (7.85%) VB
9 31 (6.40%) VB.NET
10 19 (3.93%) C
11 17 (3.51%) Ruby
12 13 (2.69%) VBA
13 9 (1.86%) XPath
13 9 (1.86%) XAML
14 7 (1.45%) Shell Script
14 7 (1.45%) VB6
15 6 (1.24%) PHP
16 5 (1.03%) Python
17 4 (0.83%) VBScript
17 4 (0.83%) MapBasic
Qualifications
1 110 (22.73%) Degree
2 33 (6.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (3.31%) MCSE
4 13 (2.69%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (2.48%) MCP
6 11 (2.27%) MCSA
7 10 (2.07%) SAP Certification
8 8 (1.65%) CCNA
9 5 (1.03%) CCNP
9 5 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (1.03%) MCITP
9 5 (1.03%) Security Cleared
10 4 (0.83%) SC Cleared
10 4 (0.83%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (0.62%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.62%) CCA
11 3 (0.62%) MCAD
12 2 (0.41%) CCIE
12 2 (0.41%) HP ASE
12 2 (0.41%) HP MASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.75%) QA
2 12 (2.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (2.27%) ISO 9001
4 10 (2.07%) SLA
5 7 (1.45%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.21%) CRD IV
6 1 (0.21%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 60 (12.40%) Active Directory
2 39 (8.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (5.17%) Hyper-V
4 10 (2.07%) XenApp
4 10 (2.07%) vSphere
4 10 (2.07%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (1.24%) Xen
6 3 (0.62%) XenServer
7 2 (0.41%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.41%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.41%) vCloud
8 1 (0.21%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.21%) Firmware
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.21%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.21%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.21%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.21%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (3.31%) HP UCMDB
2 10 (2.07%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (2.07%) logstash
3 8 (1.65%) Puppet
4 7 (1.45%) Nagios
4 7 (1.45%) SCCM
5 6 (1.24%) Graphite
5 6 (1.24%) StatsD
6 5 (1.03%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.62%) HAProxy
7 3 (0.62%) NetBackup
7 3 (0.62%) WSUS
8 2 (0.41%) Cisco Prime
8 2 (0.41%) AirWatch
8 2 (0.41%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.41%) SCOM
8 2 (0.41%) Cisco UCCX
8 2 (0.41%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.21%) MOM
9 1 (0.21%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 484 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 85 (17.56%) Salesforce.com
3 57 (11.78%) VMware
4 35 (7.23%) Cisco
5 31 (6.40%) Oracle
6 28 (5.79%) Citrix
7 27 (5.58%) HP
7 27 (5.58%) SAP
8 26 (5.37%) Siebel
9 17 (3.51%) ServiceNow
10 13 (2.69%) NetSuite
11 12 (2.48%) NetApp
12 10 (2.07%) Apple
12 10 (2.07%) Sage
13 9 (1.86%) Riverbed
14 8 (1.65%) Infor
14 8 (1.65%) IBM
14 8 (1.65%) Dell
14 8 (1.65%) EMC
15 6 (1.24%) Red Hat
South Wales
Centric Resource
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum Plus company benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
South West London
Centric Resource
Salary: £80,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Sutton, Surrey
Centric Resource
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Uncapped Commission (OTE Double) +
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
AppDynamics
Posted: 13 hours ago
Warwickshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, pension & package!
Posted: 17 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + pension
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £85000 - £90000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 18 hours ago
UK
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £85000 - £90000 per annum + + benefits!
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 21 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum + Private Healthcare + Pension Schem
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Truphone
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum 15% Bonus and benefit package
Posted: Yesterday
Ashby-De-La-Zouch, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits, great projects!
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Derby, Derbyshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + pension + other benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Corby, Northamptonshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + pension, bonus, relaxed
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday