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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 631 606 467
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -139
Permanent jobs citing COM 267 313 485
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.28% 0.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.66% 0.68% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 191 231 408
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
40579 45753 43633
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.51% 40.53% 40.36%
Number of salaries quoted 34547 38230 38089
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 30 March 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 30 March 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 -38 234 £40,000 -5.88% 746
London -49 81 £52,500 +10.52% 205
South East -11 56 £40,000 -11.11% 127
North West +33 33 £31,500 +23.52% 93
Hampshire +16 28 £40,000 +6.66% 16
Manchester +25 27 £31,500 +23.52% 57
East of England +25 23 £38,000 +18.75% 31
South West -30 21 £38,000 -5.00% 40
Southampton +4 18 £45,000 +20.00%
City of London -7 18 £46,000 -12.38% 115
Bedfordshire +32 16 £30,000 -40.00% 4
Luton +8 15 - -
Gloucestershire -5 15 £38,000 -15.55% 2
Wales +2 13 £37,500 +108.33% 4
Cheltenham +13 12 £40,000 -5.88%
South Wales -2 12 £40,250 +123.61% 4
Yorkshire +2 9 £40,000 +6.66% 72
Surrey -15 9 £35,000 -30.00% 28
Stockport - 9 £30,000 -
West Sussex +10 7 £40,000 - 12
Buckinghamshire +3 6 £41,000 +2.50% 16
South Yorkshire +1 6 £37,500 - 13
Sheffield 0 6 £37,500 - 12
Berkshire -22 6 £50,000 +40.84% 28
Caerphilly - 6 £45,000 -
East Midlands +7 5 £47,500 +10.46% 40
West Midlands -30 5 £40,000 +23.07% 97
Burgess Hill - 5 £40,000 - 1
Leicestershire +24 4 £47,500 +11.76% 6
Winchester - 4 £37,500 -

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 465 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 231 (49.68%) SQL Server
3 219 (47.10%) .NET
4 200 (43.01%) SQL
4 200 (43.01%) C#
5 182 (39.14%) Windows
6 165 (35.48%) MS Excel
7 137 (29.46%) Agile Software Development
8 122 (26.24%) ASP.NET
9 119 (25.59%) JavaScript
10 107 (23.01%) HTML
11 106 (22.80%) Degree
12 100 (21.51%) Analytical Skills
13 97 (20.86%) MS Office
14 91 (19.57%) XML
15 87 (18.71%) Web Services
16 79 (16.99%) Salesforce.com
17 77 (16.56%) CSS
18 73 (15.70%) T-SQL
18 73 (15.70%) Finance
19 71 (15.27%) Team Foundation Server
20 69 (14.84%) Visual Studio
21 68 (14.62%) CRM
22 64 (13.76%) MVC
22 64 (13.76%) .NET Framework
23 63 (13.55%) IIS
24 61 (13.12%) SharePoint
25 60 (12.90%) Ajax
26 59 (12.69%) WCF
27 58 (12.47%) Windows Server 2008

COM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 63 (13.55%) IIS
2 61 (13.12%) SharePoint
3 27 (5.81%) MS Exchange
4 17 (3.66%) CMS
5 14 (3.01%) BizTalk Server
5 14 (3.01%) Lync
6 13 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2010
7 12 (2.58%) SharePoint 2010
8 11 (2.37%) SharePoint 2013
8 11 (2.37%) Apache
9 10 (2.15%) NServiceBus
9 10 (2.15%) SharePoint Server
10 8 (1.72%) Tomcat
11 7 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2007
12 6 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2013
13 5 (1.08%) Node.js
14 4 (0.86%) SugarCRM
14 4 (0.86%) GlassFish
14 4 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2003
15 2 (0.43%) Content Management Server
Applications
1 165 (35.48%) MS Excel
2 97 (20.86%) MS Office
3 11 (2.37%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (2.37%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.08%) MS Project
5 3 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.43%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.22%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 30 (6.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.51%) SAP CRM
2 7 (1.51%) Sophis RISQUE
2 7 (1.51%) SalesLogix
2 7 (1.51%) Sage CRM
3 5 (1.08%) ReMetrica
4 4 (0.86%) Sage 200
4 4 (0.86%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.43%) Advent Geneva
6 2 (0.43%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.43%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.43%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.43%) Dynamics GP
6 2 (0.43%) Lawson
6 2 (0.43%) Investran
7 1 (0.22%) Agresso
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.22%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 54 (11.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (3.87%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (3.66%) Office 365
4 16 (3.44%) SaaS
5 11 (2.37%) GitHub
6 5 (1.08%) Yammer
6 5 (1.08%) Force.com
7 2 (0.43%) Basecamp
7 2 (0.43%) IaaS
7 2 (0.43%) PaaS
8 1 (0.22%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.22%) Responsys
8 1 (0.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 32 (6.88%) TCP/IP
2 29 (6.24%) Internet
3 26 (5.59%) Firewall
4 25 (5.38%) VPN
5 21 (4.52%) DNS
6 20 (4.30%) SAN
7 15 (3.23%) SSL
7 15 (3.23%) LDAP
7 15 (3.23%) Network Security
8 12 (2.58%) SMTP
8 12 (2.58%) HTTP
8 12 (2.58%) CTI
9 11 (2.37%) DHCP
9 11 (2.37%) Ethernet
9 11 (2.37%) LAN
9 11 (2.37%) WAN
10 10 (2.15%) VoIP
11 8 (1.72%) Intranet
11 8 (1.72%) NAS
12 6 (1.29%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 231 (49.68%) SQL Server
2 46 (9.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 45 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 32 (6.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 28 (6.02%) SQL Server 2012
6 25 (5.38%) Relational Database
7 22 (4.73%) SQL Server 2005
8 20 (4.30%) Data Warehouse
9 16 (3.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (2.15%) OLAP
10 10 (2.15%) SQL Server 2000
11 6 (1.29%) Oracle Database
11 6 (1.29%) Azure SQL Database
12 5 (1.08%) MySQL
12 5 (1.08%) InterSystems Cache
12 5 (1.08%) OLTP
12 5 (1.08%) Crystal Reports
13 4 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
13 4 (0.86%) MS Access
13 4 (0.86%) DTS
Development Applications
1 71 (15.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 69 (14.84%) Visual Studio
3 44 (9.46%) Git (software)
4 29 (6.24%) JIRA
5 22 (4.73%) TeamCity
6 18 (3.87%) Moq
7 17 (3.66%) NUnit
8 13 (2.80%) SpecFlow
8 13 (2.80%) NSubstitute
9 12 (2.58%) Jenkins
9 12 (2.58%) Subversion
10 11 (2.37%) Eclipse
10 11 (2.37%) Rhino Mocks
11 10 (2.15%) FinalBuilder
11 10 (2.15%) Jasmine
11 10 (2.15%) Log4Net
12 7 (1.51%) AccuRev
12 7 (1.51%) MSBuild
13 6 (1.29%) Selenium
14 5 (1.08%) ReSharper
General
1 73 (15.70%) Finance
2 29 (6.24%) Marketing
3 22 (4.73%) Retail
4 16 (3.44%) Telecoms
5 14 (3.01%) Back Office
6 8 (1.72%) Advertising
7 6 (1.29%) Multimedia
7 6 (1.29%) Front Office
8 5 (1.08%) Legal
9 3 (0.65%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.65%) Automotive
9 3 (0.65%) Law
9 3 (0.65%) Publishing
10 2 (0.43%) Banking
10 2 (0.43%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.43%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.22%) Local Government
11 1 (0.22%) German Language
11 1 (0.22%) Billing
Job Titles
1 195 (41.94%) Developer
2 59 (12.69%) .NET Developer
3 54 (11.61%) Consultant
4 49 (10.54%) Senior Developer
4 49 (10.54%) C# Developer
5 42 (9.03%) Analyst
6 36 (7.74%) DBA
7 33 (7.10%) C# .NET Developer
8 32 (6.88%) Software Developer
9 30 (6.45%) Web Developer
10 29 (6.24%) Administrator
11 27 (5.81%) Support Engineer
11 27 (5.81%) SQL DBA
12 26 (5.59%) Technical Consultant
13 20 (4.30%) SQL Server DBA
13 20 (4.30%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 19 (4.09%) Technical Developer
14 19 (4.09%) Senior Consultant
15 18 (3.87%) Junior
16 16 (3.44%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 219 (47.10%) .NET
2 122 (26.24%) ASP.NET
3 107 (23.01%) HTML
4 91 (19.57%) XML
5 87 (18.71%) Web Services
6 77 (16.56%) CSS
7 64 (13.76%) .NET Framework
8 60 (12.90%) Ajax
9 59 (12.69%) WCF
10 57 (12.26%) jQuery
11 43 (9.25%) SOAP
12 40 (8.60%) WPF
13 37 (7.96%) LINQ
14 31 (6.67%) STL
15 30 (6.45%) HTML5
16 28 (6.02%) Silverlight
17 27 (5.81%) REST
18 26 (5.59%) ASP.NET MVC
19 24 (5.16%) Entity Framework
20 15 (3.23%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 100 (21.51%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (6.45%) Client/Server
3 26 (5.59%) Mobile App
4 23 (4.95%) N-Tier
5 20 (4.30%) Data Protection Act
6 18 (3.87%) Computer Science
7 17 (3.66%) Management Information System
8 16 (3.44%) CMDB
9 14 (3.01%) Mathematics
9 14 (3.01%) User Experience
10 11 (2.37%) Replication
11 9 (1.94%) Inversion of Control
12 8 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
13 7 (1.51%) Embedded Systems
13 7 (1.51%) Private Cloud
13 7 (1.51%) MPEG
13 7 (1.51%) Derivative
14 6 (1.29%) Public Cloud
14 6 (1.29%) Data Structures
15 5 (1.08%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 182 (39.14%) Windows
2 58 (12.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (7.96%) Windows Server 2003
4 31 (6.67%) Linux
5 30 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 27 (5.81%) UNIX
7 17 (3.66%) Windows XP
7 17 (3.66%) Android
7 17 (3.66%) Windows 7
8 8 (1.72%) Windows 8
9 7 (1.51%) Apple iOS
10 5 (1.08%) Windows Vista
10 5 (1.08%) Solaris
11 4 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.65%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.65%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.43%) CentOS
14 1 (0.22%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.22%) AIX
14 1 (0.22%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (29.46%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (14.62%) CRM
3 64 (13.76%) MVC
4 57 (12.26%) Software Engineering
5 52 (11.18%) TDD
6 51 (10.97%) Scrum
7 48 (10.32%) ITIL
8 45 (9.68%) Data Modelling
9 41 (8.82%) Performance Tuning
10 40 (8.60%) E-Commerce
11 37 (7.96%) Project Management
12 35 (7.53%) Change Management
13 34 (7.31%) Migration
14 33 (7.10%) Business Intelligence
14 33 (7.10%) Multithreading
15 30 (6.45%) Web Development
16 28 (6.02%) BDD
16 28 (6.02%) OO
17 25 (5.38%) Service Management
17 25 (5.38%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 200 (43.01%) C#
1 200 (43.01%) SQL
2 119 (25.59%) JavaScript
3 73 (15.70%) T-SQL
4 51 (10.97%) Java
5 48 (10.32%) C++
6 43 (9.25%) PowerShell
7 37 (7.96%) VB
7 37 (7.96%) VB.NET
8 16 (3.44%) VBA
8 16 (3.44%) C
9 15 (3.23%) Ruby
10 12 (2.58%) XAML
11 8 (1.72%) XPath
11 8 (1.72%) VB6
12 7 (1.51%) Shell Script
12 7 (1.51%) PHP
13 5 (1.08%) Python
13 5 (1.08%) VBScript
14 4 (0.86%) Perl
Qualifications
1 106 (22.80%) Degree
2 32 (6.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (3.44%) MCSE
4 12 (2.58%) MCP
4 12 (2.58%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (2.37%) MCSA
6 8 (1.72%) CCNA
6 8 (1.72%) SAP Certification
7 6 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (1.08%) MCITP
8 5 (1.08%) Security Cleared
9 4 (0.86%) SC Cleared
9 4 (0.86%) CCNP
10 3 (0.65%) MCAD
10 3 (0.65%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.65%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (0.43%) CISSP
11 2 (0.43%) MCTS
11 2 (0.43%) CCIE
11 2 (0.43%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.66%) QA
2 11 (2.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (2.15%) ISO 9001
4 9 (1.94%) SLA
5 5 (1.08%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.22%) CRD IV
6 1 (0.22%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 55 (11.83%) Active Directory
2 39 (8.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (4.95%) Hyper-V
4 10 (2.15%) XenApp
4 10 (2.15%) vSphere
5 7 (1.51%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.86%) Xen
7 2 (0.43%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.43%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.43%) vCloud
8 1 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.22%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.22%) XenServer
8 1 (0.22%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.22%) Firmware
8 1 (0.22%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.22%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 14 (3.01%) HP UCMDB
2 10 (2.15%) logstash
3 8 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (1.29%) Puppet
4 6 (1.29%) SCCM
5 5 (1.08%) Nagios
5 5 (1.08%) Tivoli
6 4 (0.86%) Graphite
6 4 (0.86%) StatsD
7 3 (0.65%) HAProxy
7 3 (0.65%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.43%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.43%) SCOM
8 2 (0.43%) Cisco UCCX
8 2 (0.43%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (0.43%) WSUS
8 2 (0.43%) Cisco Prime
9 1 (0.22%) Ansible
9 1 (0.22%) MOM
9 1 (0.22%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 465 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 79 (16.99%) Salesforce.com
3 56 (12.04%) VMware
4 32 (6.88%) Cisco
5 31 (6.67%) Oracle
6 26 (5.59%) Citrix
7 25 (5.38%) SAP
7 25 (5.38%) Siebel
8 24 (5.16%) HP
9 15 (3.23%) ServiceNow
10 11 (2.37%) NetApp
11 10 (2.15%) Apple
11 10 (2.15%) Sage
12 9 (1.94%) IBM
13 8 (1.72%) EMC
13 8 (1.72%) NetSuite
13 8 (1.72%) Infor
14 7 (1.51%) Riverbed
14 7 (1.51%) Dell
15 6 (1.29%) Telerik
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Bonus (10%), Pension, Share Option
Posted: 1 hour ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Car Allowance and Bonus Package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reigate, Surrey
Hudson IT
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Competitive benefits package TBC
Posted: 2 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £26000 - £28000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £38000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 per annum + Company Car
Posted: 3 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £37000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 per annum + Company Car + Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
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Salary: £55000 per annum
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Durham, County Durham
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
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Swindon, Wiltshire
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Salary: £27000 - £42000 per annum + Great benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Prospects
Posted: 21 hours ago
Surbiton, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bicester, Oxfordshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + On call + healthcare + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
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