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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 722 737 648
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -89
Permanent jobs citing COM 209 218 323
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.21% 0.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.55% 0.56% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 140 160 222
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £71,750 £65,000
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
38020 39121 43598
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.92% 37.27% 41.30%
Number of salaries quoted 32777 33668 36387
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 13 February 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 13 February 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
(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 +17 190 £50,000 +25.00% 775
London +54 110 £55,000 -12.00% 304
South East -1 33 £50,000 +25.00% 169
Ealing - 23 £65,000 -
City of London +71 17 £44,500 -11.00% 49
Yorkshire +18 16 £37,500 +7.14% 38
South West -12 16 £34,000 -1.44% 35
West Yorkshire +18 15 - - 15
Hampshire +19 14 £47,500 +18.75% 22
Leeds +18 13 - - 10
Berkshire +9 12 £52,500 +5.00% 61
Dorset +16 11 £34,000 -15.00% 2
Bracknell +12 11 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Bournemouth +9 11 £34,000 -15.00% 1
Wales +7 7 £42,500 -5.55% 1
South Wales -1 7 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Newport +2 6 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Southampton 0 6 £48,750 +18.18% 5
Scotland -2 6 £40,000 +14.28% 21
Glasgow -16 6 £40,000 +18.51% 10
North West +24 5 £52,500 +50.00% 79
Manchester +17 5 £52,500 +50.00% 49
East Midlands +4 4 £38,750 -18.42% 22
West Midlands -34 4 £28,250 -19.28% 51
Gloucestershire -8 3 £48,500 +42.64% 4
Cheltenham -8 3 £48,500 +42.64%
Winchester +11 2 - -
Surrey +6 2 £67,500 +86.20% 26
Leicestershire +3 2 - - 4
West Sussex -3 2 £26,500 -15.20% 2

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 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.

1 498 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 238 (47.79%) MS Excel
3 214 (42.97%) Windows
4 167 (33.53%) SQL
5 158 (31.73%) .NET
6 156 (31.33%) C#
7 137 (27.51%) SQL Server
8 136 (27.31%) Agile Software Development
9 123 (24.70%) Salesforce.com
10 121 (24.30%) Software Engineering
11 119 (23.90%) CRM
12 118 (23.69%) C++
13 101 (20.28%) Microsoft Azure
14 95 (19.08%) SAP
15 92 (18.47%) Linux
16 91 (18.27%) TCP/IP
17 90 (18.07%) WCF
18 89 (17.87%) Web Services
18 89 (17.87%) ASP.NET
19 87 (17.47%) Active Directory
20 85 (17.07%) Degree
21 81 (16.27%) Marketing
22 79 (15.86%) TDD
23 74 (14.86%) MS Office
24 72 (14.46%) Dynamics CRM
25 71 (14.26%) HTML
25 71 (14.26%) JavaScript
25 71 (14.26%) Unix
25 71 (14.26%) Project Management
26 69 (13.86%) Analytical Skills

COM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 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 56 (11.24%) SharePoint
2 36 (7.23%) MS Exchange
3 29 (5.82%) Skype for Business
4 22 (4.42%) BizTalk Server
4 22 (4.42%) IIS
5 20 (4.02%) CMS
6 16 (3.21%) SAS
7 15 (3.01%) OpenEdge
8 12 (2.41%) SharePoint 2013
9 8 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
9 8 (1.61%) SharePoint 2010
10 7 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2003
10 7 (1.41%) SugarCRM
11 6 (1.20%) Drupal
12 4 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2013
13 3 (0.60%) Apache
14 2 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
14 2 (0.40%) NServiceBus
15 1 (0.20%) OpenStack
Applications
1 238 (47.79%) MS Excel
2 74 (14.86%) MS Office
3 22 (4.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (1.81%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.20%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.80%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.60%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 72 (14.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (3.41%) SAP Business One
3 10 (2.01%) Dynamics GP
4 9 (1.81%) Dynamics NAV
4 9 (1.81%) Infor CRM
5 8 (1.61%) Dynamics AX
6 7 (1.41%) Unit4 Business World
7 5 (1.00%) Data Workbench
8 4 (0.80%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 4 (0.80%) SAP CRM
9 3 (0.60%) Infor M3
9 3 (0.60%) Lawson
9 3 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
9 3 (0.60%) Primavera
10 2 (0.40%) Adaptiv
10 2 (0.40%) Global One
10 2 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
10 2 (0.40%) Sage 300 ERP
10 2 (0.40%) Sage X3
10 2 (0.40%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 101 (20.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 40 (8.03%) Office 365
3 27 (5.42%) Amazon AWS
4 21 (4.22%) Yammer
5 20 (4.02%) SaaS
6 15 (3.01%) Force.com
7 13 (2.61%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (1.20%) IaaS
9 5 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (1.00%) Amazon S3
9 5 (1.00%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.60%) Heroku
11 2 (0.40%) Adobe Analytics
11 2 (0.40%) Google Apps
11 2 (0.40%) PaaS
11 2 (0.40%) Veeva
12 1 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.20%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.20%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 91 (18.27%) TCP/IP
2 66 (13.25%) Network Security
3 29 (5.82%) DNS
4 26 (5.22%) Firewall
5 25 (5.02%) VPN
6 22 (4.42%) HTTPS
7 20 (4.02%) DHCP
8 16 (3.21%) SAN
9 14 (2.81%) Internet
10 13 (2.61%) Intranet
11 12 (2.41%) LAN
12 11 (2.21%) VLAN
12 11 (2.21%) VoIP
12 11 (2.21%) WAN
13 10 (2.01%) FTP
14 9 (1.81%) Ethernet
14 9 (1.81%) HTTP
15 7 (1.41%) ADSL
15 7 (1.41%) MPLS
15 7 (1.41%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (27.51%) SQL Server
2 46 (9.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 43 (8.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 30 (6.02%) Apache Cassandra
5 21 (4.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 20 (4.02%) SQL Server 2008
7 19 (3.82%) Oracle Reports
7 19 (3.82%) SQL Server 2012
8 17 (3.41%) Crystal Reports
9 14 (2.81%) Big Data
10 13 (2.61%) Relational Database
11 12 (2.41%) MongoDB
12 11 (2.21%) Data Mining
13 10 (2.01%) Data Warehouse
14 8 (1.61%) MySQL
15 7 (1.41%) MS Access
15 7 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
16 6 (1.20%) OLAP
17 5 (1.00%) Azure SQL Database
17 5 (1.00%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 61 (12.25%) Visual Studio
2 56 (11.24%) SpecFlow
3 54 (10.84%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (2.21%) JIRA
5 9 (1.81%) Moq
6 8 (1.61%) Git (software)
7 5 (1.00%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.20%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.20%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.20%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.20%) JIRA Agile
8 1 (0.20%) LabVIEW
8 1 (0.20%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.20%) MorphX
8 1 (0.20%) NUnit
8 1 (0.20%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.20%) Subversion
8 1 (0.20%) TortoiseSVN
8 1 (0.20%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 81 (16.27%) Marketing
2 59 (11.85%) Finance
3 38 (7.63%) Retail
4 18 (3.61%) German Language
5 15 (3.01%) Banking
6 12 (2.41%) French Language
7 11 (2.21%) Advertising
7 11 (2.21%) Legal
8 9 (1.81%) Financial Institution
8 9 (1.81%) Norwegian Language
9 8 (1.61%) Telecoms
10 7 (1.41%) Spanish Language
11 6 (1.20%) Back Office
11 6 (1.20%) Law
12 4 (0.80%) Dutch Language
12 4 (0.80%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.80%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.60%) Danish Language
13 3 (0.60%) Swedish Language
14 2 (0.40%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 110 (22.09%) Developer
2 85 (17.07%) Software Engineer
3 52 (10.44%) Analyst
3 52 (10.44%) Senior Software Engineer
4 47 (9.44%) C++ Software Engineer
5 39 (7.83%) Architect
6 35 (7.03%) C# Software Engineer
7 34 (6.83%) Consultant
7 34 (6.83%) Programmer
8 31 (6.22%) Sales Executive
8 31 (6.22%) Senior Programmer
8 31 (6.22%) Software Developer
8 31 (6.22%) Software Programmer
9 30 (6.02%) Inside Sales Executive
9 30 (6.02%) Internal Sales Executive
10 28 (5.62%) Administrator
10 28 (5.62%) Senior C# Software Engineer
11 24 (4.82%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
12 23 (4.62%) C Software Engineer
13 20 (4.02%) Senior C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (31.73%) .NET
2 90 (18.07%) WCF
3 89 (17.87%) ASP.NET
3 89 (17.87%) Web Services
4 71 (14.26%) HTML
5 59 (11.85%) WPF
6 57 (11.45%) XML
7 56 (11.24%) ASP.NET Web API
8 42 (8.43%) CSS
9 32 (6.43%) .NET Framework
9 32 (6.43%) STL
10 28 (5.62%) REST
11 26 (5.22%) jQuery
12 22 (4.42%) MFC
13 19 (3.82%) WinForms
14 18 (3.61%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 15 (3.01%) SOAP
15 15 (3.01%) XHTML
16 14 (2.81%) LINQ
17 13 (2.61%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 69 (13.86%) Analytical Skills
2 63 (12.65%) Visualisation
3 53 (10.64%) Enterprise Software
4 52 (10.44%) BYOD
5 26 (5.22%) Management Information System
6 21 (4.22%) Data Centre
7 20 (4.02%) Computer Science
8 11 (2.21%) Data Structures
9 10 (2.01%) User Experience
10 9 (1.81%) Mathematics
11 8 (1.61%) Replication
12 7 (1.41%) Client/Server
12 7 (1.41%) Clustering
12 7 (1.41%) Public Cloud
13 6 (1.20%) Fintech
14 5 (1.00%) Hedge funds
14 5 (1.00%) Mobile App
15 4 (0.80%) Inversion of Control
15 4 (0.80%) iPad
15 4 (0.80%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 214 (42.97%) Windows
2 92 (18.47%) Linux
3 71 (14.26%) Unix
4 29 (5.82%) Windows Server
5 25 (5.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (3.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (2.21%) Windows 7
8 9 (1.81%) Debian
9 8 (1.61%) CentOS
10 7 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (1.00%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.80%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.60%) Android
13 3 (0.60%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.60%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.60%) Windows 10
13 3 (0.60%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.40%) SUSE
14 2 (0.40%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (27.31%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (24.30%) Software Engineering
3 119 (23.90%) CRM
4 79 (15.86%) TDD
5 71 (14.26%) Project Management
6 67 (13.45%) Scrum
7 56 (11.24%) Business Intelligence
7 56 (11.24%) Kanban
8 55 (11.04%) BDD
9 54 (10.84%) Continuous Integration
10 53 (10.64%) ERP
10 53 (10.64%) High Availability
11 46 (9.24%) SDLC
12 39 (7.83%) ITIL
13 38 (7.63%) Mentoring
14 37 (7.43%) Business Development
15 34 (6.83%) Presales
16 31 (6.22%) Multithreading
17 30 (6.02%) Data Entry
18 29 (5.82%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 167 (33.53%) SQL
2 156 (31.33%) C#
3 118 (23.69%) C++
4 71 (14.26%) JavaScript
5 55 (11.04%) T-SQL
6 52 (10.44%) Objective-C
7 25 (5.02%) C
8 22 (4.42%) Java
8 22 (4.42%) VB
9 18 (3.61%) VB6
10 17 (3.41%) PowerShell
10 17 (3.41%) VC++
11 16 (3.21%) Apex Code
12 15 (3.01%) Progress 4GL
13 11 (2.21%) PHP
14 8 (1.61%) Bash Shell
15 7 (1.41%) VBScript
16 4 (0.80%) PL/SQL
16 4 (0.80%) R
17 3 (0.60%) X++
Qualifications
1 85 (17.07%) Degree
2 47 (9.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (4.02%) MCSE
4 18 (3.61%) MCTS
5 17 (3.41%) MCPD
6 15 (3.01%) MCSA
7 14 (2.81%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (2.61%) CCNA
9 12 (2.41%) Security Cleared
10 10 (2.01%) CCNP
11 9 (1.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 8 (1.61%) Citrix Certification
12 8 (1.61%) MCITP
12 8 (1.61%) SAP Certification
13 7 (1.41%) RHCE
14 6 (1.20%) MCP
14 6 (1.20%) VCAP
15 5 (1.00%) CCIE
15 5 (1.00%) ISTQB
15 5 (1.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (2.41%) ISO 9001
2 12 (2.41%) QA
3 10 (2.01%) Data Quality
4 9 (1.81%) SLA
5 8 (1.61%) ISO22301
6 3 (0.60%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.20%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 87 (17.47%) Active Directory
2 36 (7.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (3.21%) vSphere
4 14 (2.81%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.80%) vCloud
7 3 (0.60%) NFS
7 3 (0.60%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.60%) XenApp
8 2 (0.40%) Docker
9 1 (0.20%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.20%) Firmware
9 1 (0.20%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.20%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.20%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 52 (10.44%) WMI
2 9 (1.81%) SCCM
3 4 (0.80%) Backup Exec
3 4 (0.80%) NetBackup
4 3 (0.60%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 3 (0.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (0.60%) ZABBIX
5 2 (0.40%) AirWatch
5 2 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.40%) SCVMM
5 2 (0.40%) WSUS
6 1 (0.20%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.20%) MOM
6 1 (0.20%) Nessus
6 1 (0.20%) Puppet
6 1 (0.20%) SCOM
6 1 (0.20%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 498 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 123 (24.70%) Salesforce.com
3 95 (19.08%) SAP
4 58 (11.65%) VMware
5 57 (11.45%) Apple
6 54 (10.84%) Oracle
7 31 (6.22%) Cisco
8 24 (4.82%) Infor
9 22 (4.42%) HP
10 19 (3.82%) Citrix
11 18 (3.61%) NetSuite
12 16 (3.21%) Sage
13 15 (3.01%) Progress
14 11 (2.21%) Adobe
15 10 (2.01%) Google
15 10 (2.01%) Juniper
15 10 (2.01%) Siebel
16 8 (1.61%) Dell
16 8 (1.61%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
16 8 (1.61%) Tableau
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £48000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Next Ventures Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Next Ventures Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
MACQUARIE
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
Greenford, Middlesex
Connectus
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Home working
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £55,000 to £85,000 per annum +bonus (10%),health,pension,Shares
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Jet2.com
Salary: Excellent
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum + bonus(10%), shares,Pension,health
Posted: Yesterday
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £37500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £17,000 per annum + 5% Flexible Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £20,000 per annum + 5% Flexible Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Holidays, Private Healthcare, Gym
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Avecto Limited
Salary: From £0 to £0 per annum Competitive dependant on experience.
Posted: 3 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Xchanging
Salary: Competitive!!
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Xchanging
Salary: Competitive!!
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago