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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 611 596 649
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +53
Permanent jobs citing COM 289 354 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.30% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.70% 0.78% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 197 230 172
Average salary £43,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.38% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,100 £22,500 £25,100
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £69,750 £60,650
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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
41070 45471 43326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.50% 38.87% 39.85%
Number of salaries quoted 35057 38635 37492
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 £62,500 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -14 277 £44,000 -2.22% 432
London +24 130 £50,000 -4.76% 134
South East +11 76 £40,000 - 88
Yorkshire +12 32 £27,000 -32.50% 31
West Yorkshire +23 31 £27,000 -28.00% 20
Hampshire +12 26 £45,000 +12.50% 21
Leeds +22 23 £35,000 - 16
Berkshire +3 22 £25,000 -28.57% 25
North West -8 18 £38,750 +29.16% 62
West Sussex +17 16 £40,000 +37.93% 3
Ealing - 16 £57,500 -
Bracknell +23 12 £50,000 +78.57%
City of London +1 12 £63,750 +21.42% 49
Burgess Hill - 12 £40,000 - 1
Southampton +13 11 £35,500 -56.62% 2
South West -18 10 £37,500 +12.61% 25
Surrey +15 9 £42,500 -15.00% 20
Bradford - 8 £27,000 - 1
Cheshire +2 6 £40,000 +33.33% 10
Runcorn -3 6 £40,000 +33.33% 1
East of England -21 6 £34,000 -26.08% 25
Newbury - 6 £25,000 - 2
Merseyside - 5 - - 7
Liverpool - 5 - - 7
Basingstoke +22 4 £47,500 +62.39% 2
Reading 0 4 £23,000 -20.00% 8
West Midlands -12 4 £30,000 -20.00% 27
Bristol -15 4 £40,000 +17.64% 11
Hertfordshire -21 4 £39,500 +0.63% 2
Devon -2 3 £32,500 -27.77% 3

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 581 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 264 (45.44%) MS Excel
3 262 (45.09%) C#
4 258 (44.41%) SQL Server
5 255 (43.89%) Windows
6 238 (40.96%) .NET
7 224 (38.55%) SQL
8 179 (30.81%) Agile Software Development
9 139 (23.92%) JavaScript
10 132 (22.72%) ASP.NET
11 125 (21.51%) HTML
12 119 (20.48%) TDD
13 114 (19.62%) MS Office
14 110 (18.93%) Salesforce.com
15 102 (17.56%) XML
16 101 (17.38%) C++
17 100 (17.21%) Degree
18 93 (16.01%) Visual Studio
19 92 (15.83%) Microsoft Azure
20 91 (15.66%) Web Services
21 90 (15.49%) CSS
22 88 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
23 87 (14.97%) MVC
24 79 (13.60%) Finance
25 78 (13.43%) Scrum
26 76 (13.08%) WCF
27 75 (12.91%) T-SQL
27 75 (12.91%) CRM
28 71 (12.22%) VMware
28 71 (12.22%) Software Engineering

COM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 49 (8.43%) IIS
2 46 (7.92%) SharePoint
3 26 (4.48%) MS Exchange
4 21 (3.61%) CMS
5 19 (3.27%) Lync
6 15 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2010
7 14 (2.41%) OpenEdge
8 13 (2.24%) NServiceBus
9 10 (1.72%) Apache
9 10 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
10 9 (1.55%) Tomcat
10 9 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2007
11 8 (1.38%) SharePoint 2010
12 7 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
12 7 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2013
13 6 (1.03%) Node.js
13 6 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2003
14 4 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
14 4 (0.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 4 (0.69%) MTS
Applications
1 264 (45.44%) MS Excel
2 114 (19.62%) MS Office
3 26 (4.48%) MS Visio
4 20 (3.44%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (2.75%) MS Project
6 3 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.34%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 32 (5.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.38%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (1.38%) Sophis RISQUE
3 5 (0.86%) Infor CRM
3 5 (0.86%) SAP CRM
4 4 (0.69%) Dynamics GP
4 4 (0.69%) Oracle General Ledger
4 4 (0.69%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (0.69%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.34%) Agresso
6 2 (0.34%) Lawson
6 2 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.34%) Radian6
6 2 (0.34%) Sage CRM
6 2 (0.34%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.17%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.17%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.17%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 92 (15.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (6.71%) Amazon AWS
3 34 (5.85%) SaaS
4 25 (4.30%) Office 365
5 18 (3.10%) Force.com
6 13 (2.24%) GitHub
7 10 (1.72%) Yammer
8 7 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.34%) Basecamp
9 2 (0.34%) IaaS
9 2 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.17%) PaaS
10 1 (0.17%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 56 (9.64%) TCP/IP
2 36 (6.20%) Network Security
3 34 (5.85%) SAN
4 30 (5.16%) Internet
4 30 (5.16%) Firewall
5 27 (4.65%) VoIP
6 26 (4.48%) DNS
6 26 (4.48%) NAS
7 20 (3.44%) DHCP
8 19 (3.27%) VPN
9 16 (2.75%) HTTP
10 14 (2.41%) LAN
11 13 (2.24%) WAN
12 12 (2.07%) CTI
12 12 (2.07%) Intranet
13 10 (1.72%) SSL
14 8 (1.38%) Broadband
15 7 (1.20%) LDAP
15 7 (1.20%) SMTP
16 6 (1.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 258 (44.41%) SQL Server
2 63 (10.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 51 (8.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 42 (7.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 39 (6.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 29 (4.99%) Relational Database
7 26 (4.48%) SQL Server 2005
8 18 (3.10%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (2.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 11 (1.89%) SQL Server 2000
11 9 (1.55%) Oracle Reports
11 9 (1.55%) OLAP
12 7 (1.20%) MySQL
13 6 (1.03%) Oracle Database
13 6 (1.03%) DB2
13 6 (1.03%) Data Mining
14 5 (0.86%) OLTP
14 5 (0.86%) InterSystems Cache
14 5 (0.86%) Big Data
15 4 (0.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 93 (16.01%) Visual Studio
2 57 (9.81%) Git (software)
3 52 (8.95%) Team Foundation Server
4 43 (7.40%) TeamCity
5 41 (7.06%) NUnit
6 30 (5.16%) SpecFlow
7 28 (4.82%) JIRA
8 23 (3.96%) Moq
9 14 (2.41%) Rhino Mocks
9 14 (2.41%) Subversion
10 11 (1.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 11 (1.89%) NSubstitute
11 7 (1.20%) FinalBuilder
11 7 (1.20%) Jasmine
11 7 (1.20%) Log4Net
12 6 (1.03%) Fiddler
12 6 (1.03%) ReSharper
12 6 (1.03%) PostSharp
12 6 (1.03%) Octopus Deploy
12 6 (1.03%) Robot Framework
General
1 79 (13.60%) Finance
2 53 (9.12%) Retail
3 30 (5.16%) Publishing
4 27 (4.65%) Marketing
5 16 (2.75%) Telecoms
6 15 (2.58%) Front Office
6 15 (2.58%) Back Office
7 12 (2.07%) Banking
8 8 (1.38%) Advertising
9 7 (1.20%) Manufacturing
10 6 (1.03%) Law
11 4 (0.69%) General Ledger
12 3 (0.52%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.34%) German Language
13 2 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.34%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.17%) Electronics
14 1 (0.17%) Legal
14 1 (0.17%) Automotive
14 1 (0.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 253 (43.55%) Developer
2 92 (15.83%) .NET Developer
3 59 (10.15%) Senior Developer
4 54 (9.29%) Analyst
5 52 (8.95%) C# Developer
6 46 (7.92%) Consultant
6 46 (7.92%) Software Engineer
7 38 (6.54%) Software Developer
8 34 (5.85%) C# .NET Developer
9 33 (5.68%) C++ Software Engineer
9 33 (5.68%) Senior .NET Developer
10 31 (5.34%) Architect
10 31 (5.34%) Administrator
11 27 (4.65%) Progress Developer
12 26 (4.48%) DBA
13 24 (4.13%) Salesforce.com Developer
14 23 (3.96%) Web Developer
15 22 (3.79%) Support Analyst
16 21 (3.61%) Agile .NET Developer
17 20 (3.44%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 238 (40.96%) .NET
2 132 (22.72%) ASP.NET
3 125 (21.51%) HTML
4 102 (17.56%) XML
5 91 (15.66%) Web Services
6 90 (15.49%) CSS
7 76 (13.08%) WCF
8 68 (11.70%) LINQ
9 62 (10.67%) .NET Framework
10 60 (10.33%) REST
11 52 (8.95%) ASP.NET MVC
12 50 (8.61%) jQuery
13 46 (7.92%) STL
14 45 (7.75%) SOAP
14 45 (7.75%) WPF
15 36 (6.20%) ASP.NET Web API
16 32 (5.51%) MFC
17 31 (5.34%) XHTML
18 30 (5.16%) Ajax
19 26 (4.48%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 88 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (5.51%) Client/Server
3 27 (4.65%) Mobile App
4 26 (4.48%) Photography
5 25 (4.30%) Data Centre
6 23 (3.96%) Data Structures
6 23 (3.96%) Visualisation
6 23 (3.96%) Management Information System
7 20 (3.44%) N-Tier
7 20 (3.44%) Computer Science
8 18 (3.10%) Enterprise Software
8 18 (3.10%) BYOD
9 17 (2.93%) Derivative
9 17 (2.93%) Equity Derivative
10 15 (2.58%) Replication
11 14 (2.41%) Mathematics
11 14 (2.41%) User Experience
11 14 (2.41%) Algorithms
12 12 (2.07%) Data Protection Act
13 11 (1.89%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 255 (43.89%) Windows
2 51 (8.78%) Linux
3 49 (8.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 41 (7.06%) Windows Server 2003
5 38 (6.54%) UNIX
6 37 (6.37%) Windows Server 2012
7 26 (4.48%) Windows XP
8 24 (4.13%) Android
9 17 (2.93%) Windows 7
10 15 (2.58%) Windows 8
11 10 (1.72%) Apple iOS
11 10 (1.72%) Windows Phone
12 8 (1.38%) Solaris
13 7 (1.20%) Windows Phone 7
14 4 (0.69%) AIX
15 3 (0.52%) Windows 2000
16 2 (0.34%) Windows NT
16 2 (0.34%) Windows Mobile
16 2 (0.34%) Windows Vista
16 2 (0.34%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (30.81%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (20.48%) TDD
3 87 (14.97%) MVC
4 78 (13.43%) Scrum
5 75 (12.91%) CRM
6 71 (12.22%) Software Engineering
7 58 (9.98%) Continuous Integration
8 52 (8.95%) ITIL
8 52 (8.95%) OO
9 48 (8.26%) Multithreading
10 45 (7.75%) E-Commerce
11 44 (7.57%) SDLC
12 39 (6.71%) Business Intelligence
12 39 (6.71%) BDD
13 38 (6.54%) Unit Testing
13 38 (6.54%) Project Management
14 36 (6.20%) Data Modelling
14 36 (6.20%) Dependency Injection
14 36 (6.20%) Performance Tuning
15 34 (5.85%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 262 (45.09%) C#
2 224 (38.55%) SQL
3 139 (23.92%) JavaScript
4 101 (17.38%) C++
5 75 (12.91%) T-SQL
6 61 (10.50%) Java
7 29 (4.99%) Progress 4GL
8 26 (4.48%) VB
9 22 (3.79%) PowerShell
10 20 (3.44%) F#
10 20 (3.44%) VBA
11 18 (3.10%) Objective-C
11 18 (3.10%) Apex Code
12 16 (2.75%) PL/SQL
13 15 (2.58%) C
13 15 (2.58%) Haskell
14 14 (2.41%) Ruby
15 11 (1.89%) VB.NET
16 8 (1.38%) Python
17 6 (1.03%) VB6
Qualifications
1 100 (17.21%) Degree
2 44 (7.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (2.93%) MCSE
4 13 (2.24%) SAP Certification
4 13 (2.24%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (2.07%) Citrix Certification
6 11 (1.89%) MCP
7 9 (1.55%) CCNA
8 8 (1.38%) EMC Certification
9 7 (1.20%) MCSA
10 6 (1.03%) Security Cleared
11 5 (0.86%) A+ Certification
12 4 (0.69%) MCAD
12 4 (0.69%) CCNP
12 4 (0.69%) SC Cleared
12 4 (0.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (0.69%) MCITP
13 3 (0.52%) ISTQB
13 3 (0.52%) CCA
14 2 (0.34%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.30%) QA
2 15 (2.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (2.24%) ISO 9001
4 12 (2.07%) SLA
5 7 (1.20%) PCI DSS
6 6 (1.03%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.17%) CRD IV
7 1 (0.17%) COBIT
7 1 (0.17%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 65 (11.19%) Active Directory
2 31 (5.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (4.48%) Hyper-V
4 9 (1.55%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (1.38%) XenApp
6 7 (1.20%) vSphere
6 7 (1.20%) Xen
7 5 (0.86%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.69%) Forefront TMG
8 4 (0.69%) ISA Server
9 3 (0.52%) XenServer
9 3 (0.52%) vCloud
10 2 (0.34%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.34%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.17%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.17%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.17%) Firmware
11 1 (0.17%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 18 (3.10%) WMI
2 13 (2.24%) SCCM
3 7 (1.20%) SCOM
3 7 (1.20%) Puppet
3 7 (1.20%) logstash
4 6 (1.03%) Graphite
4 6 (1.03%) StatsD
4 6 (1.03%) HP UCMDB
4 6 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (1.03%) Nagios
5 4 (0.69%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (0.69%) WSUS
6 3 (0.52%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 3 (0.52%) SCVMM
6 3 (0.52%) NetBackup
6 3 (0.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (0.52%) SCDPM
7 2 (0.34%) Cisco UCCX
7 2 (0.34%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.34%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 581 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 110 (18.93%) Salesforce.com
3 71 (12.22%) VMware
4 53 (9.12%) Oracle
5 45 (7.75%) Cisco
6 41 (7.06%) Citrix
7 36 (6.20%) SAP
8 32 (5.51%) Apple
9 29 (4.99%) Progress
9 29 (4.99%) HP
10 25 (4.30%) Siebel
11 17 (2.93%) Dell
12 15 (2.58%) Infor
13 14 (2.41%) NetSuite
14 10 (1.72%) EMC
15 9 (1.55%) IBM
16 8 (1.38%) Sage
16 8 (1.38%) DevExpress
16 8 (1.38%) ServiceNow
17 7 (1.20%) AppDynamics
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + uncapped commission + incentives
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + Uncapped Bonus, Mentoring Programme
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000.00 - £80000 per annum + 20% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + +car allowance, healthcare, pension.
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cumbria
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + excellent training
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum + On call allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 - £34000 per annum + including car allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 per annum + Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: £300.00 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits / Bonus / Holidays
Posted: 2 days ago