The table below looks at the statistics for COM skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited COM over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 769 691 659
Rank change year-on-year
-78 -32
Permanent jobs citing COM 142 291 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.27% 0.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.37% 0.70% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 121 198 228
Median salary £45,000 £43,875 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +5.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,150 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,750
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.84%

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
38091 41370 45776
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.90% 37.73% 39.07%
Number of salaries quoted 33104 35316 38915
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

COM
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing COM as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 July 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COM within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -105 135 £45,000 - 252
London -25 70 £47,500 -5.00% 84
South East -40 22 £46,250 +15.62% 49
Midlands - 14 £42,500 - 1
West Midlands +8 10 £48,000 +60.00% 15
Hampshire -22 10 £45,000 - 9
Ealing +14 9 £67,500 +17.39%
City of London +65 6 £33,750 -46.00% 18
East of England +20 5 £28,000 -17.64% 19
Reading +14 5 £75,000 +226.08% 5
North West +8 5 £50,000 +29.03% 24
Berkshire -18 5 £75,000 +200.00% 12
Coventry - 5 £48,000 - 3
South West +2 4 £21,233 -43.38% 17
Manchester -6 4 £50,000 +66.66% 15
Dorset +13 3 £21,233 -50.04% 3
Yorkshire +9 3 £45,000 +66.66% 21
Scotland +8 3 - - 7
South Wales +7 3 £48,500 +20.12% 1
Wales +5 3 £48,500 +20.12% 1
Newport +5 3 £48,500 +20.12%
Glasgow -4 3 - - 2
Southampton -15 3 £27,500 -22.53% 1
Poole - 3 £21,233 - 2
Dudley - 3 £22,500 -
Kent - 3 £50,000 - 2
Buckinghamshire +25 2 £35,000 -36.36% 4
Watford +22 2 - - 1
Hertfordshire +16 2 - - 6
Cambridgeshire +10 2 £27,250 +2.83% 3

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT jobs citing COM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for COM.

1 322 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 146 (45.34%) MS Excel
3 105 (32.61%) Windows
4 101 (31.37%) .NET
5 92 (28.57%) SQL
6 88 (27.33%) C#
7 80 (24.84%) SQL Server
7 80 (24.84%) Agile Software Development
8 67 (20.81%) Salesforce.com
8 67 (20.81%) JavaScript
9 66 (20.50%) CRM
10 65 (20.19%) Microsoft Azure
11 63 (19.57%) Finance
12 57 (17.70%) Web Services
12 57 (17.70%) Degree
13 56 (17.39%) Software Engineering
14 55 (17.08%) VMware
14 55 (17.08%) MS Office
14 55 (17.08%) C++
15 51 (15.84%) Linux
16 48 (14.91%) Active Directory
16 48 (14.91%) Marketing
17 47 (14.60%) ASP.NET
18 43 (13.35%) HTML
18 43 (13.35%) CSS
19 41 (12.73%) TDD
20 37 (11.49%) WCF
20 37 (11.49%) XML
21 36 (11.18%) Oracle
21 36 (11.18%) ITIL

COM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 32 (9.94%) SharePoint
2 24 (7.45%) IIS
2 24 (7.45%) MS Exchange
3 14 (4.35%) OpenEdge
4 8 (2.48%) Apache
4 8 (2.48%) CMS
4 8 (2.48%) Skype for Business
5 7 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
6 6 (1.86%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (1.55%) SAS
8 4 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.93%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.62%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.31%) NetWeaver
11 1 (0.31%) Oracle Application Server
11 1 (0.31%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 146 (45.34%) MS Excel
2 55 (17.08%) MS Office
3 30 (9.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (4.04%) MS Visio
5 7 (2.17%) MS Project
6 2 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.31%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 34 (10.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (3.42%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 8 (2.48%) SAP Business One
3 8 (2.48%) SAP CRM
4 7 (2.17%) Dynamics GP
5 6 (1.86%) Oracle CRM
6 3 (0.93%) Data Workbench
6 3 (0.93%) Eloqua
6 3 (0.93%) FastStats
7 2 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.62%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.62%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.62%) Sage 200
7 2 (0.62%) Sage X3
7 2 (0.62%) SAP BPC
7 2 (0.62%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (0.31%) Adobe Campaign
8 1 (0.31%) BigMachines
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.31%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 65 (20.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (10.25%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (8.39%) Office 365
4 16 (4.97%) Cloud Computing
5 12 (3.73%) SaaS
6 10 (3.11%) Force.com
7 9 (2.80%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (1.86%) Google Analytics
8 6 (1.86%) Heroku
8 6 (1.86%) Oracle CX
9 5 (1.55%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (1.55%) Amazon S3
10 4 (1.24%) PaaS
11 3 (0.93%) OpenShift
12 2 (0.62%) Veeva
13 1 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
13 1 (0.31%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 30 (9.32%) TCP/IP
2 26 (8.07%) Network Security
3 17 (5.28%) SAN
4 16 (4.97%) Firewall
5 12 (3.73%) HTTP
5 12 (3.73%) Internet
5 12 (3.73%) VPN
6 10 (3.11%) HTTPS
7 8 (2.48%) Intranet
7 8 (2.48%) MPLS
7 8 (2.48%) VoIP
8 7 (2.17%) DNS
8 7 (2.17%) LAN
8 7 (2.17%) SSL
9 5 (1.55%) DHCP
9 5 (1.55%) VLAN
9 5 (1.55%) WAN
10 4 (1.24%) NAS
11 3 (0.93%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (0.93%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (24.84%) SQL Server
2 20 (6.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 18 (5.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (3.42%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (3.11%) Crystal Reports
5 10 (3.11%) MySQL
6 9 (2.80%) BusinessObjects
6 9 (2.80%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (2.48%) Relational Database
7 8 (2.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (1.55%) MongoDB
10 4 (1.24%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (1.24%) OLAP
10 4 (1.24%) QlikView
10 4 (1.24%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.24%) Redis
11 3 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (0.93%) SQL Server 2014
12 2 (0.62%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 30 (9.32%) Visual Studio
2 25 (7.76%) SpecFlow
3 15 (4.66%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (4.35%) WebSpeed
5 5 (1.55%) JIRA
6 3 (0.93%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.93%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.93%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (0.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.62%) FishEye
7 2 (0.62%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (0.62%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.31%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.31%) NSubstitute
8 1 (0.31%) NUnit
8 1 (0.31%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.31%) Redmine
8 1 (0.31%) Subversion
8 1 (0.31%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 63 (19.57%) Finance
2 48 (14.91%) Marketing
3 21 (6.52%) Retail
4 16 (4.97%) Banking
4 16 (4.97%) Law
5 13 (4.04%) Advertising
6 9 (2.80%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.86%) Legal
7 6 (1.86%) Publishing
8 5 (1.55%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.62%) Brand Awareness
9 2 (0.62%) Electronics
9 2 (0.62%) Games
10 1 (0.31%) Back Office
10 1 (0.31%) Billing
10 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 71 (22.05%) Developer
2 52 (16.15%) Analyst
3 37 (11.49%) Consultant
4 36 (11.18%) Software Engineer
5 24 (7.45%) Senior Developer
6 20 (6.21%) Software Developer
7 19 (5.90%) .NET Developer
8 18 (5.59%) .NET Software Engineer
8 18 (5.59%) C# Software Engineer
8 18 (5.59%) C++ Software Engineer
8 18 (5.59%) Support Analyst
9 17 (5.28%) Administrator
9 17 (5.28%) Architect
10 16 (4.97%) Applications Support
11 15 (4.66%) Support Engineer
12 14 (4.35%) CRM Consultant
12 14 (4.35%) Progress 4GL Developer
12 14 (4.35%) Progress Developer
12 14 (4.35%) Senior Progress Developer
13 13 (4.04%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (31.37%) .NET
2 57 (17.70%) Web Services
3 47 (14.60%) ASP.NET
4 43 (13.35%) CSS
4 43 (13.35%) HTML
5 37 (11.49%) WCF
5 37 (11.49%) XML
6 27 (8.39%) AngularJS
7 26 (8.07%) ASP.NET Web API
8 25 (7.76%) WPF
9 22 (6.83%) React
10 16 (4.97%) ASP.NET MVC
10 16 (4.97%) MFC
11 15 (4.66%) OLE
12 14 (4.35%) XHTML
13 11 (3.42%) jQuery
13 11 (3.42%) SOAP
14 10 (3.11%) .NET Framework
14 10 (3.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 10 (3.11%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 25 (7.76%) Analytical Skills
1 25 (7.76%) BYOD
2 23 (7.14%) Visualisation
3 18 (5.59%) Computer Science
4 15 (4.66%) Client/Server
4 15 (4.66%) Public Cloud
5 13 (4.04%) Data Centre
6 12 (3.73%) User Experience
7 9 (2.80%) Management Information System
7 9 (2.80%) Mobile App
8 8 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (2.48%) PMI
9 7 (2.17%) iPad
9 7 (2.17%) Xbox
10 6 (1.86%) Private Cloud
11 5 (1.55%) Hybrid Cloud
11 5 (1.55%) iPhone
11 5 (1.55%) Social Media
12 4 (1.24%) Data Integration
12 4 (1.24%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 105 (32.61%) Windows
2 51 (15.84%) Linux
3 35 (10.87%) Windows Server
4 31 (9.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 30 (9.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 29 (9.01%) Unix
7 18 (5.59%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (2.80%) Android
8 9 (2.80%) Apple iOS
9 6 (1.86%) Windows Mobile
9 6 (1.86%) Windows Phone
10 4 (1.24%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.93%) CentOS
11 3 (0.93%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.62%) OS/400
12 2 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.62%) Solaris
12 2 (0.62%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.62%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.62%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (24.84%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (20.50%) CRM
3 56 (17.39%) Software Engineering
4 41 (12.73%) TDD
5 36 (11.18%) ITIL
6 35 (10.87%) Scrum
7 32 (9.94%) Continuous Integration
8 31 (9.63%) Project Management
9 28 (8.70%) BDD
9 28 (8.70%) MVC
10 27 (8.39%) Mentoring
11 26 (8.07%) SDLC
12 25 (7.76%) Analytics
12 25 (7.76%) Kanban
13 24 (7.45%) E-Commerce
14 20 (6.21%) Business Intelligence
15 18 (5.59%) Business Development
16 17 (5.28%) Waterfall
17 16 (4.97%) Coaching
18 15 (4.66%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 92 (28.57%) SQL
2 88 (27.33%) C#
3 67 (20.81%) JavaScript
4 55 (17.08%) C++
5 29 (9.01%) T-SQL
6 24 (7.45%) Objective-C
7 15 (4.66%) VB
8 14 (4.35%) Java
8 14 (4.35%) Progress 4GL
9 12 (3.73%) PHP
9 12 (3.73%) PowerShell
10 9 (2.80%) VB6
10 9 (2.80%) VC++
11 8 (2.48%) C
12 7 (2.17%) Apex Code
12 7 (2.17%) R
13 5 (1.55%) VBA
14 2 (0.62%) F#
14 2 (0.62%) Python
14 2 (0.62%) XPath
Qualifications
1 57 (17.70%) Degree
2 28 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (4.97%) MCSE
4 14 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (4.04%) CCNA
5 13 (4.04%) MCSA
6 11 (3.42%) PMI Certification
7 9 (2.80%) Citrix Certification
7 9 (2.80%) MCTS
8 8 (2.48%) MCPD
9 7 (2.17%) CCNP
9 7 (2.17%) Security Cleared
10 6 (1.86%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 5 (1.55%) CCEA
11 5 (1.55%) CCIE
11 5 (1.55%) MCITP
11 5 (1.55%) MCP
11 5 (1.55%) RHCE
11 5 (1.55%) VCAP
11 5 (1.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.97%) Data Quality
2 11 (3.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (3.42%) QA
3 9 (2.80%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.93%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (14.91%) Active Directory
2 32 (9.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (4.04%) XenApp
4 9 (2.80%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (2.48%) Hyper-V
6 7 (2.17%) vSphere
7 5 (1.55%) vCloud
8 4 (1.24%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.62%) ISA Server
9 2 (0.62%) NFS
9 2 (0.62%) Squid
9 2 (0.62%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.62%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 2 (0.62%) XenServer
10 1 (0.31%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.31%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.31%) Firmware
10 1 (0.31%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 24 (7.45%) WMI
2 17 (5.28%) SCCM
3 7 (2.17%) Puppet
4 6 (1.86%) Backup Exec
4 6 (1.86%) MAILsweeper
4 6 (1.86%) Simpana
5 4 (1.24%) Ansible
5 4 (1.24%) NetBackup
5 4 (1.24%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.93%) WSUS
7 2 (0.62%) Data Guard
7 2 (0.62%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.62%) Oracle ZFS
8 1 (0.31%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.31%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.31%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.31%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 322 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 67 (20.81%) Salesforce.com
3 55 (17.08%) VMware
4 36 (11.18%) Oracle
5 30 (9.32%) Apple
6 29 (9.01%) Citrix
6 29 (9.01%) SAP
7 26 (8.07%) Cisco
8 18 (5.59%) Google
9 14 (4.35%) HP
9 14 (4.35%) Progress
10 12 (3.73%) NetApp
11 9 (2.80%) Siebel
12 8 (2.48%) Sage
13 7 (2.17%) NetSuite
13 7 (2.17%) Symantec
14 6 (1.86%) CommVault
14 6 (1.86%) Finjan
14 6 (1.86%) Red Hat
14 6 (1.86%) ServiceNow
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + pension, health care etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Erin Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £43k to £47k
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £26000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Scotland
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Salary: Competative salary and benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Nakama
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorset
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: Client policy is to keep salary private
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £250 - £350 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £73000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Highams
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Holiday, company pension, medical in
Posted: 2 days ago
Chichester, West Sussex
Networkers
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Erin Associates
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Networkers
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Erin Associates
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Networkers
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £70000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + bonus, pension, health care
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits, training, progression
Posted: 5 days ago
North East
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £80000 - £90000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Attractive + full benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum + + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Attractive + full benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + package
Posted: 6 days ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
Xchanging
Salary: Competitive!!
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Midlands
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £49000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Cognizant
Posted: 10 days ago