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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 662 614 464
Rank change year-on-year
-48 -150
Permanent jobs citing COM 223 287 486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.27% 0.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.56% 0.67% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 162 192 429
Average salary £41,250 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,350 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%

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
39968 42832 43850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.34% 40.66% 40.92%
Number of salaries quoted 34186 35557 38647
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +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 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -67 200 £40,000 -6.97% 847
London -27 79 £57,500 +15.00% 222
South East -40 42 £42,500 -5.55% 140
South West -31 23 £35,000 +7.69% 56
Hampshire -3 18 £42,500 +23.18% 24
East of England +4 17 £45,000 -10.00% 41
North West +5 16 £35,000 +32.07% 96
Gloucestershire +1 16 £35,000 -22.22% 4
Cheltenham +2 14 £37,500 -6.25%
Manchester +10 13 £38,500 +45.28% 57
Southampton -8 12 £42,500 +13.33% 4
City of London -9 12 £46,000 -12.38% 119
Bedfordshire +14 11 £38,750 -22.50% 4
West Midlands -8 10 £37,000 -17.77% 101
Luton +12 9 - - 4
Yorkshire -1 9 £35,000 -6.66% 72
Surrey -25 9 £37,500 -25.00% 34
Berkshire -11 8 £50,000 +40.84% 35
Wales -16 8 £45,000 +150.00% 8
South Wales -15 7 £45,000 +150.00% 7
South Yorkshire -2 5 £32,000 -14.66% 9
Newport -7 5 £45,000 +150.00% 1
Sheffield -11 5 £32,000 -14.66% 7
Warwick - 5 £35,000 -
Warwickshire - 5 £35,000 - 4
Oxfordshire +3 4 £45,000 -14.28% 10
Scotland +3 4 £43,750 +38.88% 29
West Yorkshire 0 4 £38,250 - 45
West Sussex -1 4 £40,000 - 5
Leicestershire +22 3 £55,000 +34.96% 13

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 448 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 213 (47.54%) .NET
3 210 (46.88%) SQL Server
4 182 (40.63%) SQL
5 180 (40.18%) C#
6 154 (34.38%) Windows
7 145 (32.37%) MS Excel
8 139 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
9 129 (28.79%) ASP.NET
10 112 (25.00%) JavaScript
11 108 (24.11%) Degree
12 106 (23.66%) HTML
13 98 (21.88%) Web Services
14 84 (18.75%) XML
15 75 (16.74%) MS Office
15 75 (16.74%) MVC
15 75 (16.74%) Team Foundation Server
16 73 (16.29%) Finance
16 73 (16.29%) CRM
16 73 (16.29%) Salesforce.com
17 72 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
18 69 (15.40%) T-SQL
19 68 (15.18%) CSS
19 68 (15.18%) WCF
20 66 (14.73%) .NET Framework
21 62 (13.84%) Microsoft Azure
22 61 (13.62%) jQuery
22 61 (13.62%) Visual Studio
23 59 (13.17%) Scrum
23 59 (13.17%) SharePoint

COM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 59 (13.17%) SharePoint
2 55 (12.28%) IIS
3 25 (5.58%) MS Exchange
4 22 (4.91%) CMS
5 18 (4.02%) NServiceBus
6 14 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
7 12 (2.68%) SharePoint 2013
7 12 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2010
7 12 (2.68%) BizTalk Server
7 12 (2.68%) Sitecore CMS
8 10 (2.23%) SharePoint Server
9 7 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2013
9 7 (1.56%) Lync
10 4 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (0.89%) GlassFish
10 4 (0.89%) SAS
11 3 (0.67%) Apache
11 3 (0.67%) Umbraco
11 3 (0.67%) SugarCRM
12 2 (0.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 145 (32.37%) MS Excel
2 75 (16.74%) MS Office
3 15 (3.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.56%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.34%) MS Project
6 4 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.89%) SPSS
7 3 (0.67%) AutoCAD
7 3 (0.67%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.67%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.22%) Revit
Business Applications
1 44 (9.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (3.35%) SAP CRM
3 6 (1.34%) Sophis RISQUE
3 6 (1.34%) SalesLogix
3 6 (1.34%) Sage 200
4 5 (1.12%) ReMetrica
4 5 (1.12%) Oracle CRM
5 4 (0.89%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.89%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.45%) Dynamics GP
7 2 (0.45%) Advent Geneva
7 2 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.45%) Agresso
7 2 (0.45%) Investran
8 1 (0.22%) Pegasus Opera
8 1 (0.22%) Lawson
8 1 (0.22%) HFM
8 1 (0.22%) RMDS
8 1 (0.22%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 62 (13.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (2.90%) SaaS
4 11 (2.46%) Office 365
4 11 (2.46%) GitHub
5 6 (1.34%) Force.com
6 4 (0.89%) Responsys
7 2 (0.45%) Basecamp
7 2 (0.45%) IaaS
7 2 (0.45%) PaaS
8 1 (0.22%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (5.80%) TCP/IP
1 26 (5.80%) Internet
2 23 (5.13%) Firewall
2 23 (5.13%) VPN
3 22 (4.91%) DNS
4 18 (4.02%) SAN
5 14 (3.13%) Ethernet
5 14 (3.13%) WAN
6 13 (2.90%) LDAP
6 13 (2.90%) HTTP
6 13 (2.90%) DHCP
6 13 (2.90%) SSL
7 12 (2.68%) LAN
7 12 (2.68%) Network Security
8 10 (2.23%) VoIP
8 10 (2.23%) SMTP
9 9 (2.01%) FTP
9 9 (2.01%) CTI
10 7 (1.56%) ADSL
11 5 (1.12%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 210 (46.88%) SQL Server
2 41 (9.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 41 (9.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 32 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 25 (5.58%) SQL Server 2012
5 19 (4.24%) Data Warehouse
6 18 (4.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 17 (3.79%) Relational Database
8 15 (3.35%) SQL Server 2005
9 10 (2.23%) OLAP
10 8 (1.79%) Oracle Database
11 7 (1.56%) Azure SQL Database
12 5 (1.12%) NoSQL
12 5 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (1.12%) InterSystems Cache
13 4 (0.89%) MySQL
13 4 (0.89%) OLTP
13 4 (0.89%) Crystal Reports
13 4 (0.89%) DTS
13 4 (0.89%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 75 (16.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 61 (13.62%) Visual Studio
3 50 (11.16%) Git (software)
4 36 (8.04%) JIRA
5 27 (6.03%) TeamCity
6 22 (4.91%) NUnit
7 19 (4.24%) SpecFlow
7 19 (4.24%) NSubstitute
8 18 (4.02%) Jasmine
8 18 (4.02%) FinalBuilder
8 18 (4.02%) Log4Net
8 18 (4.02%) Rhino Mocks
9 15 (3.35%) Moq
10 12 (2.68%) Subversion
11 10 (2.23%) Jenkins
12 9 (2.01%) SoapUI
13 7 (1.56%) MSBuild
13 7 (1.56%) AccuRev
13 7 (1.56%) Eclipse
14 5 (1.12%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 73 (16.29%) Finance
2 43 (9.60%) Marketing
3 20 (4.46%) Retail
4 16 (3.57%) Back Office
5 15 (3.35%) Telecoms
6 13 (2.90%) Advertising
7 8 (1.79%) Front Office
8 6 (1.34%) Law
8 6 (1.34%) Legal
8 6 (1.34%) Multimedia
9 5 (1.12%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.67%) Automotive
10 3 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.67%) Publishing
10 3 (0.67%) German Language
11 1 (0.22%) Polish Language
11 1 (0.22%) Banking
11 1 (0.22%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.22%) French Language
11 1 (0.22%) Billing
Job Titles
1 182 (40.63%) Developer
2 60 (13.39%) .NET Developer
3 58 (12.95%) Consultant
4 41 (9.15%) Senior Developer
5 37 (8.26%) C# Developer
6 36 (8.04%) Analyst
7 34 (7.59%) DBA
8 31 (6.92%) Web Developer
9 30 (6.70%) Software Developer
10 25 (5.58%) Support Engineer
10 25 (5.58%) Administrator
11 22 (4.91%) SQL DBA
11 22 (4.91%) C# .NET Developer
12 20 (4.46%) CRM Consultant
13 18 (4.02%) Technical Consultant
14 17 (3.79%) Architect
14 17 (3.79%) Junior
15 16 (3.57%) Business Analyst
15 16 (3.57%) Senior Consultant
16 15 (3.35%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 213 (47.54%) .NET
2 129 (28.79%) ASP.NET
3 106 (23.66%) HTML
4 98 (21.88%) Web Services
5 84 (18.75%) XML
6 68 (15.18%) CSS
6 68 (15.18%) WCF
7 66 (14.73%) .NET Framework
8 61 (13.62%) jQuery
9 53 (11.83%) Ajax
10 43 (9.60%) WPF
11 42 (9.38%) HTML5
12 37 (8.26%) ASP.NET MVC
12 37 (8.26%) SOAP
13 29 (6.47%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 28 (6.25%) STL
15 26 (5.80%) Silverlight
16 22 (4.91%) LINQ
17 21 (4.69%) REST
17 21 (4.69%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 72 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (4.46%) Computer Science
3 19 (4.24%) Client/Server
4 17 (3.79%) N-Tier
5 16 (3.57%) Data Protection Act
5 16 (3.57%) Mobile App
6 15 (3.35%) Replication
7 14 (3.13%) Management Information System
7 14 (3.13%) Mathematics
8 12 (2.68%) CMDB
9 10 (2.23%) User Experience
10 9 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (1.56%) Embedded Systems
11 7 (1.56%) MPEG
12 6 (1.34%) Derivative
12 6 (1.34%) Data Structures
12 6 (1.34%) Inversion of Control
13 5 (1.12%) Blog
13 5 (1.12%) Clustering
14 4 (0.89%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 154 (34.38%) Windows
2 45 (10.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (7.14%) Linux
4 28 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 25 (5.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (4.24%) UNIX
7 12 (2.68%) Windows XP
8 10 (2.23%) Windows 7
9 9 (2.01%) Windows 8
9 9 (2.01%) Android
10 7 (1.56%) Apple iOS
11 5 (1.12%) Windows Vista
11 5 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.67%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.67%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.45%) Solaris
14 1 (0.22%) AIX
14 1 (0.22%) OS/400
14 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.22%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (16.74%) MVC
3 73 (16.29%) CRM
4 59 (13.17%) Scrum
5 56 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 54 (12.05%) TDD
7 51 (11.38%) E-Commerce
8 43 (9.60%) ITIL
9 42 (9.38%) Data Modelling
10 41 (9.15%) Project Management
11 39 (8.71%) Change Management
12 36 (8.04%) BDD
12 36 (8.04%) Performance Tuning
13 34 (7.59%) OO
14 30 (6.70%) Web Development
15 29 (6.47%) Business Intelligence
16 28 (6.25%) Migration
16 28 (6.25%) Multithreading
17 26 (5.80%) OOP
18 25 (5.58%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 182 (40.63%) SQL
2 180 (40.18%) C#
3 112 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 69 (15.40%) T-SQL
5 54 (12.05%) PowerShell
6 46 (10.27%) VB.NET
7 39 (8.71%) C++
7 39 (8.71%) Java
8 30 (6.70%) VB
9 21 (4.69%) Ruby
10 17 (3.79%) XAML
11 14 (3.13%) C
11 14 (3.13%) VBA
12 10 (2.23%) PHP
13 8 (1.79%) XPath
14 7 (1.56%) Shell Script
15 6 (1.34%) VBScript
15 6 (1.34%) VB6
15 6 (1.34%) Apex Code
16 4 (0.89%) MapBasic
Qualifications
1 108 (24.11%) Degree
2 26 (5.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (3.35%) MCSE
4 11 (2.46%) VCP4
5 10 (2.23%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (2.01%) MCSA
6 9 (2.01%) MCP
7 8 (1.79%) CCNA
8 6 (1.34%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (1.34%) MCITP
9 4 (0.89%) PMP
9 4 (0.89%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.45%) SSCP
11 2 (0.45%) CEH
11 2 (0.45%) CCA
11 2 (0.45%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (0.45%) CISSP
11 2 (0.45%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.91%) QA
2 11 (2.46%) SLA
3 4 (0.89%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.45%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.22%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 52 (11.61%) Active Directory
2 35 (7.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (4.69%) Hyper-V
4 12 (2.68%) XenApp
5 8 (1.79%) vSphere
6 5 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.67%) Xen
8 2 (0.45%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.22%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.22%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.22%) XenServer
9 1 (0.22%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.22%) vCloud
9 1 (0.22%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.22%) IAG
9 1 (0.22%) UAG
Systems Management
1 18 (4.02%) logstash
2 12 (2.68%) HP UCMDB
3 7 (1.56%) SCOM
3 7 (1.56%) Tivoli
3 7 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.89%) Nagios
4 4 (0.89%) SCCM
4 4 (0.89%) Puppet
5 3 (0.67%) Backup Exec
5 3 (0.67%) HAProxy
5 3 (0.67%) Graphite
5 3 (0.67%) StatsD
6 2 (0.45%) WMI
6 2 (0.45%) WSUS
6 2 (0.45%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.22%) MOM
7 1 (0.22%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.22%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.22%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 448 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 73 (16.29%) Salesforce.com
3 43 (9.60%) VMware
4 41 (9.15%) Oracle
5 34 (7.59%) Siebel
6 30 (6.70%) Cisco
7 23 (5.13%) Citrix
8 21 (4.69%) SAP
9 20 (4.46%) HP
10 15 (3.35%) IBM
11 12 (2.68%) NetApp
11 12 (2.68%) Google
11 12 (2.68%) Sitecore
11 12 (2.68%) ServiceNow
12 10 (2.23%) Sage
13 9 (2.01%) EMC
14 8 (1.79%) Apple
15 7 (1.56%) CA
15 7 (1.56%) BMC
16 6 (1.34%) Cognizant
UK
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Car Allowance + MS Certs (Funded)
Posted: 4 hours ago
Warwickshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
Capita
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus, flexi hours
Posted: Yesterday
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + ISEB training + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chatham, Kent
Harris Global
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benifits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits+bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Resource Management
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago