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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 557 636 577
Rank change year-on-year
+79 -59
Permanent jobs citing COM 380 230 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.21% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.86% 0.53% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 232 180 283
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £62,750 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -12.50%

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
44202 43004 48363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.30% 39.41% 40.64%
Number of salaries quoted 37209 37256 42633
Average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 20 August 2014 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 20 August 2014. 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
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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 +98 350 £45,000 - 694
London +39 145 £52,500 +5.00% 238
South East +27 83 £40,000 +6.66% 104
City of London +30 41 £52,500 +10.52% 122
East of England +2 30 £50,000 +42.85% 39
Berkshire -5 29 £38,500 +2.66% 23
North West +8 24 £31,750 +16.71% 66
Yorkshire -11 24 £41,250 -2.94% 57
Hampshire +5 20 £40,000 +23.07% 13
Manchester +10 17 £30,750 +26.80% 45
Scotland -3 15 £37,500 +25.00% 30
Hertfordshire +6 13 £42,000 +5.00% 14
South West -10 13 £34,000 +4.61% 36
West Yorkshire - 13 £38,750 - 34
Leeds - 12 £35,000 - 23
Oxfordshire +18 10 £45,000 +9.09% 20
Surrey +1 10 £50,000 +42.85% 23
Watford -3 9 £53,000 - 2
South Yorkshire -6 9 £32,500 -23.52% 10
Sheffield -9 9 £32,500 -23.52% 10
East Midlands -12 9 £42,500 - 54
Reading -5 8 £22,500 -43.75% 9
Oxford - 8 £37,500 - 4
Bedfordshire - 8 - - 4
Luton - 8 - - 3
Maidenhead - 8 £62,500 -
South Wales - 8 £20,125 - 10
Wales - 8 £20,125 - 12
Bristol +7 7 £29,500 -9.23% 17
Edinburgh - 7 £34,500 - 11

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

1 700 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 333 (47.57%) MS Excel
3 313 (44.71%) SQL Server
4 297 (42.43%) .NET
5 262 (37.43%) C#
6 237 (33.86%) Windows
7 234 (33.43%) SQL
8 179 (25.57%) ASP.NET
9 168 (24.00%) Degree
10 139 (19.86%) Web Services
11 136 (19.43%) CRM
12 122 (17.43%) HTML
13 121 (17.29%) Active Directory
14 119 (17.00%) JavaScript
14 119 (17.00%) MVC
15 118 (16.86%) E-Commerce
16 117 (16.71%) Salesforce.com
17 113 (16.14%) XML
18 106 (15.14%) T-SQL
18 106 (15.14%) SQL Server 2008
19 105 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
20 104 (14.86%) TDD
21 101 (14.43%) Scrum
22 100 (14.29%) Finance
23 92 (13.14%) Oracle
23 92 (13.14%) SharePoint
24 87 (12.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 85 (12.14%) SQL Server 2012
26 83 (11.86%) ASP.NET MVC
26 83 (11.86%) Dynamics CRM

COM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 92 (13.14%) SharePoint
2 66 (9.43%) IIS
3 55 (7.86%) MS Exchange
4 30 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 27 (3.86%) Lync
6 24 (3.43%) BizTalk Server
7 21 (3.00%) CMS
7 21 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2013
8 17 (2.43%) SharePoint 2010
9 12 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2003
10 11 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2007
10 11 (1.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 11 (1.57%) SharePoint 2013
11 8 (1.14%) Oracle Workflow
11 8 (1.14%) Umbraco
11 8 (1.14%) SugarCRM
12 7 (1.00%) Apache
12 7 (1.00%) Tomcat
13 6 (0.86%) Commerce Server
13 6 (0.86%) Confluence
Applications
1 333 (47.57%) MS Excel
2 76 (10.86%) MS Office
3 15 (2.14%) MS Visio
4 14 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (1.71%) MS Project
6 4 (0.57%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.14%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 83 (11.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (3.14%) Dynamics AX
3 16 (2.29%) Dynamics GP
3 16 (2.29%) Sophis RISQUE
4 12 (1.71%) SAP CRM
4 12 (1.71%) Dynamics NAV
5 7 (1.00%) SalesLogix
5 7 (1.00%) SAP Business One
6 5 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
6 5 (0.71%) Sage 200
6 5 (0.71%) assyst
7 4 (0.57%) IntelliMatch
8 3 (0.43%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.43%) GoldMine
8 3 (0.43%) Oracle CRM
9 2 (0.29%) HFM
9 2 (0.29%) Cognos TM1
9 2 (0.29%) Pegasus Opera
9 2 (0.29%) Agresso
9 2 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 78 (11.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (4.57%) SaaS
3 22 (3.14%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (2.71%) Office 365
5 11 (1.57%) PaaS
6 10 (1.43%) Force.com
7 7 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.71%) IaaS
9 4 (0.57%) Google Apps
10 2 (0.29%) Heroku
10 2 (0.29%) Google App Engine
10 2 (0.29%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 76 (10.86%) DNS
2 58 (8.29%) DHCP
3 47 (6.71%) TCP/IP
4 39 (5.57%) Internet
5 38 (5.43%) Firewall
5 38 (5.43%) HTTP
6 37 (5.29%) SAN
7 36 (5.14%) VPN
8 29 (4.14%) WAN
9 27 (3.86%) LAN
10 21 (3.00%) VoIP
11 20 (2.86%) FTP
12 18 (2.57%) Wireless
13 17 (2.43%) Cisco ASA
14 15 (2.14%) Intranet
15 14 (2.00%) iSCSI
15 14 (2.00%) Cisco PIX
16 10 (1.43%) Kerberos
17 8 (1.14%) Ethernet
17 8 (1.14%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 313 (44.71%) SQL Server
2 106 (15.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 87 (12.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 85 (12.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 77 (11.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 42 (6.00%) Data Warehouse
7 26 (3.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 23 (3.29%) SQL Server 2005
9 18 (2.57%) Oracle Database
9 18 (2.57%) NoSQL
10 17 (2.43%) MySQL
11 14 (2.00%) OLTP
12 12 (1.71%) Crystal Reports
12 12 (1.71%) Relational Database
13 9 (1.29%) Oracle Reports
13 9 (1.29%) Data Mining
14 8 (1.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 8 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
15 6 (0.86%) RDBMS
16 5 (0.71%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 73 (10.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 63 (9.00%) Visual Studio
3 49 (7.00%) Git (software)
4 47 (6.71%) NUnit
5 35 (5.00%) TeamCity
6 27 (3.86%) JIRA
7 17 (2.43%) Subversion
8 11 (1.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 11 (1.57%) SpecFlow
9 10 (1.43%) MSBuild
10 9 (1.29%) Moq
11 8 (1.14%) Eclipse
12 7 (1.00%) Oracle Forms
12 7 (1.00%) Cucumber
12 7 (1.00%) Jenkins
13 6 (0.86%) Octopus Deploy
13 6 (0.86%) CruiseControl
13 6 (0.86%) ReSharper
14 5 (0.71%) Toad
14 5 (0.71%) Bugzilla
General
1 100 (14.29%) Finance
2 71 (10.14%) Retail
3 63 (9.00%) Marketing
4 41 (5.86%) Advertising
5 17 (2.43%) Law
6 16 (2.29%) Back Office
6 16 (2.29%) Games
7 11 (1.57%) Banking
8 10 (1.43%) Electronics
8 10 (1.43%) Legal
9 9 (1.29%) Manufacturing
9 9 (1.29%) Publishing
10 8 (1.14%) Front Office
11 7 (1.00%) Telecoms
11 7 (1.00%) French Language
12 6 (0.86%) German Language
13 5 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.57%) Indonesian Language
14 4 (0.57%) Thai Language
14 4 (0.57%) Vietnamese Language
Job Titles
1 226 (32.29%) Developer
2 85 (12.14%) Analyst
3 74 (10.57%) .NET Developer
4 73 (10.43%) Consultant
5 67 (9.57%) Senior Developer
6 40 (5.71%) Software Engineer
7 37 (5.29%) Architect
8 36 (5.14%) Administrator
9 35 (5.00%) Software Developer
9 35 (5.00%) DBA
10 34 (4.86%) Business Analyst
10 34 (4.86%) C# Developer
11 32 (4.57%) Senior .NET Developer
12 30 (4.29%) Support Engineer
13 29 (4.14%) Web Developer
14 23 (3.29%) Senior Consultant
15 18 (2.57%) Project Manager
15 18 (2.57%) Support Analyst
15 18 (2.57%) Technical Support
15 18 (2.57%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 297 (42.43%) .NET
2 179 (25.57%) ASP.NET
3 139 (19.86%) Web Services
4 122 (17.43%) HTML
5 113 (16.14%) XML
6 83 (11.86%) ASP.NET MVC
7 78 (11.14%) CSS
8 76 (10.86%) .NET Framework
9 62 (8.86%) WCF
10 55 (7.86%) jQuery
11 41 (5.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 40 (5.71%) HTML5
13 38 (5.43%) WPF
14 37 (5.29%) Ajax
15 32 (4.57%) SOAP
16 29 (4.14%) LINQ
17 28 (4.00%) CSS3
18 25 (3.57%) XSL
19 24 (3.43%) Unity DI Container
20 23 (3.29%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 43 (6.14%) Computer Science
2 30 (4.29%) Enterprise Software
3 25 (3.57%) Management Information System
4 17 (2.43%) Mathematics
5 12 (1.71%) Social Media
6 9 (1.29%) PKI
7 8 (1.14%) Physics
7 8 (1.14%) Open Source
7 8 (1.14%) Enterprise Storage
8 7 (1.00%) Digital Media
8 7 (1.00%) Xbox
8 7 (1.00%) Statistics
8 7 (1.00%) Client/Server
8 7 (1.00%) PMI
9 6 (0.86%) Blackberry
9 6 (0.86%) Clustering
9 6 (0.86%) Economics
10 5 (0.71%) EPoS
10 5 (0.71%) N-Tier
10 5 (0.71%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 237 (33.86%) Windows
2 63 (9.00%) Linux
3 50 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 38 (5.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 30 (4.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 24 (3.43%) Windows 7
7 19 (2.71%) Windows 8
8 16 (2.29%) Windows XP
9 12 (1.71%) Apple iOS
10 10 (1.43%) Mac OS X
10 10 (1.43%) Windows Vista
10 10 (1.43%) Android
11 8 (1.14%) UNIX
11 8 (1.14%) Windows Phone
12 7 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (0.71%) Solaris
14 4 (0.57%) Ubuntu
14 4 (0.57%) Windows Phone 8
15 3 (0.43%) Windows 2000
15 3 (0.43%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (19.43%) CRM
2 119 (17.00%) MVC
3 118 (16.86%) E-Commerce
4 105 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
5 104 (14.86%) TDD
6 101 (14.43%) Scrum
7 80 (11.43%) ITIL
8 73 (10.43%) OO
8 73 (10.43%) Software Engineering
9 66 (9.43%) Unit Testing
10 64 (9.14%) Project Management
11 61 (8.71%) Business Intelligence
12 59 (8.43%) Continuous Integration
13 46 (6.57%) ERP
13 46 (6.57%) DevOps
14 42 (6.00%) Data Modelling
14 42 (6.00%) BDD
15 40 (5.71%) OOP
15 40 (5.71%) Performance Tuning
16 35 (5.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 262 (37.43%) C#
2 234 (33.43%) SQL
3 119 (17.00%) JavaScript
4 106 (15.14%) T-SQL
5 59 (8.43%) C++
6 46 (6.57%) Java
7 44 (6.29%) VB.NET
8 43 (6.14%) VB
9 34 (4.86%) VBA
10 33 (4.71%) C
10 33 (4.71%) PowerShell
11 27 (3.86%) VB6
12 16 (2.29%) PL/SQL
13 14 (2.00%) PHP
13 14 (2.00%) XAML
14 12 (1.71%) Python
15 10 (1.43%) Delphi
16 9 (1.29%) VC++
17 8 (1.14%) Apex Code
18 7 (1.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 168 (24.00%) Degree
2 71 (10.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (3.29%) Security Cleared
4 21 (3.00%) SC Cleared
5 20 (2.86%) MCSE
6 17 (2.43%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (2.29%) CCNA
7 16 (2.29%) MCITP
8 14 (2.00%) MCP
9 11 (1.57%) MCTS
10 8 (1.14%) PMI Certification
10 8 (1.14%) MCPD
11 6 (0.86%) DV Cleared
12 5 (0.71%) CEH
13 4 (0.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (0.57%) JNCIA
13 4 (0.57%) ISTQB
13 4 (0.57%) GNVQ
13 4 (0.57%) MCSA
13 4 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (3.86%) SLA
2 26 (3.71%) QA
3 8 (1.14%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.29%) Solvency II
4 2 (0.29%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.29%) HL7
4 2 (0.29%) Basel II
5 1 (0.14%) GAAP
5 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.14%) BS7799
5 1 (0.14%) DICOM
System Software
1 121 (17.29%) Active Directory
2 59 (8.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (5.29%) Hyper-V
4 17 (2.43%) XenApp
4 17 (2.43%) XenDesktop
5 13 (1.86%) Forefront TMG
6 12 (1.71%) VMware ESX
7 11 (1.57%) Microsoft App-V
8 10 (1.43%) IAG
8 10 (1.43%) UAG
9 9 (1.29%) ISA Server
9 9 (1.29%) vSphere
10 8 (1.14%) vCloud
11 4 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (0.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (0.43%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.29%) Terminal Server
13 2 (0.29%) Xen
14 1 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
14 1 (0.14%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 26 (3.71%) SCCM
2 18 (2.57%) SCOM
3 12 (1.71%) WSUS
4 10 (1.43%) Cacti
4 10 (1.43%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 8 (1.14%) SCVMM
6 6 (0.86%) Data Guard
7 5 (0.71%) HP UCMDB
8 4 (0.57%) SolarWinds Orion
8 4 (0.57%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (0.43%) Nagios
10 2 (0.29%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.29%) EMC NetWorker
10 2 (0.29%) Backup Exec
10 2 (0.29%) StatsD
10 2 (0.29%) logstash
11 1 (0.14%) WMI
11 1 (0.14%) MOM
11 1 (0.14%) Control-M
11 1 (0.14%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 700 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 117 (16.71%) Salesforce.com
3 92 (13.14%) Oracle
4 68 (9.71%) VMware
5 48 (6.86%) HP
6 46 (6.57%) SAP
7 42 (6.00%) Siebel
7 42 (6.00%) Cisco
8 35 (5.00%) IBM
8 35 (5.00%) Citrix
9 32 (4.57%) Dell
10 31 (4.43%) Google
11 25 (3.57%) Symantec
12 20 (2.86%) NetSuite
13 19 (2.71%) EMC
14 18 (2.57%) NetApp
15 16 (2.29%) PeopleSoft
15 16 (2.29%) Twitter
16 14 (2.00%) SolarWinds
17 13 (1.86%) ServiceNow
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Car + Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bonus, flexible working hours
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Sanderson
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Focus IT Recruitment
Salary: From £20,000 to £22,000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Belfast, County Antrim
TEKsystems
Salary: £300 - £335 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
North West
Recital Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Fusion Recruitment Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum and company bonus.
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Venturi
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + benefits+bonus+package
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Health, Pension, Gym & Holiday
Posted: Yesterday