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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 774 666 696
Rank change year-on-year
-108 +30
Permanent jobs citing COM 158 289 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.27% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.42% 0.71% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 137 195 240
Median salary £52,500 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £68,250 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £48,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+21.25% +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
37881 40482 47575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.43% 37.96% 39.95%
Number of salaries quoted 32783 34546 40646
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 -84 130 £50,000 +20.48% 191
London +6 77 £58,750 +17.50% 73
South East -26 20 £52,500 +31.25% 34
Wales +17 19 £58,500 +30.00% 2
South Wales +13 19 £58,500 +30.00% 2
Newport +15 18 £58,500 +192.50% 2
Ealing - 13 £67,500 -
Berkshire +14 11 £52,500 -10.63% 10
South West +1 10 £34,000 -18.07% 7
North West +1 10 £45,000 +42.85% 19
City of London +39 9 £55,000 +29.41% 21
Dorset +13 8 £27,616 -38.63% 1
Bracknell +1 8 £52,500 -
Yorkshire +1 6 £45,000 +12.50% 12
Hampshire -22 6 £27,500 -38.88% 9
Scotland - 6 £55,000 - 10
Manchester -16 5 £50,000 +58.73% 12
Glasgow - 5 £55,000 - 6
Cheshire +25 4 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Bournemouth +15 4 £34,000 -24.44% 1
West Yorkshire +2 4 £45,000 +7.14% 6
West Midlands -13 4 £43,000 +26.47% 19
Poole - 4 £21,233 -
Southampton -17 3 £27,500 -31.25% 1
Buckinghamshire +22 2 £35,000 -23.91% 1
Reading +13 2 - - 3
Leeds +2 2 £43,750 +4.16% 3
Gloucestershire -9 2 £42,500 +2.40% 1
Cheltenham -13 2 £42,500 +2.40%
Coventry - 2 £51,000 - 1

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 370 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 172 (46.49%) MS Excel
3 149 (40.27%) Windows
4 126 (34.05%) SQL
5 119 (32.16%) .NET
6 118 (31.89%) C#
7 103 (27.84%) Agile Software Development
8 102 (27.57%) SQL Server
9 95 (25.68%) Microsoft Azure
10 87 (23.51%) C++
10 87 (23.51%) Software Engineering
11 76 (20.54%) CRM
12 75 (20.27%) Salesforce.com
13 70 (18.92%) Linux
13 70 (18.92%) Degree
14 66 (17.84%) Web Services
14 66 (17.84%) Active Directory
15 64 (17.30%) TDD
16 62 (16.76%) VMware
16 62 (16.76%) ASP.NET
17 59 (15.95%) WCF
18 55 (14.86%) SAP
19 54 (14.59%) Dynamics CRM
19 54 (14.59%) Marketing
20 53 (14.32%) Project Management
21 49 (13.24%) Finance
21 49 (13.24%) Scrum
22 48 (12.97%) TCP/IP
23 47 (12.70%) JavaScript
24 46 (12.43%) T-SQL

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 39 (10.54%) SharePoint
2 30 (8.11%) MS Exchange
3 22 (5.95%) IIS
4 21 (5.68%) Skype for Business
5 11 (2.97%) BizTalk Server
6 8 (2.16%) Apache
7 6 (1.62%) SAS
7 6 (1.62%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (1.08%) CMS
9 4 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.81%) Cloud Foundry
10 3 (0.81%) Node.js
10 3 (0.81%) SugarCRM
11 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.27%) MS Project Server
11 1 (0.27%) Oracle Application Server
11 1 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 172 (46.49%) MS Excel
2 46 (12.43%) MS Office
3 32 (8.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (3.24%) MS Visio
5 8 (2.16%) Spreadsheet
6 7 (1.89%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 54 (14.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (4.32%) SAP Business One
3 8 (2.16%) SAP CRM
4 5 (1.35%) Data Workbench
4 5 (1.35%) Dynamics GP
4 5 (1.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 4 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (1.08%) Unit4 Business World
6 3 (0.81%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.81%) Infor CRM
7 2 (0.54%) Infor M3
7 2 (0.54%) Lawson
7 2 (0.54%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.54%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.54%) Sage X3
7 2 (0.54%) SAP BPC
7 2 (0.54%) Unica
8 1 (0.27%) BigMachines
8 1 (0.27%) Magento
8 1 (0.27%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 95 (25.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 40 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
3 39 (10.54%) Office 365
4 15 (4.05%) Cloud Computing
5 14 (3.78%) Force.com
5 14 (3.78%) SaaS
6 11 (2.97%) Google Cloud Platform
6 11 (2.97%) Yammer
7 7 (1.89%) Heroku
8 6 (1.62%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (1.62%) Amazon S3
9 5 (1.35%) Google Analytics
10 4 (1.08%) IaaS
10 4 (1.08%) PaaS
11 3 (0.81%) OpenShift
11 3 (0.81%) Veeva
12 2 (0.54%) Adobe Analytics
13 1 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
13 1 (0.27%) Google App Engine
13 1 (0.27%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 48 (12.97%) TCP/IP
2 40 (10.81%) Network Security
3 22 (5.95%) Firewall
4 17 (4.59%) VPN
5 15 (4.05%) SAN
6 13 (3.51%) HTTPS
7 12 (3.24%) DNS
8 11 (2.97%) HTTP
8 11 (2.97%) Internet
8 11 (2.97%) LAN
9 10 (2.70%) DHCP
10 9 (2.43%) MPLS
10 9 (2.43%) VoIP
10 9 (2.43%) WAN
11 5 (1.35%) Skype
11 5 (1.35%) SSL
11 5 (1.35%) VLAN
12 4 (1.08%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (1.08%) Fibre Channel
12 4 (1.08%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (27.57%) SQL Server
2 31 (8.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 29 (7.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (4.32%) Crystal Reports
5 15 (4.05%) SQL Server 2012
6 14 (3.78%) Apache Cassandra
6 14 (3.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 13 (3.51%) Oracle Reports
7 13 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
8 12 (3.24%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (3.24%) MongoDB
9 9 (2.43%) MySQL
10 8 (2.16%) BusinessObjects
11 6 (1.62%) Data Mining
11 6 (1.62%) Relational Database
11 6 (1.62%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (1.08%) RDBMS
12 4 (1.08%) Redis
13 2 (0.54%) SAP BI
13 2 (0.54%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 44 (11.89%) Visual Studio
2 40 (10.81%) SpecFlow
3 34 (9.19%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (1.08%) JIRA
4 4 (1.08%) Oracle APEX
5 3 (0.81%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.81%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.54%) FishEye
6 2 (0.54%) NUnit
6 2 (0.54%) Talend Open Studio
6 2 (0.54%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 1 (0.27%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.27%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.27%) LabVIEW
7 1 (0.27%) NSubstitute
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.27%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.27%) Subversion
7 1 (0.27%) TeamCity
General
1 54 (14.59%) Marketing
2 49 (13.24%) Finance
3 26 (7.03%) Retail
4 16 (4.32%) Law
5 13 (3.51%) Advertising
6 8 (2.16%) Banking
7 5 (1.35%) Legal
7 5 (1.35%) Publishing
8 4 (1.08%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.81%) Electronics
9 3 (0.81%) German Language
9 3 (0.81%) Norwegian Language
9 3 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.81%) Spanish Language
9 3 (0.81%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.54%) Back Office
10 2 (0.54%) Games
11 1 (0.27%) Billing
11 1 (0.27%) Brand Awareness
11 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 67 (18.11%) Developer
2 56 (15.14%) Analyst
2 56 (15.14%) Software Engineer
3 36 (9.73%) Consultant
4 35 (9.46%) C++ Software Engineer
5 30 (8.11%) Architect
6 28 (7.57%) Software Developer
7 25 (6.76%) Programmer
7 25 (6.76%) Senior Software Engineer
8 21 (5.68%) .NET Developer
9 20 (5.41%) C# Software Engineer
9 20 (5.41%) Senior Programmer
9 20 (5.41%) Software Programmer
10 17 (4.59%) Administrator
10 17 (4.59%) C Software Engineer
11 16 (4.32%) C# Developer
11 16 (4.32%) C/C++ Software Engineer
11 16 (4.32%) Solutions Architect
12 14 (3.78%) Senior C Programmer
12 14 (3.78%) Senior C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (32.16%) .NET
2 66 (17.84%) Web Services
3 62 (16.76%) ASP.NET
4 59 (15.95%) WCF
5 41 (11.08%) WPF
6 39 (10.54%) ASP.NET Web API
7 33 (8.92%) HTML
8 24 (6.49%) CSS
9 23 (6.22%) AngularJS
9 23 (6.22%) XML
10 21 (5.68%) .NET Framework
10 21 (5.68%) MFC
11 19 (5.14%) STL
12 18 (4.86%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 18 (4.86%) React
12 18 (4.86%) WinForms
13 15 (4.05%) ASP.NET MVC
14 12 (3.24%) jQuery
15 9 (2.43%) MSMQ
16 7 (1.89%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 44 (11.89%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (11.35%) Visualisation
3 37 (10.00%) BYOD
4 24 (6.49%) Enterprise Software
5 18 (4.86%) Public Cloud
6 17 (4.59%) Computer Science
7 14 (3.78%) User Experience
8 11 (2.97%) Data Centre
9 10 (2.70%) Mobile App
10 8 (2.16%) Management Information System
10 8 (2.16%) Private Cloud
11 7 (1.89%) Data Structures
12 6 (1.62%) Hybrid Cloud
12 6 (1.62%) iPad
12 6 (1.62%) Xbox
13 5 (1.35%) iPhone
13 5 (1.35%) Mathematics
14 4 (1.08%) Driving Licence
14 4 (1.08%) Replication
14 4 (1.08%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 149 (40.27%) Windows
2 70 (18.92%) Linux
3 41 (11.08%) Unix
4 28 (7.57%) Windows Server
4 28 (7.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (7.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (2.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (1.89%) Android
7 7 (1.89%) Apple iOS
7 7 (1.89%) CentOS
7 7 (1.89%) Debian
8 6 (1.62%) Windows 7
9 4 (1.08%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.81%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.81%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.81%) Windows Mobile
10 3 (0.81%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.54%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.54%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (27.84%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (23.51%) Software Engineering
3 76 (20.54%) CRM
4 64 (17.30%) TDD
5 53 (14.32%) Project Management
6 49 (13.24%) Scrum
7 46 (12.43%) SDLC
8 44 (11.89%) Continuous Integration
9 42 (11.35%) BDD
10 38 (10.27%) Analytics
10 38 (10.27%) Kanban
11 36 (9.73%) ITIL
11 36 (9.73%) Mentoring
12 34 (9.19%) Business Intelligence
13 25 (6.76%) Continuous Improvement
13 25 (6.76%) ERP
13 25 (6.76%) High Availability
13 25 (6.76%) Presales
13 25 (6.76%) Waterfall
14 23 (6.22%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 126 (34.05%) SQL
2 118 (31.89%) C#
3 87 (23.51%) C++
4 47 (12.70%) JavaScript
5 46 (12.43%) T-SQL
6 37 (10.00%) Objective-C
7 21 (5.68%) VB
8 20 (5.41%) C
9 17 (4.59%) VB6
10 16 (4.32%) VC++
11 13 (3.51%) Java
11 13 (3.51%) PowerShell
12 9 (2.43%) Apex Code
12 9 (2.43%) R
13 7 (1.89%) PHP
14 3 (0.81%) Python
15 2 (0.54%) F#
15 2 (0.54%) Perl
15 2 (0.54%) PL/1
15 2 (0.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 70 (18.92%) Degree
2 41 (11.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (5.41%) MCSE
4 17 (4.59%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (4.59%) MCTS
5 16 (4.32%) CCNA
5 16 (4.32%) MCPD
5 16 (4.32%) MCSA
6 11 (2.97%) CCNP
7 10 (2.70%) Citrix Certification
7 10 (2.70%) Security Cleared
8 8 (2.16%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 8 (2.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (1.89%) CCEA
9 7 (1.89%) CCIE
9 7 (1.89%) RHCE
9 7 (1.89%) VCAP
10 6 (1.62%) MCP
11 5 (1.35%) PMI Certification
12 4 (1.08%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (3.51%) QA
3 10 (2.70%) Data Quality
3 10 (2.70%) PCI DSS
4 7 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 66 (17.84%) Active Directory
2 39 (10.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (3.51%) Hyper-V
4 12 (3.24%) vSphere
5 8 (2.16%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (1.89%) vCloud
6 7 (1.89%) XenApp
7 4 (1.08%) NFS
8 2 (0.54%) BitLocker
8 2 (0.54%) Squid
8 2 (0.54%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.27%) Docker
9 1 (0.27%) Firmware
9 1 (0.27%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.27%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.27%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.27%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.27%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 37 (10.00%) WMI
2 14 (3.78%) SCCM
3 7 (1.89%) Puppet
4 4 (1.08%) Ansible
4 4 (1.08%) Backup Exec
4 4 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.81%) MAILsweeper
5 3 (0.81%) NetBackup
5 3 (0.81%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (0.81%) Simpana
5 3 (0.81%) ZABBIX
6 2 (0.54%) WSUS
7 1 (0.27%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.27%) MOM
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.27%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.27%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.27%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 370 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 75 (20.27%) Salesforce.com
3 62 (16.76%) VMware
4 55 (14.86%) SAP
5 45 (12.16%) Apple
5 45 (12.16%) Oracle
6 34 (9.19%) Cisco
7 27 (7.30%) Citrix
8 19 (5.14%) Google
9 12 (3.24%) Infor
9 12 (3.24%) NetSuite
10 11 (2.97%) Sage
11 10 (2.70%) HP
12 8 (2.16%) NetApp
12 8 (2.16%) ServiceNow
13 7 (1.89%) Adobe
13 7 (1.89%) Dell
13 7 (1.89%) Facebook
13 7 (1.89%) Marketo
13 7 (1.89%) Red Hat
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Full Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £28000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Full Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Midlands
Lynx Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Playtech
Salary: Competitive salary + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + brilliant bonuses and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cognizant
Posted: Yesterday
London
Connectus
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
onezeero.
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Energon People
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Large Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £32000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Connectus
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Private Healthcare & 25 Days Holiday
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £22500 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Car + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum + Pension, Training Budget
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £24k - 25.5k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum + bonus(10%), shares,Pension,health
Posted: 5 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Attractive + full benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Salary: Pension, Healthcare, Bonus etc.
Posted: 6 days ago
Loughborough, Leicestershire
British Gypsum (Saint-Gobain)
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Jobsite Resourcing Team
Salary: Competitive Salary plus Generous Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Jobsite Resourcing Team
Salary: Competitive Salary plus Generous Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Jobsite Resourcing Team
Salary: Competitive Salary plus Generous Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Jobsite Resourcing Team
Salary: Competitive Salary plus Generous Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
Jobsite Resourcing Team
Salary: Competitive Salary, OTE & Generous Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Heywood, Lancashire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Technology People UK
Salary: £80,000 - £90,000 dependent on your exp + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago