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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 620 627 601
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -26
Permanent jobs citing COM 291 324 295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.27% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.70% 0.70% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 185 214 212
Average salary £43,000 £42,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.77% +5.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £26,250 £28,050
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -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
41730 46198 43669
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.71% 39.12% 40.21%
Number of salaries quoted 35708 39502 38013
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 £60,000 £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 3 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 3 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 +7 280 £43,000 -4.44% 875
London +32 134 £47,500 -9.52% 258
South East +34 78 £40,000 - 171
Hampshire +9 31 £45,000 +12.50% 26
Yorkshire +5 28 £32,500 -18.75% 42
West Yorkshire +8 26 £27,000 -28.00% 27
Leeds +6 22 £36,250 +3.57% 19
Berkshire -4 17 £24,000 -31.42% 45
West Sussex +16 15 £40,000 +35.59% 6
City of London +23 13 £56,250 +7.14% 157
North West -8 13 £40,000 +41.59% 105
Southampton +7 12 £40,000 -51.12% 4
South West -15 12 £40,000 +18.87% 31
Burgess Hill - 12 £40,000 - 1
Bracknell +23 11 £36,500 +30.35% 1
Ealing - 10 £65,000 - 1
Surrey +7 9 £30,000 -40.00% 41
East of England -14 9 £34,000 -19.04% 46
Hertfordshire 0 7 £39,500 -4.81% 8
Watford 0 5 £34,000 -17.07%
Cheshire -1 5 £40,000 +33.33% 18
Runcorn -4 5 £40,000 +33.33% 2
Staines -16 5 £50,000 +5.26%
Basingstoke +27 4 £52,500 +79.48% 2
Cheltenham +6 4 £40,000 - 2
Gloucestershire 0 4 £40,000 +6.66% 7
Devon -7 4 £30,000 -45.45% 3
Exeter -11 4 £30,000 -45.45% 2
Reading -14 4 £23,000 -34.28% 8
West Midlands -19 4 £33,250 -14.19% 101

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 565 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 250 (44.25%) MS Excel
3 248 (43.89%) C#
4 243 (43.01%) SQL Server
4 243 (43.01%) Windows
5 236 (41.77%) .NET
6 208 (36.81%) SQL
7 181 (32.04%) Agile Software Development
8 138 (24.42%) JavaScript
9 131 (23.19%) ASP.NET
10 124 (21.95%) HTML
11 113 (20.00%) TDD
12 112 (19.82%) MS Office
13 111 (19.65%) Salesforce.com
14 104 (18.41%) XML
15 103 (18.23%) Degree
16 95 (16.81%) Web Services
17 94 (16.64%) MVC
18 89 (15.75%) CSS
18 89 (15.75%) Analytical Skills
19 88 (15.58%) Microsoft Azure
19 88 (15.58%) C++
20 85 (15.04%) Finance
21 82 (14.51%) Visual Studio
22 81 (14.34%) Scrum
23 77 (13.63%) WCF
24 73 (12.92%) LINQ
25 70 (12.39%) T-SQL
25 70 (12.39%) CRM
26 69 (12.21%) VMware

COM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 56 (9.91%) IIS
2 55 (9.73%) SharePoint
3 30 (5.31%) MS Exchange
4 22 (3.89%) Lync
5 19 (3.36%) CMS
6 17 (3.01%) Exchange Server 2010
7 16 (2.83%) NServiceBus
8 12 (2.12%) OpenEdge
9 11 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2007
10 10 (1.77%) SharePoint 2010
10 10 (1.77%) Apache
10 10 (1.77%) BizTalk Server
11 9 (1.59%) Tomcat
11 9 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
12 7 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2013
12 7 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2003
13 6 (1.06%) SharePoint Server
13 6 (1.06%) Node.js
14 5 (0.88%) SugarCRM
15 4 (0.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 250 (44.25%) MS Excel
2 112 (19.82%) MS Office
3 23 (4.07%) MS Visio
3 23 (4.07%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (2.30%) MS Project
5 5 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 33 (5.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.42%) Sophis RISQUE
3 7 (1.24%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (1.06%) Infor CRM
5 5 (0.88%) Dynamics GP
6 4 (0.71%) Oracle General Ledger
6 4 (0.71%) Oracle Payables
6 4 (0.71%) Oracle Receivables
6 4 (0.71%) SAP CRM
6 4 (0.71%) Sage CRM
7 3 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.35%) Agresso
8 2 (0.35%) Lawson
8 2 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.35%) Sage 200
8 2 (0.35%) Radian6
9 1 (0.18%) Infor M3
9 1 (0.18%) Investran
9 1 (0.18%) ReMetrica
9 1 (0.18%) Advent Geneva
Cloud Services
1 88 (15.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 44 (7.79%) Amazon AWS
3 31 (5.49%) SaaS
4 26 (4.60%) Office 365
5 17 (3.01%) Force.com
6 13 (2.30%) GitHub
7 10 (1.77%) Yammer
8 7 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.35%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.35%) Basecamp
9 2 (0.35%) IaaS
9 2 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.35%) PaaS
10 1 (0.18%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 47 (8.32%) TCP/IP
2 33 (5.84%) Internet
3 31 (5.49%) Network Security
4 29 (5.13%) SAN
5 28 (4.96%) Firewall
6 26 (4.60%) DNS
6 26 (4.60%) VoIP
7 22 (3.89%) NAS
8 21 (3.72%) VPN
9 20 (3.54%) HTTP
10 18 (3.19%) DHCP
11 15 (2.65%) WAN
11 15 (2.65%) LAN
12 12 (2.12%) CTI
12 12 (2.12%) SSL
13 11 (1.95%) Intranet
14 10 (1.77%) LDAP
15 8 (1.42%) Broadband
15 8 (1.42%) SMTP
16 6 (1.06%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 243 (43.01%) SQL Server
2 62 (10.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 51 (9.03%) SQL Server 2012
4 39 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 35 (6.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 29 (5.13%) Relational Database
7 28 (4.96%) SQL Server 2005
8 18 (3.19%) Data Warehouse
9 13 (2.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (1.77%) SQL Server 2000
11 9 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
12 7 (1.24%) Data Mining
13 6 (1.06%) DB2
13 6 (1.06%) OLAP
13 6 (1.06%) MySQL
13 6 (1.06%) Oracle Database
14 5 (0.88%) Big Data
14 5 (0.88%) OLTP
15 4 (0.71%) RDBMS
15 4 (0.71%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 82 (14.51%) Visual Studio
2 62 (10.97%) Git (software)
3 51 (9.03%) Team Foundation Server
4 48 (8.50%) TeamCity
5 46 (8.14%) NUnit
6 29 (5.13%) JIRA
7 27 (4.78%) SpecFlow
8 25 (4.42%) Moq
9 17 (3.01%) Rhino Mocks
10 14 (2.48%) Subversion
10 14 (2.48%) NSubstitute
11 11 (1.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 10 (1.77%) Log4Net
12 10 (1.77%) FinalBuilder
12 10 (1.77%) Jasmine
13 7 (1.24%) ReSharper
14 6 (1.06%) Fiddler
14 6 (1.06%) PostSharp
14 6 (1.06%) Octopus Deploy
14 6 (1.06%) Robot Framework
General
1 85 (15.04%) Finance
2 48 (8.50%) Retail
3 30 (5.31%) Publishing
4 26 (4.60%) Marketing
5 17 (3.01%) Telecoms
6 15 (2.65%) Back Office
7 12 (2.12%) Banking
8 10 (1.77%) Front Office
9 7 (1.24%) Manufacturing
10 6 (1.06%) Advertising
10 6 (1.06%) Law
11 4 (0.71%) General Ledger
12 3 (0.53%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.35%) German Language
13 2 (0.35%) Legal
13 2 (0.35%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.18%) Electronics
14 1 (0.18%) Automotive
14 1 (0.18%) Games
Job Titles
1 250 (44.25%) Developer
2 80 (14.16%) .NET Developer
3 61 (10.80%) Senior Developer
4 57 (10.09%) C# Developer
5 56 (9.91%) Analyst
6 49 (8.67%) Consultant
7 38 (6.73%) C# .NET Developer
8 37 (6.55%) Software Developer
9 31 (5.49%) Architect
10 30 (5.31%) Software Engineer
10 30 (5.31%) Senior .NET Developer
11 28 (4.96%) Web Developer
12 27 (4.78%) Administrator
13 26 (4.60%) DBA
14 24 (4.25%) Support Engineer
15 23 (4.07%) C++ Software Engineer
16 22 (3.89%) SQL DBA
16 22 (3.89%) Support Analyst
16 22 (3.89%) Salesforce.com Developer
17 21 (3.72%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 236 (41.77%) .NET
2 131 (23.19%) ASP.NET
3 124 (21.95%) HTML
4 104 (18.41%) XML
5 95 (16.81%) Web Services
6 89 (15.75%) CSS
7 77 (13.63%) WCF
8 73 (12.92%) LINQ
9 68 (12.04%) .NET Framework
10 59 (10.44%) jQuery
11 54 (9.56%) ASP.NET MVC
11 54 (9.56%) REST
12 46 (8.14%) SOAP
13 44 (7.79%) STL
14 42 (7.43%) WPF
15 39 (6.90%) Ajax
16 33 (5.84%) ASP.NET Web API
17 28 (4.96%) Unity DI Container
18 25 (4.42%) MFC
18 25 (4.42%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 89 (15.75%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (6.37%) Client/Server
3 27 (4.78%) Mobile App
4 26 (4.60%) Photography
5 24 (4.25%) Data Centre
6 23 (4.07%) N-Tier
7 22 (3.89%) Management Information System
8 17 (3.01%) Data Protection Act
8 17 (3.01%) Visualisation
9 16 (2.83%) Enterprise Software
9 16 (2.83%) Data Structures
10 15 (2.65%) Computer Science
11 12 (2.12%) Inversion of Control
11 12 (2.12%) BYOD
12 11 (1.95%) CMDB
12 11 (1.95%) Mathematics
13 10 (1.77%) Replication
13 10 (1.77%) User Experience
14 9 (1.59%) Derivative
14 9 (1.59%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 243 (43.01%) Windows
2 49 (8.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 44 (7.79%) Linux
4 42 (7.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 34 (6.02%) Windows Server 2012
6 33 (5.84%) UNIX
7 23 (4.07%) Android
8 22 (3.89%) Windows XP
9 17 (3.01%) Windows 7
10 12 (2.12%) Windows 8
11 8 (1.42%) Apple iOS
11 8 (1.42%) Solaris
12 6 (1.06%) Windows Phone
13 5 (0.88%) Windows Phone 7
14 4 (0.71%) AIX
15 3 (0.53%) CentOS
15 3 (0.53%) Windows Vista
16 2 (0.35%) Windows NT
16 2 (0.35%) Mac OS
17 1 (0.18%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (32.04%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (20.00%) TDD
3 94 (16.64%) MVC
4 81 (14.34%) Scrum
5 70 (12.39%) CRM
6 59 (10.44%) Software Engineering
7 58 (10.27%) ITIL
7 58 (10.27%) OO
8 56 (9.91%) Continuous Integration
9 47 (8.32%) Multithreading
10 43 (7.61%) E-Commerce
11 42 (7.43%) SDLC
12 41 (7.26%) BDD
13 40 (7.08%) Unit Testing
14 39 (6.90%) Data Modelling
14 39 (6.90%) Project Management
14 39 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
15 38 (6.73%) OOP
15 38 (6.73%) Migration
16 36 (6.37%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 248 (43.89%) C#
2 208 (36.81%) SQL
3 138 (24.42%) JavaScript
4 88 (15.58%) C++
5 70 (12.39%) T-SQL
6 61 (10.80%) Java
7 25 (4.42%) VB
8 23 (4.07%) Progress 4GL
8 23 (4.07%) PowerShell
9 18 (3.19%) C
10 17 (3.01%) Ruby
11 16 (2.83%) Apex Code
12 14 (2.48%) VBA
13 12 (2.12%) Objective-C
13 12 (2.12%) F#
13 12 (2.12%) VB.NET
14 9 (1.59%) Python
15 7 (1.24%) Haskell
15 7 (1.24%) PL/SQL
16 6 (1.06%) PHP
Qualifications
1 103 (18.23%) Degree
2 42 (7.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (3.19%) MCSE
4 13 (2.30%) SAP Certification
5 12 (2.12%) MCP
5 12 (2.12%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (1.42%) CCNA
6 8 (1.42%) Citrix Certification
7 7 (1.24%) MCSA
8 6 (1.06%) Security Cleared
9 5 (0.88%) CCNP
9 5 (0.88%) EMC Certification
10 4 (0.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (0.71%) MCITP
10 4 (0.71%) ISTQB
10 4 (0.71%) SC Cleared
10 4 (0.71%) MCAD
11 3 (0.53%) CCA
11 3 (0.53%) A+ Certification
11 3 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.89%) QA
2 15 (2.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (2.48%) SLA
4 13 (2.30%) ISO 9001
5 7 (1.24%) PCI DSS
6 6 (1.06%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.18%) CRD IV
7 1 (0.18%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.18%) COBIT
System Software
1 67 (11.86%) Active Directory
2 38 (6.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (5.31%) Hyper-V
4 10 (1.77%) vSphere
4 10 (1.77%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (1.59%) XenApp
6 7 (1.24%) Xen
7 5 (0.88%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.71%) vCloud
8 4 (0.71%) Terminal Services
8 4 (0.71%) ISA Server
8 4 (0.71%) XenServer
8 4 (0.71%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (0.35%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.18%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.18%) Firmware
10 1 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.18%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.18%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 12 (2.12%) WMI
2 10 (1.77%) SCCM
2 10 (1.77%) logstash
3 9 (1.59%) HP UCMDB
4 7 (1.24%) SCOM
4 7 (1.24%) Puppet
5 6 (1.06%) Nagios
5 6 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (1.06%) StatsD
5 6 (1.06%) Graphite
6 3 (0.53%) SCDPM
6 3 (0.53%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (0.53%) WSUS
6 3 (0.53%) SCVMM
7 2 (0.35%) Cisco UCCX
7 2 (0.35%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.35%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.35%) TeamSite
7 2 (0.35%) XenMobile
7 2 (0.35%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 565 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 111 (19.65%) Salesforce.com
3 69 (12.21%) VMware
4 43 (7.61%) Cisco
5 42 (7.43%) Oracle
6 39 (6.90%) Citrix
7 34 (6.02%) SAP
8 28 (4.96%) HP
9 26 (4.60%) Siebel
10 24 (4.25%) Apple
11 23 (4.07%) Progress
12 19 (3.36%) Dell
13 15 (2.65%) Infor
14 13 (2.30%) NetSuite
15 11 (1.95%) IBM
15 11 (1.95%) ServiceNow
16 9 (1.59%) EMC
16 9 (1.59%) Sage
17 7 (1.24%) NetApp
17 7 (1.24%) AppDynamics
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hampshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Training!
Posted: 20 hours ago
Hampshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits!
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + Uncapped Commission + Incentives
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Scotland
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + plus incredible benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Wokingham, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £68000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Nottinghamshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Car (£5K) + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45k-£65k
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North East
LA International
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday