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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 549 591 595
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +4
Permanent jobs citing COM 377 296 323
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.28% 0.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.87% 0.70% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 219 241 266
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,900 £25,500 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%

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
43211 42387 46827
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.75% 39.73% 40.41%
Number of salaries quoted 36321 36827 41116
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 £29,000 £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 19 September 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 19 September 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
(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 +38 348 £45,000 +3.44% 674
London +6 153 £52,500 +5.00% 221
South East -5 77 £40,000 +6.66% 80
City of London +40 47 £52,500 +7.69% 119
East of England -4 40 £100,000 +166.66% 28
Berkshire +2 31 £44,250 +18.00% 25
Bedfordshire +8 23 - - 5
Luton - 23 - - 2
North West -3 22 £36,250 +38.09% 75
Scotland -2 16 £40,000 +33.33% 27
Hampshire -9 15 £40,000 +23.07% 18
Manchester +10 14 £40,000 +70.21% 52
Oxfordshire +16 13 £45,000 -21.73% 10
South West -33 13 £37,500 +15.38% 50
Yorkshire -30 12 £31,250 -0.79% 42
Maidenhead -1 11 £52,500 -23.91% 2
Hertfordshire -4 11 £100,000 +116.21% 9
West Midlands -18 11 £37,500 -16.66% 98
Oxford +14 10 £42,250 - 2
Edinburgh -2 10 £38,500 +50.98% 10
South Yorkshire -5 10 £22,500 -47.05% 11
Sheffield -14 10 £22,500 -47.05% 11
Watford +1 9 £100,000 - 2
Coventry - 8 £37,500 - 7
North East -1 7 £36,000 - 25
Surrey -1 6 £65,000 -10.34% 14
Bristol -2 6 £34,000 -15.00% 20
East Midlands -4 6 £42,500 - 37
Cheshire -8 6 £30,000 -33.33% 7
Reading -14 6 £22,500 -45.12% 12

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 694 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 312 (44.96%) MS Excel
3 308 (44.38%) SQL Server
4 298 (42.94%) .NET
5 260 (37.46%) C#
6 233 (33.57%) Windows
7 228 (32.85%) Agile Software Development
8 226 (32.56%) SQL
9 202 (29.11%) ASP.NET
10 161 (23.20%) Degree
11 148 (21.33%) Web Services
12 140 (20.17%) CRM
13 138 (19.88%) MVC
14 133 (19.16%) E-Commerce
15 131 (18.88%) JavaScript
16 128 (18.44%) Salesforce.com
17 126 (18.16%) HTML
18 120 (17.29%) TDD
19 118 (17.00%) Active Directory
20 109 (15.71%) Scrum
21 108 (15.56%) XML
21 108 (15.56%) Microsoft Azure
22 103 (14.84%) T-SQL
22 103 (14.84%) Finance
23 102 (14.70%) Oracle
24 101 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
25 98 (14.12%) ASP.NET MVC
26 94 (13.54%) SQL Server 2008
26 94 (13.54%) SharePoint
27 88 (12.68%) Dynamics CRM

COM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 94 (13.54%) SharePoint
2 70 (10.09%) IIS
3 51 (7.35%) MS Exchange
4 28 (4.03%) BizTalk Server
4 28 (4.03%) Exchange Server 2010
5 27 (3.89%) Lync
5 27 (3.89%) CMS
6 19 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2013
7 18 (2.59%) NServiceBus
8 17 (2.45%) SharePoint 2010
9 13 (1.87%) SharePoint 2013
9 13 (1.87%) Sitecore CMS
10 11 (1.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 10 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2003
12 9 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2007
13 8 (1.15%) Oracle Workflow
13 8 (1.15%) Tomcat
14 7 (1.01%) WebSphere Application Server
14 7 (1.01%) Apache
14 7 (1.01%) WebSphere
Applications
1 312 (44.96%) MS Excel
2 65 (9.37%) MS Office
3 18 (2.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 17 (2.45%) MS Visio
5 9 (1.30%) MS Project
6 7 (1.01%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.72%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.29%) SPSS
9 1 (0.14%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 88 (12.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (3.17%) Dynamics AX
3 17 (2.45%) Dynamics GP
3 17 (2.45%) SAP CRM
4 16 (2.31%) Sophis RISQUE
5 9 (1.30%) Dynamics NAV
6 7 (1.01%) SAP Business One
6 7 (1.01%) Oracle CRM
7 6 (0.86%) Google Analytics
7 6 (0.86%) Sage 200
8 5 (0.72%) Oracle Applications
9 4 (0.58%) SalesLogix
9 4 (0.58%) IntelliMatch
10 3 (0.43%) FRx
10 3 (0.43%) GoldMine
10 3 (0.43%) HFM
10 3 (0.43%) Pegasus Opera
10 3 (0.43%) Agresso
11 2 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
11 2 (0.29%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 108 (15.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 45 (6.48%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (3.31%) SaaS
4 22 (3.17%) Office 365
5 14 (2.02%) Force.com
6 11 (1.59%) PaaS
7 6 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.72%) IaaS
9 3 (0.43%) Google Apps
10 2 (0.29%) Responsys
10 2 (0.29%) GitHub
10 2 (0.29%) Google App Engine
10 2 (0.29%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 73 (10.52%) DNS
2 57 (8.21%) DHCP
3 38 (5.48%) TCP/IP
3 38 (5.48%) Internet
4 37 (5.33%) SAN
4 37 (5.33%) HTTP
5 36 (5.19%) Firewall
6 27 (3.89%) VPN
6 27 (3.89%) WAN
7 25 (3.60%) LAN
7 25 (3.60%) FTP
8 20 (2.88%) VoIP
9 17 (2.45%) Cisco ASA
10 15 (2.16%) Wireless
11 14 (2.02%) Cisco PIX
12 13 (1.87%) Intranet
13 11 (1.59%) Ethernet
13 11 (1.59%) iSCSI
14 10 (1.44%) Kerberos
15 6 (0.86%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 308 (44.38%) SQL Server
2 94 (13.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 81 (11.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 77 (11.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 76 (10.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 43 (6.20%) Data Warehouse
7 22 (3.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 21 (3.03%) Oracle Database
9 19 (2.74%) NoSQL
10 18 (2.59%) OLTP
11 17 (2.45%) MySQL
12 16 (2.31%) SQL Server 2005
13 12 (1.73%) Crystal Reports
14 11 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
15 9 (1.30%) Data Mining
15 9 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
15 9 (1.30%) Relational Database
16 5 (0.72%) Azure SQL Database
16 5 (0.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 4 (0.58%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 87 (12.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 64 (9.22%) Git (software)
3 57 (8.21%) Visual Studio
3 57 (8.21%) NUnit
4 50 (7.20%) TeamCity
5 33 (4.76%) JIRA
6 21 (3.03%) SpecFlow
7 15 (2.16%) Jasmine
7 15 (2.16%) FinalBuilder
7 15 (2.16%) Rhino Mocks
7 15 (2.16%) Subversion
7 15 (2.16%) Log4Net
7 15 (2.16%) NSubstitute
8 10 (1.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 10 (1.44%) Oracle Forms
9 9 (1.30%) Moq
9 9 (1.30%) MSBuild
10 8 (1.15%) Eclipse
10 8 (1.15%) CruiseControl
11 7 (1.01%) ReSharper
General
1 103 (14.84%) Finance
2 71 (10.23%) Marketing
3 64 (9.22%) Retail
4 45 (6.48%) Advertising
5 19 (2.74%) Back Office
6 18 (2.59%) Law
7 16 (2.31%) Games
8 10 (1.44%) Manufacturing
8 10 (1.44%) Banking
9 9 (1.30%) Legal
10 8 (1.15%) Front Office
10 8 (1.15%) Telecoms
10 8 (1.15%) Publishing
11 7 (1.01%) French Language
11 7 (1.01%) German Language
12 6 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (0.86%) Electronics
13 3 (0.43%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.29%) Dutch Language
15 1 (0.14%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 234 (33.72%) Developer
2 82 (11.82%) Analyst
3 80 (11.53%) .NET Developer
4 76 (10.95%) Consultant
5 67 (9.65%) Senior Developer
6 43 (6.20%) Architect
7 41 (5.91%) Web Developer
8 38 (5.48%) Business Analyst
9 33 (4.76%) Administrator
9 33 (4.76%) Senior .NET Developer
10 32 (4.61%) C# Developer
10 32 (4.61%) DBA
11 29 (4.18%) Support Engineer
12 28 (4.03%) Software Developer
13 26 (3.75%) Software Engineer
14 25 (3.60%) Technical Support
15 22 (3.17%) CRM Consultant
16 19 (2.74%) Support Analyst
16 19 (2.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 18 (2.59%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 298 (42.94%) .NET
2 202 (29.11%) ASP.NET
3 148 (21.33%) Web Services
4 126 (18.16%) HTML
5 108 (15.56%) XML
6 98 (14.12%) ASP.NET MVC
7 73 (10.52%) CSS
8 72 (10.37%) .NET Framework
9 69 (9.94%) jQuery
10 68 (9.80%) WCF
11 49 (7.06%) HTML5
12 47 (6.77%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 33 (4.76%) SOAP
14 31 (4.47%) WPF
14 31 (4.47%) LINQ
15 30 (4.32%) Ajax
16 28 (4.03%) XSL
17 25 (3.60%) Unity DI Container
18 22 (3.17%) CSS3
19 21 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 101 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (4.47%) Computer Science
3 27 (3.89%) Enterprise Software
4 26 (3.75%) Management Information System
5 15 (2.16%) Mathematics
5 15 (2.16%) Social Media
6 9 (1.30%) PKI
7 8 (1.15%) Enterprise Storage
8 7 (1.01%) Digital Media
8 7 (1.01%) Xbox
8 7 (1.01%) User Experience
8 7 (1.01%) Client/Server
8 7 (1.01%) PMI
8 7 (1.01%) Statistics
8 7 (1.01%) Open Source
9 6 (0.86%) Physics
9 6 (0.86%) Economics
10 5 (0.72%) N-Tier
10 5 (0.72%) Clustering
10 5 (0.72%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 233 (33.57%) Windows
2 54 (7.78%) Linux
3 44 (6.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 34 (4.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (3.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (2.45%) Windows 8
7 14 (2.02%) Windows 7
7 14 (2.02%) Windows XP
8 12 (1.73%) Apple iOS
9 9 (1.30%) UNIX
10 7 (1.01%) Android
10 7 (1.01%) Windows Phone
11 6 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (0.86%) Solaris
11 6 (0.86%) Mac OS X
11 6 (0.86%) Windows Vista
12 5 (0.72%) Windows Phone 8
13 4 (0.58%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.43%) Debian
14 3 (0.43%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 228 (32.85%) Agile Software Development
2 140 (20.17%) CRM
3 138 (19.88%) MVC
4 133 (19.16%) E-Commerce
5 120 (17.29%) TDD
6 109 (15.71%) Scrum
7 86 (12.39%) OO
8 69 (9.94%) Unit Testing
9 68 (9.80%) ITIL
9 68 (9.80%) Project Management
10 67 (9.65%) Mentoring
11 57 (8.21%) Business Intelligence
11 57 (8.21%) Continuous Integration
12 55 (7.93%) DevOps
13 54 (7.78%) Software Engineering
14 53 (7.64%) BDD
15 52 (7.49%) OOP
16 49 (7.06%) Data Modelling
17 40 (5.76%) ERP
17 40 (5.76%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 260 (37.46%) C#
2 226 (32.56%) SQL
3 131 (18.88%) JavaScript
4 103 (14.84%) T-SQL
5 53 (7.64%) Java
6 48 (6.92%) VB.NET
6 48 (6.92%) PowerShell
7 46 (6.63%) C++
8 40 (5.76%) VB
9 25 (3.60%) VB6
10 24 (3.46%) VBA
11 22 (3.17%) C
12 18 (2.59%) PHP
12 18 (2.59%) Ruby
13 15 (2.16%) PL/SQL
13 15 (2.16%) XAML
14 13 (1.87%) Python
15 12 (1.73%) Apex Code
16 9 (1.30%) VC++
17 8 (1.15%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 161 (23.20%) Degree
2 64 (9.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (3.03%) Security Cleared
4 19 (2.74%) SC Cleared
5 18 (2.59%) MCSE
6 14 (2.02%) CCNA
6 14 (2.02%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (1.73%) MCITP
8 11 (1.59%) PMI Certification
9 9 (1.30%) MCTS
10 8 (1.15%) MCPD
11 7 (1.01%) MCP
12 6 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 5 (0.72%) PMP
13 5 (0.72%) DV Cleared
13 5 (0.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 4 (0.58%) ISTQB
14 4 (0.58%) CEH
14 4 (0.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 4 (0.58%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (4.76%) SLA
2 25 (3.60%) QA
3 5 (0.72%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.14%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.14%) HL7
4 1 (0.14%) DICOM
4 1 (0.14%) BS7799
4 1 (0.14%) Basel II
4 1 (0.14%) GAAP
4 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 118 (17.00%) Active Directory
2 58 (8.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (4.90%) Hyper-V
4 19 (2.74%) XenApp
5 16 (2.31%) XenDesktop
6 13 (1.87%) Forefront TMG
7 11 (1.59%) VMware ESX
7 11 (1.59%) Microsoft App-V
8 10 (1.44%) IAG
8 10 (1.44%) UAG
9 9 (1.30%) ISA Server
10 8 (1.15%) vSphere
10 8 (1.15%) vCloud
11 4 (0.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (0.29%) Xen
13 2 (0.29%) Terminal Server
13 2 (0.29%) Terminal Services
14 1 (0.14%) MetaFrame
14 1 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 25 (3.60%) SCOM
2 24 (3.46%) SCCM
3 15 (2.16%) logstash
4 12 (1.73%) WSUS
5 10 (1.44%) Cacti
5 10 (1.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 8 (1.15%) SCVMM
7 6 (0.86%) Data Guard
8 5 (0.72%) Tivoli
9 4 (0.58%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (0.58%) Backup Exec
9 4 (0.58%) SolarWinds Orion
10 3 (0.43%) Nagios
11 2 (0.29%) StatsD
11 2 (0.29%) EMC NetWorker
11 2 (0.29%) NetBackup
11 2 (0.29%) MOM
12 1 (0.14%) Control-M
12 1 (0.14%) WMI
12 1 (0.14%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 694 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 128 (18.44%) Salesforce.com
3 102 (14.70%) Oracle
4 69 (9.94%) VMware
5 53 (7.64%) Siebel
6 50 (7.20%) SAP
7 49 (7.06%) HP
8 43 (6.20%) Cisco
9 41 (5.91%) IBM
10 33 (4.76%) Citrix
11 32 (4.61%) Dell
12 30 (4.32%) Google
13 25 (3.60%) Symantec
14 23 (3.31%) EMC
15 22 (3.17%) NetApp
16 21 (3.03%) NetSuite
17 16 (2.31%) Twitter
18 15 (2.16%) Sitecore
19 14 (2.02%) SolarWinds
19 14 (2.02%) PeopleSoft
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + car allowance, pension
Posted: 4 hours ago
UK
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + Car
Posted: 10 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £15000 - £19000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday, Life Insurance
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday,
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + an incredible benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Craigavon, County Armagh
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + plus bonus, pension and healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Dewsbury, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Centric Resource
Salary: From £33,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Roc Search
Salary: £33000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Plymouth, Devon
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £33000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 per annum + training
Posted: Yesterday