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 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 786 688 610
Rank change year-on-year
-98 -78
Permanent jobs citing COM 128 298 376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.27% 0.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.34% 0.72% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 112 224 224
Median salary £42,500 £44,875 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.29% +5.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £39,250 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+8.28% -0.63%

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
37884 41185 44114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.86% 37.58% 38.43%
Number of salaries quoted 32984 35208 37085
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,264 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 August 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 31 August 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
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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 -118 122 £42,500 -5.55% 221
London -58 60 £47,500 -5.00% 70
South East -31 25 £42,500 +6.25% 33
Hampshire -2 14 £27,500 -31.25% 9
Midlands - 13 £42,500 -
West Midlands -5 9 £37,750 +37.27% 28
Southampton -12 8 £27,500 -22.53% 2
City of London +49 6 £33,750 -51.78% 12
North West -6 5 £43,750 +16.66% 19
East of England +22 4 £28,000 -17.64% 9
Ealing +6 4 £67,500 +17.39%
Berkshire -8 4 £52,500 +59.09% 6
Coventry - 4 £48,000 - 2
Manchester +4 3 £42,500 +13.33% 10
Oxfordshire -6 3 £47,500 -5.00% 4
Wales -7 3 £42,500 -4.49% 4
Dudley - 3 £22,500 -
Abingdon - 3 £47,500 -
Cheshire +31 2 £43,750 +9.37% 4
Scotland +16 2 - - 4
Glasgow +6 2 - - 1
Reading +5 2 £75,000 +82.92% 2
Newport +3 2 £45,500 +12.69% 2
South Wales -1 2 £45,500 +2.24% 4
South West -10 2 £50,000 +33.33% 9
Bracknell -13 2 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Cambridge - 2 £27,250 - 1
Kent - 2 £46,250 -
Birmingham - 2 £25,000 - 6
Cambridgeshire - 2 £27,250 - 3

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 288 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 129 (44.79%) MS Excel
3 89 (30.90%) .NET
4 82 (28.47%) Windows
5 80 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
6 79 (27.43%) Salesforce.com
7 76 (26.39%) SQL
8 74 (25.69%) C#
9 72 (25.00%) SQL Server
10 69 (23.96%) CRM
11 68 (23.61%) JavaScript
12 57 (19.79%) Finance
13 55 (19.10%) Microsoft Azure
14 54 (18.75%) Degree
15 53 (18.40%) Web Services
16 50 (17.36%) VMware
17 49 (17.01%) Marketing
18 48 (16.67%) HTML
19 47 (16.32%) MS Office
20 46 (15.97%) Active Directory
21 45 (15.63%) CSS
22 43 (14.93%) ASP.NET
23 42 (14.58%) Software Engineering
24 39 (13.54%) C++
24 39 (13.54%) Linux
25 38 (13.19%) XML
26 35 (12.15%) TDD
27 34 (11.81%) ITIL
27 34 (11.81%) Amazon AWS
27 34 (11.81%) Windows Server

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 27 (9.38%) IIS
2 26 (9.03%) SharePoint
3 14 (4.86%) MS Exchange
3 14 (4.86%) OpenEdge
4 11 (3.82%) CMS
5 8 (2.78%) Apache
6 6 (2.08%) Skype for Business
7 4 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (1.04%) Cloud Foundry
8 3 (1.04%) EPiServer CMS
8 3 (1.04%) SAS
8 3 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (1.04%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (1.04%) SugarCRM
9 2 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.69%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.35%) Alfresco
10 1 (0.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.35%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (0.35%) Umbraco
Applications
1 129 (44.79%) MS Excel
2 47 (16.32%) MS Office
3 27 (9.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (3.13%) MS Visio
5 6 (2.08%) MS Project
6 3 (1.04%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.35%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 31 (10.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (3.47%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 7 (2.43%) Dynamics GP
4 6 (2.08%) Eloqua
4 6 (2.08%) Oracle CRM
4 6 (2.08%) SAP CRM
5 3 (1.04%) FastStats
5 3 (1.04%) Infor CRM
5 3 (1.04%) Sage X3
5 3 (1.04%) SAP Business One
5 3 (1.04%) Unit4 Business World
6 2 (0.69%) Adobe Campaign
6 2 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.69%) Towers Watson Igloo
7 1 (0.35%) GoldMine
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.35%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.35%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 55 (19.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (11.81%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (7.64%) Office 365
4 17 (5.90%) Cloud Computing
5 16 (5.56%) SaaS
6 11 (3.82%) Force.com
7 8 (2.78%) Google Cloud Platform
8 7 (2.43%) Heroku
9 6 (2.08%) Oracle CX
10 5 (1.74%) Google Analytics
11 4 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (1.39%) Amazon S3
11 4 (1.39%) PaaS
12 3 (1.04%) OpenShift
13 2 (0.69%) Veeva
14 1 (0.35%) Azure Active Directory
14 1 (0.35%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 21 (7.29%) TCP/IP
2 19 (6.60%) Network Security
3 13 (4.51%) SAN
4 12 (4.17%) Firewall
5 11 (3.82%) SSL
6 10 (3.47%) Internet
7 9 (3.13%) HTTP
7 9 (3.13%) HTTPS
7 9 (3.13%) Intranet
7 9 (3.13%) VPN
8 7 (2.43%) VoIP
9 6 (2.08%) MPLS
10 5 (1.74%) DNS
11 4 (1.39%) DHCP
11 4 (1.39%) LAN
12 3 (1.04%) PBX
12 3 (1.04%) VLAN
13 2 (0.69%) Cisco IOS
13 2 (0.69%) Symposium
13 2 (0.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (6.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (4.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (3.47%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (3.47%) MySQL
5 8 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (2.43%) BusinessObjects
7 6 (2.08%) Crystal Reports
7 6 (2.08%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.74%) QlikView
9 4 (1.39%) OLAP
9 4 (1.39%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.39%) Redis
9 4 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (1.04%) Big Data
10 3 (1.04%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.69%) MS Access
11 2 (0.69%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 24 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 18 (6.25%) SpecFlow
3 14 (4.86%) WebSpeed
4 7 (2.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (1.39%) JIRA
6 3 (1.04%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.04%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.69%) FishEye
7 2 (0.69%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (0.69%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.35%) Grunt
8 1 (0.35%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.35%) JUnit
8 1 (0.35%) NUnit
8 1 (0.35%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.35%) Redmine
8 1 (0.35%) Subversion
8 1 (0.35%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.35%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 57 (19.79%) Finance
2 49 (17.01%) Marketing
3 21 (7.29%) Retail
4 15 (5.21%) Banking
4 15 (5.21%) Law
5 11 (3.82%) Telecoms
6 9 (3.13%) Advertising
7 6 (2.08%) Legal
8 5 (1.74%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.74%) Publishing
9 2 (0.69%) Brand Awareness
9 2 (0.69%) Electronics
10 1 (0.35%) Billing
10 1 (0.35%) Games
10 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 66 (22.92%) Developer
2 39 (13.54%) Analyst
3 30 (10.42%) Consultant
4 29 (10.07%) Software Engineer
5 25 (8.68%) Senior Developer
6 22 (7.64%) .NET Developer
6 22 (7.64%) Support Engineer
7 20 (6.94%) Applications Support
8 18 (6.25%) .NET Software Engineer
8 18 (6.25%) C# Software Engineer
9 15 (5.21%) Administrator
9 15 (5.21%) Architect
9 15 (5.21%) Software Developer
9 15 (5.21%) Support Analyst
10 14 (4.86%) Progress 4GL Developer
10 14 (4.86%) Progress Developer
10 14 (4.86%) Senior Progress Developer
11 13 (4.51%) C# Developer
11 13 (4.51%) CRM Consultant
12 11 (3.82%) Applications Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (30.90%) .NET
2 53 (18.40%) Web Services
3 48 (16.67%) HTML
4 45 (15.63%) CSS
5 43 (14.93%) ASP.NET
6 38 (13.19%) XML
7 26 (9.03%) AngularJS
8 25 (8.68%) WCF
9 21 (7.29%) React
10 20 (6.94%) ASP.NET Web API
11 17 (5.90%) WPF
12 15 (5.21%) ASP.NET MVC
12 15 (5.21%) SOAP
13 14 (4.86%) OLE
13 14 (4.86%) XHTML
14 13 (4.51%) jQuery
14 13 (4.51%) MFC
15 10 (3.47%) REST
16 9 (3.13%) Boost C++ Libraries
16 9 (3.13%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.25%) BYOD
1 18 (6.25%) Computer Science
1 18 (6.25%) Visualisation
2 15 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (4.86%) Client/Server
4 13 (4.51%) Public Cloud
5 11 (3.82%) Data Centre
5 11 (3.82%) PMI
6 10 (3.47%) Social Media
7 9 (3.13%) Mobile App
7 9 (3.13%) User Experience
8 7 (2.43%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (2.08%) Xbox
10 5 (1.74%) Data Integration
10 5 (1.74%) iPad
10 5 (1.74%) Private Cloud
11 4 (1.39%) Data Structures
11 4 (1.39%) Hybrid Cloud
11 4 (1.39%) iPhone
11 4 (1.39%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 82 (28.47%) Windows
2 39 (13.54%) Linux
3 34 (11.81%) Windows Server
4 33 (11.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 31 (10.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (7.99%) Windows Server 2003
7 20 (6.94%) Unix
8 15 (5.21%) Android
8 15 (5.21%) Apple iOS
9 11 (3.82%) Windows Mobile
9 11 (3.82%) Windows Phone
10 5 (1.74%) Windows 7
11 3 (1.04%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.69%) OS/400
12 2 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.69%) Solaris
12 2 (0.69%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.35%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.35%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (23.96%) CRM
3 42 (14.58%) Software Engineering
4 35 (12.15%) TDD
5 34 (11.81%) ITIL
6 30 (10.42%) Scrum
7 27 (9.38%) MVC
8 26 (9.03%) Continuous Integration
8 26 (9.03%) Mentoring
9 25 (8.68%) SDLC
10 24 (8.33%) E-Commerce
10 24 (8.33%) Project Management
11 21 (7.29%) BDD
11 21 (7.29%) Business Development
12 20 (6.94%) Analytics
12 20 (6.94%) Kanban
13 17 (5.90%) ERP
14 16 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
15 15 (5.21%) Web Development
16 14 (4.86%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 76 (26.39%) SQL
2 74 (25.69%) C#
3 68 (23.61%) JavaScript
4 39 (13.54%) C++
5 21 (7.29%) T-SQL
6 17 (5.90%) Objective-C
7 15 (5.21%) Java
8 14 (4.86%) Progress 4GL
9 12 (4.17%) PHP
9 12 (4.17%) VB
10 10 (3.47%) PowerShell
11 7 (2.43%) Apex Code
12 6 (2.08%) R
13 5 (1.74%) VB6
13 5 (1.74%) VBA
14 4 (1.39%) VC++
15 3 (1.04%) Perl
15 3 (1.04%) SOQL
16 2 (0.69%) ES6
16 2 (0.69%) F#
Qualifications
1 54 (18.75%) Degree
2 19 (6.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (4.51%) PMI Certification
4 11 (3.82%) MCSE
5 10 (3.47%) MCSA
6 9 (3.13%) CCNA
6 9 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (2.43%) Security Cleared
8 6 (2.08%) Citrix Certification
9 5 (1.74%) MCP
9 5 (1.74%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 4 (1.39%) CCEA
10 4 (1.39%) CCIE
10 4 (1.39%) CCNP
10 4 (1.39%) MCTS
10 4 (1.39%) RHCE
10 4 (1.39%) VCAP
10 4 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (1.04%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.25%) Data Quality
2 11 (3.82%) QA
3 10 (3.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (2.43%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.04%) SLA
6 1 (0.35%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.35%) ISO22301
System Software
1 46 (15.97%) Active Directory
2 28 (9.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (3.82%) XenApp
4 7 (2.43%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (2.08%) Hyper-V
6 5 (1.74%) vSphere
7 4 (1.39%) vCloud
8 3 (1.04%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.69%) NFS
9 2 (0.69%) Squid
9 2 (0.69%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.69%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 2 (0.69%) XenServer
10 1 (0.35%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.35%) Docker
10 1 (0.35%) Firmware
10 1 (0.35%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 17 (5.90%) WMI
2 15 (5.21%) SCCM
3 7 (2.43%) Puppet
4 6 (2.08%) MAILsweeper
4 6 (2.08%) Simpana
5 4 (1.39%) Ansible
5 4 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.04%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.69%) Data Guard
7 2 (0.69%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.69%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.69%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.69%) Oracle ZFS
7 2 (0.69%) WSUS
8 1 (0.35%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 288 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 79 (27.43%) Salesforce.com
3 50 (17.36%) VMware
4 31 (10.76%) Oracle
5 30 (10.42%) Citrix
6 24 (8.33%) SAP
7 22 (7.64%) Apple
8 18 (6.25%) Cisco
9 16 (5.56%) Google
10 14 (4.86%) Progress
11 13 (4.51%) HP
12 11 (3.82%) Siebel
13 9 (3.13%) NetApp
14 8 (2.78%) NetSuite
14 8 (2.78%) Sage
15 7 (2.43%) Facebook
16 6 (2.08%) CommVault
16 6 (2.08%) Finjan
17 5 (1.74%) Red Hat
17 5 (1.74%) ServiceNow
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