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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 678 552 495
Rank change year-on-year
-126 -57
Permanent jobs citing COM 205 353 466
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.33% 0.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.50% 0.80% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 152 271 415
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +12.67%

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
40720 44212 48079
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 36.86% 41.02% 42.20%
Number of salaries quoted 35086 37344 42863
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -144 185 £38,500 -9.41% 606
London -81 81 £50,000 - 182
West Midlands +3 25 £37,500 -16.66% 74
Yorkshire -11 22 £31,250 -10.71% 60
South East -91 20 £37,500 -18.03% 93
Coventry - 15 £42,500 - 6
South West -32 14 £35,750 +10.00% 40
West Yorkshire +12 13 £32,500 - 31
North West -15 10 £35,000 - 56
Gloucestershire -10 9 £33,500 -25.55% 4
South Yorkshire -15 9 £26,750 -28.66% 8
Sheffield -18 9 £26,750 -28.66% 4
Cheltenham - 9 £33,500 - 1
Leeds +3 8 £25,000 - 19
East Midlands +10 7 £47,500 +18.75% 29
Oxfordshire +10 6 £30,000 -50.00% 14
Southampton +7 6 £38,000 - 2
East of England -13 6 £47,500 +5.55% 36
Manchester -20 6 £35,000 - 39
Hampshire -38 6 £38,000 -5.00% 13
Scotland +10 5 £35,000 +16.66% 16
Berkshire -30 5 £42,500 -8.60% 30
Wetherby - 5 £32,500 - 1
Wales - 5 £45,000 - 9
South Wales - 5 £45,000 - 9
Newport - 5 £45,000 - 2
Leicestershire +18 4 £47,500 +11.76% 9
Croydon +6 4 £41,250 +75.53%
Reading -8 4 £50,000 +81.81% 12
Birmingham -10 4 £30,000 -33.33% 31

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 572 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 273 (47.73%) SQL Server
3 268 (46.85%) .NET
4 226 (39.51%) MS Excel
5 220 (38.46%) C#
6 213 (37.24%) SQL
7 192 (33.57%) Agile Software Development
8 185 (32.34%) ASP.NET
9 181 (31.64%) Windows
10 140 (24.48%) Degree
11 121 (21.15%) JavaScript
12 120 (20.98%) CRM
13 115 (20.10%) HTML
13 115 (20.10%) Web Services
14 108 (18.88%) MVC
15 99 (17.31%) Salesforce.com
16 98 (17.13%) XML
17 96 (16.78%) Microsoft Azure
18 94 (16.43%) Analytical Skills
19 93 (16.26%) Finance
19 93 (16.26%) Scrum
19 93 (16.26%) TDD
20 87 (15.21%) E-Commerce
21 85 (14.86%) T-SQL
21 85 (14.86%) .NET Framework
21 85 (14.86%) Team Foundation Server
22 79 (13.81%) Dynamics CRM
23 77 (13.46%) Oracle
24 76 (13.29%) SharePoint
25 72 (12.59%) Active Directory

COM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 76 (13.29%) SharePoint
2 65 (11.36%) IIS
3 31 (5.42%) MS Exchange
4 27 (4.72%) BizTalk Server
5 23 (4.02%) CMS
6 19 (3.32%) NServiceBus
7 16 (2.80%) Sitecore CMS
7 16 (2.80%) SharePoint 2010
8 12 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2010
9 11 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
10 10 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
10 10 (1.75%) Lync
11 7 (1.22%) Umbraco
11 7 (1.22%) WebSphere Application Server
11 7 (1.22%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
12 4 (0.70%) Alfresco
12 4 (0.70%) Documentum
12 4 (0.70%) SAS
12 4 (0.70%) Apache
Applications
1 226 (39.51%) MS Excel
2 71 (12.41%) MS Office
3 13 (2.27%) MS Visio
3 13 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (1.57%) MS Project
5 4 (0.70%) SPSS
6 3 (0.52%) AutoCAD
6 3 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.52%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.17%) Revit
Business Applications
1 79 (13.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (3.32%) SAP CRM
3 14 (2.45%) Dynamics AX
4 13 (2.27%) Sophis RISQUE
5 9 (1.57%) Dynamics GP
6 7 (1.22%) Dynamics NAV
7 6 (1.05%) Sage 200
7 6 (1.05%) Oracle CRM
8 5 (0.87%) Oracle Applications
9 4 (0.70%) Agresso
9 4 (0.70%) SalesLogix
9 4 (0.70%) SAP Business One
9 4 (0.70%) Google Analytics
9 4 (0.70%) ReMetrica
10 3 (0.52%) FRx
10 3 (0.52%) GoldMine
10 3 (0.52%) Pegasus Opera
10 3 (0.52%) HFM
11 1 (0.17%) WebTrends
11 1 (0.17%) Advent Geneva
Cloud Services
1 96 (16.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (6.47%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (2.62%) SaaS
4 14 (2.45%) Office 365
5 12 (2.10%) PaaS
6 8 (1.40%) GitHub
7 7 (1.22%) IaaS
7 7 (1.22%) Force.com
8 5 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.70%) Responsys
10 1 (0.17%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 32 (5.59%) DNS
2 28 (4.90%) TCP/IP
3 26 (4.55%) Internet
4 25 (4.37%) DHCP
5 24 (4.20%) HTTP
5 24 (4.20%) Firewall
6 22 (3.85%) VPN
7 20 (3.50%) SAN
8 15 (2.62%) WAN
9 13 (2.27%) LAN
9 13 (2.27%) Ethernet
10 12 (2.10%) FTP
11 8 (1.40%) VoIP
12 7 (1.22%) SMTP
12 7 (1.22%) Kerberos
12 7 (1.22%) SSL
13 6 (1.05%) Intranet
13 6 (1.05%) LDAP
13 6 (1.05%) ADSL
13 6 (1.05%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 273 (47.73%) SQL Server
2 62 (10.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 56 (9.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 51 (8.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 48 (8.39%) SQL Server 2012
6 35 (6.12%) Data Warehouse
7 20 (3.50%) Oracle Database
7 20 (3.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 19 (3.32%) OLTP
9 13 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
10 12 (2.10%) Oracle Reports
10 12 (2.10%) Oracle Database 11g
11 11 (1.92%) NoSQL
11 11 (1.92%) Azure SQL Database
12 9 (1.57%) Relational Database
13 7 (1.22%) MySQL
14 5 (0.87%) InterSystems Cache
14 5 (0.87%) OLAP
14 5 (0.87%) Crystal Reports
15 4 (0.70%) DTS
Development Applications
1 85 (14.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 67 (11.71%) Git (software)
3 51 (8.92%) Visual Studio
4 50 (8.74%) NUnit
5 41 (7.17%) JIRA
5 41 (7.17%) TeamCity
6 19 (3.32%) Subversion
7 16 (2.80%) Log4Net
7 16 (2.80%) NSubstitute
7 16 (2.80%) Rhino Mocks
7 16 (2.80%) FinalBuilder
7 16 (2.80%) SpecFlow
7 16 (2.80%) Jasmine
8 11 (1.92%) Moq
9 10 (1.75%) SoapUI
9 10 (1.75%) CruiseControl
10 9 (1.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 9 (1.57%) Oracle Forms
10 9 (1.57%) Eclipse
10 9 (1.57%) MSBuild
General
1 93 (16.26%) Finance
2 57 (9.97%) Marketing
3 48 (8.39%) Retail
4 35 (6.12%) Advertising
5 15 (2.62%) Back Office
6 14 (2.45%) Telecoms
7 11 (1.92%) Law
7 11 (1.92%) Legal
8 10 (1.75%) Games
8 10 (1.75%) Front Office
9 8 (1.40%) Manufacturing
9 8 (1.40%) Publishing
10 6 (1.05%) Multimedia
10 6 (1.05%) German Language
11 4 (0.70%) French Language
11 4 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.52%) Electronics
13 2 (0.35%) Automotive
13 2 (0.35%) Banking
13 2 (0.35%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 202 (35.31%) Developer
2 83 (14.51%) .NET Developer
3 69 (12.06%) Consultant
4 65 (11.36%) Analyst
5 59 (10.31%) Senior Developer
6 33 (5.77%) Business Analyst
7 31 (5.42%) C# Developer
8 30 (5.24%) Architect
9 29 (5.07%) Web Developer
10 28 (4.90%) DBA
11 27 (4.72%) Senior .NET Developer
12 26 (4.55%) CRM Consultant
13 24 (4.20%) Support Engineer
14 22 (3.85%) Software Developer
15 20 (3.50%) Support Analyst
16 19 (3.32%) Technical Support
16 19 (3.32%) Administrator
16 19 (3.32%) Senior Consultant
16 19 (3.32%) Junior
16 19 (3.32%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 268 (46.85%) .NET
2 185 (32.34%) ASP.NET
3 115 (20.10%) HTML
3 115 (20.10%) Web Services
4 98 (17.13%) XML
5 85 (14.86%) .NET Framework
6 71 (12.41%) WCF
7 70 (12.24%) ASP.NET MVC
7 70 (12.24%) CSS
8 60 (10.49%) jQuery
9 52 (9.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 45 (7.87%) HTML5
11 41 (7.17%) Ajax
12 39 (6.82%) WPF
13 34 (5.94%) XSL
14 32 (5.59%) SOAP
15 26 (4.55%) LINQ
16 22 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
17 20 (3.50%) Unity DI Container
17 20 (3.50%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 94 (16.43%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 25 (4.37%) Computer Science
4 24 (4.20%) Mathematics
5 18 (3.15%) Enterprise Software
6 17 (2.97%) Replication
7 13 (2.27%) User Experience
8 12 (2.10%) Mobile App
9 11 (1.92%) Client/Server
9 11 (1.92%) N-Tier
10 10 (1.75%) Social Media
11 9 (1.57%) Data Protection Act
12 7 (1.22%) MPEG
12 7 (1.22%) PKI
12 7 (1.22%) Xbox
12 7 (1.22%) Embedded Systems
13 6 (1.05%) Digital Media
13 6 (1.05%) Open Source
13 6 (1.05%) Derivative
13 6 (1.05%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 181 (31.64%) Windows
2 40 (6.99%) Windows Server 2008
3 36 (6.29%) Linux
4 26 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (3.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (2.45%) UNIX
7 13 (2.27%) Windows XP
8 10 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (1.57%) Windows 7
9 9 (1.57%) Windows 8
10 6 (1.05%) Apple iOS
11 5 (0.87%) Ubuntu
11 5 (0.87%) Windows Vista
11 5 (0.87%) Android
12 4 (0.70%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.52%) Windows Phone 8
13 3 (0.52%) Windows Phone
14 2 (0.35%) Windows Phone 7
14 2 (0.35%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (33.57%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (20.98%) CRM
3 108 (18.88%) MVC
4 93 (16.26%) Scrum
4 93 (16.26%) TDD
5 87 (15.21%) E-Commerce
6 67 (11.71%) OO
7 61 (10.66%) Unit Testing
8 60 (10.49%) Data Modelling
9 58 (10.14%) Software Engineering
10 56 (9.79%) Project Management
11 50 (8.74%) Continuous Integration
11 50 (8.74%) Performance Tuning
12 49 (8.57%) Mentoring
12 49 (8.57%) OOP
13 48 (8.39%) Business Intelligence
14 44 (7.69%) DevOps
15 41 (7.17%) ITIL
16 40 (6.99%) Change Management
17 39 (6.82%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 220 (38.46%) C#
2 213 (37.24%) SQL
3 121 (21.15%) JavaScript
4 85 (14.86%) T-SQL
5 56 (9.79%) VB.NET
6 55 (9.62%) PowerShell
7 50 (8.74%) Java
8 32 (5.59%) VB
9 24 (4.20%) C++
10 23 (4.02%) XAML
11 18 (3.15%) VBA
12 16 (2.80%) Ruby
13 15 (2.62%) C
14 12 (2.10%) PHP
15 11 (1.92%) PL/SQL
15 11 (1.92%) VBScript
16 10 (1.75%) Apex Code
17 9 (1.57%) VB6
18 8 (1.40%) Python
19 7 (1.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 140 (24.48%) Degree
2 33 (5.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (2.80%) Security Cleared
4 15 (2.62%) SC Cleared
5 12 (2.10%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (2.10%) MCSE
6 11 (1.92%) CCNA
7 10 (1.75%) MCITP
8 9 (1.57%) MCSA
9 8 (1.40%) MCP
10 7 (1.22%) PMI Certification
11 6 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (0.87%) PMP
12 5 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 5 (0.87%) ISTQB
12 5 (0.87%) DV Cleared
13 4 (0.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 2 (0.35%) MCDST
14 2 (0.35%) CISSP
14 2 (0.35%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.02%) QA
2 15 (2.62%) SLA
3 2 (0.35%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.17%) GAAP
4 1 (0.17%) HL7
4 1 (0.17%) DICOM
4 1 (0.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 72 (12.59%) Active Directory
2 38 (6.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (3.15%) Hyper-V
4 12 (2.10%) XenApp
5 6 (1.05%) vSphere
6 4 (0.70%) XenDesktop
6 4 (0.70%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (0.35%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.35%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.17%) IAG
9 1 (0.17%) UAG
9 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.17%) Platform Symphony
9 1 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.17%) MetaFrame
9 1 (0.17%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.17%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 16 (2.80%) logstash
2 11 (1.92%) SCOM
3 7 (1.22%) Tivoli
4 6 (1.05%) HP UCMDB
5 5 (0.87%) Backup Exec
5 5 (0.87%) SCCM
6 4 (0.70%) WSUS
6 4 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.52%) HAProxy
7 3 (0.52%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.35%) WMI
8 2 (0.35%) MOM
8 2 (0.35%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.17%) Cacti
9 1 (0.17%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.17%) Puppet
9 1 (0.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.17%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.17%) Nagios
9 1 (0.17%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 572 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 99 (17.31%) Salesforce.com
3 77 (13.46%) Oracle
4 45 (7.87%) VMware
5 42 (7.34%) Siebel
6 37 (6.47%) SAP
7 34 (5.94%) IBM
8 26 (4.55%) Cisco
9 24 (4.20%) HP
9 24 (4.20%) Citrix
10 23 (4.02%) Dell
11 19 (3.32%) Google
12 18 (3.15%) Sitecore
13 14 (2.45%) NetSuite
14 13 (2.27%) EMC
14 13 (2.27%) NetApp
15 9 (1.57%) Red Hat
15 9 (1.57%) Adobe
15 9 (1.57%) EPiServer
15 9 (1.57%) Twitter
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Centric Resource
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Centric Resource
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Centric Resource
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Centric Resource
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesex
Centric Resource
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Centric Resource
Salary: From £40,000 to £48,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Centric Resource
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
UK
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum plus attractive benefits and extensi
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone Group
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum + outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £70,000 per annum + attractive bonus
Posted: Yesterday
UK
Conspicuous
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Conspicuous
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Conspicuous
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Conspicuous
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
TechnoRecruit
Posted: Yesterday
East Midlands
Conspicuous
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday