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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 748 723 763
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +40
Permanent jobs citing COM 117 250 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.23% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.33% 0.61% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 102 184 158
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,550 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £69,000 £70,750
UK excluding London median salary £47,250 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+18.12% +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
34968 41180 42553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 39.13% 38.36% 37.02%
Number of salaries quoted 30195 35314 36538
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 -50 103 £51,250 +13.88% 181
London -4 42 £55,000 +4.76% 69
South East +34 27 £52,500 +5.00% 40
Berkshire +46 17 £52,500 +5.00% 12
Bracknell +22 13 £52,500 +5.00% 4
Manchester -8 9 £52,500 +59.09% 9
North West -12 9 £52,500 +59.09% 16
West Midlands -16 9 £26,500 -7.01% 20
Yorkshire +3 7 £32,500 -14.47% 8
Wales -3 6 £42,500 +11.84% 1
South Wales -4 6 £42,500 +11.84% 1
Newport -8 6 £42,500 +10.38%
Hampshire -4 5 £30,000 -40.00% 3
North Yorkshire - 5 £32,500 - 1
Harrogate - 5 £32,500 -
South West +5 4 £37,000 +8.82% 10
Buckinghamshire +10 3 £28,000 -9.67% 2
Farnborough -8 3 £30,000 -40.00%
Reading +31 2 £46,750 -15.00% 5
City of London +29 2 £65,000 +72.18% 11
East Midlands +12 2 £45,000 +34.32% 6
Gloucestershire -6 2 £37,250 -19.02% 1
Birmingham -10 2 £28,750 -30.72% 7
Docklands, London - 2 £45,000 -
High Wycombe - 2 £28,000 -
East of England +16 1 £35,000 -22.22% 7
Bournemouth +15 1 - - 1
Essex +14 1 £35,000 -
Surrey +13 1 £21,400 -49.64% 7
Kent +12 1 £52,500 -4.54% 2

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 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.

1 244 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 110 (45.08%) MS Excel
3 86 (35.25%) SQL
4 80 (32.79%) Salesforce.com
5 79 (32.38%) .NET
5 79 (32.38%) C#
6 75 (30.74%) Agile Software Development
7 73 (29.92%) SQL Server
8 72 (29.51%) JavaScript
9 62 (25.41%) HTML
10 55 (22.54%) CSS
11 53 (21.72%) CRM
12 52 (21.31%) Windows
12 52 (21.31%) Degree
13 42 (17.21%) ASP.NET
14 41 (16.80%) MS Office
14 41 (16.80%) XML
15 39 (15.98%) Web Services
16 38 (15.57%) Finance
17 34 (13.93%) TDD
18 32 (13.11%) Marketing
19 31 (12.70%) Software Engineering
19 31 (12.70%) MVC
19 31 (12.70%) Visual Studio
20 30 (12.30%) VMware
21 29 (11.89%) Active Directory
22 27 (11.07%) Oracle
22 27 (11.07%) Microsoft Azure
23 26 (10.66%) SDLC
23 26 (10.66%) MS PowerPoint

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 25 (10.25%) IIS
2 20 (8.20%) CMS
3 19 (7.79%) SharePoint
4 14 (5.74%) OpenEdge
5 9 (3.69%) Umbraco
6 7 (2.87%) Commerce Server
6 7 (2.87%) MS Exchange
6 7 (2.87%) SugarCRM
6 7 (2.87%) WebSphere
7 6 (2.46%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (2.05%) Skype for Business
9 4 (1.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 4 (1.64%) Alfresco
10 3 (1.23%) EPiServer CMS
10 3 (1.23%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.82%) Apache
11 2 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.82%) SAS
12 1 (0.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 110 (45.08%) MS Excel
2 41 (16.80%) MS Office
3 26 (10.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.05%) InfoPath
5 4 (1.64%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.82%) MS Project
7 1 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (7.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (4.51%) Eloqua
3 8 (3.28%) Infor CRM
4 6 (2.46%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (2.46%) Dynamics GP
4 6 (2.46%) Oracle CRM
4 6 (2.46%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 6 (2.46%) Unit4 Business World
5 4 (1.64%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (1.23%) Infor M3
6 3 (1.23%) Infor SunSystems
6 3 (1.23%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (1.23%) Sage X3
7 2 (0.82%) Adobe Campaign
7 2 (0.82%) FastStats
7 2 (0.82%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (0.82%) Sage 200
7 2 (0.82%) Sage 300 ERP
7 2 (0.82%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.82%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 27 (11.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (8.61%) SaaS
3 17 (6.97%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (6.15%) Cloud Computing
4 15 (6.15%) Office 365
5 12 (4.92%) Force.com
6 5 (2.05%) Oracle CX
6 5 (2.05%) PaaS
7 3 (1.23%) FinancialForce.com
7 3 (1.23%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (1.23%) Heroku
8 2 (0.82%) Azure Machine Learning
8 2 (0.82%) IaaS
9 1 (0.41%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.41%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.41%) Veeva
9 1 (0.41%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.15%) Internet
2 10 (4.10%) SSL
3 7 (2.87%) Intranet
4 6 (2.46%) HTTPS
4 6 (2.46%) SAN
5 5 (2.05%) Network Security
5 5 (2.05%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.64%) Firewall
6 4 (1.64%) HTTP
7 2 (0.82%) DNS
7 2 (0.82%) LAN
7 2 (0.82%) MPLS
7 2 (0.82%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (0.82%) WAN
7 2 (0.82%) WebEx
8 1 (0.41%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (0.41%) PBX
8 1 (0.41%) Skype
8 1 (0.41%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.41%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (29.92%) SQL Server
2 22 (9.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (7.79%) Relational Database
3 19 (7.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (4.51%) Big Data
5 10 (4.10%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (3.69%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (2.87%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (2.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (2.46%) MySQL
9 5 (2.05%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (2.05%) MS Access
9 5 (2.05%) OLAP
9 5 (2.05%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.64%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (1.64%) Hadoop
10 4 (1.64%) Oracle Database
10 4 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (1.23%) Azure SQL Database
11 3 (1.23%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 31 (12.70%) Visual Studio
2 19 (7.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (5.33%) SpecFlow
3 13 (5.33%) WebSpeed
4 7 (2.87%) Cucumber
5 3 (1.23%) JIRA
5 3 (1.23%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.82%) Fiddler
6 2 (0.82%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.41%) Grunt
7 1 (0.41%) gulp
7 1 (0.41%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.41%) Redmine
7 1 (0.41%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.41%) Selenium
7 1 (0.41%) Subversion
7 1 (0.41%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 38 (15.57%) Finance
2 32 (13.11%) Marketing
3 21 (8.61%) Retail
4 13 (5.33%) Banking
5 7 (2.87%) Advertising
5 7 (2.87%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.46%) Dutch Language
6 6 (2.46%) French Language
6 6 (2.46%) German Language
6 6 (2.46%) Legal
7 4 (1.64%) Law
7 4 (1.64%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.64%) Swedish Language
8 3 (1.23%) Publishing
9 1 (0.41%) Back Office
9 1 (0.41%) Brand Awareness
9 1 (0.41%) Electronics
9 1 (0.41%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 76 (31.15%) Developer
2 33 (13.52%) Analyst
3 28 (11.48%) Senior Developer
4 24 (9.84%) Software Engineer
5 20 (8.20%) .NET Developer
6 18 (7.38%) Consultant
7 17 (6.97%) C++ Software Engineer
8 16 (6.56%) Architect
9 14 (5.74%) Support Engineer
10 13 (5.33%) Applications Support
10 13 (5.33%) Progress 4GL Developer
10 13 (5.33%) Progress Developer
10 13 (5.33%) Senior Progress Developer
11 10 (4.10%) Administrator
11 10 (4.10%) C# Developer
11 10 (4.10%) Junior
12 9 (3.69%) Applications Engineer
12 9 (3.69%) Applications Support Engineer
12 9 (3.69%) Software Developer
12 9 (3.69%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (32.38%) .NET
2 62 (25.41%) HTML
3 55 (22.54%) CSS
4 42 (17.21%) ASP.NET
5 41 (16.80%) XML
6 39 (15.98%) Web Services
7 26 (10.66%) jQuery
8 19 (7.79%) MFC
9 18 (7.38%) ASP.NET MVC
9 18 (7.38%) REST
10 16 (6.56%) ASP.NET Web API
11 15 (6.15%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 15 (6.15%) RESTful
11 15 (6.15%) STL
12 13 (5.33%) HTML5
12 13 (5.33%) OLE
12 13 (5.33%) SOAP
12 13 (5.33%) WCF
12 13 (5.33%) XHTML
13 11 (4.51%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.79%) Computer Science
2 15 (6.15%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (5.33%) Client/Server
3 13 (5.33%) Data Centre
4 10 (4.10%) Social Media
5 9 (3.69%) Clustering
5 9 (3.69%) PMI
6 8 (3.28%) Visualisation
7 7 (2.87%) Data Integration
7 7 (2.87%) W3C
8 6 (2.46%) Mathematics
9 5 (2.05%) BYOD
10 4 (1.64%) Data Structures
11 3 (1.23%) Blog
11 3 (1.23%) iPad
11 3 (1.23%) Management Information System
11 3 (1.23%) Mobile App
11 3 (1.23%) User Experience
12 2 (0.82%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 52 (21.31%) Windows
2 22 (9.02%) Windows Server
3 20 (8.20%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (7.38%) Linux
4 18 (7.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (6.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (4.92%) Android
6 12 (4.92%) Apple iOS
6 12 (4.92%) Unix
7 9 (3.69%) Windows Mobile
7 9 (3.69%) Windows Phone
8 4 (1.64%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.82%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.82%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.41%) AIX
10 1 (0.41%) CentOS
10 1 (0.41%) OS/400
10 1 (0.41%) Solaris
10 1 (0.41%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (30.74%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (21.72%) CRM
3 34 (13.93%) TDD
4 31 (12.70%) MVC
4 31 (12.70%) Software Engineering
5 26 (10.66%) SDLC
6 25 (10.25%) E-Commerce
7 24 (9.84%) Scrum
8 23 (9.43%) ERP
9 22 (9.02%) Multithreading
10 20 (8.20%) Business Intelligence
10 20 (8.20%) Project Management
11 19 (7.79%) ITIL
12 17 (6.97%) Mentoring
12 17 (6.97%) OO
12 17 (6.97%) OOP
13 16 (6.56%) Unit Testing
14 14 (5.74%) Business Development
14 14 (5.74%) DevOps
14 14 (5.74%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 86 (35.25%) SQL
2 79 (32.38%) C#
3 72 (29.51%) JavaScript
4 25 (10.25%) C++
5 21 (8.61%) T-SQL
6 14 (5.74%) Progress 4GL
7 10 (4.10%) Apex Code
7 10 (4.10%) Java
8 9 (3.69%) PowerShell
9 6 (2.46%) PHP
10 5 (2.05%) C
11 4 (1.64%) Objective-C
11 4 (1.64%) Python
11 4 (1.64%) R
12 3 (1.23%) SOQL
12 3 (1.23%) VB
12 3 (1.23%) VBA
13 2 (0.82%) ES6
13 2 (0.82%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.82%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 52 (21.31%) Degree
2 11 (4.51%) PMI Certification
3 8 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (2.87%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.64%) MCSA
5 4 (1.64%) MCSE
5 4 (1.64%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.23%) CCNA
6 3 (1.23%) CCNP
6 3 (1.23%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (0.82%) CCEA
7 2 (0.82%) CCIE
7 2 (0.82%) PMP
7 2 (0.82%) RHCE
7 2 (0.82%) SAP Certification
7 2 (0.82%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 2 (0.82%) VCAP
7 2 (0.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.41%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.74%) Data Quality
2 8 (3.28%) QA
3 7 (2.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (2.05%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.82%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.82%) ISO22301
6 1 (0.41%) DICOM
6 1 (0.41%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.41%) HL7
6 1 (0.41%) SLA
6 1 (0.41%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 29 (11.89%) Active Directory
2 18 (7.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.87%) XenApp
4 3 (1.23%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.82%) Docker
5 2 (0.82%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.41%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.41%) NFS
6 1 (0.41%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.41%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.41%) vSphere
6 1 (0.41%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (3.28%) SCCM
2 4 (1.64%) MAILsweeper
2 4 (1.64%) Simpana
2 4 (1.64%) WMI
3 2 (0.82%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.82%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.41%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (0.41%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.41%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (0.41%) Puppet
4 1 (0.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.41%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.41%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 1 (0.41%) WSUS
Vendors
1 244 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 80 (32.79%) Salesforce.com
3 30 (12.30%) VMware
4 27 (11.07%) Oracle
5 20 (8.20%) Citrix
6 19 (7.79%) SAP
7 15 (6.15%) Sage
8 14 (5.74%) Progress
9 13 (5.33%) NetSuite
10 11 (4.51%) IBM
10 11 (4.51%) Siebel
11 10 (4.10%) HP
12 7 (2.87%) Facebook
12 7 (2.87%) Google
12 7 (2.87%) Sitecore
13 6 (2.46%) Adobe
13 6 (2.46%) Cisco
13 6 (2.46%) Marketo
13 6 (2.46%) NetApp
14 5 (2.05%) Apple
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Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Networkers
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
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Hertfordshire
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City, London
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Salary: £25000 - £34000 per annum
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Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
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Middlesex
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
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Middlesex
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum
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Salary: £32500.00 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
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Salary: £55000 per annum
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Derby, Derbyshire
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
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Central London / West End
Cognizant
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Worcester, Worcestershire
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
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London
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus and benefits
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London
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Sandown, Isle of Wight
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Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + benefits, bonus
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London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
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Midlands
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Northamptonshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Cognizant
Posted: 9 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
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South East London
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Borders
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
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