Period
to 24 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for COM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited COM over the 6 months to 24 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Component Object Model (COM)
UK > England
6 months to
24 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 880 872 1033
Rank change year-on-year -8 +161 -51
Permanent jobs citing COM 95 216 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.084% 0.16% 0.088%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.22% 0.39% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 80 131 106
England median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +29.41% -5.56%
10th Percentile £27,475 £29,000 £24,813
90th Percentile £92,500 £92,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +29.41% -6.59%

COM is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 43,855 54,973 66,725
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 38.68% 39.68% 40.70%
Number of salaries quoted 36,367 45,453 56,827
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

COM
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing COM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for COM in England

COM
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing COM in England.

Salary trend for COM in England

COM
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing COM in England over the 6 months to 24 February 2020.

Salary histogram for COM in England

COM
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COM within the England region over the 6 months to 24 February 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +2 27 £55,000 - 137
North of England +59 26 £44,327 -6.68% 197
London +47 26 £53,750 -4.44% 223
North West +48 14 £44,327 -9.07% 110
Yorkshire +37 11 £45,000 -2.70% 64
Midlands -4 9 £36,250 -30.95% 141
West Midlands +23 8 £37,500 -16.67% 76
South West +36 4 £54,600 +95.00% 63
East of England +48 3 £50,000 -4.76% 57
North East +8 1 £43,653 - 23
East Midlands -8 1 £29,500 -46.36% 65
COM
UK

For the 6 months to 24 February 2020, IT jobs citing COM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for COM.

1 95 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 31 (32.63%) C#
3 30 (31.58%) Azure
4 28 (29.47%) SQL
5 24 (25.26%) Windows
6 21 (22.11%) Microsoft Office
7 20 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (20.00%) Office 365
9 18 (18.95%) Visual Studio
9 18 (18.95%) SQL Server
10 17 (17.89%) .NET
10 17 (17.89%) Active Directory
11 15 (15.79%) C++
12 14 (14.74%) SDLC
12 14 (14.74%) Problem-Solving
13 13 (13.68%) ASP.NET
13 13 (13.68%) Salesforce.com
13 13 (13.68%) TDD
13 13 (13.68%) Software Engineering
14 12 (12.63%) Multithreading
14 12 (12.63%) Finance
14 12 (12.63%) STL
14 12 (12.63%) C
14 12 (12.63%) MFC
14 12 (12.63%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 11 (11.58%) Windows 7
15 11 (11.58%) Windows 10
15 11 (11.58%) Presales
15 11 (11.58%) SharePoint
15 11 (11.58%) PowerShell

COM
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 11 (11.58%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (4.21%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.11%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.05%) SugarCRM
4 1 (1.05%) ThingWorx
4 1 (1.05%) Umbraco
Applications
1 21 (22.11%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.05%) Adobe XD
4 1 (1.05%) InVision
4 1 (1.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.05%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 6 (6.32%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (6.32%) NetSuite
2 4 (4.21%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.05%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (1.05%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.05%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 30 (31.58%) Azure
2 19 (20.00%) Office 365
3 9 (9.47%) AWS
4 7 (7.37%) Power Platform
5 5 (5.26%) Dynamics 365
5 5 (5.26%) PowerApps
5 5 (5.26%) SaaS
6 4 (4.21%) OneDrive
6 4 (4.21%) PaaS
7 2 (2.11%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (2.11%) GitHub
7 2 (2.11%) IaaS
7 2 (2.11%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 2 (2.11%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 1 (1.05%) Force.com
8 1 (1.05%) GCP
8 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Flow
8 1 (1.05%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (1.05%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.37%) Wireless
2 5 (5.26%) DNS
2 5 (5.26%) Firewall
2 5 (5.26%) NAS
2 5 (5.26%) VPN
3 4 (4.21%) DHCP
3 4 (4.21%) FTP
3 4 (4.21%) SSH
3 4 (4.21%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.16%) Skype
4 3 (3.16%) WAN
5 2 (2.11%) GSM
5 2 (2.11%) LAN
6 1 (1.05%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.05%) GoToMeeting
6 1 (1.05%) IPsec
6 1 (1.05%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (18.95%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.26%) Azure SQL Database
3 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (3.16%) Big Data
4 3 (3.16%) Cosmos DB
4 3 (3.16%) HDInsight
4 3 (3.16%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.16%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.16%) Power BI
4 3 (3.16%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.11%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (2.11%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.05%) OLAP
6 1 (1.05%) OLTP
6 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.05%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (18.95%) Visual Studio
2 6 (6.32%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.16%) JIRA
4 2 (2.11%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.05%) Ant
5 1 (1.05%) Balsamiq
5 1 (1.05%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.05%) InstallShield
5 1 (1.05%) MSI
5 1 (1.05%) NUnit
5 1 (1.05%) Sourcetree
General
1 12 (12.63%) Finance
2 6 (6.32%) Marketing
2 6 (6.32%) Public Sector
3 4 (4.21%) Retail
4 3 (3.16%) Banking
5 2 (2.11%) Front Office
5 2 (2.11%) Law
5 2 (2.11%) Legal
6 1 (1.05%) Advertising
6 1 (1.05%) Automotive
6 1 (1.05%) Billing
6 1 (1.05%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (17.89%) Developer
2 13 (13.68%) Analyst
3 12 (12.63%) C++ Software Engineer
3 12 (12.63%) Software Engineer
4 10 (10.53%) Architect
5 9 (9.47%) IT Support
6 8 (8.42%) .NET Developer
7 7 (7.37%) Support Analyst
7 7 (7.37%) Support Engineer
8 6 (6.32%) Consultant
8 6 (6.32%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
8 6 (6.32%) Senior Software Engineer
9 4 (4.21%) IT Analyst
9 4 (4.21%) IT Manager
9 4 (4.21%) IT Support Analyst
9 4 (4.21%) Junior
9 4 (4.21%) Senior Developer
9 4 (4.21%) Technical Architect
10 3 (3.16%) Cloud Engineer
10 3 (3.16%) Service Implementation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (17.89%) .NET
2 13 (13.68%) ASP.NET
3 12 (12.63%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 12 (12.63%) MFC
3 12 (12.63%) STL
4 7 (7.37%) CSS
4 7 (7.37%) HTML
5 6 (6.32%) .NET Framework
5 6 (6.32%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (5.26%) .NET Core
7 4 (4.21%) jQuery
7 4 (4.21%) Web Services
7 4 (4.21%) XML
8 3 (3.16%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (3.16%) JSON
8 3 (3.16%) Middleware
8 3 (3.16%) Node.js
8 3 (3.16%) RESTful
9 2 (2.11%) NHibernate
9 2 (2.11%) React
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.42%) Management Information System
2 6 (6.32%) Data Centre
3 5 (5.26%) Public Cloud
4 4 (4.21%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (4.21%) Replication
4 4 (4.21%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.11%) Clustering
6 2 (2.11%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.11%) Fixed Income
6 2 (2.11%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.11%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (2.11%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.11%) Private Cloud
6 2 (2.11%) User Experience
7 1 (1.05%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.05%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.05%) PKI
7 1 (1.05%) Social Media
7 1 (1.05%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 24 (25.26%) Windows
2 11 (11.58%) Windows 10
2 11 (11.58%) Windows 7
3 10 (10.53%) Windows Server
4 8 (8.42%) Linux
5 5 (5.26%) Windows 8
6 4 (4.21%) Mac OS
6 4 (4.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (4.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.11%) Unix
8 1 (1.05%) Android
8 1 (1.05%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.05%) CentOS
8 1 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.05%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (14.74%) Problem-Solving
2 14 (14.74%) SDLC
3 13 (13.68%) Software Engineering
3 13 (13.68%) TDD
4 12 (12.63%) Multithreading
5 11 (11.58%) Presales
6 9 (9.47%) DevOps
6 9 (9.47%) Project Management
7 8 (8.42%) Migration
8 7 (7.37%) Business Analysis
8 7 (7.37%) CRM
8 7 (7.37%) MVC
8 7 (7.37%) Scrum
9 6 (6.32%) Analytics
9 6 (6.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 6 (6.32%) ITIL
9 6 (6.32%) Mentoring
9 6 (6.32%) Microservices
10 5 (5.26%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 31 (32.63%) C#
2 28 (29.47%) SQL
3 15 (15.79%) C++
4 12 (12.63%) C
5 11 (11.58%) PowerShell
6 7 (7.37%) JavaScript
7 6 (6.32%) Java
7 6 (6.32%) VB
8 4 (4.21%) Python
8 4 (4.21%) TypeScript
9 3 (3.16%) T-SQL
9 3 (3.16%) VBA
9 3 (3.16%) X++
10 2 (2.11%) VB6
11 1 (1.05%) Apex Code
11 1 (1.05%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (4.21%) ITIL Certification
1 4 (4.21%) SC Cleared
1 4 (4.21%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.16%) Degree
3 2 (2.11%) CIW
3 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.05%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.05%) MCSE
4 1 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.26%) SLA
2 2 (2.11%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.11%) GDPR
2 2 (2.11%) QA
3 1 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (17.89%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.26%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.11%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (2.11%) XenApp
5 1 (1.05%) Docker
5 1 (1.05%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (4.21%) Backup Exec
2 3 (3.16%) AirWatch
2 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (3.16%) SCCM
3 2 (2.11%) Ansible
3 2 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.11%) Puppet
3 2 (2.11%) Terraform
4 1 (1.05%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.05%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 95 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (13.68%) Salesforce.com
3 9 (9.47%) Oracle
4 6 (6.32%) Cisco
4 6 (6.32%) SAP
5 5 (5.26%) IBM
6 4 (4.21%) Panasonic
6 4 (4.21%) Progress
6 4 (4.21%) Synology
6 4 (4.21%) Veritas
6 4 (4.21%) VMware
7 3 (3.16%) Citrix
7 3 (3.16%) Databricks
8 2 (2.11%) Murex
8 2 (2.11%) Telerik
9 1 (1.05%) Adobe
9 1 (1.05%) Cognos
9 1 (1.05%) HP
9 1 (1.05%) Siebel
9 1 (1.05%) Sun