Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Component Object Model (COM)
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 995 964 786
Rank change year-on-year -31 -178 -18
Permanent jobs citing COM 179 235 535
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.13% 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.26% 0.34% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 138 209 393
England median annual salary £42,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.61% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £42,500 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -9.57% +4.44% +5.88%

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 68271 69674 78142
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.26% 39.08% 38.22%
Number of salaries quoted 57217 60999 67388
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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
London -6 81 £47,250 -14.09% 78
South East +28 35 £42,250 -11.05% 35
North of England +15 27 £42,500 -3.41% 45
North West +9 20 £42,500 -15.00% 21
Midlands +22 19 £46,250 +8.82% 25
West Midlands +12 14 £51,250 +93.40% 18
South West +17 9 £30,000 -19.46% 8
East of England +9 9 £37,500 +19.05% 11
Yorkshire +18 6 £87,500 +169.23% 15
East Midlands +43 5 £39,250 -21.50% 6
North East +7 1 £29,000 -35.56% 9
COM
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, 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 across the England region with a requirement for COM.

1 179 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 71 (39.66%) Windows
3 64 (35.75%) Degree
4 63 (35.20%) SQL
5 59 (32.96%) C#
6 58 (32.40%) .NET
7 55 (30.73%) Salesforce.com
8 50 (27.93%) SQL Server
9 49 (27.37%) CRM
10 48 (26.82%) Agile Software Development
11 45 (25.14%) Oracle
12 44 (24.58%) Finance
13 39 (21.79%) MVC
13 39 (21.79%) ASP.NET
14 38 (21.23%) JavaScript
15 37 (20.67%) Project Management
16 36 (20.11%) Microsoft Office
17 34 (18.99%) Software Engineering
18 32 (17.88%) Dynamics CRM
18 32 (17.88%) Scrum
19 31 (17.32%) C++
19 31 (17.32%) ASP.NET MVC
20 29 (16.20%) Team Foundation Server
20 29 (16.20%) Marketing
21 25 (13.97%) Java
21 25 (13.97%) VB
22 24 (13.41%) HTML
23 23 (12.85%) VB6
23 23 (12.85%) Wireless
24 22 (12.29%) ITIL

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 12 (6.70%) SharePoint
2 9 (5.03%) MS Exchange
3 6 (3.35%) IIS
4 3 (1.68%) CMS
5 2 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.12%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.12%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.12%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.56%) Confluence
6 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 36 (20.11%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (11.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (7.82%) Microsoft Project
4 11 (6.15%) MS Visio
5 7 (3.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (1.12%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.56%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 32 (17.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (8.94%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 15 (8.38%) NetSuite
4 6 (3.35%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (1.68%) Infor M3
5 3 (1.68%) Magento
6 2 (1.12%) Sage 200
6 2 (1.12%) Shopify
7 1 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.56%) Relativity
7 1 (0.56%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 21 (11.73%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (7.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (7.82%) Office 365
3 8 (4.47%) Veeva
4 6 (3.35%) Force.com
4 6 (3.35%) SaaS
4 6 (3.35%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 4 (2.23%) Dropbox
5 4 (2.23%) Google Drive
6 3 (1.68%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (1.68%) Google Analytics
6 3 (1.68%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (1.12%) Google Tag Manager
8 1 (0.56%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.56%) IaaS
8 1 (0.56%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 23 (12.85%) Wireless
2 12 (6.70%) TCP/IP
3 8 (4.47%) DNS
4 6 (3.35%) HTTP
4 6 (3.35%) Internet
5 5 (2.79%) Firewall
5 5 (2.79%) WAN
6 4 (2.23%) Ethernet
6 4 (2.23%) LAN
6 4 (2.23%) SAN
7 3 (1.68%) RS-232
7 3 (1.68%) VPN
8 2 (1.12%) DHCP
8 2 (1.12%) IP Telephony
8 2 (1.12%) VLAN
8 2 (1.12%) VoIP
9 1 (0.56%) Network Security
9 1 (0.56%) Profibus
9 1 (0.56%) SSL
9 1 (0.56%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (27.93%) SQL Server
2 19 (10.61%) OLTP
3 12 (6.70%) Relational Database
4 6 (3.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (3.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (2.79%) Hadoop
5 5 (2.79%) Oracle BI EE
5 5 (2.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (2.23%) RDBMS
6 4 (2.23%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.68%) MySQL
7 3 (1.68%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.68%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (1.12%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Power View
9 1 (0.56%) OLAP Cube
9 1 (0.56%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 29 (16.20%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (10.61%) Oracle Forms
3 17 (9.50%) Visual Studio
4 7 (3.91%) MSI
5 6 (3.35%) NUnit
5 6 (3.35%) Oracle APEX
6 4 (2.23%) Git (software)
6 4 (2.23%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 3 (1.68%) Microsoft Blend
7 3 (1.68%) MSTest
7 3 (1.68%) NuGet
7 3 (1.68%) WiX
8 2 (1.12%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.12%) JIRA
8 2 (1.12%) SpecFlow
8 2 (1.12%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.56%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 44 (24.58%) Finance
2 29 (16.20%) Marketing
3 18 (10.06%) Pharmaceutical
4 8 (4.47%) Manufacturing
4 8 (4.47%) Retail
5 5 (2.79%) Advertising
6 4 (2.23%) Back Office
7 3 (1.68%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.12%) Banking
8 2 (1.12%) Billing
8 2 (1.12%) General Ledger
8 2 (1.12%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.12%) Law
8 2 (1.12%) Legal
8 2 (1.12%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.56%) Automotive
9 1 (0.56%) French Language
9 1 (0.56%) Games
9 1 (0.56%) German Language
9 1 (0.56%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 49 (27.37%) Developer
2 30 (16.76%) C# Developer
3 23 (12.85%) Analyst
4 18 (10.06%) .NET Developer
5 14 (7.82%) C# Software Developer
6 12 (6.70%) Administrator
6 12 (6.70%) Architect
6 12 (6.70%) Project Manager
6 12 (6.70%) Software Engineer
7 11 (6.15%) C# .NET Developer
8 9 (5.03%) Business Analyst
8 9 (5.03%) CRM Manager
8 9 (5.03%) CRM Project Manager
8 9 (5.03%) ERP Manager
8 9 (5.03%) ERP Project Manager
9 8 (4.47%) 2nd Line Support
9 8 (4.47%) Support Analyst
10 7 (3.91%) Software Developer
11 6 (3.35%) Consultant
11 6 (3.35%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (32.40%) .NET
2 39 (21.79%) ASP.NET
3 31 (17.32%) ASP.NET MVC
4 24 (13.41%) HTML
5 19 (10.61%) WinForms
5 19 (10.61%) XML
6 17 (9.50%) Web Services
7 14 (7.82%) .NET Framework
8 11 (6.15%) CSS
8 11 (6.15%) HTML5
9 10 (5.59%) WCF
10 9 (5.03%) Visualforce
10 9 (5.03%) WPF
11 7 (3.91%) jQuery
11 7 (3.91%) REST
12 6 (3.35%) ASP.NET Web API
12 6 (3.35%) Entity Framework
12 6 (3.35%) J2EE
13 5 (2.79%) MFC
13 5 (2.79%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.17%) Life Science
2 19 (10.61%) PDA
3 16 (8.94%) Computer Science
4 12 (6.70%) Data Centre
5 11 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (6.15%) Management Information System
6 9 (5.03%) User Experience
7 7 (3.91%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (2.23%) Clustering
8 4 (2.23%) Device Driver
8 4 (2.23%) Driving Licence
8 4 (2.23%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.68%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.68%) EPoS
9 3 (1.68%) Industrial Internet of Things
9 3 (1.68%) Internet of Things
9 3 (1.68%) Social Media
9 3 (1.68%) W3C
10 2 (1.12%) Fintech
10 2 (1.12%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 71 (39.66%) Windows
2 15 (8.38%) Windows Server
3 14 (7.82%) Linux
4 11 (6.15%) Unix
5 8 (4.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (3.91%) Windows 10
7 6 (3.35%) Windows 7
8 4 (2.23%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.68%) Mac OS
9 3 (1.68%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 1 (0.56%) AIX
10 1 (0.56%) Android
10 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.56%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (27.37%) CRM
2 48 (26.82%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (21.79%) MVC
4 37 (20.67%) Project Management
5 34 (18.99%) Software Engineering
6 32 (17.88%) Scrum
7 22 (12.29%) ITIL
8 19 (10.61%) ERP
8 19 (10.61%) SDLC
9 18 (10.06%) Multithreading
10 16 (8.94%) Workflow
11 15 (8.38%) Stakeholder Management
11 15 (8.38%) Test Scripting
11 15 (8.38%) Unit Testing
12 14 (7.82%) Business Analysis
12 14 (7.82%) OO
13 13 (7.26%) Process Improvement
13 13 (7.26%) TDD
13 13 (7.26%) User Acceptance Testing
13 13 (7.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 63 (35.20%) SQL
2 59 (32.96%) C#
3 38 (21.23%) JavaScript
4 31 (17.32%) C++
5 25 (13.97%) Java
5 25 (13.97%) VB
6 23 (12.85%) VB6
7 10 (5.59%) PL/SQL
7 10 (5.59%) PowerShell
8 9 (5.03%) Apex Code
8 9 (5.03%) C
9 8 (4.47%) PHP
10 6 (3.35%) T-SQL
11 4 (2.23%) Perl
12 3 (1.68%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.68%) XAML
13 2 (1.12%) Python
13 2 (1.12%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.56%) SOQL
14 1 (0.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 64 (35.75%) Degree
2 10 (5.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (5.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (5.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 7 (3.91%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (3.91%) PMI Certification
4 7 (3.91%) PMP
5 6 (3.35%) Master's Degree
6 4 (2.23%) MCSD
7 3 (1.68%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.68%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.12%) APMP
8 2 (1.12%) CCNA
8 2 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.12%) MCSE
9 1 (0.56%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.56%) CCNP
9 1 (0.56%) MCP
9 1 (0.56%) MCSA
9 1 (0.56%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.03%) QA
2 4 (2.23%) SLA
3 3 (1.68%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.68%) PMO
4 2 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.12%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 18 (10.06%) Active Directory
2 16 (8.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.35%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.79%) vSphere
5 4 (2.23%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.12%) XenApp
7 1 (0.56%) Docker
7 1 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.56%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.56%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (5.03%) SCCM
2 4 (2.23%) PowerCLI
2 4 (2.23%) SCOM
3 3 (1.68%) vCenter Server
3 3 (1.68%) vRealize
4 1 (0.56%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.56%) Nagios
4 1 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.56%) Puppet
4 1 (0.56%) QRadar
4 1 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.56%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 179 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 55 (30.73%) Salesforce.com
3 45 (25.14%) Oracle
4 21 (11.73%) VMware
5 16 (8.94%) SAP
6 11 (6.15%) Google
7 10 (5.59%) Citrix
8 9 (5.03%) Cisco
9 8 (4.47%) Siebel
10 6 (3.35%) Cognizant
10 6 (3.35%) HP
10 6 (3.35%) Informatica
10 6 (3.35%) Tableau
11 4 (2.23%) Adobe
11 4 (2.23%) IBM
12 3 (1.68%) Facebook
13 2 (1.12%) DoubleClick
13 2 (1.12%) NetApp
13 2 (1.12%) Reuters
13 2 (1.12%) Sage