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 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Component Object Model (COM)
UK / England
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 767 774 683
Rank change year-on-year +7 -91  
Permanent jobs citing COM 99 137 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.15% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.29% 0.38% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 77 122 178
Median salary £40,000 £48,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% +12.94%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,350 £27,500 £27,050
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £70,000 £69,750
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -16.66% +12.50%  

COM is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 34311 36257 39433
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 40.96% 39.20% 38.43%
Number of salaries quoted 28955 31914 34055
Median salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

COM
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing COM as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 27 June 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 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 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
London -5 41 £51,500 -6.36% 93
South East +42 17 £51,250 +2.50% 35
North West -31 16 £37,500 -25.00% 35
West Midlands +13 9 £42,500 -15.42% 28
South West -3 8 £32,500 +53.06% 14
Yorkshire 0 5 £30,000 -33.33% 15
East of England -11 4 £37,500 +33.92% 14
COM
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 214 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 99 (46.26%) SQL
3 94 (43.93%) C#
4 79 (36.92%) Windows
5 73 (34.11%) .NET
6 68 (31.78%) Degree
7 64 (29.91%) SQL Server
8 58 (27.10%) C++
9 55 (25.70%) Visual Studio
10 54 (25.23%) Software Engineering
11 52 (24.30%) Agile Software Development
12 51 (23.83%) Salesforce.com
13 49 (22.90%) Marketing
13 49 (22.90%) Multithreading
14 45 (21.03%) TDD
15 44 (20.56%) CRM
16 40 (18.69%) Linux
17 37 (17.29%) MVC
18 36 (16.82%) OO
19 35 (16.36%) .NET Framework
19 35 (16.36%) Team Foundation Server
20 33 (15.42%) Microsoft Office
20 33 (15.42%) XML
20 33 (15.42%) Active Directory
21 32 (14.95%) Web Services
21 32 (14.95%) C
21 32 (14.95%) JavaScript
22 31 (14.49%) SDLC
23 30 (14.02%) Relational Database
23 30 (14.02%) Scrum

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 16 (7.48%) MS Exchange
2 9 (4.21%) IIS
3 5 (2.34%) Commerce Server
3 5 (2.34%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.34%) WebSphere
4 4 (1.87%) Apache
4 4 (1.87%) CMS
4 4 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (1.87%) Skype for Business
4 4 (1.87%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.87%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.47%) WebLogic
Applications
1 33 (15.42%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (10.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (7.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (4.21%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (1.87%) MS Visio
6 3 (1.40%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 26 (12.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (4.21%) NetSuite
3 5 (2.34%) Relativity
3 5 (2.34%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 4 (1.87%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (1.87%) Dynamics GP
4 4 (1.87%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.47%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.47%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.47%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (4.67%) Force.com
3 8 (3.74%) Office 365
4 7 (3.27%) SaaS
5 5 (2.34%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.93%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.93%) Dropbox
7 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.47%) Google Drive
7 1 (0.47%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 28 (13.08%) TCP/IP
2 17 (7.94%) Ethernet
2 17 (7.94%) RS-232
3 9 (4.21%) SSL
4 8 (3.74%) DNS
4 8 (3.74%) Firewall
5 7 (3.27%) Wireless
6 6 (2.80%) WAN
7 5 (2.34%) VPN
8 4 (1.87%) LAN
8 4 (1.87%) OSPF
9 3 (1.40%) DHCP
9 3 (1.40%) IPv4
9 3 (1.40%) IPv6
9 3 (1.40%) LDAP
9 3 (1.40%) NAS
9 3 (1.40%) RIP
9 3 (1.40%) SAN
9 3 (1.40%) Unified Communications
9 3 (1.40%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (29.91%) SQL Server
2 30 (14.02%) Relational Database
3 23 (10.75%) RDBMS
4 22 (10.28%) SQL Server 2014
5 20 (9.35%) SQL Server 2012
6 15 (7.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (7.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (4.21%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (3.27%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (2.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (1.87%) OLTP
10 4 (1.87%) Power BI
11 3 (1.40%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (1.40%) Data Lake
11 3 (1.40%) Hadoop
11 3 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (1.40%) QlikView
11 3 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.93%) Data Mart
12 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 55 (25.70%) Visual Studio
2 35 (16.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (8.88%) MSTest
4 17 (7.94%) Microsoft Blend
4 17 (7.94%) MSI
4 17 (7.94%) NuGet
4 17 (7.94%) NUnit
4 17 (7.94%) WiX
5 10 (4.67%) Git (software)
6 6 (2.80%) Jenkins
6 6 (2.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 5 (2.34%) Talend Open Studio
8 4 (1.87%) Cucumber
8 4 (1.87%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (1.87%) SpecFlow
8 4 (1.87%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 3 (1.40%) FxCop
9 3 (1.40%) StyleCop
9 3 (1.40%) Subversion
10 2 (0.93%) Selenium
General
1 49 (22.90%) Marketing
2 26 (12.15%) Finance
3 9 (4.21%) Law
3 9 (4.21%) Manufacturing
3 9 (4.21%) Retail
4 8 (3.74%) Banking
5 7 (3.27%) Investment Banking
6 6 (2.80%) Financial Institution
7 5 (2.34%) Automotive
7 5 (2.34%) Legal
8 4 (1.87%) Advertising
8 4 (1.87%) Digital Economy
8 4 (1.87%) General Ledger
9 3 (1.40%) French Language
9 3 (1.40%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (1.40%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.93%) Front Office
10 2 (0.93%) German Language
10 2 (0.93%) Italian Language
10 2 (0.93%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 54 (25.23%) Developer
2 36 (16.82%) Software Engineer
3 31 (14.49%) C# Developer
3 31 (14.49%) C++ Software Engineer
4 26 (12.15%) .NET Developer
5 23 (10.75%) Analyst
6 22 (10.28%) C# .NET Developer
7 14 (6.54%) Consultant
8 13 (6.07%) Senior Software Engineer
9 12 (5.61%) C# Software Engineer
9 12 (5.61%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
10 11 (5.14%) Support Analyst
10 11 (5.14%) Support Engineer
11 10 (4.67%) Project Manager
11 10 (4.67%) Senior Developer
12 9 (4.21%) Architect
12 9 (4.21%) SQL Developer
13 8 (3.74%) Administrator
13 8 (3.74%) IT Manager
14 7 (3.27%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (34.11%) .NET
2 35 (16.36%) .NET Framework
3 33 (15.42%) XML
4 32 (14.95%) Web Services
5 30 (14.02%) HTML
6 26 (12.15%) ASP.NET
6 26 (12.15%) WCF
7 25 (11.68%) WPF
8 24 (11.21%) MFC
9 23 (10.75%) Entity Framework
10 21 (9.81%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 21 (9.81%) Silverlight
10 21 (9.81%) STL
11 20 (9.35%) ASP.NET MVC
11 20 (9.35%) LINQ
12 18 (8.41%) XSD
13 17 (7.94%) .NET Compact Framework
13 17 (7.94%) LINQ to SQL
13 17 (7.94%) NHibernate
13 17 (7.94%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 29 (13.55%) Data Structures
2 18 (8.41%) Greenfield Project
3 17 (7.94%) Computer Science
3 17 (7.94%) Industrial Internet of Things
3 17 (7.94%) Internet of Things
4 14 (6.54%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (5.14%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (3.27%) Algorithms
6 7 (3.27%) Data Centre
7 5 (2.34%) Clustering
8 4 (1.87%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.87%) PDA
8 4 (1.87%) Social Media
8 4 (1.87%) W3C
9 3 (1.40%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (1.40%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.93%) Fintech
10 2 (0.93%) iPad
10 2 (0.93%) SCADA
11 1 (0.47%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 79 (36.92%) Windows
2 40 (18.69%) Linux
3 28 (13.08%) Windows Server
4 20 (9.35%) Mac OS
5 17 (7.94%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 13 (6.07%) Windows 7
7 10 (4.67%) Windows 10
8 8 (3.74%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (3.74%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (3.27%) Unix
10 4 (1.87%) Windows Vista
11 3 (1.40%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.93%) Android
12 2 (0.93%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.47%) AIX
13 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (25.23%) Software Engineering
2 52 (24.30%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (22.90%) Multithreading
4 45 (21.03%) TDD
5 44 (20.56%) CRM
6 37 (17.29%) MVC
7 36 (16.82%) OO
8 31 (14.49%) SDLC
9 30 (14.02%) Scrum
10 25 (11.68%) Unit Testing
11 23 (10.75%) Test Automation
12 22 (10.28%) Project Management
13 20 (9.35%) MVVM
14 19 (8.88%) Presales
15 18 (8.41%) Dependency Injection
15 18 (8.41%) Inversion of Control
15 18 (8.41%) UML
16 17 (7.94%) ERP
16 17 (7.94%) OOD
16 17 (7.94%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 99 (46.26%) SQL
2 94 (43.93%) C#
3 58 (27.10%) C++
4 32 (14.95%) C
4 32 (14.95%) JavaScript
5 18 (8.41%) Java
6 17 (7.94%) XAML
7 10 (4.67%) PHP
7 10 (4.67%) PowerShell
7 10 (4.67%) VB
8 9 (4.21%) Apex Code
8 9 (4.21%) PL/SQL
9 8 (3.74%) Python
10 7 (3.27%) Fortran
10 7 (3.27%) Perl
10 7 (3.27%) T-SQL
11 6 (2.80%) VB6
12 4 (1.87%) VC++
13 2 (0.93%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.93%) VBA
Qualifications
1 68 (31.78%) Degree
2 10 (4.67%) Master's Degree
3 9 (4.21%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (3.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (2.80%) ISEB
6 5 (2.34%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (1.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (1.40%) Network+ Certification
9 2 (0.93%) APMP
9 2 (0.93%) CCNA
9 2 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.93%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.93%) MCSA
9 2 (0.93%) MCSD
10 1 (0.47%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.47%) CCNP
10 1 (0.47%) MCSE
10 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.47%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.67%) QA
2 5 (2.34%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.87%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.93%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (15.42%) Active Directory
2 10 (4.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.80%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.93%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.47%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (1.87%) Puppet
1 4 (1.87%) SCCM
1 4 (1.87%) WSUS
2 3 (1.40%) Backup Exec
2 3 (1.40%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (0.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.47%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.47%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (0.47%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.47%) PowerCLI
4 1 (0.47%) SCOM
4 1 (0.47%) vCenter Server
4 1 (0.47%) vRealize
Vendors
1 214 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 51 (23.83%) Salesforce.com
3 20 (9.35%) Oracle
4 16 (7.48%) VMware
5 14 (6.54%) SAP
6 6 (2.80%) Informatica
7 5 (2.34%) Cisco
7 5 (2.34%) IBM
7 5 (2.34%) Talend
8 4 (1.87%) EMC
8 4 (1.87%) Epicor
8 4 (1.87%) Google
8 4 (1.87%) ION Trading
8 4 (1.87%) Tableau
9 3 (1.40%) Alteryx
9 3 (1.40%) Citrix
9 3 (1.40%) NetApp
9 3 (1.40%) QAD
9 3 (1.40%) ServiceNow
9 3 (1.40%) Symantec
South West London
Websense Recruit Ltd
Salary: £18,000 - £35,000
Posted: 14 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Lewis Paige
Salary: From £26,000 to £27,999 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Lewis Paige
Salary: From £23,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Networkers
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Kyna Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 Per Annum Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £39,489 - 59,235 per year + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Networkers
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: bonus & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Runpath
Posted: 5 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Car Allw, Bonus, Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Car Allw, Bonus, Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
London
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Car Allw, Bonus, Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Car Allw, Bonus, Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Car Allw, Bonus, Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Runpath
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified Market Standards
Posted: 7 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Networkers
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £27000 - £39000 per annum + Great benefits!
Posted: 6 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified Market standards
Posted: 5 days ago
Westbury-On-Severn, Gloucestershire
Aceo Limited
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Networkers
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Jet2.com
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 4 days ago