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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Component Object Model (COM)
UK / England
Rank 725 738 714
Rank change year-on-year +13 -24  
Permanent jobs citing COM 112 193 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.14% 0.20% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.35% 0.52% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 94 138 161
Median salary £35,500 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £33,550 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,150 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -22.22% +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 31925 37372 37581
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 40.02% 38.59% 37.80%
Number of salaries quoted 27475 32507 32185
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +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 25 March 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 25 March 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 +6 42 £40,000 -30.43% 102
South East +97 41 £39,500 -24.76% 55
North West -11 12 £35,000 -22.22% 28
Yorkshire +17 6 £28,263 -24.63% 14
South West +2 5 £17,000 -50.00% 13
West Midlands +24 2 - - 20
East of England +23 2 £34,500 -40.00% 11
North East +5 1 - - 5
COM
UK

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 March 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.

1 211 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 108 (51.18%) C#
3 104 (49.29%) SQL
4 74 (35.07%) MS Excel
5 72 (34.12%) .NET
6 70 (33.18%) SQL Server
7 65 (30.81%) Visual Studio
7 65 (30.81%) Windows
8 63 (29.86%) Agile Software Development
9 58 (27.49%) TDD
9 58 (27.49%) Multithreading
10 52 (24.64%) C++
11 51 (24.17%) Software Engineering
12 43 (20.38%) Degree
12 43 (20.38%) Salesforce.com
13 41 (19.43%) JavaScript
14 40 (18.96%) SDLC
15 39 (18.48%) HTML
16 36 (17.06%) MVC
17 35 (16.59%) ASP.NET
17 35 (16.59%) OO
18 34 (16.11%) CRM
18 34 (16.11%) Web Services
18 34 (16.11%) MFC
18 34 (16.11%) .NET Framework
19 32 (15.17%) Boost C++ Libraries
19 32 (15.17%) STL
20 31 (14.69%) CSS
20 31 (14.69%) Team Foundation Server
21 29 (13.74%) SQL Server Integration Services

COM
Top Related 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 20 (9.48%) IIS
2 18 (8.53%) CMS
2 18 (8.53%) Umbraco
3 16 (7.58%) Commerce Server
3 16 (7.58%) WebSphere
4 12 (5.69%) SharePoint
5 10 (4.74%) MS Exchange
6 9 (4.27%) Skype for Business
7 4 (1.90%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (1.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 3 (1.42%) Alfresco
8 3 (1.42%) Apache
8 3 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (1.42%) SugarCRM
9 2 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.95%) WordPress
10 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
Applications
1 74 (35.07%) MS Excel
2 26 (12.32%) MS Office
3 12 (5.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (2.84%) MS Project
5 2 (0.95%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.95%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (8.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (3.32%) NetSuite
3 4 (1.90%) Dynamics GP
3 4 (1.90%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (1.42%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (1.42%) Eloqua
4 3 (1.42%) Infor CRM
4 3 (1.42%) Sage 200
5 2 (0.95%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.47%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.47%) Infor SunSystems
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.47%) Sage 300 ERP
6 1 (0.47%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.47%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.47%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.47%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.47%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 19 (9.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (6.64%) Office 365
3 10 (4.74%) Force.com
4 9 (4.27%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (3.79%) SaaS
6 4 (1.90%) PaaS
6 4 (1.90%) Yammer
7 2 (0.95%) Azure Machine Learning
7 2 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.95%) FinancialForce.com
8 1 (0.47%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.47%) Dropbox
8 1 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.47%) IaaS
8 1 (0.47%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.16%) TCP/IP
2 8 (3.79%) Firewall
3 6 (2.84%) DNS
3 6 (2.84%) Ethernet
3 6 (2.84%) RS-232
3 6 (2.84%) SSL
4 5 (2.37%) VPN
4 5 (2.37%) WAN
5 4 (1.90%) Internet
5 4 (1.90%) OSPF
6 3 (1.42%) DHCP
6 3 (1.42%) HTTPS
6 3 (1.42%) IPv4
6 3 (1.42%) IPv6
6 3 (1.42%) NAS
6 3 (1.42%) RIP
6 3 (1.42%) SAN
6 3 (1.42%) Unified Communications
6 3 (1.42%) VoIP
6 3 (1.42%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (33.18%) SQL Server
2 29 (13.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 28 (13.27%) Relational Database
4 19 (9.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (6.16%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (5.69%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (5.69%) SQL Server 2014
7 10 (4.74%) RDBMS
8 9 (4.27%) Oracle Reports
9 7 (3.32%) Big Data
9 7 (3.32%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (2.84%) Hadoop
10 6 (2.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (2.37%) MS Access
11 5 (2.37%) MySQL
12 3 (1.42%) Azure SQL Database
12 3 (1.42%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (1.42%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 3 (1.42%) SQL Server 2016
13 2 (0.95%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 65 (30.81%) Visual Studio
2 31 (14.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (8.53%) SpecFlow
4 16 (7.58%) Cucumber
5 8 (3.79%) Git (software)
6 7 (3.32%) MSTest
6 7 (3.32%) NUnit
7 6 (2.84%) Microsoft Blend
7 6 (2.84%) MSI
7 6 (2.84%) NuGet
7 6 (2.84%) WiX
8 3 (1.42%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.42%) Selenium
8 3 (1.42%) Subversion
8 3 (1.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (0.95%) Fiddler
9 2 (0.95%) Talend Open Studio
9 2 (0.95%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.95%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 2 (0.95%) WebDriver
General
1 26 (12.32%) Retail
2 23 (10.90%) Marketing
3 18 (8.53%) Finance
4 6 (2.84%) Advertising
5 5 (2.37%) Banking
5 5 (2.37%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.90%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.42%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.42%) General Ledger
7 3 (1.42%) Law
7 3 (1.42%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.95%) Automotive
8 2 (0.95%) Electronics
8 2 (0.95%) French Language
8 2 (0.95%) Publishing
9 1 (0.47%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.47%) German Language
9 1 (0.47%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.47%) Legal
9 1 (0.47%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 64 (30.33%) Developer
2 43 (20.38%) Software Engineer
3 39 (18.48%) C++ Software Engineer
4 19 (9.00%) Analyst
5 17 (8.06%) Senior Developer
6 16 (7.58%) .NET Developer
6 16 (7.58%) C# Developer
7 13 (6.16%) Senior Software Engineer
8 11 (5.21%) Architect
8 11 (5.21%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
9 10 (4.74%) C# Software Engineer
10 9 (4.27%) C# .NET Developer
10 9 (4.27%) Consultant
11 8 (3.79%) SQL Developer
12 7 (3.32%) Support Engineer
13 6 (2.84%) Administrator
13 6 (2.84%) Salesforce Developer
13 6 (2.84%) Technical Support
14 5 (2.37%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 5 (2.37%) Salesforce Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (34.12%) .NET
2 39 (18.48%) HTML
3 35 (16.59%) ASP.NET
4 34 (16.11%) .NET Framework
4 34 (16.11%) MFC
4 34 (16.11%) Web Services
5 32 (15.17%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 32 (15.17%) STL
6 31 (14.69%) CSS
7 27 (12.80%) ASP.NET MVC
7 27 (12.80%) WCF
8 25 (11.85%) Entity Framework
8 25 (11.85%) jQuery
9 21 (9.95%) ASP.NET Web API
9 21 (9.95%) HTML5
10 20 (9.48%) RESTful
11 19 (9.00%) CSS3
11 19 (9.00%) REST
11 19 (9.00%) XML
12 17 (8.06%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.32%) Enterprise Software
2 17 (8.06%) Clustering
3 16 (7.58%) W3C
4 14 (6.64%) Data Structures
5 13 (6.16%) Data Centre
6 12 (5.69%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (4.74%) Computer Science
8 7 (3.32%) Algorithms
9 6 (2.84%) Industrial Internet of Things
9 6 (2.84%) Internet of Things
10 4 (1.90%) iPad
10 4 (1.90%) Mobile App
11 3 (1.42%) Linux Command Line
11 3 (1.42%) Social Media
12 2 (0.95%) Credit Risk
12 2 (0.95%) Fintech
12 2 (0.95%) Management Information System
13 1 (0.47%) Fixed Income
13 1 (0.47%) Grid Computing
13 1 (0.47%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 65 (30.81%) Windows
2 28 (13.27%) Linux
3 18 (8.53%) Windows Server
4 10 (4.74%) Windows 7
5 9 (4.27%) Mac OS
5 9 (4.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (3.32%) Unix
6 7 (3.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (2.84%) Windows 10
7 6 (2.84%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 4 (1.90%) Windows Vista
9 3 (1.42%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.47%) AIX
11 1 (0.47%) Android
11 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (29.86%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (27.49%) Multithreading
2 58 (27.49%) TDD
3 51 (24.17%) Software Engineering
4 40 (18.96%) SDLC
5 36 (17.06%) MVC
6 35 (16.59%) OO
7 34 (16.11%) CRM
8 28 (13.27%) Scrum
9 22 (10.43%) Unit Testing
10 19 (9.00%) OOP
11 17 (8.06%) ERP
11 17 (8.06%) SOLID
12 16 (7.58%) Business Intelligence
12 16 (7.58%) Domain-Driven Design
12 16 (7.58%) E-Commerce
12 16 (7.58%) Graceful Degradation
12 16 (7.58%) OWASP
12 16 (7.58%) Progressive Enhancement
12 16 (7.58%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 108 (51.18%) C#
2 104 (49.29%) SQL
3 52 (24.64%) C++
4 41 (19.43%) JavaScript
5 19 (9.00%) C
6 13 (6.16%) T-SQL
7 12 (5.69%) Java
8 9 (4.27%) Apex Code
8 9 (4.27%) Python
9 8 (3.79%) PowerShell
10 7 (3.32%) XAML
11 6 (2.84%) Fortran
12 5 (2.37%) VB
13 4 (1.90%) VBA
14 3 (1.42%) VC++
15 2 (0.95%) Perl
15 2 (0.95%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.95%) R
16 1 (0.47%) PHP
16 1 (0.47%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 43 (20.38%) Degree
2 6 (2.84%) ISEB
2 6 (2.84%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (2.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (0.95%) CCNP
4 2 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.95%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.47%) CCNA
5 1 (0.47%) MCSD
5 1 (0.47%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.47%) PMP
5 1 (0.47%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.32%) QA
2 6 (2.84%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.95%) PMO
3 2 (0.95%) SLA
4 1 (0.47%) DICOM
4 1 (0.47%) HL7
4 1 (0.47%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.47%) ISO22301
System Software
1 29 (13.74%) Active Directory
2 14 (6.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.90%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.47%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.47%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.47%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.47%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (1.42%) Backup Exec
1 3 (1.42%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (1.42%) SCCM
1 3 (1.42%) WSUS
2 2 (0.95%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 2 (0.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.47%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.47%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.47%) MAILsweeper
3 1 (0.47%) Puppet
3 1 (0.47%) Simpana
3 1 (0.47%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.47%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 211 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 43 (20.38%) Salesforce.com
3 18 (8.53%) IBM
4 16 (7.58%) VMware
5 15 (7.11%) SAP
6 14 (6.64%) Oracle
7 7 (3.32%) Sage
8 6 (2.84%) Infor
9 5 (2.37%) Cisco
9 5 (2.37%) Epicor
10 4 (1.90%) Adobe
10 4 (1.90%) EMC
10 4 (1.90%) NetApp
11 3 (1.42%) Citrix
11 3 (1.42%) HP
11 3 (1.42%) ION Trading
11 3 (1.42%) Riverbed
11 3 (1.42%) Sitecore
11 3 (1.42%) Symantec
11 3 (1.42%) Synology
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
DeSantis Arin Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum + Bonus & excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Northamptonshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £43-47K depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Northamptonshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Octopus Investments
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Erin Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum + Bonus & excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Northamptonshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £30000 - £31000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Networkers
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Energon People
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From £36,725 to £42,700 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
London
myBench Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
BOSCH Automotive Service Solutions
Salary: £Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Posted: 10 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Competitive salary + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
Bloomberg
Posted: 17 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
vismo ltd
Salary: £35,000 per annum plus £3k quarterly bonus, pension and healthcare
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Cognizant
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Cognizant
Salary: From £65,000 to £90,000 per annum Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago