Period
to 26 October 2021

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 26 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Component Object Model (COM)
UK > England
6 months to
26 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 732 626 954
Rank change year-on-year -106 +328 -10
Permanent jobs citing COM 276 52 118
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.25% 0.11% 0.094%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.61% 0.26% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 79 47 91
10th Percentile £29,750 £30,150 £30,250
25th Percentile £38,750 £38,625 £39,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £67,500 £60,625 £71,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £66,500 £92,500
UK median annual salary £55,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.71% +5.00% -

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 44,919 19,931 47,144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.41% 44.02% 37.49%
Number of salaries quoted 28,916 17,278 39,604
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £43,750 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,750 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.90% +5.00% +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £88,750
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +6.80%

COM
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for COM in England

COM
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing COM in England.

Salary trend for COM in England

COM
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing COM in England over the 6 months to 26 October 2021.

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 26 October 2021. 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 -95 165 £58,750 -6.00% 196
North of England -105 40 £40,000 -27.27% 153
South East -148 33 £65,000 +49.43% 83
South West -79 22 £47,500 -12.04% 30
North West -85 22 £51,250 -6.82% 73
Yorkshire -85 14 £40,000 -11.11% 26
Midlands -114 9 £32,500 -13.33% 109
East Midlands -70 8 £32,500 +12.07% 39
East of England -103 5 £38,750 -20.51% 53
North East -33 4 - - 54
West Midlands -106 1 £35,000 -42.86% 70
COM
UK

For the 6 months to 26 October 2021, 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.

1 276 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 140 (50.72%) Finance
3 114 (41.30%) C#
4 112 (40.58%) SQL
5 105 (38.04%) Social Skills
6 104 (37.68%) .NET
7 96 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
8 77 (27.90%) Software Engineering
9 76 (27.54%) AWS
9 76 (27.54%) Fintech
10 75 (27.17%) Clean Code
11 73 (26.45%) Continuous Integration
12 72 (26.09%) SDLC
13 71 (25.72%) Continuous Improvement
14 70 (25.36%) JavaScript
15 66 (23.91%) REST
15 66 (23.91%) Problem-Solving
16 64 (23.19%) Virtual Team
17 62 (22.46%) Retail
18 61 (22.10%) Google
18 61 (22.10%) NoSQL
19 60 (21.74%) Azure
19 60 (21.74%) RESTful
20 58 (21.01%) SOLID
21 57 (20.65%) QA
21 57 (20.65%) HTTP
21 57 (20.65%) OOP
22 55 (19.93%) .NET Framework
23 53 (19.20%) Microsoft Office
24 50 (18.12%) Integration Testing

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 18 (6.52%) CMS
2 7 (2.54%) SAS
3 5 (1.81%) nginx
4 3 (1.09%) Confluence
4 3 (1.09%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.72%) IIS
5 2 (0.72%) MS Project Server
5 2 (0.72%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.36%) Apache
6 1 (0.36%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.36%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.36%) Kentico
6 1 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.36%) Umbraco
Applications
1 53 (19.20%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (9.06%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (6.88%) Spreadsheet
4 10 (3.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (1.81%) InDesign
5 5 (1.81%) Photoshop
6 3 (1.09%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 26 (9.42%) Payment Gateway
2 13 (4.71%) NetSuite
3 12 (4.35%) Dynamics AX
4 8 (2.90%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (1.81%) Shopify
6 4 (1.45%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.36%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.36%) Epicor iScala
7 1 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.36%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 76 (27.54%) AWS
2 60 (21.74%) Azure
3 23 (8.33%) Dynamics 365
4 18 (6.52%) SaaS
5 16 (5.80%) Power Platform
6 12 (4.35%) GitHub
7 10 (3.62%) Microsoft 365
8 8 (2.90%) Azure Logic Apps
8 8 (2.90%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (2.90%) PaaS
9 7 (2.54%) Boomi
9 7 (2.54%) Serverless
10 6 (2.17%) GCP
10 6 (2.17%) PowerApps
11 5 (1.81%) Azure App Service
11 5 (1.81%) Azure Service Bus
11 5 (1.81%) Cloudflare
12 4 (1.45%) Azure Functions
12 4 (1.45%) Azure Storage
12 4 (1.45%) Google Docs
Communications & Networking
1 57 (20.65%) HTTP
2 30 (10.87%) Internet
3 27 (9.78%) Intranet
4 7 (2.54%) DHCP
5 5 (1.81%) DNS
6 4 (1.45%) Firewall
7 3 (1.09%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.72%) SAN
9 1 (0.36%) CTI
9 1 (0.36%) LAN
9 1 (0.36%) NAS
9 1 (0.36%) Software-Defined Networking
9 1 (0.36%) SSL
9 1 (0.36%) WAN
9 1 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (22.10%) NoSQL
2 42 (15.22%) SQL Server
3 24 (8.70%) Tableau
4 11 (3.99%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 11 (3.99%) Power BI
5 8 (2.90%) Data Lake
5 8 (2.90%) MongoDB
5 8 (2.90%) Relational Database
6 7 (2.54%) RavenDB
7 6 (2.17%) Hadoop
7 6 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.72%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (0.72%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.72%) SAS EBI
9 2 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.36%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.36%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.36%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 41 (14.86%) TeamCity
2 38 (13.77%) Git (software)
3 29 (10.51%) Visual Studio
4 24 (8.70%) Octopus Deploy
5 16 (5.80%) JIRA
6 8 (2.90%) webpack
7 7 (2.54%) Bitbucket
7 7 (2.54%) IntelliJ
7 7 (2.54%) Postman
7 7 (2.54%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (1.81%) Cactus
8 5 (1.81%) gulp
9 3 (1.09%) GitLab
9 3 (1.09%) Gradle
9 3 (1.09%) JUnit
9 3 (1.09%) Mockito
9 3 (1.09%) PhpStorm
9 3 (1.09%) Visual Studio Code
9 3 (1.09%) Visual Studio Team System
9 3 (1.09%) WinDbg
General
1 140 (50.72%) Finance
2 105 (38.04%) Social Skills
3 62 (22.46%) Retail
4 48 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
5 47 (17.03%) Marketing
6 31 (11.23%) Advertising
7 23 (8.33%) Legal
8 18 (6.52%) Brand Awareness
9 13 (4.71%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 13 (4.71%) Pharmaceutical
10 12 (4.35%) Organisational Skills
11 11 (3.99%) Manufacturing
11 11 (3.99%) Presentation Skills
12 3 (1.09%) Influencing Skills
12 3 (1.09%) Law
13 2 (0.72%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.72%) Documentation Skills
13 2 (0.72%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.36%) Banking
14 1 (0.36%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 74 (26.81%) Software Engineer
2 61 (22.10%) Developer
3 32 (11.59%) Software Developer
4 29 (10.51%) Development Manager
5 27 (9.78%) Business Development Manager
5 27 (9.78%) Business Manager
6 23 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
7 22 (7.97%) Senior Developer
8 16 (5.80%) C++ Software Engineer
8 16 (5.80%) Consultant
9 15 (5.43%) .NET Developer
10 12 (4.35%) Senior Software Developer
11 11 (3.99%) Server Engineer
12 10 (3.62%) Analyst
12 10 (3.62%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
13 9 (3.26%) C# Software Engineer
14 8 (2.90%) Integration Developer
14 8 (2.90%) Senior .NET Developer
14 8 (2.90%) Senior Consultant
14 8 (2.90%) Senior Integration Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (37.68%) .NET
2 66 (23.91%) REST
3 60 (21.74%) RESTful
4 55 (19.93%) .NET Framework
5 49 (17.75%) HTML
6 46 (16.67%) CSS
7 35 (12.68%) .NET Core
8 30 (10.87%) ASP.NET
9 27 (9.78%) Web Services
10 25 (9.06%) ASP.NET Web API
10 25 (9.06%) XML
11 22 (7.97%) JSON
12 20 (7.25%) jQuery
12 20 (7.25%) React
12 20 (7.25%) SOAP
13 19 (6.88%) ASP.NET Core
14 17 (6.16%) Ajax
15 13 (4.71%) AngularJS
15 13 (4.71%) MFC
16 12 (4.35%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 64 (23.19%) Virtual Team
2 43 (15.58%) Self-Motivation
3 28 (10.14%) Social Media
4 27 (9.78%) Driving Licence
5 11 (3.99%) Life Science
6 10 (3.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 7 (2.54%) Management Information System
8 6 (2.17%) Blog
9 5 (1.81%) Cloud Native
10 4 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.45%) Social Network
11 3 (1.09%) Data Structures
11 3 (1.09%) Fat Client
11 3 (1.09%) Handset
11 3 (1.09%) Legacy Systems
11 3 (1.09%) Mobile App
11 3 (1.09%) Private Cloud
11 3 (1.09%) Public Cloud
11 3 (1.09%) Thin Client
12 2 (0.72%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 30 (10.87%) Windows
2 13 (4.71%) Windows Server
3 8 (2.90%) Linux
4 5 (1.81%) Windows 10
4 5 (1.81%) Windows 7
4 5 (1.81%) Windows 8
5 3 (1.09%) Android
5 3 (1.09%) VMS
6 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.36%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.36%) Solaris
6 1 (0.36%) Unix
6 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (27.90%) Software Engineering
3 76 (27.54%) Fintech
4 75 (27.17%) Clean Code
5 73 (26.45%) Continuous Integration
6 72 (26.09%) SDLC
7 71 (25.72%) Continuous Improvement
8 66 (23.91%) Problem-Solving
9 58 (21.01%) SOLID
10 57 (20.65%) OOP
11 50 (18.12%) Integration Testing
12 47 (17.03%) DevOps
12 47 (17.03%) Knowledge Management
13 46 (16.67%) ERP
14 41 (14.86%) Microservices
14 41 (14.86%) TDD
15 39 (14.13%) Test Automation
16 38 (13.77%) Coaching
17 36 (13.04%) Line Management
18 35 (12.68%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 114 (41.30%) C#
2 112 (40.58%) SQL
3 70 (25.36%) JavaScript
4 35 (12.68%) C
5 32 (11.59%) Python
6 27 (9.78%) C++
7 16 (5.80%) PowerShell
8 14 (5.07%) VBScript
9 13 (4.71%) T-SQL
10 10 (3.62%) Java
11 6 (2.17%) PHP
12 5 (1.81%) VC++
12 5 (1.81%) X++
13 4 (1.45%) C++/CLI
13 4 (1.45%) Groovy
13 4 (1.45%) VBA
14 3 (1.09%) Perl
14 3 (1.09%) VB.NET
14 3 (1.09%) XPath
14 3 (1.09%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 21 (7.61%) Degree
2 8 (2.90%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.09%) ACCA
3 3 (1.09%) CIMA
3 3 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.72%) MCITP
4 2 (0.72%) MCSA
4 2 (0.72%) MCSD
5 1 (0.36%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.36%) AAT
5 1 (0.36%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.36%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.36%) PMP
5 1 (0.36%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (20.65%) QA
2 32 (11.59%) GDPR
3 6 (2.17%) SLA
4 3 (1.09%) ITGC
4 3 (1.09%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.36%) Accessibility
5 1 (0.36%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.36%) PMO
System Software
1 38 (13.77%) Docker
2 14 (5.07%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.09%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.72%) Firmware
5 1 (0.36%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.36%) vSphere
5 1 (0.36%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (4.71%) Kubernetes
2 12 (4.35%) Terraform
3 7 (2.54%) SCCM
4 3 (1.09%) Perfmon
4 3 (1.09%) SCOM
4 3 (1.09%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.36%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.36%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.36%) SCSM
5 1 (0.36%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 276 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 61 (22.10%) Google
3 49 (17.75%) Samsung
4 36 (13.04%) Salesforce.com
5 33 (11.96%) Apple
6 27 (9.78%) Facebook
7 12 (4.35%) JD Edwards
8 8 (2.90%) Cognizant
9 7 (2.54%) MuleSoft
9 7 (2.54%) ServiceNow
10 6 (2.17%) Adobe
11 5 (1.81%) MicroStrategy
11 5 (1.81%) SAP
11 5 (1.81%) VMware
11 5 (1.81%) YouTube
12 4 (1.45%) Citrix
12 4 (1.45%) Genesys
12 4 (1.45%) Sage
13 3 (1.09%) Oracle
13 3 (1.09%) Reuters