Period
to 22 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 22 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Component Object Model (COM)
England > South East
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 502 479 579
Rank change year-on-year -23 +100 -40
Permanent jobs citing COM 42 59 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.14% 0.20% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.31% 0.51% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 37 54 46
South East median annual salary £55,000 £51,250 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.32% -2.38% +31.25%
10th Percentile £32,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £92,500 £59,375
England median annual salary £52,000 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +30.00% -20.00% +20.48%

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 the South East with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 13,438 11,574 14,738
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 44.30% 39.84% 39.10%
Number of salaries quoted 11,782 9,995 13,143
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

COM
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing COM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for COM in the South East

COM
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for COM in the South East

COM
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing COM in the South East over the 6 months to 22 May 2018.

Salary histogram for COM in the South East

COM
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COM within the South East region over the 6 months to 22 May 2018. 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
Thames Valley -11 27 £55,000 +4.76% 22
Berkshire -8 26 £55,000 +4.76% 14
Hampshire -19 8 £37,500 +15.38% 9
Surrey +2 6 £45,000 +2.86% 9
Buckinghamshire -7 1 - - 3
East Sussex - 1 £35,000 - 4
COM
England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2018, 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 South East region with a requirement for COM.

1 42 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 31 (73.81%) C#
3 29 (69.05%) SQL
4 27 (64.29%) C++
4 27 (64.29%) Software Engineering
5 26 (61.90%) SDLC
6 25 (59.52%) Visual Studio
7 24 (57.14%) C
7 24 (57.14%) MFC
7 24 (57.14%) STL
7 24 (57.14%) TDD
7 24 (57.14%) Multithreading
7 24 (57.14%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 7 (16.67%) .NET
8 7 (16.67%) Windows
9 6 (14.29%) Active Directory
9 6 (14.29%) Degree
10 5 (11.90%) Time Management
10 5 (11.90%) ITIL
10 5 (11.90%) Office 365
11 4 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (9.52%) Finance
11 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (9.52%) Computer Science
12 3 (7.14%) QA
12 3 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (7.14%) jQuery
12 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
12 3 (7.14%) Project Management
12 3 (7.14%) SQL Server

COM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.76%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.38%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.90%) Office 365
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.76%) Yammer
4 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) SAN
1 2 (4.76%) Skype
1 2 (4.76%) VoIP
1 2 (4.76%) VPN
1 2 (4.76%) Wireless
2 1 (2.38%) BGP
2 1 (2.38%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (2.38%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (2.38%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.38%) HSRP
2 1 (2.38%) Internet
2 1 (2.38%) IP Telephony
2 1 (2.38%) NAS
2 1 (2.38%) NetScaler
2 1 (2.38%) Network Security
2 1 (2.38%) OSPF
2 1 (2.38%) RIP
2 1 (2.38%) SNMP
2 1 (2.38%) VLAN
2 1 (2.38%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 25 (59.52%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.76%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.38%) Moq
3 1 (2.38%) MSTest
3 1 (2.38%) Ranorex
3 1 (2.38%) webpack
General
1 4 (9.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (57.14%) C++ Software Engineer
1 24 (57.14%) Software Engineer
2 12 (28.57%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
2 12 (28.57%) Senior Software Engineer
3 5 (11.90%) Analyst
3 5 (11.90%) Developer
4 3 (7.14%) C# Developer
5 2 (4.76%) .NET Developer
5 2 (4.76%) Asset Management Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Asset Management Business Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Business Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (4.76%) Consultant
5 2 (4.76%) Project Consultant
5 2 (4.76%) Software Developer
6 1 (2.38%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (2.38%) CRM Analyst
6 1 (2.38%) Designer
6 1 (2.38%) Desktop Technician
6 1 (2.38%) Virtualisation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (57.14%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 24 (57.14%) MFC
1 24 (57.14%) STL
2 7 (16.67%) .NET
3 3 (7.14%) HTML
3 3 (7.14%) jQuery
4 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.76%) HTML5
5 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.38%) CSS
5 1 (2.38%) CSS3
5 1 (2.38%) Node.js
5 1 (2.38%) React
5 1 (2.38%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.76%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.38%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.38%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.38%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.67%) Windows
2 3 (7.14%) Linux
3 2 (4.76%) Windows 10
3 2 (4.76%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.38%) Unix
4 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (64.29%) Software Engineering
2 26 (61.90%) SDLC
3 24 (57.14%) Multithreading
3 24 (57.14%) TDD
4 5 (11.90%) ITIL
4 5 (11.90%) Time Management
5 4 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (7.14%) Change Control
6 3 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (7.14%) Project Management
7 2 (4.76%) Collaborative Working
7 2 (4.76%) Domain Models
7 2 (4.76%) MOF
7 2 (4.76%) OO
7 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2
7 2 (4.76%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (4.76%) SOA
7 2 (4.76%) Software Delivery
7 2 (4.76%) UML
Programming Languages
1 31 (73.81%) C#
2 29 (69.05%) SQL
3 27 (64.29%) C++
4 24 (57.14%) C
5 3 (7.14%) VB
6 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.38%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (14.29%) Degree
2 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (7.14%) MCSA
4 2 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (4.76%) MBA
5 1 (2.38%) MCSE
5 1 (2.38%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) QA
2 2 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.38%) DFS Replication
2 1 (2.38%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.38%) vSphere
2 1 (2.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.38%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 42 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.76%) Cisco
2 2 (4.76%) HP
3 1 (2.38%) 3Com
3 1 (2.38%) Aruba
3 1 (2.38%) Citrix
3 1 (2.38%) CyberArk
3 1 (2.38%) Dell
3 1 (2.38%) Juniper
3 1 (2.38%) McAfee
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle
3 1 (2.38%) Palo Alto
3 1 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.38%) SolarWinds
3 1 (2.38%) VMware