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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Component Object Model (COM)
England / South East
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 377 420 395
Rank change year-on-year +43 -25  
Permanent jobs citing COM 17 19 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.12% 0.10% 0.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.29% 0.26% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 14 14 59
Median salary £51,250 £46,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.81% +15.62%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £73,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25%  

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

Software Library & Framework Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 5936 7395 7722
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 40.66% 40.15% 36.66%
Number of salaries quoted 5184 6626 6660
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.52% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

COM
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 3 months to 28 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
Berkshire +37 13 £77,500 +47.61% 10
Hampshire +11 3 £45,000 +63.63% 12
West Sussex - 1 £26,000 -
COM
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 South East region with a requirement for COM.

1 59 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 36 (61.02%) C#
3 35 (59.32%) SQL
4 31 (52.54%) C++
5 28 (47.46%) Visual Studio
5 28 (47.46%) Software Engineering
6 25 (42.37%) SDLC
7 24 (40.68%) Multithreading
7 24 (40.68%) MFC
8 21 (35.59%) STL
8 21 (35.59%) TDD
8 21 (35.59%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 20 (33.90%) Windows
10 16 (27.12%) .NET
10 16 (27.12%) Linux
11 12 (20.34%) C
11 12 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (20.34%) Degree
11 12 (20.34%) Windows Server
12 11 (18.64%) Data Structures
12 11 (18.64%) Mathematics
12 11 (18.64%) Computer Science
13 10 (16.95%) Salesforce.com
13 10 (16.95%) SQL Server
13 10 (16.95%) OO
13 10 (16.95%) CRM
13 10 (16.95%) Active Directory
14 9 (15.25%) PHP
14 9 (15.25%) Microsoft Office
14 9 (15.25%) Enterprise Software

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 4 (6.78%) Apache
1 4 (6.78%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (5.08%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.39%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (15.25%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (5.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (5.08%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (8.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (6.78%) NetSuite
2 4 (6.78%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (1.69%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.69%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.69%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.47%) Firewall
2 4 (6.78%) TCP/IP
2 4 (6.78%) VPN
3 3 (5.08%) DNS
3 3 (5.08%) LAN
3 3 (5.08%) Multicast
3 3 (5.08%) NAS
3 3 (5.08%) SSL
3 3 (5.08%) WAN
3 3 (5.08%) Wireless
4 2 (3.39%) DHCP
5 1 (1.69%) BGP
5 1 (1.69%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.69%) EIGRP
5 1 (1.69%) HSRP
5 1 (1.69%) OSPF
5 1 (1.69%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.95%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.78%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.69%) Big Data
4 1 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 28 (47.46%) Visual Studio
2 7 (11.86%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.08%) FxCop
3 3 (5.08%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.08%) StyleCop
3 3 (5.08%) Subversion
3 3 (5.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (6.78%) Digital Economy
2 1 (1.69%) Dutch Language
2 1 (1.69%) Electronics
2 1 (1.69%) Finance
2 1 (1.69%) French Language
2 1 (1.69%) German Language
2 1 (1.69%) Italian Language
2 1 (1.69%) Marketing
2 1 (1.69%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 29 (49.15%) Software Engineer
2 28 (47.46%) C++ Software Engineer
3 12 (20.34%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
3 12 (20.34%) Senior Software Engineer
4 8 (13.56%) C# Software Engineer
5 7 (11.86%) Developer
6 6 (10.17%) Analyst
6 6 (10.17%) SQL Developer
7 5 (8.47%) Support Analyst
8 4 (6.78%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (6.78%) Agile Tester
8 4 (6.78%) Automation Tester
8 4 (6.78%) Java Developer
8 4 (6.78%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (6.78%) Manual Tester
8 4 (6.78%) Senior Developer
8 4 (6.78%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (6.78%) Senior SQL Developer
8 4 (6.78%) Software Tester
8 4 (6.78%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (40.68%) MFC
2 21 (35.59%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 21 (35.59%) STL
3 16 (27.12%) .NET
4 8 (13.56%) Web Services
5 7 (11.86%) .NET Framework
5 7 (11.86%) ATL
6 5 (8.47%) HTML
7 4 (6.78%) CSS
7 4 (6.78%) REST
7 4 (6.78%) Silverlight
7 4 (6.78%) SOAP
7 4 (6.78%) XML
8 3 (5.08%) ActiveX
8 3 (5.08%) ADO.NET
8 3 (5.08%) EDI
8 3 (5.08%) FFmpeg
8 3 (5.08%) LINQ
8 3 (5.08%) WCF
8 3 (5.08%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.64%) Computer Science
1 11 (18.64%) Data Structures
2 9 (15.25%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (11.86%) Algorithms
4 4 (6.78%) Mobile App
5 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.69%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.69%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 20 (33.90%) Windows
2 16 (27.12%) Linux
3 12 (20.34%) Windows Server
4 8 (13.56%) Windows 7
5 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (6.78%) Windows Vista
7 3 (5.08%) Mac OS
7 3 (5.08%) Windows 10
8 2 (3.39%) Unix
9 1 (1.69%) AIX
9 1 (1.69%) Android
9 1 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (47.46%) Software Engineering
2 25 (42.37%) SDLC
3 24 (40.68%) Multithreading
4 21 (35.59%) TDD
5 12 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (18.64%) Mathematics
7 10 (16.95%) CRM
7 10 (16.95%) OO
8 8 (13.56%) Configuration Management
9 7 (11.86%) CAE
9 7 (11.86%) Finite Element Analysis
10 4 (6.78%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (6.78%) E-Commerce
10 4 (6.78%) ERP
10 4 (6.78%) Integration Testing
10 4 (6.78%) Risk Management
10 4 (6.78%) Scalability Testing
10 4 (6.78%) Software Testing
10 4 (6.78%) Test Automation
11 3 (5.08%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 36 (61.02%) C#
2 35 (59.32%) SQL
3 31 (52.54%) C++
4 12 (20.34%) C
5 9 (15.25%) PHP
6 8 (13.56%) Python
7 7 (11.86%) Fortran
8 5 (8.47%) Perl
9 4 (6.78%) Java
9 4 (6.78%) JavaScript
9 4 (6.78%) PL/SQL
9 4 (6.78%) VB
10 3 (5.08%) T-SQL
10 3 (5.08%) VC++
11 2 (3.39%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.69%) VBA
12 1 (1.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (20.34%) Degree
2 7 (11.86%) Computer Science Degree
2 7 (11.86%) Master's Degree
3 4 (6.78%) ISEB
3 4 (6.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.39%) CCNA
4 2 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.69%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.69%) CCNP
5 1 (1.69%) MCSE
5 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.69%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) QA
2 1 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (16.95%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (1.69%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (6.78%) Puppet
2 3 (5.08%) Backup Exec
2 3 (5.08%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (1.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 59 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (16.95%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (10.17%) Oracle
3 6 (10.17%) SAP
4 3 (5.08%) Cisco
4 3 (5.08%) QAD
4 3 (5.08%) Symantec
4 3 (5.08%) Synology
5 2 (3.39%) VMware
6 1 (1.69%) Apple
6 1 (1.69%) CA
6 1 (1.69%) Citrix
6 1 (1.69%) CyberArk
6 1 (1.69%) Google
6 1 (1.69%) HP
6 1 (1.69%) Infoblox
6 1 (1.69%) Juniper
6 1 (1.69%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.69%) TOWER Software
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