Period
to 16 June 2021

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 16 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Component Object Model (COM)
England > South East
6 months to
16 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 385 372 473
Rank change year-on-year -13 +101 +25
Permanent jobs citing COM 21 17 45
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.14% 0.11% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.32% 0.28% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 11 17 39
10th Percentile £50,000 £28,400 £39,800
25th Percentile £56,250 £35,000 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £42,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +47.06% -22.73% -
75th Percentile £67,500 £56,250 £92,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 "
England median annual salary £57,128 £41,250 £55,000
% change year-on-year +38.49% -25.00% +7.84%

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 6,495 6,074 10,489
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 43.50% 40.81% 40.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4,849 5,228 9,052
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £29,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £39,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +7.78%
75th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £61,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £56,000 £53,500
% change year-on-year +2.68% +4.67% +7.00%

COM
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing COM as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing COM in the South East.

Salary trend for COM in the South East

COM
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing COM in the South East over the 6 months to 16 June 2021.

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 16 June 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
Thames Valley +1 11 £62,500 +11.11% 27
Berkshire -6 5 £50,000 -16.67% 17
Oxfordshire +18 4 £62,500 +56.25% 8
Surrey - 4 £85,000 - 7
Kent - 4 £58,750 - 12
Hampshire -25 2 - - 10
Buckinghamshire - 2 £67,500 - 2
COM
England

For the 6 months to 16 June 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 South East region with a requirement for COM.

1 21 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (47.62%) Finance
2 10 (47.62%) Azure
2 10 (47.62%) Social Skills
3 9 (42.86%) DevOps
4 8 (38.10%) Dynamics 365
5 7 (33.33%) Collaborative Working
5 7 (33.33%) SQL
5 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
6 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
6 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (23.81%) X++
7 5 (23.81%) XML
7 5 (23.81%) Visual Studio
7 5 (23.81%) ERP
7 5 (23.81%) Workflow
7 5 (23.81%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (19.05%) Wireframes
8 4 (19.05%) Project Management
8 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (19.05%) T-SQL
8 4 (19.05%) CRM
8 4 (19.05%) NetSuite
8 4 (19.05%) Dynamics CRM
8 4 (19.05%) Unit Testing
8 4 (19.05%) User Stories
9 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
9 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
9 3 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
9 3 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint

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 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (4.76%) Acrobat
4 1 (4.76%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (4.76%) InDesign
4 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
4 1 (4.76%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (19.05%) NetSuite
2 3 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (47.62%) Azure
2 8 (38.10%) Dynamics 365
3 3 (14.29%) Power Automate
4 2 (9.52%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (9.52%) Azure Logic Apps
4 2 (9.52%) IaaS
4 2 (9.52%) PaaS
4 2 (9.52%) Power Platform
4 2 (9.52%) PowerApps
5 1 (4.76%) Azure Service Bus
5 1 (4.76%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Network Security
2 1 (4.76%) Broadband
2 1 (4.76%) Internet
2 1 (4.76%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.76%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.76%) MorphX
2 1 (4.76%) SpecFlow
General
1 10 (47.62%) Finance
1 10 (47.62%) Social Skills
2 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.52%) Law
4 1 (4.76%) Documentation Skills
4 1 (4.76%) Organisational Skills
4 1 (4.76%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Developer
2 5 (23.81%) Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Business Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Service Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Azure Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) CRM Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) CRM Implementation Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Implementation Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Associate Director
5 1 (4.76%) Automation Test Lead
5 1 (4.76%) Designer
5 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support
5 1 (4.76%) Junior Designer
5 1 (4.76%) Junior Graphic Designer
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) XML
2 2 (9.52%) .NET
2 2 (9.52%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.76%) JSON
3 1 (4.76%) REST
3 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (14.29%) Cloud Native
3 2 (9.52%) Life Science
4 1 (4.76%) e-Learning
4 1 (4.76%) FlexPod
4 1 (4.76%) Graphic Design
4 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.76%) New Media
4 1 (4.76%) PKI
4 1 (4.76%) Private Cloud
4 1 (4.76%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2016
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) DevOps
2 7 (33.33%) Collaborative Working
3 5 (23.81%) ERP
3 5 (23.81%) Workflow
4 4 (19.05%) CRM
4 4 (19.05%) Project Management
4 4 (19.05%) Unit Testing
4 4 (19.05%) User Stories
4 4 (19.05%) Wireframes
5 3 (14.29%) Migration
5 3 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (9.52%) Analytics
6 2 (9.52%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (9.52%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (9.52%) Data Analysis
6 2 (9.52%) Data Migration
6 2 (9.52%) Data Science
6 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure as Code
6 2 (9.52%) Presales
6 2 (9.52%) Requirements Gathering
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) SQL
2 5 (23.81%) X++
3 4 (19.05%) T-SQL
4 3 (14.29%) C#
5 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.76%) ActionScript
6 1 (4.76%) ActionScript 2.0
6 1 (4.76%) C
6 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) Good Clinical Practice
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) Docker
2 2 (9.52%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Ansible
1 2 (9.52%) Consul
1 2 (9.52%) Grafana
1 2 (9.52%) Graphite
1 2 (9.52%) Kubernetes
1 2 (9.52%) Opsview
1 2 (9.52%) Packer
1 2 (9.52%) Prometheus
1 2 (9.52%) Terraform
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) JD Edwards
2 2 (9.52%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (9.52%) SAP
3 1 (4.76%) Adobe
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco
3 1 (4.76%) Cognizant
3 1 (4.76%) Databricks
3 1 (4.76%) Infoblox
3 1 (4.76%) NetApp
3 1 (4.76%) NetIQ
3 1 (4.76%) Progress
3 1 (4.76%) Quark
3 1 (4.76%) VMware