Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Component Object Model (COM)
England > South East
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 484 534 550
Rank change year-on-year +50 +16 -45
Permanent jobs citing COM 62 35 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.22% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.51% 0.27% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 53 28 44
South East median annual salary £55,000 £42,250 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.18% -11.05% +11.76%
10th Percentile £37,500 £24,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £92,500 £61,375
England median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +17.65% -8.60% +3.33%

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 12,107 12,931 13,598
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 42.34% 42.22% 38.64%
Number of salaries quoted 10,458 11,233 11,946
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £30,500 £28,250 £28,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £66,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 17 November 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 17 November 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 +43 47 £60,000 +4.35% 66
Berkshire +29 40 £62,500 +38.89% 29
Buckinghamshire +28 6 £35,500 - 20
Hampshire +5 6 £43,250 +23.57% 28
Surrey +38 5 £35,000 -26.32% 29
Kent +24 2 £50,750 +61.11% 13
Oxfordshire +1 1 £55,000 -21.43% 18
West Sussex - 1 £20,500 - 1
COM
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 62 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 44 (70.97%) SQL
3 42 (67.74%) C#
4 38 (61.29%) C++
4 38 (61.29%) Visual Studio
5 37 (59.68%) Software Engineering
6 36 (58.06%) TDD
7 35 (56.45%) STL
7 35 (56.45%) C
7 35 (56.45%) MFC
7 35 (56.45%) Multithreading
7 35 (56.45%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 35 (56.45%) SDLC
8 10 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (16.13%) .NET
9 9 (14.52%) Microsoft Azure
10 7 (11.29%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (11.29%) Microsoft Office
10 7 (11.29%) Java
10 7 (11.29%) Linux
10 7 (11.29%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (11.29%) Degree
11 6 (9.68%) Finance
11 6 (9.68%) Management Information System
11 6 (9.68%) Active Directory
11 6 (9.68%) Citrix
11 6 (9.68%) CRM
11 6 (9.68%) SQL Server
12 5 (8.06%) Oracle
12 5 (8.06%) Firewall

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 (6.45%) IIS
2 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.61%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.61%) NServiceBus
2 1 (1.61%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (11.29%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (6.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (8.06%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (6.45%) Office 365
4 3 (4.84%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.61%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.61%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (1.61%) IaaS
5 1 (1.61%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.06%) Firewall
2 4 (6.45%) DNS
3 3 (4.84%) LAN
4 2 (3.23%) Telepresence
4 2 (3.23%) WAN
4 2 (3.23%) Wireless
4 2 (3.23%) WLAN
5 1 (1.61%) 802.11
5 1 (1.61%) DHCP
5 1 (1.61%) Internet
5 1 (1.61%) Intranet
5 1 (1.61%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.61%) IPsec
5 1 (1.61%) MPLS
5 1 (1.61%) Skype
5 1 (1.61%) SNMP
5 1 (1.61%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.61%) DTS
3 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 38 (61.29%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.23%) Moq
2 2 (3.23%) MSTest
2 2 (3.23%) Ranorex
2 2 (3.23%) Visual Studio Coded UI
3 1 (1.61%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.61%) webpack
General
1 6 (9.68%) Finance
2 4 (6.45%) French Language
2 4 (6.45%) Portuguese Language
2 4 (6.45%) Spanish Language
3 2 (3.23%) Dutch Language
3 2 (3.23%) Italian Language
4 1 (1.61%) Advertising
4 1 (1.61%) Back Office
4 1 (1.61%) Banking
4 1 (1.61%) Billing
4 1 (1.61%) Marketing
4 1 (1.61%) Publishing
4 1 (1.61%) Retail
4 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (56.45%) C++ Software Engineer
1 35 (56.45%) Software Engineer
2 19 (30.65%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
2 19 (30.65%) Senior Software Engineer
3 5 (8.06%) Consultant
3 5 (8.06%) Developer
4 4 (6.45%) Software Developer
5 3 (4.84%) Applications Engineer
5 3 (4.84%) Applications Support
5 3 (4.84%) Applications Support Engineer
5 3 (4.84%) Support Engineer
6 2 (3.23%) Developer in Test
6 2 (3.23%) QA Test Engineer
6 2 (3.23%) Senior Developer
6 2 (3.23%) Senior Software Developer
6 2 (3.23%) Senior Software Test Engineer
6 2 (3.23%) Senior Test Engineer
6 2 (3.23%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (3.23%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (3.23%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (56.45%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 35 (56.45%) MFC
1 35 (56.45%) STL
2 10 (16.13%) .NET
3 4 (6.45%) Web Services
4 3 (4.84%) WCF
4 3 (4.84%) XML
5 2 (3.23%) REST
5 2 (3.23%) SOAP
5 2 (3.23%) Velocity
6 1 (1.61%) 802.1X
6 1 (1.61%) CSS
6 1 (1.61%) CSS3
6 1 (1.61%) HTML
6 1 (1.61%) HTML5
6 1 (1.61%) jQuery
6 1 (1.61%) Node.js
6 1 (1.61%) React
6 1 (1.61%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.68%) Management Information System
2 5 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.06%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (4.84%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.61%) Blog
4 1 (1.61%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.61%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.61%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.61%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.29%) Linux
2 4 (6.45%) Windows
2 4 (6.45%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.61%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.61%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (59.68%) Software Engineering
2 36 (58.06%) TDD
3 35 (56.45%) Multithreading
3 35 (56.45%) SDLC
4 10 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (11.29%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (9.68%) CRM
7 5 (8.06%) Service Management
8 4 (6.45%) Analytics
8 4 (6.45%) Project Management
8 4 (6.45%) Scrum
9 3 (4.84%) Analytical Thinking
9 3 (4.84%) API Integration
9 3 (4.84%) B2B
9 3 (4.84%) Collaborative Working
9 3 (4.84%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (4.84%) DevOps
9 3 (4.84%) Presales
9 3 (4.84%) PRINCE2
9 3 (4.84%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 44 (70.97%) SQL
2 42 (67.74%) C#
3 38 (61.29%) C++
4 35 (56.45%) C
5 7 (11.29%) Java
6 5 (8.06%) PowerShell
7 3 (4.84%) Shell Script
7 3 (4.84%) VBA
8 2 (3.23%) Perl
9 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.61%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.61%) PHP
9 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.61%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (11.29%) Degree
2 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.61%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (9.68%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (3.23%) ProxySG
3 2 (3.23%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.61%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.61%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) Ansible
1 3 (4.84%) Terraform
2 2 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.61%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 62 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.29%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (9.68%) Citrix
4 5 (8.06%) Oracle
4 5 (8.06%) VMware
5 4 (6.45%) Cisco
6 2 (3.23%) Aruba
6 2 (3.23%) Blue Coat
6 2 (3.23%) CheckPoint
6 2 (3.23%) CommVault
6 2 (3.23%) F5
6 2 (3.23%) HP
6 2 (3.23%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.23%) SAP
7 1 (1.61%) Facebook
7 1 (1.61%) Informatica
7 1 (1.61%) Mitel
7 1 (1.61%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.61%) Riverbed
7 1 (1.61%) Xero