Period
to 5 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 5 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Component Object Model (COM)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
5 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 507 764 763
Rank change year-on-year +257 -1 +41
Permanent jobs citing COM 69 87 140
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.19% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.47% 0.29% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 70 73 118
Median annual salary £43,500 £45,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.33% -9.09% +32.00%
10th Percentile £28,500 £23,381 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £87,500 £92,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% -2.91% +21.18%

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 UK excluding London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 14,588 30,474 39,356
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 39.79% 37.04% 40.47%
Number of salaries quoted 12,077 24,940 33,145
Median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.78% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £65,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

COM
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing COM as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for COM in the UK excluding London

COM
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing COM in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for COM in the UK excluding London

COM
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing COM in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 5 August 2020.

Salary histogram for COM in the UK excluding London

COM
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COM within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 5 August 2020. 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
North of England +172 18 £40,000 -3.03% 69
Midlands +108 18 £37,500 -9.09% 65
South East +167 14 £40,000 -23.81% 59
North West +128 12 £37,500 -16.67% 36
Northern Ireland +34 11 £40,500 -14.74% 6
East Midlands +62 10 £29,000 -27.50% 21
West Midlands +93 8 £47,500 -20.83% 44
Yorkshire +113 6 £45,000 +104.55% 24
South West +117 5 £54,000 +68.75% 21
East of England +96 3 £50,000 +7.53% 23
COM
UK

For the 6 months to 5 August 2020, 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for COM.

1 69 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 34 (49.28%) .NET
3 32 (46.38%) C#
3 32 (46.38%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (39.13%) Azure
5 20 (28.99%) SQL Server
6 19 (27.54%) Windows
7 17 (24.64%) Law
7 17 (24.64%) Scrum
8 15 (21.74%) Software Engineering
9 14 (20.29%) AWS
10 13 (18.84%) SQL
11 12 (17.39%) Oracle
11 12 (17.39%) Visual Studio
11 12 (17.39%) Web Services
12 11 (15.94%) ASP.NET
12 11 (15.94%) JavaScript
13 10 (14.49%) VMware
13 10 (14.49%) Open Source
13 10 (14.49%) Office 365
13 10 (14.49%) .NET Framework
13 10 (14.49%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 9 (13.04%) Windows Server
14 9 (13.04%) Degree
14 9 (13.04%) Investment Management
14 9 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
14 9 (13.04%) C++
14 9 (13.04%) HTML
14 9 (13.04%) CSS
15 8 (11.59%) SAP

COM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 3 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.90%) NetSuite
2 1 (1.45%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 27 (39.13%) Azure
2 14 (20.29%) AWS
3 10 (14.49%) Office 365
4 2 (2.90%) Azure Stack
4 2 (2.90%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (2.90%) Logic Apps
4 2 (2.90%) Power Platform
4 2 (2.90%) PowerApps
5 1 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.45%) GCP
5 1 (1.45%) IaaS
5 1 (1.45%) npm
5 1 (1.45%) PaaS
5 1 (1.45%) Power Automate
5 1 (1.45%) SaaS
5 1 (1.45%) ShareGate
5 1 (1.45%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.25%) HTTP
1 5 (7.25%) TCP/IP
2 4 (5.80%) SAN
3 3 (4.35%) Modbus
3 3 (4.35%) MQTT
3 3 (4.35%) Profibus
3 3 (4.35%) RS-232
3 3 (4.35%) RS-485
4 2 (2.90%) DNS
4 2 (2.90%) NAS
5 1 (1.45%) DHCP
5 1 (1.45%) Firewall
5 1 (1.45%) H.323
5 1 (1.45%) Internet
5 1 (1.45%) Network Security
5 1 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (28.99%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.80%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (4.35%) Hadoop
3 3 (4.35%) InfluxDB
3 3 (4.35%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.35%) MySQL
3 3 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (4.35%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2019
3 3 (4.35%) SQLite
4 2 (2.90%) Power BI
5 1 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (17.39%) Visual Studio
2 5 (7.25%) InstallShield
2 5 (7.25%) MSI
2 5 (7.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (7.25%) WiX
3 4 (5.80%) Selenium
4 3 (4.35%) JMeter
4 3 (4.35%) Subversion
4 3 (4.35%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.45%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.45%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.45%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (1.45%) Mocha
5 1 (1.45%) NUnit
5 1 (1.45%) Spock
5 1 (1.45%) webpack
General
1 17 (24.64%) Law
2 5 (7.25%) Finance
2 5 (7.25%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.80%) Back Office
4 3 (4.35%) Electronics
5 2 (2.90%) Games
5 2 (2.90%) Legal
6 1 (1.45%) Marketing
6 1 (1.45%) Norwegian Language
6 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (39.13%) Developer
2 12 (17.39%) .NET Developer
3 9 (13.04%) C# Developer
4 7 (10.14%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (8.70%) Software Developer
6 5 (7.25%) Azure Developer
6 5 (7.25%) C++ Developer
6 5 (7.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) Software Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) C# Software Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) Consultant
7 4 (5.80%) Development Manager
7 4 (5.80%) Lead Developer
7 4 (5.80%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) .NET Web Developer
8 3 (4.35%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Implementation Consultant
8 3 (4.35%) Senior Software Developer
8 3 (4.35%) SQL DBA
8 3 (4.35%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (49.28%) .NET
2 12 (17.39%) Web Services
3 11 (15.94%) ASP.NET
4 10 (14.49%) .NET Framework
5 9 (13.04%) CSS
5 9 (13.04%) HTML
6 8 (11.59%) Ajax
6 8 (11.59%) ASP.NET Web API
6 8 (11.59%) REST
6 8 (11.59%) WCF
6 8 (11.59%) WPF
7 7 (10.14%) WinForms
8 6 (8.70%) AngularJS
8 6 (8.70%) Vue.js
9 5 (7.25%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (7.25%) ATL
9 5 (7.25%) JSON
9 5 (7.25%) Node.js
9 5 (7.25%) RESTful
9 5 (7.25%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.14%) Replication
2 6 (8.70%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (5.80%) Cybercrime
4 3 (4.35%) Clustering
4 3 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.90%) Derivative
5 2 (2.90%) Equities
5 2 (2.90%) Fixed Income
5 2 (2.90%) OTC Derivatives
5 2 (2.90%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.45%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.45%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.45%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.45%) Over-the-Top Content
6 1 (1.45%) Social Media
6 1 (1.45%) User Experience
6 1 (1.45%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 19 (27.54%) Windows
2 9 (13.04%) Windows Server
3 6 (8.70%) Linux
4 2 (2.90%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.45%) Android
5 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.45%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (46.38%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (24.64%) Scrum
3 15 (21.74%) Software Engineering
4 10 (14.49%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 10 (14.49%) Open Source
5 9 (13.04%) Investment Management
6 8 (11.59%) MVC
6 8 (11.59%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (10.14%) CRM
7 7 (10.14%) ERP
7 7 (10.14%) User Stories
7 7 (10.14%) Web Development
8 6 (8.70%) Customer Requirements
8 6 (8.70%) Manual Testing
8 6 (8.70%) Mentoring
8 6 (8.70%) Multithreading
8 6 (8.70%) OO
8 6 (8.70%) Test Automation
9 5 (7.25%) RAD
9 5 (7.25%) Strategic Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 32 (46.38%) C#
2 13 (18.84%) SQL
3 11 (15.94%) JavaScript
4 9 (13.04%) C++
5 5 (7.25%) C++/CLI
5 5 (7.25%) VBScript
5 5 (7.25%) VC++
6 4 (5.80%) PowerShell
6 4 (5.80%) VB
6 4 (5.80%) VB6
7 3 (4.35%) Java
8 2 (2.90%) C
8 2 (2.90%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.45%) ES6
9 1 (1.45%) ES7
9 1 (1.45%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.45%) Python
9 1 (1.45%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (13.04%) Degree
2 4 (5.80%) CCNA
2 4 (5.80%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (5.80%) CIW
2 4 (5.80%) DV Cleared
2 4 (5.80%) SC Cleared
2 4 (5.80%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.35%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.90%) CFA
5 1 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) MiFID
2 1 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.45%) NIST
System Software
1 9 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (8.70%) Hyper-V
3 4 (5.80%) Active Directory
3 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 4 (5.80%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (4.35%) vSphere
5 2 (2.90%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (2.90%) XenApp
5 2 (2.90%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.45%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 1 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (4.35%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (2.90%) SCCM
3 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 69 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (17.39%) Oracle
3 10 (14.49%) VMware
4 8 (11.59%) SAP
5 5 (7.25%) Sage
6 4 (5.80%) Cisco
6 4 (5.80%) Telerik
7 3 (4.35%) Citrix
7 3 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (2.90%) Bloomberg
8 2 (2.90%) Charles River
8 2 (2.90%) Databricks
8 2 (2.90%) Google
8 2 (2.90%) Reuters
9 1 (1.45%) Aruba
9 1 (1.45%) Barracuda Networks
9 1 (1.45%) Facebook
9 1 (1.45%) Instagram
9 1 (1.45%) Pinterest
9 1 (1.45%) Ruckus Wireless