Period
to 11 December 2019

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 11 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Component Object Model (COM)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
11 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 719 750 838
Rank change year-on-year +31 +88 -20
Permanent jobs citing COM 79 133 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.10% 0.15% 0.094%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.28% 0.39% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 59 85 69
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £55,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.64% +37.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £31,050 £35,000 £24,150
90th Percentile £92,500 £92,500 £72,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +23.53% -10.05%

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 28,435 34,502 41,719
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 37.52% 38.78% 41.26%
Number of salaries quoted 23,382 28,336 35,268
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £63,750
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 percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing COM in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 11 December 2019.

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 11 December 2019. 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 +51 28 £45,000 - 228
South East +9 25 £55,000 - 131
North West +56 15 £45,000 +5.26% 115
Yorkshire +24 12 £45,000 -2.70% 91
Midlands +9 11 £43,000 -14.00% 166
East of England +69 9 £50,000 -9.09% 73
West Midlands +34 9 £43,000 -4.44% 121
South West +6 4 £52,500 +53.28% 38
Wales +4 2 £42,500 +6.25% 7
East Midlands -9 2 - - 44
North East +14 1 £43,653 - 23
COM
UK

For the 6 months to 11 December 2019, 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 79 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 36 (45.57%) SQL
3 29 (36.71%) C#
4 27 (34.18%) Azure
5 22 (27.85%) SQL Server
6 18 (22.78%) Windows
7 17 (21.52%) Visual Studio
7 17 (21.52%) TDD
8 16 (20.25%) Software Engineering
8 16 (20.25%) .NET
8 16 (20.25%) SDLC
9 15 (18.99%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (17.72%) Multithreading
10 14 (17.72%) MVC
10 14 (17.72%) MFC
10 14 (17.72%) C++
10 14 (17.72%) C
10 14 (17.72%) ASP.NET
10 14 (17.72%) STL
10 14 (17.72%) Microsoft Office
10 14 (17.72%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 12 (15.19%) Active Directory
12 11 (13.92%) Office 365
12 11 (13.92%) Windows Server
13 10 (12.66%) AWS
13 10 (12.66%) Oracle
14 9 (11.39%) Web Services
14 9 (11.39%) ITIL
14 9 (11.39%) JavaScript
14 9 (11.39%) Microsoft Excel

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 4 (5.06%) MS Exchange
1 4 (5.06%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.53%) Skype for Business
2 2 (2.53%) SugarCRM
2 2 (2.53%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.27%) CMS
3 1 (1.27%) Confluence
3 1 (1.27%) Content Management Server
3 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.27%) JBoss
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 14 (17.72%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (11.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (6.33%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (3.80%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (6.33%) NetSuite
2 4 (5.06%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (2.53%) Infor CRM
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (1.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (1.27%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 27 (34.18%) Azure
2 11 (13.92%) Office 365
3 10 (12.66%) AWS
4 3 (3.80%) PaaS
5 2 (2.53%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (2.53%) Boomi
5 2 (2.53%) IaaS
5 2 (2.53%) iPaaS
5 2 (2.53%) SaaS
5 2 (2.53%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (1.27%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.27%) OneDrive
6 1 (1.27%) Power Platform
6 1 (1.27%) PowerApps
6 1 (1.27%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 1 (1.27%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 1 (1.27%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.59%) LAN
1 6 (7.59%) WAN
2 5 (6.33%) DNS
2 5 (6.33%) Firewall
2 5 (6.33%) VPN
3 4 (5.06%) Wireless
4 3 (3.80%) DHCP
5 2 (2.53%) GSM
5 2 (2.53%) Skype
6 1 (1.27%) BGP
6 1 (1.27%) Broadband
6 1 (1.27%) EIGRP
6 1 (1.27%) FTP
6 1 (1.27%) GoToMeeting
6 1 (1.27%) MPLS
6 1 (1.27%) NAS
6 1 (1.27%) OSPF
6 1 (1.27%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (1.27%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.27%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (27.85%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.06%) Relational Database
2 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.80%) NoSQL
3 3 (3.80%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.53%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (2.53%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (2.53%) MySQL
4 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.27%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.27%) Big Data
5 1 (1.27%) Blockchain
5 1 (1.27%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.27%) Ingres
5 1 (1.27%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 17 (21.52%) Visual Studio
2 4 (5.06%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.06%) JIRA
3 2 (2.53%) NUnit
3 2 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.27%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.27%) Moq
4 1 (1.27%) MSTest
General
1 7 (8.86%) Public Sector
2 5 (6.33%) Marketing
2 5 (6.33%) Retail
3 4 (5.06%) Finance
4 2 (2.53%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.27%) Advertising
5 1 (1.27%) Automotive
5 1 (1.27%) Back Office
5 1 (1.27%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.27%) Legal
5 1 (1.27%) Publishing
5 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (24.05%) Developer
2 15 (18.99%) Software Engineer
3 14 (17.72%) C++ Software Engineer
4 9 (11.39%) .NET Developer
4 9 (11.39%) Architect
5 8 (10.13%) Senior Developer
6 7 (8.86%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
6 7 (8.86%) Senior Software Engineer
7 5 (6.33%) Service Manager
7 5 (6.33%) Service Transition Manager
7 5 (6.33%) Software Developer
7 5 (6.33%) Support Engineer
7 5 (6.33%) Transition Manager
8 4 (5.06%) Analyst
9 3 (3.80%) Consultant
9 3 (3.80%) Implementation Manager
9 3 (3.80%) Junior
9 3 (3.80%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (3.80%) Senior Software Developer
9 3 (3.80%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (20.25%) .NET
2 14 (17.72%) ASP.NET
2 14 (17.72%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 14 (17.72%) MFC
2 14 (17.72%) STL
3 9 (11.39%) ASP.NET MVC
3 9 (11.39%) Web Services
4 8 (10.13%) jQuery
5 7 (8.86%) .NET Core
5 7 (8.86%) CSS
5 7 (8.86%) HTML
5 7 (8.86%) RESTful
6 5 (6.33%) JSON
6 5 (6.33%) REST
6 5 (6.33%) XML
7 4 (5.06%) .NET Framework
7 4 (5.06%) React
8 3 (3.80%) AngularJS
8 3 (3.80%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (2.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.59%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.33%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (6.33%) Public Cloud
3 4 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.06%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.80%) User Experience
5 2 (2.53%) Clustering
5 2 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.53%) PMI
5 2 (2.53%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.27%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.27%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.27%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.27%) FMCG
6 1 (1.27%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.27%) PKI
6 1 (1.27%) Replication
6 1 (1.27%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.27%) Social Media
6 1 (1.27%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 18 (22.78%) Windows
2 11 (13.92%) Windows Server
3 6 (7.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (6.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.80%) Linux
5 3 (3.80%) Windows 10
5 3 (3.80%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.53%) Android
6 2 (2.53%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.53%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.27%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.27%) Solaris
7 1 (1.27%) Unix
7 1 (1.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (21.52%) TDD
2 16 (20.25%) SDLC
2 16 (20.25%) Software Engineering
3 15 (18.99%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (17.72%) Multithreading
4 14 (17.72%) MVC
5 9 (11.39%) ITIL
6 8 (10.13%) Presales
6 8 (10.13%) Project Management
7 7 (8.86%) Change Management
7 7 (8.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 7 (8.86%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (7.59%) CRM
8 6 (7.59%) Mentoring
8 6 (7.59%) Microservices
8 6 (7.59%) Web Development
9 5 (6.33%) Analytics
9 5 (6.33%) Coaching
9 5 (6.33%) DevOps
9 5 (6.33%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 36 (45.57%) SQL
2 29 (36.71%) C#
3 14 (17.72%) C
3 14 (17.72%) C++
4 9 (11.39%) JavaScript
5 6 (7.59%) PowerShell
5 6 (7.59%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.80%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.80%) Java
6 3 (3.80%) VB
7 2 (2.53%) FoxPro (VFP)
7 2 (2.53%) Python
7 2 (2.53%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.53%) VB6
7 2 (2.53%) VBScript
8 1 (1.27%) Java 8
8 1 (1.27%) R
8 1 (1.27%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (7.59%) Degree
2 4 (5.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (3.80%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.53%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.53%) PMP
5 1 (1.27%) CCDP
5 1 (1.27%) CCIE
5 1 (1.27%) CCNA
5 1 (1.27%) CCNP
5 1 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.27%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (1.27%) Postgraduate
5 1 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.80%) SLA
2 1 (1.27%) COBIT
2 1 (1.27%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.27%) GDPR
2 1 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.27%) QA
2 1 (1.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (15.19%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.06%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.53%) Docker
5 1 (1.27%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (2.53%) SCCM
1 2 (2.53%) WebSphere Cast Iron
2 1 (1.27%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.27%) Ansible
2 1 (1.27%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.27%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.27%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.27%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.27%) Puppet
2 1 (1.27%) Terraform
Vendors
1 79 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.66%) Oracle
3 8 (10.13%) VMware
4 7 (8.86%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (6.33%) IBM
6 4 (5.06%) Cisco
6 4 (5.06%) Infor
7 3 (3.80%) MuleSoft
8 2 (2.53%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.53%) Citrix
8 2 (2.53%) Dell
8 2 (2.53%) Genesys
8 2 (2.53%) Informatica
8 2 (2.53%) Jitterbit
8 2 (2.53%) Meraki
8 2 (2.53%) SnapLogic
8 2 (2.53%) SonicWALL
8 2 (2.53%) Talend
8 2 (2.53%) TIBCO
8 2 (2.53%) Workday