Period
to 17 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Component Object Model (COM)
UK
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 946 952 994
Rank change year-on-year +6 +42 -13
Permanent jobs citing COM 124 220 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.090% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.24% 0.33% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 93 149 149
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +17.65% -10.53%
10th Percentile £31,500 £27,350 £24,850
90th Percentile £89,500 £92,500 £88,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £50,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year -8.00% +29.03% -8.82%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 51,378 65,730 70,346
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 37.45% 39.96% 40.17%
Number of salaries quoted 42,156 54,356 58,196
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,886 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.08% +1.77% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%

COM
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing COM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for COM in the UK

COM
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing COM.

Salary trend for COM in the UK

COM
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing COM over the 6 months to 17 October 2019.

Salary histogram for COM in the UK

COM
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing COM within the UK over the 6 months to 17 October 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
England +38 119 £50,000 - 1,052
UK excluding London +16 76 £46,000 -8.00% 860
London +71 46 £52,500 +5.00% 270
North of England +31 21 £45,000 +12.50% 245
South East -8 21 £55,000 - 214
Midlands +16 17 £42,500 +1.80% 212
North West +48 13 £45,000 +12.50% 133
West Midlands +24 10 £43,500 +8.75% 154
South West +16 8 £45,000 +12.50% 50
Yorkshire -1 8 £40,000 - 89
East of England +49 7 £48,000 +12.94% 73
East Midlands +15 6 £40,000 -4.19% 58
Wales +15 1 £42,500 +6.25% 18
Scotland +12 1 £42,500 -9.57% 48
Northern Ireland -9 1 £47,500 - 12

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 with a requirement for COM.

1 124 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 48 (38.71%) Azure
3 44 (35.48%) SQL
4 41 (33.06%) SQL Server
5 38 (30.65%) C#
6 37 (29.84%) Windows
7 32 (25.81%) Active Directory
8 31 (25.00%) Finance
9 28 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
10 26 (20.97%) Microsoft Office
11 25 (20.16%) .NET
11 25 (20.16%) PowerShell
12 24 (19.35%) Office 365
12 24 (19.35%) ASP.NET
13 21 (16.94%) Visual Studio
13 21 (16.94%) AWS
14 20 (16.13%) TDD
15 19 (15.32%) MVC
16 18 (14.52%) Oracle
16 18 (14.52%) DevOps
17 17 (13.71%) SDLC
17 17 (13.71%) Presales
18 16 (12.90%) JavaScript
19 15 (12.10%) C++
19 15 (12.10%) Web Services
19 15 (12.10%) Python
19 15 (12.10%) Software Engineering
19 15 (12.10%) ASP.NET MVC
20 14 (11.29%) Git (software)
20 14 (11.29%) Degree

COM
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 6 (4.84%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.42%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.42%) Tuxedo
3 2 (1.61%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.81%) Apache
4 1 (0.81%) CMS
4 1 (0.81%) Confluence
4 1 (0.81%) Content Management Server
4 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.81%) IBM Domino
4 1 (0.81%) IIS
4 1 (0.81%) JBoss
4 1 (0.81%) nginx
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.81%) SugarCRM
4 1 (0.81%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.81%) WebLogic
Applications
1 26 (20.97%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (8.87%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (2.42%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.61%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.81%) Adobe XD
5 1 (0.81%) InVision
5 1 (0.81%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 5 (4.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (3.23%) NetSuite
3 3 (2.42%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 2 (1.61%) Infor CRM
5 1 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.81%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.81%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.81%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.81%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 48 (38.71%) Azure
2 24 (19.35%) Office 365
3 21 (16.94%) AWS
4 6 (4.84%) PaaS
5 5 (4.03%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (4.03%) Force.com
5 5 (4.03%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 3 (2.42%) Boomi
6 3 (2.42%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (2.42%) iPaaS
6 3 (2.42%) Power Platform
7 2 (1.61%) Azure Stack
7 2 (1.61%) GCP
7 2 (1.61%) GitHub
7 2 (1.61%) Google Sheets
7 2 (1.61%) Mimecast
7 2 (1.61%) Slack
7 2 (1.61%) Trello
7 2 (1.61%) Yammer
8 1 (0.81%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.84%) LAN
1 6 (4.84%) WAN
2 5 (4.03%) DNS
2 5 (4.03%) Firewall
3 4 (3.23%) DHCP
3 4 (3.23%) HTTP
4 3 (2.42%) Internet
4 3 (2.42%) VPN
5 2 (1.61%) Broadband
5 2 (1.61%) Skype
5 2 (1.61%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.61%) Unified Communications
5 2 (1.61%) VoIP
5 2 (1.61%) Wireless
6 1 (0.81%) ADSL
6 1 (0.81%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.81%) Network Security
6 1 (0.81%) SAN
6 1 (0.81%) SSL
6 1 (0.81%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (33.06%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (6.45%) Relational Database
4 6 (4.84%) Oracle Database
4 6 (4.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (4.03%) Azure SQL Database
5 5 (4.03%) Big Data
5 5 (4.03%) Crystal Reports
5 5 (4.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (3.23%) MongoDB
6 4 (3.23%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.42%) Cosmos DB
7 3 (2.42%) HDInsight
7 3 (2.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (2.42%) MySQL
7 3 (2.42%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 3 (2.42%) Power BI
7 3 (2.42%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (2.42%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.61%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 21 (16.94%) Visual Studio
2 14 (11.29%) Git (software)
3 9 (7.26%) NUnit
4 8 (6.45%) MSTest
5 6 (4.84%) Subversion
6 4 (3.23%) GitLab
6 4 (3.23%) TeamCity
7 3 (2.42%) Jenkins
7 3 (2.42%) JIRA
7 3 (2.42%) Moq
8 2 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.61%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (1.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.81%) Ant
9 1 (0.81%) Balsamiq
9 1 (0.81%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.81%) JSUnit
9 1 (0.81%) Sourcetree
General
1 31 (25.00%) Finance
2 6 (4.84%) Marketing
2 6 (4.84%) Retail
3 5 (4.03%) Banking
4 4 (3.23%) Public Sector
5 3 (2.42%) Front Office
5 3 (2.42%) Legal
5 3 (2.42%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.61%) Advertising
6 2 (1.61%) Back Office
6 2 (1.61%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.81%) Billing
7 1 (0.81%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.81%) French Language
7 1 (0.81%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.81%) Music Industry
7 1 (0.81%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 30 (24.19%) Developer
2 19 (15.32%) Analyst
3 14 (11.29%) .NET Developer
3 14 (11.29%) Architect
4 13 (10.48%) Software Engineer
5 12 (9.68%) C++ Software Engineer
5 12 (9.68%) Support Analyst
6 9 (7.26%) Senior Developer
7 8 (6.45%) Consultant
8 7 (5.65%) IT Support
8 7 (5.65%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (4.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (4.84%) IT Analyst
9 6 (4.84%) IT Support Analyst
9 6 (4.84%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
9 6 (4.84%) Senior Software Engineer
10 5 (4.03%) Support Engineer
10 5 (4.03%) Windows Engineer
11 4 (3.23%) C# Developer
11 4 (3.23%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (20.16%) .NET
2 24 (19.35%) ASP.NET
3 15 (12.10%) ASP.NET MVC
3 15 (12.10%) Web Services
4 13 (10.48%) .NET Core
4 13 (10.48%) CSS
4 13 (10.48%) REST
5 12 (9.68%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 12 (9.68%) MFC
5 12 (9.68%) STL
6 11 (8.87%) .NET Framework
7 10 (8.06%) jQuery
8 8 (6.45%) ASP.NET Web API
8 8 (6.45%) XML
9 7 (5.65%) HTML
9 7 (5.65%) JSON
9 7 (5.65%) RESTful
10 6 (4.84%) AngularJS
10 6 (4.84%) Entity Framework
11 5 (4.03%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.29%) Management Information System
2 8 (6.45%) Public Cloud
2 8 (6.45%) User Experience
3 7 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.03%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (3.23%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.23%) Hedge funds
5 4 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.42%) PMI
7 2 (1.61%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.61%) Replication
8 1 (0.81%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.81%) Clustering
8 1 (0.81%) FMCG
8 1 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.81%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.81%) iPad
8 1 (0.81%) iPhone
8 1 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 37 (29.84%) Windows
2 13 (10.48%) Windows 10
2 13 (10.48%) Windows Server
3 11 (8.87%) Windows 7
4 8 (6.45%) Linux
5 6 (4.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.42%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.81%) Android
8 1 (0.81%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (16.13%) TDD
3 19 (15.32%) MVC
4 18 (14.52%) DevOps
5 17 (13.71%) Presales
5 17 (13.71%) SDLC
6 15 (12.10%) Software Engineering
7 14 (11.29%) Scrum
8 13 (10.48%) Problem-Solving
9 12 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 12 (9.68%) Multithreading
10 11 (8.87%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (8.06%) CRM
11 10 (8.06%) Migration
11 10 (8.06%) Project Management
11 10 (8.06%) Unit Testing
12 9 (7.26%) Business Analysis
12 9 (7.26%) Microservices
12 9 (7.26%) Waterfall
13 8 (6.45%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 44 (35.48%) SQL
2 38 (30.65%) C#
3 25 (20.16%) PowerShell
4 16 (12.90%) JavaScript
5 15 (12.10%) C++
5 15 (12.10%) Python
6 12 (9.68%) C
7 8 (6.45%) Java
7 8 (6.45%) T-SQL
8 6 (4.84%) TypeScript
9 4 (3.23%) VBA
10 3 (2.42%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.42%) PeopleCode
10 3 (2.42%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.42%) SQR
11 2 (1.61%) FoxPro (VFP)
11 2 (1.61%) VB
11 2 (1.61%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.61%) VB6
11 2 (1.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (11.29%) Degree
2 4 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (3.23%) PMI Certification
2 4 (3.23%) PMP
2 4 (3.23%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.42%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.61%) CCIE
4 2 (1.61%) CCNA
4 2 (1.61%) CCNP
4 2 (1.61%) MCSE
4 2 (1.61%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.81%) CCDP
5 1 (0.81%) MBA
5 1 (0.81%) MCITP
5 1 (0.81%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.81%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (2.42%) QA
2 2 (1.61%) GDPR
2 2 (1.61%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.81%) COBIT
System Software
1 32 (25.81%) Active Directory
2 12 (9.68%) Hyper-V
3 9 (7.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.23%) XenApp
5 3 (2.42%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.81%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (8.06%) SCCM
2 5 (4.03%) Ansible
3 3 (2.42%) WebSphere Cast Iron
4 2 (1.61%) AirWatch
4 2 (1.61%) Kubernetes
4 2 (1.61%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.61%) Puppet
4 2 (1.61%) Terraform
5 1 (0.81%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.81%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 124 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (14.52%) Oracle
3 14 (11.29%) Salesforce.com
4 13 (10.48%) VMware
5 7 (5.65%) Citrix
6 6 (4.84%) Cisco
7 5 (4.03%) MuleSoft
8 4 (3.23%) Dell
8 4 (3.23%) Jitterbit
8 4 (3.23%) Tableau
8 4 (3.23%) Talend
9 3 (2.42%) BEA
9 3 (2.42%) Databricks
9 3 (2.42%) Google
9 3 (2.42%) IBM
9 3 (2.42%) Infor
9 3 (2.42%) Informatica
9 3 (2.42%) Meraki
9 3 (2.42%) PeopleSoft
9 3 (2.42%) TIBCO