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 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Component Object Model (COM)
UK
Rank 748 728 717
Rank change year-on-year -20 -11  
Permanent jobs citing COM 117 216 247
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.21% 0.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.35% 0.55% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 96 155 181
Median salary £37,500 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £33,100 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £71,700 £66,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -22.22% +12.50%  

COM is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 33531 39188 39544
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 39.97% 38.29% 37.63%
Number of salaries quoted 28603 33725 33543
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

COM
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing COM as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for COM in the UK

COM
Top 30 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 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +28 113 £35,500 -29.00% 266
London +2 45 £40,000 -27.27% 105
South East +72 39 £38,500 -26.66% 44
Berkshire +45 18 £52,500 - 13
Bracknell +15 15 £52,500 - 5
City of London +39 14 £44,500 - 21
North West -22 12 £35,000 -22.22% 32
Manchester -23 11 £36,250 -17.14% 19
West Sussex - 9 £30,000 - 5
Yorkshire +24 6 £28,263 -24.63% 14
Horsham - 6 £30,000 -
Hampshire +18 5 £32,500 -31.57% 8
South West +2 5 £17,000 -50.00% 12
Oxfordshire - 4 £31,500 - 6
Wallingford - 4 £31,500 -
Andover - 3 £32,500 - 1
Crawley - 3 £33,500 - 2
Westminster - 3 £32,500 -
East Yorkshire - 3 £27,500 - 1
Devon - 3 £17,000 - 3
Hull - 3 £27,500 - 1
Surrey +53 2 £43,750 - 6
West Midlands +25 2 - - 21
East of England +23 2 £34,500 -40.00% 14
Dorset +19 2 - -
Hertfordshire +19 2 £34,500 -40.00% 4
Leeds +15 2 £41,250 - 3
West Yorkshire +11 2 £41,250 - 5
Hatfield - 2 £34,500 -
Reading - 2 £45,000 - 3

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT jobs citing COM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for COM.

1 220 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 110 (50.00%) C#
3 102 (46.36%) SQL
4 81 (36.82%) MS Excel
5 76 (34.55%) .NET
6 72 (32.73%) SQL Server
7 67 (30.45%) Windows
8 66 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
9 63 (28.64%) Visual Studio
10 57 (25.91%) TDD
10 57 (25.91%) Multithreading
11 51 (23.18%) Degree
12 50 (22.73%) Software Engineering
12 50 (22.73%) C++
13 43 (19.55%) Salesforce.com
14 41 (18.64%) JavaScript
15 39 (17.73%) HTML
15 39 (17.73%) SDLC
16 36 (16.36%) OO
16 36 (16.36%) MVC
17 35 (15.91%) ASP.NET
18 34 (15.45%) Web Services
18 34 (15.45%) CRM
18 34 (15.45%) .NET Framework
19 32 (14.55%) Team Foundation Server
19 32 (14.55%) CSS
19 32 (14.55%) MFC
20 30 (13.64%) STL
20 30 (13.64%) Boost C++ Libraries
21 29 (13.18%) SQL Server Integration Services

COM
Top Related 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 20 (9.09%) IIS
2 18 (8.18%) CMS
2 18 (8.18%) Umbraco
3 16 (7.27%) Commerce Server
3 16 (7.27%) WebSphere
4 12 (5.45%) SharePoint
5 10 (4.55%) MS Exchange
6 9 (4.09%) Skype for Business
7 4 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (1.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 3 (1.36%) Alfresco
8 3 (1.36%) Apache
8 3 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (1.36%) SugarCRM
9 2 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.91%) WordPress
10 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 81 (36.82%) MS Excel
2 26 (11.82%) MS Office
3 19 (8.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (2.73%) MS Project
5 2 (0.91%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.91%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (7.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.73%) NetSuite
3 4 (1.82%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (1.36%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (1.36%) Dynamics GP
4 3 (1.36%) Eloqua
4 3 (1.36%) Infor CRM
4 3 (1.36%) Sage 200
5 2 (0.91%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.45%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.45%) Infor SunSystems
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.45%) Sage 300 ERP
6 1 (0.45%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.45%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.45%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.45%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.45%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 20 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (6.36%) Office 365
3 10 (4.55%) Force.com
4 9 (4.09%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (3.18%) SaaS
6 4 (1.82%) PaaS
6 4 (1.82%) Yammer
7 2 (0.91%) Azure Machine Learning
7 2 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.91%) FinancialForce.com
8 1 (0.45%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.45%) Dropbox
8 1 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.45%) IaaS
8 1 (0.45%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.91%) TCP/IP
2 10 (4.55%) Internet
3 8 (3.64%) Firewall
4 6 (2.73%) DNS
4 6 (2.73%) Ethernet
4 6 (2.73%) RS-232
4 6 (2.73%) SSL
5 5 (2.27%) HTTPS
5 5 (2.27%) VPN
5 5 (2.27%) WAN
6 4 (1.82%) OSPF
7 3 (1.36%) DHCP
7 3 (1.36%) IPv4
7 3 (1.36%) IPv6
7 3 (1.36%) LAN
7 3 (1.36%) LDAP
7 3 (1.36%) RIP
7 3 (1.36%) SAN
7 3 (1.36%) VoIP
7 3 (1.36%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (32.73%) SQL Server
2 29 (13.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 28 (12.73%) Relational Database
4 19 (8.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (5.91%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (5.45%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (5.45%) SQL Server 2014
7 10 (4.55%) RDBMS
8 9 (4.09%) Oracle Reports
9 8 (3.64%) Big Data
10 7 (3.18%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (2.73%) Hadoop
11 6 (2.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (2.27%) MS Access
12 5 (2.27%) MySQL
13 3 (1.36%) Azure SQL Database
13 3 (1.36%) BusinessObjects
13 3 (1.36%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 3 (1.36%) SQL Server 2016
14 2 (0.91%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 63 (28.64%) Visual Studio
2 32 (14.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (8.18%) SpecFlow
4 16 (7.27%) Cucumber
5 9 (4.09%) Git (software)
6 7 (3.18%) MSTest
6 7 (3.18%) NUnit
7 6 (2.73%) Microsoft Blend
7 6 (2.73%) MSI
7 6 (2.73%) NuGet
7 6 (2.73%) WiX
8 4 (1.82%) Subversion
9 3 (1.36%) Jenkins
9 3 (1.36%) Selenium
9 3 (1.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.91%) Fiddler
10 2 (0.91%) Talend Open Studio
10 2 (0.91%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.91%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
10 2 (0.91%) webpack
General
1 26 (11.82%) Retail
2 24 (10.91%) Marketing
3 17 (7.73%) Finance
4 8 (3.64%) French Language
5 7 (3.18%) Dutch Language
5 7 (3.18%) German Language
6 6 (2.73%) Advertising
7 5 (2.27%) Banking
7 5 (2.27%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.82%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.82%) Swedish Language
9 3 (1.36%) Law
9 3 (1.36%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.91%) Automotive
10 2 (0.91%) Electronics
10 2 (0.91%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.91%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.91%) Publishing
11 1 (0.45%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.45%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 67 (30.45%) Developer
2 41 (18.64%) Software Engineer
3 37 (16.82%) C++ Software Engineer
4 22 (10.00%) Analyst
5 18 (8.18%) .NET Developer
6 17 (7.73%) C# Developer
6 17 (7.73%) Senior Developer
7 12 (5.45%) Architect
7 12 (5.45%) Senior Software Engineer
8 10 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
8 10 (4.55%) C# Software Engineer
8 10 (4.55%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
9 9 (4.09%) Consultant
9 9 (4.09%) SQL Developer
10 7 (3.18%) Support Engineer
11 6 (2.73%) Administrator
11 6 (2.73%) Salesforce Developer
11 6 (2.73%) Solutions Architect
11 6 (2.73%) Technical Support
12 5 (2.27%) Salesforce Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (34.55%) .NET
2 39 (17.73%) HTML
3 35 (15.91%) ASP.NET
4 34 (15.45%) .NET Framework
4 34 (15.45%) Web Services
5 32 (14.55%) CSS
5 32 (14.55%) MFC
6 30 (13.64%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 30 (13.64%) STL
7 28 (12.73%) WCF
8 26 (11.82%) ASP.NET MVC
8 26 (11.82%) jQuery
9 25 (11.36%) Entity Framework
10 21 (9.55%) ASP.NET Web API
10 21 (9.55%) HTML5
11 20 (9.09%) RESTful
12 19 (8.64%) CSS3
12 19 (8.64%) REST
12 19 (8.64%) XML
13 17 (7.73%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.82%) Enterprise Software
2 17 (7.73%) Clustering
3 16 (7.27%) W3C
4 14 (6.36%) Data Structures
5 13 (5.91%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (5.91%) Computer Science
5 13 (5.91%) Data Centre
6 7 (3.18%) Algorithms
7 6 (2.73%) Industrial Internet of Things
7 6 (2.73%) Internet of Things
8 4 (1.82%) iPad
8 4 (1.82%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.36%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (1.36%) Social Media
10 2 (0.91%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.91%) Fintech
10 2 (0.91%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.45%) Fixed Income
11 1 (0.45%) Grid Computing
11 1 (0.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 67 (30.45%) Windows
2 28 (12.73%) Linux
3 19 (8.64%) Windows Server
4 10 (4.55%) Windows 7
4 10 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (4.09%) Mac OS
6 8 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (3.18%) Unix
8 6 (2.73%) Windows 10
8 6 (2.73%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 4 (1.82%) Windows Vista
10 3 (1.36%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.45%) AIX
12 1 (0.45%) Android
12 1 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (25.91%) Multithreading
2 57 (25.91%) TDD
3 50 (22.73%) Software Engineering
4 39 (17.73%) SDLC
5 36 (16.36%) MVC
5 36 (16.36%) OO
6 34 (15.45%) CRM
7 29 (13.18%) Scrum
8 24 (10.91%) Unit Testing
9 19 (8.64%) OOP
10 17 (7.73%) ERP
10 17 (7.73%) SOLID
11 16 (7.27%) Business Intelligence
11 16 (7.27%) Domain-Driven Design
11 16 (7.27%) E-Commerce
11 16 (7.27%) Graceful Degradation
11 16 (7.27%) OWASP
11 16 (7.27%) Progressive Enhancement
11 16 (7.27%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 110 (50.00%) C#
2 102 (46.36%) SQL
3 50 (22.73%) C++
4 41 (18.64%) JavaScript
5 18 (8.18%) C
6 14 (6.36%) T-SQL
7 12 (5.45%) Java
8 10 (4.55%) Python
9 9 (4.09%) Apex Code
9 9 (4.09%) PowerShell
10 7 (3.18%) XAML
11 6 (2.73%) Fortran
12 5 (2.27%) VB
13 4 (1.82%) VBA
14 3 (1.36%) PHP
14 3 (1.36%) VC++
15 2 (0.91%) Perl
15 2 (0.91%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.91%) R
15 2 (0.91%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 51 (23.18%) Degree
2 6 (2.73%) ISEB
2 6 (2.73%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (2.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (0.91%) CCNP
4 2 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.91%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.45%) CCNA
5 1 (0.45%) MCSD
5 1 (0.45%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.45%) PMP
5 1 (0.45%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.18%) QA
2 6 (2.73%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.91%) PMO
3 2 (0.91%) SLA
4 1 (0.45%) DICOM
4 1 (0.45%) HL7
4 1 (0.45%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.45%) ISO22301
System Software
1 29 (13.18%) Active Directory
2 14 (6.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.82%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.45%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.45%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.45%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (1.82%) SCCM
2 3 (1.36%) Backup Exec
2 3 (1.36%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (1.36%) WSUS
3 2 (0.91%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 2 (0.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.45%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.45%) MAILsweeper
4 1 (0.45%) Puppet
4 1 (0.45%) Simpana
4 1 (0.45%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.45%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 220 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 43 (19.55%) Salesforce.com
3 18 (8.18%) IBM
4 16 (7.27%) VMware
5 15 (6.82%) SAP
6 14 (6.36%) Oracle
7 7 (3.18%) Sage
8 6 (2.73%) Infor
9 5 (2.27%) Cisco
10 4 (1.82%) Adobe
10 4 (1.82%) EMC
10 4 (1.82%) Epicor
10 4 (1.82%) NetApp
11 3 (1.36%) Citrix
11 3 (1.36%) HP
11 3 (1.36%) QAD
11 3 (1.36%) Riverbed
11 3 (1.36%) Sitecore
11 3 (1.36%) Splunk
11 3 (1.36%) Symantec
Kent
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £43-47K depending on experience
Posted: 16 hours ago
Northamptonshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Erin Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum + Bonus & excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Northamptonshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Energon People
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £30000 - £31000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Networkers
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
myBench Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum + Bonus & excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 120K OTE
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From £36,725 to £42,700 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Cheshire
DeSantis Arin Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
DeSantis Arin Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
BOSCH Automotive Service Solutions
Salary: £Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
East London
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Posted: 7 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Competitive salary + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
Bloomberg
Posted: 14 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
vismo ltd
Salary: £35,000 per annum plus £3k quarterly bonus, pension and healthcare
Posted: 20 days ago