Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Component Object Model (COM)
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 982 983 780
Rank change year-on-year +1 -203 -9
Permanent jobs citing COM 207 256 570
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.13% 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.29% 0.35% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 147 222 417
UK median annual salary £42,500 £47,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.05% +5.00% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £24,900
90th Percentile £79,500 £80,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +6.67%

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 72188 74049 82710
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.07% 39.01% 38.03%
Number of salaries quoted 60025 64270 70733
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +1.12%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 -19 179 £42,500 -8.60% 227
UK excluding London +8 102 £40,000 -5.88% 147
London -19 82 £49,500 -10.00% 91
South East +16 35 £42,250 -11.05% 35
North of England +10 27 £42,500 -3.41% 49
North West -10 20 £42,500 -15.00% 19
Midlands +8 19 £46,250 +8.82% 31
West Midlands +11 14 £51,250 +93.40% 26
East of England +11 9 £37,500 +19.05% 10
South West +11 8 £30,000 -19.46% 7
Yorkshire +26 6 £87,500 +169.23% 16
East Midlands +34 5 £39,250 -21.50% 4
Wales +10 3 £40,000 -11.11%
Scotland -10 2 £23,750 - 16
North East +9 1 £29,000 -35.56% 14

For the 6 months to 23 November 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.

1 207 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 73 (35.27%) Windows
3 70 (33.82%) SQL
4 64 (30.92%) Degree
5 62 (29.95%) Salesforce.com
6 59 (28.50%) .NET
6 59 (28.50%) C#
6 59 (28.50%) CRM
6 59 (28.50%) Finance
7 52 (25.12%) SQL Server
8 50 (24.15%) Oracle
9 49 (23.67%) Project Management
9 49 (23.67%) Agile Software Development
10 40 (19.32%) Microsoft Office
10 40 (19.32%) Dynamics CRM
11 39 (18.84%) ASP.NET
11 39 (18.84%) MVC
12 38 (18.36%) JavaScript
13 34 (16.43%) Software Engineering
14 32 (15.46%) Scrum
15 31 (14.98%) C++
15 31 (14.98%) ASP.NET MVC
16 30 (14.49%) ERP
17 29 (14.01%) Team Foundation Server
17 29 (14.01%) Marketing
18 28 (13.53%) User Acceptance Testing
19 26 (12.56%) Test Scripting
20 25 (12.08%) HTML
20 25 (12.08%) Java
20 25 (12.08%) VB

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 12 (5.80%) SharePoint
2 9 (4.35%) MS Exchange
3 6 (2.90%) IIS
4 3 (1.45%) CMS
5 2 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.97%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.97%) Umbraco
5 2 (0.97%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.48%) Confluence
6 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.48%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 40 (19.32%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (6.76%) Microsoft Project
4 11 (5.31%) MS Visio
5 7 (3.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.97%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.48%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 40 (19.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (12.08%) Dynamics AX
3 16 (7.73%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 14 (6.76%) NetSuite
5 4 (1.93%) Sage 50
6 3 (1.45%) Infor M3
6 3 (1.45%) Magento
7 2 (0.97%) Sage 200
7 2 (0.97%) Shopify
8 1 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.48%) Eloqua
8 1 (0.48%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.48%) Relativity
8 1 (0.48%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 21 (10.14%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (6.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (6.76%) Office 365
3 11 (5.31%) Dynamics 365
4 9 (4.35%) SaaS
5 8 (3.86%) Veeva
6 6 (2.90%) Force.com
6 6 (2.90%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 4 (1.93%) Dropbox
7 4 (1.93%) Google Drive
8 3 (1.45%) Google Analytics
8 3 (1.45%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.97%) Google Tag Manager
10 1 (0.48%) Adobe Analytics
10 1 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.48%) IaaS
10 1 (0.48%) npm
10 1 (0.48%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (11.11%) Wireless
2 14 (6.76%) TCP/IP
3 8 (3.86%) DNS
4 6 (2.90%) HTTP
4 6 (2.90%) Internet
5 5 (2.42%) Firewall
5 5 (2.42%) WAN
6 4 (1.93%) Ethernet
6 4 (1.93%) LAN
6 4 (1.93%) SAN
7 3 (1.45%) RS-232
7 3 (1.45%) VPN
8 2 (0.97%) DHCP
8 2 (0.97%) IP Telephony
8 2 (0.97%) VLAN
8 2 (0.97%) VoIP
8 2 (0.97%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.48%) Network Security
9 1 (0.48%) SSL
9 1 (0.48%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (25.12%) SQL Server
2 19 (9.18%) OLTP
3 12 (5.80%) Relational Database
4 9 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (2.90%) Hadoop
5 6 (2.90%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (2.42%) Oracle BI EE
6 5 (2.42%) Power BI
6 5 (2.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.93%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.93%) NoSQL
7 4 (1.93%) RDBMS
7 4 (1.93%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (1.45%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (1.45%) MySQL
8 3 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.45%) QlikView
8 3 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.45%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 29 (14.01%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (9.18%) Oracle Forms
3 17 (8.21%) Visual Studio
4 7 (3.38%) MSI
5 6 (2.90%) NUnit
5 6 (2.90%) Oracle APEX
6 4 (1.93%) Git (software)
6 4 (1.93%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 3 (1.45%) Microsoft Blend
7 3 (1.45%) MSTest
7 3 (1.45%) NuGet
7 3 (1.45%) WiX
8 2 (0.97%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.97%) JIRA
8 2 (0.97%) SpecFlow
8 2 (0.97%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.48%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 59 (28.50%) Finance
2 29 (14.01%) Marketing
3 18 (8.70%) Pharmaceutical
4 15 (7.25%) Manufacturing
5 10 (4.83%) General Ledger
5 10 (4.83%) Law
6 8 (3.86%) Retail
7 5 (2.42%) Advertising
8 4 (1.93%) Back Office
9 3 (1.45%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.45%) French Language
9 3 (1.45%) German Language
10 2 (0.97%) Banking
10 2 (0.97%) Billing
10 2 (0.97%) Dutch Language
10 2 (0.97%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.97%) Legal
10 2 (0.97%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.97%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.48%) Games
Job Titles
1 53 (25.60%) Developer
2 30 (14.49%) C# Developer
3 26 (12.56%) Consultant
4 24 (11.59%) Analyst
5 22 (10.63%) Microsoft Consultant
6 20 (9.66%) Dynamics AX Consultant
6 20 (9.66%) Functional Consultant
7 18 (8.70%) .NET Developer
8 14 (6.76%) Administrator
8 14 (6.76%) C# Software Developer
9 13 (6.28%) Architect
10 12 (5.80%) Project Manager
10 12 (5.80%) Software Engineer
11 11 (5.31%) C# .NET Developer
12 9 (4.35%) Business Analyst
12 9 (4.35%) CRM Manager
12 9 (4.35%) CRM Project Manager
12 9 (4.35%) ERP Manager
12 9 (4.35%) ERP Project Manager
12 9 (4.35%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (28.50%) .NET
2 39 (18.84%) ASP.NET
3 31 (14.98%) ASP.NET MVC
4 25 (12.08%) HTML
5 19 (9.18%) WinForms
5 19 (9.18%) XML
6 17 (8.21%) Web Services
7 14 (6.76%) .NET Framework
8 11 (5.31%) CSS
8 11 (5.31%) HTML5
8 11 (5.31%) Visualforce
9 10 (4.83%) WCF
10 9 (4.35%) WPF
11 7 (3.38%) jQuery
11 7 (3.38%) REST
12 6 (2.90%) ASP.NET Web API
12 6 (2.90%) Entity Framework
12 6 (2.90%) J2EE
13 5 (2.42%) AngularJS
13 5 (2.42%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.66%) Life Science
2 19 (9.18%) PDA
3 17 (8.21%) Computer Science
4 12 (5.80%) Data Centre
5 11 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (5.31%) Management Information System
6 9 (4.35%) User Experience
7 7 (3.38%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (1.93%) Clustering
8 4 (1.93%) Device Driver
8 4 (1.93%) Driving Licence
8 4 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.45%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.45%) EPoS
9 3 (1.45%) Industrial Internet of Things
9 3 (1.45%) Internet of Things
9 3 (1.45%) Social Media
9 3 (1.45%) W3C
10 2 (0.97%) Fintech
10 2 (0.97%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 73 (35.27%) Windows
2 16 (7.73%) Linux
3 15 (7.25%) Windows Server
4 11 (5.31%) Unix
5 8 (3.86%) Windows 7
5 8 (3.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (3.38%) Windows 10
7 4 (1.93%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.45%) Mac OS
8 3 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.45%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 2 (0.97%) Windows 2000
9 2 (0.97%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.97%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.48%) AIX
10 1 (0.48%) Android
10 1 (0.48%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (28.50%) CRM
2 49 (23.67%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (23.67%) Project Management
3 39 (18.84%) MVC
4 34 (16.43%) Software Engineering
5 32 (15.46%) Scrum
6 30 (14.49%) ERP
7 28 (13.53%) User Acceptance Testing
8 26 (12.56%) Test Scripting
9 22 (10.63%) ITIL
10 20 (9.66%) Migration
11 19 (9.18%) Customer Requirements
11 19 (9.18%) SDLC
12 18 (8.70%) Multithreading
13 16 (7.73%) Unit Testing
13 16 (7.73%) Workflow
14 15 (7.25%) Process Improvement
14 15 (7.25%) Stakeholder Management
15 14 (6.76%) Business Analysis
15 14 (6.76%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 70 (33.82%) SQL
2 59 (28.50%) C#
3 38 (18.36%) JavaScript
4 31 (14.98%) C++
5 25 (12.08%) Java
5 25 (12.08%) VB
6 23 (11.11%) VB6
7 11 (5.31%) Apex Code
7 11 (5.31%) PL/SQL
8 10 (4.83%) PowerShell
9 9 (4.35%) C
10 7 (3.38%) PHP
10 7 (3.38%) T-SQL
11 4 (1.93%) Perl
12 3 (1.45%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.45%) XAML
13 2 (0.97%) Python
13 2 (0.97%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.97%) VBA
14 1 (0.48%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 64 (30.92%) Degree
2 20 (9.66%) MBA
3 14 (6.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (5.31%) Computer Science Degree
5 9 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 7 (3.38%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (3.38%) PMI Certification
6 7 (3.38%) PMP
7 6 (2.90%) Master's Degree
8 4 (1.93%) MCSD
9 3 (1.45%) SC Cleared
9 3 (1.45%) Security Cleared
10 2 (0.97%) APMP
10 2 (0.97%) CCNA
10 2 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.97%) MCSE
11 1 (0.48%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.48%) CCNP
11 1 (0.48%) MCP
11 1 (0.48%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.35%) QA
2 4 (1.93%) SLA
3 3 (1.45%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.45%) PMO
4 2 (0.97%) GDPR
4 2 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.97%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.48%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 18 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 16 (7.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.90%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.42%) vSphere
5 4 (1.93%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.97%) XenApp
7 1 (0.48%) Docker
7 1 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.48%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.48%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (4.35%) SCCM
2 4 (1.93%) PowerCLI
2 4 (1.93%) SCOM
3 3 (1.45%) vCenter Server
3 3 (1.45%) vRealize
4 1 (0.48%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.48%) Nagios
4 1 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.48%) Puppet
4 1 (0.48%) QRadar
4 1 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.48%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 207 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 62 (29.95%) Salesforce.com
3 50 (24.15%) Oracle
4 21 (10.14%) SAP
4 21 (10.14%) VMware
5 20 (9.66%) CA
6 13 (6.28%) Workday
7 11 (5.31%) Google
8 10 (4.83%) Citrix
9 9 (4.35%) Cisco
9 9 (4.35%) Tableau
10 8 (3.86%) Siebel
11 7 (3.38%) Informatica
12 6 (2.90%) Cognizant
12 6 (2.90%) HP
12 6 (2.90%) Sage
13 4 (1.93%) Adobe
13 4 (1.93%) IBM
14 3 (1.45%) Facebook
14 3 (1.45%) Red Hat