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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Component Object Model (COM)
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 789 774 704
Rank change year-on-year -15 -70  
Permanent jobs citing COM 101 158 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.16% 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.28% 0.41% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 78 136 179
Median salary £40,000 £48,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.52% +14.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £72,500 £69,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -16.66% +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 36421 38335 41712
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.85% 38.93% 38.12%
Number of salaries quoted 30573 33333 35674
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 27 June 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 27 June 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 +7 99 £40,000 -16.66% 272
London -5 41 £51,500 -6.36% 93
South East +42 17 £51,250 +2.50% 35
North West -31 16 £37,500 -25.00% 37
Manchester -25 15 £37,500 -25.00% 27
City of London +38 13 £52,500 -25.00% 18
Berkshire +29 13 £77,500 +47.61% 10
West Midlands +13 9 £42,500 -15.42% 26
Reading +26 8 £25,500 -66.00% 3
South West -3 8 £32,500 +53.06% 13
Bracknell +26 5 £85,000 +61.90% 1
West Yorkshire +14 5 £30,000 -33.33% 11
Yorkshire 0 5 £30,000 -33.33% 14
Hertfordshire -2 4 £37,500 - 1
East of England -11 4 £37,500 +33.92% 14
Birmingham - 4 £50,750 - 8
Bath - 4 - -
Somerset - 4 - - 1
Hampshire +10 3 £45,000 +63.63% 11
Bradford - 3 £24,000 -
Staffordshire +18 2 £36,250 -26.76% 2
Leeds +8 2 £58,750 +34.28% 8
Bournemouth +5 2 £30,000 -11.76%
Dorset +1 2 £30,000 +41.29%
Gloucestershire -5 2 £60,000 +50.00% 2
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £37,500 -
Gloucester - 2 £60,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 £36,250 -
Stockport - 2 - - 5
South Wales +7 1 - -

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 99 (45.00%) SQL
3 97 (44.09%) C#
4 81 (36.82%) Windows
5 76 (34.55%) .NET
6 70 (31.82%) Degree
7 64 (29.09%) SQL Server
8 58 (26.36%) C++
9 55 (25.00%) Visual Studio
9 55 (25.00%) Software Engineering
10 53 (24.09%) Agile Software Development
11 52 (23.64%) Salesforce.com
12 50 (22.73%) Marketing
12 50 (22.73%) Multithreading
13 45 (20.45%) TDD
13 45 (20.45%) CRM
14 40 (18.18%) Linux
15 37 (16.82%) OO
15 37 (16.82%) MVC
16 35 (15.91%) .NET Framework
16 35 (15.91%) Team Foundation Server
17 34 (15.45%) Microsoft Office
18 33 (15.00%) XML
18 33 (15.00%) JavaScript
18 33 (15.00%) Active Directory
19 32 (14.55%) C
19 32 (14.55%) Web Services
20 31 (14.09%) Scrum
20 31 (14.09%) Relational Database
20 31 (14.09%) SDLC

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 16 (7.27%) MS Exchange
2 9 (4.09%) IIS
3 6 (2.73%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.27%) Commerce Server
4 5 (2.27%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.82%) Apache
5 4 (1.82%) CMS
5 4 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.82%) Skype for Business
5 4 (1.82%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.82%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.45%) WebLogic
Applications
1 34 (15.45%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (11.36%) Microsoft Excel
3 18 (8.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (4.55%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (1.82%) MS Visio
6 3 (1.36%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 26 (11.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (4.09%) NetSuite
3 5 (2.27%) Relativity
3 5 (2.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 4 (1.82%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (1.82%) Dynamics GP
4 4 (1.82%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.45%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.45%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.45%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (4.55%) Force.com
3 8 (3.64%) Office 365
4 7 (3.18%) SaaS
5 5 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.91%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.91%) Dropbox
7 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.45%) Google Drive
7 1 (0.45%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 28 (12.73%) TCP/IP
2 17 (7.73%) Ethernet
2 17 (7.73%) RS-232
3 9 (4.09%) SSL
4 8 (3.64%) DNS
4 8 (3.64%) Firewall
5 7 (3.18%) Wireless
6 6 (2.73%) WAN
7 5 (2.27%) VPN
8 4 (1.82%) LAN
8 4 (1.82%) OSPF
9 3 (1.36%) DHCP
9 3 (1.36%) IPv4
9 3 (1.36%) IPv6
9 3 (1.36%) LDAP
9 3 (1.36%) NAS
9 3 (1.36%) RIP
9 3 (1.36%) SAN
9 3 (1.36%) Unified Communications
9 3 (1.36%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (29.09%) SQL Server
2 31 (14.09%) Relational Database
3 24 (10.91%) RDBMS
4 22 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 20 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
6 15 (6.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (6.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (4.09%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (3.18%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (2.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (1.82%) OLTP
10 4 (1.82%) Power BI
11 3 (1.36%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (1.36%) Data Lake
11 3 (1.36%) Hadoop
11 3 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (1.36%) QlikView
11 3 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.91%) Data Mart
12 2 (0.91%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 55 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 35 (15.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (8.64%) MSTest
4 17 (7.73%) Microsoft Blend
4 17 (7.73%) MSI
4 17 (7.73%) NuGet
4 17 (7.73%) NUnit
4 17 (7.73%) WiX
5 11 (5.00%) Git (software)
6 6 (2.73%) Jenkins
6 6 (2.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 5 (2.27%) Talend Open Studio
8 4 (1.82%) Cucumber
8 4 (1.82%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (1.82%) SpecFlow
8 4 (1.82%) Subversion
8 4 (1.82%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 3 (1.36%) FxCop
9 3 (1.36%) StyleCop
10 2 (0.91%) WebDriver
General
1 50 (22.73%) Marketing
2 26 (11.82%) Finance
3 10 (4.55%) Manufacturing
4 9 (4.09%) Law
4 9 (4.09%) Retail
5 8 (3.64%) Banking
6 7 (3.18%) Investment Banking
7 6 (2.73%) Financial Institution
8 5 (2.27%) Advertising
8 5 (2.27%) Automotive
8 5 (2.27%) Legal
9 4 (1.82%) Digital Economy
9 4 (1.82%) General Ledger
10 3 (1.36%) French Language
10 3 (1.36%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (1.36%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.91%) Front Office
11 2 (0.91%) German Language
11 2 (0.91%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.91%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 56 (25.45%) Developer
2 36 (16.36%) Software Engineer
3 31 (14.09%) C# Developer
3 31 (14.09%) C++ Software Engineer
4 26 (11.82%) .NET Developer
5 24 (10.91%) Analyst
6 22 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 14 (6.36%) Consultant
8 13 (5.91%) Senior Software Engineer
9 12 (5.45%) C# Software Engineer
9 12 (5.45%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
10 11 (5.00%) Support Analyst
10 11 (5.00%) Support Engineer
11 10 (4.55%) Architect
11 10 (4.55%) Project Manager
11 10 (4.55%) Senior Developer
12 9 (4.09%) Administrator
12 9 (4.09%) SQL Developer
13 8 (3.64%) IT Manager
14 7 (3.18%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (34.55%) .NET
2 35 (15.91%) .NET Framework
3 33 (15.00%) XML
4 32 (14.55%) Web Services
5 30 (13.64%) HTML
6 27 (12.27%) WCF
7 26 (11.82%) ASP.NET
7 26 (11.82%) WPF
8 24 (10.91%) MFC
9 23 (10.45%) Entity Framework
10 21 (9.55%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 21 (9.55%) LINQ
10 21 (9.55%) Silverlight
10 21 (9.55%) STL
11 20 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
12 18 (8.18%) XSD
13 17 (7.73%) .NET Compact Framework
13 17 (7.73%) LINQ to SQL
13 17 (7.73%) NHibernate
13 17 (7.73%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 29 (13.18%) Data Structures
2 19 (8.64%) Computer Science
3 18 (8.18%) Greenfield Project
4 17 (7.73%) Industrial Internet of Things
4 17 (7.73%) Internet of Things
5 14 (6.36%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (3.18%) Algorithms
7 7 (3.18%) Data Centre
8 5 (2.27%) Clustering
9 4 (1.82%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.82%) PDA
9 4 (1.82%) Social Media
9 4 (1.82%) W3C
10 3 (1.36%) Linux Command Line
10 3 (1.36%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.91%) Fintech
11 2 (0.91%) iPad
11 2 (0.91%) SCADA
12 1 (0.45%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 81 (36.82%) Windows
2 40 (18.18%) Linux
3 29 (13.18%) Windows Server
4 20 (9.09%) Mac OS
5 17 (7.73%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 13 (5.91%) Windows 7
7 10 (4.55%) Windows 10
8 9 (4.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (4.09%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (3.18%) Unix
10 4 (1.82%) Windows Vista
11 3 (1.36%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.91%) Android
12 2 (0.91%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.45%) AIX
13 1 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 53 (24.09%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (22.73%) Multithreading
4 45 (20.45%) CRM
4 45 (20.45%) TDD
5 37 (16.82%) MVC
5 37 (16.82%) OO
6 31 (14.09%) Scrum
6 31 (14.09%) SDLC
7 26 (11.82%) Unit Testing
8 25 (11.36%) Test Automation
9 22 (10.00%) Project Management
10 20 (9.09%) MVVM
11 19 (8.64%) Presales
12 18 (8.18%) Concurrent Programming
12 18 (8.18%) Dependency Injection
12 18 (8.18%) Inversion of Control
12 18 (8.18%) Kanban
12 18 (8.18%) UML
13 17 (7.73%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 99 (45.00%) SQL
2 97 (44.09%) C#
3 58 (26.36%) C++
4 33 (15.00%) JavaScript
5 32 (14.55%) C
6 19 (8.64%) Java
7 17 (7.73%) XAML
8 11 (5.00%) PHP
8 11 (5.00%) PowerShell
9 10 (4.55%) VB
10 9 (4.09%) Apex Code
10 9 (4.09%) PL/SQL
10 9 (4.09%) Python
11 7 (3.18%) Fortran
11 7 (3.18%) Perl
11 7 (3.18%) T-SQL
12 6 (2.73%) VB6
13 4 (1.82%) VC++
14 3 (1.36%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.91%) VBA
Qualifications
1 70 (31.82%) Degree
2 10 (4.55%) Master's Degree
3 9 (4.09%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (2.73%) ISEB
6 5 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (1.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (1.36%) Network+ Certification
9 2 (0.91%) APMP
9 2 (0.91%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.91%) CCNA
9 2 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.91%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.91%) MCSA
9 2 (0.91%) MCSD
10 1 (0.45%) CCNP
10 1 (0.45%) MCSE
10 1 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.45%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.55%) QA
2 5 (2.27%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.82%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.91%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.73%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.91%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.45%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.45%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (2.27%) SCCM
2 4 (1.82%) Puppet
2 4 (1.82%) WSUS
3 3 (1.36%) Backup Exec
3 3 (1.36%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.45%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.45%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (0.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.45%) PowerCLI
5 1 (0.45%) SCOM
5 1 (0.45%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.45%) vRealize
Vendors
1 220 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 52 (23.64%) Salesforce.com
3 20 (9.09%) Oracle
4 16 (7.27%) VMware
5 14 (6.36%) SAP
6 6 (2.73%) Informatica
7 5 (2.27%) Cisco
7 5 (2.27%) IBM
7 5 (2.27%) Talend
8 4 (1.82%) EMC
8 4 (1.82%) Epicor
8 4 (1.82%) Google
8 4 (1.82%) ION Trading
8 4 (1.82%) Tableau
9 3 (1.36%) Alteryx
9 3 (1.36%) Citrix
9 3 (1.36%) NetApp
9 3 (1.36%) QAD
9 3 (1.36%) ServiceNow
9 3 (1.36%) Symantec
South West London
Websense Recruit Ltd
Salary: £18,000 - £35,000
Posted: 5 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Lewis Paige
Salary: From £26,000 to £27,999 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Lewis Paige
Salary: From £23,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Kyna Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 Per Annum Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £39,489 - 59,235 per year + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Networkers
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Networkers
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Warwickshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Derby, Derbyshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: bonus & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Runpath
Posted: 5 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Car Allw, Bonus, Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Car Allw, Bonus, Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
London
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Car Allw, Bonus, Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Car Allw, Bonus, Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Car Allw, Bonus, Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Runpath
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified Market Standards
Posted: 7 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Networkers
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £27000 - £39000 per annum + Great benefits!
Posted: 6 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified Market standards
Posted: 5 days ago
Westbury-On-Severn, Gloucestershire
Aceo Limited
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Networkers
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Jet2.com
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 4 days ago