Period
to 5 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for DCOM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited DCOM over the 6 months to 5 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Distributed Component Object Model (DCOM)
UK
6 months to
5 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 835 1096 1207
Rank change year-on-year +261 +111 -5
Permanent jobs citing DCOM 12 16 18
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.015% 0.011% 0.010%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.038% 0.029% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 16 15 7
Median annual salary £92,500 £35,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +164.29% -30.00% +17.65%
UK excluding London median annual salary - £40,000 £40,000

DCOM 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 31,523 56,000 72,009
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.99% 38.01% 40.46%
Number of salaries quoted 26,008 46,130 60,146
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £91,250 £86,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

DCOM
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing DCOM as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for DCOM in the UK

DCOM
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing DCOM.

Salary trend for DCOM in the UK

DCOM
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing DCOM over the 6 months to 5 July 2020.

Salary histogram for DCOM in the UK

DCOM
Top 3 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DCOM within the UK over the 6 months to 5 July 2020. 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 +271 12 £92,500 +23.33%
London +162 12 £92,500 +23.33%
Work from Home - 4 £92,500 -

For the 6 months to 5 July 2020, IT jobs citing DCOM 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 DCOM.

1 12 (100.00%) COM+
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) C++
3 6 (50.00%) Reverse Engineering
4 5 (41.67%) BDD
4 5 (41.67%) TDD
5 4 (33.33%) VMware
5 4 (33.33%) Windows XP
5 4 (33.33%) Kanban
5 4 (33.33%) Azure
5 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 3 (25.00%) SOLID
6 3 (25.00%) AWS
6 3 (25.00%) Pair Programming
6 3 (25.00%) Citrix
7 2 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (16.67%) ATL
7 2 (16.67%) MSI
7 2 (16.67%) C
7 2 (16.67%) N-Tier
7 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 2 (16.67%) OOP
7 2 (16.67%) OO
7 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
7 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
7 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
7 2 (16.67%) Security Architecture

DCOM
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 1 (8.33%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Azure
2 3 (25.00%) AWS
3 2 (16.67%) GCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (16.67%) MSI
2 1 (8.33%) ReSharper
2 1 (8.33%) TeamCity
2 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) C++ Developer
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Technical Leader
3 2 (16.67%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Packager
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Support
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) C++ Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C++ Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Lead Architect
4 1 (8.33%) MSI Packager
4 1 (8.33%) Senior C++ Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) COM+
2 2 (16.67%) ATL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
1 2 (16.67%) N-Tier
1 2 (16.67%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 4 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 5 (41.67%) BDD
2 5 (41.67%) TDD
3 4 (33.33%) Kanban
4 3 (25.00%) Pair Programming
4 3 (25.00%) SOLID
5 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (16.67%) Lean Software Development
5 2 (16.67%) OO
5 2 (16.67%) OOP
5 2 (16.67%) Secure Coding
5 2 (16.67%) Security Architecture
5 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Domain-Driven Design
6 1 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) C++
2 2 (16.67%) C
2 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (8.33%) C#
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Docker
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Kubernetes
2 1 (8.33%) Ansible
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) VMware
2 3 (25.00%) Citrix
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft